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MWR FEATURES VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1 | JAN 2014 WWW.FTWAINWRIGHTFMWR.COM | Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! WE’VE CHANGED OUR LOOK! THE “MWR FEATURES”WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH KEY INFORMATION ON EXCITING EVENTS AROUND TOWN!!

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2nd Annual

WINTER SERIES OF POKER The Warrior Zone, Bldg. 3205

Registration times: 1800 (Active Duty), 1830 (DoD Civilians) Open to all DoD card holders ages 18+

January 4, 11, 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22

The first and second place winners from each night will play for prizes for the final round March 1.

Grand prizes: 1st Place: 42� Brand Name TV; 2nd Place: Ipad Mini and 3rd Place: Ipod Touch Earn an extra 1000 in chips if you spend $10 on food or beverage before 7 p.m. (must show receipt to qualify.) Maximum 32 players/night. DoD ID cards are required. For more information, call 353-1087. [2]


BLUE NOSE LEAGUES! THE DEEP FREEZE IS ON !!! THREE NEW LEAGUES STARTING THIS MONTH. GET OUT OF THE HOUSE AND INTO SOME FUN! •WOMEN’S DOUBLES: WEDS, 6:30 PM STARTING JAN 15TH •THURSDAY NINE-PIN NO-TAP: THURS, 6:30 PM STARTING JAN 16TH •YOUTH BAG AND BALL LEAGUE: TEAMS ARE ONE ADULT AND ONE YOUTH. SUNDAYS, 1 PM STARTING JAN 19TH. Youth receives bag and ball when league is paid in full.

Measuring and drilling fee not included.

LEAGUES: $10 PER WEEK/10 WEEKS INCLUDES THREE GAMES AND SHOE RENTAL. CALL OR STOP BY AND SIGN-UP TODAY! NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER BLDG 3702 907-353-2654 [3]


Enjoy

DOUBLE the FUN BOUNCY HUT NIGHT eBooks & audiobooks ®

on your computer, phone, tablet or iPad .

January 2, 9, and 28 5–7:30 p.m. LFCAC, Bldg. 1044 Variety of Titles

Easy to use · Available 24/7 · No late fees

http://army.lib.overdrive.com

Children ages 4-12. No cost. Two bouncy huts are now available at the LFCAC so now both smaller and bigger children can have their own hut. What could be cooler? Parents must be present to supervise their children as child care personnel will not be on hand. For more information, call 353-7755.

*Note: Titles shown will vary based on your library’s collection

© 2013 OverDrive

Fort Wainwright Post Library Bldg 3700 907-353-2642 Mon-Fri: 1000 - 1800

For the month of January 2014 ONLY

Come watch the

Yukon Quest with the

Outdoor Recreation Center.

February 1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The racers are expected to pass by ORC between 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. For more information, call 361-6349/6350.

Beginning January 4th

the VOLLEYBALL net will be up at the PFC (Gymnasium) for recreational play

9 A.M TO 7 P.M. ON SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS. For more information, contact the Intramural Director at 353-7294.

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This year, the Yukon Quest starts in Fairbanks and the course goes right next to the Outdoor Recreation Center. Celebrate with free snow machine rides and warm drinks, and help us give some of the best racers a great send off!


To register, call 353-7713. For information on specific classes, call 353-3220. Please note that times and locations are subject to change.

Sign up for February classes today! Fiber Arts Club**

2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22: 1030-1200 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $60/ages 8+ Parents may participate for a $15 materials fee.

Karate

• Family Karate All ages- (Parents may also sign up) 2 Classes per week: $65 1 Class per week: $50 - Mondays, 1730-1830 - Wednesdays, 1800-1900 - Saturdays, 0930-1030 Parents purchase uniforms.

• Core Training (NEW) $80 Attend as many classes as you want. Parent is required to stay on site.

