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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Happy Creepy "Hall-oween"

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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

Start your Halloween celebration early with special Halloween-themed activities! Try our holiday Ingenuity Challenge, explore our spooky Animal Discovery Room, and enjoy our annual pumpkin catapult show!

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50th Anniversary Birthday Weekend

Saturday, November 10, 2018 to Monday, November 12, 2018

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

The Hall is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Join us for a Weekend of CelebratINg as we celebrate the Hall's past accomplishments and look forward to the future.

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Science Film Festival

Sunday, November 11, 2018 to Sunday, December 16, 2018

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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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

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Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkins

Saturday, October 27, 2018

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Members get exclusive access to our Glow-in-the-Dark Pumpkins activity from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bring your own pumpkin, big or small, to decorate with glow-in-the-dark paint. Get creative with creepy, cute, or abstract designs.

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

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An Evening with Dr. France Córdova, Director of the U.S. National Science Foundation

Monday, November 5, 2018

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dr. France Córdova, Director of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), will speak about the importance of broader impacts to the work of the agency and science research overall. This event is an opportunity for the Hall as well as partners across campus to highlight the university's work, hear from an important supporter of these activities, and explore new collaborations.

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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

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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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