FMWR Community Calendar

| March 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Furlough Fridays
— Looking for Furlough Fridays activities? The next Furlough Friday is scheduled March 12, 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.” Furlough Friday days are scheduled April 23 and 30, and May 7 and 14.
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
A Chorus Line — The dazzling complex fusion of dance, song and amazing drama, A Chorus Line, continues at the Army Community Theatre, March 12, 13, 19 and 20, at 7:30 p.m. each day. Tickets cost $15 to $28 and are available online at This production may not be suitable for children under the age of 13. Call 438-4480.
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-May 21. Call 655-5698.
17 / Wednesday
Circle Island Tour
— The deadline to sign up for the Army Community Service all-day circle island tour for newly assigned Soldiers, civilian employees, and family members who have PCS’d to Hawaii within the last six months is March 17. The tour is March 20. Call 438-4499 or visit the ACS Tripler office, Building 127A on Krukowski Road, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
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.
22 / Monday
Chart Your Course
— This workshop is for middle school and high school students and their parents to map out an academic plan for on-time graduation and to be more competitive in the college application process. The course is March 22, at the AMR Community Center, 6:30 p.m. Call 258-5961 or e-mail
27 / Saturday
NOAA Whale Count
— Enjoy one of most unique benefits of living in Hawaii. Help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration count whales during the annual migration, March 27, 7 a.m.–1 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes round-trip transportation from Schofield Barracks. Call 655-0143.
28 / Sunday
Read to the Dogs
— Sit. Stay. Read. Is your child a dog lover? If so they can read to dogs, March 28, 3:30-4:45 p.m. Children who are able to read on their own can sign up. To reserve a session, call 438-9521.
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.
Life Insurance Warning — Financial Readiness has seen an increase in false, deceptive or unfair life insurance sales to Soldiers. Violations include selling door-to-door, soliciting Soldiers on post or during duty hours, and selling insurance to lower enlisted without assessing if the Soldier’s existing SGLI benefit. Soldiers should review their insurance contract with Army Community Service Financial Readiness to ensure the product they have meets their needs. Call 655-4227.
Arts & Crafts — Join the Schofield Barracks arts and crafts center for creative fun making lei every Thursday, 12-2 p.m. All ages are welcome. Cost is $10. Call 655-4202.

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