FMWR Community Calendar

| October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments


Pokai TRY 2 — Beat the Oct. 25 deadline and sign up today for the Pililaau Army Recreation Center’s Pokai TRY 2: 1,000 meter swim, 1,000 meter run and 1,000 meter paddle race, Oct. 30.  Entry fee is $25. Deadline to register is Oct. 25. Pick up entry forms at Schofield Barracks’ Outdoor Recreation and Martinez Gym or at PARC. All competitors must be checked in by 9 a.m.; the race starts at 9:30 a.m. Call Shelly Leslie at 696-6026. To rent a board, call Outdoor Rec at 655-0143.

“Books with a Beat” — Teens can still share what inspires them by filling out a musical note at any Army library during Teen Read Week, through Oct. 23. Teens also can cast votes for the Teen Top Ten books. Prizes will be awarded. Call 655-8002.

Family Fun Friday — Enjoy great family-friendly fun at Family Fun Friday, 6-9 p.m. Free pizza is served on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 655-5797 for updates on locations or visit

Newcomers Island Tour — Check out the free newcomers island tour. The tour departs at 8 a.m., from Schofield Barracks’ Army Community Service, Building 2091, the second and fourth Saturday of the month, and from Fort Shafter Flats’ ACS, Building 1599, the third Saturday of the month. Call 655-4227 or 438-4499.

24 / Sunday

NFL Sunday Ticket — Live games are aired every Sunday, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. The Tropics will stay open, if necessary, for overtime. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Call 655-5698 or visit

25 / Monday

Free Hula Classes — Learn the hula at free classes sponsored by the Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii. Soldiers and families can participate in the classes, 6-8 p.m., Mondays, Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks. A beginners’ class starts at 6 p.m.; an advanced class begins at 7 p.m. Classes feature the different types of hula and fundamentals of hula steps, movement and posture. E-mail or call 655-9694.

26 / Tuesday

Basketball and Cheerleading Registration — Registration continues through Oct. 26, and is open to keiki born in the years 1994-2005. Basketball registration is $60 for all divisions, and cheerleading is $60, or $20 if the child already has the uniform. Call 655-5314.

27 / Wednesday

Domestic Abuse Prevention — The Family Advocacy Program, Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks, has the following events planned in support of Domestic Abuse Prevention Month:

•Oct. 27, 5 p.m.: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Candlelight Vigil, McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park.

•Oct. 28-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.: Empty plate/silent witness display and information, Tripler, mountainside entrance.

Call 655-4227 for more details.


Twitter — Follow Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s mascot Eddie the Eagle on Twitter at

Study Strong ( — offers Army families free, online tutoring to kindergarten through college-prep students, 24/7. Tutoring services are available in all grade levels of math, science, English and social studies at no cost to Army families. A live tutor can aid students on the subject matter. Call 655-9818 or visit tutor.

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

Free Exercise Classes — Soldiers and family members can sign up for free classes at the Schofield Barracks Health and Fitness Center. Classes include group cycling, cardio-kickboxing and yoga. Visit or call 655-8007.

State Vehicle Safety Check — Is your vehicle safety check about to expire? Stop by the auto skills shop at Fort Shafter or Schofield Barracks to renew your state vehicle safety checks. Safety checks are performed on a first-come, first-served basis; appointments aren’t necessary. Call Fort Shafter at 438-9402, or Schofield Barracks, 655-9368.

Woodshop Safety Class — This class is required to work in the woodshop at the Arts and Crafts Center, Schofield Barracks. Classes are held on the first and third Saturday of the month, starting at 8 a.m. Cost is $10 per session. Call 655-4202 to register.

EDGE! — This program is free for Blue Star Card holders the first week of every month. EDGE! offers out-of-school opportunities for children and youth, ages 6-18, to participate in cutting-edge art, fitness, life skills and adventure activities. Normal cost is $30 per week for 1st-  through 5th-graders, and is free for 6th- through 12th-graders. Visit or call 656-0095.

Teen Theatre Thursday — Learn the basics of stage acting in the ongoing theater program for teens ages 12 and up.  Meetings are held the first and third Thursdays of the month at Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks, from 4-5:30 p.m. Learn stage presence, acting skills, improvisation techniques and the varying types of theater techniques. Call 655-8002 register. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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