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A women and men's single (three levels of play) double elimination racquetball tournament will be held May 7-9 at Newman Fitness Center and the Johnson Fitness Center.

There will be one event per person. First- and second-place medals will be awarded in all divisions.

For details, call 767-3031.


Latin Bistro Night

Latin dishes are featured on Bistro Thursday, May 7, from 5-8 p.m. Enjoy a salad bar, two-three appetizer buffet, themed entrée choices and dessert. Bar service is available.

The price is $12.95 for adults and $6.95 for children 10 and younger.

Children’s menu available on request. For more information, call 767-4717.


Foot-golf scramble

Lt. Col. Will Bowman invites all to play in the inaugural Garrison Commander’s Foot-Golf Scramble, which will start at 9 a.m. Friday, May 8.

The 18-hole, foot-golf layout is adjacent to the front nine holes of Hunter Golf Course.

The cost for the 4-person scramble is $25 per person. Rules are similar to regular golf. Indoor or turf shoes permitted, but cleats are not allowed. Register by May 7.

For more information, call 315-9115.


Mother's Day Brunch

Make the day special for mom at the Mother’s Day Brunch from 10:30 a.m. -2 p.m. May 10 at Club Stewart, build.

Enjoy Southern breakfast favorites, omelet station, carving station and much more.

Advance tickets, at the club, are $14.95 for adults and $6.95 kids 10 and under. Advance prices end May 7. Prices at the door are $17.95 for adults and $7.95 for kids.  Children ages 0-2 are free.

For more information, call 767-4717.


Brews & Bites

A 75thAnniversary Brews & Bites, so-named to celebrate establishment of Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, will be at 5 p.m. May 15 at Hunter Club.

Give your taste buds a treat at four stations of hors d’oeuvres paired with brews produced by Service Brewing Co. of Savannah. A company sommelier will be on hand.

Buy advance tickets, at $25 per person until May 12 at Club Stewart or Hunter Club. Tickets are $30 per person after May 12. The event can accommodate 100 persons. The public is welcome.

For more information, call 315-4603.


Outdoor movies

The first in the popular Holbrook Movies Under the Stars series will be May 16 at 8:30 p.m. and will feature “Big Hero 6.” The PG film lasts 93 minutes.

There’s no charge. Movie-goers are asked to bring chairs or blankets. A vendor will sell popcorn and drinks.

Other movies and dates:

June 19: “Maleficent,” PG (97 minutes).

July 17: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” PG-13 (101 minutes).

Aug. 22: “How to train your Dragon 2,” PG, (102 minutes).

Sept. 11: “Guardians of the Galaxy,” PG-13, (121 minutes).

Oct. 24: “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” PG (25 minutes) and “Hocus Pocus,” PG, (96 minutes). 

For more information, call 767-4316.


Anniversary run

Run and ride on ground that is part of the history of Hunter Army Airfield’s service to America.

Hunter 75th Anniversary Duathlon 5K Run starts at 8 a.m. May 16 and consists of a 5K run on the flight line, a 10-mile bicycle ride around the post perimeter and a 3K run around the headquarters.

There will also be static military displays, music and food vendors. Civilians are invited.

Trophies will be awarded to the top runners. Awards will be present to winners in each age group. T-shirts will be given to pre-registered participants.

Register at The cost is $25 per person until April 30, $35 per person from May 1-11 and $40 on the day of the race.

For additional information, call 315-5078.


Summer Waves

Enjoy Summer Waves on Jekyll Island with Leisure Travel on May 16. Register by May 13 for the trip to the water park. The cost of $25 per person includes transportation and admission. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart and 315-3674 on Hunter.


Armed Forces Run

Non-competitive runs, as part of Armed Forces Day, start at 9 a.m. May 16 at Jordan Fitness Center on Stewart, and at Stephen Douglas Street and North Perimeter Road on Hunter.

Youth aged 5-13 are invited to participate.

Ages 5-6 will run five-tenths of a mile, ages 7-8 one mile, and ages 9-13 two miles. There’s no charge, and T-Shirts will be given to all youth runners. Parents may run with children.

Sign up at Youth Sports or online at by clicking on Registration at the left and then selecting Fort Stewart or Hunter from the drop-down base menu.

For more information, call 767-5742 at Stewart or 315-9781 at Hunter.


‘Jungle Book’ auditions

Auditions for MWR Community Theater’s next production, “Jungle Book,” will be at Newman Fitness Center from 7-8:30 p.m. May 14-15, and from 6-8:30 p.m. May 16. Show dates are July 17-18. For more information, call 767-6212.


Okefenokee trip  

Explore the Okefenokee Swamp Park at Waycross with Leisure Travel on May 30. Register by May 18. The cost is $25 per person for transportation and admission. Tour consists of a boat and train rides and demonstration with snakes and alligators. Bring your own lunch. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart and 315-3674 at Hunter.


Explore Macon

Visit Macon with Leisure Travel June 13 and explore the city’s Native American and Indian heritage and the Tubman Museum, and learn about Georgia’s famous athletes. Registration closes May 1. The $85 per-person cost does not include food. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.


N.C. weekend

Visit an Indian village, see their arts and crafts, native dancing and tour a museum while learning about the Trail of Tears during a weekend trip to Cherokee, NC, June 12-14.

Activities will include a night at Harrah’s Casino and a stop at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville Sunday. The cost is $600 for up to four people per room. Fee includes transportation and a two-night stay at the Cherokee Grand Hotel. Biltmore tour is an additional cost.

Registration closes May 31. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 at Hunter.

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