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No International Folk Dancing on Thanksgiving, but dancing every Thursday through December
International Folk Dancing will not meet this Thursday on Thanksgiving (11/22), but will meet every Thursday in December, as usual at 7:30 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn. On Dec. 27, a special dance party is planned to welcome visitors who are back in town for the holidays. There is instruction and dances for children and newer dancers early and request dancing later. Newcomers are always welcome. More info at (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194 or email
NALWO Holiday Tea
Please come to NALWO's WINTER HOLIDAY TEA,Tuesday, December 4, 11 am until 1 pm. Hosted by Barbara Oddone. To be held at her home, Site #29, just outside the Wilson Street gate. You may come to the entrance at Wilson Street (from Kirk Road) and turn right at the driveway just before the guardhouse. Please bring a favorite dessert or appetizer from your country, but if you cannot bring a treat, please come anyway! For additional information contact email@example.com or Rose Moore at (630)208-9309.
C2ST screening of A Beautiful Mind - Dec. 6
On Dec. 6, at 6 p.m., the University of Chicago and the Chicago Council for Science and Technology will screen "A Beautiful Mind", the first screening of the new Science on the Screen series.
Where: Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago.
Advance tix recommended: http://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu/events/a%20beautiful%20mind/2012-12-6_18.00/the%20screening%20room,%20logan%20center?back=2&area=d6077c67-f0c7-4f0c-8950-313b754a473f&type=ga
Screening will be followed by a discussion with Nobel laureate and UChicago economist Roger Myerson and UChicago psychiatrist Michael Marcangelo, MD.
Visit http://arts.uchicago.edu/content/science-screen for more info.
Environment, Safety & Health Fair - November 29, 15th floor
Come to the Environment, Safety & Health Fair on the 15th floor from 11:30-1:00 and have some fun. Topics include: Winter Sports Safety, Traffic Safety, Heating Hazards, Holiday Safety and many others. There will be raffles and giveaways to make your winter safe for you and your family.
Ruby course offered Jan 22 - 24
Learn the fundamentals of the Ruby programming language. For details or to enroll visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7339 .
6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays at the gym in the Village. Gym membership is required. Please contact O’Sheg Oshinowo at Oshinowo@fnal.gov for more information.
Nov. 26 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 Winter 2012 quarter is Nov. 26. For more information and enrollment forms, contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or visit the website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/uchicago.html.
Professional development courses
Access 2010 classes scheduled. The Professional Development office has scheduled Access 2010 classes for this fall. Click on the link provided for details or to enroll:
Access 2010: Intro - http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6801
Access 2010: Intermediate - http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7281
Access 2010: Advanced -http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7284 .
Writing for Results: Email and More class offered Nov. 29.
Learn the strategies and objective benchmarks you need to improve every email or memo you write. You'll also learn how to address any weaknesses in your writing and how to build on your strengths over time. For more information or to enroll, please visit:
Fermilab employee discounts
Fermilab discount for the play "QED" - a day in the life of Richard Feynman
Tickets are regularly $25 but by following the link below, Fermilab employees can purchase $20 tickets. Tickets are $18 if there is a group of 10 or more http://fermilab.eventbrite.com password: fermilab. The show runs Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Collaboraction, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. Here are some links to recent reviews: Chicago Sun-Times = "Highly Recommended" - Hedy Weiss http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/15947636-421/qed-a-tour-de-force-for-rob-riley.html. New City = "Recommended" - Johnny Oleksinski http://newcitystage.com/2012/10/29/review-qedtheatre4humanity/ .
Country House Employee Discount
A discount of 20% will be given on the food portion of any check paid by a Fermilab employee. You must present a current valid Fermilab ID to receive discount. Promotion is available for lunch or dinner every day of the week, even on carry outs. Discount may not be used for alcohol and cannot be combined with any other promotion, discount or offer. For more information contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atrium work updates
Follow the progress of the Wilson Hall atrium construction with updates from FESS here http://fess.fnal.gov/atrium_construction.html.