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Summer Guide Contents

Produced by the MWR Marketing Department: Marketing Chief Melissa Kinney

4 Custer Hill Golf Course Tournaments, Pro Shop 6 CYSS One stop shop for kid activities 10 Custer Hill Bowling Center Host your child’s birthday with us 14 ACS Have a problem? We’re here to help 18 Rally Point Did someone say Bingo 19 BOSS Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers 22 Library Check out more than just a book 23 Automotive Skills Center Car Wash, Auto Skills Club

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To advertise in this quarterly publication: Contact the Commercial Sponsorship Coordinator,Katy Walradt at 239-8161 The Family & MWR Guide is an authorized, official quarterly magazine for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities within Fort Riley. Contents are not necessarily the official views of or endorsed by the US Government, the Department of Defense, or the Fort Riley Command. Printed circulation is 7,000. The appearance of advertising in this publication does not constitute endorsement by the Department of the Army or the Fort Riley Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Fund. Everything advertised shall be made available for purchase, use or patronage without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor on the purchaser, user or patron. If a violation or rejection of this equal opportunity is confirmed, MWR shall refuse to accept advertising from that source until the violation is corrected. The information in this issue is current at time of publication. Activities and events are subject to change. For confirmation, please call the host facility or program.

26 Warrior Zone FREE Online Gaming 26 Special Events Events for the whole Family 30 Outdoor Recreation Center Marina, Skeet & Trap and more 32 Leisure Travel Center Vacation planning 34 Community Events See what’s going on off post 35 Riley’s Conference Center Join us for a Sunday brunch 36 Sports Fitness and swimming classes for all Directory of Advertisers: AA Self Storage Harry’s Manhattan Chamber Ed’s Doghouse Junction City Generals Sprint Champions Car Wash Danenberg Jewelers K-State University Verizon Wireless Dr Jack Peterson Briggs MTS City of Manhattan Gorilla Games Allegiance Little Apple Toyota/Honda Central National Bank Omni Red Carpet Inn Big Poppi Bicycle Co

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SNACK BAR HOURS: Mon-Fri: 11am-1pm Closed on Weekends DRIVING RANGE HOURS: Sun-Sat, All Day & All Night PRO SHOP HOURS: Weekdays: 8am – 9pm Weekends/Holidays: 7am – 9pm PLAYING COURSE HOURS: Please check with the Pro Shop for course hours as hours will vary during the season due to the length of day The Custer Hill Golf Course, located on Custer Hill on Historic Fort Riley, is a Robert Trent Jones, Sr. design. It offers challenges from tee to green on every hole for all level of golfers. The course is an 18-hole championship course that plays over 7072 yards from the tips. The Custer Hill Golf Course is excited to offer a variety of quality programs for the military Family, the single Soldier, and everyone in between. During our golf season we offer a variety of lessons, clinics, tournaments, leagues, and practice facilities. Let our staff help plan your next tournament. The Custer Hill Golf Course Snack Bar has your lunchtime favorites, whether it is a hamburger or cheeseburgers, philly chicken or philly steak sandwiches, or chicken fingers. Looking for some German cuisine, try one of our famous Schnitzel sandwiches. Looking for a healthier fare? Try our sandwiches, wraps, and salads. If you are looking for small group events, our Snack Bar can hold your lunch or small party. Our Pro Shop is fully stocked and our PGA Trained Staff can help you find what you are looking for. We can fit you into your next set of clubs or help you get the right gift for the special someone in your life.

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GOLF RATES: Weekdays Weekends & Holidays E1-E6 $12 $15 E7- Authorized Guest $15 $20 Golf Cars $8 for 9 Holes $13 for 18 Holes Range Tokens $2 per token

PROMOTIONS: (Mar 14-Nov 7) Half-Price Tuesdays $14 Greens Fees/Golf Cars all day long Retiree Wednesday Retired Military pay $18 for 18 Holes (Must Show Blue Retiree Card for Discount) Thursday is Ladies Day $14 Greens Fees/Golf Cars for the ladies Super Twilight Play as many holes as you can after 5pm Weekdays $15 | Weekends $20 Price Includes Greens Fees and Golf Cars Family Twilight Play as many holes as you can after 5pm Weekdays $35 | Weekends $40 SEASON EVENTS: Ringers Tournament Apr 3 - Sep 25 (26Weeks) $5 Entry Fee (PerWeek) Does not include golf car or greens fees, individual stroke play, lowest score on each hole played for season will be counted for score. Payouts will be held at the end of the season. Must play at the time specified with the gaggle. Tuesday Night Golf League Apr 20 - Sep 14 (22Weeks) $5 Entry Fee (PerWeek) Does not include golf car or greens fee ($20 is maximum price for all items) 4-Person scramble. Payouts will be held at the end of the season. Get Golf Ready Jun 7-12 |Jul 12-16 | Aug 2-7 Clinics run 5:30-7pm $99 per person. Get Golf Ready is a 5-day clinic. There is a limit of 12 persons per clinic. Persons entering the class will learn orientation, history etiquette, set-up, Grip, Stance, Aim, and the full spectrum of golf. This course will also include a tournament on the following Saturday with all the graduates of that weeks program. This program is designed for beginners who are wishing to learn a sport where all the Family can enjoy time together and learn a game that lasts a lifetime.

TOURNAMENTS: Fort Riley Open Jun 12 (Sat), 8am Shotgun Start $40 Per Person 18 Hole 2-Person Scramble Team Skins Fort Riley Southern Senior Golf Tour Qualifier Jun 26 (Sat), 7am Start Time $40 Per Person 18-Hole Individual Stroke Play Players must play with other players in the tournament. Open to persons aged 45 or older with a 8.0 GHIN Handicap or better. Proof through GHIN Card or letter from Golf Professional Required. Southern Senior Golf Tour Fort Riley Classic Pro-Am Tourny Jul 19 (Mon) Format and Time TBD Southern Senior Golf Tour Fort Riley Classic Jul 20-22 (Tue - Thu) 54-Hole Stroke Play Open to the members of the Southern Senior Golf Tour and Qualified Participants. 1st Infantry Division Open Jul 24 (Sat), 8am Tee Times or Shotgun Start (Dependent on the number of Players) $60 Per Player, $5 Skins (Optional) 18-Hole Individual Stroke Play Handicapped (Handicap will be used by current GHIN or GolfTrac Handicap, If no handicap is supplied, then the player will be required to play and Handicap will be determined following Callaway System or Play as a Scratch Player.) Custer Hill Golf Course Club Championship Aug 21-22 (Sat & Sun), 8am Tee Time 36-Hole Stroke Play - Open, Senior, Ladies, Juniors Divisions 18-Hole Stroke Play - Juniors Division $80 Members | $100 for non-members Carts are included in the cost of entry and lunch on the second day of the tournament. Tee favors will be given to golfers prior to the start of the event. Should there be enough players who have established handicaps, then there will be a low gross score and low new score winner in each flight. Summer Guide 2010 ∙ 5



Parent Central - 239-9885/4723 Family Child Care - 239-4313 Outreach Services - 239-4723/9850 Youth Sports - 239-9223/9200 SKIES - 240-2478 School Liaison - 240-3260/3261/239-1648 6620 Normandy Dr. 1st Division CDC - 239-9011 4012 1st Division Rd. Warren CDC - 239-4744 6950 Warren Rd. Warren East CDC - 239-4510 6981 Warren Rd. Normandy CDC A - 240-2362 6620A Normandy Dr. Normandy CDC B - 240-2368 6620B Normandy Dr. Forsyth CDC - 239-4846/4848 2410 3rd St. Whitside CDC - 239-4978 676 3rd St. School Age Services - 239-9220 5810 Thomas Ave. Middle School & Teen Center - 239-9222 5800 Thomas Ave.


You must present a copy of deployment orders (with spouse’s name) in order to receive any of the AFC discounts in addition to being registered with Parent Central. Initiatives include: •16 hours of free hourly care per month is available to children of deployed sponsors. Hourly care is located at Warren East CDC and SAS. FREE hourly Sat care is available up to 90 days after the Soldier returns. FREE Saturday hourly care this summer: Jun 12 & 26 Jul 10 & 24 Aug 7 & 21 FREE Weekday hourly care this summer: Jun 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Jul 6, 13, 20 & 27 Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 Be sure to make your reservations in advance at Warren East CDC or SAS. Weekday care is from 6:30-8:30pm. Saturday care is from 9am-1pm, and includes a lunch at 11:30am. Patrons may also utilize an hourly rate to take advantage of Weekday and Saturday Childcares. Weekday Childcare is free for Families participating in FRG’s. •20% monthly discount is available for children of deployed Soldiers for full-time and part-day fees. •$100 in FREE sports registrations per child per Family per deployment. This includes soccer, baseball, basketball, flag football, and volleyball programs. •$300 in FREE instructional (SKIES) classes per child for maximum duration of eight weeks each. Regular fees will apply after the eight weeks.

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Your first stop for all Child,Youth & School Services (CYSS) is Parent Central. Registration is required to participate in any CYS Service. Annual registration fees are currently waived (until further notice) and CYSS registration may be transferred to a new duty station upon PCS. Parent Central’s new hours are:Mon-Fri 8am-6pm. Walk-in registrations are Mon-Fri 12:30-6pm, appointments are available starting at 8am. For additional information, please call 239-9885. Play Pals Playgroup Every Mon 9-11am 6620 Normandy Drive Reservations recommended but not required (space available without reservations) Call 239-9885 for more information. WebTrac! WebTrac! is now available for CYSS patrons to make payments, as well as, enroll in Youth Sports programs. Customers currently in our database will receive their WebTrac! User ID and password via the e-mail address we have on file. New customers may sign up by going to the WebTrac! link located on CYSS Hourly Care Hourly care is open from 7:30am-5pm, Mon-Fri at Warren East CDC and SAS. The hourly rate is $3.50 per hour ($2.50 for Category I Families.) Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance by calling Warren East CDC at 240-0822. Families can use the hourly care program up to 20 hours per week, per child. All reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis. We make every effort to accommodate hourly care needs. FREE hourly care is available for the children of deployed Soldiers. Refer to the Army Family Covenant (AFC) Initiatives for details. Reservation required. Visit us on the web at:




The 5 Love Languages of Children Jun 8, 6:30-8:30pm Want to know the secret to making sure your child feels loved? This workshop will help you find out which one of these languages your child speaks; Quality Time, Words of Affirmation, Gifts, Acts of Service, or Physical Touch. With the help of this workshop, adults can discover their child’s primary language and learn what they can do to effectively convey unconditional feelings of respect, affection, and commitment that will resonate in their child’s emotions and behavior. Free childcare is available with pre-registration. RSVP to 240-2822 by Jun 7.

