The Week Ahead

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

HENDERSON HALL "THE WEEK AHEAD" JuLY 21 – 28

Updated: July 17

Monday, July 21


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Smoothie Happy Hour: get $1 off a grande- or venti- size smoothie daily 1 – 3 PM through July 28. 571-483-1962
  • NEW! Are you a collector? The 2014 White House Christmas ornament is available for sale TODAY in the MCX. This year’s ornament honors the administration of Warren G. Harding and is a two-part train designed to be hung either together or separately. See it at www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html. 703-979-8420
  • The New Parent Support Program offers a 1-2-3 Magic™ discipline class 1 – 3 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. Parents seeking new discipline methods are encouraged to attend. Register: 703-614-7204
  • Zumba® today at 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM in the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gymnasium. Free and open to DOD ID card holders.

Tuesday, July 22


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. 571-483-1962
  • The Men’s Domestic Violence Intervention Group (STOP) is 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. This is a 26 week program. For information: 703-614-7204
  • “Marketing Yourself for a Second Career” is offered 9 AM to noon in Bldg.  29, Rm. 104.  This workshop is a three hour professional lecture for officers and senior enlisted who plan to leave the service in the next one to five years. Register: 703-614-6828
  • “How To Avoid Falling For A Jerk/Jerkette” is offered in conjunction with the SMP in the barracks 6 – 9 PM. A pizza dinner will be provided. Come find out the warning signs of jerk behavior!
  • Zumba® today at 5:30 – 6:30 PM in Smith Gym. Free and open to DOD ID card holders.

Wednesday, July 23


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. 571-483-1962
  • An 8-week anger management group meets 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12. Call 703-614-7204 to attend.
  • 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
  • NEW! “What to Do When Life Happens,” is a series of discussion group workshops presented by the Marine & Family Programs Behavioral Health Branch and the Religious Ministry Program. Today’s workshop, “Mindfulness and Yoga” 11 AM – 12:30 PM, will explore the practices and benefits of mindfulness and yoga. Food will be provided courtesy of the JBM-HH chaplain’s office. Call 703-614-7204 (Marine & Family Programs) or 703-614-9280 (Chapel) for more information or to register.
  • Learn about Investing: Basics of Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, TSP & Time Value of Money, 11:30 AM – 1 PM, in Bldg. 29 Rm. 204. Register: 703-614-6950
  • A Military Spouse Employment Orientation takes place 1 – 3 PM in Bldg. 29, Rom. 103.  This workshop is designed to inform military spouses on the importance of the various employment programs and resources available through the DoD and local commands. Register: 703-614-6828
  • Military Family Life Counselors lead a class on Power Struggles 6 – 7 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. Participants will identify ways to reduce conflict in the family and how to gain cooperation. Registration is required and open for DoD ID card holders. Register: 703-614-7204
  • Zumba® today at 5:30 – 6:30 PM in Smith Gym. Free and open to DOD ID card holders.

Thursday, July 24


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. 571-483-1962
  • Learn about Investing: Focus on Mutual Funds, 11:30 AM – 1 PM, in Bldg. 29 Rm. 103. Register: 703-614-6950
  • The EFMP offers a respite care program orientation noon – 1 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference  room. Register by July 23 by calling 703-693-5353.
  • Zumba® today at 5:30 – 6:30 PM in Smith Gym. Free and open to DOD ID card holders.

Friday, July 25


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7AM – 4 PM. 571-483-1962.
  • Married and Loving It!®, 9 AM – 3 PM, in Bldg. 21, is designed for newly engaged, recently married, or long-term established couples. The objectives are to help couples identify communication skills including love languages, give couples guidelines for establishing a sound financial situation, address anger issues and conflict resolution in a marriage relationship, discuss the role of in-laws, extended family, and other factors that influence the marriage relationship. The workshop is free and open to DOD identification card holders. The class repeats on August 12, same time. Register: 703-614-7204
  • Zumba® today at 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM in Smith Gym. Free and open to DOD ID card holders.

Saturday, July 26


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 9 AM – 4 PM. 571-483-1962

Sunday, July 27


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 10 AM – 4 PM. 571-483-1962

Monday, July 28


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Smoothie Happy Hour: get $1 off a grande- or venti- size smoothie daily 1 – 3 PM through July 28. 571-483-1962
  • Cooperative Parenting & Divorce is offered noon – 4 PM in Bldg 12’s conference room. Register: 703-614-7204

Upcoming and Ongoing...

  • The H&S Bn., HQMC, Henderson Hall Annual Summer Bash at King's Dominion is Saturday, August 2. The party is from 3:30 – 5 PM. Tickets are now available through the FRO. This event is open to all H&S Bn. Marines, Sailors and their families ($15 per ticket), and H&S Bn. civilians (at Henderson Hall) and their families ($20 per ticket). Price includes admittance to the entire park (theme park and water park), parking, and meal at the party. The deadline to purchase tickets is 25 July. Contact the FRO at to get your tickets:  703-697-7342
  • New class: “Warrior at Ease: Balancing Warrior Intensity with Holistic Stress Management” is held Monday, August 4, 9 AM – noon, in Bldg. 21. Topics covered are stress management education, to include creating your own stress management plan; an informative discussion about the relationship between nutrition and stress; and a gentle, restorative yoga practice. Call 703-693-9146 for more information.
  • For their safety, Building 12 patrons are asked to obey all signage in and around the construction sites. Any concerns may be directed to MCCS Operations at 571-483-1947.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 DSTRESSLINE.com or call 877-476-7734. This is a service of the United States Marine Corps.

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