Whistle Weekly Thursday, 6 November www.mhafbfun.com Miz In this issue: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Story Time - Today Gunfighter Theater Grand Opening Arts & Crafts Gallery Play with the Pro $99 Winter Weekday Golf Pass Early Bird Membership Sale Mountain Biking Rock Hounding Winter Ski Show - Today Local Hike/Snowshoeing Wobble Walk Dutch Oven Cooking FREE Wing Feed! Yellowstone Snowmobile Registration Zombie Survivor Course BGCA Fine Arts Contest Love Your Mustache Day Family Kickball & Spaghetti Feed Conducting Effective Internet Research AF Club Membership Giveaway Unlicensed Care FCC Programs ***HOT*** New NAF job openings! Youth Center is looking for martial arts and gymnastic instructors. Follow us on Twitter @366FSSWhistlePig Outdoor Recreation Phone: 828-6333 Aquatics Phone: 828-6620 Like us on Facebook Rock Hounding – (Saturday, 15 November — 8 a.m.) request more info Let’s go for an adventure to Rabbit Springs to find the unique thunder egg with black obsidian. Digging areas are within 10 minutes of parking. $8.00/person or $3/person if you drive yourself. Resister by November 13. Open to ages 6 and up (under 18 must be with an adult) Wobble Walk Shooting Competition – (Thursday, 20 November — 11 a.m.) request more info The competition consists of 5 shots on a wobble trap range from five random locations to be determined at the start of the event. We will provide the ammo and gun to equalize the playing field as well as having beginner and advanced skill divisions. The highest score from each division will win a holiday turkey!!! $2 per entry and open to beginner and advance shooters. Enter as many times as time allows. Local Hike/Snowshoe Trip – (Saturday, 22 November — 8:30 a.m.) request more info Join the Outdoor Recreation crew in the beautiful outdoors for some fresh air and hiking/snowshoeing. Depending on weather conditions will determine hiking or snowshoe trail. $15 snowshoe trail and $10 standard hike. Winter Ski Show – (Thursday, 6 November — 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.) request more info Wondering what to do as winter approaches? Come find out at Winter Ski Show! We will have representatives from the local ski resorts as well as Outdoor Recreation staff available to teach you the ins and outs of winter fun. You will get the chance to learn about daily and season ticket passes, lessons, Outdoor Recreation winter equipment rentals and trips as well as all the other offerings local resorts may have. Sponsors may have special promotions and giveaways so make sure you stop by. In addition, Outdoor Recreation will be drawing for door prizes throughout the day for free lift tickets! Free admission for everyone, stop on by! Dutch Oven Cooking – (Tuesday. 18 November — 5 p.m.) request more info Develop delicious cooking techniques with this unique outdoor cooking equipment. Use OAP recipes while hunting or for future backyard cooking. Class includes equipment usage, fresh ingredients, recipes, and stepby-step instructions. Cost is only $12 per person. Register by 17 Nov. Yellowstone Snowmobile Registration – (Thursday, 13 November — 8:30 a.m.) See Yellowstone National Park in its entire winter splendor… swans, geese and ducks are all attracted to the temperate rivers and streams. Grazing buffalo, elk, and moose can all be seen through the hissing steam of the geysers. We will stay in West Yellowstone, known as the snowmobile capital of the world. This picturesque village has an abundance of gift shops and galleries to accommodate even the most discriminating buyer. No prior experience is required for these trips. Your trip fee includes transportation to and from West Yellowstone, two nights lodging at the Holiday Inn, one full day of snowmobiling in the park, clothing rental, all guide and entry fees, and insurance for the snowmobiles. Participants must be six years or older. Prices vary depending upon the number of people you have in your room and whether you ride single or double. Individuals may only sign up their family and guests (No more than one room). A $50 per person non-refundable deposit is required. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. on 13 November. Spots fill up fast. Fitness Center Phone: 828-2381 Like us on Facebook 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K (Friday, 21 November - 3:30 p.m.) request more info Join us on 21 November for our 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K. Event will start and end at the Fitness Center Annex. Door prizes include: 6 holiday hams, 6 turkeys, and a turkey fryer. Prizes are sponsored in part by Balfour Beatty Communities and First Command Financial. