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Saturday, August 30

Superhero “Moop Troop” Trash Flash Mob | Berkeley
Saturday, August 30 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Berkeley BART
Superhero

Join us for the first official Monthly MOOP Troop. MOOP (n, v) Matter Out of Place.
This term was coined at Burning Man, to support the event’s Leave No Trace principal. The idea is simple: If it’s on the ground, it doesn’t belong there. It …

“Queen of the Amazons”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Saturday, August 30 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park

Actors Ensemble and Inferno Theatre present “Penthesilea – Queen of the Amazons,” adapted and directed by Giulio Perrone from the classic play by Kleist, presented free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. Bring a picnic to this beautiful little park in the Berkeley hills. Penthesilea leads ...

Sunday, August 31

2014 Brazilian Day Street Party | Berkeley
Sunday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Casa de Cultura
2014 Brazilian Day Street Party | Berkeley

Come to Casa de Cultura in Berkeley for a day-long party and ritual celebrating Brazilian Independence Day with an annual lavagem (blessing) and procession for world peace, live Brazilian music and DJs, dancing, food, drinks, and lots of folks dressed in white from 9 am to 7 …

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, August 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Hangar
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

August 2014 Lineup
Live Music:

2:00 Jeremy Jones Band
2:30 Elena Shelton
3:05 Kephri
3:40 Warbler
4:15 The Reprimanded
4:50 Minute
5:25 Introflirt
6:00 Baby Teeth
6:35 Semih Yanyali “Unfiltered”
7:10 Ian Taylor
w/DJ Organic Rhythm spinning between sets

Live Art:

Romy Ilano
Sarah Morrow
Megan Lees
Ron West
Kaitlin McSweeney
Taylor G.
Mycoal Shon
Danya Aletebi
Lindsay Focht
D’Arcy Bertrand
Carolyn Letherland
Shervin Rostami
Andrea Dawn
Robert Quinn III
Ben Baldassare

Video/Photo:

Mitchell Hunter
Heather …

Monday, September 1

2014 Salsa Block Party: Dancing, Live Music & DJs | Berkeley
Monday, September 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a suggested $10 donation will help pay for expenses.
| Blake Street
2014 Salsa Block Party: Dancing, Live Music & DJs | Berkeley

Come shake it at the 6th Annual Blake Street Salsa Block Party, the original Berkeley salsa block party, with the Bay Area Salsa & Timba All Stars, plus DJ JuanLove, DJ Willi, and SambaFunk’s King Theo as Master of Ceremonies on Labor Day Monday.
2014 Blake …

“Queen of the Amazons”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Monday, September 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park

Actors Ensemble and Inferno Theatre present “Penthesilea – Queen of the Amazons,” adapted and directed by Giulio Perrone from the classic play by Kleist, presented free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. Bring a picnic to this beautiful little park in the Berkeley hills. Penthesilea leads ...

Tuesday, September 2

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

Thursday, September 4

Free First Thursdays | Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Thursday, September 4 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays | Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, ...

Saturday, September 6

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, September 6 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

Sunday, September 7

Final Performance: “Queen of the Amazons”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Sunday, September 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
Final Performance:

Actors Ensemble and Inferno Theatre present “Penthesilea – Queen of the Amazons,” adapted and directed by Giulio Perrone from the classic play by Kleist, presented free in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. Bring a picnic to this beautiful little park in the Berkeley hills. Penthesilea leads ...

Saturday, September 13

Whimsical Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Berkeley
Saturday, September 13 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*All shows are free though donations are gratefully accepted.
| Parker Street Odditorium
Whimsical Rudyard Kipling Outdoor Musical Play | Berkeley

“O Best Beloved” is a live outdoor stage play based on Rudyard Kipling’s “Just-So Stories.” It was named “Best Of Fringe” at the 2013 San Francisco Fringe Festival. Featuring original songs, slapstick antics, eccentric characters and colorful scenery, the six actors will satiate your curiosity ...

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, September 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase feature comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ.

Sunday, September 14

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, September 14 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides with Cal Sailing Club , a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. At this Open House, get a free introductory sail and get a fun first-hand experience on a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay. Sign ...

Tuesday, September 16

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

Tuesday, September 23

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Morris Dance Practice Hall
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley

Feeling a little sluggish? Need to get that blood pumping? Secretly enjoy live fiddle and accordion music? Come join the basics of Morris dancing at the annual free workshop series in Berkeley starting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 and continuing for four weeks (with a one-week break ...

Friday, September 26

Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley
Friday, September 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required.
| Grace North Church
Candle Lit Labyrinth Walk & Live Music | Berkeley

Walk the free labyrinth at Grace North Church in Berkeley with 97 candles lighting the path. while listening to music every last Friday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is appreciated, though not required. The Winding Way musicians, an acoustic musical group playing guitar, violin, ...

Saturday, September 27

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, September 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm, followed by a DJ that will keep the party going. So get some laughs ...

Sunday, September 28

Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, September 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Hangar
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Tuesday, September 30

Happy Hour Stories | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pegasus Books (Solano)
Happy Hour Stories | Berkeley

Happy Hour Stories at Pegasus Books on Solano is story time – for adults. Every last Tuesday, starting at 7:30 pm, listen to a selection of short stories on a selected theme read aloud by Pegasus employees and friends, while enjoying a cool drink and ...

Thursday, October 2

Free First Thursdays | Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Thursday, October 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive
Free First Thursdays | Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections, and research resources, the University aspires to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, ...

Saturday, October 4

Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden
Saturday, October 4 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
| UC Botanical Garden
Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Find out which diseases ail your plants at the free monthly Sick Plant Clinic at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden happening from 9 am to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants. Please cover plants ...

Saturday, October 11

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, October 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase feature comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ.

Sunday, October 12

Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley
Sunday, October 12 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cal Sailing Club
Free Sailboat Ride Day: Cal Sailing Club | Berkeley

Come out and enjoy almost-monthly free sail boat rides with Cal Sailing Club , a non-profit, volunteer-run sailing club on the Berkeley Marina. At this Open House, get a free introductory sail and get a fun first-hand experience on a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay. Sign ...

Saturday, October 25

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, October 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm, followed by a DJ that will keep the party going. So get some laughs ...