managed by the U.S.
Department of Energy
For release on May 24, 2010, 8:30:00 AM
Contacts: Peter Genzer, (631) 344-3174
Brookhaven Lab Open to the Public on Summer Sundays, July 11 - August 8
UPTON, NY — Exciting science shows, tours of world-class science facilities, and entertaining activities for children and adults are all part of the free fun and learning opportunities offered to the public by the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory during ["http://www.bnl.gov/community/summer_sunday.asp">Summer Sundays , July 11 to August 8.
No reservations are needed to take part in Summer Sundays at Brookhaven Lab, but visitors age 16 and over must bring a photo ID. Visitors may arrive any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. A different tour and exciting new science show will be featured each week. Arrive early to avoid crowds and to take advantage of the full program.
The last facility visit takes place at 3 p.m. each week, and science shows will be held at noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. each Sunday in Berkner Hall. A new hands-on exhibit, Creating Our Future, Sustainability by Design, will be available every Sunday in the Berkner Hall lobby. The cafeteria and gift shop, both in Berkner Hall, will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The full Summer Sundays schedule follows:
July 11 — Fueling the Future & Exploring the Ultra Small
July 18 — Bright Light, Dazzling Discoveries
July 25 — Family Fun Day
August 1 — Storm Trackers
August 8 — Atom-Smasher Extraordinaire
For information, call 631 344-2651, check www.bnl.gov, or search Facebook for Summer Sundays. The Laboratory is located one-and-a-half miles north of Long Island Expressway Exit 68.