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VOLUME 4, ISSUE 13 | NOV 2013 WWW.FTWAINWRIGHTFMWR.COM | Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation.

BEAR PFC ICE RINK OPEN HOUSE Nov 13th Complementary Open Skate Come Out and Skate with the Ice Dogs

WATCH FOR THE OPENING OF THE BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD AREA


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THE WARRIOR ZONE | BLDG. 3205 | 353-1087 T H E D E PA R T M E N T O F D E F E N S E ’ S A R M E D F O R C E S E N T E R TA I N M E N T P R E S E N T S

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Comedians: C.J. Harlow, Dwight York, and Todd Johnson

Date: November 9, 2013 Time: 8 to 10 p.m. Location: The Warrior Zone

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BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD AREA | BLDG. 1172 | 353-1998

BIRCH HILL SKI & SNOWBOARD 2013-2014 SEASON PASSES

EARLY BIRD SALE

10% Off

Through November 24 **DoD Cardholders Only ** Family Pass: Reg Price: $575; Early Price: $517.50 Adult Pass: Reg Price: $275; Early Bird Price: $247.50 Youth Pass: Reg Price: $215; Early Bird Price: $193.50

Season Passes Sales available at: Outdoor Recreation Center: Tue - Sat: 1100 - 1900 Fischer Skeet Range: Fri: 1730 - 2100 Sat & Sun: 1200 - 1700

Follow up on Facebook for details on OPENING DAY! **For Family Passes, all members must be present at the time of purchase. Season Passes are not valid for the Tubing Hill.

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Enjoy Thanksgiving without the guilt. A two-hour fitness class consisting of:

Strength, Spin, Zumba and Pilates

November 27, 5 p.m., Physical Fitness Center Limited to the first 28 participants who sign up. No cost to participate. For more information, call 353-7223.

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES All classes are held at the PFC.

Hour of Power: Group Strength

Tuesdays & Thursdays 12–1245

Turbo Kick Tuesdays 1815

Group Cycling

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 1200 Tuesdays: 0915 Tuesdays & Thursdays 0630 and 1700 Saturdays 1000

Zumba

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 1815 Saturdays 1100

SWIM LESSONS Level 1 Tuesday & Saturday 11/26 - 12/21 Tues: 1745 - 1830 Sat: 1145 - 1230

No minimum age, child must be able to stand in 3.5 feet and be independent enough to follow instructions with 5 other children from one instructor. 8 lessons: $30. Limited to 6 students. Registration: 11/19- 11/26 or until class is full. Registration is conducted at PFC, on a firstcome-first serve basis. All swim lessons are held at the Melaven Swim Center, Bldg. 3452.

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OUTDOOR RECREATION CENTER | BLDG. 4050 | 361-6349 Family Show Shoe

11/2; 1300-1500 Fee: $10/adult, $7/child Beat the winter blues by bringing the family out for an afternoon of snowshoeing. Explore some of our local trails. Equipment Provided. Bring your warm clothes and water!

Explore the Local Ski Trails 11/9; 1100-1600 Fee: $15

Get out and glide across the new snows of winter! No experience needed! Our experienced guides will get you sliding along in no time! Bring water, lunch, and warm active-wear. Transportation and Equipment Provided.

WITW XC Ski

11/16; 1100-1600 Fee: $ 15

Snowmachine Safety Course

11/23; 0900 & 1300 Fee: Free Age: 18 and older

Participants will be issued a Snowmachine Safety Card at the conclusion of the course. This course is required to rent snowmachines from the Outdoor Recreation Center.

Stiles Creek Snowmachine Trip

11/30; 0800-1700 Fee: $75 per person. Age: 18 and older

Transportation, snowmachine and helmet provided. Bring lunch, snacks, drinks and cold weather clothing. If the temperature drops below -10 degrees we will try to postpone to a warmer date.

There’s no better way to enjoy the snow than cross country skiing. No experience needed, equipment provided and know how to get you hitting the trails in no time. Bring water, lunch, and warm active-wear.

Alaska Range Snowshoe

11/23; 0700-1900 Fee: $ 20

Time to get out of town and head down to the mountains for some breathtaking views. Bring water, lunch, and warm active-wear.

Geocaching in the Fairbanks Region (Chena Hot Springs); 11/16; 0800-1700 Fee: $20

Take the knowledge from the 101 class to the local community, go out and search for some of the hidden caches. This is a great way to see how geocaching really works and learn about different areas in your community. Makes for a fun filled family day activity.

