2018-05-04 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Superhero Bash

Dust off your utility belts, capes and cowls; the Mother and Son Superhero Bash is Saturday. Take part in a night centered on the bond between a mother and her son. For more information, call (706)791-8878/4300.

NAF Auction

The NAF Auction is open to Fort Gordon and the surrounding community on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. For guidelines and information pertaining to participation and registration, visit www.fortgordon.com/event/naf-auction-2018. For more information, call (706)791-2887.

Volunteer Recognition

Fort Gordon’s top volunteers will be recognized Sunday. For more information, call (706)791- 3880.

Mud Challenge

The 2018 Marine Mud Challenge is scheduled for May 12. The Marine Mud Challenge is a team event, with five categories: competitive male, competitive female, competitive coed, competitive hard corps and non-competitive. All who preregistered will receive a T-shirt and a Marine Mud Challenge race bag, and those who complete the course will be rewarded with a medal. To register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/FortGordon/FortGordonMarineMudChallenge.


Create With Me

ACS is hosting a “Create With Me” series of workshops with the Morris Museum of Art in Downtown Augusta. Workshops help kids become interested in the amazing world of art and creating. All children are welcome to join at the Family Outreach Center to learn, May 15. For more information on the “Create With Me” Series, call the Family Outreach Center at (706)791-5220.

Paint Party for Mom

A Paint Party for Momma and her little one(s), is scheduled May 19. The cost is $20/mother and $5/child (no age limit). Join us at Hilltop Riding Stables for this event to enjoy appetizers and drinks. For more information, call (706)791-8878. Participants must register by May 17.

Daddy n’ Me

Enjoy a little camping trip right in your own backyard… OK, our backyard. Daddy n’ Me is having s’more fun this time with a camping theme, June 12. This event is open to families with children 0-4 years old (older siblings welcome). For more information, call (706)791-8552.

Gardening Club

Get your green thumb on point at the Fort Gordon Community Garden Gardening Club. The club meets the fourth Thursday of every month and covers various topics and techniques for expanding and preserving a harvest. Join them at the Woodworth Library across from Barton Field. For more information, call (706)791-4300.

Knitting Circle

Join the Knitting Circle every Saturday at the Woodworth Consolidated Library from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn new knitting patterns, tricks to get that perfect purl and make new friends in the process. For more information and to register, call (706)791-0396/4674.

Auditions

If you are a live theatre newbie or a practiced thespian, don’t miss the auditions for the newest Dinner Theatre production,

“Cheaper by the Dozen.” Auditions are May 15 and 16 at the Musical Theatre Studios in Martinez. You can find more information at www.fortgordon.com and search “Auditions.”


Family Game Night

Turn off the TV and get over to Family Game Night with the New Parent Support Program at the Family Outreach Center, May 22. There will be games available, or families can bring their own. Don’t forget the snacks. For more information, call (706)791-5220.

SFL-TAP services

The Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program office will relocate to Bldg. 33800 near Chamberlain and Rice Road starting May 24. SFL-TAP services will resume June 1 at Bldg. 33800, 550 Rice Road. Servicemembers scheduled for capstone appointments May 24-31 should continue to report to Bldg. 28510. The scheduled VA Benefits I and II class for May 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. has been move to TADSS TA-16 on 12th Street, Bldg. 81101 (behind 35th ESB motor pool). Servicemembers will be notified to confirm the location change. For more information, contact Angela Gaston at (706)791-7284 or email angela.f.gaston.civ@ mail.mil.

Horse Riding

Hilltop Riding Stables has a Horse Camp May 29 through Aug. 3. Young equestrians will learn how to care for and ride horses, as well as, anatomy, health and more. Every Third Saturday of the month is Family Fun Day. Buy one children’s trail ride and get an adult trail ride half off. For more information, to sign up and make reservations, call (706)791-4864.

Kids Golf

Gordon Lakes has Junior Golf Instruction available for a limited time. Sign up players by May 30 for one of two 75-minute sessions of golf instruction for juniors. First session each week is from 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. for 6-10-year-olds. The second session each week is from 10 - 11:15 a.m. for 11-15-year-olds. To register and for more information, call (706)791-2433.

Change of Command

The 67th Expeditionary Signal Battalion will hold a change of command ceremony at 9 a.m. June 22 in front of Saltzman Hall and Allen Hall. Lt. Col. Kathleen S. Cage will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Trey O. Matchin. If inclement weather, ceremony will move into the Cyber Fitness Center.

Parents Night Out

Have a night out on the town or watch a movie in a quiet home. Child & Youth Services offers Parents Night Out on select dates each month from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Children 6 weeks to 17 years must be registered with CYS to participate. The cost is $28 per child for up to five hours of care to have some free time. For more information, call (706)791- 4455/4722.

New Parent Support

Join New Parent Support for different fun and family-centered activities. This event is open to families with children 0-4 years old (older siblings welcome). New Parent Support has Prenatal and Postpartum Yoga groups. For more information on dates and times, call (706)791-5220.

Morale Call

Join us for food and fun at Heroes Sports Bar inside Gordon Lanes Bowling Center. Morale Call is every month on the third Friday. There will be delicious finger foods from our very own Kegler’s Cafe, as well as live music from DJ Tony Howard. Show up early and get in a free game of bowling between 4 and 5 p.m. For more information, call (706)791-3446.

Breastfeeding Support

Come meet other mothers and learn new techniques, tips and tricks as well as just to have fun with your baby. The group meets every third Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call (706)791-5220.

Survivor Outreach Services

Join Survivor Outreach Services every third Wednesday for lunch. Gather with other SOS members and enjoy socialization. To RSVP, call (706)791- 9483.

Horse stable volunteers

Sign up for the Hilltop Riding Stables volunteer class. This will teach you what 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 older. For more information or to sign up, call (706)791-4864.

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