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| January 14, 2011 | 0 Comments



Lt. Dan Band — Save the date for 6 p.m., Feb. 12, when the Lt. Dan Band rocks Sills Field, Schofield Barracks, with a free concert, courtesy of the USO and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. Before the concert, stop by the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Expo, starting at 5 p.m, to learn about programs for Soldiers and families. Check the Hawaii Army Weekly and for details as they develop.

Family Fun Friday — Enjoy great family fun, 6-9 p.m., Jan. 14, Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Free pizza is served on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 655-5797 or visit

17 / Monday

Hula Classes — Learn hula at free classes sponsored by the Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii. Soldiers and families can participate in the classes, Jan. 17, at the Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks. Classes are held every Monday in January. A beginners’ class starts at 6 p.m.; an advanced class is at 7 p.m. Classes feature the different types of hula and fundamentals of steps, movement and posture. E-mail or call 655-9694.

18 / Tuesday

Soldier Show — Nominations for performer and technician positions in the 2011 U.S. Army Soldier Show are being accepted through Jan. 18. Soldiers may self-nominate by sending packets  to the the Army Entertainment Division. Nominations must include a Department of the Army photo, copy of the Soldier’s enlisted or officer record brief, current physical test score and a copy of the latest Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report or Officer Evaluation Report. Performers must submit a video audition on DVD, and technicians are required to submit a resume and photos of past work. Visit Send nominations to U.S. Army Soldier Show, Attn: 2011 Selection Committee, PO Box 439, Fort Belvoir, Va., 22060.

20 / Thursday

Keiki Craft Night — Keiki can prepare arts and crafts for Valentine’s Day, 6-8 p.m., Jan. 20, Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. Call 438-1974. Teen Theater Thursdays — Teens can learn the basics of stage acting in a free, ongoing theater program at Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. The next meeting is 4-5:30 p.m., Jan 20. Call 655-8002 to register. Walk-ins are welcome.

Texas Hold ‘em and Bunco — Do you have the best poker face on post? Find out, Jan. 20, 6 p.m., at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-5698.

21 / Friday

Right Arm Night — Enjoy fun, food and entertainment at Right Arm Night, 5 p.m., Jan. 21, at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Come out and cheer on your favorite team as the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade defends its Right Arm Night Unit Champion title for a chance to win $250 toward a unit function at a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility. Right Arm Night is an adult event. Call 655-4466.

27 / Friday

Hawaiian Chanting — Learn about Hawaiian chanting at an interactive workshop, 5:30-7 p.m., Jan. 27, Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. Sponsored by the Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, the workshop will focus on the various types of Hawaiian chanting and voice techniques, used to document Hawaiian genealogy, establish protocol, give blessings and tell a story. Call 655-8002.


Picture Framing — Learn customized framing at the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center. Cost for one session is $45 and includes instruction and materials. Framing is available daily, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Call 655-4202.

Auto Skills Center — Rent storage sheds from either the Fort Shafter or Schofield Barracks Auto Skills Center. Two sizes are available to choose from: metal 8x6x5 ($50) or plastic 8x6x6 ($60) per month. Call 655-9368 or 438-9402.

State Vehicle Safety Check — 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 438-9402 or 655-9368.

Arts and Crafts — Visit the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center for creative fun:

•Make lei, 12-2 p.m., every Thursday. All ages are welcome. Cost is $10. Call 655-4202.

•Join Mom and Tot Crafts and create a fun project with your 3-5-year-old, 10-11 a.m., every Thursday. Cost is $3 and covers class and supplies. Call 655-4202.

Homeschool PE Classes — Army Youth Services offers physical education for the homeschooled child, 10-11 a.m., at Aliamanu and Fort Shafter; call 836-1923. Schofield, Helemano and Wheeler Army Airfield classes are Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; call 655-6465.

Family Child Care — Individuals interested in caring for children in their home should inquire with the Child, Youth and School Services’ Family Child Care program. Call 655-8373 or 837-0236.

Woodshop Safety Class — Get certified for the woodshop at the Arts and Crafts Center, Schofield Barracks. Cost is $10. Call 655-4202.

Ceramics — Searching for something artistic to do? Visit the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center for a ceramic pouring class and let your imagination lead the way. Cost is $25 and covers classes and supplies. Live on the south side of the island? Enjoy classes at Fort Shafter, as well. Call 655-4202 (Schofield) or 438-1315 (Fort Shafter) for more information.

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