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Fermilab dancers perform at Museum of Science and Industry, Sat. Dec. 4, 4 p.m.
Fermilab folk dancers, under the name of Y Ddraig Goch (Red Dragon) Welsh dancers, will perform a program of Welsh traditional dance and song, along with live music by Old Fezziwig's Band, for the Cambrian Benevolent Society's presentation at Christmas Around the World at the Museum of Science and Industry, at 4 p.m. Saturday, December 4. The program is open to the public and free with museum admission. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-584-0825 or http://www.www.msichicago.org whats here/exhibits/christmas-around-the-world/events/december/ or http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/welsh/
Is Your iPod Affecting Your Hearing? Dec. 8
Feel free to bring your lunch and join us for this free lunch and learn seminar on Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Wilson Hall Curia II, from Noon - 1 p.m. Do you exercise listening to your iPod? Have you been having difficulty hearing lately? Are you around loud noises at work? At home? Bring your iPod to test for safe listening levels. Presenter: Dr. Kevin Hulett; Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat Consultants, Ltd. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548.
English country dancing this Sunday, Dec. 5
English country dancing will meet this Sunday, Dec. 5, at Kuhn Village Barn. The afternoon starts with dances for experienced dancers at 1 p.m., and dances for everyone from 2 until 5 p.m., and will feature dances and music with a holiday theme. Newcomers are always welcome. The first dance of 2011, Jan 9, will focus on dances for the New Year's Ball weekend on Jan 15-16, and on Sunday, Feb. 6, there will be live music by Old Fezziwig's Band. To get on an email reminder list, or for more information, contact
email@example.com or 630-584-0825. For more information http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/english/
Node registration unavailable Dec. 2
On Thursday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m. network maintenance will begin in order to switch to a new product. At this time, the node registration service will be unavailable. Maintenance will continue on Monday, Dec. 6 from 6:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. and then again on Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 6:30 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. Node registration will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 7. This work should be transparent to the majority of people. If you experience network problems during this time, please contact the Fermilab Service Desk by calling (630) 840-2345.
Submit a topic suggestion for Disability Awareness Seminar
Unity Coat, Fermilab Disability Awareness Group, is seeking new seminar topics, speakers, and members. Past topics have included Spinal Cord Injury, Elder Care, Osteoarthitis, Americans with Disabilities Act, Autism, Fibromyalgia, Down Syndrome, and Bullying. Collaborative efforts included a summer safety presentation with the Fermilab Medical Office, an emergency evaucation bookmark with ES&H, and two seminars on Nuerological Brain Disorders with the Wellness Committee. It also sponsors the Needles & Threads project for cancer awareness. For additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scrappers Club meets Dec. 7
Do you like to scrapbook? Join other scrappers on Tuesday, Dec. 7 in WH15W Aquarium. Stop by between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Allow 45-60 minutes. $10/person. Bring scissors, adhesive and journaling pen. Supplies provided for themed and generic layouts. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Dept. at x2548.
Wilson Hall Super Science Stocking Stuffer Sale - Dec. 8-9
It's that time of the year again! The Education Office is hosting its annual holiday sale in Wilson Hall December 8 & 9, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. We will be in the SW alcove of the cafeteria between One West and the vending machines. Come get your Fermilab apparel, logo items and science toys! Cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit or debit cards will be accepted. Call Andrea at x8259 for more information.
Fermilab Arts Series presents "A Celtic Christmas"
Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas recreates the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas in a farmhouse in the remote parish in the west of Ireland, when the neighbors gather around the fire to grace the long wintry night with the laughter of their stories, the joy of their music, and dances they always said they were much too old for. Join Grammy winning guitarist William Coulter, storyteller Tomaseen Foley,vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Marianne Knight (button accordion, flute, whistle and bodhran), fiddler and dancer Katie Linnane, and Brian Bigby on flute, pipes & whistles. For more information please see http://www.fnal.gov/culture .
