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11:00 am BERKELEY JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
BERKELEY JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
The City of Berkeley holds it’s Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 17, from 11am to 7pm. This cultural event celebrates African American culture and traditions, as well as promotes community diversity. The event – featuring music, food, health screenings, historical exhibits & art for children – takes place along Adeline Street, from Ashby to Alcatraz in Berkeley.  64797
11:00 am Father’s day ICE protest @ West County Detention Center (ICE Holding facility)
Father’s day ICE protest @ West County Detention Center (ICE Holding facility)
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
I don’t see any better way to celebrate father’s day than by protesting the immoral separation of families. I cannot in good conscience be a good father without teaching my children compassion and to fight for what is right. There was no way I could celebrate while families are being cruelly torn apart. While searching for a way to make this day more meaningful, my friend Megan proposed the idea of the protest at the ICE detention center. Yes, it’s last minute and 100% grassroots, but I hope you will … Continued
4:00 pm Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza
Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occupy Oakland General Assembly @ Oscar Grant Plaza | Oakland | California | United States
The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets every Sunday at 4 PM at Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater at 14th Street & Broadway near the steps of City Hall. If for some reason the amphitheater is being used otherwise and/or OGP itself is inaccessible, we will meet at Kaiser Park, right next to the statues, on 19th St. between San Pablo and Telegraph. If it is raining (as in RAINING, not just misting) at 4:00 PM we meet in the basement of the Omni Collective, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland. (Note: we tend … Continued
5:00 pm Green Sunday: Wrap-up on the Election and Report-back from the State Green Party Meeting @ Art House Gallery and Cultural Center
Green Sunday: Wrap-up on the Election and Report-back from the State Green Party Meeting @ Art House Gallery and Cultural Center
Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
First we will have a report-back from folks who attended the June 9-10 Meeting of the Green Party of California, in Stockton.   Then, we will have a free-ranging discussion on the current state of electoral politics. Let’s talk about topics such as: ** June 2018 election results (both local and wider): How did Green and Progressive candidates and measures do? Can we improve their campaigns? Comments on our Voter Guide? ** California’s top-two “Open Primary” (both local and wider): Can it occasionally help us, such as our Congressional race? OTOH, have we moved … Continued
6:00 pm Movie: Gods in Shackles + Vegan Potluck @ Berkeley Animal Rights Center
Movie: Gods in Shackles + Vegan Potluck @ Berkeley Animal Rights Center
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join us to watch the award winning documentary ‘Gods In Shackles’. Bring along your favorite vegan dish (enough for 6-8 people) 6:00 to 6:15: Mingle with attendees and enjoy the delicious food 6;15 to 7:45: Screening of ‘Gods in Shackles’ 7:45 to 8:00 PM: Call for donations and Q-A with Seema Vaid Details about the film: Gods in Shackles is a feature-length documentary film, an exposé revealing the dark side of the southern Indian state of Kerala’s glamorous cultural festivals that exploit temple elephants for profit under the guise … Continued
7:00 pm Liberated Lens general meeting @ Omni Commons
Liberated Lens general meeting @ Omni Commons
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We document current events, make films together, steward an editing suite and share a film equipment library. We also host film screenings, often with local directors, and put on an annual short film festival for independent Bay Area filmmakers. Our goal is to make the digital filmmaking accessible – no overpriced college degree or certificate program required! We are also a good group to reach out to if you’d like to screen a film at the Omni. We can be reached at liberatedlens@lists.riseup.net We usually meet in the basement, unless … Continued