Marine Corps Community Services | MCRD San Diego

MCCS Spotlight

    MCX Holiday Celebration and Bazaar

    Sat, 3 Dec 2016; 1100-1400
    MCX Mall

    Live entertainment, kid’s activities, and balloon artist
    Special appearance by Santa and his friends!
    Check out assorted vendors, holiday crafts, and more at the Holiday Bazaar

    Register at:

    Holiday Dinner Dance

    Fri, 9 Dec 2016 (1700-1900 Buffet / 1800-2100 Dancing)
    Bay View Restaurant

    Featuring live music from the Cradit Union Band
    $23.95 per person / $10 cover charge for dancing only
    For reservations, call 619-725-6402

    Holidays Around the World

    Sat, 10 Dec 2016; 1300-1800
    Marine and Family Programs, Bldg 6E

    This is a drop-off class for children ages 5-12 years old (children need to be 5 by 12/10/16)

    Kids will learn skills through resiliency training that will help them thrive not just survive the military lifestyle. We will cover the topics Safe and Sound at Home during the Holidays, Character Counts, and Journey Through Literature (“Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss). Join us for an afternoon filled with holiday fun, activities, and crafts! Children will also have the opportunity to meet Santa. Age verification will be required at check-in. We welcome all children to participate in this program. If your child needs any specific accommodations, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the start date or inform us during registration.

    Registration required at:

    SAPR Bystander Intervention Performance

    Tue, 6 Dec 2016; 1000 (please be seated by 0945)
    Depot Theater

    Presented by Pure Praxis; Pure Praxis is a social theater group that uses performances education workshops to empower service members and provide the skills necessary to become active bystanders. The interactive training focuses on bystander intervention.

    Military Spouses Coffee Meet-up

    Tue, 6 Dec 2016; 1000-1100
    Outside Starbucks

    Talk, meet, and relax with other military spouses. Children welcomed.

    Hosted by the L.I.N.K.S. program aboard MCRD San Diego. For more information, call 619-718-3764/3763

    Raising Competent Teens

    Thu, 8 Dec 2016; 1300-1430
    Marine and Family Programs, Bldg 6E

    Parenting Seminar that covers: Developing Self-Discipline, Becoming a Good Problem Solver, Establishing Routines, Getting Involved in School Activities, Following School Rules, Having Supportive Friends. For more information or to register, call 619-524-1200

    Living with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

    Thu, 8 Dec 2016; 1800-1930
    Marine and Family Programs, Bldg 6E

    Come learn an overview of what PCOS is, how one is diagnosed with PCOS, what are the available treatment options, and what type of healthy life style choices there are to manage the symptoms. All branches of the military (to include reserve, retiree, DOD civilian or contractor families) are encouraged to join us. Please RSVP as light refreshments will be provided. For more information or to register, contact Christy Howland at 619-524-0916 or

    MilSpouse Career Connection Workshop

    Mon-Tue, 12-13 Dec 2016; 0900-1200
    Personal and Professional Development, Bldg 14

    Ready to enter or return to the workforce and not sure where to start? This workshop is for you! Career exploration, volunteer & skill development, effective resume & job search strategies, networking techniques and employer connections.

    Registration required, contact Connie Vazquez at or 619-524-8640

    SLP Mission: School Decision

    Tues, 13 Dec 2016; 1800-2000
    Marine and Family Programs, Bldg 6E

    Searching school choices for your children can be tough. Knowing your options can help! This workshop focuses on information and resources for homeschooling, independent study, public charter and private options in the local San Diego area. For more information or to register call the School Liaison Office at 619-524-8032/8104 or email or

    USAJobs Workshop

    Thu, 15 Dec 2016; 0900-1100
    Bldg 14, Personal and Professional Development

    This workshop covers writing an effective resume, navigating the USAJobs website and understanding veteran and spouse preference. For more information or to register, please contact James Stewart at 619-524-0035 or