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April 5, 2013

FMWR Briefs – April 5, 2013

‘Month of the Military Child’ celebration set

Everyone is invited to celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 13 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.

Check out FAP classes

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

For more information on any of these classes, call Elaine Maher, FAP Manager at 520.533.6873 or ACS at 533.2330.

Vendors needed for Fest of SW

Family and MWR is looking for food, craft, novelty and other vendors for the Festival of the Southwest, to be held April 19, 20 and 21 at Veterans Memorial Park, Sierra Vista.

For more information, call Amber Kinslow at 533.2404 or 266.8033.

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 are on sale now at Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca, Buffalo Wild Wings, Sierra Vista 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 more ticket information, call 533.2404.

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 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, Sierra Vista.

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

Festival offers fine entertainment

The Festival of the Southwest will offer free live entertainment all three days including: Friday, April 19 from 7 to 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. “Yesterday’s Child” will perform a tribute to the masters of classic rock from 7 to 11 p.m. April 20. And the country duo “Partners” will close the festival from 3 to 5 p.m. April 21.

Family Day at the festival is from noon to 3 p.m. April 21, 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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