TUESDAY, JUNE 10
Forest Legislation and Actions, a discussion of current bills in Sacramento, sponsored by the Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters at 7:30 p.m. at the Rockridge Library, 5366 College Ave., Oakland. 548-3133.
Hiking the San Francisco Bay Area, slides and talk with author Linda Hamilton at 7:30 p.m. at Easy Going
Bookstore, 1385 Shattuck Ave. at Rose. 843-3533.
Berkeley Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m., at the Northbrae Community Church, 941 The Alameda. 525-3565. www.ber
St. John’s Prime Timers meets at 9:30 a.m. at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave. B. K. Bose will speak on Yoga for Health at 10:30 a.m. 845-6830.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11
World Travel: Why SARS, the Economy and War Shouldn’t Keep You at Home, a panel discussion with Bay Area travel specialists at 7:30 p.m. at Easy Going Bookstore, 1385 Shattuck Ave. at Rose. 843-3533.
Wilderness Weekends: Camping and Backpacking in the Bay Area and Beyond with Matt Heid, author of “101 Hikes in Northern California,” at 7 p.m. at REI, 1338 San Pablo Ave. 527-4140.
THURSDAY, JUNE 12
Berkeley Farmers’ Market Opens on North Shattuck
from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Elephant Pharmacy parking lot, 1607 Shattuck Ave., at Cedar, and continuing every Thursday. 548-3333. www.ecologycenter.org
Our Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, with Ann Fagan Ginger, on the new McCar-
thyism that is sweeping the country, at 7 p.m. at the Friends’ Meetinghouse at the corner of Vine and Walnut Sts. Free, wheelchair accessible. 705-7314.
Lawyers in the Library, at 6 p.m. in the South Branch, 1901 Russell St. 981-6260.
Grizzly Peak Flyfishers meet at the Kensington Community Center, 59 Arlington Ave. Fly tying demonstration at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. email@example.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 13
Women in Black Vigil, from noon to 1 p.m. at UC Berke-
ley, Bancroft at Telegraph. firstname.lastname@example.org
Meditation, Peace Vigil and Dialogue, gather at noon on the grass close to the West Entrance to UC Berkeley, on Oxford St. near University Ave. Sponsored by the Buddhist Peace Fellowship. 496-6000, ext. 135. www.bpf.org
Berkeley Critical Mass Bike Ride meets at the Berkeley BART the second Friday of every month at 5:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, JUNE 14
City of Berkeley Summer Aquatics Program Register from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the West Campus Pool, 2100 Browning St. at Addison and at the Willard pool, 2701 Telegraph, at Derby, or call 981-5150.
Berkeley Special Education Parents Network End of Year Potluck and Gathering at 3 p.m. at San Pablo Park, Russell St. at Park. Wheel-
chair accessible. For more information call 428-1131.
Free Lead-Safe Painting and Remodeling Class Learn how to detect and remedy lead hazards and conduct lead-safe renovations for your older home from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Training Center, 1017 22nd Ave., Suite #110, Oakland. For information or to register, call 567-8280.
Kids’ Garden Club: Aroma-
tic Plants For children age 7 to 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Til-
den Nature Area. Cost is $5 for Berkeley residents, $7 for non-residents. 525-2233, email@example.com
Celebration of 30 Years of Curbside Recycling at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market, Center St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 548-3333. www.ecologycenter.org
Berkeley Historical Society Walking Tour, “McCreary-Greer House, The Berkeley City Club, and Environs,”
led by Paul Grunland, 10 a.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. For reservations call 848-0181. www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/histsoc
Gaia and the Sacred: Religion, Science, and Ethics
A one-day conference ex-
ploring the ways in which religion, ethics, and the sciences shape our understanding of who we are. Keynote address by Carol P. Christ on her forthcoming book, “She Who Changes: Re-imagining the Divine in the World.” From 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2451 Ridge Rd. To register contact Christopher Evans at 649-2560 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Open House for the Acu-
puncture and Integrative Medicine College for pro-
spective students and neighbors. Learn about our Mas-
ters of Science in Oriental Medicine program. Please register by June 10. For more information and to register, please call Taj Moore, 666-8248, or email@example.com
SUNDAY, JUNE 15
Juneteenth Celebration on Adeline Street between Ashby and Alcatraz. Two stages for live entertainment, food vendors, arts and crafts, and jazz in the Black Reper-
tory Theater. 655-8008.
Father's Day Campfire
from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Tilden Park. Bring your hot dogs, buns, marshmallows and join us for songs and stories around the fire. Dress for possible fog. Walk uphill to the campfire circle. Disabled accessible, call for transportation. 525-2233. www.ebparks.org
Community Labyrinth Peace Walk, facilitated by singer/
songwriter/activist Margie Adam, at 2 p.m. at the North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst St. Join a growing number of people who have found that walking the laby-
rinth, individually and in community, offers a powerful way to ground and focus healing and peace and justice work in the world. Free. Wheelchair accessible. Sponsored by the East Bay Labyrinth Project. 526-7377.