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UPCOMING DECEMBER TRIPS Snowmachine Safety Course 12/07; 0900 & 1300 Fee: Free Age: 18 and older Family XC Skiing 12/7; 1100-1300 Fee: $10 The White Mountains Snowmachine 12/14; 0800- 1700 Fee:$75 per person Age: 18 and older Overnight XC Ski Trip 12/14-12/15 Fee: $55 Lunch Ski & Soup 12/18, 1200-1300 Fee: $10

Cross Country Skiing Lessons Arrange with Instructor, call 361-2652

Age: 10 & Older Fee: $5 per person

A great introduction for individuals or the whole family with the convenience of a time that works for you! Lessons are offered all winter long starting in November and equipment is provided. Sessions run between 45 minutes and an hour.

Local ½ Day Snowmachine Run 12/21; 0900 & 1300 Operators must be 18 Years of age. Fee: $25 per Operator. Passengers are free. Minimum age: 8 Family Snowmachine Fun 12/27; 1300- 1500 Operators must be 18 Years of age. Fee: $25 per Operator. Passengers are free. Minimum age: 8 Birch Lake Ice Fishing 12/28; 0800-1700 Fee: $45

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL TRIPS AND OUTTINGS.


LFCAC | BLDG. 1044 | 353-7755 Bouncy Hut Night

11/8, 11/12 1700-1930 Ages 4-12, no cost. Double your fun with 2 large bounce houses set up indoors. Parents must be present to supervise their children as child care personnel will not be on hand.

Family Movie Night

11/29, 1730-1930 (dependent on length) Join the LFCAC for a fun night of Family entertainment on a 16’ x 20’ screen. All movies rated G or PG and appropriate for ages 3-10.

POST LIBRARY | BLDG. 3700 | 353-2642

Every Friday at 1600 11/1: It’s Snowing 11/8: Veteran’s Day 11/15: Fun in the Snow 11/22: Thanksgiving 11/29: Animals in the Winter

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NUGGET LANES BOWLING CENTER | BLDG. 3702 | 353-2654

MILITARY HOLIDAY FAMILY WINE APPRECIATION TASTINGS MONTH 11/7, 11/21 In recognition Goldrush of your Lounge, selfless service, 5 – 7 PM. our Military Join us after Families receive work for Buy One Get a fantastic One Free sampling of local (BOGO) Bowling and national ALL month long! wines with perfectly paired hors d’oeuvres. LUNCHTIME PIN Discover that PLATOON! perfect Uniform personnel Buy Lunch & Bowl Free from 11 AM – 1 PM. bottle for your Holiday AFTERNOON Celebrations FUN WITH HEADand enter to PIN BOWLING win door-prizes. Wed – Fri, $10.00 per 11 AM – 6 PM. person. Let us Stop by after work or school and try your skill at striking a host your RIGHT frame with a colored head-pin ARM NIGHT! and winning a Free Game! Just $2.75 per game! Regular shoe rental rates apply.

KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS WITH DJ ENFORCER! Over 20 thousand songs to choose from! Every Wednesday from 7-10 p.m. at the Goldrush Lounge! HUNGRY HOUR

Enjoy our special Wednesday’s After Work Hungry Hour, 5 to 7 p.m., half-price on select appetizers!

DRINK SPECIAL

This month’s drink special is the HOT BUTTER RUM served with a side of butter cookies.

MOTHERLODE CAFÉ SPECIAL

Seafood Sampler! Alaskan Amber Cod & Red Hook IPA Shrimp served with your choice of petit corn or hush puppies & large fountain drink only $11.00.

FISCHER SKEET RANGE | BLDG. 1171 | 353-7869

FUN SHOOT: 11/9, 1200-1700 TURKEY SHOOT: 11/24, 1200-1700 *Days and events are subject to change, weather pending.

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FAME

CYSS child care during your workouts.*

Family Activity and Motivational Exercise

$35

New Fall Sessions! Fall Child Care Sessions:

Child, Youth & School Services provides limited child care for FAME programs. Child care is provided on site at Melaven Gym. When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: $35 per child per month Registration for the upcoming month’s sessions opens the 20th of each month. Children must be pre-registered at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. AFC Benefits for families of Deployed Soldiers, Wounded Warriors, or Fallen Soldiers may be used to pay for this care. For more information on child care, please call 353-7713. FAME Exercise and Child Care programs are closed for federal and training holidays and on “No School” days.

F.A.M.E. Fitness Sessions:

Fall sessions are held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sessions are held at Melaven Fitness Center at no cost. For class schedules or more information, call 353-9137.

