Nov. 28

Thanksgiving buffet

Club Hood is hosting two seatings of a Thanksgiving buffet at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

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 or 254-532-5329.

Nov. 29

Thanksgiving luncheon

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers will be hosting a Thanksgiving Movie Day Luncheon from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday at BOSS Headquarters.

Every single Soldier that shows up will be entered into a door prize drawing. A pool tournament and table tennis will also be available. Food and drinks will be provided at the event as well. For more information, call 254-287-6116.

Dec. 5

Tree lighting ceremony

The Fort Hood tree lighting ceremony will take place at 5:15 p.m. Dec. 5 in front of III Corps Headquarters. The annual ceremony will include Christmas carols and Santa Claus himself.

Dec. 6

Countdown to Christmas

Fort Hood Family Housing-Lendlease will host a Christmas crafting event from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6 at each community office.

The event will allow children to write letters to Santa Claus and the housing office will mail them to the North Pole. Free cookies and hot chocolate will also be provided.

Golf Scramble

Garrison Commander’s Golf Scramble is set for 11 a.m. Dec. 6 at the Courses of Clear Creek.

The four-person scramble is open to all. Cost is $40 per person with $5 optional mulligans.

For more information, call 254-287-4130.

Dec. 7

Symphony orchestra

Once again, the Williamson County Symphony Orchestra will entertain the Fort Hood community with “Christmas Dances.” The event is set for 7:30-9 p.m. Dec. 7 at Howze Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and seating is limited. For more information, call 254-288-7835

Fight Night Watch Party

Don’t miss this rematch for the Heavyweight Championship of the World at the Boxing Fight Night Watch Party set for 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at Samuel Adams Brewhouse.

Doors open at noon and the fight is slated for 2 p.m. The venue offers plenty of flat screen TVs, bar services and menu options available. The event is free and open to all.

Dec. 13

Christmas at the Bank

The Christmas at the Bank concert will feature the 1st Cavalry Band. The event is set for 11:30 am.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Fort Hood National Bank on Fort Hood. Hot chocolate and cookies while the will be provided while the 1st Cavalry Band plays Christmas music.

Dec. 14

Jingle Bell 5K Dash

Jingle Bell 5K Dash is set for 8 a.m. Dec. 14 at Abrams Physical Fitness Center.

Coffee and hot chocolate will be served at this fun run.

Race T-shirts will be available for purchase for $15. Adult sizes only. Kid sizes are not available. Adult sizes are limited. Sizes are not guaranteed.

The Ugly Sweater Contest following the race is set for 9:30 a.m. Judging will be based on who gets the best applause from the crowd.

The event is free and open to all. Registration is still required. Pre-registration will close at noon Dec. 13

Runners can re-register at the following locations: Leisure Travel Service, Apache Arts & Crafts, Recreational Equipment Checkout, Sportsmen’s Center or on-site from 7-7:45 p.m. at Abrams Physical Fitness Center on race day.

For more information, call 254-285-5459 or go to https://hood.armymwr.com.

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.

Dec. 24

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 starting Nov. 23. 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.

Jan. 18

Chili Bowl Classic

The Courses of Clear Creek is hosting the Chili Bowl Classic Golf Scramble starting at 9 a.m. Jan. 18. Three mulligans and lunch are included in entry fee.

For more information, call 254-287-4130.

ONGOING

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.