September 3, 2004  
 

 

Get Ready for SLAC Family Day: Our Universe, Large & Small

Saturday, September 18
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Everyone in the SLAC Community is invited! Please use Web form for lunch reservations, activity sign ups and to pre-order t-shirts.

Preliminary Program Highlights

ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC AND MORE ON CENTER STAGE

Welcome: SLAC Director Jonathan Dorfan

DJ Eddie McGee (RP): Music for dancing and zany entertainment

Nocturnal: Live music with Tom Anzur (SSRL)

Star Search: Individuals and groups compete in a talent competition

The Seventh Season: Live music with Yuri Batygin (NLC)

 

FABULOUS FOOD FAIRWAY

Multiple food stations feature fabulous food. Try one booth, or stop by all of them!

Andromeda Station—BBQ: Angus Beef Hamburgers, Vegetarian Boca Burgers & Hot Dog Bar, Ranch Style Beans with Chipolte, Yukon Gold Potato Salad, Roasted Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw and Watermelon

Cygnus-1 Station—Indian: Tikka Chicken Skewers, Spinach Pakora with Indian Dipping Sauce

Vega Station—Asian: Kalbi BBQ Ribs, Asian Spring Rolls

Station Saturn—Mediterranean: Spanikopita, Hummus with Pita Chips

 

VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

11:00 a.m. Sign up early with your friends and family. Novices are welcome, but medals not guaranteed!

2:30 p.m. Volleyball Championship Game on The Green 

 

GAMES FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES!

Basketball Shoot: Free-throw shooting contest. Prizes, too!

Inflatable Giant Slide: This 22-foot tall plunge of fun will thrill every age.

Midway Games: Test your skills to win prizes playing Holy Roller, Frog Launch, Go Fish, Pit Stop, Goofy Golf, Punk Rocked and Flying Saucers

Krafts for Kids: Color, paste, assemble and create to your heart’s content

Face Painting: Painted figures or fun temporary tattoos.

Storyteller: The kids will be fascinated by story adventures. 

Casino Royale: Hit the jackpot! Roulette, Blackjack, Chuck-a-Luck & a Big 6 Wheel. Exchange casino chips for tickets for a chance to win a prize. Must be 18 years of age to enter.

Classic Cars: Head out to the Visitors’ parking lot near the Main Gate to view classic cars.

Massage: Free short chair massage sessions with Mer Baldoza (ESD) Sign up early—limited availability!

 

PHYSICS IS FUN!

Science Talks and Demos

High Energy Physics—Martin Perl (Group E)

Synchrotron Radiation Research—Herman Winick (SSRL)

X-ray Astronomy—Ming Feng Gu (KIPAC)

Cryogenics Magic Show—John Weisend (EFD)

Physics Under Pressure—Michael ‘MO’ Olson (St. Norbert College)

Tesla Coil Demonstration—Hartmut Sadrozinski & Terry Schalk (UC Santa Cruz)

 

LABORATORY TOURS

Tours to visit Klystron Gallery and the GLAST LAT Lab.

For more information on SLAC Family Day 2004, see: http://www-project.slac.stanford.edu/familyday/

 

 

 

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Last update Wednesday September 01, 2004 by Emily Ball