Today at Berkeley Lab

Send in Your Design for Runaround T-Shirt Contest

Submit one-color artwork on white or light background that includes Lab logo and “LBNL 38th Annual 2015″ as a jpg, as well as division, phone, and brief description, to communications@lbl.gov by August 28. Staff can vote for their favorite design from August 31 to Sept. 25. The race is on Friday, Oct. 16. Contact Anytra Henderson to volunteer.

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Check Out Lab Clubs at July 17 Summer Festival

The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the cafeteria patio. Participating clubs include Filipino Martial Arts, Ukulele, Karaoke Idols, Asian Association, softball, Feldenkrais, yoga, dance, music, tennis, and the Lambda Alliance. The Bay View Café will offer a BBQ lunch for purchase. For more information, contact Jackie Scoggins (x8651).

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Networking Event Hosted by Berkeley Lab Filipino-American Club

Berkeley Lab’s Filipino-American Club will be hosting an offsite networking/happy hour mixer on Wednesday, July 15, at 5:30 p.m. Guests are invited to attend a free tasting event with our club to support local Filipino-American Bay Area businesses. More>

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Macro’ Theme Contest Selected

The winners are EH&S retiree Randy Roig, Joost Daniels (ATAP), Lena Trotochaud (Materials Sciences), and three way tie for fourth place between Daniels, John Christensen (Earth Sciences) and Haris Mahic (ALS). Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Share Your Lab Videos, Images Via Social Media

Staff who take photos or videos that capture everyday life at the Lab, and want it shared on our social media channels, are encouraged to contact Public Affairs’ Kelly Owen. She recently posted a goat video recorded by David Stein of Operations that reached almost 6.5 million people and was picked up by CNN, NPR and other major news outlets.

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Red Cross Blood Drive on June 18

The Bloodmobile will be at the Lab on Thursday, June 18, in the Cafeteria Lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Schedule an appointment here (Sponsor Code “LBL”). Walk-ins are also welcome. Contact Marissa Smithwick x6088 for more information.

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Botanical Garden Hosts Thursday Concerts This Summer

The shows, which feature a variety of music styles, run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the newly remodeled stage and amphitheater in the garden’s Redwood Grove. Concerts run from June through August. Go here for complete schedule and ticket information.

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Dance Club Starts Samba Series on June 8

All levels are welcome to participate and no partners are necessary. The Monday lessons take place in Building 76-235 from noon to 1 p.m., with practices on Wednesday, same time and location. Call Jeff Philliber for more information (x5257).

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Portraiture’ Contest Selected

The top spots go to Joost Daniels (ATAP), Kei Nakamura (ATAP), Steve Kessler (IT), and Lena Trotochaud (Materials Sciences). Go here to view the winning photos and for more information on the Photo Club.

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Players, Teams Sought for Summer Softball League

Current and retired staff and spouses are invited to participate. Games take place on Wednesdays at 6, 7:15, and 8:30 p.m. on UC Berkeley’s Maxwell Field. The season runs from mid June to late August. Contact Steve Blair to sign up.

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