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 16, 2012 22 2 3 24 25 26 27 28 29 3 0 www.drummwr.com Attraction DescriptionApril Notable Events April – Month Of The Military ChildApril 16 - 20 NAF Property Used property and equipment will be for sale to DoD ID card holders only,April 23 - 27 Sale April 16 – 20, this first week and then open to the public, April 23 – 27, the9 am – 3 pm second week of the NAF Property Sale. Recreational equipment, office equipment, furniture, and much more will be priced to sell. CREDIT CARD AND CASH ONLY ACCEPTED FOR PAYMENT. EVERYTHING SOLD AS-IS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Sale located at the corner of Oswego Drive and Warehouse Road, Building S-68. Susanne Berry 772-6660April 19 Annual Volunteer This annual event honors volunteers from Fort Drum. Presidential Volunteer5 – 8 pm Ceremony Awards and Volunteer of the Year are presented at this cocktail event held at the Commons. Jane Bresko 772-2899April 20 21st Annual Come to the Commons to enjoy foods from around the world at this annual4:30 – 8 pm International event to benefit the Fort Drum Volunteer Support Fund. Tickets at the door Festival of Food are $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 - 11. Email firstname.lastname@example.orgApril 20 Teen Karaoke Teens in grades 7 – 12 can choose their favorite song, grab the mike, and have6 – 8 pm Contest a great time in the spotlight with a chance to win a prize. Serious and “just for fun” singers are welcome. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 21 Month Of The April is Month of the Military Child and Fort Drum has events to honor those1 – 4 pm Military Child young heroes. CYS Services offers a carnival for children in grades one through Carnival/ID and five in the Youth Center gym. Food, an inflatable bounce house, and games are Safety Day some of the fun offered. ACS is also on hand with their Child Identification and Safety event. A teddy bear clinic will give free checkups to fuzzy stuffed friends, the Tooth Fairy, Pluggy the Fire Plug and McGruff the Crime Dog will be ready to meet your child, and Emergency Services will assist families in completing child identification packets. Daniel Reed 772-4244April 21 UFC Check out the Pay-Per-View UFC Fight Night at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar9 pm Compliments of at The Commons. Pre fight activities begin at 9 pm with the main event BOSS beginning at 10 pm. Jones vs Evans for UFC 145 with free admission compliments of BOSS. Transportation provided to and from Barracks call BOSS. Brandon Smith 772-7807April 23 – 27 Family and MWR Privately owned vehicles that have been abandoned on Fort Drum will be sold10 am – 6 pm Abandoned at this silent auction. Vehicles can be viewed in the fenced lot at the corner of Automobile Euphrates River Valley Road and Oneida Avenue, Fort Drum. All vehicles are Auction sold in as-is condition. Sealed, dated and time-stamped bids of a minimum of $300 will be accepted throughout the week at the viewing lot and at Family and MWR Window on the second floor of Clark Hall between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm April 23 – 27. All sealed bids will be opened on May 2 then high bidders will be called. Winning bidders must pay for and remove vehicles from the lot by May 8. Cash or Credit Card only will be accepted for payment. Troy Larock 772-7902
April 23 – 27 Youth Center Youth in grades 7 – 12 are invited to attend with friends to compete in this6 – 8 pm Billiards week long evening tournament for prizes and to see who is king of the cue. Tournament This is a free event. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 25 Administrative Show the Administrative Professional in your office they are appreciated by11 am – 1pm Proffessionals Day taking them to this special luncheon at the Commons. The menu includes maple Luncheon - cranberry glazed chicken with new garlic potatoes, Swiss vegetable bake, tossed salad, and dessert for $7.95 includes drink. Cindy Romig 772-6222April 26 BOSS Gaming Video Game Roulette. Food and registration will begin at 5 pm with gaming5 pm Tournament starting at 7 pm. Video game roulette will consist of various games and/or gamily systems where contestants will spin a wheel to see which games they will play and on what game system they will play on. Brandon Smith 772-7807April 275 – 7 pm Right Arm Night Let your team know how much you appreciate them by inviting the whole office to Right Arm Night at the Winner’s Circle located in the Commons. Free hot snack bar and beverage specials along with pool and air hockey tables and events hosted by a Fort Drum Military Unit. Cindy Romig 772-6222April 27 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. This will be the last Indoor Paintball session of the season which will resume in October. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 28 Adventure Fishing Trip to local streams in search of the elusive brook trout. Cost is $208 am Training Fishing which includes transportation. Equipment is available for rent at Parks and Trip Recreation. Rich Cole 772-4010April 28 2012 Fort Drum Open to active duty Military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members9 am Basketball 19 years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Championships Drum. Rosters due to the Sports Office, Bldg. P-10050, by 25 April. Brandon Doherty 772-6663April 28 GM Military The GM Military Discount Program, as primary sponsor of the Gary Sinise and10 am – 3 pm Discount Tour the LT Dan Band concert, has events planned for the weekend of Sinise’s visit. Ride and Drive On Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the GM Military Discount Tour Event Ride and Drive Event will set up shop in front of the Fort Drum Main Exchange offering participants a chance to test drive vehicles and receive a $10 Visa Gift Card. Donna Orvis 772-3304April 29 GM Military GM Military Discount display will be set up in front of Magrath Sports3 pm Discount Tour Complex. Concert-goers are invited to stop by before enjoying The Lt. Dan Pre-Show Display Band to view four custom Camaro hoods each depicting one of the four branches of the US Military and “The First Responder” Silverado, a custom airbrushed vehicle depicting images honoring the heroes of 911, all painted by renowned artist, Mickey Harris. Patrons visiting the GM Military Discount Display will receive great giveaways, have fun at the video arcade, and can also enter a drawing for a chance to win a pair of VIP Ticket upgrades to the concert. Donna Orvis 772-3304 Fort Drum Family and MWR, The Gary Sinise Foundation, and GM MilitaryApril 29 Gary Sinise and Discount Program are proud to present Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band6 pm The Lt. Dan Band performing at the Fort Drum Magrath Gym. Gary Sinise, the award winning actor best known for his portrayal as LT. Dan in the movie, Forest Gump and as Detective Mac Taylor in the television series, CSI: New York is bringing the whole Lt. Dan Band to rock out Magrath Sports Complex Gym. The Lieutenant Dan Band covers everything from classics to contemporary songs and more. Even tunes from the 40′s big band era. There’s something for everyone and each show highlights the musical diversity of the band, as well as the passion and energy each member brings to the stage. Free tickets are available to Active Duty Soldiers and Families through Military Unit representatives. Donna Orvis 772-3304
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 - $9.955 – 9 pm Thursday is Prime Rib Night at Buster’s Brew Pub. Enjoy a generous portion ofThursday Prime Rib Night prime rib with your choice of salad, starch and vegetable. 12 oz Prime Rib - $12.955 – 9 pm 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. AtFriday Friday Night Specials Ease! Offer’s free snacks and drink specials from 4 – 7 pm in Buster’s Brew Pub.4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, and vegetable. Buster’s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. PorterhouseFriday Buster’s Steak - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95.5 – 9 pm Special Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthly following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit. Enjoy 10th MountainMonthly Right Arm Night Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey, and a hot snack5 – 7 Following buffet. Win $200 for your unit fund. A prize for the unit with the highest percentageRetirement of attendance at Right Arm Night, look for the Family and MWR table to sign in.Ceremony 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 30 – OPSEC Training – Army Community Service April 30 – Event Planning Class – Army Community Service May 1 – From Victim to Survivor Support Group – Army Community Service May 1 – Fort Drum Welcome Tour – Army Community Service May 1 – Stress Management Class – Army Community Service May 2 – Unit Cross Country Run – Sports Office May 2 – Terrific Toddlers – Army Community Service May 3 – Computer Basics for Job Seekers – Army Community Service May 3 – Welding Class – Automotive Skills Center May 4 – Hearts Apart Group Meeting – Army Community Service May 4 – In Her Shoes: Living With Domestic Violence – Army Community Service May 5 – Syracuse Stage Play Trip: The Brother’s Size – Youth Center May 7 – Newcomers Orientation – Army Community Service May 7 – June 8 – 2012 Unit Softball League – Sports Office May 7 & 8 – ScreamFree Parenting Workshop – Army Community Service May 8 – VMIS -101 Training – Army Community Service May 8 – EFMP Support Group Meeting – Army Community Service May 8 – Key Caller Training – Army Community Service May 9 – 10K Army 10 Miler Qualifier – Sports Office May 9 & 10 – AFTB Level 1 Training – Army Community Service May 9 – June 6 – 2012 Flag Football League – Sports Office May 10 – Employment 101 Class – Army Community Service May 10 – Basic Automotive Electrical Class – Automotive Skills Center May 11 – 13 – New York City Trip – Parks and Recreation May 12 – Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament – BOSSSave the Dates! Fort Drum’s Summer Special Events: Riverfest – Enjoy a day on the Saint Lawrence River in the village of Alexandria Bay including a boattour of the Thousand Islands, visit to Heart Island and Boldt Castle, Lunch, children’s amusements andfun on June 21with tickets on sale from your Unit Representative soon.Mountainfest – A great day of food, activities, Salute to the Nation, games, and music on Division Hill,June 28.