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January 2012 FMWR Preview Magazine

  1. 1. Volume 27, Issue 1 January 2012 PreviewFamily and MWR Calendar of Events and Activities
  2. 2. 2 Family and MWR PREVIEW January 2012 Fort Drum Family and MWR Winter Fun From Family and MWR Until the weather breaks and the days look on page 14 for dates. become longer it is easy to want to stay When the weather is too severe to be inside, but the key to avoiding the winter outside there are many activities going doldrums is to get outside as much as on in the Arts and Crafts building. possible. Make plans to get out for some Classes are being offered for Pottery, fun and exercise. Family and MWR has Stained Glass, Quilting, Woodworking, many activities planned for January to and other fun crafts to help fill the many help combat the winter blues. hours spent indoors. Details about these Skiers and snowboarders will find classes can be found on page 9. The some of the finest slopes in the country Monti Physical Fitness Center and the nearby. Parks and Recreation offers dis- Magrath Sports Complex are always counted tickets to a number of the top available for that much needed exercise slopes. Watch for the free ski days that during the winter months. See page 10 local ski areas offer Military ID Card for your fitness options. holders. Parks & Recreation will help McEwen Library is hosting a snow you out with the necessary equipment sculpture competition January 7 - for fun on the slopes. Every Thursday, February 11with prizes in six different beginning Jan 5th, meet at Parks and categories and a little indoor winter fun Recreation for cross country skiing and with their Snow People in the Library lunch. Equipment use and skiing is free Contest which runs through January 15. the hot lunch is $7. The P & R Staff will Read all about it on page 12. fit you for skis, give you a lesson, then The North Country offers a number guide you through the trails on post. sign of winter activities to keep you busy. No up for the trip to Lake Placid on January matter what fun activities you choose, 14 to fulfil your Olympic fantasy for just whether its building a snowman or skiing $35 per person. See page 14 for details. and sledding,, the important thing is to Contact Adventure Training and sign up get out and stay active during the winter for a Snowmobile or Ice Fishing trip, months. Preview Garrison Commander Col. Noel T. Nicolle Director Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Mr. Harold E. Greer Marketing Chief Ms. Donna W. Orvis Preview Editor Ms. Laura Oakes Special Events Ms. Michelle Roden Graphics Illustrator Mr. John Donovan Office Automation Clerk Ms. Brenda Hess Preview is published monthly by FortDrum’s Family and Morale, Welfare, andRecreation (Family and MWR). Opinionsexpressed here do not necessarily reflect Fort Drum Family and MWR online: www.drummwr.comthose of the U.S. Army. Copies of this publi-cation are available monthly as an insert inthe third issue of the installation newspaper,The Fort Drum Mountaineer, in all Familyand MWR facilities, and by contacting theFamily and MWR Marketing Office at 315-772-5370. Information published here wasaccurate at the time of printing but may besubject to change without notice. Smartphone link to the Fort Drum Family and MWR Calendar
  3. 3. January 2012 Family and MWR PREVIEW 3 Commons Activity Center The Commons The Commons is ideal for conferences, seminars and small meetings. Groups of 25 - 500 people can be accommodated in the banquet rooms. War Fighters conference rooms are used for VIP functions featuring 2 Bldg. P-4350 772-6222 plasma TVs for briefings and is equipped for VTC conferences. A sound-Buster’s Brew Pub WWE Pay-Per-View Wrestling proof wall is used to separate the two rooms.Dining Specials The Winner’s Circle Sports Bar has all Relax in the Old English atmosphere of the excitement of viewing WWEat Buster’s Brew Pub and enjoy a great Pay-Per-View on the big screen.meal, try one of the evening specials or Admission is $3. Doors open at 6one of the unique brews distilled in pm. Live pre show begins at 7:30 pmtheir own micro - brewery. Check out with the feature event starting at 8the house favorite - 10th Mountain pm.Light Beer or the special brew of the Jan 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Royal Rumblemonth. NFL Playoffs Watch the NFL Football games on theTuesday big screen with friends while enjoyingOpen Faced Grilled Rib Eye your favorite snacks and beverages.Sandwich Dinner Special A tender and juicy grilled to order rib Family Nightseye steak served on a fresh roll with The Commons celebrates Familysalad, potato, vegetable, dinner roll and Nights every Tuesday at 5 pm with abutter. pizza and pasta buffet dinner and a Rib Eye Sandwich Dinner . . .$10.95 variety of family entertainment weekly. To kick off this popular event the BackWednesday To School Carnival will feature specialRib Night Special activities, treats, and the friendly Start your evening out right with the Family and MWR Characters.mouth-watering Rack of Ribs Special in Jan 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Movie Night Buster’s Brew Pub Stop in Buster’s Brew Pub Jan 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Carnival Night Salad of the MonthBusters Brew Pub. Enjoy live entertain- Jan 17 .Family Night Bowling Center for dinner Wednesday -ment by Les Gates. Jan 24 . . . . . . . . . . . .Unicycle Riders Special $5.50 Friday and enjoy a great Half rack of ribs . . . . . . . . . .$11.95 Half roasted/BBQ chicken . . .$9.95 Jan 31 .Story Night with Free Books Barbecue Ranch meal with liveThursday Martin Luther King Jr Soul Food Buffet Lunch Chicken Salad entertainment by “LesPrime Rib Night Special Enjoy fried catfish, chicken, red beans Gates” . Stop by Buster’s Brew Pub on Restaurant and PubThursday for the Prime Rib Special and rice, collard greens, corn bread, Hours of Operation Try one of the evening specials: potato salad and banana pudding forincluding all the traditional sides. Enjoy dessert. The cost is only $7.95 per Mon - Fri - Lunch . . . . .11 am - 2 pm Tue - Fri - Dinner . . . . . . . .5 - 9 pm Tuesday - Rib Eye Sandwichlive entertainment by Les Gates. person including drink.J 12 oz Prime Rib . . . . . . . . . .