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Weekly FMWR briefing for Nov. 8

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POSTED: November 8, 2011 12:38 p.m.
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Veterans Day is Friday and there will be ceremonies and parades to mark the occasion, as well as some activities for area military residents.

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In addition to the area ceremonies and a parade in downtown Hinesville for Veterans Day Friday, FMWR is organizing activities.
A CYSS trip for youth to have lunch with disabled veterans at the VA Center in Dublin is planned. Youth in fifth through 12th grade can register through Wednesday at either Stewart or Hunter's Parent Central Services offices. The trip is free, however there is a cancelation fee if you register, but don't attend.

Veterans Day Salute at Corkan
Corkan Family Fun Center will show its respect for all veterans, young and old, with one free game or admission to any activity at the center from noon until 7 p.m. Friday. For more information, call 767-4273.

Moonlite Bowling at Stewart Lanes
Moonlite Bowling returns Saturday to Stewart Lanes. Enjoy late-night bowling, food and fun. It's open until 1 a.m. The cost is $3 per game per person, and $2 shoe rental. For more information, call 767-4273.

American Favorites on Thunder Run Menu
German dishes, among four Internationally Inspired Cuisine Night offerings, are on the menu Wednesday at Club Stewart's Thunder Run restaurant.
Next week, Nov. 16, American favorites also are on the rotating menu.
Service is every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at Thunder Run. The cost is $9.95 per adult and half-price for children ages 5-10. There is no charge for children 4 and under.
For more information, call 368-2212.

Storytime at George P. Hays Library
Storytime, 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, is a special time for kids up to 12 years old in the Children's Room at George P. Hays Library.
This week, Thanksgiving is the theme for stories and crafts.
On Nov. 16 Storytime participants will celebrate puppets, with stories and puppet play.
Nov. 30 is Celebrate Native American Heritage day. Children will hear stories and enjoy other activities to celebrate.
For more information, call 767-2828.

FMWR's on the Web, Facebook
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Web site for information about what FMWR has to offer Soldiers and Families at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
Also, like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterFMWR.

Emerald Princess Casino Boat Trip
Register by Nov. 16 for the Leisure Travel trip aboard the Emerald Princess II Casino ship. The cruise departs at 9 a.m. from Brunswick. The cost is $15 for soldiers and $20 for all others.
For more details, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 912-315-3674 at Hunter.

"Single Parents Day" at Corkan
Corkan Family Fun Center shows its appreciation of single parents with an evening of roller skating for them and their children from 3-9 p.m. Nov. 18. The cost is $4 per skater. For more information, call 767-4273.

Turkey Trot Fun Run
The Turkey Trot Fun Run, a 5K or 1.5 mile run/walk geared toward families, will be on Perimeter Road on Hunter Army Airfield starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 19. The event is free.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. that day. The run begin at the intersection with Stephen Douglas Street. A timer at the finish line will show runner how they did.
For information, call 912-315-2019 or 912-315-5078.

Turkey Bowl at Hunter Lanes
Win a turkey anytime lanes are available at Hunter Lanes through Nov. 20. Get a strike in the 3, 6, 9 frames to win. Or, men bowl across five lanes and knock down 9 pins or more win a turkey. Ladies, bowl across five lanes and knock down eight pins or more to win a turkey.
The cost is $3 per person per game.
For more information, call 912-315-6279.

Pre-Thanksgiving Bowling Special
Marne Lanes is offering a bowling special Nov. 23. Hours that day will be 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Kids can bowl for just 50 cents a game all day. And, to add to the fun, anyone who bowls a turkey (three strikes in a row) will get one free game coupon for their next visit. The coupon offer is limited to five per customer.
For more information, call 767-4866.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours at Corkan
All Corkan Family Recreation facilities will be closed Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. Holiday hours for Nov. 23 will be posted. For more information, call 767-4273.

Skate Jam at Corkan Family Fun Center
If you enjoy music, lights and fun, then the Skate Jam at Corkan Family Fun Center is for you. It will be from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 26. The $5 per person cost includes skate rental. For more information, call 767-4273.

Family Nite Dinner and Bowling at Stewart Lanes
Bring the Family to Stewart Lanes Bowling Center and enjoy dinner and bowling at a special price from 4-7 p.m. Nov. 27. The cost is $30 for a family of five. This month the dinner is homemade vegetable soup, sandwich and a refillable drink. For more information, call 767-4273.

Turkey Egg Hunt at Cypress Creek
Not all the turkeys will be gobbled up on Thanksgiving Day, and those that escape will leave eggs in the Adventure Golf facility.
Children ages 0-5 years are invited to help find the eggs in the annual Turkey Egg Hunt starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 28. There's no charge. The hunt will end when all eggs have been found. For more information, call 767-4273.

Sign-up for Hunter Skeet/Trap Event
Registration has begun for Hunter Army Airfield's quarterly Skeet/Trap Shoot, scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Hunter Skeet/Trap range, off South Perimeter Road.
The cost is $25 for skeet or trap (50 birds); or $40 for skeet and trap (100 birds). Lunch is included. Sign-ups will be accepted on the day of the event, beginning at 9 a.m.
Safety briefing and flight set-up will begin at 9:45 a.m. Two fields will be used for skeet and one for trap, and flights will be fired every 45 minutes starting at 10 a.m. Prizes will be awarded after the shoot, including winners and door prizes. Participants must be present to win.
The competition will include:
Skeet division (50 birds) - expert, intermediate, novice, youth and ladies.
Trap - one division (50 birds), with all skill levels combined.
Skeet and Trap - one division (100 birds), all skill levels combined.
For more information, call 912-315-9554, or 912-315-7150.

Holiday Rooms Available at Army Lodging
Are you expecting out-of-town, holiday guests and need space for them?
Army Lodging at Fort Stewart and Hunter has double and single rooms available. Call Stewart at 368-4184 or Hunter Lodging at 912-355-1060 from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. for reservations.
Reservations are accepted two weeks prior for valid military ID card holders. Limit two rooms per visit. All rooms have kitchenettes, laundry, daily housekeeping service, and complementary continental breakfast.
Call for rates and reservations.

 

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