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 February FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W pril T F S 1 2 COMING ATTRACTIONS 3 4 5 6 10 11 12 13 7 8 9 14 15 16 February 18, 2013 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 www.drummwr.com 24 25 26 27 28 Attraction DescriptionFebruary 19 CYSS Training All CYSS facilities will be closed and no activities will take place on this dayAll Day Day to allow staff to complete mandated training. Karin Sikirica 772-8675February 19 & AFTB Levekl III Thrive in Army and civilian life by expanding leadership skills, effective20 Training communication techniques and learning to mentor others into leadership9 am – 4 pm positions. Learn about the different leadership styles, how to run an effective meeting, how to manage group conflict and how to coach and mentor others. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848February 19 Family Night At Family Night is offered each Tuesday night and begins at 5 pm with a dinner5 – 8 pm The Commons buffet at $7 for Adults and $4 for children 8 years of age or younger. A different theme with activities is offered each week. This week’s family activity is a carnival. Cindy Romig 772-6222February 20 – 22 Lodging Lodging room items such as refrigerators, TVs, microwaves, and bedroom9 am – 1 pm Furniture Sals furniture will all be for sale at rock bottom prices. Sale location is Bldg 2220 on Officers Loop. Second sale scheduled for March 5 – 7. Laura Oakes 772-5370February 20 EFMP Playgroup A free playgroup for children 6 months to 5 years of age on the first and10 – 11 am third Wednesday of each month to be held at the CYSS SKIES/Youth Sports Building at P-10790 Chapel Drive. Sharon Chaple 772-5476February 20 Deploy Your Soldiers, Family Members, and DoD Civilians join together to network and11:30 am – 1 pm Resilience Lunch learn resilience skills on lunch break (bring your own lunch). Group Jennifer Eichner 772-2848February 20 The Blended Learn strategies and coping skills for families with children from current and5:30 – 7:30 pm Family previous relationships. Megan Chaple 772-5914February 21 Cross Country Join Parks & Recreation on Our Cross Country Ski Luncheons every9 am Ski and Lunch Thursdays. Participants will meet at Parks & Recreation P-11115 to enjoy some of the local Cross Country Ski trails . Please come dressed appropriately for strenuous activity! The cost will be $20 for the use of our equipment or $10 if you use your own equipment! Prices include lunch! Please take time prior to ski day to be fitted for equipment. Rich Cole 772-5169February 21 First Time Home Financial Readiness helps Soldiers and Military Families learn about and how9 – 11 am Buying to avoid some of the pitfalls of first time home buying. Workshop Judee Kelly 772-5196February 21 OPSEC for All Family Members are part of the Army’s OPSEC Team. They need to10 am – noon Families protect information to ensure the safety of all our Soldiers, civilians, and Army Families. Learn how your family can keep themselves and the mission secure while your Soldier is deployed. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848February 21 Volunteer Fort Drum Volunteers are honored for their contribution at this monthly10:30 am Ceremony event held at The Commons. Dani’el Reed 772-2899
February 22 BOSS Movie Stop by the BOSS at Jack T Sweet Complex or Nash Blvd. to watch a movie8 - midnight Night on the big screen. Free popcorn will be served. Michelle Roden 772-7807February 23 BOSS Cross Join Parks and Recreation and BOSS as they adventure through the11 am Country Ski and woodland trails of Fort Drum. Skiing fun starts at Dirty Harry’s Sportsman Lunch Lodge where you will begin the 5K trail. After skiing return to Dirty Harry’s Sportsman Lodge where hot soup, salad, and a cozy fireplace will be available to warm you up. Pre-register by calling the BOSS Center or registration on ski day beginning at 10 am. Visit Parks and Recreation prior to this event to rent your equipment. This event is open to DoD ID Card holders 18 years and older. Michelle Roden 772-7807February 23 Teen 3 on 3 Youth in grades 6 - 12 can participate in is this free 3 on 3 Basketball4 – 7 pm Tournament Tournament. Steve Ferguson 772-6719February 25 Resume from A comprehensive workshop presented by ACS Employment Readiness to9 am – noon Start to Finish build a complete resume. This free workshop is held at Army Community Service. Amanda Thompson 772-9611February 26 Stress Family Advocacy Program offers a session on how best to cope and deal1:30 – 5:30 Management with stress. You have