FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (April 26, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of April 30 through May 4.

April 28

Mother Daughter Tea Party, sponsored by the American Red Cross, noon to 2 p.m. April 28 at the Engineer Museum. This event is free for mothers and their daughters, ages 5 to 7. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the ARC at 573.596.0300.

Healthy Kids Day, sponsored by the Armed Services YMCA, 9 a.m. to noon April 28th at the USO. There will be family-friendly games, face painting and food sponsored by the USO. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 573.329.4513.

April 30

Music Group for Children with Autism, 5:30 p.m. April 30 at Army Community Service. This program is for children and parents to learn social and communication skills through music. For more information, call 573.596.0212.

May 3

Space Wars S.T.E.A.M. Lab, 4 to 5:30 p.m. May 3 at Bruce C. Clarke Library. Event will include science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics projects. Everyone is encouraged to dress as their favorite sci-fi space character and participate in all of the fun space activities. Live music will be provided by the 399th Brass Band. There will also be a chance to learn more about this year’s Department of Defense Summer Reading Program, “Reading Takes You Everywhere.” For more information, call 573.563.5857.

Book Brigade Book Club, 5:30 p.m. May 3 at the Bruce C. Clarke Library. This month’s theme is a book set in a different country. For more information, call 573.563.4113.

May 4

USO Spouses Craft Social, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at the Fort Leonard Wood USO. For more information, call 573.329.2039 or email Kelly Brownfield at

Fort Leonard Wood  Commissary Sidewalk Sale May 4-6. For more information, call 573.596.0783.

May 5

Legal Assistance Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 5 at the Fort Leonard Wood Legal Assistance Office. During these special weekend hours, the office will provide legal assistance services through a staff of  three Judge Advocates and two paralegals.   Legal assistance attorneys and  paralegals can help with wills, powers of attorney, basic estate planning, family law matters such as divorce, custody and support, landlord/tenant issues, military administrative actions, real estate, and consumer law and other issues.  Appointments are recommended, but walkins are welcome.  Active-duty, reserve and national guard Soldiers, active-duty family members, and retirees are eligible. For more information, or to make an appointment, call 573.596.0629.

Strong B.A.N.D.S. Yoga in the Park, 8 a.m. May 5 at Colyer Park Pavilion. This event is free. Yoga mats only available for the first 60 participants. For more information, call 573.596.4359.

May 10

Asian-American, Pacific Islander Observance, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 at Nutter Field House. This event is hosted by the 3rd Chemical Brigade and will feature Dr. Anne Maurina as keynote speaker. For more information, contact Sgt. 1st Class James Eddings at 573.596.3497.

May 11

USO Craft Time for Mom, 5 to 7 p.m. May 11 at the Fort Leonard Wood USO. RSVP opens April 26. For more information, call 573.329.2039 or email Kelly Brownfield at

May 12

Mother/Son Dance, sponsored by the Armed Services YMCA, 5  to 7 p.m. May 12 at Pershing Community Center. There will be a live DJ, buffet dinner, dancing and family activities. A photo opportunity will be available s at 4:30 p.m. Boys may attend with their mother, aunt, adult sister, grandmother or other mother figure. Dressy casual is the attire. Tickets are $35 per couple and $10 per each additional son. Tickets will be limited and available beginning April 23 at the Leisure Travel Office. For more information, call 573.329.4513.

Spring Cleaning Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to noon May 12 at the Baker Theater Auxiliary Parking Lot. The following items cannot be sold: weapons, food items, trailers, boats or recreational vehicles, animals or livestock, retail items (Avon, Tupperware, Scentsy, etc.). The Fort Leonard Wood Thrift Shop will be on site to collect donations. Concessions will be available to purchase from the BOSS Program. The event is open to the public. Sellers will be able to get into the lot and start setup beginning at 6:30 a.m. Advanced Registration is $20 per space and tables are available in advance for $5 each. Spaces or $25 on the day of the event. Registration includes double-length parking space and lots of advertisement. Only one vehicle allowed to enter the sale lot per paid space. Register in person at the Installation Wide Events Office, located in Pershing Community Center.

Strong B.A.N.D.S. Fun Run and Kid’s Half Miler, at Davidson Fitness Center. 5k beings at 8 a.m. and Kid’s Half Miler begins at 9 a.m May 12. For more information, call 573.596.4359.

May 16

2018 Army Volunteer Corps Annual Installation Award Recognition Ceremony, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 16 at Pershing Community Center. Doors open at 2 p.m. RSVP by May 9 as seating is limited. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Rhonda Hutsell at 573.596.4334 or

May 19

Annual Sergeant Audie Murphy Memorial 5/10k Run/Walk, 6 a.m. May 19 at Davidson Fitness Center. Cost is $15 per person. Visit the organization Facebook page for updates and possible weather concerns. For more information, email

May 26

Memorial Day Float Trip, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 26 at Happy Hollow Recreation Area. Transportation to the launch site, lunch, and refreshments will be provided. 30 canoes are available, so book in advance. Cost is $40 per canoe. Register at the Outdoor Adventure Center by May 24. For more information, call 573.596.4223.