Aug. 9

Midnight Pool Party

Back by popular demand, the BOSS Midnight Pool Party is set for 9 p.m.-midnight Friday at Patton Pool. The event is open to all 18 and over. There is a $5 entry fee (cash only). Food and drinks will be available for purchase and dance contest prizes will be awarded.  For more information, call 254-287-6116.

Back to School Bash

Fort Hood Child and Youth Services’ annual Back to School Bash will be held from 2-6 p.m., Friday at Montague Youth Center. The back-to-school celebration will include inflatables, games, food and refreshments. The event is free and open to all Department of Defense ID card holders. For more information call 254-553-7662.

Aug. 10

Movies at the Campground

Movies at the Campground will be held at 9 p.m. Saturday at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. The family-friendly movie shown will be “Dumbo.” Soldiers and their families are invited to camp the weekend, swim at the beach and enjoy a movie beginning at dark (approximately 9 p.m.). Bring your blanket or beach towel and relax on the sand at Sierra Beach. Concessions will be sold on site. Only service animals allowed.

Cost is $3 per carload for DoD ID card holders and $10 per carload for all others. For more information, visit

Fall Scramble

The Courses of Clear Creek is hosting a 3-person golf scramble at 9 a.m. Aug. 10. The cost is $50 per person with mulligan and lunch included For more information, call 254-287-4130.

Aug. 14

Debt-Free holiday event

Count Down to a Debt-Free Holiday is set for 10 a.m.-2p.m. Aug. 14 at Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center. The event is open to active duty, retired service members and their families.

Aug. 16

Golf Scramble

The Courses of Clear Creek is hosting Phantom Warrior Golf Scramble at 9 a.m. Aug. 16. The 4-Person golf scramble costs $40 per person with $5 optional mulligan. For more information, call 254-287-4130

Sunset Sounds

Samuel Adams Brewhouse is hosting Sunset Soundz from 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 16. Doors open at 3 p.m. A DJ will start at 6:30 p.m. and live music will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Patton Pool will be open for some splashing fun while the band plays. Enjoy inflatables for the kids, drinks and social time with friends or meet new ones. Entry is free and open to the public. For more information, call 254-288-7835.

Aug. 17

Strongman Competition

 A Strongman Competition is set for 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Aug. 17 at Harvey Functional Fitness Center.

Individual men and women categories include:

• Farmer walk

• Distance for time

• Deadlift

• Reps for time

• Vehicle pull

• Distance for time

• Atlas Stone

• 4 stones increasing in weight for time

Weigh in begins at 7 a.m.

Men’s categories include:

• Lightweight 150 lbs. and below

• Middleweight 151-180 lbs.

• Heavyweight 181 and up

Women’s categories include:

• Lightweight 130 lbs. and below

• Middleweight 131-160 lbs.

• Heavyweight 161 lbs. and up

Awards presented to the overall winner in each weight class. Cost is free and open to all 18 and over

Pre-Register through noon Aug. 16 at one of the following locations:

• Abrams Physical Fitness Center

• Leisure Travel Services

• Apache Arts and Crafts

• Recreational Equipment Checkout

• Sportsmen’s Center

Competitors can also register online by visiting For more information, call 254-285-5459.

Fight Night Watch Party

Samuel Adams Brewhouse is hosting a Fight Night Watch Party for UFC 241 at 7 p.m. Aug. 17. The event is free and open to all 18 and over.

Aug. 22

Women’s Equality Day

3rd Cavalry Regiment and III Corps and the Fort Hood Community is hosting a Women’s Equality Day observance from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Fort Hood Phantom Warrior Center. The guest speaker will be retired Command Sgt. Major Jackeline Soriano Fountain.

Aug. 24

Ruck Team Challenge

The Amazing Ruck Team Challenge is set for 7 a.m. Aug. 24 at BLORA paintball range. The event is open to 4-member teams ages 12 and up. Participants are encouraged to show up early. The cost is $25 for Department of Defense card holders and $30 for non-DoD card holders through Aug. 21 On-site registration is also set for 6 a.m. Aug. 24. The cost on race day will be $30 for DoD card holders and $35 for non DoD card holders. Registration includes a T-shirt for the first 200 participants.

Through Aug. 30

Summer Time Lunch

Samuel Adams Brewhouse is hosting Summer Time Lunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Friday until Aug. 30. The lunch is open to all. For more information, call 254-532-5073.


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.

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.

Threat awareness training

Training on Threat Awareness Reporting, Special Events, Antiterrorism Level 1, OPSEC, Ready Army Emergency Preparedness and Threat Information Sharing and Suspicious Activity Reporting is scheduled from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday in August. Times will vary for each of the six subjects. The training will be conducted at Howze Auditorium.   

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.