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Thursday, June 22, 2017

National Pollinator Week

Holiday | June 19 – 25, 2017 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them.

Ten years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown into an international celebration of...   More >

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Summer at the Hall

Social Event | June 10 – September 10, 2017 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.

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

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 >

What Does It Take to Discover 2,332 Planets?: An Evening with NASA Kepler Scientists

Special Event | June 22 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Auditorium

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS), Department of Astronomy

On June 22, 2017, join the Lawrence Hall of Science, the UC Berkeley Department of Astronomy, and NASA scientists to learn what has been discovered through NASA’s Kepler mission—and how we might find Earth 2.0. Since 2009, the Kepler space telescope has been discovering “exoplanets”—that is, Earth-size planets that orbit stars similar to our Sun. AN RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.

 RSVP is required to attend this event. RSVP online