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Out & About Calendar

Compiled by Guy Poole
Friday January 18, 2002

Friday, Jan. 18


Acting and Storytelling  

Classes for Seniors 

10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 


2501 Harrison St., Oakland 

For the morning class, instructor Stuart Kandell teaches Storytelling in the Community and in the afternoon he teaches the Scene Study for Performance. Classes meet weekly and may be joined at any time. 444-4755, 


City Commons Club  


11:15 a.m. 

Berkeley City Club 

2315 Durant Ave. 

Alain Rieu lectures on “France in the European Union”. Social hour begins at 11:15 a.m. Lunch is served 11:45 - 12:15. Speaker begins at 12:30. $11 - 12.25 with lunch, $1 otherwise. 848-3533 


Still Stronger Women 

1:15 - 3:15 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

Celebrating Marlene Dietrich's 100th anniversary with a film showing of “The Blue Angel.” Free. 232-1351. 


From Rio to Johannesburg: How Far Have We Come 

On Global Environmental Goals? 

3 p.m. 

UC Berkeley 

103 Mulford Hall 

Dr. Alvaro Umana, Costa Rica’s first Minister of Environment, speaks on the global environment and the progress and goals set at the Rio de Janeiro Conference. Free. 643-4200. 



Saturday, Jan. 19


Discussion of U.S. war in Afghanistan 

7 p.m. 

St. Joseph the Worker Church 

2125 Jefferson St. 

“Free Speech Radio News” (Pacifica reporters on strike) journalists report back first hand from Afghanistan 



Berkeley Alliance of Neighborhood Associations (BANA) 

9:30 - ll a.m. 

Fireside Room, Live Oak Park Center 

1301 Shattuck Ave. 

A city wide caucus and network benefiting the citizens of Berkeley. 849-46l9. 


Vocal Jazz Workshop and  

Jazz Jam 

9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Albany Adult School 

601 San Gabriel St. 

Workshops for singers and instrumentalists led by Richard Kalman to explore Jazz in a small jazz combo format. $5-$12 per class. 524-6796, 


Building and Remodeling  


10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Building Education Center 

812 Page St. 

A morning lecture entitled “What You Need to Know Before You Build or Remodel” will be followed by an afternoon lecture entitled “Choosing to Add On: Pros and Cons of Building an Addition”. 525-7610 


Community Yoga 

5 - 6:30 p.m. 

Finn Hall 

1970 Chestnut 

Ashley Sharp teaches an all-level yoga class on Saturdays. Please bring a mat. $5-$10. 845-8584, 


Tree Pruning 

1 - 4 p.m. 

Ecology Center 

2530 San Pablo Ave. 

A class on the basics of aesthetic ornamental tree pruning. $15 non-members, $10 members. 548-2220 x233. 


Puppet Show 

1:30 and 2:30 p.m. 

Hall of Health 

2230 Shattuck Ave. 

Includes puppets from diverse cultures and with such conditions as cerebral palsy, blindness, and Down syndrome. 549-1564. 


5th Annual Pancake  

Breakfast Fundraiser 

8 a.m. - noon 

Frances Albrier Community Center 

2800 Park St. 

Celebrating the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., benefiting the Teen Clubs in the community. $5, children 10 and under $3. 981-6640, recreation@ci.berkeley. 



Sunday, Jan. 20


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event 

2:30 - 5:30 p.m. 

Allen Temple Baptist Church 

8501 International Blvd., Oakland 

A celebration of Martin Luther King’s message of nonviolence and reconciliation featuring Rev. James Lawson, Rep. Barbara Lee and Ron Daniels, as well as multi-cultural performances of music and poetry. 654-6966 


Oakland Jazz Choir 

7:30 p.m. 

First Congregational Church of Oakland 

Corner of 27th and Harrison St. 

A concert, entitled “In the Name of Love”, to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. $18. 866-468-3399 to buy tickets. 


World Peace Ceremony 

5 - 6 p.m. 

Tibetan Nyingma Institute 

1815 Highland Pl. 

Eva Casey presents slides and lectures about the Tibetan World Peace Ceremony at Bodh Gaya, India. 843-6812 



Patrice Lumumba  


2 - 4 p.m. 

Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 

6501 Telegraph Ave. 

Commemoration of the 41st anniversary of the assassination of Lumumba sponsored by The African Humanists Alliance. 595-7417. 


Buddy Club Presentation 

1 - 2 p.m. 

Berkeley JCC Auditorium 

1414 Walnut St. 

Roy Porfido and his cast of animal assistants perform a comedy and magic act. 236-7469, 


Jewish Learning Seminar 

10 a.m. - noon 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center 

1414 Walnut St. 

K’Tanim: A Celebration of Jewish Learning for Families with Young Children, birth to 3 years old. Family activities, songs, stories, crafts, and discussions. $10. To register call: 549-9447 x 104. 


– Compiled by Guy Poole