Sneak Peek

2/1, 1200-1500 Bldg. 3727, Neely Rd. Find out what’s happening at SKIESUnlimited and other CYSS facilities. Enjoy a cup of Hot Coco & a Free Make & Take.

SKIES Exploration

Wednesdays: 1200-1245 Murphy Hall basement, Bldg. 1045 $45/student (ages 2-5) Explore a variety of science, arts, crafts and cooking activities.

Hip Hop Dance Mondays; 6-11 yr olds: 1730-1815 12-18 yr olds: 1830-1930 $50/student

Move It, Move It

Wednesdays: 1100 -1145 Murphy Hall basement Fee: $45 Encouraging young children to move, shake and wiggle [5]

SKIES Unlimited and the Youth Center Thursdays, 1700-1900 On-going Fiber Arts Club Free and Open for registered 6-12 grades! Tuesdays, 1700-1900 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month Arts & Crafts Club Call the Youth Center for registration and more information. 361-5437.

Ballet & Jazz Dance Wednesdays: 6-11 yr olds: 1730-1815 12-18 yr olds: 1830-1930 $50/student for a month. Express yourself through dance.

Ice Skating Class

Fridays (4 sessions). $50/student Ages 3-5:1600-1630 Age 6-18:1645-1715 Children under 6 years old require a helmet (parents must provide). Skate rental is included.

Pottery I**

2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22: 1230-1400 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $60/student (ages 8+) This class will include all materials and supplies that students will need to learn basic wheel work. Space is limited.

Pottery II & Open Studio**

2/8, 2/15/, 2/22 1430-1600 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $40/student (ages 8+) Students are required to have completed Pottery I for participation eligibility. Supplies are provided. Parents may participate for a $15 materials fee.

YOUTHSign Up Now! February’s Youth Center/ Edge Programs! All programs are from 4:30–6 p.m. and are held at the Youth Center Please go to Parent Central Services, Bldg 1049 Suite 2 or call 353-7713 to register your child. For questions about the Edge program, call 361-9897. Open to teens (6-12 graders).

FEBRUARY EDGE CLASSES: Snack Attack: We will be making a variety of snacks.

Tubing Teens will meet at the YC at 4:30 and travel to Birch Hill to go tubing and will return by 6:15. Teens must be appropriately dressed for the weather and activity. Cross Country Skiing and Tubing are subject to cancellation due to weather. Registration forms may be picked up at the Youth Center for Cross Country Skiing and Tubing. To register for Snack Attack please call 361-5437 or 361-9897.


Outdoor Recreation Feature Trips of the Month Compeaus Trail Snowmachine Run 1/18; 8AM-5PM Fee: $75 Make the Snowmachine run on the Compeau’s Trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area. The trail begins down in the river valley and eventually winds its way to the ridge tops. Great scenic views from the top and then we will begin the descent back to the river valley.

Ice C limbing 1/11 & 1/18; 8AM-7PM Fee: $30

Experience Alaska in a whole new way; by learning to ice climb with us on frozen waterfalls! No experience needed, our guides will have you swinging ice tools and kicking crampons right up these frozen pillars in no time!

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SCHOOL AGE CENTER

Winter Camp Christmas Break! Dec 23 - Jan 6

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Activities include Ice Skating, Bowling, Laser Tag, Facility Activities and Educational Field Trips and more!

DIGITAL ARTS FESTIVAL January 2 - 6, 2014

Numerous Boys & Girls Club Art exhibits (developed by children in grades K-6) will be displayed throughout the facility in the School Age Center, Bldg. 4166 Neely Rd. Please join us we support our local youth in these projects. For more information, call 361-7394.

Registered CYSS Youth (Grades K-6) School Age Center, Bldg. 4166 For more information, call 361-4801.

