Make and Take Craft Night: Learn to make a duct tape flower pen from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Casey Memorial Library’s children’s room. For ages 8 and older.


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

Rip the Runway Back 2 School Bash: Join Child, Youth & School Services in kicking-off the new school year with style from 2 to 6 p.m. at Montague Youth Center, Building 70020 on Clement Drive at West Fort Hood. Enjoy activities and cool prizes at this free event, open to all youth in sixth through 12th grades. Call 254-553-7661 or 254-553-7662.

School Age Care Back 2 School Bash: Enjoy fun activities and tools to help prepare for the new school year at Walker School Age Care is located at Building 85018, Warrior Way. Open to youth in first through fifth grades registered with Child, Youth & School Services. Call your school age care site.


Science Saturday: Come learn about the color wheel and mix your own colors with frosting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the children’s room at the Casey Memorial Library.

Free dog, cat rabies vaccinations: The 43rd Medical Detachment (Veterinary Services Support) will host a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats at 9 a.m. in the Clear Creek Main Exchange parking lot. The unit has 300 rabies vaccines, which will expire in September, to offer free to the Fort Hood community. Only rabies vaccinations will be available at the free clinic, which will include six veterinarians on hand to give the vaccinations. Free vaccinations will be provided while supplies last. The clinic is open to dogs and cats of all Defense Department identification card holders.

Aug. 29

Back to School Bingo Night: Free event for all ages from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Casey Memorial Library’s annex Room 156.

Aug. 31

UFC 164 Watch Party: Henderson vs. Pettis: Watch the UFC Lightweight Championship bout between the current champion Benson Henderson and longtime rival Anthony Pettis on Backbone’s 14 42-inch flat panel TVs, enjoy monthly drink specials and munch on free finger foods while supplies last. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the event is free and open to everyone 18 or older. Backbone NCO Lounge is at Building 194 on 37th Street, adjoined to the Phantom Warrior Center. Call 254-532-5073.

Sept. 6

USO Yellow Ribbon Gala: Tickets are now on sale at Tickets are $50 and all proceeds stay at Fort Hood. The gala begins at 7 p.m. at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center and features singer Tony Orlando and the 10-piece show band, Matchmaker. Sponsorships and space in the silent auction are still available. Call USO Fort Hood at 254-768-2770.

Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27

Operation Rising Star: The competition that determines the best voice on 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 cash 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 and older with a valid DOD ID card. Registration is open and is first come, first served. To register, stop by the BOSS Office, Building 9212 at Old Ironsides Avenue. Call 254-287-6116.

ACAP events

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

Thursday: Starting a Business: Business Plan Basics

Tuesday: Senior Resume Writing: Executive/ Senior Management

Sept. 4: Federal Resume Seminar: Federal Job Resume/ Application

Sept. 9: Advance Resume Writing Seminar: Resume/ Application Development

Sept. 11: SBDC: Small Business Development

Sept. 12: Starting a Business Seminar: Being your Own Boss

Sept. 17: Educational Seminar: Troops to Teachers

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