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Weekly FMWR briefing for Nov. 11-17

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POSTED: November 11, 2013 11:20 a.m.

Rocky’s Warrior Zone will host a two-night gaming tournament that will feature PlayStation 4 demonstrations from 8-midnight Thursday and Xbox One from 8-midnight Nov. 21.

Gamers play for prizes. Food and drinks will be on sale. Watch the action on multiple screens, with the finals on the giant screen.

Open to ID cardholders and guests, 18 and older.

For more information, call 767-4316.

 

Wildlife photos

Stewart/Hunter amateur photographers with military ID cards are invited to submit wildlife photos for the Wildlife Photo Contest.

Submissions will be accepted until Dec. 31 at the Pass and Permit Office. No pet photos, please.

Fees are $15 (18 and older), $10 (16-17) and $5 (15 and younger). Age groups with fewer than five entries will receive certificates instead of cash prizes. 

For details, call 435-8061 or 767-4316.

 

Saints vs. Falcons

Be in the stands with a BOSS group when New Orleans clashes with Atlanta in one of the NFL season’s best division rivalries Nov. 21 in the Georgia Dome.

The group will stay at the Castleberry Inn and Suites in downtown Atlanta. Game time is 8:25 p.m. The cost is $141 for transportation, hotel and the game. Registration will close on Nov. 19.

For more information, call 321-8790.

 

Free golf clinic

Learn golf at a free “Golf 4 Life” clinic at Hunter Golf Course Nov. 23 from 9-10 a.m. It's one of a series that cover a new topic each time. Beginners can learn the basics, while novices improve their game. There is a priority sign-up for soldiers. For details, call 315-9115.

 

Fitness program  

Improve your health signing up for the Stewart/Hunter Civilian Fitness Program. There is no charge.

Applications are available online at http://www.stewartmwr.com/ or http://www.huntermwr.com/. Click on sports gyms and aquatics/Newman or Tominac Fitness Center and download your packet. Applications must be turned into your directorate training coordinator by Nov. 29.

Sessions begin Jan. 13 and continue into July. For information call 767-3031.

 

Scuba diving

Become a certified scuba diver and dive for two days with BOSS for $375.

The price includes everything needed for the course, including gear for the duration. Transportation also is provided.

Classroom and pool training will be on Fort Stewart. Open water dives will take place in Florida. Classes begin on Dec. 6. Registration ends Nov. 22. Participants must be 16 or older. Register at Stewart or Hunter Leisure Travel office.

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

 

Managed hunt

Registration is under way for soldiers and retirees for a managed hunt Jan. 4 on Fort Stewart.

Register at a Pass and Permit Offices by Dec. 19. Participants will be chosen by lottery. The cost is $10 per person, if selected.

For more details, call 435-8061 on Stewart or 315-9354 on Hunter.

 

Youth sports

Fort Stewart Youth Sports winter registration runs to Dec. 6.

For 5- to 6-year-old basketball players, the fee is $20. Basketball (ages 5-18) costs $40. Basketball cheerleading (6-13) is $40. Wrestling (6-18) is $45.

Call Parent Central Services at 767-2312 or stop by building 438 to register.

Also, coaches are needed. Those interested can call Youth Sports at 767-9270. Background checks are required for all coaches.

 

Babysitting course

Teens can become certified babysitters in a SKIES CYSitters Teenage Babysitter Course from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 2 and 3.

The course is free and will be at SKIES Unlimited at 6571 Davis Avenue.

Youth will learn basic child care skills and get certified in first aid and CPR. Both days are required to be certified.

Register by Dec. 31 at CYSS Parent Central Services, phone 767-2312/4831.

 

Bingo on Hunter

Reduced tickets are available through Nov. 25 for the Mega Mega Super Bingo noon-midnight Dec. 7 at Hunter Bingo, 135 Duncan Drive.

Players will have a chance to win up to $60,000. There is a $10,000 guaranteed coverall.

For more information, call 315-4606.

 

Turkey Egg Hunt

Turkeys that won’t be on Thanksgiving tables have left candy-filled eggs at Cypress Creek Adventure Golf for a Turkey Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Nov. 25.

The hunt is open to children 5 and younger. There’s no charge. For more information, call 912-767-4273.

 

Dinner and bowling

Families can get a discount dinner and bowling from noon-7 p.m. Nov. 24 at Stewart Bowling Center.

For $30, your family of five gets 10-total games and shoe rentals, along with homemade spaghetti and refillable drink.

For more information, call 767-4273.

 

HH Island shopping

Enjoy Christmas shopping at the Tanger Outlets on Hilton Head Island, without having to drive. A Leisure Travel trip starts at 9 a.m. on Dec. 7. The cost is $20 for adults, $15 for kids. Register by Dec. 2.

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

 

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