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| November 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
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9 / Saturday
Leilehua Holiday Craft Fair — Leilehua High School holds a craft fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 9, with craft booths, food and baked goods, plants, entertainment and door prizes. Email

ASYMCA Father/Daughter Dance — SB Nehelani hosts this annual event, 5-9 p.m., Nov. 9. Activities include face painting, buffet dinner, dancing, picture taking and balloon twisting.
Cost is $60 for father/daughter pair and $20 for each additional daughter. Call ASYMCA at 808-624-5645 or visit ASYMCA at 1262 Santos Dumont Ave., Bldg. 122, WAAF.

10 / Sunday
Suicide Prevention Walk — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention conducts Hawaii’s first Out of the Darkness Community Walk at Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park. Visit or call 808-772-2992.

11/ Monday
Veterans Day Train Rides — A round-trip ride from Ewa to Kahe Point leaves approximately at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 11, and lasts 90 minutes. Seats range from $8-$12. Visit

12 / Tuesday
North SIM — The North Spouse Information Meeting is 10-11 a.m., Nov. 12, at the SB Nehelani.

Family Night Programs — Aliamanu Military Reservation and Schofield Barracks 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.
•SB Chapel Family Spiritual Resiliency Night, Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Call 808-833-8175 (SB) or 808-839-4319 (AMR).

13 / Wednesday
South SIM — The South Spouse Information Meeting is 9-10 a.m., Nov. 13, at the FS Hale Ikena.

Blood Drive — All types needed, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bldg. 515, FS, as part of the Armed Services Blood Program.

14 / Thursday
Health and Wellness Fair — TAMC hosts a World Diabetes Day Health and Wellness Fair, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 14, at the TAMC Ambulatory Care Center lobby. Free diabetic education, healthy eating tips, foot exams and flu shots. Free parking, with shuttle service. Call 800-214-1306.

15 / Friday
Holiday Card Lane — Unit entry forms should be completed Nov. 15, and sponsoring unit/staff office/agency should purchase supplies to provide necessary labor, materials and funding for display. Both SB and FS host the holiday lane card competition for display, Nov. 25-Jan. 6, 2014.
Entry forms are located at the FMWR website,, or call the FMWR Special Events office, 655-0113.
Awards for best presentations will be presented at the Holiday Tree Lighting ceremonies Dec. 3 (SB) and Dec. 5 (FS).

16 / Saturday
Sesame Street/USO Experience — Free performances, 2 and 5 p.m., Nov. 16, at Sgt Smith Theater, SB. Open seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Call 808-656-0111.

30 / Saturday
Hawaii vs. Army Football — College football kick-off is at 6 p.m., Nov. 30, at Aloha Stadium, featuring the University of Hawaii Warriors. Active duty military, DOD civilians and retired military eligible for 50 percent discount on select adult tickets (eight maximum) to all UH home sporting events.
Valid ID required when purchasing tickets at event. Visit

New DOE Website — The Hawaii Department of Education’s new website has a section specifically for military families. Visit

Pet Care — The SB Veterinary Treatment Facility is now seeing patients five days a week, with extended hours every third Wednesday of the month, until 7 p.m.
Book an appointment for the new Wellness Package for affordable preventative care or to obtain a mandatory airline health certificate within 10 days of travel out of Oahu. Call 808-655-5893 or 808-655-5889.

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.

Food for Families — ASYMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker to assist families. It’s open 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 808-624-5645.

Installation Waste Disposal — For proper disposal in residential areas, contact your local community center. Do not place any cardboard, wood, bulky waste, hazardous materials or green waste in or around dumpsters. Visit the IPC website at

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