Itís a day full of fun starting at noon on the 4,th, of July. The south shore of the Berkeley Marina at the bottom of University Ave. is filled with great stuff to do all day. Decorate your bike, trike, stroller, or even your head with recyclables at Madame Ovaryís booth. Adventure Playground, always a favorite, is open 11am-8pm. Get your face painted or wear a balloon hat. Try the giant slide or splash in the water at the beach!
Plenty of fun stuff for adults, too! No need to cook – lots of international food booths.
Live entertainment from noon until 9PM includes Emeryville Taiko, Troupe Tangiers belly dancers, Guru Garage jazz band, Adrianne Serna folk band, The Back Pages 60s rock & roll, Lee Waterman & Jazz Caliente – Latin jazz, Dana Smith & his performing dog Lacy, Jeremy Shafer fire juggler, Tribal Drums, and Andean music by Kollasuyo.
Thereís art & craft booths, massages, free sailboat & dragonboat rides from 1-4pm, and much more including the grand fireworks off the end of the Berkeley Pier at 9:30pm.
And don’t forget that University Avenue is closed west of 6th Street, starting at 5:00 pm.
City of Berkeley 4th of July page
10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Starts at Halcyon Commons, next to Prince Street, one block west of Telegraph. Hidden Gems of Berkeley is a ride that will explore a side of Berkeley most people never notice. This is a family-oriented ride that will feature a treasure-trove of unusual natural and domestic public and private sites throughout Berkeley. Riders will see hidden gardens fanciful sculpture, daylighted creeks, unique architecture, murals and historic streetcar and creek lines.
The ride will be led by John Steere and Judith Reich on this 8-10 mile route, which will be easy and without hills. This is the fourth year of the popular ride and will feature a new route and a revised “Hidden Gems” map (that will be available for sale). The ride will begin at Halcyon Commons, next to Prince Street, one block west of Telegraph. Bring lunch and water. The ride is co-sponsored by Livable Berkeley and Berkeley Partners for Parks.
For information or to join the tour after it begins, call John Steere at 510-847-0575.
The Berkeley Adult School and our Neighbors invite you to join us in a special celebration of the cooperation that made this beautiful park a reality.
Celebrating the Cooperation
Saturday, May 13, 2006
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Ceremony 11:00 AM
Refreshments 11:30 AM
Enjoy a display of BAS faculty & staff arts and crafts
The Schoolhouse Creek Common project is collaboration of resources from the BUSD and fundraising efforts of the neighbors.
Located on the corner of Virginia and Curtis Streets
Meet your neighbors and discuss ideas for the future of SFROW. Grad students from the Landscape Architecture department at UC Berkeley will present their visions.
Monday, May 8: 7-9pm
Berkeley Montessori School
1310 University Avenue
(the historic santa fe train depot)
For more information, visit http://www.santaferow.blogspot.com/
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