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Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 4:30 am

All month

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 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.

Every 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. For more information, contact Chaplain S.R. Handy at 254-288-8849 or 288-8850.

Thursday

Make and Take Craft Night: Make a school days tag album between 5 and 7 p.m. at the Casey Memorial Library children’s room. All ages are invited.

Friday

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.

Saturday

Nature Saturday: Make a simple birdfeeder and learning about different birds between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the children’s room of the Casey Memorial Library.

Every 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 active-duty or service members with PTSD, 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. For more information, 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. For more information, contact Chaplain S.R. Handy at 254-288-8849 or 288-8850.

Feb. 26

Blue Star Families: “Caregivers Empowering Caregivers” is from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Let Us Do The Cooking, 203 W. Jasper Drive in Killeen. The free workshop, hosted by Blue Star Families, is for military family members caring for their veteran or service member. Moderators are: Pamela Stokes Eggleston, director of external affairs and a co-founder of Blue Star Families, caregiver to her husband, a retired Army wounded warrior and Purple Heart recipient; and Linda Kreter has provided peer-to-peer support for more than 5,000 veteran families and more than 1,000 active-duty families. Check in from 9:30 to 10 a.m. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Child care will not be provided. Email Sheila Stevens at sstevens@bluestarfam.org. Register at http://bluestarfam.org/Programs/.

March 3

Book signing: Gloria Govan Barnes, wife of LA Clipper Matt Barnes, will sign copies of her book “A Mixed Girl’s Cookbook” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clear Creek Main Exchange.

ACAP events

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 Monday and March 3 and 10.

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

Today: Federal Resume Writing Seminar: Federal Job Resume/ Application

Thursday: SCORE: Small Business Mentorship

Monday: Advanced Resume Writing Seminar: Resume/ Application Development

Tuesday: Senior Resume Writing Seminar: Executive/ Senior Management

Feb. 27: Starting a Business Seminar: Being Your Own Boss

March 3: Advanced Resume Writing Seminar: Resume/ Application Development

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