Sept. 12

Business seminar

A Saving, Investing and Avoiding Scams seminar is set for 10-11:30 a.m. today at Financial Readiness, on the second floor of the Shoemaker Center, Bldg. 36000, Darnall Loop.

Lori Schock, director of the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will be on hand to discuss: savings and investing strategies, planning for retirement, tips for avoiding fraud and digital assets/cryptocurrency.

The event is free and open to active duty, retirees, Department of Defense civilians, family members and agency representatives.

For more information or to reserve a seat, call 254-553-3101.

Sept. 13

Golf scramble

The Courses of Clear Creek will  host the Phantom Warrior Golf Scramble at 9 a.m. Friday. This scramble is open to all. For more information, call 254-287-4130.

Sept. 14

Sprint Triathlon

A Sprint Triathlon is set for 8 a.m. Saturday at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. Participants will be expected to swim 300 meters, bike 12 miles and run 5 kilometers.

The pre-registration cost is $15 for DoD members and $20 for non-DoD members. The cost is $20 for DoD members and $25 for non-DoD members on-site on race day.

Individual medals will be awarded to 1st through 3rd place in all men’s, and women’s age categories.

Pre-register at one of the following convenient physical locations on post:

• Leisure Travel Service

• Apache Arts and Crafts

• Sprocket Auto Crafts

• Sportsmen’s Center

Also, register online at For more information, call 254-285-5459.

Sept. 21

Talk like a Pirate Party

Arrrgh, matey! Find your hook and come walk a plank full of stories, crafts, games, and fun as Casey Memorial Library hosts a Talk Like a Pirate Party at 2 p.m. Sept. 21. For more information, call 254-287-4921.

Sept. 23

Mini Job Fair

SFL-TAP is hosting a Mini Job Fair  from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23  at Oveta Culp Hobby Family and Soldier Readiness Center (bldg. 18000)

For more information, call 254-553-9436 or visit

Sept. 27

BOSS Single Soldiers Festival

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is hosting a festival for single Soldiers, single parents and unaccompanied Soldiers from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at Hood Stadium. The event is free and will include activities such as competitions, door prizes, music, challenges, food and team-building activities.

Oct. 5

Baby Expo

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical will host its seventh annual Baby Expo for new and expectant parents from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the main hospital. The family-friendly health fair event boasts more than 50 exhibitors and vendors offering resources and products from prenatal through the first year. The community is invited to attend.

During the expo, guests can participate in product demonstrations and tour the labor and delivery area of the new hospital.

Baby Expo offers an extensive sampling of products and services available in the area including the latest baby gadgets, birth and breastfeeding support, as well as health and fitness information.

For more information, call 254-288-8400 or 254-553-0217.


Fort Hood’s Oktoberfest is set for 5-10 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Phantom Warrior Center. The event is touted as the largest fall festival of the year and will include activities such as a pumpkin patch, bratwurst eating contest, keg toss contest, strongman competition, German festival costume contest, kids zone, inflatables, german style food, arts and crafts vendors and beer sales. For more information, call 254-288-7835.

Oct. 8-9

Blood Drive

The Ironhorse Brigade has partnered with the Robertson Blood Center to host a community blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 8-9. The blood drive will be held at the 115th Brigade Support Battalion conference room, 2057 Battalion Ave. The blood drive is open to the entire greater Fort Hood community.

Oct. 12

NAF Vehicle Auction

NAF Vehicle Auction is set for 8 a.m. Oct. 12 at Yard 26. Organizers will auction off unclaimed impounded vehicles until everything is sold. A a standard live auction format with open bidding will be used. All sales are final “as is, where is, no warranty.” Cash, credit and checks accepted.

The event is open to the public. Cost is $3 (cash only) includes bidding card and auction listing

Online auction listing will be available closer to the event date

Early registration and vehicle viewing is set for 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 7-11, Monday-Friday at Yard 36.

On-site registration available at 7 a.m. Oct. 12 with auction starting promptly at 8 a.m. For more information, call 254-287-2725.

Oct. 13

Army Ten-Miler Run

The Fort Hood Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run is set for 8 a.m. Oct. 13 at BLORA Sunnyside Pavilion. Pre-register online at The event is open to all. Cost is $15 for DoD members and $20 for non-DoD members if you pre-register and $20 for DoD members and $25 for non-DoD members on race day. For more information, call 254-285-5459.

Nov. 9

Saddle Night

BLORA Nature in Lights is hosting Saddle Night, a guided trail ride through a partial trail of lights, at 6 p.m. Nov. 9. Cost is $40 per ride (personal horse and proof of negative Coggins test required). The event is open to all, but space is limited. For more information or to make a reservation, call 254-394-5018.


Nature in Lights

BLORA’s annual holiday light display, Nature in Lights, runs from 5:30-11 p.m. Nov. 15-Jan. 5. The event is open to all and includes Santa’s Village and Santa’s Depot. Discount tickets are available through Nov. 14.

For more information, call 254-287-2523.


Le Tour de Hood

Sign up for classes for Le Tour de Hood Spin Cycle Challenge at Abrams Physical Fitness Center. The event will run until Dec. 20. Participants will attend spin classes and complete the seven mountain stages of the Tour de France. Each phase is around 80 miles. Participants will receive a prize each time they complete 100 miles. Complete all seven phases in the time frame and receive a T-shirt.

Cost is $3 for walk-ins and $45 for a 16-visit pass. Times are 8-9 a.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, noon-1 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 9-10 a.m., the second and fourth Saturday of each month.