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Springtime Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green – April 22, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green It’s been proven that music is good for your health and the Groove Lounge is a fun way to get a little stress relief, boost your mood and connect with the Lab community. Read more in this article from Harvard Medical School and then join Miles on Thursday, […]

Eldercare Workshop: Communication and Dementia – April 13, 2021

As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and as their ability to use words is lost, family members need new ways to connect with them. Join us to explore how communication changes for a person with Alzheimer’s, learn to decode their verbal and behavioral messages, and identify strategies to help […]

Volunteer for Earth Day STEM Event 2021

The Lab is collaborating with local organizations to host a family STEM event celebrating Earth Day on April 22. Volunteers are needed to lead either a DIY fossil or bean germination activity for the event. Advance training will be provided. We’re hosting a family STEM event with MLK Elementary School on Thursday, April 22 (Earth […]

Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Camps

The Lawrence Hall of Science is offering online and in-person (public health guidelines permitting) camp experiences featuring a variety of engaging topics in STEM for pre-K through high school students this summer. Financial aid is available for all camps. Learn more and register. Welcome to our 2021 Summer Camp offerings! We remain, as always, fully […]

Volunteers Sought for Lab Science Festival

This year, we’re celebrating Bring a Kid to Work Day at home. The Government and Community Relations K-12 team is hosting a Family STEM Fest on Saturday, May 22 to celebrate the past and imagine the future with Berkeley Lab families. All of our planned events will be virtual, and any necessary materials for activities […]

Childcare Program Openings Available in the Community 2021

Berkeley Lab employees are eligible to sign up and participate in the following childcare and enrichment options at UC Berkeley to help balance family and career roles: NEW AND RARE OPPORTUNITY: The Early Childhood Education Program (ECEP) has openings in its 2021 Spring preschool program and Fall programs for all ages. ECEP provides early childhood […]

Be Well at Work Spring 2021 Eldercare Workshops

UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work Program has five eldercare workshops coming up. Registration is required. Financial Planning Options for Long Term Care- Wed 2/10; 12:10–1:30pm With rising costs of medical expenses, planning for long term care for yourself or a loved one can be complex and challenging. Solutions require all or a combination of: […]

Be Well at Work Spring 2021 Parenting Workshops

Be Well at Work has a series of spring workshops for parents. Please be sure to register in advance to receive the Zoom link. Self Care for Caregivers of Children and Teenagers – Thursday, Feb. 11th, noon – 1 pm Working from home and managing everyone’s schedules has created unprecedented stress for those caring for […]

Webinar on Bright Horizons Back-Up Care – February 16, 2021

The Bright Horizons Back-Up Care benefit makes it easier to find reliable care in advance or at the last minute. Learn more about your back-up care benefit so that your children and adult or elder relatives are well cared for — even when you have to be at work — at this webinar on Feb. […]

IDEA Office & Be Well at Work Support Groups Going Strong in 2021

The IDEA Office and UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work support groups have continued into the new year. Topics range from staying well in the ‘new normal’, to parenting and eldercare. We hope you can join us! IDEA Office Groups: Wellness in the New Normal – Every two weeks, on Tuesday at 12:15 pm hosted […]