FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (June 21, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of June 25 through June 29.
Hop on the Bus to Six Flags, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m June 23. The bus will leave Leisure Travel Services, located in the Exchange Mini Mall, at 8 a.m. and will return at 8 p.m. Open to the public, all ages. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $60 per person and includes entrance to Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor, and transportation. Register by June 22. For more information, call 573.329.8587.
Saturday Legal Assistance, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 23 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.
Bruce C. Clarke Library Summer Reading Program Reading Takes You Everywhere: Great Barrier Reef, 4 p.m. June 25 at the library. For more information, call 573.563.4113 or 573.563.5857.
Bruce C. Clarke Library Maximum Movie Monday, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. June 25 at the library. For more information, call 573.563.4113 or 573.563.5857.
Chemical Corps Regimental Association Exhibit, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 26 at Nutter Field House. For more information, contact Russell Gehrlein at 573.563.7755.
Chemical Corps 2-mile Regimental Run, 6 a.m. June 27 starting at Gammon Field. For more information, contact Russell Gehrlein at 573.563.7755.
Chemical Corps Regimental Association Exhibit, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 27 at Nutter Field House. For more information, contact Russell Gehrlein at 573.563.7755.
Chemical Corps Honor to Our Fallen Sunrise Service, 6 a.m. June 28 at Memorial Grove. For more information, contact Russell Gehrlein at 573.563.7755.
Chemical Corps State of the Regiment address, cake cutting ceremony, Sibert Award and Hall of Fame/Distinguished Member of the Corps Induction Ceremony, 9 a.m. June 28 at Baker Theater. For more information, contact Russell Gehrlein at 573.563.7755.
Chemical Corps Veteran’s Ceremony, 3:30 p.m. June 28 at the 84th Chemical Battalion Classroom recognizing anyone who has served from World War II to current conflicts. For more information, contact Russell Gehrlein at 573.563.7755.
A presentation by the Rev. Jeffrey Grob, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 28 at the Main Post Chapel. This event, hosted by Catholic Women of the Chapel, will give a brief overview of Catholic teaching on angels and demons. Question and answer forum will be hosted afterwards with refreshments. Event is open to the entire community. A minimum age requirement of 13-years-old will be enforced. Free child care will be provided on site, first come, first served ages infant to 5. For more information, call Carolynne Linn at 859.653.4164 or Kari Novak at 785.477.4915.
Green Dragon Ball, 6 p.m. June 29 at Nutter Field House. For more information, contact Russell Gehrlein at 573.563.7755.
Outdoor Adventure Day, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 30 at the 1st Street Soccer Field. There will be archery, paintball, train rides, and more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 573.596.4223.
Independence Day Celebration, beginning at 3 p.m. July 4 at Gammon Field. There will be activities, games, music, and fireworks presentation. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. No pets or personal coolers allowed at event. The special ceremony featuring the 50-gun Salute to the Union will begin at 7:45 p.m. followed by a headline concert featuring the band Smallpools. For more information, call 573.596.6913.
July 4th Car Show, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 4 at Gammon Field. Categories include Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles. The top vehicles in each category, plus Best in Show, will be chosen by our Service Men & Women and the Fort Leonard Wood Community. The event is free and open to the public. Registration begins on-site at 1 p.m. For more information, call 573.596.0243.
A bass tournament is scheduled from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. July 13 at the Lake of the Ozarks Recreation Area. Grab your fishing rod and 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.
Bruce C. Clarke Library S.T.E.A.M. Lab, 4 to 5:30 p.m. July 19 at the library. This is a free event. For more information, call 573.563.4113.
July 23 through 27
Fort Leonard Wood Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m. to noon July 23 through 27 at the Main Post Chapel. Registration is currently open. To register, visit vbspro.events/p/flw-2018. For more information, call 573.596.2127.
Our Favorite Wizard’s Birthday Bash, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 29 at the Bruce C. Clarke Library community room. Participate in games, activities, and crafts to earn points for your house and bring you closer to winning the house cup. This event is invitation-only, invitations available at the circulation desk. Register by July 22. For more information, call 573.563.4113.