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Thursday, 12 January 2017
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Sept. 21
— Bruce C. Clarke Library Creation Lab, 3:30 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 573.563.5857.

Sept. 22
— Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Movie in the Park, 7:30 p.m. at Colyer Park. There will be no show if rain or high winds. No pets allowed. Concessions will be available for purchase from the Better Opportunities for Single Service Members Program. This event is open to the public, all ages. The featured movie is Trolls and the event is free. For more information, call 573.596.6913.

Sept. 23
— United States Warrant Officer Association Food Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fort Leonard Wood Commissary. Recommended donations include: canned goods, boxed foods and other non-perishable food items.

Sept. 25
— Lebanon Area Chamber’s Annual Membership Dinner, Basket Auction and Awards, 5:30 p.m. at Cowan Civic Center in  Lebanon. The event will begin with a social, basket auction and live music. Dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $25. RSVP by Sept. 18. For more information or tickets, call 417.588.3256 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Bruce C. Clarke Library Monday Movie Morning, 10 a.m. For more information, call 573.563.5857.

Sept. 30
— OTC Trail Run, 8 a.m. at the OTC Lebanon Center. Entry fee is $30 per person and participants will receive a t-shirt and refreshments. For more information, call 417.588.3256.

— United States Warrant Officer Association Food Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fort Leonard Wood Commissary. Recommended donations include: canned goods, boxed foods and other non-perishable food items.

Oct. 3
— Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, hosted by the 14th Military Police Brigade, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nutter Field House. The formal portion is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Oct. 6
— 32nd Annual Combined College Graduation, hosted by Truman Education Center. 10 a.m. at Nutter Field House. Observants are asked to arrive by 9:30 a.m. The combined college ceremony will  include graduates of Central Texas College, Columbia College, Drury University and Webster University. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Oct. 6 and 7
— Frog Hill Half Marathon and 10k and Leapfrog 5k. 5k begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Waynesville City Park and Frog Hill Half and 10k races begin at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 7 at East Elementary School and end at Frog Fest at Waynesville City Park. For more information, visit froghillhalf.com.

Oct. 7
— Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Oktoberfest, beginning at 3 p.m. at Pershing Community Center. There will be live music, dancing, authentic German food, and activities for all ages. Oktoberfest is open to the public. For more information, call 573.596.6913.

Oct. 14
— Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department Fire Fest, noon to 4 p.m. at the Exchange. Meet local firefighters, tour the fire safety trailer, meet Sparky the fire dog and see trucks. There will also be a live band. Refreshments will be provided by the USO. For more information, call 573.596.0886.

Oct. 16
— Waynesville Career Center CPR Course, 4 to 9 p.m. Certification is through the American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR and Basic First Aid Program. Cost is $45. For more information or to register, contact Nichole at 573.842.2500. Applications are also available at the center.

Oct. 27
— Zombie Attack, sponsored by the Directorate of Emergency Services and the Exchange, 3 to 8:30 p.m. at the main Exchange. This event is free and open to children ages 12 and under. Candy will be passed out. For more information, call 573.596.0588.

Oct. 28
— Make a Difference Day is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fort Leonard Wood. This is a national day of community service. For individuals or teams wishing to volunteer on the installation, contact Rhonda Hutsell at 573.596.0212.

Ongoing
— Community Orientation, 8 a.m. to noon Thursdays at Building 470, Room 2224. This program is part of a seven-day cycle for in-processing Soldiers called Arrive Strong. Spouses are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 60136.

Fort Leonard Wood Lions Club, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Building 821, Colorado Avenue. For more information, call Harold Burleson at 573.528.1767, or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.lionsclubs.org.

— Pulaski County Branch NAACP, 7 p.m. the second Monday of every month at Waynesville Medical Plaza in the conference room.  The branch’s general membership meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Donnita Patterson-Brown at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or 573.842.8677.

— Toastmasters Club 493, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, in the Truman Education Center, Room 13. The club is designed for those seeking to improve their speaking skills. For more information, call 816.368.1269 or visit www.facebook.com/TMIClub493FortLeonardWoodMO.


— Alcoholics Anonymous,meets from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the Main Post Chapel, Room 132. Other meetings are at 8 p.m. Mondays ,Thursdays and Saturdays on Hemphill Road, off Highway Y in St. Robert. There is also a women-only meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at this location. All meetings on Fort Leonard Wood and the Saturday St. Robert meeting are open to anyone. St. Robert meetings on Mondays and Thursdays are limited to members only.  For more information, visit www.aadistrict9mo.com or call Jim at 573.336.5891 or David at 573.774.5364.


— Marine Corps League, Detachment 1195, 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Laquey Veterans of Foreign Wars. For more information, contact Martin Tootle at 573.528.7244.

— The Rocks Inc. Fort Leonard Wood Harry S. Truman Chapter, 5 to 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Bruce C. Clarke Library Community Room. All active, reserve retired officers and Department of Defense civilians, regardless of gender, ethnicity or background, are welcome to share in a professional mentorship and networking experience. For more information, call Maj. Adrien Humphreys at 573.596.0131, ext. 62400.

— Fort Leonard Wood Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, Sergeant Morales Chapter, 11:45 a.m. the first Tuesday  and third Thursday of each month. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Sisters in Arms Lean in Circle, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. every second Tuesday of the month at Starbucks. This group welcomes all services, ages, ranks, genders, civilians and service members. For more information, contact 2nd Lt. Christine Faria-Berrios at 573.596.0131, ext. 61996.

— Army Community Service  Play Morning, 10 to 11 a.m.  in the gym at Pippin Youth Center. Children between the ages of newborn and 5 years are eligible. Parents and children interact with each other as well as other children and their parents. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 60212.

— Army Community Service Bright Start Play Group, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. Children between the ages of newborn and 3 years are eligible. The children will take part in hands-on activities and interact with other children. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 60212.

— Army Community Service Music Group for Children with Autism, 5:30 p.m. Mondays at ACS. This program is for children and parents to learn social  and communication skills through music. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 60212.

— Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3176 and Auxiliary Monthly meetings, 6 p.m. for auxiliary members and 7 p.m. for post members the third Monday of the month. The VFW post is located at 17305 Superior Rd. in St. Robert and is open to the public. The organization also hosts breakfast from  8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays and bingo at 2 p.m. Sundays. The kitchen is open during bingo and doors open at noon. For more information, call 573.336.3176 or visit VFW Ozark Memorial Post 3176 on Facebook.
Boy Scout Troop 149, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Military Police Training Facility at the corner of Buckeye and Alabama avenues. Boy Scouts is for boys ages 11 to 18 seeking adventure, fun, leadership and outdoor experience. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit  the Facebook page at  www.facebook.com/ FLWTroop149.

— Cub Scout Troop 149, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Main Post Chapel. Cub Scouts is for boys ages 6 to 10. For more information, look for Cub Scout Pack 149 on Facebook.

— Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter MO 0223, 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays at Army Community Service, Building 486, Room 138. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss-support group that has weekly weigh-ins followed by a program. For more information, contact Louisa Runnalls at 573.336.5312.

— Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3168, and its ladies’ auxiliary, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the post home in Laquey. For information, call 573.765.3168.

— The American Legion Riders,  6 p.m. the first Thursday of  the month at the American Legion Hall in St. Robert.  For more information, call Don Gerspach at 573.512.1419.

— Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Fort Leonard Wood Area Chapter 4-11 Vets Helping Vets, 2 p.m. the second Sunday of the month at VFW Post 3168 in Laquey. For more information, call Ray (Goat) Fuller at 573.842.5248.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 21 September 2017 )