Today at Berkeley Lab

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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Dance Club Hosts May 18 Potluck; Samba Series Starts June 8

Bring a dish and practice your merengue, rumba, waltz, West Coast swing, salsa, and other dance forms, starting at noon in Building 76-235. A new series on samba will start June 8. Zumba classes are held on Thursdays. Check the Lab events calendar on the TABL website for up-to-date info on all Dance Club activities.

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Joost Daniels Wins Photo Spring Showcase Contest

Daniels, with ATAP Division, received the most votes from employees who went to the exhibit last week for his image, entitled “Keyhole Sunset.” Maria Prieto of the Environment, Health & Safety Division won the raffle drawing. Her prize…a print of Keyhole Sunset. Go here for more on the Photo Club.

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Black & White/High Contrast’ Contest Selected

The top spots go to Sandy Mairecki (Nuclear Science), Karen Lingua (OCFO), Joost Daniels (ATAP), and Doug Lockhart (Facilities). Go here to view all the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Photo Club Host May 6 Spring Showcase; Stop by to Vote for Favorite Pic

The Lab’s Photo Club is holding its annual Spring Showcase on Wednesday, May 6, in Perseverance Hall. The exhibit will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., with refreshments served starting at 3:30 p.m. There will be a raffle for prizes, and guests are invited to vote for their favorite photo in the contest.

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