Scott Air Force Base News

Scott Air Force Base events

Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed.

DEC. 8-9

TOYS FOR TOTS

It's that magical time of year once again and the Marines are conducting the Toys for Tots Campaign on Scott AFB. Toys for Tots collect and distribute new, unwrapped toys as Christmas gifts to help needy families with children between the ages of newborn to 12 years old. If interested in assisting this year, please drop a new unwrapped toy in one of the Toys for Tots donation boxes located at AFNIC, AMC, BX, DISA, SDDC or TRANSCOM. For more information on this program go to www.toysfortots.org. Thanks in advance for the generosity. POC: Lt. Col. Daniel Winkeler, USMC, (618) 229-3330.

DEC. 10

POLE POSITION KART RACING

Come along with the Outdoor Adventure Program Dec. 10 and channel that inner NASCAR racer. Pole Position is an indoor kart racing track with karts reaching up to 45 miles per hour. Adventure is open to all (ages 12+). Adventure fee: $15 (fees include transportation, admission and lunch). Buses will depart Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 3176, at 10 a.m., returning around 4 p.m. Registration required. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, follow the OAP on Facebook or Twitter @ScottODR, or call 256-2067.

DEC. 11

WINERY TOUR AND KRISTKINDL MARKET

Experience an authentic German Kristkindl Market Dec. 11 in Hermann, Mo., while having the opportunity to browse through nearly 50 exhibitors and vendors displaying their wares and demonstrating old time crafts. Adventure open to ages 21+.

Seating is limited. Reservations required. Adventure fee: $20 (does not include listed entry and tasting fees). Buses will depart Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 3176, at 8 a.m., returning around 7 p.m. For more details, follow the OAP on Facebook or Twitter @ScottODR, or call 256-2067.

DEC. 12

IMPROVE HEART HEALTH

Join the Health Promotion and Healthcare 2 Health team for the new cholesterol management class scheduled for 4-5 p.m. Dec. 12 in the health promotion classroom. To register please contact Chris Cooley, MS, RD, LDN at 256-7139, Cathy Takacs, RD, LDN at 256-7869 or Darla Klausner, MPH, CHES at 256-7085.

DEC. 16-28

FREE MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY

Join the library at the library auditorium for exciting movies currently in theaters. The following movies are free and open to the base population.

▪ Dec. 16: 7 p.m. “Warcraft” (PG-13);

▪ Dec. 21: 1 p.m. “The Polar Express” (G);

▪ Dec. 22: 1 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” (PG);

▪ Dec. 23: 7 p.m. “It’s A Wonderful Life” (PG);

▪ Dec. 26: 1 p.m. “Elf” (PG);

▪ Dec. 27: 1 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (PG); and

▪ Dec. 28: 1 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street.”

For more information, call 256-5100/256-3028 or check the library out on Facebook, www.facebook.com/scottafblibrary.

DEC. 17

CHAPEL CHRISTMAS TREE & MENORAH LIGHTING CEREMONY

Scott AFB Chapel will host a Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17. The event will include carols and songs to kick-off the holiday season.

The lighting ceremony begins on Chapel grounds followed by a free family-friendly movie, “The Muppet Christmas Carol” (G) at the Library Auditorium. The Chapel will have raffles throughout the evening and provide dinner, popcorn, cookies, hot chocolate, and cider. For questions or to volunteer for this Chapel event, please call Chaplain (Maj.) Travis Sears or Master Sgt. Esmeralda Aharon via e-mail at 375.amw.hc@us.af.mil or 256-4060.

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