CYSS Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Participation in the Parent Advisory Council allows patrons to provide support, input and ideas to CYSS. Participating patrons can receive points towards a 10% discount on their childcare fee. Additional details apply. For additional information, please call 239-9885. Jun 3, 4:30-5:45pm Parent Central 6620 Normandy Dr. Jul 1, 4:30-5:45pm Parent Central 6620 Normandy Dr. Aug 5, 4:30-5:45pm Parent Central 6620 Normandy Dr. FCC providers are contractors who provide childcare in a home setting. FCC homes offer full-day, part-time, and extended hours. FCC homes have unique qualities making them the preferred child care choice for many Families. Homes provide flexible hours, a comfortable Family-like setting, and activities based on real life experiences in the home and neighborhood. Please contact Parent Central for vacancy information. Adults wanting to become certified FCC providers are invited to attend an FCC informational briefing. The orientation/ informational briefings are scheduled every Thu, 1:30pm Parent Central 6620 Normandy Dr.. Take a tour of FCC homes at www. Contact Parent Central or the FCC office for your username and password. For additional information, call 239-4313.


The Army provides care in a Multi-Age group setting. Each classroom enrolls children with a minimum age span of 18 months. The concept of the Multi-Age classroom is to provide a Family style environment where the children learn from and nurture each other. Children experience fewer transitions while in the Multi-Age childcare setting, giving them more time to bond with their primary caregiver. Children also benefit widely from interacting with classmates who are older and younger, learning important principles of citizenship, relationships, respect, patience, and self-esteem. Utilizing a creative curriculum, our approach balances both teacher-directed and child-initiated learning, with an emphasis on responding to children’s learning styles and building on their strengths and interests.

CYSS offer a variety of training opportunities for parents to learn more about their growing little ones, while earning a discount on their childcare. Classes are held at Parent Central 6620 Normandy Dr. in the Training Room, unless otherwise stated.

Recipe for a Healthy Family Jul 14, Noon-1pm MST, 5800 Thomas Ave. This workshop will discuss how to involve all members of the Family in menu planning, meal preparation and table setting. Family dining provides opportunities to pass on traditions and share quality Family time. RSVP to 239-9223 by Jul 13. Small Motor Development: Why it’s Important! Aug 10, 6:30-8:30pm Come learn how small motor development progresses in young children and how movement contributes to learning in all of the domains of development. Discuss ideas for everyday activities that promote small muscle skills necessary for writing. Free childcare is available with pre-registration. RSVP to 240-2822 by Aug 9.

Parent Involvement Orientation Aug 17, 6:30-8:30pm Portion Distortion This orientation is required for all parents Jun 16, Noon-1pm who want to earn Parent Participation Points A discussion will be led on correct portion by volunteering in a CYS program. sizes and visual aides will be used to Identification and Prevention of Child Abuse, demonstrate the portion distortion that we Touch Policy Briefing, Safety, Fire Prevention often encounter in restaurants and in serving and Evacuation Procedures including a walkourselves. Free childcare is available with through of the center. Free childcare is pre-registration. RSVP to 239-9223 by Jun 15. available with pre-registration. RSVP to 240-2822 by Aug 16. Help! There’s a Toddler in My House Session IV What is Quackery? Jul 6, 6:30-8:30pm Aug 18, Noon-1pm The fourth in a 4 part series on how to not MST, 5800 Thomas Ave only survive the toddler years, but on how What is quackery? Why is it important to to enjoy them to the fullest. Come network me? Discussion will be on ways to identify with other parents of toddlers and gain some and determine product quackery. Examples practical ideas. Free childcare is available of quackery will also be discussed. with pre-registration. RSVP to 240-2822. RSVP to 239-9223.


SAS is a nationally accredited program for Kindergarten to 5th Grade. SAS offers before and after school programs, as well as Open Recreation. Children can utilize Open Recreation for 10 hours per week during the school year and 20 hours per week during the summer. Families requiring full time care may register for a weekly fee. Get five FREE hours of Open Recreation each month simply for being registered with CYSS (reservations are required). Normal rate is $2.50 per hour.

Summer Camp Jun 1-Aug 13 SAS summer camp is a fun way for children to spend part of their summer vacation. SAS summer camp is comprised on 11 one-week sessions of fun filled activities such as arts & crafts, swimming, golfing, games, bowling, skating, field trips, computers, math/science, woodworking, sewing, dancing, photography, cooking, and more. Enrollment can be completed at SAS, 5810 Thomas Ave. Children must be registered with CYSS. Fees are based on total Family income. Summer Guide 2010 ∙ 7


Sport physicals are not required to enroll in SKIES Unlimited Classes, but you must be registered with Parent Central. $300 worth of classes are FREE to children of deployed Soldiers. Refer to the Army Family Covenant (AFC) Initiatives for details. Classes are held at 6620 Normandy Dr. unless otherwise stated. The SKIES Instructional program is seeking instructors to teach all ages of children and youth in a wide variety of areas. Do you have a talent or interest that you would like to share and some spare time to teach? Please inquire with an email at or call 240-2874 or 239-4847. ATA Tae Kwon Do Tiny Tiger, ages 4-6 Mon & Thu, 5:15-5:45pm Classes are available specifically for home schooled children and youth. Basic Tae Kwon Do, ages 7-11 Mon & Thu, 5:45-6:30pm Parent Orientation Night is Wed at 6pm Hackerott’s Leadership Academy 4914 Skyway Dr. (by the airport) 785-539-0909 One time fee of $65 for membership includes uniform, belt, and more. Monthly fee of $60 to CYSS. Additional testing fees are paid to the instructor monthly. Judo Judo Jacks, ages 3-4 Wed, 5-5:30pm or 5:30-6pm Basic Judo, ages 5-14 Wed, 6-6:50pm or 7-7:50pm $35 monthly plus a onetime uniform fee of $55 Testing fees are paid to the instructor. (Once a week class) Wiggles & Giggles Enjoy time with Mom or Dad 10 months to 5 years old Mon, 6-6:30pm Tue, 3-3:30pm Thu, 10:30-11am $20 per month (Once a week class) Hip Hop Dance Ages 5-16, Tue, 6-7pm $30 per month Intro to Ballet/Creative Movement Ages 7-10, Wed, 6-6:45pm $30 per month (Once a week class)

Tumbling Mom & Me, ages 2½-4, Wed, 10:30-11am Mom & Me, ages 2½-4, Wed, 1-1:30pm Ages 3-4, Mon, 3-3:45pm Ages 3-4, Mon, 4-4:45pm Ages 5-7, Mon, 6:45-7:30pm $30 per month (Once a week class) Home Alone Class Ages 10 & up Every 3rd Sat of the Month 3:30-5:30pm MST, 5800 Thomas Ave Parents must attend the last 30 min of class. Intro to Tap and Modern Dance Ages 3-4, Wed, 2-2:30pm $30 per month (Once a week class) Daytime Dance Dynamos A combination of dance and tumbling. Ages 3-4, Wed, 2:30-3pm Ages 4-7, Wed, 4:15-5pm $30 per month (Once a week class) Ballet Ages 4-6, Wed, 5-5:45pm Ages 5-10, Mon, 5-5:45pm $30 per month (Once a week class) Jr Golf Ages 6-13 Tue or Thu sessions 6 sessions $60 Ask for Jun or Aug workshop Custer Hill Golf Course (Once a week class) Horse and Riding Workshop Ages 3-18 Sessions scheduled every 3rd Sat of the month. Please call for more information. $30 per session Vickie Wood’s Farm Additional classes are planned! Check WebTrac! or Parent Central to see new classes. Register for all SKIES classes at Parent Central 6620 Normandy Dr. Or on WebTrac!

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SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES (SSS) SSS develops partnerships with local schools and community organizations to help ensure a positive educational experience of our military children and youth. Through coordination with the School Liaison Officers, schools and community, SSS helps ease education transition and connects military Families with available resources. SSS also collaborates with parents and schools to ensure academic success. New to the area? Let SSS help you navigate the local school system, their procedures, programs, and schedules. SSS also supports home school Families and can supply you with resource materials on primary, secondary, and post secondary education. Contact information: 240-3261, 239-1648, 240-3260.

Study Strong (formally Real-time homework assistance in all subjects. Service is 24/7, tutoring for grades K-12 and college intro. Log onto: to register. Student Online Achievement Resources (SOAR) Soar is a free website providing students and parents with resources to: •Identify academic strengths and weaknesses in math and reading •Instruct the student in math, reading and language arts through interactive tutorials •Involve parent by providing educational resources written specifically for parents


Get your foot in the door today by participating in HIRED! $1000 cash award is available for youths undergoing an internship this summer. The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program provides 15-18 year old high school students with meaningful, professionallymanaged career-exploration opportunities in MWR and military facilities on Fort Riley. The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program offers valuable work experience and training to better equip each participant with the skills needed for today’s highly-competitive job market. The apprenticeship can be worked into your school year schedule. In addition to hands-on experience, you can expect to attend workforce preparation workshops such as: problem solving, interviewing skills, resume writing, public speaking, effective communication, financial management, and college/post-secondary exploration workshops. Call 239-9217 for more information. Visit us on the web at:


Youth Services MST offers a range of positive activities for youth in grades 6-12 that promote positive attitudes and reinforces Army core values.Youth Services sponsors a variety of programs offering youth opportunities in life skills; citizenship and leadership; leisure, recreation and arts; mentoring, intervention and support services. There are special interest activities that change each week. Join the Fort Riley Teen Center for our weekly activities which include: Sports, Smart Girls, Tech Club, Millionaire Club, Dungeons & Dragons Gaming, High School specific activities, Power Hour, Photography Club, Arts & Crafts, Passport to Manhood, and Cooking Club. For additional information, please call 239-9222. MST Summer Break Hours Mon-Thu, 1-8pm, Fri, 1-11pm, Sat 2-11pm Any youth who desires care before 1pm (Mon-Fri) must contact the Teen Center to reserve a morning care slot (there is a cost associated with morning care). MST does have an e-mail distribution list; please contact the Teen Center if you would like to receive e-mails regarding upcoming opportunities and reminders. Field Trip and Summer Camp Schedule All trips meet at MST, 5800 Thomas Ave. Worlds of Fun: Jun 4, 9am-11pm Water Sports Camp: Jun 7-11, 9am-3pm Oceans of Fun: Jun 11, 9am-11pm Arts & Crafts Camp: Jun 14-18, 9am-Noon River Trip: Jun 25, 9am-5pm Culinary Camp: Jun 28-Jul 2, 9am-5pm Laser Tag: Jul 9, 9am-5pm Water Sports Camp: Jul 12-16, 9am-3pm (School Youth Only) Oceans of Fun: Jul 16, 9am-11pm Sports Center Field Trip: Jul 23, 9am-5pm Worlds of Fun: Jul 30, 9am-11pm Water Sports Camp: Aug 2-6, 9am-3pm Oceans of Fun: Aug 6, 9am-11pm Computer Camp: Aug 9-13, 9am-Noon


Registration is required for all S&F sports and trips. To register, sign up at Parent Central, 6620 Normandy Dr. 239-9885. Outdoor Adventure Camping Jun 4-5 Open to children in grades 6-12 Jun 11-12 Open to children in grades 3-5 $10 per student Transportation will be provided to and from Milford Lake.

