CAMP HUMPHREYS, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Public Affairs updates Notes from the Garrison on Mon., Wed. and Fri. each week; with the exception of biweekly e-newsletter on Fridays, holidays and special circumstances. For those interested in submitting entries or signing up to receive Notes from the Garrison, please email 48 hours in advance to usarmy.humphreys.imcom-korea.mbx.usaghumphreyspao@mail.mil.
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WHAT'S NEW?
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Camp Humphreys Connection Newsletter
The USAG-H CONNECTION (online bi-weekly newsletter) will be expected to launch this week, February 1! The goal is to produce informative and interesting topics/articles to share and communicate with our community. It will also recognize and honor IMCOM employees on the front page of the newsletter as well. If you have a story, information and/or employee nominations to share, please contact the Public Affairs Office at usarmy.humphreys.imcom-korea.mbx.usaghumphreyspao@mail.mil at least four days prior to Friday's post.
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Hiring for Customer Service Relations Assistant: Camp Humphreys Business Operations Division, Flightline Taproom is hiring, Customer Services Relations Assistant, NF-2, Intermittent Schedules position. The salary is $12.75 - $14 per hour. The job announcement is posted from 22 Jan-- 05 Feb 2019. For information or to apply for the position see Vacancy Announcement number O4NAFFK1910405596 at www.usajobs.gov.
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St. Mary's Hospital Labor and Delivery Closing
Beginning Jan. 31, Pyeongtaek St. Mary's Hospital will close all labor and delivery services. Prenatal care and Gynecology services will remain. For more information, please contact the Managed Care Division/TRICARE at 0503-337-1433 or International SOS at 080-429-0880.
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Humphreys Feb. 5 Bus Schedule
Due to the Lunar New Year, the Camp Humphreys pay-as-you-go bus schedule will operate on holiday hours, Feb. 5. Please see attachment for details.
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Lunar New Year holiday hours
The Lunar New Year holiday season is also coming up! For our hours of operation on this major Korean holiday, check out our webpage at [https://humphreys.armymwr.com/promos/2019-lunar-hours].
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Super Bowl
The big game is coming up! Do you know where you are going to watch? Flightline Tap Room will be showing the game on their 12 foot screens with breakfast buffet, TV giveaway and other door prizes, sponsored by Volvo Military Car Sales (no federal endorsement implied)! On the other side of the base, BOSS will also be having a Super Bowl Party at the First & Ten Restaurant and McGinnis Warrior Zone, where complimentary food will be given to Veterans, First Responders and their families while supplies last, sponsored by the Gary Sinise Foundation (no federal endorsement implied. Must be 18 years or older). MWR has your game day covered!
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Military Scholarships for Military Children
Since the inception of the Military Scholarships for Military Children Program in 2001, over $18.1 million in scholarships have been awarded to 10,814 military dependents. A scholarship will be awarded annually at each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency.
All rules and requirements for the program, as well as links to frequently asked questions are available at [https://www.militaryscholar.org/sfmc/faq.html]. Students with questions regarding the application should contact Scholarship Managers directly at (856) 616-9311 or militaryscholar@scholarshipmanagers.com before Feb. 14.
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Jazz and the Harlem Renaissance
Jazz is often associated with its African-American roots. However, while many are familiar with Jazz, they may not know how this essential music spread through the U.S., and how it became part of the American culture. Join Dr. Cord Scott of UMUC as he describes the Great Migration, its spread of music as well as issues, and how it culminated in the Harlem Renaissance. This presentation will be held on Feb. 21 from noon- 1 p.m. at the Camp Humphreys Education Center, bldg. 657.
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The Housing Office wants to hear from you!
A survey was sent to all residents living in Army owned and leased Family Housing on January 15. This is your opportunity to provide us with feedback regarding your satisfaction with your home and the service provided by the Army Housing Office. The survey is for residents living in government on-post family housing and in government leased housing off-post. Your feedback is critical to shaping the future housing and services provided to our Army. The survey was sent out via email from ArmyHousingSurvey@celassociates.com to the email address on file in the Housing Office. Please note, the survey ends on February 14, 2019. For more information see attached flyer.
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Downtown Lanes Bowling Center
The Downtown Lanes Bowling Center (Bldg. 5722), located between the Main Exchange and Commissary in Downtown Plaza, is now open! If you're looking for something to do, swing on by and roll a few frames! For hours of operation, check out our webpage at [https://humphreys.armymwr.com/programs/downtown-lanes]
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8A Movie Night, hosted by the 8A Chaplain Directorate
Who: All Soldiers, Family members, and Civilians
What: Movie Night Showing "Like Arrows"
Movie Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5DLx-WN1M4
When: 15 FEB 19, 1900hrs
Where: Pacific Victors Chapel
Why : To assist in the spiritual readiness and resilience of the Soldiers,
Family Members and Civilians within 8A located on Camp Humphreys.
