<< Week of May 22 >>

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Grand Opening of the Going Places Exhibit

Special Event | May 21 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The Lawrence Hall of Science's newest featured exhibit, Going Places, opens on Sunday, May 21st.

Join us at the Hall from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and be the first to explore the technology of transportation in Going Places.

Fly a plane, ride a hovercraft, race your friend on a recumbent bicycle, and even learn to fly an airship! Explore how various modes of transportation have shaped...   More >

$12.00 Adults, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.

Family Day: A Free Day of Art and Music

Special Event | May 21 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

11:00–3:00 Art Making, Family Tours, and Library on Wheels

1:30–2:30 Musical Performance: The Bug Family Band

Have a mind-expanding day in Hippie Modernism and make rainbow drawings for BAMPFA’s summer exhibition, Ugo Rondinone: Love.

• Make art inspired by BAMPFA exhibitions.

• Explore the galleries with tours specially designed for families.

• Enjoy an hour of interactive musical...   More >

Admission to this event is free!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Monday, May 22, 2017

Certificate Program in Financial Planning and Analysis Online Information Session

Information Session | May 22 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Anna Lee, M.B.A., UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how a certificate in financial planning and analysis from UC Berkeley Extension can prepare you for career advancement or an advanced degree.

  Register online

Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting

Meeting | June 6, 2016 – August 14, 2017 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.

Professional Program in Graphic Design

Information Session | May 22 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Professional Program in Graphic Design offers a study of design principles and an appreciation of historical and current trends. Find out how you can learn from industry professionals to build a portfolio and advance in the field.

  Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Butterfly Walk

Tour/Open House | April 25 – October 24, 2017 the fourth Tuesday of the month every month | 3-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join Sally Levinson, Garden volunteer propagator, docent and 'caterpillar lady', as she guides you through the Botanical Garden in search of butterflies.

Space is limited on a first-come basis. Children welcome. Free with garden admission.

For more information email gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Free with Garden Admission

Behavioral Health Sciences Department Information Session

Information Session | May 23 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 205 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Stan Weisner

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension's Behavioral Health Sciences Department offers a wide array of professional and post-baccalaureate certificate programs intended for both professionals and paraprofessionals interested in the fields of health and mental health. Learn about the Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions, Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies,...   More >

  Make reservations online

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Certificate Program in Finance Online Information Session

Information Session | May 24 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn to apply financial management principles and risk management theories to investment management and capital markets analysis. The certificate can be completed online or in the classroom. Courses are taught by professionals with years of experience.

  Register online

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Designated Subjects Adult Education and Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials Online Information Session

Information Session | May 25 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how to succeed in a career teaching adults with diverse needs. Our classroom-based professional programs enable you to teach in adult education or career technical education, with or without a California Designated Subjects teaching credential.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Certificate Program in Teaching English as a Second Language

Information Session | May 25 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how UC Berkeley Extension’s professional certificate can prepare you for diverse job opportunities—in teaching, business, publishing, travel and more—both in the United States and around the world.

 Free

 UNEX 1049. Enroll online or by calling 510-642-4111

Friday, May 26, 2017

Certificate Program in Accounting Online Information Session

Information Session | May 26 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Anna Lee, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how an accounting certificate, which you can complete in just one year, can help you become the kind of accountant businesses want. For certificate details, visit the Certificate Program in Accounting.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Black Life: Rashad Pridgen

Special Event | May 26 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join multidisciplinary dance-performance artist and creative director Rashad Pridgen for “Translating the Black Lives Masquerade,” a discussion and introductory workshop exploring the communal dance practice of the masquerade. In this inspirational dance ceremony, we will pay homage through movement to the countless lives lost to anti-black violence, racism, and police terror.

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Balloon-Powered Cars

Special Event | May 27 | 2-4 p.m. | 150 Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Using a balloon as your power source, design and build a working vehicle that can race down the speedway. Explore motion and energy in this program designed for families with children in grades K–8.

 Members only

 Free. RSVP online by May 27.