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by: Stripes Okinawa | .
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published: October 05, 2012
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USO KADENA, 634-3889
CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
The primary mission of the USO is to "uplift the spirits of the troops and their families," and what better way to do so than providing affordable classes for everyone.
Great opportunities for you and your family to learn and grow while you are stationed at Okinawa are listed below:
CLASSES FOR CHILDREN  
JAPANESE LESSONS: AGES 5 TO 17
Group lessons: Ages 2 to 6 (40-50 minutes). $40-$45 per month
Private lessons: (30-40 minutes). $55-$60 per month
Family lessons: (30-40 minutes). $30-$40 per month
JAZZ/CONTEMPORARY FOR TEENS: AGES 13 TO 17
Fri., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $40 per month
SEIDOKAN KARATE: AGES 5 TO 17
Monday and Wednesday, 5:05 p.m. to 6:05 p.m. $40 per month
Tuesday and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $40 per month
Tuesday and Thursday, 5:05 p.m. to 6:05 p.m. $40 per month
SHORIN RYU KARATE: AGES 6 TO 17
Tuesday and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $30 per month
Tuesday and Thursday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $30 per month
CLASSES FOR ADULTS  
BALLROOM DANCE
Monday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $40 per month
BELLY DANCE
Beyond basics: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $40 per month
Basics: Thursday, 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. $40 per month
HIP-HOP DANCE
Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $40 per month
IKEBANA
Monday, Thursday or Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $85 per month
SHORIN RYU KARATE
Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $35 per month
Contact to Maria Darling (mdarling@uso.org) or Andrea Holt (aholt@uso.org) for details.
SHUTTLE SERVICE
4 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Free shuttle will be available throughout the evening from the Kadena Marina, Rocker NCO Club, and the Schilling Community Center parking lots.
Banyan Tree Club
Tel: 959-0647/1889
TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Lounge.
POOL TOURNAMENT
Thursday, 6 p.m. Registration starts at 5 p.m.
TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Weekend Lounge and Café Latte.
DISCOVER JAPAN FEST  
Oct. 6, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free Japanese food and drink, demonstrations of traditional Japanese arts, and cultural entertainment.    
LADIES' NIGHT: WITCHES NIGHT
Oct. 12, 9 p.m. Weekender Lounge. Open to officers and civilian equivalents.
CLUB MEMBER SOCIAL HOUR
Monday and Tuesday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday closed
Rocker NCO Club
Tel: 959-0740
TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Reflections Lounge.
T-BONES SPECIAL
MONTE CARLO NIGHT  
Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Open to all ranks and services. Tickets $20. Now on sale.  
PIG PICKIN' & DRAFT BEER NIGHT     
Oct. 12, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In lounge and Shiraho Room. Open to E Club members only.   
OKTOBERFEST 2012
Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Buffet to 8 p.m. Open to adult members of Rocker NCO, Banyan Tree and Officers' Clubs only
CLOSURES
Oct. 15. T-Bones and Route 66 will be closed for cleaning. T-Bones will reopen at 4 p.m.
Aero Club
Tel: 959-5655
EXPLORE OKINAWA ORIENTATION TOUR
See the wonders of Okinawa on this orientation flight and learn about flying!
$199 - New prices (1 hour flight). Up to 3 passengers.
RENTAL FEES
Cesna 172. $119/hour (starting Oct. 1).
Liberty XL-2. $119/hour (starting Oct. 1).
10% discount for all Air Force Club members.
Airman & Family Readiness Center
Tel: 634-3366
GIVE PARENTS A BREAK
Oct. 13. Register between Oct. 9 and 10.
Niko Niko CDC. Children 6 weeks to 5 years
Himawari SAP. Children 5 to 12
Aquatics
Tel: 634-6425
CLASSES AND PROGRAMS
WATER FIT (FROM SEPT. 3)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. 
$3 per class
SPARTAN AQUATICS (FROM SEPT. 3)
Monday and Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday and Friday, 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Free for active duty. $5 for dependents.
PRIVATE POOL PARTIES
Weekends at Fairchild Pool. Reservations will be accepted through October.
