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Thursday, 12 January 2017
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April 27
— Fort Leonard Wood Housing Offical Army Resident Survey will arrive in community member’s emails. This survey is an opportunity for military Families to provide feedback on Family housing. You can complete the survey online and be entered to win a prize. If you do not receive a survey by e-mail, you can contact Stonegate Community Center at 573.329.0122.

April 29
— Company B, 58th Transportation Battalion 5k Run and Walk, 8 to 11 a.m. at Davidson Fitness Center. Entry fee is $5. For more information, contact 2nd Lt. Kevin Galloway at 573.596.0131, ext. 66084.

— Faith Lutheran Church Community Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church in St. Robert. In case of inclement weather, the event will be May 6. Tables are $15. Vendors are welcome. For more information, contact Helen Livingston at 573.336.3525.

— Healthy Kids Day, sponsored by the Armed Services YMCA, 9 a.m. to noon at the Fort Leonard Wood USO. There will be Family field games, youth activities and refreshments. For more information, call 573.329.4513 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders Fun Day/Rendezvous and Trade Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kickapoo Trace Club at 16490 Cracklin Drive in Dixon. Experience life in a pre-1840’s fur trade and mountain man encampment.  This event is free. For more information, contact Earl Ellegood at 573.855.0984, Joanne Jackson at 573.528.5411, David Cartner at 573.855.6276, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Pitch, Hit and Run, offered by Fort Leonard Wood Youth Sports and Fitness in conjunction with Major League Baseball, 10 a.m. at Sports Complex C. Winners can advance to the sectional and championship competitions and have the opportunity to advance all the way to the national finals which will be held at the 2017 MLB All-Star Game. Participants will be required to throw pitches at a designated “strike zone” target, hit from a stationary tee for accuracy and distance, and run from second base to home plate for time. This event is free. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 60209.

— Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Drive-In Movie, 8 p.m. at the Baker Theater Auxiliary Lot. Tune your radio in to hear the movie from the speakers in your car. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase by the Fort Leonard Wood BOSS Program. The featured movie is “The BFG” (rated PG) and is free and open to the public. For more information call 573.596.0131, ext. 66913.

May 1
— Armed Services Blood Program Blood Drive, hosted by General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hospital’s Primary Care conference room on the first floor, across from the Internal Medicine Clinic. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 65385.

May 2
— National Prayer Breakfast,  6:30 to 8 a.m. at Pershing Community Center. The keynote speaker will be retired Marine Lt. Col. Danny White. Tickets are available from unit executive assistants. The suggested donation is $10.
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May 5
— Fort Leonard Wood Earth Day Event, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nutter Field House. There will be numerous educational displays and learning activities. For more information, contact Ryan Thompson at 573.563.4145.

— Household E-Cycling Event,  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nutter Field House southwest corner parking lot. E-cycle old computers, printers, fax machines, televisions, audio equipment, cell phones, microwaves and household batteries. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 60882 or visit www.wood.army.mil/newweb/garrison/recycle.html.

— Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce Leadercast 2017 at Lifepoint Church in Lebanon Reservations are $40 per person and includes a handbook, light breakfast, refreshments, and a boxed lunch. Day of  event cost is $50. Make your reservations by calling 417.588.3256 or emailing  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Farmers' Market at Fort Leonard Wood, 3 to 6 p.m. beside the Fort Leonard Wood Commissary. For  more information, contact Samantha Kramer at 573.765.2500 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

May 6
— Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Spring Cleaning Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to noon in the Baker Theater Parking Lot. Cost is $15 for advance registration and $20 for day-of registration. Tables are available for $5 each and must be reserved in advance. The Fort Leonard Wood Thrift Shop will be on site to collect any donations. Concessions will be available to purchase from the BOSS Program. This event is open to the public. Register in advance at the Installation Wide Events Office located in Pershing Community Center by May 4. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 66913.

— Table Top Games Demo Day,  10 a.m. 6 p.m. at the Main Exchange. This event is free and open to the public.

May 11
— Advanced Quickbooks Class,  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rolla Technical Institute. Cost is $79. Register online at www.rollaclasses.com or at 1304 East 10th Street. Registration is required by May 8.

May 13
— Planters of Pulaski County Garden Club Plant Sale, 8 a.m. to noon at St. Robert Community Park pavilion. For more information, contact Mark Zurbrick at 573.647.0081.

May 16
— Waynesville High School Honors Program, 7 p.m. at WHS auditorium. Numerous scholarships and awards will be presented to members of the 2017 graduating class. For more information, call 573.842.2040.

May 19
— 2017 Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Civilian Fun Run/Walk, 7:30 a.m. at Gammon Field. The 5k consists of two and a half laps for runners and six laps by walkers on separate courses. This event is open to all civilians employed under the GS or NAF wage grade system. For more information, contact Capt. Alexander Diebold at 573.563.8033 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Law Enforcement Torch Run,  11 a.m. beginning in the  St. Robert Walmart parking lot. This event is open to all law enforcement members.  Registration closes Friday. For more information, contact Sgt. 1st Class James Runner at 573.596.0131, ext. 66969.

May 20
— Sergeant Audie Murphy Club 5k and 10k Fun Run, starting at Davidson Fitness Center. Races start at 6 and 8 a.m. Registration for the 6 a.m. start begins at 5 a.m. and  registration begins at 7 a.m. for the 8 a.m. start. Cost is $15 per person. To preregister or for more information, visit http://mp.gg/z-ggs


Ongoing
— Community Orientation, 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Fort Leonard Wood USO. 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, 11:35 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, visit www.flwtoastmasters.com.

— Alcoholics Anonymous, Rule 62 Group, noon to 1 p.m.  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the Main Post Chapel, Room 132. For more information, call Barry at 417.234.1023 or 573.586.7054. The AA Big Book Meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the same facility. There is also an  8 p.m. meeting Mondays,  Wednesdays and Saturdays on  Hemphill Road in St. Robert. For more information on the St. Robert meeting, call Jim at 573.433.5380 or Patrick at 573.201.8188.

— 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, 27 April 2017 )