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Breeze May 2017

Joint Base Charleston

Lunch is on us at the base picnic this month Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at two fun locations Honor mom by taking her out to a very tasty brunch Kids will get a blast of color at the America’s Kids Run Window of opportunity narrows to Run the Runway in June

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Phone directories and facility maps

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Fitness & Sports Centers Auto Skills Center



Club happenings Outdoor Recreation Center Adventure, SAI & Liberty events Bowling news

We welcome your comments

The 628th Force Support Squadron manages dozens of assets on Joint Base Charleston, from the clubs and golf courses, to the AF Military Personnel Office and youth centers. We value your feedback on these programs. To comment on FSS services, products, facilities or personnel, please log on to and click on “ICE,” our Interactive Customer Evaluation. Hard copies of the evaluation are also available at each facility.

Family Child Care Program Youth Programs Free movies Airman & Family Readiness, Fleet & Family Support Centers

Catch us on-line For a complete listing of events, programs and activities on Joint Base Charleston, visit our website at You can also catch us on Facebook at “JBCharleston FSS,” as well as Twitter and Instagram: @628FSS.

Commercial ads accepted If you own a local, regional or nationwide commercial business and would like to have the Joint Base Charleston community learn more about your products and services, you can advertise in the Breeze and its companion public website, Ad rates for on-line media are reasonable and competitive. You will be gaining access to more than 81,000 local military, DoD civilians, family members and retirees. Learn how to tap into the Lowcountry’s most dynamic market share by contacting the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing office at 843-963-3816 or by e-mail at

The Breeze magazine is a monthly digital publication designed and produced by the 628th Force Support Squadron Marketing Office. Dates, times, program availability and prices are subject to change without notice. Contact the facility for the latest information. No federal endorsement of sponsors or advertisers is intended or implied. The FSS Marketing Office is located on the Air Base and can be reached at 843-963-3809. May 2017

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Charleston Club

AIR BASE • 963-3914

Full buffet every Friday Night

Pork ribs, beef and chicken • Coleslaw • Baked beans • Corn-on-the-cob • Salad • Corn bread• Dessert • Beverages • $14.95 Members; $16.95 all others

Grilled Cheese Meatloaf Sandwich May lunch special Homemade meatloaf with mild smoked cheddar cheese, served on grilled Texas toast, along with Rookie Sauce, lettuce, tomato, fries and a drink. $7. Members receive a $1 MembersFirst discount.

Weekday lunch buffets Served 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. All-you-care-to-eat • Monday - Pasta Stir Fry • Tuesday - Tacos, tacos, tacos! • Wednesday - Spaghetti • Thursday - Fried chicken •Friday - Seafood $1 MembersFirst discount applies to each buffet.

• Hot appetizers • Salads • Baskets • Sandwiches • Pizza • Burgers • Desserts Monday - Thursday: 4-9 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 4-11 p.m. (843) 963-3922

“In the Charleston Club”

Club Cornhole Tournament

May 25, 5 p.m. Drop by on the way out of the gate for the four-day weekend and throw a couple of bean bags while enjoying some great hors d’oeuvres, beverages and camaraderie. Make this two-person team tournament personal by challenging others in your office or squadron for bragging rights. Pre-registration not required.

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Weekdays 6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Breakfast served weekdays, 6:30-9:30 a.m.

“Big Bucks” paid out 2x weekly

Electronic Bingo

We play Big Bucks Bingo every Monday and Wednesday! Both nights have combined nightly payouts of at least $1,600 not including two progressive jackpots of at least $1,000 if you win before the designated winning number. (If you bingo with more than the number designated as the jackpot winner, you will receive a consolation amount.) Warm-ups/ Early Bird games start at 6 p.m.

Wednesday night feast We now have a super Wednesday night “bingo dinner” special for $6.50, served 4-9 p.m. Members receive a $1 discount. Meatloaf, fried chicken and country-fried steak are just a few of the entrees that change each week.

