Morale, Welfare & Recreation ............. San Diego area
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A Great San Diego View During The Navy’s Bay Bridge Run/Walk! The Navy’s 31st Bay Bridge Run/Walk, presented by SDG&E, Unified Port of San Diego and Leidos, is Sunday, May 21, 2017. Your only chance to walk across the Coronado Bridge! Register today at www.navylifesw.com/bridgerun.
NEW Boga Aqua Fitness Fun at Naval Base San Diego Monday/Wednesday 6-6:45 am and 4:30-5:15 pm Work your core like never before! FREE for active duty, dependents and DoD, $3 per guest. For more information, stop by the NBSD Admiral Prout Pool, Bldg. 3279, or call 619-520-3048.
Joshua Tree Climbing & Camping Trip Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, $135 MWR patron/$115 Liberty Depart from NBPL, Main Base, The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 Get ready for an epic adventure as we spend a day rock climbing and the rest of the time exploring the world-renowned beauty of Joshua Tree National Park. Cost includes transportation, instruction, rock climbing gear, guides, and five meals Registration required: NBPL 619-553-9138, NBSD 619-556-9597, NAB 619-437-3190
Spring Break Day Camp Fun, convenient and affordable! CYP offers day camp for youth, kindergarten-5th grade, in six Navy housing areas in San Diego: Admiral Hartman, 858-270-2060, Chesterton, 858-268-2252, Gateway Village, 619-225-5628, Murphy Canyon, 858-268-2828, Silver Strand, 619-435-5056, and Village at Serra Mesa, 858-571-3853. For full day camp details visit or call the Youth Center near you. Register today at militarychildcare.com
Weightlifting Championship Friday, March 24 • 5 pm • FREE Join our 1,000 lb. club for men and a 700 lb. club for women. Events include bench press, squat and deadlift. The champion named for each event earns a place of honor on our new record boards. Register online at www.navylifesw.com. For more details call NBPL Fitness at 619-553-7552 or 619-524-4833.
Movie Under the Stars Friday, March 24 • 6-8 pm • FREE Family fun and a movie under the stars at the tennis courts behind Murphy Canyon Youth Center! Parents must stay with their child(ren). Food available for purchase. Chairs and blankets are encouraged. Call to reserve your space today: Murphy Canyon Youth Center, 858-268-2828
Teen Job Fair Saturday, March 25 • 10 am-Noon • FREE Military teens, 14-18 years of age, are invited to attend great workshops, such as Resume Writing, Dressing for Success, and Navigating the Application Process, plus get details about the opportunity to work with Naval Base San Diego through CYP’s Teen Employment Program. Teens may be interviewed on-site. No registration is required. For more details call the Murphy Canyon Youth Center at 858-268-2828.
Strong Person Challenge Wednesday, March 29 • 11 am-Noon It’s a relay of three timed events: 20-yard tire toss, 80-yard weighted slide push and a 50-pound sand bag dash. Can you finish the fastest? Prizes awarded to division winners! • Men’s Division 1 = 200 lbs. and below • Men’s Division 2 = 200 lbs. and above • Women’s Open Division. For more information visit the VADM Martin Fitness Center NASNI, Bldg. 1507, or call 619-545-0237.
Comedy Show Friday, March 31, 7 pm, FREE (18 yrs.+) Sea ‘N Air 19th Hole, NASNI, Bldg. 800 Tickle your funny bone with MWR! $5 appetizer special. Registration required: 619-437-3190
Seussville by the Sea ~ FREE Kids Day Saturday, April 1, Noon-4 pm Naval Base Point Loma, Main Base, Smuggler’s Cove There will be face painting, petting zoo, bounce houses, crafts and games galore! All for the whole family to adore!
The Lights Fest Saturday, April 1, 3:45-10:30 pm, $50 (12 yrs.+) It’s a magical night experience of music, food and memories ending by lighting up the sky with your own lantern. Fee includes transportation, snacks on the bus, lantern, marker and key chain flashlight. Event subject to change due to weather conditions. Pick up locations: 3:45 pm Silver Strand Youth Center/4:15 pm Admiral Baker Picnic Area. Registration required: NAB 619-437-3190, NBSD 619-556-9597, NBPL 619-553-9138
All-Hands Car Show 2016 Saturday, April 8 • 10 am-2 pm • FREE Calling all cars, motorcycles, trucks and SUVs! Enter MWR’s 2017 All-Hands Car Show today! Event takes place at the Naval Base San Diego Admiral Prout Picnic Area during Spring Fling Family Festival. Register online at www.navylifesw.com. Entry open to all MWR patrons. For more information call 619-556-7009. Car Show proudly sponsored by MWR, Armed Forces Dispatch, National City Miles of Cars and USAA.
Spring Fling Presented by MWR and the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park Saturday, April 8 • 10 am–2 pm • FREE NBSD, Admiral Prout Fields Have a hoppin’ good time at the Navy’s best family spring festival featuring egg hunts for all ages. Enjoy amusement rides, bounce houses, an “All-Hands Car Show,” arts and crafts and more. Don’t miss the special presentations by San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park, at 11 am and 1 pm, and the Navy Armed Forces Kids Run. For details call 619-284-4054/556-7444. Event proudly sponsored by Lincoln Military Housing, USAA, Penn State World Campus, Navy Exchange, Armed Forces Dispatch, EDCO Disposal and SeaWorld San Diego.
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Beauty and the Beast Craft & Tea Party - Saturday, March 25, 10 am, $5 NAB Community Rec Center, Bldg. 337 Kids make a Chip Teacup, while parents make a rose craft and everyone enjoys a tea party and movie. Movie: The Original Disney Beauty and the Beast Registration required: 619-437-3190
Outdoor Movie Night Friday, March 24, 7 pm, FREE Murphy Canyon Youth Center, 4867 Santo Road Bring your blankets and snuggle up outside on the tennis courts to watch a family-friendly movie on our giant inflatable screen! Register: 619-556-9597
Wine Bottle Bird Feeder Class Saturday, March 25, 11 am, $10 NBPL, Main Base, The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 Some wine bottles are just too cool looking to send to recycling. Beautifully repurpose one to make a unique bird feeder to add charm to your garden! Cost includes supplies and instruction. Registration required: 619-553-9138
Kayak Tour Point Loma Sunday, March 26, 10 am, $15 NBPL, Main Base, Smuggler’s Cove No kayak experience necessary. We’ll cover the basics before getting on the water. Cost includes guided tour and equipment rental. Registration required: 619-553-9138