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Scott Air Force Base events, week of June 21

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

LONGEST DAY OF GOLF 36-HOLE TOURNAMENT

Cardinal Creek Golf Course is hosting their Longest Day of Golf Tournament. Tournament consists of two person teams playing 36 holes with four different formats, plus scratch and peoria handicap (anyone can play and win).

Formats include: 9-holes of two person best ball, two person alternate shot, one gross and one net best ball and two person scramble.

Start: 8 a.m.;

Fee: $80 AGF players, $100 daily players. Fee includes 36 holes, cart, prizes and steak dinner; and

Registration deadline: Monday, June 17;

For more information, call 618-744-1400.

SKYVIEW DRIVE-IN NIGHT

Teens: Join Youth Programs from 7-10 p.m. for movies on the big screen at historic SkyView Drive-In in Belleville. Bring a lawn chair and snack money. Open to ages 13-18. Fee: $8 members, $10 non-members. Limited spots, sign-up early. call 618-256-5139.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

‘SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS’ PERFORMANCE

The Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs” will be presented at 1 p.m. inside the Base Auditorium. Admission is free. Come enjoy this entertaining show complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup. For more information call the Youth Center at 618-256-5139.

SINGLE AIRMAN POOL NIGHT

Dive-in with a Deadpool Double Feature at Outdoor Rec’s single Airmen pool night. Hang at the pool after hours with friends and watch “Deadpool 1” and “Deadpool 2.” Will have snacks and one free drink available (must present driver’s license for drink ticket). Pool noodles only (no inflatables). Free shuttle bus to dorms after event. Individuals that qualify for SAI may bring one guest at SAI cost. Open to first 250 attendees.

Time: 8 p.m. to midnight.; and

Cost: At door, $5 (cash only).

Open to ages 17+. Call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

TUESDAY, JUNE 25, THROUGH FRIDAY, JUNE 28

ADVANCED BOWLING CLINIC

Bowlers wanting an edge on the competition should sign-up for the Stars & Strikes Advanced Bowling Clinic. This clinic covers advanced lane pay, ball surface management and understanding ball motion and shape. Fees include video analysis.Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Open to adults and juniors (14+). Registration required. Clinic fee: $100/person. For more details, call 618-256-4054.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27, THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28

Overnight Camping with Wolves

Ready for an adventure of a lifetime? The Youth Center is offering an overnight camping trip to the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri. Experience the popular “campfire howl” followed by a catered dinner provided by the USO, then sleep under the stars. In the morning, enjoy breakfast and a two-hour private tour with exclusive grounds access. Tents and food provided. Sleeping bags, flashlights, bug spray & toiletries required. The Endangered Wolf center is more than 2,000 gated acres not open to the public. It is owned by Washington University where they rehabilitate wild animals. This is a very safe area and animals are located within a gated area surrounded by two gates per shelter and the campground. YC staff as well as the wolf center staff will monitor children at all times. Open to ages 9-18 years. Registration required ... call for availability. Limited to 13 participants. Time: 3 p.m. Thursday, June 27, through 3 p.m. Friday, June 28. Fee: $20. To register or for more details, call 618-256-5139.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

FLEA MARKET/YARD SALE

Anyone have gently used, vintage, antique or unique items to resell? Become a vendor at the first-ever SEC Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Scott Event Center. They are looking to have a have a bizarre bazaar of bargains, treasures and unique items for sale to the base community. Vendors can reserve a space to sell. Single slot $10. Double slot and table $15. Reserve a slot by Monday, June 24. They will also have food and drinks for sale. Base access required to participate (buy/sell). For more details, call the SEC at 618-256-5501.

UNDERGROUND KAYAK

Join Outdoor Recreation for a trip to Crystal City Underground for a 2.5 hour underground kayaking tour. Explore the remains and learn the history of the sandstone mine as they kayak through the dark. Air temperature underground is 50 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. Trip requires one tight passageway, and is not suitable for claustrophobic individuals. Dinner afterward (individual cost). Transportation included.

Time: 12:30-8 p.m.;

Cost: RecOn, $15; non-RecOn, $55; and

Registration deadline: Thursday, June 20.

