Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 23  |  Friday, February 25, 2000  |  Number 4
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Friday March 3, 8 p.m. Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall: Dr. Fred Smith, of Northern Illinois University, will discuss Neandertals and the Origins of Modern Humans. Tickets are $5. Call (630) 840-ARTS for more information.

March 4, 3:00 pm
in Ramsey Auditorium

You are invited to celebrate the New Year with the Russian community at Fermilab by attending a concert of dance and music presented by our children. Arrangements, choreography and costumes by Irina Polubotko, please contact her at 208-9529 or polub@fnal.gov for more information.

Delta Dart Night

The Fermilab Barnstormers host their annual Delta Dart Night on Wednesday, March 8th in the Village Barn. The Delta Dart is a small, simple rubber band powered airplane constructed of balsa wood and tissue paper. It can be built in about 30 to 45 minutes and with a little luck can fly for 30 to 45 seconds. Barnstormer club members will guide folks through the construction and give tips on flying. Materials are $1 for adults and teenagers, and free for juniors 12 and under. The barn opens at 5:30 pm and the juniors fly off a friendly, competitive chance for the juniors to compete against the clock for the longest flight) will start at 7 pm. Small prizes will be awarded for the juniors. All employees, families and friends are invited. For more information, please call Jim Zagel (x4076) or Dave Pushka (x8767).

March 22, Wednesday

HEARTLAND BLOOD CENTER blood drive will take place between 9am to 2pm in the WH GF NE training room. For further information contact the Medical Office x3232, or Sharon Koteles (630)840-3598 fax (630)840-3053 koteles@fnal.gov.

International Film Society
February 25

Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall 8:00 p.m. $4.00. Fireworks (Hanna-Bi) Dir: Takeshi Kitano, Japan (1970) 103 min. Stylish, violent and tremendously moving. A direct descendant of Dirty Harry and the Wild Bunch; a thrilling combination of action and sentiment.

March 10

Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall 8:00 p.m. $4.00. Children of the Paradise (Les Enfants du paradis) Dir: Marcel Carne, France (1945), 195 min. Carne's masterpiece inhabits the glittering world of backstage life, following a group of actors and actresses who eventually achieve fame, but never the happiness they so desperately seek.

Art Series Saturday, March 11

Mick Moloney's Irish Music and Dance Festival. Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall, tickets are $18. A brilliant repertoire of Irish tunes and songs performed by five outstanding musicians, with four champion step dancers.


NALWO's free morning English classes in the Users' Center for FNAL guests, visitors, and their spouses have been expanded. Monday and Thursday, 9:30am - 11am beginners (Music Room) and intermediates (Library) Monday and Thursday, 11am - 12:30pm advanced, emphasizing pronunciation and American idioms (Music Room)

NALWO coffee for newcomers & visitors every Thursday at the Users' Center, 10:30-12, children welcome. In the auditorium, International folk dancing, Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m., call Mady, (630) 584-0825.

Barn Dances

All dances are taught and people of all ages and experience levels are welcome. Admission is $5, children under 12 are free (12-18 $2).Contact Lynn Garren x2061 garren@fnal.gov or Dave Harding x2971 harding@fnal.gov, or see http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/.

Lab Note


Candidates for Universities Research Association (URA) scholarships are reminded that applications are due March 1. Applications are available from and should be returned to Human Resources, WH 15SE, Mail Station 124. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of S.A.T. (Scholastic Aptitude Test) scores. URA awards a number of scholarships to regular, full-time Fermilab employeesí children who are currently high school seniors and who will begin a four-year college degree program next fall. The maximum amount of the scholarship is $3,000 for tuition and fees and is renewable for four years if the student progresses is in good academic standing. Applicants will be notified regarding the scholarships in early April

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