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  • The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Waterfowl Seminar is 5-8 p.m. Aug. 23 at Hunt Lodge, 800 Wainwright Road. Learn about local waterfowl and Leavenworth Ducks Unlimited. Door prizes will be available. For more information, call 684-2035.
    The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Deer Stand Drawing is at 6 a.m. Aug. 24 at Hunt Lodge, 800 Wainwright Road. To establish a deer stand on the fort, hunters must have a Kansas hunting license, hunter education card, deer/game tag and a Fort Leavenworth hunter safety brief card. For more information, call 684-2035.
    The final Army 10-Miler Qualifier, open to active-duty military stationed at Fort Leavenworth, is at 7 a.m. Aug. 24 at Hancock Gate. Top qualifiers will be selected to represent Fort Leavenworth in Washington, D.C., in October. For more information, e-mail jeffrey.b.honey.naf@mail.mil or call (913) 271-1602.
    The Fort Leavenworth Outdoor Adventure Series Orienteer Meet “Navigating the Landmarks” is Aug. 31 starting in the parking lot south of Gruber Fitness Center. The course will consist of historical landmarks on post. There will be a family-friendly introductory two-kilometer, a five-kilometer sprint and a longer Olympic course. Cost is $15 per racer or $35 per family. Same-day registration is from 8-9:30 a.m. and racers can start anytime during this period. For more information, call (913) 683-5634, e-mail ftlvadventure@gmail.com or visit to www.ftlvadventure.com.
    The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Annual Dove Hunt Coordination Meeting is 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 5 at 821 Sheridan Ave. This meeting is for those interested in participating in the dove hunt on Sept. 7. For more information, call 684-2035.
    The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Monthly Fun Shoot is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at Brunner Range, 701 Sheridan Drive. Registration is 9-10:30 a.m. Cost is $30 and includes 50 targets, lunch and opportunities for door prizes. Volunteers are needed to pull targets and score. Volunteers have the opportunity to win an extra box of shells. For more information or to volunteer, call 684-2035.
    The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Annual Dove Hunt is at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 7 with the convoy meeting at Sherman Gate.
    The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Fall Bass Tournament is from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at Melvern Lake, 31271 Marina Parkway, Melvern, Kan. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Trophies will be awarded for biggest bass, and first, second and third places. No boat is needed to participate. Registration will be available at general membership meetings and Friday socials.
    The Survivor Outreach Services Run/Walk for the Fallen is at 8 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. Same-day registration is at 6:30 a.m. All ages and abilities are welcome for this non-competitive run to honor those who are fallen but not forgotten. The course is stroller and pet friendly. For more information, call 684-1674/2811.
    Page 2 of 2 - The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club general membership meeting is 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Hunt Lodge, 800 Wainwright Road. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. For more information and to reserve steaks, call 684-2035.
    The Combined Arms Center/ Special Troops Battalion Half Marathon is 9-11 a.m. Sept. 21 at Harney Sports Complex. There will also be a five-kilometer and 10-kilometer race offered. Cost for half marathon is $30 per racer and $65 for a family of three. Cost for the five- and 10-kilometer races is $25 per racer and $50 for family of three. Register by Sept. 12 for a T-shirt guarantee. Same-day registration is from 7:45-8:45 a.m. for an additional $5. For more information, call 684-1674.
    The Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club Kids’ Fishing Derby is 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 28 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 be door and participation prizes. Hotdogs and drinks will be available for purchase. Call 684-2035 for more information.
    Lunch and Bowl is 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at Strike Zone Bowling Center. Receive one free game for every $5 spent in the snackbar. Shoe rental is $3. For more information, call (913) 651-2195.
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