Fermilab Today December 09 - December 13, 2013

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Wilson Hall cafeteria to close at 2 p.m. today
The Wilson Hall Cafeteria will close at 2:00 p.m. today to prepare for the labwide party.

Labwide party - Today
Celebrate the restart of Fermilab's accelerator complex with your colleagues. Join the labwide party on Friday, Dec. 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall.

Cashier's Office closed during holidays
The Cashier's Office will close at 3 pm on December 20 and reopen at 1 pm on January 2, 2014.

Box Office moves to the Mezzanine December 5
On Thursday, December 5, Fermilab's Box Office will move from One North to the mezzanine. Ticketing services will be unavailable during the move. To contact the Box Office, please call 630/840.ARTS or email audweb@fnal.gov. If you have questions or concerns about the move or about how to find our new location on the mezzanine, please contact Amanda Thompson at x4203.

NALWO winter coffee today
NALWO’s winter coffee, Monday, December 9 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Wilson Hall Art Gallery (Cross Over Section, 2nd Floor). Please bring a favorite dessert or appetizer from your country, but if you cannot bring a treat, please come anyway! For additional information contact: NALWO at nalwo@fnal.gov or Rose Moore at (630)208-9309.

Scottish country dancing meets Tuesday evenings through Dec. 17 at Kuhn Village Barn
Silk and Thistle Scottish Country Dancing meets at Kuhn Village Barn on Tuesdays, Dec. 3, 10 and 17, and then will resume on Jan. 7, 2014. The group dances from 7:30 to 10 p.m., sometimes to live music, and is taught by Doug Jensen. Most dances are walked through and 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
International Folk Dancing takes place in Kuhn Village Barn every Thursday evening, and will continue through the holidays without a break. Dancing begins at 7:30 p.m with instruction and dances for children, and there is request dancing later on. Newcomers are always welcome. More info at (630)584-0825 or (630)840-8194 or email folkdance@fnal.gov or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/. Members of the group will also be performing a program of Welsh dances to live music at the Museum of Science and Industry on Sat., Dec. 14, at 12:45 p.m. See: http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/christmas-around-the-world/events/december/.

Fermilab Family Holiday Party - Dec. 11
Celebrate the holiday season with other Fermilab families! Stop by the Kuhn Barn with your kids anytime from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11 for festive games, crafts and food. Pizza will be provided; please bring a dessert or side dish to share. All Fermilab families are invited to attend. Please RSVP by Dec. 9 at the NALWO Playgroup website - RSVP is not required but helps us make sure to have enough pizza! For more information please visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo/playgroup.html.

Wilson Hall Super Science Stocking Stuffer Sale - Dec. 11-12
It's that time of the year again! The Education Office is hosting its annual holiday sale in Wilson Hall December 11 & 12, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. We will be in the SW alcove of the cafeteria between One West and the vending machines. Come get your Fermilab apparel, logo items and science toys! Cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit or debit cards will be accepted. Call Andrea at x8259 or email avarry@fnal.gov for more information.

Strength Training by Bod Squad
This strength training class is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, December 3 - February 4th from 5-6pm in the Fitness Center Exercise Room. $82/person or sign up for 1/2 session for $46. For more info or to register http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html or call Jeanne in the Wellness Office at x2548 or jecker@fnal.gov.

Fermilab Arts Series: Jingle Babes: Four Bitchin' Babes - Dec. 14
It's a crazy-making time of year and yet we love it! Join the Four Bitchin' Babes as they deck the concert hall with songs and folly. Sharing musical traditions, shtick and stories of friends and family, malls and mayhem, and ultimately the joy that lies within it all. "We laughed our antlers off!" - Donner & Blitzen. Babes are Sally Fingerett, Diedre Flint, Debi Smith & Marcy Marxer. These accomplished and seasoned musician-actress comediennes come together taking turns in the spotlight filling it with whimsical songs and shtick, presenting the hippest and most luxurious girl group harmonies evah! Tickets are $28/$14 for ages 18 and under and available at fnal.gov/culture, or 840.ARTS.

Wilson Street Entrance Closed Starting December 2, 2013
The Wilson Street entrance to the Fermilab site will be closed starting Monday, December 2, 2013 because of road and access improvements. The site entry is tentatively scheduled to reopen on December 16, 2013, weather permitting. Truck deliveries and employees will be re-routed to the Pine Street entrance.

Revised dates for the Take Five 2013 Challenge
Take 5 and win a prize! Take 5 to visit the Take Five for Goal Zero webpage and participate in the Take 5 Winter Challenge 2013 online here: http://www.fnal.gov/pub/takefive/challenge/challenge-006.html. You may also download and print the challenge and bring it to the ESH&Q Section on Wilson Hall 7-East, or send it in through the Fermi Mail to MS 119 by December 18, 2013. All successful submittals will be entered into the ESH&Q Take 5 Raffle. Five personnel will be notified of their prizes on December 19, 2013. So, don’t delay, take the challenge today! A Clue! A great place to get help with the challenge questions is the Take-5 Posters.

Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) Study Group - Registration Deadline 12/10/13
Interested in participating in the next CAP study group The class will be held on Wednesdays, January 15 through May 7, 2014. Visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=6878. Registration deadline is Tuesday, December 10, 2013. This employee-led group will prepare to earn the Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) designation by completing an exam given by the International Association of Administrative Professionals http://www.iaap-hq.org/ on May 3, 2014. The group will meet for 16 weeks - once per week for 2 hours (lunch hour plus 1 hour of work time approved by the supervisor). Cost is $450. For more information contact S. Charles at scharles@fnal.gov or x4574.

Abri Credit Union – Rake in the Savings
Abri Credit Union has reduced our Home Equity Loan rates by 1.25%. Consolidate bills, make home improvements, or refinance at a lower rate for only 4.24% APR for 5 years. Visit our website http://www.abricu.com/home/accounts/loans/home-equity/loan or stop by our branch on the ground floor of Wilson Hall.