Our Post 516 and area coming events


Check out the major events at all our district posts we all need to play together

National Flag Code: FLY YOUR FLAG days are printed in red.

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Normal meeting schedule:

Post 516 Executive Board: first Thursday at 7PM

American Legion Riders: first Friday at 8PM

Sons of The American Legion Squadron 516: second Wed. at 7PM

American Legion: third Thursday at 7PM

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 516: third Thursday at 7PM


Bingo for Post 516 (every evening)

6535 Watauga Road, Watauga Texas 76148

Sessions start at 7:00pm (every day) and 8:45pm (Wednesday through Sunday)

Doors open at 6 PM


JULY 2017

July 4th (Tuesday) Independence Day

Arlington Forth of July Parade

White Lake Hills Forth of July Parade

Fort Worth Panther Island Pavilion family activities and fireworks at sundown

Fort Worth Stockyards Face Painting, music and more

Post 838 will celebrate Independence Day with live music from the Force of Nature Band. This event will start at 5:00 PM -7:00 PM. This is a free event.

July 8th (Saturday) - Veterans Day Parade meeting (10:00am)

July 12th 16th 2017 Department Convention at Killeen, Texas

(Need to be on the floor at the convention Sunday to vote your delegates)

July 22nd (Saturday) - Car Show at Post 516 (5 to 9 pm)

July 25 Taking items to Veterans shelters in Fort Worth, met at the post at noon.

July 29th (Saturday) Bike and Car Show at Post 516 (with bike games) Noon till tired.



Aug 4, 2016 - Coast Guard Birthday

Aug 5th (Saturday) Installation of all Legion Family Officers

Aug 7, 2016 - Purple Heart Day

Aug 8, 2016 - VJ (Victory over Japan) Day

Aug 12th (Saturday) Information table at Albertsons on 820 (from 9 am till?)

Veterans Day Parade meeting (10:00am) at Post 279

Vinny and the Jets playing at Post 516 starting at 7:30 pm

Aug 16 to 24 - The American Legion National Convention in Reno NV

Aug 19th (Saturday) Casino Night at Post 516, starts at 6:00 pm, professional tables

Aug 26th (Saturday) - Car Show at Post 516 (5 to 9 pm)

Aug 29, 2016 - Marine Forces Reserve Birthday


SEPTEMBER 2017 National Disaster Preparedness Month

Sep 4th (Monday) Labor Day / V-J Day

Sep 9th (Saturday) - Veterans Day Parade meeting (10:00am)

Sep 10th (Sunday) Grandparents Day

Sep 11th Patriot Day - National Day of Service and Remembrance

Sep 15th National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Sep 17th Constitution Day

Sep 18 - Air Force Birthday

Sep 21 24, 2017 - Fall DEC in Austin

Sep 24 (Sunday) - Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day



Oct 1st (Sunday) Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit Breakfast at Post 379

Oct 7th (Saturday) - ALMAC at Mansfield Post 624 starting at noon

American Legion Military Appreciation celebration

Oct 14th (Saturday) - Veterans Day Parade meeting (10:00am)

Oct. 7 and 8

Scarecrow Festival every October www.chappellhillmuseum.org in Chappell Hill Texas (Chappell Hill, Texas is located on Hwy. 290 between Houston and Austin)

Crazy Water Festival in Mineral Wells every year on the second saturday in October http://drinkcrazywater.com/cw/

Oct 9th (Monday) Columbus Day

Oct 13, 2016 - Navy Birthday

Oct 26, 2016 - National Day of the Deployed

Oct 27th Navy Day

Oct 28th (Saturday) District 12 Fall Convention, 7:00 am at Arlington Post 60

Oct 31st Halloween


NOVEMBER 2017 - Military Family Month

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Nov 4th (Saturday) - Veterans Day Parade meeting (10:00am) (Last chance to register your entry)

November 10, 2016 - Marine Corps Birthday

Nov 11th (Saturday) Veterans Day


National Cemetery Veterans Day Program, 3 pm

November 11 - Armistice Day (France), Remembrance Day (Britain), Remembrance Day (Canada)

Nov 12th (Sunday) Massing of the Colors (?)

Nov 13th (Monday) Golden Corral Military Appreciation Night; 5 to 9 pm

Nov 15th (Wednesday) - 9th Annual Cowtown Homeless Veteran Stand Down; 9am to 1pm

Nov 18th (Saturday) - Veterans Day Parade debriefing

Nov 23rd (Thursday) Thanksgiving Day

National Red Kettle Campaign Kick-off



Dec ? - Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday

Dec? Toys for Tots kick off

Dec 7th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day


Dec 13 - National Guard Birthday

Dec ? - National Wreaths Across America

Dec 25th Christmas Day



Last update 7/24/2017