Events

 

Current Events
Please click on our calendar for the monthly event calendar.
Vist each facility's page to learn more about ongoing events.

OH Yes! Weekly 22 Oct
Tiger Tales - 16 Oct

Airman & Family Readiness Center  •  Aquatics  •  Child Development Center 
Club
  •  Dining Facility  • Family Child Care  •  Fitness Center • 
Golf  •  Grassy Pond
Information Learning Center (Education Center)  •  Marketing  
 the SHOP (Recreation, Auto, Crafts, Equipment)
the SPOT (Bowling, Community Ctr, ITT, Outdoor Adventures)  • 
Youth Programs  

 



 

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    EFMP Coffee Connection. Family support meet and greet working group for events and support to connect with other families. First Fri of every month. 7 Nov, 9 - 10 am. 

   Smooth Move Workshop. Helps member to be more prepared for PCS moves. 12 Nov, 9 to 11 am. Sign up by calling today!

    Remote Tour Brief. Wed, 12 Nov, 8:30 am.  Provides members PCSing to a remote location with A&FRC services available for their family during this period of separation. Emphasizes the importance of communication to stay connected with one another as well as giving the member an opportunity to share any concerns their family might need assistance with during this separation.

    Transition GPS. This 5-day workshop is designed to prepare those leaving the military with employment skills necessary to secure employment in the civilian sector. Attendees will learn the job process, understand vacancy announcements, resume preparation, the job interview, salary negotiation, and other valuable skills. The workshop will be held 20 - 24 Oct, 3 - 7 and 17 - 21 Nov starting each morning at 8 am. Please call to sign up, seating is limited.

    Private Sector Resumé. Workshop tailored to private sector resumés for private businesses. This workshop held 20 Nov at 1 pm.

     Newcomer's Orientation (formerly Right Start). Inprocessing and newcomer orientation is held two Tuesdays per month at the Moody Field Club. This is a mandatory briefing for active duty personnel, and spouses are highly encouraged to attend. Right Start will be held 4 and 18 Oct at 7:30 am. 

     Group Preseparation Counseling. Accomplished using the DD Form 2648 checklist which covers Employment Assistance, Veteran Benefits, Relocation, etc. This mandatory briefing is required for every member separating or retiring from the military and is a prerequisite for attending the TAP seminar. This class needs to be scheduled 90 days or more prior to your actual separation date. The dates for this workshop are Each Tues, from 9 - 11 am.
Please call to reserve your seat.

    Ditching the Dorms. Thurs, 6 Nov, 10 am. Held the 2nd Thurs of each month, this workshop is designed to prepare Airmen for the financial changes that occur when moving out of the dorms. Bring your most recent end of month LES and be ready to complete a personalized spending plan. Finishing the course meets the requirement for the Personalized Financial Management Review and Recommendation. Reserve your seat today!


   
Key Spouse Mentorship Training. 23 Oct, 11:30 am. Learn to further enhance the Key Spouse role in your unit through guidance from others seeking to do the same. Call to register and for more information.

   
Veteran's Benefits Advisor. A Veteran's Benefits Advisor is now available at the Airman & Family Readiness Center twice a month from 8 am - 4 pm, 28 Oct, 12 and 25 Nov. The advisor can provide information on veteran's benefits, guidance on claims preparation, assist with completing VA education applications, health care enrollment, creating a MyHealtheVET account/E-benefits premium account and many other veteran benefits.  They can also assist with employment through a newly launched program, Veteran Employment Center (VEC) which will allow transitioning service member & veterans the opportunity to gain employment with companies that are targeting prior military. You can schedule an appointment by calling 703-835-6851. Walk-ins also welcome.
 
    How to Survive the Holidays Without Going Broke. Wed, 29 Oct, 10 - 11:30 am. Learn ten helpful tips to keep your holiday spending under control and your cheer intact!
 
    Airman's Attic. The Airman's Attic located in Bldg 908, 4552 Florida Rd will now be open on a 90 day trial basis the first Sat of each month from 9 am - 1 pm, Oct - Dec. This is  in addition to the regular Tue & Thur from 10 am - 2 pm. Donations accepted during open hours only. They are also seeking volunteers and if you are interested, please contact them at  257-5955 for additional information.
 
    Fall Festival for Deployed Families. Thurs, 30 Oct 6 - 8 pm. Fall activities for children of deployed members. Children may come in costume and photographer will be available for pictures that will be printed on site. Pizza and drinks will be served. Registration required, call A&FRC at 257-3333. Spaces are limited.

   Spouse Employment & Training at a Glance. 1 - 3 pm, 6 & 19 Nov and 8 & 18 Dec in Bldg 400. Designed to provide a general overview of career options to include education, certifications, portable careers, employment opportunities and trends. Registration is required.

   Boots To Business (B2B). This two day workshop teaches procedures on how to start your own business, and also how to start a home based business. This will be held 13 - 14 Nov from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Call 257-3333 to reserve a seat.
 
