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

JUNE 16

ALL ACADEMIES COMMANDER IN CHIEF SHOOT

The Navy, West Point and Air Force Alumni Organizations and USAFA Parents Group of St. Louis will host a shooting competition from 1-6 p.m. June 16 at Strathalbyn Farms Club in Missouri. The competition format is Team Sporting Clays & 5 Stand. Four shooters per team in a scramble format. Cost is $400 per team, which includes shooting, dinner buffet, beverages and competition prizes. For info contact Wally Sparks at (217) 520-1008 or visit www.usafapcstl.org.

JULY 14

SCOTT AFB CENTENNIAL CAR SHOW—LOOKING FOR ENTRIES NOW!

This special Centennial Show will be from 2-6 p.m. July 14 at the Scott Event Center. Anyone have a cool vehicle they’re proud of? Car and bike registration is free but space is limited. Don’t delay, registration deadline is July 10. The first 50 entries will receive a commemorative dash plaque.

Trophies will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place in all seven categories.

Don’t own a show vehicle but love them? Make plans to view all the vehicles and also enjoy music, a kids play area, food, drinks, info booths and more. For complete details or to register, call Scott Jenkins at 256-4230. People can also find information and registration forms on www.375fss.com. On-base and off-base vehicles welcome!

NOTES, UPCOMING EVENTS

KIDS ART PLAY

Join the Arts & Crafts Center staff for a variety of “art classes” just for kids. The schedule is as follows:

▪ June 8: 10 a.m.-noon, Preschool Art Play—cost $5;

▪ July 20: 10 a.m.-noon, Preschool Art Play—cost $5; and

▪ July 22: 1-3 p.m. Kids Paint—cost $15.

Preschool classes are open to ages 2-6 years of age and includes all supplies. Kids Paint Classes are open to kids age 6 and up and includes all supplies. For more information or to register, call 256-4230.

LEARN TO SWIM, REGISTER TODAY!

The Outdoor Recreation Aquatic Program is now enrolling for 2017 swim lesson sessions. Session dates are: Session 2: July 3-14; and Session 3: July 24-Aug. 4. There is limited room in each session, so register early.

Swimmers will be evaluated at the first lesson and placed in the proper lesson level.

Lesson fees: $55/person per session. Lessons held Monday-Thursday (Fridays reserved for makeup days).

▪ Youth (ages 5-14): 9-9:45 a.m. or 10-10:45 a.m.;

▪ Parent & child (under 5): 11-11:30 a.m.; and

▪ Adults (15 & older): 11-11:45 a.m.

For more information, call 256-2067.

POOL PARTIES AVAILABLE

Looking for a place to hold a swim party for birthdays, graduations, or family reunions? Call the Outdoor Recreation Aquatic Program to reserve the pool for a private pool party.

Swim parties can be held from 7 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays; or from 9 p.m.-midnight on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

A minimum two hour time limit required. Hourly fees based on number of guests attending:

▪ 1-50 guests: $40/hour;

▪ 51-100 guests: $60/hour;

▪ 101-150 guests: $80/hour; or

▪ 151-200 guests: $100/hour.

All reservations must be made at least one week prior to the party. Call 256-2067.

Follow Outdoor Recreation on Facebook at Scott AFB Outdoor Recreation.

STUDENT UNION CAFÉ: NEW HOURS

To facilitate the best service to on-base customers, The Student Union Café revamped their operating hours! The café is now open weekdays, from 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. The café is still currently under renovations, so please stop by the temporary location within the Base Auditorium (base theater).

For more information, call 256-5501.

KIDS BOWL FREE THIS SUMMER!

Kids ages 15 and under can bowl for free this summer at the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center. To get started, sign up via www.kidsbowlfree.com and start receiving coupons. Registered kids will receive two free games of bowling every day all summer long—now through Sept. 4. This is a value of over $500 per child.

Families also have the opportunity to purchase a discounted “Family Pass for Four” for only $28.95.

The Family Pass allows family members to also receive coupons for two free games of bowling per day all summer. For more information, call the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center at 256-4054. Sign up today.

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