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Special series

Technology talks

11/16/2017 - Technology and voice interaction (read story)

6/7/2017 - 
iPhone and iPad Workshop with Sharon Beck (read story)

arts & culture series

Each year our Arts and Cultures series offers three events, with speakers drawn from our unique wealth of talented members and volunteers. These featured speakers are often nationally recognized poets, writers, artists, and academics.

11/17/2017 - The Art of Listening:  A Conversation with Jeanne Bamberger (read story)

10/15/2017 - Understanding North Korea:  A Conversation with Philip Yun


6/11/2017 - 55 Years of Art and Friendship: Maxine Hong Kingston, Earll Kingston & Judith Foosaner (read story)

3/12/2017 - UC Berkeley sociologist Arlie Hochschild on the rise of the American Right
(read story and watch the video of the talk)


9/18/2016 - 
Poet Chana Bloch’s Dying for Dummies (read story)

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5/30/2017 - Literary Story Time with the Berkeley Public Library: "A Tree, A Rock, A Cloudby Carson McCullers' (read story)

embracing change SERIES

In this series we offer expert panels, discussion groups, facilitated talks addressing members' interests, concerns as well as challenges of aging. Some of the topics include:  staying in place or considering alternative housing arrangements; managing and living with uncertainty; and fostering intergenerational dialogue. Please let us know of topics you want to hear about.

5/9/2017: Taking Charge and Letting Go  (read story and watch the video of the panel)

5/9/2017: Inter-generational Dialogue with Ada Burko (read story)

12/6/2016: Embracing Change through Proactive Planning (read story)

other special events


9/25/2017: Atul Gawande live-streamed talk  (read story)

 

   
Arlie Hochschild - photo by Nancy Rubin

    
Atul Gawande live-streamed talk for the Village Movement





    


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