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Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:39 pm


Roller Derby Recreation League: Come out and join the Fort Hood Hell on Wheels All Girl Roller Derby Recreation League. The league is free to join and is open to female DOD ID card holders age 16 and older. Those younger than 18 must have a legal guardian present at all times. Skaters are required to provide their own equipment. The league meets from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Health Promotions Aerobics and Skating Center, Building 324 on 37th Street. All skill levels accommodated. Call 254-285-5372.

Through July 18

Warrior Open: The George W. Bush Presidential Center is accepting applications for the fourth Warrior Open. Applications for the October tournament at Colinas Country Club in Dallas must be submitted at www.bushcenter.org/warrioropen by July 18. Applicants must have been seriously injured in the war on terror during post 9/11 combat; be active-duty, retired or honorably discharged; provide a valid GHIN number verifying a Golf Handicap Index of 20 or below; and submit all application requirements by the deadline.

Free Yoga Classes

In session: Enjoy yoga from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Beginners’ yoga is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday. Classes subject to change and held at the Applied Fitness Center, Building 12018, 33rd Street at Old Ironsides Avenue. Call 254-287-5586.


Support Group: Open to any kind of trauma survivors and caregivers. Hosted by Darnall Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care, the group meets from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Darnall chapel. Call Chaplain S.R. Handy at 254-288-8849 or 254-288-8850.


Just Stressed Out: Support group for female spouses or caregivers of service members with post-traumatic stress disorder, active-duty female service members or veterans with PTSD. Meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at 717 N. Fourth St., Suite B in Killeen. Park in the Bell County Human Services lot. Contact Maureen Jouett at mail@bringeveryoneinthezone.org.

Support Group: Open to soldiers, veterans and caregivers impacted by PTSD. Hosted by Darnall Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care, the group meets from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Darnall chapel. Call Chaplain S.R. Handy at 254-288-8849 or 288-8850.


The Courses of Clear Creek, Building 52381 on Battalion Avenue at Clear Creek Road, is hosting the following events. Call 254-287-4130.

June 27: Play the Phantom Warrior Scramble for $35 per person, with the option to purchase mulligans for an additional $5 per person. Teams must consist of three players from the same division, directorate, battalion, brigade, company or branch. Additional player may be whomever the team desires. Shotgun start at noon, and on-site registration begins at 10:30 a.m.

Every Tuesday: Ladies get twilight green fees and 10 percent off all in-stock women’s apparel purchases.

July 7-13: Bring your Daughter to the Golf Course Week at The Courses of Clear Creek. Free green fees to junior girls accompanied by a paying adult from 1 p.m. to dusk each day during the event week. For each round of golf played, “little ladies” will be given an entry form for a drawing at the end of the week. Age appropriate prizes will be given out in three categories of 3-7, 8-12 and 13-17.

July 8-10, 15-17: Junior Clinic Session Two is for ages 5 and up. Cost is $45 per child.

July 12: Three-Person Scramble with 8 to 8:45 a.m. on-site registration and 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $15 per person plus greens and cart fees. Price includes lunch.

July 4

Color Run Independence Day 5k Run/Walk: The Color Run, popularly known as the “Happiest 5k on the Planet,” was founded to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the communities together. Bring the whole family to this fantastic carnival-like atmosphere. Race begins at Harvey Functional Fitness Center on 73rd Street and Old Ironsides Avenue. Free to all DOD ID card holders and open to all ages. Strollers welcome. Show up at the starting line in white and finish plastered in color. After participants complete the course, they will get another chance to “show their colors” at the post-5k finish line festival, which includes music, dancing and massive color throws. Call 254-285-5459 or go to www.hoodmwr.com/running_events/register/index.html.

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