FRIDAY, DEC. 29
“Life on Earth” The documentary by David Attenborough, a chronology of the flora and fauna of the Earth over 3,500 million years, at 7:30 p.m. at Humanist Hall, 390 27th St., Oakland. Donation $5. www.HumanistHall.net
Circle Dancing, simple folk dancing with instruction at 7:30 p.m. at Finnish Brotherhood Hall, 1970 Chestnut St. at University. Donation of $5 requested. 528-4253.
SUNDAY, DEC. 31
New Years Eve Circle Dance Party at 8 p.m. at Hillside Church, El Cerrito. Simple folk dancing done in a circle. No partners or dance experience needed. No alcohol. Donation of $5 appreciated. 528-4253. www.circledancing.com
“Toward a Unified Theory of Religion” with Sarah Lewis of the GTU at 9:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, One Lawson Rd., Kensington. 525-0302, ext. 306.
Tibetan Pilgrimage Tom Mead on Tibet’s sacred sites at 6 p.m. at the Tibetan Nyingma Institute, 1815 Highland Pl. 843-6812. www.nyingmainstitute.com
MONDAY, JAN. 1
An Evening of Argentine Tango Dinner at 6 p.m., lessons at 7 p.m. at Lake Merrit Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave. at Harrison, Oakland. Tickets are $25-$30. 326-6415.
TUESDAY, JAN. 2
Snowshoeing Basics with Cathy Anderson-Meyers at 7 p.m. at REI, 1338 San Pablo Ave. 527-4140.
Free Legal Assistance the first Tues. of the month at 6 p.m. at the Albany Library, 1247 Marin Ave. Advance registration required. 526-3720, ext. 5.
Family Storytime at 7 p.m. at the Kensington Library, 61 Arlington Ave. 524-3043.
Confetti Arts Day at Habitot Children’s Museum Art projects using left-over New Year’s confetti, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2065 Kittredge St. Cost is $6. 647-1111.
New to DVD “Little Miss Sunshine” at 7 p.m. at the JCCEB, 1414 Walnut St. 848-0237.
Discussion Salon on “Delight” at 7 p.m. at JCC, 1414 Walnut.
St. John’s Prime Timers meets at 9:30 a.m. at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave. We always welcome new members over 50. 845-6830.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3
Winter Break Movie Series for Teens will show “Spiderman 2” at 3 p.m. at Berkeley Public Library, 2090 Kittredge at Shattuck. 981-6133.
Red Cross Blood Services Volunteer Orientation from 10 a.m. to noon at 6230 Claremont Ave., Oakland. Advanced sign-up is required 594-5165.
Walk Berkeley for Seniors meets every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the Sea Breeze Market, just west of the I-80 overpass. Everyone is welcome, wear comfortable shoes and a warm hat. 548-9840.
THURSDAY, JAN. 4
Teen Book Club meets to discuss favorite picture books at 4:30 p.m. at the Claremont Branch Library, 2940 Benvenue at Ashby. Bring a book to share. 981-6107.
FRIDAY, JAN. 5
Impeachment Banner Fridays at 6:45 to 8 a.m. on the Berkeley Pedestrian bridge between Seabreeze Market and the Berkeley Aquatic Park, ongoing on Fridays until impeachment is realized. www. Impeachbush-cheney.com
Report on Lebanon with Dr. Paul Larudee on his visits during the summer of 2006, at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1640 Addison St. Free. 845-4740.
“Who Killed the Electric Car?” A documentary and presentation by the Sierra Club at 7:30 p.m. at Humanist Hall, 390 27th St., Oakland. Donation of $5 acccepted. www.HumanistHall.net
Red Cross Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m. at MLK Student Union, UC Campus. To schedule an appointment go to www.BeADonor.com (code UCB)
Circle Dancing, simple folk dancing with instruction at 7:30 p.m. at Finnish Brotherhood Hall, 1970 Chestnut St. at University. Donation of $5 requested. 528-4253. www.circledancing.com
SATURDAY, JAN. 6
“The Mosque of Paris: A Forgotten Resistance” Documentary film and presentation on how the Muslim community of Paris saved Jews in Nazi-occupied France. Discussion with Dr. Annette Herskovits who survived the the Holocaust as a child in France. At 7 p.m. at Berkeley UU Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar at Bonita. Sponsored by the UU Social Justice Committee. 528-5403.
Movies that Matter “The Last Temptation of Christ” at 6:30 p.m. at Neumayer Residence, 565 Bellevue St. at Perkins, Oakland. Free. 451-3009. http://joyfulharmony.org
Freedom from Tobacco Quit Smoking Class from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and runs for six Saturdays. Option of free acupuncture included. For information call 981-5330. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sickle Cell Presentation and Discussion at 3 p.m. at the African American Museum and Library, 659 14th St., Oakland, in conjunction with the “Can We Spare Some Change? - A Change in Attitude” Exhibition. 637-0200.
Sunset Walk in Emeryville Meet at 3:30 p.,m. behind Chevy’s Restaurant at the small parking lot for an hour walk through the Marina. Rain cancels. Wheelchair accessible. 234-8949.
Luna Kids Dance Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. at Julia Morgan Center for the Arts, Studio C, 2640 College Ave. 644-3629.
The Berkeley Lawn Bowling Club provides free instruction every Wed. and Sat. at 10:30 a.m. at 2270 Acton St. 841-2174.
Petite Pooches Playgroup for small dogs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., one block north of Solano on Ensenada at Talbot. 524-2459.
Help with Medicare Part D Enrollment Seniors who need to enroll in the prescription drug plan, or change their plan can get help and advice at Berkeley Senior Centers. Appointments required. Call 1-800-434-0222.
Peace Action West, a local non-profit which promotes peace and justice, is looking for volunteers to do data entry, stuff envelopes and other tasks. Locates across from the Berkeley Bowl. 849-2272, ext. 104.
Downtown Area Plan Advisory Commission meets Wed. Jan. 3, at 7 p.m. at the North Berkeley Senior Center. 981-7487.