Introduce your family to the wide world of Berkeley. Watch dancers move and groove, hear the boom of the Cal band, hug a robot and get some hands-on science experience. Cal Day will light up their minds. No advance registration is required to attend Cal Day – just show up!

On your mark, get set, Go Bears!
Follow the trail of little Bears to discover exciting events for kids and families.

9:00 AM

Financing a College Education for kids
9:00-10:00 am
166 Barrows Hall
The Beauty and Joy of Binary Numbers for kids
9:00-10:00 am
306 Soda Hall
EECS Mechatronics for kids
9:00-11:00 am
Cory Hall, courtyard
Artist and Pop-Up Books for kids
9:00 am-12:00 pm
210 Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library
Kids: Build a Box City! for kids
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Wurster Hall, 1st floor lobby
College of Environmental Design Open House, Tours and Exhibits for kids
9:00 am-3:00 pm
Wurster Hall, 1st floor lobby
T. rex and Friends for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Wallace Atrium, 1st floor Valley Life Sciences Building
Arab Cartoons: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
340 Stephens Hall
Ask a Linguist for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
52 Dwinelle Hall
Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
3101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Blake Garden Open House for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
70 Rincon Rd. (Kensington) Blake Garden
Insects, Spiders and Their Kin for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Valley Life Sciences Building, 3rd floor
LEaD Lights for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
254 Sutardja Dai Hall
McCone Hall Rocks! for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
McCone Hall, 1st and 3rd floors
McConeHenge! for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
McCone Hall, 1st floor entrance
Our Changing Planet for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Valley Life Sciences Building, courtyard
Pop-Up Palmyra: Art in Response to the Destruction of the Past for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
103 Kroeber Hall Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Science@Cal: Science Bonanza! for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Valley Life Sciences Building, south entrance
Science@Cal: Your Passport to Science for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Valley Life Sciences Building, south entrance
University and Jepson Herbaria Open House for kids
9:00 am-4:00 pm
1001 Valley Life Sciences Building
Plants of the World and Garden Animals for kids
9:00 am-5:00 pm
UC Botanical Garden (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
Cal Student Store Sidewalk Sale for kids
9:00 am-6:00 pm
Cal Student Store Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union

9:30 AM

Instrument Petting Zoo for kids
9:30-10:30 am
Hertz Hall, upper lobby
Preparing for College: The Middle School Years for kids
9:30-10:30 am
145 Dwinelle Hall
Bones and Their Stories for kids
9:30 am-2:30 pm
Archaeological Research Facility, 2251 College Ave.
Dig Like An Archaeologist! for kids
9:30 am-2:30 pm
Archaeological Research Facility, 2251 College Ave.
Paleoethnobotany: Ancient Plants and the People who Used Them for kids
9:30 am-2:30 pm
Archaeological Research Facility, 2251 College Ave.
Play with Clay! for kids
9:30 am-2:30 pm
Archaeological Research Facility, 2251 College Ave.
Putting the Pieces Back Together: Ceramic Reconstruction for kids
9:30 am-2:30 pm
Archaeological Research Facility, 2251 College Ave.
Rock Art Painting for kids
9:30 am-2:30 pm
Archaeological Research Facility, 2251 College Ave.
Rock Art Recording for kids
9:30 am-2:30 pm
Archaeological Research Facility, 2251 College Ave.
Geology of Northern California for kids
9:30 am-3:00 pm
McCone Hall, entrance & lobby
Tour the Museum of Paleontology Collections for kids
9:30 am-3:30 pm
1101 Valley Life Sciences Building
UC Police on the Move for kids
9:30 am-3:45 pm
Parking lot north of Sproul Hall

