License To Carry a Handgun Class
May 21, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Camp Bullis Rod-N-Gun Recreation Center, 4921 New Lewis Valley Road, building 6215. License to Carry a Handgun classes are held at the Camp Bullis Rod-N-Gun Recreation Center. Students must be 21 years old to register for the class, unless they are active duty military, age 18 or older. You need to be familiar with your firearm; no first-time shooters. Students must also meet Federal qualifications to purchase a handgun. The cost of the class is $80. Successful completion of this class is recommended before purchasing a handgun. To register, go to http://www.chlregistration.com and select “Register for Class” and then select “Dan Willis - Leatherneck Arms.” For more information, call Dan Willis at 210-363-2332 or the RNGRC at 210-295-7577 or 210-296-7529.
Exceptional Family Member Program Town Hall
May 24, 1 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797, 3060 Stanley Road. Take part in a town hall meeting with Lt. Gen. Jason T. Evans, Deputy Chief of Staff, G9, to hear about EFMP improvements and innovations. There will also be representatives from U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Office of the Surgeon General, and Installation Management Command Family Programs. This is a great opportunity to voice your ideas and concerns to help improve the EFMP. Reserve your spot at https://go.usa.gov/xunZn. For more information, email 802FSS.FSYR.EFMP-FS@us.af.mil.
Military Appreciation Event
May 26, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Exchange, 2500 Funston Road, building 2542. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver TJ Vasher meet and greet, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; free food from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
La Jolie Garden at Fort Sam Houston Theater
May 28, 2 and 7 p.m., Fort Sam Houston Theater, 2472 Stanley Rd. The Alamo City Symphony Viva and the Alamo City Arts Ballet Company are coming May 28. A 35-piece symphony orchestra, alongside 20 ballet dancers will grace the stage for one day only. Military dependents 13 & under are free. “La Jolie Garden" features selections from La Corsaire, including Pas de Odalisques and Jardin Anime, as well as excerpts from Napoli. Music director and conductor of Heart of Texas Concert Band Mark Rogers will guest conduct Alamo City Symphony Viva, they will also be performing music from Creatures of Prometheus. Ticket prices are $25 for adults and $15 for military, students and children. Free tickets to military dependents 13 and younger with the purchase of an adult ticket. Reservations are required to ensure seating. Call the Harlequin box office at 210-222-9694. Important note to our civilian guests: reservations must be made no later than 5 p.m. May 23 to gain gate access.
Memorial Day Kickball Classic
May 28, 11:30 a.m., JBSA-Fort Sam Houston METC Fitness Center, 3569 Williams Road. Gather a team and come out to the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston METC Fitness Center for the Memorial Day Kickball Classic. Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place winners. For more information, call 210-808-4709.
Find 'Misery' at the Fort Sam Houston Theatre
Through June 4, Fridays and Saturdays, The Fort Sam Houston Theatre, 2472 Stanley Road. "Misery" follows successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up captive in her secluded home. While Paul is convalescing, Annie reads his latest book and becomes enraged when she discovers the author has killed off her favorite character, Misery Chastain. Annie forces Paul to write a new Misery novel, and he quickly realizes Annie has no intention of letting him go anywhere. The irate Annie has Paul writing as if his life depends on it, and it does. Military $20, civilians $22, students $18 and 12 and younger $10. For more information, call 210-222-9694.
JBSA College Fair
June 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., cThe Joint Base San Antonio College Fair will have representatives from up to 60 universities, colleges, technical institutions and career schools. Representatives from VA, SkillBridge, officer and enlisted programs, ROTC and more will also be present. Call 210-221-2705, 210-221-2418, or 210-221-9698.