Founding Sponsor

PARENT EDUCATION CLASSES: CHILD ASSESSMENTS MONDAY, JAN 6TH 1100-1300 LFCAC PLAY AREA BABY FOOD MAKING TUESDAY JAN 7TH CDC 1, BLDG 4024 1830-2000 COMMUNITY CPR & FIRST AID FRIDAY JAN 10TH 0900-1500 YOUTH CENTER, BLDG 4109 PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING FRIDAY, JANUARY 24TH 1130-1230 BLDG 4166, SCHOOL AGE. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, CALL 353-7713. [7]


I’m in Alaska. Now wh at? Learn to master living in the heart of Alaska

at the

Newcomer’s Orientation

Meet the people that are going to help you have fun and maximize your assignment at Fort Wainwright. Some topics covered: • pet care • summer and winter activities • cultural awareness • wildlife safety • and more! Civilian attire is recommended and spouses are highly encouraged to attend. For more information please call 353-7298.

WHEN: Jan 8, 2014 and Jan 22, 2014

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Bldg. 1044

ARMY FAMILY COVENANT: Keeping the Promise

FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF ACS CLASSES AND BRIEFINGS, PLEASE VISIT THEM ON CALENDAR WIZ OR STOP BY BLDG 3401.

MFLC

Military & Family Life Consultants

388-2553

Confidential Assistance for short time problem resolution: marriage/relationship stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and other daily life issues. [8]

ABUSE.

Domestic Violence Victims have options. Call 799-9770.

To report incidents of Child or Domestic Abuse, contact 353-7535 (24/7). For Sexual Assault reporting, please call 353-7272 (24/7).


Holiday Hours Martin Luther King Day Training Holiday Friday 1/17

FACILITY Army Community Services (ACS) Automotive Skills Center Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area Chena Bend Golf Course CYSS Parent Central Services CDC I CDC II Family Child Care Fischer Skeet Range Family and MWR Administration Last Frontier Community Activity Center Melaven Physical Fitness Center Melaven Pool Nugget Lanes Bowling Center Outdoor Recreation Center Physical Fitness Center (PFC) PFC Ice Rink Post Library School Age Center Youth Center Youth Sports & Fitness SKIES Unlimited EDGE Programs The Warrior Zone

Closed 1130-2030 1200-1930 Closed Closed **Open for verified duty only Closed **Open for verified duty only Closed 0800-1700 0800-2100 1100-1900 1100-1900 1100-2300 1100-1900 0800-2000 1730-1945 1000-1800 **Open for verified duty only 1300-1800 Closed Closed Closed 1600-0100

Federal Holiday Monday 1/20 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 0800-2000 1330-1600 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 1600-2300

POOL TOURNAMENT JAN 4TH SIGN UPS: 1800-1850 PLAY BEGINS AT 1900 PRIZES FOR 1ST THRU 3RD SINGLE ELIMANTION 2 OUT OF 3 GAMES 8 BALL. [9]


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Fort Wainwright Family and MWR Facilities


FAMILY AND MWR FACILITIES HOURS OF OPERATION

1 ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE Bldg. 3401, p 353-4227 M-F 0730-1630 Sa-Su Closed 3 AUTOMOTIVE SKILLS CENTER Bldg. 3730, p 353-7436 M 1130-2030 T-W Closed Th-F 1130-2030 Sa 0900-1730 Su 1130-2030 Tow Service (24/7): 590-1716 4 BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD AREA (ONCE OPEN FOR THE SEASON) Bldg. 1172, p 353-6795 Fri, Sat, Sun 1200-1930 DW GRILL p 353-2706 F 1100-1900 Sa/Su 1200-1900 5 CHENA BEND GOLF COURSE Closed for the Season DW GRILL, p 353-6147 Closed for the Season 6 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER I (CDC I) Bldg. 4024, p 361-4190 M-F 0600-1800 Sa-Su Closed 7 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER II (CDC II) Bldg 4176, p 361-9056 Closed.for Repairs.

