Events

November 6, 2015
 

Announcements – November 6, 2015

Force Support Squadron

5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000

Tops in Blue
Nov. 14, 7 p.m. at the Base Theater. Join Tops in Blue, as they perform “Freedom’s Song,” a celebration of the freedom we enjoy as Americans. This year’s tour features the exciting sounds of the top of the charts along with popular American music of the past. Of course, no Tops in Blue show would be complete without the great patriotic music that honors our nation and its heroes. Add the high energy precision choreography and dazzling visual impact Tops in Blue is known for and every member of the audience will be singing along and dancing in their seats. For more information, call 661-275-CNTR.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in December, the Edwards Services does it’s best to show appreciation for the commitment of excellence the men and women of Edwards AFB provide every day. We are seeking support for these events and more in the form of funding and event enhancements. Sponsors will receive recognition such as logo placement on advertising materials, booth space onsite during the event, verbal acknowledgement, mention in base newspapers, and opportunities to network with event participants. All offers of sponsorship must be received no later than three months prior to the event date. Contact Tiffany Meyer at 661-277-6809, FSS/SVK, 205 W. Popson Ave Bldg. 2500, Edwards AFB, CA 93524.
This is a solicitation for commercial sponsorship by a Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentality of the U.S. government. It does not obligate appropriated funds or nonappropriated funds of the government.

Aero Club

320 Jones Road, South Base, Bldg. 320, 661-275-AERO

Flight Training: Private, Instrument, Commercial, ATP, CFI, CFII, and ATP. Aircraft rentals range from $131-$145 per hour, instructor $45 per hour by appointment. Multi-Engine, Commercial, ATP, CFI, and CFII. Aircraft $300 per hour, instructor $45 per hour by appointment.

Rentals: Your Aero Club offers Cessna 172s, Cessna 182s, and a Baron for rent. Contact the Aero Club for reservations and costs.

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.

Airman and Family Readiness

90 Farrell Drive, Bldg.5620, 661-277-0723

Key Spouse Program Training: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Quarterly initial training for NEW Key Spouses. This session provides an introduction to the Key Spouse Program and includes multiple speakers who cover various topics.

Federal Job Search & Federal Resume Class, Ten Steps to Federal Employment: Nov. 10, 10-11:30 a.m. This class will help customers understand how to navigate USAJobs.gov and to utilize the search engine features. It will assist customers to create an account and understand how the Federal application system works.

Department of Labor Five-day Transition Assistance Program: Nov. 16-20, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The Transition Assistance Program workshop is required for all separating and retiring military members; spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Women’s, Infants’ & Children’s Clinic: Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., closed for lunch noon-1 p.m. Open for both walk-ins and appointments. For an appointment or voucher information, call 1-866-327-3074 toll free.

Key Spouse Monthly Training: Nov. 17, 9-11. a.m. Monthly session for the purpose of providing continuing education on various topics to active Key Spouses. Participants must have completed the initial Key Spouse training which is held quarterly.

Newcomers’ Orientation: Nov. 19, 7:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Required for all active duty members and provides vital information regarding base resources and services, policies procedures, recreation opportunities and more. Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Hearts Apart: Nov. 19, 5-7 p.m. Monthly event for families of service members who are deployed, on an extended TDY or on a remote. Join us for fun activities and dinner!

Volunteer Registration: All volunteers with Edwards’ AFB official organizations/units need to register with the A&FRC Volunteer Coordinator, Al Laxamana at 661-277-2972. Organizations or agencies that need volunteers and folks looking for volunteer opportunities may also contact Airmen & Family Readiness to be included on a distribution list.

4 Lenses™ Assessment: 4 Lenses™ is founded on the realization that each individual has unique strengths and motivations. The 4 Lenses™ assessment helps organizations build a solid understanding of the innate talent and potential of its individuals. The 4-Lenses™ instrument was created from the research of the Myers Briggs’ Personality Type Indicator, as well as David Keirsey’s modifications to this instrument in his book, Please Understand Me. Call Maria at 661-277-7618 to schedule a 4 Lenses™ assessment for your organization/team.

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 661-277-0723.

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. To make an appointment, call 661-742-4733.

SBP/Casualty Assistance Office: The SBP and Casualty Assistance Office are now combined. Every retiring member married or single must make a valid election prior to retiring. Retired military survivor assistance is also available. Help is available to file claims through various agencies: DFAS, B.A., SSA and OPM. For more information, contact John Phillips at 661-277-3757.

