April 15 2013 Family and MWR Coming Attractions

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  • 1. Family and MWR Special Event Family and MWR/United Service Organization Event Family and MWR/Yellow Ribbon Committee Partnership Event Association of the United States Army April FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 2 pril 4 3 5 6 COMING ATTRACTIONS 7 14 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 12 13 19 20 April 15, 2013 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 www.drummwr.com 28 29 30 Attraction DescriptionApril 15 Sewing Class ACS Relocation offers Sewing Classes each Monday for anyone interested in9 – 11 am or 1 – 3 learning to sew. Two classes are offered to accommodate students skill level.pm Call to find out what to bring and which class is best suited for you. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566April 15 Resume Start to A comprehensive workshop presented by ACS Employment Readiness to learn9 am – noon Finish what a resume is for, what to include on your resume and how to tailor your resume for the job you want. Amanda Thompson 772-9611April 15 SOS Goal Setting This free class, at Army Community Service, covers the importance of goal10 -11:30 am & Finances setting and your finances and reviews the eligibility rules and enrollment process for Survivor benefits. Judee Kelly 772-5196April 16 English for ACS Relocation Office offers this free class every Tuesday and Thursday for9 am – noon Speakers of Other Military Family Members who wish to improve speaking the English language. Languages Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566April 16 DRUM Family Enjoy a narrated tour of Fort Drum and the surrounding community offered9:30 am – 2 pm Welcome Tour each Tuesday. Bring a lunch or purchase one. Children Welcome! Reservations required. Call to reserve your seat(s). Presented by Relocation Readiness every Tuesday. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566April 16 Meet The Author: Ms. Kathy Taber-Montgomery will read and sign her book We Live in a Zoo,10 am Kathy Taber- which tells the story of a young boy’s view of learning to share with and relate Montgomery to multiple siblings, and furry and finned family members. Ms. Taber- Montgomery is a military spouse who lives in Adams, NY and works on Fort Drum. This is her first book! She will have copies available for sale. Allen Goudie 772-9099April 16 Key Caller Mobilization and Deployment offer training in best practices for those who10 – 11:30 am & 2 – Training volunteer to be their units Family Readiness Group Key Caller. How to3:30 pm conduct a call and how to handle difficult conversations. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848April 16 Chart Your Parent to Parent will present a course geared towards Military Families and the6 pm Course PCS lifestyle, the Parent to Parent team will highlight how to make each school move easier for your child and how best to prepare them for what lies ahead. Allen Goudie 772-9099April 17 EFMP Playgroup A free playgroup for children 6 months to 5 years of age on the first and third10 – 11 am Wednesday of each month to be held at the CYSS SKIES/Youth Sports Building at P-10790 Chapel Drive. Group meets from 10 - 11 am each day. Call 772- 0819 for more information. Sharon Chapel 772-5476April 18 Behind The Buzz Training Available through Soldier and Family Assistance Center Social Services9 – 10:30 am Coordinator bi-weekly at the SFAC classroom. Participation in these classes will be reported to ASAP, and will meet the regulatory requirements of yearly substance abuse training (4 hours for Service Members, 3 hours for civilian employees). The classes are for information only and Do Not fulfill any ASAP treatment requirements. Ron Jacobs 772-0035
