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Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 4:30 am

Kids On-Site

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.

Note that this credit will expire 90 days from the date of purchase. If you would prefer a refund, please contact the Kids On-Site office at (254) 287-7438.

Fridays in February

Casey Memorial Library’s Preschool Story Time, from 10 to 11 a.m., features stories and a craft on a weekly theme. Day cares and home-schoolers are welcome. The story times are held in Room 156 in the library annex, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. Call (254) 287-2716.

Thursday

Make a puzzle picture frame at the Make and Take Craft night from 5 to 7 p.m. at Casey Memorial Library, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. It’s free and all ages are welcome. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Friday

The Phantom Warrior Scramble is a four-person scramble at the Courses at Clear Creek, Building 52381, on Battalion Avenue at Clear Creek Road. Price is $30 per person with optional mulligan available for an additional $5 per person. Teams must consist of three players from the same division, directorate, battalion, brigade, company or branch. Additional player may be whomever the team desires. Registration and start times vary. For more information, call (254) 287-4130.

Saturday

Participate in Culture Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the children’s room at Casey Memorial Library, Building 3202, on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. Learn about the Chinese New Year and make a paper lantern. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

Feb. 28

“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. 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.

March 1

2013 United as ONE Tour

The 2013 United as ONE Tour, featuring James Fortune, Kierra Sheard, VaShawn Mitchell and Zacardi Cortez; hosted by Shucky Ducky visits Fort Hood from 7 to 9 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, Building 23001 on 62nd Street and Support Avenue. Tickets are $10 each and available to all on a first-come, first-serve basis through Feb. 27 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.

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.

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.

ACAP events

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

Thursday

May Trucking: various positions

Allied American University: Technical School

Redstone College: Technical School

UTI: Technical School

Tuesday

Austin Police Department: various positions

Feb. 27

Houston Police Department: various positions

Bradley Morris: various positions

Edward Jones: various positions

Posse Foundation: various positions

Feb. 28

Houston Police Department: Technical School

Bradley Morris: Technical School

Edward Jones: Technical School

ATDS: Truck Driving School

Upcoming ACAP seminars, from 1 to 5 p.m.:

Thursday

Own Your Own Business: SCORE

Tuesday

Senior Resume Seminar: Resume/Application.

Feb. 28

Own Your Own Business: Starting a Business/ Business Plan

Job fairs

Feb. 27

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.

Feb. 28

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. For more information, call (254) 532-9253 or call Professional Coaching Consultants at (254) 289-7880.

March 4

Army Career and Alumni Program Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 3:30 pm. at Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center, Building 18000 on Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-9274 or 287-9793, or call Tamara Brethouwer (254) 288-0827.

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