Events

September 20, 2012

FMWR Briefs – September 20, 2012

Don’t miss Right Arm Night

The next Right Arm Night takes place Friday, 4 p.m. at Murr Community Center preceding the preliminary round of the Operation Rising Star singing competition.

Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will be available. Take part in contests; win prizes.

For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446.

‘Rising Star’ prelims set for tomorrow

The 2012 Operation Rising Star contest is a worldwide singing competition, based on the “American Idol” television series.

The preliminary round of the local competition will be held Friday, 4:30 p.m. at Murr Community Center. The final round will be held Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. during the Fun Festival at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista.

For more information, call 533.2404 or 266.8033.

Buy carnival tickets now and save

Advance carnival tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Fun Festival, Sept. 28 – 30 at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista. Rides will be provided for The City of Fun Carnival.

Buy in advance and save $3. Get tickets at Murr Community Center on Fort Huachuca or at Safeway or Buffalo Wild Wings in Sierra Vista for the price of $9 for 10 tickets. During the carnival, the same number of tickets will sell for $12.

All-day wristbands are being sold at Murr CC only for the price of $22 per day.

For more ticket information, call 533.2404.

Family and MWR is looking for food, arts and crafts, novelty and other vendors for the Fun Festival.

For vendor information, call 266.8033 or 533.2404.

Sign up for the Mutt March

A popular Fun Festival event is the 5 kilometer Mutt March that will be held Sept. 29 starting at 7:30 a.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista. Bring a pet and participate.

Cost is $10 for pet and human. Refreshments and a t-shirt will be included. Organizers will hold contests for prizes.

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

Fun Festival offers free entertainment

The 2012 Fun Festival will offer free, live entertainment all three days.

The schedule for Sept. 28 is: final round of Rising Star Competition. From 7 – 11 p.m., “Smokin’ Smitty and the Masters of Music” take the stage.

Sept. 29 from 7 – 11 p.m., “Downtown Radio,” a high energy rock band playing a mix of 80s music, will perform.

Sept. 30 is Family Day. The Festival will close with country duo “Partners” performing from 3 – 5 p.m..

For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254.

FCC seeks child care providers

The Fort Huachuca Family Child Care Program staff is looking for people who want to earn an income while they stay at home and raise their children.

An average FCC Provider earns at least $490 per child per month. Providers need not live on Fort Huachuca to become part of the program. The next New Provider Training begins Oct. 11.

For more information, visit the FCC Office, Building #52111 (behind Murr Community Center) or call 533.2498.

‘Bikes & Bands’ returns Oct. 14

FMWR and Sierra Cycles invite everyone to “party in the street” when they present the “Bikes and Bands” Street Fair Oct. 14, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Hatfield Street, between Irwin and Bissel on Fort Huachuca.

“Brigade FMX World Wide Extreme Motorsports,” and a local rock band, will perform. Food and merchandise vendors will be available, along with bike displays, biker and sports gear and much more.

For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446.




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