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Out & About

Saturday September 21, 2002

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.  



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 Road and University Avenue,  

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. 



Sunday, September 22 

Yoga/Tibetan Jack van der Meulen on “The Theory and Practice of Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga.” 

3 to 5 p.m. - introduction;  

6 to 7 p.m.- Lecture by Jack van der Meulen, Tibetan Nyingma Institute 1815 Highland Place 

Kum Nye is a system of movement, breath, and awareness exercises. 




Candidates Forum 

4 to 7 p.m. 

UC Berkeley Faculty Club, Heyns Room 

Candidates forum for District 8 City Council and Berkeley mayor. 


Women’s Cancer Resource Center 

Seeking volunteers to help support women with cancer, their families  

and friends. 

601-4040 Ext. 109 


Tuesday, September 24 

Sustainable Business  

Alliance of the East Bay 

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

Panoramic Room of the Gaia Building  

Reception and talk by Mal Warwick of Mal Warwick Associates, entitled: “You Don’t Have to Choose: How One Company Does Good While Doing Well” 


members $8, nonmembers $12 


Vitamins, Minerals, and Nutritional Supplements: Possible Interactions with Medications 

1 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center  

1901 Hearst St. 

Discussed by Alic Meyers, RN 



Wednesday, September 25 

“Healing Our Hearts  

for the Sake of the World” 

7:30 p.m 

First Congregational Church  

2345 Channing Way 

A reading by Sylvia Boorstein. Proceeds support  

The East Bay Dharma Center. 


$5 to $10 


Berkeley Gray Panthers 

1:30 p.m. 

North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst St. 

Berkeley Gray Panthers general meeting.  

Thursday, September 26 

Medical Marijuana 

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Berkeley Central Library  

2090 Kittredge St.  

From Prop. 215 to Health and Safety Code 11362.5, a review of its history to present day current events. 



Saturday, September 28 

Free Legal Workshop:  

“Crossroads: Health and the Law.” 

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

514 58th St. at Telegraph Avenue 

Navigate your way through legal issues when living with cancer or any serious illness. Panel presentation on employment, insurance and public benefits and one-on-one sessions with attorneys. Please, pre-register. 

601-4040, Ext. 102 for information  

or Ext. 103 to register 




Garage Sale/ Car Wash  

Belize/ Berkeley Scouts 

10 to 2 p.m. 

Epworth UMC, 1953 Hopkins St. 

International exchange fundraising effort for scouts. 



A Forum on the Arts with the Berkeley Mayoral Candidates 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Aurora Theater, 2081 Addison St. 





Sunday, September 29 

Tibetan Buddhism  

“Healing Mind” 

6 p.m. 

Tibetan Nyingma Institute  

1815 Highland Place 

Sylvia Gretchen discusses how the teachings cultivate the mind and redefine what healing means. 




“Iron Chef” Style Cook-Off  

3 to 4 p.m. 

(followed by reception, 4 to 6 p.m.) 

Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto 

1919 Fourth St.  

In this “Crabby Chef” Competition 2002, top East Bay chefs vie for this year’s title by creating the tastiest crab dish. Master of Ceremonies will be KGO-AM’s Gene Burns. 

845-7777 or 845-7771 



City of Berkeley - 2002 Public Art Competition 

1 to 3 p.m. 

Berkeley Central Public Library  

2090 Kittredge St.  

A public art informational workshop will be open to all artists regarding public art site proposals.