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Out & About Calendar

– Compiled by Guy Poole
Saturday October 20, 2001

Saturday, Oct. 20


Private Elementary School  

Panel Discussion and Fair 

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

College Avenue Presbyterian Church 

5951 College Ave. 

Parents representing 12 selected schools will discuss issues parents encounter when searching for private elementary schools, including the admissions process. Sponsored by Neighborhood Parents Network. Open to the public. $5 - $10. 527-6667 


UC Berkeley Community  

Action Day 

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

People’s Park 

Haste and Hillegass avenues 

More than 300 students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members, and student groups will participate in an all day event, carrying out service projects throughout the city. 643-0306 


Earthquake Retrofitting 

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Office of Emergency Services 

812 Page St.  

Free classes in Community Emergency Response Training (CERT). 981-5605 


BART Job Fair 

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave 

BART will be recruiting to fill approximately 160 jobs that will be opening up next year. The jobs to be filled are in accounting, planing, engineering, insurance, purchasing, police, maintenance and electronics. 


Symposium on New Science  

of Aging 

10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Valley Life Sciences Building 

Room 2040 

UC Berkeley 

Lectures by prominent gerontologists and industry scientists will featured, plus leading biotechnology companies and research institutions will provide information about their research programs in aging and will discuss opportunities for collaboration and employment. 486-6096 


Historical Society Walking  


10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Berkeley Historical Society 

1931 Center St. 

Patrick Keilch will lead tour of the Berkeley Hills and relate his hands-on experiences and observations from the wildfire of 1991. 848-0181 histsoc/ 


Berkeley High School  


10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Berkeley Alternative High School 

1950 Derby St. 

Academic Workshop for parents on the graduation requirements for Berkeley High School. 644-8524 


Oakland Hills Fire  

Commemorative Walk and  

Pot Luck Dinner 

5 -9 p.m. 

5999 Grizzly Peak 

Walk led by Oakland Fire Department and CORE graduates. Participants should bring pot luck dishes to feed eight guests. 273-9111 


Puppet Shows 

1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

The Hall of Health 

2230 Shattuck Ave. 

The Kids on the Block perform two shows to promote acceptance and understanding of cultural and medical differences. 549-1564 


Discussion of Current Legal  


9 a.m. - 11 p.m. 

Boalt Hall 

UC Berkeley 

Top litigators, legal scholars and media experts participate in several panels discussions concerning some of the nation’s most closely watched legal issues. 643-6673 


Sunday, Oct. 21


UNtraining White Liberal  


2 - 5 p.m. 

The UNtraining offers personal work in a supportive setting for white people to address our unconscious racial conditioning. $10. Private residence, call 235-6134 for address.  


West Berkeley Market 

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

University Ave., between 3rd and 4th Streets  

Family-oriented weekly market. Crafts, music, produce, and specialty foods. 



Israeli peace speakers 

7 p.m. 

Israeli peace activists speak 

La Pena Cultural Center 

3105 Shattuck Ave. 


Halloween Magic 

1 - 2 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond JCC Auditorium 

1414 Walnut St.  

Los Angeles Magician and Comedian “Hotei the Magic Guy.” For kids 2 through 12 and their parents. $7. 236-7469 


Berkeley Architectural  

Heritage Fall House Tour 

1 - 5 p.m. 

St. Clement’s Episcopal Church 

Claremont Blvd. & Russell St.  

This year’s tour “Around the Claremont Hotel” features ten houses in the historic neighborhood of residences and gardens that surround the landscaped park of the hotel. There will be a reception at one of the houses. $30. 841-2242 


Third Annual Sisters of Fire  


3 - 6 p.m. 

First Unitarian Church of Oakland 

14th and Castro streets 

The Women of Color Resource Center will honor Congresswoman Barbara Lee with an award for Courage and Conscience. This year’s program, “Forward from Durban: Raising Women’s Voices Against War and Racism,” will also feature reports from women who traveled to the United Nations World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa. $15 - $50 sliding scale. 848-9272 


Run for Peace 

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Berkeley Marina 

Participants can choose 10 K run, 5 K run or 5K walk. $18 per participant. For registration form call 849-1742 or e-mail 


Monday, Oct 22


Franciscanism, Understanding  

the Vision 

1 - 2 p.m. 

Franciscan School of Theology 

1712 Euclid Ave. 

Graduate Theological Union presents seminar exploring the lives, times and writings of and about Francis and Clare of Assisi. 848-5232 


Interfaith Couples Look at  

Love and Choices 

7:30 - 9 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center 

1414 Walnut St.  

Two films to stimulate discussion about interfaith families, love and identity. $25 per couple. 548-0237 


Tuesday, Oct. 23


UNtraining White Liberal  


2 - 5 p.m. 

The UNtraining offers personal work in a supportive setting for white people to address our unconscious racial conditioning. $10. Private residence, call 235-6134 for address.  


Berkeley Farmers’ Market 

2-7 p.m. 

Derby Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Milvia Street