• Places to Go, Things to Do

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  • Fort Leavenworth Marines and local veterans service organizations will recognize the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima with a ceremony and short parade starting at 1:30 p.m. March 9 in the vicinity of the Marine Corps Monument in the Leavenworth National Cemetery.
    The Pershing Lecture “The Ludenorff Offensive,” with speaker Dr. Scott Stephenson, is March 14 at the Stove Factory meeting space, 417 S. 2nd Street, in Leavenworth. The reception is at 5:30 p.m. with the lecture at 6 p.m.
    The Fort Leavenworth Spouses Club Scholarship golf Scramble is March 30 at Trails West Golf Course. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. The event is $65 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, buffet meal, swag bag and prizes. For more information or to purchase tickets e-mail specialeventsflsc@gmail.com.
    The Command and General Staff College Spring Sustainment Formal is at 5:30 p.m. April 13 at the Embassy Suites, Kansas City Airport. Tickets are $35 per person. Child care is available for ages 6 weeks to 5 years old at the Chid Development Center. Pre-register children by April 6 by calling 684-5138. Tickets may be purchased from Department of Logistics and Resource Operations instructors. For more information call Maj. John Ganal at 684-3166.
    The Friends of the Frontier Army Museum Tour of Historic Homes is from 1-6 p.m. April 29. The cost for the tour is $20. Tickets are available at the Frontier Army Museum and online at www.ffam.us. All ticket sales are final.
    Family Cosmic Bowling is 9 p.m. to midnight every first Saturday of the month at Strike Zone Bowling Center. Two hours of bowling and shoe rental is $5 per person. For more information, call (913) 651-2195.
    Leisure Travel Services has discounted tickets and special offers available for military, family members, retirees and DoD civilians. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at 310 McPherson Ave. Call 684-3377 or visit https://leavenworth.army mwr.com/programs/leisure-travel-services.
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