Events

February 21, 2014

FMWR Briefs – February 21, 2014

‘Magic the Gathering’ event scheduled

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, or BOSS, and Murr Community Center will host the Arizona Magic Invitational “Magic The Gathering” qualifying event tomorrow starting at 10 a.m.

Entry fee is $20 for active duty or $25 for all others. Prizes will be awarded based on the number of people who attend.

For more information, contact Murr, 533.2404 or www.frictiongamesaz.com.

Right Arm Night — don’t miss out

The next Right Arm Night is set to start at 4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Enjoy free finger foods, a pay-as-you-go bar, and win prizes in several contests.

Right Arm Night is free and open to those 18 and older, including Soldiers, Civilians, retirees and Family members.

For more information, call 533.5642 or 678.4446.

CDC offers evening child care

New Beginnings Child Development Center will offer “Parents Night Out,” March 1, from 6 – 10 p.m. Reservations will be taken until Feb. 26.

Cost is $16 per child. Children must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services.

For registration information, call CDC, 533.5209 or visit Building 48101, Smith Street, Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

College rodeo set to return to FH

March 1 and 2, FMWR, the Sierra Vista Riding Club and Cochise College will host the Cochise College Rodeo at Fort Huachuca’s Wren Arena.

Gates open at noon, and the rodeo starts at 1 p.m. both days. Sunday, cowboy church will start at 10 a.m., and Exceptional Rodeo will start at 10:30 a.m.

The rodeo is open to the public and will feature saddle and bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, tie down roping, team roping, bull riding, barrel racing, breakaway roping and goat tying. Children of all ages can enjoy Barney’s Backyard Barnyard Free Petting Zoo from noon – 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

Active duty military and children 5 and under will be admitted free. Advance tickets for the general public are on sale now for $7 at Murr Community Center, Fort Huachuca; Buffalo Wild Wings, Sierra Vista; and at Cochise College, Sierra Vista and Douglas campuses. Tickets will be $8 at the gate.

For more ticket information, call 533.2404.

Murr plans Mardi Gras Zumba party

Murr Community Center will host a Mardi Gras Zumba Party March 15, 8 a.m. – noon. Everyone is invited to join them for Zumba Gold from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. and Zumba from 10 – 11 a.m., with instructor Ximena Aponte.

Visit the health and fitness vendors, enjoy light refreshments will be provided, and win giveaways, including prizes, for the best costume. Cost is $10 per person.

Vendors are also needed. Cost is $20 per table. Anyone who is interested can call Murr at 533.2404 for more information.

Dine at TMAC for lunch

Thunder Mountain Activity Centre personnel invite everyone to join them for their lunch buffet, now served Tuesdays through Fridays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cost is $8.95 for adults or $4.50 for children 5 – 11. All buffets include salad bar, desserts, rolls and a non-alcoholic beverage.

For more information, call 533.3802 or 533.7322.

Buy discounted tickets at Murr CC

Murr Community Center has discounted tickets to Southern California attractions. Stop by for a price sheet. The Murr Ticket Office is open Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For more information, call 533.2404.

Youth classes available at SKIES

Child, Youth and School Services SKIESUnlimited Program personnel offer several youth classes, including computer, gymnastics, piano lessons, cooking, karate, tae kwon do and dance.

Participants must be registered with CYSS. Parent Central Services is located in Building 52111, 533.0738.

For more information about the classes, call 533.4823.

Get fit! Take free classes

The Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Division offers free ongoing fitness classes, including spinning, Zumba, yoga, aerobics, water fitness classes and more.

For more information, call 533.2541 or visit “HUA Sports and Fitness” on Facebook.

MWR Rents is open Saturdays

MWR Rents is open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For more information, call 533.6707.




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