Sports & Outdoors-Participatory
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Lessons taught for beginners on a first-come, first-served basis by qualified Cal Sailing Club members. Meet at the clubhouse.
free to members; $75 for three months
Thursdays, 8 p.m.
She draws, paints, races bikes, and does gymnastics on horseback. Multitasker Carole Dwinell reads her poetry at the Mediterranean Cafe with Daniel Johnson, who owes his awakening to the Beats. An open mic follows, hosted by David Gollub, Debra Grace Khattab, and Jeremy Morris Siegel.
Sundays, 7:30-11 p.m.
Casual, freestyle barefoot dancing to world, funk, down tempo, and other ear-friendly music. Alcohol and scent free.
Saturdays, 1-5 p.m.
A weekly component to Art Murmur, but with fewer festivities and more focus on the galleries. Visit OaklandArtMurmur.org for a full list of participating Oakland galleries.
Thursdays, 7 p.m.
With Gary and Viola, plus DJs Antonio and Good Sho.
Religion & Spirituality
Sundays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Weekly celebrations of life with music, discussions, socializing, and snacks.
First Friday of every month, 6-9 p.m.
Pro Arts extends its gallery hours in conjunction with Oakland's Art Night.
Religion & Spirituality, Social Events, Spoken Word
Fridays, 7 p.m.
Every Friday, the Launching Pad (2649 Russell St., Berkeley)
hosts the Friday Night Launch, featuring spiritually focused spoken word,
discussions, and music for young adults. The events start at 7 p.m. and are
free, although donations are accepted; there's a group vegetarian dinner
available at 6 p.m., too. 510-859-3150 or LaunchingPadBerkeley.com
First Wednesday of every month, 7:30 p.m.
Planning meeting for upcoming and ongoing Food Not Bombs meals.