Sign up Friday prior class:
Resume Writing Workshop Aug. 8 9 a.m. - Noon Bldg 13
Exploring Franchise Ownership ** Aug. 13 Noon - 1 p.m. Bldg 13
Job Search Strategies/Networking Aug. 20 9 a.m. - Noon Bldg 13
Resume Writing Workshop Aug. 21 9 a.m. - Noon Bldg 13
Applying for a Federal Job Aug. 22 9 a.m. - Noon Bldg 13
Myers-Briggs & Your Job Search* Aug. 23 9 a.m. - Noon Bldg 72
Interviewing Techniques Aug. 23 1 - 3:30 p.m. Bldg 13
Salary Negotiations Aug. 24 9 a.m. - Noon Bldg 13
Applying for a Federal Job Aug. 31 1 - 3:30 p.m. Bldg 13
Call 202-433-6151/202-767-0450 for more information.
Story Time at the JBAB Library
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m.
Aug. 7 Back to School!
Aug. 9 Birthdays with the US Coast Guard
Aug. 14 Dancing Shoes
Aug. 16 Aviators (National Aviation Day)
Aug. 21 Beach Fun!
Aug. 23 ABC Animal Jamboree
Aug. 28 Transportation
Aug. 30 Summer Nights
For more information, call 202-767-5578
Regional Paintball Trip
Aug. 4 | 8 a.m. | Southern Maryland Paintball
Pull out a camouflage suit, grab a gun and get ready for some paintball action! Join Liberty as we head to Southern Maryland Paintball for some action where you will have to duck, roll and run for your life as you fire back at the opposing team. Need equipment? $25 for admission, paintball gun, mask, harness, air and paintballs. Have your own? $15 for admission and paintballs. Call 202-685-1802 for more information.
Paint Your Own Ceramics
Aug. 4 | 1 - 7 p.m. | Youth Center | 9 - 12 years old
Spend an afternoon of painting your own pottery and eat dinner afterwards. Permission slips and current membership is needed for this event. Members will be responsible for all cost incurred on this trip. Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
Champagne Sunday Brunch
Aug. 5, 12, 19 & 26 | 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Bolling Club - Washington Dining Room
Come out and enjoy the BEST Champagne Brunch in the Capital Region. We invite you to feast on an abundant selection of seasonal fruits, shrimp, fresh oysters, salads, baked and fried chicken, turkey, beef, fish, grits, bacon, vegetables, starches, eggs benedict, made-to-order waffles and omelets, homemade banana pudding, assorted cakes and pies for dessert.
Members: $17.95 Non-Members: $22.95 Call 202-563-8400 for more information.
Aug. 7 | 2 - 3 p.m. | Bldg 72
Upon completion of the Car Buying Strategies course, learners should be able to determine how much they can afford to spend on a car, research available vehicles, lenders and sellers, and negotiate a fair price on the purchase of a car. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Aug. 8 | 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Bolling Club
For all Club Members with a birthday in August, show your Club card and proof of your August birthday and receive a complimentary lunch buffet and a slice of birthday cake. Call 202-563-8400 for more information.
Paying for College
Aug. 8 | 2 - 3 p.m. | Bldg 72
Learners should be able to compare and evaluate different college funding options and identify resources for researching financial alternatives. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Thrift Savings Plan
Aug. 9 | 2 - 3 p.m. | Bldg 72
Learn what TSP is, how to enroll and participate, contributions, investment funds, options and the features of the program. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Golf Tournament
Aug. 10 | Check in at 8 a.m. | Joint Base Andrew’s Golf South Course
Participate in the 2012 Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Golf Tournament! Sign up today! Call Fitness Center I at 202-767-5895 to register!
Disabled Transition Assistance Program (DTAP)
Aug. 10 | 9 - 10 a.m. | Bldg 72
Sept. 7 | 9 10 a.m. | Bldg 72
The goal of DTAP is to encourage and assist potentially eligible service members in making an informed decision about VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Summer Reading 2012 Wrap Up Party
Aug. 10 | 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Library
Good job to our hungry readers! We devoured our 2012 Summer Reading Program with a lot of books!
As our adventure comes to a close we will hand out certificates and prizes to our hungry readers followed by an appetizing cook out with hot dogs and hamburgers; fun activities including a bouncy castle and water slide!
As always, this is a FREE program provided by JBAB and MWR. To find out more about this or any of our exciting programs, call 202-767-5578.
Aug. 10 | 1:30 - 3 p.m. | Bldg 13
Aug. 24 | 9 - 10:30 a.m. | Bldg 13
All personnel that are assigned as a command sponsor.
Call 202-767-0450 for more information.
Wii Sports Tournament
Aug. 10 | 7 - 10 p.m. | Youth Center | 9 - 18 years old
Get your team of two together to be the team to beat during our Wii Sports Tournament! Sign up at the front desk. Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
Hogback Mountain Paintball
Aug. 11 | 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Reservation for transportation to be made at ODR for $15.
