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 October FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 COMING ATTRACTIONS 7 14 8 9 10 1 5 16 17 11 12 13 18 19 20 October 1, 2012 21 2 2 23 24 25 26 27 www.drummwr.com 28 2 9 30 31 Attraction DescriptionOctober Notable Dates October 8 – Columbus Day October 26 – Haunted Hayride October 31 – HalloweenOctober 1 – 14 Clothing Give- Drop off gently used Winter Clothing and Professional Attire to Army8 am – 4:30 pm Away Drop Off Community Service to prepare for the Clothing Give-Away on October 16. Sarah Lynch 772-5374October 1 English for ACS Relocation Office offers this class every Tuesday and Thursday for9 am – noon Speakers of Military Family Members who wish to improve speaking the English Other Languages language. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566October 1 Homemade The ACS Information and Referral Office will help you to create holiday9 am - noon Christmas Club gifts made by you! A Homemade Christmas gift creations club at the ACS building. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566October 1 Newcomers Welcoming Soldiers, Families & DoD Civilians to Fort Drum! Receive9:30 am – noon Orientation valuable information directly from Fort Drum and community support programs. Interactive Family Orientation to welcome and inform newly arrived Soldiers, DOD Civilians and Family members about resources available at Fort Drum and in the local community. Held at Army Community Service. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566October 2 Baby Boot Camp ACS Family Advocacy offers this class where new or soon-to-be parents9 am – 4 pm can learn baby basics. This free class is held at Army Community Service. Martila Seals 772-0593October 2 Family Night at Spend the evening out with the kids at the Winner’s Circle. Each week5 – 7 pm The Commons there is a special fun activity for the children to enjoy. The Pizza and Pasta Buffet is sure to meet anyones appetite. $7 for adults and $4 for children 8 and under. Each week a different themed entertainment is provided for family fun. The Family activity scheduled for this week features a time when you can meet the author Kathy Montgomery. Cindy Romig 772-6222October 3 5K Fun Run Community runs are open to active duty military assigned/attached to fort7 am Drum Family members, retirees, reservists and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Register at the Fort Drum Sports Office, Bldg M430A by 4:30 pm on October 2 or on the day of the event held at Magrath Sports Complex. Diane Sykes 772-6663October 3 Oktoberfest The Commons is celebrating the autumn harvest with a dinner special in5 – 9 pm Dinner Special Busters Brew Pub featuring Schnitzel and Cordon Bleu. Enjoy traditional German specialties and the micro-brewed German Lager. Live entertainment by Les Gates. Cindy Romig 772-6222October 4 Employment 101 Learn the basics of searching and applying for a job. Learn how to conduct a9:30 – 11:30 Job Search, Write Your Resume & Cover Letter and Ace an Interview with Employment Readiness. This class is held at Army Community Service. Amanda Thompson 772-9611
October 5 In Her Shoes: This simulation activity is used to increase awareness of the struggles that2 – 4 pm 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 Violence a 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 772-0593October 5 – 8 NY State Park Parks and Recreation is offering 50% off the rental fee on their RVs for theWeekend Camping Special Columbus Day weekend when patrons reserve a campsite at one of the New York State Parks Campgrounds. While reserving your RV at Parks and Recreation, pick up a New York State Parks Camping Gift pack which includes a $50 gift card good towards your campsite rental fee. Gene Spencer 772-6568October 5 Fallen Warrior The Fort Drum Community is invited to attend the ground breaking10 am Monument ceremony for the Fallen Warriors Monument at Memorial Park. The Ceremony construction of The Fallen Warriors Monument was paid for with 2010 Silver Award proceeds, made possible by the Garrison Workforce. Garrison Admin 772-5501October 6 2012 3-On-3 This tournament will be conducted at Monti Physical Fitness Center and is9:30 am Basketball open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family Tournament members 19 years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Team rosters are due to the Sports Office, Bldg. M430A, by 4:30 pm on October 3. Diane Sykes 772-6663October 67 – 10 pm Middle School Youth in grades 6 – 8 can enjoy an evening with friends, music, and snacks Dance at the Youth Center. The cost is $2 for Youth Center Members and $4 for Non-members. Youth Center Membership is free. Steve Ferguson 772-6719October 9 2012 Fall 2012 Fall Basketball League play will be conducted at Monti Physical Fitness6 pm Basketball Center. Open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, League Begins Family members 19 years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Rosters due to the Sports Office, Bldg. M430A, by 1 October. Diane Sykes 772-6663October 9 EFMP Support ACS Exceptional Family