Today at Berkeley Lab

Chabot Space & Science Seek Volunteers; Orientation on June 24

A volunteer orientation takes place Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers make earth and space science come alive for visitors through interactive and hands-on experiences. A one-year commitment of eight hours per month is required. More>

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Lab Staff Volunteer with Rebuilding Together

Lab employees and their friends dedicated a recent Saturday to help make improvements to the South Berkeley Senior Center. Their efforts were part of a larger renovation of the center, which provides companionship, culture, and community for older adults in Berkeley. The event was part of Rebuilding Together East Bay-North program. Go here to see a list of volunteers.

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Summer Concerts at the Botanical Garden

The garden hosts concerts in the Redwood Grove on Thursdays, June through August, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 and include entrance to the garden (before 5 p.m. closing time). Shows tend to sell out so early purchase is encouraged. The first concert on June 1 features Inspector Gadje. More>

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Volunteers Sought for Rebuilding Together Project

The Lab is partnering with Rebuilding Together on a renovation project at the South Berkeley Senior Center on Saturday, June 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help install radiant barrier window film. Breakfast, lunch, and T- shirts will be provided. Sign up here by May 26.

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Employee Discount for May 4 Berkeley Symphony Concert

The Berkeley Symphony concert “Program IV: Remembrance” takes place Thursday, May 4, at 8 p.m. at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. Lab staff can get a special rate of $20 for side and rear orchestra seats (use code LAB20). Go here to purchase tickets. For assistance call (510) 841-2800, ext. 1. This offer is sponsored by the Lab’s Postdoc Association.

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CSU East Bay STEM Education Group Seeks Career Awareness Day Volunteers

The Institute for STEM Education is seeking volunteers for its annual Career Awareness Day on April 27. This event allows high school students from Berkeley, Emeryville, Richmond, and Oakland to interact with local businesses, organizations, and government institutions through site tours, a networking lunch with STEM professionals, and exhibitor tabling. More>

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Community Advisory Group Visits the Lab

Members of the Lab’s Community Advisory Group toured the Hazardous Waste Handling Facility, Wang Hall, Advanced Light Source, Old Town Demolition project, and the IGB construction site. CAG is a forum of community members for discussion about Lab initiatives and activities that impact the community.

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City of Berkeley Hosts March 18 Emergency Preparation Fair

The City of Berkeley is hosting an emergency preparedness fair for its residents. The event includes activities, tips and information, training, demos, a showcase of emergency vehicles, games, and prizes. The event takes place Saturday March 18, at Le Conte School (2241 Russell St.), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More>

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Lawrence Hall of Science Exhibit on Water’s Extreme Journeys

Discover what it’s like to be a water drop traveling through rivers, lakes, wetlands, and even your own home, as you make your way into the healthy ocean. Have fun riding the Watershed Zipline, or walking through the Wetland Slow Zone, all while developing a deeper understanding of our place in the water ecosystem. The exhibit runs to April 30. More>

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Chabot Space & Science Seek Volunteers; Orientation on Feb. 18

A volunteer orientation takes place Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers make earth and space science come alive for visitors through interactive and hands-on experiences. A one-year commitment of eight hours per month is required. More>

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