$12.95 Jan 11 . . . . . . . . . . .11 am - 1:30 pm Tue - Fri - Bar . . . . . . . . . . .4 - 10 pm Wednesday - Rack of Ribs, Hours subject to change. Check Thursday - Prime Rib, andFriday Night Steak Special Ultimate Fighting Facebook and facilities for updated Fridays at Busters Brew Pub you will Championships hours. Friday - Steak.enjoy a steak cooked to order, with Check out the Pay-Per-View UFCBaked Potato, and Vegetable. Busters Fight Night at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar. Pre fight activities begin atalso has freshly made brews and tempt-ing desserts. Enjoy live entertainmentby Les Gates. 9 pm with the main event beginning at 10 pm. Plan a Party or Unit Function Porterhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . .$17.95 NY Strip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$15.95 Jan 14 . . . . . . .Doors Open at 7 pm at The Lodges of Remington Park Right Arm NightFriday’s At Ease! We’ve got a great Fort Drum team! After a week of hard work you Show your appreciation at Right Arm Night. This free event is hosteddeserve to join friends, unwind, and monthly by one of the Units on Fortready yourself for the weekend. At Drum featuring a hot snack bar, drinkEase! offers free pizza and drink specials specials, and fun activities with thefrom 4 - 7 pm in Buster’s Brew Pub. people you depend on every day.(Closed on training holidays). Jan 27 5 pm Brew of the Month: Lloyds Landing Lodge Lloyd’s Landing is located on the beach at Remington Park. The lodge features a large stone fireplace with two cozy seating Hillside Lake Lodge The Hillside Lake Lodge overlooks Remington Pond. The lodge features a large stone fireplace, comfortable seating areas Little Brown Jug Ale areas. The seating capacity is 72 with a and a full kitchen. The seating capacity is standing capacity of 150. for 50 with a standing capacity for 100. Dirty Harry’s Sportsman’s Lodge Book your next event at Fort Drum’s newest lodge, Dirty Harry’s featuring fireplace, kitchen, wrap - around deck and a guest capacity of 50 seated or 100 standing.
  4. 4. 4 Family and MWR PREVIEW January 2012 Bowling Center Bldg. P-4320 772-6601 The Pine Plains Bowling Center Fort Drum’s 24-lane bowling center features automated, com- puterized scorekeeping consoles Dining at the Bowl and overhead scoring monitors. Lil’Skeeters Restaurant Handicap access lanes and bumper bowl lanes are available. The center contains a unique Lil’ Skeeters Restaurant - Dining at The Bowl snack bar/smoke house eatery - Lil Skeeters Restaurant located in the Pine Plains Bowling Center serves the most scrumptious BBQ Sandwiches, burgers, hoagies, salads, and more. While famous for their Lil’ Skeeters BBQ, a video arcade, In-house Hickory Smoked BBQs and sauces, Lil Skeeters also offers a range of other and a billiards room. mouth pleasing treats such as chicken tenders, buffalo wings, fresh made pizza (by the slice or whole), hot dogs, nachos, cole slaw, baked beans, macaroni and potato salads, corn bread, french fries, and onion rings. Dine in or take out.. Purchase lunchBirthday Parties ing times. Maximum of six children Wednesday - Friday between 11:00 am and 1:30 pm and receive a FREE game of bowl-Birthday parties at the bowl are fun. per lane. ing (must be used same day before 3 pm).We will work to create the perfect Dine In/Take Out 772-6601package to make your birthday spe- Bowl-A-Lunchcial, fun, and easy! Call 772-6601 for Purchase a lunch at Lil’ Skeeter’s All-You-Can-Bowl Special Pay-As-You-Play Cosmic Bowlingreservations. Snack Bar and receive one free This spectacular special won’t be Out of this world bowling fun. AdultsPackage #1 game, shoe rental not included. $3 per game + shoes. Children 12 beat. Rent a lane for only $9 perIncludes 1 hour of bowling, shoes, and Bowling must be used on the same and under $2.25 + shoes. person, per hour, for unlimited bowl-choice of a meal from the “Junior day before 3 p.m. Saturdays . . . . . . . . .9 pm - Midnight ing, includes shoes.League” menu for only $9 per child. Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . .11 am - 3 pm Sunday Family Bowling Special Wednesdays . . . . . . . . . . .7 - 10 pmPackage #2 Families may enjoy bowling at a spe-Just bowling & shoes for up to 6 chil- By The Hour Bowling Special cial low price of $1.50 per game All-You-Can-Bowl Cosmicdren per lane. All you can bowl in one hour for (Adults) and $1 per game for children Bowling(No outside food permitted in just $12 including shoes. 12 yrs and younger. Does not include Bowl as many games as you like forBowling Center except for cake Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . .11 am - 3 pm shoes. one low rate on Thursdays, We turnand ice cream) for $15 per lane, down the lights and crank up the Sundays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 - 6 pmper hour. Bowl Two Get One Free tunes for out of this world bowling Bowl two games at regular price and All-You-Can-Bowl Sunday fun.$10.50 per person includingBumper Bowling receive 1 game free. Shoes not shoes. Bowl as many games as you like forBumper bowling is ideal for young included. Thursdays . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 - 10 pm just $9 per person including shoes.bowlers. Bumper Bowling is avail- Tuesdays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 - 9 pm Sundays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 - 9 pmable on 12 lanes during open bowl-
