2018-06-08 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Youth Day Camps

The Middle School Teen Center has Youth Day Camps all summer long. Register for one or all of them. Find all the details online at gordon.armymwr.com.

Theatre Camp

Register for the Dinner Theatre Youth Summer Camp. Summer Camp starts Monday, and the final production will be “The Snow Queen.” More details available at gordon.armymwr.com.


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, Tuesday. This event is open to families with children 0-4 years old (older siblings welcome). For more information, call (706)791-8552.

Horse Riding

Hilltop Riding Stables has a Horse Camp 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.


Role Playing Games

Better Opportunities of Single Servicemembers is supporting “National Free RPG Day” starting at 1 p.m. June 16 at the BOSS Headquarters in the Courtyard. There will be Dungeon Crawl Classics and giveaways such as free dice bags, game guides and character guides to participating players. Events is open to all ages 7 and above. Individuals can bring their own refreshments.

Change of Responsibility

The 782nd Military Intelligence Battalion will host a change-of-responsibility ceremony 9 a.m. June 18 at Barton Field for outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Bart Larango and Incoming Command Sgt. Maj. James Krog. Inclement weather location is Signal Theater.

LGBT Pride Run/Walk

Join in to run Barton Field from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. June 19 starting at the Barton Field Amphitheater. For more information, call (706)791-2014.


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.

Change of Command

The 15th Regimental Signal Brigade will host a change-of-command ceremony 8 a.m. June 22 at Barton Field for outgoing Col. Daniel Ruder and incoming Col. John T. Baston presided by Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr., U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence commanding general. Inclement weather location is Alexander Hall.

Reach Out & Read

Join New Parent Support Program and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center Community Care Clinic at the Family Outreach Center for Reach Out and Read Summer Festival scheduled 9:30 a.m. June 22. The festival will focus on the importance of reading to kids and learn about family wellness. There will be games, kids’ activities, book giveaways and more. For more information, call (706)791-5220.

Change of Responsibility

The 2nd Cyber Protection Battalion will host a change-of-responsibility ceremony 8 a.m. June 26 at Alexander Hall for outgoing Master Sgt. Kevin Flickinger and incoming Sgt. Maj. Jeremy Lerette presided by Lt. Col. Javier Madrigal, 2nd Cyber Pro. Bn. commander.

Independence Day

Wear your best Red, White and Blue for the Independence Celebration, June 29, on Barton Field starting at 5 p.m. There will be a children’s carnival, more than 30 food and drink vendors, glow gear and of course our fireworks extravaganza, as well as, live music.


Back to School Blast

A Back to School Blast is scheduled for 10 a.m. July 27 at the Army Reserve Center, Bldg. 14401, located at 15th Street and Lane Avenue. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation partnered with Operation Homefront to distribute backpacks and school supplies for eligible families of active duty Servicemembers in the pay grade of E-1-E-6, any Post 9/11 wounded warriors, and National Guard or Reservists on Title 10 Federal Orders.

Change of Command

The 116th Military Intelligence Brigade will hold a change-of-command ceremony 9 a.m. Aug. 10 at the Barton Field for outgoing Col. Daniel Mettling and incoming Col. Ernesto Cortez. Inclement weather location is Alexander Hall.

Kids Bowl Free

Kids bowl Free is happening at Gordon Lanes Bowling Center. Children in ages 3 to 15 can bowl up to 2 free games from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Monday through Thursday. Shoe rental purchase is required. No more than 5 kids at a time and not valid for groups, parties, events, or reservations. Register at www.kidsbowlfree.com/army.

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.

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.

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.

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