Electronic Bingo is now available every Monday and Wednesday night! Increase your fun and opportunity to win some “Big Bucks!”

Bonanza Bingo, free food Stop by Friday nights from 4 to 9 p.m., and play Bonanza Bingo. When you hit an “H” pattern, we’ll pay you $75. If you buy a block of 50 cards, you will get any item on the Rookies or lunch menu that’s valued at $7.50 or less for free (excluding Thursday’s and Friday’s buffet)! On Tuesday nights, the payout is $30 if you get a six-pack (does not include free space) and for a 50-block purchase receive up to $7.50 off your next Rookies purchase. (No change given.)

Cinco de Mayo First Friday event May 5 • 4 p.m.

Everyone invited! DJ•Karaoke•Prizes•Grande buffet

Chicken Tequitos•Tacos•Enchiladas•Nachos Buffet free for members; all others, $5 Discounts on other food & beverages

Super weekday $7* lunch deals

Served 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. • Monday - Chicken tenders basket • Tuesday - Cheeseburger Deluxe • Wednesday - Chicken Philly * Price includes choice of fries or fruit and drink. Members receive a $1 MembersFirst discount.

Yummy, filling breakfast specials Breakfast Burrito - $3.10 Have it your way - plain, egg, potato & cheese • Add meat - $1

Lowcountry Breakfast - $3.75 Eggs, grits and biscuit with your choice of meat

French Toast Stix - $1.75 Fresh Fruit Cup - $3.50 Assorted Fruit Juices - $2.25 Served Monday through Friday, 6:30-9:30 a.m. May 2017

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Outdoor Rec Center

AIR BASE • 963-1732/1672

Whitewater rafting, ropes course adventure

May 13 This is two adventures rolled into one! Travel with the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N.C., and experience the thrill of rafting gone wild, but in a safe, controlled environment. Also, you will have the opportunity to tackle the high ropes course. Youth must be age 11 or more to complete the ropes course. All climbers must weigh at least 45 lbs., and not more than 265 lbs. Cost for the trip is $50 per person. Advance reservations required. Call or stop by for more information.

Base pools open May 27

The Air Base and Weapons Station pools open for recreational swimming May 27. Individual and family passes are available for purchase. Entrance is free for all E1-E4 Airmen and Sailors. Check with each facility for PT and adult lap swim times.

Boaters must attend class before renting

These one-hour orientation classes on May 2 and May 23 are required in order to checkout motor-driven ORC boats. Advance class registration required. Cost is $5. Before attending class, boater must take and pass a free on-line boater safety course at Call the Air Base ORC after testing to schedule an orientation class.

Discover what’s under the surface...

Learn to scuba dive • Four-part, co-ed class session starts June 3 • Become a certified open water diver in just two weekends. • Cost includes all classroom instruction, lesson materials, most equipment, pool sessions and certification trip. • Students are required to provide their own mask, booties, snorkel and fins. • Regular, published price: $575; RecOn price: $475 • Stop by to register or for more details.

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Bowling Centers

AIR BASE • 963-3315 WEAPONS STATION • 794-7275

Mother’s Day Special

Sunday, May 14 Bring mom to Marrington Bowling Center on the Weapons Station or the Air Base’s Starlifter Lanes on Mother’s Day, 1-5 p.m., and she will receive up to three games of free bowling!

Budget-minded munchies

Starlifter Lanes Snack Bar $7 lunch specials served 10:30 - 1:30 p.m. Monday - Taco Salad; Tuesday - Buffalo Grilled or Fried Chicken Salad; Thursday - Chicken Club Combo; Friday - Fish or beer batter shrimp basket • Don’t forget to try our super delicious veggie burger combo for only $6. It comes with a side and drink.

Free lunchtime bowling

Bowl free at Marrington Bowling Center on the Weapons Station every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., for NNPTC/NPTU staff, faculty and students.

