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| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

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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 Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility. Right Arm Night is an adult event. Call 655-4466.

Biggest Loser — Enter the weight loss contest at the Fort Shafter Physical Fitness Center or the Schofield Barracks Health and Fitness Center. Winners will be selected based on the percentage of body fat lost throughout the contest period. Contest ends April 1. Call 438-1152 or 655-8007.

Family Fun Friday — Stop by the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks, 6-9 p.m., Jan. 21, for free pizza. Call 655-5797 or visit Family Fun Fridays are held the first and third Friday of each month.

22 / Saturday

Hike/Whale Watching — Hike and watch the whales, 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 22. Cost is $10; round-trip transportation from Schofield Barracks is included. Call 655-0143.

Opera Fest — Watch “La Boheme,” “Carmen,” and “Carmen: A Hip Hopera,” starting at 10 a.m., Jan. 22, Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. Laurence Paxton, professor of voice at the University of Hawaii, will give a lecture about opera at 4:45 p.m. Call 655-8002.

Ceramic Mold Pouring — Learn how to pour ceramics, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Jan. 22, Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center. Cost is $25 for the class and supplies. Classes also are held at Fort Shafter. Call 655-4202 or 438-1315.

UFC Fight — The Tropics Recreation Center will air a free Fight For Your Troops Ultimate Fighting Championship fight, 4 p.m., Jan. 22. Afterward, Salsa Night begins at 10 p.m. Call 655-5798.

24 / 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. 24, 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.

27 / Thursday

NFL Play 60 — Meet NFL All-Stars and NFL mascots, 2:30-5 p.m., Jan. 27, Stoneman Stadium, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-0111/3.

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.

28 / Friday

Valentine’s Day Workshop — Make a personalized card at the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center. Adults can make cards, Jan. 28; children, Feb. 5. Time for both days is 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Cost is $12 per session and includes all supplies. Call 655-4202.

BOSS Barbeque — Single Soldiers can play volleyball and then enjoy a barbeque, 1-5 p.m., Jan. 28, courtesy of Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers. Call 655-1130.


Lt. Dan Band — Blue Star Card holders can register to get reserved seating for the free Lt. Dan Band concert, 6 p.m., Feb. 12, Sills Field, Schofield Barracks. Deadline to register at is Feb. 9. Blue Star Card holders can pick up their wristbands for reserved seating the day of the concert by presenting their valid Blue Star Card at the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation tent. By registering, entrants will vie for a chance to meet the band.

Newcomers Island Tour — Sign up for the free newcomers island tour that departs from Schofield Barracks’ Army Community Service, Building 2091, or Fort Shafter Flats’ ACS, Building 1599. Call 655-4227 or 438-4499.

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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.

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