'Gambling Halls to City of Homes' – Talk at Library

For those interested in El Cerrito history, there will be an illustrated talk at the library tonight, Thursday, by writer and Historical Society Vice President Dave Weinstein on the city's old, quirky and architecturally interesting builidings.

We're happy to note that Dave Weinstein – a resident author, lecturer for the El Cerrito Historical Society and occasional contributor to El Cerrito Patch – will give an illustrated presentation tonight, Thursday, at the El Cerrito Library: "Gambling Halls to City of Homes.

The free presentation is sponsored by the . Refreshments will be served at 7:15 with the talk beginning at 7:30.

The announcement for the event says,

"Friends of El Cerrito Library present a delightful and informative look at El Cerrito history in an evening program by Dave Weinstein, journalist and author of 'Berkeley Rocks' and other publications, Thursday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m., El Cerrito Library, 6510 Stockton Ave., El Cerrito. 

"Weinstein’s illustrated talk will show some of the city’s earliest homes, some of its quirkiest and some of its most trend-setting modern houses from the 1950s and ‘60s.

"The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served starting at 7:15 in the evening.

"For more information www.ccclib.org (click on Friends/click on El Cerrito)
or http://friendselcerritolibrary.wordpress.com."


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