Events

November 8, 2013

Announcements – November 8, 2013

Veterans’ Day – Nov. 11
All 412th FSS facilities will be CLOSED except the following:
* Aero Club: Flying sunrise to sunset, office closed
* Joshua Tree Dining Facility: Brunch 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Dinner 4:30-7 p.m., Midnight Meal 11 p.m.-1 a.m.
* High Desert Inn: open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
* Muroc Lake Golf Course: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
* Sandbagger Grill: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
* Rosburg Fitness Center: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Aero Club

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

Full Time Flight Instructor Needed: The Edwards AFB Aero Club currently has a position open for a full-time flight instructor, CFI or CFII, starting salary $30 per hour on a one -ear contract with option for renewal. Aero Club is an FAA Part 141 Flight Training Center and Cessna affiliate, teaching the Cessna King curriculum. The instructor must be available weekdays, weekends and holidays. Send resumes to constance.farmer@us.af.mil.

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, 277-0723

Key Spouse Training: Nov. 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Key Spouses will meet with First Sergeants for a holiday potluck and informal discussion. To sign up, call (661) 277-5433.

First-Term Officers’ Briefing: Nov. 13, 10-11:30 a.m. Financial readiness workshop is required for all first-term officers and discusses development of spending plans, budget analysis, debt management and savings plans. To sign up, call (661) 277-4662 or the front desk at (661) 277-0723.

Pre-Separation Counseling: Nov. 13. Counseling is required by law for all active duty military members at least 90 days prior to separation or retirement, and is highly encouraged for spouses. Sessions provide important information regarding benefits, entitlements, resources for transitioning to civilian life. To sign up, call (661) 277-8451 or (661) 277-0723.

Newcomers’ Orientation: Nov. 14, 7:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Required for all active duty military and provides vital information regarding base resources and services, policies and procedures, recreation opportunities and more. Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend with their sponsors. To sign up, call (661) 277-0723/5433/8451/4662.

Hearts Apart: This is a support group and social network for families of deployed members and an opportunity to meet with leadership. Sign-up is required. For more information, call (661) 277-0230.

The PLAYpass deadline has been extended through Dec. 31, 2013. 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.

Military Family Life Consultant: A Military Family Life Consultant is on board at the A&FRC to help military members, spouses, family members, friends and staff members address issues such as relationships, deployment, parenting, stress, grief and many other issues. Consultations are free and anonymous – no records are kept. Call (661) 742-4733 for an appointment.

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. For more information, call the SBP/Casualty Assistance office at (661) 277-3757. Help is available to file claims through various agencies: DFAS, V.A., SSA, OPM.

Sponsorship Training: Attention Sponsors and Unit Training Managers, first impressions are lasting impressions! This training is mandatory for all first time sponsors or those who haven’t sponsored anyone for more than a year. There is a new online sponsorship training that replaces the classroom training. Access eSponsorship Application & Training at http://apps.mhf.dod.mil/esat. Training and resources can be found within this new comprehensive application. Certificate of completion must be turned-in to Tonya Eckles and/or your unit training manager for record keeping. For more information on this training or to get a few resources, contact Tonya Eckles at (661) 277-4709 or email tonya.eckles@edwards.af.mil.

Spouse Employment/Volunteer Resources: The link to job search strategies and volunteer opportunities is through the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Individual consultation is also available by appointment to provide assistance with resumes and education opportunities. The A&FRC has established a distribution list that will allow job vacancies to be emailed to spouses as they become available. If you are interested in getting your email address added to this list, call Linda Crump at (661) 277-5433 or email linda.crump@edwards.af.mil.

Air Force Aid Society: Air Force active duty/spouse (with power of attorney), 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. Complete and submit the application to the Airman and Family Readiness Center or for more details, call 661 277-4662.

Volunteers Need to Register: All volunteers with Edwards AFB official organizations/units need to register with the A&FRC Volunteer Coordinator, Claudia Stover at (661) 277-4615. Organizations or agencies that need volunteers and folks looking for volunteer opportunities may also contact Stover to be included on a distribution list.

Arts and Crafts Center / Auto Hobby

200 Methusa Rd., (661) 275-ARTS / (661) 275-AUTO

Frame Shop sale: Fifty percent off on all in-stock frame molding, Oct. 1-Nov. 30. Frame your favorite memories at Arts & Crafts during our blowout sale – all molding is sold by length, if cutting is requested, a cutting fee will be applied.

