Fermilab Today April 7 - April 11, 2014

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Barn Dance April 13
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by the Cosmic Otters and calling by Rachel Wallace. 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 April 14 at 5:00 pm
Please join us at the User's Center Monday April 14 for the monthly Budker Seminar that begins at 5:00 pm. This month's speaker is Yulia Trenikhina from IIT. Talk title: Studies of niobium nanostructure for the SRF cavity quality factor improvement. Free pizza and beverages will be served. Please contact Margie at x5680 with any questions.

A "Smart Cuisine" Purchase Earns You 10 Bonus Points
Are you an Active for Life participant? Purchase a Smart Cuisine Meal between now and May 30th and you can log an extra 10 Bonus Points for each meal. The Wellness Office in conjunction with Southern Food Service encourages you to Make a Heart Healthy Choice! For more info on the Active for Life Multi-Lab Challenge contact Jeanne at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov


Indoor Soccer
Indoor Soccer: 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the gym in the Village. Gym membership is required. Please contact O’Sheg Oshinowo at Oshinowo@fnal.gov for more information.


Strength Training Registration Due April 11
The next session of Strength Training by Bod Squad will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 17 - June 12 (no class 5/22) at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 5-6pm. Fee is $82/person. Please register by April 11. A free trial class is available on Thursday, April 10, from 5-6pm at the Fitness Center Exercise Room for anyone that would like to try it out. No registration is required for the trial class. The Fitness Center will be open. Please note that you do NOT need a gym membership to sign up for fitness classes. For more information please contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov or http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html.

Artist Reception - April 16 5-7pm
Renowned statistician and artist Edward Tufte will launch an exhibit of his sculptures titled "The Cognitive Art of Feynman Diagrams" on April 12 - June 26, and come to the artist's reception on April 16 5-7pm. Tufte's exhibit is the cornerstone of a celebration of the life and work of Richard Feynman at the laboratory. Click the link to learn more http://www.fnal.gov/pub/tufte/index.html.

Interpersonal Communication Skills
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.

Wednesday Walkers
A new walking group, Wednesday Walkers, will begin walking at lunch time on April 2. Depart WH East Side at Noon. Time, distance and speed are up to you. All are welcome. This is an opportunity to earn Life Points if you are participating in the Active For Life Challenge. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov

2014 Fermilab Golf League Season is upon us
Want to golf more than you have been lately? Consider joining the Fermilab Golf League. We have leagues playing weekly at the Fox Valley (North Aurora Wednesday evenings) and Bliss Creek (Sugar Grove Tuesday evenings) Golf Courses over the 2014 season. Golfers of all abilities are encouraged to play in our friendly, handicapped format. If you would like to play more, but feel that you can't commit to every week, we also look for golfers to fill our sub' pool. In the sub' pool, you would be contacted if one of the full-time golfers was unable to play. The season starts soon so contact Mike Matulik at matulik@fnal.gov or x4091 for more information.

Tour Guides for Illini Alumni Event May 3
A Illini Alumni Event on the morning of May 3 is looking for volunteers to give tours in Wilson Hall. This event will have tours from 9 am until 10:30 am followed by a "Mr.Freeze Show". Please contact Jerry Zimmerman x4571 or email jerryz@fnal.gov.

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. To get on the list, or for more information email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/ or call (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194.

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. The group dances year-round, moving to Ramsey Auditorium in the summer. 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.

On Sale Now: FNA Hats and Shirts
Get your Fermilab Natural Areas baseball cap (made in USA) and long- or short-sleeved t-shirt (organic cotton) for just $10.00 each! We are having our spring sale! See photos at: http://fermilabnaturalareas.org/shop.html. Email your order, including shirt size, to fermilabnaturalareas@gmail.com. Pick up at Fermilab.

Active For Multi-Lab Challenge
Whether you are thinking about becoming physically active or have been active for years this 9-week program encourages you to be more active and eat healthier. This is a team based approach with individuals setting their own goals. Their are 6 DOE Labs competing in the challenge. Earn life points for each minute of physical activity. Earn bonus points for drinking water and eating fruits & vegetables. Challenge begins April 1. Join a team at activeforlife.org by April 14. Team captains needed. Contact Jeanne at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov. Watch Fermi Today for contests, events, and prizes.