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May 3, 2013

FMWR Briefs – May 3, 2013

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 at 7 a.m. tomorrow and June 15 on Brainard Road. 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.

Don’t miss ‘old school night’ at TMAC

Everyone is invited to “old school night” at 8 p.m. Saturday at Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Come dance the night away to DJ music from the 80s, 90s and today. There will be a $5 cover charge per person OR per couple. Free finger foods and a pay-as-you-go bar will be available.

For more information, call 533.3802 or 533.7322.

Sign up for scavenger hunt

Sports, Fitness and Aquatics will host the Strong B.A.N.D.S. “Where-Is-It?” clue scavenger hunt at 8 a.m. May 11 at Bujalski Field, next to Barnes Field House. This event is offered free for Active Duty military and their families. For all others, cost is $5 per individual; $7 for 2-person teams; $10 for 4-person teams; $10 for families with less than 4 members; and $12 for families of more than 4 members.

Awards will be given to the top three in each category, participants will receive water bottles, and post-event refreshments will be provided.

Please register by Wednesday by calling 533.9775 or emailing jeanna.m.lee.naf@mail.mil.

Jazz/wine fest returns May 11

Everyone is invited to attend the 3rd annual “An Evening on the Green” Jazz and Wine Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. May 11 on Brown Parade Field.  Admission is free, and includes wine tasting. Food and bottles of wine and beer will be available to purchase. Entertainment will be provided by the 62nd Army Band Jazz Combo, and the Duane Reilley Jazz Quartet.

For more information, call 533.3354 or 266.0254.

TMAC will offer Mother’s Day Buffet

Everyone is invited to enjoy Thunder Mountain Activity Centre’s all-you-care-to-eat Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12. Cost, with gratuity included is $25 per person or $40 per couple; adults; $12.50 for children ages 5 to 11; children 4 and under may dine for free.

The buffet will feature a variety of culinary delights, including several gourmet entrees, assorted fresh fruit, seafood, salads, a wide selection of breakfast specialties, vegetables, potatoes, freshly baked rolls and muffins, pasta and cheeses, plus the dessert buffet.

Please RSVP by May 10. Stop by at Bldg. 70525 or call TMAC at 533.3802 or 533.7322.

MWR will offer free services

Family and MWR will observe Armed Forces Day by offering free or half-price services to Active Duty, family members and retired military at the following facilities:

On May 17, Family and MWR Rents (533.6707) will offer half-price rentals, and Thunder Mountain Activity Centre will offer their lunch buffet at half price.

On May 18, the Arts and Crafts Center (533.2015/533.5550.) will offer free do-it-yourself time; the Sportsman’s Center (533.7085) will offer free paintball field time and free shotgun rental for trap and skeet, and The RAP (533.7085/732.9310) will offer free use of the batting cages; Desert Lanes (533.2849) will offer free bowling and shoes; Jeannie’s Diner, free food samples; Buffalo Corral (533-5220) will offer a free trail ride; and Mountain View Golf Course (533.7088) will offer free golf and cart rental.

All free services will be limited to available time and space to be determined by each facility, so early reservations are recommended.




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