• December 18, 2014

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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 4:30 am

Ongoing

Free Zumba Classes

Join the dance party from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, Building 23001, 62nd Street and Support Avenue, and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Applied Physical Fitness Center, Building 12018, 33rd Street at Old Ironsides Avenue. Child, Youth and School Services Kids-On-Site child care available at Abrams Physical Fitness Center. For more information, call (254) 285-5459.

Ongoing

Free Spin Classes

Spin your way to fitness with free spin classes from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, Building 23001, 62nd Street and Support Avenue. Child care available. For more information, call (254) 287-4592.

Ongoing

Free Yoga Classes

Participate in yoga from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Applied Physical Fitness Center, Building 12018, 33rd Street at Old Ironsides Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-5586. Classes are subject to change.

Through Feb. 14

Show your special someone the beauty of the outdoors this Valentine’s Day, with a private couples trail ride. After the ride, enjoy a romantic picnic lunch. Reservations required. For more information, call Horsin’ Around at BLORA at (254) 681-9788. Cost is $84 per couple for the one-hour ride and lunch. Space is limited; call now to reserve your special day. Win this romantic event by following the contest rules on the ranch’s Facebook page by Feb. 4.

Fridays in February

Casey Memorial Library’s Preschool Story Time from 10 to 11 a.m. features stories and a craft on a weekly theme. Day cares and homeschoolers are welcome. The story times are held in room 156 in the library annex, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Saturday

There’s a New Balance Foot Clinic at the Warrior Way Specialty Store from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A representative from New Balance will be available to answer your questions and help you pick the right shoe for you.

Saturday

UFC World Featherweight Championship Watch Party

Catch Aldo and Edgar in action as they fight to be crowned World Featherweight Champion at Legends Pub, Building 5764, on 24th Street at Wainwright Drive. Doors open at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to everyone 18 or older. Free finger foods available while supplies last. For more information, call (254) 532-9324 or (254) 287-5215.

Sunday

Super Bowl XLVII Party

Catch the biggest football game of the year at the Backbone NCO Lounge. Doors open at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to everyone 18 or older. Participants will have a chance to win a 32-inch TV or additional prizes throughout the night. The Backbone NCO Lounge is located inside Phantom Warrior Center, Building 194 on 37th Street. It offers 14 flat-panel 42-inch TV screens to watch the game as well as free bar snacks. Other food and drinks available for purchase. For more information, call (254) 532-5073.

Feb. 7

Hood Howdy

Are you familiar with moving and not knowing anything about your new community? Have you become overwhelmed with the size of Fort Hood and everything being so big in Texas? Well, saddle up, partner, because Fort Hood has you covered with its biannual event, Hood Howdy. The newcomers information and minicareer fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Hood, Building 5764 on 24th Street at Tank Destroyer Boulevard. Hood Howdy is a family-friendly event, full of information to get to know your new hometown and neighbors, including area chambers of commerce, more than 100 area businesses and agencies, door prizes and refreshments. Come and check out the Family and MWR room for a chance to win an amazing prize. And don’t forget about the other multitude of activities that will be occurring throughout the event. Hood Howdy is free, open to the public and brought to you by Family and MWR and the Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Branch. For program information, call (254) 287-4471.

Feb. 7

Board Game Night and Chess Club is from 5 to 7 p.m. at Casey Memorial Library. Some of the games available are chess, checkers, Chutes and Ladders, Scrabble, Dominos and Pictionary. Games will be available at the reference desk of the library, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Feb. 11

Make and Take a Valentine Craft with the Casey Memorial Library from 5 to 7 p.m. Make animals out of paper heart shapes in the children’s room of the library, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Feb. 12

The Book Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen. Bring a lunch. The book club is held in Room 156 in the library annex, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Feb. 12

Tyrese Gibson will be at the Clear Creek Main Exchange signing his latest book “Manology: Secrets of Your Man’s Mind Revealed” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rev Run of Run DMC and Tyrese Gibson offer insight on life, love, exposing men and the many games they play, and how to finally find happiness in your relationships.

Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Keith & Margo’s Murder Mystery Texas: A young woman and her husband are trapped in a web of deceit, family duty and code of silence. Can love survive a night of vengeance and murderous payback? Come match wits with our local homicide detective in a Valentine’s Day massacre you’ll never forget. Enjoy cocktails at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and the show, all for $37 per person. Menu includes three courses. Open to 18 or older. For information and reservations, call Club Hood at (254) 532-5073 or visit HoodMWR.com.

ACAP events

Fort Hood’s Army Career and Alumni Program presents the following scheduled employer visits from 9 to 11 a.m.:

Today

Bradley Morris: Various positions

Atmos Energy: Various positions

Edward Jones: Financial adviser

Thursday

Wyotech: Technical school

Sub Sea Robotics: Technical school

UTI: Technical school

Ocean Corps: Technical school

Tuesday

Texas Dept. of Public Safety: State troopers

Orion International: Various positions

Baker Hughes: Various positions

New York Life: Various positions

Feb. 6

Bradley Morris: Various positions

Primerica: Financial adviser

Upcoming ACAP seminars, from 1 to 5 p.m.:

Today: Federal Resume Seminar: Resume/Application

Feb. 11: Advanced Resume Seminar: Resume/Application.

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