Community Leisure

  • OUTSIDE THE GATES

    Hummingbirds event
    With their colorful feathers and flying abilities that are an engineering marvel, hummingbirds are a welcome guest in gardens across New York. Join environmental educators at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, for a program all about hummingbirds.
    Learn about these flying jewels with an engaging presentation and take a guided walk to identify plants that attract them and maybe catch a glimpse of a hummingbird feeding.
    This is program recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 and up. There is an admission fee.
    In addition, enjoy a free same day admission to the Wildlife Education Center after paid attendance to this program. Read More

  • FEATURED EVENT

    West Pont Club Hudson River Dinner Cruise
    Join the West Point Club for a dinner cruise on the Hudson River from 5-9 p.m. May 3. Boarding is at South Dock at 4:45 p.m.
    The cruise includes dinner buffet and cash bar. There is a nominal fee for this event. Open to the public.
    To reserve a spot, visit thewestpointclub.com. For more details, call 845-938-5120. Read More

  • JUST ANNOUNCED

    Kid’s Bowl Free Program through Aug. 30
    Bowling is free for kids at the West Point Bowling Center when they sign-up online for the Kid’s Bowl Free Program.
    Sign-up is at kidsbowlfree.com/army.
    For more details, call 845-938-2140.

    Basic Pistol Course
    MWR Shooting Sports will be teaching a Basic Pistol Course May 4. The classroom portion will begin at 9 a.m. at the Army Education Center, located at 680 Buckner Loop.
    After classroom instruction, participants will put into practice what they have learned at the Tronsrue Marksmanship Center, located at 665 Tower Road (next to the Gillis Field House).  Firearm rentals and ammunition are included in the price.
    This course satisfies the Orange County safety class requirement in order to apply for a pistol permit.  Participants will receive a certificate. Read More

  • FOR THE ADULTS

    Hunter Education Course
    The Hunter Education Course will be held from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Bonneville Cabin at Round Pond Recreation Area. To register, go to register-ed.com/events/view/139489.
    Complete the NYS required homework and bring the homework to class. Homework is at dec.ny.gov/outdoor/92267.html. This class is required to purchase New York State Hunting License and a West Point Hunting Permit.
    This course is free. For details, call 845-938-2503.

    Murder Mystery Dinner Theater is back at the West Point Club
    The first event of 2019 with the Murder Mystery Dinner is scheduled for April 26 and themed “Springtime for Murder.”
    Enjoy Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar at 7 p.m., dinner and show at 7:45 p.m. There is a nominal fee for this event. Read More

  • FOR THE FAMILIES

    Morgan Farm Summer Riding Camps
    Registration opens Friday for Morgan Farm Summer Riding Camps. The camps begin June 24.
    There are five-day and three-day camps offered for ages 5 and up. For more details, call 845-938-3926.

    Morgan Farm Open to the Public
    Morgan Farm offers birthday parties and horseback riding lessons, so come check out the farm today.
    Host your child’s next birthday party at Morgan Farm with three different party packages to fit your budget.
    Morgan Farm also offers riding lessons for beginner through advanced riders. These lessons are suitable for ages 5 and up.
    Horse boarding is available at the stables for a nominal fee.
    For more details, call 938-3926.

    Round Pond Recreation Area open for the season
    The Round Pond Recreation Area is now open through November and is located off Route 293, only three miles from Washington Gate. Read More

  • FOR THE YOUTHS

    School Age Center Summer Camp Registration ongoing
    School Age Center Summer Camp is back. Summer Camp placement is ongoing at MilitaryChildCare.com.
    The Summer Camp program will be from 6 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 17-Aug. 26.
    For more details, call 845-938-4458/0939.

    CYS Services Needs Sports Coaches
    CYS Sports is looking for coaches for our following spring programs: running club, flag football, recreational basketball, recreational soccer and modified track and field.
    For information on dates and times, call 938-8525.

    Early Childhood and School Age Hourly Care
    Lee Area CYS Facility has space available for hourly care for ages 6 weeks to 5 years and Kindergarten through fifth grade.
    The mission is to provide a variety of experiences for children through planned developmentally appropriate activities. Read More

  • MOVIES at MAHAN

    Friday—“Captain Marvel,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday—“Wonder Park,” PG, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday—“Captive State,” PG-13, 9:30 p.m.
    April 26—“Avengers: Endgame,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
    April 27—“Avengers: Endgame,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
    May 3—“Avengers: Endgame,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
    (For movie details and updated schedules, visit http://www.aafes.com/exchange-stores/Movie-Guide/showtimes-West-Point.htm.)

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  • Keller Corner

    KACH to close clinics, DFAC for MASCAL Exercise; Emergency Department available 24/7                                                                                                                    Keller Army Community Hospital will close all clinics—Primary Care, Radiology, Laboratory, Pharmacy—and the Dining Facility on Wednesday to allow for the command and staff to participate in the West Point Mass Casualty Exercise (MASCAL).
    The Emergency Department will continue operations during the MASCAL. If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1.
    Any beneficiaries anticipating the need for these services are recommended to schedule an appointment prior to Wednesday.
    All components of West Point will be fully engaged in the MASCAL.

    KACH to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month
    KACH will recognize Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month (SAAPM) throughout April with social media posts, participation in West Point’s Denim Day and a speaker event. Read More

  • BBC Lifeworks

    • Earth Day Craft: Not only is it the perfect time to learn about reducing, reusing and recycling, but it’s also a fabulous time to make an Earth Craft to remind us of how lovely our Earth is and the benefits of leading a greener lifestyle and how easy it is to achieve.
    Join West Point Family Homes from 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesday at B126 Washington Road. To register, email jgellman@bbcgrp.com.

    • Arbor Day celebration: Come plant a tree with WPFH from 4-6 p.m. April 26 at B126 Washington Road.
    Special guest speaker for the event is Jake DeMassi, certified Arborist and president/CEO of Alpine Tree Inc.
    The Q&A Session subjects include proper tree planting and care and integrated pest management. Read More

  • West Point Command Channel: Channels 8/23

    For the week of Feb. 1-8
    Army News watch
    Thursday, Friday and Monday-Feb. 8
    8:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Read More

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