Holiday Toy Giveaway
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is hosting a Holiday Toy Giveaway for single parents from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 20 at BOSS Headquarters. All active duty single parents are invited to come out and get a free toy while supplies last. Hot chocolate, hot dogs and popcorn will also be served at the event.
Dec. 23-Jan. 3
Winter Break Camp
School Age Care is offering a Winter Break Camp for kids from 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 23-Jan. 3, 2020, at Muskogee School Age Care. For more information, call 254-287-8029 or 254-553-7706.
Winter Teen Clinic
Bronco Youth Center is hosting a Winter Teen Clinic from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 23-Jan. 3, 2020. Cost is $40 and includes some activities such as Sea World Winter Wonderland, Spare Time, Gaylord snow tubing, STEM clinics, holiday parties and more.
For more information, call 254-287-6745.
BOSS movie luncheon
BOSS is hosting No Single Soldier Left Behind Movie Luncheon from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 24 at BOSS headquarters. The event is free and offers a pool tournament, table tennis, food, holiday candy and drinks. Every Soldier that shows up will be entered in a door prize drawing.
For more information, call 254-287-6116.
Dec. 31-Jan. 1
Bowl in the New Year
Strike out the old and bowl in the New Year from 9 p.m. Dec. 31 to 12:30 a.m. Jan. 1, 2020, at Phantom Warrior Lanes Bowling Center.
Cost is $100 per lane. Price includes shoe rental (up to five bowlers), unlimited bowling, pizza, wings and party favors for each bowler.
The Pro Shop is also having a sale from Dec. 1-24. Purchases of $30 or more receive a 15% discount on balls, bags and shoes.
Tickets are on sale now (non-refundable).
For more information, call 254-287-3424 or 312-737-3424.
Chili Bowl Classic
The Courses of Clear Creek is hosting the Chili Bowl Classic Golf Scramble starting at 9 a.m. Jan. 18, 2020. Three mulligans and lunch are included in entry fee.
For more information, call 254-287-4130.
A Martin Luther King Jr. Observance is set for 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020, at Phantom Warrior Center, Bldg. 194
The guest speaker will be Mr. Gary Cobb, former assistant district attorney for the Travis County District Attorney’s Office.
The event is hosted by the 166th Aviation Brigade, First Army for the Fort Hood and III Corps Community.
For more information, call 254-287-6242
Through Feb. 29
The Courses of Clear Creek are offering unlimited golf until Feb. 29, 2020. Two options are available:
• Unlimited golf 1: Cost is $35. Participants can play all day. Price includes green fee, cart fee and daily lunch special.
• Unlimited golf 2: Cost is $25. Participants can play from noon to dusk. Price includes green fee and cart fee.
The event is open to all, runs Monday through Friday and is not valid on weekends, holidays and training holidays. For more information, go to hood.armyMWR.com.
Single Parent Toy Drive
Donate toys for single parents at BOSS Headquarters from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today. For more information, call 254-290-2433.
Casey Memorial Hospital presents Winter Read through Jan. 18, 2020
Earn prizes for reading over the holidays.
Register online at https://forthoodcasey.beanstack.org/ and track the time you spend reading to earn up to three different prizes.
Need a break from reading? Then drop by the Children’s Room for a family movie on Saturdays at 2 p.m. or any time Tuesday-Saturday for winter crafts.
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 Saturday. 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.
Leisure Travel Services
Check out Leisure Travel Services for special military discounted rates to Six Flags, Medieval Times, Schlitterbahn, Sea World and more. For more information, call 254-287-7310.
Movie and laser tag trip
Join BOSS the first Saturday of each month for one of the latest movies and a game of laser tag at BOSS headquarters.
Any single or unaccompanied service member is eligible. For more information, contact your BOSS at 254-287-6116 or 312-737-6116.
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
Eight Ball Pool Tournament
On the first Thursday of each month, BOSS hosts an Eight Ball Pool Tournament for single Soldiers at Samuel Adams Brewhouse.
Cash prizes are given for first place. The cost is $5 and sign up begins at 6 p.m.
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.