Fermilab Today March 19, 2012 - March 23, 2012

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Changarro restaurant offers 15% discount to employees
Changarro Restaurant located at 1400 S. Neltnor (Rt. 59 & 38) is now offering a discount to Fermilab employees. Show Fermi I.D. for 15% off the cost of food only. Hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 3pm, 5 - 9 pm and Sundays 12 - 8pm. Closed Mondays. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jkoester@fnal.gov.

Cafeteria Closed this Saturday, Mar. 24
The Fermilab cafeteria will be closed for maintenance this Saturday, Mar. 24.

Scottish country dancing meets Tuesday evenings in Kuhn Village Barn
Silk and Thistle Scottish Country Dancing is held Kuhn Village Barn every Tuesday from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The group is taught by Doug Jensen. Most dances are walked through and newcomers are always welcome. Newcomers are always welcome. More info at (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194 or email folkdance@fnal.gov or visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/.

International folk dancing meets Thursday evenings in Kuhn Village Barn
Fermilab International Folk Dancing meets every Thursday evening in Kuhn Village Barn from 7:30 to 10 p.m. 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 or visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/.

Monday Night Golf League
The Monday night golf league will play at Tanna Farms on Hughes Road in Geneva with a start date of Apr. 23 for a total of 16 weeks. The cost is $25.00 to join the league with a course fee of $25.00 per week which includes a mandatory cart fee. The course will allow us to play as many holes as we can up to 18, but only the first 9 are used for score keeping. The format is Individual Medal Play. For more information contact Ron Evans at x4166.

Chicago Fire Soccer Apr. 15 and May 12
Special offer for Fermilab employees to Chicago Fire Soccer games on Apr. 15 and May 12. For more info call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jkoester@fnal.gov. For more information please visit https://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=chicagofire&o=2496711&g=1090 .

Argentine tango classes at Fermilab
Learn to dance Argentine Tango with Daniel Noce of Tango Che! Tango classes are held each Wednesday in Ramsey Audiorium. Tango Basic Class: 7 to 8 p.m.; Argentine Vals(Waltz)Class: 8 to 9 p.m. Per person price: One-4 class set-$60/$50*; Two-4 class sets: $90/$80*; Single class: $18/$15*; Two classes: $30/$25* (*denotes student discount) pay at class. Class passes are available for 4, 6 & 8 class packages. For information, sign up or directions, send an email to noyes@fnal.gov.

Fermilab Golf League
The weather is changing and your clubs are getting anxious. Do them a favor and play more golf this summer! The Fermilab Golf League is starting it's 2012 season and is looking for golfers. We have leagues at three different local courses on different evenings during the week. Our leagues have golfers of all abilities (some even play left-handed). The leagues offer structured, friendly, handicapped team competition. Openings exist for golfers playing once a week and those interested in substituting once in a while. Playing better golf requires playing more golf, give the Golf League a try! If interested, please contact Mike Matulik (x-4091) matulik@fnal.gov.

2012 CTEQ-Fermilab school on QCD and electroweak phenomenology
This is the first announcement of the 2012 CTEQ-Fermilab Schoolon QCD and Electroweak Phenomenology, to be held in Lima Peru. The primary goal of this year's CTEQ school will be to provide a focused introduction to perturbative quantum chromodynamics and electroweak physics with applications to LHC and Intensity Frontier experiments. The school is ideally suited for advanced graduate students and young postdocs. For further information, including application procedures, please refer to the School website.

Slides from winter HEPAP meeting now available online
The slides from winter HEPAP meeting now available online here: http://science.energy.gov/hep/hepap/meetings/previous-meetings/hepap-agenda-march-2012/.

Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts
Do you have funds left in your 2011 FSA? You have until Apr. 29 to file your claims. Claims incurred from Jan. 1, 2011 through Mar. 15, 2012 can be submitted for reimbursement under your 2011 FSA. Learn more about your FSA and substantiation in our benefits bulletin located at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/benefits/HealthcareFSA.pdf.

School's Day Out: Mar. 26-30
School's out Day Camp Mar. 26-30, 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 Friday, Mar. 23. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. The program will be cancelled if less than 7 register. Campers will need to bring a lunchannouncements_12-03-19. 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.

Abri Credit Union is now selling books of stamps
Stamps can be sold to members and non members. Non members must pay cash. There is no additional service fee. Currently, stamps are $9.00 per book.

Fermilab Lecture Series Presents The Intensity Frontier Mar. 23
With the Energy Frontier moving over to Europe and the LHC, Fermilab is making plans to increase its dominance of the Intensity Frontier. The focus of the planned program will be investigations in the area of muon, kaon, neutrino and nuclear studies which will probe for potential new phenomena beyond the current Standard Model of Particle Physics. This lecture will explain the importance of the Intensity Frontier to the world's understanding of nature and its significance to Fermilab. Join Dr. Stan Wojcicki, former spokesperson for MINOS, on Mar. 23 at 8:00pm in Ramsey Auditorium, $7 per person. For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/culture.

Python Programming class - April 16-18
Learn the basics of Python programming and become proficient enough to apply the language for day to day tasks. For more information or to enroll visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=3647.

Fermilab Management Practices courses are now available for registration
The Office for Profesional and Organization Development has scheduled a session of Fermilab Management Practices (FMP)which includes: Managing within the Law, Job Descriptions and Employment, Behavioral Inteviewing, Interaction Management, Performance Review and Fermilab Functions. To enroll or for more information, visit http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/courses.html.

"5 Treasures" Qigong for Stress Relief begins Jan. 23
"Five Treasures" is a short, easy to learn, set of Qigong exercises. Specific attention on coordination of breath, posture and intention. This is a more in-depth approach compared to the drop-in classes on Wednesday and Friday. Mondays: Jan. 23 - Mar. 26, Wilson Hall Auditorium, 12 - 1 p.m. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jkoester@fnal.gov

FRA scholarship applications due Apr. 2
The FRA scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to the child of a parent who is a regular, full-time Fermilab/FRA employee. Scholarship applications are due in the Office for Professional and Organization Development by Apr. 1. The scholarship application and detailed information are available at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/FRA_scholarship.html. If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Gee at x3697 or Nicole@fnal.gov.

Atrium work updates
Follow the progress of the Wilson Hall atrium construction with updates from FESS here http://fess.fnal.gov/atrium_construction.html.

Indoor soccer
Indoor Soccer: 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays in the gymnasium. For more information contact O’Sheg Oshinowo at oshinowo@fnal.gov.