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October 2017

Victoria Sweet reading from Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing.

Date / Time:
October 22 @ 2:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

  Buy a book to reserve your seat! Call the store 510.704.8222. Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, "healthcare" has replaced medicine, "providers" look at their laptops more than at their patients, and costs keep soaring, all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss is also miraculously simple. Good medicine takes more than amazing technology; it takes time--time to respond to bodies as well as data,…

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Fred Sasaki & Don Share, Editors, with Poets Ari Banias and Javier Zamora

Date / Time:
October 26 @ 7:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Fred Sasaki & Don Share, Editors, with Poets Ari Banias and Javier Zamora Present Who Reads Poetry: 50 Views from "Poetry" Magazine. Buy a book to reserve your seat! Call the store 510.704.8222. Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm Who reads poetry? We know that poets do, but what about the rest of us? When and why do we turn to verse? Seeking the answer, Poetry Magazine since 2005 has published a column called "The View From Here," which has invited readers "from…

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Fireman’s boot drive for MDA

Date / Time:
October 28 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location:

The Berkeley Firefighters Association, Local 1227 are planning on holding a boot drive, in the Elmwood, to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association(MDA). The details are as follows: Date: Saturday, October 28th Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm Location: College Ave @ Russell St Who: Off duty Berkeley Firefighters and their families Contact: Dave Gabriner (415) 596-0635, Jon Pique (510) 495-4674 The International Association of Firefighters is the main fundraising partner of the MDA. We held a similar boot drive at this intersection last year and it was very successful…

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Susan Lowry, Nancy Berner & Marion Brenner Present Private Gardens of the Bay Area.

Date / Time:
October 28 @ 4:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

  Buy a book to reserve your seat! Call the store 510.704.8222. In Private Gardens of the Bay Area (October 2017, The Monacelli Press), seasoned garden writers Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner and landscape photographer Marion Brenner celebrate the different approaches to gardening in the Bay Area and illuminate the unrivalled beauty of Northern California. In this wonderful new volume we get the breadth of the sky, the quality of the light, the sparkle of the Bay, the shapes of the hills—that…

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November 2017

Philip Stead presents The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine.

Date / Time:
November 2 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Philip Stead presents the never-before-published, previously unfinished Mark Twain children's story, The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine. "Completing a story penned by arguably America's greatest author is no easy feat, but the Caldecott-winning author-illustrator (and husband-wife) team proves more than equal to the task. . . . A pensive and whimsical work that Twain would applaud."-- Kirkus, starred review In a hotel in Paris one evening in 1879, Mark Twain sat with his young daughters, who begged their father for a story. Twain began telling…

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Bar 717/Camp Trinity Open House

Date / Time:
November 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

It's not too early to be making summer plans for kids! Meet Kent Collard, Director, see a slideshow about one of California's oldest summer camps located in the Trinity Alps.

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Alison Roman presents Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes

Date / Time:
November 7 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Alison Roman presents Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes, with tastes from the book. "This is not a cookbook. It's a treasure map. Alison Roman joyously leads you to the promised land of extraordinary home cooking. Into every one of her stunningly beautiful recipes she's tucked the clues that will invariably lead you to deliciousness: keep it simple, have fun with your food, pack in the flavor, and, most importantly, share it with the people you love."-- Samin Nosrat, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat…

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Annual School Benefit Weekend

Date / Time:
November 10 @ 10:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Once again we are holding a 3-day shopping spree to benefit our partnership schools. Get a head start on your holiday shopping, in person or online. We donate 20% of pretax sales back to the individual schools. Everything in the store qualifies for the benefit: kids' books, adult books, cook books, gardening books, merchandise, plants, gift certificates ... everything! So, encourage your friends, neighbors, and out-of-town family members to shop for your school during the benefit weekend. Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, November 12,…

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Wellness Fair @ Baby Dynamo

Date / Time:
November 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:
Baby Dynamo, 2950 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Baby Dynamo
January 2018

Terry Shames in Conversation with Timothy Hallinan

Date / Time:
January 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Location:
Mrs. Dalloways Bookstore, 2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
Participating Merchants:
Mrs. Dalloway's

Launching Shames's new Samuel Craddock mystery, A Reckoning in the Back Country. Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 7:30pm When Lewis Wilkins, a physician with a vacation home in Jarrett Creek, is attacked by vicious dogs, and several pet dogs in the area around Jarrett Creek disappear, Police Chief Samuel Craddock suspects that a dog fighting ring is operating in his territory. He has to tread carefully in his investigation, as lawmen who meddle in dog fighting put their lives at risk.…

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