Cal Day at UCBG

Special Event | April 21 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

UC Berkeley Open House; Garden free all day with free shuttles running every 15 minutes from campus Evans Hall stop. Visit one of our Discovery Stations from 11 - 3.

Butterfly Discovery Station:
Come learn about butterfly life cycles with live specimens and paper activities with a special film screening of monarch lifecycles. Garden volunteer and 'Caterpillar Lady' Sally Levinson will lead fun drop-in activities on the Garden's tour deck. All ages

Pollinators & Flowers Discovery Station:
The bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds you can observe in the Garden are just some of the world’s 200,000 species of pollinators. Discover how insects, birds, bats, and wind are essential in the life cycles of our crops and other plants. Learn how flower forms and colors relate to their pollinators. All ages


Julia Morgan Hall Open House with Docents:
Since 2014, the UC Botanical Garden has been the home of famed architect Julia Morgan’s Senior Women’s Hall, built in 1911 and listed on both California and national historic registries.The building stands as a monument to the status of women at UC Berkeley, representing their first social center and once again, serves this social function in a new setting. Join Garden docents, to learn about Julia Morgan's life and work and experience this architectural treasure, generally only open for special programs and private events.


On the UCB main campus from 9am-4pm, visit our booth in the Valley Life Sciences Building courtyard as part of the Berkeley Natural History Museums' display. We also have carnivorous plants on the VLSB south lawn at the Science@Cal tent.

 All Audiences, Children, General Public, Cal Parents

 All Audiences, Children, 510-643-2755