‘One buck - one game’

During May, Marrington Bowling Center is featuring open bowling for just $1 a game every Thursday evening, 5-9:30 p.m.

Summer league action

Celebrate... anything! Looking for a different way to celebrate a birthday or special occasion, such as a promotion or when your office wins an award? We offer bowling parties at Starlifter Lanes suitable for all ages. Stop by and choose a date, then pick your party options. We will reserve the lanes and show you all of the great snack bar catering packages available to add even more fun to the occasion.

Scream “bingo!”

Play “Quick Play” electronic bingo at Marrington Bowling Center on the Weapons Station or Starlifter Lanes on the Air Base. Stop by the front desk to purchase a ticket. Also, you can play Bonsai Bingo anytime at Starlifter Lanes. During Sundays, a six pack (no free space) pays $30 and four corners pays $20 on Saturdays.

Xtreme Bowling

Summer league action at Late-night weekend thrills • Every Friday & Saturday night Marrington Lanes starts June 5 Air Base: Starlifter Lanes • 7:30-10:30 p.m. at 7 p.m., with mixed fourWeapons Station: Marrington Bowling Center • 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. person teams. Call for more Bowling fun with cool lights, great music and random dancing! information. May 2017

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Air Base

628th Force Support Squadron Joint Base Charleston Area Code for all Air Base facilities is 843

Air Base Pool


Tuesday-Sunday, 12-6 pm (Recreational/open swimming) Opens for the season May 27

Airman & Family Readiness Center


Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm or by appointment Discovery (computer) Center - Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Airman’s Attic & Loan Closet - Monday-Friday, 10 am - 2 pm

Child Development Center


Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Charleston Club & Catering


Starbucks/Lowcountry Café, Monday - Friday, 6:30 am - 3 pm Breakfast, Monday-Friday, 6:30-9:30 am; Lunch, Monday - Friday, 11 am - 1 pm Rookies Sports Grill, Monday - Thursday, 4-9 pm; Friday & Saturday, 4-11 pm Wings Bar - By reservation only Catering - By appointment

963-3922 963-3839 Education Center


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 7 am - 4:30 pm; Wednesday, 7:30 am- 2 pm

Family Child Care

963-2546 963-2547 (fax)

Monday-Friday, 7 am - 4 pm

Fitness & Sports Center


Monday-Friday, 5 am - 8 pm; Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 8 am - 3 pm; Holiday/family “down days,” 8 am - 3 pm

Flight Kitchen


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

Gaylor Dining Facility

The Dining Facility is closed for approximately 10 months for repairs and renovation.

Honor Guard


Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Human Resources Office


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Wednesday, 7:30 am - 1:30 pm Friday, 7:30-11:30 am & 1-4:30 pm

Inns of Charleston (Lodging)


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

JB Charleston Framing, Engraving & Gifts


Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm



Monday-Tuesday, 10 am - 7 pm; Wednesday, 10 am-5:30 pm; Thursday - Saturday, closed; Sunday, 12-5 pm

Outdoor Recreation Center/ Information, Tickets and Travel


Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Single Airman Initiative


Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm (Located in the Outdoor Rec Center)

Starlifter Lanes Bowling Center


Monday-Thursday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm; Friday, 6:30 am - 1:30 pm & 5-10:30 pm; Saturday, 5-10:30 pm; Sunday,1-6 pm; holiday, closed

Wrenwoods Golf Course


Golf Shop: Daily, 6:30 am - 6:30 pm Course: 6:30 am to 6:30 p.m. Globemaster Grill: Daily, 7 am- 2 pm

963-1840 Youth Programs/Youth Center


Base operator - (Commercial) 963-1110 (DSN) 673-1110

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am - 6 pm Program hours: (School) Monday-Friday, 2:30-6 pm Program hours: (Summer camp) Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Force Support/MWR website:

Force Support/MWR Facebook:

Please note: Unless otherwise indicated, facilities are closed on holidays. Daily hours of operation are subject to change without notice. Call ahead for most current information.

