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Berkeley Information Network (BIN)

The Berkeley Information Network is a database of community resources: local organizations, agencies, services, non profits, clubs, in and around Berkeley. It also includes information on museums, disabled services, low-cost legal aid, recycling, schools, emergency dental referrals, parks, summer camps, senior resources, job lines, consumer groups and more. FAQ!


Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter (BESS)

Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter (BESS) extended through May 15, 2017 at 1231 Second St. location. Shelters are open to all, every night during Winter, 2017; usually operates between 7pm and 7am. Additional shelters may be at various locations: go to or call for exact dates and to verify availability: 510-684-1892. (Full Record)


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St. Mary's Center

ST. MARY'S CENTER GALA Silent & Live Auction, Dinner & Dancing, SATURDAY, April 29 2017, Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Oakland. St. Mary's Center provides critical services to at-risk seniors and pre-schoolers, and works to improve community engagement and public policy. (Full Record)


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Berkeley Vegan Earth Day

Celebrate Berkeley Vegan Earth Day at the David Brower Center, Saturday, April 30, from 10am-4pm. The event will feature speakers on food, vegan farming, climate, animal rights, and short film video fest, and vendors, including organic clothing. (Full Record)

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Berkeley Buddhist Temple

ANNUAL SATSUKI BAZAAR AND ARTS FESTIVAL, May 20-21; Sat 3-9 pm; Sunday, noon to 7 pm. 2121 Channing Way, Berkeley. Renowned jazz drummer Akira Tana headlines plus Taiko drums, Koto and jazz performances; food and activities. (Full Record)

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Grabhorn Institute

The Grabhorn Institute preserves and perpetuates the use of one of the last integrated typefoundry, letterpress printing, and bookbinding facilities as a living museum and educational center. Demonstration tours, Thursday afternoons, 3:30 p.m. in the Presidio, San Francisco. (Full Record)

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