Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed.
FRIDAY, MAY 10
BUBBA GUMP FIRST FRIDAY
It’s National Shrimp Day and Zeppelins is celebrating by hosting a Bubba Gump First Friday. All attendees will have a chance to win great prizes, plus $50 Academy Sports+Outdoors Gift Card or two daily passes to McKendree MetroRecPlex. Party starts at 3 p.m. Enjoy our themed food beginning at 4 p.m. until it lasts. Free and open to all! Festivities held in Zeppelins Lounge. For more details, call 256-5501. Sponsored in part by First Command Financial Services. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
JOB READY/TEEN CAREER LAUNCH
Youth Programs will host a two-part job ready/teen career launch from 7-9 p.m. for teens 15-18. This comprehensive program introduces young people to the world of work and provides the tools necessary to prepare for a future career. Youth can explore various careers based on their interests and talents. Plus determine which educational path they need to pursue. Limited slots available. Call 618-256-5139.
FREE MOVIE AT THE LIBRARY AUDITORIUM
The Library Auditorium will show the following movie currently in theaters. It is free and open to the base population.
▪ Friday, May 10: 7 p.m. “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.”
For more information, call 618-256-5100/256-3028 or check the library out on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/scottafblibrary.
FRIDAY, MAY 10, THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 12
MOTHER’S GOLF FREE
Cardinal Creek Golf Course is having a Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration from May 10-12 where all moms can play golf for free with a paid adult. Kids always golf free with a paid adult so the whole family can play for the price of one. Tee times are required. For more information, call 618-744-1400. This event is sponsored in part by HSHS Medical Group Pediatric Care. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
MOMS BOWL FREE
Come out and celebrate mom May 10-12 as Stars & Strikes Bowling Center is having a moms bowl free special, where all moms bowl free with a paid player. Free games equal to each paid game. Shoe rental not included. For more information call 618-256-4054. This event is sponsored in part by HSHS Medical Group Pediatric Care. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
SATURDAY, MAY 11
SPRING CACHE RIVER CANOE/HIKE
Join Outdoor Recreation as they explore the Bottomland Swamp area of Cache River State Natural Area. Hike to the middle of Heron Pond in the Little Black Slough Nature Preserve. Learn about the history of the area at Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center. Then, paddle six miles through rivers, swamps, and ponds covered in duckweed, surrounded by 100-year-old cypress trees and a multitude of bird species, including blue herons, mallards, red headed woodpeckers and many others.
▪ 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
▪ Cost: RecOn, $15; non-RecOn cost, $45;
▪ Time: 8 am to 8 p.m.; and
▪ Registration deadline: Thursday, May 9.
Open to ages 10+. Under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 618-256-2067 or follow Outdoor Rec on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
SUNDAY, MAY 12
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
The Scott Event Center will host a Mother’s Day brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (seating every half an hour). Many breakfast and lunch items featured, as well as a complimentary mimosa and Bloody Mary bar. All moms will receive a special gift.
▪ Reservations: Prepaid reservations taken Thursday, April 25, through Thursday, May 9 (in person/phone);
▪ Price: Members, $19.95 (A), $8.95 (6-12), free (5 and under); non-members, $22.95 (A), $10.95 (6-12), free (5 and under).
Sponsored in part by Schaefer Auto Body Centers. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
MONDAY, MAY 13, THROUGH TUESDAY, MAY 14
BASE BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIP
The Stars & Strikes Bowling Center will host their annual Base Championship on May 13-14. Register for one of four divisions of play: Open Scratch, Men’s Handicap, Women’s Handicap and Senior Handicap (50+). Players must use 90 percent of 220 handicap or play Scratch Format.
▪ May 13: Monday qualifying rounds — play five qualifying games;
▪ May 14: Tuesday qualifying/finals — play five qualifying games and top four in each division play in finals;
▪ Time: 5 p.m.; and
▪ Fee: $50/person.
Registration required (prepayment required). Minimum of eight players in each division required. For more details, call 618-256-4054.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
Learn the basics of archery with Outdoor Rec at their clinic. Staff will teach correct stance, proper use of recurve bow or compound bow, and proper shooting techniques. Bows, arrows and instruction provided.
▪ Cost: RecOn, $5; non-RecOn cost, $10;
▪ Time: 5-7 p.m.; and
▪ Registration deadline: Monday, May 13.
Open to ages 8+. Maximum two children per adult. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 618-256-2067 or follow Outdoor Rec on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
Catch the Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles mobile unit from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Scott Event Center. The DMV Mobile Unit offers basic vehicle services, such as driver license renewals (including road tests), ID cards and vehicle registration, and is available for the SAFB community every third Wednesday of the month. The mobile DMV accepts all major credit/debit cards, check and money orders, cash is not an accepted payment. For specific questions, contact the local Belleville DMV office at 618-236-8750.
FRIDAY, MAY 17
HEALTH & WELNESS EXPO
Everyone is invited to the free annual Health & Wellness Expo scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James Sports Center. Various health and fitness related vendors will be on site to answer questions and showcase products. Free cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose and bone density checks will be available. Enjoy great samples and giveaways, plus have a chance to win prizes. Event is open to active duty, reserve, National Guard, retirees, family members and civilians. Similar health fair events off-base are not typically free! For more information, call 618-256-4524.
COUPLES PAINT & SIP
Create a masterpiece at the Paint & Sip event sponsored by the Arts & Crafts Center. The event is a couples “Sun & Moon” project and will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts Center. Cost is $35 per person or $60 per couple and includes all painting supplies. Bring own drinks and snacks. Reservations are required. For more information and to register, call the Arts & Crafts Center, 618-256-4230.
