MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — The Misawa Chief Petty Officer’s Association is accepting applications for the 2005 Alfred Leo Halpin IV Scholarship. All high school seniors are eligible for the $1,000 award. Applications will be accepted through April 29 at Edgren High School’s counselor’s office.

Phone Chief Petty Officer Terry Kuhlman at DSN 226-5667/5673 for more details.

Yokosuka fund-raiser

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Oakleaf Club, a nonprofit spouses group from Yokosuka’s hospital, is planning a one-day fund-raising sale Saturday at Thew Gym.

The sale will include items such as jewelry, antiques and a variety of Japanese goods and is planned for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Proceeds are to support hospital activities.

Phone Marge Peff at DSN 241-3784 for information or to volunteer.

Japan Day at Misawa

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — People are needed to help with this year’s Japan Day, set for April 2 at Edgren High School. The annual event draws hundreds of Japanese artisans, craftsman, entertainers and cooks who put on demonstrations and cultural displays.

Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of tasks. Call 1st Lt. Jonathan Hannon at DSN 226-2545 for more information.

Chess tourney help

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Yokota is seeking a professional U.S. Chess Federation-rated player to serve as a tournament director.

Yokota will host the annual base-wide chess tournament beginning at 9 a.m. April 2 in the Taiyo Recreation Center.

Submit applications to Bob McFall at

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Foster

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The Pacific Okinawa Players will present a stage production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” billed as a “boy-meets-girl, plant-eats-people horror tale,” at the Foster Community Center.

Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 24-26 and March 31 to April 2. The doors open at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for school-age children and $25 for a family of four. Visit or call 632-3385 for more information.

UMUC registration schedule

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Registration for the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Term IV classes is March 14 though March 25.

Military registration will be held first, March 14-18; general registration will follow March 21-25. Students may register at their local base UMUC field representative office. Call 634-4383 for more information.

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