   EFMP (STOMP) Specialized Training of Military Parents. Thurs & Fri, 13 - 14 Nov, 8:30 am. DoD funded training providing education to military families on Tricare, IEP, Special Education, Guardianship and other resources for families enrolled in EFMP.

   AF Heart Link. Fri, 21 Nov, 9 am - 2:30 pm. This workshop is a great opportunity to increase knowledge of the Air Force mission, culture, traditions, protocols and available programs and seminars in a fun relaxed atmosphere. Make new friends while learning more about the Air Force! Register by calling A&FRC and ask about FREE childcare during the workshop!

Call 257-3333 for more information on Airman & Family Readiness Center.




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     Indoor Pool. The indoor pool is open! Day passes and punch cards may be purchased at the SHOP or at the Indoor Pool during business hours. Pool will be closed on weekends.
Prices
Lap Swim Admission $4 per session
Pool Punch Card $30 for 10 Visits
Swim Lessons
Mon - Fri, 3 - 6 pm
4 sessions, 30 minutes each
$65 group, $80 private
Lap Swim
Mon - Fri, 11 am - 1 pm, 4:30 - 6:30 pm



Call 834-8851 for more information on Aquatics.




     

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    Need full time care? CDC has immediate openings for full time care in several age groups! If you are interested in enrolling your child, age 6 weeks through preschool come by the CDC, Bldg 210, for a tour and additional information.

   
Hourly Care. Looking for time to go to the gym, out to lunch with friends or have a medical appointment? Moody Child Development Center has hourly care spaces available! Reservations can be made two weeks in advance or same day.  The hourly care fee is $5 an hour per child. All registration paper work must filled out and returned to the program prior to your child attending to include a current immunization record as well as H1N1 and Influenza vaccine documentation. If your child has a special need, child's physician will need to complete a Special Needs Package to be approved by our program medical advisor. Care space is available for children 1-4 years of age, as well as 6-12 months.  Call to make reservations or to request a tour of the facility!

     Give Parents a Break.  Air Force Aid Society’s respite care program for youth ages 6 weeks to 4 years (CDC) and in kindergarten through age 12 (Youth Center) will be on Sat, 15 Nov, from 10 am to 4 pm. To be eligible to use the program your child must have a current referral and the required documentation must be filled and returned to the program prior to making reservations.  This documentation must also include a current immunization record.  As a reminder, for those children remaining in the program after 4 pm, an additional charge of $1/minute will be assessed as a late fee. The Air Force Aid Society is not responsible for paying these late fees; but rather it will be the direct responsibility of the parents.  If you incur a late fee charge, this fee must be paid prior to you being able to utilize the Given Parents A Break Program again.  For more information and to make reservations please call.
     Eligible families include those where a parent is feeling stress due to:
     -The military member being deployed, on an extended TDY or on a remote tour of duty
     -A family crisis or emergency such as serious illness of family member, death in the family, extended illness of family members, birth of a new baby, etc.
     -Having a child with special needs
     -Unique circumstances or hardship

    Fascinating Fall. Fri, 24 Oct. PreK at 2 pm, CDC at 3 pm. Join your childs classroom as they explore the changes of the outside environment. Classrooms will create a collage of fall items collected through nature walks and outdoor play. See your room lead/teacher for more information.

   My Oh My Pumpkin Pie! Fri, 21 Nov. PreK at 2 pm, CDC at 3 pm. Parents are invited to join the children and staff of the CDC of pumpkin pie to kick off the holiday season!


Call 257-9220 for more information on the Child Development Center.




 

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    The Moody Field Club has FREE WiFi!

   
Friday Member Appreciation Night. Let us show you how much we appreciate our Club members. Stop in Fri, 14 Nov, 5 to 6 pm for Member Appreciation Night! Enjoy a FREE Chef's Special!

   Halloween Family Night. Thurs, 30 Oct, 5 - 7 pm. Come dressed in your spookiest or craziest costume, grab a goody bag and compete in the mummy contest at our Disney themed Halloween Family Night! $6 members, $8 nonmembers and $2.95 for kids 10 & under. Menu includes garden salad, spaghetti with meatballs, garlic bread, vegetable medley, cupcakes, ice cream and assorted candy!


    American Harvest Buffet. Wed, 19 Nov, 11 am to 1 pm. $6 members, $8 non members. Menu to include chicken fricassee, roasted pork, roasted red potatoes, dressing, glazed carrots, corn on the cob, dinner rolls and dessert.

