Do Science. In Your Community.


The Lawrence Hall of Science may be closer than you think! From Maker faires to community festivals, from family STEM nights to events at your local library, discover The Lawrence’s science enrichment programs right in your neighborhood and community. Interested in bringing The Lawrence On-The-Go outreach programs to your community? Contact Ime Edokpayi, Associate Director of Community Engagement at

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Lawrence on The Go van

The Lawrence On-The-Go

The Lawrence On-The-Go team engages youth, families and communities in high quality and meaningful STEM engagement opportunities. Through these activities, we aim to broaden participation by providing programs that are accessible, experiential, relevant and where people are—in their communities.

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Children and adults working on craft activity at Dia de los Muertos event
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

On-The-Go: Oakland Día de los Muertos

Celebrate with science at Oakland’s annual Día de los Muertos festival! The Lawrence On-The-Go will bring our mind-bending “Optical Illusions” activity. Design, build, and test…

image of a tool used to test earthquake stability
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Science at Cal – Shaking Things Up: Earthquake Preparedness and Resiliency

August’s virtual lecture is all about earthquakes! Join Dr. Sarina Patel from UC Berkeley’s Seismology Lab and Dr. Floriana Petrone from the Energy Geosciences Division…

A child wearing safety goggles is conducting a science experiment using dry ice.
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

On-The-Go: Scientific Adventures for Girls Family Science Night

Catch Lawrence On-the-Go at Scientific Adventures for Girls’ STEAM night: Planet Protectors. Build a terrarium, learn about pollinators, become a recycling expert and more!

Get In Touch

Have questions about our community programs? We’d love to speak to you.

Ime Edokpayi
Associate Director of Community Engagement