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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Biotechnology Celebration

Special Event | November 9 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

From the development of biofuels to gene editing in medicine and agriculture, biotechnology has emerged as an exciting new frontier in science. Join us for a celebration of all the ways this research is changing the world we live in. Plus, enjoy hands-on biotechnology activities in our new Biotechnology Learning Lab, open to the public for the first time!

Lawrence Hall of Science volunteer teaching a young visitor how to use a pipette.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

David Sedaris

Special Event | November 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A master of satire and hilarious commentator on topics both mundane and profound, Sedaris brings his beloved stories and essays to vivid life onstage. As the New York Times remarked, “He loves audiences, audiences love him, and his readings attract hundreds and even thousands of people.”

$36–$92 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

David Sedaris appears in Cal Performances' Speaker Series on November 9, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.