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Berkeley Lab’s Open Mic – Back to School Edition – Friday, September 24, 2021

Join us for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this back-to-school edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, September 24 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Join us on Zoom As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous performers AND we want to […]

Be Well at Work Fall Workshops – Sept – Dec 2021

Be Well at Work has a great lineup of workshops on eldercare financial planning, and childcare this fall. Registration Required! To register, search for the course title on the UCB Learning Center website.  Please Note: The zoom link will be sent to the participants by email a day before the workshop. All participants are now […]

Return of the Groove Lounge – July 29, 2021

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green is back! An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  July 29, 2021 (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/2021 Lounge Rules: – Open to Berkeley Lab employees […]

New Pay for Family Care and Bonding Program Effective July 1, 2021

Berkeley Lab has approved a new partial income replacement option called Pay for Family Care and Bonding (PFCB) effective July 1, 2021 for employees who take eligible Family and Medical Leave. Learn more about this program and what it means for Lab employees.

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 […]