Community Calendar

| August 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

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10 / Tuesday

Newcomers Welcome — The Protestant Women of the Chapel meets every Tuesday, 9 a.m., at the Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel Annex, Room 212. The summer session ends, Aug. 10. Join for food, fun and fellowship. Free child care is available with RSVP. E-mail

11 / Wednesday

Military Council of Catholic Women — The organization begins its fall programs, Aug. 11, at the Main Chapel, Schofield Barracks, and Aug. 12 at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel. Mass starts at 9 a.m.; fellowship follows. All military services are welcome. Child care is available if registered with Child, Youth and School Services. Contact or Mary at 489-5344 (SB) or Katie at 744-1285 (AMR).

14 / Saturday

Children’s Physicals — Children enrolled at Tripler Army Medical Center’s Pediatric and Adolescent clinics may get required school and/or sports physical examinations, Aug. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Normal Saturday clinics will be cancelled on these days. Parents of children enrolled at the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic should make appointments with their primary care managers during normal clinic hours. Visit

19 / Thursday

Hui O’ Wahine — The Hui O’ Wahine, Fort Shafter Spouses Club, will hold its Super Sign-Up, Aug. 19, at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. The Hui O’ Wahine is an all-ranks club that welcomes spouses, Soldiers, retirees and civilian employees from all branches of the military. The club holds general membership luncheons the second Tuesday of the month, from September to May. Visit


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FOCUS — Families Over Coming Under Stress, or FOCUS, is launching, a redesigned family friendly website that provides an overview of FOCUS services for military families. FOCUS is a resiliency-building program designed for military families and children facing the multiple challenges of combat operational stress during wartime. To learn more about FOCUS in Hawaii, e-mail or call 624-2033.

Hours Extended — Hours have been extended for the Armed Services YMCA Children’s Waiting Rooms at Schofield Barracks Health Clinic and Tripler Army Medical Center. New Monday-Friday hours for the SBHC Children’s Waiting Room are 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m; Tripler hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Children’s Waiting Rooms offer on-site child care for healthy children while their parents or siblings have medical appointments in any of the Schofield clinics or at Tripler. No fee is charged for this service, but donations keep the programs running. Call 624-5645 for reservations at SBHC, or 833-1185 for reservations at Tripler.

Veterinary Treatment Facility — The Schofield Barracks Veterinary Treatment Facility is now seeing patients five days a week, with extended hours every third Wednesday of the month until 7 p.m. Book an appointment for the new Wellness Package for affordable preventative care, or to obtain a mandatory airline health certificate within 10 days of travel out of Oahu. Call the facility at its new phone numbers: 655-5893 or 655-5889.

Playmorning — Playmorning is an interactive playgroup for children up to age 5, and their parents or caregivers, and features a variety of age-appropriate activities, crafts, songs and more. No preregistration is required; however, a $1 fee per child (or $10 for 11 visits) applies. Call 624-5645.

Welcome Baby and Me — This program is for babies under 12 months old and their parents, Thursday mornings, 9-10:30 a.m. A $1 fee per child applies. Punch cards are available at $10 for 11 visits. Call 624-5645.

Family Resilience — Family Resilience Nights are Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel, and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., at the Main Post Chapel Annex, Schofield Barracks. Free dinner is provided.

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