• Places to Go, Things to Do

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  • The Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities 2019 Resident Appreciation Week is Sept. 16-20 at 220 Hancock Ave. Enter now through Sept. 16 for a chance to win gift cards and other prizes. At 7:30 a.m. Sept. 17 is a $5 Starbucks gift card giveaway to the first 50 residents to stop by; 7 a.m. Sept. 18 is a free donut giveaway while supplies last; and 4-6 p.m. Sept 20 is a resident appreciation barbecue.
    The next Exceptional Family Member Program Meet and Greet is 10-11 a.m. Sept. 17 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. 17 and 24 at the Arts and Crafts Center, 310 McPherson Ave. Cost is $65 for the beginner stained glass-foil method and the beginner stained glass-lead method and $85 for the intermediate stained glass lesson and supplies. For more information, call 684-3373.
    The Fort Leavenworth Spouses Club luncheon Scavenger Hunt/Meet and Greet is at 10 a.m. Sept. 18 at the Frontier Conference Center. Doors open at 10 a.m. for shopping and social hour and lunch is at 11 a.m. For more information or to RSVP, e-mail reservationsflsc@gmail.com.
    The next Family Advocacy Program Stress Management Class is 5-6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For more 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 or 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.
    The next Interagency Brown-Bag Series: “The Domain of Space and National Security” is 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Lewis and Clark Center’s Arnold Conference Room. The guest speaker is Thomas Gray, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command’s liaison officer to the Combined Arms Center and Army University. The free event is open to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches. For more information, call (913) 651-0624.
    The Friends of the Frontier Army Museum’s Evening at the Museum is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 24 at 100 Reynolds Ave. The free event includes a short presentation and refreshments. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase advanced discounted tickets for the “Haunted Tour of Fort Leavenworth.” For more information or to purchase membership, visit www.ffam.us.
    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 Fort Leavenworth Historical Society presentation History vs. Hollywood: “Dr. Strangelove” is at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Jahn Room of the Leavenworth Public Library. For more information, call (913) 682-5666.
    Page 2 of 2 - 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.
    The Officers’ Christian Fellowship 2019 Fall BBQ Bonanza is 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 4 and 3-5:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Pioneer Chapel. The event includes official barbecue instruction, hands-on coaching and a barbecue contest followed by a family dinner. Cost varies and will cover meat, rubs, sauces, sides, fuel, wood, apron, patch, meals and certification. Registration deadline is Sept. 26. For more information or to register, contact Bob Meier at (913) 306-5411 or e-mail flvnbbqbonanza@gmail.com.
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