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Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:30 am

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Registration underway: Central Texas College announced registration for classes at its Fort Hood campus is underway for the upcoming semester, which runs April 7 through June 2. Courses are held in conjunction with the Education Services Division of the Fort Hood Soldier Development Center. Active-duty military should use the goArmyed portal to register and dependents and civilians can register at www.ctcd.edu using WebAdvisor. All students must have a degree plan on file with CTC before registering. Anyone who does not have a degree plan in place can meet with a CTC counselor at either the Fort Hood campus in Building 3201 on 72nd Street or at Student Services, Building 119, on the CTC central campus in Killeen. For a complete schedule of classes, go to www.ctcd.edu and click the Locations link and then scroll down to the Fort Hood campus. Registration ends April 10.

Through May 23

WINGS support group: Members meet at the Spiritual Fitness Center, Building 12012, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on the third and fourth Friday 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 281-904-7737.

Today

Subway Grand Opening: T.J. Mills Food Court will celebrate its new Subway Restaurant. Come out and meet Subway icon Jared Fogle from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be door prizes.

Teen Tech Week: Come out and make a duct tape case for your phone or mp3 player from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the young adult section of the Casey Memorial Library.

Thursday

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 288-8850.

Thursday Music Mix: From 3 to 8 p.m., enjoy pool, shuffleboard, popcorn and finger foods on covered patio decks as you listen to a live DJ at Backbone NCO Lounge, Building 194 on 37th Street. The event is free and open to all 18 and older. Call 254-532-5073.

Friday

BLORA Games Paintball Tournament: “May the Odds Be Ever In Your Favor” at noon at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area Paintball Course. The tournament is open to ages 13 and older. Call 254-287-2523 to register in advance or register on-site from 8 to 11 a.m. Only BLORA markers and paint will be allowed. The cost is $45 for teams of two or $25 for an individual. (Individuals will be randomly assigned to a tournament partner.) There will be specialty items such as hand grenades, land mines, sidearms and archery bows available for purchase/rent. Prizes include annual and six-month paintball course memberships, free paint and more. The tournament director is Chris Graham. Call 254-287-2523 or 254-535-3443.

Spring Fling: Enjoy carnival games, prizes, a craft, snacks and a bounce house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Casey Memorial Library. Call 254-287-6714.

Spread the Mulch Tour: In the continued effort to bring awareness and support for the victims of the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting, Kim Munley is once again joining recording artists, The Mulch Brothers, at two more shows on their Spread The Mulch Tour, which is dedicated to the shooting victims. Munley will join the band at Whiskey Creek in Killeen on Friday. Munley will arrive at 8 p.m. to welcome everyone. Whiskey Creek will provide door prizes during the show.

Saturday

Shamrock Sprint 5k Run/Walk: Race begins at 8 a.m. at Harvey Functional Fitness Center. It is free and open to all.

UFC 171 Watch Party: Hendricks vs. Lawler: Come out to Backbone Lounge to watch Hendricks and Lawler battle it out. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., $5 cover charge, open to ages 18 and older. Backbone Lounge is inside Phantom Warrior Center, Building 194 on 37th Street. Call 254-532-5073.

Tuesday

Ladies’ Day: Ladies get twilight green fees and 10 percent off in-stock women’s apparel purchases at the Courses of Clear Creek.

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.

March 19

Women’s History Month program: Maj. Gen. Nadja Y. West, joint staff surgeon, is the featured speaker at the Women’s History Month program from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in at the Club Hood Grande Ballroom.

March 20

Make and Take Craft Night: All ages are invited to make an inchworm between 5 and 7 p.m. in the Casey Memorial Library children’s room.

March 21

Preschool Storytime: 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 care and home-schooled children are welcome.

March 22

Arts & Crafts Spring Fest: Club Hood and Apache Arts & Crafts Center host the inaugural event. The free festivities take place at the Phantom Warrior Center, Building 194 on 37th Street. The day begins at 10 a.m. with more than 50 arts and crafts venders. At 11 a.m., various food vendors open for lunch with a host of concessions available for purchase through 2 p.m. Activities continue until 5 p.m. Vendors will offer home and garden decor, candles, handbags, floral designs, jewelry, woodcrafts, artwork, unique gifts and wares to professional portraits with Mr. Bunny. Call 254-287-8815 or 254-532-5073.

ACAP events

April 2: Civilianjobs.com will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Hood.

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