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Post-wide yard sale set for Stewart, Hunter
Weekly FMWR briefing for Sept. 19-25
Fort Stewart and Hunter residents have the opportunity to get rid of unwanted items at the annual post-wide yard sale on Oct. 1. - photo by Stock photo

Are you ready to get your space organized and clutter free? Block off 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 1 on your calendar.

That’s time for the Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Yard Sale and Flea Market, an opportunity to get rid of unwanted items, and make a few dollars.

Sales will be held at on-post housing areas on both Stewart and Hunter. In addition, DoD ID cardholders will be permitted to set up sales tables for household items in the Club Stewart parking lot.

There is no charge for residents of on-post housing to sell, but there is a $10 per space charge for the Club Stewart parking lot.

Everyone, including civilians, is invited to shop.

For more information, call 912-767-8238 at Stewart or 912-315-5078 at Hunter.


Bass tourney

The fifth and final catch-and-release Marne Train Bass Tourney of the season is scheduled for safe light on Saturday at Metz Pond on Fort Stewart.

First-place wins $250 for total weight (5-fish maximum) and there’s $100 for the largest bass. Plus, there’ll be door prizes and the Angler of the Year will be honored.

In March, Richmond Hill Fire Chief Ralph Catlett caught 27-inche, 13-pound a bass. Etta Duncan, 18, caught the largest bass and won total weight (7.16 pounds) in the May tournament.

For more information, call the Pass and Permit Office at Stewart, 912-435-8061, or Hunter, 912-315-5163.


Kids fish

Youth, younger than 16, of military ID cardholders are invited to fish from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Hallstrom Lake, off South Perimeter Road on Hunter.

Permit and state fishing license fees will be waived and there’s no charge. Drinks and snacks available. Limit of five catfish per child. Prizes will be given and there will be a fish-cleaning station.

Limited bait, along with loaner poles will be handed out on a first-come basis; so bring your own pole. For more information, call 912-315-9554.


Deuce and a Quarter

Register now for the Powerlifting/Bench Press Deuce and a Quarter Challenge II at Fort Stewart’s Johnson Fitness Center on Saturday.

Competitors must be 16 or older. Weigh-in will be at 8 a.m. and a briefing at 9:30. The entry fee is $30.

The powerlifting competition will consist of three lifts: squats, bench press and deadlift. The bench press will be determined by the heavy lift from each competitors’ weight class. The Deuce and a Quarter (225 pounds press for reps) competition is a test for strength and endurance, based on the number of reps performed.

First-, second- and third-place awards will be presented.

For more information, call 912-435-9306.


Dinner and a Movie

Enjoy a three-course meal and the acclaimed film “Big Night” at Dinner and a Movie Sept. 30 at Club Stewart.

The movie is about two Italian immigrants who open their dream restaurant in 1950s-era New Jersey. The authentic food they serve is too unfamiliar for the locals’ tastes, and the restaurant struggles. Its fate could be decided on one big night, when bandleader Louis Prima visits.

The film is rated R. 

The cost is $25 per person. Social hour, with all-you-can-eat appetizers, begins at 6 p.m. Dinner and the movie start at 7.

CYSS is offering Parents Night Out the same night. Call Club Stewart, 912-767-4631, for more information about Dinner and a Movie, or Parent Central Services, 912-767-2312, at Stewart or 912-315-5425 at Hunter for Parents Night Out information.


Big Game bingo

The Big Game at Stewart Bingo, adjacent to Club Stewart, and Hunter Bingo, adjacent to Hunter Club, on Saturday, Oct. 1, gives players a chance to win $32,000 in prizes. Postponed earlier because of Tropical Storm Hermine, the night features nine $1,800 games and a $13,000 coverall. Lightning rounds run from 1-4 p.m., with the main event at 7.

VIP Special: fully loaded 108 faces for $150, a $25 savings, when you buy by Sept. 22. For more information, call 912-767-4200, Stewart, or 912-315-4603, Hunter.

Only DoD ID cardholders and their guests are permitted to play Stewart/Hunter Bingo.


Bowlopolis League

Kids, here’s a chance to have fun and get your own bowling ball.

Bowl for eight weeks on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon in the Bowlopolis League at Stewart Bowling Center, and you will receive a ball.

The league is for children 3 and up. Bowling starts Oct. 1. The cost is $8 per child per week.

For more information, call 912-767-4273.


Olympic style weightlifting

Beginning Oct. 4, Caro Fitness Center will offer a 10-week Advanced Olympic Style Weightlifting Class from 6-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost is $25 for a 10-week pass or $3 a class. Register online at Also, scheduled CrossFit hours beginning in October are Monday-Friday from 12-1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. For more information, call 912-767-4763. 


Walt Disney World

See Walt Disney World aglow in its holiday finest at discount prices for active duty military and DoD civilians.

Give the Gift of Disney prices for a family of four will be offered for visits from Nov. 15 through Dec. 15.

The 3-nights 4-days packages include accommodations off Disney property, with shuttle. Call or visit Leisure Travel for pricing details.

Hours for the Stewart office, 912-767-2841, in the PX Furniture Mall Complex, are 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Hours for the Hunter office, 912-315-3674, in the Hunter PX Exchange, are 9:30.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Managed hunt

Registration now for an Oct. 22 managed hunt in the Delta Complex Area of Fort Stewart. There are 50 slots, 45 for soldiers and five for retirees. Registration accepted at Stewart/Hunter Pass and Permit offices until noon Oct. 12. Drawing at 1 p.m. that day.

Hunters may register for this hunt and those on Nov. 12 and Dec. 17, but participate in only one. Cost is $25 per person. Lunch provided around noon. DPW, Fish and Wildlife Branch will help clean game to assist sportsmen in processing their harvest.

For more information, call 912-435-8061 on Stewart or 912-315-5163 on Hunter.


Alpha Warrior Competition

Do you have what it takes to be an Alpha Warrior? 

Youth and adults can put themselves to the test Oct. 21, when Army Entertainment and MWR bring Alpha Warrior to Newman Fitness Center.

American Ninja Warrior competitors Brent Steffensen and Kacy Cantanzaro will set the pace. Measure yourself against their times on the Alpha Warrior Battle Rig. Pre-registration not required. Waivers available on-site.

When your competition is done, watch the “Battle of the Brigades.” Spectators are encouraged to show their brigade pride.    

For details, go to or call 912-767-6212.


Zombie 5k

Run for your life in the Dawn of the Zombies 5K haunted trail run at Fort Stewart at 8 a.m. Oct. 22 in the Holbrook Pond Recreation Area.

If you complete the run without having your three life points (flags) taken by zombies along the course, you have “survived” and will receive a medal.

Register at Runners must be 12 or older. Cost is $25 per person through Sept. 30, $30 until Oct. 17, and $35 at the run. For more information, go to or call 912-767-6212.


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