Places to go, Things to do Sept. 22, 2022 - Fort Leavenworth Lamp

2022-09-24 03:05:23 By : Ms. Maggie Tang

Resiliency Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Photo by Prudence Siebert/Fort Leavenworth Lamp

The Fort Leavenworth Historical Society’s “HISTORY VS. HOLLYWOOD: GLADIATOR” LECTURE is at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Leavenworth Public Library.

Harrold Youth Center HALLOWEEN HAUNT FIELD TRIP is 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 24 at Worlds of Fun for grades 6-12. Cost is $45 per student. Deadline to register is Sept. 22. For more information or to register, call 913-684-5118.

Army Community Service and Family Advocacy Program “STRESS MANAGEMENT” is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at the ACS Conference Room. This is a brown bag lunch class. For more information or to register, call 913-684-2808/2813.

The Combined Arms Research Library STORYWALK “ROSES ARE PINK, YOUR FEET REALLY STINK” by Diane de Groat is now through Sept. 30. The walk begins at the book drop.

The GRIFFIN GARDENS GREENHOUSE IS NOW OPEN. Visitors can buy plants and flowers 8:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the greenhouse next to Griffin Cuts on Sabulu Road.

The ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM DATE DAY is 2-5 p.m. Sept. 24. to provide free child care while couples spend time together. For more information, call 913684-5138/4956.

The Fort Leavenworth Hunt offers “EIGHT EASY LESSONS TO FOXHUNTING,” a combination of lessons conducted on horseback in the FLH Arena and in the classroom running through Oct. 16. For more information, contact Mark French or Gayle Rue at flhfoxchaser@ with “8 Easy” in the subject line.

The next Combined Arms Research Library STORYTIMES are at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 and Sept. 30 and 6 p.m. Sept. 26 in the children’s room.

Deadline for the Kansas Department of Transportation PUT THE BRAKES ON FATALITIES ART CONTEST is Sept. 23. To submit a design, visit https://www.ksd

The Army Community Service New Parent Support Program STROLLER WALK is 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday beginning at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For more information or to register, call 913-601-7866 or 913-684-2800.

Keep track of the Combined Arms Research Library StoryWalks with the STORYWALK PASSPORT, available at the circulation desk. Fill out the survey at the end of the walk to be entered to win a free book at

The Exceptional Family Member Program WALK AND TALK is a 9 a.m. every Wednesday at the Post Theater parking lot. For more information and to register, call 684-2838/2871.

Exceptional Family Member Program PLAY GROUP for children 3-5 years old is at 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays in the Resiliency Center basement playroom. For more information, call 913-684-2871.

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHTS are 7 p.m. Sept. 23 featuring “The Bad Guys,” Oct. 7 featuring “Where the Crawdads Sing,” and Oct. 21 featuring “Thor Ragnarock” at the Post Theater. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

The FALL ORIENTEER MEET is 8-9:30 a.m. Sept. 24 in the south parking lot by Gruber Fitness Center. There will be a family-friendly introductory course and an advanced course. Cost is $15 per racer or $35 per family and includes orienteer maps, passports, finisher awards and post-race refreshments. Same-day registration is 8-9:30 a.m. For more information, call 913683-5634, e-mail or visit

CAMP LEAVENWORTH FESTIVAL is 5-10 p.m. Sept. 23 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 24 near Leavenworth Landing Park and the Carousel Museum in Leavenworth. This is a free public event.

Fort Leavenworth Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation free FALL AEROBATHON is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at Gruber Fitness Center. Participants will have the opportunity try various 15-minute classes and meet instructors. Classes offered are SOULstrength, spin, Zumba, mobility flow, power cut, strength and conditioning, power cycling and Zumba toning. For more information, call 913-6845120.

Army Community Service’s New Parent Support Program is offering VARIOUS PARENTING CLASSES. “Childbirth Classes” are 5-6 p.m. Sept. 26. “Infant Massage” is 9-10 a.m. Oct. 3, 17, 24 and 31. “Breastfeeding Basics” is 5-6 p.m. Oct. 17. “Newborn Care Class” is 5-6 p.m. Oct. 24. All classes are at the Resiliency Center. To register, call 913684-2800.

The Fort Leavenworth Child and Youth Services PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING is 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Osage School-Age Center, 130 Dickman Ave. Topics covered include a presentation by the CYS nurse, “Health protocols for flu season and COVID;” Army higher headquarters inspection results and corrective actions; changes in CYS operational hours and information about the CYS Parent Participation Program. For more information, call 913-684-5138.

Fort Leavenworth Child and Youth Services SWIM LESSONS ENROLLMENT is now open. Lessons are Preschool Level 2 at 3:30-4 p.m. (ages 3-4); 4:10-4:40 p.m. Learn to Swim Level 1 (ages 5 and older); 4:50-5:20 p.m. Parent and Tot A (6-35 months); and 5:30-5:50 p.m. Sept. 27 and 29 and Oct. 4 Parent and Tot B (6-25 months) now through Oct. 4 at the Bernstein Memorial Pool at Harney Sports Complex. For more information, call 913-684-3207.

Enrollment for CHILD YOUTH SERVICES VIOLIN LESSONS is now open. Classes begin Oct. 17 at Patch Community Center. Group lessons are avalible 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays for $15 per one-hour lesson. For more information, call 913-684-3207.

EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM LEGO CLUB is 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Nov. 8 and Dec. 13 at the Resiliency Center. For information, call 913-684-2871.

The Command and General Staff College and Greater Kansas City Fisher House Foundation FRONTIER FREEDOM 5K is at 8 a.m. Oct. 9. The race begins at the Frontier Army Museum. For more information, visit clid=IwAR3VJIuwWVgeC7COPgE B-rx8Cd99r9ROxF6qKv8cGyvV lXe8PAfW1khWo68.