Start Smart Baseball Registration closes Jun 4 $20 per child This program is for children ages 3-4 and their parents. Start Smart is an instructional program for children and their parents. Start Smart prepares children for organized baseball by teaching effective skills in a fun and non-stressful environment. Session held Mon, Jun 7- Jul 12, 6:30-7:15pm at MST, 5800 Thomas Ave. Start Smart Golf Registration closes Jun 4 $20 per child This program is for children grades K-1 and their parents. Start Smart is an instructional program for children and their parents. Start Smart prepares children for organized golf by teaching effective skills in a fun and non-stressful environment. Session held Mon, Jun 7-Jul 12, 7:30-8:15pm at MST, 5800 Thomas Ave. Orienteering Registration: Jun 14-25 $20 per child Open to girls and boys in grades 4-12. Child must have a current sports physical form when registering. Outdoor Adventure Canoeing Jul 7, 8am-12pm Open to grades 6-12 Register between Jun 7-23 Jul 14, 8am-12pm Open to grades 3-5 Register between Jun 14-Jul 7 $15 per student Transportation will be provided to and from Tuttle Creek State Park. Admission and equipment provided.Youth will need to bring sack lunch.

Fall Sports Register between Aug 9-27 Child must have a current sports physical form when registering. Fall Soccer Open to girls and boys K-8 grade. $30 Volleyball Open to girls and boys 3-6 grade. $30 Flag Football Open to girls and boys 2-6 grade. $30 Cheerleading Open to girls and boys 1-8 grade. $40 Outdoor Adventure Fishing Aug 3, 7-10am, Open to grades 6-12 Register between Jul 12-28 Aug 10, 7-10am, Open to grades 3-5 Register between Jul 19- Aug 4 $10 per student Transportation will be provided to and from Moon Lake. Start Smart Soccer Registration: Aug 23-Sep 3 $20 per child This program is for children ages 3 & 4 and their parents. Start Smart is an instructional program for children and their parents. Start Smart prepares children for organized soccer by teaching effective skills in a fun and non-stressful environment. Session held Mondays, Sep 6-Oct 11, 5:30-6:15pm at Colyer Manor Youth Fields. Start Smart Flag Football Registration: Aug 23-Sep 3 $20 per child This program is for children grades K-1 and their parents. Start Smart is an instructional program for children and their parents. Start Smart prepares children for organized flag football by teaching effective skills in a fun and non-stressful environment. Session held Mondays, Sep 6-Oct 11, 6:30-7:15pm at Colyer Manor Youth Fields. Family Fitness Nights Water Games Jun 11, 6-7pm Colyer Manor Youth Fields, RSVP by Jun 8 Agility Challenge Jul 16, 6-7pm MST, 5800 Thomas Ave., RSVP by Jul 13 Ultimate Speed Soccer Aug 13, 6-7pm MST, 5800 Thomas Ave., RSVP by Aug 10 Summer Guide 2010 ∙ 9

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HOURS OF OPERATION Bowling Center Hours:

LUNCH TIME SPECIALS Penny a Pin: Mon, Wed, & Fri (11am-2pm)

Bowl 200 or more and get that game free. (Shoes not included)

Roundabout: Tue & Thu (11am-2pm)

Sun-Thu, 11am-10pm Fri & Sat, 11am-Midnight

Get a free game of bowling with the purchase of a combo meal. (Shoes not included $2.25ea)

Strike Zone Snack Bar Hours:

AFTERNOON SPECIALS Matinee Bowling (2-6pm)

Sun-Thu, 11am-9:30pm Fri & Sat, 11am-11:30pm

Lounge Hours:

Tue-Thu, 5-10pm Fri & Sat, 5pm-Midnight

Pro-Shop Hours:

Mon &Tue: 11am-3pm Wed & Fri: 1-3pm Thu & Sat: 11am-1pm Sun: Closed

Ball Drilling and Repair: Mon, Wed, & Fri: 1-3pm Thu & Sat: 11am-1pm Tue & Sun: Closed

Custer Hill Bowling Center will be closed on Jul 4.

Mon-Fri all games and shoes $1 all week.

EVENING SPECIALS Dollar Days: Mon (6-10pm)

Get all your games, shoes, and selected snack bar menu items for a $1 each! Items that will be available: cheeseburgers, hotdogs, cheese quesadillas, 16oz sodas, ranch chicken snack wraps, and chip bags.

2 for Tuesdays: Tue (6-10pm)

Bowl 2 games get 2 games free with $1 shoe rental. Get 2 combo meals for $10

Karaoke: Wed (6-10pm)

Come on out and sing your favorite song and bowl. All games are $1.50. (Shoes not included $2.25ea) Small 1 topping pizza and 16oz soda for $3.00 all night.

Red Spin Special: Thu (6-10pm)

Games are $2.65 each plus $2.25 shoe rental. Bowl a strike with the red pin in the head position to spin the wheel for great prizes. (Wheel must make a complete spin) Prizes available to win: 32oz soda, combo meal, large 1-topping pizza, game of bowling including shoes, 3 games of bowling including shoes, $20 gift card to Wal-Mart or AAFES, or a Family fun package (2 hours bowling with shoes, large 1-topping pizza, 2 pitchers of soda for 6 people). 50¢ Wing Night Your choice of plain, mild, hot or BBQ. (Dine in only)

Quarter Mania Night: Fri (6pm-Midnight)

$5 cover (Shoes not included $2.25ea) and pay only a quarter a game all night for our glow bowling. Fish Sandwiches only $5

Saturday Night Lights: Sat (6pm-Midnight)

Pay just $30 per lane for 6 people or $7.50 per person. The fun starts at 6pm with our glow bowling, house music and fun then turns into our X-Treme Bowling and lights from 9pm until midnight. (Price includes shoes) Get a large 1-topping pizza for only $9.50

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2 hours bowling with shoes, 1 large 1-topping pizza with a pitcher of soda for $25 per lane.(Up to 6 people per lane) Visit us on the web at:

LOUNGE Custer’s Call: Mon-Fri

$2 domestic, $3 specialty/import bottles and $1.50 calls all week long. Free appetizers from 5pm until 7pm. First come first serve.

BIRTHDAY PACKAGES Come check out our new themed birthday party packages.

Theme examples: Transformers, GI Joe, Hannah Motana, Jonas Brothers. Packages include 2 hours of our glow bowling, shoes, food, drinks, set up and clean up, and a party favor bag for each child. All you need to bring are the children and cake, we’ll take care of the rest. Prices are per child. Minimum guarantee of 8 children.

SPECIAL EVENTS 101 Days of Summer

Jun 1-Aug 31 Check back on details to get 101 games of Free Bowling.

Fathers Day Bowl

Jun 20, 11am-10pm All fathers coming in with their Family get a 10% discount off our Family Fun Package.

Teen Mid-Summer Lock In Aug 7 Check back on details on registering.

Back to school Party

Aug 14, 6-12pm Enter for your chance to win $100 in school supplies from Jul 15 through Aug 14. Must be present on Aug 14 to win. Drawing will be held Aug 14 at 8pm that night. Call or stop in for details.

SPECIAL EVENTS Don’t forget to sign up with our Fall Bowling Leagues.

Youth league, adult, women, men or mix. All week along. Check or call for details on how to sign up.

Pre-League Prep

Aug 1-31 Come check out our catalog selection from our pro-shop. Need a new ball, shoes, bag? Order anytime from August 1st through the 31st during our pro-shop hours and receive 10% off your total order.

Call us about FRG and group party rates!

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Army Community Service 7264 Normandy Dr. Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm 785-239-9435

ACS Annex

1020 Huebner Dr. Mon-Fri, 8am-9pm 785-240-0663

Army Community Service (ACS) is committed to delivering the Ft. Riley community with a wide range of support services designed to meet the needs of individuals and Families. To make an appointment or receive information about ACS services, please call 785-239-9435, visit 7264 Normandy Dr. or e-mail

Spouses, Want to Learn More About the Army? All Day Courses AFTB Level I Aug 3-4, 9am-2:30pm AFTB Level II Aug 17-19, 9am-2:30pm AFTB Level III Aug 31-Sep 2, 9am-2:30pm ACS Annex, 1020 Huebner Dr.

Session Courses All Session Courses run 6-8pm Jun 1 1.5 Basic Military Benefits & Entitlements 1.6 Military/Civilian Community Jun 8 1.7 Intro to Family Readiness Groups 1.8 Supporting Your Child’s Education Jun 15 1.9 Family Financial Readiness 1.10 Basic Problem Solving Jul 6 2.1 Communication 2.4 Acknowledging Change Jul 8 2.2 Personal Time Management 2.3 Stress Management Jul 13 2.5 Exploring Personality Traits 2.6 Enhancing Personal Relationships Jul 15 2.7 Team Dynamics 2.8 Personal Conflict Management Jul 20 2.9 Creative Problem Solving 2.10 Traditions/Customs/Courtesies/Protocol Jul 22 2.11 Crisis, Coping and Grieving 2.12 The Volunteer Experience Jul 27 2.13 FRGs & The Deployment Cycle 2.14 Intro to Leadership

Waiting Families Meeting the Challenges

Children & Separation Issues of Deployment Jun 15, 10-11:30am This presentation addresses the positive aspect of separation from the deployed parent and ways to strengthen the relationship long distance. Additionally, it discusses detrimental coping strategies to watch for and signs to recognize that it is time to seek professional help. Long Distance Relationships Jun 22, 2-4pm Join other Families to share ideas and provide support.You will have a chance to make a free care package for your loved one. Hearts Apart It’s hard when your Soldier is gone. Hearts Apart offers opportunities to learn about resources in the area and to network with other waiting Families. Register with the Hearts Apart program and enjoy fun-filled, relaxing activities and meet with other spouses in similar situations. Upcoming Events Registration is required before participating in an event. JC Generals Baseball Game & Picnic Jun 26, 5:30pm Food, fun & friends, sign up now! Canoe Trip Jul 24, 8:30am-Noon Come float the Kansas River (No children under 5 years of age please) Pool Party and BBQ Aug 12, 11:30am-1:30pm

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Discover Riley’s Treasures “We’ve Arrived - Now What?” Jul 22, 9:30am-11:30am Keep things in perspective! There are good and not-so-good aspects to every place you live. No matter where you are living, it’s important that you be happy and make the most of your experience. Discover Riley’s Treasure is a workshop tailored for newly arriving spouses to learn more about services, activities and resources available for them here at Fort Riley. Kids on the Move Aug 15, 10am-3pm Different children may react to moving in different ways. Some kids may become depressed and may keep crying for days because they feel they are in an alien climate. The key to making the move a success with kids is to “Get Them Involved!” Whether you’re coming or going, this event will provide great tools and information with interactive sessions for the kids and parents to participate in. ReEntry Workshop Jun 25 | Jul 23 | Aug 27, 8:30-10:30am This workshop is for those of you who would like a little cultural integration back into the new and ever changing world. Visit us on the web at:

Looking for Work?

