NEWS | Jan. 19, 2011

Family matters

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Movie Schedule: Weapons Station

Call 764-7516 for show times. Admission is free. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each showing.

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Jan. 21,   7:30 p.m.      Rated R
Legend of the Guardians,               Jan. 22,   5 p.m.           Rated PG
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Jan. 22,   7:30 p.m.      Rated R
Legend of the Guardians,               Jan. 23,   2 p.m.           Rated PG
Easy A,                                                Jan. 27,   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 Tourist,                                       Jan. 21,  7:30 p.m.     Rated PG-13
Tron: Legacy,                                    Jan. 22,  7:30 p.m.     Rated PG


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.

Youth Karate offered at Youth Center: Registration is currently underway for Youth Karate Classes at the Weapons Station Youth Center. Classes are offered on Mondays from 4:15 to 5 p.m. at the Teen Center in Bldg. 777, located next to the New Wave Pool. This is a martial arts themed skill building and self-protection course provided by Coastal Kenpo Karate and Martial Arts. The course, which is open to kids ages 5 to 14, is designed to enhance fundamental skills that your child is currently developing, such as discipline, respect, teamwork, coordination and ability to focus. Registration is $50 (includes uniform) and then $30 each additional month. Classes are instructed by "Mr. Nick" Dreiling, a third degree black belt with more than 20 years experience.

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.

Joint Base Charleston - Air Base

Thursday

Deployed spouses dinner: We'll cook so you don't have to. This is an appreciation dinner for family members of deployed team Charleston. The dinner is Jan. 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Joint Base Charleston-Air Base Youth Center. Call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 963-4406 to reserve your seat.

You Got Talent: Celebrating the Year of the Air Force Family, You Got Talent, a family and teen talent contest is Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Base Theatre. Register at Youth Programs. Deadline for registration is Jan. 19.

Feb. 27

Family climbing day: Climb the highest indoor wall of Joint Base Charleston. Bring your family & friends for a fun-filled day of wall climbing at JB Charleston - Air Base's Outdoor Recreation Center, Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us after church and we will guide you and your family on a fun climbing experience for just $3 per person. Contact ORC for more information at 963-1672.

Story and Craft Hour: Join us every Tuesday on Joint Base Charleston - Air Base for a free toddler story and craft hour at 10 a.m. Every session features stories, crafts and finger plays. There is limited space for our Tuesday story time and prior registration is required. For more details or to register, call 963-3320.

Daycare Story & Craft Hour: Join us every Thursday 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.

Community

Become an MUSC Research Hero: The Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome Study is recruiting overweight children, teens and young adults, age 4 to 21, to assess risk factors for diabetes and heart disease. Participants will receive a free state-of-the-art assessment including a nutrition analysis, labwork, body composition, metabolic rate and heart ultrasound. Parking is free and compensation is available. Contact Janet Carter, 792-4717 or e-mail catjan@musc.edu.