<< Week of December 17 >>

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Winter Commencement 2017

Special Event | December 17 | 10:30 a.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Carol Christ

 University Development and Alumni Relations

Winter Commencement 2017

Meditation and Mindfulness in the Museum

Miscellaneous | December 17 | 11:30 a.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Jill Satterfield leads a monthly series of mindfulness and meditation sessions at BAMPFA.
INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION

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 >

Members and Friends Holiday Party

Special Event | December 17 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The Hall will be open for Members and their guests from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on December 17 for a holiday party. Build and test your own creations in Design Quest ​and enjoy special programming designed just for you. Earn tickets as you participate in activities so that you will be entered into a drawing for cool science prizes. Advanced online RSVP required.

  RSVP online by December 17.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Garden Closed

Miscellaneous | December 18 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden will be closed on Monday, December 18 due to a planned power outage

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3106 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Winter Solstice Sound Bath

Special Event | December 21 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

With the return of the sun comes a promise from Nature of renewal and growth. Attune with the natural slow, calm, inward energy of the Winter Solstice during this unique concert with live meditative sounds of quartz crystal singing bowls and finely tuned gongs within a grove of redwoods.

$30, $25 Garden members

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

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 >

Friday, December 22, 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 >

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Garden Closes Early at 2pm

Special Event | December 23 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden will close early at 2pm today, with last Garden entrance at 1:30pm.