Fermilab Today September 10, 2012 - September 14, 2012

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Weekly Qigong, Balance & Lower Body Strength Class
Free weekly class. Come and have fun...while gently increasing your balance and range of motion, featuring moving meditation and gentle exercise forms. This class will focus specifically on movements that slowly build balance and lower body strength. We will work with several Tai Chi/Qigong walking forms, blending them with western exercises targeted to build ankle strength, and also forms emphasizing core and leg strength. Mondays, September 17 - November 26. Wilson Hall Auditorium, noon - 1pm. Sign-up required. Contact Seton Handville for more info or to register at shandvi@fnal.gov.

Help Fermilab Friends for Science Education share in $5 million in grants from Chase Community Giving
Fermilab Friends for Science Education has been nominated to share in $5 million from the Chase Community Giving program and needs your help during the voting period of September 6-19. Please vote and cast a wide net with your friends and family to help FFSE get enough votes! For more details go to: http://ed.fnal.gov/ffse/chase.

Change in User Office Hours
Beginning Wednesday, September 12, the User's Office business hours will change, to accomodate early closing on Wednesday afternoons. Our new office hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 7:30am to 4pm and Wednesdays: 8am to 2:30pm. Please note that ID Badge applications will not be accepted after 2:30 pm on Wednesdays.


Martial Arts Classes
Kyuki-Do is a Korean martial art similar to Taekwondo. The Next Fermi Kyuki-Do Martial Arts session begins on September 24. 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 pm 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. This class is limited to ten students.


International Folk Dancing returns to Kuhn Village Barn Sept. 13
International Folk Dancing will meet once more in Ramsey Auditorium this Thursday, Sept. 6, and then return to Kuhn Village Barn on Sept. 13 for the fall season. Dancing is held weekly Thursdays from 7:30 to 10 p.m. with instruction and dances for newer dancers early and request dancing later. 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/.

NALWO and Playgroup SciTech Museum Visit
NALWO and Playgroup invite Fermilab employees, users, and their families to experience the Aurora SciTech Museum, scitechmuseum.org, on Saturday, October 6 from 10am to 5pm at a reduced rate of $3 per person. For more information and to register, please visit our website at http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo/playgroup.html/or contact nalwo_playgroup_officers@fnal.gov

Scottish country dancing returns to Kuhn Village Barn - Sept. 4
Silk and Thistle Scottish Country Dancing will move back Kuhn Village Barn for the fall season this Tuesday, Sept. 4. The group meets from 7:30 to 10 p.m., and 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 or visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/.

Fermilab Arts & Lecture Series - Broadway's Next H!T Musical - Sept. 22
"Hilarious!" - New York Times Broadway's Next H!T Musical is NYC's original, award-winning improvised musical comedy! Broadway's Next H!T Musical abandons the same ol' song and dance to create a brand new, fully improvised musical comedy every show! Every lyric, melody, and jazz hand is made up on the spot to create a show that is spot-on, energetic and absolutely hilarious! The show's 1st act is an award ceremony spotlighting songs from 4 "Best Musical" nominees based on audience-created song titles, and the second act is the ENTIRE musical based on the winning song from Act 1. For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/culture.

Outdoor Soccer: 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Outdoor Soccer: 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Village soccer field. For more information contact O’Sheg Oshinowo at joshinowo@fnal.gov.

Professional development courses

Fermilab Management Practices Seminar - Oct. 4 - Dec. 6. The Fermilab Management Practices Seminar (FMP) provides new supervisors and managers with the essential tools for effective leadership and management. It also provides experienced supervisors and managers with the opportunity to update and renew their management skills. The FMP Seminar consists of six courses:  Managing within the Law  Job Descriptions and Employment  Behavioral Interviewing  Interaction Management  Performance Review  Fermilab Functions Oct. 4 - Dec. 6 http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/courses.html.

Interpersonal Communication Skills - Nov. 14. Increase your awareness of your communication skills and personality type. Assess your communication strengths and weaknesses; understand the differences between passive, assertive and aggressive communication; learn how to speak with more enthusiasm, expressiveness and clarity; become a more effective listener; learn how non-verbal messages affect communication; learn how to work and communicate more effectively with different personality styles; and set specific communication goals. http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=2865

Access 2010 classes scheduled . The Professional Development office has scheduled Access 2010 classes for this fall. Click on the link provided for details or to enroll:
Access 2010: Intro - http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6801
Access 2010: Intermediate - http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7281
Access 2010: Advanced -http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7284 .

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