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Scott Air Force Base events, Aug. 30 edition

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

Monday, Sept. 2

Labor Day scramble

Join Cardinal Creek Golf Course for their Labor Day scramble. Format is four-person scramble. Scratch and Peoria handicap winners. Event includes greens fees, cart, range balls, and prizes. Shotgun Start: 9 a.m. Fee: $50 non-AGF; $40 all AGF member types. Must register by Saturday, Aug. 31. For more information, call 618-744-1400.

Wednesday Sept. 4, 11, 18 & 25

Swing Dance Lessons

Swing dance lessons will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Wednesday in September, October and November at the Scott Event Center. Learn a different style of dance each month from expert instructors. No partner required and beginners welcome. Open to ages 18+. This is an R4R event — single Airmen or deployed affected eligible for reduced fees. Cost: R4R eligible, $20 (four classes); non-R4R, $60 (four classes). Registration required by Friday, Aug.30. Contact the Scott Event Center at 618-256-5501 to reserve a spot.

Friday, Sept. 6

First Friday

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at Zeppelins Food & Drinks’ First Friday Hispanic Heritage Celebration. 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. as long as it lasts. First Fridays are free and open to all. Festivities are held in Zeppelins, with food being served at 4 p.m. For more details, call 618-256-5501. Event sponsored in part by First Command Financial Services. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Teen Cuisine Night

Teens can explore and learn the basics of cooking at Teen Cuisine Night at 7 p.m. at the Youth Center. Open to ages 13-18. Free event. For more details, call 618-256-5139.

Friday, Sept. 6, 13 & 27

Friday Night Hoops

Boys and girls are invited to play Friday Night Hoops in September. Open to two separate age groups: Preteens 9-12 play 7-8 p.m.; teens 13-18 play 8-10 p.m. Teams are co-ed. Physical needed. Bring friends to join. Night hoops is free and open to all eligible members of the Youth Center. Teens must still be in high school. For more details, call 618-256-5139.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Murder Mystery Dinner Show

Join the Scott Event Center for their 80’s themed Murder Mystery Dinner Show. Dress up in favorite 80’s attire, enjoy 80’s dishes, and solve a mystery. Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is only $16 per person. Reservations are required by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3. Call the Scott Event Center at 618-256-5501.

RecOn skydive

Join Outdoor Recreation for their tandem skydive. Experience the views of Carlyle Lake while flying 120 mph in the air. Spots are limited. Weight of participants must be less than 200 pounds. If weight greater than 200 pounds, but less than 230 pounds day of event, an additional $50 surcharge due to vendor. Professional instructors provided. Transportation provided. RecOn cost, $50; non-RecOn cost, $245. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register by Monday, Sept. 2. Open to ages 18+. Call 256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Football fanatics: Kick-off tailgate

Scott Event Center is kicking off the NFL football season with a tailgate party inside Zeppelins. They will have a tailgate buffet, which is free for members and $10 for non-members. Event open to all and family friendly. People can enjoy three months free dues if they register for club membership during football Sundays. Sponsored in part by Grey Eagle Distributing and Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsors intended. For complete details and prize rules, call the Scott Event Center at 618-256-5501.

SAI skydive

Join Outdoor Recreation for their tandem skydive. Experience the views of Carlyle Lake while flying 120 mph in the air. Spots are limited. Weight of participants must be less than 200 pounds. If weight greater than 200 pounds, but less than 230 pounds day of event, an additional $50 surcharge due to vendor. Professional instructors provided. Transportation provided. SAI cost, $50; non-SAI cost, $245. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register by Monday, Sept. 2. Open to ages 18+. Call 256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Monday, Sept. 9

Monday mayhem

Join Outdoor Recreation for a night of Monday mayhem at Sure Shot for two hours of archery tag. Archery tag combines dodgeball and paintball, while using the skillset of archery with foam tipped arrows. This is a Single Airmen Initiative (SAI) program — bring a friend and both will enjoy the discounted SAI fee. Open to non-SAI eligible too. Transportation provided. Bring snacks and drinks.

