Resident volunteers needed
Interested in making a difference in your village? Join the Fort Belvoir Housing Focus Group, comprised of volunteers who represent the Villages at Belvoir. The group meets monthly. Interested people may call 703-805-2052 or email Christy.d.rabre.civ@Pmail.mil.
Garden Club Seeks Members
The Belvoir Garden Club has been a part of our community since 1937, with a mission to encourage members in their love of gardening and floral design, and to help support Fort Belvoir. The club meets on the third Tuesday of the month, September through May, at 10 a.m., Vernondale Community Center. For more information, call Alice Ess, 703-360-8853.
Cheers Throughout the Years
A Veterans comedy show about resolutions, Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Road, Lorton, Saturday, 7-9 p.m. The show, in conjunction with the Armed Services Arts Partnership, is a night of comedic storytelling and joke-telling from military-affiliated alumni from a Comedy Bootcamp and Storytelling 101 classes.
Tickets are $10 in advance at Eventbrite.com or $15 at the door.
For more, call 703-584-2900.
Benyaurd Indoor Pool is closed until further notice, due to unplanned, extensive maintenance and repair. MWR Aquatics appreciates everyone’s patience and apologizes for the inconvenience. The number one priority is to ensure Benyaurd is safe for all patrons. When the pool reopens, it’ll be announced in the Eagle and through Belvoir MWR.
After the Storm
This free, two-part workshop helps couples who have experienced or are experiencing infidelity in their relationship learn how to find closure or heal in their relationship. Jan. 23 and 30; or March 23 and 31.
For info and registration, call 571-231-7018 or visit Army Community Service.
Functional Academic Skills Training
Barden Education Center’s education services offer Functional Academic Skills Training once a month. It is designed for Service members who want to build basic math, reading comprehension, and vocabulary skills to prepare for the Armed Forces Classification Test. The next class dates are Feb. 3-21. Call 703-805-9264 for details.
Wedding Fair and Bridal Show
The Officers’ Club’s Wedding Fair and Bridal Show is Feb. 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., featuring tastings, bridal fashion, music and vendors with trends in table designs; flowers; cakes; linens; and more.
The cost is $10 per person and everyone who goes gets a chance to win gifts throughout the show. For more, call 703-780-0930.
Grant Hall Open House
The next public open house of the historic, third-floor courtroom at Fort McNair’s Grant Hall, Bldg. 20, is Feb. 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free.
The courtroom is the site of the military tribunal of those thought to be responsible for Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865.
Parents’ Night Out
Offered by CYS for $25 per child. Happens on the second Saturday of every month, from 5-10 p.m. Pre-registration is required at 703-805-5555.
Newcomers’ Orientation is an opportunity to learn more about Fort Belvoir and the surrounding area, meet the Fort Belvoir leadership, and visit Community Partners’ information tables. Newcomers’ Orientation is the second Tuesday of every month, 9 a.m.-noon at the Community Center. For more, call 571-231-7027/7026.
Leisure Travel Services
Leisure Travel Services is a one-stop shop for patrons looking for a weekend getaway, discounted tickets, promotional hotel rates, or a trip to far off lands. They offer vacation packages, reduced-rate tickets for Disney Parks, Kings Dominion, Six Flags, Busch Gardens, Baltimore Aquarium, Universal Studio, movie theaters, and more. LTS is located in the Community Center, 1200 Taylor Road. View a list of discounted tickets and travel options on Belvoir.armymwr.com. For more, call 703-805-3714.
The Religious Support Office has active middle and high school programs for each faith community on Fort Belvoir comprised of weekly meetings, small groups, retreats, conferences, contemporary worship and other activities. For more info, Catholic: 703-806-5745; Jewish: 703-806-3393; Protestant: 703-806-3958.
The Fort Belvoir Community Center is looking for people interested in instructing a class within MWR. All skills welcome: Dance, cooking, pottery, painting, bartending, fishing, canoeing, etc. If interested, call 703-805-9239.