FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (May 17, 2018) – The following Fort Leonard Wood announcements are for the week of May 21 through May 25.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Summer reading program, June 4-July 16 at Bruce C. Clarke Library. Participate in the Summer Reading Program and win badges and prizes. The theme for this year’s Summer Reading Program is “Reading takes you Everywhere.” This program is open to all ages. There will be a variety of events held during the program. For more information about the events, please call 573.563.4113.
Movie in the park, 8:30 p.m. June 8 at Colyer Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy a free movie under the stars. The featured movie is Captain Underpants. There will be no show if there is rain or high winds. Concessions will be available for purchase from the Better Opportunities for Single Service Members Program. For more information contact 573.596.6913.
Kids catfish derby, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 9 at pond 228 on Fort Leonard Wood. This free event is open to the public. Youth ages 2-15 years old must be accompanied by an adult. There will be great prizes for tagged catfish. Limit 4 catfish per angler. Registration will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the day of the event. For more information contact, 573.596.4223.
Hop on the Bus to Six Flags, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eureka, Mo. Join us for a day of thrills at Six Flags in St. Louis. Hop on the bus and leave the driving to us. The bus will leave Leisure Travel Services, located in the PX 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. Cost includes entrance to Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor, and transportation. Register by June 22. For more information, contact 573.329.8587.
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.