Member Program offers this group meeting11:30 – 1 pm Group providing networking and information on a different EFMP topic monthly Families with special needs may find useful. Sharon Chapel 772-5476October 9 Key Caller ACS Mobilization and Deployment offers training on proper procedures for2 – 3:30 pm & 5 – Training those who volunteer to be their units Key Caller.6:30 pm Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566October 10 Build Your Own ACS Family Employment Readiness instructs Military Family Members on9:30 – 11:30 pm Business the necessary needs and basics of creating and running your own business. Workshop This free class is held at Army Community Service. Amanda Thompson 772-9611October 11 Anger ACS Family Advocacy Program offers a session on how best to keep anger1:30 – 3:30 pm Management form escalating in negative ways. This class will be held at Army Community Service and is free. Martila Seals 772-0593October 11 Federal Navigating the process of applying for Federal Employment can be9:30 – 11:30 am Employment confusing. ACS Family Employment Readiness presents procedures and tips Workshop for applying for Federal Employment. Amanda Thompson 772-9611October 11 Advanced FRG ACS Mobilization and Deployment program trains Family Readiness Group1 – 2:30 pm Key Caller volunteers how to handle difficult situations when serving as a Key Caller Training for their unit. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566
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 Monday & Tuesday Closed, Wednesday & Thursday11 am – 9 pm, Friday 11am – Center – Closed for 11 pm, Saturday 4 – 11 pm, Sunday noon – 8 pm. Cindy Fleming 772-6601 the month of July ATV Safety Courses – Available by request – 772-4010. Adventure Training 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. Rich Cole 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. Remington Park – now open for the season: M – Sa 9 am – 9 pm, Su 10 am – 8 pm. Remington Park Beach Open June 1: Daily 11 am – 7 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 is finished for the season and returns to the Commons in SeptemberTuesday Open Faced Grilled Rib A tender and juicy grilled to order rib eye steak served on a fresh roll with5 - 9 pm Eye Sandwich salad, potato, vegetable, dinner roll and butter, $10.95. Start your evening out right with the mouth-watering ‘Rack of Ribs Special’Wednesday Rib Night in Buster’s Brew Pub. Half rack of ribs - $11.95; Half roasted or BBQ5 – 9 pm chicken - $9.95Thursday Prime Rib Night Thursday is Prime Rib Night at Buster’s Brew Pub. Enjoy a generous5 – 9 pm portion of prime rib with your choice of salad, starch and vegetable. 12 oz Prime Rib - $12.95Friday Friday Night Specials4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) At Ease! Bar Specials Everyone needs a little down time. After a week of hard 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 Steak Special Buster’s Brew Pub.Friday5 – 9 pm Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, Right Arm Night and vegetable. Buster’s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. Porterhouse - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95.Monthly5 – 7 Following Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthlyRetirement following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit.Ceremony Enjoy 10th Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey, and a 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 October 12 – Veterans’ Information Day – Dulles State Office Building October 12 – Chick Flick Movie Night – BOSS October 12 – Paint Your Pumpkin Contest – McEwen Library October 13 – 2012 Volleyball Tournament - Sports October 13 – I M Alone Youth Training - School Age Center October 13 – High School Dance – Youth Center October 15 – New Youth Center Soft Opening – Youth Center October 19 – Teen Gaming Tournament – Youth Center October 19 – BOSS Movie Night – BOSS October 20 – Reading With Animals – McEwen Library October 25 – BOSS Halo Fright Night Gaming Tournament – BOSS October 26 – EFMP Halloween Party – Army Community Service October 26 – Haunted Hayride – Remington Park October 27 – Teen Karaoke Contest – Youth Center October 27 – Haunted Hotel – Nash Blvd. Guest House October 31 – BOSS Zombie 5K Fun Run – Remington ParkSave The Date: Friday, October 26, 2012. Beware… and come if you dare to The HauntedHayride at Remington Park. Creepy things are there to scare as you ride through RemingtonPark on one of the tractor drawn trolleys. Walk through the haunted pavilion and cemeterythen scurry back across the spooky bridge to check out the creepy animal exhibit presented bythe zoo at Thompson Park. A little monster’s fun zone is available for kids 12 and under withtamer activities for younger children. Additional treats include group photos, snacks anddrinks, and a bonfire for marshmallow roasting. Patrons can catch the shuttle to RemingtonPark from Magrath Sports Complex. This event is free to all DoD ID card holders. Parentaldiscretion is advised for some of the evening’s offerings and children 12 and under must beaccompanied by an adult.