Engraving Shop: Custom framing, engraving and award plaques are available through the Arts & Crafts Center with many styles and varieties to choose from – these are truly gifts to treasure.

Smog Testing: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $48.25.

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

Need new tires? Let us price new tires for your vehicle. We offer very competitive prices as well as services in mounting and balancing. Come visit Auto Hobby at Bldg. 2440 or call (661) 275-AUTO (2886) and ask for Jesse.

Towing Service Available through Auto Hobby: Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Call Auto Hobby for more information.

Child Development Center

1305 W. Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg 6457, (661) 275-TOTS

Immediate Openings: The CDC has immediate openings for pre-school and after-school care for kindergartners! For more information, contact the CDC.

Club Muroc

275 Doolittle Parkway, (661) 275-CLUB

Club Muroc is closed on Saturdays and Sundays except for special functions or events. Club closed on Mondays after lunch. Call (661) 275-CLUB to book a special function with our catering department.

Fogleman’s Lounge

Social hour pricing: Tuesday-Thursday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; and Friday, 4-6 p.m.

Wii/PS3: Enjoy a nice lounge area and have fun with our PS3 and Wii game systems or just come in with your own computer and connect to our free Wi-Fi.

Club Member Specials

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

Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. ‘Wing Fans’ gather your family and friends. Sixty cents per wing or 10 for $6.

Thursdays, 5-6 p.m. Spicy chicken sandwich half off menu price.

Fridays, 4:30-10 p.m. Social hour, 4:30-6 p.m.; bingo, 6-7 p.m., and karaoke, all evening until 10 p.m.

Evening Dining at Club Muroc

Barbecue Buffet: Nov. 12, 5-8 p.m. Buffet only, no other dining available. Cost is $10.95 for members; $12.95 for non-members; $6 for children 6-12; and $2 for children under 6. Special kids buffet available.

Home Style Buffet: Every Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. Cost is $10.95 for members; $12.95 for non-members; $6 for all children 6-12; and $2 for children under 6. Special kids buffet available.

Country Buffet: Thursdays, 5-8 p.m. Cost is $10.95 for members; $12.95 for non-members; $6 for all children 6-12; and $2 for children under 6. Special kids buffet available.

Mongolian Barbecue: Nov. 15. Cost is $13.95 per bowl for adult members; $15.95 per bowl for adult non-members; $6.95 per bowl for children 6-12; and $2 for children under 6. Menu: Fill your bowl with fresh vegetables, sauces and seasonings and take back to your table.  Your server will ask for your choice of pork, chicken or beef and take your bowl to be cooked. Help yourself to beverages, soup, rice or noodles. These dishes are healthy and are cooked with very little oil. It doesn’t get any better! Additional children’s menu available)

Members Only Special

Birthday Month Coupon: Happy Birthday from Club Muroc! Stop by Club Muroc during your birthday month and we’ll give you a coupon for a free meal! Offer valid for Edwards club members only. Pick up Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Education and Training

140 Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2453, (661) 277-2713

Complete Your CCAF Degree: The Education Center has CCAF advisers 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!

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 should send their resume/vita to edwards@webster.edu. For more information, call Karen Fudala at (661) 258-8501.

Family Child Care

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

Unlicensed Child Care: Air Force Instruction 34-276, Family Child Care Programs, requires individuals in family housing (military or privatized) who provide child care in their home for more than 10 child care hours per week to be a licensed provider.  A child care hour is the number of hours times the number of children in care. If unlicensed child care does not stop, the base commander can revoke your privilege of living in base housing. If you need FCC services, ensure the provider is licensed.  Each approved home, will have a license hanging in the home and a sign on the outside of the home.

Extended Duty Care: The Air Force offers the Extended Duty Care Program to assist parents who need additional child care beyond their normal arrangements due to mission related requirements. Children must already be enrolled in the Child Development Center, the School Age Program or the Family Child Care Program to qualify. To enroll in this FREE Extended Duty Program or for more information, please contact the Family Child Care office at (661) 275-4322.

Returning Home Care: Members are authorized 16 hours of hourly care within 30 days of their return from deployment. Contact the Family Child Care Coordinator for more details on the program at (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!

High Desert Lanes Bowling Center

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

Mystery Singles Tournament: Nov. 16, registration begins at 4:30 p.m., bowling starts at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $15. Format will be announced at the beginning of the tournament and can range from 9-Pin-No-Tap, 8-Pin-No-Tap, 3-6-9, Low Game to Split Converted = Strike. Cash prize will be paid to the top three to five individuals depending on the amount of participants. There will be a 50 / 50 drawing. Tickets will be on sale during the tournament at 6 pm for $5.