  5. 5. January 2012 Family and MWR PREVIEW 5 Army Community Service Bldg.P-4330 Classes and Programs Information and Referral 1-800-826-0886 or 772-6556 Call programs to find out times and locations of classes offered ACS Outreach Army Family Covenant “Keeping the Promise” 772-5374 New Parent Support Program Army Community Service is a one-stop information and referral agency that is of particular New Parent Support offers parenting and interest to newcomers. ACS helps prepare Soldiers and Families for the ever-changing mili- Army Family Team Building supportive teaching services to any family tary lifestyle by providing a wide variety of educational programs and events. ACS also serves 772-6710/9229/6566 that is ID card eligible with children from AFTB Level 1 the ages 0-3 years old. as the hub of deployment cycle activities. Jan 11 & 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 4 pm Army Emergency Relief AFTB Level 2 Financial ReadinessArmy Emergency Relief (AER) is dedicated to assisting Soldiers, Retirees, survivors and Jan 24 & 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 4 pm 772-5196/8526their Families with emergency financial assistance. AER can help with emergency trav- FRP supports units and FRGs with on-el, prevention of eviction, first month’s rent and security deposit, emergency food Army Family Action Plan demand training to meet the needs of theneeds, auto repair, and emergency medical and dental expenses. The program provides 772-6710 Soldier and Family member. Call to pre-interest free loans and grants to members of the military community with valid emer- AFAP Issues accepted year-round register.gency needs. AER is run by funds provided by the contributions from service mem- 1st Term Soldier Financial Training Army Vollunteer Corps Coordinator Wednesdays . . . . . . . . . . .8:30 am - 4 pmbers and the community. The AER office is housed at P-4330 Conway Road, inside of Thrift Savings Planthe Army Community Service Building. The offices offer privacy and a comfortable 772-2899 December and January Volunteer of the Jan 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:30 pmwaiting area to make difficult times a little easier. For more information about the Credit Repairprogram, our fundraising campaign, or our assistance capabilities please call 772- Month Event at The Commons. Jan 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10:30 - 11am Jan 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am6560/6555. For after-hours emergencies that cannot wait until the next business day, Budget and Checkbook Managementassistance can be obtained by calling 1-877-272-7337. Contact AER at 772-8873 for Exceptional Family Member Jan 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - noonappointments and questions. Program 772-5476 Military Family Life Consultants Information and Referral Center EFMP now has a System Navigator avail- 212-6919Information and Referral Program (I&R) is the ACS resource service for Fort Drum able to help EFMP familes registrer for Walk In/Appointments at ACSand the surrounding community. I&R can assist with finding resources, activities and benefits and programs. Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 8 pmevents in and around the Fort Drum area. Available amenities at ACS include a fur- EFMP Support Group Meetingnished kitchen, family lounge, conference room. Free Baby Bundles are available for Jan 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11:30 am - 1 pm Mobilization and Deployment 772-2848newborns - 3 month olds of E1 through E5 or multiple births regardless of rank. Master Resiliency TrainingHours of operation are Mon - Fri, 7:30 am - 6 pm and Sat, Sun & Holidays, 9 am - 7 Employment Readiness 772-9611 Jan 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 am - 2:30 pmpm. Call 1-800-826-0886 or 772-6556/6557 for more information. Key Caller Class Employment 101 Jan 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am Jan 10 . . . . . . .2 - 3:30 pm & 5 - 6:30 pm ACS Outreach Build Your Own Business FRG Leader TrainingThe goal of Outreach Services is two-fold. First to service the units by evaluating Jan 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am Jan 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 1 pmneeds, coordinating services and delivering programming and secondly, to provide pro- Career Fair Preparation Informal Funds Traininggramming that promotes community cohesiveness. Info table is held twice a month at Jan 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am Jan 17 . . . . . . . . . . .2 - 3 pm or 5 - 6 pmthe Exchange food court. ACS Outreach is available for unit briefings call for appoint- Fed Employment Worksohp Advanced Key Caller Classments. Call for more information at (315) 772-5374 Jan 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:30 - 11:30 am Jan 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 - 2:30 pm Registration required for all classes held Army Volunteer Corps Coordinator at ACS Relocation Readiness 772-6566Volunteering at Fort Drum is fun and easy positions are now posted online at Welcome Tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tuewww.myarmyonesource.com. The Volunteer Management Information System or Family Advocacy Program 772-2279 Stateside PCS Briefs . . . . . . . . Tue & Thu(VMIS) is a historical change to the way Army installations track and manage their vol- English for Speakers of Other Languagesunteer programs. Volunteers can now manage, log and track their volunteer hours as Stress Management Jan 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:30 pm Tue and Thuwell as search for open volunteer positions. VMIS allows volunteers to keep a detailed Anger Management Hearts Apart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jan 6history of all volunteer positions held whether it’s here at Fort Drum or at your last Jan 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:30 pm Newcomer Orientation . . . . . . . . . .Jan 9installation. This system will unify how volunteer activity is tracked across all Army Conflict Resolutions Overseas PCS Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jan 19posts so your volunteer hours and experience will easily follow you when PCS’ing. Jan 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:30 pmFor more information about volunteering on Fort Drum, call 772-2899. Soldier and Family Assistance Center 772-7781 Inprocessing for WTU/MEB Soldiers and Families: Wed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 4:30 pm Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - noon Survivor Outreach Services 772-6357 SOS Group Meeting at ACS Jan 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 - 8 pm Coupon Giveaway Pass on the Savings! Take a Coupon - Give a Coupon. Product and Store Coupons available at Army Community Service Information and Referral desk.
