Ride the mechanical bull longer than anyone else and you can walk away with a prize during the Rocky's Zone Rodeo Roundup from 5-11 p.m. April 14 at Rocky's Zone Soldiers Recreation Center.
The western-style fun also will include a stick-horse barrel race, lasso competitions, line dancing, plus John Wayne and Clint Eastwood lookalike competitions. Country music will fill the recreation center for the roundup.
A Texas hold'em tournament will add to the western atmosphere and a prize will be awarded to the first-place winner. Registration, at $20 per person, will be accepted until the start of the tournament.
The cost to ride the mechanical bull will be $3 per ride. Tickets for multiple rides will be sold at discounted prices.
For more information, call 767-8715.
Stewart/Hunter Comedy Show and Step Off
Moon Theater, in building 7094 across the street from the 1st BCT Shoppette, will be the scene of the Stewart/Hunter Comedy Show and Step Off beginning at 7 p.m. April 15.
Comedians Travis Howze, Stand Up Comedy's Mouth of the South 2009; Smokey Deese, who appeared on BETs Comic View and The Comedy Express, and Reginald Ballard, known as the Bruh Man from the fourth floor on the popular television series Martin, will perform their comedy.
Six fraternities and sororities will add to the evening's fun as they compete for cash prizes with comedy and a step off.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Ticketholders can attend a show party at Rocky's Zone Soldiers Recreation Center after the show. The cost is $5 for those who do not have a show ticket.
Tickets can be purchased at Rocky's Zone and Stewart/Hunter Leisure Travel. For more information, call 767-9917.
Intramural Softball Sign-up Under Way
Registration will close April 19 for intramural softball league play at Bennett Sports Complex. Play is scheduled from April 25 through July 11.
Leagues will be offered for company-level, women's and coed. Players must be 17 or older to be eligible for play in the women's and coed leagues. There is no charge, and participants can play competitively, for fun or for the fellowship.
Games will be played Monday-Thursday nights, starting at 6. Sign up or turn in a memo to play at the Bennett Sports Complex, building 471.
For more information, call 767-8238.
Earth Day at Hays Library
Children up to age 12 are invited to hear stories and to discuss Earth Day from 4-5 p.m. April 20 at George P. Hays Library, building 411. There also will be a craft project for Earth Day. There is no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.
Toddler Earth Day at Cypress Sam's Treehouse
Join toddlers ages 0-5 at Cypress Sam's Treehouse, building 449, for an annual planting in the outside treehouse flower bed at 9:30 a.m. April 21. It's designed to be a fun Earth Day observance.
There is no charge. For more information, call 767-4273.
Wheels Day at Stewart
Youngsters from Child Development Centers on Fort Stewart will get a chance April 22 to explore and learn about big trucks, fire and police vehicles and Army equipment like their moms and dads use.
Wheels Day, a popular event for the Month of the Military Child, will be from 9 a.m.-noon at the Child Development Center, building 403. There's no charge.
Children from Fort Stewart's four other CDCs will be brought by bus to Wheels Day, which also will include inflatables, face-painting and crafts activities.
The community is also invited. For more information, call 767-3202.
Easter Brunches at Stewart and Hunter
Easter Brunch will be served at Club Stewart, building 405, and at Hunter Club, building 6015, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 24.
The menu includes breakfast items, also, brown sugar glazed baked ham, citrus glazed Cornish hens, beef burgundy with pearl onions, sweet potato soufflé, fresh green beans almondine, roasted rosemary new bliss potatoes, roasted corn with sweet peppers, peach and cheese crepes, salad station, chocolate fountain, dessert station and mimosas.
The Easter bunny will be at the brunches, so bring so your camera.
Prices in advance are specialist and below $10.95, $5.45 for children ages 5-10; sergeant and above $12.95, $6.45 for children ages 5-10. Children 4 and under are free.
Prices at the door: specialist and below $12.95, $6.45 for children ages 5-10. sergeant and above $14.95, $7.45 for children ages 5-10. Children 4 and under are free.