Sponsorship Training: All sponsors need to complete the on-line training at http//apps.mhf.dod.mil/es and then call Maricel Rusit at 661-277-0723 for more information and resources.

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 having your email address added to this list or for more information, call Glenn Arola at 661-277-4662.

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.

Arts and Crafts Center/Auto Hobby

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

Instructors Needed: Attention all artists and crafters! If you’re creative, we need you! The Arts & Crafts Center is seeking out instructors of all types. Come and share your creative knowledge with a diverse group of students looking for painting, drawing, photography, scrapbooking and other craft/art related instruction. No prior instructor experience necessary – if you are knowledgeable then we are looking for you! Contact the Arts & Crafts Center at 661-275-ARTS (2787) for more information.

Basic Vehicle Maintenance Class: Saturdays, 10 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. Participants will learn the basics of good vehicle maintenance. Learn how to operate a lift, change your oil, and check and balance your tires. Call the Auto Hobby Shop at 661-275-AUTO (2887) for more information.

Smog Testing: Edwards Auto Hobby performs smog checks 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,Tuesday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays. Call ahead to see what times are available.

Towing Service Available through Auto Hobby: Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $52. Towing is available both on- and off-base (there’s a charge of $6 per mile charge past any of the gates. Call Auto Hobby for more information

Frame Shop: We have the Best prices in the Antelope Valley when it comes to custom framing–are prices can’t be beat and remember there is NO SALES TAX!

Oil Changes and Alignments: We offer very competitive prices as well as services in mounting and balancing. No tax or waste fees. Come visit Auto Hobby at Bldg. 2440 or call 661-275-AUTO (2886).

Wood Shop: Available 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For the wood working hobbyist, the Arts and Crafts Center provides a variety of equipment that includes band saws, table saws, a drill press and much more, for a minimal cost of $2 per hour. A safety course is required to use the Wood Shop. For more information, call 661-275-2787 or stop by the Arts and Crafts Center in Bldg. 2440.

Auto Hobby: Your Auto Hobby Center is new and improved! We now offer oil, oil filters, wiper blades and a variety of accessories–you can purchase these items to use yourself or Auto Hobby can do the work for you! We will match or beat any maintenance and repair prices (except for warranty work). We can also take care of special orders on parts.

Engraving: New and improved laser-engraver–the quality of our product will exceed your expectations! Our new machine can engrave on a variety of materials–glass, plastic, wood, metal, etc. We will match any price within the local AV community.

Club Muroc

275 Doolittle Parkway, 661-275-CLUB

TGIF: Nov. 6, 4-6 p.m., in Pancho’s and Fogelman’s. Celebrate the weekend with friends and family! There will be light hors d‘oeuvres served in both lounges. Free for members, $5 for non-members.

Football Frenzy: Bills @ Jets: Nov. 12, doors open at 5 p.m. Enjoy food and drink specials all night. Members enter for a chance to win two 2016 NFL game Tickets! $50 gift card given out each week! Not a member? Sign up today!

Fight Frenzy: UFC 193: Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Free for members, $10 for non-members. Women’s Bantamweight Championship: Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Holly Holm Live from Melbourne, Australia.

Trivia in Pancho’s: Thursdays at 4 p.m. Open to all ranks. Enjoy Pancho’s bar for fun, food, drinks and to play Trivia, starts at 6 p.m. Beer specials will be served. 1st place team will receive $100 FSS Gift Card, 2nd place receive $50 FSS Gift Card.

Daily Lunch Specials
All Club Specials are $9.25
Monday: Chef Special, Membership Special: $2 off any meal over $6
Tuesday: Meat Loaf, Chicken Parmesan
Wednesday: Chicken Fried Steak, Pork Chops
Thursday: Roast Beef, Tempura Chicken
Friday: New York Steak, Tilapia

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

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

Family Child Care

Conference Center, Farrell Drive, Bldg. 5620, 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 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.

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!

Moms, Pops, & Tots: Meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month. FCC is offering free playgroup sessions for parents and children to share in the development of their child’s early skills, abilities, social interactions, and individuality-all while having fun together and meet new friends. To sign up or for more information, call Tasha Bushrod at 661-275-4322.

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.

PCS Care: PCS care is a program offered by Air Force Aid Society offering 20 hours of free child care during your PCS in or out of Edwards! For more information, contact FCC Coordinator at 661-275-4322 or AFRC Center at 661-277-0723.