Tibetan Yoga, Kum Nye Instructors Charaka Jurgens and Donna Morton on “Practices of Tibetan Yoga,” at 6 p.m. at the Tibetan Nyingma Institute, 1815 Highland Place. 843-6812.
MONDAY, JUNE 16
Teaching About Africa and the African Diaspora A two-day institute, sponsored by the Center for African Stu-
dies, UC Berkeley, for K-12 and college educators and librarians. Topics include Misconceptions and Stereo-
types; Islam in Africa; Colonialism; Comparative Political Systems; Cultural Contributions of People of African Descent; Social Movements; and Literature. Cost is $40 for one day, or $50 for both days. Registration required, but fee waivers are available. Call 642-8338 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Berkeley Gray Panthers Homeowners Support Group on heaters and options for heating your home, at 3 p.m. in the Grey Panthers Office, 1403 Addison St. 548-9696.
Berkeley CopWatch meets at 8 p.m. at 2022 Blake St. Vol-
unteers needed. For information call 548-0425.
Figure Drawing Workshop
Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to noon, starting June 14. This class is designed to sharpen your observation skills and enhance your drawings. Bring your own dry drawing tools and good paper. In-
structor is Carol Brighton. Cost is $150 for four sessions. Contact the Berkeley Art Center to sign up, 644-6893.
Marine Biology Classes for students ages 10 to 13, from Tues., June 17 to Fri., June 27, 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Shorebird Nature Center, 160 University Ave., at the Marina. Cost is $90 for eight days of classes. For information call 644-8623. www.cityofberkeley.info/marina
Educators Academy: Project WILD and Project Aquatic WILD Tues., June 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tilden Na-
ture Area, in Tilden Park. Cost is $45 for Berkeley residents and $51 for non-residents. Insects and Crawling Creatures Tues., June 24 - Thurs., June 26, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Tilden Nature Area, in Tilden Park. Registration is required. Cost is $100 for Berkeley residents, $110 for non-residents. Financial assistance for both courses. For information 636-1684. email@example.com
The Bay Area Shakespeare Camp for children 7-13 years of age, in a series of five, 2-week sessions beginning June 16 and ending August 22. John Hinkel Park, South-
ampton Place at Arlington Ave. The cost is $340 per session. After-care is also provided for a fee. Scholar-
ships are available; call 981-5150 for details. To register for the camp, or for more information, please call 415-422-2222, or 800-978-PLAY.
Alameda County Hazardous Waste Drop-Off from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12 - 14 at Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste, 2100 E. 7th St., Oakland. For information on what can and cannot be dropped off, please call 1-877-STOPWASTE or visit stopwaste.org/fsrecycle.
City Council meets Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers. Sherry M. Kelly, city clerk, 981-6900.
Council Agenda Committee Meeting Monday, June 16, at
2:30 p.m., at 2180 Milvia St., Sherry M. Kelly, city clerk,
Two-by-Two Meeting A bi-monthly meeting of City and School District elected and appointed officials to discuss problems of common concern, Thursday, June 12, at 12:30 p.m., in the Redwood Room, 6th floor, 2180 Milvia St. 644-6147.
Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board Individual Rent Adjustment/Annual General Adjustment Committee meets Wednesday, June 11, at 5:30 p.m., at 2001 Center Street, 2nd Floor, Law Library. Regular Board meeting Monday, June 16, at 7 p.m., in City Council Chambers, Pam Wyche, 644-6128 ext. 113. www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/rent
Commission on Disability
meets Wednesday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the North Berkeley Senior Center. Paul Church, 981-6342. www.ci.ber
Commission on Early Childhood Education meets
Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m., at the North Berkeley Senior Center. Marianne Graham, 981-5416. www.ci.berkeley.
Community Health Commission meets Thursday, June 12 at 6:45 p.m., at the South Berkeley Senior Center. William Rogers, 981-5344. www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/
Homeless Commission meets Wednesday, June 11, at 7 p.m., at the North Berkeley Senior Center. Jane Micallef, 981-5426. www.ci.berkeley.
Workshop on the Protection of Arts and Crafts Uses in West Berkeley at the Planning Commission, Wednesday, June 11, at 7 p.m., at the North Berkeley Senior Center. Ruth Grimes, 981-7481. www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/commissions/planning
Police Review Commission
meets Wednesday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m., at the North Berkeley Senior Center. Barbara Attard, 981-4950.
meets Wednesday, June 11, at 7 p.m., at 201 University Ave. Cliff Marchetti. 644-6376 ext. 224. www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/commissions/waterfront
Zoning Adjustments Board
meets Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m., in City Council Chambers. Mark Rhoades, 981-7410. www.ci.berkeley.