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Compiled by Guy Poole

Wednesday April 10, 2002

Wednesday, April 10



Toastmasters on Campus Club 

6:15 - 7:30 p.m. 

2515 Hillegass Ave. 

Free, on-going meetings 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.  


Spring Travel Writer’s Seminar 

Linda Watanabe McFerrin (Award-winning poet, travel writer, author of Namako: Sea Cucumber and The Hand of Buddha) 

Topic: Mechanics of Travel Writing 

Easy Going Travel Shop and Bookstore 

For more information 843-6725 


Berkeley Peace Walk and Vigil  

6:30 p.m. 




A Community Dialogue and  

Lecture on Islam 

7:30 p.m. 

Lutheran Church of the Cross 

1744 University Ave. 

A presentation followed by a question and answer period. 848-1424.  


Proposed Amendment to  

Zoning Ordinance 

7 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave. 

Proposal to prohibit the use of sharp material on top of fences in residential districts. Proposal to modify the Zoning Ordinance Amendment Process. 705-8189. 


Disaster Preparedness Awareness Forum 

7 - 8:30 p.m. 

South Berkeley Senior Center 

2939 Ellis St. 

Speakers share their disaster experiences. Real life earthquake group activities. 883-5280,  


Day of Silence Project 

In support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, The U.S. Student Association and 300 participating schools across the country will spend the day in silence. 

Call (202) 347-8772 for more information. 


Thursday, April 11



Bicycle Maintenance 101 

7 p.m. 


1338 San Pablo Ave. 

Rodian Magri will teach participants how to perform basic adjustments on their bikes to keep them in good working condition. 527-7377  


Witnessing War 

6 - 7:30 p.m. 

UC Berkeley 

Boalt Hall 

A speaking event co-sponsored by Doctors without Borders and UC Berkeley, International Human Rights Law Clinic, Boalt Hall School of Law. 643-7654. 


Scratching the Surface:  

Impressions of Planet Earth,  

from Hollywood to Shiraz 

7:30 p.m. 

Easy Going Travel Shop Bookstore 

1385 Shattuck Ave. 

Spring Travel Writer’s Seminar. 843-3533 


Grandparent support Group 

10 - 11:30 a.m. 

Malcolm X School Arts and Academics School 

1731 Prince St. 

Room 105A 

For Grandparents/Relatives raising their grandchildren and other relatives. A place to express their concerns and needs and receive support, information and referrals for Kinship Care. 644-6517. 


Oakland Museum Lecture 

“Publishing in the Bay Area and Other Fascinating Subjects”, behind the scenes in the publishing world with Malcolm Margolin, publisher of Heyday Books 


1 p.m. 

10th & Oak Streets, Oakland 

238-2200, www. 


“Working Poor” Demonstration 


University Ave. and Milvia 

Coalition of University Employees will hold a rally for fair wages, a new contract, and concerns over recent layoffs. Clerical employees at the nine UC campuses and LBL have been working without a contract since Nov. 2001. 376-6289.  


Flyfishing Open House 

7:30 p.m. 

Kensington Community Center 

59 Arlington Ave. 

Grizzly Peak Flyfishers presents the annual Flyfishing Open House and Skills Fair. 524-0428 


Friday, April 12



City Commons Club 

12:30 p.m. 

2315 Durant Ave.  

“Myths About Aging,” Susan V. Mullen, D.C. Chiropractor. $1. 848-3533. 


“Alfred Kroeber and his Legacy” 

Friday, 4-6:15 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30-11:30 a.m., 1:30-3:30 and 4-4:30 

UC Berkeley, Friday Doe Library’s Morrison Room. Saturday Valley Life Sciences Building Room 2040 

Distinguished alumni from UCBerkeley anthropology department explore historical highlights from their department with a course taught by Alfred Kroeber. Free. 


Berkeley Women in Black 

noon - 1 p.m. 

Bancroft and Telegraph Ave. 

Stand in solidarity with Israeli and Palestinian women to urge an end to the occupation, which will give greater hope for an end to the violence. 548-6310, 


Still Stronger Women 

Greta Garbo's life, plus movie 

1:15 - 3:15 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center 

1901 Hearst Ave 

Free. (510) 232-1351 


Saturday, April 13



Emergency Preparedness Class 

9 a.m. - 1 a.m. 

Emergency Operations Center 

997 Cedar St. 

A class disaster mental health. 981-5605