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Shoppette/ Gas Station Gate 1

RV Storage Area

Vet Clinic

Outdoor Recreation Center Framing, Engraving & Gifts

Medical Center

Fitness & Sports Center

Hill Blvd.

Youth Programs/ Youth Center

Base Chapel

Football/ Soccer Field

Family Child Care Office

Wrenwoods Golf Course

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Navy Exchange



Bldg. 302 (under renovation) (Personal Property, Navy College, PSD & DEERS moved to other separate locations.)




The Dive Bar & Grill

Redbank Club

Athletics Office (Bldg. 708) 794-7530 Auto Skills (Bldg. 776) 794-7752 Branch Library (Bldg. 732) 794-7900 Child Development Center (Bldg. 1693) 794-7408 Cinema One Theater (Bldg. 718) 794-2120 Eastside Wellness Center (Bldg. 85) 794-7102 Fleet & Family Support Center (Bldg. 755) 794-7480 Foster Creek Villas & RV Park 794-2120 Liberty Program (Bldg. 2401) 296-3942 Marrington Bowling Center (Bldg. 784) 794-7235 New Wave Aquatic Center (Bldg. 714) 794-7033 Outdoor Adventure Center (Bldg. 1700) 794-2120 Redbank Club (Bldg. 942) 794-7797

Force Support Facilities

Outdoor Adventure Center/ ITT Office

Marrington Bowling Center

NEX Gas Station Hot Deals on Wheels Vehicle Lot

Athletics Office

S.C. Federal Credit Union

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Fleet and Family Support Center




Reagan Center Sam’s Fitness Center Navy/Marine Corps New Wave Relief Society Aquatic Center Bldg. 717 Cinema One (843) 794-7662 Movie Theater

All Saints Chapel

Locklear Park

Auto Skills Center



NEX Mini Mart Uniform Shop


PSD & DEERS 871 W. Pulaski Bldg. 731

Thrift Shop

Marrington Schools


Liberty Program (Bowman Center)

Dental Clinic

Weapons Station Entry Control/ Main Gate

Hiking & Bike Trails


Housing Office



Horse Stables

John Lawrence Ball Field

Shady Pines Picnic Area

Personal Access to the South Gate and Grace Property Hopper Bridge Bldg. 36

Eastside Wellness Center

Redbank Plantation Golf Course

Cooper River Picnic Area & Fishing Pier

Cooper River Cafe (Bldg. 3147) 218-5722 Short Stay Recreation Area 761-8353/743-2608

Off-Site Force Support Facilities

Redbank Golf Course (Bldg. 290) 794-7802 Sam’s Fitness Center (Bldg. 708) 794-4173 Storm Pointe Conference Ctr (Bldg. 950) 794-7797 Teen Center (Bldg. 788-B) 794-2125 The Dive Bar & Grill (Bldg. 1680) 794-4238 Youth Center (Bldg. 788) 794-7809 Youth Sports Office (Bldg. 788-B) 794-4134

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Naval Health Clinic

Marrington Plantation Outdoor Recreation Area

Hunting & Fishing Areas



Foster Creek Villas & RV Park

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Weapons Station

628th Force Support Squadron Joint Base Charleston Area Code for all Weapons Station facilities is 843

Auto Skills Center


Wednesday - Friday, 9 am - 8 pm; Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm; Sunday, 9 am - 1 p.m, Monday & Tuesday, closed

Child Development Center

794-7408 794-4018 (fax)

Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 6 pm

Cinema One Movie Theater


Show times: Friday, 7 pm; Saturday, 7 pm; Sunday, 2 pm

Cooper River Cafe (SPAWAR)


Monday -Friday, 7 am - 2 pm

Eastside Wellness Center


Monday-Friday, 6 am - 6 pm

Fleet & Family Support Center

794-7480 794-7492 (fax)