    Holiday Meals To Go! Choice of two pre-order meals for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
 Thanksgiving: Orders accepted 3 - 19 Nov. Pick up on Wed, 26 Nov, 11 am to 2 pm.
 Christmas: Orders accepted 1 - 17 Dec. Pick up on Wed, 24 Dec, 11 am to 2 pm.
 10 - 12 lb Turkey Meal, $65: 2 lbs corn bread dressing, 2 lb green beans, 2 lb turkey gravy, 12 dinner rolls, cranberry sauce, pumpkin or sweet potato pie.
 6 - 8 lb Ham Mean, $75: 2 lb sweet potatoes, 2 lb green means, 12 dinner rolls, pumpkin or sweet potato pie.
 Additional sides may be purchased. Payment due at time of order. Orders accepted in the Club's catering office or by phone. Club Catering Office: 257-3794

    
35¢ Wing Nite.  Every Wed from 4:30 to 7 pm. in the Tigers' Den. Choice of six sauces: hot, mild, teriyaki, honey mustard, Cajun and BBQ.

    BINGO. Play Bar Bingo each Wed and Fri at 5:20 pm.  

     Taco Thurs. $1.25 tacos in the Tiger's Den! Each Thurs, 4:30 - 7:30 pm.


    Social Hour. Join us for some food and fun in the Ding Hao Lounge! First Fri of every month at 4 - 6 pm.

    Airman's Lunch Specials!
Grill Line Airman Specials (E1 - E4):
- Chicken Strips Basket, 3 Tenders/Fries/Drink - $6
- Wing Basket, 4 wings/Fries/Drink - $6
- Cheeseburger Combo, Cheeseburger/Fries/Drink - $6
- Garden Special, Garden Salad/Cup of Soup/Drink - $6
- Two Cheese Special, 2 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches/Fries/Drink - $6
Hot Line Airman Special (E1 - E4):
- Entrée/2 Sides/Roll/ Drink for $6.75

Wright Brothers Specials

Hot Line
Mondays: All American
Tuesdays: Mexican
Wednesdays: Asian
Thursdays: Italian
Fridays: Southern

October Daily Grill Special: Pork Schnitzel sandwich with Fries - $6.95


Call 257-3792 for more information on the Club.

 


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    DFAC Closure. Georgia Pines Dining Facility is closed temporarily for renovations. Check out the golf course, the SPOT and Moody Field Club for $5 and $6 meal options!

Call 257-3651 for more information on the Georgia Pines Dining Facility. 

 


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     Are You Living In Base Housing & Interested In Becoming An FCC Provider? The Moody AFB Family Child Care (FCC) Program is accepting applications for a new FCC Provider in base housing. This is an exciting opportunity to support the mission here at Moody, receive free childcare training, and bring extra income into your home. If you are a resident of Magnolia Grove or Quiet Pines and are interested in becoming an FCC Provider, please contact the FCC Office at 229-257-3907.

   
Child Care. If you are in need of full-time childcare, part-time, hourly, swings, mid-shift, evenings or weekend childcare, Family Child Care (FCC) is here to serve your need. Our Air Force Licensed and Affiliate providers can care for children with special needs, infants, and school age children. We even offer free Extended Child Care (ECC) for extended duty (EDC), returning from deployment (RHC), and primary UTA Reservist weekends (HCC). 

    Unlicensed Childcare.
Anyone who resides in base housing and cares for children for more than 10 hours per week or on a regular basis, whether paid or not, must be licensed by the Mission Support Group commander.  Individuals providing unlicensed care for children in their housing units risk losing the privilege of residing in base housing.

Call 257-3907 for more information on Family Child Care.




 

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Zombie Run. Fri, 31 Oct, 7:05 am. Form a team of four of your allies to see if you can  out run the undead covered in green slime. Get tagged three times by a zombie and become one of them! Stay alive long enough to cross the finish line to earn two safety jerseys - one for you and one to save a friend. The team with the most survivors and fastest time will win! The team with the best costume will be recognized! Participating teams and want-a-be zombies must sign up at the Fitness Center front counter NLT 28 Oct COB!
 
   Veteran's Day 5K. Fri, 14 Nov, 7:30 am. For the fitness of it!
 
   5 on 5 Basketball Tournament. Thurs, 20 Nov, 2 - 4 pm. Let's ball! 5 on 5 team format. Come win bragging rights for your squadron or friends!
 
   Turkey Trot 5K. Fri, 21 Nov, 7:30 am. Bring a donation for the ACE Council canned food drive and start the holiday season with fitness and giving!
 

   
Gump Running Club. Log your miles everytime you run (inside, outside, track or treadmill)and earn prizes when you reach preset mile markers! Stop by the Fitness Center front desk for more information, complete rules and score card. Prizes are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Brought to you by Freedom I Fitness Center and the HAWC. Click here for Rules & Restrictions.

  
Fitness on Request. Fitness on Request has been installed and is available at the Fitness Annex! This program is currently being used in over 80 military facilities around the world and offers over 50 classes including Kinetics, TKO, Zumba and more! Enjoy the benefits of classes available throughout the day on your schedule that you can schedule from your laptop! Group or individual workouts available anytime the Fitness Annex is open (Mon - Fri from 4:30 am to 10 pm and 10 am to 6 pm on holidays and family days).