10:00 AM

Fun with Physics for kids
10:00-10:45 am
1 LeConte Hall
Cal Band Performance for kids
10:00-11:00 am
Sather Gate
Piano Recital for kids
10:00-11:00 am
125 Morrison Hall
Recasting the Tsar Bell for kids
10:00-11:00 am
310 Jacobs Hall
Water Sensors, Water Networks for kids
10:00-11:00 am
Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor Sutardja Dai Hall
Yoga for Beginners for kids
10:00-11:00 am
234 Hearst Gymnasium
Fun with Fossils for kids
10:00 am-12:00 pm
3007 Valley Life Sciences Building
CITRIS High-Definition Time-Lapse Project for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
345 The Tech Museum Sutardja Dai Hall
Civil and Environmental Engineering Student Team Projects for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Computer Science Unplugged for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
373 Soda Hall
Concrete Canoe for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Engineers Without Borders for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Geo Wall for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Robot Learning Lab: A Robot that Folds Laundry, Gives a High Five, and Hugs! for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Kvamme Atrium, 3rd floor Sutardja Dai Hall
Steel Bridge for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Transportation of the Future for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
O'Brien Hall breezeway
Water Treatment for kids
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
CITRIS Invention Lab for kids
10:00 am-2:00 pm
141 Sutardja Dai Hall
Hands-On Ocean Science Fun! for kids
10:00 am-2:00 pm
McCone Hall, entrance & lobby
Color the UC Berkeley Library Collections for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Morrison Reading Room Doe Library
Earthquake! for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
220 McCone Hall
Jacobs Hall: A Hub for All Things Design for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Jacobs Hall, various locations
Kids Zone Sponsored by ASUC and Alpha Phi Omega for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Memorial Glade
Meet the Globe Collection for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
50 McCone Hall
Nuclear Engineering Student Projects for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Bechtel Engineering Center Terrace
Pottery Wheel Demonstration and Ceramics Sale for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
ASUC Art Studio, Lower Sproul Plaza
Showtime on Sproul Plaza and Lower Sproul for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Lower Sproul Plaza
Sproul Plaza
Take a Tour of the NEW Student Union for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Eshleman Hall, ground floor
The Touch Tank: Kelp Forest Organisms for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Valley Life Sciences Building, courtyard
Visit Morrison Library for kids
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Doe Library, Morrison Reading Room
Astronomy Demonstrations and Hands-On Activities for kids
10:00 am-3:30 pm
121 Campbell Hall
Solar Viewing for kids
10:00 am-3:30 pm
Hearst Mining Circle
"B" is for Bear Pride for kids
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Lawrence Hall of Science (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
Explore New Worlds for kids
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Lawrence Hall of Science (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
Science On a Sphere® Explorations for kids
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Lawrence Hall of Science (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)

10:30 AM

Quantum Nanoelectronics: A Guided Lab Tour for kids
10:30-11:30 am
LeConte Hall, breezeway between LeConte and Birge Hall
Como Prepararse Para la Universidad for kids
10:30 am-12:00 pm
166 Barrows Hall
Critter Corner for kids
10:30 am-12:00 pm
Lawrence Hall of Science (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
Planting and Harvesting with Berkeley Food Institute for kids
10:30 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Hands-On Physics for kids
10:30 am-2:30 pm
245 & 248 LeConte Hall
Visit the Physics-Astronomy Library for kids
10:30 am-2:30 pm
351 LeConte Hall

11:00 AM

European Union Scavenger Hunt for kids
11:00 am-12:00 pm
207 Moses Hall
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Presents: Reptile Dissection Demonstration for kids
11:00 am-12:00 pm
3097 Valley Life Sciences Building
When Fish Got Feet, When Bugs Were Big, and When Dinos Dawned for kids
11:00 am-12:00 pm
2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Yoga for Beginners for kids
11:00 am-12:00 pm
234 Hearst Gymnasium
Preparing for College: The High School Years for kids
11:00 am-12:30 pm
145 Dwinelle Hall
UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Concert Featuring Concerto Winners for kids
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Hertz Hall, concert hall stage
Explore Cal's Microgarden for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Ice Nucleation Magic Show and Free Snow Cones! for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Martial Arts Demonstration and Lesson for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
220 Hearst Gymnasium
Microbial Biology Student Group for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology Informational Table for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Plant and Microbial Biology Information Table for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Plant Biology Prize Wheel for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Plant Biology Student Demonstrations for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Yeast, Farts and Microscopes for kids
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Cal Football Spring Scrimmage for kids
11:00 am-1:30 pm
Memorial Stadium
Explore Student Organizations in the College of Natural Resources for kids
11:00 am-1:30 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Field Biologist Exhibit: Drone Flight Over the Island of Mo'orea for kids
11:00 am-1:30 pm
100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
The Bug Doctor Brings Out the Bugs! for kids
11:00 am-1:30 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Hands-on Design Explorations for kids
11:00 am-2:00 pm
110 Jacobs Hall
Sumerian Writing and Cylinder Seal Demo for kids
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Ingenuity Lab: Space Robots for kids
11:00 am-4:00 pm
Lawrence Hall of Science (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
BAMPFA Free Gallery Admission for kids
11:00 am-9:00 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA

11:30 AM

The Search for Dark Matter: Physics Open Laboratory Tour for kids
11:30 am-12:00 pm
LeConte Hall, breezeway between LeConte and Birge Hall
BAMPFA Building Tour for kids
11:30 am-12:15 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA
Quantum Nanoelectronics: A Guided Lab Tour for kids
11:30 am-12:30 pm
LeConte Hall, breezeway between LeConte and Birge Hall
Geospatial Innovation Facility Open House for kids
11:30 am-1:00 pm
111 Mulford Hall
Carbon Credits for Your Lawn? for kids
11:30 am-1:30 pm
Observatory Hill, west of McCone Hall

