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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Virtually – January 18, 2021

Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy  As the Lab honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this year, Lab Director Mike Witherell shared this thoughts and reflections on the meaning of this important holiday. Below are some options for safe, socially distanced, engagement to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King: The Northern California Dr. Martin Luther […]

Berkeley Lab’s Open Mic – Friday, January 22, 2021

Join us for the first open mic of 2021! Please join us on Friday, January 22nd for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and, it goes without saying, great community. Date: Friday, January 22 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Join us on Zoom Meeting ID: 938 5249 2607 Passcode: […]

Holiday Groove Lounge – December 17, 2020

The Groove Lounge with DJ Miles Green An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday, December 17 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm Zoom: In case you missed it, click here for past recordings: Lounge Rules: – Open to Berkeley Lab employees (Sign in with Google) […]

Participate in Workspace Decor Contest Through Dec. 11

Workspace has a whole new meaning in 2020, and we want to celebrate all the ingenuity and creative thinking that has gone into creating work environments either at home or at the Lab. Have you jazzed up your current workspace? Did you decorate for the holidays? Do you have a particularly elegant desk set up […]

Winter Wellness Resources and Challenge

Winter weather and continued distance can make this time of year difficult. Take advantage of the wellness resources offered by the Lab by participating in the Winter Wellness Challenge. A tip sheet and Zoom background options are also available.

Share Your Favorite Celebration Recipe

Eating together is an integral part of any celebration. While we may not be able to share food in person this year, we can share the recipes that resonate with us. Be it Christmas, Kwanzaa, Diwali, or Tuesday Game Night, let us know what celebration dishes you like to create at this time of year. […]

Wellness & Well-being Resources Brown Bag – December 10

It’s winter, it’s the holidays and there’s still a pandemic going on. Now more than ever it’s a good time to think about your mental, emotional and physical health. Maybe all three need a boost or perhaps you just need to remember to get up off the couch occasionally! Either way, the IDEA Office, Health […]

December Wellness Webinar: Mindfulness for Health and Happiness During the Holidays – December 16

Mindfulness for Health & Happiness During the Holidays Mindfulness can be a peaceful way to help you maintain a moment-by-moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. To help reveal the health-enhancing elements of this simple yet powerful practice, Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar-based class titled, Mindfulness for Health & Happiness During […]

African American ERG Virtual Holiday Party – December 16

Please join the AAERG for a virtual holiday party! Date: Wednesday, December 16 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4 – 5 pm Zoom:             Photo by Food Photographer | Jennifer Pallian on Unsplash  

ERG Holiday Happy Hour Hosted by All-Access ERG and WSEC – December 10

The All-Access ERG and WSEC are co-hosting a holiday “happy hour”! All ERGs’ members are invited so please spread the word! We will have a holiday-themed game and sharing of recipes and holiday joy – for all of the various holidays we celebrate around this time. Please join us! Date: Thursday, December 10 (add it […]