• Places to Go, Things to Do

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  • Thanksgiving hours at the dining facility are 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 22. The dining room will not be open for breakfast, but the drive-through will be open 4:30-9 a.m. Grab-and-go hours will be 8-9:30 a.m. Holiday meals are $9.10 per person or $6.80 for spouses and dependents of service members E-4 and below.
    The Vietnam War Commemoration Lecture Series continues with “The Vietnam War and the 1968 Presidential Election” with speaker Col. Pat Proctor Nov. 27. A reception starts at 6 p.m. with the presentation at 6:30 p.m. at the Stove Factory Ballroom, 417 S. 2nd Street, in Leavenworth. All lectures are free and open to the public.
    The Fort Leavenworth Arts and Crafts Center is hosting Cork and Canvas painting classes. Classes are 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 29, 7-9:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 6-8:30 p.m. Dec. 13 and 7-9:30 p.m. Dec. 14. Cost is $35 and participants can register at the Arts and Crafts Center, 310 McPherson Avenue. For more information, call 684-3373.
    The Fort Leavenworth Holiday tree lighting event starts at 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at Zais Park. The event features photo stations, carriage rides and more.
    The German Army families are hosting a German Christmas Service at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 in Memorial Chapel.
    The Wreaths Across America Wreath-Laying Ceremony is 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 15 at the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. To donate wreaths or volunteer, visit https://www.wreaths- acrossamerica.org/pages/14832/Overview/?relatedId=23217.
    The Saint Barbara Ball is Dec. 15 at the Kansas City Airport Marriot, 775 Brasilia Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Cocktail and social hour starts at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, call 684-3149.
    Leisure Travel Services has discounted tickets and special offers for military, family members, retirees and DoD civilians. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at 310 McPherson Ave. Call 684-2580 or visit https://leavenworth.army.mwr.com/programs/leisure-travel-services.
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