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Live Science Series: Scratching the Surface on June 18, 2021

Learn about the physics behind vinyl records and turntables, and the significance of them in the history and culture of Hip Hop. See live demonstrations on the turntables, an exploration on sound and sound restoration, along with various STEM connections to the turntable. Discover how the art of DJing in Hip Hop culture and STEM […]

In the spirit of team science and community building, you and your families are invited to take part in the Virtual Family STEM Fest on Saturday, May 22, 2021. In lieu of this year’s Bring a Kid to Work Day (formerly DSTW), the Government and Community Relations Office has planned a morning of hands-on STEM activities, including an Escape […]

Berkeley Lab’s 10th Open Mic – Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The Open Mic has hit double digits! Join us for our 10th hour of music, poetry, spoken word and, it goes without saying, great community. Date: Wednesday, May 26 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Watch a Replay of the Event! As usual we want to welcome back all of our […]

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green – March 25, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green DJ Miles Green has prepared a special lineup tonight of music celebrating and appreciating women, including women artists: “celebrating all the joy that women bring to the world.” Date: Thursday,  March 25 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm Zoom: streaming.lbl.gov In case you missed […]

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 […]

Live Science Presentation: Microscopic Chefs – March 5, 2021

Live Science: The Live Science Series is hosted by the K-12 STEM Education and Outreach team at Berkeley Lab. Each episode in the series highlights research at the lab in a fun and simple way for the public to learn more about exciting STEM research. The Live Science series has explored topics including 3D design, […]

Berkeley Lab’s 9th Open Mic – Friday, March 19, 2021

We’re gathering again for an amazing hour of music, poetry, spoken word and, it goes without saying, great community. Watch the 9th open mic! Date: Friday, March 19 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous performers AND we want to take […]

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 […]

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green is Back! February 25, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  February 25 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Zoom: streaming.lbl.gov In case you missed it, click here for past recordings: https://streaming.lbl.gov/video-library/2020 Lounge Rules: – Open to Berkeley Lab employees (Sign in with […]