Upcoming Events in Berkeley

Upcoming Events in Berkeley

Date: 2015-02-27 16:57
From: “Worthington, Kriss” <KWorthington@ci.berkeley.ca.us>

Berkeley Annual Black History Month Celebration – February 28 @ 2 p.m.
Florence Schwimley Little Theater, 1936 Allston Way: Performers include – Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage; Othello Jefferson; Daimano Coura West African Dance Company ; BHS African American Dance; Code Black: A Silverstone Bay Story; Sister’s Keeper & James Daley; and The Black Inventions Display. Contact Delores Nochi Cooper at denocoo@aol.com                            <mailto:denocoo@aol.com> or 510-717-4020.

Tibetan Flag Raising Ceremony – March 10 @ 8 a.m.
The annual flag raising ceremony commemorates the 1959 Tibetan uprising and celebrates Tibetan independence. Come join former Richmond Mayor and current Councilmember Gayle Mclaughlin<https://www.google.com/search?es_sm=122&q=Gayle+Mclaughlin&spell=1&sa=X&ei=1QbxVMOCI8OOyAS344KYCg&ved=0CBsQvwUoAA> and many others.

Free Legal Advice – March 12 @ 6:30 p.m.
Claremont Library – 2940 Benvenue Ave: The “Lawyers in the Library” program offers free consultation and referrals on a wide variety of issues including landlord/tenant disputes, probate matters, employment problems, and general consumer issues. Sign-ups start at 5:00pm for a spot with our visiting lawyer. Names are chosen at random at 6:00pm for appointment times.

7th Annual Poverty & Homelessness Symposium – March 14 @ 10 a.m.

Join Berkeley residents to discuss homelessness and poverty. This year’s theme “The Broken American Dream” is designed to challenge the myth that anyone can escape homelessness and poverty by simply working hard and pulling themselves
up by their bootstraps.
For more information contact: samlew22@berkeley.edu   <https://webmail.lmi.net/src/compose.php?send_to=samlew22%40berkeley.edu>

Holocaust Awareness Lecture – March 18 @ 7 p.m.
Berkeley City Club – 2315 Durant Ave: Join Berkeley residents to hear from Marthe Cohn, author of Behind Enemy Lines: The Incredible Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany. Marthe will describe her unique and important role as an intelligence officer for the French Army during World War II. http://www.chabadberkeley.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/2855721/jewish/Behind-Enemy-Lines.htm

Redesigning Willard Play Area – March 21 @ 10 a.m.
Join the community discussion on the Willard Play Area Redesigning at the Willard Park Clubhouse
Please invite interested people to participate in the discussion.
Karen McArdle, Design Architect will be present.
Kriss Worthington
City of Berkeley, District 7
2180 Milvia Street, 5th Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-7170 phone
(510) 981-7177 fax


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