FMWR Community Calendar

| May 14, 2010 | 0 Comments


“Three Penny Opera” ­— Take in London’s Soho district before and during the coronation of Queen Victoria during a  showing of “Three Penny Opera” at Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter, 7:30 p.m., May 14, 21, 22, 28 and 29. Call 438-4480.

AAFES Cutest Kiddo — Do you think you know the world’s most adorable child? Entrants can upload a picture of a child to the wall of the Army and Air Force Exchange Services Facebook page by June 5, for a chance to win a Peg Perego stroller and car seat in the Cutest Kiddo contest. This contest is limited to children 5 years old and younger. Visit for more information. 

Furlough Fridays — The next Furlough Friday is May 14, and the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has a variety of options for students and teens in all grades available at Child, Youth and School Services and at Army Community Service. Download an FMWR Furlough Friday activity program guide at; select “CYSS.” 

Battle of the Bands — Make some noise for the bands, May 14, 6 p.m., at Kolekole Bar & Grill. The winner of this contest will perform at this year’s Fourth of July Spectacular and the re-opening of the Tropics. Call 655-5698. 

16 / Sunday

“Only the Brave” — Watch an inspirational film about the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most-decorated unit in U.S. history, May 16, 6 p.m., Sgt. Smith Theater. Call 655-8002. 

Lantern Floating Hawaii — Learn the history of lantern floating, 1:30-3 p.m.,  May 16, at Fort Shafter Library. Participants will complete their own dedications and remembrances of loved ones, and place the remembrances on community lanterns floated during the official ceremony, May 31. Call 655-8002 or 438-9521. 

18 / Tuesday

Preschool Storytime — Storytime for children 3-5 years old is 10-10:30 a.m., at the following libraries:

•Fort Shafter Library, May 18; 

•Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks, May 19 and 26; and

•Aliamanu Military Reservation Library, May 20 and 27.

19 / Wednesday

Create-a-Card — Family members are invited to create a special Father’s Day card to send to their deployed Soldier, May 19, 3-4 p.m., at Sgt. Yano Library, Building 560, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-8002.  

20 / Thursday

Texas Hold ‘EM — This free monthly tournament tests your skills against the best Army players around, May 20, 6 p.m., at the Nehelani on Schofield Barracks. All ID cardholders 18 and older are welcome. Call 655-5697.

21 / Friday

PARC Luau — Experience “Old Hawaii” with the Sunset Café’s Island Luau, May 21, 6 p.m., at Pililaau Army Recreation Center. This luau features authentic Hawaiian cuisine, hula and fire knife shows, and the beautiful Pacific Ocean as the backdrop. Cost is $22.95 for adults, $15.95 for children 5-12. Call 696-4778.

31 / Monday 

Lantern Floating Hawaii — Outdoor Recreation is providing a barbecue dinner and transportation to the Lantern Floating ceremony at Ala Moana Beach Park, May 31. Cost is $11 for adults and $4 for children. Transportation leaves Schofield Barracks at 12 p.m., Fort Shafter at 12:30 p.m., and returns by 9 p.m. Call 655-0143.


Summer Bus Shuttle Service — Starting June 7, the summer bus shuttle service will run Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., between Helemano Youth Reservation, Mendonca Park, Schofield Barracks,  Wheeler Army Airfield and Camp Stover. The bus will stop at most recreation areas, like the skateboard park, the Soldier Support Center, the Teen Center, Richardson Pool, the paintball park, the PX, Burger King and the bowling alley. Government IDs are required. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 656-8720.  

Mom & Tot Crafts — Does your little one enjoy arts and crafts? If so bring your 3-5-year-old to create a fun project together, Thursdays, at the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center. Just $3 covers the class and supplies. Call 655-4202.

ACS Courses — Registration is open for Army Community Service courses and services in May. Visit for all available courses. For information on courses including Anger Management, Daddy Boot Camp and Potty Training Your Toddler, call 655-0596. To learn about Summer Break Home Alone or Positive Psychology classes, call 655-1670. For Newborn Care, Managing Your Checking Account, TSP & Retirement, Money Harmony, Simple Tips for Saving and Investing, Financial Planning for Deployment, Money Management, First-Term Financial Training, Employment Orientation, Building Your Home Business and Civilian Resume Writing, call 655-4227. For Exceptional Family Member programs and support groups for Autism and Down Syndrome, call 655-1551 or 655-4761.

New Blue Star Benefits — New child care benefits provided by the Blue Star Card program include fee reduction, additional funding for activities and classes, and 16 hours of respite care, per child, per month, beginning 30 days prior to deployment and ending 90 days after return. Call 655-0002.

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

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 655-8373 or 837-0236.

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