Events

April 5, 2013

Local Events

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.

April 8-12

Spouse Resiliency Course. 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Education Center. Learn how to bounce back from the stressors of everyday life. Charletta Zamora-Cruz, 380-8381.

April 10

Fourth annual Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony. 11:30 a.m. Post helipad. Free and open to the public. Darrell Kemp, 380-7532.

April 9-11

Middle School and Teen Center 3on3 Basketball Tournament for 6-8th grade and 9-12th grade. 3 p.m. Building 1315. Championship game takes place April 13 at the Month of the Military Child event. 380-3732.

April 11

MADD and Ex-NFL player Thomas R. Williams presentation. 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Post Theater. Army Substance Abuse Program sponsored activity for Alcohol Awareness Month. Free and open to adults. Valencia Barnes, 380-9092.

April 13

Spring into Fitness 5k Fun Run. 8 a.m. Freedom Fitness Center. Pre-registration, $3; race day registration, $5. 380-3685.
Month of the Military Child Fair and Presidential Fitness Challenge. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Jack Rabbit Park and Fitness Connection. Free fun for the entire family. Fair, bouncers, games. Presidential Fitness Challenge for kids 6-17. 380-2257/2270.
Operations Group Spring Ball. 5 p.m. Aquarius Casino Resort at Laughlin, Nev. Call Maj. Kory Miller at 380-4750.

April 16-17

Army Family Team Building. 9 a.m. – noon. Education Center. Introduction to Family Readiness Groups; the volunteer experience; personal conflict management, and more. Call ACS at 380-8422 to reserve a seat.

April 17

Fort Irwin Town Hall. 4:30 – 6 p.m. Sandy Basin Community Center. “Get involved, stay informed and voice your concerns!” Hear community updates from the command and have your questions addressed.

April 20

Arts and Craft’s Pirate Party. Noon – 2 p.m. Arts and Crafts building 976 on Inner Loop Road. Call 380-3431 to register your child.

April 25

GI’s of Comedy with Thom Tran. 6 – 8 p.m. Warrior Zone. Free adult comedy show and meet and greet after. 380-3585.

April 27

AUSA Relay Race to Barstow Veterans Home. 6 a.m. 2nd Street and Avenue F. Twenty person team limit. $25 per runner includes T-shirt and lunch. Signup by April 19. Moe Marchbanks or Sally Zamora, 267-3854.

May 1

Kyle Coyote Spray Park grand opening. 380-9275.

May 4

Tour de Irwin bicycle race. 6 a.m. Outdoor Recreation. The 41-mile and 10.5-mile fun race: categories include ages 13-35, 36-45 (masters) and 46+ (silver). The 2.5 mile youth race: for ages 12 and younger. Team racing available for the 41-mile race. 380-4327.

May 14-17

NTC Truck Roadeo. Military driving skills competition. “Be crowned the Best Trucking Crew in the Box” by 1916th Support Battalion. 380-2025.




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