Fermi National Laboratory

Volume 23  |  Friday, May 12, 2000  |  Number 9
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International Film Society Presents

Friday June 16, 8 p.m. Ramsey Auditorium Wilson Hall, Smiles of a Summer Night (Sommarnattens Leende), Dir: Ingmar Bergman, Sweden (1955), 108 min. A brilliant romantic comedy, starring Ulla Jacobsson, revolves around the sexual liaisons and moral dilemmas of eight sophisticated people vacationing at a country estate in the late 1800s.

Art Series Presents:

Saturday June 3, 2000 $19 Ramsey Auditorium, Wilson Hall, The Four Bitchin' Babes, Sally Fingerett, Megon McDonough, Debbi Smith and Camille West. Together they tell humorously observant tales of modern urban life, and harmonize like a heavenly chorus.


May 19, Dr. Chris Chyba of the SETI Institute on the Study of Life in the Universe.

June 9, Dr. Judah Folkman, Harvard University will discuss angiogenesis and cancer research. Tickets are $5. Ramsey Auditorium at 8 p.m.


  • NALWO (National Accelerator Laboratory Women's Organization) is pleased to announce the free morning English classes in the Users' Center for FNAL guests, visitors, and their spouses have been expanded; The new schedule is: 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;

  • NALWO cordially invites all women associated with the lab (users, guests, employees, spouses) to the Annual Spring Tea, Friday morning May 12, 2000 from ten o'clock until noon at the lovely Warrenville home of Janine Tollestrup. If you can, please bring a favorite dessert or appetizer to share. For additional information and directions, please contact Rose Moore, 208-9309 or Sue Mendelsohn, 840-5059 or mendel@fnal.gov or Selitha Raja, 305-7769

  • E=MC2--E=eclectic; M=music; C=come one, come all! Come join us for a weekly gathering of Fermi folks and friends on Thursday nights at The Users Center in The Piano Room!!! We have begun an acoustic "open style" sing around. Anyone who plays an instrument, enjoys singing and/or listening to music is welcome. We are trying to keep the group as "unplugged" as possible in order to accommodate everyone.Our goal is to make everyone feel welcome from beginners to the more accomplished players, but most of all..to have a good time. We have a lot of talent walking the hallways of Fermilab and now we've got a place to get together and jam!! This is a new endeavor so interest and support are important. We meet at 5:30pm to maybe 9:00 pm on Thursdays. For further information, please contact Dennis Ostrowski x4389 LDP 630-314-4024 or ostrowski@fnal.gov.

    Barn Dances

    There is only one barn dance in May: Sunday, May 14 Barn dance in the Kuhn Village Barn from 7 to 10 p.m. Music provided by Chrips Smith & Friends with calling by Dot Kent.

    Sunday, June 11 Barn dance in the Kuhn Village Barn from 7 to 10 p.m. Music by the Cook County Revelers with calling by Paul Watkins.

    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). The barn dance is sponsored by the Fermilab Folk Club. For more info, contact Lynn Garren, x2061, garren@ fnal.gov or Dave Harding, x2971, harding@fnal.gov.



  • Alma Karas, ID 4434, BS-MA Purchasing, June 2, last day of work May 26.

  • Rose Warner, ID 6110, BS-Accounting, June 26, last day of work May 12.

  • James Pachnick, ID 1766, June 12, last day of work May 3.

  • James Fourmont, ID 2918, FES-OP-Electrical, June 12, 2000.

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