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Argentine Tango each Wednesday, May 5 to May 26
Our new series of four tango classes starts Wednesday, May 5 with instructors Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita. Class dates: May 5,12,19,26. Level 1: Basic I & II: 7:00 to 8:00 PM (Practice - 6:30 p.m.) Level 2: Intermediate/Adv.: 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.(Practice - 10:00 p.m.) Pricing for class levels: Regular/Student, Attending single level 1 OR 2 (4 class set): $60/$50; Attending both Levels 1 and 2 (4 class set): $85/$80; Individual classes: $18/$15. Pay first day of class. For information, sign up or directions, please send an email to noyes@fnal.gov or visit http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.pdf

10,000 Steps Per Day Walking Program
Walk Your Way to Fitness. Register for our 10,000 Steps Per Day Walking Program. On the website you can: log your daily steps, receive coaching tips and fun facts, review educational materials, and sign up for an optional continuation program upon completion of this eight week walking program. If you weren't able to participate in the Employee Health & Fitness Day on May 19 and need a pedometer, please stop by the Recreation Department, Wilson Hall, 15 West. For more info call Jeanne, x2548. Program hosted in partnership with CIGNA. For more information go to http://www.cornerstonefitness.com/fermi/10ksteps.html

May Habitat Restoration May 22
The monthly Habitat Restoration, normally on the 3rd Saturday of the month, will be held the 4th Saturday in May. For more information go to http://www.fnal.gov/pub/about/campus/ecology/prairie/habitat_restoration.html

Sand Volleyball Held on Tuesdays begins May 25
Outdoor Sand Volleyball has decided to play on Tuesdays at 5:30pm, beginning May 25 through the month of August at the Village Sand Volleyball Courts behind Kuhn Barn. For more information contact Oscar at oglez@fnal.gov

May Benefits Bulletin
You may view the newest Benefits Bulletin on the Benefits Website at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/benefits/benefits_bulletins.html. This month's topic is Walking for Fitness.

43rd Fermilab Users Meeting Registration June 2 - 3
Please register at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/fermilab_users_org. We are again accepting nominations for talks to be given by graduate students. Faculty advisors may nominate their students for these talks by sending a letter of nomination and a one-page description of the proposed talk to GRADTALKS2010@fnal.gov. Nominations should be received no later than May 15.

SciTech summer camps start June 14
From June 14 to July 30, SciTech Hands-on Museum in downtown Aurora will offer 24 one-week camps for children, including the popular camps "Totally ballistic!" and "Kitchen Chemistry" as well as the new "Wild Weather Wonders" camp. Camp schedule and descriptions are at http://www.scitechmuseum.org. Cost per camp: $225. Members receive discount. Before and after care is available for a fee. For more information and to sign up, call Joyce at 630-859-3434, ext. 214. SciTech is located at 18 W. Benton Street, Aurora.

Employee Discount at Batavia Rosati's
Rosati's of Batavia is now offering Fermilab employees a 20 percent discount on pizzas and 15 percent discount on other kitchen items. Rosati’s of Batavia will deliver to Fermilab. Visit them on the web at http://www.RosatisBatavia.com. For more information visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/recreation/convenience.html

Fermilab Arts Series Presents Corky Siegel and Chamber Blues June 26
Is it blues, is it classical? Walking the line between Beethoven and B.B. King and armed with the creative genius and instrumental prowess that have defined his career for nearly four decades, blues harmonica player, and part of the Siegel/Schwall Band, Corky has pioneered an original, genre-busting Chamber blues - a fresh, innovative sound capturing the sparkling qualities of classical music merged with the emotional melodic style of blues, all within an intimate chamber setting. Under Corky's lead, The West End String Quartet and percussionist Frank Donaldson complete the Chamber Blues Band. For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gpv/culture/NewArts/Arts/09-10/corky.shtml

ANSYS Mechanical Application classes offered in May
Learn how to effectively use ANSYS Mechanical to build a mechanical simulation model, analyze it and interpret the results. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=5698

