Sep 4 - General Meeting

Sep 4 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting on September 4th - 7:30 PM @ Triple Rock. Paul Hunt, a Berkeley Rotarian, will be there to give us an introduction to our service event this month – Peace Grove Work! Come out and enjoy beer, food, and fun...
Aug 29 - WAPI Building

Aug 29 – WAPI Building

  Join us this Friday (August 29th, 2014) for WAPI Building! We’ll be building WAPIs to send to countries who lack clean water. What is a WAPI? We will be building WAPIs, water pasteurization indicators, which are small, low cost, reusable devices that can be used to determine when water...
August 6 - General Meeting

August 6 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday - 7:30 PM @ Conga Lounge. To make up for our lack of a social event last month, we’ll be having a mixer for our general meeting this month! Come out and enjoy Mai Tai’s food and fun at...
July 25 – July 27 Berkeley Kite Festival

July 25 – July 27 Berkeley Kite Festival

What We’ll Be Doing Berkeley Rotary each year arranges transit and manages parking for the two-day Berkeley Kite Festival. Without the help of Berkeley Rotary, community members would not be able to enjoy the festival each year. Managing the parking for the festival is one of Berkeley Rotary’s major fundraising...
June 26 - Jupiter Social

June 26 – Jupiter Social

What We’ll Be Doing: On June 26th, we will have a social at Jupiter in Downtown Berkeley. Jupiter is the East Bay’s most popular beerhouse, locally owned & operated, serving its own handcrafted beers & ales along with “award-winning” wood-fired pizzas. Housed in an old livery stable from the 1890′s,...
June 3 - General Meeting

June 3 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Tuesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic Come join the much anticipated, thought-provoking discussion on the crisis in Ukriane and Russia led by Sharon Tennison! The author of “The Power of Impossible Ideas,” Sharon Tennison was...
May 14 - EBR Officer Applications Due!

May 14 – EBR Officer Applications Due!

The Rotaract year is quickly coming to an end and we are looking for people to pass on the torch. Take the opportunity to be an officer for East Bay Rotaract. As a young professionals club, solid leadership is crucial — this is your chance to dedicate yourself to a...
May 23 - Mini-Golf Social

May 23 – Mini-Golf Social

What We’ll Be Doing: After our mini-golf rain-check, we have rescheduled the social for this month. Come out mini-golfing with your fellow East Bay Rotaractors! Subpar Miniature Golf in Alameda has an 18-hole course that depict San Francisco Bay landmarks. The holes vary in difficulty from those that even first...
May 31 - Habitat for Humanity

May 31 – Habitat for Humanity

What We’ll Be Doing On May 31st, we will spend a day volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, reconstructing a home in Walnut Creek. Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. The organization works to revitalize neighborhoods, build affordable and sustainable housing solutions,...
May 5 - General Meeting

May 5 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic At our next general meeting, Berkeley Rotarian Fred Collignon, will speak about “Making a Difference vs. a Career in Public Policy”.  Fred is a past President of Berkeley Rotary...
May 17th - Rotaract District Council

May 17th – Rotaract District Council

Applicant Information District 5160 is looking for new people to be involved in District Council! The positions available are: Secretary, Webmaster, Treasurer and Marketing Director. No prior experience necessary. The District Council will be traveling to the different schools in our district within the next year and will be planning...
April 28 - Laser Tag Social

April 28 – Laser Tag Social

What We’ll Be Doing Monday nights at Q-Zar is $10 for two 30-minute laser-tag games! Enter into a world where you can suit up in ultra high-tech, laser sensored vest, move through column forest and maze-like corridors to zap your opponents and deactivate opposing teams headquarters. Here’s what you can...
April 19 - Rebuilding Together Oakland

April 19 – Rebuilding Together Oakland

What We’ll Be Doing Rebuilding Together Oakland delivers services to Oakland homeowners during their Rebuilding Days and with their Safe At Home program. Rebuilding Together’s signature program takes place in April and culminates on the last Saturday in April with National Rebuilding Day. Rebuilding Together Oakland organizes and deploys over...
Apr 2 - General Meeting

Apr 2 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic Come join us for the next Rotaract General Meeting where we’ll discuss the status of the club. Share your feelings on what you like, don’t like, and would like...
Mar 8 - SSL Annual Gala

