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Lisa Randall, Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World Sunday, March 1, 4 p.m. Book signing to follow lecture. Educator reception at 6 p.m. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage During this talk, Randall explores the latest developments in physics that have the potential to radically revise our understanding of the world: its makeup, its evolution and the fundamental forces that drive its operation. An expert on both particle physics (the study…

The Field Museum and the Consulate General of France in Chicago are partnering to present Chicago’s first ever “Night of Ideas: Alive!” on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 6 p.m. to midnight. The Field describes the event as “a global celebration of art, science, scholarship, and community.” Fermilab will contribute to three activities at the event: two participants in the 2019 Physics Slam will reprise their presentations at the Field, three scientists will engage with the public in provocative conversations and…

Did you you miss last week event? You have again a chance to find your best and  furry friend at the Anderson Animal Shelter Adoption Event this Saturday December 14 from 11 am to 5 pm at Pet Supplies Plus, 180 N. Randall Rd. in North Aurora!

Join us for the Festive Holiday Party with Santa. Everyone is welcome and it is a family friendly event. Santa will stop by with gifts for the kids and to hear Christmas wishes! It’s a potluck! RSVP at https://get-connected.fnal.gov/holidayparty  

The Fermilab Arts & Lecture presents approximately 20 events per year, ranging from physics talks to theater and music performances, listed here (events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series). Occasionally we need additional ushers beyond the auditorium committee.  Ushers are asked to tear tickets or hand out programs at the door, arriving approximately 45 minutes before curtain. As a thank you, ushers receive two complimentary tickets to the event for your help. If you are interested in being added to the “usher” list, please drop a…

This sunny Saturday, October 12, Walk 4 Animals to help the animals of the Anderson Shelter and get a chance to win a $500 shopping spree! Check-in at 9 am at the Peg Bond Center in Batavia.  See how you can help with fundraising and see further event info at  https://www.andersonanimalshelter.org/

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…