Today at Berkeley Lab

Complimentary Tickets for March 5 Classical Concert in Berkeley

The concert will feature new works presented by baritone Thomas Buckner, with the premiere of Bun Ching Lam’s “Canzoniere CXXVI” and Gene Tyranny’s “Solving Scriabin’s Chord (Love, Consider, Imagine).” The event takes place on Saturday, March 5, at 4 p.m. at St. John’s Presbyterian Church (2727 College Ave., Berkeley). E-mail ccarpenter@fsarts.org to request tickets. More>

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Winners of Photo Club ‘Wet Weather’ Contest Announced

The first-place winner is Alex Friedman (ATAP), tied for second are Janie Page (ETA) and Lena Trotochaud (Chemical Sciences), tied for third are John Christensen (EESA), Janie Page (ETA), and Karen Salvini (Directorate), and tied for fourth are Deb Agarwal (Computing) and Maxim Martchevskii (ATAP). Go here to view the images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Salsa Lessons Begin Jan. 25

The Lab’s Dance Club kicks off 2016 with a 12-week salsa dancing series. These lessons are held every Monday and Wednesday at noon in Building 76-235. Open to all Lab staff, retirees, and friends, these free lessons start at the beginning level, and partners are provided. Contact Jeff Philliber (x5257) for more information.

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General Assembly for Lab Postdocs on Jan. 26

The Lab’s very first General Postdoc Assembly will gather Tuesday, January 26, at 6 p.m., in the Building 50 auditorium. Information about the LBNL Postdoc Association will be provided, and new board members will be elected. Grad students and early careers are encouraged to attend. Contact postdoc.lbl@gmail.com for more information. More>

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Winners of Photo Club’s ‘Anything Holiday’ Contest Selected

Winners are John Christensen (EEAS), Quang Le (EHS), Jill Eymann (ALS), and Karen Lingua (OCFO). Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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Red Cross Blood Drive on Dec. 17

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Lab on Thursday, Dec. 17, in the cafeteria parking lot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Schedule an appointment here (enter Sponsor Code “LBL”). Walk-ins are also welcome. Contact Marissa Smithwick (x6088) for more information.

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Berkeley Food and Housing Project Donation Drive Extended Dec. 14-18

Staff are invited to bring new or gently used towels, toiletries (new, unopened), new socks, underwear, t-shirts, sweat pants, flip flops, and new or gently used sheets and blankets to the collection barrel located in the cafeteria lobby until Dec. 18. BFHP works to ease and end the crisis of homelessness.

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Lab Golf Club Seeks New Members

The Golf Club holds a tournament each month from March to November. Membership fees include NCGA membership and handicap. Join your colleagues for golf in 2016. Contact Patty Giuntoli at pmgiuntoli@es.net for membership forms and more information.

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Jeff Philliber Wants the Lab to Get Up and Dance

As Berkeley Lab’s environmental planner, Jeff Philliber promotes environmental stewardship while helping the Lab look after the health and safety of its employees and neighboring communities. But did you know he can dance? He leads ballroom dancing and Zumba classes every week during the lunch hour. More>

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Winners Selected for Photo Club’s ‘Atypical Images’ Contest

The winners include Robert Cheng (ETA), Joost Daniels (ATAP), John Christensen (EESA), Jill Eymann (ALS), and Anirban Basu (EESA). Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Photo Club.

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