Events

April 12, 2013

Community Happenings – April 12, 2012

Settlement of Estate: Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Staff Sgt. Melissa Marie Boyes, 99th Medical Support Squadron, should contact Summary Court Officer, 1st Lt. Joseph 0. Bothwell, 99th MDS, at (702) 653-2450.

Deployed Spouses supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information call (702) 652-3327.

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, Bldg. 625, Suite 320. The tax center at Creech AFB tax center is located in USAF Bldg. 81 on Third Street. Nellis AFB tax center hours of operation are: Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.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 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday.

Force Support Events

Mondays

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

Tuesdays

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.

Wednesdays

  • 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.

Thursdays

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

Fridays

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

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, PLAYpass eligible.

Masters Cha-Cha Golf: Sign up today for this year’s Masters Cha-Cha Golf Tournament. Two Player Teams; make own teams; teams will be awarded 80 percent 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 per player/$45 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 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. Call (702) 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 (702) 652-3327 to register.

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 a.m. at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

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 Readiness 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.

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.

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 Barbecue 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 barbecue 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.

April 29: Preparation for Parenthood: A free four -week course from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for first-time expectant parents. Topics include budgeting for a new baby, caring for a newborn, breast/bottle feeding, child safety, infant CPR, and child development. There will be lots of free samples and handouts. Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (702) 652-3327 to sign up.

May 1: Deployed and Remote Family Dinner: FREE Deployed and Remote Family Dinner at Crosswinds Dining Facility from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Meet and socialize with other deployed and remote families and get a night off from cooking! Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (702) 652-3327 to register.

May 2: Spring CCAF Graduation: The Spring Community College of the Air Force Graduation will be held at The Club at 3 p.m. Please come out and support graduates. For more information contact Master Sgt. C. Metres Champ at (702) 652 5275 or Tech. Sgt. James Niblock at (702) 652-6539.




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