Open to ages 12+ (guardian required under 18). Maximum two children per adult. Call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

MONDAY, JULY 1, THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

EPIC DRIVER GIVEAWAY

People who play 18 holes with a cart at Cardinal Creek Golf Course from July 1-31 can enter to win a Callaway Epic Flash Driver. Contest open to all (includes AGF with 18-hole cart rental). Not valid for events, coupons, or other discounted rounds. Sponsored in part by USAA. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended. For complete details, inquire within or call Cardinal Creek, 618-744-1400.

THURSDAY, JULY 4

4th of July Scramble

Join Cardinal Creek Golf Course for their 4th of July scramble. Format is four-person scramble. Scratch and Peoria handicap winners. Event includes greens fees, cart, range balls and prizes. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Fee: $50 non-AGF, $40 all AGF member types. Must register by Tuesday, July 2. For more information, call 618-744-1400.

Monday, July 8, through Friday, Aug. 9

YOUTH SOCCER REGISTRATION

Youth interested in playing soccer can register from July 8-Aug. 9 at the SAFB Youth Center. League is open to youth ages 5-13 years old (as of Sept. 1). The game of Futsal (indoor soccer in gym) will be played by the 11-13-year-olds. Practices will begin Friday, Aug. 26. Fee: $62/child (includes jersey). All participants must be a member of the Scott Youth Programs for the soccer season, which costs $20. A current physician approved physical and immunizations are required, and if applicable, an approved Inclusion Action Team Package for special needs. These must be on file at the time of registration, and remain current for the entire sport session. Registration will not be taken without a current (less than one year old) physical and current immunizations on file or brought in at time of registration (school physicals/P.E. physicals will be accepted). For more details, call Al Bromley, 618-256-4984 or 618-256-5139.

TUESDAY, JULY 9

Teen/Tween Murder Mystery Night

Interested in solving the mystery? Teens and tweens are welcome to join the fun at 6:30 p.m. at the library for a scripted mystery murder night. RSVP today to be assigned a role. For more information, call 618-256-5100 618-256-3028.

FRIDAY, JULY 12

First Friday

Come to Zeppelins for a First Friday Christmas in July party. Santa is coming to town for a special visit. All attendees will have a chance to win prizes, plus $50 Academy Sports+Outdoors Gift Card or two daily passes to McKendree MetroRecPlex. Party starts at 3 p.m. Enjoy free food beginning at 4 p.m. until it lasts. Free and open to all. Festivities held in Zeppelins Lounge. For more details, call 618-256-5501. Sponsored in part by First Command Financial Services. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

THURSDAY, JULY 18, THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 21

Sport Shot 4-Day Clinic

People looking for a challenge and wanting to improve their bowling game should check out the Sport Shot Clinic at the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center. Clinic is open to bowlers of all skill levels. Each participant will bowl on four different sport shots. Time: 5:30-8 p.m. each day. Open to adults and juniors (14+). Registration required. Clinic fee: $20/person per day; $70/person all four days (paid in advance — must pay in full by Wednesday, July 17). For more details, call 618-256-4054.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Red, White & Blue Golf Tournament

Join Cardinal Creek Golf Course for their Red, White and Blue Golf Tournament. Format is a four-person scramble where six holes each of red, white and blue tees are played. Objective is to strategically play the tees to best fit the team’s ability. Scratch and Peoria handicap (anyone can play and win). Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Fee: $70 non-AGF, $50 all AGF member types (includes greens fees, cart, range balls, and lunch following golf). Must register by Thursday, July 18. For more information, call 618-744-1400.

NOTES

BASE POOL NOW OPEN

The Scott AFB Pool (Fitness Center Pool) is open for the summer season. Join them for free recreational swimming all summer. Check out the rock climbing wall in the deep end, along with the double flume slide. Pool open to DoD card holders and their guests. Reserve the pool for private pool parties, improve fitness with lap swim, or learn to swim with swim lessons

Pool rules: Ages 10 & under must be accompanied by adult 18 or older (adult must supervise and attest to their ability to swim); ages 11-13 must pass a swim test in order to come to the pool without adult supervision.

The base pool 2019 swim schedule is as follows:

NOW-SUNDAY, AUG. 11

Recreational swim: 1-6 p.m. daily and holidays; and

Individual lap swim: 6-7 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday (closed weekends).