SWIM AND LIFE GUARD LESSONS
PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
$25 per lesson (25 minute session), Fairchild Pool. Register for swim lessons online at www.kadenaforcesupport.com
Arts & Crafts
Tel: 959-1666
CRAFT EXPLORERS: HALLOWEEN 3D FRAME COLLAGE
Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. $11 (includes supplies). Ages 5 to 15
CREATIVE CLAY SCULPTURE: HALLOWEEN FIGURES
Oct. 12, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. $10 (includes supplies). Ages 5 to 9
CRAFTS AROUND THE WORLD
Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Four classes, $40 (supplies included). Ages 5 to 9
DOLLS AROUND THE WORLD
Tuesday, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Four classes, $40 (supplies included). Ages 8 to 15
CAKE DECORATING CLASSES
CAKE DECORATING BASICS
Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Sept. 4 start). Ages 16 and up. $30 (supplies not included) for four sessions.
GUM PASTE AND FONDANT
Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Sept. 5 start). Ages 16 and up. $30 (supplies not included) for four sessions.
Auto Hobby Center
Tel: 959-1156
OCTOBER SPECIALS
Oct. 6 and 7: 50% off stall fee and 20% off in-stock merchandise (Does not include sound accessories, APS or vendor parts)    
20% off safety inspections for month
BATTERY REPLACEMENT CLASS
Oct. 15, 5 p.m. Check in 15 minutes prior to class.
ON-BASE JCI CONCIERGE SERVICE
$129 plus additional JCI and repairs fees
Banyan Tree Golf Course
Tel: 959-3900
Chapel
Tel: 634-4377
TUESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
Every Tuesday, with a fellowship meal at 5:30 p.m. Bible Study for "Courageous," "The Resolution for Women" between 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Chapel 1. (Oct. 2 start).
"NEHEMIAH," "STUDYING THE BIBLE" AND "VEGGIE TALES" FOR CHILDREN
Ages pre-kindergarten to 5th grade. Contact Chaplain Neal at Kennie.Neal@us.af.mil.
Chibana Golf Course
Tel: 959-4101
COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND SALE
Oct. 6 to 8 at pro shop. Enjoy 10-30% off select items.
Emery Lanes Bowling Center (Kadena Bowling Complex)
Tel: 959-1896
PRO SHOP SALE
10% off all single and double bags during September.
TUNE UP SPECIAL
Get your ball resurfaced and new finger grips installed for only $25.
LUNCHTIME BOWLING SPECIAL
Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free lunchtime bowling when you purchase any meal. 
LEAGUE SIGN-UPS GOING ON FOR EMERY LANES LEAGUE
Bring a friend and check out our new fall programs.
BOWL FOR A BUCK SPECIAL
Monday thru Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $1 games and $1 shoe rental (excluding holidays)
Information, Tickets and Travel
Tel: 959-4322
NAHA TUG OF WAR
Oct. 7, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults $18 / Children (6 to 12) $14 / Kids (0 to 5) $5
OKINAWA FOLKLORE TOUR
Oct. 26 to 31, Nov. 2 to 3, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
OFF-ISLAND TOURS
Oct. 5 to 8/ Nov. 23 to 25/Dec. 23 to 27: Tokyo 
Oct. 6 to 10/Nov. 21 to 24: Beijing 
Nov. 19 to 26: Brisbane
Nov. 21 to 25: Kyoto
Nov. 21 to 26/Dec. 23 to 27: Hong Kong
Dec. 21 to 31: Sydney and Brisbane
Kadena Marine
Tel: 959-6344
SCUBA & SEA
Oct. 6. Kerama Islands
Oct. 7. Pinnacles at Ginowan
Oct. 8. Kerama Islands
Oct. 12. Sunset cruise
Oct. 13. Chibishi dive
Oct. 14. Kerama Islands
UNDWERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Kadena Marina. Check in between 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Register between Oct. 1 to 22.
Karing Kennels
Tel: 959-4062
Okuma
Tel: 631-1850
SWEET CABANA DEAL
Sunday thru Thursday (holidays not included) from Oct. 1 to March 31, 2013. 20% off a two- night stay
GROUP RESERVATION DISCOUNT
30% off on Sunday thru Thursday room rates (holidays not included). Group must rent 10 or more rooms.
SLEEP UNDER THE STARS
$1 for camping site in October
HALLOWEEN VILLAGE
Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Book your stay now.
