Community Calendar

| September 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

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New Boat Storage Lot — Schofield Barracks (SB) Auto Skills Center is accepting applications for RV, boat and Jet Ski storage, that will begin Oct. 1. The $40 monthly stall fee can be purchased at the Auto Skills Center, Bldg. 910, at the corner of Lyman and Duck roads.
Valid government ID, state registration for boat and trailer, proof of both safety check and insurance are required. Call (808) 655-9368.

Family Night Programs — Aliamanu Military Reservation (AMR) and Schofield chapels invite the public to family night programs now underway. The weekly event features dinner, classes and activities for ages 4 through high school and adult. A nursery service, staffed by CYSS, is provided for children ages 6 months to 4 years old who are registered with CYSS or the CDC. Weekly events are as follows:
•AMR Chapel Family Spiritual Resiliency Night, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; and
•Schofield Chapel Family Spiritual Resiliency Night, every Wednesday, begins Sept. 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Call (808) 833-8175, SB, or (808) 839-4319, AMR.

15 / Saturday
WAAF Power Shutdown — A scheduled power shutdown from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 15, will affect all of Wheeler Army Airfield (WAAF). This shutdown will allow the Hawaiian Electric Company time to perform inspection and routine maintenance of its substation transformer that feeds WAAF. Call (808) 656-3065.

Aloha Festivals Block Party — The Aloha Festivals Waikiki Hoolaulea, or block party, will be held 7-9 p.m, Sept. 15, along Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki.
Admission to all events is free for the festival, which runs through Sept. 22 around the island of Oahu. Visit www.Aloha Festivals.com.

Festivals Entertainment — Aloha Festivals’ live entertainment begins at 6 p.m. at Royal Hawaiian Center’s Hoolaulea stage on Kalakaua Avenue featuring the Royal Hawaiian Band and Willie K.  Royal Hawaiian Center is offering a validated parking promotion.

Waialua Library Anniversary — The Waialua Public Library, on the North Shore, celebrates its 85th anniversary with entertainment and children’s activities, beginning at 9 a.m., Sept. 15, at Waialua Bandstand across from the library.

Clean Up Kaena — Army units and civilian volunteers are needed to collect and record trash at Kaena Point State Park Reserve and Army Beach, 8-11:30 a.m., Sept. 15, as part of the 27th Annual International Coastal Cleanup.
Join this one-day effort to help provide a unique global picture of the long-term trash trends, and inspire changes to protect the ocean and wildlife. Volunteers must RSVP at (808) 656-3158/3160 or email amy.bugala@us.army.mil.

18 / Tuesday
Noise Advisory – Residents in the immediate vicinity of Schofield Barracks may experience an increase in noise as a result of 25th Infantry Division field artillery training exercises scheduled 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 18. Call the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Noise Concern Line at (808) 656-3487 to report concerns.

22 / Saturday
Keiki Bodyboard Contest — Bellows Air Force Station will hold a keiki bodyboarding contest for four age groups, between ages 7-17, starting at 10 a.m. Entry fees are $20.
To register, call (808) 259-4136/4137 or visit www.bellowsafs.com.

29 / Saturday
Blue Angels — The Kaneohe Bay Air Show, Sept. 29-30, will feature the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels. Visit www.kaneohebayairshow.com.

National Take Back Initiative — Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe anonymous disposal,10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 29, at the SB Exchange, near the Flower Shop.
Other NTBI locations include the Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange main lobby, Mililani Town Center’s bandstand area and Hawaii State Capitol’s South King Street side.

Leilehua Fundraiser — The 4th annual Leilehua High School Boosters Craft Fair includes craft and food booths and entertainment, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Leilehua H.S., 1515 California Ave., Wahiawa.
Call (808) 224-4080.

30 / Sunday
Gold Star Mother’s Day — Gold Star mothers and family members will present a Lei of Honor and Remembrance Ceremony at the base of the Lady Columbia statue, 10:30 a.m., Sept. 30, at Punchbowl Cemetery, as part of the national Gold Star Mother’s Day observance.
A blessing ceremony and words of remembrance will be provided. The public is invited. Call (808) 438-9285.

October

6 / Saturday
Medal of Honor — Tickets can be purchased now for the 2012 Medal of Honor Convention, Oct. 6, featuring more than 50 Medal of Honor recipients who will be available for a book signing open to the public.

Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased at www.MedalofHonorConvention2012.com.
Recipients will meet and greet the public during two signing sessions: 9-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hale Koa Hotel in Waikiki. Only 500 tickets for each session will be sold. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Ongoing

Children’s Waiting Room — The ASYMCA Children’s Waiting Room offers on-site child care for healthy children whose parents or siblings have medical appointments in any of the Schofield clinics or at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC). No fee is charged. Donations are encouraged. SB weekday hours are 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m; TAMC hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call (808) 433-8410, SB, or (808) 833-1185, TAMC.

Free Study Programs — In alliance with the Department of Defense, eKnowledge is donating $200 SAT and ACT training programs to military families worldwide. Students select the training they need. Call 951-256-4076.

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