The Week Ahead

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

HENDERSON HALL "THE WEEK AHEAD" April 14 – 21

Updated: April 11

Monday, April 14


  • Smith Gym’s basketball court will be closed 4 – 9 PM to repair emergency lights. We apologize for any inconvenience. 703-693-9440
  • 1-2-3 Magic™, offered 1 – 3 PM in Bldg. 12, is designed for parents with children ages 2-12 and teaches parents consistent and effective discipline techniques. Register: 703-614-7204
  • Today through Friday in Bldg. 29, Rm. 104: Transition Readiness Seminar for separating servicemembers.  This session is full. For information on future sessions: 703-614-6828
  • "Uncommon American Originals," featuring jewelry and artifacts from American Native and Non- Native Artisans, will be in the MCX today through Sunday on the second floor next to the jewelry department. 703-979-8420
  • The Marine Club offers menu service, soup and salad bar 11 AM – 2 PM. 703-614-2125

Tuesday, April 15


  • 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
  • The Marine Club offers menu service, soup and salad bar 11 AM – 2 PM. 703-614-2125

Wednesday, April 16


  • The Semper Fi Sprint Tri takes place at Zembiec Pool, 5:30 – 8:30 AM. Register by April 14. 703-693-7351
  • Real Colors® is offered 8 AM – noon in Bldg. 29
  • An 8-week anger management group meets 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12. Call 703-614-7204 to attend.
  • Resume Writing 101: Private Sector Resume Tips and Marketable Formats is offered 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 103. Learn how to draft private sector targeted resumes.  To register: 703-614-6828
  • Learn strategies for buying a vehicle 11:30 AM – 1 PM in Bldg. 29. Register: 703-614-6950
  • 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
  • The Marine Club offers menu service, soup and salad bar 11 AM – 2 PM. 703-614-2125

Thursday, April 17


  • Experience Lancôme Definicils High Definition Mascara — the mascara over one billion lashes can't live without today and tomorrow at the Lancôme counter at the MCX. 703-979-8420
  • EFMP holds a workshop and support group open to DoD families in Bldg. 12’s conference room 11 AM – 1 PM. The topic is Positive Change of Schools for special needs families. Lunch refreshments are sponsored by Navy Mutual Aid Association. Register by April 16: 703-693-5353
  • Learn about home buying and mortgages 11:30 AM – 1 PM in Bldg. 29. Register: 703-614-6950
  • The Marine Club offers menu service, soup and salad bar 11 AM – 2 PM. 703-614-2125

Friday, April 18


  • The Semper Fit “Golf With Us” tournament takes place at Marine Base Quantico starting at 8:30 AM. Miss this tournament? Sign up for the next one! Tournaments are played monthly at course in Northern Virginia. For details: www.mccsHH.com/SemperFit.html.
  • Visit with Samsung specialists at the MCX Samsung Road Show today and tomorrow 10 AM – 5 PM! 703-979-8420
  • Learn the basics of investing 11:30 AM – 1 PM in Bldg. 29. Register: 703-614-6950
  • The Marine Club offers menu service, soup and salad bar 11 AM – 2 PM. Bar open 4:30 – 11 PM. 703-614-2125

Saturday, April 19


  • Zembiec Pool holds an Easter Egg Splash 10 AM – 12:30 PM. Details: www.mccsHH.com/pool.html. Register by April 18. 703-693-7351
  • The SMP goes rock climbing at Vertical Rock. Register by April 14. $45 includes transportation, gear rental, and two hours of rock climbing. 703-696-0033

Sunday, April 20


  • MCCS Henderson Hall hours of operation: the MCX and Vineyard 10 AM – 6 PM, Cpl Terry L. Smith Gymnasium 9:30 AM – 6 PM. All other MCCS activities are closed.
  • The SMP holds a good old-fashioned egg hunt — but with a twist. Find eggs with prizes or treats all day at the SMP Lounge. 703-696-0033

Monday, April 21


  • The jewelry and watch repair kiosk in the MCX is closed today and tomorrow.
  • EFMP holds a workshop and support group open to DoD families at Marine Barracks Washington 11 AM – 1 PM. The topic is Positive Change of Schools for special needs families. Register by April 20: 703-693-5353
  • The Marine Club offers menu service, soup and salad bar 11 AM – 2 PM. 703-614-2125

Upcoming and Ongoing...

  • The Marine Club announces its closure after 57 years of service. Due to declining revenues and rising costs, the club will close permanently at close of business April 25, 2014. The management expresses thanks to the club staff, past and present, for their service and to the patrons who have supported the club over the years. The Marine Corps Exchange Java Café looks forward to serving you in an expanded location with a salad topping bar and a hot sandwich menu, coming soon.
  • Glam-O-Rama continues at the MCX through April 20. Look for the flier with coupon in store, and check out the Glam-O-Rous visual display featuring Marilyn Monroe. Can’t wait? Check out or Facebook page www.Facebook.com/mccsHH.
  • The Easter sale continues at the MCX through April 20. Look for the flier with coupons for $5, $10, $25 off your purchase, in store now.
  • To celebrate Month of the Military Child, MCCS invites DoD families to the 7th annual Children’s Fair on Saturday, April 26, 11 AM – 2 PM, at the Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gymnasium. The event includes games, a toddler climbing area, face painting, a treasure hunt, moon bounces, door prizes, and giveaways. The Long Branch Nature Center will exhibit, and a tennis club will provide hands-on activities. The USO will provide free cotton candy, and a family-friendly priced lunch will be available for sale. For details: www.mccsHH.com or 703-614-7332
  • Free Staycool T-shirt with any Jockey™ purchase over $50 at the MCX through April 20 (while supplies last). 703-979-8420
  • The nationally advertised My Pillow is coming soon to the Henderson Hall MCX April 22 – 27. Come ask us how you can get it at 25% off. 703-979-8420
  • Registration is open for the Friday, April 25, 5:30 PM Bench Press Competition at Smith Gym. Details: www.mccsHH.com/SmithGym.html
  • For their safety, Java Café and MCX patrons are asked to obey all signage in and around the construction site. 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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