Events

July 27, 2012

Announcements July 27, 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

10 Steps to Federal Employment: July 27, 1-2:3 p.m., Bldg. 3000, MSG Conference Room. The class is for spouses, active duty and transitioning military members who are interested in applying for a job with the federal government and developing their resumes.  Topics will include how to navigate through USAjobs, building a resume and education on Military Spouse and Veteran’s preference. Sign-up is required. For more information, call (661) 277-4709.

Volunteers Needed: The Airman and Family Readiness Center is in need of volunteers to assist with daily admin and front desk tasks. If you are highly motivated, a self-starter and good with answering phones and helping customers please contact Linda Crump at (661) 277-4622, email linda.crump@edwards.af.mil, or Heather Snodgdrass at (661) 277-0722, email heather.snodgrass@edwards.af.mil. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

SBP/Casualty Assistance Office: The SBP and Casualty Assistance Office is now combined and located in Bldg. 3000, Room 215. Please note: Every retiring member, married or single, must make a valid election prior to retiring. See the SBP counselor for more details. Retired military survivor assistance is available at the A&FRC. Contact the SBP/Casualty Assistance office at (661) 277-3757. Help is available to file claims through various agencies: DFAS, V.A., SSA, OPM.

Air Force Aid Society: Air Force active duty/spouse, retired, widow/widower with internet access and an email address will be able to apply for AFAS assistance using the new AFAS Online Application by registering and completing the application at https://my.afas.org/memberportal/Login/Login.aspx. The client completes and submits the application to the Airman and Family Readiness Center at the selected base. The applicant will be instructed to call the center to schedule an appointment. If you have additional questions or need clarification, email glenn.arola@edwards.af.mil, or call (661) 277-4662.

HAP Arnold Scholarship: Concerned about the soaring cost of higher education for your children? Maybe the Air Force Aid Society can help! Under its General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program, the society awards $2,000 each to selected applicants. The program continues to be offered to dependent sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired, retired Reservists with 20 plus qualifying years of service, and deceased Air Force members. Spouses (residing stateside) of active duty and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty; and surviving spouses of deceased members are also eligible candidates. Don’t think you won’t qualify. For more information and to access the online application, visit the Air Force Aid Society’s web site at www.afas.org.

 

Arts and Crafts Center

200 Methusa Rd., (661) 275-ARTS

Kids Art Camp (Elements of Art): Aug. 6-8, 1-4 p.m., for children ages 6-10. Cost is $100 and includes instruction and supplies. This fun camp is designed to teach students fundamental visual art concepts.  Students will develop and apply their understanding of the elements of art (line, shape, color, value, texture, form, and space) and create their very own masterpieces.

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

FREE Wi-Fi! Now our guest can access FREE Wi-Fi while waiting on car repairs or classes at the Arts and Crafts Center.

Flag cases: As requested we now make custom size flag cases with certificate boxes. The cases are handmade in our wood shop by our wood shop instructor, Chuck. You can choose your own size, shape and type of wood (oak, walnut, maple, cherry and mahogany). These are truly a gift to treasure..

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!

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.

Fogleman’s Lounge and Member Specials

Available 5-7 p.m. To-go is not available on specials.

Tuesdays in Fogleman’s, The Classic burger: half off menu price. A half-pound, 100 percent Angus steak burger on a toasted Kaiser roll with fries.

Wednesdays in Fogleman’s, Muroc “Spicy” chicken breast sandwich: half off menu price.

Thursdays, Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. Jump in and perform, whatever is ‘your thing’—poetry, music or comedy. Sign up early at the door or call (661) 277-2830. $2 domestic drafts, and $1 for two tacos.

Fridays in Fogleman’s, Members only social hour food.

Fridays in Fogleman’s, bingo night: Six games bar bingo, 6-7 p.m. After Bingo, join us for Karaoke until 10 p.m.

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

Home Style Buffet, July 31. Buffet only – no other dining room menu available

Cost is $10.95 for adult members, and $11.95 for adult non-members.Members Only: With the purchase of an adult meal, up to two children (ages 6-10) can have a free meal from the children’s buffet (each additional child is $3.95 and all children under six years old are free). Non-members: Children 6-10 years are $4.95 and all children under six years are $2!

