August 3, 2012

Announcements August 3, 2012

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 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.

Aero Club

320 Jones Road, South Base, Bldg 320, (661) 275-AERO

Learn to Fly: The sky is the limit at the Edwards AFB Aero Club. Experience the thrill of piloting an aircraft. Your local Aero Club provides many stages of flight training, from your first introductory flight through solo, then on to private, commercial and instructors’ ratings. The choice is yours. Whether your aim is recreational or a career path, your Aero Club will train you to the highest standard with safety always foremost.

Rentals: The Aero Club offers Cessna 172s and 182s for rent. Contact the Aero Club for reservations and costs.


Airman and Family Readiness

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

Department of Labor Employment Workshop: Aug. 7-9, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., in the AFTC Conference Center. Early registration allows time for the Disabled American Veterans representative to pull medical records for review. Seminar includes job search and resume guidelines, VA brief, and review of medical records. Spouses are encouraged to attend. Sign-up is required. For more information, call Glenn Arola at (661) 277-4662 or (661)277-0723.

Newcomers’ Orientation: Aug. 9, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Club Muroc. Required for active duty military, the orientation provides vital information regarding base resources and services, policies and procedures, background and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Tonya Eckles at (661) 277-4709.

Spouses Orientation: Aug. 9, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Club Muroc. This orientation is designed especially for spouses and provides valuable information regarding available services, schools, employment and volunteer opportunities, recreation, shopping and more. Free childcare is available as part of the Child Care for PCS program. Bring a copy of PCS orders to the Airman and Family Readiness to obtain a voucher and a list of home daycare providers. Sign-up is required. For more information, call Heather Snodgrass at (661) 277-0723.


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 aged 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!

Auto Hobby Brake Inspection Class: Aug. 8, noon-2 p.m., Cost is free. Learn how to inspect and replace there brake pads or shoes.

Adult Pottery, semi-private and private lessons: August and September, 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m., Saturdays by appointment only. Students will learn how to create decorative or functional pottery using pinch, coil, and slab techniques. Students are required to purchase one block of clay for class, which will create several projects.

Towing Service Available Through Auto Hobby: Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call Auto Hobby for more information.

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

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


Club Muroc

275 Doolittle Parkway, (661) 275-CLUB

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

Fogleman’s Lounge and member specials

Available 5-7 p.m., To-Go not available on specials

Tuesdays, The Classic Burger: Half-pound, 100 percent Angus steak burger on a toasted roll with fries. Half off menu price 5-7 p.m.

Wednesdays, Muroc Spicy Chicken Breast Sandwich: Half off menu price, 5-7 p.m.

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

Fridays, Members Only Social Hour Food: 5-6 p.m.

Fridays, Bingo Night: Six games bar bingo, 6-7 p.m. After bingo, stay for karaoke until 10 p.m.

Evening Dining

Family Night Buffets: Leave the cooking to us, 5-8 p.m.

Wednesday, Santa Maria Barbecue Buffet: Cost is $10.95 for adult members, $11.95 for adult non-members. Children 13-17 are $8, children 6-12 are $6. Children under six 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.

Thursday, Chinese Buffet (new): Cost is $10.95 for adult members, $11.95 for adult non-members, $8 for children 13-17, $6 for children 6-12, and free for children under six.

Friday, Splash Night: Come dressed to grill and cook your own club entrée on the patio. 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 adult non members, hot dogs for kids are $3. The menu is a choice of sirloin steak or chicken breast, served with pork and beans, coleslaw, rolls, iced tea, water or lemonade. Have fun in our pool before or after dining on the patio!

Back yard 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!


High Desert Lanes Bowling Center 

205 Fitzgerald, Bldg. 5214, (661) 275-BOWL

‘Roll In The Dough’ Summer Program: Through Aug. 24, 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 team work. For more information please contact High Desert Lanes.

Green Pin Bowling: Mondays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Cost is $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 one cent per pin and if you bowl over a 200 the game is free. Shoe rental, adult, $1.75 and youth, $1.50.

Wacky Wednesdays: 3-7 p.m. Cost is $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, $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 $2.25 per game per person. Shoe rental is $1.75 for adults and $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, $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.


Information, Tickets and Travel

205 W. Popson Ave., Bldg. 2500, 275-TRIP

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


Aug. 9, Green Bay; and 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; and Dec. 30, Oakland.

AV Fair Tickets: Aug. 17-26 at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. Information on this year’s fair is available at 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).

Jet Hawks Tickets! The ITT office offers discounted tickets for Dugout Seats as well as the Friday Family Fun Pack which includes four reserved section tickets, four hot dogs and four drinks.



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

Local Artists Showcase: Artwork created by local artists will be on display in the lobby and throughout the library. A different artist will be featured every month. This moths featured artist is Edwin Vasquez, a self-taught artist from Rosamond. Vasquez has participated in several exhibits in the Antelope Valley and Los Angeles. For more information and to participate in the showcase, contact the Base Library.

“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 10a.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.

At the Library: Available for a loan period of two weeks; each item may be renewed at the library only, if there are no pending requests by other customers: Books, Books and CD Sets, MP3 (Playaway), and Rosetta Stone CD-ROM (Spanish and Russian only).


Muroc Lake Golf Course

111 Crest Dr., (661) 275-PUTT

Golf for Kids: Aug. 6, 8-10 a.m. Cost is $49 and includes instruction, range balls and clubs to keep. Open to kids 8-13 with a maximum number of 12 participants. Come for a weeklong learning lesson, program is targeted for children 8-3 years old. They will have hands on instruction for our club pros!  Call 285-7888.  Kids, sign up now!

Link up to Golf: Aug. 6-10, 4-6 p.m. Cost is $99 for adults. Adult version of Golf for Kids, come out and get instruction from our club pro’s, refine your golf skills and ask the professionals all the questions you want. Range balls included, rental clubs are limited, but available for use during the program.

Golf Clinics: Aug. 8 starting at Noon. Need to tweak your game? Come to one our free clinics and learn from our pros. We can teach you how to putt, chip and length or straighten your drive

Monday-Friday Special: $20 for 18 holes of golf, a cart and lunch

Annual Membership: Are you a frequent visitor to Muroc Lake Golf Course? Save some money by purchasing an annual membership. Prices vary on duty status.

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, call (661) 275-PUTT for more information.

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 Sand Bagger offers a large variety of meal options from our breakfast menu, Angus beef hamburgers, sandwiches, focaccia’s, Panini’s and salads. Call 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 sautéed mushrooms; $8.95.

Friday: Nine-ounce fish fillet and chips, 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 through Aug. 24, players meeting 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.

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families: Aug. 10, two shows, 2 and 6 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before each show. This is a free event in Stripes Lounge.


Outdoor Recreation

Kincheloe Ave., (661) 275-CAMP

Open Paintball /Airsoft: Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Scorpions Nest. Cost:

$35 package includes 500 rounds of paint or 2,000 BB’s, air (paintball) and equipment rental and field fees; $25 package includes air (paintball), equipment rental and field fees; $10 field fee;

$5 all day air (paintball).

Beginners through advanced players are welcome. Games run all day long so bring your lunch and plenty of water!


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.

Personal Trainers: Cost is $40 per hour session, $25 for a half-hour session. Call 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!


Teen Center

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

Photography Camp: Aug. 6-10, 8 a.m.-noon, at the Youth Center. Cost is free for Youth/Teen Center members, $25 for non-members (ages 13-18). Here is a chance to learn all the ins and outs of photography. Not only digital but even old-fashioned film. During the camp you will also learn some great Photo Shop techniques that will help you create wonderful works of art and some lifetime memories.

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