  6. 6. 6 Family and MWR PREVIEW January 2012 Youth Center C hi l d , Yo u t h a n d S ch o o l S e rv ices Bldg. P-10790 772-6719 The High School Lounge and Middle School Lounge at Youth Center (YC) areopen to youth weekdays after school, at noon on Saturdays and when school isnot in session. Bring a friend as a guest, hang out, listen to music, or play videogames. Free snacks offered daily. Membership is free! Youth Center Trips & Youth Center Hours of Activities Operation Admin. and RegistrationIndoor Paintball - Cost: is $5 Hoursfor members or $10 for non- Mon - Fri . . . . . .11 am - 7 pmmembers. For youth10 - 18 Sat - Reg. Only . . .noon - 7 pmyears of age Youth Center Activity HoursJan, 6 and 27 . . . . . . . . . .6 - 9 pm Monday - Thursday 2:30 - 8 pm Friday . . . . . . . . . . .2:30 - 9 pmWinter Festival – Cost is Free Saturday . . . . . . . .noon - 8 pmJan 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1- 6 pm The Youth Center opens at 1 pm on days when public school is notTeen Lock-In – Cost is $10 in session. Youth Center is for useand Registration deadline is by youth in grades 7 - 12.Jan 3.Jan 13 - 14 . . . . . . . .8 pm - 8 am Hours are subject to change. CYSS Youth Sports & Fitness A late fee of $1 per minute perSkate Jam – Cost: is $3 for youth will be charged for late Bldg. M-435A 772-6718/4102members or $5 for non- pick-ups. Smart Start NEW* Baseball Clinicmembers General Development: Shake off the rust and have your skillsJan 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 - 6 pm Youth Center Hours Will be This program is for 3-5 year olds, this ready for the upcoming baseball sea- Amended on: program focuses on children and their son! Participants ages 7 - 13 will workMidnight Sports – Cost: is $3 Jan 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Closed parents working together to develop on baseball fundamentals and be in midfor members or $5 for non- sports skills. The Smart Start enroll- Jan 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Closed ment fee is $20 per child and runs season form by the time baseball sea-members son arrives. The clinics main focus willJan 20 . . . . . . . . . . .8 pm - 12 am through Jan 6. General Development HIRED! Apprenticeship session: Jan 7 - Feb11, 2012. be arm strengthening drills, defensive Program workouts, and fine tuning swings. CostVideo Game Tournament – Volunteer Coaches is $35 per child. Enrollment runsCost: is Free and registration Teens, 15-18, interested in and Referees Needed through Jan 6, 2012. Sessions are Jan 7,deadline is Jan 9 working may apply for an Visit CYSS Sports Office at 435A 14, & 21, Feb 4, 11, & 18, Mar 3, & 10.Jan 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 pm apprenticeship through the Oswego Ave or Call 772-6718 to sign Three clinic times are available for HIRED! Apprenticeship up as a volunteer coach. Receive your each session: 9-11am, 11am -1pm, or 1-Dry Hill Tubing Trip – Cost: is Program. Teens will work in first childs sports enrollment free and 3 pm. You must choose a clinic time for$15 and registration deadline selected Family and MWR facili- get 50% off the 2nd and 3rd. your child.is Jan 17. ties for 12 week terms. There Jan 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 - 6 pm are 4-terms per year. Youth are Teen Sports Club Youth sports is offering an opportuni- CYSS Sports Hours of paid at the end of each term. Operation(*) Registration deadline for each trip Training is provided . Youth ty for teens interested in volunteeringwill be 10 business days prior to the to assist with coaching, score keeping, Monday - Thursday must register with CYS Services and officiating. 11:30 am- 3:30 pmtrip. Business days are Monday to qualify. Contact 772-0281 orthrough Saturday. 772-6719 for information. Basketball *ATTENTION*ATTENTION* ... Co-Ed Teams for youth in 5 & 6 grade . Parent and Youth Orientation Check out the Youth Registration through Jan 4, Season runs Jan 9 - Mar is required of all members Center programs for 14. Cost is $40. 2012! Many new and Wrestlingwithin 30 days of member reg- exciting programs to For youth 5 - 13 yrs. Registration through - Jan 2. istration. Orientation will be choose from. sign up Season runs Jan 11 - Mar 15. Cost is $45. conducted January 9th and now, space is limited. January 23rd, 6-7pm. For Year-Round Cheerleading * Teen driven programming For youth 11 - 13 yrs. Registration through - Jan 2. additional information and to * Music and fun dailyschedule your orientation, con- * More tournaments, Season runs Jan 11 - Mar 15. Cost is $165 (three pay- tact the Youth Center at competitions, and challenges ments of $55). 772-6719. * Educational and employment opportunities. Register/Enroll at the Youth Center, CYSS Sports Office, or *ATTENTION*ATTENTION* Parent Central Services
  7. 7. January 2012 Family and MWR PREVIEW 7 Army Family Covenant Rear Detachment Cadre/WTU Child,Youth and School Services ‘Give Parents a Break’ Child Cadre Care * 5 hours free care per month/per CYS Services Outreach Services child. Parent Central Services: Bldg. P-10720 772-8675 772-3677 or 772-8672 * $2 per hour after 5 free hours of See Directory on page 15 for Individual Facility Numbers The Army Family Covenant is a hourly care. commitment from the Army to * Free care for FRG meetings/deploy-Parent Central Services Special Programs enhance mission readiness by provid- ment briefings.Youth must enroll at Parent CentralServices to participate in CYSS programs. and Events ing additional support to Families * SKIES Instructional classes - $150.Bring your child’s current shot record, All hours of Special Programs and especially during deployments. Army * CYSS Sports - $50.last physical, and proof of all Family Events are subject to Change. Families who have a Soldier who is Temporary Change of Stationincome (LES/Paystubs). If the Spouse is deployed, a member of a Rear TCS/PCS UnaccompaniedDeployed, Rear Detachment, Wounded Saturday Care Detachment, a Wounded Warrior, a Tour/TDY (90-170 days)Warrior, TCS, TDY, PCS, or a Fallen Saturday hourly childcare at Fallen Warrior, or on TCS, TDY, PCS *16 hours free care per month/perSoldier, you may qualify for benefits under Memorial CDC. Cost for use onlythe Army Family Covenant. Please call (unaccompanied tour) qualify for spe- child.772-8675 for more information. $4.00 per hour. Spouses who qualify cial child care options under the AFC. * $2 per hour after 16 free hours ofRegistration by appointment only. for Army Family Covenant Care To utilize the AFC benefits, you hourly care.Mon - Thu . