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Calendar of Events & Activities

Tuesday May 07, 2002

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" 

7:30 p.m. 

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 

RSVP 510-632-1366 

$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, 


Thursday, May 9 

FBI & Local police: Partners in Repression 

Forum, Speakout & Music 

7 p.m. 

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 

6:30 p.m. 

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. 

Ardency Gallery 

709 Broadway 


510-836-0831, e-mail: 



Saturday, May 11 


Low-cost Hatha Yoga Class 

6:30 p.m. 

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 



Children's Movies 

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.