MONDAY, AUG. 12-MONDAY, SEPT. 2 (WEEKENDS ONLY)

Recreational swim: 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays (closed weekdays); and

Individual lap swim: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (closed weekdays).

FREE MOVIES AT THE AUDITORIUM

The Base Auditorium will show the following movies currently in theaters. All movies are free and open to the base population.

Friday, June 28: 7 p.m. “Captain Marvel” (PG); and

Monday, July 8: 10 a.m. “Dumbo” (PG); and

Friday, July 12: 7 p.m. “Shazzam” (PG-13).

For more information, call 618-256-5100 or 618-256-3028 or visit https://www.facebook.com/scottafblibrary.

SUMMER COUPLES SERIES

Cardinal Creek Golf Course is hosting a Summer Couples Series this summer. Couples will enjoy a night of golfing and dining while experiencing Cardinal Creek. Each event is limited to first 36 teams. Events kick-off at 5 p.m. on the following Fridays:

June 28: 1 BB of 2 handicap;

July 26: Modified alternate shot; and

Aug. 23: Couple scramble.

Fee: $60 per couple/event. Includes nine holes, cart, range balls, prizes and dinner. For more information, call 618-744-1400.

CIVILIAN PERSONNEL OFFICE MOVING

The Civilian Personnel Office will be closed Wednesday, June 26, and Thursday, June 27, with limited services Tuesday, June 25, and Friday, June 28, while they move to a new location on base. On Monday, July 1, the office will fully reopen in its new location in Bldg. P-10, D Wing. After July 1, office hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Youth Programs: Camps

Check out the full listing of youth learning camps Youth Programs is offering during July. All camps will be held at the Youth Center. All camps open to youth ages 9+. Fee: $5. Registration required.

Smart girls camp: 2:30-4 p.m. Monday, July 1, through Wednesday, July 3, and Friday July 5;

Basketball camp: 2:30-4 p.m. Monday, July 8, through Friday, July 12; and

5210 Healthy Cooking Camp: 2:30-4 p.m. Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19.

To sign up, call Youth Programs at 618-256-5139.

Youth Programs: Field trips

Check out our full listing of youth field trips during July. Registration is required.

The Edge: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 2; ages 9+; $30 — laser tag, pizza and soda;

Raging Rivers: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 9; ages 9+; $30 members, $35 non-members — includes lunch;

The Muny: 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 16; ages 9+; $15 (plus cash for dinner) — watching “Cinderella”;

Six Flags: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23; ages 13-18; $35 (plus cash for food); and

Incredible Pizza: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 30; ages 9+; $25 members, $30 non-members.

To sign up, call Youth Programs at 618-256-5139.

Volunteer soccer coaches needed

Volunteer soccer coaches are needed at the Scott Youth Center. They will provide training for people, plus $55 towards their child’s next sport enrollment fee. Apply by Wednesday, July 31. If interested in becoming a volunteer coach, please contact Al Bromley, sports coordinator, at alfred.bromley@us.af.mil, 314-304-3507, or stop in the Youth Center.

Eat. Play. Win. Gift Card Giveaway

Want to win a $100 375th Force Support Squadron gift card? Eat. Play. Win. Through Sept. 28, eat at any one of these FSS locations: Cardinal Creek Café, Common Grounds Café, Rickenbacker’s Café, Stars & Strikes Snack Bar or Zeppelins, and people could be eligible. Make any food purchase between Sunday-Saturday, and receive a “punch” on an official entry card. Once people receive four punches on the entry card, they should turn it in at any participating location for entry. Every week one lucky winner will win. Must be 18 years of age and older to participate. A minimum $5 food purchase required. Campus dining eligible. For complete details, rules and eligibility inquire within or visit www.375fss.com. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

DINING FACILITY & CAMPUS DINING NOW AVAILABLE

The Nightingale Inn Dining Facility is now open to all base personnel and their family members serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, Airmen on meal cards can enjoy the campus dining feature which allows them to use their ESM privileges to eat at any 375th FSS food facility to include the bowling center, golf course, Zeppelins at the Scott Event Center, Common Grounds Coffee and Rickenbacker’s Café at lodging for breakfast, lunch and dinner For complete details, please visit https://375fss.com/DFAC.php.

