Events

June 14, 2012

Fort Irwin Community Calendar June 14, 2012

TODAY

The Fort Irwin shopping tour shuttle runs Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday between Fort Irwin and the Home Depot, Walmart and Tanger Outlets in Barstow.  Anyone will valid ID to access Fort Irwin can take advantage of this service.  Cost is $2.75 for a one-way ride.  Children 5 and under are free.  For more information, call 380-3598 or 380-4784.

A representative from Jones International 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.

 

TOMORROW

Storytime at the Library takes place Fridays at 10 a.m.  Toddlers, preschoolers, and their parents are welcome to come sing songs, listen to stories and make a craft.  For more information, call 380-3462.

Dive-in movie night will take place at Oasis Pool beginning at 7 p.m.  There will be a screening of a PG-rated movie.  Children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent or an adult 18 or older.  Cost is $1.  For more information, call 380-3046 or 380-4588.

 

SATURDAY

The Fort Irwin Library will host a free screening of “Ratatouille” at noon.  Children of all ages are welcome to attend.  For more information, call 380-3462.

Strike Zone Bowling Center offers Cosmic Bowling every Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight.  Come listen to the latest hits while bowling with glow-in-the-dark pins.  Cost is $20 per person for unlimited bowling.  For more information, call 380-4249.

 

MONDAY

The Missoula Children’s Theater will visit Fort Irwin for a theater workshop June 18-23.  Children registered with CYSS can audition for a production of Red Riding Hood.  Casting call will be at 10 a.m. June 18, with rehearsals June 19-22 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., although times may vary depending on role cast.  The performance will take place June 23 at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Ingalls Recreation Center.  Children in grades 1-12 are eligible to participate.  For more information, call 380-7751.

Monday is the last day to submit your application for the Hired! apprenticeship program session beginning June 24.  The Hired! program gives 15-18 year olds work experience in offices and agencies around Fort Irwin.  Each student is eligible for a $500 cash award upon completion of their first session with Hired!  For more information or to register, call Meagan Silva at 380-8412 or visit Bldg. 1313.  

Fort Irwin N.O.W., or Newcomers’ Orientation Welcome, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Sandy Basin Community Center.  Soldiers, family members and civilians new to Fort Irwin are welcome to attend this event, where they will learn about resources available around the community.  Free child care is available with advance registration.  There is an optional bus tour after the event.  For more information, call 380-2257.

 

TUESDAY

The Fort Irwin Library will host “Let’s Make Jewelry” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  This class is open to all children ages 5-10.  For more information, call 380-3462.   

 

WEDNESDAY

The Fort Irwin Library will host “Name That Candy” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for all children ages 11 and up.  For more information, call 380-3462.

A representative from Jones International 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.

 

UPCOMING

There will be a change of command ceremony between outgoing Operations Group commander Col. Tobin Green and incoming commander Col. Paul Calvert at 8 a.m. June 25 in front of the Operations Group headquarters, Bldg. 990.  A section of the parking lot will be reserved for ceremony guests.  It is recommended that personnel find other places to park prior to and during the ceremony.  All are welcome to attend.

There will be a change of command ceremony between outgoing 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment commander Col. Antonio Aguto and incoming commander Col. John Ward at 8 a.m. June 26 at Fritz Field.  All are welcome.

There will be a Ramadan celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 18 at Sandy Basin Community Center.  Come learn about this holiday, and enjoy food, music, and guest speakers.  All are welcome to attend this event.

A kindergarten preparation course will be offered July 24, 26, 31, and Aug. 2 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Happy Hearts Child Development Center, Bldg. 1317.  Children will go over language and literacy, math, social skills, and fine motor skills.  Cost is $40.  For more information, call 380-7751 or 380-2257.

 

ONGOING

Looking for something to do this summer?  Have some fun by getting involved and volunteer as a Summer Event Assistant. Here are just some of the upcoming events:

  • June 23: Cali Swag II Car Show (registration booth, prize booth, basketball tournament assistant, video game tournament assistant, info booths)
  • July 4: Red, White, Boom Bash (various game and info booths)
  • July 30: NTC Fort Irwin Resource Expo (setup, admin assistant, greeter)
  • August 14-15: Soldier Show (setup, info booths)
  • August24-25: Sesame Street (setup, staff area, greeter)

To volunteer or for more information, call Tony Untalan at 380-8422.

 

Think you’ve got the best secret sauce around?  Enter your barbecue sauce in the Fort Irwin Arts and Crafts Center’s barbecue sauce contest and find out!  The contest runs through June 30.  Winner will receive a framed certificate. Call 380-3831 or stop by the arts and crafts center at Bldg. 976 for more information. 

 

The Fort Irwin American Red Cross station has openings for volunteers in areas including youth activities, publicity/photography, veterans history project coordinator, records chair, casework chair, and more.  For more information, visit the Red Cross at Bldg. 566 on Third Street or call 380-3697.

 

Youth And School Activities

Middle School Activities

  • Thursday: Cooking Club
  • Friday:  Head Band
  • Monday:  Glue Art
  • Tuesday: Pool Tournament
  • Wednesday: Smart Girls and Ultimate Journey

 

Teen Activities   

  • Friday:  Basketball
  • Saturday:  Make A Rockin’ “T”

 

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 Paul at 380-3732




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