Community events beginning October 19
Thursday, 12 January 2017
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Oct. 19-22
— Waynesville High School Theater Presentation of “Don’t Tell Mother.” Performances will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 through 21 and at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for students, and $3 for senior citizens and children under 5 years of age. Senior citizens who have a Waynesville R-VI Senior Citizens Athletic Pass will be admitted free. For more information, call 573.842.2040.

Oct. 20
— Homefront Celebration to honor military spouses, 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Hampton Inn in St. Robert. This event will be hosted by Operation Homefront and Southern New Hampshire University. This event will honor more than 80 St. Robert-area military spouses with a special night out. SNHU will award a full-tuition scholarship to a deserving military spouse to complete a college degree. The guest speaker  will be Tiffany Daugherty, Army veteran and Military and Veteran Affairs Program Director for  First Data, and military spouses.
Halloween in the Park, 6 to 9 p.m. at Saint Robert City Park.  There will be hay rides, games, snacks, and a costume contest. For more information, call 573.451.2000.

Oct. 19-22
— Missouri Federation of Square and Round Dancers 58th State Festival at Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon. For more information, visit www.squaredancemissouri.com/Missouri/FormsMissouri Festival/Packet.pdf.

Oct. 24
— Bruce C. Clarke Library Classic Horror Movie Series, 4 p.m. in the Clarke Community Room. Free and open to the public. For all ages. For more information, call 573.563.4113.

— Modern Recreational Square Dancing Fun Night,  7 p.m. at St. Robert Municipal Center. This is a free Family event. For information, call 573.528.9170 or 573.759.6874.

Oct. 25
— Disability Awareness Month Informational Event, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  in Thurman Hall, Room 1521. This open forum will cover topics on Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Schedule A hires and more. The guest speaker will be Erika Mocha-Suell of the Equal Employment Opportunity commission. For more information, contact Robert Hard at 573.596.0131, ext. 68048 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Bruce C. Clarke Library Story Walk, 12:30 p.m. Dress the kids in costumes for a Halloween event and trick or treating at the library. For more information, call 573.563.4113.

— Community Fall Festival Fun Night, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Middle School Teen Center. This event is open to youth ages 0 to 5. There will be a costume contest for children attending. For more information, call 573.596.0238 or 573.596.0421.

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.

— Pulaski County Punt, Pass, Kick Challenge at Waynesville High School Tiger Stadium from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. This event is open to youth ages six to adult, and all participants will have the chance to punt, pass and kick. Each participant is allowed three punts, three passes and three kicks for the registration fee of $10. Three additional punts, passes and kicks are $5. For more information, contact the Waynesville AmeriCorps VISTA Program at 573.842.2651 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Oct. 30

— Bruce C. Clarke Library Campfire Stories, 4 to 6 p.m. Celebrate Halloween have snacks and tell ghost stories around the campfire. There will also be a Family-friendly costume contest at the end of the evening. This event is  open to the public, all ages. Youth must be 13 and older to attend without an adult. For more information, call 573.563.4113.

Oct. 31
— Bruce C. Clarke Library Classic Horror Movie Series, 4 p.m. in the Clarke Community Room. Free and open to the public. For all ages. For  more information, call 573.563.4113.

— Fort Leonard Trick-or-Treat hours, 6 to 9 p.m. on the installation. For more information, visit leonardwood.armymwr.com.

Nov. 2
— Soldier for Life — Transition Assistance Program Employer Day, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Building 470, Room 2219. This event is open to the installation and provide service members and spouses the opportunity to apply for employment, conduct labor market research and develop confidence. For more information, contact  Katheryn Davis at 573.596. 0132 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Nov. 4
— Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church Annual Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 981 Z Highway in St. Robert. A lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. consisting of chili or turkey veggie soup, rolls, drink and pie for $6. Cost for just pie and coffee is $3.  There will be craft items, baked goods, and more. For more information, call Marion Munson at 573.736.5196.

— Photos With Santa and Mrs. Claus, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Army Community Service. ACS will be parterning with the USO Mobile for the photo shoot at the ACS Center.  There will be free digital photos, drinks and snacks. For more information, call 573.596.0212.

— Plato School District Auction, 10 a.m. at the Old Gym in Plato. FOr more information, call 417.458.3333.

Nov. 10 and 11
— Armed Services YMCA Field of Heroes Event, in Reed Park in St. Robert. 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

Nov. 13
— Armed Services YMCA Youth Basketball League, kicks off Nov. 13 and registration begins Sunday. Cost is $45. Teams will be co-ed, age appropriate, chosen by a blind draft and no more than 10 players per team. Open to ages 9 to 16. 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

Nov. 17
— Household E-Cycling Event, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the southwest corner of the Nutter Field House parking lot. This free event will provide community members with the opportunity to e-cycle old computers, printers, fax machines, televisions, audio equipment, cell phones, microwaves and household batteries. No government or business electronics or appliances will be accepted. For more information, call: 573.596.3843 or visit www.wood.army.mil/newweb/garrison/recycle.html.

Nov. 18
— Fort Wood Community Spouses’ Club Annual Holiday Craft and Antique Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nutter Field House. Admission is $5 for ages 16 and up. For more information, or to be a vendor, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

— Lebanon Annual Christmas Parade, 11 a.m. in Lebanon. For more information, contact the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce at 417.588.3256.


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, 19 October 2017 )