Berkeley Stories feat. Robert Kaneko @North

Berkeley Stories is a monthly series featuring the extraordinary ordinary people all around us.  The people that make Berkeley the unique place it is, and whose hands have touched our lives in unseen ways.

This month, meet Robert Kaneko. Poster boy for Japanese-American relocation camps. Buddhist. Berkeley High graducate. Probation officer. BUSD teacher and counselor. Husband. Father. Student Advocate. Human Relations and Welfare Commissioner. Third in five generations of Berkeley Kanekos. Proud grandfather of six!

Let's hear his story.

Back to School Health Fair @THP South Branch

Join us for an afternoon of health, wellness and fun for all ages! 
1-3: Does your child have asthma? Stop by the Breathmobile information booth and find out how they can help
3-5: Get a free custom child safety identification card for your child. 
1-5: BikeMobile is back to do free repairs. Arrive early - only the first 20 bikes are guaranteed service. 
1-5: Mr. Shap, balloon artist & magician will be on site to amaze, amuse & enertain.
Plus music, healthy snacks and more.

Make Felt Slippers @Claremont

Make cozy slippers to take home with the mobile craft mavens of GoGoCraft. This program is open to all ages though kids under eleven will need a parent or guardian's help. Space is limited to twelve participants and sign up is required at www.eventbrite.com/. Call the library for more information about this workshop or for tips on how to register at 510-981-6280. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library www.berkeleylibraryfriends.org.