FMWR Briefs

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



Military Spouse Career Fair and Expo — This ACS-sponsored event is 10 a.m.-1 p.m., April 13, Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks. More than 50 local and off-island employers will be present. Event includes classes on resume preparation. Call 655-4227. Special presentations include the following:
•10 a.m. and 11 a.m., “The Mind”; Dr. Brandi Chew, ACS psychologist, will discuss how to connect resiliency to the employment journey.
•10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., “The Attire,” dressing for job interviews.
•Noon, “The Look,” skin care.
•12:30 p.m., “The Body,” nutrition and fitness.


Right Arm Night — 5 p.m., April 13, Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. Cost is $5 in advance or $8 at the door. Enjoy a ballpark menu buffet and play in the Texas Hold ‘em Tournament for prizes. Call 438-1974.


Friday Night Entertainment Series — See new acts at 8 p.m. each Friday at Kolekole Bar and Grill at Schofield Barracks. Call 655-4466.


14 / Saturday

Read to the Dogs — Keiki who can read on their own can read to therapy and service dogs, April 14, Sgt. Yano Library. Sign up for a 15-minute session by calling 655-8002.


16 / Monday

Free Hula Classes — The Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, USAG-HI, conducts free hula classes for Soldiers and families. Beginner classes are 5-6 p.m.; advanced classes are 6-7 p.m. Call 655-9694 or email Class dates follow:
•Mondays, Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks.
•Tuesdays, AMR Community Center.


17 / Tuesday

Financial Readiness Program — A financial counselor will be available at the Shafter ACS Office, Room 111, every Tuesday until further notice. Make an appointment by calling 438-9285.


Keiki Book Club — Keiki ages 8-12 will meet April 17, Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-8002 for book titles.


18 / Wednesday

ACS Classes — Attend the Exceptional Family Member Program Walking Support Group, 10:30-11:30 a.m., April 18, Kalakaua Park adjacent to ACS, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-4227.


Hawaiian Chant — In partnership with the Native Hawaiian Liaison Office, Sgt. Yano Library will present an interactive workshop on Hawaiian chant, or oli, 5:30-7 p.m., April 18. Learn about styles of Hawaiian chanting and voice techniques. To register, call 655-8002.


BOSS Meetings — Single Soldiers and geographic bachelors are invited to attend Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, meetings. Call 655-1130.
Meetings dates follow:
•North community; 3 p.m., April 18, Tropics Warrior Zone (every first and third Wednesday).
•South community, 10 a.m., April 25, AMR Chapel (every second and fourth Wednesday).


Kids $1.99 Meal — Every Wednesday night, keiki under 10 can eat for $1.99 at the Kolekole Bar and Grill at Schofield Barracks or Mulligan’s Bar and Grill at Hale Ikena.


19 / Thursday

Teen Craft Circle — Teens can get creative with this ongoing program, 4-5 p.m., April 19, at the Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-8002.


21 / Saturday

Saturday Night Strikes — Enjoy Cosmic Bowling every third Saturday night of the month at Fort Shafter Bowling Center, while listening to DJ Bennie James. Food and beverage specials. Call 438-6733.


25 / Wednesday

Administrative Professionals Day — Reward yourself or the administrative professionals around you with a special luncheon at the Hale Ikena at Fort Shafter and the Nehelani at Schofield Barracks for adminstrative professionals, . Reservations are recommended. Call 438-1974 for the Hale Ikena or 655-4466 for the Nehelani.


26 / Thursday

Mom and Tots — Parents and keiki work together on a creative project, 10-11 a.m., April 26, Schofield Barracks Arts and Crafts Center. Cost is $4. Call 655-4202 to register.


Hawaiian Luau — Enjoy the all-you-can-eat luau buffet every last Thursday of the month at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. Doors open at 5 p.m.; show starts at 6:30 p.m. Preferred seating is provided for Blue Star Card holders; call in advance, as space is limited. Cost is $30 for ages 11 and older and $15 for ages 10 and under. For reservations, call 655-4466. Event includes hula and fire dancers.



1 / Tuesday

PT at Richardson Pool — This pool reopens May 1. Active duty Army units can reserve the pool or portions from 6-9 a.m. for unit physical training only. Units must provide Red Cross-certified lifeguards based on the type of training and the number of Soldiers attending. Reservation forms must be completed and submitted to Richardson Pool for approval no less than two weeks before the training date. Call 655-9698/1128 or email


TAMC Pool Swim Classes — Next scheduled registration, until filled, for “Learn to Swim” is May 1-5 at the TAMC Pool. Visit


5 / Saturday

Ladies Golf Clinic — Leilehua Golf Course holds a free ladies golf clinic, 1:30-3 p.m., every first Saturday of the month. Call 655-4653.


Richardson Pool Swim Classes — Next scheduled registration, until filled, for “Learn to Swim” classes is 9:30 a.m., May 5-6, at Richardson Pool, Schofield Barracks. Visit



Month of the Military Child — Through April, patrons 18 years of age and younger can show their military ID at Schofield Barracks and WAAF bowling centers when buying games. They will be eligible to win one hour of free bowling on one lane for the winner and up to six friends. Offer includes shoe rental. The winner will be notified at the end of April, and is limited to one entry per visit. Call 655-0573.

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