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 5 pm benefits may use them.. Must regis- must register youth with Child, Youth * Free care for deployment briefings.Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 am - 4 pm ter in advance. For more informa- and School Services. Registration is * Free care for FRG meetings. tion call 772-7103. Make your reser- FREE. Registration information and * SKIES Instructional classes - $150.Family Child Care Homes vation by noon eight (8) days prior. packets may be obtained at Parent * CYSS Sports - $50.Family Child Care offers parents flexible Cancellations by noon three(3) dayshours and a smaller group for your child Central Services located at Clark Hall, prior. 2nd floor, FMWR window or onlinein a family setting. All FCC providers are Saturdays . . . . . . . . . . .10:30 - 6 pm Wounded Warrior SoldiersCPR and First Aid Certified and must at www.drummwr.com *16 hours free care per month/percomplete the same training as the center AFC child care is provided at the child.staff. For more information and FCC Saturday Open Recreation below listed centers on a reservationenrollment call 772-8675. Program Chapel Drive School * $2 per hour after 16 free hours of basis. hourly care. Age CenterHourly Care Programs Youth in grades 1 - 6 are welcome * Free care for deployment briefings.Hourly care is provided for youth 6 at the Chapel Drive School Age Memorial Child Development * Free care for FRG meetings.weeks old through 5th grade. Center building open once a month. Center * SKIES Instructional classes - $300.Reservations are recommended. 772-7103/772-7100 * CYSS Sports - $100.Memorial CDC . . . . . . . . . . .772-7103 Bring sneakers and a swipe card for admission. Children ages 6 wks to school-age. * Unlimited free Hourly Care forSchool Age Center . . . . . . . . .772-4411 Monday - Friday, 7 am - 5:30 pm. medical Enjoy a variety of organized activi-Part-day Classes ties within the four services areas: Children 6 wks to 12 years old. appointments between 7:30am -Part-day classes are available for ages two Arts & Crafts, Recreation and 5:30pm.through five: 3-day, and 2-day options are Leisure, Life Skills and Mentoring Deployed Care * Reduction to CAT I for Fullavailable. Contact Parent Central Services and Intervention, and Education * 16 hours free care per month/per Day/Part Day Care.at 772-8675 for information. Support. Call 772-4411 for more child. information. * $2 per hour after 16 hrs of free Fallen WarriorsStrong Beginnings Pre-K Programs monthly hourly care. * 40 hours of free care for immediatePart-day programs are available for chil- Jan 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 - 8 pm * Free care for deployment briefings. Family during designated period.dren in grades Pre-K. Contact Parent *16 hours free care per month/perCentral Services at 772-8675 for more Volunteer Child Care * Free care for FRG meetings -information. in Unit Settings including one month prior and 3 child. VCCUS training is offered to allow months after deployment. * $2 per hour after 16 free hours ofFull-day Programs free childcare services to be provided * 20% fee discount for Full Day and hourly care.Full-day programs are available for chil- by Family members for unit functions. Part Day care with a working spouse. * Free Hourly Care for Memorialdren from six weeks old to five years of * SKIES Instructional classes - $300. Service - all attendees.age. Contact Parent Central Services at By appointment. Contact the CYS Services Outreach Services Director * CYSS Sports - $100. * Reduction to CAT I for Full772-8675 for more information. Day/Part Day Care. 772-0789.School Age Programs * SKIES Instructional classes - $300.Before school hours 6 - 9 am, after * CYSS Sports - $100.school hours 3 - 6 pm. Care is provided Attention:in the event of school delays and early Kids on Site Caredismissals. On weekdays when school is Guthrie Health Care Clinic Child Care Annex will close perma-not in session, care is provided 6 am - 6 Childcare is available for FRG meet-pm. nently January 1, 2012 due to very low customer use and exces- ings, Deployment briefings, and for sive fiscal losses. Through December 30, 2011, Guthrie Clinic volunteer opportunities. Youth mustArmy Child Care In Your Hourly Child Care Annex will remain open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 be registered with CYSS to receiveNeighborhood (ACCYN) care. For more information contactChild care available in the community p.m. Monday through Friday. All Military ID card holders who the CYSS Deployment Specialist atsurrounding Fort Drum that meets Army have on post medical and dental appointments may use the 772-0789quality standards. Call the Community facility for childcare. The three hour use limit remains due toBased Manager at 772-7880 for moreinformation. facility limitations. Walk-in service is provided but reservations are recommended by calling 772-7103. New Family and MWR CYSS Monti Physical Fitness Child Care programming will also close Family Child Care Homes Online Services permanently January 1, 2012 due to the best news – increased is accepting applications for child- Soldier physical readiness demands now that most are at home care providers. www.drummwr.com View childcare account, make pay- station. Through December 30, 2011, Monti Physical Fitness Center Child Care is open 9 am – 3 pm Monday through Friday Earn money from home. ments, make reservations and appoint- No experience required. Free Training. ments online. with care provided in 2 hour increments on a space available Call 772-6716 for more information. Print Childcare Tax Statements basis. This program also operates at a significant fiscal loss.
