Page 1 Fort Belvoir’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – December 7 The magical Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place at Belvoir Chapel on the corner of Belvoir Road and 12th Street at 5 p.m. on December 7. The community is invited to join in singing carols, eating cookies and celebrating the beginning of the Holiday season.

Brunch with Santa Claus

Share brunch with the Jolly one himself! You and the kids can also have your picture taken with Santa on December 9 at the Officer’s Club. Advanced registration is required. For more information, please call 703-780-0930, ext. 600.

Come see the Holiday Money Tree at Fort Belvoir Bowling Center. See how you can participate in winning the amount of cash on the tree as a Visa gift card! By bringing your receipt from any MWR activity to the Bowling Center, you are then able to guess how much money is on the tree for your chance to win it all. The Heart Gallery – December 4 to December 18 at FAP The Family Advocacy Program is hosting the Heart Gallery – an informational fair regarding adoption. For more information, please contact FAP at 703-805-2561. Operation Sugarplum 2012 Army Community Service presents Operation Sugarplum 2012. This program assists eligible Families assigned to Fort Belvoir by providing gifts and/or food cards during the

holiday season. Applications are now being accepted through December 12. Please contact ACS at 703-805-4590 or visit ACS Facebook page for more information. Benyaurd Indoor Pool Closure December 10 & 11 Benyaurd Indoor Pool will be closed for maintenance December 10 and 11 from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The facility however will be open both days from 3:30 to 7 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. MWR Facility Holiday Hours Many of our MWR facilities have adjusted hours during Holiday Season. For your convenience, please visit our website for a complete list of all our facilities and their Holiday hours.

Piano Lessons at Community Center Fort Belvoir Community Center offers beginner and intermediate level piano lessons for both adults and children. Classes cost $85.00 per month and appointments are offered on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays all year round. To set up an instruction appointment, please call the piano instructor at 703-360-3020. For more information please call the Community Center at 703-805-3714.

Wine Tasting Trips Outdoor Recreation is offering great trip that only costs $25 for transportation. The trip is December 22 to Northern Virginia wineries. Space is limited so contact Outdoor Recreation to reserve your spot at 703-805-3081.

Keep it Moving through the Holiday Season‌Take a Hike! If you enjoying walking or hiking, join the ODR Trailblazers Hiking Interest Group. Plan your fall/winter hiking now!

Dec 8: Duncan Knob, VA Dec 15: Sugar Loaf Mountain, MD

There is no fee to join the group but there is a $10 fee per hike to cover transportation costs. Advance hike pre-paid cards are available for up to 10 hikes. For more information call 703-805-3081 or email

Registration begins for 2013 Functional Training Sessions Registration is open on December 10 for Military and Civilians on December 17. January session starts January 7 and goes to March 1. For more details or to register, please contact Graves Fitness Center at 703-806-5368.

Travel Camp Construction Area Safety The new travel camp construction is underway between Johnson and Morrow Roads. These roads will no longer intersect. Construction signs are posted. The pedestrian trail is

currently closed due to construction on the site. If you have questions about the pedestrian walkway or the project, call 703-806-3940.

CYSS Community Outreach Staff from Child, Youth & School Services will be offering enrichment activities at the housing community centers & the Fort Belvoir Community Center. All activities are free. Children and youth must be accompanied by an adult. Activities are held 10 a.m. to noon. For more information please call 805-1906. Friday December 7, at Fairfax Village Tuesday December 11, at Lewis Village Friday December 14, at Vernondale Village Wednesday December 19, at Woodlawn Village

BOSS Car Lot The BOSS Car Lot will not take reservations throughout the month of December. New applications will be taken beginning 4 January 2013. Please call 703-806-5225 if you have any questions about the BOSS lot.

New Year’s Eve Gala Come celebrate and ring in the New Year at the Officer’s Club. Open to members and nonmembers. Pre-paid reservations are being accepted. For more information, please call 703-780-0930. Olde Time Bowling Special The Fort Belvoir Bowling Center is offering a special from December 21 through 30. All bowling games are $2.00 some restrictions apply. Please contact the Bowling Center for more details at 703-805-2991. Roll in the New Year ! Come celebrate the New Year at the Fort Belvoir Bowling Center from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Reserve your lane now space is limited. Call 703-805-2991 for more details.

Looking ahead in 2013:

Dueling Pianos The Community Center will be hosting Dueling Pianos – an all-request comedy piano show, on Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. Advanced tickets are $7 or at the door $10. For more information, please contact the Community Center at 703-805-3714.

Health & Fitness EXPO Graves Fitness Center is hosting a Health and Fitness EXPO Thursday, January 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more details, please contact Graves Fitness Center at 703-806-5368.

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LUNCH MENU SPECIALS GOLF CLUB Please note NO Lunch Buffet on Mondays. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch includes soup du jour, salad bar, vegetable du jour & dessert bar, $11.50. $9.50, Soup and Salad only. December 10- December 14, 2012 TUESDAY Scallop & Crabmeat Stuffed Flounder Grilled Bratwurst w/Peppers & Onions Scalloped Potatoes Steamed Rice WEDNESDAY Pot Roast Sweet Chili BBQ Chicken w/Cilantro & Lime Rosemary & Garlic Duchess Potatoes Steamed Rice THURSDAY Dining Room Closed for Holiday Party

FRIDAY Fried Catifish Lasagna Rice Pilaf Potatoes Au Gratin

OFFICERS’ CLUB 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Our fabulous All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet includes salad bar, soup du jour, chili con carne and dessert for only $9.95. December 3- December 7, 2012 MONDAY Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce Chicken Florentine Rice Pilaf Vegetable Du Jour TUESDAY Corn Beef and Cabbage Baked Fish in Dill Sauce Red Bliss Potatoes Vegetable Du Jour WEDNESDAY Baked Manacotti Chicken Marsala Parsley Potatoes Vegetable DuJour

THURSDAY Fried Chicken Beef Burgundy Bratwurst & Sauerkraut Mashed Potatoes Vegetable Du Jour

FRIDAY Fried Catfish BBQ Spare Ribs Baked Macaroni & Cheese Collard Greens

BOWLING CENTER MONDAY-FRIDAY 11:30 AM-2 PM Vortex Grill Please check online for weekly specials: wling/vortexgrill.php

Also available on post‌ -

Bozzelli Bros. Deli

At the Fort Belvoir Community Center! Complete menu at

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