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Atrium events - book through Office of Communication
Due to the overwhelming and often overlapping events in the Wilson Hall atrium, a new scheduling system has been implemented. A new conference room, DIR WH Atrium, has been added to the list of available spaces. You can view the space on Directorate Conference Rooms http://www-dir.fnal.gov/meetingmaker/DirConfRoomsEvents.htm for planning purposes, but only Barb Kronkow, x6633, in the Office of Communication can book events in this space. Facilities Request Forms will still be required.
Lederman Science Center holiday hours
Christmas & New Years: CLOSED December 21-26 and December 31 - January 1, 2010, OPEN December 28-30 and January 2, 2010. Check the Education Office website for more information on closures http://ed.fnal.gov or call x8258.
Martial Arts Classes beginning Jan. 4
The next session of martial classes start on Monday, January 4. They are held at the Recreation Facility in the Village, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. You will learn how to kick, punch, and all the things you expect from a martial art and you will get something else: self confidence, grace, balance and power, and camaraderie. Assure your spot by signing up now. For more information contact Bruce Worthel at x8663 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International folk dancing meets Jan 7
International Folk Dancing will resume Jan. 7, 2010. The group meets Thursdays 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn. There are dances for children and teaching early in the evening and request dancing later on. Newcomers are always welcome. More info at (630)584-0825 or x8194 or email email@example.com for more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/
Scottish country dancing will meet every Tuesday through December
Silk and Thistle Scottish Country Dancing will be held every Tuesday evening through December without any holiday break.The group meets weekly starting at 7:30 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn and is taught by Doug Jensen. Newcomers are always welcome. More info at x8194 or (630)584-0825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/
Fermilab December Payroll Information
Due to the upcoming Holidays, weekly time sheets for week ending 12/27 timesheets are due in Payroll by 10:00 a.m on 12/21. Revisions for w/e 12/20 are also due. Pay date will be 12/30. Monthly paid employees will be paid on 12/30. The payroll department will be closed the following dates: December 24, 25, 31 and 1/1/10.
Sign up for spring Science Adventures classes
The Education Office's spring Science Adventures classes, for children in grades K-10, can now be viewed on our web page at http://ed.fnal.gov/sciadv. For more information call Andrea at x8258 or email email@example.com.
English Country Dancing - Jan. 3
English country dancing will meet on Sunday, Jan. 3, at Kuhn Village Barn. The afternoon starts with dances for experienced dancers at 1 p.m., and dances for everyone from 2-5 p.m. The session will focus on dances for the upcoming Ball weekend with Earl Gaddis and Karen Axelrod (see http://rscds.org under "events"). Newcomers are always welcome. English dancing will continue through the winter on the first Sunday of the month, with live music by Old Fezziwig's Band on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-584-0825
Process Piping Materials, Fabrication, Examination & Testing (ASME B31.3) class offered in Feb. 3-4
The focus of this course is to assist you to understand the relationship of the Fabrication & Examination rules of the B31.3 code to the Design and Materials rules. The presentation will include examples of problems that occur as a result of not understanding the relationship of the ASME code to design rules and materials selection. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=5538
East gate to begin closing 1-5 a.m. beginning Jan 5
On Tuesday, Jan. 5, Fermilab will start closing the east gate at night from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Personnel called in during those hours to work on emergency repairs will be provided access. All other employees and users who wish to enter the site between 1 and 5 a.m. will need to use the main entrance on Pine Street. As the laboratory gains experience with emergency repair access during the night, Fermilab management will modify the procedures as necessary. For more information about the new gate, please read the articles published in Fermilab Today on Sept. 24 and Sept. 29.
Fermilab Management Practices Seminar beginning Feb. 11
The Professional Development Office has scheduled the winter session of "Fermilab Management Practices" beginning in February. To enroll, please visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/index.html
Python Programming class offered Feb. 24-16
Learn the basics of Python programming and become proficient enough to apply the language for day to day tasks. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=3647
Give the Gift of Movies
Discount movie tickets make great stocking stuffers! The Recreation Department has discounted movie tickets for AMC and Goodrich Quality Theaters. Goodrich Theater tickets are $7. AMC anytime tickets are $8 and 2 week restricted tickets are $7. For more information call x5427 or visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/convenience.html.
Chicago Blackhawks Discount Tickets
Discount tickets are available to Fermilab employees for select Blackhawk games. Click on the attached link https://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=blackhawks&o=3375006&g=168 to purchase tickets, use special offer code - FNAL. For more information call the Recreation Dept. at x2548.
Barn Dance Dec. 20
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by Money Creek and calling by Paul Watkins. Everyone is welcome. Admission is $6, children under 12 are free, 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $3. More info and directions at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/