2017-09-08 / Community Events


Tunnel to Towers 5K

Honor our Bravest Saturday at 8:46 a.m. during the Tunnel to Tower s 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.

Father Daughter Dance

Come and celebrate the special bond between a father and daughter at the Father Daughter Butterf ly Ball on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy music, dancing, giveaways and crafts at Gordon’s Conference and Catering. Get your tickets at the Recreation Office, Bldg. 44401, 44th St. For full details, call (706)791-8878.

CSRA College Night

High school students will have an opportunity to meet recruiters from more than 130 colleges and universities and also have the chance to win scholarships totaling $16,000 at CSRA College Night scheduled Sept. 14 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, Georgia. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the College Night web site at www.srs.gov, click on Outreach, then Education Outreach Programs, then CSRA College Night.


Arts in the Heart

The Greater Augusta Arts Council, celebrating arts and culture of Augusta, Georgia, will host the 37th Annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival, Sept. 15 to 17 at the Augusta Commons, 836 Reynold’s St., Augusta, Georgia.

POW/MIA ceremony

The POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at the POW/ MIA Monument located at the intersection of Chamberlain Avenue and Kilbourne Street. Col. Todd Turner, garrison commander, is the scheduled guest speaker. For more information, call 791-8264.

Christmas House

The Christmas House will be accepting applications starting Sept. 15 through Oct. 31. Eligible families are those E1 to E6 active duty stationed at Fort Gordon, unaccompanied families, Reserve and National Guard who are currently mobilized or activated for 3 more than 30 days. Applications are available online at www.fortgordon.com/acs. Completed applications should be turned in to your unit representative no later than Oct. 31. The Christmas House opening ceremony will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 16 in Bldg. 39109.

TuTus for Cancer

The Tutus for Cancer 5k is scheduled Sept. 16, which is the perfect opportunity to wear tutus in the color of the cancer to bring awareness in support of a family member or someone else who is battling this horrible disease. Register on www.fortgordonrunseries.com.

Morale Call

Join everyone for Morale Call Sept. 22 at Heroes Sports Bar inside Gordon Lanes Bowling. There wi ll be delicious food, drinks, live music and giveaways. Early birds can get a free game of bowling between 4-5 p.m. For more information, call (706)791-3446.

Fall Festival

The Fort Gordon Fall Fest and Flea Market is scheduled for Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 on Barton Field. The festival will feature live music and a large carnival. Sept. 28, the carnival will be open 4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 29, will have German themed entertainment scheduled, fall activities, food and craft vendors. Sept. 30, The Flea Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All other event activities begin at 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. The carnival will be open Oct. 1 from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.fortgordon.com. The Fall Flea Market is in need of more vendors. If interested for this event, contact Danielle Hayes at (706)791-4300.

Pose Running

Learn to run farther, faster and better with the Pose Running Clinic, register by Sept. 28. Join us at Nelson Fitness Center to improve your running performance and comfort. Learn new techniques, theory, drills, and video analysis with the Pose Method. This method is used to prevent overuse injuries and help you run faster and more efficiently. For more information, contact John Graham at (706)791-2947 or Andre Gantt at (706)791-2947.

New DFAC opening

Come celebrate the grand opening Oct. 10 of the newest dining facility, Bldg. 33804, located at 219 West Hospital Road on Fort Gordon. A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10:45 in time for its lunch service at 11 p.m. For more information, contact Carlos Keith at (706)791-2636.

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 to 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.

Alternate Escapes Cafe

Alternate Escapes Café in Alternate Escapes, located on Chamberlain Avenue, Bldg. 25722, is now open for breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. For more information, call (706)791-0785.

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.

Ladies golf

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

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.

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