FMWR Calendar

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments


5 / Friday

Right Arm Night — Enjoy poker, great food and prizes, 4:30 p.m., Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. Purchase tickets at the Hale Ikena for $5 in advance or $8 the day of the event. Right Arm Night is an adult event. Call 438-1974.

Family Fun Friday — Enjoy free pizza and activities, 6 p.m., Aug. 5 and 19, at the Tropics Recreation Center, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-5698.

Rising Star 2011 — Enter to win the ultimate recording music experience and compete for cash prizes locally. Entry deadline and the preliminary round are 6 p.m., Aug. 5, Schofield Barracks, with finals, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 19. Singers must be active duty, Reserve, National Guard Soldiers or a family member. Visit to register.

AMR PFC Closures — Portions of the Aliamanu Military Reservation Physical Fitness Center and swimming pool will be closed for interior painting. Call 836-0338. Locations and dates follow:

  • Gymnasium, Aug. 5.
  • Large free weight room, Aug. 5 and 8.
  • Small Free Weight Room, Aug. 8.
  • Hallways, through Aug. 11.


6 / Saturday

Shoreline Fishing — Join Outdoor Recreation, 6 a.m.-noon, Aug. 6. Cost is $15. Call 655-0143.

National Bowling Week — Celebrate National Bowling Week at Fort Shafter and Schofield bowling centers by competing in World Record Day, Aug. 6. Bowling centers nationwide will try to break the record of most bowling games played in one day. Army bowling centers will be open for 24 hours to get as much participation as possible. Call 655-0573.

Swimming Lessons — Children must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Dates for registration and sessions are at the following pool locations:

  • Aliamanu Military Reservation, Aug. 8-20; register through Aug. 6.
  • Helemano Military Reservation, Aug. 10-20; register through Aug. 9.
  • Richardson Pool, Schofield Barracks, Aug. 8-18; register Aug. 6-7.

Visit for registration hours.

7 / Sunday

Adventure Kayaking II – Learn to kayak with Outdoor Recreation, 5 a.m.-noon, Aug. 7. Call 655-0143.


8 / Monday

Free Hula Classes — The Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, welcomes all Soldiers and families to participate in free hula classes. 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 and locations:

  •  Mondays, Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks.
  • Tuesdays, Community Center, Aliamanu Military Reservation.


9 / Tuesday

Cake and Cookie Decorating — Learn how to decorate confectionery, 5:30-7 p.m., Aug. 9, Aliamanu Military Reservation Library. All ages are welcome; call 833-4851.

AFTB Instructor Course — Register for the Army Family Team Building Instructor Course, 5-9 p.m., Aug. 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

10 / Wednesday

Money Management — This workshop, 10:30 a.m., Aug. 10 and 24, Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks, focuses on the basic tools for financial success. Learn how to decrease expenses and make money work for you. Call 655-4227.

Money Harmony — This course is 10:30 a.m.-noon, Aug. 10, Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks, and is for married couples or singles in relationships. This course is designed to help couples resolve money conflict in life and relationships. Call 655-4227.

Autism Support Group — This group will meet 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 10, Schofield Barracks Main Chapel. Families can share experiences, gather new information and become knowledgeable about community resources. On-site child care will be available, but children must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services. Sign up is required. Call 655-4791/1551.

12 / Friday

Employment Orientation — This event is 9-10:30 a.m., Aug. 12, 19 and 26, Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks. Get a resource packet to get started on your career search here in Hawaii. Call 655-4227.

13 / Saturday

Oogles N Googles — Preschool age children, 3-5 years old, can participate in Oogles n Googles preschool enrichment programs, 10 a.m., Aug. 13, Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-8002.


“Dog Days of Summer” — Enjoy the last days of summer with your four-legged friend, 3-7 p.m., Aug. 13, Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks. Check out demonstrations by a military working dog unit and compete in contests, such as the dog/owner look-alike, costume, cutest, ugliest and most talented contests. Cost for each contest is $5; Blue Star Card holders get free entry for up to two contests. All dogs must be on a leash, in a carrier or stroller at all times. Only social dogs are allowed. No dogs in heat. Watch “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” as the sun sets. Call 655-0111/2 or visit

Island Tour — Sign up for the free newcomers’ island tour, Aug. 13, that departs from Army Community Service, Schofield Barracks. The next trip is Aug. 27. Call 655-4227 to register; spaces fill quickly. Due to budget cuts, trips departing from Fort Shafter Flats have been cancelled indefinitely. Call 438-4499.

15 / Monday

Aha Aina — RSVP by Aug. 15 for “Hee Nalu (Surfing): Hawaii’s Gift to the World,” Aug. 26, at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks, sponsored by U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and the Native Hawaiian Liaison Office. Guest speaker is Fred Hemmings, a champion surfer and founder of professional surfing in Hawaii. This Aha Aina, formerly known as the Distinguished Lecture Series, includes a complimentary dinner. Call 655-9694 or email


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