Join us for a free screening of the B.B. King documentary The Life of Riley, directed by Jon Brewer and narrated by Morgan Freeman. Survival is a word... this is its story.
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Meet up with other teens in a safe and supportive place to talk about issues of gender and sexual identity. This informal group meets every Wednesday throughout the summer. Discussion topics and projects will be decided on collaboratively by those in attendance. Snacks will be provided and all teens are welcome!
Join other Berkeley teens in a collaborative writing workshop. The group meets every Friday through the summer. Each meeting will have time for writing, spoken word performance, conversation about writing and inspiration. This is intended as a sharing and growing experience for writers of all kinds: poets, essayists, songwriters, journalers, writers of fiction and fan fiction and all others. Bring your pencils, laptops, imagination and share your writing life with other teen writers.
Volunteer as an adult literacy tutor with Berkeley READS Adult & Family Literacy Program
Tutor Orientation Thursday, June 18, 6:45-8:00pm; See if Berkeley READS is the "right fit" for you.
Tutor Training Saturday, June 20, 10:00am - 4:00pm; Getting ready and practical tips.
Thursday, June 25, 6:45 - 8:00pm; Presentations by tutors and learners.
You bring friends - we'll bring popcorn for a showing of Rockers. Starring Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace and Richard "DirtyHarry" Hall, ROCKERS is a Robin Hood style story of oppressed Jamaican musicians getting even with the "mafia types" in the business. Featuring Burning Spear, Bunny Wailer, Third World, Peter Tosh, Jacob Miller, Gregory Isaacs, Kiddus I, Junior Murvin, Inner Circle, the Heptones & Abyssinians.
A FREE WORKSHOP!: "Fifty Shades of Greywater: Making Every Drop Count." Christina Bertea, of Greywater Action, will lead a workshop on how to "Drought-Proof Your Landscape."
Topics covered include:
- Common types of greywater systems
- Plant friendly soaps and detergents
- Codes and regulations
When: Monday, June 22, 4pm-5:30pm
Where: South Berkeley Library Community Room
Meet a pot-bellied pig, an alpaca, chickens, or all of the above in this farm animal petting zoo! All ages are welcome!
“Berkeley Saves the Bay” will be presented by eminent local historian, author and lecturer Charles Wollenberg in a 2-part series on Saturdays June 20th and June 27th from 2:00-3:30 in the Berkeley History Room on the 2nd floor of the Central Library (2090 Kittredge St.). Hear Wollenberg discuss how Berkeley and her citizens were instrumental in the 1950s and 60s in forming the organization “Save the Bay,” the organization that tirelessly preserves the beautiful San Francisco Bay estuary from being filled-in, polluted , and otherwise misused.
Insects, reptiles, and amphibians, oh my! Explore the amazing world of exotic animals! Ages 4 and up.