MWR Briefs

| June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



Summer Reading Program — Register now for this free Army Library program. Open to all ages: keiki ages 3-5, 6-11, 12-18 and adults. Contact Fort Shafter Library at 438-9521 or or Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks, at 655-8002. Each week features a special entertainer:
•June 12-14, Bubble Show
•June 19-20, Sing Along with Uncle Wayne
•June 26-27, Balloon Monsoon, a magic show


Friday Night Entertainment Series — See new acts at 8 p.m., Fridays, at Kolekole Bar and Grill, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-4466.
•First Friday is Comedy Night (for mature audiences only)
•Second Friday is live bands
•Third Friday is the Colby Benson Band
•Fourth Friday is the Taking Care of Business Band


Friday with Friends — This scrapbooking and crafting memories meeting is from 9 a.m.-noon, June 8, for survivors and family members of fallen Soldiers at Room 111, Building 330, Survivors Outreach Services Center, Aloha Center, Fort Shafter. Call 438-9285.


9 / Saturday

Saturday Night Spotlight — The Saturday Night Spotlight’s at Kolekole Bar and Grill, Schofield Barracks, schedule includes:
•First Saturday, Old School Soul Night with DJ Bennie James
•Second Saturday, Country Night (guest starring Nashville Waikiki’s DJ)
•Third Saturday, Hip-Hop/R and B Night
•Fourth Saturday, Karaoke Night


11 / 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.


12 / Tuesday

BOSS Blood Drive —All types save lives. Support the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (longer, if needed), June 12, Tropics Warrior Zone, Schofield Barracks. Call 655-1130 for more information.


Survivor Support Group Meeting — The meeting is for all survivors including battle buddies, 5-8:30 p.m., June 12, at Room 104, Building 330, Survivors Outreach Services Center, Aloha Center, Fort Shafter. Pizza and Refreshments are provided. Call 438-9285.


14 / Thursday

Audio and eBooks To Go — Learn how to read or listen to a book from the ebook and e-audiobook collection at Sgt. Yano Library, 1:30-5:30 p.m., June 14, at the Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks. Also, learn about Tumblebook read-along titles for elementary, middle school, and high school with adjustable online text and complete audio narration, or read, listen. Sessions are free and open to all active duty Soldiers, family members, and Army civilians. Call 655-8001.


Zumba — The Fort Shafter Physical Fitness Center offers Zumba classes, 4:45-5:45 p.m., Thursdays. Cost is $4 per person. Call 438-1152.


16 / Saturday

Army Birthday Celebration — Continue celebrating the Army’s birthday (June 14) starting at 2 p.m., June 16, Palm Circle, Fort Shafter. Highlights include a polo game, military static displays, pony and carriage rides and keiki activities. Beverages will be available for purchase. Bring your own chairs, umbrellas or small pop-up canopies. Free; open to the public. Visit or call 655-0111/0115. For a complete listing of Pacific Army Week events, visit


17 / Sunday

Father’s Day Brunch — Celebrate Father’s Day with Sunday brunch at Fort Shafter’s Hale Ikena or Schofield Barracks’ Nehelani. Reservations required. Call 438-1974 for Hale Ikena or 655-4466 for Nehelani for seating times. Dad’s — bring your receipt to either the Schofield Barracks’ or Fort Shafter Bowling Center for up to three free games. Call 655-0573 (SB) or 438-6733 (FS) for more information.


Father’s Day Golf Tournament — Tournament starts at 11:05 a.m. at the Walter J. Nagorski Golf Course at Fort Shafter. Register by calling 438-9587 or visiting Nagorski or Leilehua Pro Shop to register in person. Tee prizes include Mizuno apparel.


23 / Saturday

Fourth of July Run — Register today for this annual 5K event at Schofield Barracks. Register by June 23 at


29 / Friday

Basketball Tournament — Entry deadline is June 29 for the Army Hawaii’s men’s and women’s 30 and Older Basketball Tournament. Call the Sports Office at 655-0856/9914.



Ten Mile Race around Wheeler — Deadline is 4 p.m., Aug. 9, to register for this race; race starts at 6:45 a.m., August 19, WAAF. Open to all with installation access. Active duty Soldiers with the fastest race time will be considered for Team Army Hawaii that will enter the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, Oct. 24. Register and pay fees at the fitness centers at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter. Call 656-0086 or email


Bowling — During June, the Exceptional Family Member program will offer recreational bowling from 6-8 p.m. at the Schofield Barracks Bowling Center. Call 655-4777 or 655-4227.


Smoothies Concession — Rich’s Daily Grind and Smoothies is now open at the Martinez Physical Fitness Center, Building 488, Schofield Barracks. Call in orders at 438-0128. Schedule follows:
•Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
•Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Kids Bowling — Register your keiki at Receive free bowling passes every week during the summer by email to bowl two free games a day. Call 438-6733 or 655-0573.

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