The Week Ahead

MCCS Henderson Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington VA 22214

HENDERSON HALL "THE WEEK AHEAD" •December 15 – 22

Updated: December 12

Monday, December 15


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off any size Caramel Brulée Latte, Peppermint Mocha, or Gingerbread Latte 1 – 3 PM daily through today. Also today: a new Happy Hour starts: Take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • Welcome to the participants in the Senior Leadership Transition Readiness Seminar held this week in Bldg. 29, Rm. 104, starting at 7:45 AM. To find out about or register for upcoming sessions: 703-614-6828.
  • It’s a wrap! SMP members can bring their gifts to be wrapped at The Kickback 4 to 8 PM today through Friday and noon to 8 PM Saturday and Sunday. Supplies are provided! 703-696-0033.
  • The EFMP offers an “exceptional siblings” brief 11 AM – 1 PM at Marine Barracks Washington. 703-693-5353.
  • MCCS welcomes Barcroft Elementary School students from their Partner in Education program for a holiday party in the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym. The basketball court will be unavailable during the party and prior to for set up.
  • The MCX opens 7 AM – 9 PM and The Vineyard opens 10 AM – 9 PM today through Thursday, 9 AM – 9 PM Friday. For complete holiday hours of operation, please visit www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html. the MCX Customer Appreciation sale continues through tomorrow with $$$ off coupons. See store flier at www.mccsHH.ctom/MCX.html. 703-979-8420.

Tuesday, December 16


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • Welcome Waterford Ambassador Philip O’Keeffe 11 AM – 2 PM and 4 – 7 PM in the MCX gift department. Waterford is 20% off (excludes special buys). 703-979-8420.
  • SMP Marines sign up today for the December 19 laser tag trip to Ultrazone. The fee is $17 and includes transportation and unlimited games from 8 PM to midnight. 703-696-0033.

Wednesday, December 17


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • An 8-week anger management group meets 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12. Call 703-614-7204 to attend.
  • the CRMC offers “Career Exploration: Finding Your Focus” 9:30 – 11 AM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 105. Learn to develop and communicate your professional objectives and how to use market research. Register: 703-614-6828.
  • Little Patriots Play Group meets at the Indian Head, Maryland, USO 10 – 11 AM. Refreshments are sponsored by Navy Mutual Aid Association. 703-614-7204.
  • After hours community counseling is available 4:30 – 7 PM in Bldg. 12. Individual, couple, family, child, and group counseling services are offered. Call 703-614-7204 for an appointment.
  • Need a last minute gift? Check out the MCX, where the Last Minute gifts sale starts today and ends Christmas Eve. Also, earn Holiday Bucks during the sale and use them December 26 – January 4. 703-979-8420.

Thursday, December 18


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The New Parent Support Program co-hosts an indoor Play Morning at the Memorial Chapel (Fort Myer portion of the joint base) for parents, caregivers, and children up to five years old. Join them for fun, music, and story time 10 – 11:30 AM. Registration is requested: 703-696-3512.
  • The CRMC holds “Cracking the Code to the Federal Hiring Process” 1 – 3 PM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 105. Learn about the federal hiring process from a former Human Resources manager at OPM. Register: 703-614-6828.

Friday, December 19


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym will close at 1 PM today for a staff gathering. The gym will reopen at the regular time tomorrow morning. The management thanks patrons for their understanding and apologizes for any inconvenience. 703-614-7214.
  • The MCX opens 7 AM – 9 PM and The Vineyard opens 9 AM – 9 PM today. For complete holiday hours of operation, please visit www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html. 703-979-8420.
  • SMP Marines go to Ultrazone to play laser tag 8 PM to midnight. Transportation leaves Bldg. 416. 703-697-0033.

Saturday, December 20


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks opening early at 7:30  AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The MCX and The Vineyard open 8 AM – 10 PM today. See it online at www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html.  The MCX Java Café opens early, 7:30 AM – 4 PM. For complete holiday hours of operation, please visit www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html. 703-979-8420.

Sunday, December 21


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 10 AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The MCX opens 8 AM – 9 PM, and The Vineyard opens 9 AM to 9 PM. For complete holiday hours of operation, please visit www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html. 703-979-8420.

Monday, December 22


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Holiday Happy Hour at the MCX Java Café: take $1 off a grande or venti size Cinnamon Dolce, Pumpkin Spice, or Hazelnut Macchiato, iced or hot, between 1 and 3 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The MCX opens 7 AM – 10 PM and The Vineyard opens 9 AM – 9 PM today and tomorrow. For complete holiday hours of operation, please visit www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html. 703-979-8420.
  • The office of the Family Readiness Officer is closed today through Friday. 703-697-7342.

Upcoming and Ongoing...

  • The Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym group exercise classes are online at www.mccsHH.com/SmithGym.html. For changes or additions, check our Facebook page. 703-614-7214.
  • Through December 24: Fabergé Egg-style pendants and gifts including new designs recently featured at Montreal’s 2014 Fabergé exhibit are available at the MCX. Gift with purchase while supplies last! 703-979-8420.
  • 24 hours a day/365 days a year: Victim Advocacy HOTLINE: 703-693-6611. Se habla español.
  • For ongoing tests given by Education & Career Services, please phone 703-614-9104 or visit www.mccsHH.com/learning.html.
  • The United States Marine Corps challenges Marines: win your personal battles. Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling 24/7. Online chat is at www.DSTRESSLINE.com  or call 877-476-7734. This is a service of the United States Marine Corps.
  • Keep aware of MCCS Henderson Hall activities by liking mccsHH on Facebook and following mccsHH on Twitter. Visit our website, www.mccsHH.com.  On a mobile device? You'll be automatically redirected to our mobile site.

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