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NEWS | May 18, 2011

Family Matters - May 20

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.

The Green Hornet: May 20, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13
Megamind: May 21, 5 p.m., Rated PG
The Dilema: May 21, 7:30 p.m., Rated PG-13
The Green Hornet: May 22, 2 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.

Your Highness: May 20, 7:30 p.m., Rated R
Hanna: May 21, 7:30 p.m., Rated R

May 21
Armed Forces Day concert: Today is the last day to pick up tickets for the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band concert being held May 21. The concert is free, but general admission tickets are required. Tickets may be picked until 5 p.m. tonight at the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department offices on the 2nd floor of North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston. The band will perform a 90-minute concert featuring a full 50-piece band playing John Philip Sousa's military and patriotic marches and heritage themed musical selections at the Sterett Hall Auditorium on the former
Charleston Naval Base, 1530, 7th Street, North Charleston at 7 p.m.

May 25
Youth Sideline Sports Camp: Are your kids looking for a unique way to kickoff their summer vacation? Have them attend a fun, non-traditional sports camp on the Air Base. This free program, May 31 to June 3 is open to ages nine through 18, with activities including Ultimate Frisbee, badminton, water polo, team handball, lawn games and an obstacle course. The action starts everyday at 9 a.m. and finishes around noon. Call the Youth Center at 963-5434 for more information or to register. Registration deadline for the camp is Wednesday, 25 May 11.

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 I June 7 - 17
· 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.

Summer Camp Registration: Registration for Summer Camp continues through May 20, 2011. All active duty, DoD civilians and activated Reservist dependent's are welcome. Children ages five years old and attending kindergarten and children up to 12 years old are eligible. Only complete packages will be accepted and must be turned in one week prior to the session start date. Packages will be accepted Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer Camp runs from May 30 to August 19. Contact Youth Programs at 963-5684 for more details.

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 Tues., Wed. and Thurs. from 9 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 6:00 p.m.

Homeschooler's fitness time: Meet and enjoy recreation time with other home-schoolers every Mon., 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 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. Simply call for show time availability, choose a movie from our huge library, and get ready to enjoy a unique party experience at a price that can't be beat. 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.