Family and MWR Coming Attractions - 16 JULY 2012


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Family and MWR Coming Attractions - 16 JULY 2012

  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 July FORT DRUM FAMILY AND MWR S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 COMING ATTRACTIONS 8 9 10 15 1 6 17 11 12 13 14 18 19 20 21 July 16, 2012 22 2 3 24 25 26 27 28 29 3 0 31 Attraction DescriptionJuly Notable Events July 28 – DPAO/Toyota/Car-Freshner Concert Series: Bill CosbyJuly, August, Whitewater Family and MWR offers Whitewater Rafting Trips on the Salmon Riverand Rafting Trips or Black River free to all Active Duty Soldiers, Retirees, and their FamilySeptember Members ages 16 or older. Join Adventure Training for a trip down the Salmon River or Black River with transportation to launch and back to your vehicle provided. Additional dates available are August 3, 24, or September 7. Advanced sign up is required by contacting Adventure Training. Rich Cole 772-4010July 16 – 20 AFTB Summer Learn, Grow, and Lead by taking all three levels of AFTB in one week. Classes9 am – 4 pm Marathon held in the ACS building each day. Childcare is available with registration, Children must be enrolled in CYS Services. Please call to register. Scarlett Sharkey 772-6566July 16 Resume Writing Family Employment Readiness conducts this lab to assist Military Family9:30 – 11:30 am Computer Lab Members in creating a resume on a computer. Space is limited, registration required. Amanda Thompson 772-9611 Every Tuesday and Thursday, now through August you can enjoy guidedJuly 17 – Horseback horseback riding on the trails of Remington Park. Cost is $30 for a one hourSeptember 6 Riding at trail ride for DoD ID Card holders 8 years of age or older under 220 lbs. Rides10 am – 3 pm Remington Park begin at Lloyds Landing Lodge on a first come, first served basis. Murray Averill 772-4765July 18 Build Your Own Do you have the desire to be your own boss? Family Employment Readiness9:30 – 11:30 am Business instructs Military Family Members on the basics of creating a business. Amanda Thompson 772-9611July 18 Employment 101 Family Employment Readiness trains Military Family Members on best practices1 – 3 pm for finding leads on employment, resources for job hunting, how to apply and what to do once you get an interview. Amanda Thompson 772-6911July 20 Teen Video Teens in grades 6 - 12 can show their gaming skills and compete against4 – 6 pm Gaming their friends for prizes in This is a free tournament. Tournament Steve Ferguson 772-6719July 21 Spirit Triathlon This triathlon will be conducted at Remington Park. Open to active duty7 am military assigned/attached to Fort Drum, Family members 19 years and older, retirees, reservists, and DoD civilians employed on Fort Drum. Register by 20 July at the Sports Office, Bldg. P-10050, or late registration at race site from 5:30-6:15 am. the day of the event. Brandon Doherty 772-6663July 21 UFC at Winner’s Check out the Pay-Per-View UFC Fight Night at the Winner’s Circle Sports Bar9 pm Circle at The Commons. Pre fight activities begin at 9 pm with the main event beginning at 10 pm. This bout features UFC 149 with free admission compliments of BOSS. Transportation provided to and from Barracks call BOSS. Michelle Roden 772-7807
  2. 2. July 23 Budget The Financial Readiness Program at Army Community Service will teach9 – 11 am Management you how to create a budget and tips on how to stick to it to achieve Class financial stability. Kent Thompson 772-0050July 25 – 27 Middle Years The 6-hour workshop is designed to assist parents with children between 59 – 11 am Parenting & 10. Topics include: development, discipline, sibling rivalry, communication Workshop skills, establishing family rules, nutrition, and general development. Martila Seals 772-6929July 25 Your Career and Learn how creating a portfolio highlighting your life and career can benefit9:30 – 11:30 am Life Portfolio when job-hunting and tips on how to create a portfolio of your own. Amanda Thompson 772-9611July 26 Federal Navigating the Federal Employment system can be intimidation. Family9:30 – 11:30 am Employment Employment Readiness presents procedures and tips for applying for Workshop Federal Employment. Amanda Thompson 772-9611July 26 Computer Basics Employment Readiness at Army Community Service will help you learn to1 – 3 pm for Job Seekers use basic computer programs in order to be eligible for jobs. Introduction