   Jogging Strollers. Freedom 1 Fitness Center offers jogging strollers and bike trailers for daily check out. Moms and Dads, you can now take the little ones with you on your daily walk, jog or ride around Moody AFB. Check out is for 2 hour time periods for use on base. 

     Nutrition Oasis Specials:        

October: Don't be scared! Try a BOOberry (blueberry) smoothie! $3.25 for a small, $5.05 for a large. 

 
     Open Play Volleyball.  Join us every Sun from 2 to 6 pm on the basketball court for open play volleyball!  

     Massage Therapy. 
Did you know the Fitness Center offers massage therapy for very reasonable prices? 
30 min - $30
60 min - $50
90 min - $70

   Volunteer instructors needed. The fitness center is looking for certified group exercise instructors (aerobics, spin, zumba, kickboxing, etc) to volunteer to teach classes. Instructors need the following:
1) primary group exercise certification
2) specialty certification if teaching classes such as Spin, Zumba, Kickboxing, Pilates
3) CPR

Call 257-1621 for more information on the Fitness Center.

 


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   Snack Bar Closure. Quiet Pines Golf Course snack bar is CLOSED for renovations with an anticipated re-opening date of 31 Oct. Thank you for your support! 


   Night at Night. Fri, 14 Nov, 6 pm dinner, tee off to follow. Join us for 9 holes of glow in the dark golf with a chance to win pro shop gift certificates and merchandise! $10 per person includes dinner, golf & prize buy-in.  Register today - limited to 36 participants!
 
   Quite Pines Golf Club Championship. Sat, 22 Nov, 8 am - 1 pm. Club championship will be divided into two flights: net score and gross score. Prizes for 1st - 3rd place! $40 registration fee includes lunch. Call for more information.

Call 257-3297 for more information on Quiet Pines Golf Course.




 

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    Manager's Specials. Looking for a place to hold your family reunion, retirement or wedding? Or just some place to enjoy the warmer weather? Come spend your time with us and enjoy our Manager's Specials!
  20% off  boat rental coupon for every week rental
  20% - 50% off rental of bounce houses , slip and slide or grills for every day pavilion is rented (based on # of people in party)
 All specials based on availability.

   
Drop In at Grassy Pond! Enjoy a night of relaxation with our drop-in special! $50 per night, 2 or 3 bedroom cabins. No reservations required, just drop in!

    PCSing in/out or TDY here at Moody AFB? Moody Inn Lodging has no accommodations?  Call Grassy Pond and stay in one of our 19 2 or 3 bedroom accomodations and 39 newly upgraded RV Sites.

    Fishin' is the Mission at Grassy Pond! Grassy Pond is a recreational area with a 275 acre pond, 19 cabins, 4 group pavilions, nature trails, and a recreational boat area open to retired military personnel of all services, Coast Guard personnel, DOD civilian employees, retired DOD civilian employees, NAF employees and their dependents. Grassy Pond is located in Lake Park, Georgia.  Call and make your reservations today!

Call 559-5840 for more information on Grassy Pond.



 

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   Fall 2014 Community College of the Air Force Graduation. Cheer on your graduating members of Team Moody! Thurs, 6 Nov at 3 pm in the Hoffman Auditorium.
 
  
Moody Talking Tigers Toastmasters. Join us each Thurs, 5 pm at the SPOT for an hour of professional development and fun! We provide a supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn fosters self-confidence and personal growth.

    Tuition Assistance Update. We're happy to announce that Tuition Assistance has been reactivated for military members. TA briefings will be conducted on Tues at 2 pm and Thurs at 8:30 am.


    GI Bill Briefing. Second Tues of the month at 9 am.


    Commissioning Briefings. Do you have what it takes to become a United States Air Force Officer? Whether it's through an Air Force ROTC scholarship, the Officers Training School program or Commissioned Officer Training, there are a number of different ways to become an Air Force Officer, each of which open the door to an exciting career. Increase your responsibility, build your résumé, develop leadership skills, and make a difference! Briefings will be present by CGOs from various units and backgrounds that have first-hand experience in the commissioning source you are interested in. Register today for the briefing related to your choice of sources today and come with your questions! 

 
Digital Services and OverDrive Online Resource Training Aid

 

    Tutor.com. 
Students in military families can get free personalized online tutoring and homework help from live experts 24/7 at www.tutor.com/military . With tutors available to help them any time, any day in all core K-12 subjects, military students of all skill levels can achieve success this school year. K-12 children in National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty Military families are eligible to receive one-to-one academic support 24/7 in math, science, English and more, regardless of the service member's branch or deployment status at NO COST through funding by the Department of Defense MWR Library Program, the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and the Navy General Library Program.


     Federal Daily. The Federal Daily can now be accessed through the AF Portal!  Simply login to the Portal, place your cursor on Library at the top of the screen, and from the dropdown menu click on "Databases and Online Resources", then scroll down to Federal Daily.  This service provides access to FEND, weekly updates, coverage of legal cases, benefits options review, and general employment news.  It also provides access to the Federal Employees Almanac which is updated annually with the latest federal employment policies regarding pay, benefits, time off, transition rules, retirement plans such as CSRS, FERS and TSP, and and other resources.  

