FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Aug. 9, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Aug. 13 through Aug. 17.

Aug. 13

General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital’s Patient Townhall, 1 p.m. Aug. 13 at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, MEDDAC classroom. This is the public’s chance to speak to hospital leadership and positively affect change. For more information, call the GLWACH Public Affairs Office at 573.596.9359.

Get Gold Ready, 5 to 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Piney Valley Golf Course. Cost is $59 per person. Learn the fundamentals such as proper grip, aim, setup, swing, and rules of golf. Course includes the balls, clubs, and 5 hours of instruction. For more information, call 573.329.4770.

Aug. 14

Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Bruce C. Clarke Library. Join us for stories and crafts. Story Time is free and open to the public.

Aug. 15

Fort Leonard Wood Thrift Shop Customer Appreciation Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 15. There will be hourly gift card drawings and coupons at the register. For more information, call 573.329.4707.

Aug. 16

STEAM Lab, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Bruce C. Clarke Library. S.T.E.A.M. Lab is a place for children of all ages to come learn, play, build, and create! Enjoy kits, projects, and crafts that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics! Join us in this fun and interactive environment, where children can learn new things and fulfill their creativity and curiosity. This is a self-paced program and the children have the opportunity to work without time constraints or press of a particular goal. The S.T.E.A.M. Lab is free and open to the public, all ages and will take place the third Thursday of every month. For more information, call 573-563-4113.

Aug. 17

Movie in the park, 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at Colyer Park. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy a movie on the big screen under the stars. No show if rain or high winds. Concessions will be available for purchase from the BOSS program. This Movie in the Park will feature the movie “Paddington 2.” There is no cost to watch the movie. For more information, call 573-596-6913.

Aug. 21

Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood Women’s Equality Day Observance, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21 at Pershing Community Center. Guest speaker will be Brig. Gen. Donna Martin. Tickets are available through Equal Opportunity advisors. For more information, contact Sgt. 1st Class Leonardo May at 573.563.7514.

Protestant Women of the Chapel Fall Kickoff, 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at the Main Post Chapel. There will be an opportunity to sign up for fall Bible studies and meet other women. Free child care is also available. For more information, contact Susan Rostad at

Fort Wood Community Spouses’ Club Sign-up, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Fort Leonard Wood USO. Meet the executive board, sign-up for sub-clubs and more. Membership is $15.

Aug. 24

18th Annual Know Your World Event, 6  to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Nutter Field House. More than 70 international military officers from more than 40 countries will be making presentations. For more information, call 417.437.8729.

Aug. 28

Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood Commanding General Change of Command Ceremony, 9 a.m. Aug. 28 at Gammon Field. Maj. Gen. Kent Savre will relinquish installation command to Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Donna Martin.

Aug. 29

Financial Peace University Orientation, 5:15 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Main Post Chapel, Room 148. Orientation is required to participate in the class and sign-up will follow orientation. For more information, call 573.596.0089 or visit

Aug. 28 through 30

Women’s Basic Self Defense Class, 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 28 through 30 at Army Community Service, Building 486. This class is open to female service members, family members and Department of Defense civilians ages 14 and up. This is a free event. Registration closes Aug. 22. For more information, or to register, contact Carol Oberwager at 573.528.4098 or 573.596.0212.