2017-02-10 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Dinner Theatre

Tickets are on sale for the “Night of One Acts” production at Gordon Dinner Theatre, Feb. 14, perfect for Valentine’s Day festivities. Purchase tickets by calling the box office at (706)793-8552.

Airstrike Jump

The 707th Military Intelligence Battalion, representing the Augusta Master Chapter of the Military Intelligence Corps Association, is hosting a Jump for Intelligence Feb. 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the AirStrike trampoline facility located at 1249 Augusta West Parkway. For more information contact Staff Sgt. Anthony Burroughs at Anthony.j.burroughs4.mil@ mail.mil or call (762) 206-2013.

Morale Call

Join coworkers for some games and good times at Morale Call, at Alternate Escapes Café, Thursday. There will be entertainment, food, drinks and giveaways. Free gaming from 5 - 8 p.m. For more information, call (706)791-2555.

Machine Gun Shoot

Join Outdoor Recreation, Feb. 18, for a day of shooting at the Machine Gun Fun Shoot. There will be a viewing from vintage WWI to modern .50 caliber machine gun and automatic firearms, they will be additionally shooting tracer rounds. The free event will have concessions available. For more information, call (706)791-5078.

Power Lifting

Show your power at the 6th annual Power Lifting Competition Feb. 25 at Gordon Fitness Center. To register forms must be submitted by Feb. 22. Competition will have RAW power lifting rules. For full details, visit www.fortgordon.com.

Golf Scramble

The 707th Military Intelligence Battalion, representing the Augusta Master Chapter of the Military Intelligence Corps Association, is hosting a golf scramble March 3 at the Goshen Plantation Golf Course located at 1601 Goshen Clubhouse Drive, Augusta Ga. 30906. The four person scramble starts at 9 a.m. with registration prior at 8 a.m. Entry deadline is Feb. 23. For more information contact Staff Sgt. Anthony Burroughs at Anthony.j.burroughs4.mil@ mail.mil or call (762) 206-2013.


Father Daughter dance

The 2017 Spring Father Daughter Butterfly Ball will be held at Gordon’s Conference and Catering March 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets sales begin Monday through March 2. Limited tickets are on a first come first serve basis at $10 per person, which are available at the Recreation Office and Gordon Fitness Center. For more information, call (706)791-4300.

Employer Panel

Employment Readiness is looking for some military spouse (volunteers) who would like to participate on an employer panel with keynote speakers, June 21 from 9 .am. until 2 p.m. One of the requirement is that they would prefer a spouse who has been employed within the last year. If interested in the opportunity to provide effective feedback on employment trends and opportunities, this is a great chance. Those interested should contact Crystal Cochran at (706)791-0795, by the end of April so that we can provide additional information. I will need a firm commitment as the panel includes many key leaders.

Resume Prep

The Fort Gordon Employment Readiness Program will assist military spouses with their resume June 7 to prepare for the Fort Gordon Hiring Summit event scheduled June 21 - 22. If interested, call Employment Readiness at (706)791-0795.


Paint Me Pretty

The February Valentine edition of Paint Me Pretty will be held at Hilltop Riding Stables tonight, 6:30 p.m. The event is $80 per couple. For more information, call (706)791-2921.

Recycling

Fort Gordon Recycling’s Second Quarter Challenge runs from Jan. 1 to Mar. 31. The Unit with the heaviest weight of cardboard will win $500 towards their unit funds. If you need recycling bins for your office or other necessities to make your recycling easier, contact Fort Gordon Recycling at 706-791-7881.

Knitting group

The Knitting Circle at the Woodworth Consolidated Library meet Saturdays 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn new techniques or share your knowledge and stories. For more details, call (706)791-0396.

Range Safety Briefs

Range Safety Briefs resume regular schedule for 2017. In accordance with the USACyberCoE&FG Regulation 350-19, safety briefs will be conducted each second and fourth Thursday of the calendar month at 0900. Unit S-3s are required to submit memorandums to the Range Control Office by 4 p.m. “Tuesday prior to the following Thursday’s class.” Memorandums must be signed by a battalion commander or higher and can be submitted electronically or delivered to Range Control in hard-copy. Briefings are designed for NCOs, sergeant and above, and officers, who will fill the positions as officer-in-charge or range safety officer on live fire ranges and training areas. For more information, contact Randy Harris at (706)791-5005 or email randall.l.harris4.civ@ mail.mil.

Parenting workshops

Army Community Service, Family Advocacy Program and New Parent Support Program presents a series of 12 workshops covering different aspects of raising children. This amazing opportunity is lead by Elizabeth Estey, a parenting expert with Life Management Group, Inc. Purchase tickets on eventbrite.com; search “Parenting Academy.” Tickets are limited and registration is required. If parents would like to attend there is free child care available, child must be registered with CYSS. Sign up for one or all 12. For more information, call (706)791-5220.

Horse Stable volunteers

Sign up for the Hilltop Riding Stables volunteer class. This will teach you all you need to begin volunteering at the stables and the skills to care for horses. The class will be held Saturdays and Sundays and is open to ages 14 and up. For more information or to sign up, call (706) 791-4864.

Catholic women

The Center Chaplain’s Office sponsors the Catholic Women of the Chapel at Good Shepherd Chapel on Barnes Avenue on the first Friday of the month starting with the Rosary at 5:45 p.m., then Mass and dinner afterward. All women of the chapel are invited to attend. For more information, call (706) 726-0651 or email cwoc@saintmichaelparishfg.org.

Protestant women

The Center Chaplain’s Office sponsors the Protestant Women of the Chapel. The PWOC’s fall groups will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Center Chaplain’s Office, Bldg. 29601 on Barnes Avenue, and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Religious Education Center, Bldg. 13. Child care is provided at the Thursday morning group for those who are centrally and locally registered with Child and Youth Services. For more information, email ftgordonpwoc@gmail.com.

Free golf lessons

The “Hook a Soldier” golf program is a great opportunity for Soldiers and their families to pick up a relaxing and healthy habit. Every Saturday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Gordon

Lakes Golf Club will host free one-hour golf lessons. No reservations are required. Golf lessons are open to active duty and family members. Call the Pro Shop for more information at (706) 791-2433.

SKIES classes

Fort Gordon Child and Youth Services will hold registration for SKIES classes at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 44401, 44th Street or through Webtrac. All children must be registered with Fort Gordon CYS. For more information, call Connie R. Preston, outreach service director, at (706) 791-1305 or Shannon Williams, sports director, at (706) 791-5104.

Water aerobics

Free water aerobics classes are offered each third Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. for 45 minutes at the Indoor Pool. Authorized ID card users are allowed to bring two guests. Registration is not needed. For more information, call (706) 791-3034.

EFMP parent info

Exceptional Family Member Program has their Parent Information Exchange on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Family Outreach Center, Bldg. 33512 (behind Woodworth Library). For more information, call (706) 791-4872. PIE is an opportunity for parents and sponsors with the EFMP to meet and exchange information, resources and ideas to better meet their unique needs. For more information, call (706) 791-4872.

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