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July 5, 2013

News Briefs July 5, 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.

July 5, 12, 19 and 26

Movie Night with popcorn. 5:30 p.m. Warrior Zone on 3rd Street and Avenue F. Movies are pre-selected, typically with new releases. Open to Soldiers. Call 380-3585.

July 9, 16, 23 and 30

Guitar Hero Jam Session. 6 p.m. Warrior Zone on 3rd Street and Avenue F. Compete for bragging rights against other “Guitar Heroes.” Open to Soldiers. Call 380-3585.

July 13 and 27

Dive-In Movie Night. 8 p.m. Oasis Pool. Cost is $3. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Patrons are allowed to bring non-motorized inflatable devices. Minimal swimming and splashing. Call 380-3046.

July 18

Middle School and Teen Center field trip to Victor Valley Museum and Art Gallery and the Victor Valley mall. Cost is $3.Youth must be registered with Parent Central, building 109. Call 380-2257.

July 20

Opportunity leave shuttle from Las Vegas. 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. pickup. Must register by July 13 with Outdoor Recreation. Transportation cost is $30 per person or $120 for four or more. Call 380-4327 to sign up.

July 21

Opportunity leave shuttle from Las Vegas. 9 p.m. pickup. Must register by July 14 with Outdoor Recreation. Transportation cost is $30 per person or $120 for four or more. Call 380-4327 to sign up.

July 24

Los Angeles Police Department written exam. 4:30 p.m. ACAP classroom, building 312. Open to the community. If you’d like to start the process of serving with the LAPD, take the department’s written exam. For more information call 380-5648.

July 24-25, 30-31

Army Family Team Building K-level classes. 9 a.m. – noon. Education Center, building 1200. Learn about military life: acronyms and terms, chain of command, customs, courtesies, ceremonies, traditions , military benefits and entitlements. Call 380-842 to register.

July 27

Raging Waters trip. Must register by July 20. Venue tickets are $31 with Leisure Travel Services. Transportation is $25 for adults and $18 for children up to 13 years. Call Outdoor Recreation 380-4327 to sign up for transportation.

Aug. 3

Sergeant Audie Murphy Softball Tournament and Home Run Derby. 9 a.m. Fort Irwin Softball Complex. Four-game guarantee per team. Open to the community. Call Sgt. 1st Class Robert Dachenhausen at (254) 291-5766 for pricing and more details.




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