Events

July 12, 2013

Community Happenings – July 12, 2012

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.

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.

Every Monday:

  • Ready Set Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.

Every Wednesday:

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

Every Thursday:

  • Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m.

Every Friday:

  • Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m.

July 13: Black Canyon Kayak Trip with Outdoor Recreation: 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. Depart at 6:15 a.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch.

July 16: Resume Tips and Job Search class: Held at the Airman & Family Readiness Center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. To register, call (702) 652-3327.

July 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. Starts at 10 a.m., at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

July 20: Sunset Barbecue Horseback Ride: As the afternoon heat fades into cooler evening temperatures, relax in the saddle as your horse follows the winding trail through the narrows. Enjoy the sunset against the colorful Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon. Anticipate a nice tasty meal under the evening sky. Adventure departs at 5 p.m. from Outdoor Rec and returns approximately at 9:30 p.m.. Cost is $140 per person. Children 12 and below/active duty E-4 and below; $135 per person.

July 26: North Rim Grand Canyon Camp Out: Beat the Vegas heat in the cooler environment of the North Rim Grand Canyon. Visit the historic Grand Canyon Lodge and absorb the scenic views of the Canyon from several vantage points. A general store and coin operated hot showers are available just outside the campground. Adventure departs Friday at 9 a.m. from Outdoor Rec and returns at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sunday. Cost of $90 includes transportation, food in campground and all camping equipment.

July 27: 27 Hole Partnership: Sign up today for this year’s 27 Hole Partnership. 7:30 a.m. Shot-Gun Formats: Eagle -1 Best Ball, Falcon Combined Score, Eagle Scramble; Make your own teams, Players will be awarded 80 percent handicap. Flights will be made based on combined handicaps. Entry fee is $65 for non-golf course members, $55 for golf course members, includes green fee, cart fee, range balls, food and prizes. For more information or to sign up, contact the Sunrise Vista golf course at (702) 652.4497.

September 6: Fourth annual Enlisted Combat Dining-in: Save the date! The 4th annual Enlisted Combat Dining-In will be 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.




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