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NELLIS Happenings

Commissary Closed: The Commissary will be closed July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Freedom Fest: Freedom Fest 2018 runs 11 a.m.-3 p.m., June 29 at the Warrior Fitness Center.
Activities include:
• Free food, live music, inflatable foosball, bounce houses, face painters, caricaturist, watermelon and pie eating contests, and open swim with inflatable toys, and a log rolling contest.
• Squadron vs. Squadron Build-A-Boat. There will be prizes for first to finish and team spirit. Come support your squadron teams!
• Freedom Fest Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. Four-person scramble; cost is $25 per person and includes breakfast.
For more information, call 702-652-2698, follow on Facebook, or text FreedomFest to 99000 for event updates.

Passport Fair: Nellis Force Support is sponsoring a passport fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., July 13 at Community Commons. The fair is for personal passports only, not official. Attendees can apply for a passport book or card submit a passport renewal and speak to a U.S. passport agent. For more information, contact Joshua Garcia at

Nellis ITT hours: The Nellis AFB Information, Tickets and Travel will have new operating hours July 2-21. The office will be open 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday, closed on Saturdays and Sundays. The office will also be closed July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Black Canyon Kayaking: Nellis’ Outdoor Recreation is offering Black Canyon kayaking trips Aug. 4 and 25, and Sept. 15. Cost is $75 per person and includes transportation, equipment, fees and lunch. Minimum age is 11. Sign up required 30 days in advance. For more information, call 702-652-8967.

Introduction to Archery: Outdoor Recreation is hosting Introduction to Archery 9-10:30 a.m., July 5 and 5-6:30 p.m., July 18. The class is free, open to all, and attendees will learn basic safety procedures, proper form and how to handle a bow. Registration is required, and participants must be able to hold a 20-pound bow. For more information, call 702-652-8967.

Nellis Gun Club: The Nellis Gun Club is hosting a concealed carry permit class 8 a.m.-4 p.m., July 7 and 21. Cost is $50 per person for eight hours of instruction. Participants must register and pay in advance. The course fee also includes annual Gun Club membership. Gun rental and ammunition will be available the day of the class. Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, call 702-652-1937.

Learn to log roll: The Warrior Fitness Center is hosting a Learn to Log Roll class, 2-5 p.m., July 7 at the Warrior Fitness Center pool. The class is free and open to all with pool access. For more information, call 702-652-8967.

Thrift Store: Volunteers needed: The Nellis Area Spouses’ Club Thrift Shop is looking for volunteers. There are many opportunities including donation sorting, pricing, straightening shelves, stocking the store, bagging, assisting the casher and many more. Volunteer hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and the first Saturday of each month. Volunteers with small children will be reimbursed for childcare costs. For more information, mail

Nellis Movie Theater: The following movies are showing at the Nellis Movie Theater in July
July 3 — Finding Nemo (G), noon
July 5 — A Wrinkle in Time (PG), noon
July 7 — Love, Simon (PG-13) 3 p.m.
July 7 — Tomb Raider (PG-13), 6 p.m.
July 8 — Ready Player One (PG-13), 12:30 p.m.
July 10 – Ratatouille (G), noon
July 12 — Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (PG-13), noon
July 14 — Rampage (PG-13), 3 p.m.
July 14 — Black Sea (R), 6 p.m.
July 15 — Paul, Apostle of Christ (PG-13), 12:30 p.m.
Admission is free and concessions are: Popcorn, $1; drinks, $2; and candy, $2. For more information, call 702-652-0967.

Horseback riding: Outdoor Recreation is offering one-hour guided trail tours at Bonnie Springs Ranch’s Old Nevada Town. The cost is $75 and includes transportation, horseback riding, and activities on the ranch. The trip is open to anyone six years and older, and the weight limit is 250 pounds. Participants must wear close-toed shoes, and no double riding is allowed. Upcoming dates include July 28 and Sept. 29, and the trip runs 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 702-652-2514.

Nellis PWOC: The Nellis Protestant Women of the Chapel meet 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays, and 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays at the Nellis Chapel Annex. For more information, email

GI Bill Briefings are held on a walk-in, one-on-one basis at the Education Center, Bldg. 20, Room 330.

Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.

Veterinary clinic: Are you PCSing overseas? Do you have a pet? If the answer to both questions is yes, then contact the Nellis AFB Veterinary Treatment Facility. The Nellis VTF is the only vet clinic here in the greater Las Vegas area that can fully complete your pets International Travel Documents. The VTF is located at 4146 Mountain Home Street, Nellis Air Force Base. For more information or an appointment, call 702-652-8836.

Workout Group: Workout with the AMExtreme Group at the Warrior Fitness Center. Classes include: Insanity and Ab Ripper — Mondays and Fridays in the Cardio Room from 5:15 to 6:20 a.m. P90X — Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Cardio Room from 5:15 to 6:20 a.m. YogaX — Wednesdays at Racquetball Court three from 4:40 to 6:20 a.m. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Armelyn Braceros at

Resume Writing: The second Thursday of each month, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Topics include networking, cover letters, announcements, resumes and marketing resume writing.