FMWR Calendar

| June 17, 2011 | 0 Comments



Summer Reading Program — This year’s theme is “A Midsummer Knight’s Read” and runs now through July 16. Participants need to read at least one book a week and visit the library for one prize per week, while supplies last. Registration is mandatory, but participants can join anytime. Weekly story times at all libraries start at 10 a.m.; free weekly entertainment begins at 3 p.m. Call 655-8002, 438-9521 or 839-2821. The program is open to the following groups:

  • Keiki, ages 3-5 (“Read to Me” program).
  • Keiki, ages 6-12.
  • Teens, ages 13-18.
  • Adults.


Family Fun Friday — Enjoy free pizza and activities at the Tropics Recreation Center, 6 p.m., June 17. Call 655-5698.

Ceramic Mold Pouring — Stop by the Schofield Barracks Arts & Crafts Center for a session of ceramic mold pouring, noon-1 a.m., June 17. Cost is $25. Call 655-4202 to register.

18 / Saturday

Woodshop Safety — Join this class at the Schofield Barracks Arts & Crafts Center, June 18, 8-10 a.m. Class is only $10 per session. To register, call 655-4202.

19 / Sunday

Father’s Day Bowling — Join dad for a game of bowling, June 19, 10 a.m., at the Schofield Bowling Center or Fort Shafter Bowling Center. Call 655-0573 (SB) or 438-6733 (FS).

20 / Monday

Outdoor Adventure — Keiki can learn how to snorkel, among other outdoor activities, with the Experience, Develop, Grow and Excel program, or EDGE, and Outdoor Recreation, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., June 20-24. Visit or call 655-0143.

Free Hula Classes — The Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, welcomes all Soldiers and families to participate in free hula classes at Schofield Barracks and Aliamanu Military Reservation. 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, movement and posture. Call 655-9694 or email Classes are held at the following days, times and locations:

  • Mondays, 5-7 p.m., Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks.
  • Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m., Community Center, Aliamanu Military Reservation.


21 / Tuesday

Blood Drive — Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, will host a blood drive, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m, June 21, at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-1130.

Mini Flag Football — Mini Flag Football registration is set for June 21-July 12. Children born in 2006 or 2007 are eligible. Cost is $15. To register, stop by Parent Central Services at either Schofield Barracks or Aliamanu Military Reservation. Call Youth Sports Office at 655-6465 or 836-1923.

Open Stage — Show off your talent, 6 p.m., June 21, at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Sessions are every first and third Tuesday. Call 655-5698.

23 / Thursday

Mom and Tots — Moms can spend quality time with their keiki and create an art project, 10-11 a.m., June 23. Cost is $4. Moms and Tots is held every Thursday. Call 655-4202 to register.


4 / Monday

4th of July — Celebrate the Fourth of July Spectacular, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., at Weyand Field (adjacent to Sills Field), Schofield Barracks. All gates will be open to the public, but everyone over the age of 16 must have a state or federal government ID card to gain entry on post. Activities will include rides and inflatables, a military working dog demo, an arts and crafts bazaar, entertainment and fireworks. Call 655-0111/2. Visit to register for the 5K Fun Run and Children’s 1-Mile Run.


Arts and Crafts Contest — The Army’s 2011 Arts and Crafts contest is open for entry submission through June 30. Compete for cash prizes against the best artists and artisans in the Army. Enter your 2-D and 3-D original art or crafts work in this annual contest. Visit and click on “Arts & Crafts” for entry forms. Call 655-4202.

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.

No-Show Policy — Blue Star Card holders who register for an event and can’t attend need to cancel the reservation by noon the day before the event. Without cancellation, BSC holders will be considered no-shows, resulting in being placed on a wait list for the following month’s events. Email


Blue Star Punch Card — Blue Star Card holders who attend BSC events will get a BSC Superstar punch card. Turn in completed punch cards for a free BSC T-shirt. Call 655-0002 or email

Feedback — Call 655-0002 or email with questions or comments regarding the Blue Star Card program and other deployment programs.

Kids Bowl Free — Through July, the Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks bowling centers are participating in the Kids Bowl Free program as a low-cost activity for children up to age 15. Parents must sign their children up at and will then receive weekly coupons via email for two free games per child. Normal shoe rental rates apply. Additional coupons for discounted bowling are available for other members of the family to bowl. Kids Bowl Free hours and contact information follow:

  • Fort Shafter: Monday-Tuesday, noon-5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 438-9996.
  • Schofield Barracks: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 655-0573.


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