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The Fort Benning Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation welcomes you!

Family and MWR hosts programs, services, leisure activities and events designed to enhance the lives of Soldiers, family members and military retirees. Enjoy your visit!

The Benning Bash featuring Kool & The Gang!

Join us September 13 on York Field for a free concert, the Benning Bash, featuring the Grammy award winning group Kool & The Gang, with special guests RaeLynn and Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown. This free event starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. York Field is located in front of McGinnis-Wickam Hall, Building 4, on Eckel Avenue.  **No coolers please.

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Flea Market

The Flea Market is held in conjunction with the Post-Wide Yard Sale on October 4.  More than 200 vendors come from all over the community to sell their tchotchkes and trinkets.  Men, women and children will all enjoy the wide range of items sold–from baby clothes and fishing poles to up-cycled furniture and tools, there is something for everyone.  Interested in being a vendor?  Spaces are priced between $15-$25 and can be purchased online up to three months in advance.  Tables and chairs are available for rent while supplies last.  Register here.

 

Calendar of Events

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MWR will host the annual Sesame Street USO Experience for Fort Benning Families October 2 and 3 at the Sand Hill Recreation Center, Building 3308. This event is free for active duty families, but you must have a ticket to attend, as space is limited. Show times are 6:30pm October 2 and 3 and 10am Oct 3. Tickets are available starting September 8 at Tickets & Travel in the Commissary Mall. Limit six tickets per family with your military ID. Learn more about the show here: www.uso.org/sesame/. ... See MoreSee Less

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MWR needs certified personal trainers and instructors to teach a variety of fitness classes on Fort Benning. If you’re interested, email lori.m.smith38.naf@mail.mil. ... See MoreSee Less

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Military life can be stressful for every member of the family. Adult dependent family members are now eligible for inpatient behavioral health emergencies at Martin Army Community Hospital. Family members can visit the Emergency Room or their primary care manager for evaluation. Call 706-544-2273. ... See MoreSee Less

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Register your child for dance classes at Parent Central. For dates, times and fees, call 706-545-0522. Classes include:
• a ballet-jazz-modeling combo, for ages 3-12
• Hip Hop, for ages 12-17
• Mommy and Me for ages 2 and 3,
• and Beginning Jazz, for ages 6-12
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On this day in 1964, Alvin C. York died at the age of 76. York was the World War I hero and Medal of Honor recipient whose diary became the basis for the 1941 film Sergeant York, for which Gary Cooper won an Oscar for best actor for his portrayal of the sharpshooter. Two years after his death, York's name would grace the parade ground in front of Building 4 on Fort Benning's Eckel Avenue. York Field is the site of many MWR events, including the upcoming Kool & the Gang concert Sept. 13. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Sand Hill Recreation Center hosts free billiard tournaments from 6-8pm Tuesdays and Spades and Dominoes tournaments from 6-8pm Thursdays. These free family events are open to ID card holders 13 and older. To register, call 706-544-9161. ... See MoreSee Less

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The coffee is hot and breakfast is served at the free Newcomers Orientation every Wednesday at 9am at Building 7, ACS headquarters, on Baltzell Avenue. If you're new or nearly new, this event is designed just for you! For more information or directions, go to www.benningmwr.com/acs-relocationreadiness.php, where you'll find details about the weekly orientation and the free monthly bus tour. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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Reserve Game Link for your next birthday party. Game Link has twelve 47”HDTV screens, personal surround sound domes, 120” Kinect Station and more than 150 games to choose from. For more information, call 706-405-2443. ... See MoreSee Less

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Flex those mental muscles and learn to recognize your own character strengths from 9:30am-2:30pm September 25 at Building 359 on Ingersoll Street. This free class is part of the regular Family Resilience series, hosted by Army Community Service. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today by calling 706-545-4043. Be sure to ask about free child care. ... See MoreSee Less

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