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POSTED: January 28, 2013 11:11 a.m.

Hours at Corkan Family Recreation Area facilities will change starting Friday.

The changes affect Stewart Lanes Bowling Center, Corkan Family Fun Center, Cypress Creek Adventure Golf, “The Springs” Water Spray Park and Cypress Sam’s Tree House, which is closed for roof repairs).

The new hours are posted at each facility. For more information, call 767-4273.

 

BOSS speed dating

Try speed dating and make friends at the Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers speed dating meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Rocky's Zone. Dress is casual. For details, call the BOSS office at 321-8790.

 

Soccer, track and field

Fort Stewart Youth Sports is enrolling track and field (ages 7-14 as of March 1) and soccer (4-13 as of Dec. 31) until Feb. 15. Call Parent Central Services at 767-2312 or stop by Building 442 to join a team. The cost is $30 per child.

Also, volunteer coaches are needed. For more information on coaching, call Youth Sports at 4371/9270.  

 

Freedom Trail tour

Register by Saturday for Leisure Travel’s Freedom Trail Tour in Savannah at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 9.

See remnants of the Underground Railroad, a market where slaves were bought and sold, and the Savannah African American Monument.

The cost is $25 for adults and $20 for children and includes transportation. For more information, call 767-2841 on Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.

 

Casino cruise ship

For a day of fun, sail with Leisure Travel aboard the Emerald Princess II casino ship out of Brunswick at 9 a.m. Feb.16. Deadline for signing up is Saturday.

The cost is $15 per active duty and $20 for all others. It includes transportation and admission. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 at Hunter.

 

Dive-In Movie

"Ice Age: Continental Drift" will be the Dive-In Movie at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Tominac Fitness Center’s indoor pool. See Manny, Diego, and Sid on another adventure after their continent is set adrift.

The movie is free. Bring a float, if you want. For more information, call 315-2019.

 

Mardi Gras bash

Enjoy a taste of New Orleans Mardi Gras from 8 p.m. until midnight Feb. 8 at Thunder Run.

There  will be heavy hors d’oeuvres and live zydeco and cajun music, plus various casino games. Cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple in advance; $30 per person, $50 per couple at the door.

Tickets are available at Club Stewart. For more information, call 368-2212.

 

Mardi Gras Brunch

The Fat Tuesday celebration returns to Club Stewart on Feb. 10 with a Mardi Gras Brunch. Doors open at 10:15 a.m. Service is from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Cost in advance is $14.95 per adult and $6.45 per child. Tickets at the door are $17.95 per adult and $7.45 per child. Children 4 and younger eat free.

Buy advance tickets at Club Stewart. For details, call 368-2212.

 

Universal Studios trip

Register by Feb. 8 for the Feb. 15-18 BOSS Universal Studios Trip to Orlando. Sign up at Leisure Travel Office, 767-2841.

The cost is $140 per active duty soldier for three-day admission to the park and four nights in a hotel. Non-active duty pay extra. Families of three or more get special pricing.

For more information, call the BOSS office at 321-8790.

 

Valentine’s dinner

Couples are invited to a romantic night out from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Club Stewart.The cost is $30 per couple for a four-course meal and musical entertainment. For more information, call 368-2212.

 

Paula Deen tour

Register by Feb. 15 for a Paula Deen tour in Savannah. Hear her rags-to-riches story on this Leisure Travel trip March 2 at 3:30 p.m.

Tour includes a narrated trip through Savannah’s Historic and Victorian districts. Enjoy Deen’s favorites at her Lady & Sons in the Historic District.

The cost is $60 for adults, $40 for children 4-12. For more information, call 767-2841 on Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.

 

Daytona 500 trip

Register by Feb. 15 for the Leisure Travel trip to see the Daytona 500. The 55thrunning of NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious event will be on Feb. 24.

Cost is $85 per person and for transportation on a motor coach and tailgate parties before and after the race. Race tickets are sold separately.

For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 at Hunter.

 

Facebook Education Forum

The first DoDEA/Liberty County Schools Facebook Education Forum is scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Feb. 21. School representatives will answer questions. Fort Stewart CYSS/School Liaison Office invites everyone interested. More details will be announced. For more information, call 767-6533.

 

50 Bird Skeet and Trap Shoot

Register by Feb. 21 at Fort Stewart Pass and Permit for a 50 Bird Skeet and Trap Shoot at 9 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Stewart Skeet and Trap Range. Military ID cardholders are invited.

There are four divisions: expert, novice, youth and ladies, and open trap (not handicapped).

The cost is $25 per person (50 birds skeet or trap) or $40 (100 birds skeet/trap). Fees include lunch and door prizes. Cash awards will be based on entries in each category. A minimum of four shooters per category is required.

For more information, call 435-8061 or 767-4316.

 

Cardboard Boat Regatta

Put your ingenuity to work building a cardboard boat that will sail the length of the Tominac Fitness Center indoor pool and you might just win a prize.

The Cardboard Boat Regatta starts at 10 a.m. Feb. 23. Boat builders are encouraged to register free by Feb. 22, although registration will be accepted up to the race.

Active duty, family and other authorized facility users are welcome.

Trophies will be awarded for the best looking boat, team with best time and the Titanic award,  for the boat that sinks the fastest.

The idea is to use only cardboard and duct tape to build a boat that will make it the length of the pool with a two-person crew.

Categories are children (16 and older), family (one adult and one child, 16 and younger) and open (crew members older than 16).

For more information, call 315-5078.

 

FMWR on web

Visit Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's web site for information about what it offers soldiers and families at Fort Stewart/Hunter. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.

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

 

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