Fermilab Today April 21 - April 25, 2014

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English country dancing Sunday, May 4, and also Sunday, May 18, with live music
English country dancing will be held Sunday, May 4, at Kuhn Village Barn. The program starts with dances for experienced dancers at 1 p.m., and dances for everyone from 2 to 5 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome to join this social and accessible sort of dancing. The group will meet again on May 18, as they switch to the varying summer schedule. On May 18 there will be live music by Old Fezziwig's Band. Dancing May 4 is to beautiful recorded music. For more information, or to get on an email reminder list, contact folkdance@fnal.gov or 630)584-0825 or visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/english/.

Yoga registration due May 8
Yoga will be offered on Mondays and Thursdays. Please note that the location of the next sessions has been changed to the Wilson Hall Ground Floor Training Room on the East Side. Monday Session: May 12 – June 23 (no class 5/26) in the WHGFE Training Room from 12-12:45pm. Fee is $45/person. Register by May 5th. Thursday Session: May 15 – June 19 in the WHGFE Training Room from 12-12:45pm. Fee is $45/person. Register by May 8th. For more information contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html.

Centrally managed Macs to receive Adobe Flash Player 13 - May 1
On Thursday, May 1, we will be installing Adobe Flash Player version 13 on all Fermilab-owned Mac desktop and laptop computers. This installation is required and will supply necessary functionality for upcoming service improvements. Accelerator Division computers will not be affected. All affected system managers will receive an email notification prior to the installation. This change is expected to be non-disruptive and requires no action by the computer's system manager.

Martial Arts Open House May 5
Attend a free open house Martial Arts class on Monday, May 5 at the Fitness Center Gym from 5-6pm. No registration required. Gym will be open. Next class session will be held on Mondays & Wednesdays, May 12 – June 18 at the Fitness Center Gym from 5-6pm. Fee is $60/person. Register by May 6th. For more info contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548. For more information see http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html.

NALWO Spring Tea
Everyone is invited to NALWO's Spring Tea Monday, 5 May, between 11am and 1pm. It will be held in the Wilson Hall Art Gallery (2nd floor crossover). Come for coffee, snacks and conversation. See www.fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo for more information.

Take the train commuting survey by May 9
Fermilab is exploring the possibility of providing a daily shuttle to and from a nearby Metra Rail station for those commuting by train. The implementation of a shuttle depends on your feedback. Take this three-minute survey on train commuting to the laboratory by May 9: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/B35Z857. Read more in Fermilab Today: http://www.fnal.gov/pub/today/archive/archive_2014/today14-04-24.html.

Wilson Street Entrance Closed Starting May 5
The Wilson Street entrance to the Fermilab site will be closed starting May 5 for construction. It is scheduled to reopen on Monday May 18, weather permitting. Truck deliveries and employees will be re-routed to the Pine Street entrance.

Change in tax practice may affect some visitors
Beginning with the 2014 tax year, the Laboratory will no longer issue W-2 forms to non-employees (i.e. visitors on extended stay). Income and taxes withheld will be reported on IRS forms 1099 or 1042(S). Withholding amounts may also differ. General Accounting will send a memo with more information to the individuals affected.

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.

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.