Eggsplosion 2017

Eggsplosion 2017

Saturday, 15 April • 10 am – 2 pm

Ages 11 & under and EFMP • Kadena Four Diamonds Softball Complex


What to expect!

Join us for a fun-filled day of egg hunts and other spring festivities, including inflatables, games and entertainment.

  • Tasty treats for purchase
  • Prizes
  • Interactive Inflatables
  • Family games, contests, & activities
  • Entertainment

Please bring your own baskets. No glass or pets allowed. Suggest bringing USD/Yen as there will be lots of food vendors and market vendors on-site.

Egg Hunt Schedule*

Ages 2 & under • Field D Parents welcome
10 am • 10:30 am & Noon • 12:30 pm

Ages 3 – 4 • Field B
10 am • 10:30 am & Noon • 12:30 pm

Ages 5 – 8 • Field C
11 am • 11:30 am & 1 pm • 1:30 pm

Ages 9 – 11 • Fields B & D
11 am • 11:30 am & 1 pm • 1:30 pm

EFMP • Field A Ages 3 & Under • 11 am
Ages 4 – 6 • 11:30 am
Ages 7 – 12 • Noon

*Times are subject to change

Bunny House Schedule*

10 am – 10:40 am • Bunny Pictures

10:40 am – 11 am • Break

11 am – 11:40 am • Bunny Pictures

11:40 am – 12 pm • Break

12 pm – 12:40 pm • Bunny Pictures

12:40 pm – 1 pm • Break

1 pm – 1:45 pm • Bunny Pictures

1:50 pm • Close Bunny House

*Times are subject to change.  One picture per child.

Design Composition Competition

Risner Fitness Center
Design Composition Competition

Share your artistic ability with us and be featured prominently inside the Risner Fitness Center.

We all know Okinawa is filled with amazing landscapes and culture. We also know the importance of physical fitness and athletics in all cultures and every day life. We would like to feature a large depiction of Okinawan Culture as well as fitness and athletics on one of the large walls inside our weight room, and we would like you to design it!

We challenge you to design a composition that encompasses these three subjects to be used on a large scale design featured inside the Risner Fitness Center at a later date.

Design Dimensions: 53’11”W x 11’10”H

Submission Deadline: Friday, 24 February

How do I submit a design?

Submission Form

Terms and Conditions

By submitting your design for publication you represent and warrant that it is your own original work, is not copied, and does not contain any third-party materials and/or content that you do not have permission to use. You further warrant and represent that your design is not obscene, defamatory or in breach of any applicable legislation or regulations.

By submitting a design, you: a) give us permission to publish it in the Risner Fitness Center and on; b) grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to republish it in any format including without limitation in print and electronic formats and c) you give us permission to use your name for the purpose of identifying you as the owner of your design.

Submit your design in JPEG, GIF or PNG format. If selected we will contact you for the original file (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign preferred but not required)

Image must encompass Okinawan Culture as well fitness and/or athletics.

Need help getting started?

We’ve got a list of Okinawan Cultural themes suggestions.

Okinawan Culture, Festivals and Events, and Fitness/Athletics Suggestions

Eisa Dancers
Naha Tug of War
Dragon Boat Races
Shuri Castle
Shi Shi Mai
Tedako Festival
Cherry Blossom Festivals
Karate / Tai Chi / Martial Arts
Sumo Wrestling
Undokai (Sports Day)

Tinsel Town 2016

Saturday, 10 December • 2 pm
Schilling Community Center parking lot

It’s that time of year again to mark the date on your calendars! Come out to the Schilling Community Center parking lot for a day full of free holiday activities, fun, and real snow. Yes! We will be bringing snow to Kadena! What else can you expect at Tinsel Town?

  • Food vendors
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • Holiday Cirque show
  • Santa and Mrs. Claus
  • Live entertainment and much more!

Stay tuned with for more details!
Open to all SOFA status and individuals with base access.

Holiday Cirque

Come enjoy a live acrobatic performance completely free! The Holiday Cirque Spectacular is customized to holiday music and attire.  This event will be held at the Keystone Theater and is first come, first served.


