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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

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


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.



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.


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


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


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

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