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NEWS | July 6, 2011

Family Matters - July 8

By Joint Base Charleston

Family Matters is dedicated to family activities.

Movie Schedule: Weapons Station
Call 764-7516 for show times. Admission is free. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each showing.

Rango: July 8, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG
Rango: July 9, 5 p.m., Rated PG
Limitless: July 9, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13
Rango: July 10, 2 p.m., Rated PG
Gulliver's Travels: July 11, 1 p.m., Rated PG
Yogi Bear: July 13, 1 p.m., Rated PG
Red Riding Hood: July 14, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13

Movie Schedule: Air Base
Call 963-3333 for show times. Admission is $4.50 for adults 12 years and older, and $2.25 for children 6-11 years old. Movies rated "G" are $2.25 for children 3-11 years old.

The Hangover Part Two: July 8, 7:30 p.m., Rated R
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides: July 9, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13

Joint Base Charleston - Air Base

Youth Soccer Registration: Youth soccer registration for JB CHS - AB is going on now to July 31. The league is for boys and girls ages four to 12. The cost for the 2011 season is: four-year olds, $25; five to 12 year- olds, $30 for members, $40 for non-members. Physicals are mandatory for all ages and current, completed physical forms must be submitted at time of registration. Practice starts in August. For more information, call Lee Smith, youth sports director at 963-8326 or the Youth Center at 963-5684.

Afternoon of free child care: The JB CHS - AB and WS child development centers are offering free child care to give parents a break July 9 from 1 to 6 p.m. This is a referral program and is open to active duty families. Families must pick up or obtain a referral from one of the following: Airman and Family Readiness Center, base chaplain, squadron commander, first sergeant or a JB Charleston physician. Sign up by July 1. For more information call 963-4406.

Youth Golf Lessons: Register now for this summer's youth golf lessons. Each session includes eight hours over five days with a 10 to one student-to-instructor ratio. The cost of $49 includes the use of junior clubs, practice balls, instruction and a booklet on rules and etiquette. Classes start July 11. To register, go to or call the Golf Shop at 963-1833 for more details.

Summer swim lessons: Summer swim lessons registration is now ongoing at the Outdoor Recreation Center, Bldg. 647.
Summer 2011 Learn-to-Swim class schedule is as follows:
· Session III July 19 - 29
· The 45 minute lessons will be held during each session from 9 to 9:45 a.m., 10 to 10:45 a.m. and 6 to 6:45 p.m.
· The Parent & Infant (Mom & Tots) class will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. during Session III, July 19 to 29.
All classes will be at the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base pool. The cost is $35 per participant.

Tennis Lessons: Lessons are held at the Outdoor Recreation tennis courts. Children six through 17 and adults can enroll for one-hour sessions, twice a week for $80 per month. Lessons are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.

Daycare story & craft hour: Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. on Joint Base Charleston - Air Base, where we will be reading the same stories and doing the same crafts as the regular story time on Tuesdays, just on a different day. Due to limited seating re-registration is required by the Monday before day care story hour. Call 963-3320 to sign up.

Girl Scouting: Girls in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to join Girl Scout Troop 895 at the Chapel Annex on the second and fourth Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Contact Patti Donahue at 618-363-5230 or for more information.

Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station

Youth Golf Lessons: Youth ages seven to 16 are invited to participate in four days of fun while learning the basic skills of golf in a non-competitive environment. Former PGA tour professional Randy Glover will offer junior golf lessons at Redbank Plantation Golf Course, July 11 to 14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The camp will cover the basics of golf, including rules and etiquette. The cost is $40 per person. Clubs are available at no additional cost. The camp is limited to the first eight to register. Call 764-7802 for more information.

National Touring Company Auditions: JB CHS - WS Youth Programs is holding an audition for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "King Arthur's Quest" July 11 at the Teen Center, Bldg. 777 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Approximately 50 roles are available for local youth. All children entering the first grade through 12th grade are encouraged to audition. No advance preparation is necessary. Rehearsal will be approximately four and a half hours Monday through Friday. For more information call the Youth Center at 764-7809.

Stroller Rollers offers "Fitness for Mom, fun for baby!" Attention new mothers, now there is a way to get fit while spending quality time with your baby. With the Stroller Rollers program, you'll shape up with a power walk and body sculpting while strolling with your baby. It's a great chance to interact with other new moms. Classes meet at the Naval Support Activity gymnasium on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Classes are free. Materials are provided. For more information, call MWR Fitness Director Nancy Haynsworth at 764-4067.

Make your next party a movie party at Cinema One: Looking for a unique idea for your next group party? Why not make it a movie party? Cinema One offers private showings of your favorite feature films. Cinema One movie parties are perfect for birthday celebrations, command socials, class trips, youth groups and lots more. Movie parties are free to groups of 40 or more (with concessions purchase) and are $25 to groups of less than 40 people. Call theater manager, Teresa Stuckey, at 764-4107 for reservation information.

Birthday bowling parties: Looking for something different to do for your next birthday party? Marrington Bowling Center has birthday bowling parties that are great for kids of any age. Call the bowling center for party options and availability.

Free on-line tutoring service: for Military Families is the Defense Department's official, online, on-demand tutoring and homework help service for military members and their families. The site, offers round-the-clock professional tutors who can assist with homework, studying, test preparation, proof-reading and more. Active-duty military members and National Guard, Reserve personnel and Defense Department civilians on active duty in a deployed status and their family members are eligible to participate.'s network includes more than 2,500 professional tutors who have delivered more than six million, one-on-one tutoring sessions since 2001. Each tutor is certified through the site, and all sessions are recorded for quality control. The program can also be accessed through a free app for the iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad.