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Volume 24  |  Friday, March 30, 2001  |  Number 4
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Fermilab Arts Series

Choreographerís Showcase

Featuring Hubbard Street 2

April 21, 2001, 8 p.m. $17/$9 for ages 18 and under.

This traditional Fermilab Arts Series event features a variety of some of the brightest young dancers and dance companies in Chicago.

For more information call (630)-840-ARTS.

NALWO Womenís Day

An appreciative and enthusiastic crowd of about 250 Fermilab families enjoyed NALWOís International Womenís Day performance by young talented dancers and musicians in Ramsey Auditorium on March 10. Highlights of the program included a recitation of a Pushkin poem, several beautifully costumed dances by the Fermilab Childrenís Ballet, and wonderful piano, violin, flute, recorder, and accordion musical selections. After the show, the participants continued the celebration with a potluck party at the Usersí Center.



  • Free English classes in the Usersí Center for FNAL guests, visitors and their spouses. The schedule is: Monday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Separate classes for both beginners and advanced students.

  • The Fermilab Barn Dance series presents a dance on Sunday, March 18 from 2 to 5 p.m in the Fermilab Village barn. Music by the Bean Walkers with Dan Saathoff. $5 for adults, $2 for age 12-18, under 12 free. Singles and families welcome. For more information contact Dave Harding (x2971, harding@fnal.gov) or Lynn Garren (x2061, garren@fnal.gov) or see http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/

  • The ìSilk and Thistleî Scottish country dancers will celebrate Tartan Day with a free public dance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 in the Village Barn. Don your tartan and try out traditional Scottish dancing, sample Scottish foods, and learn about Scottish history and culture. Doug Jensen will provide instruction; easy dances in the early evening. Buttons to commemorate Tartan Day will be available for $1. Call 630-584-0825 or 630-840-8194, email folkdance@fnal.gov, or see www.midwestnet.com/clients/piper/

    Book Fair

    Wilson Hall Atrium April 17 - 7:00am-3:30pm April 18 - 9:00am-5:30pm

    Recreation Bookorp Inc. will offer quality books, stationary, photo albums, toys and much more at discount prices.

    Summer camp

    Registration for the Childrenís Summer Day Camp begins March 1 with a deadline of March 30. The session dates for the Childrenís Summer Day Camp are: Session I - June 18 - July 6; Session II - July 9 - July 27; Session III - July 30 - August 17. Day Camp information, booklet and registration form can be found in the Recreation Office or on our web page, http://fnalpubs.fnal.gov/benedept/recreation/campbrochure.html.


    At the Village Barn, newcomers always welcome: International folk dancing, Thursdays, 7:30-10 p.m. Scottish country dancing, Tuesdays, 7:30 - 10 p.m. For information on either group, call Mady, (630) 584-0825 or Doug, x8194, or email folkdance@fnal.gov.



  • A chair: the Boyce D. McDaniel Professorship in Physics; at Cornell University; in a Jan. 18 ceremony at Cornellís Johnson Museum of Art. The chair is endowed by two of McDanielís former students, Helen and Don Edwards of Fermilab, who asked that the new professorship be awarded to a faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences whose discipline is particle beam physics, and who would teach both graduate and undergraduate students in addition to performing research. David L. Rubin, professor of physics and director of accelerator physics at the Floyd R. Newman Laboratory of Nuclear Studies, received the first appointment to the chair.

  • last modified 4/1/2001 by C. Hebert   email Fermilab