Family Night hosts food, fun, classes
September 12, 2011
- Financial Peace University, marriage and parenting classes among Family Night activities
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's chaplaincy began its weekly Family Night at Aliamanu Military Reservation, and here, this month.
AMR Chapel's Family Night starts Sept. 6; Schofield Barrack's Main Post Chapel's starts Sept. 7. Start time for both places is 5:30 p.m.
Family Night is an occasion for all ages to come together for relaxation and fellowship. Dinner is followed by adult classes, youth club and kids' Bible clubs, from 6:10-7:30 p.m.
Child care is available starting at 6 p.m.
Adult classes include Financial Peace University, Bible studies, discussion groups in five faith groups, women's studies and marriage classes, such as "Love and Respect" at AMR and "Fireproof Your Marriage," here.
Also, parenting classes are available, such as "Screamfree Parenting." Parents of children with autism or Down Syndrome can join support groups.
Adult classes are led by chaplains, lay leaders and community professionals from Army Community Service, the Exceptional Family Member Program, Tripler Army Medical Center, and Families OverComing Under Stress, or FOCUS.
More than 200 youth in sixth-12th grades meet for youth clubs, while 4 year olds and first- through fifth-graders enjoy Bible clubs with crafts, Bible study and music.
Family Night is part of the Family Resiliency Program that serves and supports Soldiers and family members of the military community.
For more information or to sign up for classes, call (808) 655-9198 or (808) 655-1450 at Schofield Barracks MPC; call (808) 833-8175 or (808) 839-4319 at AMR Chapel.