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Yongpyong Overnight Ski Trip
February 1 is the registration deadline for the Yongpyong Overnight Ski Trip on February 16-18. If you haven't skied at this venue for the 2018 Winter Olympics, be sure to check this out! For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation [https://humphreys.armymwr.com/programs/outdoor-recreation
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PREVIOUS ENTRIES
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~~~~~~~~~~~January~~~~~~~~~~~
Stray & Wild Animals
**Do not attempt to pet or feed the dogs
There were 3 wild dogs wandering around GFOQ and the golf course area. They threatened the safety of garrison personnel. The DPW Environmental Division invited service contractors to catch those wild dogs with a tranquilizer gun and captured two wild dogs on 23 January 2019. The captured wild dogs were transported to the Veterinary Clinic in Camp Humphreys. If you see or have questions, please call service order desk at 0530-356-6068.
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~~~~~~~~~~~March~~~~~~~~~~~
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Post-wide Army Substance Abuse Program Training
ASAP post-wide training is scheduled for March 6 at the Troop Theater. The five available sessions are as listed:
9-10 a.m.
10-11 a.m.
11 a.m. - noon
1-2 p.m.
2-3 p.m.
For more information, call 755-1088.
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Women's History at the Education Center
Join UMUC Asia Professor, Dr. Cord Scott, for a presentation about the historical significance of the brave women that have served our country. This presentation will be held at the Camp Humphreys Education Center, bldg. 657 on March 18 from noon-1 p.m.
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***Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation Recurring Events***
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Humphreys Road Condition Classifications
What do the road condition colors mean for Camp Humphreys?
Green- All Clear
Amber- Drive with caution
Red- Essential travel only (0-5 approval for Government/ Tactical Vehicles)
Black- Responding Emergency Vehicles ONLY (0-6 Approval Required)
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Cold Weather Injury Prevention
The right conditions can help set up anyone for failure when it comes to cold weather injuries, regardless their rank, age, fitness level or gender. Take advantage of the risk management tools to help keep you safe by visiting htps://safety.army.mil.
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AREA-III MPD Levy Brief Has Moved
New Location: Family Theater, Bldg. 5723, (Downtown next to the Commissary/Exchange)
DATE: Wednesdays
Early sign-in: 1 p.m.
Brief starts: 1:30 p.m.
POC: DSN 757-2091/757-2508
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Health, Wellness, Readiness, and Resiliency Survey
The Community Strengths and Themes Assessment (CSTA) survey is available and ready to receive input on how community health, wellness, readiness and resiliency can be improved for Camp Humphreys and Area III, starting Jan. 1, and continues until March 31, 2019. Current Army Regulation (AR 600-63 and AR 40-5) directs installations to assess communities for health risk factors and needs. A comprehensive CSTA is supported by the Centers for Disease Control's Mobilizing Action through Planning and Partnerships process. To complete the survey visit: [https://usaphcapps.amedd.army.mil/Survey/se.ashx?s=251137452E7FC2CD].
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Holiday Office Hours
For upcoming garrison holiday hours, visit https://www.facebook.com/usaghumphreys/posts/10156837599013749.
For Family and MWR facilities Lunar New Year hours of operation, visit [https://humphreys.armymwr.com/promos/2019-lunar-hours].
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Humphreys Main Post Office In-processing
Normal hours of operation for the Humphreys Main Post office are 9 a.m.to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Package pickup hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. In-processing hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays. When in-processing, be sure to bring your ID card and your Letter of Employment.
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Saturday Hours at Cowan Post Office
Cowan Post Office, building 6809, will no longer operate the Finance Customer Service Mailing Window on Saturdays. Please visit our Main Post Office, building 5730, on Saturdays for Finance Customer Service Mailing Windows open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Area North Vacancy Announcements
Looking for a job? Check out the job list above from Area III Civilian Personnel. Interested applicants with general inquiries can email amparo.d.carr.civ@mail.mil. For applicant inquiries, email USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL.
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New to TRICARE? The Basics You Need to Know
You can now connect to a network of military and civilian providers worldwide. Learning about your benefits will help you make the most of your coverage and take command of your health this year. Read the full article here [https://tricare.mil/CoveredServices/BenefitUpdates/Archives/1_2_19_New_to_TRICARE_the_Basics_You_Need_to_Know].
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Know Before You Go - ATHOC messages
Watch this video where Abbie, from USAG Humphreys PAO, tells us about ATHOC. She gets her information from several official sources giving her full situational awareness, instead of relying on just one source. Be like Abbie, watch [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAWlEw89MDw]. You can sign up for ATHOC by contacting your unit representative.
