By Adrián Castañeda
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10
Courage to Resist
Come help fill envelopes at a mailing party — with pizza — for this antiwar group's newsletter and appeal for support.
5:45–10:45 p.m., free
55 Santa Clara. No. 126, Oakl.
Eat up, America
Hear a conversation on food politics with Jill Richardson, author of Recipe for America. Issues include the farm bill, community food projects, and school lunches. Be part of the conversation to learn how you can take action by voting with your fork.
7:30 p.m., free
101 Morgan Hall, UC Berkeley campus
FRIDAY, MARCH 12
Berkeley Critical Mass
Help revive Berkeley Critical Mass. Meet at the Ashby BART Station for a musical and mellow bike ride thought the East Bay. Ride ends at Long Haul Infoshop for Slingshot newspaper's 22nd birthday party.
6 p.m., free
3124 Shattuck, Berk.
SATURDAY, MARCH 13
Dance for Buck
Join this dance party-plus-art-auction fundraiser for jailed activist Marilyn Buck, who will be released after 25 years at the Federal Corrections Institute in Dublin. Speakers include Jewell Gomez and Phavia Kujichagulia.
7 p.m., $10–$50
401 26th St., Oakl.
Attend a Women's Day event with more than 30 community organizations to celebrate the role of women in society. Local dancers, musicians, and speakers, including KPFA's Lakota Harden.
10 a.m., free
3400 Macdonald, Richmond
SUNDAY, MARCH 14
California's next act
Come learn about the California Democracy Act, a proposed initiative to repeal the two-thirds majority requirement in the state Legislature, and what you can do ensure it makes the ballot. Hosted by theological firebrand, the Rev. Byron Williams.
7 p.m., free
1924 Cedar, Berk.
Celebrate International Women's Day with a rousing discussion on the role of education in the fight for women's liberation. The eventl features a panel of feminist activists and a performance by MC Aima the Dreamer. Proceeds benefit Bay Area Radical Women.
3 p.m., $5
625 Larkin, SF
MONDAY, MARCH 15
Squatting, Barcelona style
Hear author and activist Peter Gelderloos on the social activist movement and use of autonomous space in Barcelona. Discussion will focus on how the prevalence of squatted spaces has affected the architectural structure of Europe and how this differs in the U.S..
7 p.m., $3
3030B 16th St., SF
TUESDAY, MARCH 16
Tip one for Earth
It's time for Henry George Historical Society's gathering of environmentalists and social drinkers. Peter Brastow, director of Nature in the City, will speak on local environmental issues.
7 p.m., free
189 Ellsworth, SF
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