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Weekly FMWR briefing for Sept. 23-29

POSTED: September 23, 2013 12:31 p.m.

Round three of the “Operation Rising Star” singing competition will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky’s Warrior Zone. Round four will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 3.

Judges will pick Hunter/Stewart’s winner from performances at the start of Oktoberfest Oct. 12 at Club Stewart. Audience votes at semi-finals and finals will count for half of the winner’s score.

The top three singers will win from $100 to $500.

A Hunter/Stewart unit or FRG will win a “Spirit Award” of $100 to $300. This award goes to the unit or FRG with the best supportive presence, regardless of contestant participation.

For more information, call 767-4316.

 

Kids fishing

Children, 15 and younger, can catch up to five catfish at the Kids Fishing Event from 7-10 a.m. Saturday at the Hallstrom Lake Recreation Area on Hunter.

There’s no charge and no fishing license is required. Bring your pole. Limited bait will be available.

For more information, call 315-9554.

 

Bass tournament

Compete for prizes in the Catch & Release Bass Tournament at 6:30 a.m. Saturday at Metz Pond on Fort Stewart.

There will be prizes in adult and youth categories, based on combined weight of up to five bass.

Participants can fish from the bank or bass boat. Live bait is prohibited. Boat rentals available at Holbrook Equipment Center to military ID cardholders with a boat safety card.

Participants must have Georgia and Stewart/Hunter fishing permits if they are old enough.

The tournament is for everyone. For details, call 435-8061 at Stewart or 315-5163 at Hunter.

 

Dinner and bowling

Stewart Bowling Center offers families a discount bowling special from 2-7 p.m. Sept. 29, with bowlers’ club basket, fries or onion rings and refillable drink.

$30 gets your family of five 10-total games, five shoe rentals and dinner.

For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Splashpark party

Help Corkan Family Recreation Area close the Splashpark season with $1 per person admission from 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 30.

Cypress Creek Adventure Golf is open year round.

For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Ladies on the Links

A free “Ladies on the Links” clinic from 9-11 a.m. Oct. 5 at Hunter Golf Course will cover all aspects of the game, from rules and etiquette to swing and putting mechanics.

Participants are asked to register by Oct. 4.

For more information, call 315-9115.

 

Post-Wide Garage Sale

The Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Yard Sale, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 5, is a great opportunity get rid of unwanted items, and make a few dollars.

Register at Fort Stewart Sports Office or Tominac Fitness Center at Hunter to have your sale noted on a map. There is no charge.

Only post-housing residents are eligible to sell, but everyone, including civilians, can shop.

For more information, call 767-8238 at Stewart or 315-5078 at Hunter.

 

Golf scramble

Hunter garrison commander Lt. Col. Clarence W. Bowman’s golf scramble at Hunter Golf Course will be Oct. 11. Players are asked to register by Oct. 9.

The scramble begins at 1 p.m. The $40 per person entry fee includes greens and cart fees, range balls and light lunch. Mulligans cost $5 for 1 and $10 for 2. For more information, call 315-9115.

 

Oktoberfest

The second annual Oktoberfest, featuring food, live music and family fun will be outside Club Stewart on Oct. 12.

The day begins with a 5K Mug & Volksmarch at 2 p.m. Then, at 4 p.m., Stewart/Hunter’s Rising Star will be chosen in the final round of the competition.

After that, it’s live music by Darry & the Veil, inflatables, games and amusements, various craft and food vendors. $1 tickets are needed for amusements, $20 for a wristband, and $60 per family for four wristbands.  

The public’s welcome and admisison is free.

 

Pirate Fest

A parade of pirate ships and pirates transform the streets of Tybee Island on Oct. 12. You are invited to don your pirate attire to be part of Pirate Fest. Leisure Travel will make a trip to the island at 1 p.m. Oct. 12. The cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children. The registration deadline is Oct. 9. 

For more information, call Leisure Travel at 767-2841 (Stewart), or 315-3674 (Hunter).

 

Costume Fun Run

Get ready to have some fun and win a prize during the Family Costume Fun Run at 10 a.m. Oct. 19 at Hunter Army Airfield.

There’s no charge, and you can choose to participate in a 5K or 1.5 mile run. Register that day at the starting point, Stephen Douglas Street and Perimeter Road.

Prizes will be given for the best Halloween costume worn by adult, child, and pet. Participants must run/walk the course to be eligible.

Call 315-2019, for more information.

 

Casino Royale Affair that had been scheduled for Oct. 19 has been canceled.

 

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