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Colorado Springs area military events starting Aug. 6, 2017

August 5, 2017 Updated: August 8, 2017 at 10:20 am
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THROUGH AUG. 31

Military Appreciation Month - Active duty and veterans are admitted free to Colorado's 42 state parks with proof of military service; tinyurl.com/y8oqf54d.

THROUGH SEPT. 2

Aviation Summer Youth Tours - 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturdays, National Museum of World War II Aviation, 755 Aviation Way, $5-$10. Advance tickets: tinyurl.com/zqxc64h.

THROUGH NOV. 11

Military Exchange Shopping - The Army, Air Force and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably discharged veterans to shop online. Registration required by Nov. 11: 1-844-868-8672.

THURSDAY

Mountain Post Spouses Club Membership Drive - 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Elkhorn Conference & Catering Center, 1725 Woodfill Road, Fort Carson; mpsc.us.

Colorado Springs Sky Sox vs. Round Rock Express - Military Appreciation Night - 6:40 p.m., Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., go online for ticket prices: www.skysox.com.

FRIDAY

Cowboy Cup Golf Tournament - To benefit Pikes Peak Riders Foundation, 8 a.m., Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club, Fort Carson., $85. Registration: atlatigo.com.

Jazz in the Garden - With Air Force Academy Falconaires, 7 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St., free; 328-1125, gssepiscopal.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: ppcmoaa.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, 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.

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, 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.

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, kspiller@bbcgrp.com.

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

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

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, 525 N. Academy Blvd. Taught by PGA professionals, $8/adult, $4/junior; thefirstteepikespeak.org.

Healing Warriors Program Veterans Pop-Up Clinic - Non-narcotic clinic therapy for pain and PTS for all service members and spouse/partner, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., second Saturday, National American University, 1915 Jamboree Drive, free; 1-970-776-8387, dkoschnitzki@healingwarriorsprogram.org.

Military Order of Purple Heart Meeting - 10:30 a.m. second Saturday, 2 Carson Circle, Fountain; moph423.com.

Dutch Nelsen Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association meeting - Open to anyone who has ever 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.

Women's Army United, Chapter 75 Meeting - 10 a.m., fourth Saturday, Sand Creek Division Police Department, 4125 Center Park Drive. Women from all branches of the military welcome; 660-3641, susan.andrade2@gmail.com.

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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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