     
Learn a second language online.  FREE for Air Force! There are two online offerings for patrons to learn a foreign language or who have English as a second language: 
    TRANSPARENT LANGUAGES:  Self registration in Library; use anywhere, anytime; no deactivations, self paced; broad eligibility rules; for Quality of Life for USAF personnel only; not for training purposes; 80+ languages; can learn multiple languages; emphasizes quick development of basic memorized proficiency; language support for those with English as a Second Language.  
    MANGO:  Provides 36+ languages; requires your 14-digit Library ID number to enroll (can be acquired at the Circulation Desk in the Library - but not over the phone; each lesson covers all four key-language components - Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Grammar and Culture – while maximizing comprehension and retention; once enrolled, has online customer support.

Call 257-3150 for more information on the Information Learning Center.




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     Facebook.  Go to www.facebook.com/moodyfss, to check out our activities and send us some valuable feedback! Spread the word and #BeInTheKnow!

     Monthly Newcomers Tour.  Join Force Support for a FREE Newcomers Tour on Wed, 29 Oct, from 8 am to approximately 2:30 pm! This tour is open to all military, civilians, retirees and families ages 5 and up* who are new to our Moody community or just want to find out more about what's happening around the base.  The tour includes a free breakfast and lunch, plus transportation on a guided bus tour through Moody AFB, the surrounding Valdosta area and Grassy Pond.  Come see all that the Force Support Squadron has to offer!  To sign up, send an email to 23fss.marketing@moody.af.mil or call the Marketing office at 257-2033.  Please provide your name, rank and/or status (active duty, civilian, dependent, etc.), email address and a contact number where you can be reached.  Space for each monthly tour is limited, so sign up early!

*Need childcare for this tour? Contact Family Child Care (FCC) or the Airman and Family Readiness Center about Permanent Change of Station Care - families are entitled to 20 hours of PCS care in an FCC home.  Call 257-3907 or 257-3333 for more information.

Call 257-2033 for more information on Marketing.

 

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Plaque & Frame Shop  257-4160

   Plaque & Frame Shop. Plaques, awards and trophies, oh my! Our personalized items aren't just for military members, but are great for youth sports, church activities, scouting and more. We  also have many items that make great gifts for going aways, birthdays, anniversaries or holidays, all of which can be personalized. All with no sales tax and a quick 7 business day turn around! For large orders, please note that more advanced notice may be required.

    October Special. Holidays are right around the corner! Save 15% on all liquor bottle or glass engraving. 

    November Special. Buy 3 or more ornaments, save 15%!

    2015 Arts & Crafts Gallery. Great creations leave a legacy...what's yours? Take a chance to see and be seen by entering your creative works in this year's Air Force Arts & Crafts Gallery. Submissions will be accepted now - 8 Dec with entry forms available from the SHOP and the SPOT. Each person is allowed up to three entries per category.
 Three age categories: youth 6 - 12, teens 13 - 17, adult 18+
 Three submission categories: craft, photography, digital art


Equipment Rental 257-2989

   October Equipment Rental Specials. Save 15% off the daily rental rate on the following camping items: 2, 4 & 6 person tents, sleeping bags, lanterns and stoves. Plus, take $2 off the daily rental rate on canoes and kayaks!

   Grab a Paddle! End the summer on the water. Rent paddle boards for $15 per day, single kayaks for $11 per day or double kayaks for $14 per day. Going on a weekend adventure? Rent either for $22.50 for the whole weekend - pick up 12 pm Fri and return by 12 pm Mon!

   Car Rental Specials. Normal weekend (pick up anytime Fri, return Mon by noon) specials for cars are:
Compact/Intermediate car: $60 + tax and fees
Standard/Full car: $75 + tax and fees
On extended weekends and Monday holidays (pick up Fri, return Tues by noon)
Compact/Intermediate car: $80 + tax and fees
Standard/Full car: $100 + tax and fees




 

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BOWLING    257-1690

    Prepaid Bowling Games.  You can now purchase bowling games in advance at the SPOT - the more games you buy, the more you save!  Get 10 games for $10, 25 games for $18.75, or 50 games for $25.  You can even use your PLAYpass to purchase prepaid games!

   
Wacky Wednesdays.  Every Wed, come and bowl at a steep discounted rate of 50¢ per game and 50¢ shoe rental!

    $5 Funday. Come hang out at the SPOT every Sun, 1 - 3:30 pm and grab a slice of one topping pizza, drink, 1 game of bowling and 1 shoe rental for $5!

    Pizza Nights at the SPOT! Spend evenings with family & friends with a pizza from the SPOT!  Enjoy a LARGE one-topping pizza for just $10 each Mon and Fri after 3 pm!

