Fermilab Today July 13-July 17, 2015

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Wilson Hall Logo Parking Closed for Sealcoating this weekend
Wilson Hall Logo parking will be closed this Saturday and Sunday (7-18 & 19)for sealcoating and striping. The lot will reopen Monday morning at 6am. Please use the East or West lots for parking over the weekend. Thank you.

Pool Memberships on Sale
Pool Memberships on sale effective July 13 - August 16. Single Pool Membership $65. Family Pool Membership (up to 4 members) $152. Family Member #5 or more (living in the same household) $27 each. Pool Memberships can be purchased in the Wellness Office, WH15W, from 9am-4pm Monday-Friday with cash, check, VISA or Mastercard. Day Passes can be purchased at the pool from the lifeguard. Cash only. $8/day or $6 after 4pm. Fermilab Village Pool is open Tuesday - Friday, Noon-7pm, Saturday & Sunday, 1-6pm (closed Mondays). For more information contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

Fermilab Prairie Plant Survey
Be a field scientist along with Fermilab docents to help monitor prairie restoration. Learn to identify plants, map a prairie quadrat, and gather data that will be used to help track the progress of the prairie.Join us on one or more of the following dates: July 14, July 25, August 4, August 15, or September 19. A complete schedule of sessions and registration information can be found at http://ed.fnal.gov/programs/quadrat. For more information, contact edreg@fnal.govor x8258

Fermilab Board Game Guild
The Fermilab Board Game Guild meets every Tuesday at the User's Center from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, and no connection with Fermilab is required. Board games played include, but are not limited to, Puerto Rico, Ticket To Ride, Seven Wonders, Stone Age, Attica, Alhambra, Citadels, and many more. Attendance for the full four hours is not required. Come and go as you please. Any questions, e-mail wmtan@fnal.gov or x2548.

English country dancing Sunday, July 26, at Kuhn Barn
English country dancing will be held Sunday, July 26, at Kuhn Village Barn. The program starts with dances for experienced dancers at 1 p.m., and dances for everyone from 2 to 5 p.m. Newcomers are always welcome to join this social and accessible sort of dancing. The group meets monthly, year-round, with live music usually every other month. For more information, or to get on an email reminder list, contact folkdance@fnal.gov or 630-584-0825 or visit http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkdance/english/

Fermilab Softball League
The Fermilab co-ed 14” recreational softball league has openings for both male and female players. Games are once a week in the Village on either Wed or Thurs through Sept 10, including playoffs. No experience necessary. Contact Chris Greer at cgreer@fnal.gov or x4847.

User Center Entrance Repair on Sauk Blvd in the Village
The 2 entrances at the West end of the User Center Parking Lot off Sauk Boulevard will be closed for repair starting July 6, 2015, weather permitting. User Center visitors should use the entrance off Che Che Pinqua St. to enter and park in the lot. Work is expected to last several weeks.

Call for proposals: URA Visiting Scholars Program
Universities Research Association Inc. has announced a deadline of Aug. 31st, for the submission of applications for the fall 2015 cycle of awards in the URA Visiting Scholars Program (VSP) at Fermilab. Award recipients will be notified by the end of September. These awards provide financial support for faculty and graduate students from URA's 89 member universities to work at Fermilab for periods of up to one year. URA makes two rounds of awards each year, in the spring and fall. The application deadline for the spring 2016 cycle is Feb. 29, 2016. For details on the URA Visiting Scholars Program, visit http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/ura_visiting_scholars/index.html

Raging Waves Waterpark Employee Discount
Raging Waves Waterpark is located on Rt. 47 in Yorkville. Employees can purchase discounted tickets at https://tickets.ragingwaves.com. Use Store Code "Fermilab" to Save $7 off per Over 48” ticket. Fermilab price is $22.99. For more info contact Jeanne in the Wellness Office at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

Bristol Renaissance Faire Employee Discount
Purchase tickets through Premium Partners link at http://www.renfair.com (use company code BRX723). Tickets valid any one Saturday, Sunday or Labor Day Monday, 10am–7pm, rain or shine, July 11 – September 7, 2015. Adults: $18.25, children ages 5-12: $10. For more info contact Jeanne at jecker@fnal.gov or x2548.

August 18 deadline for The University of Chicago Tuition Remission Program
The deadline for applying for the tuition remission program at The University of Chicago for the fall 2015 quarter is August 18. For more information and enrollment forms visit the website http://wdrs.fnal.gov/train-dev/uchicago.html or contact Karen Karlix at karlix@fnal.gov.

Outdoor soccer
Outdoor Soccer is on Tuesdays (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm) and Thursdays (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm) and Sundays (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm) at the Village Soccer Field. Please contact O'Sheg Oshinowo at Oshinowo@fnal.gov for more information.