SAI cost, $5; non-SAI cost, $15. Time: 6-9 p.m. (pick up at ODR, 5:45 p.m.; pick-up at Belleville dorm, 6:10 p.m.). Register by Friday, Sept. 6. Open to ages 18+. Call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Archery clinic

Outdoor Recreation will host an archery clinic from 5-7 p.m. Staff will teach correct stance, proper use of recurve bow or compound bow, and proper shooting techniques. Bows, arrows and instruction provided. RecOn cost, $5; non-RecOn cost, $10. Register by Monday, Sept. 9. Open to ages 8+ (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.

Friday, Sept. 13

Karaoke night

DoReMi Karaoke Night will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. inside Zeppelins. Prizes given for best vocal male and female of the night. For more details, call 618-256-5501.

Teen Snacks & Splats

Youth Programs will host a teen art/paint night from 7-9 p.m. While enjoying snacks, all visual art activities focus on teaching the elements and principles of design, and encouraging the development of skills. Open to ages 12-18. Free event. For more details, call 618-256-5139.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Xtreme paintball

Join Outdoor Recreation at Xtreme Paintball. Ten courses. Equipment provided including marker, upgraded mask and 1,000 rounds. Pack a lunch or order food on site (individual’s cost). SAI fee, $20; non-SAI fee, $60. Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register by Wednesday, Sept. 11. Open to ages 18+. Call 256-2067 or follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Free movie at the auditorium

The base auditorium will host the following movie, which is free and open to the base population: “Secret Life of Pets” (PG), 7 p.m. For more information, call 256-5100/256-3028 or visit https://www.facebook.com/scottafblibrary.

Monday, Sept. 16

SAI Monday mayhem

Join Outdoor Recreation for a night of Monday mayhem/axe throwing at Sure Shot. This is a Single Airmen Initiative (SAI) program — bring a friend and both will enjoy the discounted SAI fee. Open to non-SAI eligible too. Transportation provided. Bring snacks and drinks. SAI cost, $10; non-SAI cost, $30. Time: 6-10 p.m. (pick up at ODR, 5:45 p.m.; pick-up at Belleville dorm, 6:10 p.m.). Register by Friday, Sept. 13. Open to ages 18+. Call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Mobile DMV

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, Sept. 20

Preteen carnival dance

The Youth Programs preteen carnival dance will take place from 7-9 p.m. This free event is open to preteens ages 9-12. Play carnival games, dance to the music and win prizes. Free event! For more details, call 618-256-5139.

Cosmic climb

Outdoor Rec is going cosmic climbing indoors at Upper Limits in Chesterfield, Missouri. No previous climbing experience required. Bring a headlamp. RecOn cost, $10; non-RecOn cost, $35. Time: 7 p.m. to midnight. Register by Tuesday, Sept. 17. Open to ages 14+ (guardian required under 18). Maximum three kids per adult. Call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Saturday, Sept. 21

Night golf 9-hole scramble

Join the Cardinal Creek Golf Course for 9-holes of night golf on an illuminated golf course. The course will be lighted only by the moon, glow sticks and glow-in the-dark golf balls. Four-person scramble Peoria handicap (anyone can win). Shotgun start: 8 p.m. Fee: $70/person. Includes 9-holes, golf cart, night golf balls, glow necklaces, hors d’oeuvres and cash beverage cart on the course. Limited to the first 18 teams. This event fills-up early — to register stop by the golf pro shop or call 618-744-1400.

Flea market/yard sale

The SEC “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” flea market/yard sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Scott Event Center. Space reservation deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 18. Single slot without a table is $10. Double slot and table is $15. Food and drinks for sale. Base access required to participate (buy/sell). Contact the Scott Event Center, to reserve a spot, 618-256-5501.

Texas Hold’em

Scott Event Center will host a Texas Hold’em tournament beginning at 6 p.m. Pregame social at 5 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and drink specials, Free entry to the10 Airmen to register. Fees: Members, $9 (play & eat); non-members, $15 (play and eat). Play limited to first 60 players (must have 40 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.

