All month long
Library Winter Olympics: The Casey Memorial Library will hold a Library Olympics Challenge to celebrate the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Adults, teens, and children can pick up a packet at the circulation desk with Olympics puzzles and challenges. Turn the packet into the circulation desk by Feb.28 and receive a prize.
Through Feb. 28
Unlimited Golf: Golf from noon until dusk for $20 to $24 at the Courses of Clear Creek. Offer excludes weekends and federal/training holidays. Price based on rank.
Through May 23
WINGS support group: Group meets at the Spiritual Fitness Center, Building 12012, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on the third and fourth 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 281-904-7737.
Paws for Reading: A reading program from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Casey Memorial Library children’s room. Reading to a dog makes reading aloud less intimidating, so it is great for children who are struggling with reading and for beginning readers. Children must be preregistered for the program, so call the circulation desk at 254-287-4921 to sign up for a session.
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 home-schoolers are welcome.
Class VI is hosting a pre Super Bowl tailgate from 3 to 7 p.m. Enjoy free food and vendor giveaways and demos.
Spec T’s inside Warrior Way Food Court is closing.
Paws for Reading: A reading program from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Casey Memorial Library children’s room. Reading to a dog makes reading aloud less intimidating, so it is great for children who are struggling with reading and for beginning readers. Children must be preregistered for the program, so call the circulation desk at 254-287-4921 to sign up for a session.
Veteran Entrepreneur Program: The Texas Veterans Commission is conducting a Veteran Business/Entrepreneur Seminar from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Temple. Information will include: how to open and finance a business; how to secure a business with the VA; how to find a mentor; and more. Registration fees include lunch, and are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Registration at the door requires either cash or check. Seating is only guaranteed to those who register in advance. For more information, go to http://tvc.texas.gov/Entrepreneur-Program.aspx.
UFC 169 Watch Party: Watch the match and enjoy finger foods and beverages for purchase. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., $5 cover charge, open to everyone 18 and older. NCO Backbone Lounge is located at Building 194, 37th Street, inside the Phantom Warrior Center. Call 254-532-5073.
Ladies’ Day: Ladies get twilight green fees and 10 percent off in-stock women’s apparel purchases at the Courses of Clear Creek.
Valentine’s Day Murder Mystery Dinner Theater: Keith & Margo’s Murder Mystery Texas is the story of a young woman and her husband 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 will never forget! Door and bar open at 6 p.m., dinner and show begin at 7 p.m. at Club Hood. Cost is $39.95 per person. Open to 18 or older. For information and reservations, call Club Hood at 254-532-5073 or 254-532-5329.
Military Officers Association of America: Local chapter will host statewide a meeting at the Shilo Inn, 3701 S. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen. Social hour with a pay-as-you-go bar starts at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is $25 per person (pay at the door) and served at 6 p.m. RSVP for dinner reservation by Feb. 7 to retired Lt. Col. Pat Christ at 254-698-6655. Attire for gentlemen is open collar and slacks and for ladies, casual.
Centex Chapter 1876 and the Ladies Auxiliary: Club hosting the 12th annual Purple Heart Ball at Club Hood. Doors open at 5 p.m. Activities begin at 6 p.m. Purple Heart recipients and Gold Star family members are invited to the ball at no cost. Tickets for nonrecipients are $20 each. No tickets will be sold at the door. Seating is limited. RSVP by Feb. 5 to email@example.com or 254-698-6229.
Monday Mini Job Fairs will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center on Feb. 3, 10 and 24.
Upcoming seminars at the ACAP Center starting at 1 p.m. are:
Today: SBDC: Small Business Development
Monday: Advance Resume Writing Seminar: Resume/Application Development
Feb. 5: Federal Resume Writing Seminar: Federal Job Resume/Application
Feb. 11: Educational Seminar: Troops to Teachers
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Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here. You can contact Rose L. Thayer at email@example.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.