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Ongoing Events -- Community Events -- Special Events


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October 18 and 25
Shadow Mountain Branch Library, 2 - 5pm

Drop in and make a candy tote bag. All materials are provided.

For more information, call 760.830.4265

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October 18
Frontline Restaurant, 5 - 8pm

Join us for a family fun delicious spaghetti dinner. Space is limited, reservations are strongly recommended. Open to all authorized patrons.

For more information, call 760.830.6610.

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October 19
Desert Winds Golf Course, 8am

Life is Your Journey, Travel Drug Free

Red Ribbon Week unites communities and individuals in drug prevention and education, and through personal commitment to live drug-free lives for the goal of a drug-free America. It’s also in commemoration of the ultimate sacrifice made by the former Marine and DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who died at the hands of drug traffickers in Mexico while fighting the battle against illegal drugs.

The first 125 participants will receive a free t-shirt. This event is open to all authorized patrons. Registration is at the event.

For more information, call 760.830.4096.

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October 18, November 8 and 29
Bldg. 1551, Rm. 25, 9 - 11am

Developing you as a volunteer to get ready for your career. If you're looking to grow for your personal and professional skills this course is here to help you gain the tools necessary to successfully serve your community and prepare for your career.

For more information, contact Yasmin Leon at 760.830.4163 or email

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Registration: NOW - October 19
Community Center, Bldg. 1004

Season: October - December

Cost:$49, includes jersey and pictures, for ages 5 - 12. Pre-register online. Space is limited.

For more information, call 760.830.3910.

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October 20
Bldg. 1551, Rm. 25, 6 - 8pm

This workshop provides practical information with tools to enhance and build lasting relationships. Our couples paint night is just the thing for a chilly Autumn evening!

Pre-registrations required by October 5th. Couples and individuals welcome.

For more information, call 760.3115/3110 or email

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October 25
Pick Up at Bldg. 1707, 6:45am

This is an introduction to the Marine Corps in a field type setting. Spouses will learn Marine Corps history, tradition, rank structure, pay, moving, deployment coping, benefits, services and more. The event is designed to showcase the day in the life of a Marine in the ITX (Integrated Training Exercise) interactive environment.

Get registered before October 1 by calling 760.830.1696 or emailing

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October 26
Shadow Mountain Branch Library, 6-8pm

Voice your opinions, assist in planning the kind of programs you want, offer suggestions for our teen book collection, make new friends and have a few snacks! Help us make the library the place you want it to be.

Call to register: 760.830.4265

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Registration: Now - November 2
Tennis Courts at Victory Park & 5th Street
Season: November - December

Register your kids today for the Youth Fall Tennis Clinic or pre-register online. Cost is $29 and includes a t-shirt.

Space is limited, so register early at the Community Center.
For more information, call 760.830.3910.

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October 25
Shadow Mountain Branch Library, 5-7pm

Wear your costumes to our family-friendly fright night. Take a stroll through our not-so-spooky haunted library. Enjoy a ghostly story and lots of halloween crafts and fun.

For more information, call 760.830.4265

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October 27
Sandy Hill Lanes

Kids and Families: 2-5pm
Adults (18+): 7-10pm

Colored Ghost Pin Strike Challenge | Cosmic Bowl
Costume Contest | Goody Bags for Participating Children

Reservations are higly recommended

For more information, call 760.830.6422

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October 27
Spike's Place, Bldg. 1532, 6pm

Costume Contest | Games | Thriller Dance Contest
Individuals or teams of five can participate in the dance contest. Enjoy food, dessert, soft drinks and prizes!

For more information, call 760.830.4767


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November 2
Bldg. 1551, Rm 25, 5-7pm

This workshop will help parents gain a better understanding of the common emotional and practical issues facing families. Topics include the role of a step parent, stages of blended family development and tips for nurturing and enriching your family.

Preregistration is required by October 31.
Call 760.830.3110/3115.

