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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

SPRING EGG HUNT EXTRAVAGANZA The City of Berkeley’s Egg Hunt Extravaganza takes place on Saturday March 26 at Willard Park. The day will be filled with tons of fun activities, and includes a petting zoo, a visit with the Spring Bunny, spring-themed arts and crafts and an interactive kids’ carnival with Bunny Hop dance lessons and prizes. Kids will receive […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

DEMYSTIFYING BATS In an appropriately timed event, come learn about local bats on Saturday Oct. 31 at the UC Botanical Garden with Director of NorCal Bats, Corky Quirk. Quirk will talk about bats and discuss the harmful myths that surround these potentially cute animals. You’ll also learn the importance of bats in our environment. Live bats will […]

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Trudy the corpse flower blooms at UC Botanical Gardens

Trudy, the corpse flower at UC Botanical Gardens, is blooming. The Sumatran plant, officially called Amorphophallus titanum or titan arum, started to open around 8 p.m. Saturday July 25, according to the UC Botanical Garden’s Facebook page. Berkeley photographer Colleen Neff visited the garden Sunday morning and said the flower had revealed a beautiful purple […]