Events

August 17, 2012

Community Happenings – August 17, 2012

The 3rd Annual Nellis, Creech and NTTR Military Child Education and Special Needs Forum will be held on Aug. 22 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at the Club on Nellis AFB. To register or for more information call (702) 652-3327.

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents: The Secret Garden. Performances will be held today at 6 p.m. and Saturday at noon. Call the Community Center for more information at (702) 652-5014.

Thrift Store Reopens: The Nellis thrift store reopened Aug. 14. Be the first to see the new merchandise. The thrift store offers great deals and prices for the community. For more information contact Larry Miles at (702) 644-3777.

Early Closure/Late Opening of the 24hr Express\Class Six Store: The 24-hour Express\Class Six will be closing early for two days for floor maintenance. Special Hours of Operation will be:

  • 22 August: Facility will close at 10 p.m.
  • 23 August: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • 24 August: 7 a.m. and will resume normal 24 hour operations.

Information Tickets and Travel: ITT has information on Las Vegas and it’s surrounding points of interest. If you have any questions, we will find the answer! Tickets are on sale for most of the Las Vegas showrooms on the World Famous “Strip”. We sell dozens of tours and we have Front-of-the-Line and VIP packages to the hottest Night Clubs. Movie tickets are available for Galaxy and Regal theaters located all over Las Vegas. For more information on special tickets and tours, visit ITT at 4311 Carswell Ave., Nellis AFB, or call them at 652-2193. Normal days of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Formula Drift Meet and Greet: Formula Drift will hold a meet and greet at the BX on Aug. 22 10 a.m. to noon.

The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families: Sesame Street and the USO are bringing the furry, fuzzy and friendly muppets to military families at Nellis Air Force Base’s Youth Center Gym Aug. 28 and 29 at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. This is a free show — first come, first served.

Retiree Appreciation Day: The annual Retiree Appreciation Day will be held at the Thunderbird Hangar, 4445 Tyndall Avenue, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 15, 2012. All retirees of all Services and their guests are invited. There will be various booths with military-affiliated organizations, plus representatives to discuss Veterans Affairs issues, explosive ordnance disposal booth, fire department booth, finance, and health services. For more information call (702) 652-8712 or (702) 652-9978 or e-mail Ms. Jean Putney, RAO Director for Nellis AFB at Nellisrao@cox.net or jeanputney@cox.net.

Nellis Exchange “Sound Off Survey” scheduled: Nellis shoppers’ opportunity to participate in the 2012 Customer Satisfaction Index is coming to the Exchange Aug. 4-25. During this time, troops and their families are encouraged to visit the Exchange to provide feedback on locally available services. Beyond improving the Exchange benefit, shoppers who participate will also receive a coupon worth $5 off their next purchase at the Exchange. The Exchange wants to hear from as many shoppers as possible. For more information on this survey, call Amy Antunes (702)643-3549 x215, or e-mail her at Antunes@aafes.com.

Force Support Events Aug. 2012

Every Monday:

  • Ready Set Grow @ Airman and Family Readiness 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday:

  • Tuesday Night Scramble @ Golf Course 5 p.m.
  • Specialty Burger Night at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Storytime @ Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Wingman Wednesday at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday:

  • Dollar Daze at Bowling Center 4 p.m.
  • Cook Your Own Steak at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.

Every Saturday:

  • Deployed Family Bowling Special 3 p.m.
  • Club Vibe 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

 

Upcoming Events:

Aug. 18: Black Canyon Kayak Adventure. Join Outdoor Recreation for an adventure that begins at the Hoover Dam and continues down the Colorado River to Willow Beach. Participants must bring ID card and at least 2 quarts of water per person. Cost is $50.00 includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch. Trip is Playpass eligible. Showtime is 6:15 a.m., Return around 5:30. Call Outdoor Recreation at 652-8967 for more information.

Aug. 19: Custom Boating Adventure. Arrange a canoe, kayak and/or pontoon boat adventure on the Colorado River or the lake for your family and/or friends. Cost depends on the details of the adventure, PLAYpass eligible. Call 652-8967 for more information.

Aug. 25: Bristlecone Loop Trail. Join Outdoor Recreation on this fun filled adventure through Ponderosa and Bristlecone Pines. Trip departs at 8 a.m. Cost is $10; PLAYpass eligible. Call 652-8967 for more information.

Aug. 31 – Sept. 2: South Rim Grand Canyon Campout. Enjoy your Labor Day weekend with a camping trip on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Depart Outdoor Recreation at 10 a.m. Aug. 31 and return late Sunday afternoon. Cost is $90 and includes transportation, food while in camp and camping equipment. Event is PLAYpass eligible. Call the Outdoor Recreation at 652-8967 for more information.

Sept 8: Land Sailing. Join Outdoor Recreation for a day of land sailing near Primm, Nev. Land sailing craft are easy to set up and sail, even for those with nor prior experience. Safety helmets and gloves will be provided, or bring your own. Cost is $60 for the sailing and transportation. PLAYpass eligible. Bring your own lunch or be prepared to purchase food at a stop along the way. Depart Nellis approximately 8 a.m., and return approximately 9 p.m.

Sept 15: Black Canyon Kayak Adventure: Enjoy an adventure downriver from Hoover Dam and continue 12 miles down the Colorado River to Willow Beach. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch; PLAYpass eligible. Showtime at the Recreation Center is 6:15 a.m., and group will return about 5:30. Call the Center for more specifics on weight limits, etc.

Sept. 22: Defensive Pistol Shooting Clinic. Clinic will be held at the Recreation Center for the classroom portion and at the Gunfighter Village in Area II. Cost is $75; PLAYpass eligible. Call the Outdoor Recreation for more specifics on this event.

 




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