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Airframe & Powerplant License Workshop at the Education Center
Do you find the Airframe & Powerplant license process to be a bit confusing? Good news, help is here! Join us for a lesson in the A&P process hosted by Staff Sgt. Velayo and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Space is limited, so please RSVP to camp.humphreys@erau.edu
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USO Entertainment Survey
What type of entertainment do you want to come to Camp Humphreys? You have a say. Take this survey.
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Newcomers' Orientation Location Change
The Newcomers' Orientation has change locations from the One Stop building, bldg. 6400 to the Downtown Theater, bldg. P-5723. Briefing time remains on Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Attendance is mandatory for in-processing. For more information, call DSN 757-2363/2372.
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24-Hour Fitness center on Camp Humphreys
24-Hour access to the Zoeckler Fitness Center is now available! For more information on the program and how to register, visit https://humphreys.armymwr.com/promos/zoeckler-fitness-24.
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Are you ready to Quit Tobacco?
Every year, one of the most popular New Year's resolutions is to quit tobacco. If you know service members who want to make 2019 the year they join the millions of people who have successfully quit every year, consider Tobacco Cessation classes every second Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. and fourth Tuesday, 1- 2 p.m. at the Troop Medical Clinic (bldg. 555, 2nd floor). To sign up, call Public Health Nursing at DSN 737-1751.
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Developmental Screenings
Want to find out if your child is on track with walking, talking, thinking and socializing? If so, schedule your screening with EDIS Early Intervention staff today! Please call DSN 737-1300 for more information about Ages 2 to 35 months and DSN 757-2127 for ages 3 to 5 years.
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AA Meetings
Are you interested in AA meetings? Did you know that Camp Humphreys and Osan Air Base have AA meetings available? Dates and times:
Humphreys- Building 6140 Department of Public Works
2nd Floor Conference Room; Mon-Wed-Fri; 6-7 p.m.
Osan-Chapel Annex (Next to Chapel), Osan Air Base
Tues - Sat -- Sun; 7 -8 p.m.
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Open Recreation at Burke CYS SKIES Center from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Items available for free play include basketballs, hula-hoops, scooters, Frisbee, football, bouncy balls, roller-skates and more. All participating children must be registered with CYS and parents are required to stay with their children during this time. For more information, call DSN 757-2243/2246.
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Mondays (except on January 21): After School Tutoring starting 6 p.m. at the new SFC Ray E. Duke Memorial Library, Bldg. 2220. Pre-registration required by phone or in person. Limited to ten children per day. Open to school age children from 2nd to 12th grade. For more information, call DSN 757-8126.
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Mondays and Wednesdays: Romp & Stop Playgroup with Army Community Service in Burke CYS SKIES Center, Bldg. 6317 from 9-11 a.m. For parents with infants and toddlers. For more information, call DSN 757-2363/2372.
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Tuesdays: Newcomers Orientation from 8:30 a.m.-Noon at the Downtown Theater, Bldg. P-5723. This is mandatory for in-processing. For more information, call DSN 757-2363/2372.
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Tuesdays: Basic English Language Class from 10-11a.m. in Army Community Service located in the One Stop, Bldg. 6400. Registration is required 1 week prior to start date. A minimum of four participants is needed for class to. For more information, call DSN 757-2363/2372.
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Tuesdays: Intermediate Korean Language Class from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Army Community Service located in the One Stop, Bldg. 6400. Registration is required 1 week prior to start date. If the minimum number of four participants is not met, the class will be cancelled. For more information, call DSN 757-2363/2372.
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Tuesdays and Fridays: Basic Korean Language Class from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Army Community Service located at the One Stop, Bldg. 6400. Registration is required 1 week prior to start date. If the minimum number of four participants is not met, the class will be cancelled. For more information, call DSN 757-2363/2372.
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Tuesdays: Minute-to-Win-It Tuesdays at Noon at the McGinnis Warrior Zone, Bldg. 6807. Prize for the 1st place winner. For more information, call DSN 757-1643/1644.
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Tuesdays: American Sign Language Class from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. in Army Community Service located in the One Stop, Bldg. 6400. Registration is required three business days prior to class. If the minimum number of four participants is not met, the class will be cancelled. For more information, call DSN 757-2363/2372.
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Tuesdays: BOSS Mentorship Night from 6-8 p.m. at the McGinnis Warrior Zone, Bldg. 6807. Come join the group as we talk about professional development. Registration required. For more information, call DSN 757-1647.
