Fort Polk’s Commissary will host a case
lot sale from 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. May 4 and 9
a.m.-6 p.m. May 5. Physically challenged
shoppers may enter at 8:30 a.m. For more
information visit www.commissaries.com.
Wheelock Fitness Center hosts Strong
B.A.N.D.S. events in May. Participants receive
a free wrist band to show their commitment
to a healthy lifestyle. The three
May events include: Read for Fitness;
group fitness class raffle; and an indoor
triathlon. For more information call 531-
Beauregard and Vernon parishs, Faith
Training Christian Academy and homeschooled
seniors are invited to Youth of the
Chapel’s Senior Dinner, May 11, from 6-8
p.m. at Fort Polk’s Main Post Chapel.
There will be a free nacho bar and gifts.
Youth of the Chapel is a consolidated
youth group that meets Thursdays from
6:30-8 p.m. at Soldier’s Chapel, at the corner
of 22nd Street and Mississippi Avenue,
for food, fellowship, games and spiritual
development. Call (903) 413-3868 for more
The Fort Polk Army Substance Abuse
Program is sponsoring a "Spring Volksmarch"
Saturday at 9 a.m. The 2.1 mile
walk around the golf course is open to
everyone and intended to be a festive
event to unite and take a stand against alcohol
abuse. Registration is not mandatory
but the first 100 who register will receive a
T-shirt. For more information call 531-1463
or email email@example.com.
Child, Youth and School Services hosts
the following activities:
• CYSS will host a brain gym activity
parent and child workshop, “For One or
For All!” May 5 from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
at bldg 701. The event is free for CYSS
members. Call 531-1955 for more information.
• HIRED! will host a teen job fair May
15 from 4-6 p.m. at the Siegfried Youth
Center. The fair is free for ninth through
12th grade CYSS members. Call 531-6965
for more information.
• HIRED! offers a college trip to Mc-
Neese State University in Lake Charles
May 19. The trip briefing is held at 7 a.m. at the Siegfried Youth Center and transportation
will depart at 7:30 a.m. Participants should return
by 3:30 p.m. All ninth-12th grade CYSS
members are eligible.
• CYSS hosts a kid’s run May 19 on Honor
Field. Check-in is at 9 a.m. Register online at
www.americakidsrun.org through May 18.
Fort Polk youth can participate in these EDGE!
activities in May. Youth must be registered with
Child, Youth and School Services. To register call
531-1955. For more information about Edge! activities
call (337) 353-3433:
• “A Penny Saved,” financial class, Wednesday
and May 9 and 16 from 4:30-5 p.m., bldg 400.
Only 10 seats available. Cost is $5 for youth in
first through fifth grades and free for youth in
sixth through 12th grade.
• “Swing is the Thing,” beginners golf lessons,
Tuesday and May 8 and 15 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at
Warrior Hills Golf Course. Clubs are provided.
Participants must wear sneakers. Cost is $5 for
youth in first through fifth grades and free for
youth in sixth through 12th grade. Only 10 slots
• “Zentangle” art project, Thursday and May
10, 17 and 31 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Arts and
Crafts Center. Cost is $7.50 for youth in grades
one through five and free for those in sixth
through 12th grade. There are 15 slots available.
• “Music to Your Ears,” beginners guitar class,
today and May 4 and 11 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at
Siegfried Youth Center. Class is free and open to
youth in grades six through 12. Cost is $5 for
youth in first through fifth grades. There are 15
• Archery, today and May 4 and 11 from 5-6
p.m. at the Recreational Shooting Complex. Class
is free and open to youth in grades six through
12. There are 10 slots available.
Parent-to-Parent, in partnership with Allen
Memorial Library, presents a story time and fun
activity on May 17 and June 7 from 6-6:45 p.m. at
the library. Upcoming stories are “Verdi,” May 17
and “Giraffes Can’t Dance,” June 7. For more information
email mhwp2p@ gmail.com.
Protestant Women of the Chapel meets Tuesdays
at the Main Post Chapel from 9-11:30 a.m.
The group offers several Bible topics. Child care
is provided and drop off begins at 8:45 a.m. An
evening Bible study is offered for female Soldiers
and career women Wednesdays from 6-7:15 p.m.
For more information call (337) 353-2185 or email
The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and
Recreation will host a 5K run Wednesday at 6:30
a.m. at Wheelock Fitness Center. Registration is
held from 6-6:20 a.m. the morning of the race.
Runners are required to wear reflective belts. The
race is open to all authorized MWR users. For
more information call 531-2056.
Open registration for School Age Services
summer camp (first-fifth grades) and LA-4 fullday
and kinder summer camp (LA-4 and kindergarten)
begins Monday and continues throughout
Both camps are from May 29-Aug. 10. Call
531-1955 for more information.
Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation will
host Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 11
from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fort Polk’s Warrior Community
Center. Chef Scott Landry will entertain
with a cooking demonstration and the first 300
people will receive an appreciation gift. Activities
begin with a light breakfast.
Door prizes will be awarded throughout the
day and a free lunch is provided. Limited child
care is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Reservations must be made no later than
May 4 by calling 531-1955. Children must be registered
with Child, Youth and School Services.
Call 531-4271/1959 for more information.