Events

April 18, 2014

FMWR Briefs – April 18, 2014

Plan to attend Festival of Southwest

The 2014 Festival of the Southwest is set for April 25 – 27 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 at the price of $9 for 10 tickets. During the carnival, the cost will be $12 for 10 tickets. Wrist bands are also available at all locations, for the price of $22 per day. During the carnival, cost of wristbands will be $25 per day.

For more ticket information, call 533.2404.

Craft, novelty and other vendors are still needed for the Festival of the Southwest.

For more vendor information, call 533.2404 or 266.8033.

Calling all ‘dog people’

As part of the Festival of the Southwest, the 5-kilometer Mutt March will be held April 26 starting at 7:30 a.m.

Bring your pet and participate. Cost is $10 for pet and human. Refreshments and a t-shirt are included, while they last, and the awards for Sierra Vista’s 7th Annual Pet Idol competition will be presented. Pet kerchiefs may be purchased separately for $3 each. Also, vendors will offer pet-related items, services and information.

Sign up for the Mutt March at the southwest side of Veterans’ Memorial Park, Sierra Vista. For more information, or to pre-register and reserve your t-shirt size, call 538.0836 or 533.5714.

Festival will offer free, live entertainment

The Festival of the Southwest will offer free live entertainment all three days including: April 25, 7 – 11 p.m., “Nightlife” country and dance band will take the stage.

April 26, 7 – 11 p.m., “Kool Katz” will perform music from the 70s and 80s, plus Top 40 Hits.

April 27, 3 – 5 p.m., country duo “Partners” will close the festival.

April 27, noon – 3 p.m. is 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.

Register now for duathlon

Applications for the 2-10-2 Duathlon are now available at Barnes Field House and Eifler Fitness Center. The event is set for May 3 beginning at 7 a.m. at Brock Field.

The course consists of a 2-mile run, 10-mile bike ride, and 2-mile run. Cost for active duty and all others is $10 per individual, $20 per 2-person team, and $30 for 3-person team.

For more information, call 533.3180.

CDC offers evening child care May 3

New Beginnings Child Development Center will offer “Parents Night Out” May 3 from 6 – 10 p.m.

Reserve through May 1. Charges of $16 per child apply. Children must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services.

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

Mom deserves a day off!

Everyone is invited to enjoy Thunder Mountain Activity Centre’s all-you-care-to-eat Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet, May 11, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost, with gratuity included is $25 per person for adults; $12.50 for children 5 – 11; and no cost for children 4 and under.

The buffet will feature several gourmet entrees, assorted fresh fruit, seafood, salads, breakfast specialties, vegetables, potatoes, muffins, pasta and cheeses, plus a dessert buffet featuring the chocolate fountain.

RSVP by May 9. Stop by Building 70525 or call TMAC, 533.3802 or 533.7322.

Discounted tickets available at Murr CC

Murr Community Center offers 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.

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.




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