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Researching Your Berkeley DNA

13 April 2014 – 13 September 2014
Thursday–Saturday, 1 pm–4 pm
History Center, Berkeley Historical Society
Veterans Memorial Building
1931 Center Street, Berkeley

Genealogy is second only to gardening as America’s favorite pastime. The Berkeley Historical Society’s newest exhibit and lecture series celebrates family collections, photographs, historic maps, directories, and other resources housed in its archives. It will help you gather the information you need to find out about people, houses, neighborhoods, organizations, and your Berkeley DNA.

Admission is free. For additional information, visit the BHS website.


Oakland Heritage Alliance Events

Oakland Heritage Alliance is offering 19 weekend walking tours in July and August 2014.

Details are available here.


Free Guided Tours of the Oakland Museum

Founded in 1971, the Council on Architecture at the Oakland Museum of California supports the museum and celebrates its exceptional architecture. Its members are interested in promoting greater understanding and appreciation of the built environment through architectural tours, exhibits, and lectures.

On the first Sunday of each month, at 1 pm, members of the Council on Architecture lead tours featuring the museum’s architecture and gardens. There’s much to talk about with the exciting enhancements to the building by Mark Cavagnero Associates.

For additional information, call Sandra Coleman, (510) 451-6796.


Guided Tours of the Paramount Theatre

Public tours of the Paramount Theatre are given on the first and third Saturdays of each month, excluding holidays and holiday weekends. No reservations are necessary. Tours begin promptly at 10:00 am at the Box Office entrance on 21st Street near Broadway. The tour lasts about 2 hours and provides a full and informative view of the Theatre. Cameras are allowed. Admission is $5.00 per person. Children must be at least 10 years old, and adult chaperones are required. Please note that some areas of the tour are not wheelchair accessible.


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2318 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

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