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Liberty (Bowman Center)


Daily, 10 am - 11 pm (including holidays)



Sunday - Tuesday, closed; Wednesday & Thursday, 9 am - 7 pm; Friday, 9 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday, 12-5 pm

Marrington Bowling Center


Monday, 11 am - 1 pm & 5-10 pm; Tuesday, 9 am - 1 p.m; Wednesday & Thursday, 11 am - 1 pm; Friday, 9 am - 1 pm & 5 pm - 12:30 am; Saturday, 5 pm - 12:30 am; Sunday, 1-6 pm; holidays, closed

New Wave Aquatic Center


Tuesday-Sunday, 12-6 pm (Recreational/open swimming) Opens for the season May 27

Outdoor Adventure Center/ Information, Tickets & Travel


Monday-Friday, 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm

Redbank Club & Catering

794-7797 794-4105 (fax)

Office & Catering information: Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Lunch Buffet - Tuesday-Friday, 11 am - 1 pm With prior arrangement, catered functions are available everyday.

Redbank Plantation Golf Course


Everyday, 6:30 am - 6:30 pm (including federal holidays) Fairway Grill, Monday - Friday, 6:15 am - 1 pm; Saturday & Sunday -7 am - 1 pm

Sam’s Fitness Center


Monday-Friday, 5:30 am - 10 pm; Saturday, 7 am - 10 pm; Sunday, 7:30 am - 10 pm; holidays, 9 am - 3 pm

Short Stay Outdoor Recreation Area


Continuous operation 24 hours a day

The Dive Bar & Grill


Wednesday & Thursday, 5 pm - 12 am; Friday & Saturday, 5 pm - 2 am; Sunday, 5-9 p.m.; Monday & Tuesday, closed

Youth Programs

794-7809 794-4003 (fax)

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am- 6 pm Program hours: Before School Care, Monday-Friday, 6-8 am After School Care, Monday-Friday, 2-6 pm Program hours: (Summer camp) Monday-Friday, 6 am - 6 pm

Base operator - (Commercial) 963-1110 (DSN) 673-1110

Force Support/MWR website:

Force Support/MWR Facebook:

Please note: Unless otherwise indicated, facilities are closed on holidays. Daily hours of operation are subject to change without notice. Call ahead for most current information.

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Fitness Center

AIR BASE • 963-3347

Let’s get moving...

Tuesday & Thursday - Body Sculpt, 10 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday Step Tracker Challenge, 11 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Core Strength, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Cardio Mix, 4:30 p.m.


Monday & Wednesday- 5:45 p.m. Tuesday - 1:15 p.m. Friday - 5:15 p.m.


Monday - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday - 12 & 6 p.m. Wednesday - 11 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Thursday - 12 & 6:45 p.m. Friday - 12 p.m. Saturday - 11 a.m.

Co-Ed Martial Arts Classes Monday, Wednesday - 6 p.m. Thursday - 5:45 p.m. Friday - 6:30 p.m.

Indoor Cycling Monday & Wednesday 11:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - 9 a.m. Friday - 11:30 a.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.

Functional Fitness

Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 6 a.m. Weekdays - 5 p.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.

24-hour access

Patrons with a valid CAC can register at the Center for 24-hour access. Individuals using the facility after-hours who are not registered or who have not swiped their card upon entry could lose all Fitness Center privileges.

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Fitness Center


Monday & Wednesday Sunrise Yoga, 9:30 a.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. Yoga Nidra

Fleet Enhancement Program (Active duty only) Monday & Wednesday - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday - 3:30 p.m.


Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 7 p.m. 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month Street Survival Jujitsu - 9 a.m. 2nd, 4th & 5th Saturday of the month - Jujitsu - 9 a.m.

Great workouts!

