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March 29, 2012

Local Briefs March 30, 2012

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School Age Program Summer Camp registration to begin

The School Age Program Summer Camps will be open for registration April 2-6 for Single/Dual Military and April 16-20 for all others. Registrations will be accepted at Bldg. 6006 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. There is a $25 registration fee per week, per child, grades K-12. For more information, call 228-8206.

OCS to hold Gala

The Davis-Monthan Officers’ Spouses’ Club will host the “Lights, Camera, Auction” themed “A Gift from the Heart” Gala at the Mirage Club April 28. The “A Gift from the Heart” Gala is open to active duty military, dependents as well as retirees. Tickets are available beginning March 19 and are $25 for E-5 and below and $60 for officers and E-6 and above. There will be both a live and silent action with a wide range in auction items. A portion of the proceeds from the Gala go toward the Military Dependent Scholarship. For more information, visit http://www.dmosc.org.

Decorate Easter Cookies

Decorate Easter cookies April 7 from 11 a.m. ““ 1 p.m at the Arts and Crafts Center. Cookie frosting designers and would-be designers of all ages are invited to be creative with cookies. Cost is $5 per participant and includes all supplies. Please call the Arts and Crafts Center at 228-4385 to make reservations to ensure there are enough supplies.

Auto Hobby Shop: Basic Auto Prevention Maintenance Classes

April 7, 10-11 a.m., $5 (5 students max.)

Learn basic auto maintenance. The class is a great way to expose new drivers to basic maintenance tasks.

Community Center UGT (You Got Talent)

April 21, 1 ““ 4 p.m., Youth Center

Family and teen talent competition! Compete in one of six catagories. For more information, call the Community Center at 228-3500.

Society of Military Widows to meet

The Society of Military Widows will meet for business meeting, luncheon and program at noon, the 3rd Saturday of the month at Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet. Please, make your reservations to Virginia Lind Sanborn 721-8091, two weeks prior to the meeting.




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