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24 / Saturday

Animal Adoptions — The Hawaiian Humane Society will have dogs and cats available for adoption, 10 a.m.-1 p.m, March 24, in front of the Schofield Barracks Exchange. A small adoption fee includes benefits and services valued at more than $250. All adoptions include two weeks of post-adoption medical support, as well as lifetime behavior support. Call 356-2223 or visit


Warrior Dash — This fierce 5K event invites all athletic abilities to conquer 14 obstacles over more than three miles of extreme terrain, 9 a.m., March 24, Dillingham Ranch. Visit or call (515) 321-4847.


28 / Wednesday

Tell Me A Story — The Education Coalition Schofield Barracks Parent to Parent team will present “Tell Me A Story,” 5:30-7 p.m., March 28, Wheeler Elementary School, WAAF. This free family literacy event will feature Wally “Famous Amos.” He will read “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae. Each family attending will receive a free copy of the book. RSVP to or call 888-0285 or (910) 977-8980.


29 / Thursday

Palm Circle Tour of Homes — The Hui O Wahine Fort Shafter Spouses Club is hosting a Tour of Homes, noon-4 p.m., March 29, Palm Circle, Fort Shafter. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Hui O’ Wahine events or the Fort Shafter Thrift Shop. This event is open to the public. Email


30 / Friday

Auto Show — The First Hawaiian International Auto Show will be held noon-10 p.m., March 30; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., March 31; and 10 a.m.-7 p.m., April 1. Admission is $8 for adults (18 and older), $6 for senior citizens (62 and older), $6 for military (with any DOD ID card) and free for attendees 17 and younger. The auto show features everything from hybrids and the hottest new coupes and crossovers, to full-size trucks and test drives.


31 / Saturday

Hawaiian Scottish Festival — The Hawaiian Scottish Association, or HAS, is hosting this annual festival starting at 9 a.m., each day, March 31-April 1, at Kapiolani Park, Honolulu. This free family event includes entertainment, games, a dancing competition, keiki activities, Scottish food and wares.HSA will have tables in the clan tent for the Scottish American Military Society and the Military Order of the Purple Heart.



5 / Thursday

Mermaids Water Show — Free Easter family entertainment 5:30 p.m., April 6, at the Princess Kaiulani Hotel, Waikiki, featuring synchronized swimming set to modern, Hawaiian and classical music. Visit



MWR Survey — The Army is currently surveying random members of its communities at 75 garrisons worldwide as part of an effort to improve morale, welfare and recreation programs. The survey seeks to identify what customers are interested in, whether they are using available services and, if so, how satisfied they are with the programming their garrison has to offer.


Museum Reopens — The Tropic Lightning Museum, Schofield Barracks, has reopened. Normal operating hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., daily, Tuesday-Saturday. The museum is located at Building 361, on the corner of Waianae Avenue and Flagler Road. Call 655-0438.


Funfest and Earth Day 2012 Coming April 7

Celebrate Earth Day with exhibits, activities and live entertainment, plus enjoy the annual Funfest with games, rides and inflatables from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks. Activities include the following:

•8:30-9:30 a.m., Enchanted Breakfast; purchase tickets at ITR; call 655-9971.
•9 a.m.-2 p.m., Funfest games, rides, inflatables and entertainment with Skies Unlimited and Travel Fair.
•9 a.m.-2 p.m., Earth Day 2012 exhibits with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative, Blue Planet Foundation, Solar City, Tetra Tech, Aqua Engineering, and the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.
•10 a.m.-1 p.m., Funfest photos with the Easter Bunny.easy access.


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