Oct. 19

North Fort Hood poker night

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is hosting a Texas Hold’em Tournament set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday in classrooms A and B, Bldg. 56316, North Fort Hood. The top three finishers will receive a prize. The event is free and open to Soldiers only. For more information, call 254-287-6116.

Madden 20 Tournament

BOSS invites single Soldiers to come out and play for a chance to compete in the Dallas Cowboys Madden Championship in Frisco set for Nov. 9. The top two players will receive a trophy and the top 16 will move forward to the Fort Hood Madden 20 Finals on Oct. 26.

This tournament begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at BOSS headquarters. For more information, call 254-287-6116.

Oct. 26

Children’s Halloween Bingo

Children’s Halloween Bingo is set for 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Community Events Center. Children (up to 12) will receive lunch, goodie bags and 10 games of bingo.

Doors open at 10 a.m., with bingo starting at 11 a.m. Cost is $5 per child. Please limit the number of adults attending to allow enough room for children participating in the event. For more information, call 254-532-9253 or 254-532-9263.

Library Halloween Party

Casey Memorial Library offers crafts, costumes, games and fun at its Halloween Party at 2 p.m. Oct. 26.

For more information, call 254-287-4921.

Hallelujah Festival

Hallelujah Festival is set for 2-6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Comanche Chapel. This free event will include moon bouncers, wall climbing, horseback riding, snow cones, cotton candy, face painting and more.

For more information, call 254-288-6549 or 254-291-6529.

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Clear Creek Exchange and Clear Creek Commissary parking lots. Spots are limited, so reserve yours today. Sign-up is for those wanting to decorate a trunk.

Set up will begin at 3 p.m. Registration is not required for children that will be trick or treating.

Nov. 2

Veterinary clinic

As part of One Health Week, the Fort Hood Veterinary will be hosting a clinic from 2-7 p.m. Nov. 2 and offering free heartworm, ehrlichia, anaplasmosis and lyme disease screening for pets (a $25 value).

For more information, call 254-288-7437 or 417-425-5448.

Fight Night Watch Party

Samuel Adams Brewhouse is hosting a Fight Night Watch Party for UFC 244 on Nov. 2. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the event is free and open to all 18 and over.

Nov. 5

Hood Hero ceremony

Hood Hero ceremony and luncheon is set for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 5 at Club Hood. For more information or to buy tickets, call Keke Williams at 254-287-0999

Nov. 9

Saddle Night

Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area’s 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.

Nov. 16

The Great Turkey Chase

Pre-registration is available for the  Great Turkey Chase-Half Marathon, set for 7 a.m. Nov. 16 at The Sportsmen’s Center.  

Cost is $20 for Department of Defense members and $25 for non-DoD members who pre-register and $25 for DoD members and $30 for non-DoD members on race day. On-site registration will be from 5:30-6:45 a.m. on race day.

For more information, call 254-285-5459 or visit HoodArmyMWR.com.


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.

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving buffet

Club Hood is hosting two seatings of a Thanksgiving Buffet at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 28.

Tickets are $22.95 for adults, $8.25 for children 5-12 and kids 4 and under are free. For more information, call 254-532-5073, 254-532-5329.

Dec. 14

Army vs Navy watch party

Samuel Adams Brewhouse is hosting a watch party for the Army vs. Navy football game from 1-7 p.m. Dec. 14. The event is free and open to all.


Haunted house

Adventure Programs is hosting a haunted house from 7:30-10:30 p.m. for three weekends: Oct. 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26 at the BLORA Paintball Field. The event is open to all and cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 254-317-5350.

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.

Teen Taxi

Need a ride?

Teen Taxi is an after school pick-up service that transports youth to designated Fort Hood Youth Centers Monday-Friday. This service is free and open to middle school children and high school teens who are eligible to attend Fort Hood Youth Centers.

Permission slips are required for this service. Stop by your respective youth center to pick them up.

Procedures for service include:

• Call designated youth center for taxi pick-up.

• CYS verifies registration and parent completes permission slip.

• Appropriate time and location of pick-up will be given to youth.

• Youth will be picked up at given location and delievered to designated youth center.

For more information, visit hood.army.mwr.com.

Before and After School Care

Register now for Before and After School Care by visiting Child & Youth Services Parent Central Services or by calling 254-287-8029. There are immediate openings for kinder-5th grade youth. You can also contact CYS centers by contacting:

• Kouma SAC: 254-285-6017

• Walker SAC: 254-287-7950

• Montague SAC: 254-553-7662

• Muskogee SAC: 254-533-7706

• Venable SAC: 254-616-5943