Fermilab Today November 24-26, 2014

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Two meetings on international LBNF collaboration - Dec. 5, 12
The Fermilab directorate invites scientists to participate in one of two meetings on the proposed Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF), to be hosted by Fermilab. One is at CERN on Dec. 5 from 1-6 p.m. local time. The other is at Fermilab on Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. local time. An LBNF collaboration-forming process began this summer with the establishment of an interim International Executive Board, which drafted a letter of intent. Meeting attendees will discuss the LOI with the goal of developing an international collaboration of scientists interested in taking advantage of LBNF. https://web.fnal.gov/project/iiEB/Pages/iiEB-home.aspx

Wilson Hall SW Stair Closed for Construction on December 1, 2014
The Wilson Hall SW stair well will be temporarily closed for construction on Monday December 1, 2014. The closure is for floors 7 through 16. The stair well is available for Emergencies.

Zumba Toning Registration Due December 2nd
When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar. Learn how to enhance rhythm and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is the way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. Tuesdays, December 9 – January 20 at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 12-12:45pm. Fee is $45. Register by December 2nd. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html

Zumba Fitness Registration Due December 4
Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® Fitness classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and your energy levels will soar! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. Thursdays, December 11 – January 22, at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 12-12:45pm. No class Christmas Day or New Year's Day. Fee is $35. Register by December 4th. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html

Goal Setting in FermiWorks
Learn how to enter your performance goals in FermiWorks. Bring the goals you discussed with your manager. to begin entering them in FermiWorks. You will also receive guidance on how to set SMART goals that are: specific, measurable, action-oriented, and time-oriented. For more information and to enroll go to: http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=8840. All goals should be finalized and approved in FermiWorks by December 1, 2014.

Norris Recreation Center Discount for Employees
Special annual club membership for Fermilab employees. $49/month for family. $29 per month for individual. Setup fee is waived. Included in membership is yoga, pilates, 5 rooms of cardio and machine equipment, Zumba, spin classes, group fitness, child care (with family membership), 50 meter swimming pool with expanded swim hours, access to tennis courts (does not include tennis time). 1050 Dunham Rd., St. Charles, 630-377-1405 www.norrisrec.org

NALWO Winter Coffee/Tea
NALWO invites everyone to attend the Winter Coffee & Tea on Monday, 8 December, between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM in the Wilson Hall Art Gallery cross-over. Coffee, tea, and various snacks, sweet and savory, will be offered. If you would like to bring an edible contribution of your own, an ethnic favorite or just something you enjoy, please do, but don't feel obliged to do so. For more information, contact NALWO at nalwo@fnal.gov or Rose Moore at 630-208- 9309. http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/nalwo/WinterTea2014.pdf

Ultimate Core Class Sign Up Due November 26
Ultimate Core participants learn a variety of exercises designed to increase core strength. This strength training workout focuses on increasing flexibility and strengthening the abdominal area. This class is suitable for all levels. Class is held on Wednesdays, December 3, 10 and 17 at the Fitness Center Exercise Room from 12-12:45pm. In January the class will move to Fridays. Fee is $30 for this session. Register by November 26th in the Wellness Office, WH15W. http://wdrs.fnal.gov/wellness/classes.html

Excel 2010: Advanced - Dec. 3
This course is intended for individuals who need to learn various advanced techniques for manipulating data. For more information visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=7283

Indoor soccer
Indoor Soccer is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Gym at the Village. Gym membership is required. Please contact O'Sheg Oshinowo for more information.

Scottish country dancing Tuesday evenings at Kuhn Barn
Scottish country dancing is held Tuesday evenings in Kuhn Village Barn from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome and are paired with experienced dancers -- no need to come with a partner. Occasionally there is live music. For more information contact folkdance@fnal.gov or 630-584-0825 or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/scottishdance/

International folk dancing Thursday evenings at Kuhn Barn (except on Thanksgiving)
International folk dancing is held every Thursday evening (except for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays) starting at 7:30 p.m. at Kuhn Village Barn. Newcomers are always welcome. There is instruction and dances for children and newer dancers early and request dancing later on. The group dances year-round, moving to Ramsey Auditorium if the Barn is not available. To get on the email list, or for more information contact folkdance@fnal.gov or 630-584-0825 or check http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/

NALWO Playgroup meets Wednesdays, 5:15 at Users' Center
Parents with children ages 0 to 10 are welcome to join the NALWO Playgroup, which meets on Wednesday afternoons from 5:15-6:45 p.m. at the Users' Center. Playgroup provides an opportunity for socialization for both parents and children. For older children, there are games and arts and crafts projects. Please contact Michaela Zalesakova at 630-853-5728 or firomichala@hotmail.com before coming. To get regular announcements of Playgroup activities, you may also subscribe to the NALWO_Playgroup listserve at http://listserv.fnal.gov/scripts/wa.exe?SUBED1=nalwo_playgroup&A=1

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) on December 1 - 5, 2014 (PM only)
This training is an introduction to theory and rules; linear transformation to GD&T; Datum and datum features; 14 geometric symbols; Feature control frames; Analysis of measurement applications; and Global simplification of GD&T. In-depth analysis and implications of advanced principles; Optimization strategies in applications and analysis of design, manufacturing and measurement; Advanced tolerancing development; GD&T implications to six-sigma initiatives and product reliability. For more information and to enroll visit http://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/default/schedule.show_course_details?cid=8839

Broomball Open League
FBBL Broomball is an outdoor, year-round, all-weather (except lightning) sport… think field hockey but played with homemade "brooms" and a large tennis ball. Games are played on an open basis in the Village, either on the soccer field or the 'Blackhawk Glade' between Blackhawk Blvd and Shabonna St, depending on the number of players that day. Games are usually during lunch (12:15-12:45) but may include 5 o'clock games during warmer months. Contact Chris Greer at x4847 or cgreer@fnal.gov for more information and be added to the daily signup list.