Today at Berkeley Lab

Flea Market Moves to New Format on Dec. 1

The outdated platform will switch to a WordPress content management system, effective Dec. 1. Ads that are in the current system will not be transferred and must be resubmitted starting on Dec. 1. First time users will need to verify their Google login, but this step won’t be required for subsequent uses.

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Limited Quantity of Free Dickens Christmas Fair Tickets Available

Dave Batzloff of the IT Division has free tickets for the fair on the first two weekends (Nov. 22-23 and 28-30), while supplies last. The fair takes place in San Francisco’s Cow Palace. Batzloff is an actor who portrays Mr. Fezziwig. E-mail Batzloff for tickets. More>

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Golden Hour’ Theme Contest Selected

Those who best captured the essence of “Golden Hour” include Jules Feher (Facilities), Mark Binenbaum (Materials Sciences), and Sandy Miarecki (Nuclear Science). Go here to view the winning images and for more information on the Photo Club.

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Veterans Day Screening of ‘Honor Flight’

The film — to be shown from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium — looks at a group citizens from a Midwestern community who unite to send a group of surviving World War II veterans to Washington D.C. for the official unveiling of the WWII memorial in 2004. Popcorn will be served. More>

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Discount Tickets for Cirque du Soleil

Employees, family members, and affiliates are eligible. To make a purchase, click the “Become a Member” link on the Tickets at Work website. Register using “BerkeleyLab2014” as the company code. Details on dates, location, and cost will be provided after registering. Call 800-331-6483 for more information.

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Dance Club Offers Ballroom, Zumba, and Hula Lessons

Staff looking for a fun way to burn some calories over lunch are invited to join the dance club for ballroom lessons on Mondays, Hula on Wednesdays, and Zumba on Thursdays. No experience or partners needed. Classes meet at noon in Building 76-235. Contact Jeff Philliber for more information.

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Artisans Sought for Dec. 10 Holiday Craft Fair

Past fairs have featured a variety of handmade goods, including jewelry, photography, art glass, candles, baked goods, jams and jellies, hand sewn crafts, hand knitted and crocheted items, paintings, and pottery. A small fee is charged to host a booth. To participate, contact Robin Mitchell.

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A Spooky Halloween at the Lab

Several groups got into the spirit of the holiday and dressed up for work, including the Advanced Light Source, the Joint BioEnergy Institute, and the Physical Biosciences Division. Go here to watch a scary Halloween dance performance at the ALS.

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‘Manya: The Living History of Marie Curie’ Performed in SF

Susan Marie Frontczak wrote and performs this tribute to legendary scientist Marie Curie, with shows on Nov. 15 (7:30 p.m.) and Nov. 16 (2 p.m.) at the Victoria Theater. Go here for tickets, and here to watch a video preview.

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Take Part in the Halloween-Themed JGI Runaround on Oct. 30

The annual JGI Runaround is a three km walk/run event starts at 11 a.m. in the JGI courtyard in Walnut Creek. In keeping with this year’s Halloween theme, participants are invited to come in costume. Prizes will be awarded for best times and costume. For more information, contact Christine Naca.

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