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Weekly FMWR briefing for Oct. 22-28
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Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is the feature for a Movie Under the Stars evening at a pavilion on the north side of Holbrook Pond starting at 8 p.m. Friday.

The film is rated PG. The movie is free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Popcorn, hotdogs and drinks will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 435-8213.


Pumpkin-Carving Class at Holbrook

Pick out a pumpkin, then bring it and the family to Holbrook Pond for a class carving pumpkins like a pro.

The free class will be held from 3-6 p.m. Saturday at a pavilion on the north side of Holbrook Pond. Call 435-8213 for more information.


Halloween bowling

Want to bowl a few games before celebrating Halloween? Hunter Lanes is offering a Halloween bowling special from 2-6 p.m. Saturday. Treats will be given to kids and the cost to bowl will be $1 per game, with $1 shoe rental. Call 315-6279.


Murder mystery dinner

Tickets are on sale for “Clue: the Musical,” based on the Parker Brothers board game.

Tickets are $25 per person or $175 for a table of eight and includes a family-style dinner.

No tickets will be sold at the door.

The show will be staged at Thunder Run in Club Stewart at 7 p.m. Nov. 2.

The dinner theater performance is sponsored by FMWR, in partnership with the Hinesville Area Arts Council.

Tickets are on sale at Club Stewart, the Leisure Travel Office in the PX Furniture Mall and at the main Heritage Bank office in Hinesville.

“Clue: the Musical,” is a Liberty Theatre Co. production. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 767-6212.


Cypress Sam’s closing for cleaning

Cypress Sam's Treehouse will be closed Oct.-31 for cleaning. A Toddler Halloween Party is scheduled for 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Stewart Lanes. Call 767-4273


Childcare space available

Childcare service is available on Fort Stewart and Hunter.

As of Oct. 22, available space on Stewart was one infant, 62 pre-toddlers, 26 toddlers and 56 pre-school. There were 29 before- and 22 after-pre-K and kindergarten, plus 46 before-and 35 after-school spaces.

On Hunter, spaces available was 26 pre-toddlers, six toddlers, and 37 pre-school. There were 13 before- and 13-after pre-K and kindergaten, plus 17 before-and 60-after school for ages 6-11.

For more information, call Parent Central Services at 767-2312 on Stewart or 315-5425 on Hunter.


Bodybuilding contest

“The Rock” Bodybuilding and Figures Contest on Nov. 3 at Woodruff Theater recognizes the rigorous training invested in the sport.

Weigh-in will be 8-9 a.m. and pre-judging at 10. Finals will be at 6:30 p.m.

Each contestant will be judged on muscularity, symmetry, free posing with and without music. Trophies will be given for first to third place in seven divisions: open men, women and figure, plus masters men and women (over 40), novice men and teen men.

Competition is open to Military ID cardholders (17 and older) and civilians. Entry fees are $35, plus $15 for crossovers. Spectator admission is $2 during pre-judging and $5 for the finals.

For more information, call 767-3031.


Golf 4 Life clinic

Golf 4 Life clinics at Hunter Golf Club have been extended with sessions 9-10 a.m. on Nov. 3, Dec. 15, Jan. 12 and Feb. 9. They are free.

The clinics cover all areas of golf and are open to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring a friend.

Call 315-9115.


Clock back at Stewart Lanes

Daylight saving time ends Nov. 4, and Stewart Lanes is rolling back prices along with the clock that day. Games will be $1.75 each from 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Call 767-4273.


“I Voted” free soda

Show your pride in voting by wearing your “I Voted” sticker from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Stewart Lanes. You'll get a free, non-refillable soda.


College/financial aid workshop

Preparing for college? Representatives from the Military Child Education Coalition and the Georgia Student Finance Commission will provide information and answer questions at a college/financial aid workshop from 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the CYSS SKIES Instructional Center, across from Diamond Elementary School.

Call the Fort Stewart School Liaison Office at 767-6533.


FMWR on web, Facebook

Visit the FMWR website for information about what it offers soldiers and families at Fort Stewart/Hunter. The site is at

Also, like the action on Facebook at


Wildlife photo contest

Registration is open until Nov. 9 for the 2012 Wildlife Photo Contest for amateur photographers at Fort Stewart and Hunter.

Photograph entries must be turned in to the Stewart or Hunter Pass & Permit Office by Nov. 9. The entry fees are $5 per photo for youth (age 4-15) and $10 per photo for adults.

For details, call the an office at 435-8061 at Stewart or 315-5163 at Hunter.


Unit-level basketball

Registration is under way for the 2012 Hunter unit level basketball season. Play begins Nov. 6 at Tominac Fitness Center. Unit rosters are due at the Sports Office by Oct. 19. There is no charge to play. Games are played Monday-Friday at 6 p.m.

For more information, call 315-4160.


Company-level basketball

Registration continues until Nov. 21 for the company-level basketball league on Fort Stewart. There is no charge.

The league gives soldiers a chance to prove who has the best team in 3rd ID. Interested companies need to submit a letter of intent to play to the Sports Office in the Bennett Sports Complex.

Games will be at Newman Fitness Center beginning Dec. 3.

For more information, call the Sports Office at 767-8238.


Basketball and cheerleading at Hunter

Registration for Hunter youth basketball and cheerleading ends Nov. 16. Boys and girls basketball is for ages 5-17 and cheerleading is for ages 5-13. Practices begin Nov. 26. Games are on Hunter, Habersham YMCA and the Jewish Educational Alliance.

Enroll at Parent Central Services, 315-5425. The cost is $30 per child.

For more information, call Youth Sports at 315-5851 or 315-1011.

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