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February 8, 2013

FMWR Briefs – February 8, 2013

BOSS plans trip to Renaissance Fest

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, has planned a trip to the Arizona Renaissance Festival for Feb. 16. Ticket cost is $19, and BOSS will provide transportation.

They will leave Murr Community Center at 6 a.m. and return around 9:30 p.m.

For more information, call 538.8252 or Murr CC, 533.2404.

Murr also has discounted tickets available for the Festival, which runs from Friday – March 31 at Apache Junction.

Stop in at Building 51301 to purchase, or call 533.2404 for more information.

Motorcycle safety training offered at special price

“RideArizona” is offering the following Valentine special now through Feb. 15: Buy one rider course at the regular price, get the second course for 25 percent off.

Ride Arizona schedules motorcycle safety classes weekends at MWR Rents, Building 70914, Irwin Street. The regular cost for the two-day training is $225 per person for military identification card holders or $260 per person for the general public. For the complete schedule and to register, go to http://www.arizonamotorcyclesafetycourse.com/.

MWR Rents has Phoenix Suns NBA tickets

MWR Rents has vouchers available for discounted tickets to Phoenix Suns basketball games.

They have scheduled the following Phoenix Suns NBA Basketball game trips: March 9, Suns versus the Houston Rockets, cost $35 for ticket, $50 for ticket with transportation; and March 20, Suns versus the Indiana Pacers, cost $40 for ticket, $55 for ticket with transportation. A limited number of tickets are available with transportation.

For more information, call 533.5607 or stop at MWR Rents, Building 70914.

Register for mountain bike race

The Mountain Bike Association of Arizona, along with FMWR Outdoor Recreation, will host the “Foray at the Fort” mountain bike race Feb. 23, starting at Wren Arena. For more information or to register, go online to www.mbaa.net.

Course maps are available at MWR Rents, Building 70914, or online at “hua sports and fitness” on Facebook. MWR Rents also has mountain bikes available to rent.

For more information on bike rental, call 533.6707.

New barbershop open at Desert Lanes

The Corner Barbershop, located inside Desert Lanes, Building 52010, is now open for business. Stop in for a haircut!

Call 456.6614 for more information.

Cochise College Rodeo set to return

March 2 and 3, FMWR, the Sierra Vista Riding Club and Cochise College will host the Cochise College Rodeo at Wren Arena, Fort Huachuca.

On March 2, gates open at 8 a.m. for slack rodeo, and the performance will start at 2 p.m.; on March 3, Exceptional Rodeo starts at 10 a.m.; Cowboy Church at noon, and the Championship Round will start at 2 p.m.

The rodeo is open to the public and will feature saddle and bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping, bull riding, barrel racing, breakaway roping and goat tying.

Youth of all ages can enjoy Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Free Petting Zoo from 1 – 4 p.m. Saturday and from noon – 4 p.m. Sunday.

Active duty military and children 5 and under will be admitted free. Advance tickets for the general public go on sale Monday for $7 at Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca, and at Cochise College, Sierra Vista and Douglas Campuses. Tickets will be $8 at the gate.

For more ticket information, call 533.2404.




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