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  9. 9. January 2012 Family and MWR PREVIEW 9 Community Recreation Division Arts and Crafts Bldg. P-4325 772-5606 The Arts & Crafts Center offers a wide vari- Home School Opportunitiesety of classes, studios and equipment for both Art classes on Fridays by appointmentamateur and experienced crafters. Arts & are now being offered. These classes areCrafts also offers sublimation printing for for accompanied children 12 years ofplaques, cups, mouse pads, coasters and age and older in groups of 3 or more.many other great gift ideas. Stop in to see Pricing will be based on class chosen,samples on display. Laser engraving is avail- materials used, and time needed to com-able with several type setting and metal plete the class. Call Arts and Crafts tochoices. set something up. Studios Glass Bottle Crafting Studios are open for use on a walk-in Slumped bottles can make interestingbasis at a cost of $1 per hour. cheese trays, wind chimes or dishes.Qualification classes are required in Bring your interesting bottles to Artswoodworking, framing, stained glass and and Crafts where the staff will slumpceramics in order to use these studios. them in our glass kiln. Cost is $1 per all 3 sessions, plus supplies.Staff is available to help out once you bottle plus $3.50 for slumping supplies. to bisque for just $5. No paints arehave been certified. included Supply list provided at 1st class. If you Bottles must be clean with all wrappers have your own machine please bring it Due to safety regulations no children removed. Results cannot be guaranteed. Jan 7, 14, 21 or 28 . . . . . . .11 am - 3 pmunder the age of 12 are allowed to sign along with instruction book. We have An assortment of pre-slumped bottles machines available for use. Must preup for classes. To work in the wood- are on hand for sale for $6 each. Please Basic Stained Glass Classshop children must be 14 years of age Learn the basics of stained glass while pay & register. allow 30 business days to complete large Jan 12, 19 & 26 . . . .12:30 - 2:30 pmand accompanied by a parent or orders. creating a sun catcher. Choose from severalguardian at all times. patterns or create your own. Class fee is $30 including materials. Wood-Turning Class Kolorful Kreations Learn wood turning basics with supplies Woodworking Studio An area in the studio has been set up Jan 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1- 4 pm Studio offers the equipment necessary provided Class minimum of 2 students for ceramic painting. Come paint an and a maximum of 4 students.to create wood projects and furniture. already poured ceramic piece for only Framing Class Attend two afternoons for 2 hours or Prerequisite is wood shop safety class. $1.75 per inch. Cost includes use of Basic Class $15 per person. Ceramic and Pottery Studio brushes, paints, glazing, firing and studio one 3 hour class, to learn how to frame The Ceramic Studio offers over 3000 dif- pictures or prints. The Instruction fee for Jan 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 4:30 pm fees for each project. Acrylic paints are Intermediate Class $25 per person.ferent ceramic molds. Check out the 3 full also available. this class is $20 plus materials for yourshowcases of ready to paint and/or glaze project. For this class you will bring in a Jan 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10:30 - 4:30 pm Choose from 3 showcases of ceramicpieces. These can be painted with acrylics pieces, some as low as a $0.50 each. picture/print to frame (no bigger than 16and sprayed with a protective finish or x 20), learn how to single cut opening in Router Class Accompanied children 5 and up may par- This class is offered to all customers thatpainted and refired to make food safe. ticipate. mat, cut frame stock and glass, then Pottery studio offers pottery wheels, a put it altogether. All materials are avail- have taken the Wood Shop Safety class toslab roller and an extruder. Pieces are fired able in our resale store. Must prepay & further enhance their wood working skills. Classes Class size is limited to 4, Prepayment &regularly. register. Jan 4 & 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 - 6:45 pm registration is required. Instruction fee is Beginning Pottery $10 per person. Framing Studio In 3 sessions learn the basics of pot- Jan 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 - 4 pm Jan 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1:30 - 3:30 Frame crafts and art work like a profes- tery, you will hand build, make a coil potsional. Use the matt and frame cutters for and learn how to use the wheel. Fee is Woodworking Orientation Class A one-session class is required to use Pre-registration and paymentcustom sizes. The retail store carries the $30 for all 3 sessions, plus materials. are required for all classes unlessnecessary supplies to frame most any proj- Jan 11, 18, 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 - 7 pm the woodshop. Cost is $5 for this class. We also offer router, biscuit joining and otherwise noted. Register for classesect. over the phone with a credit/debit Ceramics Qualification lathe classes arranged by appointment, Jan 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 am - noon card. Material lists may be picked up Retail Store Learn how to make unique gifts with a at the front desk. Class number The Retail store offers many of the art personal touch. Attend 1 mold pouring Jan 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 - 5 pm minimum and maximum may apply.and craft supplies needed to work with class to get certified to pour your own Students must cancel registration 24in any of the studios. ceramic pieces. We show you how to Beginner Sewing Class This 3 part class will teach how to business hours prior to class to Fri & Sat . . . . . . . . .10 am - 4:30 pm get started and supply all materials receive a refund or to reschedule to Wed & Thu . . . . . . .Noon - 6:30 pm needed to pour & fire your first project operate a sewing machine, then construct pajama bottoms. Instruction fee is$30 for a different class.
