<< Week of December 31 >>

Sunday, December 31, 2017

New Year's Eve: Garden Closed

Special Event | December 31 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden will be closed on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Happy Holidays!

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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, January 1, 2018

New Year's Day: Garden Closed

Special Event | January 1 |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Parking Lot Closure

Special Event | January 2 – 6, 2018 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden Parking Lot will be closed January 2 – 5 & 12
(see the 'Plan Your Visit' tab on our website for further information)
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you in the Garden soon.

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2018 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed 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 >

Science and Literacy Playgroup

Meeting | October 31, 2017 – May 15, 2018 every Tuesday with exceptions | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA)

 1255 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94702

 Chancellor's Community Grant, Trybe Inc.

Have fun and meet other families in West and South Berkeley.
For Children ages 05 and their caregivers.
Free, drop-in, snacks, circle time, arts and crafts and science activities.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Parking Lot Closure

Special Event | January 2 – 6, 2018 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden Parking Lot will be closed January 2 – 5 & 12
(see the 'Plan Your Visit' tab on our website for further information)
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you in the Garden soon.

Free Wednesday at the Garden

Special Event | January 3 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month with exceptions |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Newt Discovery Station

Special Event | January 3 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Canceled

 Botanical Garden

Newts return! Each year, the winter rains prompt newts to migrate to the Garden’s Japanese Pool where their mating behaviors can be easily observed. Docents will be on hand to provide garden visitors with an up-close look at newts at all stages of their life cycle, and to answer questions about these amazing and adorable animals. Free with Garden admission.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | February 1, 2017 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month 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 >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 26, 2018 every Wednesday | 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, January 4, 2018

Parking Lot Closure

Special Event | January 2 – 6, 2018 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden Parking Lot will be closed January 2 – 5 & 12
(see the 'Plan Your Visit' tab on our website for further information)
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you in the Garden soon.

Lafayette Info Session

Information Session | January 4 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Lafayette Library and Learning Center

 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Meet Lafayette faculty and OLLI members and learn about the courses and workshops offered in Lafayette! Includes a free talk by Dr. Margaret Race of SETI "Astrobiology and our Place in the Universe (It's NOT What You Learned in Textbooks!)"

Friday, January 5, 2018

Parking Lot Closure

Special Event | January 2 – 6, 2018 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden Parking Lot will be closed January 2 – 5 & 12
(see the 'Plan Your Visit' tab on our website for further information)
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you in the Garden soon.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program Online Information Session

Information Session | January 5 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Richard Louie, UC Berkeley Extension program director

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this specialized program—with online and classroom courses available—can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and help prepare you academically for application to certified CLS training programs.

  Register online

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Parking Lot Closure

Special Event | January 2 – 6, 2018 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden Parking Lot will be closed January 2 – 5 & 12
(see the 'Plan Your Visit' tab on our website for further information)
We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you in the Garden soon.

CAA Cal vs UCLA: Traditional Hoops Party

Social Event | January 6 | 1-3 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join fellow Cal basketball fans at Alumni House before your Golden Bears take on their little sibling, the UCLA Bruins, in this exciting Pac-12 match-up. This Hoops Party includes a delicious early afternoon buffet lunch catered by Compadres, refreshments, remarks from Men's Tennis Coach Peter Wright and Assistant Basketball Coach Chris Walker, and performances by the Cal Band and Cal Spirit...   More >