The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers assistance with job search, resume preparation and review and referrals to military Family members and DoD ID card holders; both for local businesses and Federal positions. Employment Readiness is planning for an exciting summer. Contact ERP for information on local employer openings and employer hiring events. Please call ERP at (785)239-9435 for more information. Federal Positions Job Seeker Workshop Weekly on Tue (NAF) 1-3pm Weekly on Thu (APF) 1-3pm ACS Computer Lab This workshop covers ERP services and provides information on applying for Fort Riley positions. Learn how to apply, what to submit with the application, where to send all documents and defining and identifying key and meaningful skills. Discuss spousal hiring authority eligibility. Learn how to read a Federal job vacancy announcement. Home Away from Home How Smooth are Your Moves? PCS South Korea Jun 1 | Jul 6 | Aug 3 PCS Germany Jun 8 | Jul 13 | Aug 10 PCS Stateside Jun 15 | Jul 20 | Aug 17 PCS Overseas** Jun 22 | Jul 27 | Aug 24 Briefings will begin at 1pm. Sponsors and spouses, please join us as we share information to help make your transition smoother. The level of success you and your Family can achieve is directly proportionate to the preparation, and information you receive before, during and after your move. Every PCS should become an opportunity for the entire Family. **This training is required for all Soldiers PCSing overseas.


Your direct link to online services, on-post services, and vital information for work and play. Available at the following facilities: ACS, Bldg. 7264 ACS Annex, Bldg. 1020 Carr Hall, Bldg. 45 In-Out Processing, Bldg. 210 AAFES Mini Mall, Bldg. 6914 Soldier Family Assistance Center, Bldg. 674

Family Readiness Group Training

*Free Childcare Available for all classes *Pre-registration Required. FRG Leaders Classes Jun 5, 9:30am-4:30pm Jul 6-7, 9am-Noon (2 Session Class) Aug 11-12, 6-9pm (2 Session Class) Course is intended to equip new FRG Leaders with the necessary knowledge and ability to do their job. Presentation topics typically include a Program Overview, FRG Organization, FRG Structure, FRG Leader Roles, Resources, Fund Raising, Budget Management, Recruiting Volunteers and Managing Volunteers. Key Caller Classes Jun 10, 6-8:30pm Jul 15, 9:30am-Noon Aug 19, 6-8:30pm Training will provide instruction on Key Caller duties, communicating with Family members, dispelling rumors, handling crisis calls, etc. It also shows Key Callers how they fit into a successful FRG and become an efficient and organized volunteer.

FRG Awards and Recognition Classes Jun 3 | Jul 12, 6-8pm | Aug 25, 1-3pm You need an army of volunteers! This course will give you the tools you need to recognize your volunteers with local, private, and DA level Awards. In addition, you will be provided with all the required forms and information you need to succeed. FRG IG “Aces” Jun 22, 6-8pm Jul 20, 10am-Noon Aug 24, 1-3pm The training will instruct Commanders, Senior Advisors, FRSA’s, and FRG Leaders how to create and manage their FRG binders to comply with regulations and henceforth any pending IG Inspections. The class will go line by line through the Inspection Plan and cover what needs to be in the FRG Binders in order to pass and even “Ace” the inspection.

Family Readiness Support Assistant (FRSA) Training Funds Custodian Classes Jul 28-29, 9am-3pm Jun 16 | Jul 14 | Aug 18, 6-8pm This course will provide newly appointed Instruction and guidance to assist newly FRSA’s, Commanders, and all other FRG appointed Family Readiness Group (FRG) volunteers a basic knowledge of the roles and Funds Custodians and alternates with responsibilities of FRSA’s as well as acquaint managing unit funds from an FRG perspective. them with the various Army community resources available to Soldiers and Family Care Team Trainings members. Modules of training include Army Jun 8, 1-3pm Family Programs, Marketing and Jul 20, 6-8pm Communications, Volunteer Management, Aug 17, 1-3pm Working with Command, and various others. Instruction on Care Team’s responsibilities and provides guidance on how to handle the FRG Forum issues and situations volunteers might face. Jun 24 | Jul 22 | Aug 26, 9-10:30am The FRG Forum is a venue for FRG Leaders to discuss current FRG Issues or concerns and to explore solutions. A different topic Volunteer Program and guest speaker will be featured each The Army Volunteer Corps provides month. The Forums will be held at the ACS opportunities for volunteers based on interest and agency needs. Volunteers support Annex, 1020 Huebner Dr. the installation mission in a variety of capacities such as: coaches, office assistants, Community Resource Course FRG leaders, program assistants, and much Jun 1 & 2 | Jul 6 & 7 | Aug 3 & 4 more. For further information on how you 9am-2pm may become an “Essential Piece” of the Are you looking for current information as Volunteer Program, please contact the you grow your FRG, or are you just looking Installation Volunteer Coordinator. for a refresher? This class has it all! This ACS Volunteers are eligible to receive 25 hours per month in FREE childcare. Available two–day course is recommended for FRG key positions; Rear Detachment Staff; and volunteer opportunities for ACS and other installation activities may be found by visiting other leaders. Class is limited to 25. Summer Guide 2010 ∙ 15

Parenting - It’s a Family Affair Dad’s Boot Camp Jun 1, 5–7pm New and/or Expecting Fathers, come get prepared for your new arrival and challenges you may face. We will cover everything from infant care, postpartum care and help create a supporting environment for your Family.

Love & Logic Parenting Classes Jun 3, 10, 17 | Jul 1, 8, 15 | Aug 5, 12, 19 6:30-8:30pm Love & Logic Parenting is designed to give practical skills that can be used immediately. Please call 785-239-9435 to register for dates wanted and for free childcare if needed. Infant Massage Instruction Jun 3 & 10 | Aug 5 & 12, 10am-Noon This two session course is designed to guide parents on how to massage their own baby (birth to 6 months only please). Parents are asked to bring a soft comfortable blanket, special toy for your baby, dress infant in easy to remove clothing and to be prepared to feed your baby if necessary and to sit on the floor. Infants Massage benefits include: •Strengthens loving, intimate communication and bond between parent and child •Strengthens and regulates baby’s primary systems •Reduces gas and colic •Helps baby sleep better Oh! Oh! Baby It’s Your Day Jun 16, 1:30-4:30pm An Ages and Stages Developmental, Vision and Hearing Assessment free to all military children from birth to kindergarten. Letters from Dad Jun 21, 2-4pm Sometimes it’s hard for a Dad to say what he feels. Letters from Dad will provide you a tool to communicate your deepest wishes, hopes and dreams for your Family. Give your Family the gift of a lifetime, you. Sibling Silly Jun 24, 10am-Noon Join Professor Higabigaby and other children who are going to soon be big brothers or sisters. The target audience is for Families with children (ages 2-6) who are expecting a new baby soon. Children will learn the importance safety issues about holding their baby properly to all the fun things involved in becoming a big brother or sister. Children will learn through hearing the story of 5 year old Julie and learning new catchy songs that they can sing. Please bring a doll or stuffed animal and a blanket with each child as they start the new adventure in your Family.

Hi Mom, Hi Dad Send the deployed parent a personalized DVD recording. It’s FREE! Call ACS Family Advocacy Program at 785-239-9435 to get times for sessions or to set up a session that fits your schedule.

THERAPLAY Jul 20 & 21, 9-11am This two session course is designed for Families with children under the age of 3 years old. It will include information about the connection between parents and children, especially following a separation such as 24/7 Dad Workshop (2-Day) deployment. The goal is to enhance attachment, Jun 15 & 16| Jul 12 & 13 | Aug 9 & 10 trust, self-esteem and joyful engagement 9:30am-4:30pm and to empower parents to continue on This two-day class is a unique, innovative, their own in promoting this relationship in and comprehensive parenting course designed the home. The class will include instruction to engage fathers and encourage them to for the parents regarding the importance of become more involved with their children these interactions, as well as group time to and Family. It is packed with fun, interesting, model these fun, playful activities. and interactive activities to assist dads in raising healthy, mature, and responsible Being A Single Parent children. 24/7 Dad focuses on a five Jul 21, 10am-Noon principle foundation that demonstrates your This class is designed to give single parents child’s need for love, nurturing, support, and and intermittently single parents ideas, tools guidance around the clock. and techniques that will boost parenting confidence, re-energize parenting goals and 24/7 Dad Workshop enhance parenting success. Overview/Review Workshop Jun 28 | Jul 26 | Aug 23, 5-7pm Bal-A-Vis-X for the whole Family This two hour session is designed to Jul 31, 10-Noon, RSVP by Jul 26 introduce the 24/7 Dad concept to fathers Want to learn how to Bal-A-Vis-X? that are interested in participating in the two (It’s kind of like a Wii with no electricity.) day course. This two hour session also serves Balance, focus, throw balls, it has it all. as feedback and a review for those fathers Bal-A-Vis-X works the brain in a fun that have completed the two day course. way, the whole Family can do it. Improve cognition,and attention. Helps settle Special Needs Summer Camp behavioral disorders and stress headaches. Jul 6, 9-4:30am, RSVP by Jun 28 Rock Springs 4-H Center Positive Discipline Come out for archery, canoeing, horseback Aug 10, 9-11am riding, swimming and environmental This course is designed to help parents education; bring swimming gear and good get their message across to their children by walking shoes. Lunch and snack will be helping them learn to set limits, acknowledge provided. Children must be enrolled in feelings and by taking care of themselves. EFMP, parents provide transportation. How To Effectively Use Time Out Potty Training Aug 19, 10am-Noon Jul 14, 10am-Noon This course teaches parents how to Toilet training is a major milestone for use time-out in their disciplining regime. children and has also been known to be a very frustrating time for parents. This course Basic Infant Care is designed to give parents simple, practical Aug 17, 10am-Noon techniques for effectively toilet training their This course is designed for Families that children and some support during this major are currently expecting or that have recently time of transition. delivered new additions to their Families. Some of the timely topics covered include Junction City Special Needs Rodeo understanding pregnancy; preparing for Jul 17, 10:30am-12:30pm, RSVP by Jul 8 the birth; nurturing a healthy Family; child Junction City 4-H Center growth and development; infant safety; and a Cowboy and Cowgirl up! Events will visit with health care staff from IACH and WIC. consist of bareback riding, handrocked bare-back horse for unofficial 8 second ride, EFMP Support Group steer roping, lariat rope throw (rigged with 4th Tue of the month, 6-7:30pm bull rope and bull bells) and more fun filled Support Group for Military Families who children’s events. have Family Members with special needs. Join in discussion, share resources and fun.

