Events

June 29, 2012

Announcements June 29, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through December 31, 2012!!  If your spouse is deployed or you are a single airman returning from a deployment, then come to the A&FRC to get your PLAYpass and register!  PLAYpass discount cards are used for various activities and programs on base for adults and children.  For more information contact the A&FRC.

 

Airman and Family Readiness

5 N. Seller Ave., Bldg. 3000, (661) 277-0723

Heartlink: June 29, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., in the AFFTC Conference Center. Are you new to the Air Force family? Come join us and learn all there is to know about the Air Force life. Why does your spouse salute? What do all the stripes on their shirts mean? Get all these answers and more.  Child care will be reimbursed for early registrants. Sign up is required. For more information, call Tonya Eckles at (661) 277-4709.

 

Arts and Crafts Center

200 Methusa Rd., (661) 275-ARTS

Towing Service available through Auto Hobby: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Call (661) 275-AUTO (2886) for more information.

Auto Hobby: Tires available for your needs! Let us price new tires for your vehicle and we offer very competitive prices as well as additional services in mounting and balancing. Come visit Auto Hobby at Bldg. 2440 or call (661) 275-AUTO (2886) and ask for Jesse.

Child Development Center

1208 W. Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg 6457, (661) 275-8687

Use your PLAYpass here!

Part Day Enrichment Summer Program: Through Aug. 10. The Child Development Center will offer a two-day program for 3-year olds and a three-day program for

4-5 year olds. For more information and assistance, call Ms. Krista at (661) 275-TOTS.

Openings for your child! The CDC has immediate openings for your child. If you need help with childcare, then please come see us. We will assist you in finding the best childcare for your child’s needs.

 

Club Muroc

275 Doolittle Parkway, (661) 275-CLUB

Club closed Saturday and Sunday except for special functions or events. Call (661) 275-CLUB to book a special function with our catering department.

Evening Dining: Leave the cooking to us! Tuesdays-Fridays, 5-8 p.m.

Tuesday Family Night Buffets; Only on Tuesdays: $10.95 for adult members; $11.95 for adult non-members. Members only: With the purchase of an adult meal, up to two children (ages 6-10 years) can have a free meal from the Children’s Buffet (each additional child is $3.95 and all children under 6 years old are free). Non-Club Members: Children 6-10 years $4.95 and all other children under 6 $2. Buffet only – no other dining room menu available.

July 3: Home style buffet

Every Wednesday, Santa Maria Barbecue Buffet: 5-8 p.m. Cost is $10.95 for adult members and $11.95 for adult non-members. Youth 13-17 are $8, and children under six years are free. Enjoy tender, slow-cooked Tri-Tip with salsa, baked seasoned chicken, garlic red potatoes, Santa Maria beans, macaroni and cheese, and our great salad bar.

Every Thursday: Barbecue Rib Buffet, 5-8 p.m. Cost is $10.95 for adult members, and $11.95 for adult non-members. Youth age 7-13 years are $8; children 6-12 years are $6; and children five and under are free.

Fridays Splash Night: June 8, 5-8 p.m. Pool opens at 5 p.m., grilling on the patio 5:30-8 p.m. Variety music 5-8 p.m., karaoke 8-10 p.m. Cost is $6 for adult members, $7 for non-members, hot dogs for kids are $3. Menu: Choice of sirloin steak or chicken breast, served with pork and beans, coleslaw, rolls, iced tea, water, lemonade. Have fun in our pool before or after dining on the patio!

Backyard not big enough for all your friends? Club Muroc offers a beautiful landscaped patio and built-in barbecue grills for your summer party! Contact the Catering office at (661) 275-2582 for more information!

 

Education and Training

Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2453, (661) 258-8501

Complete Your CCAF Degree: The Education Center has CCAF advisors available to assist you with completion of your CCAF degree. Call (661) 277-2713, or stop by Bldg. 2435, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Don’t procrastinate. It’s easier than you think!

 

High Desert Lanes Bowling Center 

205 Fitzgerald, Bldg. 5214, 275-BOWL

‘Roll In The Dough’ Summer Program: Through Aug. 24, from open to close. Cost is  $2.25 per game. For every four games you bowl, your name will be entered into a drawing to win $250! The drawing will be held every two weeks.

Fall League Sign-ups! Come to High Desert Lanes Bowling Center for more information or to sign-up for the fall league!

Youth Bowling League is coming this fall!  We will be offering a 2012-2013 Fall Youth League.  We are in need of energetic adults to step up and run the league for youth ages 4-18 years. The youth league will be a great way to teach your children to bowl and learn teamwork. For more information please contact High Desert Lanes.

Green Pin Bowling: Mondays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $2 per game, $1.75 adult shoe rental, $1.50 youth shoe rental. If the head pin is green and you roll a strike you get that game free.

Wacky Wednesdays: 3-7 p.m. Cost: $5 per person, bowl as many games as you want.

Friday Night Early Bird Special: Fridays, 2-6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person – bowl as many games you want (shoe rental included)!

 

Information, Tickets and Travel

205 W. Popson Ave., Bldg. 2500, (661) 275-TRIP

Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak Cities Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel: Knott’s Berry Farm and Southern California Knott’s Soak City water parks will be offering FREE admission to active and retired United States military personnel July 2-6 in celebration of Independence Day as part of their Tribute to the Armed Forces Program. Active Military, Retired Military, Department of Defense personnel and are eligible for free admission. A valid military ID must be presented to receive free admission.

