October 29 2012 Family and MWR Coming Attractions


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October 29 2012 Family and MWR Coming Attractions

  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 October/November FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 2 pril 4 3 5 6 COMING ATTRACTIONS 7 14 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 12 19 13 20 October 29, 2012 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 www.drummwr.com 28 4 29 30 31 5 6 7 1 8 2 9 3 10 Attraction DescriptionOctober Notable Dates October 31 – Halloween/Trick-or-Treat 5 – 8 pmOctober 30 Fort Drum Women can find resources for the information they may need to insure a9 am – 4 pm Women’s successful Military Family experience at Fort Drum. The Womens Conference, Conference held at the Commons, will be a great opportunity to learn vital skills, meet new people, build on you resiliency tool box learn about all of the resources offered on and off Fort Drum. Registration is required. Martila Seals 772-0593October 30 Family Night at Spend the evening out with the kids at the Winner‟s Circle. Each week there is1:30 – 3:30 pm The Commons 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 Activity this week includes a Costume Party with a Hayride. Cindy Romig 772-6222October 30 New You Now This Women‟s Empowerment group meets monthly and features a different self10 am improvement and discovery activity each month. Sarah Lynch 772-5374October 31 BOSS 5K Zombie BOSS invites you to run for your life at the BOSS Zombie 5K Fun at Remington7:30 am Fun Run Park‟s Lloyd‟s Landing with a fee of $10 and open to DOD ID Card holders 18 years of age or older. Runners will be given “health flags” attached to a belt which is worn during the race and represents a healthy uninfected human. The zombies want to take your flags and if they succeed you “die”. Health bonuses are hidden along the course, and if found, can assist runners in finishing the race alive. The several obstacles scattered along the course plus zombies wanting runner‟s make it hard to complete this race without becoming one of the “undead”. Register at and Recreation, Bldg P-11115, Iraqi Freedom Drive from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Monday through Saturday or at Lloyds Landing on the day of the event beginning at 6:30 am. Zombie volunteers are needed! To become a Zombie, you must be 18 years of age or older and fill out a volunteer agreement form prior to the event. Michelle Roden 772-7807October 31 Teen Costume Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to the Youth Center for a spooky night of6 – 9 pm Ball fun. Food, contests, games and more. Free to teens who dress in costume, $3 to teens who do not dress up. Steve Ferguson 772-6719November Notable Dates November 11 – Veterans Day November 22 – ThanksgivingNovember 1 – Dress a Turkey Dress up or color our cartoon turkey! For all ages. Entries will be displayed inDecember 15 Contest the library and contest winners decided by popular vote. Entry forms andLibrary Hours complete rules will be available in the library beginning Nov. 1. Entries accepted Nov. 1 – 30; winners decided by popular vote Dec. 3-15. Entry forms will be available in the library. Allen Goudie 772-9099November 1 English for ACS Relocation Office offers this class every Tuesday and Thursday for Military9 am – noon Speakers of Other Family Members who wish to improve speaking the English language. Languages Class Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566November 1 Middle Years This workshop is designed to assist parents with children between 5 & 10.9 – 11 am Parenting Class Topics include: development, discipline, and sibling rivalry, communication skills, establishing family rules, nutrition, and development. Martila Seals 772-0593
  2. 2. November 1 Automotive This Class is held each Thursday a different area is covered each week. This5 pm Repair Class week offers a Winterization Class. Mike Graveline 772-5785November 2, 3, & Used Book Sale The McEwen Library invites the public to a Used Book Sale this weekend. The5 sale will run during regular Library business hours and offers Adult books forLibrary Hours 50¢ each, childrens books are 25¢, movies are $1, and CDs are $1 on Friday and Saturday. On Monday the sale continues with all you can fit in a bag for $1! Come early for best selection, and then return near sale end for best prices. Please be aware that the library is closed on Sundays. Cash only accepted for purchase of items at the sale and you are asked to bring small bills or change! Volunteers are needed for set up is this evening and take down Monday after the sale. If you are interested in volunteering please visit the library. Proceeds from this sale benefit Family and MWR activities. Allen Goudie 772-9099November 3 ATV Ride Take a ride on one of the many recreational trails available in the North7 am Country. Participants must have previously taken the ATV Safety Course. The maximum number of participants is12 riders per trip, Cost for this trip is $40 per machine. Rich Cole 772-4010November 3 Indoor Soccer This tournament will be conducted at Monti Physical Fitness Center. This9:30 am Tournament tournament is open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members 19 years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Rosters are due to the Sports Office, Bldg. M430A by 4:30 pm October 31. Diane Sykes 772-6663November 3 Creative One of the best ways for teens to express themselves is through writing and11 am & 2 pm Expression pictures. Youth in grades 6 – 12 are invited to McEwen Library and see how Workshop for creative they can be. Instruction will include starting a story and creating a Teens scene. Participants can bring small items with them to photograph, or use what we have available. Participants will leave the workshop with the knowledge of how to start telling a tale, and bring it to life. This program is for kids in the 6th through 12th grades