   

COMMUNITY CENTER    257-9215     

    Kodak Picture Kiosk. Check out the newest addition to the SPOT: the Kodak Picture Kiosk! The new photo printing kiosk is convenient, easy to use and offers a great variety of prints and photo gifts. Come in today and ask about how to upload from your mobile devices! "Turn your moments into memories in minutes!"    

    2015 Arts & Crafts Gallery. Great creations leave a legacy...what's yours? Take a chance to see and be seen by entering your creative works in this year's Air Force Arts & Crafts Gallery. Submissions will be accepted now - 8 Dec with entry forms available from the SHOP and the SPOT. Each person is allowed up to three entries per category.
 Three age categories: youth 6 - 12, teens 13 - 17, adult 18+
 Three submission categories: craft, photography, digital art

   Tops in Blue. Thurs, 6 Nov, 7 pm. Celebrate 60 years of tradition at Mathis City Auditorium. Doors open at 6:15 pm for DoD ID holders and 6:30 pm for the public. Admission is FREE!

   Tree Lighting Ceremony. Fri, 5 Dec, 4:30 pm. Our annual Tree Lighting with a vendor & crafts fair, CDC & YP entertainment, parade, visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus, a snow pit for the kids, deployed member luminaries, and food & beverage available for purchase ($5 and below). Don't miss your chance to win of two $1,500 Steel's Jewelry shopping sprees!
   Tree Lighting Vendor Fair Registration: Do you have a home business you would like to promote? Sign up for a vendor's spot at this year's Tree Lighting Ceremony! Booth spaces are $25 and available on a first come, first serve basis. Must register by Fri, 14 Nov.
 
   Holiday Card Contest. 2014 Theme: Christmas Songs! Squadrons, groups, organizations, detachments - sign up now to compete in this year's card contest! cards will be displayed at the North Gate starting 1 Dec throughout the season. There will be FSS GIFT CARDS for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes! For a complete list of rules and to sign up for the card contest OR to participate in the parade at this year's Tree Lighting Ceremony, call 257-9213!

   Breakfast with Santa. Sat, 13 Dec, 9 - 11 am. Come enjoy breakfast with Santa at the SPOT and tell him your wish list! Cost is $7 for breakfast and craft! EFMP families or those requiring special assistance may arrive at 8:30 am. Call or stop by the SPOT or Youth Programs to sign up! Deadline to register and reserve your breakfast meal is 9 Dec.


INFORMATION, TICKETS & TRAVEL    257-3280

Current Price List  •  Military Leisure Travel Discounts • Beaches Resort

    Wild Adventures Gold Pass Sale. Get your 2014 - 2015 Gold Pass for only $70! Gold Passes include: FREE, unlimited mini golf, go carts and parking, 10% off food and merchandise inside of the park, at least three Bring a Friend tickets, discount on reserved concert seats and the chance to buy concert tickets early! Hurry - price will go up 1 Nov!

   White Christmas Holiday Musical. Sun, 7 Dec. Join us for a holiday classic! $115 includes transportation, lunch and ticket to see the musical White Christmas at the Alhambra Theatre in Jacksonville, FL. Register by Sat, 1 Nov.


    University of Georgia vs Charleston Southern University. Sat, 22 Nov. Show your team spirit with ITT as we tailgate and watch the Bulldogs take on the Charleston Southern Buccaneers. $50 includes charter bus transportation, lunch and ticket to the game! Single Airmen register by 27 Oct, all others by 7 Nov. Hurry, only 35 tickets available!

    Walt Disney World Salutes the US Armed Forces, 2013 - 2014
 4-Day Salute Park Hopper-Exchange - $169
 4-Day Salute Base w/ Water Parks-Exch  - $169
 4-Day Salute Park Hopper w/ Water Parks-Exch - $198
Limit six (6) per eligible service member. This promotion will run during the period of now thru 27 Sept 14 (activated NLT 23 Sep 14). 

    Inn at Ellis Square. Need a room in the Savannah area? Book at The Inn at Ellis Square in historic downtown and save! 2013 Season per night dates and rates apply to 1 - 4 person occupancy rooms, choice of 1 king or 2 double beds.
  1 Mar - 31 Aug      $118
  1 Sep - 31 Oct     $117
  1 Nov - 31 Dec    $110
Black Out Dates: 14 - 18 Mar, 30 - 31 Dec
 
     Vacation Rentals from Homes4uu. ITT has private pool luxury homes to book!
 Seasonal pricing as follows:
    3 bedroom $119 - $153
    4 bedroom $130 - $164
    5 bedroom $153 - $197
    Cleaning fees of $85 - $165 added to stays less than 5 nights. Security deposit of $250 - $350 applicable.
Want to see the home before you book? Check out www.homes4uu.com or www.orlandoreservations.org and pay directly though the vendor after booking in our office!
    2014 Low Season: 4 Jan - 12 Apr, 28 Apr - 31 May, 16 Aug - 18 Dec
    2014 High Season: 1 Jun - 15 Aug
    2014 Holiday Season: 13 Apr - 27 Apr, 19 Dec - 4 Jan
 
 

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES  257-1375 


   Splatter Swamp Paintball Range OPEN! Sat, 8 Nov, 10 am - 2 pm and Fri, 21 Nov, 6 - 9 pm.