All players will pay individually on site. Cost for players with their own equipment is $15 plus paint and air. Players needing to rent the equipment can do so for $45 which includes semi auto marker, mask, air and 500 paintballs. Additional paint available for purchase on site. Minimum of six and maximum of 14 participants.
Call 202-767-9136 for more information.
Youth Sponsorship and Monthly Birthday Celebration
Aug. 11 | 7 - 8 p.m. | Youth Center | 9 - 18 years old
Join the Youth Center Staff for our Monthly Birthday Celebration. If your birthday is in August this one’s for you. Current Youth Center Membership is needed for this event. We invite youth new to the JBAB Community to come and find out what the Youth Center has to offer you. Meet fellow members and hear what they have to say about our programming, trips and activities. Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
Command Financial Specialist Refresher Training
Aug. 14 | 8 a.m. - Noon | Bldg 72
This refresher training is required for Command Financial Specialists. You must register to attend. Call 202-685-0982.
Command Financial Leadership Forum
Aug. 15 | 8 10 a.m. | Bldg 72
We will discuss changes and updates to the program. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Planning for Retirement
Aug. 15 | 2 to 3 p.m. | Bldg 72
Determine retirement needs, sources of income, pension plans and personal assets. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Aug. 17 | 4 - 9 p.m. | Slip Inn Bar and Grill
Join us at the Slip Inn for the 2012 Jazz Fest featuring David Bach and his Jazz Band! Special Cajun food and beverage specials will be available for purchase. Call 202-767-1371 for more information.
Liberty Movie Trip
Aug. 17 | 6 p.m. | AMC Hoffman
Join Liberty for a night at the movies to check out the latest new feature films at AMC Hoffman.
Call 202-685-1802 for more information.
Triple Play Jump Rope Challenge Games
Aug. 17 | 7 - 9 p.m. | Youth Center Gym
Test your jump roping skills as we challenge you with the Triple Play Jump Rope Endurance and Speed Challenge. All pre-teens and teens are invited. Sign up at the front desk. Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
Teens Back to School Shopping Trip
Aug. 18 | 2 - 9 p.m. | Potomac Mills, Woodbridge, VA | 13-18 year olds
Join the Youth Center Staff for an afternoon of back to school shopping as we travel to Potomac Mills. After shopping we will stop for dinner before returning to JBAB. Current membership and permission slip is needed for this event. Youth center members will be responsible for all cost incurred on this trip. Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
WWE Night at Liberty
Aug. 19 | 8 p.m. | Liberty
Come catch CM Punk, John Cena, Randy Orton and other WWE Superstars in high flying non-stop action on Pay-Per-View. Call 202-685-1802 for more information.
Million Dollar Service Member
Aug. 20 & 21 | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Bldg 72
Provide a basic understanding of financial issues, create an awareness of resources, develop program solving skills with regards to financial issues and explore strategies of achieving financial growth. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Raising Financially Fit Kids
Aug. 22 | 2 - 3 p.m. | Bldg 72
Learn how to assess their financial situation, communicate effectively with family members about finances, and implement age-appropriate financial practices for children. Call 202-433-6151 for more information.
Watermelon Eating Contest
Aug. 23 | 6 p.m. | Liberty
Think you can destroy the most watermelons in one sitting? Test your luck in our watermelon eating contest where the lone person who can eat the most will walk away with a prize and bragging rights! Call 202-685-1802 for more information.
Aug. 24 | 7:30 p.m. for 9 - 12 year olds| 8:30 p.m. for 13 - 18 year olds | Youth Center
Do you have a favorite song from the 80’s? If so come and join us for an evening of Karaoke. Sign up at the front desk to do a solo, duet, or group performance. Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
Aug. 25 | 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Test your luck! Join ITT as we head to Atlantic City, N.J. for the day! Walk the boardwalk, shop at the outlets, dine at a new restaurant and play at the casino!
Price: $38.75 per person
Casino Credit: $20
Call 202-404-6576 for more information.
Roundtop Vertical Trek
Not for the faint of heart! ODR is looking up! We are going to Roundtop Mountain Resort for their “Vertical Trek.” It begins with a chairlift ride to the top of the mountain. Participants descend over 600 vertical feet using a series of zip lines (up to 400 feet in length), rope bridges, tarzan swings, cargo nets and scenic walks. Some of the features have start and finish platforms that are over 40 feet high. Treks take between two and a half to four hours to complete. Safety first. Tours are guided by professionals and participants are always secured at two points. Closed toe shoes and weather appropriate (but not loose) clothing are required. The Vertical Trek is for ages 18 and older. The Trek has many features that require some level of physical stamina.Weight limits 70-250 pounds. Price includes "Vertical Trek" and Transportation at $87. Depart at 8 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m. Minimum of six and maximum of 20 participants.
The Trek is designed to be a thrilling physical activity. Many of the elements are over 40 feet off the ground. The ability to climb nets and ladders, and walk over rugged wooded terrain is required. Refunds are not provided for Trekkers who start and can not finish the Trek due to fear of heights or lack of physical ability. Call 202-767-9136 for more information.
