June 17 2021

SAN FRANCISCO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

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SFBFF, June 17-20th, highlights New Orleans' trumpet phenom Mario Abney, San Francisco's Grammy-nominated and prolific pianist Ricardo Scales & South Africa's Zimology, the late Bra Zim Ngqawana with SFBFF partner Durban International Film Festival. For more information, visit sfbff.org.


June 18 2021

LET’S EAT BUGS

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UC Riverside entomology Professor Chow-Yang Lee holds a presentation about the many ways and reasons humans eat insects. This presentation - entitled ‘Let’s Eat Bugs: A Global Perspective on Entomophagy ‘- takes place via zoom from 1 to 2 pm on Friday, June 18. For more information, visit botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu or call (510) 664-7606.


June 18 2021

WORLD REFUGEE & IMMIGRANT DAY

Free Screening

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In honor of World Refugee & Immigrant Day, a weekend of free streaming access to the documentary “A Place to Breathe” is available from June 18 to 20th. The film explores the universality of trauma and resilience through the eyes of immigrant and refugee healthcare practitioners and patients as well as highlights the strategies by which...


June 19 2021

JUNETEENTH IN ANTIOCH

CELEBRATE FREEDOM

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Grace Arms of Antioch presents Juneteenth: Celebrate Freedom. The free community event includes live music, local speakers, live performances, food, vendors and raffles. This Juneteenth Celebration takes place on Saturday June 19th from 11:30-4:30pm at 3415 Oakley Road in Antioch. For the lineup and more information visit gracearms.org/juneteenth or call 925.522.2017


June 19 2021

FINDING JOY THROUGH YOGA AND QIGONG

WEEKEND WORKSHOP - JUNE 19 & 20

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Amelia Barili holds an online retreat on June 19 and 20. The “Re-discovering Joy with Yoga and Qigong ” retreat will help participants let go of anxiety & fear as well as cultivate inner peace and a deep sense of joy. Details are available at ameliabarili.com/workshops or Mountmadonna.org/calendar Free online Saturday sessions continue, with Spanish...


June 19 2021

JUNETEENTH FOOD GIVEAWAY

COMMUNITY SAVING COMMUNITY

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The West Oakland Community Market holds a “Community Saving Community” community food distribution on Saturday, June 19. The distribution includes free food and supplies. This first come, first serve Juneteenth event takes place from 10am to 2pm at Community Foods Market, 3105 San Pablo Avenue in Oakland. This Juneteenth event also features Cousin Kevin Brown,...


June 25 2021

ALL ABOUT THE HONEYBEES

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The UC Botanical Garden presents a virtual hive tour and zoom discussion with the Mount Diablo Beekeepers Association about the important job of the honeybee on Friday, June 25 from 12 to 1 pm. For more information about the program ‘All About Honeybees,’ visit ucbotanicalgarden.org or call (510) 664-7606.


June 26 2021

RELIEVING STRESS AND CREATING BALANCE THROUGH YOGA AND QIGONG

Ongoing Saturday Classes

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Amelia Barili, instructor in yoga & gigong, offers free online workshops to help relieve anxiety and stress. These free workshops share easy practices from Classical Yoga, and Medical Taoist Qigong to de-stress, boost, and balance the immune system, strengthen the lungs, develop resilience, recover from trauma and chronic pain, and turn challenges into opportunities for...


June 27 2021

KALEIDOSCOPE SEMINAR

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The Richmond Art Center offers an online kaleidoscope seminar. The class takes place on Sunday, June 27, from 11 am-1pm. In this class participants will make a simple kaleidoscope and then experiment with various lenses, imagery and light. The class will also do a brief show and discuss different types of kaleidoscopes. For more information...