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Anderson’s Pets-a-Palooza Festival Anderson Animal Shelter’s 5th Annual Pet-Friendly Party! FREE to all who attend! SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 at Northwestern Medicine Field Home of the Kane County Cougars in Geneva, IL 11am – 5pm www.festival4animals.org

Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. at the Pritzker Auditorium in Chicago for a special event celebrating the life and legacy of Leon Lederman and looking forward to the future of particle physics. Presented by the Chicago Council on Science and Technology and Fermilab, in conjunction with the the Chicago Public Library, the program will include presentations, a question-and-answer panel with physicists and a miniature physics slam featuring students from IMSA.

Join us today in the Art Gallery at noon for a Gallery Talk by Shanthi Chandrasekar and at 5-7pm for the Opening Reception of Cosmic Design. Chandrasekar states, “Curiosity has been my driving force, leading me to ask questions about everything around me. This has led to my constant exploration and experimentation of ideas and thoughts based on scientific and philosophical enquiry. Combining scientific facts and theories with my wild imagination has been fruitful in creating artwork that questions our…

Come join us for a paranormal investigation in some local cemeteries on Sunday, August 18th starting at 1:00; NO EQUIPMENT OR EXPERIENCE NEEDED (but you are certainly welcome to bring equipment, if you have it). We will be parking and meeting at the baseball field to the south of the West Batavia Cemetery, located at the corner of Merlo St and Lincoln Hwy (Route 31).  Once we are done in the West cemetery, we will drive over to the East…

Looking for your best (furry) friend? Come to the Anderson Animal Shelter adoption event on Saturday August 10th in Algonquin from 11 am – 5 pm! The event is hosted by Algonquin Petco – 702 S Randall Rd, Algonquin, IL 60102

For all the train geeks here at Fermilab, in case they haven’t heard the buzz, the fully functional recently restored Big Boy steam engine is coming into West Chicago Friday afternoon around 2 ~ 2:30, and will be there until Tuesday morning, pulling out heading west at 8:00 am. Saturday, Sunday, and Monday the Union Pacific rail car will be open for tours from  9 am till 3 pm The website has indicated that the rail car is not handicap…

From Kelo, July 10, 2019: Fermilab’s Bonnie Fleming talks about neutrinos, the international, Fermilab-hosted DUNE and and LBNF in this 9-minute video on the research taking place one mile underground in Lead, South Dakota, at the Sanford Underground Research Facility.

Join Wally Kissel, along with good buddies Hammond & Leslie, this Friday 9:00pm with  “The Mustangs” @ ‘Evenflow’.  It’s a costume party with the sounds of  Woodstock ’69.  So wear your far out, outtasite, tie-dyed whatever and dance to groovy music from “The Mustangs”.   {‘Hey, Mom, Dad….. What’s a hippie?’} 😉  

The Plant Band at Naperville Ribfest 2019.  Come hear Fermilab’s Derek Plant, Mark Schmitz (retired), Wally Kissel and the rest of the Plant Band crew play classic rock at Naperville Ribfest this July 6. After decades at this location, this will be the LAST RIBFEST IN NAPERVILLE! ‘The Plant Band’ plays Saturday, July 6, @ 3:30-4:30 pm so no ‘Past my bedtime’ excuses! 😉