Events

April 5, 2013

Community Happenings – April 5, 2012

HAWC relocation: The health and wellness center is officially moving to the Warrior Fitness Center. Programs and classes are limited due to this move. The HAWC will be closed for workouts as of April 3. All HAWC services, classes, and programs will be located at the fitness center starting April 15.

Base Tax Center: Nellis and Creech Tax Centers provide free tax advice, tax preparation and tax assistance to include electronic filing to active duty, reservists on orders, retirees and military family members possessing a valid United States Uniformed Services Identification Card. The tax center at Nellis AFB is located in the Nellis Community Center, Building 625, Suite 320. The tax center at Creech AFB tax center is located in USAF Building 81 on Third Street. Nellis AFB tax center hours of operation are: Mondays and Tuesdays 8 a.m. – 6:30 a.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Creech AFB tax center hours of operation are: Fridays 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. From 8 a.m.- 9 a.m., the tax center will accept walk-ins for Short Forms 1040EZ (basic return) and 1040A (basic return plus Forms 2441, 8863, and 8880 and Schedules B, M and R) tax returns only. Long Form 1040 tax returns which require schedules and forms will be completed by appointment only. To make an appointment for tax assistance, call the tax center appointment line at (702)652-2645 between 0800 – 1600, Monday-Thursday.

Force Support Events

Every Monday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Ready Set Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Storytime at the Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Cook Your Own Steak at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.

Every Friday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Social Hour at The Club and Time Out 4 p.m.

April 6: Mojave Preserve hike/picnic. Join this exploration of a small portion of the 1.6 million acre Mojave National Preserve. Enjoy hiking and a picnic lunch at Hole-in-the-Wall, climb the Kelso Sand Dunes and visit the historic Kelso Depot. Adventure departs at 8 a.m. and returns about 6 p.m. Cost of $35.00 covers transportation, guided hike and picnic lunch. PLAYpass eligible

April 9: Financial Foundations. From 9 a.m.-11 a.m. create and establish a working budget to manage savings, checking and reduce debt based on your goals! Learn basic investing – CDs, mutual funds, TSP, etc. and learn how to obtain your credit report and repair options. Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 652-3327 to register.

April 10: Whazzup Nellis? Welcome Program for Spouses will be 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. We will have a variety of folks to welcome you to your new home and provide information about the services and programs available. Call 652-3327 to register

April 13: Mosaic Canyon hike. Mosaic Canyon is considered a geologic “outdoor museum”; a showcase of geologic features as well as a beautiful example of one of Death Valley’s many canyons. From the parking area it is an easy 1/4 mile walk in to the canyon narrows, where the surrounding rock walls are composed of smooth, water-polished marble. Another 2 miles of hiking brings you to a dry waterfall. Other possible stops during this Death Valley adventure include Rhyolite Ghost Town, Goldwell Open Air Art Museum, Furnace Creek Ranch, etc. Bring water bottles and a lunch or be prepared to purchase food at stops along the way. A water cooler for refilling water bottles and an ice chest for keeping food/beverages cool will be provided. Depart at 7 a.m. with estimated return 8 p.m. Cost $25.00, PLAYpass eligible

April 13: Masters Cha-Cha Golf. Sign up today for this year’s Masters Cha-Cha Golf Tournament. 2 Player Teams; make own teams; teams will be awarded 80% of Combined handicap. Teams will be broken into flights based on Handicap. Men Play White Tees, Women Play Red Tees. Format will be Individual Stroke Play Cha-Cha Scoring. 7:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry Fee is $55.00 per player/$45.00 for advanced green fee holders. Entry includes Green fee, Cart Fee, Range, Prizes, and Lunch. For more info contact the golf shop 702.652.4497

April 16: Resume Tips and Job Search class. At the Airman and Family Readiness Center from 9a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. Call 652-3327 to register.

April 17: Start Your Own Business. Experts will present this thought-provoking workshop, which will provide you with the tools necessary to be your own boss! Learn how to be effective in developing, managing and marketing your own business. Presentations start at 9 a.m. Call the Aiman and Family Readiness Center 652-3327 to register.

April 17: Moving Up and Out of the Dorms. Determine what you have and what you need to set up housekeeping, and figure what it will actually cost you to live off-base besides rent and utilities. Project a budget for living off base and learn how to start your BAH. Start time is 10:00 a.m. at the Airman and Family Readiness Center

April 17: EFMP Respite Care Workshop. Parents will be provided information about respite care programs that are available on- and off-base. Workshop will start at 11 a.m at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Feel free to bring your lunch.

April 18: Heart Link. Air Force 101 for Spouses: Join us from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a fun-filled day of interactive games, presentations, and prizes as you learn about the Nellis mission, community services and much more! Childcare and brunch are provided. Call the Airman and Family Readines Center for information.

April 19: Survive and Thrive 5k. Join the Warrior Fitness Center at 7 a.m. for this month’s themed 5k run. The Thrive & survive 5K promotes Healthy Living by raising awareness for Sexual Assault, Child Abuse Prevention, and Mental Health Resources

April 19: Month of the Military Child Deployment Campout. A mock Deployment for Deployed families’ members and all eligible youth. There will be Deployment activities team building and around the camp fire fun. Youth ages 9-14 years with current activity $10. Non-Activity card holders can participate for a fee of $20. Free for all deployed family members! Camp out starts at 8 p.m.

April 19: Family Fun Night at the Library. Come out to your base Library for a night of fun and adventure through reading for the whole family. Start time is 6 p.m.

April 20: Horseback BBQ Trail Ride. Relax in the saddle and enjoy the view as your horse follows the winding trail through scenic Red Rock Canyon, National Conservation Area. Anticipate the tasty BBQ chicken with all the fixin’s waiting for you at the end of the 1 hour 45 minute trail ride (vegetarian meal available upon request). Adventure departs Nellis at 9 a.m. with estimated return 2 p.m. Cost: $125; PLAYpass eligible

April 25: Base-Wide Volunteer Appreciation. Thank our Nellis volunteers! At 10 a.m. at The Club, we will be celebrating their service with a Base-wide Volunteer Appreciation Event. Sign up through your Volunteer Manager.




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