Monday & Wednesday - Strength and Conditioning, 8 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - High Intensity Interval Training, 5:30 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - Mommy & Me “Strength-Conditioning,” 8:30 & 9:30 a.m. Friday - Mommy & Me “Strength Conditioning,” 8 & 9 a.m. Saturday - Strength and Conditioning, 9 a.m.

Cycling Classes

Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 5:30 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday - 11:30 a.m. Cycling also available other times through “Fitness on Request.” Unless otherwise indicated, Weapons Station classes are held at Bldg. 725 in the Menriv Mall area. Classes are free. May 2017

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Framing, and BEER brushes

Engraving & Gifts

AIR BASE • 963-1936

Photography safari by boat to Bulls Bay May 4 Let a professional photographer help you capture the beauty of the Lowcountry during this exciting photo safari to Bulls Bay. We will travel up the intercoastal waterway, glide through tidal marshes and discover wonderfully majestic scenery while having the opportunity to photograph local wildlife including dolphin, pelicans, osprey and heron. Once we reach Bulls Bay, we will casually stroll Boneyard Beach and photographically capture memories of our visit. Register for this adventure at the Air Base Outdoor Recreation Center. Cost: R4R participants, $20; patrons $40.

Saturday, May 13

Step-by-step instruction • Paints, brushes & canvas provided • Make it a date night or group bonding experience • Held at the Charleston Club • Signup at the AB Outdoor Recreation Center Cost: R4R participants, $15pp; patrons, $35 • Call 963-1936 for more details

May special offer

Proudly display your military service in a personalized shadowbox. During May, we are offering free layout, a $40 value, with every shadowbox purchase. In addition, we will provide a free 3’x 5’ flag.

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Youth Programs

AIR BASE • 963-5684 WEAPONS STATION • 794-7809

America’s Kids Color Blast Run Friday, May 19 - 5 p.m.

Free event for ages 5-13 All JB Charleston youth welcome Starting point is the Air Base Youth Center Sign-ins start at 4:30 p.m. Distances: Ages 5-6, ½ mile; ages 7-8, one mile; ages 9-13, two miles Wear white for added fun! Call either Youth Center for more details.

Exciting part-day summer activities available for ages 12-15 The following camps are for youth ages 12-15 and take place in the morning. Youth Programs membership is required to attend. Registration is

Air Base

Water Week, June 5-9, $25; Adventure Camp, June 12-16, $45; Soccer Camp, June 19-23, $30; Tech Camp, June 26-30, $25; Sideline Sports, July 10-14, $25; Build-a-Boat, July 17-21, $50; Pastries from Around the World, July 24-28, $50.

Day camp sign-ups continue Youth summer camp registration continues for the Air Base and Weapons Station. Camp is for youth kindergarten through 6th grade. The staff has daily crafts, fitness and life skills activities planned, along with weekly trips. Cost per youth is based on total family income. The first day of summer camp is June 5. Register at Call either youth center for additional details.

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now underway for these activities. For a full description of each camp, visit the Youth Programs’ website at

Weapons Station International Street Food, June 19-23, $50; Martial Arts Camp, June 26-30, $40; Middleton Garden Place, July 10-14, $40; Soccer Shots, July 17-21, $45; Outdoor Adventure Camp, July 24-28, $30; Elite Dance Camp, July 31 Aug. 4, $50;

Family Fun Night May 26

All JB Charleston families are invited to kick off the Memorial Day weekend at the Weapons Station Youth Center for a family fun night. This free event gets underway at 4:30 p.m., and includes family-friendly games, challenges and activities such as a “Singing Bee” and Memorial Day-themed “Jeopardy.” We will be sure to make a huge, fresh batch of popcorn and have the photo booth fully stocked with props. No RSVP needed, but please let us know the day before if you plan to take part in the “Singing Bee.” Call (843) 794-7809 for more details.