FAME NOVEMBER 2013 FITNESS CLASS SCHEDULE MONDAY

11/4: ZUMBA 11/11: No Class 11/18: Group Cycling 11/25: Kickboxing

WEDNESDAY

FRIDAY

11/6: Fun w/Boxes 11/13: 20-20-20 11/20: All About Arms 11/27: Treadmill-Shredmill

11/1: Muffintop Meltdown 11/8: Runs with Tons 11/15: Core Crusher 11/22: Buns of Titanium 11/29: no class

THE BUBBLY BREW Conveniently located at:

The Last Frontier Community Activity Center Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday: 12 to 5 p.m. TEL: 356.2020

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CYSS OUTREACH SERVICES | BLDG. 1049 #2 | 353-7713 Ages & Stages Development Assessments

11/4, 1100-1300 LFCAC, Bldg 1044 Bring in your children ages 0-5yrs and complete the Questionaire and recieve activity ideas and resources to spark further growth and development in your child. Walk-in basis, average assessment is 20 minutes.

Toddler Acitvities

.11/ 21, 1800- 1930 CDC I, Bldg 4024 Encourage exploring safely and not getting into too much trouble. Participants will learn some activities to do with your toddler to engage them in developmentally appropriate learning time, and have fun while doing it!

Hourly Care Options:

>SFAC Childcare Room, Bldg. 3414 Mon-Fri: 0800-1700, closed for lunch. Call 353-7713. >School Age Center Bldg. 4166

Early Math

11/5, 1800-1930 CDC I, Bldg. 4024 Participants will learn how we introduce math in our daily routines you share with your chld-counting steps as you go up or down, for example. I

Parent’s Night Out

11/5 1745–2045 CDC I, Bldg. 4024 Register and pay by October 29. $15/child. Snack provided.

Workshops and classes are partnered between ACS and CYSS.

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Super Saturday Baby Signs: Care Sign, Sing, and 11/16, 1600-2200 Play Classes CDC I, Bldg. 4024 $24/child. Dinner provided. Register and pay by November 7. For information call 353-7713. Army Family Covenant benefits are available for Families of Deployed Soldiers, Wounded Soldiers or Fallen Soldiers. Mon-Fri: 0600-1800. Call 361-7394 if transportation is needed.

Family Child Care

Bldg. 1049 Suite 2 Mon-Fri: 0600-1800. Call 353-6266 for list of providers. Limited space available at all locations. Reservations available up to 2 weeks in advance at all locations.

Thursdays, 0900-0930 at LFCAC Hands on Parent and Child classes designed to improve communication with young children. Families will learn signs through song and play–keeping it fun for everyone! This basic signing series of 12 classes will be offered on a rotating basis and is appropriate for families with children 9 months to 5 years of age. No cost to attend. Parent kits available for purchase

Romp and Stomp Playgroup

Mondays and Thursdays, 0930–1130 LFCAC, Bldg. 1044. This activity is a partnership between CYSS and ACS. For more information, call 353-7372.


ATTENTION CALLING ALL YOUTH 15 TO 18 TEENAGES (6 -12 GRADES) YEARS OF AGE

There will be no EDGE classes during the month of December. Watch the December BEAR issue for the upcoming classes in January 2014! 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).

NOVEMBER EDGE CLASSES: Pie Making Nov 5,12,19,26 Youth Center. We will be making a variety of pies for the youth to sample.

Snowshoeing Nov 7, 14, 21. We will meet at the Youth Center and travel to Outdoor Rec and return by 6:15. The youth will receive instruction on Snowshoeing techniques.

Stain Glass Nov 1, 15, 22 We will meet at the Youth Center and travel to the old arts and crafts building and return by 6:15.

Hired! Apprenticeship Program

Positions with ACS, SKIES, and CYSS now available! The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program provides youth with meaningful, professionally managed career-exploration opportunities in Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) operations. • Candidates must be 15–18 years of age • Must be registered with Child, Youth & School Services (CYS Services) • Must have and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better • Chosen participants are required to work 15 hours/week for 12 weeks • Additional options and requirements may be offered during the Summer Term • Apprentices may complete up to 2 terms/year for 3 consecutive years For more information, call the MWR Partnership Specialist at 361-9897. The program is open to dependents of active duty, DoD Civilian, and retired military personnel.

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SCHOOL AGE CENTER | BLDG. 4166 | 361-7394 ANNUAL CANNED FOOD DRIVE Annual Can Food Drive community service project. SAC will collect food items during the month of November and distribute to the Food Bank of Fairbanks.

