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Persian Festival, Berkeley CA

World Sing-Along

For the past months during COVID, neighbors have been singing, dancing, and playing instruments together on Wednesdays at noon from windows and porches around the world. For a few moments each week, a little bit of joy fills the air. Take the week before to learn the songs. Keep your hearts and lungs open by singing. Be safe – sing with physical distancing and masks, please.

Here is the program. Words are online:

Date Click the title for lyrics
Oct. 7
Landslide (The Chicks)
Oct. 14
Lift Every Voice and Sing (Beyonce -Black National Anthem)
Oct. 21
Signed Sealed Delivered, I’m Yours (Stevie Wonder)
Oct. 28
This Land is Your Land (Peter, Paul & Mary)

You will have one week to learn the words or practice on an instrument. These are simple songs and easy for everyone to learn. This will give kids incentive to practice their violin or flute and lessen the boredom of being sequestered, just a bit. It may even put a smile on your face.

If you have the chutzpah, please act as the conductor, starting your neighborhood off at the same time and setting the tempo for the music. Or bring out some speakers and sing along.  Take a photo or video and please link it to along with your location or neighborhood.

The Berkeley Music Circus was originally conceived by Dan Plonsey during the Berkeley Arts Festival many years ago. As the Chair of the Civic Arts Commission, I thought I might just drum up some civic arts. Thanks for playing! Feel free to spread this widely.

Chocolate & Chalk Art Festival »

2020 Festival will go live and virtual on September 26, 2020
Details TBA

Chalk Art Contest! Eat Chocolate! Free Admission

event details and chalk art contest winners »

Berkeley Kite Festival logo

Berkeley Kite Festival »


But You Can Still Make a Kite for Free!

We are sad to report that due to Covid-19 there will be no Berkeley Kite Festival this summer. The good news is that our new Summer Kite Making Program is FREE thanks to the City of Berkeley's Civic Arts Grant and will be  available to all, for as long as our supplies last. Through this new program we hope the kite festival organization can be of service to our community especially during these challenging times. 

Take a Snow Day in North Shattuck, Berkeley »


free event for children of all ages

Bring your boots and mittens to play in the snow that is predicted to gently fall in the parking lot on the frontage road between Rose and Vine on Shattuck Ave.

Persian New Year Festival »

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 • 6-10pm
2029 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Jump over a bonfire for “Chaharshanbeh Souri: Festival of Fire” to shake off the darkness of winter and welcome the brightness of spring, a Persian ritual passed down since ancient Zoroastrian times. Persian music, food and craft vendors, cultural organizations, and children’s activities add to the experience.

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4th of July - Berkeley Marina »

Berkeley Marina

Entertainment all day! Fun! Food! Fireworks!

Alcohol-Free Event • Free Admission

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Sunrise Gathering and the Creation of a Human Peace Sign

Post Election,
November 18, 2016

As a community celebration of Berkeley’s shared values. Produced by Another Bullwinkel Show at the request of Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Council Member Sophie Hahn.

Video Credit: Kevin Kunze