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. Chinese Buffet: 5-8 p.m. Cost is $10.95 for adult members, $11.95 for adult non-members. Youth 13-17 years are $8; children 6-12 years are $6; and children under six are free.

Fridays are Splash Night: 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!

Birthdays: Bring your birthday child and his/her friends! We will provide a birthday cake for their special occasion. Call (661) 277-2830 for reservations (24-hour advanced noticed is required).

Wii and Free Wi-Fi: Enjoy our nice lounge area and have fun with our Wii game system or just come in with your own computer and connect to our free Wi-Fi!

 

Education and Training

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

Webster University, an ACBSP regionally accredited university, is looking for potential faculty to teach graduate-level finance or human resource courses at our Edwards AFB campus. Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field (terminal degree preferred), professional experience, and preferably experience teaching at the graduate level. Applicants please send resume/vita to edwards@webster.edu. For more information, call Karen Fudala at (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!

 

Family Child Care

1208 W. Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg 6457, (661) 275-4322

Family Child Care is seeking dedicated people who love working with children!  If you live on-base and want to care for children in your home or you are a military dependent and live off-base, you may be eligible to be a licensed or affiliated provider! Make a positive difference in the lives of children! Most materials and training are provided free of charge!

The Benefits of Being a Family Child Care Provider: Being able to work out of your home, working while caring for your own children, being in charge of your own business, doing work that you love, setting your own hours and free training! If you are interested in becoming an FCC licensed or affiliated provider, contact the FCC Office at (661) 275-4322. New provider orientation starting soon! We need providers to offer alternate hours to accommodate evening, swing and weekend duty hours. We are looking for providers to offer care for children with special needs including asthma, allergies, cerebral palsy and other physical impairments. Family Child Care offers care for children, employment of staff and approval of FCC providers with chronic health problems.

 

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.

Penny A Pin: Tuesdays: 2-7 p.m. Pay only for what you knock down! Cost is one cent per pin and if you bowl over a 200, the game is free. Shoe rental: adult is $1.75 and youth is $1.50.

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

Family Game Night: Thursdays, 3-7 p.m. Cost is $1.50 per game per person with $1 shoe rental. Glow in the dark bowling, fun for the whole family

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

Friday night Extreme Bowling – Bring your own Music Night: 6-10 p.m. Cost is $2.5 per game per person. Shoe rental is $1.75 for adults, $1.50 for youth. Beat the Saturday Night rush. Enjoy Glow in the dark bowling, great music and fun for all. Bring in your CDs, MP3 players or IPODS and we will play your music. No explicit language Please. High Desert Lanes has the right to refuse any songs that have cursing or explicit language.

Family Dollar Day: Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Cost is $1 per game with $1 shoe rental.

Saturday Night Special:  Every Saturday, 6-10 p.m. Cost is  $10 per person including shoe rental.  Bowl as many games as you want.  Don’t miss out on all the fun at an affordable price.  There will be glow-in-the-dark bowling, great music and a fun atmosphere for the whole family.

Unit Functions: Daily, Open-Close, with reservations. Cost is $5 per person and includes three games and shoes. Units may reserve lanes anytime during open bowling for parties, commander’s calls, team building events, etc.

* Shoe rentals are not included in specials unless otherwise stated. Adult: $1.75/Youth: $1.50

 

Information, Tickets and Travel

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

San Diego Chargers Tickets: Pre-season and regular season tickets are available—supply is limited! Tickets are $96 each. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis for the following home games:
 
Pre-Season:

• Aug. 9, Green Bay

• Aug. 18, Dallas

Regular Season:

• Sept. 16, Tennessee

• Sept. 23, Atlanta

• Oct. 15, Denver

• Nov. 1, Kansas City

• Nov. 25, Baltimore

• Dec. 2, Cincinnati

• Dec. 16, Carolina

• Dec. 30, Oakland
 
Antelope Valley Fair tickets: Aug. 17-26 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. Information on this year’s Fair is available at www.avfair.com.  Tickets are available online as well as several locations in the Lancaster/Palmdale area or come into the Oasis Community Center/ITT office and pick up a copy of the 2012 A.V. Fair & Alfalfa Festival Information Guide—this will provide all the information you want to know about this year’s fair and what it has to offer. Of special interest – Active Duty Military and their direct dependents receive free admission to the fair with ID card (dependents, over 10 years old, must show ID card as well)!

