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Out & About

Tuesday June 04, 2002

Thursday, June 6


Freedom From Tobacco: 

A quit smoking class 

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays,  

June 6 to July 18 

South Berkeley Senior Center 

2939 Ellis Street,  



Big Brother is Watching 

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

The Independent Institute 

100 Swan Way, Oakland 

RSVP 632-1366 

Speaker James Bamford, author of “Body of Secrets, anatomy of Ultra-Secret National Security Agency.” 

Cost: $35 includes the book, $14 lecture only, $10 members. 


Friday, June 7


Fundraiser for  

Common Ground  

7 p.m. 

St. Joseph The Worker School 

On the corner of Addison, b/w California and McGee 

Featuring Julia Butterfly Hill, a renowned and inspirational environmental activist  

$7 students, $12 non-students else. 


Saturday, June 8


Live Oak Park Fair 

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 8 & 9. 

Live Oak Park 

Shattuck & Berryman 


Original fine crafts & art, tasty food, live entertainment including: Splash Circus, The Prescott Clowns, Jean-Paul Valjean (circus performance), Fat Chance Bellydance, Urban Harmony, Johnny Casino (children's lounge lizard), Zappo the Magician, with M.C. Wavy Gravy. Benefit for Camp Winnarainbow. 



Sunday, June 9


Tibetan Nyingma Institute  

Open House 

3 to 5 p.m. 

Introduction to Tibetan  

Buddhist Culture.  

6 to 7 p.m. 

Erika Rosenberg and Abbe Blum on "Creativity and  


Both at Tibetan Nyingma  


1815 Highland Place 



The 2nd Annual California Bluegrass Association MUSIC CAMP 

June 9-12 

Nevada County Fairgrounds, GRASS VALLEY, CA  


Banjo-- Pete Wreck and Avram Siegel, Fiddle-- Laurie Lewis and Jack Tuttle, Mandolin--John Reischman and Tom Rozum, Guitar-- Jim Nunally and Dix Bruce, Dobro-- Sally van Meter Bass--Trisha Gagnon, Old-time fiddle-- Bruce Molsky, Old-time, guitar-- Tom Sauber, Old-time banjo-- Evie Ladin, Autoharp-Ray Frank 

Beginner and intermediate instrumental classes; jam classes; electives including vocal harmonies, music theory, band rhythm, critical listening, clogging, and more. 


Monday, June 10


Poetry Express -  

All Open Mike Night 

7 to 9 p.m. 

Berkeley Bakery & Cafe 

1561 Solano Avenue 

A community open mike  

welcoming all artists. 



“All Grown Grown Up: Living Happily Ever with Your Adult Children” 

7 to 8:30 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center 

1414 Walnut Street 

848-0237 Ext. 127 

Author Roberta Maisel leads the mid-life parent through a series of thoughtful steps inherent in the process of learning how to let go. 



Saturday, June 15


Emergency Preparedness Classes in Berkeley 

9 to 11 a.m. 

997 Cedar Street 


Basic Personal Preparedness: Learn how to take care of yourself, your family and  

your home. 



Sunday, June 16


Field Trip to Remnant East Shore Habitats 

10 a.m. 

El Cerrito BART, southwest corner of parking lot (towards Albany Hill). Then carpool to various sites, returning mid-afternoon. 


(925) 372-0687, e-mail 

Visit a selection of  

critically rare habitats in and adjacent to the new East  

Shore State Park. 




6 p.m. 

Tibetan Nyingma Institute 

1815 Highland Place 


Lee Nichol on “Sacred  

Dimensions of Time  

and Space.” 



Monday, June 17th


“An Uncommon  

Friendship: From  

Opposite Sides of  

the Holocaust” 

Join Bernat Rosner, a Holocaust survivor as he reads  

from and discusses his  

counterpoint memoir co-authored with Fritz Tubach,  

the son of a German Army officer. 

7:30 to 8:45 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center 

1414 Walnut Street 

848-0237 Ext. 127