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Calendar Event

Wednesday September 18, 2002

Wednesday, September 18 

Kick Off Party for the Berkeley Coffee Initiative 

7 p.m. 

La Peña Cultural Center  

3105 Shattuck Ave. 

Music, speakers and events in support of the Berkeley coffee initiative, Measure O. 

(415) 575-5338 

$5 at door 


Community Prostate Screening 

Appointment required (through Thursday) 

At the Markstein Cancer Education Center, on the Summit Campus of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. 

In honor of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Week. 




Peace Walk and Vigil 

6:30 p.m. every Wednesday 

Meet at Downtown Berkeley Bart Station 

Join us for a peace walk along Shattuck Ave. for one hour. 



Thursday, September 19  

Freedom From Tobacco 

6 to 8 p.m. 

South Berkeley Senior Center  

A quit smoking class. First of six Thursday evenings through Oct. 24.  


Free to Berkeley and Albany residents, students and employees. 


Sukkot Holiday Workshop 

7 to 8:30 p.m. 

Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center, 1414 Walnut St. 

Join Dawn Kepler, director of Building Jewish Bridges, for hands-on crafts, food projects, creative sukkah decorations and tips for making your own sukkah (hut). 

848-0237 Ext. 127 

$10 BRJCC members/$12 public 


Buddhist Peace Fellowship  

with The Deer Park  

Monastery - Public Lecture 

7 p.m.  

Berkeley Community Theater  

1930 Allston Way  

Join Vietnamese peace activist Zen master Thich Nhat Hahn for a public lecture, “Deep Listening: the heart of compassionate action” 


Suggested donation - $20 


Saturday, September 21 

Buddhist Peace Fellowship with The Deer Park Monastery - Public Lecture 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Lake Merritt, Oakland -  

Lakeside Park, Bandstand Area 

Join Vietnamese peace activist Zen master Thich Nhat Hahn for a public lecture; “Coming Home: a day of community and healing”. 


$45, $25 - Seniors, $65 - Donor Level  


BREAD and Roses Garden Party 

1 to 5 p.m. 

Peralta Community Garden, Berkeley 

Hopkins & Peralta, Wheelchair accessible  

BREAD's birthday party - five years of dismantling corporate rule through local currency. 


$12 advance, $15 door,  

low-income rate $10 



Berkeley Alliance of Neighborhood Associations (BANA) 

9:15 to 11 a.m. 

St. John’s Church, 2727 College Ave. 



Do-It-Yourself all-Natural  

Body Care from Your Kitchen 

Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave. Learn how to make your own all-natural skin care from products you might already have in your own kitchen. 

548-2220, Ext. 233, 

$10 for members, $15 for nonmembers 


Third Annual David Brower  

Youth Awards 

6 p.m. 

Schwimley Theater, 1920 Allston Way 

Celebrate the next generation of environmental activists at Earth Island Institute’s award ceremony. R.S.V.P. 

(415) 788-3666, Ext. 260 



Coastal Cleanup Day 

10 a.m. 

Work at the outflow of Strawberry Creek to clean up the San Francisco Bay coastline. or 848-4008 


Fall Plant Sale 

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

200 Centennial Dr. 

Annual plant sale featuring rare and unusual plants. Members-only preview and auction from 9 to 11 a.m.  




Memorizing Windows 

8 p.m.  

Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut St.  

Dancer Lucinda Weaver and writer Alan Bern host an evening of dance, poetry and stories. 

526-7901 or 


Sunshine Workshop 

10 a.m. to noon 

Sixth floor, City Hall, 2180 Milvia St. 

Get up to speed on open records laws, open meetings laws and sunshine ordinances. Experts, including Terry Francke of the California First Amendment Coalition, will speak. 



East Bay Shoreline Clean Up to 12 p.m. 

Sea Breeze Market and Deli - meeting/staging area. 

On the corner of West Frontage Rd. and University Ave., Berkeley. 

Arrive promptly to sign appropriate waivers , get coffee and listen to safety talk. We will provide bags, tally cards and a raffle of donated prizes; groups of ten or more need to pre-register by calling 644-8623.