more control than you might think. Workshop Megan Chaple 772-5914February 27 Federal Navigating the process of applying for Federal Employment can be9:30 – 11:30 Employment confusing. ACS Family Employment Readiness presents procedures and tips Workshop for applying for Federal Employment. Amanda Thompson 772-9611February 27 Networking Club Networking club will assist job seekers and volunteers to learn how to1:30 – 2:30 network. Job search and volunteer work success stories and challenges will be discussed. Amanda Thompson 772-9611February 28 Thrift Savings The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a defined contribution plan for United9 – 11 am Plan Class States civil service employees and retirees as well as for members of the uniformed services. Learn how you can use this vital tool to insure your financial readiness. Judee Kelly 772-5196February 28 Black History Teens in grades 6 - 12 will explore and learn about Black History, culture,7 pm Event and foods. This is a free event. Steve Ferguson 772-6719February 28 BOSS Gaming BOSS hosts this Halo 4 Gaming Tournament at Jack T Sweet BOSS Center.8 pm Tournament The BOSS facility has gaming systems, controllers, and big screen HD TVs. All we need is you! Compete against the best gamers on Fort Drum while playing the newest games. Winners receive prize money. Open to Active Duty Soldiers and Spouses only. Michelle Roden 772-7807March 1 Hearts Apart Monthly support & fun-filled activity program for Families separated due to10 am – noon Support Group deployment, unaccompanied tour or extended TDY. Registration required. Please contact the Relocation Readiness Program for details. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566March 2 Ice Fishing Class Learn to fish the lakes and bays of Northern New York during the winter9 am and Trip months. Ice fishing is challenging and takes technique. Learn the tricks of this popular sport. This event costs $20 per person and includes instruction, equipment, and bait. The location and event are weather dependent. Rich Cole 772-5169March 2 Snowmobile Rider safety courses are required to use the snowmobiles. Must be 18 years9 am – 5 pm Safety Class of age or older and have proper ID. Please wear or bring boots, gloves, and appropriate outer wear. Maximum class size is 55. Cost per person is $5. Registration is required. Additional classes can be scheduled by units on a time-available basis. Rich Cole 772-5169
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 & Thursday11 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 Commons Family Nights Every Tuesday – Family Night every Tuesday from 5 – 7 at the Commons. A buffet dinner is $7 for adults and $4 for children aged 8 and younger. Purchase of buffet dinner required to participate in a different themed activity each week.Tuesday 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 - $12.95Friday Friday Night Specials At Ease! Bar Specials Everyone needs a little down time. After a week of hard4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) work you deserve to join friends, unwind, and ready yourself for the weekend. 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
VISIT www.drummwr.com EACH MONTH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS Coming Attractions & Items of Interest March 2 – Indoor Skate Jam – Youth Center March 4 – Sewing Class – Army Community Service March 4 – Resume Start To Finish – Army Community Service March 4 – DRUM Newcomers Orientation – Army Community Service March 4 – Master Resilience Training Module 5 – Army Community Service March 5 – English For Speakers of Other Languages – Army Community Service March 5 – Federal Employment Workshop – Army Community Service March 5 – DRUM Welcome Tour - – Army Community Service March 5 – Dr Seuss’ Birthday Story Time – McEwen Library March 5 – SELF Group Meeting – Army Community Service March 5 - 7 – Army Lodging Furniture Sale – Bldg. T-2220 Officer’s Loop March 6 & 7 – AFTB Level 1 – Army Community Service March 12 – EFMP Support Meeting – Army Community Service March 15, 16, & 18 – Used Book Sale and Swap – McEwen Library March 15 – Intl Spouse and Hearts Apart Maple Trip - – Army Community Service March 15 – St. Patrick’s Day Lunch and Dinner – The Commons March 15 – Teen Midnight Sports – Youth Center March 16 – Winter Hiking – Parks and Recreation March 16 – Snowmobile Safety Class – Parks and Recreation March 16 & 23 – Fort Drum Maple Days – Fort Drum Sugar Shack 45th Inf. Dr. March 31 – Easter Brunch – The CommonsFlyers 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.