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Spring youth sports on horizon
Weekly FMWR briefing for Jan. 27-Feb. 2
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Register now to be a part of Youth Sports’ soccer and track and field programs. The registration deadlines are Feb. 21 for soccer and March 31 for track. Soccer runs March-April and track March-May.

The fee is $40 per child for coed (ages 8-13) soccer. The fee is $20 per child for the non-competitive (ages 4-7) soccer.

The track and field fee (ages 7-14) is $40 per child.

Participants must be CYSS registered. Sign up at Parent Central Services, 767-2312, or online at For more information, call 767-4371/1341.


Blind date a book

Single library books seek adventurous readers for a good time, lots of laughs, and romantic moments, running Feb. 1-March 15.

Are you looking for the next great book in your life? Stop by the George P. Hays Library and check out the "Blind Date with a Book" display.

To conceal their identity, books are wrapped. Be surprised and hopefully intrigued enough to read it. When you return it, let the staff know how your date went by filling in a “Rate Your Date” comment card.

For more information, call 767-2828.


Super Bowl bowling

Bowl and watch Super Bowl XLVIII on 42-inch flat screen monitors Feb. 2 throughout Marne Lanes with special prices.

Starting at 6:30 p.m., $15 rents a lane for two hours (for up to 6 people). Shoe rental is extra. Call 767-4866.


Indoor cycling

Starting Feb. 3, indoor cycling classes will be offered 5-6 p.m. Mondays and 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursdays at 4th IBCT Fitness Center.

The classes are to improve cardiovascular endurance and promote weight loss.

There is a $3 fee per class. Space for each class is limited due to the number of bikes available.

For more information, call 435-9306.


Scuba certification

Become an open-water certified scuba diver and dive two days with BOSS.

Classroom training will be Feb. 7 on Fort Stewart and the open-water dive will be at Florida Freshwater Springs in Jacksonville on Feb. 8-9.

The $445 per person cost includes transportation to and from Jacksonville; certification by First Coast Divers of Jacksonville (course material and diving equipment); hotel stay and lunches on Saturday and Sunday.

Register by Feb. 3 at Leisure Travel Offices on Stewart or Hunter. For additional details, call 767-2841, 315-3674.


Black history tour

Take the Freedom Trail tour of Savannah Feb. 8 with Leisure Travel and see remnants of the Underground Railroad, the Port of Entry, where slaves were brought and sold, old communities and Savannah's African American monument.

Costs are $30 for adults and $20 for children (6-12). Registration will close on Feb. 3.

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


Valentine’s dinner

Couples are invited to a romantic night out from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Thunder Run Restaurant in Club Stewart.The cost is $35 per couple for a four-course meal and music.

The price includes a beverage, salad bar, appetizer and a choice of one of four entrees, as well as a shareable dessert. Bar service will be available.

For more information, call 767-4717.


Valentine’s dinner and bingo

Bring that someone special and invite Lady Luck for Valentine’s Day Dinner and Bingo on Feb. 14 at Hunter Club/Bingo.

The catered dinner is from 4:30-6:30, followed by bingo and a chance to win up to $22,000.

Dinner costs $26 for two. Use your dinner receipt for a free 4-pack or $13 off of a load machine.

Register by Feb. 7. For more information, call 315-4603.


Tutu and Bow Tie Party

Dress your toddlers in their best tutu or bow tie for a Valentine’s Day Party at Corkan Family Fun Center 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 14. Corkan will provide drinks and parents are asked to bring treats to share.

There is no charge. A bounce house will cost $1.50 per child.

For more information, call 767-4273.


Valentine golf

You and your significant other can save on a round of golf after 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 16 at Hunter Golf Course.

Pay for one 18-hole round and get the second free, including golf cart.

For more information, call 315-9115.


Cardboard boat races

Using only cardboard and duct tape, build a boat that will carry a two-people the length of pools at Stewart's Newman or Huner's Tominac fitness centers?

Cardboard Boat Regattas are scheduled at each facility at 10 a.m. on Feb. 22. There’s no charge and you might win a prize. You build the boat, paddles provided.

There are three categories: kids, kid/adult and adult. There'll also be a best-looking boat prize.

Active duty, family and other authorized center users are welcome to participate.

Teams can register up to the time of the event. For more information, call 767-3031 at Newman or 315-2019 at Tominac.

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