The Child and Youth Services Santa Fe Child Development Center will be closed the month of January 2020 because of a critical staff shortage. For more information, call Carole Hoffman at 684-1660 or e-mail

Harrold Youth Center will be closed Jan. 18 through Jan. 20 for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

The next Exceptional Family Member Program Sensory Storytime is 4-5 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Combined Arms Research Library. The event is geared toward children with sensory needs but open to all. For more information, call (913) 758-3006.

The 2020 Friends of the Frontier Army Museum Youth Essay Contest will accept applications Feb. 1 through April 1. The contest is open to students in ninth-12th grades from schools within 20 miles of Fort Leavenworth. The essay topic is “Military Technology of Transportation and Weapons.” Cash prizes will be given to three participants. For more information, visit See page B2.

The next Exceptional Family Member Program Free Recreational Bowling is 9-11 a.m. Feb. 1 at Strike Zone Bowling Center. For more information, call 684-2800.

The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Individualized Education Program (IEP) Workshop is 1-3 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For more information or to RSVP, call 684-2871.

Harrold Youth Center’s Archery Instruction class is 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays at 45 Biddle Blvd. For more information, call 684-5118.

Fort Leavenworth Child and Youth Services is looking for volunteer coaches for basketball and wrestling. For more information, call 684-7525/7526.

The Child and Youth Services Youth Sponsorship Program is available at the Osage School-Age Center and Harrold Youth Center. The YSP helps young children and teens facing transitional times. For more information, contact the School Liaison Office at 684-1655.

The Child and Youth Services babysitter referral list is provided by request. Babysitters who have completed the course at another installation can contact CYS to be added to the local referral list. For more information or to receive the list, call 684-5138.

The Combined Arms Research Library Children’s storytime is at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. For more information, follow CARL on Facebook at


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