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Car, bike show scheduled for Sept. 12
Weekly FMWR briefing for Aug. 17-23
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A bowling tournament is set for Aug. 27 at Marne Lanes. Registration has closed, but you're not too late to plan to be a spectator.


The Corkan and Hunter outdoor swimming pools have completed the summer schedule and now are open only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

However, outdoor pools will be open from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Labor Day, the final day of the 2015 outdoor pool season.

Bryan Village Pool has already closed.

Hours for indoor pools at Newman and Tominac fitness centers have also been adjusted.

Both pools (through Labor Day) will be open Monday-Friday from 5 a.m.-1 p.m. and Monday and Thursday from 1-8 p.m. for recreation. The pools are closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Johnson Fitness Center’s pool is open Monday-Friday from 5 a.m.-1 p.m.


Movie Under Stars

"How to Train Your Dragon 2," PG, is next in the Holbrook Movies Under the Stars series. “Dragon…” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 22. There’s no charge. Movie-goers are asked to bring chairs or blankets. Popcorn and drinks will be sold. For more information, call 767-4316.


Trivia at Club Stewart

Join a four-person team for BOSS Trivia Night at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in Warriors Lounge at Club Stewart and you might take home $100 each. The free event is open to all and is presented by boingo. Prizes will be awarded each round. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided at no cost by boingo wireless. A cash bar will also be open. For more information, call 767-6212.


Newman closed Aug. 26-27

Newman Fitness Center will be closed Aug. 26-27 for maintenance. Patrons are encouraged to use Johnson, Caro and Jordan centers. Newman will reopen on Aug. 28.


Bodybuilding contest

The Rock Bodybuilding, Physique and Figure Contest will be Aug. 29 at Woodruff Theater, with weigh-in 8-9 a.m., pre-judging at 10 and the finals at 6:30 p.m.

A free bodybuilding, physique and figure seminar will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 22 at Newman Fitness Center. Topics will include posing and presentation.

The contest is open to military ID cardholders (17 and older) and civilians. Entry fee is $35 with an extra $15 for crossovers.

First to third-place awards and trophies will be awarded in eight divisions.

Fees for spectators are $5 during pre-judging and $10 for finals, free for ages 13 and under. For more information, call 767-3031.


Rising Star

Stewart/Hunter’s Operation Rising Star competition starts at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Thunder Run in Club Stewart, with semi-final and final rounds at 6:30 Sept. 10 and 18.

Soldiers, spouses and family members, 18 and older with a DoD ID card are eligible for the singing competition.

First prize in the local competition is $750, second is $350 and third is $200.

The top winner also is eligible for the Army-wide finals in San Antonio. Last year, Fort Stewart Army spouse Celeste Betton was the top runner-up in the finals.

Fill out applications at Stewart or Hunter Leisure Travel.

Family readiness groups and units are eligible to win a Spirit Award – $300 toward their unit funds even if they don’t have a singer in the competition. Second place prize is a certificate for $150 and third place $100 toward renting equipment and/or pavilion for a function.  

Support will be determined by level of applause.

For information, call 767-4316.


Group cruise  

Set sail with Leisure Travel on a five-day Bahamas cruise leaving from Jacksonville next year. Ports of call are Nassau and Freeport. Registration ongoing at Leisure Travel offices. Prices are $349.76 per person (inside rooms) and $389.76 (ocean view), based on double occupancy. First deposit of $25 per person is due Sept. 7. The second, $200 deposit, is due June 15 and the final payment is due Aug. 15, 2016.

For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 at Hunter.


Gridiron challenge

If you enjoy picking NFL winners, and want to challenge your skill, the Gridiron Challenge Football Frenzy every Friday in Warriors Lounge at Club Stewart is for you. The kickoff party starts at 7 p.m. Sept. 10. There’s no admission charge, but you must be 21 or older to drink. Each week, the person who picked the most winners will win a prize. Wins will be kept on file and after 17 weeks, a prize will be awarded for the most correct picks. For more information, call 767-4717.


Light Up the Night

Registration is under way for the Light Up the Night Glow 5K Run/Walk and After Party on Sept. 11 at Newman Field.

The cost is $30 per person through Sept. 3, and $40 (payable onsite only) Sept. 10-11. Youths 11 and younger pay $10.

Register at Stewart/Hunter Leisure Travel or online at

Participants receive T-shirts, race bibs, glow glasses and necklace.

The run begins at 7:30 p.m., just as the 3rdID’s first annual, 48-hour Memorial Ruck March is ending. Participants from both events will join to remember Gold Star Families, first responders and all those who were lost Sept. 11.

The start/finish line will be on Sixth Street adjacent to the Quick Track. The run will wind through Taylors Creek Golf Course.

The After Party will have a black light zone, bounce houses, giant Jenga, life-size Pong, and other outdoor games and a deejay.

For additional information, call 767-2515.


Car show

A BOSS Car, Truckand& Bike Show, with more than $800 in prizes, will be in the Exchange parking lot Sept. 12.

Cost to compete is $20 per vehicle or $10 per bike. Registration will be from 9:30-10 a.m. that day. Judging will begin at 11 a.m. and an awards ceremony will be at 2 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

Bike categories are overall, cruiser and sport. Car/truck categories are classic, new muscle, new import (2005+) old import, best truck/SUV, best overall and most modified.

For more information, call 320-0722 or 767-6212.

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