The Benefits of Being a Family Child Care Provider: Being 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 provider, contact the FCC Office at 661-275-4322. 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, and other physical impairments. We are also looking for providers to offer Extended Duty Care!

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.

High Desert Lanes Bowling Center

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

Turkey Bowl: Nov. 7, 6 p.m.-midnight. Cosmic bowling with a special “Turkey” for you bowlers! Come check out the action and try to win your Thanksgiving Turkey on us. Many other prizes up for grabs all night!

King of the Hill Tournament: Nov. 15; registration begins at 10 a.m., bowling for score starts at 11 a.m. Entry fee is $30 per person. This is a handicap event, handicap 80 percent of 230. All bowlers bowl five games across five pair of lanes. If less than 15 bowlers, standings are final after five games. If more than 15 bowlers a ratio of 1:5 advance to a stepladder final based upon qualifying positions. Lanes will not be re-dressed prior to stepladder finals. Prize fund pays out in a 1:5 ratio. Entry is broken down as follows: $10 lineage, $20 prize fund.

Birthday Bowl: Bowl up to three games free between the hours of 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on your birthday during the month of October. Open to all ages. ID required.

Birthday Party Packages: Three packages available:
The Bowl costs $6 per child and includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, glow bowling when available as well as a small drink for each child.
The Kid costs $11 per child and includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, glow bowling when available, bowling themed decorations, a choice of Kids Meal including drink.
The Pizza costs $11 per child and includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, glow bowling when available, bowling themed decorations, two slices of pizza, and a drink for each child.
Extras:
Party Room when available. $10 per hour (non-refundable payment required upon reservation)
Bowling Themed Decorations. $1 per child. (table cloth, cups, plates, napkins).
Birthday Bowling Pin. $15 each.
Birthday Party Goody Bags. $3 each.

Daily Bowling Specials
Tuesday
Family Game Night Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling, 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
Fun Package, 2 p.m-close. Two hour lane rental (shoes included), one large pizza and one large pitcher of soda. Cost is $35.95 per lane

Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling, 6-10 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, shoe rental included. Bowl as many games as you want.

Saturday
Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling, 6-10 p.m., Cost is $10 per person, shoe rental included. Bowl as many games as you want!

Strike Zone Snack Bar Daily Specials
All combo meals include fries and a 16-ounce fountain drink

Monday: Tempura chicken, $8.45

Tuesday: Barbecue pulled pork sandwich or sliders, served with choice of fires, cole slaw or potato salad, $8.45

Wednesday: Half-pound Angus beef western bacon cheeseburger, $9.45

Thursday: Spicy buffalo wrap or sandwich, $7.95

Friday: Half-pound Angus beef build-a-burger, $9.45

High Desert Lanes Pro Shop: Sharpen your game! Private and group lessons available, ask for details at the front desk. Our full service pro shop is now open! Is it time to resurface that tired old bowling ball, or perhaps replace the obsolete equipment? Come see what’s new in today! Don’t see it on the shelf? All merchandise can be special ordered and available in only a couple of days! See the staff at High Desert Lanes for details.

Unit Functions: Daily, open to close, reservations required. $5 per person, includes three games and shoe rental. Units may reserve lanes anytime during open bowl for parties, commander’s call and team building events!

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, 661-275-TRIP

K1 Speed Indoor Kart Racing: Save tons and have fun with this deal only at your ITT office!

Armed Forces Vacation Club: Let us find your dream vacation rental! Forget cramped quarters – get access to Space-A resort rentals worldwide for one low weekly price! Spread out in family-sized (2 to 8 people) resort accommodations, many of which include on-site recreational facilities, living rooms, kitchens, washer and dryer, kids’ activities, and on-site pools. Start your search today — you’ve earned it!

Cruise Crazy: Have you ever wanted to take a cruise but didn’t think you could afford it? Now is the time to get your ‘sea legs’ in gear and get over to the Information, Tickets & Travel office because the prices are lower than ‘sea level’ — call the ITT office today so we can show you that you don’t have to ‘sink to swim’!

Armed Forces Vacation Club: Let us find your dream vacation rental! Forget cramped quarters – get access to Space-A resort rentals worldwide for one low weekly price! Spread out in family-sized (2 to 8 people) resort accommodations, many of which include on-site recreational facilities, living rooms, kitchens, washer and dryer, kids’ activities, and on-site pools. Start your search today — you’ve earned it!

