FMWR Briefs

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

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AER Early Donation — Donate to Army Emergency Relief through May 15. Donation forms are available at Schofield Barracks Army Community Service, Bldg. 2091, or at the Community Readiness Expos held at the Nehelani on Thursdays. Return completed donation forms to ACS. Contact the AER officer at 808-655-7132.

FS Right Arm Night — Fort Shafter Hale Ikena event begins at 5 p.m. Adult event includes Texas Hold’em Tournament and unit pride competition. Call 808-655-4466.

14 / Saturday
Leprechaun 5k Cross Country & Fun Run — The 5k Cross Country Race is at SB Stoneman Field at 8 a.m. Wear green and/or costumes. It’s for all military ID cardholders; animals not allowed. Register at any MWR fitness center. Visit www.himwr.com or call 808-655-8007.

MWR Excess Property Sale — Family and MWR will be holding its annual excess property sale at FS Flats, Bldg. 1598. All sales are final and in “as is” condition for deeply discounted items.
Cash or credit card accepted for items that include almost new and slightly used furniture, kitchen and restaurant items, gym/recreation equipment, video games, movies and more.
Four vehicles will also be auctioned by closed bid. The bids will be placed in a sealed envelope, and the highest bidder will be able to purchase the vehicle (minimum bids required).
Open to the public. To view a full list of items, visit www.himwr.com /images/latest_news/naf/NAF-Sale-List-2015.pdf .
For more details, visit www.himwr.com /images/latest_news/naf/NAF-Sale-List-2015.pd/community-news/1352-mwr-excess-inventory-sale or call 438-3492.

17 / Tuesday
Home Alone Workshop — This ACS Family Advocacy Program, from 9 a.m.–12 p.m., is a fun and interactive workshop that provides parents and children with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to stay home alone. Children ages 10-12 years old will learn tools to make responsible decisions as they prepare to stay home without parents present.
Topics include first aid, fire safety, stranger awareness and Internet safety. A parent must attend this class with his/her child. Call 808-655-4227.

18 / Wednesday
EFMP — The Exceptional Family Member Program invites patrons to the following:
•March 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens catch and release fishing.
•April 3, 10 a.m.-noon, FS Easter egg hunt and crafts.
Registration is required at “class calendar” at www.himwr.com. Call 808-655-4227 or 808-438-4227.

22 / Sunday
Pottery Wheel Throwing — Create a beautiful vase or decorative bowl at the pottery wheel throwing sessions at the SB Arts & Crafts
Center, Sundays, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m. Call 655-4202.
Xbox Competition — Do you have what it takes to withstand the brutal onslaught and relentless taunting of an Xbox gaming competition? SB Tropics Recreation Center presents the March Xbox challenge. Sign-up starts at 5:30 p.m., every Sunday in March. Games begin at 6 p.m.; must be 18 or older. Call 808-655-5698.

23 / Monday
First Termers Financial Training — This ACS Financial Resilience Center workshop focuses on basic financial skills to help develop self-reliance and personal responsibility designed to help understand personal finances while learning tools for financial success.
This is a mandatory program of instruction for first-term Soldiers, offered every Monday (except federal holidays), 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at SB Bldg. 647. Soldiers must bring an end of month LES.
A certificate is awarded to each participant who completes the eight hours of instruction. Call 655-1866.

24 / Tuesday
Quilting & Sewing Workshops — Learn how to make quilts. Enjoy quality time with others at the quilting & sewing sessions, Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m., at the SB Arts & Crafts Center. Call 808-655-4202.

Cooking Club for Teens — The FS Teen Lounge is looking for teens who enjoy cooking, want to learn new recipes, want to participate in food tours and shows, and want to earn cooking award points towards reward excursions. The cooking club meets every Wednesday, 3-4 p.m. Call the teen manager at 808-438-6470.

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