FMWR Calendar

| April 1, 2011 | 0 Comments





Free Lei Workshop — Registration is open for this free, interactive workshop. Get ready for Lei Day (May 1) and learn to make your own lei. The workshop also includes a history of the craft and the Lei Day celebration. All materials will be provided. To register, email or call 655-9694. The Native Hawaiian Liaison Office is hosting the event.

Dates and times follow:

  • 5:30-7 p.m., April 26, Aliamanu Military Reservation Community Center.
  • 5:30-7 p.m., April 27, Fort Shafter Library.
  • 6-7:30 p.m., April 28, Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks.

Books and Bears Drive — Drop off new or gently used books and stuffed animals at the child development centers and school age centers, April 1-7. The centers will donate all items in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Contact your local CDC or SAC for details.

Family Fun Friday — Enjoy free pizza and games 6 p.m., April 1, at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-5698.

Teen Battle of Bands and Dance — Event is set for 7-9:30 p.m., April 1, Middle School/Teen Center, Schofield Barracks. Admission is $3 for Child, Youth and School Services members; $4, nonmembers; and $5 for civilians. IDs must be shown to enter. Call 655-0451.

Latin Night — Deejay Ever will teach salsa, meringue and other Latin dances, 8-9 p.m., April 1, at the Kolekole Bar and Grill, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-4466.

4 / Monday

Closure — The Fort Shafter Physical Fitness Center basketball and racquetball courts will be closed April 4-8 to scrub and recoat hardwood floors. Call 438-1152.

Free Hula Classes — The Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, welcomes all Soldiers and families to participate in free hula classes, Mondays in April, 5-7 p.m., at Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks. Beginner classes are 5-6 p.m.; advanced classes are 6-7 p.m. Classes feature the different types of hula, fundamentals of hula steps and movement and posture. Call 655-9694 or email nhliaison@gmail.

5 / Tuesday

Youth Soccer — Registration runs April 5-26. Youth born from 1995-2006 are eligible. Cost is $55. Call 655-6465 or 836-1923.

Open Stage Night — Show off your talent, 6 p.m., April 5, Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Open Stage Night is held the first and third Tuesday of each month. Call 655-5698.

7 / Thursday

Free Plarn Crochet Workshop — Turn ordinary plastic shopping bags into “plarn” with crochet patterns, 5-6:30 p.m., April 7, Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. Bring an “N” hook and 2-3 plastic shopping bags. Call 655-8002.

Free Poker Tournament — This Tropics Annual Tournament is set for April 7, 14, 21 and 28; all dates are qualifying games. The final is May 5. All games start at 6 p.m. at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. All ID card holders 18 and older are welcome; play is free with no buy in. Register at or call 655-5698.

11 / Monday

Learn to Swim — Registration for the April 11-21 sessions is 9-11 a.m., April 2-3, Richardson Pool, Schofield Barracks. Children must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit

12 / Tuesday

Mini Soccer Registration — Registration runs through April 12. Children born in 2006-2007 are eligible for this parent and child participation program, wherein kids will learn the basics of the sport. Cost is $20. Call 655-6465 or 836-1923.


Drawing Lessons — “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” happens for teens and adults, 10-11 a.m., each Saturday, through April 30. Cost is $45 and includes supplies. Call 655-4202 to register.


AMR Teen Center — Aliamanu Military Reservation Teen Center buses can pick up high school teens after school at Radford High School to bring them to the Teen Center. Teens must be registered with the Child, Youth and School Services program at the AMR Teen Center. Register at the AMR Parent Central Services Office. Registration is free; a permission form is required for bus transportation. Call 833-0920 or 833-5393.

Deploying Units — The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation can explain the Blue Star Card at pre-deployment family readiness group meetings. Call 655-0002.

TAMC Physical Fitness Classes — Active duty Soldiers and their family members can show their military ID at Tripler Army Medical Center’s Physical Fitness Center to sign up for free physical classes. Classes for Army civilians are $4 per class or $25 per month. Classes include step aerobics and Zumba. Call 433-6443.

Computer Lab Hours — Hours for the computer lab for Soldiers and family members at Army Community Service Center, Schofield Barracks, follow:

  • Monday, Thursday and Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Computers include Internet access, Microsoft software and Skype. Call 655-4227. Sgt. Yano Library at Schofield Barracks also offers computer services, including Internet access and Microsoft software. Printing is available for a fee. Call 655-8002.

Adult Sports — Men and women can register for intramural racquetball, basketball, volleyball and triathlons. Women can also register for soccer. For intramurals, call 655-8056; for All-Army Sports, call 655-9914. Visit

Art Journaling — Learn how to relax through creative art journaling, 6 p.m., Wednesdays through April, at the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center. Cost is $8 per session plus supplies. Call 655-4202 to register.

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. Call 438-9402 or 655-9368.

State Vehicle Safety Check — The Auto Skills Shop at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks can perform state vehicle safety checks. Call 438-9402 or 655-9368.

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.

BSC Printer Station Moves — The Blue Star Card printer station has been moved from Tripler Army Medical Center to the Army Community Service located at the Aloha Center, Building 330, Clark Road, Fort Shafter. Regular Blue Star Card registration requirements still apply. Email or call 655-0002. The printer station at the Schofield Barracks ACS is still available and unaffected by the move.




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