Fort Hood’s outdoor recreational pools are open from noon to 8 p.m. every day. Bring the entire family along for a fun swim at the pool. For more information on pool party reservations and scheduling, call the aquatics office at (254) 287-9430. All eight pools are open to all ranks. For a complete list of pools with hours and rules, go to http://www.hoodmwr.com/swim_pools.htm.
Through July 31
$5,000 Cash Prize Giveaway: Register for your chance to win a one-time cash prize of $5,000. The winner must be eligible for USAA membership and have a USAA deposit account to collect earnings. Registration is available through July 31 at www.hoodmwr.com. One entry allowed per person. Call (254) 532-5481.
Student Job Fair: Army Community Service and Child, Youth & School Services host the Youth and College Students Career Launch and Career Fair. The career launch is from 9 to 11 a.m. for ages 13-22. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. There will also be a Military Spouse Mini Career Fair, conducted between 1 and 3 p.m. Call (254) 553-2216 or (254) 287-6745.
Today to July 17
Summer reading: Registration for the Have Book, Will Travel Summer Reading Program at Casey Memorial Library is underway. Enjoy a weekly program from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesdays for preschoolers, school-age children and teens with stories, crafts and activities. There’s also an online reading program where children, teens and adults can read books, log their reading online and earn prizes. The theme for today is Africa. A military working dog presentation will kick off the summer reading program at 9:30 a.m. Register at http://usarmy.evanced.info/casey/sr/homepage.asp. The Casey Memorial Library is in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. Call (254) 287-2716.
Enter for a chance to win Dad the ‘Captain Carefree Bouquet’ valued at $49.95 for Father’s Day at your Petals and Bloom Store located in the Clear Creek Main Exchange Concession Mall. The drawing will be held on Friday at noon. For more information, call (254) 532-5066.
The Book Club meets from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss “A Stolen Life” by Jaycee Dugard. The evening book club meets at the study table in the Casey Memorial Library, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. Call (254) 287-2716.
Military kids: The University of Texas at Austin is hosting an Operation Military Kids Event for any military youth age 12-16. Enjoy a day of hands-on learning, campus tour, college prep information, career development and explore university life. This free event will help military kids get a taste of what college is all about while having fun and being with other military kids. Limited spaces available so register early. To register, call or email Brigid Mejia at (254) 774-6022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make a Father’s Day card from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Casey Memorial Library children’s room.
Preschool Storytime: Casey Memorial Library’s weekly gathering features stories and a craft on a theme. Day cares and home-schooled students are welcome. Storytimes are from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 156 of the library annex, Building 3202, 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.
UFC 161 Watch Party: Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson — Come out to Legends Pub and catch Evans and Henderson in action as they fight to be crowned champion. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the watch party is free and open to everyone 18 and older. Several flat-panel TVs, drink specials and free finger foods available while supplies last. Legends Pub is in Building 5764, 24th Street and Tank Destroyer Boulevard, next to Club Hood. Call (254) 532-9324 or (254) 287-5215.
Upcoming seminars at the ACAP Center starting at 1 p.m.:
Today: Own Your Own Business: Business Overview
Thursday: Own Your Own Business: Be Your Own Boss
Tuesday: Education Seminar: Troops to Teachers
June 20: Own Your Own Business: SCORE
June 27: Own Your Own Business: Bankroll Business
July 22 1-2 p.m. and 2:30–3:30 p.m. at the ACAP Center: Verizon Wireless Military Program Hiring Event: Cell Technician and Switch Technician
Contact Rose L. Thayer at email@example.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.