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The post Christmas trees will be lit Dec. 4 on Fort Stewart and Dec. 5 on Hunter. - photo by Stock photo

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s closures and change of hours of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities are available at:

Fort Stewart FMWR holiday hours http://www.stewartmwr.com

Hunter FMWR holiday hours http://www.huntermwr.com

 

Managed hunts

Soldiers and retirees can register until Dec. 10 for the final Outdoor Recreation managed hunt Dec. 20 in the Bravo 4 area of Fort Stewart.

Sign up at the Stewart or Hunter Pass and Permit offices.

Fifty participants will be selected in a drawing. A $10 fee per hunter is payable upon selection.

For more information, call either office, 435-8061 on Stewart and 315-5163 on Hunter.

 

Turkey egg hunt

Help find the eggs left by turkeys around Cypress Creek Adventure Golf on Monday.

Kids (ages 0-5) are invited to hunt for the missing eggs while having fun. The hunt is free and starts at 10 a.m. For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Book Buddy Story Time

Children, ages 3-5, are invited to George P. Hays Library to read, sing and engage in activities during Book Buddy Story Time at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 3, 10 and 17. There is no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.

 

Christmas tree lightings

The Christmas tree outside Club Stewart will come to life and Santa will greet children during the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4.

Seasonal music will be presented by the 3rd ID Band and a high school chorus and cheerleaders perform.

Santa will be available for pictures, and Mrs. Claus may join him, so bring your cameras. Free cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Gluhwein will be for sale.

For more information, call 767-6212.

On Hunter, Santa will arrive and the colorful tree outside Hunter Club will come to life during a ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5. There will be kiddie-train rides, as well as seasonal music by the 3rd ID Band and a school chorus.

Free cookies and hot chocolate will be served and Gluhwein will be available for sale. Santa will be available for pictures.

Right after the ceremony, the Trees for Troops give away to soldiers and family members will take place.

Trees provided by The Christmas Spirit Foundation and FedEX will be given away on a first-come basis. Also, free Christmas tree stands provided by AAFES, while supplies last.

For more information, call 315-5078.

 

Trees for Troops on Stewart  

Free, donated Christmas trees will be given to soldiers and families on a first-come basis at Newman Fitness Center at 9 a.m. Dec. 6.

This is the ninth year The Christmas Spirit Foundation and FedEx have provided trees. Military ID card required. Also, free Christmas tree stands will be given out by AAFES while supplies last.

For more information, call 767-6212.

 

Storytime with Chelsy

Children, ages 5-12, are invited to Storytime With Chelsy from 3-4 p.m. Dec. 4, 11 and 18 at George P. Hays Library. Hear different stories and make crafts, each week. There’s no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.

 

Play with Santa

Santa is taking a break  to play with his fans before the big day.

He will be at Stewart Bowling Center from 1-3 p.m. and Corkan Family Fun Center from 3:15-5 p.m. on Dec. 6. While you wait, bowling will be $1.50 per person per game and $1.50 shoe rental or roller skate for $3.

For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Brunch with Santa

Plans to enjoy a brunch with Santa on Dec. 7 from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Club Stewart. The menu will include breakfast favorites.

There also will be a photo opportunity with Santa.

Advance tickets, on sale at the club, are $14.95 for adults and $6.95 for children until Dec. 5. The cost after that is $17.95 for adults and $7.95 for children. Children 2 and under are free. For more information, call 767-4717.

 

Red Pin Bowling

Stewart Bowling Center is bringing back its favorite game Red Pin Bowling on the first and last Sunday of each month.

From 6-9 p.m. Dec. 7 and 28, when a red pin comes down in the number one position, notify a staff member and if you roll a strike and you win a game. The cost is $2 per game and $2 shoe rental per person.

For more information, call 767-4273.

 

Christmas crafts

Bring the family for Christmas craft fun at George P. Hays Library from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 13. The crafts will vary and supplies are limited. There is no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.

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