FMWR Community Calendar

| August 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Today

Distinguished Lecture — RSVP today by calling 655-9694 or e-mail nhliaison@gmail.com to attend “Under the Jarvis Moon,” Aug. 27, 6 p.m., at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Sponsored by the commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, and the Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, this event is part of USAG-HI’s Distinguished Lecture Series. A complimentary dinner is included. A short preview of the yet-to-be released documentary “Under a Jarvis Moon” will be shown. In 1935, the U.S. government sent more than 130 young, mostly Hawaiian men to live on a trio of uninhabited atolls in the middle of the Pacific, to assert territorial jurisdiction. The men lived on the islands of Howland, Bake and Jarvis, during three-month shifts of four men per island.

Dance Classes — Register today for the “School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills” Unlimited hip-hop and ballroom dance classes. Classes are open to 6th-12th graders and are offered every Monday from 4-5 p.m. for hip-hop and from 5-6 p.m. for ballroom. Call 655-9818.

The Amazing Race — Register today for the “Amazing Race – Library Style” to be held at the Sgt. Yano Library, Aug. 13, 6 p.m. Teams of Youth 12 and older in teams of four or less will test their library skills in the competition. Preregistration is required. Call 655-8002.

Right Arm Night — Today’s poker-themed Right Arm Night is at 4:30 p.m., at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter, for adults only. Cost is $5 in advance, $8 at the door. Call 438-1974.

Waikiki Party Bus — The free Waikiki Party Bus runs today and Aug. 20, 9 p.m.- 4 a.m. Pick-ups are available at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter. Call 655-9971 or 438-1985 to reserve a seat.

Family Fun Friday — Looking for something for the family to do this evening? Stop by Wheeler Stable, Aug. 6, 4-6 p.m., for food, fun and games. Visit www.mwrarmyhawaii.com or call 655-5698.

7 / Saturday

Woodshop Safety — A woodshop safety class will be held Aug. 7, 8 a.m., at the Schofield Barracks Arts & Crafts Center. This class, held on the first and 3rd Saturday of the month, is required to work in the woodshop. Cost is $10 per session. Call 655-4202 to register.

Framing — Learn picture framing, Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., in small, hands-on classes at the Schofield Barracks Arts & Crafts Center. Cost is $45. Call 655-4202 to register.

9 / Monday

Free Hula Classes — The Office of the Native Hawaiian Liaison, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, welcomes all Soldiers and families to participate in free hula classes, Mondays, 6-8 p.m., at the Kalakaua Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Beginner classes are 6-7 p.m.; advanced classes are 7-8 p.m. Classes feature the different types of hula, fundamentals of hula steps, movement and posture. E-mail nhliaison@gmail.com or call 655-9694.

10 / Tuesday

Quilting/Sewing —Learn basic quilting/sewing techniques, Aug. 10, 6-8 p.m. at the Arts and Crafts Center, Schofield Barracks. Cost is just $25 for the first class and $5 for each additional class. Call 655-4202 to register.

11 / Wednesday

Free Hawaiian Language Workshop — Learn a few phrases and how to pronounce those long street names you find around the islands at the free Hawaiian language workshop presented by the Office of the Native Hawaiian Liaison, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, 6-8 p.m., every Wednesday, through Aug. 11. Classes will teach Hawaiian vocabulary, including colors, numbers and shapes. Bring a list of five Hawaiian words you’d like to learn how to pronounce. Classes are conducted at Army Community Service, Building 2091, Kolekole Ave., Schofield Barracks. E-mail nhliaison@gmail.com or call 655-9694.

 

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