Free Zumba classes

Classes are:

11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center.

1 to 2 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the Applied Fitness Center.

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Grey Wolf Physical Fitness Center.

6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at West Fort Hood Physical Fitness Center.

Classes are free, open to family and MWR-authorized users and subject to change. For more information, call (254) 285-5459.

Free spin classes

Class times are noon to 1 p.m. daily; 8 to 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, Building 23001, 62nd Street and Support Avenue. Classes are subject to change. For more information, call (254) 287-5459.

Free yoga classes

11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Beginner yoga is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday.

Postnatal yoga is 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Classes, subject to change, are at the Applied Fitness Center, Building 12018, 33rd Street at Old Ironsides Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-5586.

Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program

Use the following link to a survey where you can share your thoughts and experience with the program:


Hood Highlights Newsletter

Are you always searching for information about Fort Hood events? Look no further than Hood Highlights, the Fort Hood Family and MWR newsletter. Hood Highlights is a comprehensive source for information about events, programs, services, resources and giveaways. Fort Hood Family and MWR gathers and consolidates all available information in a user-friendly PDF and emails the newsletter to subscribers each week. As a special service offered by Fort Hood Family and MWR, a subscription to the newsletter is completely free of charge and available to all. To sign up for Hood Highlights or update a subscription, email


Taste Svedka Vodka at the Class VI store from 5 to 7 p.m.


Join your Fort Hood Class VI from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to get your photo taken and personalize a Jose Cuervo bottle. Come and have fun putting you on the label.

Fridays in April

Casey Memorial Library’s Preschool Story Time features stories and a craft on a weekly theme. Day cares and home-schooled students also are welcome. Story times are from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 156 of the library annex, Building 3202, 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue.


Spring Demo Day and Sale

Make plans to come to the Courses of Clear Creek from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Spring Demo Day. This is a great opportunity to check out the latest golf equipment and even start making your wish list for summer golf activities. Also, take advantage of the 10 percent discount on merchandise sales more than $50. Free prizes will be given throughout the event.

Month of the Military Child Bingo

In celebration of the Month of the Military Child, share the joy of bingo with your little ones. For $5, children play bingo for age-appropriate prizes and enjoy a happy meal for lunch. Advance ticket sales only, and limited seating. Tickets are on sale now. Bingo is open to all children, 2 to 12 years old. In order to ensure that every child has a seat and is able to play, additional adult guests will be limited. Month of the Military Child Bingo takes place at the Community and Events Bingo Center, Building 50012 on Clear Creek Road. Doors open at 10 a.m.; bingo starts at 11 a.m. For more information, call (254) 532-9263 or 532-9253.

Tuesday through Saturday

University of Georgia Survey

Support the future of Army Child and Youth Programs by participating in a study, and receive up to $200 in Amazon gift cards. To participate, the family must have at least one youth between the ages of 11 and 18 and have at least one parent who is active-duty military. All family members must be present. The survey take about one hour. Surveys will be conducted at Comanche, High Chaparral and Montague youth centers from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, from Tuesday-April 27 and May 14-July 1. Call (254) 290-6023.

April 18

It’s Make and Take Craft Night at the Casey Memorial Library, Building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. Come out and learn about Earth Day by planting some seeds and creating dot art. Event held in the children’s room from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

April 19

In honor of National Blood Drive month, the Clear Creek Main Exchange is hosting the Robertson Blood Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 19-20

The 5.11 Tactical Roadshow will be at the Warrior Way Specialty Store. New products will be available and a Tactical representative will be on-site to assist.

April 19-20

Professional Paddle Board Instructors Vicki Carson and Ferrulle Rose will be at the Warrior Way Specialty Store from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They represent the new Fisher Paddle Boards, now available at the Warrior Way Exchange.

April 20

Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk

Hop, run or walk down to Abrams Physical Fitness Center for the Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk at Abrams Physical Fitness Center parking lot at 8 a.m. Registration is free and open to the public. Participants may stop by any of the Fort Hood physical fitness centers now through the day of the race or log on to to register.

Trophies will be awarded for the best overall male and female times. Medals will also be awarded to first- through third-place finishers, in each age category. Abrams Physical Fitness Center is Building 23001, on 62nd Street and Support Avenue. For more information, call (254) 285-5459.

ACAP events

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

Thursday: Starting a Business: Business Plan

Monday: Advanced Resume Writing

April 17: Apply for a Federal Job, FAA Airframe & Power Plant

April 18: SCORE Briefing

Today: Hiring our Heroes Fort Hood ACAP Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Club Hood, Building 5764, 24th Street and Wainwright Drive.


Contact Rose L. Thayer at or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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