only. Registration is required, space is limited. Allen Goudie 772-9099November 3 Teen Movie Day Teens in grades 6 – 12 are invited to gather with their friends at the Fort Drum3 – 6 pm Youth Center for an afternoon of fun with a free movies and popcorn. Steve Ferguson 772-6719November 5 & 6 AFTB Level 1 “Military Survival Skills” training for family members. Army Family Team9 am – 4 pm Training Building is hosting Level 1 training at the Army Community Service building, P- 4330, Conway Road from 9 am – 4 pm each day. This training will introduce you to Army basics and much more. This training is two days, free and open to all spouses, Soldiers and DoD Civilians. Register today by calling or visiting ACS. Kimberly Hill 772-6710November 5 Newcomers Welcoming Soldiers, Families & DoD Civilians to Fort Drum! Receive valuable9:30 – 11:30 am Orientation 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. Call for more information. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6553November 6 Employment 101 Learn the basics of searching and applying for a job. Learn how to conduct a job9:30 – 11:30 am search, write your resume & cover letter and ace an interview with employment readiness. This class is held at Army Community Service. Amanda Thompson 772-9611November 6 DRUM Welcome Enjoy a narrated tour of Fort Drum and the surrounding community. Bring a9:30 am – 4 pm Tour lunch or purchase one. Children Welcome! Reservations required. Call to reserve your seat(s). Presented by Relocation Readiness. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6553November 6 Stress ACS Family Advocacy Program offers a session on how best to cope and deal1:30 – 3:30 pm Management with stress. Martila Seals 772-0593
  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 Diane Sykes 772-6663 Pine Plains Bowling Monday Closed, Tuesday 11 am- 3 pm, Wednesday & Thursday11 am – 10 pm, Center Friday 11am – midnight Saturday noon – midnight, Sunday 3 – 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. 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. 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 every Tuesday from 5 – 8 at the Commons. Pizza and Pasta buffet dinner $7 for adults and $4 for children aged 8 and younger. Purchase of buffet dinner required to participate in a different themed activity each week.Tuesday Open Faced Grilled Rib A tender and juicy grilled to order rib eye steak served on a fresh roll with salad,5 - 9 pm Eye Sandwich potato, vegetable, dinner roll and butter, $10.95.Wednesday Rib Night Start your evening out right with the mouth-watering „Rack of Ribs Special‟ in5 – 9 pm Buster‟s Brew Pub. Half rack of ribs - $11.95; Half roasted or BBQ chicken - $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 Specials At Ease! Bar Specials Everyone needs a little down time. After a week of hard4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) 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 Brew Pub.Friday Buster‟s Steak Special Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, and5 – 9 pm vegetable. Buster‟s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. Porterhouse - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95.Monthly Right Arm Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthly5–7 following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit. EnjoyFollowing 10th Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey,Retirement and a hot snack buffet. Win $200 for your unit fund. A prize for the unit with theCeremony 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  November 7 – Feed The Soul Seminar – McEwen Library  November 9 – New Youth Center Grand Opening – Youth Center  November 10 – Basketball Tournament - Sports  November 10 – Meet The Author – McEwen Library  November 11 – BOSS Chili Cook-Off - BOSS  November 14 – Learn To Live Gluten Free – McEwen Library  November 16 – Snowmobile Safety Class – Adventure Training  November 17 – BOSS 5K Fun Run/Walk – Magrath Sports Complex  November 17 – Individual Bowling Tournament – Sports  November 17 – Turkey Bowl Football Tournament - Sports  November 17 – North Country Spouses Club Craft and Antique Fair – Monti PFC  November 21 – 23 – NYC Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Trip – Parks and Recreation  November 22 – BOSS Home For The Holidays – BOSS  November 29 – Turning Stone Casino and Comedy Show Trip – Parks and Recreation  November 29 – BOSS Gaming Tournament – BOSS  November 30 – Snowmobile Safety Class – Adventure Training  December 1 – Operation Tribute Distribution: www.operationtribute.com  December 4 – Family and MWR/AUSA Holiday Celebration – Commons  December 6 – Holiday Tree Lighting – Main Post Chaple, and YS Center  December 13 – Trees for Troops Unit Distribution  December 24/25 – BOSS Home for the Holidays – BOSS  December 31 – New Years Eve – Commons/Bowling CenterMcEwen Library patrons who use either a Blackberry or iPhone will be able to search theMcEwen Library Card Catalog, check the status of their library account, see hours ofoperation, along with, library contact info, such as phone number and address by going to thefollowing URL: http://mylibraryusmobile.fmwr.net/ and then selecting Fort Drum from a dropdown menu. Library patrons using other mobile devices such as a laptop or the iPad, KindleFire, etc. can access the McEwen Library Card Catalog at the following URL:http://mylibraryus.fmwr.net/search~S24Adventure Training invites you to enjoy a bird hunting trip in November. Participants will betraveling to Whispering Pines Hideaway to go bird hunting. There is pheasant, chukurpartridge, bobwhite quail, Hungarian partridge, mallard ducks, and wild ducks hunting when inseason. Flexible dates, $60 per person, 4 person maximum. You can bring your own huntingdogs or borrow one for the day for $65. For additional information please visit Fort DrumPark and Recreation or call 772-5169. For more information on Whispering Pines Hideawayvisit: www.whisperingpineshideaway.com