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SciTech Preschool Open House - Feb. 11, 18 & 25
The SciTech Museums Discovery Preschool in downtown Aurora invites parents and kids to see and experience one of the only S.T.E.M. based curriculum preschools in the country. This is an open-house type format program with "try-it" opportunity for you and your preschooler! When: Saturdays, Feb. 11, Feb. 18, Feb. 25, Mar. 3, and Mar. 10;Time: 10 am- 12 pm. No admission fee. Learn all about our S.T.E.M. curriculum. Do science activities that will amaze and let your preschooler amaze you! Learn. Share. Enjoy. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (630)859-3434. Please visit site at http://scitechmuseum.org/gotta-get-stem-0.
On Site Housing Requests for Summer of 2012 now accepted
Requests for reservations of on-site houses, apartments, and dormitory rooms for the SUMMER of 2012 can now be submitted to the Fermilab Housing Office. Please submit your request by Monday, Mar. 5. For further information, please contact the Housing Office at (630) 840-3777 or email@example.com. Individual housing requests can be made by using our online Housing Request form at http://bss.fnal.gov/accommodations/housing_request.html. Requests for multiple housing units are best handled by direct email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Barn dance - Feb. 12
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn. This dance features music by rising stars Eye of the Monkey and calling by Nashville caller T-Claw. Everyone is welcome. You don't need to know anything, just come and have fun! Admission is $6, children under 12 are free, 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $3. More info and directions: http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/
Martial arts classes
Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art similar to Taekwondo. The next Fermi Kyuki-Do Martial Arts session begins on Feb. 20. I will teach you how to kick, punch, block, throw and fall, bow staff, and basic self defense. Classes are held for six weeks on Monday and Wednesdays from 5 - 6 p.m. at the Recreation Facility in the Village. You need to register for the class through the Recreation Office. The cost is $55.00. You do not need a gym membership to join this class. I will supply a free uniform to students who have never participated in martial arts before.
URA Visiting Scholars Program deadline - Feb. 29
Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) has announced a deadline of Feb. 29 for the submission of applications for the Spring 2012 cycle of awards in the URA Visiting Scholars Program at Fermilab. Successful applicants will be notified at the end of Mar. 2012. For more information, please visit the URA website at http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/ura_visiting_scholars/index.html
Abri Credit Union Announces Winner
Abri Credit Union staff are happy to announce that Tammy Whited is the winner of our Member Appreciation Drawing. Tammy won a $100 Chez Leon gift certificate. Thanks to all the Abri Credit Union members who entered the drawing. We appreciate your business.
Mar. 2 deadline for The University of Chicago Tuition Remission Program
The deadline for applying for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the Spring 2012 quarter is Mar. 2. For more information and enrollment forms, contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or visit the website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/uchicago.html.
Python Programming class - April 16-18
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 visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=3647.
Introduction to LabVIEW scheduled for Feb. 23
Gain hands-on experience with LabVIEW and learn how you can use LabVIEW graphical development to reduce development time and create flexible applications that easily integrate with thousands of I/O devices from hundreds of vendors. For more information or to enroll, visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=3694.
Embedded Design with LabVIEW FPGA and CompactRIO class scheduled - Feb. 23
This hands-on session utilizes National Instruments LabVIEW graphical embedded development tools and off-the-shelf prototyping systems. Discover firsthand how to design, prototype, and deploy embedded systems more productively using NI LabVIEW embedded programming tools and rapid prototyping hardware. For more information or to enroll, visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=4839.
Fermilab Management Practices courses are now available for registration
The Office for Profesional and Organization Development has scheduled a session of Fermilab Management Practices (FMP)which includes:
Managing within the Law, Job Descriptions and Employment, Behavioral Inteviewing, Interaction Management, Performance Review and Fermilab Functions. To enroll or for more information, visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/courses.html.
"5 Treasures" Qigong for Stress Relief begins Jan. 23
"Five Treasures" is a short, easy to learn, set of Qigong exercises. Specific attention on coordination of breath, posture and intention. This is a more in-depth approach compared to the drop-in classes on Wednesday and Friday. Mondays: Jan. 23 - Mar. 26, Wilson Hall Auditorium, 12 - 1 p.m. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or email@example.com
Argentine Tango Classes, Wednesdays, Jan. 18 to Feb. 8
Learn to dance Argentine Tango! Our new series of 4 tango classes starts, Jan. 18 and continues each Wednesday through Feb. 8 with instructors Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita, location: Ramsey Audiorium. Tango Basic Class: 7 to 8 p.m.; Intermediate Tango Class: 8 to 9 p.m. Per person price: One-4 class set-$60/$50*; Two-4 class sets: $90/$80*; Single class: $18/$15*; Two classes: $30/$25* (*denotes student discount) pay at class. Class passes are available for 4, 6 & 8 class packages. For information, sign up or directions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.
FRA scholarship applications due Apr. 1
The FRA scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to the child of a parent who is a regular, full-time Fermilab/FRA employee. Scholarship applications are due in the Office for Professional and Organization Development by Apr. 1. The scholarship application and detailed information are available at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/FRA_scholarship.html. If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or Nicole@fnal.gov.
Access 2010: Intro - Mar. 14
The contents of this Acess 2010 Intro course include: Getting Started with Access Identifying Components of a Database Building a Database Managing Data in a Table Viewing Data in Tables Querying a Database Designing Forms Generating Reports. For more information or to enroll, visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6801.
Excel 2010: Intro - Mar. 8
The contents of this Excel 2010 Intro course include: Creating a Basic Worksheet Performing Calculations Modifying a Worksheet Formatting a Worksheet Printing Workbook Contents Managing Large Workbooks. For more information or to enroll, visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6800.
Outlook 2010: Intro - Feb. 22
The contents of this Outlook 2010 Intro course include: Getting Started with Outlook Composing Messages Organizing Messages Managing Contacts Scheduling Appointments Scheduling Meetings Managing Tasks & Notes. For more information or to enroll, visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6802.
PowerPoint 2010: Intro - Feb. 28
The contents of this PowerPoint 2010 course includes: Getting Started with PowerPoint Creating a Presentation Formatting Text on slides ClipArt and WordArt Modifying Objects Adding Tables to a Presentation Insert Charts in a Presentation Delivering a Presentation. For more information or to enroll, visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6798.
Word 2010: Intro Mar. 6
The contents of this Word 2010 Intro cousre include: Exploring the User Interface Creating a Basic Document Editing a Document Formatting Text Formatting Paragraphs Inserting Tables Inserting Special Characters and Graphical Objects Controlling Page Appearance Proofing a Word Document. For more information or to enroll, visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6799
Open Badminton at the Gym
Open Badminton is held at the gym on Wednesdays from 11am - 1pm and Fridays from 4 - 6pm. Gym Membership required. Free trial memberships available. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or email@example.com
Atrium work updates
Follow the progress of the Wilson Hall atrium construction with updates from FESS here http://fess.fnal.gov/atrium_construction.html.
Indoor Soccer: 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays in the gymnasium. For more information contact OSheg Oshinowo at firstname.lastname@example.org.