Events subject to cancellation. Please confirm events before attending.
Flag Day Ruck Run Thursday, June 14, 6 pm, FREE Admiral Prout Field House Track, NBSD, Bldg. 3279 Conquer the challenge! MWR has planned a 2 mile run and tri-level workout to test your limits. Level 1: 50 pull-ups, 100 push-ups, 150 squats (without ruck/vest) Level 2: 50 pull-ups, 100 push-ups, 150 squats (with ruck/vest) Level 3: 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats (with or without ruck/vest) Register today at www.navylifesw.com. For more information call 619-556-7444.
Outdoor Movie Night Friday, June 15, 6:30 pm (movie starts at dusk), FREE VADM Martin Fitness Field, NASNI, Bldg. 1507 Come early, 6:30 pm, to play all the great games available for rent from the North Island Outdoor Adventure Center. Movie: Sherlock Gnomes (PG) (subject to change) Registration suggested: 619-437-3190
Ticket & Travel Leisure Fair Friday, June 15 10 am-1 pm, FREE NBSD Main Exchange Complex, NEX Home and Garden Store Plan your summer fun at our annual Tickets & Travel Leisure Fair. Meet travel and amusement park reps and learn about all of the great promotions for the summer. Try your luck and enter prize drawings to win toys, amusement park tickets and more! Info: 619-556-2174
Color My Summer Fun Run Saturday, June 16, 8-11 am, FREE Naval Amphibious Base, Turner Field BRING ON THE COLOR, BRING ON THE FUN! Enjoy a refreshing ice cream and a Color Party at center field. All MWR patrons, crawling infants to 12 years, are welcome to participate! Register online at www.navylifesw.com. Info: 619-435-5056
Brew & Spirits Tour Saturday, June 16, 9 am, $30 (21 yrs.+) Join us as we tour some of San Diego’s craft beer and spirits facilities including AleSmith Brewing Company and Cutwater Spirits. Cost includes transportation, snacks, and tour fees. Lunch and additional beverages available for purchase on site. Pick up locations: 9:30 am Silver Strand Youth Center/10 am Admiral Baker Picnic Area. Limited registration: NBC 619-437-3190, NBPL 619-553-9138, NBSD 619-556-9597
Children’s Nature Reserve Tuesday, June 19, 10 am, $25 Kids/$15 Adults (2 & under admitted FREE) 5178 Japatul Spur, Alpine, 91901 Spend the day on a 2-hour guided tour and get up close and personal with lots of animals. You will have the chance to feed and touch animals such as zebras, camels, horses, goats, tortoises and more! Register: NBSD 619-556-9597, NBC 619-437-3190, NBPL 619-553-9138
Sunset Yoga Series Kickoff Thursday, June 21, 6 pm, $5 Fiddler’s Cove Marina: 3205 CA-75, San Diego, 92155 (1st exit south of NAB Coronado) Community Rec is partnering with Navy Fitness and the Marina to kick off this summer’s Sunset Yoga Series. Enjoy a beach front yoga session topped off with a smoothie! Registration required: 619-437-3190
Campout Spectacular - Great Navy Campout Saturday, June 23-24, 3 pm-9 am, $25 Adults/$15 Kids (3-12 yrs.) Admiral Baker Picnic Grounds Our annual campout is back! Join us for an afternoon of music, games, entertainment and crafts as well as a nighttime movie. Cost includes dinner, dessert and breakfast. You must supply your own camping gear. Register: 619-556-9597
Storytime with Puppies Friday, June 29, 10 am, FREE (4 yrs.+) NAB Community Recreation Center, Bldg. 337 Children are invited to read a story (10-20 minutes), one-on-one, to our special friends and their handlers. The handlers are available to gently encourage kids to sound out unknown words, or help them to pronounce those words too difficult to sound out. Children are welcome to hug or pat the dogs throughout their entire reading session. Registration required: 619-437-3190
Family Fun & Dive-In Movies Fridays, June 29 (Justice League), July 27 (Ferdinand), August 24 (Black Panther), September 14 (Coco), 5:30 pm, FREE Cool off in the pool with good music and lots of fun! Events open to all MWR patrons. Food is available for a small fee. Register today by stopping by the Balboa Athletic Complex Pool, NMCSD, Bldg. 12, or calling 619-532-6080.
SeaWorld Day Saturday, June 30, $28 (2 & under admitted FREE) Park hours: 10 am-10 pm 500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego, 92109 Enjoy the park all day, plus a buffet lunch in the pavilion from 11 am-12:30 pm. Purchase tickets from any NBSD Tickets & Travel Office plus purchase parking passes for only $10! Info: 619-556-2174
Celebrate July 4th on the Bay with the Best Fireworks View Presented by MWR and USAA Wednesday, July 4, 12-9 pm, FREE The annual Freedom Festival, at Naval Base Point Loma, Harbor Drive Annex, is a celebration of family, community and national pride and is open to military families, retirees, reservists and DoD employees. The event features a tailgate party (registration required), LIVE entertainment, Family Fun Zone and festival food highlighted by All-American favorites and international flavors. Top the night off with the Big Bay Boom Independence Day Spectacular fireworks show from the best viewing area in San Diego. Full event details at www.navylifesw.com/freedomfestival. Proudly sponsored by Armed Forces Dispatch , EDCO Disposal, Lincoln Military Housing, SeaWorld San Diego, and Universal Studios Hollywood.
HAPPENINGS LISTED FROM PREVIOUS ISSUES….
Bayview Summer Kick-Off Thursday, June 14, 1-5 pm, FREE Play outdoor games, try a yoga session, make crafts, help in the community garden, and learn about our School Age Care Summer & Teen Programs. Kick-off events are open to all youth, 5-18 years. Bayview Hills Youth Center, 619-267-2018
“We Own Fridays” Summer Kick-Off Bonfire Friday, June 22, 5-9 pm, FREE Nothing starts summer off like a bonfire! Registered teens, 13-18, are encourage to join. Contact your local Youth Center for more information: Admiral Hartman Youth Center, 858-270-2060 Chesterton Youth Center, 858-268-2252 Gateway Youth Center, 619-225-5628 Village of Serra Mesa Youth Center, 858-571-5848
Kayak/Paddleboard Adventure Tuesday, June 26, 11 am-3 pm, FREE Learn to paddle on the beautiful waters of Point Loma’s Smuggler’s Cove! Open to registered teens, 12-18 years, with additional permission slip. Bayview Hills Youth Center, 619-267-2018 Murphy Canyon Youth Center, 858-268-2828
Give Parents a Break Military families are subject to unique stresses such as deployments, remote tours of duty, and extended working hours. This Navy Child & Youth Programs (CYP) program is designed to give family members a short break from parenting in order to help them deal with these types of stressful situations by providing childcare for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Centers are utilized for care at no cost for eligible families and at the hourly care rate ($4 per hour) for all other eligible CYP patrons, on a space available basis. Visit http://sandiego.navylifesw.com/fleet-family//fleet-family/child-youth-programs/parent-info and most recent GPAB schedule.