Events

August 23, 2012

Fort Irwin Community Calendar – August 23, 2012

TODAY

Storytime at the Library will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Fort Irwin Library. All toddlers and preschoolers and their parents are welcome to join library staff for stories, crafts, and songs. For more information, call 380-3462.

TOMORROW

There will be a money management class from 1-3 p.m. in the conference room of Bldg. 109. Participants will learn ways to save money, make investments, and information about consumers’ rights. Call 380-9194 for more information.

SATURDAY

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

MONDAY

Strike Zone Bowling Center offers a game of bowling for just $1 with any combo meal purchased from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5-7 p.m. Bring your receipt to the bowling counter. Shoe rental applies. For more information, call 380-4249.

TUESDAY

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 with 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.

WEDNESDAY

Tune in to Garrison commander Col. Kurt Pinkerton’s Facebook Roundup show on 88.3 KNTC FM for your chance to ask the Garrison commander questions and get updates on what’s going on in the community. You can call in at 380-KNTC (5682) or submit questions ahead of time on the NTC/Fort Irwin Facebook page.

Wednesday is trivia night at Strike Zone Bowling Center. Come on out from 6-10 p.m. and take the trivia challenge for the chance to win free games of bowling. For more information, call 380-4249.

Garage sales

Saturday and Sunday: 4519A Yorktown Street. Items: Variety of household items and baby items.

Saturday: 4542 B Tippecanoe St. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items: Clothes, toys, various household items, DVDs, books.

Upcoming

Protestant Women of the Chapel will host its fall kick-off Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Center Chapel. Food and child care will be provided. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/pwocfortirwin or email pwoc.ftirwin@gmail.com.

The EDGE and HIRED programs will visit California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, Calif., on Sept. 5. The trip is open to all high school youth registered with CYSS and will provide them with a campus tour and admissions requirements presentation. The trip will leave Bldg. 1313 at 7:30 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Sign-up deadline is Aug. 31. For more information, visit Bldg. 1313 or call 380-8412.

The Fort Irwin Red Cross youth group will hold a bake sale at 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Landmark Inn. For more information, call 380-3697.

Child, Youth, and School Services will hold its annual Roadmap to Success Career Fair for middle school and high school students from 1:15 to 3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Fort Irwin Middle School gym. For more information, call 380-8412.

ONGOING

SKIES Unlimited now has watercolor and sketching lessons available. The instructor is Yevgenia Watts, a Ukranian-born watercolor artist. Classes will take place Tuesday from 5-6 p.m. at Bldg. 1317. Cost is $65 and includes basic supplies. Call 380-7751 for more information.

Fort Irwin kids interested in drama and acting can join the newly-created STARZ Theater Company Drama Club. It is an eight-week course for students in grades 4-12 which will meet Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. in Bldg. 1317 beginning Sept. 12. Cost is $80. For more information, call 380-7751.

AWANA, a youth and children’s ministry, will start back up for the 2012-2013 school year at 4 p.m. Aug. 29 at Center Chapel. Cost for all uniforms and supplies is $10 per child, with a maximum of $20 per family. AWANA will meet every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. Adult volunteers are also needed. For more information, call Juli Manley at 913-707-2575.

The Military and Civilian Spouses Club welfare campaign is underway. Non-profit and government organizations can apply for financial support through this program by visiting www.mcscftirwin.org or calling Amy Kirk at 386-4273 or emailing mcscsecondvice@yahoo.com. Deadline is Sept. 5.

The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation is holding a sweepstakes giving away four grand prizes. The four top winners will receive a seven-day trip with spending money and airfare included to Dragon Hill Lodge in Korea, Shades of Green resort in Disney World, Hale Koa Hotel in Hawaii, or Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Germany. Visit www.afrcresorts.com to enter through Aug. 31.

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Crayola are inviting military children to show their colorful side for a chance at a $250 shopping spree in the “Crayola Coloring Contest. Authorized shoppers 16-years-old and younger can go to www.shopmyexchange.com/Community/patriotfamily to download and print the official contest illustration. The “Crayola Coloring Contest” runs from July 27-Aug. 25. Entries will be judged on creativity and skill level. One winner in each age group (under 4, 5-8, 9-12 and 12-16) will receive a $250 Crayola shopping spree.

 

Youth And School Activities

Middle School Activities

  • Thursday: Cooking Club: Paparazzi Club
  • Friday: Art Club
  • Monday:  Back to School Book Covers
  • Tuesday: Walking on Eggs
  • Wednesday: Sports Club/ Smart Girls Club & Ultimate Journey

Teen Activities

  • Friday: Roller Skating @ Coyote Center
  • Saturday: Dance Central Dance Off

 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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