Fermilab Today April 14 - April 18, 2014

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Zumba Fitness Registration Due April 24
Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and your energy levels will soar! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Thursdays, May 1 – June 19, Fitness Center Exercise Room, 11:45am – 12:30pm. Fee is $50/person. Register in the Wellness Office by April 24. Free trial open house class on Tuesday, 4/22, 11:45-12:30. No registration required for free trial class. Gym will be open. For more info contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov.

3 on 3 Basketball Tourney
Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 1, 6, 8 and 13 at the Village Outdoor Court (Fitness Center gymnasium if rain). Games at 11:50am and 12:05pm. Contact Brian if interested at bniesman@fnal.gov

SharePoint for Contributors (end-user) – April 18
This course will lead attendees through the basic concepts relevant for end-users and contributors including site navigation, document libraries, lists, web parts and web pages in the SharePoint 2013 environment. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7121.

SharePoint Designer training – April 18
This course will lead attendees through the basic concepts for designers including creating lists, document libraries and creating and editing pages in the SharePoint 2013 environment http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7899.

SharePoint Site Owner introductory training – April 18
This course will lead attendees through the basic concepts for site owners including managing site permissions, updating site navigation, creating and maintaining sub-sites and restoring deleted site content in the SharePoint 2013 environment http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6918.

Pre-retirement planning Lunch and Learn - April 23 and May 7
Retirement is one of the most challenging and exciting career milestones ahead for many of us. While you may not be contemplating retirement anytime soon, it’s important to prepare for it. For most people, a successful and comfortable retirement requires much advance planning. To help you start your planning, the WDRS Benefits office will offer a Lunch and Learn seminar on planning for retirement on April 23 and May 7, noon, in One West. Employees who attend will have the opportunity to learn all about their Fermilab retirement benefits. The sessions are open to all employees, whether they already planning to retire or are simply interested in gathering information.

Fermilab Time & Labor (FTL) URLs changing
Kronos, the vendor for the Fermilab Time & Labor (FTL) system, is upgrading their service. Beginning at 10 a.m. on April 16, you will need to use new URLs to log in to FTL. In addition, for the alternate (HTML-only) FTL interface, there are now two separate URLS—one for the general employee and one for performing managerial functions. Links to all of the FTL log-in methods and frequently asked questions are available on the FTL home page at http://timecard.fnal.gov.

Zumba Toning Registration Due April 22
When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar. Learn how to enhance rhythm and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is the way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. Tuesdays, April 29 – June 17, Fitness Center Exercise Room, 11:45am – 12:30pm. Fee is $50/person. Register by April 22. Free trial open house class on Tuesday, 4/29, 11:45-12:30. No registration required for free trial class. Gym will be open.

Cross-Step Waltz workshop with dance historian 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, Kuhn Barn
A workshop on Cross-Step Waltz with world-renowned dance historian Susan de Guardiola will take Saturday, April 19, starting at 7 p.m., at Fermilab's Kuhn Village Barn. Susan will go over Cross-Step Waltz and its numerous variants, and perhaps consider other waltz variants. She'll use recorded music. Suggested donation is $10/person. This workshop is sponsored by Fermilab International and English country dancing. She will also teach Regency and Civil War dance on Monday evening, 4/21, 19th Century Club, 178 Forest Ave, Oak Park. See the flyer at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/english/SusandeGuardiolaChicagoApril2014-2.pdf.

Earth Week Fair Apr. 24
Earth Week Fair Apr. 24, Atrium The ESH&Q Section will sponsor the Earth Week Fair. Come join the festivities in the Atrium on Thursday Apr. 24 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. There will be giveaways and a chance to win great raffle items. Come learn ways to be more earth friendly and what you and others can do to preserve our planet.

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 30 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.


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.

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.