Community Calendar

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
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27 / Friday

Hispanic American Heritage 5K Run — 500th Military Intelligence Brigade will host the run, 6:30 a.m., Weyand Field, SB. All Soldiers, civilians and family members are invited.

Job Fair — The Schofield Barracks Army Career & Alumni Program hosts a job fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Nehelani, SB.
Open to ACAP clients, veterans and military spouses. Come dressed to impress, and bring your resume!
For details, visit www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/acap/default.htm.

Green to Gold Program — Officer-potential Soldiers who are interested in earning a degree are encouraged to apply. Check the Green to Gold website for complete benefits, eligibility requirements and the appropriate applications at www.goarmy.com/rotc/enlisted_soldiers.jsp.

 

28 / Saturday

Floral Parade — Celebrating its 61st year, Waikiki’s biggest annual parade begins at 9 a.m., from Ala Moana Park to Kapiolani Park. The 25th Infantry Division will join the parade, which caps off the monthlong Aloha Festivals.

 

29 / Sunday

Gold Star Mother’s Day — The public is invited as survivors honor the fallen and mothers of the fallen with a lei presentation, 11:30 a.m., at the feet of Lady Columbia, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl).
This event is the official Army commemoration.

 

October

1 / Tuesday

Tropic Lightning Run — Follow the 25th ID Tropic Lighting 5K run, 5:30-8:30 a.m., along Trimble Road, SB. Expect traffic delays.

Family Night Programs — AMR and SB chapels invite the public to family night programs.
The weekly event features dinner, classes and activities for children ages 4 through high school, and adults.
A nursery service, staffed by CYSS, is provided for children ages 6 months-4 years who are registered with CYSS or CDC.
Weekly schedule follows:
•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).

 

2 / Wednesday

Spouse Information Meetings — Monthly information session is 9 a.m., Oct. 2, at the AMR Chapel, and 10 a.m., Oct. 7, at the Nehelani, SB. All spouses are invited to receive information from service providers on post, as well as to spotlight briefings.
Visit www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/info/sim.htm.

 

3 / Thursday

Hawaiian Culture — Island Palm Communities offers Hawaiian culture classes and activities, 4 p.m., every first Thursday of the month at Kaena Community Center, 5485 Gallup St., SB. Free to IPC residents.
Call 275-3159 or email events@ipchawaii.com.

 

5 / Saturday

Retiree Appreciation Day — Spouses are invited to attend, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hale Ikena, FS. Information is designed for veterans and retirees, including the Exchange, Tricare, health education and Veterans Affairs benefits; includes lunch. Call 655-1585.

Ghost Tours — Historian Steven Fredrick hosts his “Walk with the Dead” Ghost Tour throughout the month of October, beginning Oct. 5. The four-hour walking tour covers 2 miles and visits haunted sites related to the dark side of historic Honolulu, including a haunted tavern.
Tours begin at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 and 26-31. Cost is $30 with military ID, $40 general public. Reservations are required.
Call 395-0674 or email filmguy54@hotmail.com.

 

10 / Thursday

AMR National Night Out — IPC will host the second National Night Out celebration, beginning 4 p.m., with a parade of exhibitors at the Aliamanu Community Center.
This free event features safety exhibits, bouncers and live entertainment; it ends with a movie on the lawn at 6:30 p.m. Bring chairs and blankets.

 

26 / Saturday

National Take Back Day — Turn in unused or expired medication for safe, anonymous disposal on National Take Back Initiative Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The military community can dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs at three post locations, SB Main Exchange (inside, near the flower shop); Marine Corps Exchange (front), Kaneohe Bay; and Navy Exchange (main lobby).
The off-post population can participate at these locations:
•Hawaii State Capitol;
•Kahala Mall (inside);
•Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center (in middle);
•Kapolei Police Station; and
•Mililani Town Center (north end).
Call 541-1930 or visit www.dea.gov.

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