What’s Happening

  • FOR THE YOUTHS

    Child and Youth Services Spring Sports Registration
    Registration for the CYS Spring Sports programs will start Monday and run through March 15. Games will be played from March 25 through May 30.
    Programs include Recreational Soccer, Recreational Basketball, Flag Football, Running Club and Modified Track and Field. For more details and to register, call 845-938-8896.

    CYS Services Needs Sports Coaches
    CYS Sports is looking for coaches for our following fall programs: JBK travel soccer, youth hockey, recreational volleyball and recreational soccer. For information on dates and times, call 938-8525.

    School Age Center’s After School Programs
    School Age Center offers programing with several different themes and activities for grades kindergarten through fifth grade. If you are interested in a before and after school program for your school age child, please sign up today. Read More

  • MOVIES at MAHAN

    Friday—“The Escape Room,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday—“Holmes & Watson,” PG-13, 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday—“The Upside,” PG-13, 9:30 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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  • 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

  • Religious Services at West Point

    Religious Services POCs

    USMA Chaplain—Col. Matt Pawlikowski at 938-3316.

    Garrison Chaplain—Lt. Col. David Jacob at 938-6717/2003.

    Catholic Community Chaplain—Maj. Ken Bolin at 938-3721/8760.

    Jewish Community Chaplain—Capt. David Ruderman at 938-2766/2710.

    Protestant Community Chaplain—Lt. Col. Brett Charsky at 938-0585/3412.

    USCC Brigade Chaplain—Lt. Col. Harold Cline at 938-0585/3412.

    Website to access services: http://www.westpoint.army.mil/documents/ReligiousServices_rso.pdf

    Religious Services

    Assembly of God—Sunday, 10 a.m. at 134 Old State Road in Highland Falls.

    Church of Christ—Sunday, 10:30 a.m. at the Cadet Interfaith Center, Bldg. 147.

    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints—Sunday, 10 a.m. at Thayer Hall, Room 144.

    Eastern Orthodox—Sunday, 9 a.m. at St. Martin’s Chapel in the Cadet Chapel.

    Episcopal—Sunday, 10 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Innocents in Highland Falls. Read More

  • September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

    September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month.

    Thyroid cancer is commonly diagnosed at a younger age than most other adult cancers (most frequently diagnosed among people aged 45-54). Nearly 3 out of 4 cases are found in women.

    The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for thyroid cancer in the United States for 2017 are 56,870 new cases of thyroid cancer (42,470 in women, and 14,400 in men).

    Thyroid cancer is the most rapidly increasing cancer in the U.S., and is highly treatable if detected early.

    The most common symptom is a growth (called a “nodule”) on the thyroid gland located on the neck near the Adam’s apple area.

    These nodule(s) can become larger in a short amount of time. Commonly, people see or feel the nodule themselves. Read More

  • By the West Point Band

    The West Point Band’s Music Under the Stars summer concert series continues with the sixth annual “Dancing Under the Stars” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Trophy Point Amphitheater. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will take place at the Riverside Cafe in Eisenhower Hall.

    This concert is free and open to all.

    Put on your dancing shoes, grab a partner, and head on down to Trophy Point to join West Point Band’s Benny Haven’s Band as they boogie woogie along to your favorite dance hits.

    For this special event, Trophy Point becomes the Hudson Valley’s most scenic dance floor as the band invites you to the stage to Dougie, Mashed Potato or Foxtrot the night away to a diverse set list that features the best of swing, disco, Latin, country, funk, hip hop, Motown, and more. Read More

  • Prepare for the eclipse

    There will be an eclipse Aug. 21. The eclipse will begin in our area at 1:23 p.m., eclipse maximum at 2:44 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. For West Point and the surrounding area, it is only a partial eclipse, about 77% totality.

     

    If you want to view the eclipse safely, you have three options:

    1. Obtain or build a pinhole viewer.

    2. Get a pair of ISO and CE Certified Solar Eclipse glasses. Some may be found online.

    3. View the eclipse through a telescope with an appropriate solar-viewing capable filter.

     

    The Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering will be located on the West Point Plain to share a small number of pinhole viewers. D/PaNE is streaming the eclipse live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/USMA.PANE. Read More

  • USMAPS welcomes cadet candidates to begin journey to officership

  • West Point Band presents Independence Day concert

    The West Point Band will present its annual Independence Day celebration at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held on Sunday.

    The concert will include music ranging from patriotic favorites to rock and roll, followed by a magnificent fireworks display overlooking the Hudson River.

    There is no better way to celebrate America’s independence than with a performance by the Army’s oldest band. This concert is free and open to all.

    This spectacular performance, led by West Point Band Commander and Conductor, Lt. Col. Tod Addison, will take you from the rousing patriotic fare of the Concert Band to the regal sounds of the band’s field music group, the Hellcats, to the deep grooves and soaring vocals of the Benny Havens Band, the West Point Band’s popular music group. Read More

  • Lending Library Read-aloud dates

    • Tuesday—“The Kissing Hand,” by Audrey Penn, 10-11:30 a.m.;

    • Aug. 22—“The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” by Eric Carle, 10-11:30 a.m.;

    • Aug. 29—The Library Grand Opening, 3-4:30 p.m.

    The Lending Library started Monday and hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The Library is located at the West Point Family Homes Leasing and Management office at 126B Washington Road. Read More

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