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November 2
Desert Winds Golf Course, 8am

4 Person Scramble Golf Tournament. Tee off at 9am. Showtime at 8 am. Putting Contest 8 - 8:45am. Contest: Longest Drive both men and women and Closet to the Pin. Awards/Prizes: Door Prizes 1st, 2nd, 3rd Presidential Bracket; 1st, 2nd, 3rd Championship Bracket. Tournament Fee: $80. Includes BBQ lunch and Tournament golf shirt. Deadline to register is October 31. Open to all authorized patrons.

For more information, call 760.830.6138

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November 14
Shadow Mountain Branch Library Bldg. 692

Discover the wonderful world of science with tons of hands on experiments and demonstrations. Take home some of your mad scientist creations and get tips on how to make your own successful science experiment.

For more information, call 760.830.4265.

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November 16

Training Tank, Bldg. 1508, 5am

Honor the United States Marine Corps 243rd Birthday! Swim 243 laps; a total of 12,150 meters or approximately 7.5 miles. Enter as an individual or team. Cost is FREE. Open to all ages.

Register at the Training Tank, Bldg. 1508, or submit registration via email to

For more information, call 760-830-6212.

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November 16

PMCU Parking Lot, 8:30am-12:30pm

According to an NHTSA study, 3 out of 4 kids are not as secure in the car as they should be because their car seats are not being used correctly.
Certified technicians will be on hand to educate parents and to check that you have properly installed your child’s car seat in your vehicles.

For more information, call 760-830-5239.


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Training Tank, Bldg. 1508
Morning Practice Sessions 5 - 6am

Masters sounds intimidating but it simply means 18 and older. Skill levels range from lifelong swimmers to newbies. Swimming provides a high intensity, low impact cardiovascular workout and is beneficial for those that are in recovery or with joint issues.

Join at any time. Prices are year round. FREE for active duty. Monthly fee of $15 in addition to U.S. Masters Swimming Fees Apply.

For more information, call 760.830.6212.

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Community Center, Bldg. 1004, 11am - 1pm

You want to make home cooked meals for your family, but sometimes life just gets in the way. Let the Supper Club help! Come and prepare meals to take home and freeze for those nights that you don't have time.

Space is limited, so register early at the Community Center.
For more information, call 760.830.3910.

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Village Center
Bldg. 1551, Room 25

Brush up on your communication skills, learn more about yourself and others, and be more safety conscious with our Wednesday workshops! Each class includes a craft component for participants to take home.

Be sure to register by calling 760.830.3110/3115 or email

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Fueled to Fight:
1st Thursday of every month
Bldg. 1530 Education Center, 9 - 10am

Learn how nutrition can improve combat readiness, physical performance, prevent injury and minimize recovery time.

Men's & Women's Health
Take charge of your health. Discover gender-specific resources that lead to a healthy lifestyle.

Combat Fit
Call for location & time
Learn about the equipment in the fitness facilities and develop a complete workout program, as well as basics of healthy eating and weight management.

For more information, call 760.830.5386/6857 or email

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Career Resource Office, Bldg. 1526

Stay informed about your family's benefits, entitlements, health care, insurance, VA benefits and more. Spouses, it's your chance to ask experts about what to expect when your Marine or Sailor retires or separates from active duty service.

To Register or for more information, call 760.830.7225/4030 or visit the Career Resource Office, Bldg. 1526.

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Protestant Chapel, West Wing

Successful relationships help lead to successful lives. Learn how to improve your relationship skills with better communication, enhanced intimacy while decreasing stress.

For more information, contact Chaplain Rick Shaffer, Headquarters Battalion 760.830.4751 or email

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Parenting Essentials Class
Monthly Classes, 8am - 11:30am

Parenting Essentials offers parents tools to raise healthy, happy, and cooperative infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Learn parenting strengths and assessments, coping and stress management strategies, activities to promote parent/child bonding, attachment and special day celebrations, critical windows of child’s brain development and more.

Registration is required.To register or for more information, call 760.830.7622

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Baby Basics Express
Monthly Classes, 8am - 12pm

A fast-paced four hour class designed to provide parents with an understanding of their infant's world, along with basic skills necessary in making the transition to parenthood.

Registration is required.To register or for more information, call 760.830.7622

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Welcome Aboard 2018

The Welcome Aboard Brief provides you everything you need to know about life aboard MCAGCC.

For more information, call 760.830.6344.