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New Parent Support & EFMP Pool Party Jun 17, Noon-2pm, RSVP by Jun 11 Custer Hill Pool NPSP and EFMP Families turn out for this Family gathering and enjoy swimming and a cook-out. NPSP will provide the hotdogs, buns, chips and drinks. Come have fun in the sun, shade and water.

Long Distance Relationships Jun 22, 2-4pm Come experience this unique opportunity; join other Families to share ideas and provide support.You will have a chance to make a free care package for your loved one.

Developmental Milestones Jul 28, 2:30-3:30pm Rileys Conference Center Dr. Webb, Chief, Dept of Primary Care, IACH; B.S. Microbiology, University of Arizona, Doctor of Medicine, Arizona College of Medicine.

Family Picnic & Field Day Jun 5, 11am-2pm Sports Field adjacent to The Rally Point Join us to kick off our Dad’s Make a Difference campaign. No sign up necessary, nothing but Games, Fun and Food celebrating Dads!

Father/Daughter Tea Party Jun 26, 10am-11:30pm, RSVP by Jun 24 ACS Annex, 1020 Huebner Dr. ACS is hosting this fun event to celebrate the impact of Fathers on their children. This will help build self esteem in your child through adult interaction and you will both have a great time. The theme is Alice in Wonderland; best costume will win a prize. Dads Make a Difference & EFMP Family Fun Night Jun 30, 4-6pm, RSVP by Jun 15 McCormick Park ACS invites NPSP and EFMP Families to come to McCormick Park for an evening of hot dogs, chips, games and Family fun.

Balance & Stress

Life in Balance: Relaxation & Stress Relief Aug 19, 10-11:30am Competing demands will be identified, and stress management strategies (stress reduction and relaxation skills) will contribute to an understanding of how to achieve improved work/life balance.

Mission Based Marriage Jul 13, 1-2:30pm Marriage is never a simple undertaking marriage plus the military lifestyle can seem impossible. In this presentation, participants will learn how to make their marriage work throughout normal challenges and those of the military lifestyle.

Community Resources

Come learn about the fun, exciting, educational and low-cost activities to do on Fort Riley and the surrounding areas. Did you know that exercise can reduce stress by over 50%! Have you seen our trails and gyms? So get off the couch, strap on those tennis shoes and get moving.

Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt

Aug 7-14 Watch our web page or Facebook for the entry code word and get ready to text! This is no regular scavenger hunt! You will sign in to play the game with a secret code word on your cell phone. We will test your knowledge of the local area with questions you can answer with your cell phones. The hunt will begin on Aug 7th and conclude on Aug 14th, winners will be announced at Riley’s Conference Center on the 15th. Prizes for the top three infomaniacs.

Riley Round-Up

Aug 15, 10am-3pm Riley’s Conference Center This expo is designed to get you motivated and excited about all that there is to do here Military & Family Life Consultant Program on and around Fort Riley from Scouts to Need someone to talk to? Military and schools, boat rentals to bounce houses. Family Life Consultants (MFLCs) are here to We will enjoy a fun-filled day before school listen. MFLCs are available to help service starts. Many of the MWR recreational and members, Family members, children and educational activities and organizations from staff address issues involving Deployment/ on and off-post will be there so you can reintegration, Marriage and relationship, receive the latest information on things to Parenting, sibling & Family communication do. It is sure to be a fun time so come join us! challenges as well as Stress and anxiety. Depression? Grief? Loss? Daily Life Issues? All classes held at ACS, 7264 Normandy Consultations are free and anonymous. No Dr. unless otherwise stated. records are kept. Schedule an appointment by calling (785)239-1883 or (785)221-9483. Please RSVP for Child Care two (2) days in advance. Current Shot records are a must.

Child & Family Nutrition Jul 28, 1-2:30pm, RSVP by Jul 21 Rileys Conference Center Mitzi Dulan, RD – Author, Spokesperson, Speaker Team Sports Nutritionist, Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals Co-Author of The All-Pro Diet with Tony Gonzalez (Rodale 2009)


Money Management 101 Held every Wed, 9-11:30am Comprehensive overview of sound money management, from budgeting to balancing. Saving and Investing Jun 2, 1-3pm This workshop will help you identify the building blocks of a successful saving and investment plan to put your hard-earned money to work to achieve your goals. Financial Readiness for First Term Soldiers Jun 10 | Jul 8 | Aug 12, 8am-3:30pm If this is your first “Permanent Duty Station”, this training is provided for you. See your CDR/1SG today to sign-up or go online. The class covers subjects such as Personal Finance, Saving, and Investing. “Hired!” Prerequisite Workshop Jun 17 | Aug 11, 6-7:30pm ACS Annex, 1020 Huebner Dr. Basic Money Management /Intro workshop for youth participating in “Hired!” workforce preparation program. (Open for high school teens) Raising Money Smart Kids Jun 20, 1-2:30pm This class is designed to help parents use teachable moments to help their children become money savvy, by working money skills into everyday activities. Budgeting for Baby Jun 22, 9-10:30am Learn how to budget for your growing Family, including child care, insurance and parental leave. Summer Guide 2010 ∙ 17

We have Electronic Bingo Machines with packages making Bingo easy to play, the machines do it all for you. You can play all the games for just $15. (minimum package) Come in early and purchase a 24# Bingo Machine and win up to $1,000. Enjoy our Full Bar and have a meal from our Snack Bar while you play Bingo. (No Outside Food and Beverages allowed in the facility) Must be 18 years of age to play. No one under 18 will be allowed inside the facility during Bingo except when special events for children are conducted. Open to Active and Retiree ID Card holders, DoD employees, and their Families. Authorized patrons can bring up to five guests and must accompany the guests at all times.

BACK TO SCHOOL FAMILY BINGO DAY Aug 15, Doors Open at 1pm | Bingo Starts at 2pm Bring the Family to play Bingo and win great prizes before heading back to school. (No Cash prizes will be awarded)

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6918 Trooper Dr. Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm, Sat-Sun: Closed

Ozarks Rafting Trip Jun 26-27, $75 per person BOSS is offering you the best of Ozark country. One day of rafting on the Courtois and Huzzah Rivers and a night packed full of games and excitement. (Open to single Soldiers only) July BOSS Barbeque Jul 10, FREE Food will be provided free of cost but donations are welcome. Activities include: Boating, Horse Shoes, Volleyball, Slip N Slide. (Open to single Soldiers only)

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is a program

that supports the overall quality of life for single Soldiers. The program does this by focusing time and energy into three aspects of a Soldier’s life:

Community Service, Quality of Life, and Recreation. All three of these aspects are important in their own way.

Community Service

Helps the communities surrounding the installation to become more aware of Soldiers in general, and helps create a favorable environment to live in.

Quality of Life

Deals directly with the living conditions a Soldier might have; i.e. barracks, road conditions on post, dining facilities issues, etc.


Gives the Soldiers an outlet to do something fun and new that they may not have thought of, or been able to do. BOSS does everything from Ski Trips and Haunted Houses, to Fashion Shows and Shopping Trips. So keep an eye on what BOSS is doing and join the fun!

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Ski 2, Go Skydiving Jun 3, Auto Crafts 2 d Jul 21, $160 per person Jun Ar ts an or Rec o , y If you’ve ever wanted to jump Jul 7 1, Outd ing alle l 2 e out of a perfectly good airplane, l n w Ju 4, Bo arrior Zo g then your opportunity is now. u A in 18, W Experience the thrill of skydiving beg Aug s g tin with the Kansas State University Mee t 3pm a Parachute Club. (Open to single Soldiers 18 years of age and older, and weighing less than 220 pounds) August Mufflers and Music Aug 14, Car Show 9am | Bands 6pm Entrance is FREE Cost to register a vehicle for the show: Bikes, Cars, & Trucks $25 Cost to compete in the battle of the bands: $30 Mark your calendars, because Fort Riley BOSS is about to rock your socks off. Fort Riley Auto skills and Fort Riley BOSS are teaming up to bring you some of the hottest cars, trucks and bikes from around the Fort Riley area. (Open to All) Worlds of Fun Aug 20, FREE Worlds of Fun, one of the Midwest’s largest amusement will be brought to you free of charge. The Park has over 100 rides, and live entertainment. (Open to single Soldiers only)

For questions about trips or meetings call BOSS at 239-BOSS. To sign up for all trips call Leisure Travel Center at 239-5614. Summer Guide 2010 ∙ 19

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Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm | Sun, 12-5pm Closed on Mon & Federal Holidays

Story Times:

Jun 5, 12, 26 Jul 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug 7, 14, 21 All story times begin at 1:30pm, (Approx 45 mins in duration) unless otherwise specified. Story times include story, crafts, and refreshments.

Movie Nights:

Jun 5, Jul 24, Aug 21 All Movie Nights begin at 6:30pm. Popcorn is provided. All films are animated or films marketed to children. Please call the Fort Riley Post Library for movie titles (Available one month prior to show).

Upcoming Parties:

Jun 19, Father’s Day Craft Party Jul 3, Ice Cream Social (Root Beer Floats) Aug 28, Back 2 School Watermelon Party All Parties will run from 1-3pm. All parties include snacks, drinks, and an activity.

