FMWR Calendar

| July 1, 2011 | 0 Comments



Employment Orientation — This event is 9-10:30 a.m., July 1, Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks. Get a resource packet to get you started on your career search here in Hawaii. Call 655-4227.

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

4 / Monday

Fourth of July — Celebrate at the Fourth of July Spectacular, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., at Weyand Field (adjacent to Sills and Desiderio fields), Schofield Barracks.

Richardson Pool — This pool at Schofield Barracks is open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., July 4. Call 655-9698.

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., Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks. (The July 4 hula class is cancelled due to the holiday. The normal schedule will resume July 11.
•Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m., Community Center, Aliamanu Military Reservation.


5 / Tuesday

Creative Art Journaling — Learn scrapbooking techniques on a different level at the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center, 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m, every Tuesday and Thursday. Teens and adults are welcome. Cost is $30 for 10 sessions. Call 655-4202 to register.

Autism Support Group — This event is 6-7:30 p.m., July 5, at Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel. Meet others and share stories. To register, call 655-4777/0596/4791 or email

Open Stage — Show off your talent, 6 p.m., July 5, at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Sessions are every first and third Tuesday. Call 655-5698.

6 / Wednesday

All About Credit — This workshop is 9-10:30 a.m., July 7, Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks, and focuses on establishing good credit and what to do to raise your credit rating. Call 655-4227.

Texas Hold ‘em — Play at 6 p.m. every first Wednesday of the month at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter, or at 6 p.m. every third Thursday of the month, at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. All ID card holders 18 and older are welcome; it’s free with no buy in. Call 655-5698.

7 / Thursday

Mom and Tots — Moms can spend quality time with their keiki and create an art project, 10-11 a.m., July 7. Cost is $4. Moms and Tots is held every Thursday. Call 655-4202 to register.


Mini Flag Football — Mini Flag Football registration continues through 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.

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 keiki, ages 3-5 in the “Read to Me” program; keiki, ages 6-12; teens, ages 13-18; and adults.

New Hours — Starting July 17, Outdoor Recreation at Schofield Barracks is expanding its Sunday hours to 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Starting July 18, ODR will be closed every Monday. Call 655-8522.

AFTB Instructor Course — Registration is underway for the Army Family Team Building Instructor Course, 5-9 p.m., August 9-12 and 15-16, Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks. Learn how to teach AFTB classes that show students how to connect to their new Army lifestyle. Call 655-1703 or email

Kids Bowl Free — Through July, the Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks bowling centers are participating in a 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.

Rising Star 2011 — Enter to win the ultimate recording music experience and compete for cash prizes locally. Entry deadline and preliminary round are set for 6 p.m., August 5, Schofield Barracks, with finals, 6:30 p.m., August 19. Visit to register.

Kid’s Art Classes — Enjoy Saturday sessions every month at the Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center. Register for classes at Child, Youth and School Services; the School Age Center; or the Child Development Center. Call 655-9818. Blue Star Card benefits apply.

Free Fitness Classes — Soldiers and family members can attend a variety of free fitness classes at the Schofield Barracks Health and Fitness Center. Visit

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. Cost for Army civilians is $4 per class or $25 per month. Call 433-6443.

No-Show Policy — Blue Star Card holders who register for an event and can’t attend need to cancel their 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.

BSC Printer Station — The Blue Star Card printer station is available at Army Community Service located at the Aloha Center, Building 330, Clark Road, Fort Shafter. Regular Blue Star Card registration requirements apply. Email or call 655-0002. The printer station at the Schofield Barracks ACS is still available and unaffected by the move. Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks, also offers computer services, including Internet access and Microsoft software. Printing is available for a fee. Call 655-8002.

Vehicle Safety Inspection — Don’t forget to check your vehicle inspection sticker, located on its right-rear bumper. Is yours about to expire? Head to your nearest Auto Skills Center. Appointments aren’t necessary; first come are first served. Visit for hours of operation and locations; call 438-9402 or 655-9368.

Auto Skills Center — Rent storage sheds from either the Fort Shafter or Schofield Barracks Auto Skills Center. Call 438-9402 or 655-9368.

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.

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.

Computer Lab Hours — The computer lab for Soldiers and family members at Army Community Service Center, Schofield Barracks, will be open as follows:

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

Computers include Internet access, Microsoft software and Skype. Call 655-4227.

Tropics After Dark —  Enjoy live music, 6 p.m., Saturdays, at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-5698.


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