Geocaching, nature journaling & macroinvertebrate study

Join Outdoor Recreation for full-day of nature education and exploration at Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary. Discover geocaching and use GPS units to explore the sanctuary. Keep a journal. Catch macroinvertebrates and learn about water pollution. Pack a lunch and eat on site. Transportation provided. RecOn cost, $8; non-RecOn cost, $29. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register by Wednesday, Sept. 18. Open to ages 8+ (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.

Monday, Sept. 23

SAI Monday mayhem

Join Outdoor Recreation for a night of Monday mayhem at Climb So IL and enjoy indoor rock climbing. This is a Single Airmen Initiative (SAI) program — bring a friend and both will enjoy the discounted SAI fee. Open to non-SAI eligible too. Transportation provided. Bring snacks and drinks. SAI cost, $10; non-SAI cost, $30. Time: 6-10 p.m. (pick up at ODR, 5:45 p.m.; pick-up at Belleville dorm, 6:10 p.m.). Register by Friday, Sept. 13. Open to ages 18+. Call 618-256-2067. Follow on Facebook @ScottODR. Sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No federal endorsement of sponsor intended.

Saturday, Sept. 28, & Sunday, Sept. 29

Overnight Camping with wolves

The Youth Center is offering an overnight camping trip to the Endangered Wolf Center in Eurkea, 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 and toiletries required.

The Endangered Wolf center is over 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. Register by Friday, Sept. 20. Limited to 13 participants. Time: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29. Fee: $20 members, $30 non-members. To register or for more details, call 256-5139.

NOTES

Base pool end of summer hours

Now through Monday, Sept. 2, the base pool is only open on weekends. Schedule is as follows:

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).

Fall bowling leagues

Fall leagues are now forming with day and evening leagues at the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center:

Ladies league: Monday and Thursday mornings;

Mixed league: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings; and

Juniors league: Saturday mornings (all age divisions).

For more information, call 618-256-4054.

Bowling center winter hours of operation

Stars & Strikes Bowling Center is now operating under their winter hours of operation. The facility will be open 1-6 p.m. Sundays; 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays; and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Immediate job openings

The 375th Force Support Squadron is looking for qualified applicants to fill Non-Appropriated Fund positions on Scott AFB. Open positions include, but are not limited to: Cooks, food service workers, laborers, Child & Youth Program assistants, bowling equipment repairers, recreation aids, tractor operators, custodial workers, guest services representatives, and waiters. Flexible and regular positions with benefits are available. For a complete listing and to apply, visit www.nafjobs.org and select “Scott” from the “Base” drop-down menu. For additional information, call 618-256-3831.

Need assistance finding child care?

Militarychildcare.com is the easiest way to find child care on any installation. Contact Angela Fraley at 618-256-8156 for further assistance.

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.

‘Pour by 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.

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 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.

Labor Day FSS Hours of Operation

In observance of the Labor Day holiday Monday, Sept. 2, and the Family Day on Friday, Aug. 30, many of the FSS facilities will have altered hours of operation. Special hours of operation are as follows:

Airman & Family Readiness Center: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Arts & Crafts Center/Auto Hobby: Closed Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Child Development Centers: Closed Sept. 2

Cardinal Creek Golf Course: Course and pro shop open normal hours

Cardinal Creek Golf Course Café: Closed Aug. 30, open Aug. 31, and closed Sept. 2

Civilian Personnel: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Common Grounds: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Education & Training Office: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2, however, on-base college/university classes will be held as scheduled

Family Child Care Office: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Fitness Center: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2 (open to authorized after-hours access)

ITT: Closed Aug. 30-Sept. 2

James Sports Center: Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Library: Closed Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Manpower Office: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Military Personnel Flight: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

NAF Accounting/IT: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

NAF HRO: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Nightingale Inn Dining Facility: Aug. 30 & Sept. 2 — open 6:30-8:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Simple To Go open 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Official Mail Center: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Outdoor Recreation: Closed Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Pool: Open 1-6 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Rickenbacker’s: Closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

Scott Event Center/Zeppelins: Closed Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Stars & Strikes Bowling Center: Open 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 2

Youth Center: Closed Sept. 2

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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