Events

April 12, 2013

FMWR Briefs – April 12, 2013

Celebrate military children Saturday

Everyone is invited to celebrate the “Month of the Military Child” tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 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 much more.

For more information, call 533.0710 or 533.0874.

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.

Live theater coming to Murr CC

Family and MWR, along with the Illegitimate Theater Company of Sierra Vista will present the stage and screen classic “Arsenic and Old Lace,” on stage live at Murr Community Center. Evening performances are set for April 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. Sunday Matinees will be presented April 21 and 28 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance at Murr or at the door. For more information, call 533.2404.

Save on advance carnival 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. Saturday, April 20 7 to 11 p.m., “Yesterday’s Child” will perform a tribute to the masters of classic rock. And Sunday, 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.

‘Bike Night’ set for RAN

The next Right Arm Night is set for April 26 starting at 4 p.m. at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The theme of this RAN is “bike night,” and will feature motorcycle displays and contests. Everyone is invited to bring their bikes and compete for some great prizes. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go beer bar will also be available.

As always, RAN is free and open to everyone, including Soldiers, civilians, retirees and family members age 18 and older. For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446.




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