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended. Youth Center Phone: 828-2501 Like us on Facebook Zombie Survivor Course - (Friday, 7 November – 5 p.m.) request more info Gather your friends and try to survive the zombies by completing obstacles and arriving at the evacuation area. Cost is $10/person, t-shirt included. Open to ages 13-18. BGCA Fine Arts Contest - (3 November thru 12 December) request more info We will accept art work in the following categories as part of the BGCA & Youth Programs annual fine art contest: monochromatic drawing, multicolored drawing, pastel, water color, oil or acrylic, printmaking, mixed media, collage, sculpture, and group project. The categories are separated by age groups. Youth may submit more than 1 item, however ONLY 1 entry is allowed per category. Judging will be held on 17 December 2014. Please contact the Youth Center for more information. Conducting Effective Internet Research - (Thursday, 13 November – 4 p.m.) request more info Youth will gain knowledge on using the internet for research papers and school assignments in order to improve their grades and a greater understanding in the subjects which may interest them. FREE! Open to grades 7 thru 12. Tween/Teen Sumo Rampage - (Friday, 14 November – 6 p.m.) request more info Time to compete! Youth wrestling tournament in Sumo suits… Cost: $3 per wrestler – open to ages 11 and up. Love Your Mustache Day - (Wednesday, 19 November – 3:30 p.m.) request more info Proudly wear that mustache and together lets raise cancer awareness during “No Shave November”. Various fun and interactive activities for youth. Family Kickball & Spaghetti Feed - (Wednesday, 26 November – 7 p.m.) request more info Enjoy an evening of kickball and dinner for the whole family. Parents and youth (all ages). $5 per family. Tot Time - (Tuesday & Friday, 9:30 – 11 a.m.) request more info Join in on playtime, fun, and games. Ages 1-5 cost is $0.50 and under 1 is FREE! Library Phone: 828-2326 Like us on Facebook Story Time– (Thursdays — 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.) request more info Join us every Thursday for Story Time and a kid’s craft at the Base Library. We offer 2 sessions on Thursdays and parents are encouraged to join in on the fun! Thankful Tree– (4 November through 29 November) request more info Grow our Thankful Tree by adding leaves! Write something you are grateful for on leaf and we will add it to our tree. Let’s see how beautiful gratitude can be! Community Center Phone: 828-2246 We offer Disney Tickets, Edwards Movie Tickets and Idaho Store Products! Arts & Crafts Gallery – (1 October through 30 November) request more info The United States Air Force is conducting its annual Arts & Crafts Gallery submissions. There are three categories: Digital Art, Photography, and Crafts. Within each category is three age groups: Adult, Teen (1317) and Youth (6-12). There is a maximum of 3 entries per person per category. Entries must be turned in to the Community Skills Center by 30 November. Gunfighter Theater Grand Opening – (Saturday, 8 November – 7 p.m. ) request more info Join us for the grand opening of the Gunfighter Theater with a showing of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Admission is FREE and concessions will be sold. Silver Sage Golf Course Phone: 828-6559 Like us on Facebook Play with the Pro – (Thursdays – 1 p.m.) request more info Your golf group of four or less can schedule time to play with your local golf pro. This is your chance to ask all questions you want to ask and get tips to help your game while on the course. This session is 9-holes and regular greens and cart fees apply. Make reservations now. Tee time is Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. Only one group per session. Cost is $35/person. Weather permitting. $99 Winter Weekday Golf Pass (Expires 31 December) request more info Got 99 problems…but the price of golf ain’t one! Pay just $99 and your green fees are covered Monday thru Friday until 31 December. Pays for itself after 6 rounds! Early Bird Membership Sale 2015 request more info Want the best deal in town on golf? Swing by the Silver Sage Golf Course to get your 2015 premium or standard membership while it’s on sale. Makes a perfect gift or go ahead and spoil yourself! Marketing Phone: 828-4296 Like us on Facebook The Fighter Wing FREE Wing Feed (Friday, 7 November - 4 p.m.) request more info Open to the ENTIRE base! Come out for some free wings provided by the Gunfighers’ Club between 4 and 5p.m. and enjoy music while socializing until 6 p.m. Located in hangar 1331. Gunfighters’ Club Phone: 828-2105 2014 AF Club Membership Giveaway Air Force Club Membership Rewards… Just to say Thank You! request more info Grand Prize: 2015 Chevy Silverado (Two awarded in December) Second Prize: A Trip for Four to Disney World (Awarded in November) Entry forms available online and at the Gunfighters Club…for more information go to www.MyAirForceLife.com/giveaway/ *Sponsored by GM Military Discount – No Federal Endorsement of Sponsor Intended. Family Child Care Phone: 828-6715 Unlicensed Care Like us on Facebook request more info According to AFI 34-276, para 1.3, any individuals caring for other families’ children a total of more than 10 hours a week on a regular basis must be licensed to provide care in on-base quarters. For more information, contact the FCC Coordinator at 828-6715. Family Child Care Programs request more info Pre-Deployment Child Care provides up to 16 hours of free childcare prior to deploying for more than 30 days. Care must be used prior to deployment. Deployment Child Care provides up to 16 hours of free childcare during deployment for more than 30 days. Care must be used during the deployment. Returning Home Care provides up to 16 hours of free childcare after returning home after deploying for more than 30 days in support of contingency operation.
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