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POSTED: July 28, 2014 1:00 p.m.
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The YMCA and FMWR's Princess Tea to let adults develop memories with their daughters is set for Aug. 9.

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Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.

From 5-8 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, Bistro Night will feature a regional, national or themed entrees, appetizers and desserts.

Diners can start with a 20-plus item salad bar, then the chef's selection of appetizers, an entrée and a dessert. Soft beverages are included. Bar service available. The August feature is a taste of the islands. September will be French Quarter/N'awlins Jazz.

The cost is $12.95 per adult and $6.95 children (10 and younger). For more information, call 767-4717.

 

Long range shooting

Soldiers, retirees, Army civilians and guests can sight-in large caliber weapons from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Red Cloud Range Complex-Echo.

Bring your rifles or muzzle loaders. No pistols or shotguns. Steel targets available at long range distance. Paper targets from 100 - 500 meters.

The cost is $10, cash only, per two-hour block/person. For details, call 435-8061 or 767-4316.

 

Princess Tea

Tickets are on sale at the Stewart and Hunter Leisure Travel offices for the Princess Tea 1-3 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Fort Stewart Youth Center.

The tickets will be sold until noon Aug. 8. Tickets are likely to sell-out. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for youth, 10 and younger).

Military parents, grandparents or guardians and their daughters are invited to create memories during an afternoon enjoying tea, assorted finger foods, games and more.

Dress is princess attire: fancy dresses, hats and gloves.

Leisure Travel at Fort Stewart is in the PX Furniture Mall. On Hunter it is in the Hunter PX.

The tea is being hosted by the Liberty County YMCA and FMWR. For more info call 767-6212.

 

“Get Golf Ready”

Enrollment is under way for “Get Golf Ready” at Hunter Golf Course on Aug. 12, 14, 16, 19 and 21. Sign-ups will be accepted until Aug. 11.

The program is open to beginners who are looking for instruction and information.

The cost is $149, and includes a one-month membership at Hunter Golf Course, one dozen golf balls and five one-hour instruction sessions covering mechanics, rules and etiquette.

Class size is limited to 10 students. For more information, visit the course or call 315-9115.

 

Babysitting course

Teens can become certified babysitters by completing the SKIES CYSSitter Teenage Babysitter Course 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 16 and 23.

The free course will be at SKIES Unlimited on Davis Avenue, across from Diamond Elementary.

Participants must attend both days to be certified. Register at CYSS Parent Central Services.

For more information, call 767-2312/4831.

 

Float trips  

Join Outdoor Recreation on a canoe/kayak float down a coastal Georgia river on Aug. 16.

Equipment is provided and lifeguards will be on the trip. Bring your own lunch for a picnic. The float costs $20 per person.

Register at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Center/Equipment Checkout, 435-8205, or online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/#page-0.

For more information, call 767-4316.

 

Volunteer Taylors Creek

On Aug. 18, join volunteers who help keep the clubhouse and grounds at Taylors Creek Golf Course in shape. A lot of work is needed. You’ll get a gift for your time.

Volunteer nights start at 5:30 p.m. Call 767-2370.

 

Top of the Rock Run

Registration now for the Top of the Rock 5K & 10K Run for Resiliency. The chipped race is open to the public.

The run will have 10 age categories for men and women, plus a 10K team competition for soldiers with a minimum of 10 members from the same company.

All participants will receive T-shirts and trophies will be awarded to winners.

Register online only at www.ACTIVE.com by Sept. 3. Team registration ends Sept. 4.

The run begins at 8 a.m. Sept. 6 between Newman Fitness Center and the Quick Track. The cost before the run is $25 for DoD ID cardholders and $30 for civilians. Day-of-race registration costs $40.

For more information, call 767-8238

 

Rock Body Building

Registration is under way for the Rock Body Building and Figure Contest Nov. 1 at Woodruff Theater. Weigh-in begins at 8 a.m., prejudging at10 and the finals at 6:30 p.m.

Registration until Oct. 17 costs $25; $35 from Oct. 18 until Nov. 1. There is an additional crossover fee of $15. Sign up at Newman Fitness Center.

Awards will be presented for first, second and third place seven divisions.

For more information, call 767-3031/9336.

 

Bend-the-Bar

Registration is under way for the Stewart/Hunter Bend-the-Bar Powerlifting and Bench Press Challenge Sept. 20 at 4thIBCT Fitness Center.

The competition for men and women will have 12 weight classes. Participants must be at least 16 years old.

Each participant will get a total of three attempts to lift their maximum weight. Winners must have a successful lift in each event.

Weigh-ins will be from 8-9:30 a.m. Rules clinic will begin at 9:30 a.m. and lifting at 10.

T-shirts will be given to each paying participant and prizes will be awarded in all weight classes.

Entry fee is $15 per person until Sept. 15 and $20 later.

For more information, call 435-9306.

 

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