Smooth Move & Overseas Planning
Aug. 28 | 9 a.m. - Noon | Bldg 13
Receive information on making a successful PCS move. Family members are encouraged to attend. Call 202-767-0450 for more information.
Texas Hold Em’ Poker Tournament
Aug. 30 | 6 p.m. | Liberty
Ready to get your poker face on? Bring it to the Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament. Join the competition and partake in food and fun. Call 202-685-1802 for more information.
Boss and Buddy
Aug. 31 | 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Bolling Club WASP Lounge
Follow up that monthly promotion ceremony by taking your boss to the Club for Boss and Buddy night. Our Club Members enjoy a FREE buffet; cost for non-members is $10. Call 202-563-8400 for more information.
In House Movie
Aug. 31 | 7 - 9:30 p.m. | Youth Center | 9 - 12 years old
Watch an in house movie in the Preteen lounge while the Youth Center staff provides you with popcorn. Current memberships are needed for this event. Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
Lehigh Gorge White Water Rafting
Sept. 1 | 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. | Lehigh Gorge State Park, Pa.
Say goodbye to summer in a big way! This is one of the “must-do” river trips in the world of whitewater rafting. You’ll discover an awesome combination of exciting rapids and spectacular wilderness scenery inside of the Lehigh Gorge Park. This is one of the most popular whitewater trips in the East, made even better by a special water release from the Francis Walter Dam!
Cost for rafting, life jacket, helmet and transportation is $83 for Active Duty and $93 for all others.
Participants must be at least 9-years-old and 44 inches tall.
Pack a cooler with food and drinks or you can purchase from the café on site. No coolers or loose items in the rafts. Safety first. Call 202-767-9136 for more information.
Cardboard Boat Regatta
Sept. 3 | 1 - 3 p.m. | Base Pool | 5 - 18 years old
Come and say goodbye to summer by joining the Youth Center Staff for our Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Race. Pick up your free materials for your boat construction (four pieces of cardboard and one roll of duct tape per team.) Supplies are limited to one boat per family. Please register your team and pick up your supplies after Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Youth Center. Age groups include 5 7-year-olds, 8 10-year olds, 11 13-year-olds and 14 years-old and older.
Call 202-767-4003 for more information.
Inaugural Navy-Air Force Half Marathon and Navy 5 Miler
Sept. 16 | Washington D.C., National Mall
The Navy 5-Miler is expanding into the Joint Base Half-Marathon and Navy 5-Miler in 2012. The inaugural half-marathon and 9th Annual 5-Miler will take place at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, on the grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. Additional activities during race weekend will include an Expo in conjunction with Packet Pick-up and a Pasta Party meal available from 11 a.m. 7 p.m. All pre-race activities will be hosted at the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Club Saturday, Sept. 15. The race is open to military and civilian runners, and participants and volunteers can find more information and register at www.jointbasehalfmarathon.com.
Save the Date: Naval District Washington Youth Council Conference
Place: National 4-H Youth Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Avenue Chevy Chase, Md. 20815
Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 9 a.m.
Institute Training: Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday and ending at noon on Sunday
Attendance Requirement: This is a FREE overnight training event and all student participants and sponsors are expected to remain on the facility during the training
This conference will be jammed-packed full of fun, food, and festivities. Spaces are limited. For more information about this conference, contact the School Liason Officer at 202-404-1652 or the Youth Director at 202-767-4003.
Defenders of Freedom Featuring LYNYRD SKYNYRD
Sept. 22 | 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. | Six Flags America
Join your colleagues within Naval District Washington for a unique opportunity to participate in a day of fun at Six Flags America. This private event, which is available to Department of Defense personnel and their guests only, is being offered to our Defenders of Freedom for $18. This day of fun will include a free concert ticket for the first 5,000 paying customers to experience a LYNYRD SKYNYRD performance that evening. Call the ITT office at 202-404-6576 for more information.
Charter Boat Fishing
Sept. 22 | Noon - 8 p.m. | Chesapeake Bay
Let’s go fishing! ODR is joining Hook Mash Charters for a half day fishing trip in the Chesapeake Bay. Cost is $100 per person and includes a half day of fishing from 1 - 7 p.m., transportation, bait, tackle and gear. Bring a cooler to bring your catch home in and a cooler for snacks and drinks. Call 202-767-9136 for more information.
Sounds of Summer: Oktoberfest
Sept. 28 | 4 - 8 p.m. | Slip Inn Bar & Grill
Share a toast with us at our Annual Oktoberfest featuring entertainment by the Alte Kameraden Band! Enjoy activities and games for the entire family. Pretzels, bratwurst, sauerkraut and potato salad will be available for purchase. Call 202-767-1371 for more information.
Navy Birthday 5-10K Run-Walk
Oct. 12 | 1 p.m. | Slip Inn
Celebrate the 237th Anniversary of the Navy with a 5-10K Run-Walk! Awards will be presented to the first, second and third place male/female Finishers. T-Shirts will be provided to the first 500 finishers. Call Fitness Center I at 202-767-5895 for more details.