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Berkeley READS Adult Literacy Tutor Training

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.

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Rockers @South

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.

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Fifty Shades of Grey Water: "Making every drop count."

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
  • Costs

When: Monday, June 22, 4pm-5:30pm

Where: South Berkeley Library Community Room

 

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Berkeley Saves the Bay @Central

“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.

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Make Natural Body Care Products with Mammi-Ama @ Claremont

Did you know that you can save lots of money by making your own toothpaste from scratch?  Did you know that you can use natural ingredients to make your own deodorant that is better than the store-bought ones? You can even use natural oils to make your own colognes and perfumes!

Join our FREE workshop Friday, June 5th and make your own products with Mammi-Ama.  Discover how natural products can be easily made with elements from your kitchen and backyard.

Leave the workshop with your very own natural toothpaste, deodorant and scent!

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