The Theater Company at Fort Lee presents the wildly popular play "Into the Woods" over three weekends in November. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the production intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, from "Little Red Riding Hood" to "Rapunzel." Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for youth (16 and younger). Visit the Lee Playhouse Facebook page for additional details. To reserve tickets, call 804-734-6629.
All SHARP representatives and command teams are encouraged to attend the annual SHARP Summit to be held at the Larkin Hall Conference Center on the corner of A Avenue and 39th Street. A variety of special presenters has been lined up to discuss topics focused on the prevention of sexual assault and harassment within the Fort Lee community. For additional details, contact the CASCOM SHARP office at 804-734-2309.
Fort Lee's official tree lighting to kick off the December holiday season will feature music by guest carolers, free cookies, food trucks, mini-train rides, a performance by the U.S. Army TRADOC Band and the always-popular arrival of Santa Claus. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. The Grand Illumination takes place on the Lee Club lawn, corner of Mahone Avenue and Battle Drive.
Those interested in volunteering at Fort Lee but don't know where to start should attend this Army Community Service-hosted class conducted on the first Friday of each month. Participants will be introduced to the Volunteer Management Information System where they can find opportunities and record their hours. For further details and registration, call 804-734-7827.
Wear your favorite ugly Christmas sweater and share the holiday spirit with others in the community during this free celebration hosted by Family and MWR at The HideAway on 5th Street. The event will feature special holiday drinks and snacks. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the party starts at 8 p.m. For other info, call 804-734-1755.
For separated parents, raising a child amicably can be challenging. This virtual class will help participants focus on the responsibilities of parenting and the pitfalls of putting children in the middle of conflicts. It is Virginia court approved. Registration is required for this free program. Call 804-734-6381.
Team Lee members are invited to view the livestream of the quarterly Community Action Council Meeting. A variety of post organizations provide a wealth of information about upcoming events, important activities and program changes/additions. Participants can post questions and comments during the presentation at facebook.com/FortLeeArmyCommunityService.
The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band will perform a Holiday Concert at the Lee Theater on Mahone Avenue. The event is open to all Fort Lee community members and the general public. Admission is free. The program will feature a blend of today's holiday hits combined with classic tunes from past decades.
Cork and Canvas, hosted by the Picture Perfect Frame Shop, is a recreational activity in which participants can enjoy a glass of wine and light hors d'oeuvres while creating a painting with step-by-step instructions from trained artists. The cost is $45 per person. The activity takes place at the TenStrike Bowling Center. For required registration and further event details, visit lee.armymwr.com or call the frame shop at 804-734-6137.
Presented by the ACS Relocation Readiness Program, this monthly information session in the Family Resource Center (Bldg. 9023) is a great opportunity for military families to learn more about helpful resources and assistance programs at Fort Lee or their next duty station. Virtual tours of overseas bases are available. International families arriving at Fort Lee also are welcome. Please RSVP by close of business on the day prior to the event. Call 804-734-6762.
This is a free class for expectant and new fathers. It will be presented at the Army Community Service facility on Mahone Avenue. Participants will learn the basics on infant development, baby safety and available community resources. Registration is required. Call 804-734-6381.
This is an opportunity for new moms and dads to meet other parents and exchange lessons learned about raising toddlers. Children are welcome. The event will be held every third Wednesday of every other month in the ACS Family Resource Center, building 9023. Registration is required. Call 804-734-6381,
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