Community Calendar

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Community Calendar

10 / Friday

SB Tax Center — The Tax Center is open for military and retirees. Hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; Thursday, 1-4 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., at Trailer 1, Grimes Street (across from Hamilton Field). Appointments are necessary; call 655-1040. Walk-ins permitted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

 

You Made the Grade — Through the Exchange’s “You Made the Grade” program, first- through 12th-graders with a B average or higher are eligible to receive a coupon book with Exchange discounts and a sweepstakes entry form for a chance at a $2,000, $1,500 or $500 prize. The program is intended to reward military students who excel in the classroom. Those who enter must be dependents of authorized Exchange shoppers.

Shoppers can visit customer service at their local Exchange for a coupon booklet and sweepstakes entry form. The next You Made the Grade sweepstakes drawing will be on June 30.

 

Hui ‘O Na Wahine — The Hui at SB is celebrating its 85th year. The 2016-2017 Hui ‘O Na Wahine Spouses Club scholarship application is now active. Scholarship and membership applications are available at www.schofieldspousesclub.com.

The deadline for application and all reference letters is Feb. 10. For more details or questions, email Huipresident@gmail.com or huischolarshipchair@gmail.com.

 

11 / Saturday

Auction — The Hui O’Wahine on FS will host its annual auction fundraiser, “Treasures Under the Sea,” this Saturday, Feb. 11, from 5:30 to 10 p.m., at Hickam Officers Club, 2000 Signer Blvd. This auction will raise funds for scholarships and welfare grants.

Your $50 ticket includes dinner, a paddle, one game bracelet and a bottle of wine (to take home); pay tickets in advance, please.

Several games will be played, including 50/50 Big Bucks and Mystery Box, and one of the amazing prizes for one of the games is a drone! Enjoy the silent and live auctions, too. Some auction items are flights over Oahu, art, a spa basket, a barbecue basket and much more. Cash, check and credit are accepted.

Call Kowanda at 615-420-8441 to register or visit HuiOWahineSecondVicePresident@gmail.com or HuiSpirt.com.

 

Hiking — The Kolekole Walking-Hiking Trail on Schofield Barracks is open this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii — The 9th annual event strings together two days of exciting events in celebration of Hawaii’s most beloved instrument. The festivities begin at the Royal Hawaiian Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, with the International Ukulele Contest and Hula Show, and will end on a high note on Sunday, Feb. 12, at Kakaako Makai Gateway Park. All events and entertainment are free and open to the public. Visit www.ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org/en/.

 

Hawaii Agriculture Research Center — HARC is seeking help stripping and pruning trees, 8 a.m.-noon, to combat an invasive coffee insect, 94-340 Kunia Road. Volunteers will be working in a field environment and should dress accordingly. Call 228-0272 to volunteer or for information.

 

14 / Tuesday

Health Fair — Attend the Heart Health Fair in the Ambulatory Care Clinic lobby at the Spark Matsunaga VA Medical Center, 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Learn about Zumba fitness, strength training, pilates, yoga and more. Healthy snacks and music will be available. Remember to wear red because February is heart month. RSVP to Trisha Guillermo at 433-0830.

 

Michael Bolton in Concert — Grammy award-winning recording artist performs on Valentine’s Day, 7 p.m., at the Blaisdell Arena. Tickets on sale at Ticketmaster outlets.

 

15 / Wednesday

Blood Drive — Radford High School and Blood Bank of Hawaii are hosting a blood drive from 7:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on campus at 4361 Salt Lake Blvd. Seventy volunteers (ages 17 or older in good health and weighing at least 110 pounds with a photo ID with birth date) are needed. This event is open to the public and the Army community. For questions, contact the School Liaison Office at 655-8326.

 

16 / Thursday

Resiliency Training for Parents — R2 Training Center staff present a two-day program, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., to help parents increase optimistic thinking, maximize family resilience and enhance relationships while learning communication and mental skills. For more information or signup, call 655-9804.

 

Black History Month — Observance held, noon-1 p.m., at SB Sgt. Smith Theater. Guest speaker is Deloris Guttman. RSVP to Sgt. 1st Class Latoya Martin at 655-1387.

 

20 / Monday

Great Aloha Run — Kaiser Permanente Great Aloha Run begins at 7 a.m. at Aloha Tower, and runs 8.15 miles through the historic Honolulu Harbor, down Nimitz Highway, Kamehameha Highway and into the Aloha Stadium.

Awards ceremony and activities will begin at 8:30 a.m., featuring prizes, entertainment, high school team challenge and more. For more information, visit www.greataloharun.com.

 

23 / Thursday

Wanderlust Oahu — Fifth annual yoga lifestyle event returns to Turtle Bay Resort and features a variety of heath and well-being activities. Visit Wanderlust.com

 

24 / Friday

Journey in Concert — Tickets are still available for the Friday and Sunday, 7:30 p.m. shows, at the Blaisdell Arena with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band. Tickets range from $65-$155. Tickets available at Bampproject.com, as well as Ticketmaster outlets.

 

25 / Saturday

Leilehua Craft Fair — Project Grad 2017 support-event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., features food vendors, silent auction and creative crafts at Leilehua H.S. Cafeteria.

 

Ongoing

Honolulu Festival Volunteers — Hawaii’s largest festival is seeking volunteers to assist this international event that promotes cultural understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim, March 10-12, in Waikiki. For more information, visit www.honolulufestival.com/en/application/come-join-the-volunteer.

Legal Aid — The SB and FS Legal Assistance offices provide free legal assistance to active duty personnel, family members, retirees and certain Department of Defense personnel.

The offices provide assistance on issues including, but not limited to, estate planning services (including wills and advance medical directives), consumer affairs, guardianship, divorce, taxes, landlord-tenant law, military administrative matters and insurance claims.

Also, notary services and powers of attorney are available. Visit SB Bldg. 2037; call 655-8607. Or visit FS Bldg. 330, Rm. 110C; call 438-2627.

Online Academic Support — Tutor.com is a DOD-funded resource that provides help in all core school subjects and is offered at no cost to grades K-12 students in U.S. military families.

Vehicle Registration — The City and County of Honolulu satellite vehicle registration office at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam is open for business, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 915 North Road, Bldg. 1314, in the Club Pearl Complex.

The service is open to all military personnel, their family members and civilians from all military posts with base access.

Mystery Shopper — Soldiers, family members, retirees, civilians and others who live and work on Army Hawaii installations have the opportunity to give honest feedback on the services they receive at USAG-HI facilities. To become a “mystery customer,” call 656-0880/0881 or log onto www.usaghi.cms@us.army.mil.

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 www.islandpalmcommunities.com/CurrentResidents.

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 624-5645.

Mammograms — “Helping Women Now. Are You Due?” The U.S. Army Health Clinic-SB offers walk-in mammograms at the Radiology Clinic, Bldg. 685, first floor. Call 433-8355.

Honolulu City Arts and Culture — Learn about current and upcoming free events sponsored by the mayor’s office at www.honolulu.gov/moca/moca-calendar.html.

Family Fishing — Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden in Kaneohe hosts this free catch and release family event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays. Bring walking shoes, insect repellent, rain gear and fishing bait (fresh white bread).

A limited number of bamboo poles are available to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a 20-minute hike to the fishing area. For information/reservations, call 233-7323.

 

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