Saturday is National Hot Dog Day and to celebrate Stewart Lanes Bowling Center is offering hot dogs any way you like them for just $2 per dog. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 912-767-4273.
Missoula Children's Theater auditions at Stewart/Hunter
Auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "The Little Mermaid" musical will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 18 at School Age Services.
About 75 youth between the ages of 7 and 18 will have an opportunity to learn about and experience drama, public speaking and acting through the Missoula production.
Rehearsals will continue from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19-22 at SAS.
"The Little Mermaid" performance, free and open to the public, will be at 3 p.m. July 23 at Woodruff Theater. For more information, call 767-6071.
Auditions for the Missoula presentation at Hunter will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 25 at Hunter's building 1289. "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" will be performed at Hunter. About 75 youth will be chosen to participate. For more information about the Hunter presentation, call 767-6071.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy open house
An open house for military families will be held from 1-4:30 p.m. July 21 at First Presbyterian Christian Academy, 308 East Court St. in Hinesville.
Military families are invited to meet staff, teachers and student ambassadors. Refreshments will be served. Call 876-0441 or visit www.fpcahinesville.com for more information.
Liberty County Schools military registration day
Liberty County Schools will have a military registration day from 8 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. July 26 at their specific school for families needing to register students for the 2011-12 school year.
To help ease military families' transition into the system, all Liberty County Schools will register students, give school and district information, give class assignments and create schedules, as well as answer academic and school-related questions.
For registration, families will need to bring: Social Security card; birth certificate; Georgia Certificate of Immunization (Form 3231) Georgia Certificate of Ear, Eye and Dental Screening (Form 3300); two proofs of residence; proof of enrollment and attendance (report card/school transcript) in an accredited school; and departing school address.
For more information, call the Fort Stewart School Liaison Office at 767-6533.
Back to School Fair at Club Stewart
The Child, Youth and School Services' "Back to School Fair," featuring information, fashion and prizes, will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 27 at Club Stewart.
You will be able to talk with local school representatives, learn more about family and youth-related services on Fort Stewart and see the Back-to-School Fashion Show.
Students will model school uniforms and fashions from the AAFES PX in the fashion show, which begins at 11:30 a.m.
The event also will include a number of prizes and giveaways, as well as children's activities.
FMWR's on the web, Facebook
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Web site for information about what FMWR has to offer Soldiers and the Families of Soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
Also, follow events on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FortStewartHunterFMWR.
GC Golf Scramble at Stewart
The Garrison Commander's 4-Person Golf Scramble at Taylors Creek Golf Course will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. July 29.
The cost is $35 for active duty, military retirees, Army civilians and golf club members. It is $45 for civilian guests. The event will accept the first 25 teams. Register your team by July 27.
For details, call 767-2370.
Dog Days of the Marne Youth Football Clinic
Dog Days of the Marne Youth Football Clinic will be from 9 a.m.-noon July 28, 29 and 30 at the Youth Sports football field. Youth ages 8-17 may take part.
There is no charge, but space is limited, and participants are encouraged to register at Jordan Youth Gym. All participants must be registered with Child, Youth and School Services.
The clinic will focus on speed, agility, distance and starts, catching and character building.
For more information, call 912-767-1428.
CYSS Youth Sports registration
Registration for tackle football/cheerleading and fall soccer will close Aug 15, or when all slots are filled.
Registration is open to CYSS members on and off post. Football is open to ages 7-12 (as of Aug. 1), cheerleading is open to ages 6-13 (Dec 31) and soccer is open to ages 4-13 (Aug 1).
Register online at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/stewartcyms.html or call Parent Central Services at 767-2312, in building T-0029 (next to post library). Parent Central Services is open by appointment only on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Walk-ins welcome on Wednesdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
For additional information on sports, call the Youth Sports Office at 767-4371 or 767-9342. Volunteers are welcome and needed to coach. If interested, call those numbers or visit Jordan Youth Gym, on West 6th Street. All new volunteers are required to submit to a background check.
Operation Rising Star contestant sign-up
Singers from Stewart and Hunter can sign up to compete in Operation Rising Star, the Army's version of "American Idol," at Rocky's Zone. The free competition is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and is open to active duty, National Guard or Reserve from any branch of service, or family members who are 18 or older. The sign-up deadline is Aug. 19.
The local Operation Rising Star opens its 2011 competition at Rocky's Zone on Aug. 30. Subsequent rounds will be on Sept. 6 and Sept. 13, with the finals scheduled for Sept. 20.
The first-place winner will receive $500 and advance to the 2011 finals. Second place will receive $250 and third place will receive $100. The Army-wide winner will receive an all expense paid, 3-day professional recording studio experience in Los Angeles.
The Spirit Award - $300 for a unit or Family Readiness Group fund - will be given to the best supportive group. Any unit or FRG may compete, regardless of contestant participation. Support will be determined each night of the contest by level of applause. A cumulative score from each night will determine the winner. All local decisions are final.
For more information, call 767-4316.
Pass & Permit Wildlife Photo Contest
Registration is under way for the Wildlife Photo Contest to be held Nov. 16 at the Fort Stewart Pass & Permit Office. Registration will close Nov. 3.
The theme is wildlife photography. Please, no photos of pets. Photo dimensions are four by six inches or larger and there is no limit to the quantities entered.
The contest is open to amateur photographers and entry fees are $5 (ages 2-15) per photo and $10 (ages 16 and older) per photo.
For details and entry forms, call 435-8061 at Stewart or (912) 315-5163 at Hunter.