Events Calendar

BAHA Events

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BAHA Annual Meeting & Election of Directors

Special Lecture on Berkeley’s Shellmound & Native Heritage

Thursday, 31 May 2018
The Hillside Club
2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley

6:30 Social Hour — no-host wine bar
7:00 Buffet Dinner ($35 by reservation)*
7:30 Business Meeting and Election of Officers & Directors
Free coffee & dessert for all
8:00 Lecture

Mt. Tamalpais from Berkeley, c. 1905 (Anthony Bruce postcard collection)

4,500 Years of Living in Berkeley

Speaker: Professor Kent Lightfoot
Introduction by Malcolm Margolin

Kent Lightfoot, Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, is an expert on the history of the West Berkeley Shellmound, the oldest known site of human habitation in the Bay Area. He will speak about what archaeology at the West Berkeley Shellmound tells us about our community’s first era of human habitation.

* Dinner will be provided by Jasmine Catering. Vegetarian option available.

If you wish to order dinner, please purchase tickets online and include the names of your guests.

For further information, call (510) 841-2242 or e-mail to

Slate of BAHA Officers and Directors for FY 2018–19

President: Steven Finacom
Vice-President: Leila H. Moncharsh
Secretary: Carrie Olson
Treasurer: Stephanie Manning

Directors at Large

  • Jane Edginton
  • Mariana Gallardo
  • Neysa Garrett
  • James Grandison
  • Ann Killebrew
  • Jane McKinne-Mayer
  • Arlene Silk

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    Other Events

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    Berkeley Historical Society Events

    Visit the Berkeley Historical Society website for BHS’s schedule of events.


    Oakland Heritage Alliance Events

    Visit the Oakland Heritage Alliance website OHA’s schedule of events.


    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.


    Your donations to BAHA
    are tax-deductible.

    Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association
    2318 Durant Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94704

    (510) 841-2242

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