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Cruise focuses on Geechee Gullah heritage
Weekly FMWR briefing for July 27-Aug. 2
Golf courses on Fort Stewart and Hunter are experimenting with foot golf, even offering specials during August.


Mega Super Bingo

Mega Super Bingo Saturday, at Stewart and Hunter Bingo, is from 1 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday promises an opportunity to win big. Guaranteed $25,000 coverall. Minimum buy $100 and machine charge $250. Early birds, warm-ups, specials, intermission play and jackpots highlight the evening. Refreshments and buffet available.

Stewart Bingo is adjacent to Club Stewart and Hunter Bingo is adjacent to Hunter Club. For more information, call 767-4200 at Stewart or 315-4603 at Hunter.


Cosmic Bowling

Marne Bowling Center offers two hours of unlimited bowling for $7.50 per person (groups 1-4) and $5 per person (groups 5-6) from 7-11 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1-22. Shoe rental is extra. For more information, call 767-4866.


LaZer Quest

Corkan Family Fun Center is bringing back its monthly lazer tag competition Fridays-Sundays during August. Monthly high score receives two free games or admission to any Corkan Family Recreation Area facility. Remember to let staff know you want to participate. Cost is $4 per person for a 10-minute game. For more information, call 912-767-4273.


National Sisters Day

Corkan Family Fun Center celebrates National Sisters Day from noon-6 p.m. Sunday with a discount. One sister pays full price and the other pays half-price. For more information, call 767-4273.


National Kids Day

Stewart Bowling Center celebrates National Kids Day from 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday by rewarding kids with a game. All children (18 and younger) bowl one game free when accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 767-4273.


Gullah Heritage cruise

Enjoy the history and culture of Geechee Gullah heritage aboard Savannah Riverboat Cruises 7-9 p.m. Aug. 6. Performance, storytelling, dance and music presented by Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters, descendants from slavery. Dine on Southern-inspired dinner buffet. Cost of $75 for adults and $50 for children (ages 4-12) includes transportation, cruise and dinner. Register with Leisure Travel by Friday. For more information, call 767-2841 on Stewart or 315-3674 on Hunter.


Princess Tea

A Princess Tea, hosted by the Liberty County Armed Services YMCA in partnership with FMWR, will be Aug. 8 at the Fort Stewart Youth Center. Seatings will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Tickets are on sale at Stewart/Hunter Leisure Travel offices, Stewart Bowling Center and the Liberty County YMCA. Cost is $10 and $5 for youth, 10 and younger. For program questions, call the Y at 368-9622. For ticket questions/issues, call 767-6212.


Free foot golf

Taylors Creek Golf Course now offers foot golf in addition to the standard golf. As a special introduction, the course is offering free rounds of foot golf from 3-7:30 p.m. Aug. 10. Find some soccer enthusiasts to try this game. Indoor or turf shoes permitted, but not cleats. For more information, call 767-2370.


Company golf tournament

Enter a company-level intramural tournament at Taylors Creek Golf Course and prove who has best golf team in the 3rd ID. The tournament will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 11. Companies interested need to submit a memo to their sports office by Aug. 7. The cost of $25 per person (4-member team) includes greens fees and golf cart. For more information, call 767-8238.


Fitness center closed

Newman Fitness Center will be closed Aug.12 and 13 for maintenance. Patrons are encouraged to use Johnson, Caro and Jordan Fitness Centers during the closure. Newman will re-open with normal hours on Aug. 14.


GC’s foot golf scramble

Hunter Garrison Commander LTC Michael Squires will host a Foot Golf Scramble at 9 a.m. Aug. 14 at Hunter Golf Course. The cost is $30 per player. Participants are asked to register by Aug. 13. For more information, call 315-9115.


Horseback 101

Register by Aug. 12 for Leisure Travel’s Horseback Riding 101 trip to Norwood Stables in Richmond Hill Sept. 12. From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. get an overview of riding, horsemanship, an obstacle course and a chance to learn rodeo activities. The cost of $40 per person includes transportation, lessons, riding and lunch. Youths, 18 and younger, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information, call 767-2841 at Stewart or 315-3674 at Hunter.


Plantation tour

Take a self-guided tour of Middleton Place, a preserved rice plantation on the Ashley River at Charleston, South Carolina, on a Leisure Travel trip Aug. 22. Register by Aug. 14. Visit America’s oldest landscaped gardens and plantation stable. Experience Lowcountry fare of barbecue pork, fried chicken, collard greens, corn pudding and more for lunch.


Bodybuilding contest

The Rock Bodybuilding, Physique and Figure Contest will be Aug. 29 at Woodruff Theater, with weigh-in 8-9 a.m., pre-judging at 10 and the finals beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The event is open to military ID cardholders, 17 and older, and civilians. Entry costs $25 until Aug. 10, and $35 from Aug. 11-29, plus $15 for crossovers.

Each contestant will be judged on muscularity, symmetry and posing. First to third-place awards and trophies will be awarded.

Free bodybuilding, physique and figure seminars will be held at Newman beginning at 10 a.m. on Aug. 15 and Aug. 22.

Spectator admission will cost $5 during pre-judging and $10 for finals. Free for ages 13 and under. For more information, call 767-3031.

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