  • 2. April 18 BOSS Great Come cheer on your mattress running team! Four-person teams are challenged7 am Mattress Run to a race carrying their decorated mattress. After the race join us at the BOSS Nash BLVD Center for a free BBQ. Michelle Roden 772-7807April 18 Itty Bitty Signs This class teaches parents and care givers of infants and toddlers how sign3:30 – 4:30 pm language can reduce frustration, boost confidence and accelerate verbal development in small children. Megan Chaple 772-5914April 18 Annual Fort This annual event is held at the Commons. A ceremony to recognizes5 pm Drum Volunteer outstanding volunteers of the Fort Drum Community and Man and Woman of Ceremony the Mountain. Dani’el Reed 772-2899April 19 Creative The McEwen Library will celebrate National Library Week by welcoming back5-8 pm Expression Creative Expressions. Express yourself and learn how creative you can be byApril 20 starting a story and creating a scene. This program is for youth in grades 6 - 12.10:30 am – 1:30 pm Participants are asked to bring small items, photographs, and their imagination in order to create a story with scene and photos. Allen Goudie 772-9099April 19 Positive Discipling This parenting program consisting of seven principles of discipline. Topics9 – 11 am include focusing on “can do,” offering appropriate choices, changing the environment instead of the child’s behavior, working with and not against children and setting good examples. Megan Chaple 772-5914April 19 Bullying 101 for This class will help parents identify “Bullying basics” and how to take steps if11:30 am – 3:30 pm Parents their child is a victim of bullying or is the bully. Megan Chaple 772-5914April 20 BOSS 5K Pledge Celebrate Earth Day with BOSS and the Fort Drum Environmental crew. The9 am to Recycle Run race will be start at Magrath Sports Complex upper parking lot where you will be allowed to pledge to recycle. You will also be given to opportunity to recycle your batteries and your old electronics. Open to Active Duty Military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family Members, Retirees, Reservists, and DoD Civilians employed on Fort Drum. Register at race site starting at 8:30 am the day of the event until the beginning of the race at 9 am. NY State registered Dogs are welcome. Michelle Roden 772-7807April 20 Hiking Club7 am – 5 pm A Hiking day at Wolf Lake is offered by Parks and Recreation. Hikers will at Parks & Recreation on the day of the hike and be transported to the location. Fee for this activity is $10 per person. The Wolf Lake trail is dog friendly byt not appropriate for strollers. Rich Cole 772-5169April 20 Month of the1 – 3:30 pm Military Child CYS Services offers a carnival for children in grades 1 - 5 in the Youth Center Carnival & gym. Although geared toward that age group, all ages welcome. Food, inflatable Child ID and bounce house, and games are some of the fun offered. Army Community Safety Day Service is also on hand for a Child Identification and Safety event. McGruff the Crime Dog will be ready to meet your child and Emergency Services will assist families in completing child identification packets. Cost of the event is $4.00 for members. Price includes games, prizes, food and drinks. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 22 BOSS Hiking Trip9 am Join BOSS for a hike to the Adirondacks. Cost is $5 per person with a limit of 20 people to attend. Age limit is 18 and older unless accompanied by a guardian. Call today 315-772-7807 to reserve your seats. Michelle Roden 772-7807April 22 – 25 Master Resilience9:30 am – 2:30 pm Training Mobilization and Deployment offer 4-days of training for Master Resilience to Marathon better understand the dynamics of fitness, increase resilience and enhance performance by developing the five dimensions of strength such as the physical, emotional, social, spiritual and Family growth. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848April 22 – 26 Certified9 am – 5 pm Lifeguard A Lifeguard Course is being held at Magrath Sports Complex April 22 - 26 from Training 9 am - 5 pm each day. Fee is $350 per student with a discounted price offer to Active Duty Soldiers. This course is taught by Red Cross instructors and leads to Lifeguard certification. A swimming skills pre-course test is required to participate. Call 772-9673 for more information. Jean Didal 772-9673
  • 3. Recurring Events Sports Office Sign up for sporting events through the Fort Drum Fitness, Athletics, and Aquatics Sports Office in the Magrath Sports Complex. Open to Active Duty Military, Family Members 19 yrs or older, and DoD Civilians. Rosters are due in advance in order to participate. Call 772-6663 for deadlines. Water Aerobics – Every Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri 10:30 – 11:30 am Aerobics and Fitness Classes – Monday - Friday Diane Sykes 772-6663 Pine Plains Bowling New Hours Monday Closed, Tuesday 11 am- 3 pm, Wednesday & Thursday 11 Center am – 10 pm, Friday 11am – 11 pm Saturday noon – 11 pm, Sunday noon - 6 pm. Cindy Fleming 772-6601 Adventure Training ATV Safety Courses – Available by request – 772-4010. Extreme Sports for Recreation and Training – Orienteering, Hunting and Fishing, ATV’s, Sportsman Shooting, Rock/Mountain Climbing, Snowmobiling & Ice Fishing. What do you want to do today? Let us know and we will tailor a trip to meet your needs. Rich Cole 772-4010 Parks and Recreation Remington Park RV Campground and Cabins – Reservations 772-5169 Party Equipment Rental – 772-5169 Make your next Family or unit function a success. Rent large grills, popcorn, cotton candy and snow-cone makers, inflatable bounce houses, tables, chairs, coolers, ice and dunking booth. Remington Park – now open for the season: M – Sa 9 am – 9 pm, Su 10 am – 8 pm. Leisure Travel Services - Travel Center Discount Tickets – 772-8222 Stop in and check out the available discount tickets for local and out of state attractions. Gene Spencer 772-6568 The CommonsTuesday Open Faced Grilled Rib A tender and juicy grilled to order rib eye steak served on a fresh roll with salad,5 - 9 pm Eye Sandwich potato, vegetable, dinner roll and butter, $10.95.Wednesday Rib Night Start your evening out right with the mouth-watering ‘Rack of Ribs Special’ in5 – 9 pm Buster’s Brew Pub. Half rack of ribs - $11.95; Half roasted or BBQ chicken - $9.95Thursday Prime Rib Night Thursday is Prime Rib Night at Buster’s Brew Pub. Enjoy a generous portion of5 – 9 pm prime rib with your choice of salad, starch and vegetable. 12 oz Prime Rib - $12.95 At Ease! Bar Specials Everyone needs a little down time. After a week of hardFriday Friday Night Specials work you deserve to join friends, unwind, and ready yourself for the weekend.4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) At Ease! offers free snacks from 4 – 7 pm in Buster’s Brew Pub.Friday Buster’s Dinner Specials Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, and5 – 9 pm vegetable. Buster’s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. Porterhouse - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95. A seafood platter special is also offered for $13.95.Monthly Right Arm Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthly5–7 following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit. Enjoy 10th Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass. Win $200 for your unit fund. A prize for the unit with the highest percentage of attendance at Right Arm Night, look for the Family and MWR table to sign in. Cindy Romig 772-6222
  • 4. VISIT www.drummwr.com EACH MONTH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS Coming Attractions & Items of Interest  April 23 – 24 – AFTB Level II Training – Army Community Service  April 23 – Work From Home Career Fair – Army Community Service  April 23 – The Cat In The Hat Visits The Library – McEwen Library  April 23 – Meet The Author: Siobhan Fallon, “You Know When The Men Are Gone” – McEwen Library  April 23 – Advanced Key Caller Training – Army Community Service  April 23 – Stress Management Class – Army Community Service  April 24 – 5K Fun Run – Sports Office  April 24 – 1st Term Financial Training – Army Community Service  April 24 – Mom and Baby Palooza – Youth Center  April 24 – Federal Employment Workshop – Army Community Service  April 25 – Credit Repair and Identify Theft – Army Community Service  April 25 – Networking Club – Army Community Service  April 25 – BOSS Soul Caliber Gaming Tournament – Army Community Service  April 25 – Sponsorship Training – Army Community Service  April 26 – Teen Lock – In – Youth Center  April 27 – Trip To Herkimer Diamond Mine – Parks and Recreation  April 27 – ATV Safety Training – Parks and Recreation  April 29 – Conflict Resolution Class – Army Community Service  April 30 – OPSEC: Safety For Families – Army Community Service Flyers for many of the Fort Drum Family and MWR activities, classes, and events canbe found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DrumFMWR at the photos tab in albums.Digital and E-Books can now be “borrowed” from Fort Drum McEwen Library.Patrons need to access the Army /Digital Media Library through AKO,www.us.army.mil. Click Self Service then My Library then click Read or Listen to aBook This will take you to an E-Book and audio book resource page where books canbe loaded onto your e-reader.