FMWR Community Calendar

| February 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

26 / Today
“A Chorus Line” —
The dazzling complex fusion of dance, song and amazing drama, “A Chorus Line” preforms at the Army Community Theatre, Feb. 26, 27 and March 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20, at 7:30 p.m. each day. Tickets cost just $15 to $28 and are available online at www.armytheatre.com. Call 438-4480. “A Chorus Line” may contain some material that may be inappropriate for children under 13.

28 / Sunday
AFAP 2010 —
All Aboard! “Ride the Train of Change” at Army Family Action Plan 2010. Get on board today with your particular quality of life issues by submitting them to the 2010 Installation Conference by Feb. 28.   The 2010 AFAP conference runs March 16-18 at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Issues can be submitted online at www.mwrarmyhawaii.com or via fax, 655-1654, to Schofield Barracks Army Community Service.
Call 655-1696 or e-mail michael.briglin@us.army.mil.

March

1 / Monday
Sgt. Yano Library Closure —
The Schofield Barracks library will be closed temporarily from March 1 until April 30 for new carpet installation. During this period, the library will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. only to clear departing personnel. Materials may be returned through the outside book drop. Call 655-8002.

3 / Wednesday
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
— The “Cat in the Hat” will be visiting the libraries and telling a story or two. Bring your little one for an afternoon of excitement and adventure March 3 to Fort Shafter Library, and March 4 to the Aliamanu Military Reservation library. Both programs will take place from 3:30-4:15 p.m.

5 / Friday
Family Fun Friday —
Tired of staying in on Friday nights? If so, the Tropics is the place to be March 5.
The evening will be filled with food, fun and games. The fun starts at 6 p.m. Bring your loved ones for a night of family fun at the Tropics Recreation Center. Call 655-5698.

Furlough Fridays — Looking for Furlough Fridays activities? The next Furlough Friday is scheduled March 5, and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has families covered with a variety of options for students and teens in all grades. Programs offered at Child, Youth and School Services and Army Community Service will keep keiki busy. Download your FMWR Furlough Friday activity program guide at www.mwrarmyhawaii.com. Click on “CYSS.” Upcoming Furlough Friday days are scheduled March 12, April 23 and 30, and May 7 and 14.

12 / Friday
Family Camp —
The Sierra Club and the Sierra Club Foundation are fu­nding camping opportunities for military families through the Honolulu Armed Services YMCA. Camp Erdman will provide a weekend family camp that will include multiple experiences in the natural environment, conservation education, camaraderie and fun activities like swi­­­­­­mming, archery, wall climbing, campfires and more. Camp starts Friday evening, March 12, and ends Sunday afternoon, March 14. All meals and activities are included and are provided at no cost to families. For more information, call 624-5645 or e-mail wheeler@asymcahi.org.

30 / Tuesday
Earth Day Recycled Art Contest
— Enter your art made of recycled materials to any Army library or the Schofield Barracks Arts & Crafts Center now through March 30  to participate in April 22’s 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Post libraries will be hosting this 100% recycled art contest, which is open to all ages. Call 655-8002.

Ongoing

Good at Dominoes? — Check out the U.S. Army FMWR 2010 Domino Tournament now through April 20, each Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the Nehelani on Schofield. The tournament is available to all active duty, retirees or family members, who are older than 18 with ID cards. Weekly prizes will be awarded. The person with the highest overall score after six games from the 30 competing garrisons will win an all-expenses-paid trip to compete in the World of Domino Championship in Las Vegas, May 26-29, against 19 countries and televised on ESPN. Visit www.mwrpromotions.com, www.dominousa.org or call 224-4129.

State Vehicle Safety Check — Is your vehicle safety check about to expire? Stop by Auto Skills at Fort Shafter or Schofield Barracks for your state vehicle safety check. These checks are performed on a first-come, first-served basis, no appointment necessary. Call Ft. Shafter at 438-9402 or Schofield Barracks at 655-9368, for information and pricing.

Tutor.com — The Department of the Army has contracted tutor.com to offer free, online tutoring to kindergarten through college prep students. Tutor.com gives students access to live tutoring help 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The tutors are certified teachers, college professors, and graduate school students who provide tutoring services in all grade levels of math, science, english and social studies. This is a wonderful resource available at no cost to Army Families. Please visit tutor.com via the Army One Source website at www.myarmyonesource.com/cyss_tutor. If you have any questions, contact the School Liaison Office at 655-9818.

Twitter — Do you twitter? Follow Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s mascot Eddie the Eagle at www.twitter.com/FMWR_Eddie.

Family Child Care — Individuals interested in caring for children in their home should inquire with the Child and Youth Services Family Child Care Program. Benefits include free training, additional income and flexible hours.­­­ Call 837-0236 or 655-8373.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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