Gribble Gatekeepers Toastmasters Club

The Gribble Gatekeepers Toastmasters Club appreciation and awards ceremony was Aug. 7. The outgoing officers, from left, are: Rachel Grandpre; Daniel Feuer; Stacy Langsdale; Yolanda Harlan; Stuart Davis; with Anthony DiPalma, officiating District 29 Division A director. They meet the first and third Wednesdays each month in the Casey Building on Fort Belvoir. For more, go to 2380650.toastmastersclubs.org/.

Angry Birds Movie 2

The Fort Belvoir Exchange and Sony Pictures Animation have teamed up to present The Angry Birds Movie 2, at Wood Theater Friday through Sunday. Visit Exchange’s Reel Time website for showtimes and ticket prices:

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Extended hours at Parent Central Services

Parent Central Services will be extending their hours through Tuesday. There may be wait times for walk-ins during peak hours. Those with appointments will continue to have priority over walk-ins.  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Last walk-in accepted at 6:30 p.m.). In addition, the office will be Saturday from 8 a.m. - noon for walk-ins only. Use MWR Webtrac for a list of required forms by visiting https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil

Free Bowling

The Fairfax-Lee Chapter of AUSA is hosting a Family Fun Night of free bowling, food, and drink at the Fort Belvoir Bowling Center, Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., to show their appreciation for the service and sacrifice of all Soldiers, Army civilians, and their Families. Open to all DoD ID card holders. For tickets go to www.ausa.org/Fairfax-lee/

Summer Reading Program 

The Fort Belvoir Library Summer Reading Program tracking runs through Saturday and the last day to claim prizes is Aug. 23. For more info, call 703-805-4244.

The Five Languages of Love

Find the secret to a love that lasts by joining ACS Family Advocacy Program on Aug. 28 from 6 – 9 p.m.  The class is free. For more information, call 571-231-7001 or by emailing FBFamilyAdvocacy@gmail.com.

Play Mornings return

The new parent support program welcomes parents with children 5 and under for a fun gathering that includes social interaction, crafts, story time, and music under the supervision of the parents. Join Army Community Service for the kickoff event, Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-noon at Specker Field House. For more info, call 571-231-7028 or email FBFamilyAdvocacy@gmail.com

Kings Dominion military appreciation discount

Single Day Admission available for $30. Ticket expires Aug 31. Active and retired military personnel and immediate family members, DoD civilians, contractors and veterans with a valid ID required upon purchase.  For more info, contact Leisure Travel Services, 10300 Taylor Road, Bldg. 1200, 703-805-3714.

CIF closing for annual inventory

The Fort Belvoir Central Issue Facility will be closed from Aug. 26-30 to conduct the annual inventory. If you need to clear CIF during this timeframe, please call the Fort Myer CIF at 703-696-3344. The Fort Belvoir CIF reopens Sept. 3.

Child Music Lessons

Is your child interested in individual music lessons? Individual music lessons help develop listening skills, awareness, abstract thinking, and imagination. For more information, please email usarmy.belvoir.imcom-northest.mbx.cys-webmaster@mail.mil

VA Welcome Kit Online

Whether you’re just getting out of the service or you’ve been a civilian for years, the Veterans Affairs Welcome Kit can help guide you to the benefits and services you’ve earned. Keep your welcome kit handy so you can turn to it throughout your life—like when it’s time to go to school, get a job, buy a house, get health care, retire, or make plans for your care as you age. To download the kit, visit www.va.gov/va-welcome-kit-bw.pdf

Newcomers’ Orientation

Newcomers’ Orientation is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Fort Belvoir. Orientation is held at the Community Center, 10300 Taylor Road, on the second Tuesday of every month from 9 a.m.–noon For more call 571-231-7027 or 571-231-7026.