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Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 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.

Thursday

Healthy Eating in the New Year

Join us at Casey Memorial Library for a class on healthy eating from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Learn how to keep yourself and your family healthy by making the right food choices, as well as portion sizes, calories, food labels, metabolism, diets and much more. The Casey Memorial Library is located in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Friday

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

Saturday

Join the Casey Memorial Library for Science Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the children’s room. Learn all about snowflakes. Then create your own paper snowflakes. The Casey Memorial Library is in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Sunday

Watch “Enchanted” at the Casey Memorial Library’s Sunday Movie Matinee from 2 to 4 p.m. Popcorn and a beverage provided. The movie will be shown in room 156 in the library annex. The Casey Memorial Library is located in Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Feb. 2

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.

Feb. 2

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., and 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.

Feb. 2

Meet New York Times bestselling author Darren Shan at a Book signing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clear Creek Main Exchange. He will sign copies of his latest thriller, “ZOM-B Underground.” This is the second installment in the epic Zombie series as heroic struggling teen, B, navigates the initial zombie attack and life afterward as a conscious zombie.

Feb. 3

Super Bowl XLVII Party

Catch the biggest football game of the year at the Backbone NCO Lounge. Doors open at 5 p.m., and 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, 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.

ACAP events

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

Today

Primerica: Financial advisers

Thursday

Air Stream: Technical school

Allied American University: Technical school

Red Stone College: Technical school

Wyotech: Technical school

Tuesday

FFE Transportation: Various positions

Jan. 30

Bradley Morris: Various positions

Atmos Energy: Various positions

Edward Jones: Financial adviser

Jan. 31

Wyotech: Technical school

Sub Sea Robotics: Technical school

UTI: Technical school

Ocean Corps: Technical school

Upcoming seminars at the ACAP center from 1 to 5 p.m. are:

Thursday: Own Your Own Business: Overview

Tuesday: Advance Resume Seminar: Resume/Application

Jan. 30: Federal Resume Seminar: Resume/Application

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