ITT Pricelist & Other Events: To see the current ITT price list for events, parks, hotels and discount information, visit edwardsfss.com/wordpress/travel/itt

Library

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

Children’s Story Time: Every Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. at the Edwards Library. Toddlers and pre-school children are invited to join us for a wonderful story time and create very unique craft projects. Volunteer readers are welcome!
Special Holiday Story Time: Hispanic Heritage: Sept. 25
Columbus Day: Oct. 9

Free online services

Zinio: digital magazines. Overdrive: electronic books, downloadable audiobooks and videos. Transparent Language Online: Language learning center. Ebsco Host Database: magazine and journal articles, reference books and audiobooks. Gale Group Database: National Geographic digital edition, reference books, magazine and journal articles

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)

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. Call or email the library for more information.

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.

Muroc Lake Golf Course

111 Crest Dr., 661-275-PUTT

MLGC Turkey Trot Golf Tournament: Nov. 14, shotgun start (weather permitting) at 8 a.m. Sign up by Nov. 9 at the MLGC golf shop.
$30 per player AGF Card holder — includes golf cart fee, tournament prize fund and food following play
$40 per player Non-AGF Card holder — includes green fee, golf cart fee, tournament prize fund and food following play
Format: Two player teams, multiple formats. Six holes four ball, six holes scramble, six holes modified alternate shot. Limited to the first 40 teams (80 players) to sign up!

Get Golf Ready: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Nov. 16, 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27, 4-5:30 p.m. Price includes nine hours of instruction on the driving range, putting & chipping greens, and on the course. Golf clubs will be provided if needed. Golf instruction for beginners to include all aspects of the game and playing golf on the course. Limited to the first 10 players sign up. Sign up at the MLGC pro shop. Call 661-275-PUTT for more details.

Twilight Golf: Daily, 3:30 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 and Above/DOD: $6.50 green fees
Contractors and guests: $8.50 green fees
Carts: $5 per seat
Golf carts need to be returned by 6 p.m. and walkers can play until dark.

Annual Membership: Are you a frequent visitor to the Muroc Lake Golf Course? Save money by purchasing an annual membership! Our memberships run from April 1 through March 31 but you can join now with these pro-rated rates:
E1-E4: $350
E5 and above/Retirees/DOD Civilians/Contractors: $475
Guests: $575
Family Memberships are available along with monthly payment plans. New rates effective April 1, 2015, and run through March 31, 2016. For more information, call MLGC at 661-275-7888.

Want to learn how to play golf? Come learn from our club pro, Chelsea Orozco. 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: The pro shop offers special orders and yellow tag sales–stop by and check it out.

Sandbagger Grill
Open 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
We offer a wide variety of food selection for every palate from breakfast to lunch. Lunch daily specials include choice of french fries or small side salad and a 16-ounce soft drink.
Monday: Pulled-pork sandwich and chicken adobo
Tuesday: Ultimate roast beef sandwich and homemade tuna salad on croissant
Wednesday: Build-your-own taco salad (french fries are not included)
Thursday: Tri-tip sandwich
Friday: Fish and chips, and shrimp basket
You can make reservation for birthday parties, promotion, or any kind of event. We can also accommodate Special Events after hours. Simply call 661-275-SAND.

Oasis Community Center

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

Baseball Pocket Billiards: Nov. 13, registration starts at 5 p.m., tournament starts at 5:30 p.m.

Tops in Blue: Nov. 14, 7 p.m. at the Base Theater. Join Tops in Blue, as they perform “Freedom’s Song,” a celebration of the freedom we enjoy as Americans. This year’s tour features the exciting sounds of the top of the charts along with popular American music of the past. Of course, no Tops in Blue show would be complete without the great patriotic music that honors our nation and its heroes. Add the high energy precision choreography and dazzling visual impact Tops in Blue is known for and every member of the audience will be singing along and dancing in their seats. For more information, call 275-CNTR.

