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April 19, 2013

FMWR Briefs – April 19, 2013

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 today, Saturday, April 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.

Don’t miss Festival of SW

The 2013 Festival of the Southwest will be held today, Saturday and Sunday 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.

As part of the Festival, the 5 kilometer Mutt March will be held Saturday 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.

For more information, call 538.0836 or 533.5714.

The Festival will offer free live entertainment all three days. Today 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 from 7 to 11 p.m. “Yesterday’s Child” will perform a tribute to the masters of classic rock. And Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. country duo “Partners” will close the festival.

Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday 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.

ACS closed Wednesday

Army Community Service will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 24 in observance of the Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony and Luncheon at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center. For Army Emergency Relief (AER) Red Cross emergencies, call 1.877.272.7337.

‘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 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.

Tryouts set for Army 10-Miler

The qualifying races for the 2013 Army 10-Miler, to be held Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C., will be conducted on two days: May 4 and June 15, beginning at 7 a.m. at Brainard Road, west of JITC.

Active Duty personnel who will be assigned to Fort Huachuca as of Oct. 20, 2013 are eligible to try out. Entry is free and sign-up will be held the day of each event. For more information, call Les Woods at 533.3246.

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.

 




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