2019-04-05 / Community Events

HAPPENINGS

Military Child Patch

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is celebrating the resilience of military children with a collectible military brat patch in honor of the Month of the Military Child. The Exchange has partnered with Vanguard to create a limited-edition military brat patch to honor the fearlessness of military children. The collectible iron-on patch will be available for free at the Main Exchange on Saturday. Military children 17 and younger can pick up their patches while supplies last. Patches are limited to one per child.

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 eE1-E5 $30 (weekdays) and $33 (weekends), ID card holder and member $50 (weekdays) and $60 (weekends), civilian/ guest $85 (weekdays) and $95 (weekends) If you are curious and want to know more, call 706-791-2555.

Masters Week alternate to golf

Who says Masters Week is all about golf? Instead of chasing a little white ball around, get ready for an exciting week of outdoor fun with the Tournament

Time Adventures Series! The schedule of events is as follows: Monday – Masters Monday Savannah Rapids Canal Trip, Wednesday – Wildlife Wednesday Phinizy Swamp Hike, and Friday – Fore Friday! US National White Water Center Field Trip. Head over to the Tactical Advantage Sportsman’s Complex (TASC) (Bldg. 00445, Carter Road, Fort Gordon 30905) or call 706-791-5078 for more details.

‘Purple Up’ Giveaway

On April 13, all Fort Gordon Main Exchange restaurants will ‘Purple Up’ for military kids, offering a free side item, fountain drink or dessert for children 18 and younger who are wearing purple.

Children’sTheatreAuditions

Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Robin Hood will be held April 15 at 4:30 p.m. Older actors will stay after to begin rehearsal (a sack lunch is suggested). Parts for 50-60 children, K-12 (5 to 18 years), are available. No advance preparation is necessary. Assistant directors will also be cast to assist with the technical aspects of the production. MCT tour actor/directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week, April 15-19, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for all participants. An additional rehearsal will be held from 6:45 until 8:45 p.m. for older actors April 15.

Sportsman’s Club

Join the Sportsman’s Club and take part in the exclusive benefits that come with your membership! Fifty percent off of your range fees, unique “Membership Only” programs and activities, volunteer opportunities, and more! Sportsman’s Club meets the third Thursday of the month. Join us for dinner ($9) and find out what the club is up to. The next meeting will be April 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Tactical Advantage Sportsman’s Complex (TASC) (Bldg. 00445, Carter Road.). Call 706-791-5078 with any questions.

Career, Coffee & Conversation

Join Employment Readiness at their first Career, Coffee and Conversation gathering on April 19 at 11 a.m.. Converse with the group about careers, career development, job searching and applying for federal employment. Take part in an open and stress-free environment where you can share your career experiences, get advice about your job search, talk about future career plans, employment opportunities in the area and support each other in our career development process. They will be meeting in Alternate Escapes Cafe (Bldg. 25722, B St.) Call 706-791- 3579/0368 with any questions.

World of Multi-Sports

Introduce your child(ren) to the world of multi-sport in a safe environment! Participants will begin at the Indoor Pool, then transition in to a run which will take place on a closed route on the Barton Field track directly behind the pool. The Splash-n-Dash will be on April 20 at 9 a.m.. The cost is $10 per participant. Register online at fortgordonrunseries.com or call 706-791-3034.

Learn to Shoot Skeet

Ready, and pull! Join TASC for their Learn to Shoot Skeet class and find out more about all the ins and outs of Clay Shooting Sports on April 20 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. For $40 per person you’ll receive instruction, shotgun rental, range fees and ammunition will also be covered. Call 706-791-5078 for additional details.

Grand Opening STEM Innovation Center

Join CYS for their grand opening of the STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering & Mathematics) Innovations Center on April 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. This is a free event open to military children, their families and the surrounding community to provide hands-on STEM activities to showcase the MST’s newest program. Food, fun, and engaging activities will be offered to all that attend. This event will also serve as a way to introduce and showcase what the Fort Gordon Middle School & Teen Center (Bldg. 41503, 165 Brainard Ave. Fort Gordon 30905) has to offer. Call 706-791-6500 for additional information.

Celebrate Month of the Military Child

Celebrate all military children at the Month of the Military Child event on April 26 from 5-7 p.m. The goal is to provide military families with an opportunity to meet together in a supportive community environment where they participate interactively in activities and with informative displays all while celebrating the Month of the Military Child. There will be fun life-sized interactive games, displays and activities from various organizations, vendors and sponsors all meeting together in the School-Age Center (Bldg. 45410, 46th St. Fort Gordon 30905). This event is open to all military families. For more information, call Jameca Brothers at 706-791-4455.

Superhero Bash

The Mother and Son Superhero Bash is back again May 5! Join us for a night centered on the bond between a mother and her son(s). Tickets 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, call 706- 791-8878.

Job Fair

The Georgia Department of Labor, Fort Gordon, the Augusta Career Center, and the Soldiers for Life-Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) on Fort Gordon will host the annual Veterans’ Job Fair, May 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Fort Gordon Army Reserve Center, Bldg. 14401, located at the corner of Lane Avenue and 15th Street. Seventy-five local, state, and national employers will participate. Job seekers should bring copies of their resume and should dress for success. The job fair is open to the public. For more information, call the Georgia Department of Labor at 706-721-3131.

Swimming Lessons

The Indoor Pool will be having spring swimming lessons! There will be evening group lessons for children and adults as well as private swim lessons. All classes will be held at the Indoor Pool. Registration is open and will remain open until all slots are filled. Swim lessons will go through May 11. Registration must be completed in person at the Indoor Pool. Call the Indoor Pool for more information at 706- 791-3034.

AFGE Local Union Meeting

The next union meeting will be May 14 at 5 p.m. The location will be 405 Barnes Ave. building 29610. If you have any questions contact the Union at 791-6488/87.

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