   Palatka, FL Skydiving. Sat, 15 Nov, 6:30 am. First time jumpers will exit the aircraft from an altitude of 13,500 ft and experience 30 to 60 seconds of free fall with a bird's eye view! $125 per person includes transportation and admission. Bring snacks and drinks. Payment is required at time of registration. All military members must have an AF form 4391 signed by their Commander by day of the trip or you will not be allowed to jump.

   Horseback Trail Ride. Sat, 22 Nov, 12 pm & 2 pm. A natural setting for hose lovers to experience the great outdoors. During your guided trail ride through natural woodlands, you may see a variety of wildlife that are native to South GA. Learn the basics of mounting, turning, stopping and dismounting before taking the 2 hour trail ride. This is a great beginners or intermediate adventure. Sign up by Wed, 19 Nov. $60 includes transportation, equipment and a guide.
    
   
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     Karate. Come kick it with Youth Programs and instructor Winston Prescott, offering Shito-Ryo karate classes! Classes are ongoing and need 3 participants to begin.
 Mon: 6 - 8 year olds: 12 - 12:50 pm ; 9 & up: 1 - 1:50 pm
 Tues: 6 - 8 year olds: 4 - 4:50 pm
 Wed: 6 - 8 year olds: 12 - 12:50 pm ; 9 & up: 1 - 1:50 pm
 Thurs: 9 & up: 7 - 7:50 pm
 Sat: 4 - 5 year olds: 3:30 - 4 pm ; 6 - 8 year olds: 4 - 4:50 pm; 9 & up: 5 - 5:50 pm
 4 & 5 year olds - $30 for 3 sessions per month
 6 - 8 year olds - $70 for 7 sessions per month
 9 years & up - $70 for 7 sessions per month
 Dates and times are subject to change.    

    Saturday Night Hoops. Think you got skills? Come hoop it up with your friends at Youth Programs the Sat, 8 Nov from 8 to 10 pm! Full court games, half court games, 3 on 3 tournaments, slam dunk contest and more! No referees, no standing, just honor calls and good sportsmanship. Different teams are formed each month.

   
Kid's Night Out. Mom & Dad, want a night out but don't know what to do with the kids? Bring them to the Youth Center on Fri, 21 Nov from 6:30 - 10:30 pm for a fun-filled night with their friends. Theme is "Turkey Trot". We'll have games, crafts, movies and dinner for all kids Kindergarten through 12 years old. Cost is $20. No open recreation is available this evening. 

    Skate Night. Calling all skaters come test your luck this month! Come skate to your heart's content Fri 14 Nov, from 6 to 9 pm at Skate Night! From 6 - 7:30 pm is Family Skate Night and from 7:30 - 9 pm is Youth Skate! We provide skates and rollerblades but feel free to bring your own. We also have helmets, elbow pads and knee pads if needed. We will have a skate contest, limbo, dancing, music and more! Cost is $5. Parents skate FREE! Snack bar available if you would like to send snack money with your child. Wear a costume and get a prize!


   
Give Parents a Break. Air Force Aid Society’s respite care program for youth ages 6 weeks to 4 years (CDC) and in kindergarten through age 12 (Youth Center) will be on Sat, 15 Nov, from 10 am to 4 pm. To be eligible to use the program your child must have a current referral and the required documentation must be filled and returned to the program prior to making reservations. This documentation must also include a current immunization record. As a reminder, for those children remaining in the program after 4 pm, an additional charge of $1/minute will be assessed as a late fee. The Air Force Aid Society is not responsible for paying these late fees; but rather it will be the direct responsibility of the parents. If you incur a late fee charge, this fee must be paid prior to you being able to utilize the Given Parents A Break Program again. For more information and to make reservations please call 257-9220.    

   
Movies by Moonlight. Take out the popcorn, sit back and watch an amazing movie. What else could be better than spending some time with your favorite people, watching fi lms you love! Whether young or old, movie night is always a great idea. Lights... Camera.. Action! Join us for a movie on Fri, 24 Oct. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs to get comfy! Your first bag of popcorn is FREE! All ages welcome! Concessions stand available.
 
    College and Career Fair.
Youth Programs will be hosting a Youth College and Career Fair on Wed, 29 Oct at 4:30 pm. Professional representatives from base and within the community will be on hand to share information about their careers. Grab a snack and fi nd out what the future has to offer you!
  
    Trunk or Treat.
Come join us Fri, 31 Oct at our 2nd annual Trunk or Treat from 6 - 9 pm in the YP parking lot. Decorate your car and bring treats to hand out to our community. Cars will start lining up in the parking lot at 5:30 pm with trunks full of goodies and games. Children go trunk to trunk in their costumes to collect their treats. Youth Programs will also be open for basketball, pool, air hockey and more!

