Celebrate the Military Child with FMWR
The â€œMonth of the Military Childâ€ celebration is set for Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There will be family oriented activities, including games, jumping castles, paintball, giveaways, information booths, free lunch, popcorn, cotton candy, Barneyâ€™s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo, â€œMrs. Bâ€™s Storytimeâ€ and more.
For more information, call 533.0710 or 533.0874.
Save with advance carnival ride tickets
The 2012 Festival of the Southwest will be held April 20 â€“ 22 at Veteransâ€™ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. The festival is open to the public and there is no admission charge.
There will be attractions for the entire family including the City of Fun Carnival, with rides for all ages.
Advance carnival tickets are on sale now at Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca, and Safeway and Buffalo Wild Wings in Sierra Vista, at the price of $9 for 10 tickets. During the carnival, the cost will be $12 for 10 tickets. Wrist bands are also available at Murr CC only, for the price of $22 per day. For more ticket information, call 533.2404.
Vendor applications are still available for the Festival. For vendor information, call Amber Kinslow, 533.2404 or 266.8033.
Sign up for the Mutt March
As part of the Festival of the Southwest, the 5 kilometer Mutt March will be held April 21 starting at 7:30 a.m. Bring your pet and participate in this event.
Cost is $10 for pet and human. Refreshments and a t-shirt will be included, while they last. Sign up at the southwest side of Veteransâ€™ Memorial Park.
For more information, or to pre-register, call 538.0836 or 533.5714.
Festival offers fine entertainment
The Festival of the Southwest will offer free live entertainment all three days including: April 20, 7 â€“ 11 p.m., â€œStatic,â€ performing a diverse blend of music, specializing in dance, R&B, Hip Hop, Olâ€™ Skool Funk and todayâ€™s current hits; April 21, 7 â€“ 11 p.m., â€œAbbey Road,â€ performing a tribute to the Beatles, plus a karaoke costume contest; and April 22, 3 â€“ 5 p.m., country duo â€œPartnersâ€ who will close the festival.
April 22, noon â€“ 3 p.m. is also Family Day at the festival, with free activities for the entire family, including Barneyâ€™s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo.
For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254.
Attend NBA games with Outdoor Rec
The Outdoor Recreation Program has scheduled the following Phoenix Suns NBA Basketball game trip: AprilÂ 21, Suns versus the Denver Nuggets, cost $35.
Cost includes ticket and transportation for only the first 11 tickets sold per game. Outdoor Rec. also has ticket vouchers available to purchase for other Sunsâ€™ game.
For more information or to make reservations, call 533.6707 or stop at the Rents and Tours Building 70914, Irwin St.
Aprilâ€™s RAN features â€˜bike nightâ€™
Get ready for â€œbike nightâ€ at the next Right Arm Night, starting at 4 p.m. April 27 outside at the pavilion at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. A live band will provide music, there will be bike contests with prizes, and sponsors will provide giveaways. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available.
RAN is free and open to everyone, including Soldiers, civilians, retirees and family members 18 and older.
For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446.
SAC has openings for after-school care
The School-Age Center, Building 52056, has several openings in their after-school care program. The program is open to 1st- through 5th-grade children of military personnel, Department of Defense civilians and contractors.
For more information, call 533.7633 or 533.7634. To register, call Parent Central Services, 533.0738.