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July 22nd, 2017 Saturday, – 10am-2pm Makerfest 2017 Lafayette Library (setup begins at — Public Registration is now open.

August 3rd, 2017 Thursday, Family Science Afternoon, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM  San Leandro Public Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. San Leandro CA 94577, Contact Alex Madonik,, to volunteer

September Section Meeting Sept. 26, 2017, time tba   A New Cloning Technology called CRISPR/Cas9, Prof. Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley  at Chevron Building 10 Auditorium, 100 Chevron Way, Richmond, CA 94801

 Sept 30, Sat.,  Sacramento Section invites us to Flavors of Chemistry: Coffee, Olives, and Chocolate  at UC Davis (a field trip).
Oct. 18, 2017, time TBA, Mass Spectrometry in the Service of Human Health, Prof. Richard Zare, Stanford University, location TBA


Oct. 26, 2017, Thursday, time TBA, “Total Synthesis of Biologically Active and Architecturally Complex Natural Products” Prof. Richard Sarpong, UC Berkeley, recent Guggenheim Fellowship awardee, (location tba)

Annual Events:

Earth Day: (April 22. 2017): Saturday

43rd Solano Avenue Stroll: Sunday – September 20, 2017, 10am – 5pm

Mole Day: 6:02 AM – 6:02 PM on Monday, October 23, 2017

Bay Area Science Festival: (TBD, ~ late October – early November 2017):

  • North Bay at Sonoma County Fairgrounds – Saturday, TBD, 10:30am – 4pm
  • AT&T Park – Saturday, TBD, 10am – 4pm