Sign up for summer Science Adventures classes
Parents of children in grades K-10 can now sign up their children for the Education Office's summer Science Adventures classes. Visit our website at http://ed.fnal.gov/sciadv for class listings and a downloadable registration form. For more information call Andrea at x8259 or email avarry@fnal.gov

Introduction to LabVIEW course being held July 13
Learn how to build powerful, custom test, measurement, and control applications from scratch using intuitive, measurement-specific graphical programming. Gain hands-on experience with LabVIEW and learn how you can use LabVIEW graphical development to reduce development time and create flexible applications that easily integrate with thousands of I/O devices from hundreds of vendors. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/course_summary.full_descr?this_course_code=LS000552&this_instr_type_code=CR&this_fermi_id=00000X

Embedded Design with LabVIEW FPGA and CompactRIO seminar being offered July 13
This hands-on session utilizes National Instruments LabVIEW graphical embedded development tools and off-the-shelf prototyping systems. Discover firsthand how to design, prototype, and deploy embedded systems more productively using NI LabVIEW embedded programming tools and rapid prototyping hardware. For more information or to enroll, please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/course_summary.full_descr?this_course_code=WDRS0048&this_instr_type_code=CR&this_fermi_id=00000X

Interaction Management Coaching Forum - July 27
This workshop is a follow-up to the Interaction Management workshop series and the Fermilab Management Practices seminar. The workshop is designed to develop a specific coaching/management action plan for a particularly tough, real-life coaching challenge. For more informaiton or to enroll please visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/course_summary.full_descr?this_course_code=WDRS0082&this_instr_type_code=CR&this_fermi_id=00000X

Cigna Plan Participants
CIGNA will be upgrading their claim, call and online systems this weekend. As a result, their Call Centers and the http://www.myCIGNA.com website will be unavailable from 9:00 pm Friday, May 14 through 6:00 am EST, Monday, May 17.

Employee Health & Fitness Day is Wednesday
Walk, run, bike or rollerblade the Main Ring in celebration of National Employee Health & Fitness Day. Wednesday, May 19th, 11am - 1:30 p.m. Kick off our 10,000 Steps-A-Day Walking Program. Participants receive a pedometer, t-shirt, water bottle, and a coupon for a frozen yogurt cone. For more information call the Recreation Department at x2548. Raindate is May 20th.

Martial Arts Classes begins May 10
Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art similar to Taekwondo. The next Fermi Kyuki-Do Martial Arts session begins on May 10. I will teach you how to kick, punch, block, throw and fall, and basic self defense. Classes are held for six weeks on Monday and Wednesdays from 5 - 6 p.m. at the Recreation Facility in the Village. You need to register for the class through the Recreation Office. The cost is $55.00. You do not need a gym membership to join this class. I will supply a free uniform to students who have never participated in martial arts before. My class size is limited to eight students.

News at Toastmaster!
Ben Galan is stepping up to take over the role of President of the Fermilab Toastmasters Club. Come and join us in the Wilson Hall 7th Floor Racetrack, Thursday, May 20 at Noon. You can bring your lunch! In Toastmaster, you learn self-growth, how to plan and relax, and how to present an idea- whether you have time to prepare or just 10 seconds. You will learn to listen and think effectively, and how to prepare and give speeches with confidence in a wide range of situations. Best of all, you'll practice in a friendly, supportive environment, with people who are there for the same reasons.

NALWO Spring Tea May 20
NALWO - FERMI NATIONAL ACCELERATOR LABORATORY WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION - Please come to NALWO’s spring tea, hosted by Barbara Oddone at her home, Site #29, just inside the Wilson Street gate. Fermilab IDs are no longer required to enter the lab, but you will need photo identification. You may come in at the Wilson Street entrance (from Kirk Road) and turn right at the driveway just beyond the gate. Thursday, May 20, 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Please bring a favorite dessert or appetizer from your country, but if you cannot bring a treat, please come anyway! For additional information contact Susan Kayser at sukayser@fnal.gov or mnagaitsev@hotmail.comor the housing office at (630)840-3777 or housing@fnal.gov

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