to PowerPoint. Amanda Thompson 772-9611July 27 – 28 Library Used Take a trip to McEwen Library and shop for a few good books for a small9 am – 6 pm Book Sale price. Sale runs Friday 9 am – 8 pm and Saturday 10 am – 6 pm. Book prices Friday and Saturday morning are: Adult books, 50 cents, Children’s books 25 cents, movies and CDs are $1. On Saturday afternoon after 1 pm you can purchase all you can fit into a bag for $1. Come early for the best selection; come late for the best bargains. Cash only, Volunteers needed Thursday through Saturday. Book donations accepted at circulation desk. Proceeds from this sale benefit Family and MWR activities. Allen Goudie 772-9099July 27 In Her Shoes: This simulation activity is used to increase awareness of the struggles that9 – 11:30 Living With women with abusive partners face. The activity illustrates how domestic Domestic violence is a community tragedy, not a private problem, the ups and downs Violence a battered woman faces over the course of many years, and shows how we all have a role in the movement to end domestic violence. . Space is limited to 20-30 participants. Please call to register. Martila Seals 772-6929July 27 Army Happy Birthday ACS!! Keeping in the spirit of the Army taking care of its10 am – 2 pm Community own, ACS offers a number of resources to support Soldiers and Families. Service Birthday These re-sources include but are not limited to Family resources, Celebration relocation ser-vices, immigration and citizenship support, employment assistance, financial management and self de-velopment opportunities. The ACS staff is comprised of pro-fessionals dedicated to the military Families they serve. This year ACS will celebrate their 47th birthday on Friday July 27 from 10am to 2 pm! Come on by for cake and a day of resilience activities or just to wish us a happy birthday! While you’re at it, check out what new and interesting things ACS has to offer! Sarah Lynch 772-5347July 27 Teen Midnight Teens in grades 6 – 12 can shoot hoops at the Youth Center Gym until8 pm – midnight Sports midnight. Cost is $3.00 for Youth Center Members and $5.00 for Non- members. Membership to the Fort Drum Youth Center is free. Steve Ferguson 772-6719July 27 Outdoor Movie Enjoy a movie on a warm summer evening in the great outdoors. Thissundown outdoor movie will be shown at the BOSS center in the rear lawn (T- 2190 Nash Boulevard) this activity is offered compliments of BOSS. American Reunion (R) will be playing starting at sundown. Bring your folding chairs, blankets, bug spray and snacks. Pop corn and drinks will be on sale. This event is open to all Soldiers, family members and DoD Civilians (caution: movie rated R). Michelle Roden 772-7807
  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 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. 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 Specials4 – 9 pm (except 3 day holidays) 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. At Ease! Offer’s free snacks and drink specials from 4 – 7 pm in Buster’s Brew Buster’s Steak Special Pub.Friday5 – 9 pm Fridays from 5 – 9 pm enjoy a steak cooked to order, with baked potato, and Right Arm Night vegetable. Buster’s also has freshly made brews and tempting desserts. Porterhouse - $17.95; NY Strip - $15.95.Monthly5 – 7 Following Show your appreciation to your team at Right Arm Night. Held monthlyRetirement following the Retirement Ceremony and sponsored by a Fort Drum unit. EnjoyCeremony 10th Mountain Right Arm Brew for only $1 per glass, Pool, Foosball, Air Hockey, 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  July 28 – ATV Safety Class – Adventure Training  July 28 – Teen Trip to Westcott Beach – Youth Center  July 28 – DPAO/Toyota/Air-Freshner Concert Series: Bill Cosby – Watertown Fairgrounds  July 30 – Teen Trip to Herkimer Diamond Mine  July 30 – Advanced Key Caller Training – Army Community Service  July 31 – Computer Basics for Job Seekers: Microsoft Excel – Army Community Service  August – Kids Bowl Free – Pine Plains Bowling Center  August 3 – 4 – Antique Boat Museum Boat Show – Clayton, NY  August 11 – UFC Compliments of BOSS – Winner’s Circle  August – 15 – Army 10-Miler Qualifier – Sports Office  August 17 – 19 – Antique Boat Museum Race Regatta – Clayton, NY  August 30 – Fort Drum Rides the River – Clayton, NY  September 6 – Super Sign-Up at The Commons – Army Community ServicesRemington 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.