Mondays Lunch & Bowl: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $1.25 per game. Shoe rental, $1 per adult.

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

Friday Night Early Bird Special Unlimited Bowling: 2-6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, bowl as many games as you want. Shoe rental: $1.75 for adults, and $1.50 for youth.

Friday Colored Head Pin, Glow In The Dark Bowling: 6-10 p.m. Cost is $2.25 per game. Shoe rental is $1.50 for adults, $1.75 for youths.

Saturdays Family Dollar Day: Noon-4 p.m. Cost is $1 per game, $1 shoe rental.

Saturday Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling : 6-10 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, shoe rental included.

Unit Functions: All hours, with reservations. Cost is $5 per person and includes three games and shoe rental. Units may reserve lanes anytime during open bowling for parties, commander’s call, team building events, etc.

Strike Zone Snack Bar is Open: Check out our new snack bar and menu that includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, along with some Mexican classics like carne asada tacos!

Honor Guard

148 Methusa Ave., Bldg. 2462, (661) 275-BLUE

If you need to request the Blue Eagles Honor Guard for your ceremonies please email 412fss.honor.guard@edwards.af.mil, or call (661) 810-8039.

Information, Tickets and Travel

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

Military, past and present, starts Nov. 4. Free admission for veterans or current serving military personnel and one guest with proper I.D. presented at turnstile plus purchase, directly from Knott’s, up to six additional tickets for just $22 each until Nov. 27! Nov. 28-Jan. 5, 2014, up to six additional tickets can be purchased for only $27 each.

  • Eligible person must be present. Dependent I.D.s will not be accepted
  • Valid proof of military service with photo I.D. required. Eligible person must be present.
  • Potential military that may inquire: Reserves and DOD (Department of Defense)

Tournament of Roses Parade: Jan. 1; depart the Oasis Community Center at 5 a.m., return at approximately 2 p.m. Tickets are $85 per person for all ages (reduced from last year), and includes grandstand seating and transportation. This popular tour sells out quickly, so reserve your seats today.

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
412fss.fsdl.workflow@edwards.af.mil

New Items: Visit the library every Tuesday to be the first one to borrow new released books, DVDs, Blu-ray, 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. To enroll, email at 412fss.fsdl.workflow@edwards.af.mil or call (661) 275-BOOK.

Free Online Services

Learning Express: If you are taking tests for school, looking to get certified or licensed, or trying to improve your software skills, chances are LearningExpress Library has the resources you need. Self-paced courses and tutorials are available for anyone at any level, elementary school to adult education, in a wide variety of subject areas including: Microsoft Office Suite programs, Adobe applications, military and college test prep, civil service licensure prep, adult skills building, and resume writing. Additionally, LearningExpress is the only resource Air Force libraries provide that specifically helps with the U.S. Citizenship tests. Registration is available through the Ai ForceF Portal; afterwards, you’ll be able to access your LearningExpress account from anywhere. For more information, contact the library at (661) 275-BOOK.

Zinio: A leading full-service distributor of digital magazines, the Zinio newsstand has thousands of top magazines from around the world. Browse the list of subscriptions AF libraries own (currently 642 popular titles including Newsweek, National Geographic and Parenting), select and read anywhere, anytime using your computer, smartphone or tablet. To take advantage of this wonderful service, visit the Base Library or call (661) 275-BOOK for more information.

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)
Rosetta Stone CD-ROM (Spanish and Russian only)

Universal Class Now Available: Get access to Universal Class today! This program offers more than 500 online courses on a wide range of subjects/levels, available 24/7, instructor led, self-paced. Universal Class courses are informational and designed to enhance student knowledge, increase skills and stimulate interest in a subject. Visit the Library for more information.

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 the Main library. Try it out and select titles such as math, exploring space, U.S. history and more.

Children’s Story Time: Every Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m., base employees and community members volunteer their time to read stories and create a craft project designed for toddlers and preschool children.

