VICENZA, Italy (February 1, 2019) -- Following are some events and activities offered by USAG Italy Family and MWR. Please note that BOSS Soldiers get a 10 percent discount off the price of day trips.

Call Outdoor Recreation for more information, DSN 634-7453, comm. 0444-71-7453, or stop by the office on Caserma Ederle next to Clothing Sales.


ENTERTAINMENT & TRIPS

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Feb. 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Fitness Center, Caserma Ederle
Tampa Bay Buccaneers football players and cheerleaders are coming to Vicenza for a meet and greet at the Post Exchange and clinic at the Fitness Center on Caserma Ederle. The event is open to all community members. There will also be a cheerleading clinic, open to Vicenza High School and Child & Youth Services cheerleaders. No sign up is necessary.

Turin and the Egyptian Museum
Feb. 2, 6 a.m.-9 p.m., $90/$55/$35
ODR, Caserma Ederle
Turin's Egyptian Museum has one of the most complete sets of ancient artifacts in the world, second only to the museum in Cairo. Established in 1824, the museum boasts the statue of Ramses II, the Tomb of KHA and Merit, and more than 4,000 years of Egyptian history. This is a must-see for anyone interested in Egyptian history.

Super Bowl 53 Party
Feb. 3, 10 p.m.-Feb. 4, 5 a.m.
The Arena, Caserma Ederle
Don't miss out on America's biggest game of the year! Head upstairs to the Lion's Den and root for your favorite team. Enjoy the big game playing live on the big screen, drink and food specials all night, and prizes and giveaways.

Super Bowl LIII
Feb. 3, 10 p.m.-Feb. 4, 5 a.m.
Warrior Zone, Caserma Del Din
Wear your team jersey and enjoy the game with friends at the facility with multiple big screens. The event is free and open to all Vicenza Military Community members 18 years and older.

Lucerne, Switzerland Express
Feb. 9, 3 a.m., $95/$60/$43
ODR, Caserma Ederle
Enjoy the Swiss city of Lucerne, a beautiful water-centric town with surrounding mountains. A 14th-century bridge connects the town's fortifications with gorgeous artwork on the underside of the bridge covers. Whether you check out the secret fortresses and hidden mountain tunnels or enjoy a riverside meal, Lucerne is worth adding to (then checking off!) your bucket list. Price includes a guided tour of the city. Bring your tourist passport.

Venice Carnevale at Night
Feb. 23, 3 p.m.-Feb. 24, 1 a.m., $85
ODR, Caserma Ederle
Celebrate this centuries-old festival with Outdoor Recreation. Carnevale dates back to 1094 and is celebrated all over Italy, the most spectacular display being in Venice. It is a celebration of the passage from winter into spring, a time when seemingly anything is possible. Including the illusion where the most humble of classes become the most powerful. Participants will be visiting the Venice at night. If you have never been to Venice at night, this trip is a must-do. Cost includes transportation to Venice and private taxi to and from St. Mark's Square. Bring euros for shopping and meals.


CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Doc Talk with Dr. Mieke VanderBorght
Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 1-2 p.m.
ACS, Bldg. 108, Caserma Ederle
Join child development and parenting expert Dr. Mieke for a drop-in parenting clinic. Sessions will include rotating parental topics, followed by open-ended discussions and Q&A. Attendance is free, and no RSVP is required. Have small ones in tow? Bring them along. This is a recurring clinic and is free to participants.

Pre-school Story Time
Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Library, Caserma Ederle
Join the library for weekly story time, with a different theme each week. Activities include making a craft, listening to stories and meeting new friends. Open to children ages 3 to 5 years old.

English as a Second Language
Feb. 6, 8, 12, 15, 20, 22 & 27
Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon
ACS, Bldg. 108, Caserma Ederle
English as a Second Language introduces clients to the fundamentals of the English language. Participants can enjoy learning and speaking basic English together. Participants should expect: language fundamentals. Grammar, a friendly learning atmosphere, culture and classroom setting.

Family Advocacy Program Annual Troop Training
Feb. 21, 9-10 a.m.
Sigholtz Center, Caserma Del Din
Annual Troop Training familiarizes Soldiers with identification and reporting of domestic violence, prevention of family violence, identification and reporting of child abuse, FAP education and prevention services. This training can assist commanders by increasing awareness of prevention and education resources for family violence. Commanders are asked to sign up units by the 10th of the month of the training you wish to attend. Register by calling DSN 634-8526/7500, comm. 0444-71-8526/7500.

Family Advocacy Program Annual Command Team Training
Feb. 21, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Sigholtz Center, Caserma Del Din
Command teams are required by Army Regulation 608-18 to receive FAP training within 45 days of taking command/responsibility and to ensure they renew that training annually. Register by calling DSN 634-8526/7500, comm. 0444-71-8526/7500.

Children's Clothing Swap
Feb. 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Library Conference Room, Caserma Ederle
Bring in the items your child has outgrown and swap it for something new. Drop off items at the library front desk beginning Feb. 13; drop-off deadline is Feb. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Sizes 0-5 years only. Clean, gently used clothing and shoes only. Any items left in the conference room after 1 p.m. will be donated to the Thrift Shop.

Adult Clothing Swap
Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Library Conference Room, Caserma Ederle
Join the Ederle Library for an adult clothing swap and refresh your wardrobe, Bring in the items you no longer use and exchange them for something new. Things to remember for item drop-off: Drop off items at the Ederle Library front desk.; the library will accept items beginning Feb. 14.; and deadline for drop-off is Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m. Please bring clean, gently used adult clothing and shoes only. Any items left in the conference room after 2 p.m. will be donated to the Thrift Shop.

SPORTS & FITNESS

Group Fitness Classes
Date & time vary
Fitness Centers, Caserma Ederle and Caserma Del Din
The fitness centers have plenty of great classes to help you get in shape, open to all skill levels. Classes include Zumba, cycling, Taekwondo, yoga, power pump and many more. Cost is $5 per class or $35 for 10.

Youth Running Club
Feb. 7, 12 & 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Vicenza CYS Sports & Fitness, Bldg. 702, Villaggio
Ready... set ... run! This program is designed to teach correct running techniques in a team environment. Participants will need running shoes and athletic gear appropriate for outdoor and year-round running. The club is open to youth ages 6 to 18 years old who are registered with CYS. The club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays through June.