Thursday, September 19
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
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
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
$10 for members, $15 for nonmembers
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
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
Work at the outflow of Strawberry Creek to clean up the San Francisco Bay coastline.
email@example.com 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.
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
9.am. 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.