Muroc Lake Golf Course

111 Crest Dr., (661) 275-PUTT

Edwards AFB Base Championship: Nov. 9, 8 a.m. shotgun, and Nov. 10, 7 a.m. tee times. Deadline for entry is 5 p.m., Nov. 6. Cost is $50 per player (not including cart). Entry fee includes green fees (two days) and food following play Nov. 10. $10 cart fee per player, per day. Format: Flighted individual stroke play
Championship Flight – Gross
“A” Flight: 0-10 Handicap
“B” Flight: 11-20 Handicap
“C” Flight: 21 Handicap and above
Women’s Flight: Gross and net
All players must have an established handicap to play in A through C flights.
Tournament is open to all with base access and established GHIN handicap, with the exception of the Championship flight. No temporary passes to get on base will be issued for the tournament. Prizes to include annual membership to MLGC. Flights and places paid will be determined by the amount of people signed up. For more information, call (661) 275-7888.

Football Frenzy is back with NFL Sunday Ticket at Muroc Lake Golf Course Every Sunday beginning Sept. 8, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Enjoy up to six games on our three brand new 60” Flat Screens! Visit Muroc Lake Golf Course during the week to enter your vote on which 6 games will be featured, then come out on Sunday with your family or friends to enjoy all the action! Get your FREE weekly Football Parlay Card – you could win $25 cash! Lots of other prizes and giveaways throughout the game. Club members can enter to win a trip to a regular season game and even a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl! Food and beverage specials will be available throughout the day.

Didn’t get enough football on Sunday? Join us at The Hangar (formerly known as Stripes Lounge inside the Oasis Community Center) for Monday Night Football on our huge 16-foot movie screen, every Monday beginning Sept. 9! Free popcorn, billiards, darts and Texas Hold ‘em! We will also offer the free Football Parlay card with a $25 winner each week and prizes throughout the event. Club Members will get another chance to enter to win one of the trips to a regular season game or a trip to the Super Bowl. Domestic and import drafts, sodas, and snacks are available for purchase. Must be at least 18 years old to attend.

Annual Membership: Are you a frequent visitor to the Muroc Lake Golf Course? Save money by purchasing an annual membership. Memberships run from April 1 through March 31 but you can join now with these pro-rated rates:

E1-E4: $183.28
E5 and above/Retirees/DOD Civlians: $250
Contractor/Civilian Guest: $316.64
*Prices pro-rated as of Aug. 1, 2013

Twilight Golf: Daily, 4 p.m.-sunset. Had a long day at work? Take a little time to relax and enjoy some golf!  Our ‘Twilight Special’ is a great way to end the day, get a few holes in before dark and save money!

E1-E4; $4.50 green fees

E5-O3; $6.50 green fees

O4-above; $7.50 green fees

DOD, Contractors and guests; $7.50 green fees

Carts are $5.00 per person

Monday-Friday Special: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. $20 for 18 holes of golf, a cart and lunch.

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!

Wi-Fi is now available at the Muroc Lake Golf Course Clubhouse.

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, 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 and Tuesday: $6 lunch special; choices range from teriyaki chicken bowl, quesadillas, lasagna, pasta and more.

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 sautÈed 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

Annual Edwards’ Holiday Card Lane: Registration runs Nov. 1-30 at the Communityh Center. Squadrons and private organizations can create a giant holiday card for display at the Base Exchange. All cards must be in place by Dec. 5 and will be displayed through the holiday season. The cards will be judged and the winners will be announced at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony 5:30 p.m., Dec. 6. For more information or to sign up, contact the Oasis Community Center at (661) 275-CNTR.

‘Cook It Up’ Dorm Dwellers Cookie Contest: Registration runs Nov. 1-30, and judging will take place 10 a.m., Dec. 4 at the Airmen & Family Readiness Center. This bake-off will determine who makes the best holiday cookies with prizes for first, second and third place winners. Stop by the Community Center to sign-up and get a copy of the rules.

Arts & Crafts Gallery 2014 Entries accepted Oct. 1-Nov. 30. The gallery has three categories; craft, photography and digital art. This is a cultural arts program that recognizes and showcases work submitted by Air Force artists, craftsmen and photographers around the world. Stop by the Community Center to pick up instructions or download from website www.usafservices.com for the showcase.

PS3 NBA2K13 Tournament: Nov. 15, 5:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5 and all entry fees go to the overall winner.

Football Frenzy is Back at The Hangar (formerly known as Stripes Lounge) in the Oasis Community Center: Mondays, 5 p.m. Enjoy the games on our huge 16-foot movie screen! Come out and cheer for your favorite team. Get your FREE weekly Football Parlay Card; you could win $25 cash! Lots of other prizes and giveaways throughout the game. Club members can enter to win a trip to a regular season game and even a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl! Free popcorn, billiards, darts and Texas Hold ‘em! Bottled beer, beverages and snacks are available for purchase.

