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Calendar of Community Events

Thursday September 19, 2002

Thursday, September 19  

Simplicity Forum 

7 to 8:30 p.m. 

Claremont Branch Library 

2940 Benvenue Ave. 

A panel of people who will share their experiences and ideas for living inexpensively but richly. 




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” 


$20 suggested donation  


Friday, September 20 

Mid Autumn Moon Festival 

1:15 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst St. 



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 


Puppet Shows 

1:30 and 2:30 p.m. 

Hall of Health, 2230 Shattuck Ave. 

Shows promote acceptance, understanding of physical, mental and medical differences. 


$2 suggested donation 


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.  



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.