What's happening on base

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What's happening on base

by: Stripes Okinawa | .
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published: December 01, 2012
There's a lot going on base. Just looking at the list below, you can engage yourself in sporting events, dance classes, feasts, arts and crafts, church, and so much more! (This was updated Dec. 1)
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.
Kadena 
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.
8-BALL TOURNAMENT
Wednesday. Registration starts at 5 p.m. Game starts at 6 p.m. Free.
DINING SPECIALS
STATEHOOD ADMISSION DAY SPECIAL
Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free patio lunch for those from Mississippi, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Alabama, New Jersey, Iowa, Texas, Illinois and Delaware. Open to Enlisted Club members only.
DELIVERY SPECIAL
Order 2 large pizzas for delivery and receive a six-pack of soda for free.
FINGER LICKIN’ FRIDAYS
Field catfish plate $6.95, includes two pieces of fish, fries and coleslaw.
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL
8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Purchase a breakfast sandwich and get the second for half price.
Officers’ Club
Tel: 959-3663
TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Weekend Lounge and Café Latte.
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
GIANT CHRISTMAS STOCKING GIVEAWAY
To enter, make a purchase at the Officers’ Club any day between Dec. 13 to 24, then print your name, phone number and the last 4 digits of your Air Force Card on your receipt and drop it in the entry box at the Customer Desk. Winners will be announced Dec. 24 during the lunch hour with Santa event.
Rocker NCO Club
Tel: 959-0740
TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Reflections Lounge.
T-BONES SPECIALS 
KADENA INTERNATIONAL WINE FEST TICKETS
Dec. 1 to 24. Pre-sale tickets available. $37.95 for members; $42.95 for nonmembers.
HOLIDAY GIFT BASKET DRAWING
Club members can drop their receipts off at T-Bones' dining room for a chance to win a prize valued at over $250.
STATEHOOD ADMISSION DAY SPECIAL
Dec. 7, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Free breakfast buffet for those from Mississippi, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Alabama, New Jersey, Iowa, Texas, Illinois and Delaware. Show your state driver’s license along with your enlisted Air Force Club card.
SUNDAY BREAKFAST WITH SANTA 
Dec. 9, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $9.95 for adults ($1 members first discount); $5.50 for ages 4 to 12. Complimentary photo with Santa is available.
DAILY GRIND’S PEPPERMINT CHEESECAKE ON SALE 
Call for details.
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
Liberty XL-2. $119/hour
10% discount for all Air Force Club members.
PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL
Thru Jan. 3. Classes last 8 weeks. Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $289 for tuition, $280 for jeppesen training kit, $168 for classroom books
DECEMBER SUPER SAVINGS
Dec. 1 to 31. Call for details.
1 HOUR FLIGHT $161.19 (ORIGINALLY $199)
Up to 2 passengers
Airman & Family Readiness Center 
Tel: 634-3366
NEWCOMER’S ORIENTATION
Wed., 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Schilling Community Center.
DEPLOYED SPOUSES DINNER
Dec. 8, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ryukyu Middle School. Open to spouses of all military branches.
A&FRC OPEN HOUSE
Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register for classes.
GIVE PARENTS A BREAK
Dec. 8, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Register by Dec. 5 at 12 p.m.
Aquatics
Tel: 634-6425
CLASSES AND PROGRAMS
WATER FIT
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
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
PAPIER MACHE HOLIDAY BASKET
Dec. 8 and 15, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ages 7 and up. $20 (two sessions including supplies). Make and decorate a basket using papier mache techniques and washi collage.
WASHI EGG CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT
Dec. 8 and 15, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ages 7 and up. $20 (two sessions including supplies). Make and decorate a basket using papier mache techniques and washi collage.
MINIATURE FIGURE MAKING SPECIAL
Dec. 15 and 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ages 10 and up. $25 (two sessions including supplies). Learn various molding techniques using acrylic clay to make a personalized holiday gift.
ORIGAMI CRAFT SPECIALS: SANTA AND HIS REINDEER
Dec. 11, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $21 (one session including supplies and display box).
ORIGAMI CRAFT SPECIALS: ORIGAMI CHRISTMAS TREE FOR KIDS
Dec. 11, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Ages 7 to 15. $11 (one session including supplies).
CREATIVE CLAY SCULPTURE: HOLIDAY FIGURES
Dec. 7, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. $11 (one session included supplies).
CREATIVE CLAY SCULPTURE: HOLIDAY FIGURES & GINGERBREAD HOUSE
Dec. 14 and 21, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Ages 10 to 15. $15 (two sessions including supplies). Create fun holiday figures as well as a fancy gingerbread house for them to live in.
Auto Hobby Center
Tel: 959-1156
DECEMBER SPECIAL
Free oil change labor with JCI
Oil and filter extra
Banyan Tree Golf Course 
Tel: 959-3900
HOLIDAY SHOPPER DRAWING
Dec. 1 to 23.
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
HOLIDAY SHOPPER DRAWING
Dec. 1 to 23.
Emery Lanes Bowling Center (Kadena Bowling Complex)
Tel: 959-1896
DOLLAR DAYS
Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $1 for all games (shoes not included).
PRO SHOP SALE
15% off Polyster bowling balls, including custom fitting, drilling and 3 free games.
TAIKO ROOM INSTANT REBATE DAYS
Book the Taiko Room for your team-building function Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and receive an instant $15 rebate.
BROOKLYN’S APPETIZER SPECIAL
10% off on any tasty appetizer
HOLIDAY PIN DECORATING CONTEST
Dec. 8 to 13. Pin pick up.
Dec. 15, 9:30 a.m. Drop off.
Dec. 15, 10 a.m. Judging.
DECEMBER PRO SHOP SANTA SALE
Call for details.
