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Upcoming Events


The Fellowship Hall (1924 Cedar St) is accessible by a ramp on the Bonita Avenue side of the Hall.
At this time the Connie Barbour, Fireside and Benjy Rooms on the second floor of our Education Building (1606 Bonita Ave) are not wheelchair accessible.

BFUU events are marked by this chalice. 

  Featured Events


An Evening with Country Joe McDonald
Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall —1924 Cedar St.


 

Kathy Kelly

Thursday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall—1924 Cedar St.


Kathy Kelly is an American peace activist, pacifist and author, one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She has been part of peace delegations in several countries, notably remaining in combat zones during the early days of both US-Iraq wars. Learn more at http://vcnv.org/speaker-bio/kathy-kelly.


Suggested donation $5-10. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Volunteers appreciated!


 

Save Our Berkeley Post Office Coalition Presents New Deal Era Film Fest

Friday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall—1924 Cedar St.


These films give us a picture of federal efforts that improved lives of Americans during the Great Depression. The first film shows FDR's inauguration and putting America to work. The second film shows the signing of Social Security, mortgage insurance, FDR's visit to Civilian Conservation Corps, help for the Dust Bowl victims and a song by Al Jolson.


Suggested donation $5-10. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Volunteers appreciated!


 

Sufi Wisdom Meeting of the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship

Saturday, April 19 at 3 p.m. in the Fireside Roomn—1606 Bonita Ave.


Please come and join us in the sharing of the Sufi teachings of Bawa Muhaiyaddeen, for prayerful meditation and the discussion of the topic: “Faith in the Teachings of Sufism.” For more information about the Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship, please visit www.bmf.org/m/index.html.


Save Our Berkeley Post Office Coalition Presents New Deal Era Film Fest, Week 2

Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall—1924 Cedar St.


These films show New Deal artists at work in post offices and many public buildings. At 9 p.m. we're showing films that show people engaged in cooperative farming in Texas and Alaska, building new homes and their experience with rural electrification. Dick Powell sings the grand finale.


Suggested donation $5-10. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Volunteers appreciated!


Take Back Your Power

Saturday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall—1924 Cedar St.

 

josh-150x150Special Bay Area Screening of a new film on “Smart” Meters: There will be a screening of Take Back Your Power on Saturday, April 26th at 7:00 pm (doors open 6:30) at BFUU. Following the film, there will be a Q&A with the filmmaker, Josh del Sol. Donations will be accepted to support the cause. To reserve your seat, please visit: www.takebackyourpower.net



 


Writing What You Want to Say: A Writing Workshop with WordSwell


Sunday, April 27 at 12:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room—1606 Bonita Ave.


Have you written before? Or always wanted to write more? This group will support and encourage you to write. Facilitator Holly Harwood is a local poet and teacher whose work has inspired a lot of creative words to flow in Berkeley and beyond.


 

  Recurring/Ongoing Events
T'ai Chi Ch'uan with Karina Epperlein: The Principles and Art of Slowing Down
Mondays, 6-7 p.m. in the Connie Barbour Room — 1606 Bonita Ave.

Breath, sound, movement, qi gong, imagination and intention, standing and walking meditation, balance, centering and grounding. Karina brings to her 37 years of teaching an extensive background and training in T'ai Chi Ch'uan, dance, physical theater, music, voice, breath, and meditation.

Ongoing. $90 per month. Please call in advance to register: 510-559-8892. Visit www.karinafilms.us for more information.


Tuesdays Together
Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall—1924 Cedar St. 

Each Tuesday Together begins with a potluck meal at 6 p.m. and then at 7 p.m. we switch to a class or activity. 

April 1: Joking Together: For April Fools, bring your favorite jokes to share with the group.

April 8: Playing Together: Games Night. Join us for an hour of fun, interactive games.

April 15: No Tuesdays Together tonight. Instead, there is a potluck Passover Seder starting at 6:00 p.m., lead by Rabbi Lerner of Beyt Tikkun. Members of BFUU are invited, but we must register and must follow Kosher restrictions in bringing a dish. Cost for members is $20. Please go to www.beyttikkun.org.

April 22: Writing Together: A few "prompts" will get us writing and sharing what we have written.

April 29: Sharing Together Our Personal Theologies: Rev. Joy will lead us in a session of sharing our beliefs, doubts and hunches about trhe nature of the universe and our lives.



T'ai Chi & Qi Gong with Gene Herman
Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m. — Connie Barbour Room — 1606 Bonita Ave.

This practice is appropriate for people of all ages. It improves health and well being at any age.


Dance From Your Core: CoreConnexion Transformational Arts® with Eva Vigran, MA Psych

Wednesdays, 6- 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall—1924 Cedar St.

Starting in the NOW, we will listen to body and soul, following movement that emerges from moment to moment. Through playful connection with ourselves, others and nature, we can illuminate our individual and authentic aliveness and strengthen our inner nature and resources. Participants will gain access to the wisdom and joy at their core. First class is free! 


Question Mark Cafe
First Fridays at 11:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room—1606 Bonita Ave.

Potluck, self-care and conversation for activists. Bring food, poetry and music to share.