How do you celebrate Mom? May 12 has been designated the day for honoring mothers, and the 88th Force Support Squadron offers various opportunities to say thank you.
Celebrate Mom at the Wright-Patterson Club with a Mother’s Day Brunch May 12. You can make reservations for any of the three sessions (10 to 11:30 a.m., noon to 1:30 p.m., 2 to 3:30 p.m.). Club members can sign up now, and sign-ups for all others begin May 7. Space is limited, and reservations must be made in advance.
Cost is $24.95 for club members and $28.95 for all others. Children ages 6-12 are $7.95 and ages 5 and younger are free. For more information, call the Wright-Patt Club at 937-522-2160.
Outdoor Recreation offers a weekend at Bass Lake as a way to commemorate Mom. Start your celebration May 10 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. with an outdoor viewing of the movie “Goonies.” Bring lawn chairs and blankets to watch this family-friendly show and don’t forget the bug spray. Outdoor games are available from 8 to 9 p.m. then grab a favorite spot and snacks to watch the movie at 9 p.m. The cost is free, and snacks will be available for purchase.
Continue the festivities at Bass Lake May 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and enjoy an assortment of yard games with the opportunity to paint a tote bag as a gift for mom. Cost is $28 for two and $12 for each additional guest. Sign up by May 8. Contact Outdoor Recreation at 257-9889 for more information.
Spend the day on the courses. Take your mother to Prairie Trace or Twin Base golf courses for her special day where she can enjoy a free game of golf. For more information, contact the golf courses at 257-7961 or 257-4130.
Take mom out for a fun evening of Designer Handbag Bingo May 8 at the Wright-Patt Club ballroom. Dinner is from 5 to 6 p.m. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Advance tickets may be purchased at the club or online for $25 plus applicable fees or at the door for $30. Cost includes dinner, 10 bingo cards for the chance to win $2,000 in handbags from designers like Michael Kors, Kate Spade and Coach and $1,000 in cash prizes.
Additional bingo cards can be purchased at the event for $5 each. Soda and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase as well. This event is open to anyone with base access.