Effective immediately, Kids On-Site child care is no longer available at Abrams Physical Fitness Center and the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Training Facility.
Hourly care is available at Meadows Child Development Center, Building 333, 761st Tank Battalion Avenue, (254) 553-8353, and Montague Child Development Center, Building 70004, Clement Drive, (254) 287-8835. Reservations are required for hourly care.
If you paid in advance for Kids On-Site child care at Abrams Physical Fitness Center or the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Training Facility, you may use that credit toward hourly care.
This credit will expire 90 days from the date of purchase. If you would prefer a refund, contact the Kids On-Site office at (254) 287-7438.
“Tell Me A Story” Early Literacy event
Hosted by the Military Child Education Coalition’s Parent to Parent Program, the event begins at 5 p.m. at Meadows Elementary School.
Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, and his wife, Angela, will read “Verdi” by Jannell Cannon — a book about a baby snake who is afraid of the changes that go along with growing up. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The reading will be followed by discussion groups and a craft. Each family will take home a copy of the book, signed by Ierardi.
Austin Reptile Shows will do a live reptile presentation at 6 p.m. The children will have a chance to see and pose for pictures with a variety of live snakes. Admission is free. Due to limited space, families must register with the number of participants to PtoP.Hood@militarychild.org as soon as possible.
Fridays in March
Casey Memorial Library’s Preschool Story Time features stories and a craft on a weekly theme. Daycares and homeschoolers are also welcome. The story times are held from 10 to 11 a.m. in room 156 in the library annex, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.
2013 United as ONE Tour
The 2013 United as ONE Tour, featuring James Fortune, Kierra Sheard, VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez and hosted by Shucky Ducky, visits Fort Hood from 7 to 9 p.m. at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, Building 23001 on 62nd Street and Support Avenue. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 each and available to all on a first-come, first-serve basis through today at the following locations: Leisure Travel Services, Phantom Warrior Lanes, the Sportsmen’s Center and the Courses of Clear Creek. For more information or individuals requiring special accommodations due to disability, call (254) 286-5342.
2013 Big Bass Contest
Whether an avid angler or recently lured into the world of fishing, this is your chance to sink your hooks into a reel winner. The heaviest catch wins a Rod and Reel Combo. The contest is open to all, and registration is available at the Sportsmen’s Center Pro Shop, Rod and Gun Club Loop, 53rd Street and Murphy Road, Building 1937, for $2 per participant. Fort Hood fishing permit and state license are required to participate. Participants can also weigh-in their catch at the Sportsmen’s Center Pro Shop. For more information, call (254) 532-4552.
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. For more information, call (254) 285-5459.
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 is available. For more information, call (254) 287-4592.
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.
Fort Hood’s Army Career and Alumni Program presents employer visits from 9 to 11 a.m.:
Wyotech: Technical School
Ocean Corp: Technical School
ATDS: Truck Driving School
Cybertex Institute: Technical School
Upcoming ACAP seminars, from 1 to 5 p.m.:
Thursday: Own Your Own Business: Starting a Business/ Business Plan
Monday: Advance Resume Seminar: Resume/Application
Tuesday: Education Seminar: Troops to Teachers
March 6: Federal Resume: Resume/Application.
March 11: Own Your Own Business: Be Your Own Boss
Today: Dart Hiring Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center, Building 18000 on Battalion Avenue. There are 72 seats available. For more information, call (254) 287-9274 or 287-9793.
Thursday: American Freedom Foundation Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Fort Hood Events Center. Building 50012 on Clear Creek Road. Call (254) 532-9253 or call Professional Coaching Consultants at (254) 289-7880.
Monday: ACAP Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center, Building 18000, Battalion Avenue. Call (254) 287-9274 or 287-9793.
Contact Rose L. Thayer at email@example.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.