FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Aug. 2, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of Aug. 6 through Aug. 10.

Aug. 4

Saturday Legal Assistance, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Fort Leonard Wood Legal Assistance Office. The office will be open special weekend hours to 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 walk-ins are welcome. Active duty, reserve and national guard Soldiers, active duty family members, and retirees are eligible.  For more information, or for an appointment, call 573.596.0629.

Aug. 10

Bass tournament,  7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. August 10 at the Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area. Grab your fishing rod and try to lure in the big one. Each boat must have a DOD authorized card holder. Cost is $40 per boat and $10 additional Big bass. For more information, call 573.346.5640.

Aug. 12

Chapel Volunteer Round-Up, noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 12 at Hoge Hall. Volunteer packets and fingerprinting will be available. To receive a volunteer registration packet in advance, visit For more information, call the Religious Support Office at 573.596.2127.

Aug. 16

STEAM Lab, 4 to 5:30 p.m. August 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

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. 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.