Events

March 28, 2014

Community Happenings – March 28, 2014

Weekly events

Monday: Ready, Set Grow Parent Group, 10 a.m. at the youth center.

Tuesday: Artistic Expression, 5:30 p.m. at the youth center.

Wednesday: Grill your own steak, 5 p.m. at The Club.

Thursday: Right Start Newcomers Orientation, 8:30 a.m., at The Desert Oasis.

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.

Nellis Company Grade Officer’s Council: The Nellis CGOC provides a source of social and professional development for all company grade officers at Nellis. Volunteer and leadership opportunities are available as well as the chance to network with other like-minded professionals at Nellis. Monthly meetings are held the last Thursday of every month at Robin’s Roost in the Club from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (702) 652-9623.

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.

The legal office expands appointment availability: The legal office has expanded its appointment availability to better serve you. Appointments are now available 9-11 a.m., and 1-3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9-11 a.m., Friday. Due to the expanded appointment availability, walk-in hours are no longer available. To book an appointment, call the legal assistance phone line at (702) 652-7531.

Air University temporarily suspended: The Air University has temporarily suspended all active duty enrollments in the NCO Academy Distance Learning Academy Distance Learning Course. Active cuty students who were enrolled in the course have been dis-enrolled. The course is open only to reserve and guard members at this time.

Work out group: Work out with the AM-Extreme Group at the Warrior Fitness Center. Classes include: Insanity and Ab Ripper, 5:15-6:20 a.m., Mondays and Fridays in the Cardio Room; P90X, 5:15-6:20 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Cardio Room; and YogaX, 4:40-6:20 a.m., Wednesdays at Racquetball Court three. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Armelyn Braceros at armelyn.braceros.2@us.af.mil.

Transition Assistance Program: The airman and family readiness center has scheduled Transition Assistance Program Workshops for 2014. The workshop is designed to teach students how they can apply their military-acquired skills in the civilian sector and prepare for their next career.

Classes run 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and are scheduled for:

  • April 7 to 10 and 21 to 24
  • May 5 to 8, 12 to 15 and 19 to 22
  • June 2 to 5, 16 to 19, and Jun 30 to Jul 3
  • July 14 to 17 and 28 to 31
  • Aug. 4 to 7, 18 to 21, and 25 to 28
  • Sept. 8 to 11 and 22 to 25
  • Oct. 6 to 9 and 20 to 23
  • Nov. 3 to 6 and 17 to 20
  • Dec. 1 to 4 and 15 to 18

To register, call (702) 652-3327.

March 28: Thrift Savings Plan: March 28, noon-1 p.m., at the airman and family readiness center. Join us for a ‘lunch and learn’ series on understanding the TSP. You will be provided the information to help you better understand how it works and how it may benefit you. To register, call (702) 652-3327.

March 29: Spring Fling and Family Day: March 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Freedom Park. Free lunch will be provided. Sports include kickball, three-on-three basketball, volleyball and bouncy house. Car show and big beats competition with first place teams winning up to $200 in prizes.

March 29: Valley of Fire: March 29, depart Nellis at 9 a.m. and return at approximately 4 p.m. Cost is $20 per person and includes transportation and guided hikes. Bring your own lunch box. Be awed by the beauty of multicolored sandstone formations that were once part of the ocean floor. Follow trails to 3,000 years-old Indian petroglyphs. Visit Mouse’s Tank, an area used as a hideout by a renegade Native American known as Mouse. To sign up, call outdoor recreation at (702) 652-2514. This trip is PLAYpass eligible.

March 29: Youth Center’s Hiking Spring Mountain Ranch Loop: March 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $10 for youth ages 9 and up with current activity card, or $15 for non-activity card holders. Easy hike at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, passes Boulder Dam Jr. and an electric station on top of the hill with a view of Lake Harriet. On the way back, we will stop and view the Wilson Family Cemetery. Participants must bring a lunch with water, and dress for weather condition.

April 17: Job Fair: 11 a.m.-noon in the airman and family readiness center. Representatives from a variety of local and out-of-state businesses will be on hand. Bring your resume and other necessary paperwork. For more information, call (702) 652-3327.




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