Marine Corps Community Services | MCRD San Diego

MCCS Spotlight

    St. Patrick's Day 5K Fun Run

    Fri, 17 Mar; race starts at 1300

    Jerry Coleman Center Lawn
    Day-of registration opens at 1030
    Awards to top 3 male and top 3 female finishers, opportunity drawings, and free post-race activities

    St. Patrick's Dinner Dance

    Fri, 17 Mar (1700-1900 Buffet / 1800-2100 Dancing)
    Bay View Restaurant

    Featuring live music from the Cradit Union Band
    $24.95 per person / $10 cover charge for dancing only
    $10 wine corkage fee

    For reservations, call 619-725-6383

    IEP Basics Workshop

    Tue, 28 Feb; 1200-1400 @ MFP, Bldg 6E

    USMC Attorney Karen Taylor will provide knowledge on the laws and what rights you have, how to prepare for IEP meetings, ways to be a team player and improve negotiation skills, and how knowing what your child’s disabilities and needs are can help you get what you want. For more information or to register: 619-524-0916 or

    Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

    Tue, 7 Mar; 1730-1930 @ MFP, Bldg 6E

    This workshop will provide the necessary tools and resources for parents with transitional children from preschool to kindergarten. Topics include: kindergarten academic expectations, social-emotional readiness, positive parenting and involvement, and the enrollment/registration process for kindergarten. *Children must be 5 on or before the date of the workshop* Workshops are open to all authorized patrons (active duty, reservists, retirees, DoD personnel and their families). For more information or to register, call 619-524-8032/8104.

    The Power of Positive Parenting

    Thu, 9 Mar; 1300-1430 @ MFP, Bldg 6E

    The Power of Positive Parenting- parenting seminar will cover: creating a loving, safe environment for your child, positive strategies to encourage learning, using assertive discipline, developing reasonable expectations of your child, and taking care of yourself through life balance. For more information or to register, call 619-524-1200

    Commanding General's Welcome Aboard

    Tues, 14 Mar; 0830-1200 @ PPD, Bldg 14

    Informational brief of programs aboard MCRD, Depot bus tour, followed by Info Expo at the Recreation Center. 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

    College Orientation Prep Course

    Wed, 15 Mar; 0800-1000 @ LLC, Bldg 111

    Gain a greater understanding of the Tuition Assistance Program, Joint Service Transcript, and college admissions. Take a personal assessment via the FREE "Online Academic Skills Course." For more information or to register: 619-524-8158

    Brown Bag Lunch Financial Seminar

    Wed, 15 Mar; 1130-1300 @ PPD, Bldg 14

    Topic: How to Establish a Budget and Take Charge of your Finances

    Light refreshments provided; open to all authorized patrons. For more information or to register: 619-524-5728/1204

    Private Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

    Thu, 16 Mar; 0900-1100 @ PPD, Bldg 14

    This workshop covers: How to Create a Master Resume, Target Resumes, and Cover Letters. For more information or to register:

    MilSpouse Career Connection Workshop

    Tue, 21 Mar; 0900-1300 @ PPD, 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. For more information or to register: