Today at Berkeley Lab

Holiday Craft Fair Takes Place Dec. 7, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

The fair will feature a variety of handmade goods for sale, including jewelry, jams, jellies, local honey, teddy bears, crocheted and knitted items, paintings, items from recycled horseshoes, metal yard art, and seasonal decorations. See full list here. The event will be held in the cafeteria. The Ukulele Club will perform holiday songs from 4 to 5 p.m.

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Lorraine Dowling is ‘Golfer of the Year,’ Golf Club Seeks New Members

The Golf Club completed its 2016 season, and Lorraine Dowling was crowned “Golfer of the Year” for the second year in a row. December is the club’s annual membership drive, and employees are encouraged to join. Tournaments are played each month from March through November. Membership fees include NCGA registration. Contact Patty Giuntoli for more information.

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Discount Tickets for Berkeley Symphony Concert on Dec. 8

Staff can enjoy a special rate of $20 for side and rear orchestra seats at Zellerbach Hall on campus for a Dec. 8, 8 p.m. concert by the Berkeley Symphony. They group will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 and James MacMillan’s Symphony No. 4. Use code LAB20 when ordering. Call 510-841-2800 ext. 1 for assistance.

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Photo Club ‘Fog and Clouds’ Contest Winners Announced

First place went to Doug Lockhart (Facilities), second place to John Christensen (EESA), third place to James King (OCFO), and tied for fourth place are Stephen Czarnecki (ETA) and Christensen. Go here to view the winning photos and for more information on the Lab’s Photo Club.

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Runaround Postponed Again

Due to predictions of rain for Friday, Oct. 28, the annual footrace has been cancelled. A new date will be announced in TABL.

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Complimentary Concert Tickets for Lab Employees

The ATOS Trio — Annette von Hehn on violin, Stefan Heinemeyher on cello, and Tomas Hoppe on piano — will perform Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Regents Theatre at Holy Names University in Oakland. Free parking. E-mail at ccarpenter@fsarts.org or call 510-845-4444 for tickets. More>

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Runaround Rescheduled to Friday, Oct. 28

The 39th annual running of this 1.86-mile-long footrace starts at the Firehouse (Bldg. 45) at noon (the Bike-around at 11:30 a.m.) and finishes at the cafeteria parking lot. No registration is required. The event will feature music, a farmers market, vendors, and a special cafeteria menu. Free T-shirts will be given to all finishers. More>

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Oct. 20 Blood Drive

An American Red Cross blood drive takes place Thursday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cafeteria lot. Go here to schedule an appointment (Sponsor Code “LBL”). Walk-ins are also welcome. Save time by using RapidPass.

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Lab Commemorates National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11

The Lab’s LGBTQ association, Lambda Alliance, celebrated National Coming Out Day, which was first observed at the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights 28 years ago. The Lab honors all who have come out as LGBTQ or as a straight ally for equality, which, in turn, creates new advocates. More>

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Leaves or Petals’ Theme Contest Selected

First place winner is John Christensen (EESA), second is Matt Rivas (Facilities), third is Randy Roig (EH&S), and tied for fourth are Tim Kneafsey (EESA), and John Christensen. Go here to view winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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