Want more football?  Every Sunday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., enjoy up to six games on NFL Sunday Ticket on three brand new 60” Flat Screens at Muroc Lake Golf Course!  Visit Muroc Lake Golf Course during the week to enter your vote on which 6 games will be featured, then come out on Sunday with your family or friends to enjoy all the action!  Get your FREE weekly Football Parlay Card; you could win $25 cash!  Lots of other prizes and giveaways throughout the game.  Club members can enter to win a trip to a regular season game and even a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl!  Food and beverage specials will be available throughout the day.

Fitness Classes available at the Oasis Community Center:

Zumba: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 7-7:55 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday, 10-10:55 a.m.
Cost is $3 per person, per class and there is a 25 percent discount if you purchase a 10-class punch card.

Monthly Instructional Classes: All classes are conducted at the Oasis Community Center. Call (661) 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.
  • Piano Lessons: Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Kinderfiddle (beginning violin): Cost $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
  • Karate Class: Monday and Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. Cost is $55 per month, per person, ages 7 and up.
  • Hula Lessons: Thursdays, $20 per month for beginners, $25 per month for intermediate and advanced.

Outdoor Recreation

Kincheloe Ave., (661) 275-CAMP

Landsailing on Rogers Dry Lakebed: Nov. 10, 1-5 p.m., meet at Rogers Dry Lakebed. Cost is $35 per person, must be 15 years or older to ride without an adult. Children younger than 15 years old may ride with an adult. Bring your sunscreen, eye protection (i.e. sunglasses or goggles) and a lunch or snacks and drinking water.

Private Landsailing Party: For only $350, you can bring as many people as you want, for landsailing at Rogers Dry Lakebed or El Mirage (depending on the day)!

Devil’s Punchbowl Hiking: Nov. 16, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Minimum of 10 people, aged 8 and up. View the geological forces on these Los Angeles County hiking trails located where several major earthquake faults collide together to form amazing rock formations! Moderate a 3 hour hike. Bring water and snacks.

Open Paintball/Airsoft: Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
$35 Paintball package includes 500 rounds, air and equipment rental and field fees
$35 Airsoft package includes 2,000 rounds, equipment rental and field fees
$25 Package includes air, equipment rental and field fees
$10 Field fee
$5 All day air
Beginner thru Advanced welcome, games run all day long!
No reservation required, bring lunch and water.

Private Swim Lessons: Schedule your appointment with one of our lifeguards for a time that works for you. Cost is $20 for up to 30 minute lesson, $25 for up to 45 minute lesson, and $40 for up to an hour lesson, any age. You can learn how to swim or improve on what you already know. Come talk to our seasoned lifeguard staff about what you want to learn and let them help you accomplish your goals, today!

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

Cooking Equipment: We have oil less infrared cookers and traditional fryers for only $5 a day!

Stables: Did you know that Outdoor Recreation has riding stables where you can board your horse? For $25 a month with a $25 a month membership fee you can board your horse at Outdoor Recreations Riding Stables. Call Outdoor Recreation for more details.

Overnight Camping at Branch Park: Cost is $5 for a campsite for up to four people. Come and get a “wilderness experience” right here on base. This will be primitive camping (no potable water, no telephones, and no RVs).

Private Parties: Rod & Gun, Paintball, and other Outdoor Recreation activities are available for squadron functions and private parties. In addition to using our facilities, let us plan a trip for you! Interested in going somewhere with your squadron or a group of friends? Tell us and we’ll do the legwork for you. Let us know how many people, where you want to go, and what your budget is and we’ll do the rest!

Team Building: Does your office, element or group need some team building? Come talk to us! We have instructors and the facilities to make it a great afternoon/day for you and your staff. Prices vary depending on the activity and group size. Call us today and let’s plan an event!

RV Storage: Numerous openings are available in RV Storage! Come over and park your equipment for our low prices and have access to them anytime you need! 20′ Active Duty and Retiree – $15; 20′ All Others – $20; 25′-30′ Active Duty and Retiree – $20; 25′-30′ All Others – $25; 35′-50′ Active Duty and Retiree – $25, 35′-50′ All Others – $30.

