Tuesday, May 7
Finding & Assessing "Fixer-Uppers Seminar
Led by Michael Hamman
7 to 10 p.m.
Building Education Center
812 Page St., Berkeley
Robert Boswell reads from "Century's Son"
Cody's Book Store
2454 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley
The Real Abraham Lincoln: A Debate
The Independent Policy Forum, Harry V. Jaffa
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
100 Swan Way, Oakland
$10 (members), $14 (non-members), $35 (including book)
Wednesday May 8
Germbusters Puppet Show
2:30- 3:00 P.M.
Hall of Health, 2230 Shattuck Ave.
Puppet show for children age 3 to 10 to learn about germs and their effects on the body. Free.
For more information: 510-549-1564, www.hallofhealth.org
Thursday, May 9
FBI & Local police: Partners in Repression
Forum, Speakout & Music
Unitarian Hall, 1924 Bonita
For Info: Copwatch, 510-548-0425
Consumers’ Rights, Problems and Legislation
Speaker Tom Vacar, consumer editor, KTVU, Channel 2
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters
Noon - 2 p.m.
Albany Public Library
1247 Marin Ave.
For more info: 510-843-8824
Community Budget Workshop
Berkeley Unified School District
Budget & Finance Advisory Committee
Subject: California State Budget Process & the J200 Budget Format
Longfellow Arts & Technology Magnet Middleschool
1500 Derby St. (at California)
Native Californian Cultures
A major focus of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology has been the Native peoples of California. Today, with 260,000 catalogue entries, the museum preserves the world's largest and most comprehensive collection devoted to the region. In this gallery, we present an overview of Native Californian cultures demonstrating the great diversity of the Californian peoples.
The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Kroeber Hall at the corner of Bancroft Way and College
The phone number is (510) 643-7648.
Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for seniors, and $.50 for
children 16 and under- Free to the public on Thursdays.
Judeo-Christian Values in Islam?
What are the humanistic values inherent in Islam? How has history colored western views of Islam? etc.
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center
1414 Walnut St., Berkeley
510-848-0237 X 127
Friday, May 10
New Sculpture & Paintings by Jody Sears & Michele Ramirez
Opening reception: Saturday May 11, 5 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
510-836-0831, e-mail: email@example.com
Saturday, May 11
Low-cost Hatha Yoga Class
James Kenney Recreation Center
1720 8th St.
$6 per class. 981-6651
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Fun for everyone, whether competing or watching. At the New Gym at Albany High in Albany. Hosted by and benefiting Athletics at Albany High School. Players sign up today to play in one of four divisions. 64 teams compete for $500 First Prize & $250 Second Prize in each division with final game to be played Sunday, May 12
Beauty & the Beast (in English)
Shows at noon & 2 p.m.
The Actor's Studio
3521 Maybelle Ave.
Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS) Events
Paper Flower Making
Get ready for Mother's Day with the Klutz "Tissue Paper Flower" kit and learn to make tissue paper flowers. Age 8 and up.
LHS Film- Happy Birthday, Mr. Feynman
Film Plays Continuously from 12:00 to 3:30 p.m.
To celebrate the birthday of Nobel laureate, maverick physicist, author, and teacher extraordinaire Richard Feynman,
LHS presents the film, The Pleasure of Finding Things Out. This fifty-minute film presents Feynman telling fascinating
stories from his life and research. Produced by Christopher Sykes.
LHS- The Idea Lab
Opens May 11
See what LHS is developing as new hands-on exhibits. Test out exhibit prototypes of activities and give your opinion of them. Testing and experimenting is the idea behind the Idea Lab. This new permanent exhibit begins with explorations of magnetism.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$8 for adults; $6 for youth 5-18, seniors, and disabled; $4 for children 3-4.
Free for children under 3, LHS Members and full-time UC Berkeley students.
LHS is on Centennial Drive-
above the UC Berkeley campus
Parking is 50¢/hour.
LHS is accessible by AC Transit
and the UC Berkeley Shuttle.
33rd Annual California Wildflower Show
Exhibit with 150 species of freshly gathered native flowers
Saturday, 10 a.m. -5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Oakland Museum of California
$6 general admission, $4 senior and students with ID, free for five and under.