Mar 8 – SSL Annual Gala

What We’ll Be Doing: East Bay Rotaract has worked closely with Super Stars Literacy (SSL) this past year in our efforts to promote local public education. Super Stars Literacy is hosting their second annual gala this Saturday and needs volunteers for clean-up from 8:30–11:30pm. We will help check out the...
Mar 5 - General Meeting

Mar 5 – General Meeting

What We’ll Be Doing: This Wednesday we will have a social meeting at Make Westing in Uptown Oakland. At the beginning of the meeting, we will discuss our upcoming events for the rest of the year as well as officer positions for next year. Make Westing has a full bar,...
Mar 3 - Read Across America Day

Mar 3 – Read Across America Day

What We’ll Be Doing: Monday, March 3rd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday, and to celebrate every year, Oakland schools invite community volunteers to read with students and donate books to their classroom! Volunteers will be able to visit a classroom (or two!) and read a book to the students for up...
Feb 28 - Mini-Golf Social

Feb 28 – Mini-Golf Social

What We’ll Be Doing: Come out mini-golfing with your fellow East Bay Rotaractors! Subpar Miniature Golf in Alameda has an 18-hole course that depict San Francisco Bay landmarks. The holes vary in difficulty from those that even first time golfers can find success on, to those that will challenge the...
Feb 5 - General Meeting

Feb 5 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic After our successful book drive for Super Stars Literacy, the volunteer coordinator Lilly Smith will come speak about the organization’s history and mission. She’ll give us insight on the...
Jan 30 - Warriors Game

Jan 30 – Warriors Game

What We’ll Be Doing Join us at the Oracle Arena to watch the Golden State Warriors play the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors are ranked #4 in the NBA’s Western Conference while the Clippers are right behind them at #5. The Warriors currently boast a nine-game winning streak, their longest...
January 23- Super Stars Literacy Family Reading Night

January 23- Super Stars Literacy Family Reading Night

What We’ll Be Doing We are in the midst of running a book drive for Super Stars Literacy and have already collected 10 large boxes of children’s books for the students! These books will be used at Super Stars Literacy Family Reading Night with Garfield Elementary students in kindergarten through...
January 8 - General Meeting

January 8 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday – 7:30 PM @ Jupiter’s. Our topic Come join us for dinner and drinks at Jupiter’s in Berkeley this Wednesday the 8th. Berkeley Rotarian James Robinson will come speak to us about his career from engineer to...
December 7 - Holiday Cookie Social

December 7 – Holiday Cookie Social

What We’ll Be Doing It’s the holiday season, and we’ll be baking cookies to celebrate! EBR will be supplying all the ingredients so just come over for some holiday cheer as we decorate freshly baked cookies! The social will be held at an EBR officer’s apartment. RSVP here and we...
Dec 9 - Super Stars Literacy Book Drive

Dec 9 – Super Stars Literacy Book Drive

What We’ll Be Doing This month we will be setting up a book drive in conjunction with Super Stars Literacy. On December 9th, we will meet to handout boxes and fliers for volunteers to disburse at various locations such as local schools, daycares, and public libraries for donations. Please sign-up...
Dec 4 - General Meeting

Dec 4 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic Dan Thomas, a well-known Bay Area African-American small business entrepreneur, software designer and executive who has founded and led a translation agency, supply chain consultancy, and his latest venture...
Nov 20 & Nov 22 - Super Stars Literacy

Nov 20 & Nov 22 – Super Stars Literacy

What We’ll Be Doing Super Stars Literacy is hosting two events this week! They have invited the parents at Longwood Elementary in Hayward to a gardening event Wednesday 11/20, hoping to engage the parents and encourage them to be more involved in the classroom. East Bay Rotaract will help interact...
Nov 22 - Social With Cal Rotaract

Nov 22 – Social With Cal Rotaract

What We’ll Be Doing East Bay Rotaract and Cal Rotaract will host a joint social event one night of the weekend of November 22nd. We hope to get to know Cal Rotaractors, and their club’s current organization structure and service projects. In addition, we may provide them with some advice...
November 6 - General Meeting

November 6 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Tuesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic This Wednesday we will have a social meeting where we will enjoy Zachary’s deep dish pizza and have a fooseball tournament! At the beginning of the meeting, we will...
Oct 19 - Bowling Social

