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Out and About

Tuesday June 11, 2002

Tuesday, June 11


Art for the Earth!  

6 to 8 p.m. special guests: Literacy for Environmental Justice 

The Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave 

A celebration of Eco-Art opening and slide show with Julianne Skai Arbor, Julia Weaver and Mike Floyd 

(510) 548-2220 x233. 



Berkeley Camera Club Weekly Meeting 

7:30 p.m. 

Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alameda 

Share slides, prints with other photographers 

(510) 525-3565 



Grizzly Peak Flyfishers 

7 p.m. for dinner, 7:30 for meeting  

Kensington Community Center, 59 Arlington Ave.  

Beginners and 'wannabes' welcome to monthly meeting 

(510) 524-0428 

$4.00 for dinner, meeting free. 


Adopt A Special Kid (AASK) 

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

7700 Edgewater Drive, suite 320, Oakland 

A workshop for singles or couples, gay and lesbian, experienced or older parents, interested in adoption. 

(510) 533-1747, ext. 12, or 



Wednesday, June 12


Natural Highs: 

7:30 to 10:00 p.m.  

Sunrise Center, 45 San Clemente Drive, Suite C-200, Corte Madera  

Supplements, nutrition and mind/body techniques with Dr. Hyla Cass  


$15 (Includes refreshments) 


Thursday, June 13


"Centering Prayer, An Introduction" 

7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 2005 Berryman St.  

Brother Bryan Dolejsi, OP, speaks on Catholicism 

(510) 526-4811, ext. 19 



Jack Ball Retirement Party 

King Middle School PE teacher’s retirement 

7 p.m., at Tilden’s Brazil room 

Former students, friends, faculty invited 

Call Teri Gerritz (510) 644-6377 

$48 for dinner, $20 for desert 


Freedom From Tobacco 

A quit smoking class 

5:30-7:30 Thursday Evenings, June 6-July 18 

South Berkeley Senior Center 

2939 Ellis Street, (510) 981-5330 



Friday, June 14


Judaism Workshop 

7 to 8:30 p.m.  

The Ecology Center, 2530 SanPablo Ave  

Earth Traditions: Judaism Rooted in the Earth... Healing the World in Jewish Thought and Practice 

(510) 548-3402 

$10 Ecology Center members, $15 others, no one turned 

away for lack of funds. 


“The Million Dollar Question” 

11:45 for lunch. Speaker begins 12:30 

Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Ave. 

Robert Osserman, Ph.D. from the Mathematical Science Research Institute 

$11.00/$12.25, students free. 


Berkeley Women in Black 

Noon to 1 p.m. 

Telegraph and Bancroft 

A vigil for peace for Palestine and Israel 

(510) 548-6310, or 


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. 




The Great Rummage Sale 

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society, 2700 Ninth Street 

Household items, glassware, clothing, furniture for sale. 

(510) 845-7735 


Chu Ko's Late Afternoon Adventure in International Art 

4 p.m. 

Berkeley Public Library Meeting Room, 2090 Kittredge 

Artist Chu Ko discusses his Chinese ink brush painting. 

(510) 981-6100 



Sierra Club Northern Alameda County Group Forum  

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. a 

Berkeley Public Library 

Forum on the benefits and problems of urban density with Rachel Peterson, John 

Holtzclaw and Martha Nicoloff. 

Call Jonna Anderson at (510)848-0800 x312 to reserve space 



The Sierra Student Coalition  

A retreat and planning meeting at Point Reyes National Seashore for high school and college-age students working to address local environmental issues. Meet other student activists, exchange ideas, and become more involved. All East Bay students are welcome at this event. Space  

is limited.  

For Reservations, call Jonna Anderson at 510-848-0800 x312  


Sunday, June 16


Field Trip to Remnant East Shore Habitats 

Visit a selection of critically rare habitats in and adjacent to the new East Shore State Park 

Meet at 10 a.m. at El Cerrito BART, southwest corner of parking lot (towards Albany Hill), then carpool to various sites, returning mid-afternoon. 

(925) 372-0687, e-mail 




Lee Nichol on "Sacred Dimensions of Time and Space." 

6 p.m. 

Tibetan Nyingma Institute 

1815 Highland Place 




Restoration Clinic 

9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

1051 5th Ave. Studio C at E.11th St. 

Suigetsukan, a non-profit martial arts collective in Oakland, is raising funds for a new dojo. Massage 

therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and other health professionals conduct yoga and stress management classes. 

(510) 452-3941 or 


Food is the Earth's Way of Love 


The Fellowship of Humanity, 390 27th St. Oakland 

Joy Moore, CoDirector of the Farm Fresh Choice program of Berkeley's Ecology Center 

(510) 451-5818 or 


Monday, June 17th


Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 

Rockridge Library 

Self-help support group. Meets the third Monday each month 

(510) 521-2436, or 


“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 x127 



Lesbian, Gay, Bi- Sexual, Transgender National Day to Honor loved ones lost on 9/11  

The LGBT National Day of Honor, about creating a Day when all Lesbian,  

Gay, Bi- Sexual, Transgender, & questioning people and our supporters,  

can come together to help further our fight against continued second class  

citizen treatment in the United States.  

For more information, call 802.859.9604 


Poetry Express - Nance Wogan, followed by open mike 

7 to 9 p.m. 

A community open mike welcoming all artists 

Berkeley Bakery & Cafe 

1561 Solano Avenue 



Tuesday, June 18


Arthritis Rap Session 

12 to 2 p.m. 

Alta Bates Medical Center 

Maffly Auditorium- Herrick Campus 

2001 Dwight Way 

for more info: 644-3273 


Berkeley Camera Club Weekly Meeting 

7:30 p.m. 

Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alameda 

Share slides, prints with other photographers 

(510) 525-3565 



Wednesday, June 19


"Part-time Parenting? A Career Networks Forum on Flexible Work Arrangements." 

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  

Thousand Oaks Elementary, 840 Colusa, Berkeley  

Neighborhood Parents Network. Adults only. 

RSVP required: Amy Knowlden at or (510) 526-4044.  

$5 NPN Members and $10 for Non-Members.  


Thursday, June 20


Pride Mass 2002 

7 p.m. 

Newman Hall-Holy Spirit Parish, 2700 Dwight Way 

LGBT Catholics celebrate 10 years towards creating a more inclusive world.