RECOGNIZING ALL VETERANS Throughout the 2nd week of November, children within the SAC program will develop cards defining their meaning for recognizing Veteran's Day. Cards will be delivered to the Veterans Office in Fairbanks and showcased on one of the local TV Station.

Are you looking for quality, affordable child care? Call a licensed Family Child Care Provider. A FCC home is a certified family housing program under the jurisdiction of the Post Commander in which authorized CYS care is provided to families of Fort Wainwright. BEWARE OF UNAUTHORIZED, UNSAFE, AND UNINSPECTED HOMES ADVERTISING ILLEGAL CARE ON FACEBOOK AND CRAIGSLIST. Stop by Parent Central Services to place your child in Family Child Care. Bldg. 1049 #2 or call 353-7713.

YOUTH SPORTS REGISTRATION Developmental Indoor Soccer Open to registered children 3-4 years old November 25 through December 31. Season starts Jan 20th. Cost: $20

Indoor Soccer Open to registered youth 5-14 years old November 25 through December 31. Season starts Jan 13th Cost: $55

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Volleyball

Open to registered youth 5-14 years old November 25 through December 31. Season starts Jan 13th Cost: $55

Interested in being a parent volunteer? Pick up volunteer forms at Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049 Suite #2.

Questions/ Registering for ALL Sports: All youth must be registered with CYS Services and have an up to date physical on file in order to enroll for any sport. To register, go to Parent Central Services, Bldg. 1049 Suite #2. For more information, call 353-7713.

YOUTH SPORTS | BLDG. 1049 #2 | 353-7482


YOUTH SERVICES | BLDG. 4109 | 361-5437

LIFE SKILL ENHANCEMENT CLASSES

SKIES CLASS

NOV 4: 1630 - 1800 Exploring your Work Values

Hoopla Hoop Weaving NOV 12: 1730 - 1900

NOV 7: 1630 - 1800 Study Skill Techniques NOV 20: 1630 - 1800 Conflict Resolution

COOKING CLASSES!!! NOV 15: 1700 -1900 Cooking on a Budget

Movie with a Message Boy in the Striped Pajamas (9th-12th grade only) NOV 8: 1700 - 2000

NOV 22: 1730 - 1930 Cooking appetizers (and tasting)

NEW TO ALASKA? PCSING? Do you have concerns about your child’s academic success? NEW TO FORT WAINWRIGHT? Join us and make new friends with our Youth Sponsorship Program! November 23 at 1 p.m. for an afternoon adventure! Transportation will provided, permission slips must be submitted by November 19!

SCHOOL DATES:

NOV 28 & 29: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL!

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Get help in High School, Middle School and Elementary School Subjects, including: • Math: Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Statistics • English: Writing, Vocabulary, Grammar • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics • Social Studies: History, Geography • Test Prep: PSAT, SAT, ACT

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Contact your School Liaison Officer at 353-9377 to connect with resources for academic success!


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 December classes today! Fiber Arts Club**

12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28: 1200-1330 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $60/ages 8+ Create a fiber doll and/or plush stuffie. Learn about fiber arts and textiles. Llearn how to use sewing machines and work with sergers, quilting & felting machines 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. Class fee required for each participant.

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

Sneak Peek

12/7, 1200-1500 Bldg. 3727, Neely Rd. Find out what’s happening at SKIESUnlimited and other CYSS facilities.

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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: 1715-1815 12-18 yr olds: 1830-1930 $50/student Express yourself through dance. Come and learn the art of hip hop dance.

Move It, Move It

Wednesdays: 1100 -1145 Murphy Hall basement Fee: $45 Encouraging young children to move, shake and wiggle their way to fun!

Ballet & Jazz Dance Wednesdays: 6-11 yr olds: 1715-1815 12-18 yr olds: 1830-1930 $50/student Express yourself through dance.

Ice Skating Class

Wednesdays or 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. Purchase both sessions for $100.

Pottery I**

12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28: 1330-1500 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $60/student (ages 8+) all materials & supplies included. Learn basic wheel work. Space is limited.

Pottery II**

12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28: 1430-1600 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $40/student (ages 8+) Students must have completed Pottery I. Supplies are provided.

Pottery: Open Studio**

12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28: ; 1600-1730 Bldg. 3727 Neely Rd. $25/student (ages 8+) Students must have completed Pottery I and Pottery II to use this studio time.

SKIES Unlimited and the Youth Center 12/17, 1730-1930: Stained Glass Ornament Class Call the Youth Center for registration and more information. 361-5437.

**Students under age 11 must be accompanied by an adult.


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353-6610 For a free ride home.

Brought to you by Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers.

Weekends

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MFLC

ABUSE.