Oct 19 – Bowling Social

What We’ll Be Doing Join us for a night of bowling! Show off your hook and spin skills or your granny-style bowling–any level player can come play. In addition to bowling lanes, Albany Bowl also has a full sports bar, pool tables, arcade games, and darts for us to take advantage of. WHEN: Saturday, October 19,...
Oct 26 - Rebuilding Together with Berkeley Rotary

Oct 26 – Rebuilding Together with Berkeley Rotary

What We’ll Be Doing East Bay Rotaract will be working with Berkeley Rotary, Cal Rotaract, and Interact under the management of Rebuilding Together to help repair the facilities of the Northern California Land Trust (NCLT). Founded in 1973, the NCLT is the leading organization in the Western United States specializing...
September 8 - Oakland A's Game

September 8 – Oakland A’s Game

   What We’ll Be Doing Come watch the Oakland Atheletics play the Houston Astros at home as they play for a wild-card spot in the post-season! At this time last year, the Oakland Athletics had found the secret of a stretch run, going from wild-card contenders to division champions. They...
September 21 - Bonita House

September 21 – Bonita House

  What We’ll Be Doing Bonita House is a non-profit organization that provides residential housing and psychiatric treatment for mentally ill patients and those with substance use disorders. For patients who are able to live by themselves constructively, there is a Supportive Independent Living program which provides apartments as well...
September 3 - General Meeting

September 3 – General Meeting

  Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Tuesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic Brian Chin is an East Bay homeowner and investor. He owns multiple properties in the bay area and has interests in properties around the world. Brian will speak...
August 23 - Potluck and Board Game Night

August 23 – Potluck and Board Game Night

What We’ll Be Doing Whether you are a trivia whiz or you are into global domination, come out to our board game social night. We will play a variety of board games and enjoy a potluck style dinner together. Bring something to share and Rotaract will provide drinks. Feel free...
August 13 - Dinner Service with Cityteam Oakland

August 13 – Dinner Service with Cityteam Oakland

What We’ll Be Doing We will be helping Cityteam Oakland serve food to the local community. Cityteam Oakland provides home cooked nourishing meals for men, women and children. For some, this might be their only meal of the day. Everyone is welcomed at our dinner table. Cityteam Oakland is carrying...
August 6 - General Meeting

August 6 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Tuesday – 7:30 PM @ Plearn Thai restaurant in Berkeley. Our topic At our next meeting this Tuesday, we will have Berkeley Rotary President Grier Graff speak about international service hands-on projects. Grier is the current president of Berkeley...
July 2 - General Meeting

July 2 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Tuesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic At our next meeting this Tuesday, we will have East Bay Rotaractor Daniel Donnelly come speak about the non-profit he founded in Davis called The Volunteer Network. The Davis...
July 20 - Pyramid Ale House Tour

July 20 – Pyramid Ale House Tour

What We’ll Be Doing Join us for a fun Saturday afternoon at the Pyramid Alehouse in Berkeley.  A free tour will begin at 4PM.  The tour will offer a wealth of knowledge on the brewing process and the history of Pyramid Breweries.  You will get to taste 4–6 free samples...
July 26 - July 28 Berkeley Kite Festival

July 26 – July 28 Berkeley Kite Festival

What We’ll Be Doing Berkeley Rotary each year arranges transit and manages parking for the two-day Berkeley Kite Festival. Without the help of Berkeley Rotary, community members would not be able to enjoy the festival each year. Managing the parking for the festival is one of Berkeley Rotary’s major fundraising...
July 4 - Berkeley 4th of July Festival

July 4 – Berkeley 4th of July Festival

What We’ll Be Doing This year the Berkeley Rotary Club is helping the City of Berkeley put on the 4th of July Festival at the Berkeley Marina. East Bay Rotaract has agreed to help Berkeley Rotary serve the local community on Independence Day by helping with the festival’s parking. You...
June 15 - Ice Cream and Hiking Social

June 15 – Ice Cream and Hiking Social

What We’ll Be Doing Join East Bay Rotaract as we scarf down some delicious Ici ice cream and then hike it off at the Big C. We will meet at Ici for ice cream at 1pm. After ice cream, we will carpool to the start of the Big C hike....
June 11 - General Meeting

June 11 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Tuesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic At our next general meeting, Mary Alice Rathbun will speak about her international service experience at Alliance of Smiles. She is a Past President of the Berkeley Rotary Club...
Downtown Berkeley Rotary

