Fermilab Today March 26, 2012 - March 30, 2012

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English country dancing Sunday, Apr. 1, with live music
English country dancing will meet this Sunday, Apr. 1, at Kuhn Village Barn. The afternoon will feature live music by Old Fezziwig's Band and a playful program. There are dances for experienced dancers at 1 p.m., and dances for everyone from 2 until 5 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome. To get on an email reminder list, or for more information, contact folkdance@fnal.gov or (630)584-0825.

Crown Financial Ministries biblical financial principles video series beginning Apr. 10
Beginning at noon on Apr. 10, the Bible Exploration For Lunch League will be viewing the biblical financial principles video series called "God Provides" from Crown Financial Ministries. The 6 videos are dramatic presentations of Bible stories with financial themes. Each video is short so there will be plenty of time for discussion. Join us in the Quarium in Wilson Hall, 8th floor, southwest corner. For more information see http://www-org.fnal.gov/bell/ or email bellweb@fnal.gov.

Martial Arts Classes Apr. 3
Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art similar to Taekwondo. The next Fermi Kyuki-Do Martial Arts session begins on Apr. 3. I will teach you how to kick, punch, block, throw and fall, fight, and basic self defense. Classes are held for six weeks on Monday and Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00pm 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.

Wireless network maintenance mornings of Mar. 27 - Mar. 29
The Network Services group will perform maintenance on the Fermilab wireless network from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. each day from Tuesday, Mar. 27 until Thursday, Mar. 29. This maintenance should be largely unobtrusive for those of you using wireless on your notebooks, phones or other mobile devices. However, you may notice a few brief disruptions during these periods.

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.

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/.

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 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.

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.