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  • The Fort Leavenworth Outdoor Adventure Series Bingo Orienteer Meet starts at 8 a.m. April 20 in the south parking lot of Gruber Fitness Center. The event will use bingo cards and racers must find control points that match their card. The course will feature strategically placed Easter eggs for young orienteers. Cost is $15 per person or $35 per team of three or more. Same-day registration is from 8-9:30 a.m. and racers can start anytime during this period. For more information, call Connie Carpenter at (913) 683-5634 or e-mail ftlvadventure@gmail.com.
    The 30th annual Command and General Staff College Triathlon starts at 8 a.m. May 4 at Harney Sports Complex. The course consists of a 200-yard indoor swim, a 12.6-mile bike route and a five-kilometer run. Cost is $60 per person or $75 for two- to three-person teams. Pre-register and save $5. Register by April 24 for T-shirt guarantee. Packet pick-up is 4-6 p.m. May 3 at Frontier Conference Center. There will be awards for the overall male and female winners, the top three in each age group, and the top male, female and mixed relay team. To register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/FortLeavenworth/CGSCFMWRTriathlon.
    The Army Community Service Exceptional Family Member Program Recreational Bowling 2019 dates are 9-11 a.m. May 4, June 8, July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7 at Strike Zone Bowling Center. The free event includes shoes.For more information, call (913) 651-2195.
    The Fort Leavenworth Outdoor Adventure Series Lewis and Clark Adventure Fest starts at 8 a.m. May 11 in the south parking lot of Gruber Fitness Center. The course will consist of orienteering, paddling on Smith Lake, word challenges and other events associated with Lewis and Clark. There will be a family-friendly sprint course and a longer Olympic course. Cost is $20 per person or $45 per team of three or more. Same-day registration is from 8-9:30 a.m. and racers can start anytime during this period. For more information, call Connie Carpenter at (913) 683-5634 or e-mail ftlvadventure@gmail.com.
    The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Kids’ Fishing Derby starts at 8 a.m. May 18 at Smith Lake. Cost is $3 for non-members; members fish for free. Bait will be available for purchase at the event. Medallions will be awarded to the top anglers in each of the five age groups and there will also be door and participation prizes. Hotdogs and drinks will be available for purchase during the event. For more information, call 684-2035.
    Strike Zone bowling center has new hours. Bowling hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. The grill is open from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Wednesday Golf League meets at 9 a.m. every Wednesday April through September at Trails West Golf Course. Cost is $40 for registration and $5 weekly plus greens and cart fees. For more information, call (913) 651-7176.
    Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Bowling Night is 6-9 p.m. every last Friday of the month at Strike Zone Bowling Center. Admission is free for BOSS soldiers.
    Family Cosmic Bowling is 5-7 p.m. every first Saturday of the month at Strike Zone Bowling Center. Two hours of bowling and shoe rental are $5 per person. For more information, call (913) 651-2195.
    Soldiers, civilians and family members who run, jog, walk or exercise outdoors on post are required to be aware of and comply with Command Policy Letter No. 13, “Running Routes on Fort Leavenworth,” which covers running rules, proper attire, use of headphones and other factors that can affect runner safety. Visit https://home .army.mil/leavenworth/index.php/about/Garrison/garrison-policy-letters.
    DoD civilians can participate in the Civilian Fitness program, which allows full-time employees three hours of administrative leave per week for physical training, monitoring and education. For details, call Matt Price at 684-3224.
    Brunner Range, 701 Sheridan Drive, offers Free Skeet Shooting Lessons at 10 a.m. every Wednesday and Thursday and at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Equipment rental is available. For more information, call 684-8132.
    Trails West Golf Course Enlisted Week is the first through the seventh of each month. Enlisted personnel play free. The offer is valid anytime Monday through Friday and on weekends after 1 p.m. Golf carts are not included.
    Trails West Golf Course offers annual passes for $80 or less per month with unlimited greens access and discounts. Call (913) 651-7176 for information.
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