Events

May 10, 2012

Fort Irwin Community Calendar May 10, 2012

THURSDAY

A representative from Azusa Pacific University will visit the Fort Irwin Army Education Center, Bldg. 1020, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide information and answer questions.  For more information, call 380-4218.

 

FRIDAY

Storytime at the Library will take place at 10 a.m.  All toddlers and preschoolers and their parents are welcome to attend this free weekly event where children can listen to stories, sing songs, and make crafts.  For more information, call 380-3462.

 

SATURDAY

There will be a class at the Fort Irwin Arts and Crafts Center on making tiny hanging vases with bead decorations from 1-2:30 p.m.  Cost is $10 per person and includes all materials.  For more information, call 380-3431.

 

MONDAY

Strike Zone Bowling Center hosts Monday Madness every Monday.  Come enjoy low prices after 6 p.m.  For more information, call 380-4249.

There will be a Love and Logic parenting class from 9-11 a.m. at The Forum, Bldg. 1200.  The course teaches parents how to hold their kids accountable prior to telling them what the consequences of their actions will be.  You must pre-register to attend this free class.  To register or for more information, call Susan Alderman at 380-4470.

 

TUESDAY

Strike Zone Bowling Center offers a $1 game of bowling with any combo meal purchased between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Shoe rental applies.  For more information, call 380-4249.

There will be a check writing/debit card class from 1-3 p.m. at the conference room in Bldg. 109.  Come learn how to keep track of your money by starting a transaction register and how to balance your bank account.  This class is held the first and third Tuesday of every month.  Call 380-9194 to confirm time and location.

 

WEDNESDAY

There will be a meeting of the Exceptional Family Member Program support group from 9-10 a.m. at The Forum, Bldg. 1200.  Come meet others in similar situations, get information about resources, and network within the community.  For more information, call Evelyn Villalobos at 380-3698.

Representatives from the Art Institute, South University, and Argosy University will visit the Fort Irwin Army Education Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide information and answer questions.  For more information, call 380-4218.

There will be a cook-out sponsored by the Breast Cancer Awareness Committee at the Mary Walker Clinic courtyard from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Items will include hamburgers, hot dogs, bratwurst, pulled pork sandwiches, chili, chips, pasta salad and sauerkraut.  Cost is $3 for a plate with a drink and $1.50 ala carte.  For more information, call Ploy Miller at 380-3164.

Tune in to Col. Pinkerton’s Facebook Roundup on 88.3 KNTC FM at 2:30 p.m. to have your questions answered by Fort Irwin’s Garrison commander.  Members of the community are encouraged to call in to the show at 380-KNTC(5638) or tosubmit questions for the show ahead of time on the NTC/Fort Irwin Facebookpage.

There will be a couples communication class from 3-5 p.m. at The Forum, Bldg. 1200.  Learn how to prevent destructive patterns and move to true problem solving in your relationship. You must register to attend this free class.  For more information, or to register, call Susan Alderman at 380-4470.

 

GARAGE SALES

Friday and Saturday: 3731 Appomattox Street Apt. A.  Items: adult clothes in various sizes, children’s toys, knick knacks, shoes and baby items.

Saturday: Bitter Springs community-wide yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon.  Residents of Bitter Springs are invited to open their garages and sell items during this period.  All are welcome.  For more information, visit the Bitter Springs Facebook page.

 

UPCOMING

SKIES Unlimited’s School of Acdemics is offering three-day SAT prep courses.  The next course is is May 22-24.  Course times are 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Cost is $30 for three sessions.  For more information or to register, visit Parent Central Services in Bldg. 109, go to www.fortirwinfmwr.com, or call 380-7751.

The Middle School Teen Center and School Age Services will have a summer bash on May 24 from 3-6 p.m. There will be a dunk tank, bounce houses, activities and food.  For more information, call 380-3732.

SKIES Unlimited will offer drivers’ education classes for teens 15-17 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 4-7 at Bldg. 1019, Education Center Annex Classroom D.  The class includes 30 hours of classroom instruction, six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction, a DMV handbook, parent training guide and student workbook.  The instructor will schedule the behind-the-wheel training, which will take place in Barstow, after the 30 hours of classroom work has been completed.  It is suggested that families plan to reside in the area for six months beyond the class date.  Space is limited.  All participants must be registered with CYSS before enrolling.  Cost is $305.  To register or for more information, visit Parent Central Services in Bldg. 109 or https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/irwincyms.html.

 

ONGOING

Fort Irwin FMWR is participating in the Strong B.A.N.D.S campaign to promote fitness and resiliency through organized events.  Events at Fort Irwin include:

  • Thursday – Racquetball Challenge – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Freedom Fitness Center)
  • Tuesday – Zumba Challenge – 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (Coyote Activity Center)
  • Wednesday – 3 on 3 Basketball Challenge – 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. (Freedom Fitness Center)
  • 17 May – Racquetball Challenge – 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. (Freedom Fitness Center)
  • 19 May – 5K Run – 8 a.m. (Coyote Activity Center)
  • 21 May – Lunch Time Bench Press Challenge – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Memorial Fitness Center)
  • 23 May – Free Throw Shoot Out – 11:30 a.m.- 1p.m. (Freedom Fitness Center)
  • 24 May – Army Ten Mile Challenge – 6 a.m. (Pork Chop Hill)
  • 24 May – Racquetball Challenge – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m (Freedom Fitness Center)
  • 30 May – Aqua Fitness – 8:30-9:30 a.m. (Oasis Pool)
  • 30 May – Tug of War Challenge – 11:30 a.m.- 1p.m. (Freedom Fitness Center)
  • 31 May – Racquetball Challenge – 11:30 a.m.- 1p.m. (Freedom Fitness Center)

Staff will all have their Strong BAND shirts on all of the above dates!

 

Youth And School Activities

Middle School Activities

  • Thursday: Cooking Club
  • Friday:  Balloon Barometer
  • Monday:  Lamb Pin
  • Tuesday: Dodge Ball
  • Wednesday: Smart Girls and Ultimate Journey

Teen Activities   

  • Friday:  Balloon Barometer
  • Saturday:  Teen night

Hours of Operation

Middle School :  M-F 3:15 until 6 p.m.

Teen Center:

  • Friday:  6-11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 3:30-11 p.m.
  • Sundays and holidays: Closed

 More information: Zev Pau at 380-3732




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