NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY
Who belongs to NALWO? -
All women (or spouses)
associated with Fermilab (and their
families). Visitors and newcomers are especially encouraged to join NALWO
activities. Fermilab women are welcome to bring
guests from outside the Lab community to NALWO activities.
What does NALWO do?
The organization sponsors:
Conversation classes meet
Wednesdays mornings, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Music Room at the
Users Center from late August through May.. Meetings are free, there is no
need to sign-up and you may begin any time! You can reach the English class
teachers with questions by emailing NALWO_ENGLISH_TEACHERS@fnal.gov
If you wish to subscribe to the English class email list (which provides
useful information about class schedule changes), go to this
NALWO sponsors a cooperative playgroup for families with pre-school aged
children that meets weekly at the Users
Center. While there are
currently not enough families for regular meetings of the group, there are
still holiday parties open to everyone. You may also subscribe to a listserve which will provide updated information on local
activities. For more information
please visit the NALWO
Playgroup page .
NALWO holds special programs such as cooking demonstrations, crafts
workshops, lectures, informal music programs. Although occasionally presented
by outside guests, most of these programs are prepared and presented by NALWO
members. We encourage you to present your special talents. You do the planning
and preparation; we help with the invitations, publicity, and room
reservations. Send us your
ideas for new activities to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always happy to hear from you.
Lecture/Social on Barns of Illinois
– Tuesday, June 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Racetrack, 7th Floor,
Summer Potluck/Picnic – Friday,
July 10, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Kuhn Barn
Lecture/Social on Bees – Wednesday,
September 9, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Curia II, 2nd floor Wilson
Folk Dancing, Scottish Country Dancing, and English Country Dancing
NALWO sponsors three recreational dance groups open to everyone from Fermilab and the surrounding communities. International
Folk Dance is every Thursday evening from 7:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.,
Scottish Country Dancing is every Tuesday evening from 7:30 p.m. until 10:00
p.m., and English Country Dancing is held once a month on a Sunday afternoon.
The dance groups meet in the Village Barn on the east side of the Fermilab site from September to May and the International
and Scottish groups move to Ramsey Auditorium in Wilson Hall, Fermilab's High-rise, during the summer. English Country
Dancing continues in Kuhn Barn year round. In all groups, the dances are
taught, and you don't need to come with a partner. Children are welcome, but
no babysitting is provided; children either dance or do quiet activities. For
more information, contact email@example.com
or Mady Newfield at (630) 584-0825.
NALWO sponsors day trips to places of interest in Chicago and the surrounding area such as
museums, ethnic neighborhoods, architectural walks, and natural parks.
NALWO occasionally hosts potluck dinners the Village. They are open to
anyone from the Lab and their guests. Each person or family brings a dish of
food to share.
The Toy Library is in the music room of the User's Center. Toys may be
borrowed from this room for use at home on a short-term basis. For further
information contact Cheryl Bentham at (630) 840-3777.
Information about Maternity
The maternity closet, created by the Fermilab Mothers at Work Program, is now located in the Fermilab Children’s Center. Those interested in using or
donating clothes should make an appointment with Jennifer Lopez at x3762.
For questions and information send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or contact individual Board Members . If you would like to be added to
the NALWO NEWS email list to receive information on upcoming events, please
go to this link
to subscribe, or send a request to email@example.com
Demonstrations and Cookbooks
Newest addition from the March
9, 2015 Puerto Rican cooking demonstration by Irma Almirall-Padamsee:
the updated and corrected recipe book, with color photos and local grocery
stores for ingredients. View or download the PDF (239 Kb) here.
Just added November 2014: the
recipe book from the NALWO 2008 presentation Thanksgiving Across America
– which provides members’ favorite recipes for Thanksgiving, including how to
cook a turkey! View or download the PDF here.
The NALWO Cookbook : For the 2011 Spring Tea, we created a
cookbook as a gift for the former lab director’s wife, Barbara Oddone. This book is a retrospective of what we chose as
some of the best recipes from the last 25 years of NALWO cooking
demonstrations. If you’d like a digital copy you can download it here.
The recipe booklet from the January 24, 2013, Armenian Cooking Demonstration is available here.
The recipe booklet from the November 17, 2011, Cooking
Demonstration: Cooking of the American South is available here.
For the current calendar, please go to the Labwide
Reimbursement form for event
Please download by clicking on the link here and submit to the NALWO
Golden Book: Starting Fermilab" by Dr.
Robert R. Wilson, Founding Director of Fermilab:
"My wife, Jane, was enormously important to the Lab both socially and in
initiating the lectures program. I felt, too, that my colleagues were blessed
in the great wives who accompanied them to the Lab. Many had jobs in the Lab,
but all contributed importantly to the social ambience. Indeed, NALWO was
formed by them so they could be more effective in their endeavors."
"Songs of Too
Much Experience" Poems by Jane S. Wilson
Jane Wilson Photo
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