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Colorado Springs area military events starting April 2, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson
April 2, 2017 Updated: April 2, 2017 at 4:10 am
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TUESDAY

NORAD and U.S. North Command Mission Briefing Class - 1-3 p.m., $35, call or go online for location. Registration: 633-4991, pillarinstitute.org.

ONGOING

Pikes Peak Chapter/Military Officers Association of America - Open to active-duty, retired and former officers in seven uniformed services. Monthly and special events. Activities include member luncheons, Business Professionals dinners, TOPS group breakfasts, Investment Club, more. Information and reservations: 1-844-977-6622 (toll free), ppcmoaa.org.

Navy League Colorado Springs Council Bi-monthly Dinners - Open to all who support four sea services. No requirement to have served; navyleague-coloradosprings.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 each month, Perkins Restaurant, 3295 E. Platte Ave.; Joe Coughlin, 574-7720, jfc752@msn.com.

USAFA Pre-Deployment Briefings - 11 a.m. Tuesdays or 2 p.m. Thursdays. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend these briefings. 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 for adults, $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.

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 branch of military service, regardless of the spouses rank, 10:30 a.m., last Wednesday of each month, the Peterson Air Force Base Club; 597-0492, 591-9523.

Military Order of Purple Heart Bingo - 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Bingo World, 272 S. Academy Blvd.; moph423.com.

Acupuncture for Stress Relief - Using auricular (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, tinyurl.com/o5bse7o.

Mountain Post Running Club - 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers, pets welcome; Kris Spiller, kspiller@bbcgrp.com.

Order of Daedalians - Falcon Flight 11 Monthly Luncheons - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., second Thursday of each month alternating between Air Force Academy Club and Peterson Air Force Base. Commissioned military officers in any component of the U.S. armed forces who are or were (honorably discharged) pilots, warrant officers, Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP), navigators, combat systems officers (CSO), naval flight officers (NFO), air battle managers (ABM), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) pilots and flight surgeons of heavier-than-air-powered aircraft and astronauts are eligible for membership; falconflight11.org.

Military Retiree Activities Office Meeting - 2:30 p.m. second Thursdays, Peterson Air Force Base, Building 350, Room 1206, second Thursday of each month; 556-7153.

In-Service Recruiter - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. most Fridays, Air Force Academy. Appointment: 567-4494.

Yoga Restore for Balance, Mind, Body and Spirit - 4-5 p.m. Fridays, Southeast Family Armed Services YMCA, 2190 Jet Wing Drive, $10-$35; Drew Aquino, 622-3567, dquino@ppymca.org.

The Celebration Multicultural Ensemble - Vocal, spiritual, music group is open to all active, retired, DoD and local personnel. A group seeking male and female voices who enjoy singing in one of the following voice levels - soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone. Rehearsals 2:15 p.m. Saturdays (except holidays and performance days), Grace Lutheran Church, 1128 E. Boulder St.; Joyce, 392-7448.

The First Tee of Pikes Peak Military Family Clinics - Connect and learn golf at our state-of-the-art indoor golf facility, 9-11 a.m., first Saturday of the month, 525 N. Academy Blvd. Taught by PGA professionals, $8/adult, $4/junior; thefirstteepikespeak.org.

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Want to get the word out about your military or veterans event? Email carlotta.olson@gazette.com with details.

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