Events from the Hall

On top of all the learning and fun we offer every day, events are even more great reasons to visit Lawrence Hall of science all year and become a Hall member. Bring your family, friends, and students to our maker events, special exhibit happenings, holiday science parties, trips to other UC Berkeley locales and much more.

Hall Events

Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Fun Days

Summer at the Hall

Saturday, June 10, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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.

Nasa illustration showing a hypothetical Earth-Sized 'Tatooine' planet covered in water around the binary star system of Kepler-35A and B.

What Does It Take to Discover 2,332 Planets?

Thursday, June 22, 2017

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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.

Child looks at a bug crawling along a flower.

Big Bug Bonanza with SaveNature.org

Sunday, June 25, 2017

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meet and touch small bugs, spiky ones, and even giant ones as you learn about their environments and lifestyles with the help of SaveNature.org.

Host blows into a tube which causes large plume of flame to shoot out the other end.

Flames, Flares, & Explosions

Sunday, July 2, 2017

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Get mesmerized by bright (and safe) flames, flares, and explosions as you learn the science behind these fiery creations. Shows at 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m.

Child paints on the sidewalk.

Fizzy, Foamy Science

Sunday, July 9, 2017

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Use vinegar, pigment, and baking soda to bring your own works of art to life. Learn to make fizzy paint and re-create this fun (and nonpermanent) activity at home.

Member Events

Join Our Meetup Group

Join our ongoing Lawrence Hall of Science Families Meetup Group and get insider announcements and access to Member activities, benefits, and opportunities to connect with others. All Member events are posted on the Meetup site. Get connected and involved!

Other Events

Inspiring the Future, Together. Art, science, and culture ignite a lifelong thirst for learning at the Museums of Berkeley

Museums of Berkeley

The Lawrence Hall of Science is one of five public museums at UC Berkeley. Learn more about the programs, collections, and culture you can experience at Berkeley's museums.

Community Events

The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley

Check back soon for more Community Events

Watch this space to learn about great events where the Hall participates in the Bay Area and beyond. Events such as the White House Easter Egg Roll, Maker Faire, Bay Area Environmental Education Resource Fair, Bay Area Science Festival, and more. Click through for links and more information.

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