Fermilab Today April 02, 2012 - April 06, 2012

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Artist Reception - Energy Apr. 13
Please join us on Friday, Apr. 13 from 5-7pm for the artist reception exhibit "Energy" in the Art Gallery.

Dragon II Restaurant Offers Employee Discount
Enjoy a wide selection of freshly prepared Asian dishes at any time or a tasty variety available in a buffet during luncheon hours and all afternoon on Sundays. Fermilab employees are entitled to a 15% discount on all items with Fermi ID. Located at 125 Roosevelt Road (Rt. 38), West Chicago. Take Rt. 59 to Joliet Street. Cross Rt. 38 and its on your left. Hours are 11am-10pm Monday-Thursday, 11am-11pm Friday and Saturday and noon-10pm on Sundays. For more info call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jkoester@fnal.gov.

Barn Dance Apr. 8
The Fermilab Folk Club presents a Barn Dance on Sunday, Apr. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kuhn Village Barn with music by Matt & Jessica and calling by Meg & Cheryl. Everyone is welcome, you don't need to know anything, just come and have fun! Admission is $6, children under 12 are free, 12 to 18 year olds and people over 65 are $3. More info and directions at: http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/.

Heartland Blood Drive Apr. 16-17
Fermilab will host a walk-in only Heartland Blood Drive Apr. 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the WH ground floor training room. Anyone interested in giving a DRC donation should contact Diana at x3771 for an appointment. This will help collect the most units possible for those in need. If you have questions about eligibility please stop by the blood drive and speak to a Heartland representative.

Take Control of Your Cholesterol
This free 5-week course will help you take control of your cholesterol. You can play an important role in lowering your risk. Discover healthier habits, smarter dietary choices, and proven strategies to prevent or improve high cholesterol. Even if your doctor has prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs, making lifestyle changes can help you take control. Thursdays, May 3 - May 29, 12-1 p.m., WH2W, Curia II. Limited space. You must register in advance to attend at http://www.registerformyevent.com/Fermi_LMP. For more information call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jkoester@fnal.gov.

Women of Fermilab
Remember those summer days when all the neighborhood kids got together and played softball. Well, the Fermilab Softball League needs your help. The league needs women players. There is no cost to play and there is no experienced required, just come out and have some fun. The league currently has five teams and they are all in need of women players so there is no waiting list to play. Games are on Wednesdays or Thursdays at 5:30 in the village. Check out the softball web site at http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/softball.html for general league information.

Fermilab Summer Day Camp Registration deadline Apr. 16
Day Camp information and registration applications are now available in the Benefits Office WH15W, The Children's Center and the Housing Office. Children age 7-12 who are dependents of Fermi employees, visitors or contractors are elibigle to attend Day Camp. Camp will consist of 11 one week sessions beginning June 4. All applications and a $25.00 deposit per session, per child must be turned in to The Children's Center by close of business on Apr. 16. Counselor in Training Program offered on a limited basis for 13 and 14 year old students. Please contact Mary or Patti at x3762 for information.

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.

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.

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.

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.