For more information, call Club Stewart at 368-2212 or Hunter Club at 912-459-7923.
Spring Education Forum at Hunter
A Spring Education Forum, when soldiers, family members and educators can discuss issues and offer suggestions about the education of military-connected students, will be from 8:30 a.m.-noon April 26 in the Hunter Club.
The forum focuses on the educational needs of military connected students in public and private schools.
Parents are needed to discuss issues and possible solutions in proactive, upbeat discussion groups. Those who cannot be at the forum can make comments and suggestions through the School Liaison Office web site link found on the lower left-hand side of the Team Stewart home page.
Parents also can contact the School Liaison Offices at 767-6533 on Stewart or (912) 315-6586 on Hunter to sign up as participants.
Concerns and suggestions produced by the forum will be presented to area school system superintendents and will bring the event to a close.
Those who wish to tour of new Pulaski Elementary School must RSVP to School Liaison Offices.
Texas Hold'em Tournament at Club Stewart
Registration will continue through April 27 for a Texas Hold'em Tournament at Club Stewart.
Garrison winners will take home up to $500 and advance to the online finals in July. Top prize in the online finals will be an ultimate home theater system (with Blu-Ray and BOSE Surround Sound) and a Texas Hold'em title bracelet.
Players must be 18 or older and must pre-register. A players meeting will be held on April 29 to provide other information to competitors.
Games begin May 2 and will be played at 7 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in May, except May 23 and 27, and on June 1 and 3.
All games will be in Warriors Lounge, except the top 10 competition on June 6, which will be played at Thunder Run. Food and drinks will be available for sale. Door prizes will be awarded nightly.
For more information, call 368-2212.
Hit to be Fit Softball Tourney at Stewart
The Sports Office at Fort Stewart will host a double-elimination softball tournament, open to company-level teams, at the Bennett Sports Complex May 13-14. The tourney is a celebration of Fitness Month.
Registration will be accepted until May 10. Teams can sign up at the Bennett Sports Complex, building 471. The cost is $150 per team. Play will begin at 7 p.m. on May 13.
A team trophy and individual trophies will be presented to members of the first-place team. Team trophies will be awarded to the second and third-place teams. Competition will be limited to 16 teams.
For more information, call 767-8238.
Body Building and Ms. Figure Contest at Stewart
A Body Building and Ms. Figure Contest will be held at Woodruff Theatre on May 14 to recognize the rigorous training that Stewart/Hunter soldiers, families and civilians have invested in the sport and art form of body building.
Each contestant will be judged on muscularity, symmetry, free posing without music, and free posing with music. First- to third-place awards will be offered for each category.
Free T-shirts will be given to all participants.
The event is open to military ID card holders ages 17 and older, and civilians. Entry costs $25 through April 29, and $35 from April 30 until the contest.
Weigh-in will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the theater, building 410. Pre-judging will take place at 11 a.m. The competition begins at 7 p.m.
Spectator admission will be $3 during pre-judging and $5 for the competition.
For more information, call 767-9336.
Armed Forces Day Car Show at Stewart
Soldiers and their families will have an opportunity to "show pride for their ride" and maybe win a prize during the Armed Forces Day Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21 at the Education Center.
Cars will be judged in a variety of categories. Concessions and vendors will be available. Admission costs $2 per person. All military ID card holders and civilians are invited.
For more information, call 767-4316.
Teen High Adventure Camp Sign-up
Registration will close June 2 for an action-filled Teen High Adventure Camp June 12-17 in the Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina.
The trip is sponsored by the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Child, Youth and School Services and is open to CYSS-registered youth 12 -18 years of age.
Youth can learn outdoor skills through activities such as hiking on the Appalachian Trail, climbing what is described as one of the best ropes challenge courses in the Southeast, tubing in the Smoky Mountains and white water rafting down the Nantahala River. Meals, transportation and cabin accommodations are included.
The cost is $100 per person. Register in person through Stewart/Hunter CYSS Parent Central Services. No refunds will be granted after June 2. For more information call the School Liaison Office at 767-6533 or 912-315-6586.