• Operation Co-Parent

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 3/25/2014
    A class for military families
    Operation Co-Parent brings military families together to offer hope and encouragement and teaches new coping and communication skills.
    Military Members, Spouses and Children will learn together and in separate classrooms for part of the Class

    Date & Time: Saturday, March 29, 2014
    1500 - 1800 (must be present for entire class)

    Location: Building 1344– Religious Development Center
    Camp Pendleton

    Cost: FREE (Pizza will be provided too!)

    Registration: Register at www.kidsturnsd.org by March 26th to ensure we have enough pizza.

    For more information call 858-521-0027
     
     
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  • "DADS UP" COURSE

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 3/6/2014
    WHERE: Village at Serra Mesa (8420 Krenz St, San Diego CA 92123)

    WHEN: Thursdays: 5:30-7:30pm (6 week program)

    Topics include: The Father’s Role, Men’s Health, Children’s Growth, Getting Involved and Working with Mom.

    First 14 dad attendees eligible for Gift Boxes!!!

    **Food and childcare provided for children 2+ with RSVP**

    To participate please RSVP with number to attend to Derrick Torrence at(858)496-0044, or email dtorrence@saysandiego.org
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  • FREE CBEST PREP COURSE FOR ACTIVE DUTY & SPOUSES

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 3/6/2014

    As part of United States University’s continued support of our military and spouses, the Dean of the College of Education will be running a course that will assist those wanting to take the state preliminary test towards a teaching credential --- California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST).They will offer this course at “NO CHARGE” to our military families.

    They are looking at an April 23 start and the course will run for three consecutive weeks from 1100-1300.
     
    If you are interested or know someone who is, please contact Tana Sanderson, M.S., Director of Strategic Partnerships - Military at 888.422.3381 or tsanderson@usuniversity.edu to be placed on the interest sheet.
     
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  • L.I.N.K.S. for EFMP Kids

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 3/6/2014
    EFMP Miramar and L.I.N.K.S. invites you and your child to participate in the upcoming L.I.N.K.S. for EFMP Kids
     
    Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Child Youth & Teen Center (Bldg. 2700)
    0930-1200.
     
    L.I.N.K.S. for EFMP Kids is a fun-filled, half-day workshop for Marine kids (with special needs), ages 5-12.
    The program offers an orientation to the Marine Corps lifestyle, helping kids adapt to the unique challenges military life often presents.
    There will be a cozy corner/sensory area in the multipurpose room.
    Parents must attend and siblings are welcome to join in on the fun.

    Interested in attending? You must RSVP no later than April 18th.
    Simply call 858-577-4810/4918 to reserve your attendance!
     
     
     
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  • Military Discounts La Jolla Playhouse

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 2/3/2014
    La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to offer Military Discounts for the first two weeks of performances of THE WHO & THE WHAT, a world premiere play from Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar. $25 tickets are available to San Diego military organizations and their constituencies February 11 - 23. This offer is available to military men and women (retired and active), their families, and the civilian employees and volunteers who support them. Please feel free to share this offer.

    Raised in a conservative Muslim family in Atlanta, the outspoken and brilliant Zarina routinely clashes with her traditional father and sister. Zarina's one outlet – her recently completed book about women and Islam – threatens to tear her family apart for good. With humor and ferocity, Ayad Akhtar's The Who & The What examines the giant chasm between our traditions and our contemporary lives..

    $25 tickets are available to our Military friends February 11 - 23. Call the box office or buy online with the code SDMILITARY.

    1. Click the ‘Buy Tickets’ button on the show page (http://www.lajollaplayhouse.org/side-show)
    2. Choose your date
    3. Enter your promo code in the box in the upper right corner
    4. Choose Military Discount ticket in the dropdown menu
    5. Proceed to checkout

    For more information, contact the La Jolla Playhouse box office at (858) 550-1010.
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  • EFMP Miramar Mentor/Mentee Mixer

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 2/3/2014
    EFMP Miramar will hold its first 2014 Quarterly Mentor/Mentee Mixer

    Friday, February 7, 2014
    The LINKS House (Bldg. 2273)
    1000-1200

    If you're enrolled in EFMP and would like to be mentor, or think you could benefit from having a mentor, then this is the program for you.

    Light refreshments will be served as mentors and mentees connect in a fun and inviting atmosphere.
     
    For more information, please contact jamal.brown@usmc.mil or 858-577-4668
     
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  • 7th Annual EFMP MCRD Activity & Resource Expo

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 2/3/2014
    EFMP MCRD invites you and your family to the 7th Annual Activity & Resource Expo
     
    Saturday, February 22, 2014
    MCRD Field House
    1100-1300
     
    Agencies from local and national organizations will be on hand to provide information and resources.
    There will also be fun activities for children and lunch is provided for those who make reservations in advance.
    For more information or to register for lunch, please contact Alexis Willis at alexis.d.willis@usmc-mccs.org or 619-718-3766, 619-524-8031.
     
    Be sure to check out the attached flyer for details
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  • Military Pathways to College

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 1/30/2014
    A conference designed to explore your opportunities in higher education!!
     
    Hosted at UC San Diego
    9500 Gilman Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92093
    Saturday, Feb 22nd
    9am-2:30pm
     
    Informational Fair
    Financial Aid & VA Benefits Presentation
    Student Veteran Panel
    Admissions Information 
    Free Food
    Family Fun Zone
     
     
    For questions contact Timothy Borch at verteransinfo@ad.ucsd.edu
     
     
     
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  • College Expo

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 1/27/2014
    12th Annual Expo for Middle and High School Families
    College workshop and  Parent Resources
    Free Admission at UC San Diego's Price Center
    Saturday, March 8th
    8:30a - 1p.m.
    Register at: collegeexpo.info
     
     
     
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  • EFMP Miramar - Sensory Movie

    Posted by Kimberly Shapazian at 1/13/2014
    EFMP Miramar, in conjunction with Bob Hope Theater, is proud to present a Sensory Movie showing of the animated film "Walking with Dinosaurs".

    Friday, January 24, 2014 at 3:00PM.

    Sensory movies provide the opportunity for families to enjoy great films in a safe and accepting environment. As with all of their Sensory Friendly showings, there will be lowered sound levels, dimmed lights, and special needs snacks are welcome. The snack bar will be open for other refreshments as well.

    Admission is free!

    For more information, contact jamal.brown@usmc.mil or 858-577-4668.
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