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 3 4 5 6 7 COMING ATTRACTIONS 8 9 15 1 6 10 11 12 13 17 18 19 20 14 21 April 2, 2012 22 2 3 24 25 26 27 28 www.drummwr.com 29 3 0 Attraction DescriptionApril Notable Events April – Month Of The Military Child April 8 – Easter April 22 – Earth DayApril 4, 5, & 6 Arts and Crafts Family and MWR Arts and Crafts offers resale stock, display items, and some8 am – 3:30 pm Liquidation Sale equipment for sale on these three mornings. On April 4th items will be 20% off, April 5th 30% off, and on April 6th 50% off. Terry Buckley 772-5606April 4 Teen Career Fair Fort Drum Teens can meet at Army Community Service with local10am – 1 pm employers from on and off post to learn about job opportunities, resume and interviewing skills assistance will also be available. Amanda Thompson 772-9611April 5 Mother-To-Be Family Advocacy Program at Army Community service offers a breakfast9:30 – 11:30 Breakfast event for expectant mothers to meet and network. Lorilynn Starr 772-4244April 5 Employment 101 Obtain the skills at his workshop to help you get the job you want.9:30 – 11:30 Class Instruction, held at ACS, on how to conduct a job search, write your resume and cover letter, and ace that interview. Amanda Thompson 772-6557April 5, 6, & 7 New York State Attend this is a free 3-day class to receive certification. Registration and5:30 – 8 pm Hunter Education classes are held at Parks and Recreation. A workbook is issued prior to Course training and must be completed before attending the first day of class. Rich Cole 772-4010April 6, 7, & 8 Used Book Sale 9 am - 6 pm Friday, 10 am - 6 pm Saturday, 10 am- 4 pm Sunday. Fri. andVarious Sat. prices: Adult books 50¢, childrens books 25¢, movies $1, CDs $1. Sun. - all you can fit in a bag for $1! Come early for best selection, come late for best prices. Cash only, please bring small bills or change! Volunteers needed to work the sale, set up Thursday evening and take down Sun. afternoon If interested in volunteering please call Wendy at 772-6009 or stop in at the library.Anyone wishing to donate items for the sale can bring them to the circulation desk in the library any time the library is open. Benefits go to Family and MWR activities. Allen Goudie 772-9909April 6 & 7 Youth Center Join us at the Child, Youth and School Services Youth Center for a 3 on 36 – 8 pm Basketball Basketball Tournament. Teams play Friday and Saturday and there is no cost Tournament for this tournament. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 6 & 7 Youth Center A Free two day tournament where youth can compete with their gaming6 – 8 pm Video Game skills. 2 on 2 Madden 12 will be played. Register by April 2. Prizes will be Tournament given out. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 6 & 27 In Her Shoes: This simulation activity is used to increase awareness of the struggles that9 – 11:30 am Living With women with abusive partners face. The activity illustrates how domestic Domestic violence is a community tragedy, not a private problem, the ups and downs a Violence battered woman faces over the course of many years, and shows how we all have a role in the movement to end domestic violence. . Space is limited to 20-30 participants. Please call to register. Martila Seals 772-6929
April 7 Focus on Turkey McEwen Library is partnering with Parks and Recreation to present this9 am – 2 pm Hunting program. Spring is almost here and it is time to focus on Turkey Hunting. Mike Joyner, author, past president of the NY State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Hevi-Shot Pro-Staff and avid turkey hunter will be on Fort Drum to share his vast knowledge on turkeys, turkey hunting, shotguns and shotgun patterning. This seminar will include an overview on the sport from 9 - 10 am, a meet and greet from 10 - 11 am, fundamentals of patterning and sighting shotguns from 11 am - noon. This seminar will repeat with meet and greet from 1 - 4 pm. Mike will have books on sale to benefit Wounded Warrior Project. Tim Fralick 772-6005April 7 2012 Fort Drum These matches will be held at Magrath Sports Complex and are open to9:30 am Volleyball active duty Military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members 19 Championships years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Rosters due to the Sports Office, Bldg. P-10050, by 4:30 on April 4. Brandon Doherty 772-6663April 8 Easter Brunch Bring the family to the Commons for A huge Easter Brunch Buffet. Enjoy11 am and 1 pm breakfast fare such as Scrambled Eggs, Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, French Toast, Bacon, Sausage, and Hash Browns. For your sweet tooth, assorted pastries, a Chocolate Fountain with fresh fruit, and Tomato, Orange, and Cranberry juices will be offered. The chefs carving station will include Pineapple- Mustard Glazed Ham, Herb Roasted Top Round of Beef, Roast Turkey with Cornbread Stuffing, and Rosemary Garlic Leg of Lamb. The seafood station features Peel and Eat Shrimp, and Seafood Alfredo Tortellini. A variety of side dishes will be served to compliment the meal such as Mashed or Scalloped Potatoes and Broccoli with Cheese Sauce. Be sure to save room for the assorted dessert table. Milk, coffee and a glass of champagne are also included. The cost is $18.95 per adult and $8.95 for children 8 years and younger. Reservations are recommended and can be made for one of the two seating times. Cindy Romig 772-6222April 9 Stalker Family Advocacy Program conducts this class in how to deal with too much1:30 – 3:30 Awareness interest in you by someone. Learn what is not appropriate and how to handle it. Class held at Army Community Service by the Family Advocacy Program. Lorilynn Starr 772-4244April 10 Coastie The Coastie will visit the McEwen Library for story