FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (May 10, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of May 14 through May 18.
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, May 12 at Davidson Fitness Center. 5k beings at 8 a.m. and Kid’s Half Miler begins at 9 a.m. For more information, call 573.596.4359.
Get Golf Ready, 5 to 6 p.m. May 14 at 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
USO Spouses Coffee Connections, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. May 17. Register online at the organization Facebook page. For more information, call 573.329.2039 or email Kelly Brownfield at email@example.com.
Drive-in Movie, 8:30 p.m. May 18 at Pershing Community Center. Tune in your radio to hear the movie right over your vehicle’s sound system. Food, snacks, and beverages will be available for purchase from the BlackJack Bar & Grill. The featured movie is “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.” Event is free. For more information, call 573.596.6913.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maximum Movie Monday, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 21 at the Bruce C. Clarke Library. For more information, or the movie title, call 573.563.5857.
Car Safety Seat Inspection, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 24 at the Exchange Parking Lot (look for Fort Leonard Wood fire trucks). Certified child passenger safety technicians will teach how to install a car seat correctly. For a complete inspection, bring car seat, car safety seat owner’s manual, and vehicle owner’s manuals. For more information, call the Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 573.596.0886 or 573.596.0883 after hours.
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.
Asian-American, Pacific Islander Observance, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 29 at Main Post Chapel. 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.
World War I Book Club, 11:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. May 31 at Bruce C. Clarke Library. The Book will be “Birds without Wings” by Louis de Bernieres. For more information, call 573.563.5857.
Garrison Organization Day Rough Rider Challenge, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 31 at Colyer Park. For more information contact Susan Hill at 573.596.0973.
USO Family Craft Social, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1 at Fort Leonard Wood USO. RSVP opens May 17. For more information, call 573.329.2039 or email Kelly Brownfield at email@example.com.
Marines’ 19th Annual Volkslauf ‘Extreme’ 10K Run, 8 a.m. June 2 on Fort Leonard Wood. Pre-registration fees are $30 for individual adults, or $125 per team of five. Youth ages 6 to 17 and military personnel who are entry-level students can register for $20 per individual. Collegiate teams and youth teams can register for $70 per team. Youth teams must have one adult age 19 or older as a team captain. Teams with more than five members can register additional runners for $20 per team member. Pre-registration will remain open until Tuesday. After that date, fees will increase to $25 for individual youth, $150 for adult teams and $85 for collegiate and youth teams, while individual adult and student rates will remain unchanged. Registration can be completed in person during business hours at Building 1706, For more information, visit the @2017VolkslaufMudRace Facebook page.
Old Dominion, live in concert July 20 at Gerlach Field. Tickets are available at Leisure Travel Services in Exchange Mini Mall or online at https://leonardwood.armymwr.com/calendar/events/old-dominion-concert/2285666/27447. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 the day of show. Children ages 3 and younger do not require a ticket. Gates open at 5 p.m. Opening Act starts at 6:15 p.m. Event is festival seating, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. No outside food or beverages. No professional photography. No pets. Food and beverage vendors will be on site. For more information, call 573.596.6913.