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.

MARCH 2

FIRST FRIDAY

It’s First Friday at Zeppelins Food & Drinks. Come out at 3 p.m. March 2 for camaraderie, drink specials and entertainment. Join them for their fish fry! Free appetizers and snacks for all. All attendees have the chance to win a Fitbit ... plus a variety of gift cards! First Fridays are free and open to all. Festivities are held within Zeppelins Lounge, with appetizers/snacks being served from 4-6 p.m. in Zeppelins. For more details, call 256-5501. Event sponsored in part by First Command Financial Services. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

TEEN CUISINE

Teens come explore and learn the basics of cooking at 7 p.m. March 2 at Teen Cuisine Night. at the Youth Center. Develop an adventurous nature about trying new foods, plan monthly activities and meal preparation, practice public speaking, and much more. Class is free and open to teens, ages 12 and up. For more details, follow Youth Programs on Facebook @ScottAFBYouthPrograms, or call 256-5139.

MARCH 9

CAMPING WITH WOLVES REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Howl with the wolves and Outdoor Recreation, on an overnight adventure from 4:45 p.m. March 24 to 2 p.m. March 25 at the Endangered Wolf Center. Registration required by March 9. Experience the popular “campfire howl” March 24 followed by campfire dinner/class, then sleep under the stars. Morning brings a campfire breakfast/class, plus a two hour private tour with exclusive grounds access. Food provided. Camping gear available to rent from ODR.

▪ RecOn eligible: Open to AF Active Duty/Reservists and their dependents. SAFB must be duty station for non-AF service members. A person eligible for RecOn can bring one person for same price while spots available; and

▪ RecOn rate: $17. Normal rate: $36.

Open to ages 4+. Under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, call 256-2067.

MARCH 10

AIRMEN BOWL FREE

Calling all Airmen ... join the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center from 1-3 p.m. March 10 for an afternoon of free bowling compliments of USAA. Roll some strikes with fellow Airmen while enjoying free snacks, bowling and giveaways.

Event open to all Active Duty and their families/friends. Event is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to the first 120 people. Event sponsored in part by USAA. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended. For complete details, call 256-4054.

MARCH 16

GO APE ZIP-LINING & DISC GOLF REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Explore the treetops of STL’s Go Ape course, then try disc golf with Outdoor Recreation from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 31. Registration is required by March 16.

Go Ape Treetop Adventure is a three-hour self-guided adventure including suspended obstacles, swings and zip lines. Then grab lunch at the Creve Coeur Lakehouse (individual cost) before heading to St. Louis’ second disc golf course for a round or two. Ages 18+

▪ SAI eligible: Open to single AF Active Duty/Reservist enlisted and officers. SAFB must be duty station for non-AF service members. A person eligible for SAI can bring one person for the same price while spots are available; and

▪ SAI rate: $21. Normal rate: $63.

Open to ages 18+. Under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, call 256-2067.

SHAMROCKIN FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR

Enjoy the exclusive benefits of a club membership by attending the Shamrockin’ Friday happy hour-St. Patty’s Day party March 16 at the Scott Event Center. Club members can enjoy complimentary appetizers and snacks from 4-6 p.m., while non-members are able to enjoy for only $8.

Spend time with friends and co-workers. For more details, call 256-5501.

PRE-TEEN SHAMROCK DANCE

Wear green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at a Pre-teen Shamrock Dance, scheduled for 7-9 p.m. March 16. The dance party will include karaoke. Open to ages 9-12. Entry fee: $3 for members; $5 for non-members. For more details, follow Youth Programs on Facebook @ScottAFBYouthPrograms, or call 256-5139.

MARCH 17

POT O’ GOLD BOWLING TOURNAMENT

All bowlers will enjoy the rush and feel of competition in the first truly competitive event of 2018. This Single Bowlers-Double Elimination Tournament will take place at 2 p.m. March 17. Participants will use 90 percent of 220 HDCP (must be able to verify by home house staff).

Don’t have a handicap? No problem ... people can still bowl a Scratch Format. The cost of the tournament is $35 per person which includes bowling, shoe rental and prizes. Payout 5 to 1. Call for availability. For more information or to register, call Stars & Strikes Bowling center at 256-4054.

MARCH 19

HVAC AND FIRE SUPPRESSION UPGRADES AT EVENT CENTER

Improvements are scheduled to be made to the HVAC & Fire Suppression Systems at the Scott Event Center on March 19. During this time, the following sections of the Event Center will only have limited availability:

▪ Zeppelins Food & Drinks: Closed March 19-30;

▪ Heritage Lounge: Closed April 16-25; and

▪ Main Ballroom: Closed May 7-June 22.

Thanks for the cooperation and understanding. For questions or reservations, call 618-256-5501.

MARCH 22

2018 ARTS & CRAFTS CENTER OPEN HOUSE PARTY

The 2018 Arts & Crafts Center open house party will take place from 4-8 p.m. March 22 and feature entertaining demonstrations and free refreshments. Watch it all being done and talk with the artisans ... pottery, weaving, painting, drawing, music, crafts for kids and so much more. Bring family, friends and neighbors and make a special day of it. Tour the studios, visit the engraving and custom frame workshops as well as the auto/hobby center. Sign up for a class during open house and receive a 10 percent discount. For more information, call 256-4230.

MARCH 24

AGF MEMBER & GUEST CLEAN UP DAY AT THE COURSE

As Cardinal Creek Golf Course prepares for the 2018 golf season they would love some help. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24, Cardinal Creek plans to wash golf carts, pick up branches, rake bunkers, clean up trash/leaves, clean range balls, etc.—little details of the getting the course ready for spring. Please dress appropriately. Complimentary light lunch, snacks and beverages will be served. People should call (618) 744-1400 for more information about the clean up day.

MARCH 26

SPRING BREAK FUN WITH FSS

Kids, looking for something fun to do during spring break March 26-April 2? Look no further. The 375th Force Support Squadron has many options ... Youth Programs camp, kids bowl free, free golf and FootGolf, kids kraft time, learn to canoe, free movie, scavenger hunt and rock paint, and FSS Egg-Stravaganza-Hunt. People can earn more about spring break fun at https://www.375fss.com/.

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