Fermilab Today February 03 - February 07, 2014

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Kyuki Do Registration Due Monday, Feb. 10
The next session of Kyuki-Do will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, February 17 - March 26 in the Gymnasium. Fee is $60. Register in the Wellness Office, WH15W by Monday, February 10. This class focuses on practical self-defense for men and women. Learn how to kick, block, punch, throw and fall. For more info call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov.

Yoga Registration Due Thursday, Feb. 6
Sign up for one or both of the new Yoga classes in the Wellness Office by Thursday, Feb. 6. Mondays, 12-12:45pm, Feb. 10 - March 24 (no class 3/17). Fee is $45. Thursdays, Feb. 13-March 27 (no class 3/20). Fee is $45. Whether you are new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, this class will help you feel both energized and relaxed. Classes will be held in Wilson Hall, 15th Floor, South Crossover. For info call Jeanne x2548, jecker@fnal.gov.

Strength Training Registration Due Feb. 7
The next session of Strength Training by Bod Squad will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 13 - April 10 (no class 3/27) from 5-6pm in the Fitness Center Exercise Room. Class fee is $82. Gym membership is NOT required. Register in the Wellness Office by February 7. For info call Jeanne in the Wellness office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov, http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html.

Barn Dance Feb. 9
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by the $8000 Stringband and calling by Maggie Jo Saylor. 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 at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/.

Budker Seminar February 10 at 5:00 pm
Please join us at the User's Center Monday, February 10 for the monthly Budker Seminar that begins at 5:00 pm. This month's speaker is Sergey Antipov from the University of Chicago. Talk title: "Injection design for IOTA ring". Integrable Optics Test Accelerator is a proof-of-principle experiment designed to demonstrate a concept of integrable accelerator lattice with highly non-linear optics. The goal of the project is to demonstrate that huge nonlinear tune shifts can be achieved in a realistic accelerator design. Free pizza and beverages will be served. Please contact Margie at x5680 with any questions.

Garden Club Spring Meeting
The Fermilab garden club spring meeting will be held on February 20, at noon, in WH7XO. New and prospective members should attend to find out about the club and learn about renting a garden plot. For more information please visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/Garden%20Club.html.

Performance Review: March 26 or March 27 (prerequisite: Interaction Management)
This one day course is for managers and supervisors who conduct performance reviews. You will learn the elements of an effective performance review; Learn how to prepare for an interactive performance review discussion; Practice communication skills that encourage two-way communication; Practice the steps of conducting a performance review discussion; Practice handling difficult situations. You must have completed the Interaction Management 3-day course to enroll. For more information and to enroll please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=3711.

Interaction Management: March 5, 12, and 19
The objective of this 3-day course is for managers and supervisors to learn the essential skills and discussion guidelines for effective coaching through practice and feedback. Please review the description for more detail and enroll at http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2986.

URA Visiting Scholars Program deadline - Feb. 24
Universities Research Association has announced a deadline of Feb. 24 for the submission of applications for the spring 2014 cycle of awards in the URA Visiting Scholars Program at Fermilab. Award recipients will be notified at the end of March. These awards provide financial support for faculty and students from URA's 88 member universities to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year. URA makes two rounds of awards each year, in the spring and the fall. For more information, visit http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/ura_visiting_scholars/index.html.

Artist Reception for Jay Strommen Feb. 7 5-7pm
Please join us on Friday, February 7, from 5-7pm in the Art Gallery on the 2nd floor Wilson Hall for the artist reception of "Jay Strommen- Creativity is not Created".

Indoor Soccer
Indoor soccer Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00pm at the Fitness Center Gymnasium in the Village. Gym membership is required to participate. Contact O'Sheg Oshinowo at Oshinowo@fnal.gov for more information.

Family Science Days in Chicago - Feb. 15-16
Family Science Days is a free community science showcase featuring hands-on demos, shows - including Fermilab's Mr. Freeze - and other activities appropriate for K-12 children and their families. The event features a broad range of educators and scientists promoting an interest in science among the public. As part of the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, it takes place this year at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, Purple Level, on Feb. 15-16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit http://meetings.aaas.org/public/family-science-days/ for more information and to register.

Fermi Singers invites new members
The Fermilab singers invite all interested lab employees and their family members to join us Wednesdays from noon-1pm in Ramsey Auditorium. All vocal parts are welcome to join and no experience is necessary. We work though a wide variety of classical and contemporary choral pieces in a variety of languages, and are always looking for new material. Start the new year by extending your vocal repertoire! Questions can be sent to Terry Hart at tlh@fnal.gov where you also may request to be added to our mailing list.

Interpersonal Communication Skills Apr. 16
In this class you will assess your communication strengths and weaknesses; understand the differences between passive, assertive and aggressive communication; learn how to speak with more enthusiasm, expressiveness and clarity; become a more effective listener; learn how non-verbal messages affect communication; learn how to work and communicate more effectively with different personality styles; and set specific communication goals as part of your individualized Communication Plan (CAP) and apply them daily back on the job. For more information or to enroll visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2865.

10 percent employee discount at North Aurora Dental Associates
10% discount to Fermilab employees at North Aurora Dental Associates (Cigna PPO Provider), 100 N. Lincolnway, North Aurora. Schedule an appointment in January or February and receive a Take Home Whitening Kit for $1. Call 630-896-3939 or visit today for more information. Northauroradental.com

Scottish country dancing meets Tuesday evenings at Kuhn Village Barn
Silk and Thistle Scottish country dancing is held every Tuesday evening from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn. The group and is taught by Doug Jensen. Newcomers are always welcome and are paired with experienced dancers -- no need to come with a partner. Winter cancellations are announced by email the afternoon of the dance. To get on the list, or for more information email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/ or call (630)840-8194 or (630)584-0825.

International folk dancing meets Thursday evenings at Kuhn Village Barn
International folk dancing is held every Thursday evening, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn. Newcomers are always welcome. There is instruction and dances for children and newer dancers early and request dancing later on. Winter cancellations are announced by email the afternoon of the dance. To get on the list, or for more information email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/ or call (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194.