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Chamber Music Concert, Apr. 25

The Rock Creek Chamber Players will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Apr. 25 in the 14th floor assembly hall at the Clinical Center. Reservations are required for this free public concert, sponsored by the recreation therapy section. The program will include solo piano works by Mozart; the suite for three clarinets, piano and strings, Op. 29, by Arnold Schoenberg; and Brahms' string sextet in G major. For reservations and information call (202) 337-8710.

Wednesday Afternoon Lectures

The Wednesday Afternoon Lecture series — held on its namesake day at 3 p.m. in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10 — features Dr. Charles A. Dinarello on Apr. 28 (see story).

On May 5, Dr. Walter C. Willett, professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, Fredrick John Stare professor of epidemiology and nutrition, and chair, department of nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, will speak on "Diet and Coronary Heart Disease: Have We Misled the Nation?" This is the Robert S. Gordon, Jr., lecture in epidemiology.

For more information or for reasonable accommodation, call Hilda Madine, 594-5595.

Career Opportunities in the Trades: There's a Future in it!

Apply now for the Apprenticeship Program as a utility systems repairer operator, air conditioning equipment mechanic, or sheet metal mechanic. Open to NIH personnel only with a minimum of 1 year permanent status. Call Ron Poole at 402-1082 for more information. Submit applications to ORS Personnel Office, Bldg. 31, Rm. 4B41, 402-1528. Accepting applications through May 10.

Theatre Group Has 'Best of Times'

Looking for a good time? Then you will want to come to "The Best of Times: with Jerry Herman," the Bethesda Little Theatre's spring musical production, featuring songs from Jerry Herman's Broadway hits Mack & Mabel, Mame, Hello Dolly, and La Cage Aux Folles.

The show will run for three consecutive weekends from Apr. 30 through May 15. Friday and Saturday evening performances will begin at 8. Two Sunday matinee performances will also be offered, May 2 and 9, at 3 p.m. All performances will be held in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10.

Ticket prices are $10, $8 for seniors, and $5 for children (12 and under). Tickets may be purchased at NIH R&W stores or at the door. Group discounts are available. For ticket information, call Elaine at (301) 589-0720.

Clinical Center patients and their families are invited to all performances free of charge. The Bethesda Little Theatre is an R&W organization whose proceeds benefit NIH charities.

National Day of Prayer, May 6

The President and the Congress of the United States have designated Thursday, May 6 as a day to take time out to pray for America and the people of the nation. Visiting NIH that day will be evangelist Pat Kelly, a former Baltimore Orioles baseball player and coach who is now with Lifeline Ministries of Ellicott City, Md. NIH'ers are invited to gather around the flagpole in front of Bldg. 1 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. to mark the National Day of Prayer.

Solowey Award Lecture, May 21

Dr. Fred Gage, professor of neurology and neuroscience at the Salk Institute, will present the 1999 Mathilde Solowey Award Lecture in the Neurosciences at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 21 in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. Sponsored by the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, his lecture is titled, "Neurogenesis in the Adult Mammalian Brain." For more information call Michel Vloemans, 496-7975 or Dr. Anthony Basile, 496-4071.

DWD Has New Graduate Business Courses

The University of Maryland University College's Graduate School of Management & Technology, in partnership with the NIH Division of Workforce Development, is offering graduate business courses at the Training Center at Executive Plaza South. The courses fulfill requirements for UMUC's master of science in management degree. Courses will be offered either online through the NIH Integrated Training System or instructor-led. Program begins in October; prerequisite course Library Skills for the Information Age is available online. Call DWD, 496-6211, for more information.

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