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MCCS Spotlight

    Reduced Gate Operating Hours (effective 29 Mar 2019)

    Gate 2 (Barnett Ave)
    Mon - Fri: 0600-1800
    Sat - Sun: Closed

    Gate 4 (Old Town Ave Gate)
    Mon - Sat: 0600-1900
    Sun: Closed

    Gate 5 (Washington Street, Main Visitor Gate)
    Open 24/7

    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative

    Sat, 27 Apr; 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

    Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM)

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM)
    Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission

    • Teal Tuesdays
    • Thu, 4 Apr; 1130-1300 @ Chow Hall: Clothesline Project
    • Thu, 11 Apr; 0900-1100 @ Fitness Center: Clothesline Project
    • Wed, 24 Apr: National Denim Day
    • Thu, 25 Apr; 0900-1030 @ MFP/Bldg 6E: Understanding Sexual Assault - Current Trends, Special Populations, and Key Concepts

    Teal Tuesdays
    Show support for all survivors of sexual assault by wearing teal; the teal ribbon is the adopted symbol of sexual assault and prevention.

    Clothesline Project
    The Clothesline Project is an opportunity for victims of assault or their families and friends to express their emotions by decorating a shirt.

    National Denim Day
    Denim Day is a campaign to raise awareness and educate the public about rape and sexual assault. For more information visit

    Alcohol Abuse Awareness Month

    April is Alcohol Abuse Awareness Month
    The Substance Abuse Counseling Center (SACC) will be hosting an Awareness Booth at the following locations:

    • Thu, 4 Apr; 0900-1200 @ Fitness Center
    • Wed, 10 Apr; 1000-1300 @ Community Center
    • Wed, 17 Apr; 1000-1300 @ Depot Library
    • Wed, 24 Apr; 1000-1300 @ MCX Mall

    Friday Fit Club

    Fridays; 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 buddies and it is kid friendly! All levels of fitness experience are welcome.

    Boots to Business

    Tue-Wed, 23-24 Apr; 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.

    Planning for a Sizzling Summer

    Tue, 23 Apr; 1000-1130 @ MFP, Bldg 6E

    Let us help you plan your summer by joining us for a workshop designed for families who want to learn how to keep their children engaged through the summer months and receive great resources for K-12 students. For more information or to register: 619-524-0916 or email

    Baby Boot Camp

    Wed, 24 Apr; 0900-1600 @ MFP, Bldg 6E

    Baby Boot Camp covers everything a parent needs to know to take care of their newborn, as well as, information on resources for the whole family, including: The Role of a Parent, Developmental Stages of Infants, Basic Infant Care, Child Safety, and Pre and Postpartum Emotions. For more information or to register: 619-524-0465

    5 Love Languages for Families

    Wed, 24 Apr; 1730-2000 @ MCCS, Bldg 5E

    Whole Family Workshop: The 5 Love Languages can help ensure you are communicating in the best way possible with your family. Kids ages 7+ can also take the 5 Love Languages assessment. For more information or to register, contact 619-718-3763 or

    Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

    Thu, 25 Apr; 0900-1100 @ PPD, Bldg 14

    This workshop covers: How to create Master Resumes, Target Resumes, and Cover Letters
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED. For more information or to register: or

    Stuffed Animal Sleepover @ the Depot Library

    Fri, 26 Apr; 1500-1700: Drop-off
    Sat, 27 Apr; 1000: Reunion and Saturday Story Time

    Drop off your stuffed friend to explore the library overnight. You can watch their adventures on our Facebook page and then join us the next morning for stories and a slide show!

    What's My Communication Style

    Fri, 26 Apr; 1730-1930 @ MCCS, Bldg 5E

    This workshop is an educational experience to increase competence in using more effective communication skills, and to promote healthy relationships. For more information or to register, contact 619-718-3763 or

    Safe and Sound at Home

    Tue, 30 Apr; 0900-1100 @ MCCS, Bldg 5E

    This class will provide important safety precautions for families. The tools and strategies gained in this class will instill family members with the ability and confidence to be responsible for their personal safety and the safety of their family members. For more information or to register, contact 619-718-3763 or