July 1 Cannon Community

Trash pickup rescheduled — There will be no trash pickup on Monday. The pickup is rescheduled for Tuesday.

Temporary closing — The Frame and Engraving shop will be closed today through July 9. Items will be available for pickup through the auto shop. To make an arrangement for pickup call the auto shop at 784-4735.

Early Independence Day celebration — Free food, fun and prizes from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday at The Landing Zone will signal an early start to Fourth of July fun. Everyone at Cannon is invited. For information, call 784-6381.

Elmo coming to Cannon — The “Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families” traveling show will perform July 14-15 at the Fitness Center. There will be a free show with giveaways at 3 p.m. July 14, and two more shows at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on July 15. Doors will open 30 minutes before the performance.

Retreat signups — There will be an Air Commando Family Retreat on July 9-11 at the Glorieta Conference Center in Santa Fe. The event is free but registration is based upon first come, first served. Registration is open for all active duty, guard, reserve and their family members.

To register: www.surveymonkey.com/s/201007AirCommandoFamilyRetreat and fill out the attached form.

Deployment — Operation KUDOS, a deployment education tool for children at Cannon, will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on July 10. Early registration is required for this event that is open for children ages 5-15. Children will be “recalled” and told to report to the base chapel where they will be processed through a deployment line. The children will then move to a hangar where they will learn more about the process and have an opportunity to eat MREs, try on chemical gear and other activities. They will also receive identification or “dog” tags, T-shirts and a deployment bag.

Call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 784-4228 to register or for information.