NEWS | June 8, 2011

Family Matters – June 10

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

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.
I Am Number Four: June 10, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13
Gnomeo & Juliet: June 11, 5 p.m., Rated G
I Am Number Four: June 11, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13
Gnomeo & Juliet: June 12, 2 p.m., Rated G
Just Go For It: June 16, 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.
Rio: June 10, 7:30 p.m., Rated G
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil: June 11, 2 p.m., Rated PG
Fast Five: June 11, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13

Announcements

Base pools open: Both the Joint Base Charleston - Air Base pool and the New Wave Aquatic Center on JB CHS - Weapons Station are open for the summer. All military E-1 through E-4 are admitted free any time during open, recreational swimming. The daily individual fee for all others is $2.50. A seasonal pool pass with unlimited access during open swimming is $30. Family passes for up to four people are $50. Each additional family member after four is $20 per person, with a maximum of $100 per family. Visit www.jbcharleston.com for hours of operation and more information.

Midsummer Knight's Read: The Summer Reading Program runs from June 6 through July 30 and is designed to encourage and improve reading skills among youth (kindergarten through high school). To register for the program, stop by the Air Base Library or NSA Branch Library and pick up your summer reading packet. (All books in this program must be checked out from the AB Library or NSA branch).

Children can earn weekly incentives for meeting the reading goals. In addition, there will be weekly drawings and a grand prize upon completion of at least four weeks of the program.

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 II June 28 - July 8
· 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.

Free on-line tutoring service: Tutor.com 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, http://www.tutor.com/military 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. Tutor.com'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.


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.

Homeschooler's fitness time: Meet and enjoy recreation time with other home-schoolers every Monday, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Youth Center Bldg. 1993.

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. Come join us to have fun, experience new activities and meet new friends. Contact Patti Donahue at 618-363-5230 or pdonahue@sc.rr.com for more information.

Joint Base Charleston - Weapons Station
Go to the extreme with Xtreme bowling: Xtreme bowling at Marrington Lanes is held every Friday and Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The features include a fabulous light show with glow-in-the-dark bowling balls and pins, fog machines, music and dancing. The cost is $10 per person. Family Night Xtreme Bowling is held every Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Family Night features country music, oldies and rock 'n' roll (you can even bring your own favorite CD's if you want).

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.