• December 24, 2014

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Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 4:30 am

Ongoing

AAFES giveaways: Listen to FortHoodRadio.com to win free food at select AAFES locations and movie passes at Palmer Theater.

Through July 31

Cash Giveaway: Register to win a one-time cash prize of $4,000. The winner must be eligible for USAA membership and have a USAA deposit account to collect earnings. Register at www.hoodmwr.com. One entry allowed per person. You must be 18 or older. Call 254-532-5481.

Through Aug. 13

Summer reading: The Casey Memorial Library will have an online reading program for adults, teens and children. Those who read 10 books or three hours and log their reading online, will earn a prize. Register at usarmy.evanced.info/casey/sr/homepage.asp.

Thursday

Thursday Music Mix: From 3 to 8 p.m., enjoy pool, shuffleboard, popcorn and finger foods on covered patio decks and listen to a live DJ at Backbone NCO Lounge, Building 194 on 37th Street. The event is free and open to ages 18 and older. Call 254-532-5073.

Today

Summer Reading Kickoff: Start off the summer at the Casey Memorial Library with a military working dog presentation from 9 to 10 a.m.

Thursday

Army Birthday Celebration: The city of Killeen will host its inaugural celebration of the Army’s birthday from 4 to 7 p.m. on Avenue D. At 4:30 p.m., the city will join Fort Hood officials to re-dedicate Military Plaza on Avenue D, followed by a re-enactment, a cake-cutting ceremony and a birthday cadence performance. At 5:30 p.m., there will be a food truck face-off where local food trucks will compete against one another. Other activities include a car show, vendors, children’s activities, alcohol and T-shirt sales. Money raised from T-shirt sales will go to fund the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting memorial.

Friday

Friday afternoon movie: Watch a movie from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Casey Memorial Library’s room 156 in the library annex.

2014 Single Soldiers’ Fest: Enjoy a day of work at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area hosted by Fort Hood’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers. Join in on the softball, beach volleyball, human pyramid, water balloon toss, relay races, hula-hoops, tug of war and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival includes free activities, entertainment and food. Call 254-287-6116.

June 18

Summer Reading Program: Enjoy an animal related story and activities from 9 to 10 a.m., as part of the Paws to Read summer program at the Casey Memorial Library. Children and teens ages 0-17 can participate.

June 20

Military Officers Association of America: Active-duty and retired officers of all services are welcome to the noon meeting at Yank Sing, 1705 E. Central Texas Expressway, Killeen. Central Texas College Chancellor Tom Klincar is the guest speaker. Buffet line begins at 11:30. Cost is $9.50.

June 21

Free movie screening: Watch “Transformers: Age of Extinction” at Palmer Theater.

ACAP events

Fort Hood’s Army Career and Alumni Program will host a Monday Mini Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 30 and July 14 at Oveta Culp Hobby Center Soldier and Family Readiness Center.

The Fort Hood ACAP Mega Job Fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 18 at Club Hood.

Upcoming seminars starting at 1 p.m. are:

Today: SBDC: Small Business Development

Thursday: Starting a Business Seminar: Bankrolling Your Business

Monday: Resume Building Seminar: Resume/ Application Development

June 25: Resume Building Seminar: Resume/ Application Development

June 26: Starting a Business Seminar: Bankrolling your Business

July 2: Federal Resume Seminar: Federal Job Resume/ Application

July 7: Resume Building Seminar: Resume/ Application Development

July 8: Education Seminar: Troops to Teachers

July 9: SBDC: Small Business Development

July 10: Starting a Business Seminar: Being your own Boss

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