Events

June 14, 2013

Community Happenings – June 14, 2012

USAFWS Change of Command: The U.S. Air Force Weapons School change of command ceremony is June 17 at 9 a.m. in the F-22 hanger Bldg. 285.

Freedom Fest 2013: Freedom Fest is July 3 at the Sports Pavillion Field located across from lodging.

Noon – Burger Burn

1-4 p.m. – Live Entertainment

5 p.m. – After Party at The Club for people 18 and older.

North Nellis coalition: The North Nellis coalition family day celebration will be held June 15 in the Walmart parking lot at 4350 N. Nellis Blvd. Festivities run 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come out and enjoy games, entertainment, static displays and more.

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 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information, call (702) 652-3327.

Fourth annual Enlisted Combat Dining-in: Save the date! The 4th annual Enlisted Combat Dining-In is Sept. 6 at Freedom Park. Come take part in the festivities, tickets will be available for pre-sale mid-July through September. E1-E4 – $5; E5-E6 – $10; E7-E9 – $15.

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.

Every Friday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m.

Every Saturday:

  • Robin’s Roost open 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

June 15: Black Canyon Kayaking: Kayak/Canoe from below Hoover Dam to Willow beach, enjoy Sauna Cave, Boy Scout Canyon, Arizona Hot Springs and more. Bring Photo I.D. and at least two quarts of water. Weight limits: tandem kayak =500 pounds, canoe = 1,000 pounds. Departs at 6:15 a.m. and returns at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch. For more information, contact outdoor recreation at (702) 652-2514.

June 18: Resume Tips and Job Search class: Held 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. , To register, call 652-3327 to register.

June 19: Moving 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.

June 19: EFMP Parent Support Group: Share common experiences unique to special needs families and learn about new information and resources. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

June 21: Lake Mead Trip: Enjoy a gourmet surf and turf accompanied by great wine on a moonlit beach by Lake Mead. After dinner have an adventure on the lake or just relax by the campfire. Next morning, enjoy a full breakfast and more time to explore. Trip departs Friday at 6 p.m. and returns Saturday about 1 p.m. Cost is $75 and includes transportation, food, beverages and camping equipment.

June 22: Lake Mead Moonlight Kayaking/Camping:  Enjoy the sunset and moonrise while paddling across the lake. Relax on the beach under the night sky. Roast your favorite campfire snacks. Sunday breakfast will be served with more time to explore. Weight limits: tandem kayak = 500 pounds, canoe = 1,000 pounds (canoes available upon request) Suggested items: water bottle, waterproof headlight or flashlight, beach towel. Depart Saturday at 5 p.m. return Sunday about 2 p.m. Cost $50, $40 for E-5 & below/ 12 years and under, includes transportation, food and kayaking/camping equipment.

June 25: Retraining 101: Airmen interested in retraining opportunities, special duties, assignments, separation and information regarding CJRs or if you are in a constrained AFSC, are encouraged to attend this 45 minute brief offered two to three times per month. This course will provide Airmen with the knowledge to apply for career opportunities and assist them to be successful in the process. Supervisors and senior leaders are encouraged to attend this course. This course is for enlisted personnel only. To register for Professional Development Center courses, visit https://afkm.wpafb.af.mil/community/views/home.aspx?Filter=OO-DP-AC-56 or contact Master Sgt. Lisa Deal at (702) 652-8723.

June 28: Strongest on Nellis Power Lifting Competition: We want to see who’s the strongest here at Nellis AFB. If you think it is you, PROVE IT! Join the competition at the Warrior Fitness Center at 9 a.m.

 




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