Planning a trip to Las Vegas? Go online to Nellis AFB at www.nellisforcesupport.com and click on ITT or call (702) 652-2193, 8670 or 8615. Ask them about special pricing for group ticket purchases, show discounts, hotels and recreational activities.

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.

Disneyland Armed Forces Salute: For only $99, get up to six three-day Park Hopper Tickets. Offer valid through Sept. 28, 2012. Open to Active or Retired members of the U.S. military, including activated members of the National Guard as well as active and retired members of the U.S. Coast Guard. Eligible service members must be present along with a current Military ID at a Disneyland Resort Main Entrance turnstile to exchange for normal Disneyland ticket. Blackout dates apply. Call ITT for full details.

Mulligan Family Fun Center: All-day pass tickets are now available for $17 per person.

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.

 

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.

Story Time: Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. Base employees and community members volunteer their time to read stories and create a craft project designed for toddlers and pre-school children.

New items: Visit the library every Tuesday to be the first one to borrow new released Books, DVDs, Blu-rays, TV Series, Books on CD and more. We invite you to sign up for the Information Awareness Program, to receive a weekly email containing the complete list of new items. Email the library at 95fss.fsdl.workflow@edwards.af.mil or call (661) 275-BOOK.

New Resources in the children’s section: Playaway View – The first all-in-one video player of its kind, pre-loaded with multiple videos of the best educational programming, now available at your library.  Visit the Children’s Library to try it out and select among titles like Math, Exploring Space, U.S. History and more.

 

Muroc Lake Golf Course

111 Crest Dr., (661) 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.

Want to learn how to play golf: Come learn from our club pros, Ricky Lanning and Chelsea Orozco can teach you everything you will need to know at your convenience.  From longer drives to make more putts and everything in between, our pros can bring you from Amateur to Pro!

Got a broken club? You don’t want to spend the money to buy a new one?  Come see our club craftsmen to repair it at a fraction of the price. Prices vary on the damage. For more information, call (661) 275-PUTT.

Golf Pro Shop: Our pro shop offers special orders and yellow tag sales. Stop by and check it out.

Sandbagger Grill:  Muroc Lake Golf Course

The Sandbagger offers a large variety of meal options from our breakfast menu, Angus beef hamburgers, sandwiches, panini’s and salads.  Call us for more information, reservations or special functions! Daily specials are served with a side of French fries or salad and small soda.

Monday:  Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich, slow cooked and smothered with barbecue sauce on ciabatta bread:  $8.95.

Tuesday:  Homemade tuna salad on butter croissant with lettuce and hard-boiled egg,  $7.95.

Wednesday:  Build your own taco salad with the choice of homemade chicken or beef and a various selection of toppings (fries and salad are not available as a side with this meal), $8.25.

Thursday:  Tri tip slow cooked and marinated in tequila, thinly sliced on toasted ciabatta bread, topped with Swiss cheese and sauté mushrooms, $8.95.

Friday: Nine-ounce English style beer batter fish fillet with a side of homemade tartar sauce and malt vinegar, $8.95.

 

Oasis Community Center

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

Madden NFL 11 PS3 League: Registration runs Aug. 1-24, players meeting is noon, Aug. 27, and league play begins Sept. 4. We will have a 12 team league with the top four teams making the playoffs for a chance to play in the Super Bowl.

Monthly Instructional Classes: All classes are conducted at the Oasis Community Center. Please call 275-2687 for additional information. Use your PLAYPass here!

• Classical Guitar Lessons:  Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student.  Call for available lesson days/times.

• Basic/Beginning Drum Lessons:  Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student.  Call for available lesson days/times.

• Karate Class: Monday and Wednesday, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., $55 per month per person, Ages 7 and up

• Hip Hop Classes: Tuesdays 7-8 p.m., $5 per month.

