2019-03-15 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Kickball Tourney

Grab the sunblock and your best teammates because the BOSS “Spring Fling” Kickball Tournament is just around the corner! Each team must consist of 11 people. Make sure you know your team captain, team name, team colors, and team members before registration ends today. The games begin today. For more details, please call 706-791-5902.

Nutrition Class

The Fort Gordon Nutrition Clinic will be presenting a class today to educate Servicemembers and families on topics of nutrition and proper dieting to be fit to perform in the workplace and everyday life. The class starts at 11 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. Call 706-791-2369 for more details.

American Legion

American Legion Riders are hosting the Annual Spring Thaw Ride on Saturday beginning at American Legion Post 71 in North Augusta. Registration will be 8 to 9:30 a.m. with an approximately 100-mile ride at 10 a.m. Cost is $15 per bike and $5 per passenger. All proceeds will go to the American Legion Legacy Fund.

3-D Archery

Grab your gear, because the 3-D Archery Tournament Series will be held Saturday. This Multi-Class Archery Tournament will be broken into individual tournaments and first, second and third-place trophies will be awarded in 12 classes. Registration takes place at the event at TASC from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Cost is $15 per person and $7.50 for FGSC members. This event is open to the public for ages 5 and up. Please call 706-791-5078 with any questions.

Spring Trifecta Golf Tourney

Grab your golf buddies and get into two person teams because the Spring Trifecta Golf Tournament is Saturday. Compete in 9 holes scramble, 9 holes better ball and 9 holes select drive/alternate shot. Entry includes golf, cart, lunch and prizes! Flights by total age of team. Eagle Flight = Youngest third of teams. Birdie Flight = Middle aged teams. Par Flight = Eldest third of teams. Fees are $30 for Members, $35 for Military and $45 for civilians. Call 706-791-2433 for details.

Spring Fling

Outdoor Recreation will be hosting a Spring Fling Open House on March 17 for patrons to check out all of the great opportunities available at Outdoor Recreation. Come out for bouncy houses, face painting, free popcorn, light concessions for sale, bicycle obstacle course (kids bring your own bikes) fun field games, canoe races for the adults, egg race, dizzy bat, sack races, a craft dunk tank for kids (weather permitting), shooting demonstrations and a magazine pistol competition. For details, call 706-791-5078.

Parenting Academy

Looking to sharpen your parenting skills and have a great relationship with your children? Fort Gordon Army Community Service, Family Advocacy Program presents: The Parenting Academy – a series of workshops covering different aspects of raising children! Next class is March 19. For more information call 706-791-5220.

Masters Golf Badge Lottery

Registration for the annual Masters Golf Badge Lottery is now through March 22. Those interested can sign up between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Drawing results will be held March 25. For more information, call 706-791-8664. Location: MWR Headquarters (Building 28320, Lane Avenue.)

Movie Night

Come out to the Tactical Advantage Sportsman’s Complex (TASC) on March 22 at sundown for a Movie Under the Stars! This event is free to attend and will be located on the lawn in front of TASC. In case of rain, we’ll relocate inside. There will be light concessions available for purchase. The fun begins at sundown, so bring your lawn chairs or blankets and don’t forget bug spray! Sorry, pets and alcohol are not allowed on the premises. For more information, call 706- 791-5078. This month’s featured movie is “Small Foot.”

Parents’ Night Out

Let us watch the kids while you have a night out on the town! Child & Youth Services will be offering Parents’ Night Out, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Make sure your children 6 weeks to 17 years are registered with CYS to participate. Parents’ Night Out for this month will be held on March 23 at CDC West (Bldg. 18407, 19th Street. Don’t let your kid(s) miss out on the food, arts/crafts, games, and fun activities that happen at Parents’ Night Out. For more information, call 706-791-0718.

Dare-To-Tri

Come enjoy a race with low traffic on Fort Gordon that helps to support our military! The Dare-To-Tri Triathlon on March 23 consists of a 300 meter pool swim, 16K bike ride, and 5K run that takes place completely on Fort Gordon. The race will start at 9 a.m. To register, please visit https://www.trisignup.com/Race/ GA/FortGordon/DaretoTriTriathlon or call 706-791-1142.

Special Olympics

Fort Gordon will host the Georgia Area #9 Special Olympics games March 28, 10 a.m., on Barton Field. In the event of inclement weather, the games will take place April 2. Volunteers are needed and spectators are welcome! Contact Sports and Fitness Director Neil Smith at 706-791- 6099 for more information.

Superhero Bash

The Mother and Son Superhero Bash is back again May 4! Join us for a night centered on the bond between a mother and her son(s). Ticket can be purchased at the Recreation Division Office (cash and card) and Woodworth Library (cash only). Don’t miss out, these tickets will sell fast! For more information, please call 706-791-8878.

Over-30 Basketball

Over-30 Basketball is part of our Intramural Sports Program, whereas active individuals will have the opportunity to play in a fun, sport against other individuals for fun. Men and Women Welcome. Teams must have a signed, by their Battalion Commander, Memorandum of Intent to Play. Call 706-791-1142 for more details.

Scholarship

The American Legion expanded its scholarship program to include children of VA-rated, post-9/11 Veterans with a combined disability rating of 50 percent or higher. The American Legion and Legion Riders offer support through the Legacy Scholarship Fund. To learn more, call the Post 71 commander, Ron Price, at 803-215-7110.

FIT Club

Record your miles with the Fort Gordon FIT Club app! Reach goals to earn prizes! New & improved app features: achievements section, advanced workout log, and more prizes! This app can be downloaded from Google play or ITunes store. Please call 706-791-1662 with any questions.

Gordon Lakes

Bring your friends, enjoy lunch at Bogey’s Grill and Golf during Masters Week at Gordon Lakes Golf Course where they have special pricing! Rates for GLGC are as follows: Active Duty E1-E5 $30 (Weekdays) & $33 (Weekends), ID Card Holder & Member $50 (Weekdays) & $60 (Weekends), Civilian/ Guest $85 (Weekdays) & $95 (Weekends) If you are curious and want to know more, call 706-791-2555.

Circuit Training 101 Class

This Circuit Training 101 Class is a class for individuals to experience a high intensity workout at a beginner’s level. Exercises are simple to understand and perform with proper form while still reaching the target heart rate as an alternate approach to cardio, which provides a low risk of injury. This class offers a basic approach to exercising, yet it is designed to build strength while improving endurance, without intimidating newcomers/ beginners to fitness training. For more information, call 706-791-6872.

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