2017-08-04 / Community Events


School Screenings

School screenings for children entering Georgia public schools for the first time are avail- able 8 a. m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12 at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center. This is not sports physicals, which can be separately scheduled with primary care managers.

To schedule a 4-point screening during one of the allotted time slots, call (706)787-7300 7 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Patients must be eligible for care at DDEAMC and enrolled in DEERS one week prior to screening. Bring an ID card or current proof of DEERS registration, eye glasses, hearing aids, immunization record, medical power of attorney and medical records (if not at DDEAMC) to the appointment. For more information, visit www.ddeamc.amedd.army.mil.

Dinner Theatre

The Dinner Theatre production of “Don’t Dress for Dinner” is scheduled to run today and Saturday and Aug. 10, 11, 12 with a show time 7 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $53 for civilians; $50 for and seniors older than 65, military retirees, Department of the Army civilians, service members above E-7; $40 for service members E-6 and below, students with school ID. The cost for coffee and dessert only is $35. To see the show without dinner, $28. For menu information and reservations, call (706)793-8552 or visit www.fortgordon.com.

TechNet transportation

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association is providing bus transportation to the AFCEA TechNet Augusta held Aug. 7-10. The two bus stop locations on Fort Gordon are at Signal Towers, Bldg. 29808, and Heritage Park near the Command Support Center, Bldg. 35200, located at the corner of 35th Avenue and Avenue of the States. Buses are scheduled to run on a continuous loop between Fort Gordon and the convention center downtown. Schedule hours are Monday 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tunnel to Towers 5K

Honor our Bravest Sept. 9 at 8:46 a.m. during the Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk set to take place at Firehouse #2, located at 5555 Harlem Grovetown Road, Grovetown, Ga., 30813. To register visit T2TRUN.org.

Falcons Military Day

Join the Atlanta Falcons for Military Day at Training Camp Sunday at the Falcons practice facility located at 4400 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Ga., 30542. Admission is free. Gates open at 8:15 a.m., open practice is at 9:45 a.m. The first 500 guests through the gates that present a military ID (active, reserve, or retired) will receive two complimentary tickets to the Atlanta Falcons vs. Jacksonville Jaguars game Aug. 31. For updates, directions and more information, visit www.atlantafalcons.com.

AAFES Tax-Free weekend

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is having a Tax Free weekend today through Sunday taking an additional 8 percent off school related items. For more information, visit www.shopmyexchange.com.

Softball Tournament

Fort Gordon and Diamond Lakes are hosting the USSSA Military Worlds Softball Tournament, for the second year. Team categories include Varsity A & B, Intramurals, Women’s, Co-Ed and Over-40. Games to be held on Fort Gordon Aug. 11 - 12 beginning at 8 a.m. For more info, call (706)791-1142. Rain date: Aug. 14.

Painting Party

Enjoy a night out during a Paint Me Pretty painting party, Aug. 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Hilltop Riding Stables. Registration is open to the public. Cost of $35, which covers all supplies, light appetizers and beverages. Alcoholic beverage are welcomed at the event. For more information or to register, call (706)791-4300. Registration ends Wednesday.

Shooting Bow Class

Know your Bow class is designed to help new bow owners and old pros alike refine and improve their bow skills. The class is scheduled for Aug. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. covers fitting, tuning, stabilization, release execution, shot placement angles, kinetic energy formula and shooting. There is a limit of 10 archers for this class. $50 covers all materials and lunch. Each archer must bring their own bow. For more information and to register, call (706)791-5078. Registration ends Thursday.

Parents Night Out

Take an evening off for Parents’ Night Out. Child and Youth Services is offering to watch the kids during a parents’ night out for select dates each month 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Six-week to 12-year-old children who are registered with CYS can participate. Receive five hours of kid-free time during an evening for $28 per child. For more information, call (706)791-4455 or visit www.fortgordon.com.

Garden Club

Join the Garden Club and show off your green thumb or learn some new tips and tricks to use in your own little plot of heaven. Club meetings are every third Thursday of the month at the Woodworth Consolidated Library from 5-6 p.m. Topics cover everything from planning your garden to keeping the pests off your produce and how to preserve your harvest. For more information, call (706)791-9483.

5K Run Series

The Glow 5K is scheduled Aug. 19 to start at 8:30 p. m. at the Fort Gordon t rack field. For more information, visit www.fortgordon.com.

Bowling event

All Forces Sports League is hosting a bowling event in Augusta on Aug. 9. This event will be open to all DoD and law enforcement officers, firefighters, rescue and EMT personnel, along with all DoD personnel. Interested players can contact Joe Rulewich at (706)691-9483 joe.rulewich@playwsl.com or via Facebook.

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.

U-DO-IT store

The U-DO-IT Store is located at the Brems Barracks area in building 40101. Customer service hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding federal holidays. The store stocks parts and materials necessary for units and activities to complete minor maintenance and repair of their assigned facilities. To receive items from the store, individuals must have successfully completed the U-DO-IT training course that is conducted the first Wednesday of each month beginning at 8 a.m. and listed on DA Form 1687 ( Notice of Delegation of Authority-Receipt for Supplies). The class is conducted on a walk in basis with no prior registration required. U-DO-IT representatives can be reached at (706)791-3942/7683.

Auto classes

Free automotive care classes are available to all military, retirees, spouses, family members and DoD civilians. Dependents must be age 16 and older. Classes are on an introductory level and are intended to familiarize individuals with various car problems such as brake and tire inspection, AC system and other common problems. All classes begin at 10 a.m. Register at www.fortgordon.com.

Ladies golf

Get PGA ready with the Ladies Golf Clinic at Gordon Lakes Gol f Club. Sessions are $10 and include range balls. For more details, call (706)791-2433.

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