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Today

USAG-HI Hail and Farewell — RSVP deadline is Oct. 19 for USAG-HI employees to attend this quarterly event, 3:30 p.m., Oct. 26, at Leilehua Golf Course. Come dressed in your favorite team attire and win prizes. RSVP to either Chad Guerrero at 656-0098 or Cynthia Flading, 656-0086. Tickets are $12 and includes heavy pupu buffet. Enter a sports-themed dessert in the All Star Bake-Off Contest; email jacqueline.s.wright-polk.naf@mail.mil or call 656-0093.

 

Exchange Holiday Layaway — Schofield shoppers can now select their gifts for layaway and stop by customer service to complete the layaway process for free. “Fee-free” means that while the Exchange collects an initial $3 processing fee for new layaways, that amount is returned to customers, via an Exchange Merchandise Gift Card, upon final payment. A deposit of 15 percent is required when starting the layaway process. See the Exchange customer service for details and eligibility.

 

27 / Saturday

The Kava Festival — This celebration of Kava, part of Hawaiian heritage, will be held 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 27, at the University of Hawaii, Main Campus, McCarthy Hall. Visit http://kavafestival.org.

 

November

3 / Saturday

Special Olympic Benefit — More than 100 adventure-seekers will drop 31-stories off the edge of the Sheraton Waikiki in support of Special Olympics Hawaii, Nov. 3. Participants must be at least 18 years of age by Nov. 3 and weigh less than 300 pounds to participate. For more information on Special Olympics Hawaii, call 943-8808 or visit www.specialolympicshawaii.org.

 

11 / Sunday

Veterans Day Special — Inns and bed and breakfasts across the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate in the fourth annual B&Bs for Vets program. More than 100 U.S. bed and breakfasts and inns will participate with the special offering. Visit www.bnbsforvets.org for participating inns in the U.S.

 

Ongoing

AFAP Conference Issues — Coordinators of the Army Family Action Plan are now seeking community issues for consideration at the Oct. 29-Nov. 2 conference. AFAP is for the entire Army family of Soldiers, family members, Department of the Army civilians, retirees, National Guardsmen, Reservists and survivors. Submit issues at www.himwr.com.

 

Domestic Violence Awareness Month — October is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness month. The following activities are scheduled for the island:
•Oct. 23, DVAM Vigil, 5:30-7 p.m., SB Soldier’s Chapel;
•Oct. 24, Information Table, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., TAMC; and
•Oct. 31, Food Drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., SB Commissary and FS PX Marketplace.
Call the ACS Family Advocacy Program at 655-1866.

 

Family Night Programs — 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 adults. A nursery service, staffed by CYSS, is provided for children ages 6 months to 4 years old who are registered with CYSS or CDC. Weekly events follow:
•AMR Chapel Family Spiritual Resiliency Night, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
•Schofield Chapel Family Spiritual Resiliency Night, Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Call 833-8175, SB, or 839-4319, AMR.

 

Military Clothing Sales — The SB and FS Military Clothing Sales stores, part of the Exchange, are now closed on Sundays due to DOD budget reductions.

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