FMWR Community Calendar

| March 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

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 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 fu nding 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 swi mming, 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
13 / Saturday
Arts & Crafts
— Join the Schofield Arts and Crafts Center for creative family fun. There will be free balloons and refreshments from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Kids can take photos with the Easter Bunny, and families can participate in craft demonstrations to include: lei making, beaded jewelry and lauhala weaving. Call 655-4202.
15 / Monday
Tropics Closure
— The Tropics Recreation Center will close for renovations, March 15. Renovations are scheduled to end May 21. Call 655-5698.
19 / Friday
Waikiki Party Bus
— Your party bus to Waikiki is running again this month. Let FMWR be your own personal chauffeur on this bus traveling to Waikiki, March 19, around 9 p.m. and returning to Schofield Barracks or Fort Shafter around 3 a.m. Call 655-9971 or 438-1985.
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-percent-recycled-art contest and is open to all ages. Call 655-8002.

Personal Financial Counseling — Now is a good time to look at how and where your money is spent and examine ways to save more. Now is the time to establish a plan for short-term and long-term financial health. Schedule an appointment for credit or budget counseling with Army Community Service’s Financial Readiness Program. Call 655-4227.
Hawaiian Luau — The Pililaau Army Recreation Center hosts a luau the last Friday of every month at the Sunset Café. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., and the entertainment starts at 6:30 p.m. For a party of four or more, please R.S.V.P. at 696-4158.
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 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, 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. — The Department of the Army has contracted to offer free, online tutoring to kindergarten through college prep students. 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 via the Army One Source Web site at If you have any questions, contact the School Liaison Office at 655-9818.
Twitter — Follow Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s mascot Eddie the Eagle on Twitter at
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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