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Wed-Fri, 11:30am-8:30pm Sat-Sun, 9am-5pm Mon & Tue, Closed

Car Wash: 7756 Apennines Open 24 hours/ 7 days a week Get more for less at the Automotive Skills Center Car Wash. The car wash has the following for your use: change machine, vacuum cleaners, wax and drying area, and 8 separate bay car wash areas with power washers. Automotive Skills Center Car Club: Meets on the 2nd Sun each month at noon in the Automotive Skills Center. The Car Club is currently accepting applications for annual memberships. Membership is open to active duty Soldiers, Retirees, Family members, Reservists, National Guard, and DoD Civilians. Call for more information on membership benefits. FREE 25 Point Automotive Vehicle Check: Available to Family members of deployed Soldiers. (You must have verification of Soldier or unit deployment, ID card, and vehicle registration or title.) Coffee groups and FRGs are welcome to hold their meeting with us! Facility Features: • Open bays with complete tool sets and roll-around benches • 15-suspension lift bays • A 12,000lb lift bay that supports the vehicle by it’s tires • Complete tool room • Auto parts store • Paint booth • State of the art engine rebuild and machine shop • Inline fuel filter removal bay • Mitchell on Demand reference library on DVD, recently updated for both European and Domestic cars (84-08) with color coded diagrams, updated repair, and trouble codes. • Body Shop • Trained mechanics available for assistance and advice

Services Provided: • Overnight parking • Tire mounting, balancing, and repair • Engine computer monitor • AC service • Dry-Hoaner • Front end alignment Engine Rebuild: • Brake drums and rotors turned Rebuild your engine; the engine • Hydraulic press rebuild shop has a hot tank that will clean your manifold, heads, and block • Welding services • Flywheel grinding within thirty minutes. • McPherson strut replacement FREE Automotive Classes: • Broken bolt removal While your Soldier is deployed, it is • Pack wheel bearings • Engine rebuilding services time to learn more about the vehicle • Ball joint installation and removal you’re driving. Why not take • Fuel injector cleaning advantage of the free automotive • Battery Recharging repair class? Classes are held every Thu from 6-7pm. • Valve grinding and Knurling • Hot Tank (Block, Oil Pan, Manifold, Basic Automotive Repair Class Dates: Valve Covers) Jun 3, 17, Jul 1, 15, Aug, 5, 19 Advanced Automotive Repair Class Dates: Jun 10, 24, Jul 8, 22, Aug 12, 26 Body Shop: Now open for business, providing technical skills and continuous education. You can attend a body shop class or do hands-on training.

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Important Class Information

Pre-registration and payment are required for some classes. Classes begin promptly; late arrivals will not always be accepted. Some ongoing class schedules have changed; check dates and class descriptions for details. Some classes will require you to purchase supplies. Call to verify the fees, dates, and sign up procedures. There are enrollment limits, so sign up early.

6918 Trooper Dr. Mon & Tue, 1-8:30pm Wed, Sat, & Sun, 9am-4:30pm Thu, Fri, & Holidays, Closed

785-239-9205 We’re here five days a week for you, including nights and weekends! The woodshop has 2,400 square feet of floor space and all the specialized equipment needed to complete any project. A large selection of hardwoods, plywood, and processed material is available for purchase. Two potters wheels, slab roller, and a ceramic kiln, make it possible to create finished ceramic ware from scratch. You can bring in your greenware and bisque year round to be fired for a minimal fee, however the potters wheels and slab roller are only available during warm weather. (Outside Activity) The matting and framing area has a large selection of matts and frames stock available as well as state-of-the-art equipment. We only use conservation and preservation matts which are the best to preserve your framed work. After taking a beginners class you will be able to come and finish a project in one day with the help of our friendly staff. We have a general craft area where we give our classes. You can come in and scrap book in this area. Specialized equipment such as zyron and acc-u-cut die cutter are available for walk-in use, there is a minimal fee. Arts & Crafts Center offers tours and classes for groups such as coffee groups, FRG’s and scouts. Contact our staff for more information, 239-9205.


Wood Safety $8 (Orientation and First Time User Course) Jun 7, 21, Jul 5, 19, Aug 2, 16 6:30-8:30pm Learn power tool safety and general woodshop procedures in this one night class. Patrons are required to take this class before using the woodshop.You will receive a certification card DA3031 after completing the course. Wood Class Projects Every Tue, 6:30-8:30pm Fee varies based on class project You must sign up one week prior and will need to purchase all supplies for this project. There will be a class fee which includes the wood shop usage fees during that month. Upcoming projects: cedar chest, book shelves, picnic tables, and gliders. Come in and get ready for the summer.


Matting and Framing $10 (Orientation and First Time User Course) Jun 8, 22, Jul 13, 27, Aug 10, 24 6-9pm Learn the skill to do your own matting and framing and save a bundle! Subjects covered include: material selection, matt cutting, frame chopping and assembly, and glass cutting. All materials are provided for hands-on instruction. Students will not be working on their own projects. This class is required before using this area. This is a one-night class.

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Crochet, Knitting, & Cross Stitch FREE 2nd Sat of Every Month, 1-4pm Learn the basics of crochet including single and double stitches, how to read instructions, how to change colors, and how to increase and decrease. Students will be supplied with yarn and a hook for their first class. After the first class supplies will be the student’s responsibility. Beginning Sewing Call for Dates and Times Fee varies based on class project Learn sewing techniques in a class suited to your individual needs. Beginners or intermediate level sewers will discover something new and exciting in this class. Bring your own machine (if you have one), the manual, thread, bobbin and all attachments for your machine to the first session. The center has machines available if needed. Arts & Crafts machines must be reserved in advance. A couple of projects that we will be doing are a large shoulder bag and then a set of pajamas. Call and sign up the class fee will depend upon which class we are doing at that time. Visit us on the web at:

Arts & Crafts Sales Store and Custom Shop Our sales store has supplies for many crafts and hobbies to include: woodworking, matts & frames, ceramic paints, clay for pottery, stained glass, quilting & sewing supplies (excluding fabric), DMC floss, and metal engraving. The Shop also carries hand made wooden farewell gifts, flag holders, coin holders, shadow box frames (to display your medals), and triangle name holders.

Custom Services:

Ask our friendly staff to complete a custom project for you!

Professional Matting & Framing:

Our shop has over 500 frame molding choices and only the highest quality conservation, preservation matts for your valuable pieces. Stop in and get a free estimate.

Metal Engraver:

We offer computerized engraving, glossy and black brass.

Laser Engraver:

The engraver is able to cut into wood, plastic, glass, mirror, and limestone. Stop in, take a look at our samples and see what we can do for you!

Ceramic Shop:

You can drop off your greenware or glazeware for firing here; there is a minimal charge per inch.

Epson Scrapbooking Central:

Digital Services now offered. Print, archive, scan, and restore your photos and scrapbook pages. We can duplicate 12 x 12 pages with archival papers and ink dyes. Take the same scanned page and reduce it in size for a smaller album. Stop in to see the wonderful things this machine can do.

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Victory Week Festival and Concert 8067, Normandy Dr. Hours: Sun-Sat, 10am-10pm

Front Desk: 785-240-2782 Managers Office: 785-239-5303

The Warrior Zone is a one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art 4,850 square foot facility with wireless internet access. Computers are available for use or you can bring your own. Play your favorite X-Box games, play online in the game area, or watch one of the daily movies in the home theater. Need a break from the technical world? Play cards, Dominoes, or pool on the 9 foot billiard table. Enjoy food and beverages at our Java Cafe themed snack bar. The snack bar serves a wide variety of breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads and desserts including pastries, Starbucks Coffee, and a variety of the most popular beers. Enjoy a drink with a friend while watching the game on one of the multiple LCD televisions.You’re sure to have a good time. The Warrior Zone features an outside covered patio with seating and a barbecue area for your outdoor functions.

Jun 18, Festival Starts at 4pm | Marshall Airfield Join us for our annual Victory Week festival and concert. Catch the Disney on Tour group Allstar Weekend, a band you may call a mix between Blink 182 and the Jonas Brothers that’s prepping to unleash their debut album this summer. Close out the night with Grand Funk Railroad which has been touring since 1970 and is best known for it’s hit “We’re An American Band”. The festival will run continuously throughout the concert and showcase the Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard encampment and demonstration, face painting, paint ball, inflatables, rock climbing wall, FRG Food Booths, clown golf, seat belt convincer, simulated impaired driver and much more.

Fort Riley Autocross

Aug 15, 9am | Marshall Army Airfield Drive your car in an adrenaline pounding Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) race! Learn how to drive at or near your limit and gain skills that translate directly to accident avoidance on the road. Open to active duty Soldiers and members of SCCA. Recommend Soldiers pre-register at

Operation Rising Star 9-ball Tournament Chess Tournament Rock Band Tournament Karaoke Contest Texas Hold ‘em Tournament (5 weeks) HALO 3 Tournament

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Note: All events start at 2pm unless otherwise stated.

Aug 16 & 21, 7pm | Rally Point Showcase your vocal skills and support our local talent at the 2010 Operation Rising Star. Participants must be 18 years of age, Soldiers (Active Duty, U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Army National Guard) or a Family member with a valid ID. Fort Riley winner will receive $500 and advance to the Army wide finals with the chance to win an all expense paid trip to LA to record a 3 song CD plus $500 spending money. There will also be a 2nd & 3rd place monetary prize and a Spirit Award ($300) for the best supportive unit or FRG.

U.S. Army Soldier Show

Aug 31, 7pm & Sep 1, 7pm | McCain Auditorium The U.S. Army Soldier Show is a high-energy ensemble production featuring all-star Soldier talent that tours across the globe every summer. The show offers a wide range of popular music and stage spectacle for Soldiers, Families and the local community. More information at

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9011 Rifle Range Rd. | Open 7 days a week: 9am-5pm Closed all Federal Holidays | 785-239-2363/6368 Summer is here and it is time to dust off the hiking boats and head to the great outdoors. Outdoor Recreation is here to help you enjoy a variety of Outdoor Recreation activities. We have some great rentals available to help make your summer fun and exciting. We have boats, campers, tents, inflatable’s, GPSs and much more. Visit the MWR web-site for a list of all our rentals. We also offer birthday and party packages including inflatable play stations.


Night Hike Jun 12, 8pm-Midnight | $8 per person Take a hike with the things that go bump (splash) in the night. Experience the sounds of nocturnal nature on the water’s edge at the Fort Riley Marina. Learn about some of the nocturnal animals that call this place home. Please sign-up early space is limited. Canoe Trip Jun 26, 9am-5pm | $12 per person Grab a friend and a paddle and to join us for a canoe trip down one of the local rivers. We will be stopping for lunch on one of the sandbars on the river so pack a lunch. The river rout will be determined by the water levels. Stop by for more information or to sign up.


Horseback Riding/Canoeing Rock Springs Jul 10, 10am-3pm | $25 per person Join us for an exciting day of horseback and canoeing at Rock Springs. This is a great way for the Family to enjoy a day out together in the beautiful flint hills of Kansas. Lunch will be provided at the Rock Springs cafeteria. Canoe Trip Jul 31, 9am-5pm | $12 per person Grab a friend and a paddle and to join us for a canoe trip down one of the local rivers. We will be stopping for lunch on one of the sandbars on the river so pack a lunch. The river route will be determined by the water levels. Stop by for more information or to sign up.


Hiking Aug 14 | $5 per hiker Join us for a trip to the Konza prairie. Spend the day hiking and watching wildlife. Canoe Trip Aug 28 | $12 per person Join us for a canoe trip around Milford Lake. Many other trips are available just call or stop by for a full listing. Advanced registration is required for all trips. All times are estimates and subject to change. For more information call or stop by the Outdoor Recreation Center.

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785-463-LAKE (5253) | Open Fri-Mon: 7am-9pm A new playground and pavilions make the marina an ideal spot for your next Family gathering or unit event. Keep your eyes open for more improvements to come!



