Don’t miss Fun Festival this weekend
The 2012 Fun Festival is set for tomorrow – Sunday at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Fry Boulevard, Sierra Vista. The City of Fun Carnival will have rides for all ages and thrill levels.
The Festival will also offer food, craft and novelty vendors, and free, live entertainment all three days.
The entertainment schedule for Friday is: 4 p.m., final round of Rising Star Competition; and from 7 – 11 p.m., “Smokin’ Smitty and the Masters of Music.”
Saturday from 7 – 11 p.m., “Downtown Radio,” a high energy rock band, will perform a mix of 80s music.
Sunday is Family Day. From noon – 3 p.m., free activities will be offered for youth of all ages, including Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo; and from 3 – 5 p.m., the Festival will close with country duo “Partners” performing.
For more information, call 533.5714 or 266.0254.
Sign up for the Mutt March
A popular Fun Festival event is the 5 kilometer Mutt March that will be held Saturday 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.
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.
Team meeting set for CC Basketball
The team representative’s meeting for the 2013 Commander’s Cup Basketball Program is scheduled for Oct. 16, 10 a.m. at Barnes Field House.
Letters of intent will also be due at close of business Oct. 16. The program will begin Nov. 5.
For more information, contact 538.0139 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a major Commander’s Cup sport.
Celebrate Halloween with FMWR
FMWR will celebrate Halloween Oct. 19 and 20. From 6 – 8 p.m. both days, various free children’s activities will be available. For older youth and adults, the haunted house will be open from 6 – 10 p.m.; and from 7 – 10 p.m., they can enjoy spooky “haunted hay hides.”
All activities will be held at Wren Arena — watch for signs. Events are free to all.
For more information, call 533.5714 or 533.3354.
Sign up now for BOSS trip
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or B.O.S.S., has planned a trip to Phoenix/Scottsdale from Nov. 2 – 4 to see comedian Kevin Hart at the Comerica Center Theatre.
The price is $200 and includes VIP suite tickets for the concert and two nights’ lodging in downtown Scottsdale. B.O.S.S. will also provide transportation.
Reservations are being accepted through Oct. 22 at Murr Community Center, or call 533.2404 for more information.