• Places to Go, Things to Do

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  • The next Matting and Framing Class is at 6 p.m. today at the Arts and Crafts Center, 310 McPherson Ave. Cost is $10 for the lesson and supplies. For more information, call 684-3373.
    The Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities 2019 Resident Appreciation Week Barbecue is 4-6 p.m. Sept. 20 at 220 Hancock Ave.
    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 out at the Museum “the dark history of fort leavenworth” is 6-8 p.m. Sept. 24 at 100 Reynolds Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The free event includes refreshments, the presentation “The U.S. Disciplinary Barracks History of Executions and Hangings,” access to the museum’s vault and a viewing of artifacts. The tour is recommended for mature audiences only. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase advanced discounted tickets for the “Haunted Tour of Fort Leavenworth.” For more information, visit www.ffam.us.
    The next Stained Glass Classes are 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 8 and 15 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 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.
    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 next Exceptional Family Member Program Meet and Greet is 10-11 a.m. Oct. 1 at the barrier-free playground behind the Post Theater. For more information, call 684-2800.
    The next New Parent Support Program Welcoming Baby three-session course is 9-10:30 a.m. Oct. 2, 9 and 16 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For more information call, 684-2800.
    Page 2 of 2 - 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.
    The New Parent Support Program Lunch and Latch Breastfeeding Support class is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For more information, call 684-2800.
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