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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Garden Closed

Miscellaneous | January 1, 2019 – January 7, 2020 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed on the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from...   More >

Write to Teach: Summer Writing Workshop for Teachers

Workshop | August 5 – 9, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Redwood High School, To Be Determined

 395 Doherty Dr, Larkspur, CA 94939

 Meredith Pike-Baky, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Join us for a week of mornings writing, sharing, reflecting, reading, and revising. Become a better writer and a better teacher of writing. This workshop offers rich opportunities for teachers at all grade levels and any writing experience level to explore a range of writing genres and practical, classroom-tested writing strategies. The workshop fosters a warm and encouraging community of writers...   More >

Oral History Center's Advanced Summer Institute

Seminar | August 5 – 9, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Anthony Hall

 Oral History Center

The institute is structured around the life cycle of an interview. Each day will focus on a component of the interview, including foundational aspects of oral history, project conceptualization, the interview itself, analytic and interpretive strategies, and research presentation and dissemination.

Sessions will include oral history theory, legal and ethical issues, project planning, oral...   More >

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Warrior Women: Documentaries at Doe

Film - Documentary | August 6 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Library

Warrior Women is the award-winning film that tells the story of the women in the American Indian Movement (AIM) of the 1970s and their fight for Native liberation. The film runs approximately 64 minutes and will be followed by a short discussion.

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500 Startups Venture Partner and Tides.Network (Portal) CEO Blockchain Panel

Panel Discussion | August 6 | 6:30-9 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 Rob Neivert, Venture Partner, 500 Startups; Chandra Duggirala MD, CEO, Tides Network (Portal)

 UC Berkeley Extension

A great panel to announce in August: 500 Startups Venture Partner & Tides.Network (Portal) CEO Blockchain Panel. Join us on August 6 at UC Berkeley Extension – San Francisco Center at 6:30pm.

Agenda:
6:30pm - 7:00pm: Registration and Networking
7:00pm - 7:10pm: Opening Remarks
7:10pm - 8:00pm: Blockchain Fireside Chat and Panel
Rob Neivert - Venture Partner, 500 Startups; Advisor,...   More >

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Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Dinosaurs in Motion

Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art, and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically inspired, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to engage and educate like never before!