   Passport to Manhood Night In. Sat, 1 Nov, 7 - 11 pm. Passport to Manhood (P2M) fosters positive values and responsible behavior in male youth ages 9 to 17.  As they build and practice life skills in decision-making, conflict resolution, and healthy relationships, boys learn the essential attitudes and values needed to become responsible men. Come to a guys night of food, sports, video game tournaments, team building and life experiences! Must preregister for this event. Contact Mr. Del with questions - 257-3067.

   Tent Up! Sat, 15 Nov at 5:30 pm - Sat, 16 Nov at 7:30 am. Youth of all ages & their families are invited to camp out at the Youth Center! Join us around the camp fire for games, hot dogs, s'mores, a scavenger hunt, movie on the outdoor big screen, hot chocolate and cookies! Pack your sleeping bag, pillow, a jacket, personal hygiene items and tennis shoes! This is a FREE event! Children under 9 must be accompanied by a parent. Families camping together are encouraged to bring their own tent. YP will provide tents for youth age 9 and above, and have a limited number of family tents to borrow.

   Babysitter's Course. Want to earn some extra cash? Become a 4-H trained babysitter. Cost is $20 and includes all materials. Youth will receive in-depth training by a trained instructor. Youth who complete the course can have their name added to the Youth Center's Babysitter Roster. Sat, 22 Nov, 10 am to 3 pm. Open to all youth ages 11 and up. Space is limited so sign up now! 
   
  
7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Join us Tues, 25 Nov, 10 am to 2 pm, as we explore Sean covey's book and learn step by step guides to help improve self image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, reach goals, get along with parents and more! Cost is $5 and includes lunch. Space is limited, register today!

   
Youth Employment Skills (YES). The YES program is an on-base volunteer program for high school students and is offered at selected Air Force bases. This program, underwritten by the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS), is a joint effort between AFAS and the Air Force Family Member Program Flight to offer high school students an opportunity to learn valuable work skills, "bank" dollar credits toward their post-secondary education/training, and have a positive impact on their base community. YES allows high school students to "bank" $4 in grant funding for every hour volunteered in an on-base function. Students may accumulate as much as 250 hours over all 4 years of high school combined, for a potential maximum of $1,000 toward their future academic endeavors. For more information about this program and job availability around base, stop by the Youth Center!
 
    
Passport to Manhood
(P2M). Th passage from boyhood to manhood is challenging, requiring adolescent males to understand and manage many issues and transitions. Passport to Manhood addresses critical issues that young men face during this time, such as ethics, decision making, wellness, fatherhood, employment and careers, cooperation and conflict, diversity, relationships and self-esteem. Join us for our Mon meetings as well as outings, guest speakers and other fun and informative activities. Call Mr. Del for more information.

    GO GIRL GO! This program uses sports and physical activity to improve the health and wellness of sedentary girls. This award-winning program empowers community organizations with education, public awareness and networking. One in three girls is sedentary, while the other gets no more than thirty minutes of physical activity a week. We get girls moving not through direct service, but by supporting programs and organizations that work with these girls. GoGirlGo! identifi es and weaves together quality resources within each community and provides comprehensive support to organizations through a hands-on curriculum and networking opportunities. GoGirl Go! Will meet each Mon at 5 pm. This is a FREE group! Sign up today!


   Got an eye for leadership? JOIN KEYSTONE, TEEN COUNCIL OR TORCH.  Have a program or activity you would like to see at the Youth Center? Then come to come to any of these meetings and have your voice heard!  KEYSTONE meets every Wed from 4:30 to 5:30 pm for ages 13 to 18, TEEN COUNCIL meets the last Wed of each month at 5 pm for ages 13 to 18, and TORCH meets every Tues from 5 to 6 pm for ages 9 to 12. We are waiting to hear from you!

     
Teen Council. Calling all youth ages 13 and up! Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your leadership skills? Join us monthly as we tackle today’s hot topics! Have an impact on the Youth Center and the base as you join the most elite youth club at Moody! The Moody Teen Council is supported at Air Force level. Come join us and have your voice heard! Make an impact, earn volunteer credits, meet new friends, and have a blast! Meets are held one Wed a month at 4:30 pm at the Youth Center. Call Mrs. Sandra for more details! 257-7296

    Volunteers - Looking for a way to make an impact in a child's life? Volunteer your time to be a tutor for Power Hour at Moody Youth Programs! The program runs Mon to Thurs from 3:30 to 5 p.m. for ages 5-12 and 4 to 5 pm for ages 13 and up. Volunteer tutors are needed to assist youth with homework and study skills in reading, math, educational games, spelling, and more! All volunteers must complete a volunteer packet complete with a reference check and base Installation Records Check. 


Call 257-3067 for more information on Youth Programs.


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