Outdoor Adventure program
Tel: Kadena Marina 959-6344 & Outdoor Recreation 959-2811
NAGANNU ISLAND ONE-NIGHT STAY TOUR
Oct. 6, 7:30 a.m., to Oct. 7, 2 p.m. $199 per couple (includes ferry fee, 3 meals and accommodations). Register now. Limited to first 8 couples. 
BEGINNER SEA KAYAKING
Oct. 13 and 28, 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Ages 8 and up; 10 person max. Ages 8 and up. Register now.   
WEDNESDAY WARRIOR SEA KAYAKING
Oct. 10 and 24, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Ages 8 and up; 10 person max. $24 (using own gear), $30 (includes rental snorkeling gear.
WAKEBOARD & KNEEBOARDING LESSONS (COMING SOON)
$70. Limited to 4 people per hour. Learn how to ride some waves. Advance registration required.
Outdoor Recreation
Tel: 959-2811
CHIBANA FLEA MARKET
Oct. 6, 7, 20 and 21. $15 for vendor tables.
SINGLE AIRMEN PROGRAM
PAINTBALL: WEEKEND OPEN PLAY
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Speedball Field (On Adams Avenue next to Overton Pool). Rental equipment available.
WEEKEND OPEN PLAY
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speedball Field and The Cage.
NIGHT GAMES
Every 1st weekend of the month, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Cage
NEW ELECTRONIC RENTAL PACKAGE AVAILABLE
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speedball Field
Risner Fitness Center
Tel: 634-5128
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS 5K
Oct. 10, 7 a.m. Registration starts 6:30 a.m.
REFUEL AND RECHARGE AT THE RISNER JUICE BAR       
 Smoothies
 Fresh juices
 Sports drinks and bottled water
 Coffee
Risner Sports Pro Shop
Tel: 959-0675
MIZUNO SHOE FITTING
Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 20-minute appointment slots. Free. Registration starts Oct. 1.
Schilling Community Center
Tel: 634-1387
Oct. 10, 6 p.m. Rocker NCO Club's Kuba and Shiraho Rooms. Watch as the top 15 chefs compete in the semi-final round of Check It Up contest. Top 5 chefs will make it to the final round and cook for Iron Chef Morimoto.
WIN  A HARLEY AT THE ULTIMATE GAMES SHOW
Oct. 8, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Keystone Theater. Free tickets at the Schilling Community Center.
SCHILLING PRESENTS: DISCOVER OKINAWA PROGRAM
Come with us as we discover what Okinawa has to offer and explore the island from the land, sea and sky. Trips are limited to one per person each month.
Discover trips:
Aero Club discovery flight
Rinkin Band live show
Japanese tea ceremony
Okinawa market
Paragliding
Signup for November trips starts Sept. 29.
SINGLE AIRMEN EVENTS
NAGANNU ISLAND EXCURSION WITH OUTDOOR RECREATION
Sept. 29, 8 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. $15 per airman. Limited to the first 20 airmen.
DISCOVER JAPAN FEST
Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free Japanese food and drink, demonstrations of traditional Japanese arts, and cultural entertainment.
Plus, don’t miss local vendor booths, classes, crafts, and prizes.
Teen Center Millennium
Tel: 634-3866
MEMBERSHIP NIGHT AND BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Sept. 28, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Free for members and nonmembers.
CLOSURES
Oct. 8. Closed for Columbus Day.
Youth Center
TEL: 634-0500
SEA KAYAKING AND SNORKELING
Oct. 13, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Ages 9 to 12. $20; members only.
Youth Sports & Fitness
TEL: 634-1384
BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL REGISTRATION
Oct. 1 to 5. Member registration. $60.
Oct. 8 to 12. Open registration. $70.
Division:
Ages 5 to 6: T-Ball
Ages 7 to 8: Coach Pitch
Ages 9 to 10 and 11 to 13: Baseball
Ages 9 to 11: Girls' Fast Pitch Softball
Register at the Nakayoshi Youth Programs Complex, Bldg. 499, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Online registration:
Oct. 1 to 5: Members
Oct. 8 to 12: Open
In order to register online, parents must complete a credit card authorization form at the Youth Sports Fitness Office.
A current physical certificate signed by a physician is required for participation in all Youth Sports.
FALL READY, SET, RUN PROGRAM
Oct. 1 to 8 (10-week program), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ages 8 to 13. $20. Register by Sept. 28.