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MCCS Spotlight

    Trunk or Treat

    Fri, 25 Oct; 1700-1900 @ Jerry Coleman Center Lawn

    Come Enjoy: Trick-or-Treating, Bounce Houses, Craft Stations, Trunk Contest and Costume Contest, Entertainment, and more!
    We are looking for at least 50 participants to decorate trunks! Interested? RSVP NLT 18 Oct 2019 at:

    For more information, contact 619-524-8031/8104

    Domestic Violence Prevention - Week of Action

    October is Domestic Violence Prevention Month

    • Mon, 21 Oct: 1000-1300 @ MCX Mall: Awareness Booth
    • Tue, 22 Oct: 0900-1030 & 1300-1430 @ Bldg 7W, Conference Center: In Her Shoes - interactive simulation of the struggles of a victim of domestic violence
    • Thu, 24 Oct: Purple Thursday - civilians aboard the Depot wear purple
    • Fri, 25 Oct: 1130-1230 @ Fitness Center: Spin Against Domestic Violence

    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative

    Sat, 26 Oct; 1000-1400 @ Jerry Coleman Center Lawn

    This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means for disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating about the potential for abuse of medications. Drive Thru – Drop Off. NO QUESTIONS ASKED! For more information: 619-524-4793

    Friday Fit Club

    Fridays (starting 6 Sep); 0900-1000 @ Boathouse & Marina (East Picnic Area)

    Join MCFTB and Semper Fit for a morning of fun with a 40min circuit workout followed by a 20min health and wellness chat! This is a great opportunity to meet new workout friends and it is kid friendly! All levels of fitness experience are welcome.

    Briefer Training Course

    Mon & Wed, 21 & 23 Oct; 0800-1400 @ Marine Corps Community Services, Bldg 5E

    An introduction to the characteristics that make a briefing and a briefer more effective. Participants will be provided an opportunity to sharpen and assess their comprehensive briefing skills during the practical application workshop that is conducted during the training. For more information or to register, contact 619-718-3763 or

    Boots to Business

    Tue-Wed, 22-23 Oct; 0730-1600 @ PPD, Bldg 14

    This training will allow you to formulate an awareness of business basics which will enhance your future business planning efforts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: or 619-524-1283.

    Baby Boot Camp

    Wed, 23 Oct; 0900-1600 @ MFP, Bldg 6E

    Baby Boot Camp is a fun and dynamic class for expectant parents. The class addresses numerous topics such as diapering, bathing, and soothing your infant as well as what to expect developmentally from your infant and how you can support their growth and development. For more information or to register: 619-524-0465

    MilSpouse Virtual and Work from Home Opportunities

    Wed, 23 Oct; 1000-1130 @ Personal & Professional Development, Bldg 14

    Take charge of your career! In this workshop, learn how to take your career with you as you PCS, discuss the pros and cons of working from home and how to get started. For more information or to register: or

    PCS Prep "Smooth Move" Workshop

    Fri, 25 Oct; 1000-1130 @ Personal & Professional Development, Bldg 14

    The PCS Smooth Move Workshop is designed to provide service members and families with tools and techniques for making their move a rewarding experience. For more information or to register: 619-524-5732 or

    Library T(w)een Time

    Mon, 28 Oct; 1530 @ Depot Library

    Ages 10-17
    Zombie Barbie

    Space is limited. For more information or to register, call 619-524-1849

    Prevention & Relationship Enrichment Program (PREP)

    Wed, 30 Oct; 1730-1930 @ Marine Corps Community Services, Bldg 5E

    This fun and interactive workshop teaches you and your spouse/significant other how to effectively communicate, work together as a team to solve problems, manage conflicts without damaging closeness, and preserve and enhance commitment and friendship.

    For more information or to register, contact 619-718-3763 or

    Military Kids Club

    Fri, 1 Nov; 1730-1930 @ MCCS, Bldg 5E

    Drop-off class for children ages 5-12. If your child needs any specific accommodations, please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to the event or inform us during registration.

    For more information or to register, contact 619-718-3763 or

    Commanding General's Welcome Aboard

    Tue, 5 Nov; 0830-1200 @ Personal & Professional Development, Bldg 14

    Informational brief of programs aboard MCRD, Depot bus tour, followed by Info Expo at the Community Center (Bldg 590). Mandatory for all newly joined AD personnel. Open to all personnel, service members, spouses, family members, and retirees new to MCRD San Diego. For more information or to register: 619-524-5732 or

    Semper Readit! & Playgroup

    Tue, 5 Nov; 0900 @ Depot Library, Bldg 7

    Join Holland Kessinger (Supervisory Librarian) for a special story time followed by a playgroup for kids, ages 0-5. All early literacy programs require the participation of a parent or caregiver.

    Military Spouse Meet-up

    Tue, 5 Nov; 1000-1100

    Come mingle, meet new spouses or enjoy the company of your fellow MCRD San Diego Spouses. **Children Friendly**

    For more information or to register, contact 619-718-3763 or