Winter Holiday Party Special Dec. 10
FERMI NALWO Children's Playgroup invites you to our Winter Holiday Party with a special show by Ventriloquist Sandi Sylver
ALL FERMILAB FAMILIES ARE WELCOME !!! Friday, Dec. 10, 5:30pm, Kuhn Barn - 5:30pm Holiday Crafts - 6pm-7pm Potluck Dinner - 7pm Mrs Claus show - * Please Bring a DISH to SHARE for the adults* kids food and drinks will be provided - RSVP by Dec 3, 2010
* Please let us know the name and age of each child that is attending* For reservation e-mail us at: NALWO_PLAYGROUP_officers@fnal.gov or call Ana Maria or Gabi (630)844-6608.
Winter Holiday Tea Dec. 3
Please come to NALWO’s WINTER HOLIDAY TEA Hosted by Barbara Oddone to be held at her home, Site #29, just inside the Wilson Street gate, Friday, Dec. 3, 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Fermilab IDs are no longer required to enter the lab. You may come in at Wilson Street entrance and turn right at the driveway just beyond the gate. Please bring a favorite dessert or appetizer from your country, but if you cannot bring a treat, please come anyway! For additional information contact Susan Kayser at email@example.com or Annamaria Feher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fermilab Art Gallery - Artist Reception Dec. 10 5:00-7:00pm - Painting Demo Dec. 15 11:30
On Friday, Dec. 10 from 5:00-7:00pm we will host the artist reception for William Worcester a local landscape painter. On Dec. 15 William Worcester will give a painting demonstration at 11:30 in the Art Gallery 2nd floor Wilson Hall. For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/pub/Art_Gallery/index.html.
Fermilab Today holiday schedule
Fermilab Today will not publish on Nov. 25 and 26 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The last issue of Fermilab Today in 2010 will appear on Tuesday, Dec. 21. Fermilab Today will resume publication on Monday, Jan. 3.
Folk Dancing cancelled Nov.25, resumes weekly Thursdays in Dec.
Fermilab International Folk Dancing will not meet on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 25, but will resume at Kuhn Village Barn and meet every Thursday through Dec. 23. Dancing begins at 7:30 p.m., with 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 (630)840-8194 or email
email@example.com or http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/
Free Martial Arts Class Dec. 15
There will be a free one-hour trial class of Kyuki-Do, a Korean martial art, on Dec. 15 at 5:00pm in the gym at the Recreations Center. You well learn basic stretches and exercises, kicks and punches, and some self defense. We will demonstrate some advanced techniques and forms. Please wear lose, comfortable clothes, and be prepared to work up a little sweat. For more information, contact Bruce Worthel at firstname.lastname@example.org or x8663 or Jeanne Koester at email@example.com or x2548.
Annual potluck party and skits Dec. 17
Fermilab will host its second annual winter skit and potluck party Dec. 17. A potluck dinner will take place in the Wilson Hall atrium from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Employees, users and contractors and their families are welcome. Those attending the potluck should bring enough food to share with 20 people. After dinner from 7 to 9 p.m., employees and users will showcase their talents through skits, songs and soothing melodies.
Symposium celebrates 25th anniversary of first collision at Tevatron Dec. 17
A series of talks from 1:00 to 4:45 p.m. Dec. 17 in Ramsey Auditorium will highlight the construction of the Tevatron and the scientific successes acheived with its consistently improving luminosity. The talks are open to all.
Fermilab Blood Drive December 20 & 21 (Walk in only)
Fermilab Blood Drive Aug. 30 and 31 (Walk in only) Heartland Blood Centers will take donations in the Wilson Hall ground floor NE Training Room Dec. 20 9-2 p.m. and 21 8-1 p.m. This drive will be walk-in only for whole blood donations. Your generous donation can save 3 lives. Please give if you are able. Contact Diana at x3771 if you are interested in a Double Red Cell (DRC) donation. All donors will receive a $10 Fandango gift card. All 4 seasons club member premiums are now redeemed online. Info & membership available at http://www.heartlandbc.org/promo_4seasons_FAQ.html
Fermilab Arts and Lecture Series Box Office Winter schedule
The Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series Box Office will be closed Dec. 20 through Dec. 31. For ticket reservations phone 630-840-ARTS (2787) and leave a detailed message. Ticket reservations can also be mailed to Fermilab Arts Series, P.O. Box 500, Mail Station 111, Batavia, IL 60510. http://www.fnal.gov/culture/NewArts/index.shtml
Users Office Holiday Hours
The Users office will be closed on Nov. 25 and 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Users office will be closed on Dec. 23, 24, 30 and 31 for the Christmas Holiday. If you need an ID renewal during that time, please make it a point to come to our office before the days listed above. Normal Users Office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm. If you need a rental car from Pilot’s Leasing, and did not reserve one in advance, please visit the communications office located on the ground floor of the Wilson Hall, next to the Key and ID Office.
Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle Program through Dec. 31
ES&H is rolling out its 2nd annual "Accelerate to a Healthy Lifestyle" program which kicks off Oct. 1. The event will run from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31. The goal is to exercise three days per week for 30 minutes. For more information, please visit the ES&H web page where you can now enter your time electronically, access hard copy log sheets, etc. http://www-esh.fnal.gov/.
Disney On Ice presents Toy Story 3 Feb. 2-13
Special ticket offer for Fermilab employees and their families to see Toy Story 3 on ice Feb. 2 – 13 at the United Center, click on link for order form http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/convenience.html. For more information call Jeanne at x2548 in the Wellness Office.
Cafeteria Closed Nov. 25-27
The Fermilab Cafeteria will be closed Nov. 25, 26, and 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Arts & Lecture Series closed Nov. 25-26
The Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series Box Office will be closed November 24, 25, and 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. For ticket reservations phone 630-840-ARTS (2787) and leave a detailed message. Ticket reservations can also be mailed to The Fermilab Arts Series, P.O. Box 500, Mail Station 111, Batavia, IL 60510. http://www.fnal.gov/culture/NewArts/index.shtml
PayFlex PowerPoint Presentation
If you were unable to attend a session presented by the new FSA vendor PayFlex, you can click on this website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/benefits/PayFlexPowerpoint.pdf to view the PowerPoint presentation.
Pedestrian Safety Awareness for Families
"Safe Journey" is an interactive pedestrian safety program designed for families. Follow John as he walks from home to a bus stop to go to a soccer field accross town, he returns home after nightfall. Take a walk with John and help him decide how to handle some tricky safety situations. Follow this link to Pedestrian Safety information provided by the Fermilab Traffic Safety Subcommittee (TSS)http://www.fnal.gov/pub/traffic_safety/.
Pedestrian Safety at Crosswalks
Pedestrian Safety at Crosswalks, a PowerPoint presentation by the Village of Hinsdale, addresses Illinois Pedestrian Law and offers safety tips for pedestrians. Follow this link to the PowerPoint presentation, additional Pedestrian and Traffic Safety information provided by the Fermilab Traffic Safety Subcommittee (TSS) http://www.fnal.gov/pub/traffic_safety/.
Voluntary separation offer information
On Nov. 11, Fermilab Director Pier Oddone announced a voluntary separation offer to bring Fermilab operations into balance with the resources expected for this fiscal year, FY11. To learn more about the voluntary separation offer please visit the website: http://www.fnal.gov/faw/vso/.
Tango at Fermilab through Dec. 1
Our new series of four tango classes and new Choreography class starts November 10, with instructors Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita. Classes are held each Wednesday in Ramsey Auditorium, Class dates: Nov 10, 17, 24, and Dec 1. Level 1: Fundamentals: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Level 2: Intermediate/Adv: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Choreography: 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information, please send an email to Pam Noyes firstname.lastname@example.org or http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.pdf
Toastmaster Dec. 2
Bring your lunch and join us for 45 minutes in the Wilson Hall 7th Floor Racetrack Thursday, Dec. 2 starting at 12:05. In Toastmaster, you will learn self-growth, how to plan and relax, how to present an idea as to whether you have time to prepare or just 10 seconds. You will learn to listen and think effectively, how to prepare and give speeches with confidence and in a wide range of situations, best of all, you'll practice in a friendly, supportive environment, with people who are there for the same reasons.