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Job Fairs

July 11, 2019: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. 

DAV| Recruit Military Job Fair

Club Hood;  24th Street and Wainwright Dr. Fort Hood

Recruit Military is excited to produce our inaugural veteran recruiting event in Fort Hood. We look forward to having you join us and help make the event a great success for area veterans and companies. Click here for more information and to register:

Education/Resource Events

July 1-25, 2019:  5:45 – 8:00 pm.

McLane Children’s Family, Food and Fun 

City of Killeen Lions Club Park Senior Center;  1700 E Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen

McLane Children’s Family, Food & Fun! is a FREE family wellness education program for children (ages 8-15) and their families. This is a 4-week program that will meet every Thursday (except July 4th) from July 1-July 25. We will have a fun and interactive classroom setting that will teach children and their families various health and wellness benefits and tips. Click the link for course information and to register:

July 2, 2019:  6:00 – 7:30 pm.

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) 101

Endeavors Inc; 1103 W Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen

DMST 101 is an educational session for all community members to learn about the presence of minor sex trafficking in our community, how to recognize, respond and report. This event is presented by The Central Texas Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Roundtable. This event is PG-13 and not suitable for young children due to the nature of the information. Childcare is unavailable at this time but may be available at future events. Click here for more information and to register:

July 10, 2019:  11:30 am – 1:00 pm.

Central Texas Education Summit

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor: Bawcom Student Union, McLane Great Hall
900 College Street, Belton 

Commissioner Mike Morath, Texas Education Agency, will update the community on the state of education in Texas.  He will also review recent legislation and how it may impact Central Texas.

Registration Deadline -July 7, 2019.

Speak-Lead-Succeed Open House

Harris Community Center:  401 North Alexander Street, Belton

July 11, 2019 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  Are you a Business Professional? Get ready to Speak – Lead – Succeed! Central Texas Speakers’ Bureau and Toastmasters invites you to the Speak-Lead-Succeed Open House –  An Inspirational Dinner.  Come hear outstanding storytellers, inspirational speakers and motivators that will impact, lift and inform you. Attendees should register and get tickets for dinner by July 7, 2019.  For more information and to register: Link to website:

July 16 – 19, 2019: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Literacy Camp

Un-Included Club;  306 E Adams Avenue, Temple

Join The Un-Included Club as we partner with Temple Police Department and all get Lit for Literacy. Our mission is to create a positive learning environment that fosters improved self-confidence and self-esteem. Our children are empowered to be un-included from illiteracy, childhood obesity, and giving up.

July 19, 2019: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

2019 No More Violence Youth Convention

Westside Baptist Church;  711 Stagecoach Road, Killeen

Join young people from different cities as they come together for the 5th Annual No More Violence Youth Convention Saturday Night Service.  Experience a night of performances, special guests’ speakers, tribute to victims’ families, and much more. Check-in starts at 6:30 pm on Saturday, July 20th. Saturday Night Service is free and open to the public.  Food will be served. For more information or to register:

July 20, 2019:  1:30 – 4:00 pm

2019 No More Violence Youth Convention, “Fun in the Sun” Meet and Greet

Killeen Family Aquatics Center;  1800 E Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen

Join No More Violence Youth Convention and young people from across the state in having a little “Fun in the Sun.”  This family fun day is a great opportunity to meet convention attendees from different cities, support each other, heal together, laugh and have fun to create memories that will last an entire lifetime.  Click here for more information:

Events and Family Fun

July 3 – 7, 2019

4th of July Carnival

Confederate Park; 500 E Ave C, Belton

Carnival fun for the whole family! All rides and food take tickets. All games take cash.
Hours of operation & Fees:
July 3rd – 6pm-10pm..Unlimited rides $20 per person*
July 4th – 10am-10pm…Tickets only
July 5th – 6pm-10pm..Unlimited rides $20 per person*
July 6th – 6pm-10pm..Unlimited rides $20 per person*
July 7th – 10am-10pm…Tickets only

July 6, 2019:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Lion’s Junction Family Night

Lions Junction Water Park;  5000 S. 5th Street, Temple

This event is for children age birth to 21 with special needs or chronic health conditions and their immediate families. PLEASE Limit this to immediate family only.