Lunch Hour Table Games Tournament: Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Entry fee is $5. Foosball, Ping Pong, Air Hockey Bubble, Air Hockey, Pool

Holiday Card Lane: ‘Tis the season to start working on your Holiday Cards! All squadron, sections, private organizations or individuals are encouraged to make a giant Holiday Card to display their holiday wishes to the base community. Participants must register at the Oasis Community Center NLT Nov. 25. Cards may be placed beginning Dec. 1-3. All cards will be judged and winners announced at the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 4. The top three winners will be notified the morning of the Tree Lighting Ceremony–there must be a representative from each of the top three at the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. to accept their prize.
Prizes are: first place — $100 FSS gift card; second place — $75 FSS gift card; and third place — $50 FSS gift card.
1st Place – $100 FSS Gift Card
2nd Place – $75 FSS Gift Card
3rd Place – $50 FSS Gift Card

Game Night Club: Meets every Tuesday and Thursday, 4-7:30 p.m. in classrooms A and B.

Zumba
Monday and Wednesday: 11 a.m.-noon.
Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays: 7–8 p.m.
Tuesdays: 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Cost is $3 per person, per class, discount for advanced purchase a 10-classes.

Monthly Instructional Classes
All classes are conducted at the Oasis Community Center. For more information, call (661) 275-2687. Use your PLAYpass here.
Classical Guitar Lessons: Cost is $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
Basic/Beginning Drum Lessons: Cost is $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
Piano Lessons: Cost is $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
Kinderfiddle (beginning violin): Cost is $28 per half hour lesson, per student. Call for available lesson days/times.
Hula Lessons: Thursday, $20 per month for beginners, $25 per month for intermediate and advanced.

Outdoor Recreation

1100 Kincheloe Ave., 661-275-CAMP

Gold Panning in Keyesville: Nov. 14, depart ODR at 7 a.m., return at 6 p.m. Register by Nov. 12. Minimum of eight participants, maximum of 12. Cost is $30 and includes transportation, guide and panning equipment. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Experience the thrill of panning for gold at Keyesville Recreational Mining Area, which is one-half mile wide and encompasses one and one-quarter miles of the Kern River; an excellent place for recreational prospectors to explore and seek gold. You never know what you may find! Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

Pool Hours
Oasis Pool Now Open
Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Early Morning Lap Lap Swim Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 a.m.-8 a.m.
Closed on weekends and holidays

Sonic Splash Pool and Muroc Pool: Closed for season

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–$20; 20′ All Others–$25; 25′-30′ Active Duty and Retiree–$25; 25′-30′ All Others–$30; 35′-50′ Active Duty and Retiree–$30, 35′-50′ All Others–$35.

Rod & Gun

210 Adams Way, 661-275-CAMP

Big 50 Thursdays: 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.

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 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, $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.

Teen Center

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

YES (Youth Employment Skills): The YES Program will begin in the 2015-2016 school year and helps teens earn money for college. The program is open to teens whose parent is active duty Air Force. Teens can earn up to a $1,000 towards their post high school education. Contact the Teen Center for more information.

Keystone Club: Every Wednesday, 2:15 p.m., at the Teen Center. The Keystone Club is a leadership club that performs community service projects around the base. The club also helps teens to maintain focus in high school and graduate and prepare for college.

Teen Council: A Teen Council is being formed to give a voice for teens within the community. The Teen Center is looking for teens associated with other teen youth groups i.e. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Chapel Youth Groups, NHS, ASB, Home Schooled, and any other teen youth groups. Representatives will meet once a month and discuss teen issues on base. If interested, contact Anthony Quinnert at Desert High School or Mr. Paul at the Teen Center.

Teen Center Membership: Parents–memberships at the Teen Center are available year round. Cost is $360 for an annual membership. One of the worst times for a teen to make a bad decision is between the hours of 3 pm and 6 p.m. For a dollar a day you can have peace of mind knowing that your son or daughter is in a safe, fun and developmental environment with a caring staff that will make sure your son or daughter feels right at home and have a great experience.

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 at 661-275-5437.

Super Sitters Course: Cost: $40 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.

Youth of the Year: Do you have what it takes to represent Edwards AFB at the local, district, state, regional and potentially national level? If so you can earn thousands and thousands of scholarship dollars. Check with your local teen center.

Youth Programs

24 Lathrop Dr., 661-275-5437

Boys & Girls Club Power Hour/Project Learn: 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.

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 and 6 p.m.? 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 and teen memberships, contact the main youth center at 661-275-5437.

Youth & Teen Sponsorship: Are you new to the area? Will you be PCSing 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 and 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.

Youth Sports

24 Lathrop Dr., Bldg. 5210, 661-277-8961

Youth Basketball: Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 19-Nov. 18, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Youth Center. Open to boys and girls aged 9-15. Please wear appropriate gym clothes and shoes. Free to members, $25 for non-members.




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