Events

April 19, 2012

FMWR Briefs April 19, 2012

Enjoy Festival of Southwest this weekend

The 2012 Festival of the Southwest will be held Friday, 4 – 11 p.m., Saturday, noon – 11 p.m. and Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista.

Many attractions will be offered for the entire family including the City of Fun Carnival, with rides for all ages.

The Festival will also offer free live entertainment. Tomorrow from 7 – 11 p.m., “Static,” will perform a blend of music, specializing in dance, R&B, Hip Hop, Ol’ Skool Funk and today’s current hits

Saturday, 6 – 10 p.m., Abbey Road — A tribute to the Beatles — will recreate the magic, music, wit and charm of the Fab Four, including their personalities and costumes. Break out the hip huggers and tie-dye for Beatlemania Day with a 60s costume contest, Beatles karaoke from 4-6 p.m., and Abbey Road t-shirts for sale.

Sunday, noon – 3 p.m. is Family Day at the festival, with free activities planned for the entire family, including Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo. Then, from 3 – 5 p.m., country duo “Partners” will close the festival.

For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254.

Another popular festival event, the 5 kilometer Mutt March, will be held Saturday 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 Veterans’ Memorial Park.

For more information or to pre-register, call 538.0836 or 533.5714.

April’s RAN features ‘bike night’

Get ready for “bike night” 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.

Don’t miss ‘I Take This Man,’ live at Murr

FMWR, along with the Illegitimate Theater Company of Sierra Vista, will present “I Take This Man,” a comedy in three acts, live on stage at Murr Community Center.

Evening performances are set for April 27 and 28, and May 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. Sunday matinees will be presented April 29 and May 6 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased in advance at Murr or at the door.

For more information, call 533.2404.

Free movie will be shown April 28

FMWR will present a free Moonlight Movie, “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,” April 28 at Warrior/Sentinel Field. Gates will open at 7 p.m., and the movie will start at dusk.

Free popcorn, hot dogs, water and soft drinks will be provided while supplies last. In case of inclement weather, the movie will be shown at Eifler Fitness Center.

For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254.

Coaches’ meeting set for midnight softball

The coaches’ meeting for the 2012 Midnight Madness Softball Tournament will be held April 26, 10 a.m. at Barnes Field House.

The entry deadline is April 30. The tournament will be played May 4 beginning at 7 p.m. at Warrior and Sentinel Fields and continue all night until completed.

For more information, contact Tom Lumley, 533.0041 or thomas.lumley@us.army.mil.

Register for indoor triathlon

Sports, Fitness and Aquatics will host the “1st Time Tri” Indoor triathlon May 19 beginning at 8 a.m. at Barnes Field House. The triathlon is open to all levels and will consist of swim in the indoor pool, spin bike and run on the track.

Entrants can register at BFH or Eifler Fitness Center. Entry deadline is May 15. Race day registrations will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Les Woods, 533.3246 or leslie.woods@us.army.mil.




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


 
 

 
Clay and Laura Murray

First major Arizona wildfire of 2014 burns in Huachuca Mountains

Clay and Laura Murray This photo of the Brown Fire was taken on Monday evening from Mott Circle on Fort Huachuca. As of Fort Huachuca Scout press time Thursday, firefighters were still working to contain it. A wildfire, the Bro...
 
 

FH renewable energy project to provide approximately 25 percent of installation’s annual electricity requirement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Army announced Monday plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25 percent of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca. “This will be the largest solar array in the Department of Defense on a military installation,” according to the Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary...
 
 

2014 Army Earth Day message

On April 22, the United States Army joins the Nation in celebrating Earth Day. Army Earth Day provides us an opportunity to renew our commitment to stewardship of the environment and the lands where our Soldiers, Families and Civilians train, live and work. Army Earth Day aims to inspire awareness and appreciation of the environment....
 

 
Gabrielle Kuholski

Post celebrates Days of Remembrance with observance ceremony, discussion panels

Gabrielle Kuholski William Heidner, museum curator for the Museum Activity and Heritage Center of the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, Ariz., receives a Buffalo Soldier statuette from Col. Jeffrey Jennings, U.S. Army Intell...
 
 
Maranda Flynn

AAFES making small changes for customer satisfaction

Maranda Flynn L&A Southern Style Bar-B-Q, currently located inside Armed Forces Bank, will be relocating to the food court inside the Fort Huachuca Exchange in the next few months. It will replace Manchu Wok, which is clos...
 
 
Courtesy of Glenn Gaskins

Son of Army retirees is top of his league

Courtesy of Glenn Gaskins Najee Gaskins, 16, participates in the Arizona Junior Fall Classic, a baseball showcase held last October in Peoria, Ariz. Playing second base position, he ranks number four in the state and 60th in th...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

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

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


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin