Father’s Day Thursday
Let Dad relax. All the dads are invited to Father’s Day Thursday at 3-9 p.m. June 13 at Samuel Adams Brewhouse.
The event will have a DJ, karaoke, pool tournment with a $100 1st place winner, live trivia with a $100 1st place winner, along with free chicken wings, meatballs, chips and salsa while supplies last. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 254-532-5073.
Mega Career Fair
A Mega Career Fair is set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18 at Club Hood. Employers from local, state and national levels will attend looking to recruit new workers.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/FortHoodSFLTAP/.
LGBT celebration event
III Corps, Fort Hood and Darnall Medical Center are hosting a celebration as part of LGBT Pride Month. The event will feature a Soldier panel and performance by Dekota Blu. The celebration is set for 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 20 at the Phantom Warrior Center.
Samuel Adams Brewhouse is hosting Sunset Soundz featuring a DJ and Brandy June 21. DJ will perform from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and will be followed with live music from 7:30-9 p.m. Other dates are planned for July 26 and Aug. 23.
Adaptive Sports Day
The Youth and Fitness program is hosting Adaptive Sports Day — a fun-filled adaptive sports experience — from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 21 at Abrams Physical Fitness Center. The event is free and open to children and Families to better understand adaptive sports. For more information, call 254-288-2214, or 254-288-3770.
Trip to Six Flags
Better Opportunities for Singe Soldiers is hosting Skip Day — a trip to Six Flags — from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. June 21. Cost is $35 per person and transportation will be provided. This event is open to single Soldiers only. Meet-up is set from Bldg. 5782 on 24th St. (next to Club hood). Other dates are set for July 26 and Aug. 16.
For more information, call 254-287-6116.
Lazy Days of Summer
Lazy Days of Summer is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 22 at Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier & Family Readiness Center.
Activities will include cookie decorating, free pet adoption, escape rooms, painting with resilience, United through reading, pictures with Elmo, agency information and refreshments.
The event is free and open to the post community.
Register by calling 254-288-2794 or online at https://www.facebook.com/FHFamilyPrograms.
Intramural and Varsity Sports is hosting a Stars and Stripes Softball Tournament, which will run from June 28-30 at Evans Complex. The event is open to the public with a three game guarantee. Teams can be comprised of men’s only, or co-ed teams.
Games will be played at 6 p.m. June 28, 9 a.m. June 29 and June 30. Online registration available at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/#page-0.
For more information, call 254-286-5800 or 254-286-5760.
The evening of June 29, boots will be on display for 24 hour/day the annual Boot Memorial observance at Sadowski Field. Boots will remain until July 7.
A Remembrance Run 5K Run/Walk is set for 7 a.m. June 29 at Sadowski Field. The run is free and open to all. Registration is required to participate.
To pre-register online, visit http://bit.ly/2EVWZvX. On-site registration will also be available on race day at 6-6:45 a.m. For more information, call 254-285-5459.
Rockin’ Fest is set for 9 a.m.-noon June 29 at Bronco Youth Center. The event is free and open to all.
Festivities will include: Face painting, arts and crafts, games, music/ DJ, bounce and water inflatables, child safety demos and free food while supplies last.
For more information, call 254-287-6745.
Independence Day event
All are invited to celebrate the nation’s independence at the largest military installation in the free world. Come early to enjoy music, food and beverage vendors for purchase.
Starting at 4 p.m., gates and concessions will open along with DJ music on July 4 at Hood Stadium. There will be cart races, childrens inflatables, Salute to the Nation ceremony and more.
The entertainment surges on main stage live with ‘Air Force Reserve Tour for the Troops’ opener, The Band Steele and headliner Andy Grammer. The celebration concludes in a 30-minute fireworks display choreographed to patriotic music.
Prohibited items include rucksacks, explosive weapons, firearms, knives, clubs, brass knuckles, glass containers (except baby bottles), pets, alcohol, fireworks, pop-up/canopy tents. Texas concealed and open carry of firearms do not apply on Fort Hood.
Permitted items are backpacks (will be searched), strollers, coolers (for baby formula), camelbacks (will be searched), umbrellas, blankets, lawn chairs, small wagons, cameras, video recorders/camcorders, and service animals (guide dogs, etc..).
The event is free. Food and alcohol vendors will be available, as well.
For more information, call 254-288-7835.
With a focus on anxiety, depression, PTSD, deployment stress, addiction, relationship problems and other mental health challenges, the Equine Therapy Program works to help clients reduce struggles faced and to increase the quality of lives.
The treatment team consists of a licensed mental health professional, an equine specialist and a horse. The horse serves as a mirror to the client’s inner emotions and allows a way to explore challenging situations in a safe environment, partnering in the transformation process. One hour sessions available Monday and Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area Ranch.
Cost is as follows:
• E1-E4: $20
• E5+: $25
• O1-O4: $35
• O5+: $40
• Non-military: $45
• Veterans: $25
Only available by appointment. Call 936-346-0350 for more information.