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Henderson Hall "The Week Ahead"

The Week Ahead

Updated February 5

Friday, February 5
  • The MCX Java Café, open 7 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. 571-483-1962.
  • Register by today to participate in the SMP Cardboard Boat Regatta. Learn more at www.mccsHH.com/SMPevents.html.

Saturday, February 6
  • The MCX Java Café, open 9 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The Exceptional Family Member Program holds a family social 1:30 – 3 PM at the Warrior and Family center (USO) on Fort Belvoir. Register by February 5 by calling 703-693-5353 or emailing OMBefmpHH@usmc-mccs.org.

Sunday, February 7
  • The SMP holds a Super Bowl Party at The Kickback starting at 6 PM. Food, games, and door prizes are part of the fun. 703-695-1591.
  • It’s “Game On!” at the Henderson Hall MCX, with a great selection of snack foods, select items 20% off. Up your game with a new big screen television or Bose sound system. Stop by and check us out! 703-979-8420.

Monday, February 8
  • The MCX Java Café, open 7 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. 571-483-1962
  • Marine Corps Family Team Building holds a Real Colors® workshop 8 AM – noon in Pentagon conference room B5. Register by February 4 by calling 703-693-8906.
  • The EFMP holds a respite care workshop 11 AM – 1 PM in Bldg. 12. Register by February 5 by calling 703-693-5353.
  • Volunteer to mentor youths at Barcroft Elementary School, leaving Smith Gym at 11:40 AM. Transportation is provided. 703-693-8098.

Tuesday, February 9
  • The MCX Java Café, open 7 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. 571-483-1962.
  • Men’s Domestic Violence Intervention Group meets 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. 703-614-7204.
  • The SMP monthly meeting starts at 3 PM at “The Kickback” in Bldg. 416. Any single Marine may attend and provide the council with recreation ideas or voice quality of life issues. 703-695-1591.
  • “Coping with Work and Family Life Stress” session meets 2:30 – 4 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. Register: 703-614-7204.

Wednesday, February 10
  • Spin classes are held at the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gymnasium 6 – 7 AM. Show up ready to work out! 703-614-7214.
  • The MCX Java Café, open 7 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. 571-483-1962.
  • Questions about furthering your education? Look for the MCCS Henderson Hall Education Services team at the Pentagon 10 AM – 3 PM between corridors 1 and 2, second deck, A Ring. 703-614-9104.
  • An anger management group meets 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12. Call 703-614-7204 for details.
  • The Career Resource Management Center offers a workshop on portable careers 9:30 – 11 AM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 103. Of special interest to military spouses who continually relocate and face a tight economy, participants will learn about high growth industries with portable career opportunities. Register: 703-614-6828.
  • The New Parent Support Program goes to Indian Head USO to hold “Lil’ Patriots Play Group” for children 5 years and younger and their parents and caregivers. The group meets 10 – 11 AM. Refreshments are sponsored by Navy Mutual Aid Association. 703-614-7204 or 301-744-6713.
  • The Personal Financial Program manager holds lunchtime sessions select weekdays from 11:30 AM to 1 PM. Today’s subject is car-buying strategies. To attend, call 703-614-6950 a day in advance. Look for more information coming throughout February, which is “Military Saves” month.
  • After hours community counseling is available by appointment 4:30 – 7 PM in Bldg. 12. Services are provided for individuals, couples, families, children and groups. Call 703-614-7204 to attend.
  • Zumba® classes are held at the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gymnasium 5:30 – 6:30 PM. Show up ready to work out! 703-614-7214.

Thursday, February 11
  • The MCX Java Café, open 7 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. 571-483-1962.
  • VA claims assistance is offered by appointment 7:30 AM – 1 PM, in Bldg. 21. A representative will review service member medical records and provide assistance with the Department of Veterans Affairs disability compensation claims process. For an appointment, call 703-614-6828.
  • Individual appointments are available 9 AM – 3 PM in Bldg. 21 for Capstone Screening. The Capstone event is a required face-to-face meeting between unit commanding officers and their transitioning Marines to ensure all Career Readiness Standards have been met prior to leaving active duty. Schedule an appointment to have your CRSs and supporting documentation verified. For an appointment, call 703-614-6828.
  • Indoor Play Morning meets 10 – 11:30 AM at the Memorial Chapel on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base for parents and caregivers with children ages 0 – 5. Register: 703-696-3512 or TTY 703-696-4675.
  • “Coping with Work and Family Life Stress” session meets 2:30 – 4 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. Register: 703-614-7204.

Friday, February 12
  • Don’t go home empty-handed! Valentine’s Day is Sunday, February 14. The Henderson Hall MCX will sell fresh roses by the dozen today through Sunday, February 14, while supplies last. The store also has a great selection of jewelry from Pandora, Alex + Ani, and more, as well as fragrances, candy, and Hallmark cards.
  • The MCX Java Café, open 7 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. 571-483-1962.
  • The SMP Cardboard Boat Regatta scheduled for today has been postponed to February 26. The deadline to pre-register is February 19. For more information: 703-695-1591.

Saturday, February 13
  • The MCX Java Café, open 9 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • Fresh roses by the dozen through Sunday, at the Henderson Hall MCX — while supplies last. Call 703-979-8420 to check availability.
  • The SMP will be selling concessions at the Capital Classic basketball tournament this weekend at the Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gymnasium. Come support the SMP and watch the games. 703-695-1591.

Sunday, February 14
  • For the best selection, visit the Henderson Hall MCX for Valentine’s Day gifts for your sweetheart. We have everything from jewelry to candy to lingerie to fragrances or, for the non-traditional, electronics to make him or her smile. Hallmark cards, too! 703-979-8420.
  • The MCX Java Café open 10 AM – 4 PM, offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks. 571-483-1962.

Monday, February 15
  • Peacock Carpet America is in the MCX through today, selling one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted carpets from artisans around the world. Select carpets are reduced 30%. Exchange privileges are not needed to purchase from this veteran-owned company. 703-979-8420.
  • The MCX Marine Corps Exchange, The Vineyard Wine & Spirits, and the NEX Uniform Center open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Java Café opens 10 AM – 4 PM. The American Clipper Barber Shop opens 11 AM – 3 PM. The Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gymnasium opens 7:30 AM – 3 PM. All other activities are closed except the car wash, open 24/7 as long as temperatures remain above freezing.

Upcoming and Ongoing...
  • Victim Advocacy HOTLINE: 703-693-6611 answered 24 hours a day/365 days a year.
  • For ongoing tests given by Education & Career Services, please call 703-614-9104 or visit www.mccsHH.com/educationtests.html.
  • The United States Marine Corps challenges Marines to 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.
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