Active and retired members of the U.S. military will also be able to purchase discounted admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six) for Knott’s Berry Farm for only $32.99 for each Regular ticket $21.99 each for a Junior ticket and $27.99 for each Regular Knott’s Soak City ticket.

For more information on everything there is to do at Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City go to www.knotts.com.  Also, contact or visit our ticket office located in the Oasis Community Center for additional Southern California amusement park information, they can be reached at (661) 275-2678 or (661) 275-8747

Jet Hawks Tickets now available! Back by popular demand, the ITT office now offers discounted tickets for Dugout Seats as well as the Friday Family Fun Pack which includes four reserved section tickets, four hot dogs, four drinks and two Fun Zone wristbands.

ITT Pricelist & Other Events:  To see the current ITT price list for events, parks, hotels and discount information, visit www.95FSS.com. For the most up-to-date information, press the F5 key to refresh page.

 

Main Library

5 W. Yeager Blvd., Bldg. 2665, (661) 275-BOOK

“Reading Is So Delicious” Summer Reading Program: Children of all ages are welcome to participate. Stop by the Main Library to sign up and receive a T-shirt (while supplies last). Participants will receive a reward for every 10 books they read. Every Friday through Aug. 10, there will be a special event at 10 a.m. Contact the library for more information.

New Hours for the Main Library:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Closed on Sunday

 

Muroc Lake Golf Course

111 Crest Dr., 275-PUTT

Monday-Friday Super Special: Come out for 18 holes plus get a cart and lunch all for only $20, anytime of the day.

Golf Pro Available All Week Long: Perfect your swing or just strengthen your game by working with our Golf Pro.  Never played before – come see Chelsea and she can get you ‘on your game’.

 

Oasis Community Center

205 W. Popson Ave., (661) 275-CNTR

Summer Bash: July 4, 4:30-10 p.m., at Wings and Roberts Field. 25’ Tidale Wave Water Slide, Giant Slip N’ Slide, Extreme Obstacle Course, InfraRed Tag Games, Wacky Olympics, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Food and Beverage Booths, Pie Eating Contest, Balloon Artists, FREE Watermelon, Live Entertainment on stage! Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.

Outdoor Recreation

1100 Kincheloe Ave., (661) 275-CAMP

Adventurers: Do you enjoy all the activities Southern California has to offer?  Are you the type to kayak down a class V river for fun?  Ever hiked Devil’s Punchbowl or climbed Yosemite?  We want to hear your storied from any gnarly adventure you’ve had and if we pick yours, you’ll be featured in our Summit magazine as the Adventurer of the Quarter!  Send your submission to 95FSS/FSK or bring your story into Outdoor Recreation.  For more information call (661) 275-CAMP.

Mountain Biking: June 30 and July 29, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost is $25. Minimum of eight, maximum of 12 participants.

CATM Range Open: July 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Rod & Gun Club. Pistol rentals are available at Rod & Gun, Bldg. 210.

Horseback Riding Lessons: Variety of lessons offered. Call Outdoor Recreation for more information.

Pool Hours

Sonic Splash Pool: Open seven days a week, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Muroc Pool: Beginning June 5: Tuesday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m., Friday, noon-8 p.m., Saturday-Monday: closed

Oasis Aquatic Center: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., lap swim only (as of June 4), closed weekends and holidays.

 

Rosburg Fitness Center 

210 W. Popson Ave., (661) 275-GYM1

Healthy Weight Class: Thursdays, noon-1:30 p.m. (call the HAWC for more information).

Zumba Class: Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 and 8 p.m., and Saturdays at 9 a.m. First come first served; class size is limited to 30 people.  For more information, call (661) 275-4961.

Tae Kwon Do: A children’s monthly pass is $65; an adult monthly pass is $70; and a daily pass is $9 per day. For more information, call Kumye Moore at (661) 860-9292. Use your PLAYPass here!

Personal Trainers: Cost is $40 per hour session or $25 for a half-hour session. Call today to schedule your appointment and start reaching those fitness goals. For appointments, call Jeff Walden at (210) 723-2052, Johnny Johnson at (660) 233-2141 or Lauren Brandin at (210) 723-2052. ~Use your PLAYpass here!

Equipment Orientation Classes: Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m., Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m., and Thursdays, 7-8 p.m.

Not sure how to use equipment or what it does for you? Stop by the front desk and sign up for this one-hour class. We are here to help you get the most out of your fitness routine.

 

Teen Center

100 Kincheloe Ave., Bldg. 7211, (661) 275-8336

Keystone Club: Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m. The Keystone Club is a leadership group for high school students to learn and practice leadership skills through the management of community service projects and fund raising activities.

 

Youth Programs

24 Lathrop Dr., (661) 275-5437

Free Thinkers Reading Club: Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Club Room. Youth will have the opportunity to learn and practice reading, writing and public speaking skills.

Youth Programs offers the following Instructional Classes

“One Page at a Time” Air Force Reading Program: This motivational program is open to youth ages 5-13. Children read books, document their literacy accomplishments and earn incentives for their successes!

Edwards Dance Factory: Dance Classes are held at the Creative Arts Center (JZ) for ages 3-15. Receive professional dance instruction in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, competition team, and Disneyland Jazz. There are many great opportunities for youth who love to dance. For more information, call Youth Programs (661) 275-KIDS or Ms. Joscelyn at (661) 972-2316.

 

Youth Sports

Contact Emil Graves, (661) 277-8961

FitFactor Fridays: Fridays, 3:15-5 p.m. Join us in the Gym! Be Active and Eat Healthy to reach the FitFactor Levels and Earn Prizes! You can find more information at http://www.afgetfit.com.




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