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Pontoon $28 $89 Fishing Boat $20 $55 Ski Boat $30 $105 Jet Skis $35 $125 V-Bottom 9.9 hp $10 $35 Kayak $5 $8 Water Skies or Tube NA $5 Equipment Rental prices do not include fuel.

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ALL PATRONS RENTING OR OPERATING BOATS MUST HAVE A KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND PARKS “APPROVED” BOATERS SAFETY CARD. Jet ski rentals require an additional safety review and a mandatory test will have to be passed by all patrons. All are available on a first come, first served basis. No reservations will be accepted. Multiple boats will not be issued to one customer. Each boat rented must be to a Boater Safety Card holder. The customer who rents a boat may be held financially liable for items that are lost, damaged, or destroyed by causes other than fair wear and tear. Marina property is for personal use only to the person it is issued. Customers will not allow unauthorized persons to use or operate government property.

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DESTINATION PACKAGING Cruises & All-Inclusive Resorts Dollar for vacation dollar you get more for your money on a cruise or all-inclusive vacation, one price covers virtually everything. Stop by the Leisure Travel Center and pick up brochures and let us assist you in planning your next vacation at discounted rates. Sandals Imagine having everything just as you want it on your Caribbean getaway. Where you slow down and enjoy the warmth and charm of the islands, while indulging in a level of luxury and service found only at the world’s most extraordinary resorts. Military discounts are available at Leisure Travel Center. Universal Studios Universal Orlando Resort is the one vacation where you’ll find incredible experiences that the whole Family will enjoy together. Explore the world’s two most amazing theme parks, a dazzling array of night time entertainment, and so much more. Great discounts through the Leisure Travel Center. Disneyland Resort What will you celebrate? With two magical theme parks, plus one of California’s most spectacular entertainment, dining and shopping districts, this is the place to celebrate! Military discounts available for numerous attractions (Knott’s Berry, Universal, Legoland) in the area. Walt Disney World You’ve got a whole fantastic world to celebrate in! With four spectacular theme parks and two water parks plus amazing shopping and dining, it’s no wonder all of life’s special moments are made even more enjoyable when you celebrate at Walt Disney World Resort. Military discounts available on tickets and accommodations on Disney property and meal packaging. Let us assist you in your “Dream Vacation” to numerous attractions in central Florida. Walt Disney World Resort Military Salute - Must purchase tickets by July 31! Must allow 2 weeks to assure ticket availability. Each active or retired member of the U.S. Military or his/her spouse may purchase up to six 4-Day tickets for only $99 each. Upgrade to add water parks and park hopper for an additional cost. Here’s to the Heroes Sea World, Busch Gardens, Sesame Place, Adventure Island and Water Country USA are opening their doors to the Armed Forces and their Families through December 31, 2010. They’re offering a single-day complimentary admission per person/per year for active duty, activated or drilling reservists, including National Guardsmen and coalition forces and up to three direct dependents. Special military discounts available for other Family members and friends. Armed Forces Vacation Club (AFVC) AFVC is a “Space Available” program that offers condominium vacations at resorts around the world from only $369 per unit per week. If you enjoy off-season activities in popular locations without the hassle of high-season prices, crowds, and you can travel on 10 days notice or less; the AFVC offers an incredible vacation value. 32 ∙ Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation

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AREA ATTRACTIONS Country Stampede (Manhattan, KS) Have you ever attended a party with thousands of friends, national recording artists and four days of non-stop music and fun? This country music and camping festival is held June 24-27 at Tuttle Creek State Park. The weekend is filled with great performers, fantastic food, colorful crafts and other activities. Top performers will include Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, Suzy Bogguss and many more! Discount tickets are now available through the Leisure Travel Center. Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure (Salina, KS) Over 80 unique and rare animal species await you in their beautifully landscaped Zoological Park. Make sure your adventure includes the world-class Wildlife Museum.You will become completely immersed in the wildlife experience with animals from around the world, a 360 degree domed theater, interactive Children Exploration Center and traveling exhibit displays. Military discount tickets available. Worlds of Fun (Kansas City, MO) Features over 40 rides for all ages and thrill seekers, including seven world class coasters. Nowhere else in the Midwest will you find the variety of rides Worlds of Fun has, from the newest coaster “Prowler” to the Family classics like the carousel and train. Plus, little ones have an entire section of the park to themselves in Camp Snoopy and your chance to meet “Peanuts” characters! Military discount tickets available through the Leisure Travel Center. Silver Dollar City (Branson, MO) Discover the adventures of a Branson vacation or getaway when you visit Silver Dollar City attractions nestled in Branson, Missouri. Visit Silver Dollar city theme park where you will step back in time to an 1880’s craft village filled with the best crafts, thrill rides, Family attractions and festival. Military discount tickets available through the Leisure Travel Center (purchase an adult ticket and receive one free children’s admission ticket). Numerous hotels and other attractions and shows are also available for a great vacation or weekend getaway. Six Flags St. Louis (St Louis, MO) Family rides and attractions are your ticket to fun at Six Flags St. Louis! Whether you embark on an interactive adventure on Scooby-Doo! Ghost Blasters– The Mystery of the Scary Swamp, take a leisurely drive in the antique cars or spend the afternoon in Looney Tunes Town there’s something for everyone! Don’t miss your favorite Looney Tunes characters, Bugs Bunny and friends strolling throughout the park! Six Flags also offers many special events including concerts and spectacular shows.

OTHER SERVICES MWR Rental Coach Bus The MWR bus is available for Command & Unit official functions, Hail & Farewell’s, Family Readiness Groups, Church Groups, Military Retiree groups and Fort Riley private organizations. A 21-passenger bus with reclining seats, PA system and DVD player will make your next trip memorable. KCI Roadrunner KCI Roadunner provides transportation to and from Kansas City’s International Airport. Military discounts available. Make your reservations at the Leisure Travel Center and commission will be paid back to Morale and Welfare Recreation Fund. Fax Services Fax Services available through the Leisure Travel Center. Cost is $2 first page and $1 per additional page. Vacation Planning More choices and greater discounts for a variety of attractions and shows for Central Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, Branson, Missouri, Las Vegas, California, Illinois, Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Carolinas, and Virginia areas. Visitors Area Information Looking for something to do? We have available area guides for Kansas City, Topeka, Wichita, Lawrence and many more. Let us help you with last minute plans for that much needed weekend getaway. Leisure Commercial Travel Booking travel via the Internet is becoming the fastest growing way for consumers to travel. The key to finding fares is to check around. There are a whole host of resources to assist in finding the lowest fare such as toll free numbers, airline websites, and Internet fare finder sites. For more information check out the Army MWR website at or call us for further assistance.

Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington,TX) Will debut a phenomenal package of Family rides that will give every guest 10 new reasons to visit and 10 new reasons there’ll be 10 times the fun at the best theme park in the Southwest! Take all these great new attractions and add them to our already amazing lineup, and there’ll be more to do, more to smile about, and more fun than ever in 2010! Great military discount tickets are available through the Leisure Travel Center.

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JULY Whiskey Lake Raceway JUNE Jul 9, 5pm Seventh Street Comedy Festival Adults $10 | Kids $5 Jun 5, 12, 19, 26, 7pm and 9:30pm If you’re looking for an Adults $ 17.50 | Military $16.50 adrenaline rush of heart thumping Junction City, KS hot rod races, this is the place for CL Hoover Opera House and Platinum you, your Family and friends. Broadcasting are pleased to announce the first Whiskey Lake Raceway, 301 annual “Seventh Street Comedy Festival”! The Racetrack Rd (I-70, Exit 301), Comedy Festival will take place every Saturday in June and July (except July 3rd). Each date will have 2 Junction City, KS. For more information visit www.whiskeylashows beginning at 7pm and 9:30pm. This is your chance to see great stand up comedy live in Junction or call 785-479-0784 City featuring comedians that have performed on HBO, Comedy Central, BET, TNN, Lifetime, at all the top comedy clubs, colleges and universities, and Milford Lake Xterra performing arts centers across the nation. All shows Jul 10, 11am | $25 Challenge yourself to the will be PG-13, but will be geared toward adult audiences. The CL Hoover Opera House is located extremes of the Flint Hills! Not your typical town race, this course at 135 W. 7th St., Junction City, KS. will start in a 200m swim across For tickets call 785.238.3103 or visit Farnum Creek, followed by a 12 mile bike ride on roads/mtb single track trails, then for the final test, Concert in the Park you’ll hit Liminal Trail running Jun 11, 7pm | FREE the 5k distance (racers have called Junction City, KS this the most challenging trail they’ve Join us under the stars for the 2010 Summer Concert Series. The concerts are FREE and run in Kansas). This event will be held at Acorns Resort, 3710 guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and Farnum Creek Rd., Milford, KS. blankets. Heritage Park, 6th & Washington St., For more information and time of Junction City, KS. For more information contact race contact Lake Adventures at the Junction City Arts Council, 107 W. 7th St., 785.307.1901 or visit Junction City, KS 785.762.2581 or visit 15th Annual Country Stampede Jun 24-27 Over 160,000 people coming together in a one weekend country music extravaganza is something you don’t want to miss. This year’s performers include country music favorites Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Eli Young Band, Montgomery Gentry Band, and Little Big Town will be a few to hit the stage this year. Don’t miss this year’s lineup. Discount tickets are available through Leisure Travel Center, 6918 Trooper Dr., 785-239-5614.

Little Apple Jazz Festival Jul 17, 5:30-11pm | FREE Manhattan City Park Bandshell The 6th Annual Little Apple Jazz Festival unites people through their common love of jazz music. The festival is free to the public and showcases between four and six bands on two stages. More information at or

AUGUST Mahogany Readers Book Discussion Aug 5, 7pm | FREE Mahogany Readers is a monthly discussion group open to anyone who wants to discover and explore current trends in African-American literature. Books and authors will be discussed in a friendly, informal manner that involves the sharing of ideas, feelings, experiences, and food. Dorothy Bramlage Public Library 230 W. 7th Street, Junction City. Contact 785-238-4311 for more information and services. Progress Toward a World Without Alzheimer’s Aug 19, 7pm Unchecked, Alzheimer’s disease will continue to escalate and therefore as a nation we face a great challenge, but also a great opportunity. Now is the time of great hope. The research community is optimistic that within the next few years new drugs may delay the progression of this disease. This session will explore current research, which will lead someday to a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Presentation by Cindy Miller, Outreach Coordinator for the Northeast Regional Office of the Heart of America chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Dorothy Bramlage Public Library 230 W. 7th Street. Please contact 785-238-4311 for more details. Extreme Outdoor Water Festival Aug 21, 8am-4pm | FREE Milford Lake Bring your Family to Milford Lake for a fun day of water activities which showcase water safety sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers. Triathlon at 8am, exhibits from 10am to 2pm, and Float your Boat competition at 2pm. Admission to the state park will be free on Aug 21. More information available at

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Jun 10, Doors Open at 6pm, Movie begins at 6:15pm Adults $7.95 | Children 4-10 $3.95 under 4 eat free We will feature a new release Family movie. Doors will open at 6pm with a buffet dinner available.


