Community events beginning May 18
Thursday, 12 January 2017
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May 18
— Bruce C. Clarke Library Teen Movie Evening, 4 to 6 p.m. at the library. For more information, call 573.563.5857.

May 19
— American Red Cross Fort Leonard Wood Open House, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Building 470, Room 1130. There will be light refreshments served. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 60300.

— Waynesville High School Graduation, 7:30 p.m. at  Tiger Stadium. For more  information, call573.842.2400.

— Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Movie in the Park, 8:30 p.m. at Colyer Park. In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the move will be “Moana.” BOSS is scheduled to have refreshments available for sale. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 66913.

— 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 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.

— Vintage Market Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Dixon, For more information or a vendor application, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

May 22
— Bruce C. Clarke Library Monday Morning Movie, 10 a.m. at the library. For more information, call 573.563.5857.

— Bruce C. Clarke World War I Movie, 5 p.m. at the library. For more information, call 573.563.5857.

May 23
— Scream Free Marriage Seminar, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Army Community Service, Classroom A. This event is free. Interested participants must register at least two days prior to session. For more information, call 5730596.0131, ext. 50212.

May 24
— Fort Leonard Wood Main Exchange Army Services Blood Program Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Exchange mall area. This is open to everyone age 17 and up. For more information, onctact Carl Norman at 573.596.0131, ext. 65385 or visit www.militaryblood.dod.mil.

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

May 25
— Bruce C. Clarke Library World War I Book Club, 11:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Brown bags are welcome. For more information, call 573.563.5857.

May 27
— Wagons for Warriors, starting at 10 a.m. at the Cowan Civic Center Fair Grounds in Lebanon. Tickets are $10 and include a meal. Children 5 and under are free. Travel back in time for a home-cooked meal prepared over an open fire by authentic chuck wagons. There will be a Cowboy Church service at 9 a.m. and a parade of wagons through Lebanon at 1 p.m.  For more information, call Steve Hull at 417.588.5210 or visit www.wagonsforwarriors.com.

— Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Free Polynesian Dance Group Presentation, 5 to 6 p.m. at Baker Theater. For more information, call 573.596.0131, ext. 67354.

May 29
— Memorial Day free 5k Run/Walk, hosted by wear blue: run to remember, 9 a.m. beginning at Colton’s Steak House in  St. Robert. For more  information, visit www.facebook.com/groups/FtLeonardWoodMeetUp/ or email Stephanie Heavner at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

May 31
— Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Observance, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex Engineer Regimental Room. This year’s observance is hosted by the 1st Engineer Brigade. For ticket information, contact unit Equal Opportunity advisers or Sgt. 1st Class Eric Fontaine at 573.596.0131, ext. 67354.

June 2
— 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

June 10
— 18th Annual Volkslauf 10k Fun Run, on Fort Leonard Wood. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/pg/2017VolkslaufMudRace.

— Women Uplifting Women  Conference, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ark in Waynesville. All participants will receive information, free child care, breakfast, lunch and a snack. For more information, or to RSVP, Contact Hazel Snell at 573.528.8299 by June 3.

June 13
— 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.

July 28 and 29
— 3rd Annual Fort McClellan Military Police Reunion, For more information, contact Gail White at 256.225.1721 or 256.236.5201 or Mike Vance at 217.851.2437. Details are also posted on the Fort McClellan Military Police Company Facebook page.  

July 30
— 111th Fort McClellan Alabama Military Police Company/Provost Marshall Office/ 701st Military Police Battalion Reunion, 6 p.m. at Cane Creek Bar and Grille, 2247 Galloway Gate Road, Anniston, Alabama. For more information, contact Gail White at 256.225.1721 or 256.236.5201 or Mike Vance at 217.851.2437. Details are also posted on the Fort McClellan Military Police Company Facebook page.  

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, 18 May 2017 )