12:00 PM

Carillon Recital with the Tsar Bell for kids
12:00-12:15 pm
Campanile (Sather Tower)
Noon Rally for kids
12:00-12:30 pm
Sproul Plaza, Mario Savio Steps
Cal Band Performance for kids
12:00-1:00 pm
Sproul Plaza, Mario Savio Steps
DNA Up-Close: A Hands-On Demonstration for kids
12:00-1:00 pm
3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, Grinnell-Miller Library
Strawberry Creek and Natural Landscape Campus Tree Tour for kids
12:00-1:00 pm
Genetics & Plant Biology Lawn
Chemistry for Kids! for kids
12:00-2:00 pm
Latimer Hall-Pimentel Hall patio
Open House: Berkeley Automation Sciences Lab for kids
12:00-2:00 pm
2111 Etcheverry Hall
IEEE Ice Cream Social for kids
12:00-3:00 pm
200 Cory Hall
Explore the Universe for kids
12:00-4:00 pm
Lawrence Hall of Science (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
Materials Discovery for kids
12:00-4:00 pm
Hearst Memorial Mining Building, lobby
Tour the Space Sciences Lab for kids
12:00-4:15 pm
Space Sciences Laboratory (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
Adventures in Space Science for kids
12:00-5:00 pm
Space Sciences Laboratory (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)

12:30 PM

African Drumming and Dance for kids
12:30-1:00 pm
Hertz Hall, south patio
BAMPFA Building Tour for kids
12:30-1:15 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA

12:45 PM

1:00 PM

Fun with Physics for kids
1:00-1:45 pm
1 LeConte Hall
BAMPFA Architecture of Life Tour for kids
1:00-2:00 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA
Creek Walk Tour for kids
1:00-2:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Dance Showcase for kids
1:00-2:00 pm
230 Hearst Gymnasium
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Presents: Reptile Dissection Demonstration for kids
1:00-2:00 pm
3097 Valley Life Sciences Building
The Art and Theory of Deception with Magical Nathaniel for kids
1:00-2:00 pm
Durham Studio Theater Dwinelle Hall
CellScope: The Mobile Phone Microscope for kids
1:00-3:00 pm
Stanley Hall Atrium, 1st floor

1:30 PM

The Search for Dark Matter: Physics Open Laboratory Tour for kids
1:30-2:00 pm
LeConte Hall, breezeway between LeConte and Birge Hall
BAMPFA Building Tour for kids
1:30-2:15 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA
Quantum Nanoelectronics: A Guided Lab Tour for kids
1:30-2:30 pm
LeConte Hall, breezeway between LeConte and Birge Hall
3-D Laser Scanners: Not Just for Gamers for kids
1:30-3:00 pm
Davis Hall, 2nd floor bay
Engineers and the Atmosphere for kids
1:30-3:00 pm
212 O'Brien Hall
It's a Concrete World After All! for kids
1:30-3:00 pm
Concrete Lab, 2nd floor Davis Hall
Scooting Around? Do It Electrically! for kids
1:30-3:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Seismic Design Team for kids
1:30-3:00 pm
Davis Hall, 2nd floor bay
Shake it to the Core! for kids
1:30-3:00 pm
Structures Lab, 2nd floor Davis Hall
Traffic in the Sky: Smart Drones for kids
1:30-3:00 pm
Davis Hall, 3rd floor terrace
Fun with Fossils for kids
1:30-3:30 pm
3007 Valley Life Sciences Building
Meet the Aliens on our Planet for kids
1:30-4:00 pm
Lawrence Hall of Science (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)

2:00 PM

Carillon Recital with the Tsar Bell for kids
2:00-2:15 pm
Campanile (Sather Tower)
The Search for Dark Matter: Physics Open Laboratory Tour for kids
2:00-2:30 pm
LeConte Hall, breezeway between LeConte and Birge Hall
Deep Look with KQED for kids
2:00-3:00 pm
2060 Valley Life Sciences Building
Red Planet Facts: All About Mars for kids
2:00-3:00 pm
Space Sciences Laboratory, Addition Conference Room (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
Biodiversity Roadshow: Specimen Identification for kids
2:00-4:00 pm
Valley Life Sciences Building, courtyard

2:30 PM

The Search for Dark Matter: Physics Open Laboratory Tour for kids
2:30-3:00 pm
LeConte Hall, breezeway between LeConte and Birge Hall
BAMPFA Building Tour for kids
2:30-3:15 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA
Cal Spirit and Traditions for kids
2:30-3:30 pm
60 Barrows Hall

3:00 PM

University Gospel Chorus for kids
3:00-3:30 pm
Hertz Hall, south patio
Cultural Expressions of the Sun for kids
3:00-4:00 pm
Space Sciences Laboratory, Addition Conference Room (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)

3:30 PM

Celli@Berkeley for kids
3:30-4:00 pm
Hertz Hall breezeway (rain moves to lobby)
BAMPFA Building Tour for kids
3:30-4:30 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA

4:00 PM

Carillon Recital with the Tsar Bell for kids
4:00-4:15 pm
Campanile (Sather Tower)
Antarctica and Space! for kids
4:00-5:00 pm
Space Sciences Laboratory, Addition Conference Room (take Hill Shuttle from Evans Hall east entrance)
BAMPFA Architecture of Life Tour for kids
4:00-5:00 pm
2155 Center St., BAMPFA

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