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June 7, 2013

Community Calendar

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.

June 12

Support group meeting. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Building 1200. Army Community Service provides support groups for those who have special needs or children with special needs. Attend a support group to receive support from others who are in similar situations. ‘Gain the peace of mind of knowing you’re not alone.’ Call 380-3698.

June 13-14

Fort Irwin Youth Sports CSI Football Camp. 10 a.m. to noon. Youth Sports Soccer Field. The camp is for youth ages 6 to 18 and costs $35. Call 380-7044.

June 21

Family Night. 5:30 – 7 p.m. Fort Irwin Library. A great experience for parents and kids alike. Come out and explore the many different modes of transportation. Kids will create their own school bus, sail boat and a truck mobile. Call 380-3462.

June 22

Aquarium of the Pacific and Shoreline Village trip. Sign up by June 15. Transportation cost: $25 for adults and $18 for children up to 13 years of age. Discount tickets available at Leisure Travel Services. Call 380-4327.

June 24-28

Get Fit, Be Strong Camp. 9 – 10 a.m. Fitness Connection. A summer activity camp for youth ages 9 to 15. Cost is $35. For more information call 380-7044.

June 30

Snorkeling with sharks of kayaking in La Jolla trip. Sign up by June 22. Transportation is $25 for adults and $18 for children up to the age of 13. Snorkeling is $30 and includes gear; kayaking is $30; wet suit rental is $5. Call 380-4327.

July 4

Red, White and Boom Bash. 4 p.m. Army Field. Join your Fort Irwin community and celebrate Independence Day. Call 380-3509 for more information.




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