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 9, 2012 22 2 3 24 25 26 27 28 www.drummwr.com 29 3 0 Attraction DescriptionApril Notable Events April – Month Of The Military ChildApril 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. Daniel Reed 772-4244April 10 Coastie The Coastie The Coast Guard Boat will visit the McEwen Library for story time to10 – 11 am Coast Guard Boat talk to kids about safety in or on the water. This a free program aimed at Visits The Library preschool and young elementary school age kids. Allen Goudie 772-9099April 11 What Do Peeps Come to the McEwen Library and create a diorama with PEEPS – take a scene4 – 8 pm Read? from your favorite book, and recreate it using PEEPS. Then, bring your diorama back on Saturday, APRIL 14 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 the NationalBus leaves 7 am Washington DC 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 the Teen Lock-In Youth Center to register, space is limited. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 13 & 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. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 14 BOSS Texas Hold This is the third of four Fort Drum BOSS Texas Hold ‘Em Tournaments.Noon ‘Em Tournament Games will take place at The Commons in the Winner’s Circle. Doors open at noon for tournament registration and games begin at 1 pm when registration will close. Players will be provided a beginning bank of a set amount of chips. Play will continue until they are out. $350 in prize money is being offered for this competition open to all Soldiers and DoD civilian employees. No buy in fee. Brandon Smith 772-7807April 14 4-Person Team This Four-person Team tournament is held at the Pine Plains Bowling Center1pm Bowling and is 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. Rosters due to the Sports Office, Bldg. P-10050, by 4 pm on 13 April or at the Bowling Center on the day of the event. Brandon Doherty 772-6663
April 14 All My Peeps Are Visit McEwen Library to participate in PEEP races, search for those hidden1:30 – 3 pm At The Library PEEPS in our scavenger hunt, try some PEEPshi, or maybe PEEPza, see all the literary PEEPS in scenes from favorite books, and judge which one is best. Dress like a PEEP for the day. Allen Goudie 772-9099April 14 Teen Volleyball Set up and spike at this free fun tournament where Teen teams will compete3 – 6 pm Tournament using coordination and skill for prizes. Steve Ferguson 772-6719April 14 Children’s Youth in grades 1 - 6 can dress up and enjoy a Masquerade Ball at the Chapel4 – 8 pm Masquerade Ball Drive School Age Center. Enjoy a variety of organized activities with music, games, crafts, and snack. This is a free event however children must be enrolled at Parent Central Services to participate. Call 772-8675 for information regarding enrollment. Lori McKenna 772-4411April 16 - 20 NAF Property Used property and equipment will be for sale to DoD ID card holders onlyApril 23 - 27 Sale for ID Card April 16 – 20 this first week and open to the public April 23 – 27 the second9 am – 3 pm Holders 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 is 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. Pre-sale tickets are Festival of Food $10 for adults $15 at the door, and $5 for children ages 3 - 11. Tickets available through April 4 at ACS, Off The Beaten Path, Red Cross, and at the Family and MWR window at Clark Hall. 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. Register by April 9. 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 or between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm April 23 – 27 at Family and MWR Window on the second floor of Clark Hall. Bids will be opened on May 2. Winning bidders must pay and remove vehicles by May 8. Cash or Credit Card only accepted for payment. Troy Larock 772-7902April 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 772-6222
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 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 Commons April 28 – Fishing Trip – Adventure Training April 28 – 2012 Fort Drum Basketball Championships – Sports April 28 – GM Military Discount Tour Ride and Drive – Fort Drum Main Exchange April 28 – Day of Remembrance: Victims of the Holocaust Event – Youth Center April 29 – LT Dan Band Concert – Magrath Gym 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 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 CenterSave 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.