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March 29, 2013

Local Briefs March 29, 2013

Don’t miss ‘Old Skool Night’ at TMAC

Everyone is invited to “Old Skool Night” Saturday starting at 9 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Come dance the night away to DJ music from the 80s, 90s and today. The $5 cover charge will include free finger foods. A pay-as-you-go bar will be available.

For more information, call 533.3802 or 533.7322.

FAP classes being offered

The Family Advocacy Program at Army Community Service offers several new classes, including: Partners and Communication (What everyone needs to know), Tuesdays from 1 – 2 p.m.; a 45-minute “mindfulness” session, designed to increase attention and focus and decrease stress reactions on Wednesdays at noon; and a parenting class that focuses on learning new ways to discipline, Thursdays at 11 a.m. The FAP also offers a monthly anger management class.

For more information, call 533.6873 or 533.2330.

‘Month of Military Child’ celebration set

Everyone is invited to celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” April 13, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. There will be activities for the entire Family, including games, jumping castles, paintball, giveaways, information booths, free lunch, popcorn, Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo and more.

For more information, call 533.0710 or 533.0874.

Vendors needed for Fest of SW

FMWR is looking for food, craft, novelty and other vendors for the Festival of the Southwest, to be held April 19 – 21 at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista.

For more information, call 533.2404 or 266.8033.

Arts & Crafts Center offers new classes

The Arts & Crafts Center offers classes at various times Wednesday through Saturday.

Classes include: home décor, gourd art, glass fusing and slumping, digital photography and Photoshop, sewing, wheel-thrown pottery, lapidary, framing and youth-oriented classes. The schedule is available at www.mwrhuachuca.com and at the Arts & Crafts Center.

For more information, call 533.2015 or 533.5550.

Save with advance carnival ride tickets

The 2013 Festival of the Southwest will be held April 19 – 21 at Veterans’ 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 will go on sale Monday at Murr Community Center, Buffalo Wild Wings and Sierra Vista Ace Hardware at the price of $9 for 10 tickets. During the carnival, the cost will be $12 for 10 tickets. Wrist bands are also available all locations, for the price of $22 per day. Wrist bands will cost $25 during the carnival.

For ticket information, call 533.2404.

Vendor applications are still available. For information, call 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 20 starting at 7:30 a.m. Bring a pet and participate. Cost is $10 for pet and human. Refreshments will be available. While they last, T-shirts will be included with paid registration. Sign up at the southwest side of Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista.

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

Festival offers entertainment throughout

The Festival of the Southwest will offer free live entertainment throughout the event. On April 19, 7 – 11 p.m., “The JJ’s Band” will take the stage with 60s and 70s funk, 80s, 90s jams, disco, classic soul, Motown, standards and current dance hits. On April 20, 7 – 11 p.m., “Yesterday’s Child” will perform a tribute to the masters of classic rock. On April 21, 3 – 5 p.m., country duo “Partners” will close the festival.

April 21, noon – 3 p.m. is also Family Day at the festival, with free activities for the entire Family, including Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Petting Zoo.

For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254.




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