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2017 Holiday Fun!

Wherever you plan to celebrate your holidays, remember to schedule some time with family and friends to enjoy the season, locally.

Caltopia — 8/20 – 8/21/2017

Caltopia – the largest college lifestyle event in the nation – will be held on the UC Berkeley campus next week. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the two-day interactive festival will introduce 30,000+ Cal students to more than diverse brands aligned … Continued

Cal Night with the Oakland Athletics — 9/5/2017

Tuesday, September 5 – Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels | 7:05 pm Join the Oakland Athletics for Cal Night on Tuesday, September 5, when Cal alumni Bob Melvin and Marcus Semien take on the LA Angels. All attendees who … Continued

Summer Fun in the Bay Area!

You worked hard last semester; now it’s time to relax and explore the exciting activities in and around the Bay Area. Whether you’re looking for festivals, hiking, or family-oriented fun, the summer offers myriad possibilities!

Don’t Miss the Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series

The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley announced its annual Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series. This year’s line-up includes a wide range of genres, from classical to swinging jazz, Afropop to indie rock and folk. The concerts are held every Thursday, June through August, in the Botanical Garden’s outdoor … Continued

UCBe: A Berkeleyan

Learn about the unique arts, cultural, and culinary experiences available around Berkeley.

New from Rec Sports!

​Learn more about Berkeley Rec Sports and their new initiatives for the Fall!​

Movie Matinees for all Ages

Rediscover the pleasures of a Saturday at the movies and introduce your family to film classics on the big screen. Upcoming films in this ongoing series include Jacques Tati’s hilarious classic M. Hulot’s Holiday, Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved Ponyo, and North … Continued

Cal Performances Presents Ojai at Berkeley

June 16 – 18, 2016 in Zellerbach Hall and Zellerbach Playhouse Peter Sellars, music director Thomas W. Morris, artistic director, Ojai Music Festival Matías Tarnopolsky, executive and artistic director, Cal Performances Berkeley graduate students enjoy 50% off with their Cal1Card! $10 ticket … Continued

Bay Area Book Festival — 6/4 – 6/5/2016

Saturday – Sunday, June 4 – 5, 2016 10 am to 6 pm Downtown Berkeley, CA The Bay Area Book Festival on June 4 and 5 is a free event featuring more than 300 local, national, and international authors reading, debating, and presenting in indoor … Continued

59th San Francisco International Film Festival at BAMPFA

April 22 – May 5, 2016 BAMPFA is the exclusive East Bay venue for the San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Held each spring for two weeks, SFIFF is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and … Continued

Spring Break on a Budget

Spring break is right around the corner, but you don’t need to break the bank to have a memorable vacation!

Meet Fellow Grad Students at these Graduate Assembly Events

Graduate Students of Color Study Hall Hosted by the Graduate Minority Student Project December 11, 2015, 9 – 6 pm, Christian Hall https://www.facebook.com/UCB.GMSP/ Be productive with hot coffee and free food. De-Stress Meditation Series Hosted by the Graduate Student Wellness Project December … Continued

DROP.TOWN Art Show 2015!

Don’t miss the DROP.TOWN Art Show! A group of Berkeley undergrads, graduate students, and alumni are working to develop the art/music community at Cal by building bridges and providing more opportunities to network, share, and learn from each other. Visit their … Continued

Cal Performances, Winter Fun for the Whole Family!

This winter Cal Performances features family fun with three great shows. Tickets start at $11 for UC Berkeley students, ages 16 and under half price! Buy now at calperformances.org or by visiting the Ticket Office located in Zellerbach Hall. Peking Acrobats • January … Continued

Take a Study Break with Cal Performances

This month, take a much-needed break from projects and studying by catching one of the many Cal Performances at Zellerbach Hall. Coming right up on November 21-23 is a truly special event: Performers Willem Defoe and Mikhail Baryshnikov will play … Continued

What’s on Next at Cal Performances?

Single Tickets to Cal Performances 2014 – 15 Season Go on Sale August 13 at Noon! All UCB Students are eligible to receive a 50% discount to all events including Berkeley Talks with Yo-Yo Ma, Australian Ballet, Audra McDonald, ‘The Old Woman’ … Continued

Summer Zumba Classes at International House

Get in shape while dancing your stress away at Zumba classes with instructor Nadia Qabazard. Mondays, 8:00 to 9:30 pm in the Sproul Room at International House. Free for I-House residents; $10 per session for others. See their website to sign up.

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Thanksgiving Fun

To help weed through the seemingly endless possibilities this Season we compiled a list of opportunities to have fun, plan your holiday shopping and perhaps give back to the community.