On Friday, April 18th from 7:30pm to 10:00pm, Save the Post Office presents a film from the 1930s:
The New Deal in Action, Pt. 1. This film gives us a picture of federal efforts that improved lives of
Americans during the Great Depression and it will be showing at 1924 Cedar Avenue, Berkeley. For
On Saturday, April 19 from 9:30am to 4:30pm, the Habitot Children's Museum at 2065 Kittredge St. in Berkeley, will celebrate its 16th birthday with DJ music, "prom-style photography", costume contests and special art projects that include decorating a giant birthday cake. Punch and real birthday cake will be served at 12:30pm. For more details call (510) 647-1111.
Over the years Earth Day has become more about green consumerism than changing the world, but this year you have a chance to put the politics back in Earth Day by joining thousands for a march at 11am starting at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco and ending at Civic Center where there will a huge rally starting at 1pm. There will be many contingents in the march including families, workers, etc. At Civic Center there will be tons of activities, live music, food, & speakers including the nation's leading environmentalist, 350.org founder & president Bill McKibben & many more! Volunteers are also needed for the event, plus you will receive special Earth Day perks!
On Saturday, April 19 from 10am to 5:00pm, the Marine Science Institute is honoring Planet Earth with "Earth Day on the Bay". This all day family friendly celebration includes shark feeding, live entertainment, ocean critter art projects, a youth art and poetry gallery and much more. The celebration will take place at 500 Discovery Parkway in Redwood City. For more information call (650) 364-2760.
On Saturday, April 19th from 2:00PM to 7:00PM, “Oakland Drops Beats” will put on an all ages, all day music crawl in Downtown Oakland. There will be over ten venues, representatives from local organizations and an opening performance by Youth Radio! This event will showcase the soul of Oakland’s diverse music scene. It takes place at 15th & Webster, in Oakland. For details call, (707) 287 6091.
Lisa Bloom author of "Suspicion Nation-the Inside story of the Trayvon Martin Inquiry"
An exclusive Bay Area engagement with the legendary Cuban music ensemble Orquesta Aragon will take place on Sunday, April 20, 6 pm at San Francisco State University's McKenna Hall, 1600 Holloway in San Francisco. Co-sponsored by KPFA
KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents:
ALL THE PRESIDENTS’ BANKERS: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power
Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert
Monday, April 21, 7:30 pm
The Hillside Club
2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA
$12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006 or Pegasus Books (3 locations), Moe’s, Walden Pond, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s Books, SF - Modern Times