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NEWS | Feb. 2, 2011

Family matters

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs 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.

The Social Network              Feb. 4             7:30 p.m.               Rated PG-13
Alpha & Omega,                   Feb. 5              5 p.m.                    Rated PG
The Social Network             Feb. 5              7:30 p.m.               Rated PG-13
Alpha & Omega                    Feb. 6              2 p.m.                    Rated PG
Case 39                                 Feb. 10           7:30 p.m.               Rated R

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.

How Did You Know              Feb. 4               7:30 p.m.                Rated PG-13
The Chronicles of Narnia:  Feb. 5               7:30 p.m.                Rated PG
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Feb. 5
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.

Feb. 6
Super Bowl party: The Joint Base Charleston Chapel is hosting a Super Bowl party at the Air Force Base Chapel Annex. Enjoy food, fun, fellowship and the big game, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome

Feb. 12
Free afternoon of child care: Because most parents could use a break from the stress of parenthood, the Child Development Center and Youth Programs are coming to the rescue with a much deserved break and down time, Feb. 12. Both Centers will be open for the Give Parents a Break program from 1 to 6 p.m. offering free child care. This is a referral program and it is open to active duty families. Families must pick up and obtain a referral from one of the following before taking part in the program:Airman and Family Readiness Center, base chaplain, squadron commander, first sergeant or Joint Base Charleston - AB physician. Sign by Feb. 4. For additional details, call 963-4366.

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.

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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.

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Free family craft nights: Join your favorite Arts and Crafts staff every month for a free hour of family fun and creativity. Each month we'll feature a new take-home craft everyone can help make or build. Family craft nights are held Wednesday nights from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dates for upcoming sessions include Feb. 9, 11 and 16, Mar. 11 and Apr. 6. Call 963-4936 for more details.

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. For more details or to register, call 963-3320.

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.


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