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

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Winter Weeks 2018

Saturday, December 22, 2018 to Sunday, January 6, 2019

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

The Hall's annual Winter Weeks celebration is back! Enjoy two weeks of animal encounters, Ingenuity Challenges, and our new exhibit Well Played!. Plus, join us for our annual New Year's Eve Balloon Drop and two special showings of The Polar Express in 3D!

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New Year's Eve Balloon Drop

Monday, December 31, 2018

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Looking for a kid-friendly New Year's celebration? Bring the whole family to the Hall on the afternoon of New Year's Eve for exciting scientific celebrations, including balloon drops every hour on the hour starting at 11:00 a.m. Registration required.

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Science Film Festival

Sunday, November 11, 2018 to Sunday, January 6, 2019

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, the Hall is inviting our visitors to enjoy five inspiring films about science, math, and technology. The film festival will feature special guests introducing each of the films.

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What Is Common Core Math?

Sunday, January 27, 2019

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Common Core standards are helping prepare your child for the future. We at the Hall can help prepare you to support them even if the math work may look different from what and how you learned! This is a family event, for caregivers and their children.

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Fall at the Hall

Saturday, September 15, 2018 to Thursday, January 31, 2019

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

This fall, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, hands-on special activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more! We have plenty of exciting new additions to our programs this fall, including Saturday Science Shows, a new Planetarium show, Storytime, and more!

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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