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Weekly FMWR briefing for May 20-26

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POSTED: May 20, 2013 1:18 p.m.

 

Corkan and Bryan Village outdoor pools on Stewart and the Hunter outdoor pool and spray park  open for the summer Saturday.

Corkan will be closed Tuesdays and open every other day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Bryan Village is open weekends only, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Hunter closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, open every other day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Price is $5 daily, $60 for a monthly pass or $120 for a season pass. Children under age 4 get in free.

For more information, call Bryan Village 767-2701, Corkan 767-3034 or Hunter 315-5786.

 

Indoor pool schedules

The 4th IBCT indoor pool will close for the summer Saturday. Also effective Saturday, Newman indoor pool at Stewart and Tominac indoor pool at Hunter will be open from 5 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday only.

 

Memorial Day dinner and bowling

Families are invited to Family Discount Night at Stewart Bowling Center Sunday from 3-8 p.m.

For $30, your family of five gets 10-total games bowling and five shoe rentals with an all-American dinner of burgers, fries and soda. For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Memorial Day golf

Join a day of relaxation at Hunter Golf Course for a Memorial Day special May 27. Bring a foursome and receive $5 off per player with 18 holes of golf and golf car. Tee times required during the hours of 7:30-9:30 a.m.

For details, call 315-9115.

 

Summer Waves trip

Families can beat the heat at Summer Waves water park. Register by Friday to go on a Leisure Travel trip to Jekyll Island at 9 a.m. June 1 and enjoy water slides, take a leisurely float in an inner tube or ride the waves in a pool as big as a football field. This 11-acre water park also offers a children's pool and activities.

The trip costs $25. For more information, call 767-2841 on Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.

 

Trap shoot

Hunter’s Skeet and Trap Quarterly Shoot has been rescheduled from May to June 15, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the skeet range off South Perimeter Road.

Register by June 13 for the 50-bird skeet and 50-bird trap shoot at the range or at Outdoor Recreation Center. The cost is be $25 for one event or $40 for both. Food will be provided.

First- and second-place prizes will be awarded in four divisions. The shoot is sponsored by Mossy Oak Gun Club. For more information, call 315-9554/9354.

 

MCEC Storytime

On June 4 at 9:30 a.m., the Military Child Education Coalition staff will present the last Storytime at George P. Hays Library until fall.

Children up to age 12 are invited to hear stories and enjoy crafts free. For more information, call 767-2828.

 

Superman celebration

Children up to age 12 are invited to celebrate 75 years of Superman Comics from 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 6 at Hays Library. Children will make crafts free.

For more information, call 767-2828.

 

Farewell golf scramble 

A golf scramble honoring Lt. Col. Edward A. Kovaleski and CSM Stanley D. Hood as they move on to a new assignment will have a 1 p.m. shotgun start June 7 at Hunter Golf Course.

Participants are asked to register by June 5.

The $40 per person fee includes greens and cart fees, range balls and light lunch. First Command is sponsor for the event. For more information, call 315-9115.

 

Kids fishing

Kids (ages 15 and under) of military ID cardholders are invited to catch a mess of up to five catfish in the Kids Fishing Event from 7-10 a.m. June 8 at Pond 30 off Highway 144. Participants may register at the site.

Permit and state fishing licenses are waived and there’s no charge.

Door prizes will be given out, and kids in three age groups can win prizes for the largest catfish in three age groups. A limited amount of bait and poles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. A casting competition will be presented by the Liberty County Bass Club.

The event is sponsored by Fort Stewart Fish and Wildlife and Game Wardens, USA Discounters, Coca-Cola, Veterans United Home Loans, Omni Financial, Navy Federal Credit Union, First Command Financial Services and the Richmond Hill Hatchery.

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

 

Summer reading

“Have Book Will Travel” is the theme for the Summer Reading Program, for children up to age 12 at George P. Hays Library.

The program will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 13 and every Thursday in June, as well as on July 11. Library bags with T-shirts and prizes will be handed at registration June 13.

Children are invited to hear stories, enjoy activities and make crafts. There is no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.

 

Paintball tournament

A paintball team tactical scenario tournament will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 15 at the Holbrook Recreation Area paintball facility.

Register now or that day at Holbrook Recreation Center, Paintball facility, or FMWR Outdoor Recreation Office.

The cost is $100 per 5-8 player team. Payment is due at registration.

First-place prize is $250, second place $150. Winners will be determined by completion of scenario and points. All DOD ID cardholders and their guest may enter.

Players may use their own equipment, but paint will be supplied. A minimum of 10 teams must compete. The maximum number of teams will be 25.

For more information, call 767-4316.

 

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