Downtown Berkeley Rotary

Kick start your work week with Rotary in Berkeley! Every 1st & 3rd Monday of each month Rotarians gather to talk about events and socialize with each other and Rotaractors. So you are definitely welcome to attend any of these meetings as the Rotarians would be more than glad to...
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Sep 4 - General Meeting

Sep 4 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting on September 4th - 7:30 PM @ Triple Rock. Paul Hunt, a Berkeley Rotarian, will be there to give us an introduction to our service event this month – Peace Grove Work! Come out and enjoy beer, food, and fun at Triple Rock! About East...
Aug 29 - WAPI Building

Aug 29 – WAPI Building

  Join us this Friday (August 29th, 2014) for WAPI Building! We’ll be building WAPIs to send to countries who lack clean water. What is a WAPI? We will be building WAPIs, water pasteurization indicators, which are small, low cost, reusable devices that can be used to determine when water has reached pasteurization temperatures. This...
August 6 - General Meeting

August 6 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday - 7:30 PM @ Conga Lounge. To make up for our lack of a social event last month, we’ll be having a mixer for our general meeting this month! Come out and enjoy Mai Tai’s food and fun at Conga Lounge! About East Bay...
July 25 – July 27 Berkeley Kite Festival

July 25 – July 27 Berkeley Kite Festival

What We’ll Be Doing Berkeley Rotary each year arranges transit and manages parking for the two-day Berkeley Kite Festival. Without the help of Berkeley Rotary, community members would not be able to enjoy the festival each year. Managing the parking for the festival is one of Berkeley Rotary’s major fundraising events. You can sign up...
June 26 - Jupiter Social

June 26 – Jupiter Social

What We’ll Be Doing: On June 26th, we will have a social at Jupiter in Downtown Berkeley. Jupiter is the East Bay’s most popular beerhouse, locally owned & operated, serving its own handcrafted beers & ales along with “award-winning” wood-fired pizzas. Housed in an old livery stable from the 1890′s, Jupiter exudes a European atmosphere...
June 3 - General Meeting

June 3 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Tuesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic Come join the much anticipated, thought-provoking discussion on the crisis in Ukriane and Russia led by Sharon Tennison! The author of “The Power of Impossible Ideas,” Sharon Tennison was an ordinary American mom, haunted...
May 14 - EBR Officer Applications Due!

May 14 – EBR Officer Applications Due!

The Rotaract year is quickly coming to an end and we are looking for people to pass on the torch. Take the opportunity to be an officer for East Bay Rotaract. As a young professionals club, solid leadership is crucial — this is your chance to dedicate yourself to a higher level of service! Terms...
May 23 - Mini-Golf Social

May 23 – Mini-Golf Social

What We’ll Be Doing: After our mini-golf rain-check, we have rescheduled the social for this month. Come out mini-golfing with your fellow East Bay Rotaractors! Subpar Miniature Golf in Alameda has an 18-hole course that depict San Francisco Bay landmarks. The holes vary in difficulty from those that even first time golfers can find success...
May 31 - Habitat for Humanity

May 31 – Habitat for Humanity

What We’ll Be Doing On May 31st, we will spend a day volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, reconstructing a home in Walnut Creek. Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. The organization works to revitalize neighborhoods, build affordable and sustainable housing solutions, and empower families through successful...
May 5 - General Meeting

May 5 – General Meeting

Greetings East Bay Rotaractors! Come out to our next General Meeting this Wednesday – 7:30 PM @ Rockridge Court Our topic At our next general meeting, Berkeley Rotarian Fred Collignon, will speak about “Making a Difference vs. a Career in Public Policy”.  Fred is a past President of Berkeley Rotary and current Governor Nominee-Designate in...
May 17th - Rotaract District Council

May 17th – Rotaract District Council

Applicant Information District 5160 is looking for new people to be involved in District Council! The positions available are: Secretary, Webmaster, Treasurer and Marketing Director. No prior experience necessary. The District Council will be traveling to the different schools in our district within the next year and will be planning a service/social project to further...
April 28 - Laser Tag Social

April 28 – Laser Tag Social

What We’ll Be Doing Monday nights at Q-Zar is $10 for two 30-minute laser-tag games! Enter into a world where you can suit up in ultra high-tech, laser sensored vest, move through column forest and maze-like corridors to zap your opponents and deactivate opposing teams headquarters. Here’s what you can expect: First stop is the...