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Leisure Travel planning May canoe trip
Weekly FMWR briefing for April 4-10
Paddlers will be able to choose between canoes and kayaks for the May 14 Leisure Travel trip down an area waterway. - photo by Stock photo

Enjoy the great outdoors on a Leisure Travel Canoe/Kayak Float Trip starting at 8 a.m. May 14 on a Georgia waterway.

The cost is $20 per person and covers vessel rent and transportation. Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Paddlers must be at least 12. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch.

Participants will be asked if prefer a canoe or kayak when they register at Outdoor Recreation Equipment Checkout (912-435-8205) at Holbrook Pond by May 9. For more information, call 912-435-8205 on Hunter or 912-767-4316 on Stewart.


Golf scramble

Hunter Garrison Commander’s 4-person scramble will be at Hunter Golf Course Friday. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome. The $35 entry fee pays for greens fee, golf cart, range balls, light lunch and prizes. For more information, call 912-315-9115.


Fairways to Freedom

An adaptive golf clinic to encourage individuals with disabilities or challenges due to spine injury, amputation and more to play golf, will be at 2 p.m. April 11 on the Taylors Creek Golf Course Driving Range.

The free Fairways to Freedom clinic will be led by PGA professionals and physical therapists and is open to civilians, veterans and active duty. 

To register or for more information, call PGA pro John Fesperman at 912-767-2370.


Cosmic Bingo

Celebrate the end of the tax season with Stewart/Hunter Cosmic Bingo at 10 p.m. April 15. The high energy event will have giveaways, black lights, fluorescent paper and glow in the dark fun, as well as ten $100 games, free snacks and specialty drinks. Stewart Bingo is adjacent to Club Stewart and Hunter Bingo is adjacent to Hunter Club. For more information, call 912-767-4200 on Stewart or 912-315-4603 on Hunter.


Long-range shoot

Soldiers, retirees, Army civilians and guests can sight in large caliber weapons (registered at Fort Stewart) from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 16 at Red Cloud Echo Range Complex. Rifles of any caliber. No pistols or shotguns. Targets will be at 100-500 meters (paper) and 750-1,000 meters (steel). Cost is $15 per two-hour block/person. Bring correct cash amount to range. For more information, call 912-435-8061 or 912-767-4316.   


Concert on Fort Gordon

The USO presents singer-songwriter multi-instrumentalist Hunter Hayes in concert – free to DOD cardholders only – at 7:30 p.m. April 15 at Barton Field on Fort Gordon. Concert-goers are asked to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions available for purchase. No coolers or pets allowed. For more information about the concert, go to


Spring Carnival

The Stewart/Hunter Spring Carnival is coming to Fort Stewart’s Walker Field April 14-17. The carnival will feature a variety of rides for adults and children, plus skill games, food concessions and a beer garden. The public is welcome. Pets, coolers, outside food and glass bottles are prohibited.

Hours are: 5-10 p.m. April 14, 5 p.m.-midnight April 15, noon-midnight April 16 and 1-10 p.m. April 17

Rides prices range from three to four tickets, which cost $1 for one $10 for 12, $20 for 24 and $40 for 50. $25 arm bands give buy unlimited rides for a night. Specials include Thursday Date Night, $40 for two arm bands; and Sunday Family Day, $75 for four arm bands (limit two adults).

For information, visit or call 912-767-6212.


BOSS Movie Nights

Sign-up begins first day of every month for this BOSS Program, which provides transportation and 20 free movie tickets to one showing a month (through August) for Stewart/Hunter single soldiers, soldiers’ parents and geo-bachelors to the Royal Cinemas in Pooler.

Showing on April 15 is “The Jungle Book,” rated PG. Other shows will be on May 6 and 27, June 17, July 22 and Aug. 5. Reservations made on a first-come basis.

Register at Stewart, 912-767-2841, or Hunter, 912-315-3674, Leisure Travel office. For information, call 912-767-9917.


Extreme color run

Prepare to sparkle in the Extreme Color Run/Walk Glitter Edition 5K starting at 9 a.m. April 16 in the Holbrook Pond Recreation Area. The run supports Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and is open to the public. Register online using WebTrac or visit Stewart-Hunter Leisure Travel offices. Cost is $30 until April 14, and $40 on April 15 and the day of the run. Strollers and school children's bicycles are welcomed, but not pets. For more information, call 912-767-6212.


Character meet and greet

Children will have a chance to meet movie and television characters April 16 at a character meet and greet, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Tominac Fitness Center.

Previous guests have included Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Spiderman, Disney princesses and Doc McStuffins, to name a few. Who will appear this time? Bring your cameras.

There is a $1 charge for everyone entering the gym.

For more information, call 912-315-5078, or 912-315-9554.


Foot golf tourney

Taylors Creek Golf Course is hosting a Foot Golf Tournament on April 16. The $10 entry fee includes soccer ball and water (cart not included). Registration begins at noon. Pre-tournament briefing at 12:45 and kick-off at 1. For more information, call 912-767-2370.


Get Golf Ready  

Get Golf Ready, for parents and children (7 or older) is coming to Taylors Creek Golf Course April 30 from 1-2 p.m. PGA pro John Fesperman will introduce the parent/child teams to the swing, course and game. The cost is $30 per team. Limited to three teams. Clubs available free for the program. For more information, call 912-767-2370.

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