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Annual D-M 50 picnic scheduled for March 14

Attendees of the D-M 50 picnic prepare their plates at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. All D-M Airmen and their families were invited to enjoy free food and various activities, including a car show, K-9 demonstration and a petting zoo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

Attendees of the D-M 50 picnic prepare their plates at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. All D-M Airmen and their families were invited to enjoy free food and various activities, including a car show, K-9 demonstration and a petting zoo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

Attendees of the D-M 50 picnic sit in the shade while they eat at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. This picnic is held annually to show appreciation to the men and women of the 355th Fighter Wing and its tenant units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

Attendees of the D-M 50 picnic sit in the shade while they eat at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. This picnic is held annually to show appreciation to the men and women of the 355th Fighter Wing and its tenant units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

This SLS AMG 6.3 won the D-M 50 picnic car show contest at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. A car show was one of the various activities at the D-M 50 picnic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

This SLS AMG 6.3 won the D-M 50 picnic car show contest at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. A car show was one of the various activities at the D-M 50 picnic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

Children wait in line for their turn on an inflatable obstacle course during the D-M 50 picnic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. There were several different activities available to families as well as free food and beverages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

Children wait in line for their turn on an inflatable obstacle course during the D-M 50 picnic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. There were several different activities available to families as well as free food and beverages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

Children enjoy a train ride during the D-M 50 picnic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. The DM-50 hosts the picnic for D-M personnel and their families with free entertainment and food. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

Children enjoy a train ride during the D-M 50 picnic at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., March 31, 2012. The DM-50 hosts the picnic for D-M personnel and their families with free entertainment and food. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Camilla Griffin/Released)

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- The annual DM-50 picnic will be held Saturday, March 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bama Park.

The picnic is a free event for active duty members, families, retirees and any guests sponsored onto the base. The DM-50 will be providing a variety of free entertainment, food, drinks and events.

The picnic will include a canine demonstration, fire engine and police cruiser static displays, an explosive ordinance disposal demonstration, bounce houses and face-painting booths.

There will also be a car show.  A select few Airmen will be able to include their cars in the car show.

The picnic will also offer 45 minute tours of the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group.

Parking will be available at Heritage Park, with shuttles running every half hour to the picnic site from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Questions can be directed to Capt. Allen Lewis, D-M 50 Picnic chairman, at 228-4244 or Master Sgt. Stephanie Greer, D-M 50 Picnic co-chairman, at 228-2283.