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Wednesdays: Korean Calligraphy from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 5-6:30 p.m. for adults and from 3-4:30 p.m. for children at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Cost is $60 and includes materials and instruction for four consecutive weeks. Learn how to write and combine Hangeul consonants and vowels in an artistic way. Registration required and payment must be made four days prior to class. If the minimum number of three participants is not met, the class will be cancelled. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Wednesdays: Soy Candle Making Class from Noon-1 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Cost is $15 and includes materials for one 5 oz. candle jar. Class registration and payment must be made four days prior to class. If the minimum number of three participants is not met, the class will be canceled. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Thursdays: Preschool Story Time starting 10 a.m. at the new SFC Ray E. Duke Memorial Library, Bldg. 2220. For more information, call DSN 757-8126.
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Thursdays: Canvas Painting Workshop from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Cost is $250 for a group of 10 participants and $20 for each additional participant. Class registration and payment must be made four days prior to class. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Thursdays: Quick Trivia Thursdays at Noon at the McGinnis Warrior Zone, Bldg. 6807. Winners will be entered in a monthly drawing for a prize. For more information, call DSN 757-1643/1644.
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Thursdays: Fuse Beads Class (ages 5 and up) from 3-4 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Cost is $5 to $20 depending on the materials. Class registration and payment must be made four days prior to class. If the minimum number of three participants is not met, the class will be canceled. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Thursdays: Foundations of Drawing from 3:30-4:40 p.m. for ages 10-12 and 4:30-6 p.m. for ages 13 and up at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Cost is $45 for ages 10-12 and $50 for ages 13 and up and includes instruction for three consecutive weeks. Course begins every 2nd Thursday of the month. Class registration and payment must be made four days prior to class. If the minimum number of three participants is not met, the class will be canceled. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Thursdays: Country or Rock Music Night from 6 p.m.-Midnight at the Flightline Tap Room. Come and socialize after work with some good music provided by a DJ. For more information, call DSN 754-3101.
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Fridays: Music Story Time for Toddlers starting 10:30 a.m. at the new SFC Ray E. Duke Memorial Library, Bldg. 2220. Open to children up to age 4. For more information, call DSN 757-8126.
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Fridays: Children's Art Program (ages 7-9) from 3 - 4 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Arts plays an important role in children's development. It helps kids in many areas, such as creativity, open-mindedness and cultural awareness. Classes are intimate and focused, so students get ample of assistance with process and techniques. Children will be able to progressively develop their artistic skills in a more structured setting. Activities include drawing, painting, pottery and paper crafts. Cost is $70 for 4 weeks. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Fridays: Variety Entertainment from 6 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Flightline Tap Room. Socialize and enjoy the entertainment after work with the Flightline Tap Room's variety programming, including live music, DJs and more! For more information, call DSN 754-3101.
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Fridays: MAGIC: The Gathering at 7 p.m. in the McGinnis Warrior Zone, Bldg. 6807 and the Recreation Center, Bldg. 5724 (Downtown Plaza). For more information, call DSN 757-1643/1644 for the Warrior Zone or DSN 757-2286 for the Recreation Center.
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Fridays: Open Mic Night starting 7 p.m. at the First and Ten Restaurant (located inside McGinnis Warrior Zone, Bldg. 6807). What can you bring to the Mic: comedy, music or poetry? For more information, call DSN 757-1641.
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Saturdays: Read to a Dog: Canine Companion Reading starting 10 a.m. at the new SFC Ray E. Duke Memorial Library, Bldg. 2220. Registration is required by phone or in person. Limited to four children per day. The mission of Canine Companion Reading is to enhance children's love of reading through the use of therapy animals and lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning. With the dog as a non-judgmental, attentive audience, children can gain greater confidence with their reading skills. For more information, call DSN 757-8126.
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Saturdays: Korean Painting Class starting at Noon and 3 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Cost is $15 and includes materials. Class registration and payment must be made four days prior to class. If the minimum number of three participants is not met, the class will be cancelled. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Saturdays: Fun with Clay starting at 2-4 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg. 5711 (Downtown Plaza). Learn various clay and pottery techniques including spinning wheels, slab pots, pinch pots, coil pots and more! Cost is $18 and includes instruction, one bag of clay, glaze and firing. Class registration and payment must be made four days prior to class. Seating is limited. First come, first served. For more information, call DSN 757-2296.
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Saturdays: Warhammer at 5 p.m. in the Recreation Center, Bldg. 5724 (Downtown Plaza). Players of all ages and levels are welcome to participate. For more information, call DSN 757-2286.
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Dungeons & Dragons on Sundays at Noon in the McGinnis Warrior Zone, Bldg. 6807 and Saturdays and Sundays at Noon in the Recreation Center, Bldg. 5724 (Downtown Plaza). For more information, call DSN 757-1643/1644 for the Warrior Zone or DSN 757-2286 for the Recreation Center.
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Sundays: Tailgate Sundays at Noon at the McGinnis Warrior Zone, Bldg. 6807. Join us for activities, prize drawings and more, while watching football! Food sales will be provided by BOSS from Noon-2 p.m. For more information, call DSN 757-1643/1644.