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FMWR Coming Attractions


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FMWR 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 May FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 COMING ATTRACTIONS 6 7 13 1 4 8 9 10 15 16 17 11 12 18 19 May 14, 2012 20 2 1 22 23 24 25 26 27 2 8 29 30 31 Attraction DescriptionMay Notable Events May 19 – Armed Forces Day May 28 – Memorial Day May 29 – Soldier ShowMay 14 EFMP Respite This two-hour class held at Army Community Service instructs the9 – 11 am Care Training procedures to follow as a Respite Care Provider. Sharon Chapel 772-5476May 14 Resume Writing Family Employment Readiness conducts this lab at Army Community9:30 – 10:30 Computer Lab Service to assist Military Family Members in learning how to create a resume on a computer. This class is limited to 15 persons. Amanda Thompson 772-9611May 14 Home Buyers Facts you should know when buying your first home. Information regarding9:30 – 11:30 Class mortgages and financing this large purchase. Kent Thompson 772-0500May 14 FRG Leader Mobilization & Deployment will give you tips and skills to being an effective9 am- 12:30 pm Training FRG Leader. Jennifer Eichner 772-2848May 14 Informal Funds Training on regulated fund raising and authorized spending of those funds.2 – 3 pm & 5 – 6 Training Jennifer Eichner 772-2848pm Parent and Youth Orientation is required of all members within 30 days ofMay 14 Parent and Teen member registration. Call the Youth Center for additional information and6 – 7 pm Orientation to schedule your orientation. Steve Ferguson 772-6719May 14 Fort Drum Family and MWR is starting a new wrestling club at Magrath Gym. Valid ID6 – 9 pm Wrestling Club card holders over the age of 18 interested in Wrestling, ground work, or just looking to hit the mat are welcome to take part in the Wrestling Club. Contact for more information. Brandon Doherty 772-6661May 15 ATV Safety Class A four hour instructional class that is mandatory to operate a Family and9 am – 1 pm MWR ATV. Cost is $5. Sign up early space is limited. Rich Cole 772-4010May 16 Anger Family Advocacy Program offers a session on how best to keep anger form1:30 – 3:30 pm Management escalating in negative ways. Tia Seals 772-0593May 17 Career Finding a Job Using Social Networking. Family Employment Readiness will9:30 – 11:30 pm Development provide tips and procedures to expand you job seeking through social Seminar networking sites on the internet. Amanda Thompson 772-9611May 17 Overseas PCS This brief will provide information necessary to make your change of duty9:30 – 11 am Brief station to an overseas assignment a successful transition. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566
  2. 2. May 17 Volunteer Of This monthly event honors the volunteers of Fort Drum at a small10:30 am The Month ceremony held at the Commons. Jane Bresko 772-2899 Ceremony Save money when you learn how to do it yourself. The Automotive SkillsMay 17 Automotive Center offers basic car care and repair classes on Thursday evenings. This5 pm Emissions Class class is mandatory for patrons wishing to use the emissions tester to find out why that check engine light appears. Mike Graveline 772-2832May 18 Couples9 am – noon Communication You and your will partner learn practical and effective talking and listening Class skills for better decision-making and conflict resolution. Tia Seals 772-0593May 18 Special Olympics This event Provides sports training and athletic competition for individuals10 am – 2 pm with conditions or disabilities. Events will be held at several venues on Fort Drum and especially in the Pine Plains Complex area. Sharon Chapel 772-5476May 19 Watertown Beginning at the Watertown High School parking lot, proceeding north on10 – 11 am Armed Forces Washington Street to the reviewing stand in front of the Dulles State Office Day Parade Building on to Stone Street where units will disband. Marching units, firefighters, music and more. events@watertownny.comMay 19 Golf This is a Two-Person Captain and Crew tournament held at Willowbrook8 am Tournament Golf Club on NYS RT 37 in Watertown. Tournament is open to all Active Duty Military Personnel assigned or attached to Fort Drum, Family Members 19 years of age or older possessing a valid Military ID Card, and DoD Civilian Personnel employed on Fort Drum. Sign up at the Sports Office by May 18. Brandon Doherty772-6663May 19 2012 Basketball Open to active duty military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family6 pm 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 3:30 pm on May 16. Brandon Doherty 772-6663May 19 The Force is Come to McEwen Library for a celebration of the 35th anniversary of Star1:30 – 3 pm With Us! Wars. There will be snacks, crafts, and games all with a Star Wars theme. Dress as your favorite Jedi, Sith, Droid, or Wookie. This is destined to be force-fully good fun. Allen Goudie 772-9099May 19 Skate Jam Fort Drum Teens can enjoy the moveable skate park with inline or quad3 – 6 pm skates or skateboards at the Youth Center. The cost is $3 for Youth Center members and $5 for non-members. Membership is open to Fort Drum Teens in grades 7 – 12 and is free. Steve Ferguson 772-6719May 20 – 26 Fort Drum’s Military Saves is a social marketing campaign to persuade, motivate, andcontinuous Military Saves encourage military families to save money every month, and to convince WeeK leaders and organizations to be aggressive in promoting automatic savings. Learn more at Kent Thompson 772-0050May 21 – 27 Army Youth Fort Drum Teens between the ages of 11 - 18 are asked to participate inVarious hours Network Study the Army Youth Network Study held May 21-27. Participants will make a difference for teens here on Fort Drum and Army-wide. No CYSS Registration is required. Participants will receive as a thank you an Amazon gift card and so will their parent. To obtain required forms, see locations and hours that locations will be open, or find out more visit Steve Ferguson 772-6719
  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. 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 Family Nights Every Tuesday – Family Night is finished for the season and The Commons 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  May 21 – Family Wellness Support Group – Army Community Service  May 22 – ATV Safety Class – Adventure Training  May 22 – 23 – AFTB Level 2 Training – Army Community Service  May 24 – Division Safety Day – Magrath Sports Complex  May 24 – Federal Employment Workshop – Army Community Service  May 24 – Economic Justice – Army Community Service  May 24 – Automotive Heating and Cooling Class – Automotive Skills Center  May 25 – Autism Support Group – Army Community Service  May 26 – Teen Trip to Carousel Mall – Youth Center  May 26 – UFC Compliments of BOSS – Winner’s Circle  May 29 – Conflict Resolution Class – Army Community Service  May 29 – US Army Soldier Show – Magrath Gym  May 30 – Computer Basics for Job Seekers/Intro to Power Point – Army Community Service  May 31 – Welding Class – Automotive Skills Center  Jun 1 – Hearts ApartSave the Dates! Fort Drum’s Special Events:US Army Soldier Show – World-class performances by the US Army’s most talented Soldiers. Thisevening performance at Magrath Sports Complex Gymnasium will be given at 6 pm on May 29.The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families - Family and MWR in partnership with theUSO is proud to present The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families on June 5 and 6 atMonti Physical Fitness Center. Sesame Street is bringing the furry, fuzzy and friendly Muppets toMilitary Families around the world with a visit to Fort Drum with two shows presented each day at 2p.m. and 6 p.m. At these shows your family will meet Katie, a Military kid on Sesame Street who ismoving to a new place and learn how she and her friends cope with this change. Free Tickets for theseshows are available through your Military Unit, CYS Services, the USO beginning May 24. Please callCYSS Parent Central Services at 772-8675 if you need more information. 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 Brigade Unit Representative soon.Mountainfest – A great day of food, activities, Salute to the Nation, games, and free Concert featuringJake Owens with opening act TJ Murphy on Division Hill, June 28.