Fathers Survival Guide Friday, June 16 - 4 p.m. Weapons Station Youth Center Some dads are just clueless about camping, but want to enjoy this bonding experience with their kids. This free, two-hour session will show fathers and their youth how to do a variety of outdoor tasks, such as pitch a tent, start a camp fire without matches, how to make questionable water drinkable and plants to avoid. We’ll also demonstrate how to stay warm and dry, tie useful knots, how to store your food, and what to pack and what to leave at home. Just for the fun of it, there will be a tent pitching contest for dads at 4:30 p.m. If interested in the contest, please register by June 12. Call (843) 794-7809 for more info.

Youth “Sports Tour” sampler passes, hits, scores Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Weapons Station This is a fantastic opportunity for youth ages 4-18 to experience a sport that they have wanted to try or were unsure if they would enjoy it. Sports for ages 5 and up include basketball, baseball, soccer, martial arts, flag football and other recreational games. Kids 4 and under can get hands-on experience with many of the sports in the Start Smart Arena, separate from the older youth. All participants must be in athletic gear (closed-toe sneakers, gym shorts, T-shirt, etc.). Although lunch and water will be provided, everyone is encouraged to bring snacks and a water bottle. Parents are always welcome to watch. Volunteers are needed throughout the day to help with instruction and organization. This is a free event for all

Mother’s Day Tea & Painting Thursday, May 11 - 5-7 p.m. Air Base Youth Center • Open to all JB Charleston mothers and their children ages 5 and up • Not-so-formal mother and youth tea • Group/family still life painting session • Free event - Call (843) 963-5684 by May 10 to make reservations.

JB Charleston youth. Families are asked to call the Weapons Station Youth Center at (843) 794-7809 or the Youth Center on the Air Base to sign-up before the start of the event.

Mom and Me activities day set for May 11

Thursday, May 11 - 4-6 p.m. Weapons Station Youth Center • Open to all JB Charleston mothers and their children • Teamup to do fun activities including making a parfait, completing puzzles and learning some fun pampering activities. • Free event - Call (843) 794-7809 by May 8 to make reservations.

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• Five steps to true time management

Learn five easy steps to manage yourself within the time you have and get more done than you thought you could. WS - May 2, 10-11:30 a.m. AB - May 11, 6:30-8 p.m.

• 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

Find out how to influence others, achieve more self awareness, increase your team’s productivity and understand what it takes to be a mentor while executing your mission during this “lunch and learn” John Maxwell video series. May 2, 12-1 p.m. (AB)

• Jr. Smooth Move

This program is designed to get 5-12 year olds ready for your upcoming PCS. AB - May 2, 5-6 p.m. WS - May 9, 5-6 p.m.

• Heart Link - Spouse intro to the Air Force This orientation May 3, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., is an informative fun-filled session where spouses new to the Air Force learn about its mission, culture, traditions and unique language. Spouses will also find out about their benefits and services available to them, while making new friends. (AB)

• Lunch & Learn - Stress, time management Join us for a free lunch and this class titled, “Not

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Enough Hours in the Day: Stress Management, Time Management and Relaxation.” Join JB Charleston’s Military Family Life Consultants for a very informative discussion on this topic. WS - May 4, 11:30 a.m. AB - May 17, 11:30 a.m.

• Resume writing & cover letters

Discover the essential basics of writing an effective resume and cover letter at these two-hour sessions May 9 or 21, 9-11 a.m. (WS)

• Interview for success

Learn about various types of interviews and receive tips and techniques for successful interviewing at these two-hour sessions May 10 or 22, 9-11 a.m. (WS)

• Military Spouse 101

This valuable session May 10, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., helps new military spouses understand military culture, living a mobile lifestyle, deployment, finances, support resources and much more. (WS)

• Ready, set, parent!