MULTI-DAY SPRING BACKPACKING TRIP
Take a hike with Outdoor Rec, and join them for a three-day/two-night backpacking trip, along one of the most scenic trails in Missouri. Hike a total of 14 miles along the Current River Section of the Ozark Trail and see the Current River, Klepzig Mill, Rocky Falls, the top of Stegall Mountain and more. Bring own backpacking gear or use their new gear including tents, sleeping bags and pads. Good for beginners and experienced backpackers.
▪ Cost: RecOn, $40; non-RecOn cost, $130;
▪ Time: Noon Friday, May 17, to 10 p.m. Sunday, May 19;
▪ Registration deadline: Friday, May 10; and
▪ Mandatory pretrip meeting: 6 p.m. Monday, May 13.
Open to ages 12+. Maximum two children per adult. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 618-256-2067 or follow Outdoor Rec on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
PRETEEN END OF SCHOOL DANCE
Dance the school year away from 7-9 p.m. at Youth Center’s “End of School Dance.” The event is free and open to ages 9-12. For more details, call 618-256-5139.
SATURDAY, MAY 18
AMERICA’S ARMED FORCES KIDS RUN
Run for Fun at America’s Armed Forces Kids Run on Saturday, May 18, with Youth Programs. Families must register on-line for this event at www.americaskidsrun.org.
Scheduled run times for participants is as follows:
▪ 14 and up: 8 a.m. (2 miles);
▪ 11-13 years: 8:30 a.m. (1 mile);
▪ 9-10 years: 9 a.m. (1/2 mile);
▪ 7-8 years: 9:30 a.m. (1/2 mile); and
▪ 5-6 years: 10 a.m. (1/4 mile)
Parents may accompany their child in the younger age groups. All runners will be given a commemorative America’s Kids Run T-shirt. Runners are required to show up 15 minutes before scheduled run time. Races begin/end at the Youth Center. Event is free to all registered participants. For more information, call 618-256-5139.
TEXAS HOLD’EM TOURNAMENT
The Scott Event Center is hosting a Texas Hold’em Tournament beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy a pregame social at 5 p.m. with assorted hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. Free entry the to first 10 Airmen to register. Fees: Members, $9 (play and eat); non-members, $15 (play and eat). Play limited to first 60 players. Registration required. Prizes to be awarded. Interested players can call 618-256-5501 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Event sponsored in part Academy Sports & Outdoors, Drury, Geico and Grey Eagle Distributing. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
MONDAY, MAY 27
MEMORIAL DAY SCRAMBLE
Join Cardinal Creek Golf Course for their Memorial Day Golf Tournament. Format is four-person scramble. Scratch and Peoria handicap winners. Event includes greens fees, cart, range balls & prizes.
▪ Shotgun start: 9 a.m.;
▪ Fee: $50 non-AGF; $40 eagle/premiere AGF members; and
▪ Registration deadline: Saturday, May 25.
For more information, call 618-744-1400.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1
GEOCACHING, NATURE JOURNALING & MACROINVERTEBRATE STUDY
Join Outdoor Recreation for full-day of nature education and exploration at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Start a nature journal Discover geocaching and use GPS units to explore the sanctuary. Catch macroinvertebrates and learn about water pollution. Ideal trip for kids to learn about the great outdoors and have fun. Pack a lunch and eat on site. Transportation provided.
▪ Cost: RecOn, $8; non-RecOn cost, $29;
▪ Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and
▪ Registration deadline: Thursday, May 30.
Open to ages 8+ (guardian required under 18). Maximum two children per adult. For more information, call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
FRIDAY, JUNE 7
MIKE SUPER RETURNING TO SAFB
Mike Super is coming back to Scott AFB with his all new show, Mike Super 2.OH! This magic and illusion show will be at 7 p.m. at the Scott Event Center. Super was the winner of NBC’s hit TV show “Phenomenon” and was a top finalist on America’s Got Talent. The entire Scott AFB population is invited to this free show. Doors open at 6 p.m. and seats are limited. The Scott Event Center will have food available for purchase prior to the show. Drinks will be available before and during the show. For more information, call 618-256-3766.
SATURDAY, JUNE 8
SEA LION OVERNIGHT AT STL ZOO
Experience a night of education, adventure and excitement, while spending the night in the Sea Lion Sound tunnel at the St. Louis Zoo with Outdoor Recreation. Enjoy dinner, fun activities, and an after-hours flashlight tour of the zoo. Wake up the next morning to say “hello” to the sea lions, grab breakfast and visit the stingrays at Caribbean Cove. Transportation provided. Equipment provided by ODR at no charge (sleeping bags and sleeping pads).
▪ Cost: RecOn, $35; non-RecOn cost, $110;
▪ Time: 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8, to noon Sunday, June 9;
▪ Registration deadline: Friday, May 31; and
▪ Mandatory pretrip meeting: 6 p.m. Monday, June 3.
Open to ages 6+ (guardian required under 18). Maximum two kids per adult. Call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.
SIX FLAGS ST. LOUIS TICKETS
Save big when purchasing Six Flags tickets at Information, Tickets & Travel vs. at the gate. Get discounted passes today. Stop by Bldg. 1650 or call ITT at 618-256-5919.
▪ Season pass: $68;
▪ Single day pass: $45; and
▪ Parking pass: $17.
2019 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS TICKETS ON SALE
Take in a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game this year. Information, Tickets & Travel has select home game tickets available for purchase all season. For a complete listing on game day tickets visit https://375fss.com/ITT.php. Tickets are going fast, so get them today. Prices subject to change. Call 618-256-5919.