Events

March 1, 2013

Community Calendar – March 1, 2013

For additional events and on-going, scheduled activities see the Community Calendar at www.irwin.army.mil or the FMWR site at http://fortirwinfmwr.com/

Ongoing

SKIES Unlimited encompasses instructional programs for children and youth ranging from six weeks old to adolescence. Sign up your child for Reading and Math tutoring, Piano and Vocal lessons, Karate or Dance. Call 380-7751 for schedules and pricing.

march 1

Amnesty Day. 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 759th EOD Safe Holding Area, behind building 6111. Turn in your old ammunition up to and including 50 caliber. If unsure about your items, call 759th EOD at 380-4092

march 2

Pet Shot Clinic. 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Fort Irwin Veterinary Treatment Facility. Pets must be leashed or crated. Rabies: $10; DA2PP, $15; Bordetella, $18; Rabies, $10; FVRCP, $15; FELV, $18. Cash only. Call 380-3025.

march 6

Women’s History Month celebration. 10 -11:30 a.m. Sandy Basin Community Center. Celebrating women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the military. EEO/EO Office, 380-4961.

march 7-8, 11-15

Distribution of USDA Surplus Food Commodities. First Congregational UCC Church at 220 N. 2nd Avenue in Barstow. First come, first serve; for federal poverty level households in Barstow and Lenwood. Desert Manna, (760) 256-7797.

march 9

Gary Sinese and the LT Dan Band concert. 7 p.m. Irwin Event and Catering Center parking lot.

Concert VIP dining. 5 – 7 p.m. Samuel Adams Grille. Dine at these times to receive a pass for preferred seating at the LT Dan Band concert. 380-5837.

march 15

Wild West Day. 4 – 7 p.m. Horse Detachment Stables. Performance by BreAnne Sky, cavalry skills demonstration, hay and pony rides; hot dogs, hamburgers, chili and desserts. 11ACR Horse Detachment, 380-1287.

march 16

Clever Clover Run (2k-10k). 8 a.m. Freedom Fitness Center. Pre-registration, $3; same day registration, $5. 380-3685.

Now through March 16 register for a Petroglyphs/Ranger Hike at Kelso Dunes on March 23. Outdoor Recreation. Transportation cost is $25 for adults and $18 for children up to 13 years old. Hikes and tour is free. 380-4327.

march 18

Now through March 18 sign up you children for Track and Field. CYSS, building 1300 on Meuse Argonne. Ages 6 – 18; $55. Season is from April 9 – June 8. 380-7044

march 25

Fort Irwin N.O.W (Newcomer’s Orientation Welcome). 8:30 a.m. – noon. Sandy Basin Community Center. The orientation addresses helpful, key information specific to the installation. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend with their Soldier or new civilian employee. Extended, free child care and a sack lunch provided to Newcomer’s taking the Installation Bus Tour after the orientation. 380-3598.

march 30

Now through March 30 register for a kayaking trip at La Jolla’s 7 Caves on April 13. Outdoor Recreation. Transportation cost is $25 for adults and $18 for children up to 13 years old. Kayaking, $25. 380-4327.

apr. 20-21

High Desert Music Festival and BBQ Showdown. High Desert Event Center in Victorville. Music and barbeque showdown, sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. $15 per day. Discounts for military. Children under 12 free. www.highdesertmusicfestival.com or call (760) 705-4FUN




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