• Places to Go, Things to Do

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  • The free American Royal Salute to the Military Barbecue is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Fort Leavenworth Commissary parking lot.
    The Fort Leavenworth Historical Society presentation History vs. Hollywood: “Glory” is at 7 p.m. today in the Jahn Room of the Leavenworth Public Library. For more information, call (913) 682-5666.
    Rock Painting is 9:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Zais Park gazebo. The free event is for all ages. For more information, call 684-3373/3374.
    The next Interagency Brown-Bag Series: “U.S. Department of State: Foreign Policy, National Security and Diplomacy” is 12:30-1:30 p.m. Aug. 23 in the Lewis and Clark Center’s Arnold Conference Room. This is a free event and open to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches. For more information, call (913) 651-0624.
    The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Cork and Canvas “Peacock” class is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Fort Leavenworth Arts and Crafts Center, 310 McPherson Ave. Cost is $30 and covers the lesson and supplies. The class is recommended for ages 21 and older. For more information, call 684-3373.
    The next Exceptional Family Member Program Meet and Greet is 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 27 at the barrier-free playground behind the Post Theater. For more information, call 684-2800.
    The next Stained Glass Classes are 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 10, 17, and 24 at the Arts and Crafts Center, 310 McPherson Ave. Cost is $65 for beginner stained glass-foil method and beginner stained glass-lead method and $85 for intermediate stained glass lesson and supplies. For information, call 684-3373.
    The Army Community Service six-part Parenting with Love and Logic course is 6-9 p.m. Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26; and Oct. 3 and 10 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. The free course helps reduce conflict and increases harmony with children of all ages. CYS registration through Parent Central is required. For more information or to RSVP, call 684-2800.
    The Fort Leavenworth Spouses Club Cornhole Tournament is 4-10 p.m. Sept. 8 at Haymarket Square on the corner of 7th and Delaware streets in downtown Leavenworth. Cost is $30 per team with online registration or $40 per team at the event. Online registration closes Sept. 3. To register, visit bit.ly/cornflsc.
    The next Family Advocacy Program Stress Management Class is 5-6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For information, call 684-2800.
    The Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Frontier Conference Center. Lunch tickets are $10 and must be purchased by 5 p.m. Sept. 13. For lunch tickets and more information, call 684-1694.
    The next Matting and Framing Class is at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Arts and Crafts Center, 310 McPherson Ave. Cost is $10 for lesson and supplies. For more information, call 684-3373.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Military Police Regimental Association’s 2019 Military Police Ball is 5-10 p.m. Sept. 20 at Arrowhead Stadium, 1 Arrowhead Dr., Kansas City, Mo. Deadline to purchase tickets is Aug. 30. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.mpratowc.com.
    The Army Community Service Baby Boot Camp for Dads is 2-4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For more information, call 684-2800.
    The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Oktoberfest is 5-9 p.m. Sept 27 at Merritt Lake. The family-friendly event is free and features live polka music, hayrides and inflatable play areas. Food and beer will be available for purchase. The evening includes the Survivor Outreach Services memorial lantern launch on Merritt Lake. Lanterns will be available to decorate between 5-7 p.m. and will be launched between 7-8 p.m. Surviving family members will receive a voucher for free food and drink items. To RSVP and for more information, call 684-2821 by Sept. 25.
    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 information, call (913) 651-2195.
    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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