• Piano Lessons: Tuesday and Thursday, $25 per student per lesson

• Hula Lessons: Thursdays, $20/mo. for beginners, $25/mo. for intermediate and advanced.

• Violin, Viola and Cello Lessons: $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Instructor is available Monday-Friday.

 

Outdoor Recreation

1100 Kincheloe Ave., (661) 275-CAMP

Landsailing: July 28, 1-5 p.m., Rogers Dry Lakebed. Cost is $35 per person.

Bring your sunscreen and plenty of water.  Reserve your space early!

Mountain Biking: July 29, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., cost is $25. Minimum of eight, maximum of 12 participants. Point Mugu State Park; 10 1/2 roundtrip bike ride; following with a trip to the beach for surfing and relaxing.

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!

Massage Therapy: Cost is $35 for 30 minutes and $70 for 60 minutes, and $100 for an hour and a half (advance appointments only). Couples massage is also offered. Call Brittni Albrechti at (661) 317-2139. Use your PLAYPass here!

Lunchtime Disc Golf at Mojave Greens: Wednesdays, noon, Mojave Greens Disc Golf Course, Hole 1. Join us for a round of lunchtime golf. Players of all skill levels are invited to attend. Experienced golfers will be on hand to offer advice and work with beginners. Equipment will be available for loan. Take this opportunity to meet other disc golfers on base and challenge each other on the course!

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.

 

Youth Programs

24 Lathrop Dr., (661) 275-5437

Boys & Girls Club ImageMakers National Photography Contest: Imagemakers is a comprehensive photography program for all youth members, ages 6-18 years. This program motivates members to hone their photography skills, encourages them to participate in photography classes, field trips and other arts-related activities as well as showcase their photos in the community.

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.

Toddler Learning Center: Toddler Classes are held at the Creative Arts Center (JZ) for ages 1-4, older siblings are welcome! Are you looking for a class for you and your toddler to participate together? If so, then this is the class for you! TLC is a Mom, Pop & Tot Class that allows families to learn while playing!  Classes are filling fast! For more information, call Youth Programs at (661) 275-KIDS or Ms. Amy at (325) 829-5101.

 

Youth Sports

Contact Emil Graves, (661) 277-8961

Coach Soccer: The Youth Center is looking for highly motivated people to coach soccer this year. The season will start Sept. 8.

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.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

News Briefs July 25, 2014

Focus group Here’s your chance to be heard. The Edwards Commissary is looking for volunteers to participate in a group discussion about your Commissary. They will be conducting focus groups July 29 from noon to 2 p.m. and again from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like to participate, send an e-mail to...
 
 
aafes-school

Exchange moves to the head of the class with extra back-to-school savings

With the first bell about to ring on a new school year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving lessons in savings. The Exchange is helping military shoppers make the grade with competitive prices and tax savings on...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

Major wins major bucks on ‘Price Is Right’

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Maj. Kevin Van Stone, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 5, and his wife, Melinda (right), speak to a representative from CBS after being handed a giant check for...
 

 
NASA photograph by Tom Tschida

NASA Armstrong Support Center receives LEED platinum certification

NASA photograph by Tom Tschida Large expanses of windows and curved rooflines highlight NASA Armstrong’s new Facilities Support Center. The 38,000-square-foot structure has been certified that it met the Leadership in Ene...
 
 

Exchange shoppers can keep on ticking with Hello Kitty sweepstakes

Military shoppers can keep time with Hello Kitty thanks to the latest sweepstakes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Twenty-five winners will take home a Hello Kitty watch, valued at $85. From July 25 to Aug. 22, Exchange shoppers can enter to win by emailing patriotfamily@aafes.com and putting “Hello Kitty Sweepstakes” in the...
 
 

Leadership Lessons: Who would you follow?

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D.†-†Over the last year I have enjoyed reading articles from our wing leadership on their perspectives and experiences which have made them better leaders. I have great admiration for their words of wisdom and have benefited from their shared experiences. When I was asked to write a leadership piece I...
 




One Comment


  1. Remember that it may be different things at night, and if you do not need DMV approval as radically mutated then you can make multiple “costumes” for this.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>