HOLIDAY BOWLING PARTY 
Dec. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Single service members only.
Information, Tickets and Travel
Tel: 959-4322
RYUKYU GOLDEN KINGS VS. FUKUOKA RIZING
Nov. 25, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Adults and children $8 / Kids (0 to 6) $5  
TOKYO
Dec. 23 to 27
SYDNEY & BRISBANE
Dec. 21 to 31
YYY RESORT AT IE ISLAND
Dec. 31 to Jan. 1
OFF-ISLAND TOURS
Nov. 23 to 25/Dec. 23 to 27: Tokyo 
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 Marina
Tel: 959-6344
ROMANTIC SUNSET CRUISE  AND PRIVATE TOURS
Enjoy a 2-hour cruise featuring gorgeous city lights from American Village to Ginowan City or a spectacular view during fireworks festivals with our special fireworks festival charters. $35 to $55 per person for up to 25 people.
CHRISTMAS CORAL COUNTDOWN
Dec. 1 to 24. Call for details.
Karing Kennels
Tel: 959-4062
SANTA PAWS IS COMING TO TOWN 
Dec. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your furry friend in for a photo with Santa Paws.
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.
Outdoor Adventure program
Tel: Kadena Marina 959-6344 & Outdoor Recreation 959-2811 
MOUNT KATSUDAKE HIKING
Dec. 5 and 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ages 12 and up. $20. Limited to the first 10 people.
VOLKS MARCH IN NAGO CITY
Dec. 8, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ages 19 and up: $20. Ages 18 and under: $15. Price includes tour guide and transportation. Limited to the first 40 people.
Outdoor Recreation
Tel: 959-2811
CHIBANA FLEA MARKET
Dec. 1, 2, 15 and 16. $15 for vendor tables.
EQUIPMENT RENTAL HOLIDAY SPECIAL
Equipment rentals
Interactive inflatables
Rental packages
Don’t forget to use your Air Force Club card for 10% off on your rental reservation.
A NIGHTMARE ON ADMAS AVENUE 3X3 PAINTBALL TOURNAMENT
Dec. 9, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Register now on Facebook: Kadena Outdoor Recreation.
WEEKEND OPEN PLAY
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10 field fee to play. Rental package available.
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
REFUEL AND RECHARGE AT THE RISNER JUICE BAR       
 Smoothies
 Fresh juices
 Sports drinks and bottled water
 Coffee
IRON FLIGHT
Dec. 12, 3:30 p.m. Register by Dec. 11. Tackle mental and physical challenges to find out which team is strongest. 4 members to a team. Each team must have at least one female. One member is designated as a timekeeper.
DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT
Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. Register by Dec. 13.
JINGLE BELL ROCK & RUN 13K
Dec. 15, 7 a.m. Registration starts at 6 a.m.
Risner Sports Pro Shop
Tel 959-0675
NIKE AIR PEGASUS RUNNING SHOES
Best running shoes for the Turkey Trot 10k run!
Make strides in a pair of Nike’s Air Pegasus running shoes.
TENNIS LESSONS – PRIVATE LESSONS
Daily, 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. or 6 p.m.
$20 per hour lesson. 2 to 4 students per class.
TENNIS LESSONS – GROUP LESSONS
Tuesday or Thursday, 9 a.m.,10 a.m., 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. or 5 p.m.
$40 per hour lesson (4 lessons). 2 to 4 students per class.
FRIENDSHIP TENNIS TOURNAMENT
$20 per person, per entry. Register by Dec. 2. Open to all. Participants will receive T-shirts, and winners and finalists will win prizes.
MEN’S INTERMEDIATE SINGLES & WOMEN’S OPEN SINGLES
Dec. 8, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Intermediate Division (National Rating Programs: 3.0, 3.5 or 4.)
Open Division (National Rating Programs: 4.5 or above)
MEN’S OPEN SINGLES & WOMEN’S INTERMEDIATE SINGLES
Dec. 15, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Intermediate Division (National Rating Programs: 3.0, 3.5 or 4.)
Open Division (National Rating Programs: 4.5 or above)
HOLIDAY SALE
Dec. 1 to 7. 20% off on selected merchandise.
Schilling Community Center 
Tel: 634-1387
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 now.
TINSEL TOWN – TRACE ADKINS LIVE CONCERT
Dec. 1, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Single service members only.
III MEF BAND CONCERT & SOCIAL 
Dec. 5, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. Tickets are available at the Schilling Community Center.
HOLIDAY SPECIAL: MOMMA MICHI’S BENTO BOX CLASS 
Dec. 13, 11 a.m. Ages 18 and up. $10. Limited to the first 10 people.
Teen Center Millennium 
Tel: 634-3866
MEMBERSHIP NIGHT & BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION 
Nov. 30, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Free for members and nonmembers.
TEEN VS. STAFF SPORTS NIGHT 
Dec. 7, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free for members; $3 for nonmembers.
MOVIE NIGHT 
Dec. 14, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Youth Center
TEL: 634-0500
FAMILY CAMPOUT 
Dec. 7, 4 p.m., to Dec. 8, 8 a.m. $10. Open to all members and their families.
COOKIES, COCOA & HOLIDAY MOVIE
Dec. 14. Ages 6 to 8.
Dec. 22. Ages 9 to 12.
$5. Members only. Pre-registration required.
Youth Sports & Fitness
TEL: 634-1384
2ND ANNUAL TINSEL TROT FAMILY FUN RUN
Dec. 8, 9 a.m. Registration/Check-in at 8 a.m. Free for Ages 5 and under. $10 for first family member. $7 for additional family member. Pre-registration required at the Nakayoshi Youth Program Complex. Runners can choose between 5k or 10k. T-shirts will be given to the first 200 runners to register.