News You Can Use for the week of Mar. 4-10

News You Can Use for the week of Mar. 4-10
5 Mar
The House next door is hosting a Game Day, today Monday March 5th: Come join us for some fun board game activities. We will have Scrabble, Scene It, and other board games. This game day will be held at 53 Young Street.  Some other house next door items of interest coming this week are: Crafty Wednesday, Wednesday, Mar. 7, which meets every other Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. leave each class with a completed craft.   Then come attend Loom Knitting, Thursday, MARCH 8, they have looms to practice with. Come join them and learn something new! Please contact the House Next Door at (573) 329-4616 for more information.
AMERICAN RED CROSS is holding a New Volunteer Orientation today, Mar. 5 and again Mar. 12, starting at 10 am at the Red Cross building 496 (corner of Constitution & Replacement). Call 573-596-0300 for more information and to register.
Child and youth Services, Youth Sports and Fitness, is registering for the Mini T-ball program.  This Program is for children ages 3-5 yrs. children age 3 meet every Tuesday beginning March 6 and children ages 4-5 meet every Thursday beginning March 8 at the Pippin Youth Center from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. This is a parent participation program. No physical needed. A parent meeting will be held tonight, Mar. 5, at 5:30 p.m; Pippin Youth Center. Registration takes place at the Parent Central Services located in Bldg. 470, Rm. 1126. For more information call 596-0238.
March 6
SKIESUnlimited will be offering their Preschool Music and Movement class for ages 3 – 5. Register for this 8-week session of fun, age-appropriate music making activities-- involving singing, playing instruments, and moving to music. Class will meet on Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. beginning today at the Audie Murphy‘s Community Center. Parents are required to participate. Program is open to registered children. Registration will take place at the CYS Services Parent Central Services office located in Bldg. 470, Rm. 1126. For more information call 596-0200.
Family & MWR will be hosting Bunco tonight beginning at 6 pm at Pershing Community Center. Join in on this fun dice game and win great prizes. Prizes will be awarded for the most wins and most losses. Random drawings will also be held between rounds for prizes. Event is FREE and open to authorized personnel. Must be 18 yrs. and older to play. For more information call 596-6913.
Non-appropriated fund job openings are now posted on the USAJOBS website,
Davidson Fitness Center is celebrating ?World Health Day by offering you NO COST fitness classes on Mar. 7. Check the aerobics schedule online for a list of available classes. Davidson Fitness Center is located in Bldg 1300 South Dakota Avenue. For more information call 596- 5862.
March 7th
The National Weather Service is hosting a storm Spotter Class – tonight Mar. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The National Weather Service will be hosting the annual weather spotter class which first responders may use for their annual refresher and is also open to the public. This class will be held in the basement of the Pulaski County Courthouse.
EMPLOYMENT READINESS CLASSES: are offered to Family Members of active duty, retired military and Family Members of DOD civilian employees. If you are new to the area, and looking for something to pass your time, or seeking employment to bring in a second income; why not get a head start by attending a special workshop just for you?  Tomorrow, 8 march they are offering INTERVIEWING SKILLS & DRESS FOR SUCCESS: This is a combined class and it will instruct attendees on how to dress for the initial interview in order to get the job they want and the =do‘s and =don‘ts on dressing properly in the work place.: This session also offers participants the opportunity to experience an interview, learn about their strengths and weaknesses,  and how the attendees can get the most out of the interview. This session will be held on 8 Mar from 9-11, at Bldg 486. For more information on classes being offered, please call Karen Hall to reserve your seat at 573-596-0212.
The Outdoor Adventure Center is hosting Fishing 101. march 10th.  This program offers an introduction into the world of fishing. The class will cover the basics and teach you how to pick the right rod, reel, and lure to assist you in landing the big one on the waterways of Missouri. Class is held at the Outdoor Adventure Center, 2290 FLW K from 3 to 4 pm and is only $5 per person. NO fishing license is required to take the class. All ages and abilities are welcome. For more information call (573) 596-4223.
March 8th
Today’s Bimonthly Retirement Ceremony will be held at Lincoln Hall Auditorium, from 3-5p.m. this ceremony Is open to the public, come say thanks to these great warriors who have served their country well.
On 11 Mar. the Outdoor Adventure Center is hosting a Concealed Carry Weapons Class.  This is the first step in acquiring a Missouri Conceal Carry Weapon endorsement including weapons qualification on the range. Class is from 8– 5 pm. Cost is $15 to register, and then $65 for THE CLASS itself. Each student must bring a photo id, eye and hearing protection, semi-automatic handgun and a revolver (plus min of 50 rounds for each), bring your lunch or money for food. Class is open to the public 21 yrs. and older. Interested patrons must be registered the day prior to each class at the Outdoor Adventure Center located in Bldg. 2290 FLW K Road. For more information call 596- 4223.
The tax center wants to remind customers to bring all their documents to their appointment.  Some standard documents are military id, social security cards for all YOU and all dependents you are claiming, w2’s, power of attorney if required.  See the latest issue of the Guidon for a longer listing of normally needed documents.                                  
Army Community Services will be hosting session two of their Bundles of Joy class. This 6 week class for new & expecting parents will cover topics such as bonding with your baby, swaddling and comforting, child safety, Shaken Baby Syndrome, budgeting for your baby, and more. Class is open to authorized patrons. Class will be held at Army Community Service located in Bldg. 486 on Replacement Avenue every Monday from 1:30– 2:30 p.m. in room A. For more information call 596-0212.
March 9th
ACT registration for the April 14th test date is March 9th. To register go to  check with your high school counselor for more information.
Interested in learning Arabic?  Classes are now forming for lunchtime sessions, Tuesdays and Fridays.  Classes run from noon to 1 p.m. and run for six weeks. The sessions are open to all interested parties.  Call 573-563-6230 for more information.
The engineer TRAIL east of the Morelli heights lodging area is closed and is scheduled to remain closed until Mar. 31. The closure is in support of numerous improvements to the trail.
General Leonard Wood  Army Community hospital is now accepting TRICARE prime and TRICARE plus enrollments for all eligible patients, to include family members of active duty service members, military retirees, and their family members
Looking for a little concert excitement just a short drive away?  Ricky Nelson Remembered concert will be held at Leach Theater on the campus of Missouri Science and Technology tonight Mar. 9  @ 7:30 p.m. This concert is a unique multi-media entertainment event featuring the live music of Ricky Nelson's hit songs performed by his twin sons Matthew & Gunnar For more information call 573- 341-4219
Mar. 12 Event
Army Community Services is hosting session 2 of Parenting from the Heart every Monday from 11:30 to 1. Parenting from the Heart is a 6 week parenting class that covers topics such as positive guidance techniques, discipline, communication, sibling rivalry, and parenting styles. Army Community Services is located in Bldg. 486 Replacement Avenue. You must register prior to attending. Classes are FREE and open to authorized patrons. Lunch will NOT be provided; patrons are encouraged to bring their own. For more information call 596-0212.
Event set for Mar. 15
A cultural presentation titled – “Clash of civilizations in Europe: Is Europe losing the battle or are there grounds for hope?” will be given by the Fort Leonard Wood Cultural and Foreign Language Advisor, DR. EL-Guindy on  March 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Lincoln Hall Auditorium. This is the fifth in a series of cultural presentations on topics relating to cultural and socio-political issues and changes in the world. This event is open to the public and all are invited and encouraged to attend.