Military & Family Life Consultants

Domestic Violence Victims have options. Call 799-9770.

388-2553

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

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

Want to set up a Private Organization on Post?

In order to be recognized as a Fort Wainwright Private Organization you must establish and submit the required Private Organization packet. For information and packet processing, please contact the Family and MWR Private Organization Advisor at 353-7740.

Family and MWR Private Organization Advisor Bldg. 1045, 2nd Floor Fort Wainwright, AK 99703 (907) 353-9501

What are Family and MWR UNIT FUNDS?

Family and MWR locally funds dividends to Units for the collective benefit of all unit members for off-duty morale, welfare and recreational purposes; all unit members must have the opportunity to participate in the activity supported with unit funds dividends. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation, through the NAF Support Management Division, maintains all Unit Funds. Please call the Unit Funds Advisor for more information and instructions on establishing and maintaining Unit Funds (907) 353-7765. Family and MWR UNIT FUNDS Family and MWR Unit Funds Advisor Bldg. 1045, 2nd floor Fort Wainwright, AK 99703 (907) 353-7765 WAINDFMWRFMO@us.army.mil

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ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE | BLDG. 3401 | 353-4227 NEWCOMER’S ORIENTATION Wednesday Nov 13th 0830-1630 Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Bldg 1044. VETERANS BENEFITS Tuesdays, 1000; Thursdays, 1300 Building 3414, Rhineland Ave.

WELCOME TO WINTER Thursday Nov 7th 1800-2000 Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Bldg 1044.

Instructor Tom Hutto, VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Counselor, will lead the session. For more information, call 353-4335.

LEVY BRIEF First Thursday of the Month 0900-1100 Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Bldg 1044. SOLDIER AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER IS NOW SERVING ALL IDES/MEB SOLDIERS

On-site services include: - Army Career and Alumni Counselor, 353-4339 - Information, Referral and Follow-Up, 353-5878/5879 - VA Vocational, Rehabilitation and Employment Counselor, 353-4335 - Computer lab, fax, digital sender and copy machine For more information, stop by or call 353-5878/5879. After hour appointments are available by appointment.

Prepare and educate yourself on how to be successful during the harsh Alaskan winters: It covers preparing your vehicle for winter (winterization), winter driving techniques, winter maintenance procedures, what to carry in your winter emergency kit in the car, proper clothing, caring for your pets in the cold, and much more. This is a Must for all newly arrived families.

PRESCHOOL CHILD FIND DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS November 20

A FREE program offered by the FNSB school district. An evaluator will work with your child ages 3-5 to identify their individual needs prior to entering school. A comprehensive developmental screening will be conducted to determine what resources are needed and available for your child to have a fun and successful school experience. If you feel your child could benefit from a screening please call 452-2000 ext 445 or the Fort Wainwright EFMP program at 353-4243 or 353-4460.

NEW PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM (NPSP) Offered to Army families to enhance parent and infant attachment, increase knowledge of child development, and provide connections to the support services that allow parents to become nurturing and capable caregivers. The NPSP staff consists of licensed registered nurses and social workers who provide in-home parenting education, support, and resource linkage.

BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES Tuesdays, 1200-1300 Army Community Services, Room 242 An informal discussion forum covering a wide variety of parenting topics.

INFANT MASSAGE Fridays, 1300-1400 Army Community Services, Room 242 Whether it's to soothe your little one to dreamland or to ease his gassy belly, infant massage can work wonders for your baby - and the power is in your tender touch. Requirements are a blanket or yoga mat to place infant on for class.

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Holiday Hours

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

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

Training Holiday Friday 11/8

Federal Holiday Monday 11/11

Closed 1130-2030 Closed Closed Closed **Open for verified duty only Closed **Open for verified duty only 1730-2100 0800-1700 0800-2100 1100-1900 1100-1900 1100-0100 1100-1900 0800-2000 1330-1600 1000-1800 **Open for verified duty only 1400-2000 Closed Closed Closed 1600-0100

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

Federal Holiday Thursday 11/28 Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Training Holiday Friday 11/29 Closed 1130-2030 1200-1930 Closed Closed **Open for verified duty only Closed **Open for verified duty only 1730-2130 Closed 0800-2100 1100-1900 1100-1900 1100-0100 1100-1900 0800-2000 1330-1600 1200-1700 **Open for verified duty only 1300-1800 Closed Closed Closed 1600-0100

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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 353-1998 Fri, Sat, Sun 1200-1930 Designated Holiday Breaks 1200-1930 DW GRILL p 353-2706 F-Su, 1100-1900

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

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.

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 353-7740 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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