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POSTED: April 23, 2012 5:28 p.m.
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Registration begins May 1 for the All-Army 10-Miler qualifier June 2 at Donovan Field. Dedication, hard work and training may earn you the right to represent the Third Infantry Division in the prestigious Oct. 21 race in Washington, D.C.

The qualifier will begin at 5 a.m. Qualifying is for active duty only, but family may run with their soldiers.

Sign up at the Bennett Sports Complex, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, or call 767-8238.  There is no charge.

Registration also will be accepted at the race from 4-4:45 a.m. at the Donovan Field parking lot.

The top six runners in four groups will represent the 3rd ID: Men's Open, Women's Open, Men's Masters (40 and older) and Women's Masters (40 and older). 

 

Bowling outing

Take the family to Stewart Lanes for dinner and bowling at a special price from 4-7 p.m. Sunday. It costs $30 for a Family of five. This month, the meal is spaghetti, side salad and a refillable drink. For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Riverboat dinner cruise

Register by May 1 for a Leisure Travel trip back into Civil War-era Savannah.

On a two-hour cruise along the Savannah River starting at 6 p.m. May 3, you’ll experience a performance, story-telling, dance and music presented by the Gullah Geechee Institute. Enjoy an authentic, Southern buffet. The cost is $57 for adults and $37 for children.

For details, call 767-2841 on Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.

 

Celebrate mother at library

Children up to age 12 can get ready to celebrate Mothers' Day with a story and craft from 4-5 p.m. May 2 in the Children’s Room at George P. Hays Library. There is no charge. For more information, call 767-2828. 

 

Teachers Day at Corkan

Corkan Family Fun Center honors teachers with discounts for them and their guests from 1-7 p.m. on May 3. Laser tag costs $3 per game per person. For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Hunter GC Golf Scramble

The Hunter Garrison Commander’s 4-person Golf Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. May 4 at Hunter Golf Club. The first 25 four-person teams that register can play. Register your team by May 2.

The cost is $35 for Taylors Creek and Hunter Golf Club members, active duty, retirees and Army civilians; $45 for civilian guests.

For more information, call 315-9115.

 

Operation Purple Camps registration

Applications for Operation Purple camps are available through the National Military Family Association NMFA website.

The program gives military children, ages 7-17, the tools to deal with stress from a parent's deployment. Priority will be given to children whose parents may deploy between Sept. 11 and Dec. 12 and who have not been to an OP Camp.

For more information, go to http://www.militaryfamily.org/, and click on Operation Purple Program under the “Top Links” heading. Email NMFA at OPC@militaryfamily.org.

 

Group fitness classes

Sign up for Group Fitness Classes at Newman Fitness Center. The variety of classes offered range from kickboxing to water fitness. All are tailored to suit various fitness levels and needs. Child care is offered through CYSS Kids on Site.

Classes cost $3, exception of pilates, which costs $10 per class or $45 monthly. Ask about a $25 pass for 10 classes.

For more information: go by the center, call 767-3031, or visit http://www.stewartmwr.com/.

 

Quarter Bowlerama

Bowlers, check out the Quarter Bowlerama from 5-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Stewart Lanes. Pay a $5 cover charge and play for 25 cents per game. For more information, call 767-4273.

 

50-bird skeet shoot

A quarterly, 50-bird skeet shoot will start at 8 a.m. May 19 at the Hunter Army Airfield Skeet Range, off South Perimeter Road.

Prizes, giveaways and food are included in the $25 entry fee. The cost is $40 for skeet and trap competition (100 bird total). 

Depending on the number of entries, classes will be novice, intermediate, expert, youth and ladies.

A perfect round will win $200.

The registration deadline is May 17. Sign up at the range. Registration costs for the first 15 soldiers who sign up will be paid by Mossy Oaks Gun Club.

Shotguns for those who do not have one will be available on a first-come basis. Available are .12 and .20 gauge and youth .20 gauge.

For more details or to register, call the range at 315-9250 on Thursdays from 1-8 p.m. or Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon. Shooters also can call Outdoor Recreation during normal business hours at 315-9354/9554.

 

Teen high adventure camp

Registration will close June 7 for an action-filled teen high adventure camp June 17-22 in the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina.

The annual trip is sponsored by the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Child, Youth and School Services and is open to CYSS-registered youth 13-17.

Youth can learn lifetime outdoor skills through activities that include two white-water rafting trips, tubing, zip-lining and hiking on the Appalachian Trail.

Family style meals, cabins, and activity fees are included in the $150 registration fee.

Register through CYSS Parent Central Services. For more information, call the School Liaison Office at 767-6533 or 315-6586.

 

Family and MWR online

Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR offers soldiers and families at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield.  The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.

Also, like the action on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterFMWR.

 

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