Friday, February 10, 2017

Sam Adams bracket challenge

Enter Samuel Adams Brewhouse JBLM’s free March Madness Bracket Challenge! Come in and pick up a 2017 bracket Feb. 27 through March 13. You have until 7 p.m. March 13 to submit a completed bracket for a chance to win a pair of Powerbeats 3 wireless headphones from Beats by Dre.
The person who has the most game wins throughout the entire tournament wins the headphones. The limit is one bracket submission per person. The winner will be notified Thursday, April 6.

Sam Adams is at 2400 Bitar Ave. and Division at Lewis Main. For more information, call 253-964-2012.

Attend Mardi Gras celebration

Join in the Mardi Gras celebration at the Club at McChord Field Feb. 24 from 5-7:30 p.m. and let the good times roll! Choose from Cajun foods on the three-course dinner menu for only $20 per person. The menu includes a black-n-bleu salad or cup of chicken and sausage gumbo, main course of shrimp and grits, fried catfish, muffaletta or bowl of chicken and sausage gumbo, and dessert of beignets or bread pudding with Bourbon sauce. Also purchase cocktails and pick up free giveaways.

Reservations are required; call 253-982-5581. The Club is located at 700 Barnes Blvd.

McChord Auto Center open Sundays on trial basis

Starting Feb. 12, the McChord Auto Center will be open on Sundays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. to gauge customer usage for a 90-day trial. The McChord Auto Center offers do-it-yourselfers a heated, fully equipped space to work on personal vehicles for a fee. The center also offers classes in vehicle maintenance. For details, go to or call 253-982-7226.

Attend free Operation Baby Shower

New or expecting moms and dads are invited to JBLM’s Operation Baby Shower at American Lake Conference Center Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. The free event includes door prizes, baby shower games, refreshments, educational and pampering products, presenters and more.

For more information, call 253-982-0718.

McChord Pub now open

Stop in the new McChord Pub to relax after work. Order appetizers, chili and hearty sandwiches from the pub menu to go along with your favorite drinks. Hours are 4-9 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and UTA Saturdays.

The pub is inside the Club at McChord Field, 700 Barnes Blvd. Call 253-982-5581 for more information.

Enter Triple Threat series

Compete in the 2017 Triple Threat sprint triathlons this summer. The series registration is limited to 200 participants. The series includes Black Hills June 25, Lakewood SummerFest July 8 and JBLM Pacific Pathways Aug. 19.

Find registration details at Call 253-967-4768 for more details.

Wine & Canvas event

Join in the fun at the Wine and Canvas Night at the Club at McChord Field Feb. 24. The event is from 6–8:30 p.m. Art supplies, light appetizers and your first glass of wine are included in the cost. You’ll get instruction if you’re a beginner, plus samples of completed paintings for inspiration.

Seating is limited and you must be age 21 or older to attend. Prepayment is required; call 253-982-5581. The cost is $30 per person; Club members receive a $3 discount for each admission.