  10. 10. 10 Family and MWR PREVIEW January 2012 Community Recreation Division Personal Trainer at Monti Physical Fitness Center Sports and Fitness Personal Trainer available to train ID Card Holders. - $10 Initial Consultation Magrath Sports Complex Bldg. P-10050 772-9674 - $25 individual one hour session Monti Physical Fitness Center Bldg.P-4305 772-4936 - $40 two person one hour session - $50 three person one hour session F it ness Program s Checks and credit cards are accepted. Specials and promotions will be offered. Trainer will focus on strength training, cardio, weight loss, preg-The Magrath Sports Complex and Monti Physical Fitness Center nancy, and post pregnancy. Participants must be ID card holders and 18the Monti Physical Fitness Center and Pavilion is available for years of age and older.offer programs to track individual Organizational Days and events.progress as you train. Call 772-4806 for details. Gyms, Fitness Centers, and facilities may be closed to use forA certified individual fitness trainer Organizational Days, Change of Commands, Deployment, Retirement, or Remembrance Ceremonies. Please call facility first to plan accordingly.is available to answer any ques- Magrath Sports Complex istions. open for Military PersonnelSwim test required for youth to Only S p or t suse deep end of pools. Please see a 0700 - 0800 Sports tournaments are open to alllifeguard for information. Magrath Sports Complex. Sign up at the Monday - Friday Active Duty Military assigned or Sports Office NLT COB Jan 18.The 300/500 Club (bench attached to Fort Drum, Family members Jan 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 ampress), Swim for Your Life, and Pools 19 years and older with valid Mil IDRun for your Life. card, and DoD civilians employed on All Army SportsProgram Hours: Fort Drum, unless other wise noted.Magrath Sports Complex - 772- Monti Physical Fitness Center Extended usage during Magrath Sign-up at the Sports Office in the Applications for Soldiers interested4584 Pool renovations. Magrath Sports Complex Bldg. P- in applying for All Army SportsMon - Fri . . . . . . . . . .9 - 11 am Visit the Monti Physical Fitness 10050. For more information aboutMonti PFC . . . . . . . . .- 772-4806 Teams are available online at All Center page on drummwr.com for sporting events held on Fort Drum call ArmySports.Army.MWR.com.Mon - Fri . . . . . 7:30 am - 4 pm complete pool hours. 772-6663. Lap Swim Conditioning Center Mon - Fri . . . . . . . . . . .6 - 6:30 am Application deadlines accepted for: Instruction Sat & Sun . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 4 pm 2011 Basketball League Soccer (W) and Basketball (W)Offered on a first come - first This league will be at Magrath through Feb 1served basis, with every piece of Sports Complex. Rosters are due to Taekwondo (M & W) through Jan 2equipment in the Magrath The Magrath Sports Complex the Sports Office, Bldg. P-10050,Conditioning Center covered in Triathlon (M & W) through Feb 15 Pool is closed for renovations NLT COB Jan 11. Volleyball (M & W) through Feb 1the weekly class rotation.Contact 772-9672/4584 for details. Jan 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 pmTuesdays . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 am Sports Clubs All Army Sports Coaches applicationJan 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stretching 2012 Basketball Tournament deadlines are 30 days prior to theJan 10 . . . . . . . . . . .Core Training Join the Fort Drum Sports This tournament will be conducted at athlete deadlines.Jan 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gravitron Clubs - Soccer, Volleyball,Jan 24 . . . . . . . . . . .Exercise Balls Basketball, and Softball.Jan 31 . . . . . . Cardio Equipment New members welcome. The NEW FunctionalHealth Management Program Contact the Sports Office at Fitness Center is nowGet individual fitness, lifestyle, and 772-6663. open and located atnutritional assessments with this building P-4325.program. Receive a personal exer-cise and nutrition program report. Now Hiring Hours of operationCost for this service is $10. Call are Monday - Friday 7desired facility for an appointment. Lifeguard s am - 1 pm and Fitness Instruction Interested? Call Saturday 10 am - 5Fitness instruction includes equip- pm. Personalment skill qualification, free 772-4807 Trainers are availableweights, cardiorespiratory equip- Grants and funding oppor- to give you a one onment, body composition, exerciseprescription and programming. Call tunities available at the one personalizeddesired facility for an appointment. Education Center. functional fitness workout plan. Call All Army Spor ts Monti Physical Applications for Soldiers interested in applying for All Army Sports Teams are available Fitness Center for online at https://armysports.cfsc.army.mil more information at The Sports Office should also be contacted at 772-6663. Deadlines vary. 772-4936. All Army Sports Coaches Coaching application deadlines are 30 days prior to the athlete deadlines.
