Community Calendar

| February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

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3 / Friday

25th CAB Ceremony — The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, will host a torch passing ceremony and wellness expo to kick off its “Walk to Afghanistan and Back,” 5 p.m., Feb. 3, Hangar 114, Wheeler Army Airfield. The 3rd BCT will finish its Walk to Afghanistan and Back by walking around a track to close out its last mile. The unit will then ignite the 25th CAB’s torch. The event includes a wellness expo with more than 30 community agencies.

Punahou Carnival — This keiki-friendly event is 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Feb. 3-4, at Punahou School, 1601 Punahou St., Honolulu. Activities include booths, rides and other carnival fun. Call 944-5751.

4 / Saturday

Fashion Show — A fashion show showcasing Polynesian wear and artifacts will be presented at 2 p.m., Feb. 4, at the Food Court, main Exchange, Schofield Barracks. Also, a Polynesian revue with Polynesian dances and songs will be presented. Call 381-2974.

6 / Monday

AUSA Hawaii — RSVP by Feb. 6 for the Association of the U.S. Army-Hawaii chapter’s corporate recognition luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 13, at the Hale Ikena’s Pekaki Ballroom, Fort Shafter. Guest speaker is retired Gen. Gordon Sullivan, president, AUSA. Cost is $15 for AUSA members, individuals and corporate; and $25 for non-AUSA members. Seating is limited. RSVP to either cgayagas@firstcanoe.com or benjamin.d.lukefahr.civ@mail.mil. Dress will be duty military and civilian attire.

24 / Friday

Scholarships for Military Children — Applications for the 2012 Scholarships for Military Children program are available through Feb. 24 at commissaries and at www.commissaries.com or www.militaryscholar.org. The program awards at least one $1,500 scholarship to a student at each commissary. To be eligible for a scholarship, the student must have a current military ID card and be an unmarried child – no older than 21, or 23 if enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university – of a service member on active duty, Reserve, National Guard, a retiree, a survivor of a military member who died while on active duty or a survivor of a retiree.

Ongoing

Children’s Waiting Room — The Armed Services YMCA children’s waiting rooms offer on-site child care for healthy children, while their parents or siblings have medical appointments in any of the Schofield clinics or at Tripler Army Medical Center. No fee is charged for this service, but donations keep the programs running. Monday-Friday hours for the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic Children’s Waiting Room are 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-4 p.m; Tripler hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 624-5645 for SBHC, or 833-1185 for TAMC.

RAP Meeting — Get involved in your community by attending your community’s Resident Advisory Panel. IPC residents can develop and strengthen their relationships with property management and fellow residents through the RAP. Contact your community manager for details and volunteer opportunities. Visit www.IslandPalmCommunities.com.

Troops to Teachers — This program directly supports military members who have chosen teaching as a career. Troops to Teachers provides direct resource support, including hiring, and it allows up to a $10,000 bonus for teaching in high-needs schools. Call 586-4054, ext. 409.

Operation Kid Comfort — This local quilting group creates comfort quilts and pillows for children of deployed service members. Call 473-3398 or email PearlHarbor@asymcahi.org.

Parent Participation Preschool — This program is for children ages 3-4, and it helps preschool children make a smooth transition into the structure of kindergarten. Preschool days are 12-2 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Wheeler Armed Services YMCA, WAAF. Cost is $40 per month. Call 624-5645.

Making the Grade — Students can cash in on the Exchange’s “You Made the Grade” program that recognizes above-average academic achievement. Qualifying students will receive a coupon booklet that includes free admission to an Exchange Reel Time Theater as well as other coupons. Students must present a valid military ID and proof of an overall “B” or better average to their local Exchange.

Art on the Zoo Fence — This event is 9 a.m.-4 p.m., every Saturday-Sunday. Fence artists set up their original paintings and photography along the fence of the Honolulu Zoo on Monsarrat Avenue across from the bandstand at Kapiolani Park. Visit www.artonthezoofence.com.

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