LEARN TO SWIM

Outdoor Recreation offers Learn to Swim lessons this summer at the base pool. A registration form must be filled out for each swimmer. Lesson fees are:

School age and adult: $50;

Preschool (3-5 years old): $35; and

Parent/child (6-36 months): $35.

Lessons held Monday-Thursday (Fridays are makeup days). Lessons may change due to weather and instructor availability at the time of sign up. Call or stop by Outdoor Recreation for complete details, 618-256-2067.

PRIVATE POOL PARTIES

Looking for a place to hold a birthday, graduation, squadron party or family reunion? Call Outdoor Recreation to reserve the pool for a private pool party. Swim parties can be held from 7 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; or from 9 p.m. to midnight Mondays and Wednesdays. Reservations Fees: $150 for two hours ($60 per additional hour). Maximum of 200 guests. Reservations are required seven days prior, so stop in Outdoor Recreation or call 618-256-2067.

‘POUR MY BEER’ — SELF SERVICE OPTION NOW AVAILABLE

Stop by Zeppelins at the Scott Event Center beginning at 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and try the new “Pour My Beer” system. Choose from six unique draft beers and pour as much or as little as wanted.

DOLLAR SUNDAYS

Sunday is Family Fun Day at the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center. Bring the whole family out for a fun filled day of bowling. Games, shoes, hot dogs, French fries and soda are all just $1 each. For more details, call 618-256-4054.

BASE AUDITORIUM SCHEDULING CHANGE

The Base Auditorium (formerly known to most as the Library Auditorium) has transferred facility management and event scheduling over to the Scott Professional Development Center administrative office (bldg. east of the Bowling Center). This office will issue auditorium key(s), mics, mic stands, etc. Movies and Base Theatre functions will continue through the Base Library office. To reserve the auditorium, visit https://eim2.amc.af.mil/org/375mss/Lists/Base%20Theater%20Scheduler/Calendar1.aspx. This site can only be accessed via an on-base LAN connected computer.

SELF-SCHEDULING FITNESS ASSESSMENT TRAINING

Now, members testing with the Fitness Assessment Cell can self-register for June and July appointments. On Saturday, June 15, customers can register for July and August appointments. Look for the Fitness Assessment Cell Self-Registration ICON on the 375FSS.com page.

For further information, contact the Fitness Assessment Cell at 618-256-4474.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM

“It’s Showtime” is the theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program at the Scott AFB Library. The Summer Reading Program includes incentives, story times, special events, a finale party and more — register today. This program is open to children of all ages. Also, for every book adults read through Thursday, July 25, they will receive an entry form for a chance to win a prize.

Stop by the Library to register and get a free T-Shirt while supplies last. The Summer Reading Program is sponsored in part by Drury Hotels, Golden Corral Buffet & Grill, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Leonardo DRS, Texas Roadhouse, Bella Milano, Sky Zone, Scott Credit Union, Fun Spot Skating Center, USAA, The Edge, Eckert’s, Cold Stone Creamery, Olive Garden, Edison’s Entertainment Complex, Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken, Scott Spouses Club, Blue Star Families and HSHS Medical Group Care. No federal endorsement of sponsors intended.

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/airforce and start receiving coupons. Registered kids will receive two free games of bowling every day all summer through Sunday, Sept. 15.

A value of more than $500 per child. For more information, call the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center at 618-256-4054. Sign up today.

SIX FLAGS ST. LOUIS TICKETS AVAILABLE

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 throughout the 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. For info, call 618-256-5919.

CHAPLAIN CORPS WORSHIP SCHEDULE

CATHOLIC SERVICES

Sunday mass: 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Daily mass (Monday-Thursday): 11:30 a.m.

Friday Rosary in Blessed Sacrament: 11:30 a.m.

PROTESTANT SERVICES

Traditional worship service (Sunday): 8 a.m.

Gospel worship service (Sunday): 11 a.m.

SOKA GAKKAI INTERNATIONAL, LED BY TIMOTHY MISSI

Third Saturday of the month: 1:30-5 p.m.

All services are held at the Chapel, unless otherwise noted.

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