8 CYSS PARENT CENTRAL SERVICES Bldg. 1049 #2 p 353-7713/7826 M-F 0800-1700 W 0800-1800 Sa, Su Closed 9 FISCHER SKEET RANGE Bldg. 1171, p 353-7869 F 1730-2100 Sa-Su 1200-1700 10 LAST FRONTIER COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTER (LFCAC) Bldg. 1044, p 353-7755 M-Th 0800-2000 F 0800-2100 Sa 1300-2100 Su 1300-1800 LASER TAG: Th 1500-1900 F 1500-2000 Sa 1300-2000 Su 1300-1700 BUBBLY BREW M-F 0700-1500 Sa 1200 - 1700 11 LIBRARY Bldg. 3700, p 353-2642 M-F 1000-1800 Sa, Su Closed 12 MELAVEN PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 M-F 0500-2000 Sa 1130-1800 Su Closed MELAVEN SWIM CENTER Bldg. 3452, p 353-1994 T - F 0530-0800 1100-1445 1600-1930 Sa 1145-1230 (Lap Swim/Lessons) Sa 1230-1730 (Open Swim) Su, M Closed

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13 NAF CIVILIAN PERSONNEL Bldg. 1045, p 353-6356 M-F 0730-1130 1230-1600 Sat, Su Closed 16 NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER ldg. 3702, p 353-2654 M-T Closed W, Th 1100-2200 F 1100-0100 Sa 1100-0100 Su 1100-2100 GOLD RUSH LOUNGE M-T Closed W-Th 1700-2200 F-Sa 1500-0100 Su 1500-2100 MOTHER LODE CAFE M-T Closed W-Th 1100-1400 1600-2100 F 1100-2300 Sa 1200-2300 Su 1200-2000

SCHOOL AGE CENTER (SAC) Bldg. 4166, p 361-7394 M-F 0600-1800 Sa-Su Closed 14 SOLDIER FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER (SFAC) Bldg. 3414, p 353-7322 M-F 0730-1630 Sa, Su Closed 13 SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES Bldg. 1045, Rm. 27 p 353-9377 M-F 0900-1800 Sa-Su Closed 13 UNIT FUNDS Bldg. 1045, p 353-7765 M-F 0800-1700 Sa-Su Closed 20

17 OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER (ORC) Bldg. 4050, p 361-6349 T-, Sa 1100-1900 Su, M: Closed 18 PHYSICAL FITNESS CENTER (PFC) Bldg. 3709, p 353-7223 M-F: 0530-2130 Sa, Su: 0900-1900 PFC ICE RINK M -Th 1130 -1300 F 1730-1945 Sa-Su 1330-1600 Su 1615-1800 13 PRIVATE ORGANIZATION ADVISOR Bldg. 1045, p 353-7765 M-F 0800-1700 Sa, Su Closed

WARRIOR ZONE Bldg. 3205, p 353-1087 GAMING M-Th 1600-2300 F-Sa 1600-0100 Su 1300-2100 SPORTS BAR M-Th 1700-2230 F-Sa 1630-1230 Su 1300-2000 21 YOUTH CENTER Bldg. 4109, p 361-5437 M-F 1400-2000 Sa/Su Closed \

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YOUTH SPORTS Bldg. 1049 #2 p 353-7482 M-F 0900-1700 Sa, Su Closed

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COMING IN FEBRUARY...

CHEERLEADING & FOOTBALL CLINICS SATURDAY JAN 31 SUPERBOWL PARTY SUNDAY FEB 2 SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY THE NFL SUPER BOWL TOUR

The Fort Wainwright “THE HIGHLIGHTS” is an official information source published monthly by Family and MWR. All activities described herein are subject to change. Contact the activity for confirmation. Activities described herein are open to authorized patrons and, where applicable, guests. The use of a commercial sponsor logo or mention of a commercial sponsor or other organization does not constitute U.S. government endorsement. Visit Fort Wainwright Family and MWR online at: www.ftwainwrightfmwr.com. [12]

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