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  12. 12. 12 Family and MWR PREVIEW January 2012 Community Recreation Division BOSS McEwen Library Bldg. T-2190 - 772-7807 Bldg. P-4300All Soldiers are welcome to stop into the BOSS sound. Free to all Active Duty Soldiers, Circulation DeskCenter and check out all that BOSS has to offer. Family Members, and Dod Civilians. 772-9099Open Wed - Sun 11am - 11 pm. The great room Dec 31 - 11 am through Jan 1 - 1 amis a large open area with a fireplace, comfortable Interlibrary Loanlounge furniture, large screen TV’s, movie theatre Trip to Snow Ridge Ski Area 772-6005screen with surround sound and gaming stations. Cost is Free for single soldiers, $25 for email:There is wireless internet, a cyber lounge, another married Soldiers, and $37 for Civilians. drum.mwrlibrary@conus.army.migame room with pool, air hockey and fooseball The cost covers the lift ticket only, bringtables and more TV gaming machines. your own gear or rent from Parks and Fax and Copy Service Available Recreation or at the Mountain. Open to Faxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1 per page BOSS Executive Council Single Soldiers only until Jan 7 then openSenior Military Advisor to married Soldiers and Civilians. International Faxes . . . .$2 per page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CSM Mark Oldroyd Jan 7 . . . . . . . . . .bus leaves BOSS 7am Photocopies . . . . . . .$.10 per pageFamily and MWR Advisor Computer printouts .$.05 per page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brandon Smith Ultimate Fighting Championship Cash Only Check out the Pay-Per-View UFC Fight BOSS Meetings Night at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar. You Don’t Want to Miss a ThingUnits are requested to send their BOSS Pre fight activities begin at 9 pm with the Sign up for our mailing list to be sureRepresentatives and newest single sol- main event beginning at 10 pm. Brought you get notice of all library events.diers to the bi-monthly meetings at the to you FREE by BOSS. TransportationBOSS building, T-2190. For more informa- provided to and from Barracks call BOSS. Forms and details are available at thetion call 772-7807. Jan 14 . . . . . . . . . .Doors open at 7 pm library.Jan 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 pm Materials checked out from another have fun through the cold weather Gaming Tournament local public library, or another Army months . Open to library patrons 18 BOSS Cyber Lounge The BOSS facility has gaming systems, library, can be returned here. We will and older. Adult reading programThe Cyber Lounge at BOSS has free controllers, and big screen HD TVs. All ship them back to the library you runs Dec 28 - Feb 28.internet access with computer stations we need is you. Compete against the best borrowed them from. An Open House is planned for thisavailable for Soldiers to use for web-surf- gamers on Fort Drum playing the newest event. Stop by the Library to find outing and communicating with friends and games. Winners receive prize money!family. The BOSS facility also has free Jan 26 Battlefield 3 . . . . . . . . . . . .6 pm Deployment/Training all of the details.wireless internet access for those with Book Kits Jan 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 4 pmlaptops set for a wireless connection. Trip to Turning Stone Casino Boxed paperback books are available This trip is open to Single Soldiers at a for units training at Fort Drum or Snow People in the Library Boss Takes You To The Movies cost of $20 and married Soldiers and preparing for deployment exceeding ContestBoss will supply transportation to and from Spouses at a cost of $40 (No Children 10 days. Visit the Library or call 772- The snow people think its too coldthe REEL TIME Theater on Fort Drum. permitted on this trip). Married Soldiers 9099. outside, so theyve come into theSoldiers must call at least one hour prior to and their Spouses will be eligible to sign library! Build a model snow personthe movie time to schedule a pick up. up 5 days prior to the trip for any seats Childrens Story Time or snow family for our “snow per-Soldiers being transported in a BOSS available at that time. Enjoy an overnight Preschoolers are welcome to come sons in the library contest. Entriesvehicle will be given a discounted admission stay at the Casino, receive tickets to an and listen to stories read aloud to may be family or individual efforts.to the movie and a REEL TIME Express NABF Heavyweight Title Eliminator them and participate in crafts and spe- Ages 6 and up eligible; for the 5 andVoucher from the EXCHANGE. Rides are between Brian Minto and Tony Grano cial activities. under set we will have a snowmanavailable for Friday and Saturday night scheduled that night, receive “no cover Volunteers are needed to read coloring contest. Entry forms, rules,movies only. Call 772-7807. charge” VIP tickets to the “Lava” Dance for this popular program call 772- and other information available at the Home for the Holidays:New Years Club, and additional gaming comps based 6005. library beginning Dec. 1. Entries will at BOSS upon individual casino play. Escape the Tuesday & Friday . . . .10 - 10:45 am be accepted until Jan. 15. The snowJoin fellow Soldiers at BOSS for holidays Barracks for a weekend of fun at a low people will be on display in thewith hot meals and snacks. Enjoy gaming, low cost. Dial-A-Story 774-1234 library Jan. 16-30, winners decided bybilliards, and watch the football games on Jan 28 . . . . . .bus leaves BOSS at 10 am Available 24 hours a day. Hear a differ- popular vote.the movie theater screen with surround ent story every week. For children of Contest runs through January 15 all ages. Pokemon League We’ve Got It, Might as Well Play in Fort Drum Inn Attention all POKE-fans! The Fort Drum POKEMON Trading Card League will be meeting at the Robert It! Snow Sculpture Competition This Snow Sculpture competition begins on Jan 7 through Feb 11 and is C. McEwen Library. Bring your. open to all Soldiers, Families and Located on Po Valley Rd. Pokemon cards and friends. Meets DOD Employees. Entry forms are alternate Saturdays, check at the cir- available at the Library with entry Bldg. P-4205 culation desk for dates and time. deadline of Feb 7. Sculptures must be located on Fort Drum proper for A Cold Winter’s Knight Adult competition, be suitable for Family Temporary Lodging for Fort Drum Reading Program viewing, and can be any size. The win- Adult patrons read selections at your ners will be announced at the Winter Soldiers own pace and enjoy crafts and other events during the length of the pro- Celebration party to be held on Feb 11 at the Robert C. McEwen Library. gram. You can earn incentives and Prizes to be awarded in the following and their Families. six categories: McEwen Library 1. Best Unit or Facility Entry Complementary Continental Hours of Operation 2. Best Community Housing Entry 3. Best Family Entry 4. Best Individual Adult Entry Breakfast with your stay. Mon - Thurs . . . . .9 am - 9 pm 5. Best Individual Teen Entry Fri . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 am - 6 pm 6. Best Individual Child Entry Call 773-7777 for reservations Sat - Sun . . . . . . .10 am - 6 pm Call McEwen Library for more infor- mation.

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