Having a baby? Come join us May 10, 3-4:30 p.m., for useful parenting tips and budgeting for your new addition. A free bundle will be given for each expected baby. (AB) (Continued on page 29)

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• Navigating federal employment

Learn how to navigate the USAjobs website and land your government job May 11, 9-11 a.m. (WS)

• Initial Key Spouse training

Newly appointed Key Spouses are invited to this eight-hour session May 13, starting at 8 a.m. Attendees are asked to bring their appointment letter to class. (AB)

• Spouse intro to JB Charleston

Military spouses new to Joint Base Charleston are invited to join us May 17, 9:30-11:30 a.m., for this fun, fast-paced intro, meet other spouses and learn where to shop, dine and play. (AB)

• The anacondas in life & the workplace

Participants will learn on May 18 how to defeat the obstacles that hold them back from their dreams and potential. This two-hour session starts at 10 a.m. (WS)

• Buying your new wheels

know to get the best deal on a new set of wheels in only two hours at this May 18 session. Start time is 2:30 p.m.(WS)

• Home buying

Learn the in’s and out’s of buying property at this very informative session May 22, 2-4:30 p.m. (WS)

• 628 ABW Key Spouse Social

Great opportunity for social networking and resource sharing for 628 ABW Key Spouse teams on May 22, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

• Professionalism is for everyone

Learn five keys to being a true professional - no matter your position. This 90-minute session on May 30 starts at 10 a.m.(WS)

• Time management for the family

Families will discover how to spend time together by scheduling fun activities into their daily schedule on May 31, 10-11:30 a.m.. (WS)

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• Transition GPS workshop

Learn to transition and become “career ready” with ease. Gain information on job searching, resumes, interviewing and career exploration. Department of Labor Employment workshop and VA benefits briefing are included. WS - May 1-5, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AB - May 15-19, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

• Pre-separation counseling

These briefings cover benefits and resources for vets, and are a prerequisite to the Transition GPS Workshop. Schedule 12/24 months prior to separating/retiring, respectively. AB - May 10, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or May 24, 1-4 p.m.

• Capstone

Final mandatory step of TAP for all active duty leaving the service within the next 90-150 days to verify and validate completion of Career Readiness Standards. Individual appointments are scheduled as necessary. Call either center to sign-up.

• Entrepreneur training track

This two-day course, May 17-18, is an additional TAP workshop for those interested in learning more about the opportunities and challenges of business ownership. It is lead by subject matter experts and practitioners from the Small Business Administration. Upon completion, participants are eligible for an eight-week, instructor-led online course. (WS)

• VA workshop for disability claims

At this workshop, a VA rep will cover the disability claims process and provide individual assistance. Members must sign-up at the Medical Clinic records section no later than Monday prior to the workshop. AB - May 8 & 22, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. WS - May 15 & 30, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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May book clubs

Teen Book Club - Air Base May 22, 4 p.m. Our May book for reading and discussion is And the Trees Crept by Dawn Kurtagich. For more information or to sign-up, call the Air Base library at 963-3320. Adult Book Clubs Weapons Station - May 25, 6 p.m. Air Base - May 30, 6 p.m. At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks is our May book for discussion. For more information or to sign-up, call the Air Base library at 963-3320 or the library on the Weapons Station, 794-7900.

Free movie fun

Saturday Sailor Gaming May 13, 1 p.m. - Weapons Station We have an awesome collection of board games and video games so latch on to your Shipmate and tow them over to the Weapons Station Library for an afternoon of free, creative fun.

Family game night May 19, 6 p.m. - Air Base After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious, curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Their mission is full of adventure and mishaps, as this mismatched duo try to tolerate each other long enough to get the job done. “Trolls” is great movie fun for the entire family. Free popcorn and drinks. Please call to RSVP.

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May 10, 5-7 p.m. - Weapons Station Bring the whole family out for an evening of board games. We have dozens of games to play. Call 794-7900 for more details or to sign-up for game night.

Summer Reading Program begins June 5

Eight weeks of reading fun, prizes and activities for youth, teens and adults. This year’s theme is “Reading by Design.” Call either library for more details.

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