NIH Research Festival "Taste of Bethesda" luncheon on Wednesday, April 23 — tickets
Tickets are now on sale for the NIH Research Festival "Taste of Bethesda" luncheon on Wednesday, April 23 (11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.) that will accompany the Technical Sales Association (TSA) vendor tent show on April 23-24. The local food vendors will be The Bean Bag, Hard Times Cafe, Hollywood East Cafe, Ledo Pizza, Rocklands Barbeque, and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream. Sign up (and pay) for the April 23 lunch at http://www.fedesp.com/nih/events/nih-research-festival-luncheon/. Also, on Thursday, April 24, there will be two food trucks located onsite in parking lot 10H—LA Taco and Linda’s Luncheonette. Lunch will be available for purchase at the food trucks.
19th Annual Take Your Child To Work Day & Thursday, April 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
You are invited to bring your school-aged children — grades 1-12 to the NIH campus, and engage them in a day of healthy discovery. Introduce your child to all that NIH has to offer — the many careers in science as well as all the careers that support them. Registration and complete information will be available in early April. For more information, contact Take-Your-Child-To-Work@nih.gov.
Earth Day 2014 Is on Its Way to an NIH Site Near You —Thursday, April 24
It is that time of year again. Flowers blooming, birds chirping and NIH’s annual Earth Day event. This year, the "Plant a Seed, Grow a Healthy Future" themed celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Bldg. 1, in conjunction with Take Your Child to Work Day. Local food trucks, including Ben & Jerry’s and Chick-fil-A will also be on campus to provide discounted food options for attendees. This is an NIH zero-waste event: all waste will be either composted or recycled. Consider volunteering your green ideas, time and talents to the Earth Day planning committee. If interested, contact Danita Broadnax. Check out the full list of special Earth Day activities and events for all NIH facilities at http://nems.nih.gov.
STEP Forum on Successful Aging — Tuesday, April 29
The staff training in extramural programs (STEP) committee will present "Live Long and Prosper: Successful Aging in Our Time," from 9 to 11 a.m. in Rockledge II, Rm. 9100. An information fair will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in Rm. 9112.
PIV Card Reader Test Sites Coming Soon to NIH — How You Use Your PIV Card Will Change
A brief video demonstrating the three steps you’ll need to follow so that your PIV Card will work with the new readers is available at http://youtu.be/bL4rasW7jY4. For more information, contact: HSPDfirstname.lastname@example.org.
NIH Back-up Care — Anyone Can Register
This program is designed to assist members of the NIH community when they need to be at work and their regular child or adult/elder care is unavailable - care when you need it most! The program is now available to the entire NIH Community — Federal, Fellow, Contractor and Volunteer.