Family and MWR Special Event                             Family and MWR/United Service Organization Event Family and MWR/Y...
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  1. 1. 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 June FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 2 COMING ATTRACTIONS 3 4 5 6 7 10 1 1 12 13 14 8 9 15 16 June 18, 2012 17 1 8 19 20 21 22 23 24 2 5 26 26 28 29 30 Attraction DescriptionJune 19 Investing 101 Set yourself up for financial success with this informative class on investing9 – 11 am basics. Whether you are new to investing, haven’t started yet, or are just worried about how to get started, this class will give you the knowledge you need to make wise choices in the world of investing for your future. Kent Thompson 772-5196June 19 OPSEC Training Army Community Service Mobilization and Deployment program instructs10:30 am – noon proper security practices for Military Family Members. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848June 20 Negotiating Job Army Community Service Employment Readiness program provides this9:30 – 11:30 am Offers monthly seminar with training and skills to help Military Family Members obtain employment. This month’s seminar discusses tips and best practices to help negotiate once a job is offered to you. Amanda Thompson 772-9611June 21 Riverfest Family and MWR, in partnership with AUSA, is once again offering a9 am – 2 pm summer day on the river to Fort Drum Soldiers and Families at the annual Family and MWR/AUSA Riverfest on June 21. Your day in Alexandria Bay can start at Alexandria Bay Village Pavilion for a picnic lunch before strolling through the village to the Uncle Sam dock where you can also enjoy the Family and MWR Carnival at the boat launch area with children’s events, rock climbing wall, USO and Veteran’s Services displays as you await your riverboat for a 1 hour tour of the Thousand Islands you will have access to Heart Island with a tour of Boldt Castle. Tickets are $15 per adult, $5 for children aged 6 to12, and children who are 5 years of age and younger are welcome to attend for free. Tickets are available now at the Family and MWR window on the second floor of Clark Hall Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 am – 4 pm and Monday through Saturday at Parks and Recreation daily from 9am – 5 pm. Bus transportation is provided from Magrath Sports Complex to Riverfest and is encouraged due to limited parking available in Alexandria Bay. Additional parking and shuttle transportation are available at the Alexandria Bay Drive-In located on Rt. 26 or at the Uncle Sam’s overflow parking lot located off of Rt. 12. Look for directional signs for Riverfest parking. The last bus returning to Fort Drum will leave Alexandria Bay at 5 pm. Laura Oakes 772-5370June 21 Military Presented by the Army Community Service Mobilization and Deployment9:30 am – 2:30 Resiliency program. Module Three provides students with three additional resiliencepm Training Module skills: Problem Solving, Put It In Perspective and Real-Time Resilience. 3 Problem Solving is a tool specifically designed for complex, interpersonal, recurrent problems. It builds Mental Agility and helps overcome the confirmation bias. Put It In Perspective (PIIP) builds Optimism, stops catastrophizing and reduces anxiety. Real-Time Resilience also builds Optimism and is used to deal with counterproductive thinking in time- critical situations. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848
  2. 2. June 21 YC High- Learn about this popular pastime where you will use a Global Positioning4 – 5 pm Adventure Club: System (GPS) to find hidden items nearby. This club meets on Thursdays Geocaching and Fridays through June 29. Steve Ferguson 772-6719June 23 ATV Safety Class Adventure Training offers this four-hour class twice on June 23 to patrons.9 am or 1 pm This class is required in order to operate the Family and MWR ATVs on trips. Cost of the class is $5 per person and will be conducted in the Parks and Recreation training area. Space is limited, register by visiting or calling Parks and Recreation. Rich Cole 772-4010June 23 YC End of School This free event celebrates the end of the school year. Teens are invited to2 – 5 pm Barbecue enjoy a cook-out, games, friends, and no more pencils no more books. Steve Ferguson 772-6719June 25 - 26 Mountainfest An important element of Mountainfest is the competitions. The Fort DrumVarious times Sporting Events Sports office organizes many sporting events for Military Units to compete for the coveted Mountainfest Trophy. June 25 – Mountainfest 5K & 10K run, Basketball, Flag Football, Sand Volleyball, and Soccer Tournaments. June 25 & 26 – Mountainfest Softball Tournament. June 26 –Tug-Of-War Tournament. Contact the Sports Office for times and locations or see the June Family and MWR Preview online at on the Classes and Events page. Brandon Doherty 772-6663June 25 2012 5K & 10K Active Duty Fort Drum Soldiers will compete in this 10K race in qualifying6:30 am Army 10-Miler to run the 2012 Army 10-Miler which is held in Washington DC in Qualifier October. This race begins at Division Hill and will follow a 10K course on Fort Drum roads. Prior registration is required by visiting the Fort Drum Sports Office in Magrath Sports Complex. Brandon