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Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 11:08 am, Fri Sep 20, 2013.

Today

Safari Books Database Training: in the Casey Memorial Library Annex, Room 155 from 2 to 3 p.m. Safari is an e-reference business and information technology library where you can search across thousands of books.

Thursday

Make and Take Craft Night: All ages are invited to learn how to make a simple book at the Casey Memorial Library anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. in the children’s room.

Friday

Preschool Story Time: Enjoy stories, songs and a craft on a weekly theme from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 156 of Casey Memorial Library annex. Day cares and homeschoolers are welcome.

Fridays in September

Operation Rising Star: The competition that determines the best voice at Fort Hood. Register now for your chance to win the Ultimate Recording Music Experience — record, mix and master an album with studio professionals. $850 in prizes to be awarded locally. The competition is at 7 p.m. at the Phantom Warrior Center and is open to active duty, Reserve, National Guard or military family members, 18 years and older with a valid DOD ID card. Operation Rising Star is an individual singing competition. To register, stop by the BOSS Office, Building 9212 at Old Ironsides Avenue. Call 254-287-6116.

Friday through May 23

WINGS support group: Group meets at the Spiritual Fitness Center Building 12012 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on the 3rd and 4th Fridays of each month, in partnership with the Fort Hood Chaplains’ Office and the Family Advocacy Program. Free potluck dinner, drinks and group material, as well as free childcare. Call Sandy and Dean Fulkerson at 281-904-7737.

Saturday

UFC 165 Watch Party: Watch the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between the current champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Alexander Gustafsson at the Backbone NCO Lounge, Building 194 on 37th Street. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and will be open to all 18 years of age and older. No cover fee. For more information, call 254-532-5073.

Sunday

NFL Sunday Ticket: Each Sunday, during football season, come out to Backbone NCO Lounge, Building 194 on 37th Street, and watch your favorite NFL teams play for free. The facility boasts 14 42-inch TV screens for your viewing pleasure, free popcorn as well as assorted snack foods and drinks available for purchase. Open to everyone 18 years of age and older. Call 254-532-5073.

Sept. 25

Garrison Bowling Tournament Fundraiser: Four-person teams will compete in 3-6-9 format for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The tournament is $20 per person and open to DOD ID-card holders. A portion of proceeds goes toward the Garrison Barbecue on Oct. 17. For more information or to register, call 254-287-3424.

Sept. 26

The Fort Hood Area Enlisted Spouses Club will be hosting their 2013-2014 Membership Drive from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Montague Family Life Building 70000 off Clarke Road. Themed “Night at the Oasis,” the event will feature belly dancing, door prizes, food and fun. The club is open to all military spouses of active duty, retired, Reservists and Gold Star spouses E-1 thru E-9. Yearly membership dues are $25 per person. Monthly meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of each month. To RSVP for this event go to the club’s Facebook Page. For more information, email fhaesc.membership@yahoo.com

Sept. 28

Math Saturday at the Casey Memorial Library. Learn about graphing and use a pack of M&M’s to make a graph anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the children’s room.

ACAP events

Monday

Mini Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center.

Tuesday

NCOA Career Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Hood.

Killeen Daily Herald Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

Seton Hall Job Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights.

Upcoming seminars at the ACAP Center starting at 1 p.m. are:

Today: Federal Resume Seminar: Federal Job Resume/Application

Thursday: SCORE: Small Business Mentorship

Monday: Advance Resume Writing Seminar: Resume/ Application Development

Tuesday: Senior Resume Writing Seminar: Executive/ Senior Management

Sept. 25: SBDC: Small Business Development

Sept. 26: Starting a Business Seminar: Bankrolling Your Business

Email upcoming events to rthayer@kdhnews.com.

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