Today at Berkeley Lab

Dance Club’s American Tango Lessons Start July 16

Employees are invited to join the Lab Dance Club for American Tango lessons, which begin Monday, July 16, at noon in Building 76-235. All levels are welcome, and no partner is needed. Practice sessions are held on Wednesdays, same time and location. The American Tango session will last two to three months. Note: American Tango is different from Argentine Tango.

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Winners Announced for Photo Club’s ‘Black and White’ Contest

The first place winner is Janie Page, with Doug Lockhart in second and third place, and Laura Wong in fourth place. Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Lab’s Photo Club.

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Vote for Your Favorite Photos From Two Lab Contests

Earlier this year, the Lab hosted a Physics Photowalk competition as well as an employee photo contest. Judges have selected the top 10 photos from each contest, and employees are invited to vote for their top three as part of the “People’s Choice” award. Go here to view and vote for photos entered into the employee contest, and here to vote for crowd favorites in the Physics Photowalk competition. The voting deadline is July 20.

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Summer Softball League: Week 2 Results

Animals defeats Alivisluggers (11-3), Cyclotron Roadies defeats Ballpark Estimates (19-3), Small Ball defeats Saving Quads (7-6), and T.B.D. defeats Soft Scatterers (15-8). Go here for standings, schedules, and player registration.

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Activities and Resources Fair on June 25

Interested in meeting people, trying a new activity, or just learning about the wide range of activities and resources available to all Lab staff? Meet group members and find out more at the Activities and Resources Fair on Monday, June 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria courtyard. Go here to add the event to your Lab calendar.

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Red Cross #MissingType Blood Drive on June 21

If you’d like to volunteer to give blood during this month’s Red Cross #MissingType donation drive, the Bloodmobile will be in the cafeteria parking lot this Thursday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go here to schedule an appointment (sponsor code “LBL”); save time by using RapidPass. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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Pride Month 2018: Screening of ‘Love, Simon’

As part of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, the Lab is hosting a screening of the movie “Love, Simon” today in the Building 50 Auditorium at 11:30 a.m. The full schedule of other Lab Pride Month events is available here.

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Winners Announced for Photo Club ‘Macro’ Contest

The first place winner is Doug Lockhart, with Christian Patricola, Sayan Gupta, and Karen Lingua tied for second, Gupta and Lingua tied for third, and John Christensen in fourth place. Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Lab’s Photo Club.

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Want to Improve Your Public Speaking? Toastmasters Club Hosts June 7 Open House

Join the Lab’s Toastmasters — a group dedicated to improving public-speaking and leadership skills — at an open house on Thursday, June 7, at noon in Building 70A-3377. The event will feature distinguished Toastmaster Brendan James Murphy, a professional who applies public speaking to highly technical and business-related projects. Attendees can take the stage during the “Table Topics” session.

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Winners Announced for Photo Club’s Urban/City/Street Contest

The first-place winner is Matthew Dorsey, with Stephen Czarnecki in second, Haris Mahic and Laura Wong tied for third, and TIm Kneafsey and Sayan Gupta tied for fourth. Go here to view the winning images and for more on the Lab’s Photo Club.

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