Programs for families of deployed military

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					  To participate in “Be
  Our Guest” activities
  and programs, just
  show your
  DePLAYment tags.
  (everyone in family must
  present card at event)

March 2010
Programs for families of deployed military
  For Force Support          Pick up your DePLAYment tags at
  Squadron events and
  information visit us       Airman & Family Readiness.
  online at      Register for great prizes at

                             (must bring copy of orders)
       Aces High Bowling
Airman & Family Readiness
            Arden G. Hill
         Memorial Library
      Arts & Crafts Center
                             In support of the Year of the Air Force
         Child Dev Center    Family, the Be Our Guest (BOG) Program
                             provides special activities and discounts on
     Grizzly Bend Club/CC
                731-3359     services for families involved in 30 day or
                             more TDY; or 365-PCS in support of an
                452-6993     active Operation and documented on
         Family Child Care
                             official orders from January 1 through Jul.
                 731-2116    (Call 731-4900 for details on eligibility)
   Fitness & Sports Center
                731-3621     This newsletter provides information on
   Malmstrom Auditorium      which facilities, times, dates, and activities
              731-3359       that will be offered each month. For details
      Outdoor Recreation     on these events go to or call
               731-3263      the Airmen and Family Readiness
           Youth Program     Center at 731-4900.
   To participate in
   “Be Our Guest”
   activities and
   programs, just
   show your
   DePLAYment tags!

Outdoor Recreation                       Display Tables
Intro to Dutch Oven Cooking              Tables are placed
Thursday, March 4,                       throughout the
from 5 to 8 pm                           library with
Learn how to bake                        displays on a
in a Dutch oven to                       variety of subjects.
add hundreds of                          Displays will include Women’s
new possibilities to                     History Month (with quilting and
your camp cooking!                       needlework), Read Across America,
The best part of this class is you get   and Information Technology (in honor
to eat your class project! Call ODR      of Teen Tech Week).
for menu.
Wing Ski Day at Showdown                 Teen Tech Week - March 7-13
Thursday, March 11,
Wednesday, March 31,                     Elkhorn Diner
Cross Country or Snowshoe                Dine and enjoy a movie
(Mar. 31 only for Cross Country)         with us weekly at the
Showdown is both days; Cross             Elkhorn Diner! Free
Country Skiing                           dinner and a movie
is on March 31                           served on Wednesday,
only. Hours are                          March 10. Regular
all day - leave                          prices are on the other
on bus from                              Wednesdays. The movie
Club at 8 am.                            starts at 5:10 pm.
Enjoy a fun filled
winter outing with friends and family.   Aces High Bowling Center
Go to fro complete
details. FREE for DePLAYment Tag         Mondays and Thursdays,
holders.                                 11 am to 4 pm
                                         Free bowling -
                                         show your
Arden G. Hill Memorial                   dePLAYment
Library                                  tag and get 3
Preschool Story Time                     FREE games
Tuesdays at 10 am                        of bowling
 March 2: Dr. Seuss                      includes free
 (Read Across America Day)               shoe rental).
 March 8: Kites & Wind                   Get 10% off all items in the pro shop.
 March 16: St. Patrick’s Day
 March 23: Farm Animals
 March 30: Spring, Easter Egg Hunt
   For Force Support Squadron events
   and information visit us online at

 March 2010

Arts & Crafts Center                       Evening Care
Thursdays                                  Tuesday, Mar. 9,
FREE car wash                              from 6 to 10 pm
noon to 3 pm with a                         - and -
dePLAYment tag.                            Friday, Mar. 19,
(See car wash                              from 6 to 10 pm
attendant)                                 The CDC is opening 2 evenings a
                                           month for children age 6 months to
Youth Center                               8 years. Parents can sign up their
Make a Spring Craft                        children and then go out to dinner
Saturday, March 6, 3 pm                    and a move, play bingo at the
Join us at the Youth Center for a fun      Grizzly Bend Club, take a walk at
afternoon of making a                      River’s Edge Trail, etc, knowing their
spring craft. Make bug                     children are being well cared for by
mobiles, paint a flower                    the experienced staff at the CDC.
pot or make tissue                         (Up to 10 hours of FREE child
paper carnations!                          care.)
FREE for
DePLAYment Tag                             For complete details on reservation
holders.                                   requirements and future dates, go to
Child Development Center
“Give Parents a Break” (open to            Family Child Care
children ages 6                            Return Home Care
weeks to 9 years)                          This is a FREE program for active
Friday, March 5,                           duty members, Air National Guard,
from 5 to 10 pm                            and AF Reserve members returning
                                           from deployments a minimum of 30
Reservations may                           calendar days or more.
be made by calling
the CDC at 2417/2737.                      This care will be provided in the
                                           Extended Duty homes in the Family
A referral certificate will need to be     Child Care Program. They will
obtained and signed by the deployed        provide 16 hours of care per child
spouse’s supervisor in order to get pre-   for children ages 12 and under.
registered for GPAB at the CDC.
All children must be registered by the
Thursday before the scheduled GPAB
                                           This care must be used within 30
day.                                       days of returning from the
                                           Call the CDC for details.
Grizzly Bend Club                     Airman & Family
Lounge Hours of Operation             Readiness
Mon & Tues                 Closed
                                      Exceptional Family
Wed & Thurs        4:30 to 10 pm      Member/Special Needs Program
Friday              4:30 to 11 pm     Kick-Off Event
Family Night                          Wednesday, March 17, from 6 to 8 pm
Monday, March 8, at 5:30 pm           (at the Youth Center)
Bring your family                     Come out and enjoy a great time at
for a night of fun                    the Youth Center; meet other EFMP
– a buffet will be                    families and get information from
                                      support agencies, Open to all
available. Play
                                      EFMP or special needs children,
games; enjoy                          adults, and elderly.
the inflatable                        Bouncy castles will be provided!
caterpillar and more.
DePLAYment tag holders save $1!
Special Needs Family Night
Thursday, March 18, at 5:30 pm
Bring the family and enjoy an
evening away from home. A variety
of activities are planned for all.
DePLAYment tag holders save $1!

                                      Need help dealing with the many issues
                                      associated with having a deployed spouse?
                                      Visit the Airmen and Family Readiness
                                      Center (731-4900) or visit any of the
                                      website below.

NEW USAF                    
                                      Sign up for the spouse
Socialize with all your friends and   link at
family in the Air Force.              And connect with us!
Link at or
Register at