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'Recycle' games coming to Rocky Zone
Weekly FMWR briefing for Aug. 8
Bottles, cans and other recyclable items will be turned into game pieces for Rocky's Recycle Event from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 15-19. - photo by Stock photo

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Get Fit ... Be Strong Boot Camp
Registration is under way for the upcoming CYSS Get Fit ... Be Strong Boot Camp.
This fun, yet challenging physical training style is to increase strength, endurance, flexibility and confidence in youth ages 11-18.
The camp will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 6-29 at the Fort Stewart Youth Sports Baseball Complex at the corner of Hero and Coe Avenues.
The boot camp is free and registration will remain open through Sept. 2. Parents and guardians are allowed and encouraged to participate with their youth.
For more information, call 767-1428.

Themed Menus Wednesdays at Club Stewart
Variety is the spice of life, as the saying goes, and Club Stewart's Thunder Run is adding variety and spice to its Wednesday evening menus.
Rotating, themed buffets, catering to an eclectic range of tastes, begins this Wednesday with Mexican fare. Asian food will be served on Aug. 17, American favorites on Aug. 24 and Italian cuisine on Aug. 31.
Serving is from 5-8 p.m. in Thunder Run.
The cost is $9.95 per adult and half-price for children ages 5-10. There is no charge for younger children.
For more information, call 368-2212.

Recycling fun at Rocky's
If you think swishing a three-pointer with a Spalding basketball is tough, try it with an empty milk jug.
That will be just one part of the fun at the Rocky's Recycle Event from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 15-19. The games will be played to promote recycling on Fort Stewart.
Recyclables will be used to play Texas hold'em, billiards, ping pong and air hockey, among other games. A special lunch menu is being planned.
Come on out, join the fun and feel good about being a part of the post's recycling efforts.
For more information, call 767-8715.

Beatrix Potter Storytime at library
Children up to age 12 are invited to hear stories by Beatrix Potter, who wrote "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" among other books, from 4-5 p.m. Aug. 17 in the Children's Room at George P. Hays Library.
For more information, call 767-2828.

Unit/company level intramural bowling tournament
Unit and company level teams of four players each can compete in a tournament starting at 1:15 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Marne Lanes Bowling Center.
Stop by Bennett's Sports Complex, or call 767-8238 to sign up by Aug. 17.
Trophies will be awarded for high average/score team, plus individual awards (highest average scorer, highest game scored, and most strikes in a row).
The cost is $5.25 per person for three-game match and includes shoe rental.

Wild Adventures Water & Theme Park trip
Experience eight exciting coasters and the largest collection of family rides on Leisure Travel's trip to Wild Adventures Water and Theme Park in Valdosta at 9 a.m. Aug. 27.
Register by Aug. 24 for this affordable family escape. The $45 per person cost (ages 3 and older) includes transportation and admission.
Call 767-2841 at Stewart or (912) 315-3674 at Hunter for details.

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 and Reserve, or family members who are at least 18 years. The sign-up deadline is Aug. 26.
The local Operation Rising Star opens its 2011 competition at Rocky's Zone on Aug. 30. Subsequent rounds will be on Sept. 6 and 13, with the finals scheduled for Sept. 20.
The first place wins $500 and advances to the 2011 finals. Second place will receive $250 and third place $100. The Army-wide winner will receive an all expense paid, 3-day professional recording studio experience in Los Angeles.
The Spirit Award - $300 to a unit or family readiness group fund - will be given to the best supportive unit or FRG. 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.
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, building 8093. 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 912-435-8061 at Stewart or 912-315-5163 at Hunter.

Fall Soccer Sign-up at Hunter
Registration continues until Aug. 19 for fall soccer leagues at Hunter for co-ed teams, ages 5-13. Play will begin in September at Stauss Sports Complex on Hunter and at the Savannah YMCA.
The cost is $20 per child. A parents meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at School Age Services.
For more information, call (912) 315-5851.

"Parents Day" at Corkan
Bring the family out for a great day at Corkan Family Fun Center for roller skating or laser tag, or try out the climbing room on Aug. 21. Matinee rates will be in effect for the whole day, from noon-9 p.m. Call 767-4273 for more information.

Dog Days of Summer at Library
Children up to the age of 12 will hear stories about dogs - noting the "dog days of summer" - at George P. Hays Library from 4-5 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Children's Room. There's no charge.
For more information, call 767-2828

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. Aug. 26.
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 Aug. 24.
For details, call 767-2370.

Mid Summer Knight's Read Grand Finale
Armor-clad warriors will stage a sword fight, skills of medieval times will be demonstrated and magicians and jugglers will perform to bring the Midsummer Knight's Read End of Summer Reading Program to a close Aug. 27.
The action takes place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the grass area behind the George P. Hays Library on Lindquist Road. There is no charge.
Shire of Fourth Castle, a local chapter of the Society of Creative Anachronism, will bring medieval times to life for the occasion. Its members come from Savannah, Hinesville, Pooler, Springfield, Rincon, Pembroke, Richmond Hill and Brooklet.
For more information, call 767-2828.

Big Buck Contest Sign-up Under Way
Register now for a chance to win cash for the largest buck harvested on Fort Stewart or Hunter. Registration will continue until Oct. 21.
Early bird registration costs $25 until Sept. 9 for active duty, retired and family members, and $35 for civilians.
Beginning Sept. 10, registration costs $30, $40 for civilians.
All deer harvested must be turned in to the Fish & Wildlife Branch, during their operating hours, for scoring.
For more information, call the Pass & Permit Office at 435-8061 at Stewart or (912) 315-5163 at Hunter.

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