Tree Frog Treks @ North

Naturalists from Tree Frog Treks will introduce children to our creeping, crawling and slithering friends. You might meet anything from a tiny Leopard Gecko to a 14 foot Burmese Python! They'll bring along a variety of amphibians and reptiles and discuss how they've adapted to their natural habitats and examine their role in our ecosystem.  Ages 5 and up. 

Flash Fiction Fun Shop: Writing Workshop

Advanced registration required. Class limited to 30 participants.

To register email: ischneider@cityofberkeley.info or call 510-981-6150

Flash fiction, or very short stories between 100 and 1,000 words, can be a playful and inviting way to get into—or back into—writing. Read and discuss a variety of samples and then pen your own stories to a series of ten-minute writing exercises. Students should bring paper and pen (or a laptop) for writing. New and experienced writers welcome.

De-stress & Renew: Gentle Yoga @Claremont

Bring calm to a hectic time of year! Instructor Angela Madonia will lead us in yoga postures that support releasing tension while stretching, balancing and strengthening the body in a gentle and supportive way.  Movement, breath exercises and mindfulness meditation techniques will be presented simply and accessibly.  You will leave with some tools to take with you for those moments when you want to calm your system and to reconnect.