National Tiny House Jamboree – Hosted by the Air Force Academy Athletic Corp., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 7, Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., $15-$25. Advance tickets: tinyhouse jamboree.com.
Bonfils community blood drive – 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fort Carson Post Exchange, 6110 Martinez St., Fort Carson. Appointments required: 800-365-0006, ext. 2, bonfils.org.
Pikes Peak Chapter/Military Officers Association of America – Open to active-duty, retired and former officers in seven uniformed services. Monthly and special events. Information and reservations: 844-977-6622, ppcmoaa.org.
Navy League Colorado Springs Council bimonthly dinners – Open to anyone who supports the four sea services. No requirement to have served; navyleague-colorado springs.org.
Readiness classes – 1-2:30 p.m. Mondays, Peterson Air Force Base; tinyurl.com/aq7a8uo.
Sampson AFB basic training graduates or permanent party personnel breakfast – 8 a.m. first Tuesday of the month, The Enlisted Association, 834 Emory Circle; Joe Coughlin, 574-7720, [email protected]
Rocky Mountain Navy Chief Petty Officer Association – Open to all active, reservists and retired petty officers, 6 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, The Enlisted Association, 834 Emory Circle; Juan Piper, 554-9486, [email protected]
USAFA pre-deployment briefings – 11 a.m. Tuesdays or 2 p.m. Thursdays. Spouses are encouraged to attend. Registration: 333-3444.
VFW Post 4051 Bingo – Noon- 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Carefree Bingo, 3440 N. Carefree Circle; carefreebingo.com.
The National Museum of World War II Aviation tours – 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 755 Aviation Way, $8 prepaid or $10 walk-in; $5 prepaid, $6 walk-in for children ages 4-12; $6 prepaid, $8 walk-in for seniors, retired and active-duty armed forces with ID. Space limited for tours; registration recommended: worldwariiaviation.org.
Progressive bingo – 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 1 p.m. Saturdays, The Enlisted Association, 834 Emory Circle; 596-0927, [email protected]
Welcome Home classes – 10 a.m.- noon Wednesdays, Peterson Air Force Base; tinyurl.com/aq7a8uo.
Pikes Peak Chapter 15 of the Society of Military Widows meeting – Open to widows of any military branch, 10:30 a.m. last Wednesday of each month, the Peterson Air Force Base Club; 597-0492, 591-9523.
Acupuncture for stress relief – Ear acupuncture for veterans, active military and spouses, 6-8 p.m., with last seating at 7:10 p.m., Wednesdays, VFW Post 101, 702 S. Tejon St., free; Carol, 330-8788, facebook.com/coloradospringsacupuncturefor veterans.
Mountain Post Running Club – 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers and pets welcome; Kris Spiller, [email protected]
Business Connect: Military and Community Development – First and third Tuesdays, go online for times and location; colorado springsbusinessalliance.com.
Order of Daedalians: Local Flight 11 Falcon luncheon – Military pilots national fraternity. Membership is open to all active, retired or former pilots in the military, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Thursday of each month alternating between Air Force Academy Club and Peterson Air Force Base; falconflight11.org.
Military Retiree Activities Office luncheon and council meeting – Noon, luncheon at Peterson Air Force Base Club, with council meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206, second Thursday of each month; 556-7153.
Military Order of Purple Heart bingo – 12:30 p.m. Fridays, Retired Enlisted Association, 834 Emory Circle; moph423.com.
Yoga Restore for Balance, Mind, Body and Spirit – 4-5 p.m. Fridays, Southeast Family Armed Services YMCA, 2190 Jet Wing Drive, $10-$35; Tim Agan, 622-9622, [email protected]
Karaoke – 7:30 p.m. Fridays, The Enlisted Association, 834 Emory Circle; 596-0927, [email protected]
The Celebration multicultural ensemble – Vocal, spiritual, music group open to all active, retired, DoD and local personnel. Group seeks male and female soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone voice levels. Rehearsals, 2:15 p.m. Saturdays, Grace Lutheran Church, 1128 E. Boulder St.; Joyce, 392-7448.
The First Tee of Pikes Peak Military Family Clinics – Connect and learn golf in an indoor golf facility, 9-11 a.m. first Saturday of the month, 525 N. Academy Blvd. Taught by professionals, $8/adult, $4/junior; thefirstteepikespeak.org.
Rocky Mountain Chapter: 1st Cavalry Division meeting – 9 a.m. second Saturday of each month, The Enlisted Association, 834 Emory Circle. All members must join the national organization for $10 for lifetime membership. Dues for the Rocky Mountain Chapter are $15 per year; Paul, 687-1169, Al, 689-5778.
Military Order of Purple Heart meeting – 9:30 a.m. second Saturday of each month, 2 Carson Circle, Fountain; moph423.com.
Dutch Nelsen Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association meeting – Open to anyone who has served in Korea, in the air, land or sea or did not leave the states, their family members or friends, 11:30 a.m. third Saturday, Elks Lodge, 3400 N. Nevada Ave., charge for lunch. Reservations: Mike Thomason 214-6121.
Disabled American Veterans medical records review – For individuals within 180 days of retirement and/or separation, filing a disability claim with the VA. By appointment only: 333-3444
[Source:- The Gazette]