Events

June 28, 2012

News to Use June – 28, 2012

MCAS Yuma Road Construction

The MCAS Yuma main gate will be closed for outbound traffic during working hours due to construction through Friday June 29.  The north gate will be open for both inbound and outbound vehicles from 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Use caution when driving in and around construction areas and prepare for delays exiting the air station during these dates.

 

Yuma Territorial River Regatta Float Down/Arizona Adventure Discount

The second annual event is slated for June 30 at 8 a.m. at the confluence of Gila & Colorado Rivers. Registration is required to compete in the float contest. Visit www.caballeros.org for a registration form and more information. Arizona Adventures will offer half price round trip transportation (at a cost of $5), 50% off river tubes (at a cost of $5), 50% off river rafts (at a cost of $5), and all bags of ice will be complimentary.

 

Station Varsity Basketball Team Seeking Players

MCAS Yuma Athletic Department is seeking players for the station varsity basketball team. Tryouts for the team will June 26-28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. If interested in trying out, please contact the Athletic Department at (928) 269-2383.

 

Station 4th Of July Holiday Schedule

Gym:   8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

16th St. Fitness Center:  Closed

SMP Recreation Center:  10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Arizona Adventures:  8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Oasis Pool:  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Child Development Center/Youth Center: Closed

 

Independence Day Flag Raising, Yuma Marines Awarded

At 7:30 a.m. on July 4, MCAS Yuma and U.S. Army Proving Ground NCO and Marine/Soldier of the Year will be commended during an honorary flag raising ceremony at the Armed Forces Park in downtown Yuma.  The public is encouraged to attend and should arrive by 7:15 a.m.

 

Somerton Invites Community To Help Break Water Balloon Fight Record

On July 4, 7 to 11 p.m., the city of Somerton will host a July 4th Festival including food, drinks, live music, dancing exhibitions, five inflatable water slides and fireworks.  The water balloon fight registration will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and fireworks are set to begin at 9 p.m.  For a full schedule, visit www.somertonjuly4th.com or call (928) 502-9165.




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