time to talk to kids about10 – 11 am Coast Guard Boat water safety. This a free program aimed at preschool and young elementary Visits The Library school age kids. Allen Goudie 772-9099April 11 What Do Peeps Come to the McEwen Library and create a diorama with PEEPS – take a4 – 8 pm Read? scene from your favorite book, and recreate it using PEEPS. Then, bring your diorama back on Saturday,APRIL 14th for it to be judged in our “ALL MY PEEPS ARE AT THE LIBRARY” Contest. Please bring with you a shoebox, any special PEEPS, and anything you might want to add to your diorama. We will have some supplies here. Come in or call the Library to register for this event. Allen Goudie 772-9099April 13 – 15 Trip to Enjoy the nations capitol with its many museums, monuments and theBus leaves 7 am Washington DC National Zoo. $130 per person single or couple, $240 one parent with child under 6 year of age, $330 for a family of 3, and $390 for a family of 4. Price includes transportation and 2 night’s accommodations just outside of Washington DC. Registration required. Jerod Lajoie 772-8222April 13 Month Of The Youth in grades 7 - 12 spend the night at the Youth Center. The fun includes8 pm – 8 am Military Child food, sports, games, music, and more. Cost per person is $10.00. Contact Teen Lock-In the Youth Center to register, space is limited. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 13 Indoor Paintball Youth 10 – 18 years of age can enjoy paintball inside in the Fort Drum Youth6 – 9 pm Center’s inflatable arena. Cost is $5 for Youth Center Members and $10 for Non-members. Membership at the Youth Center is free. Steve Ferguson 772-6719
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 Brandon Doherty 772-6663 Pine Plains Bowling Monday 11 am – 3 pm, Tuesday 11 am – 10 pm, Wednesday 11 am – 10 Center pm. Cindy Flemming 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, Whitewater Rafting. What do you want to do today? Let us know and we will tailor a trip to meet your needs. Murray Averill 772-4010 Parks and Recreation Remington Park RV Campground and Cabins – Reservations 772-5435 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. 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 returns to the Commons every Tuesday from 5 – 7 pm. A pizza and pasta buffet is featured at $6 for adults and $3 for children 8 years of age and under. A different activity or theme is planned each week.Tuesday Open Faced Grilled A tender and juicy grilled to order rib eye steak served on a fresh roll with salad,5 - 9 pm Rib Eye Sandwich potato, vegetable, dinner roll and butter, $10.95. Start your evening out right with the mouth-watering ‘Rack of Ribs Special’ inWednesday Rib Night Buster’s Brew Pub. Half rack of ribs - $11.95; Half roasted or BBQ chicken -5 – 9 pm $9.95Thursday Prime Rib Night Thursday is Prime Rib Night at Buster’s Brew Pub. Enjoy a generous portion of prime rib with your choice of salad, starch and vegetable. 12 oz Prime Rib -5 – 9 pm $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! Offer’s free snacks and drink specials from 4 – 7 pm in Buster’s Brew Pub.Friday Buster’s Steak Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, and5 – 9 pm Special vegetable. Buster’s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. Porterhouse - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95.Monthly Right Arm Night Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthly following5 – 7 Following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit. Enjoy 10thRetirement Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey, and aCeremony hot snack buffet. 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
LOOK FOR THE FAMILY AND MWR PREVIEW EACH MONTH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS. Coming Attractions & Items of Interest April 14 – Texas Hold ’Em Tournament – BOSS April 14 – 4-Person Team Bowling Tournament – Sports Office April 14 – All My Peeps Are In The Library – McEwen Library April 14 – Masquerade Ball – School Age Service April 14 – Youth Volleyball Tournament – Youth Center April 16 – Resume Writing Computer Lab – Army Community Service April 16 – 20 – Week Long NAF Property Sale – Family and MWR April 17 – Anger Management Classes – Army Community Services April 18 – Positive Discipline for Children Class – Army Community Service April 19 – Fort Drum Annual Volunteer Ceremony – The Commons April 20 – EFMP Autism Support Group – Army Community Service April 20 – 21st Annual International Festival of Food – The Commons April 20 – Youth Karaoke Contest – Youth Center April 21 – Annual Blue Ball Rugby Tournament – Sports April 21 – UFC Compliments of BOSS – The Commons April 21 – Child ID and Safety Day/Month of The Military Child Carnival – Youth Center & Family Advocacy April 23 – 27 – Youth Center Billiards Tournament – Youth Center April 23 – Computer Basics for Job Seekers - Intro to Word – Army Community Service April 23 – Budget Management Class – Army Community Service April 23 – Advanced Key Caller Training – Army Community Service April 24 – In Their Shoes – Army Community Service April 25 – Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon – The Commons April 25 – Car Buying Class – Army Community Service April 26 – Federal Employment Workshop – Army Community Service April 26 – Computer Basics For Job Seekers: Intro To MS Excel – Army Community Service April 26 – BOSS Gaming Tournament: Video Gaming Roulette – BOSS April 27 – PSAT Test Assistance – Youth Center April 27 – Right Arm Night – The CommonsAER is helping the Army take care of its own. The AER Scholarship program offers education costassistance to Military Spouses and Dependent Children through two scholarship programs. Applicationsare currently being accepted through April 2. Find out more at WWW.AERHQ.ORG.