Doherty 772-6663June 26 YC Middle Teens in grades 6 – 8 are invited to enjoy a day shopping or watching a1 – 8 pm School Trip to movie at the mall in Syracuse. Cost for this trip is $3 but teens are Syracuse encouraged to bring their own money for food, movie tickets, and Carousel Mall purchases. Steve Ferguson 772-6719June 27 Basic Computer Army Community Service Employment Readiness program offers basic9:30 – 11:30 am Skills for Job internet classes for patrons with the goal of searching and applying for Seekers employment. Space is limited for this class please register at ACS, Amanda Thompson 772-9611 FederalJune 28 Employment Army Community Service Employment Readiness program offers this9:30 – 11:30 am Workshop workshop on the how-to’s of applying for employment with the US Government. Please contact Employment Readiness to register. Amanda Thompson 772-9611June 28 Mountainfest The Fort Drum and North Country Community is invited to Division Hill1 pm on June 28, to enjoy the day at Mountainfest. The fun begins at 1 p.m. at this yearly event featuring military equipment displays, amusements, games, and food and beverage concessions. Once again, The Boss Custom Car, Motorcycle, and Audio Show returns to Division Hill with vehicle competition registrations beginning at 1 p.m. The one and only Washington Redskins Cheerleaders will be making an appearance at 3:30 p.m. and at 5 p.m. Salute To the Nation will be presented on the parade field. Salute To The Nation is a highly anticipated event and community favorite at Mountainfest with a patriotic rank and file display honoring each state in the union. Followed by Air Assault demonstration. Country music star; Jake Owen will perform at a free concert beginning at 7 pm with opening act TJ Murphy courtesy of AmeriCU Credit Union and Lockheed Martin. Top off this amazing day by staying for a spectacular fireworks display immediately following the concert. Laura Oakes 772-5370
  3. 3. 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 & Tuesday Closed, Wednesday & Thursday11 am – 9 pm, Friday 11am – Center 11 pm, Saturday 4 – 11 pm, Sunday noon – 8 pm. Cindy Fleming 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 Remington Park RV Campground and Cabins – Reservations 772-5435 Recreation 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 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 of5 – 9 pm prime rib with your choice of salad, starch and vegetable. 12 oz Prime Rib - $12.95Friday Friday Night At Ease! Bar Specials Everyone needs a little down time. After a week of4 – 9 pm Specials (except 3 day hard work you deserve to join friends, unwind, and ready yourself for the holidays) 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 monthly5 – 7 Following following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit. EnjoyRetirement 10th Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey,Ceremony 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
  4. 4. LOOK FOR THE FAMILY AND MWR PREVIEW EACH MONTH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS, CLASSES AND PROGRAMS. Coming Attractions & Items of Interest  June 28 – Automotive Heating and Cooling Class – Automotive Skills Center  June 28 – Date Smart – Youth Center  June 29 – Weight Training and Fitness – Youth Center  June 29 – High Adventure Club – Youth Center  June 29 – Middle School Dance – Youth Center  June 30 – Trip to Southwick Beach – Youth Center  June 30 – ATV Ride – Adventure Training  July 2 – Youth Center Orientation - Youth Center  July 2 – HS Trip to Syracuse Carousel Mall – Youth Center  July 2-6 – 9-Ball Tournament – Youth Center  July 3 – Stress Management Class – Army Community Service  July 3 – YC Craft Club – Youth Center  July 5 – YC MS Old Forge Water Safari Trip – Youth Center  July 6 – DPAO/Toyota Concert Series: Blake Shelton  July 6 – Teen Lock-In – Youth Center  July 7 – 8 – Wolf Lake Hike and Camping Trip – Adventure Training  July 7 – Karaoke Contest – Youth CenterRemington Park is now open for family recreation. Remington Park is Fort Drums premierrecreational facility offering a variety of activities for individuals and units alike. The parkfeatures 5 large pavilions, several medium pavilions and picnic tables for smaller groups,volleyball, horseshoes, playgrounds, fishing docks (catch and release only), a beach area, afitness trail. Two lodge facilities are available for rent (day use for special events) through theFort Drum Commons. Horseback riding is back at Remington Park. Rides are available on afirst come first served basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays through September 6. Horses areavailable for up to three riders. Fee is $30 per person with cash only accepted for payment.Riders must be at least 8 years of age and under 220 pounds in weight. The guided one hourtrail ride begins at Lloyd’s Landing. The beach offers swimming, snack bar, paddleboat, andkayak rentals. Reservations for the lodge facilities may be made through the Fort DrumCommons. Reservations may be made for the large or medium pavilions through the Parksand Recreation office. Remington Park is open 7 days a week Monday - Saturday 9 am- 9 pm,Sunday 10 am - 8 pm. The beach is open 11am - 7 pm daily. Call 772-4765 for moreinformation regarding activities at Remington Park.