Rod & Gun

210 Adams Way, (661) 275-CAMP

Rifle and Pistol Range: Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Open for Rod & Gun patrons. Pistol rentals are available at the Rod & Gun Club, Bldg. 210.

NSSA (National Skeet Shooters Association) Registering Targets Ghouls & Goblins: Oct. 26-27.

“Big 50:” Every Thursday. The “Big 50” is an ATA Registered shoot in which each participant shoots 50 single targets, 50 double targets and 50 targets from their handicapped position. October Special: If you dress up (costume, crazy hats, etc) you will get a FREE gun rental and FREE first round!

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.

Tae Kwon Do: Cost: A children’s monthly pass is $65, an adult monthly pass is $70, and a daily pss 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, $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!

Massage Therapy: Cost is $40 for 30 minutes, $70 for an hour, or $100 one and a half hours. Available 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, by appointment only. Couples massage is also offered. For more information and appointments, 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: Tuesday, 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, 4-5 p.m., and Thursday, 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.

School Age Annex

1208 W. Fitzgerald Blvd., Bldg 6459, (661) 275-PLAY

Immediate Openings: The School Age Annex has immediate openings for pre-school and after-school care! For more information, call (661) 275-PLAY.

Teen Center

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

Youth & Teen Sponsorship: Are you new to the area? Will you be PCS’ing soon? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a friend to show your kids around base? The Air Force Youth Centers offer sponsorship for kids & teens so that every move is a seamless transition. For more information about Youth or Teen Sponsorship contact the Main Youth Center, (661) 275-5437.

Super Sitters Course: Cost is $40 for course and registration, at Youth Center (Bldg. 5210). Super Sitters courses are held every so often when at least six students are on the list. The classes are taught in two, four-hour segments, location and times will vary on availability. The course is open for youth and teens ages 11-18. Once registered, student will be notified of the next available course.

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

Creative Kids Art: Daily, 3-5 p.m. Join us in the art area as we create all types of cool arts and crafts. No cost!

Boys & Girls Club Power Hour/Project Learn – Join today: Monday-Thursday, 2:45-4 p.m. Power Hour: making minutes count helps club members (ages 6-12) become successful in school by providing homework help/ tutoring while encouraging members to become self-directed learners. See Ms. Jasmine for details and to sign up.

Torch Club: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in the Torch Room. Torch clubs are charter, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 9-12.  It is a powerful vehicle through which club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their development. See Mr. Andrew for details.

4-H Music Club: Second Wednesday of Month from 3:30-5 p.m. Learn basic music skills. See Mr. Chris to sign up.

Youth & Teen Centers Memberships: For about a dollar a day, you could have peace of mind knowing that your son or daughter is in a safe environment – an environment that fosters development in many different areas and offers constant supervision, tutoring and fun! Did you know that the most dangerous time for youth, especially teens, are between the hours of 3 pm and 6 pm? The Youth and Teen Centers offer social opportunities and structured programming from affiliated agencies such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the 4-H Club. For more information about youth & teen memberships, contact the main youth center at (661) 275-5437.

Youth & Teen Sponsorship: Are you new to the area? Will you be PCS’ing soon? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a friend to show your kids around base? The Air Force Youth Centers offer sponsorship for kids & teens so that every move is a seamless transition. For more information about Youth or Teen Sponsorship contact the Main Youth Center, (661) 275-5437.

Super Sitters Course: Cost is $40 for course and registration, at Youth Center (Bldg. 5210). Super Sitters courses are held every so often when at least six students are on the list. The classes are taught in two, four-hour segments, location and times will vary on availability. The course is open for youth and teens ages 11-18. Once registered, student will be notified of the next available course.

Toddler Learning Center: Toddler classes at the Creative Arts Center (JZ) for ages 1-4 (older siblings are welcome). Are you looking for a class that you & your toddler can share in? If so 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 (325) 829-5101.

School Age Programs Summer Camp Registration: For children in grades 1 through 6. Registration is on-going.  Your child must have completed one year of Kindergarten in order to be eligible.  Sign up at the School-Age Annex, Bldg. 6459.

Youth Sports

Contact Emil Graves, (661) 277-8961

Basketball Registration: Nov. 4-Dec. 6 at the Youth Center. Cost is $75 for members, $85 for non-members.

Basketball Coaches: Youth Sports & Fitness is looking for highly motivated volunteers to coach basketball this year. The season starts in January. Register at the Youth Center.

FitFactor 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 www.afgetfit.com.




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News Briefs October 24, 2014

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