Saturday, 10 December • 12:30 pm & 4 pm


Entertainment Schedule

2:00 – 2:10 DJ and music
2:10 – 2:20  Firebird Drummers
2:20 – 2:30 Youth Center Performers
2:30 – 2:40  Hawaiian Dance Performers
2:40 – 2:50  Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Okinawa
2:50 – 3:10  Magician
3:10 – 3:15  DJ and music
3:15 – 3:45 Footloose Dance Studio
3:45 – 3:50  DJ and music
3:50 – 4:10 SUPREME Royale
4:10 – 4:15  DJ and music
4:15 – 4:30  Mrs.Claus Reading
4:30 – 4:40  DJ and music
4:40 – 5:10  As Alliance
5:10 – 5:20  DJ and music
5:20 – 5:50  Ryukyu Chimudon
5:50 – 6:00  DJ and music
6:00 – 6:20  Chuning Candy
6:20 – 6:30  DJ and music
6:30 – 7:00 MKR Project
7:00 – 7:10  DJ and music
7:10 – 7:25 Opening remarks and Tree Lighting Ceremony
7:25 – 7:45  DJ and music
7:45 – 9:00  Craig Morgan

Shuttle Service

Running continuously from 2:00 pm – 9:30 pm.  Shuttle’s will be running from Chapel One, the Officers’ Club and the Schilling Community Center.


Chairs, coolers, glass, or any alcohol, smoking, backpacks, pets, knives or any type of weapons are strictly prohibited.

Featured Entertainer: Craig Morgan


Craig Morgan has made a name for himself as a country music icon, TV host, celebrated outdoorsman and patriotic Army veteran. One of country music’s best loved artists, the Black River entertainment artist thrills massive crowds with signature hits, including “Bonfire”, “Almost Home”, “Redneck Yacht Club”, and “That’s what I Love About Sunday”. Morgan’s new album, A Whole Lot More To Me, features his singles “I’ll Be Home Soon” and “When I’m Gone”, and was released June 2016 by Black River Entertainment. Craig had received one of country music’s highest honors when he was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008. In addition to a prolific country music career, he hosts the award-winning TV show “Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors”, which is now in its seventh season on the Outdoor Channel. Prior to becoming a country music star and TV sensation, Morgan spent seventeen years serving our country in the Army and Army reservers. He is an avid supporter of America’s military personnel and a recipient of the 2006 USO Merit Award. Craig Morgan has become a beloved country artist, and now he will be coming to Kadena Air Base to perform at Tinsel Town!

Give Parents a Break & Parent Night Out
Saturday, 10 December • 1 pm – 5 pm
Niko Niko CDC and Himawari SAC
Ages six weeks to 12 years

Sign up by noon on Wednesday, 9 December.
Give Parents a Break is designed to provide childcare for active duty
Air Force families with deployed or TDY spouses and those with special hardships.
How to sign up:
Step 1. Receive a referral form the Airman and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC)
at 634-3366 or speak with your commander or first sergeant.
Step 2. After receiving a refferal, contact Resource & Referral at 632-7693.
Parents’ Night Out
Don’t qualify for a referral but still need a break?
For $20 you too can participate!
Contact Resource & Referral at 632-7693.
Open to all ranks and services.



Sunday, 16 October • 5 pm
Show starts • 7 pm
Schilling Community Center parking lot

Kadena has got it bad for Usher! At age 14, Usher chased his dreams of fame by performing on Star Search, and landed a recording contract with LaFrace Records. In 1997, he released his second album, My Way, which sold over 7 million copies. He quickly skyrocketed into fame, where he continued to experiment with several different music genres throughout his career. In 2001, Usher released his album, 8701, which included two Grammy Award-winning singles. Usher then created another hit album, Confessions (2004), where more than 20 million copies were sold worldwide. Following Confessions, Usher released Looking 4 Myself (2012), which made its way to the number 1 spot on Billboard’s albums chart. Currently, Usher is working on this album, UR, and has released singles such as “Good Kisser” and “She Came to Give It to You.” On Sunday, 16 October at 7 pm, Usher will be performing live for Military and SOFA status personnel. This will be a show that you won’t want to miss!

There will be shuttle busses running continuously from 4 pm to 10 pm. Shuttle bus pickup locations are as follows:
• Four Diamonds Softball Complex
• Parking lot behind the Kadena Officer’s Club
• Medical Group parking lot

Chairs, Coolers, glass or any alcohol, smoking, backpacks, pets, knives or any type of weapon are strictly prohibited.



Friday, 28 October • 6 pm
Show starts • 8 pm
Schilling Community Center parking lot

Armed Forces Entertainment presents, Daya!
Platinum recording artist, Daya, will be performing live in the Schilling Community Center parking lot on Friday, 28 October. In September 2015, Daya released her first EP album featuring her hit song, “Hideaway”. Daya quickly shot to the top of the billboard charts and her single went platinum in January 2016. “Hideaway” has over 50 million streams on Spotify and reached the number 24 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Following her hit single, Daya has released “Sit Still Look Pretty,” and her debut album will be available soon. In the meantime, Daya will be making a stop at Kadena to perform for Military and Sofa status personnel!


Restrictions: Chairs, Coolers, glass or any alcohol, smoking, backpacks, pets, knives or any type of weapon are strictly prohibited.