Fermilab Today Sept. 20, 2010 - Sept. 24, 2010

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Indian Creek road closed until 3:30 pm Thursday and Friday
Indian Creek Road will be closed at MI-8 from 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, and Friday, Sept. 24. Access to MI-10 will be available via Kautz Road during these periods.

There's still room in Family Science Time - Saturday, Sept. 25
There's still room in Family Science Time on Saturday, Sept. 25. Join us for a special family adventure for parents and children in grades 1-7. Explore science with your children through hands-on stations, projects, puzzles, and demonstrations and take home a science toy at the end of the day. The adventure takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., $10 for one adult and child; $4 for each additional person. Contact Andrea at x8259 or avarry@fnal.gov to register or for more information visit http://ed.fnal.gov/sciadv.

Toastmasters - Oct. 7
Bring your lunch and join us for 45 minutes in the Wilson Hall 7th Floor Racetrack Thursday, Oct. 7 starting at 12:05. In Toastmaster, you will learn self-growth, how to plan and relax, how to present an idea to whether you have time to prepare or just 10 seconds. You will learn to listen and think effectively, how to prepare and give speeches with confidence and 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. www-org.fnal.gov/toastmasters

Looking for league bowlers
The Combined FermiLab & Nicor Wednesday Night bowling league (FERMTHERM’s) is looking for a few bowlers (or complete teams). This is a sanctioned mixed league with both Fermilab & NICOR employees + friends. Bowling starts at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $15/week includes bowling and prize funds. Place: Bowling Green Sports Center, 30W150 Roosevelt Road, West Chicago, IL (On Rt. 38 one mile west of Rt. 59). Phone: (630)231-2400. The 30-week season starts on Sept. 8 and ends on March 30, 2011. For more information or to sign up as teams or individuals contact Barb Book at x3111 or email bbook@fnal.gov or Rich Neswold at x3454, or email neswold@fnal.gov.

Martial Arts Classes Sept. 20
Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art similar to Taekwondo. The Next Fermi Kyuki-Do Martial Arts session begins on Sept. 20. 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 5:00 - 6:00 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.

School's Out Day Camp
On Oct. 11, childcare for school age children (7-12 years) will be offered at Kuhn Barn from 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Cost is $25.00 per camper. Enrollment will be accepted until noon on Wednesday, Oct. 6. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. The program will be cancelled if less than 7 campers register. Campers will need to bring a lunch. A refrigerator and microwave are available. Beverage at lunch, morning and afternoon snack will be provided. Call Mary or Patti at The Children's Center; x3762 or email daycare@fnal.gov to register your child.

Silk and Thistle Scottish dancing resumes at the Barn Tuesdays from Sept. 7
Silk and Thistle Scottish Country Dancing will move back to Kuhn Village Barn beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7, and will continue there every Tuesday from 7:30 - 10 p.m. The group is taught by Doug Jensen. Most dances are walked through and newcomers are always welcome. More info at (630)840-8194 or 630-584-0825 or email folkdance@fnal.gov More information at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/

International Folk Dancing at Ramsey Auditorium Sept. 23 only
Fermilab International Folk Dancing will move back to Kuhn Village Barn beginning Thursday, Sept. 9, and will continue there every Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m., except for Sept. 23, when they will meet in Ramsey Auditorim. There are dances for children and teaching early in the evening and request dancing later on. Newcomers are always welcome. More info at 630-584-0825 or 630-840-8194 or email folkdance@fnal.gov. More information at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/

Argentine Tango, Wednesdays through September 29
Our new series of four tango classes starts Wednesday, September 8, with instructors Daniel Noce and Ramona Nita. Classes are held each Wednesday in Ramsey Auditorium, Class dates: September. 8, 15, 22, 29. Level 1: Fundamentals: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Practice - 6:30 p.m.) Level 2: Intermediate/Adv: 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. (Practice - 10:00 p.m.) For information, http://bss.fnal.gov/tango.pdf to sign up or directions, please send an email to noyes@fnal.gov

Chicago Blackhawks Pre-Season Discount Tickets
A limited number of pre-season tickets have just become available to Fermilab employees. Go to the attached website, enter the special offer code of fermilab, and then log in or create an account. Once you complete your order, you will receive an email confirmation to print your tickets. If you have any questions or if you're looking to purchase a group of 15 or more tickets, please contact TR Johnson at (312)455-7095 or tjohnson@chicagoblackhawks.com or visit https://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN &t=blackhawks&o=3375006&g=203 .

Regal Movie Theater discount tickets available
The Recreation Department now has Regal Movie Theater Discount Tickets available. Regal Theaters recently purchased the AMC Cantera 30 in Warrenville. Other Regal locations include Bolingbrook Stadium 12, Lake Zurich 12 and Crystal Lake Showplace Stadium 16. We have $8 unrestricted tickets and $7 restricted use tickets available. IMAX and 3D are subject to a surcharge at the theater.

Gizmo Guys - Fermilab Arts Series - Sept. 25
“master jugglers with ebullient energy and exquisite skill…Human virtuosity with a touch of lunacy.” – The New York Times Gizmo Guys are a comedy juggling act. But they are much more. Their act includes original routines, quick-witted verbal repartee and world class juggling skills in a very light-hearted approach to the art. Touring worldwide since 1987, the Gizmo Guys have appeared before well over a million people in more than 2500 live performances, for millions more on television. In addition to touring extensively in the U.S. and Canada, the Gizmo Guys have toured across the globe.

Family Science Time - Saturday, Sept. 25
This special family science adventure is for children in grades 1-7 and their parents. You don't need to be an expert to help your children explore their world through science! Engaging hands-on stations, projects, puzzles, demonstrations and more will keep you exploring many science subjects. Take home resources, projects and a science toy. This event takes place September 25 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., $10 for one adult & child; $4 for each additional person. Contact Andrea at x8259 or avarry@fnal.gov, or visit our website at http://ed.fnal.gov/sciadv.

Indian Creek road closed until 3:30 pm Friday and Monday
Indian Creek Road will be closed at MI-8 from 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, and Monday, Sept. 20. Access to MI-10 will be available via Kautz Road during these periods.

Workshop on Accelerator-Driven Sub-Critical Systems & Thorium Utilization
Registration is now open for the International Workshop on Accelerator-Driven Sub-Critical Systems & Thorium Utilization, which will take place at Virginia Tech on Sept. 27-29. More information, including a tentative agenda, is available online. http://www.phys.vt.edu/~kimballton/gem-star/workshop/index.shtml

Health and Wellness Fair Sept. 23
Fermilab Health & Wellness Fair is Thursday, Sept. 23 from 11:30 p.m to 1:00 p.m in the Wilson Hall Atrium. Visit vendor booths. Learn about healthy aging. Sign up for giveaways. Free mini massages, muscle scans, and bone density screenings. For more information call Jeanne in the Recreation Dept. at x2548.

Weight Watchers at Work Club
Experience Weight Watchers meetings right here in your workplace. Free information and registration meeting Wednesday, September 29, 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m. in Wilson Hall, 15th floor, Aquarium, 13 weeks for $156, split payment option available, (3 checks for $52, dated 9/29, 10/29 and 11/29). Series runs on Wednesdays from noon - 1pm, 10/6 - 12/29. Stop by the Weight Watchers booth at the Health & Wellness Fair on Thursday, September 23rd in the Wilson Hall Atrium between 11:30am and 1:00 p.m. for more information or call Jeanne in the Recreation Dept. at x2548.

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