Through July 17

Register online or at the Casey Memorial Library for the Have Book, Will Travel Summer Reading Program.

Through July 31

$5,000 Cash Prize Giveaway: Register for your chance to win a one-time cash prize of $5,000. The winner must be eligible for USAA membership and have a USAA deposit account to collect earnings. Registration is available through July 31 at One entry allowed per person. Call (254) 532-5481.


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

Starting in June

Happy Hour at the Java Café: Take advantage of 15 percent off beverages during Happy Hour at Java Café, Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Java Café serves Starbucks products, muffins, sweet treats, warm beverages and chilled refreshments. The drive-thru facility also boasts an outdoor seating area as well as a walk-up service window. Java Café is in the Rivers Building parking lot, on the corner of T.J. Mills Boulevard and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue; and is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (254) 287-2129.

June 7

2013 Single Soldiers’ Fest: Fort Hood’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers has designed a great day to be outside in the fresh air with your friends and compete in unit sports competitions or just relax at one of the many fine exhibits at the 2013 Single Soldiers Festival, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. There will be free activities, entertainment and food. Call (254) 287-6116.

June 11

The Book Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss “A Stolen Life” by Jaycee Dugard. Bring a lunch. The book club will be in Room 160 in the library annex. The Casey Memorial Library is located in building 3202 on 72nd Street and 761st Tank Battalion Avenue. For more information, call (254) 287-2716.

June 12

Youth and College Students Career Launch and Job Fair: Army Community Service and Child, Youth & School Services host the Youth and College Students Career Launch and Career Fair. The career launch is from 9 to 11 a.m. for ages 13-22. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Pre-register by June 10. Call (254) 553-2216 or (254) 287-6745.

ACAP events

Fort Hood’s Army Career and Alumni Program presents the following employers at the Monday Mini Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.:

Houston Police Department: Various positions

Austin Police Department: Various positions

C&J Energy: Various positions

eStaff: Various positions

Baker Hughes: Various positions

Volt Workforce Solutions: Various positions

Cybertex: Technical school

Allied American University: Technical school

ATDS: Truck driving school

UTI: Technical school

Wyotech: Various positions

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

Tuesday: Dress for Success (Men and Woman): Business Interview Dress

June 5: Federal Resume Seminar: Resume Application

June 12: Own Your Own Business: Business Overview

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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