Jun 20, 10am-2pm Adults $13.95 | Children 4-10 $6.95 under 4 eat free Bring your Dad out to enjoy a BBQ style brunch. The buffet will include ribs and BBQ beef. The best part is you don’t even have to clean the grill!


In conjunction with ACS Special Needs Awareness Month Jul 18, 10am-2pm Adults $13.95 | Children 4-10 $6.95 under 4 eat free Come and join Riley’s for all of the classic picnic favorites while staying out of the heat. We guarantee no ants will be at this picnic! Make reservations before July 16 and receive a dollar off per person. Also take this opportunity to learn about special needs programs and events in the local community.


Aug 12, Doors Open at 6pm, Movie begins at 6:15pm Adults $7.95 | Children 4-10 $3.95 under 4 eat free We will feature a new release Family movie. Doors will open at 6pm with a buffet dinner available.


In conjunction with CYSS and ACS Passport to Fun Month Aug 15, 10am-2pm Adults $13.95 | Children 4-10 $6.95 under 4 eat free Celebrate the last weekend off before school starts by letting us do the cooking and cleaning! Activities for children of all ages will include arts and crafts, coloring, a bounce house, and much much more! Make reservations before August 13 and receive a dollar off per person.

Riley’s Conference Center can do it all: meetings, luncheons, small gatherings, dinners, wedding receptions, and much more. With two ballrooms and four meeting rooms, Riley’s can accommodate 10 to 600 guests. Each meeting room is equipped with advanced audiovisual capabilities to include drop down screens, internet connection, microphones, and LCD projectors. Let your wedding become a dream come true at Riley’s. We have a wedding coordinator on hand to help you plan all the details. Choose from all inclusive wedding packages or customize a reception exclusively to your tastes. Whether you prefer an intimate gathering or a grand gala, allow our professional staff to turn your special event into a perfect day. Make attending your event easy for guests with children. An approved childcare site is available by request at Riley’s Conference Center for use during any function. Childcare can be arranged in advance through Fort Riley’s Parent Central, 785-239-9885. Make an appointment today to meet with a catering professional or stop by during regular business hours. We look forward to the opportunity of making your event a Five Star Catered event.

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Fitness Classes Description Interval Boot Camp: A combination of 3.5 minutes of cardio drills and 1.5 minutes of strength/conditioning exercises. Movement modifications provided for all fitness levels. PiYo: 30 minutes of Pilates and Yoga to promote flexibility & relaxation while toning the muscles. PiYo is offered during the lunch hours, so you can get in, get out, and get on with your day. Yoga: Now in the evening! Yoga promotes flexibility & relaxation while toning the muscles. Great for the mind and the body!

Sports & Fitness Phone Book King Field House (KFH) Bldg. 202, Main Post 785-239-3868 Mon-Fri, 5am-9pm Sat, Sun, Hol, 9am-9pm Leonard Fitness Center Bldg. 7632, Custer Hill 785-239-5771 Mon-Fri, 5am-8pm Sat, Sun, Hol, 10am-5pm Craig Fitness Center Bldg. 7024, Custer Hill 785-239-5562 Mon-Fri, 5am-9pm Sat, Sun, Hol, 1-8pm Long Fitness Center Bldg. 8069, Custer Hill 785-239-4684 Mon-Fri, 5am-9pm Sat, Sun, Hol, 8am-4pm Robinson Fitness Center Bldg. 7832, Custer Hill 785-239-4480 Mon-Fri: 5am-8pm Sat, Sun, Hol, 12-7pm

Fitness Information

Fitness Class Punch Cards Cards can be purchased at King Field House (KFH) in the fitness or sports office 8am-5:30pm. Cash will not be accepted at class time. Punch cards are $20 (10 Fitness Classes). Trial cards are available for $3 (1 Class). All classes are located at KFH, Bldg. 202, Main Post. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to lack of participation. Classes and schedules are subject to change. Find our schedule online at www.rileymwr. com and click on “Calendar” or stop by KFH for a copy of the monthly calendar.

Circuit Breaker: Aerobics & resistance training to pump the heart & muscles! Endurance and strength interval stations allow you to work at your own speed. Modifications available to fit any fitness level from beginners to advance. Every class is different! SPINNING Class: A group cycling class that puts you in control of your intensity level. The low-impact ride builds cardio and strength by adjusting speed and resistance. If possible, bring a sweat towel, water, and a heart rate monitor. Ab Force 1: A 30-minute class targeting core strength and problem areas, including the abdominals and back. Modern Dance: Promotes movements as expression of the body. Get a workout while having fun! This class is designed for beginners, but all levels of fitness are welcome. Ballet Class (strength and stretching): Teaches the basic fundamentals of ballet that strengthens the muscles, promotes posture and balance, and provides an intense stretching session. PowerMIX: Class formats vary, including Circuit Breaker, Interval Boot Camp, Turbo Kick, step aerobics & PiYo. Open to everyone! Check the fitness calendar at KFH for the specific class format. Fitness Assessments: Offered monthly or by appointment. Fitness goals cannot be set until you find your current fitness level. Assessments include tests on resting heart rate, blood pressure, body composition, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and muscular strength & endurance. Body Compositions: Offered monthly or by appointment. Includes girth measurements, skinfold tests, and bioelectrical impedance weighing.

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Personal Training 60 min individual session $20 60 min tandem 2-people session $30 Ben (ACSM) at 785.313.3165 Jessica (ACE) 785.784.3865 Vince (ACSM) at 785.317.0033 Massage Massages are offered at Long Gym. Only check payments will be taken at Long Gym. Other forms of payment must be made at King Field House. 30 min $30 | 60 min $50 | 90 min $70. Call Shammy at 785-477-2448. Payments for personal training & massage must be received prior to the appointment. Sessions can be purchased at the fitness or sports office located in KFH, Mon-Fri, 8am-5:30pm. Questions on Fitness services? Call 785-239-2813/3146

Intramural Sports

Kickball Registration ends Jul 23 Season runs Aug 2 – Sep 2 (Only open to Active Duty Soldiers) Flag Football Registration ends Aug 20 Season runs Sep 6 –Nov 4 (Only open to Active Duty Soldiers)

Upcoming Events & Programs

Midnight Madness Softball Tourn. Jun 4 Tournament Starts Call 239-2148 for more information. Fire Cracker One Pitch Softball Tourn. Jun 25 Tournament Starts Call 239-2148 for more information. 10-5-2 Prairie Run Jul 24 Open to everyone, visit for more information and to download registration form. Fit 4 Life This year long fitness program is designed to help you lose weight, get fit, relieve stress, have fun and win prizes! A new mission with goals to complete will be presented every three months. It is free and open to all DoD card holders.

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Family Fun

Mommy & Me Dads are always welcome! Jul 17, 31 | Aug 14, 28 9:30-11am $3 per Family Come enjoy a fun and playful swim with your little ones at Custer Hill Baby Pool.

Pool Events Pools Phone Book Eyster Pool Bldg. 6940, Custer Hill 785-239-4854 Closed for renovations

Long Pool Bldg. 8069, Custer Hill 785-239-4684 Lap Swim Mon-Wed-Fri, 5am-6:30am & 10am-1pm Tue-Thu, 10am-1pm

5th Annual Aloha Nights Jun 19 $15 per Family, $8 per single person Come enjoy another great Custer Hill Pool Luau with a pig roast, baked beans, chips, tropical fruit and music. We will have fun games, awesome prizes and giveaways. Please note that Custer Hill Pool will close at 4pm this day to set up for this tropical event! 5th Annual 4th of July Pool Bash Jul 4, 11am-3pm $5 per Family $2.50 per single person Custer Hill Pool We will have a traditional 4th of July picnic, complete with hotdogs, chips, watermelon and drinks. Games and prizes!

Unit Training Mon-Fri, 6:30-9am Training (Unit must submit memo of request 2 weeks prior to requesting date with the following information: date, time, number of Soldiers, type of Fidos and Speedos training, requesting POC for memo, OIC or NCOIC Aug 12, 11am-2pm Custer Hill Pool will be opening its door responsible for Soldiers the morning of, memo for the final day of the summer season Aug 12 signed by company commander) for you and your “fido” to come and swim! Call 239-5860 for additional information. Custer Hill Pool (Jun 1-Sep 6) Bldg. 7465, Custer Hill 11am-8pm 785-239-5860

Splash-n-Dash Triathlon Training Join us for some additional training with our instructors to prepare for our upcoming Splash-n-Dash Triathlon. Custer Hill Pool will be open for Private Pool Parties. Call 239-4684 for reservations and quotes

Instructional Classes

SKIES Swim Lessons SKIES registration must be made at Parent Central 6620 Normandy Dr. Session 1: Jun 14-18 2-2:45pm Level I Level IV &V 3-3:45pm Level II Level III 4-4:45pm PACA Level I 5-5:45pm Level III Level II 6-6:45pm Level I PACA 7-7:45pm Level IV Level V Session 2: Jul 19-23 2-2:45pm Level III Level II 3-3:45pm Level I Level IV&V 4-4:45pm PACA Level III 5-5:45pm Level I Level II 6-6:45pm Level III Level IV&V 7-7:45pm Level I PACA Group Swim Lessons Group Swim Lessons will be held at Long Pool, bldg. 8069. Cost is $25/child Session 1 Jun 1 Registration Closes Jun 1-4/7-11 Class 2-2:45pm Level I Level IV &V 3-3:45pm Level II Level III 4-4:45pm PACA Level I 5-5:45pm Level III Level II 6-6:45pm Level I PACA 7-7:45pm Level IV Level V Session 2 Jun 7 Registration Begins Jun 21-25/28-Jul 2 Class 2-2:45pm Level III Level II 3-3:45pm Level I Level IV&V 4-4:45pm PACA Level III 5-5:45pm Level I Level II 6-6:45pm Level III Level IV&V 7-7:45pm Level I PACA Session 3 Jun 21 Registration Begins Jul 5-9/12-16 2-2:45pm Level I Level IV &V 3-3:45pm Level II Level III 4-4:45pm PACA Level I 5-5:45pm Level III Level II 6-6:45pm Level I PACA 7-7:45pm Level IV Level V Session 4 Jul 12 Registration begins Jul 26-30/Aug 2-6 2-2:45pm Level III Level II 3-3:45pm Level I Level IV&V 4-4:45pm PACA Level III 5-5:45pm Level I Level II 6-6:45pm Level III Level IV&V 7-7:45pm Level I PACA Summer Guide 2010 ∙ 37

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