Feb. 22

Arts, meditation workshop

Integrated Arts & Meditation Workshop, a mini retreat focusing on meditation, yoga and art, is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today at the 13th ESC Chapel.

R.S.V.P. to dung.v.nguyen25.mil@mail.mil by today. The event is free, open to all and lunch will be provided. For more information, call 626-236-3445.

Feb. 24

Cowboys Military Combine

Registration is now open for the Dallas Cowboys Military Combine Qualifier Saturday at the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco.

Events include the 40-yard dash, broad jump, sit-ups, push-ups and endurance tests.

Participants have a chance to move on to the finals, set for  March 31 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, which could earn them a chance to announce a 2018 draft pick. Fans also get to meet Dallas Cowboys alumni, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and Rowdy. For more information, go to Hood.ArmyMWR.com

March 2

Wild West Night

The Fort Hood Spouses’ Club presents Wild West Night from 7-10 p.m. at Club Hood. The event will feature live music, games, a photo station, hor d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets are $10 presale and $15 at the door. The event is open to the public and for anyone 21 years and over. For more information or to buy tickets, go to www.universe.com/wildwestnight.

March 3

Fight Night Watch Party

The Backbone Lounge is hosting a Fight Night Watch Party for UFC 222 at 7 p.m. March 3. The event is free and open to all 18 and over.

March 8

Women’s History Observance

 Brig. Gen. Susan Escallier, assistant judge advocate general for Military Law and Operations, will be the guest speaker at a Women’s History Month Observance from 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 8 at Phantom Warrior Center. For more information, call 287-6242.

March 12-16

Spring break activities

Child and Youth Services Teen and School Age Children are hosting spring break activities for kids March 12-16. Teen Extreme Leadership Clinic and School Age Care Spring Break Camp are slated for the week. For more information, call 287-6745 or 287-7950.

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Party

A St. Patrick’s Day Party is set for 2-3 p.m. March 17 at Casey Memorial Library for kids from Pre-K-12 years old. Children are encouraged to wear green and celebrate with crafts and planned activities. For more information, call 287-2716.

March 22

Resilience Expo

A Fort Hood Resilience Expo is set for 9-11:30 a.m. March 22 at the Resiliency Campus on Battalion Ave. and 31st St. The event is open to Soldiers, Family members, retirees and civilian employees.

Activities include goal setting, TRX workout, bod pod, nutrition and applied functional fitness workout. For more information, call 288-2794.

March 23-28

Certification Classes

Lifeguard and waterfront certification classes will be held March 12-16. March 23-28, April 6-11, April 20-25, May 4-9, June 4-18 and June 11-15 at the indoor pool at 62nd Street and Support Avenue Bldg. 23001. Fort Hood-area swimming pools require lifeguard certification. BLORA Beach requires lifeguard and waterfront certification.

Classes are set for 5-9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 7-9 p.m., Friday and 8-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday; the first day of class, participants must pass these skills in order to continue in the class. It is strongly recommended that candidates practice the prerequisites before attending the course.

•    Swim continuously, using front crawl and breast stroke (must demonstrate rhythmic breathing – face in the water).

• Lifeguard class: 300-meter swim

• Waterfront class: 550-meter swim

• Two-minute tread using just  the legs, with hands under your armpits.

• Timed brick. Within one minute 40 seconds, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breast stroke, surface dive to 10-12 feet, retrieve a 10 pound brick, return to surface and swim back to start.

In addition for waterfront class:

• Swim five meters, submerge and retrieve three rings placed five meters apart, resurface and continue to swim five meters to complete.

The cost is $150 for the lifeguard class and $175 for the waterfront lifeguard class. To register for classes, call 287-4648. For more information, call 287-4648 or 312-737-4648.

March 24

NAF Vehicle Auction

The Non-Appropriated Funds Vehicle Auction is set for 8 a.m. March 24 at Yard 36 on the corner of Clarke Road and Tank Destroyer Blvd. Unclaimed and impounded vehicles will be auctioned off at the event. A standard live auction format will be used with open bidding. All sales are final “as is, where is, no warranty.” All major credit cards accepted.

The cost is $2 and includes bidding card and auction listing.

The event is open to the public.

• Early registration is set for 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday March 1-23 at Apache Arts and Crafts Center

• Vehicle Viewing is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday March 19-23 at Yard 36 on Clarke Road

For more information, call 287-2725.

March 29

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

A Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt is set for 6 p.m. March 29 at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.

More than 65,000 eggs and prizes hidden for your kids. Pre-hunt activities including inflatables, games, magic act, concessions and photos with the Easter Bunny begin at 6 p.m.

Don’t forget to bring a flashlight, egg basket and an adult.

The gate closes precisely at 8:15 p.m. and the hunts begin at 8:30 p.m.

Arrive early to allow adequate time to enter the gate park and locate the appropriate hunting field. The event is open to all. Hunt age groups are 2-3 years, 4-7 years and 8-12 years. An adult is required to hunt with children 2-7 years of age; plan accordingly, as all fields hunt simultaneously.

Call 287-2523 for weather related cancellation or event delay information.


The Grill closure

The Grill at the Sportmen’s Center is closed and the ProShop has moved to Bldg. 141 (next door) due to repairs at the center. Hunting and fishing licenses are available along with reservations. The facility will reopen when repairs are complete.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 11:45-12:45 every Thursday at  Black Jack Chapel (Bldg. 31001, 73rd Street and Battalion Avenue, across from Popeye’s).

For more information, contact Tess Myers at maritess.a.myers.civ@mail.mil or call 553-9536.