David Sims, the golf coach at Lake Belton High School in Temple, taps the golf ball into the hole during Fort Hood’s annual Turkey Scramble Nov. 21, 2020, at the Courses of Clear Creek. There will be a Men’s Golfing Clinic starting March 9 that will last five weeks.

Turkey Golf Scramble

Courses of Clear Creek will host its annual Turkey Golf Scramble at 9 a.m., Saturday. Cost is $60 per person, which includes golf, mulligans and lunch. For more information, visit

Lifeguard certification

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday to Tuesday at the Abrams Indoor Pool, Bldg. 23001. For more information, visit

Thanksgiving Meal to Go

The Lone Star Conference Center is cooking up Thanksgiving dinner again this year. The meal includes a roasted 15-lb turkey, cornbread dressing, sweat potato casserole, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, sweet cranberry relish, rolls, and a pecan or sweet potato pie. For pricing or information about placing an order, visit.

BOSS Thanksgiving

Fort Hood’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers will be hosting its annual No Single Soldier Gets Left Behind Thanksgiving luncheon from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Nov. 26, at BOSS Headquarters. The event will include food, games, pool, table tennis tournaments, music and door prizes.

Nature in Lights

Nature in Lights is celebrating 25 years at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area. The annual Christmas light tradition runs through Jan. 2. For additional information, visit

Grant applications

The Fort Hood Area Thrift Shop grant application window will run through Jan. 31. Last year, the FHATS gave out $95,000 in grants. The grant application itself can be found on their website, under the “Downloads” page and the first tab is the application. All completed application packets can be emailed to, dropped off at the FHATS directly or mailed to the following address:

Fort Hood Area Thrift Shop

Attn: Grant Requests                                                            

P.O. Box 5970

Fort Hood, TX 76544