5 ways to make the most of your week in Berkeley

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From a sewing community confab to an Oktoberfest at a local brewery and more, there's plenty to enjoy in Berkeley this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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A Sewist Soiree

From the event description:

Chat, sip, and mingle with your sewing community at an after-hours party at Stonemountain and Daughter Fabrics. Beverages and light fare will be offered.

When: Friday, Sept. 20, 6:45-8:30 p.m.
Where: Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics, 2518 Shattuck Ave.
Admission: Free
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Company Presents: Snap to Grid

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A monthly dance party focused on house and techno featuring Bay Area creative collectives. 

When: Friday, Sept. 20, 9:30 p.m.- Saturday, Sept. 21, 2 a.m.
Where: The Five And Dime, 2284 Shattuck Ave.
Admission: $12
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Free Positive Parenting Workshop

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Do naughty steps and sticker charts really work? How effective are “time outs?” What types of discipline is right for you and your toddler? Join us for this free interactive workshop designed to teach parents how to provide positive discipline to their children. Explore different parenting styles and learn practical and effective ways to encourage cooperation, mutual respect and self-discipline in your toddler.

When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.
Where: Habitot Children's Museum, 2065 Kittredge St.
Admission: Free 
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Trumer Brewery Oktoberfest

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Trumer Brewery is celebrating its 15th anniversary with an Oktoberfest Party. There will be plenty of beer, food and music. Break out your lederhosen or dirndl. In addition to traditional food, we will also release a new beer and be pouring the Trumer Kellerbier.

When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 12-5 p.m.
Where: Tumer Brewery, 1404 Fourth St.
Admission: $7 (Junior Guest); $15 (Tasting Only); $17 (Designated Driver Food Special). More ticket options are available.
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Nacho's Galactic Poutine Party

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Come celebrate Nacho's American citizenship by eating Canada's national dish: poutine. Fur-suiting, DJs and lots of fun. All ages welcome.

When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m.- Sunday, Sept. 22 12:30 a.m.
Where: Augie's Montreal Smoke Meat, 875 Potter St.
Admission: $20 (General Admission). More ticket options are available.
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