"Discover" MWR Monthly Newsletter - October 2021

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“Discover” MWR NSA Souda Bay is a monthly publication of Morale, Welfare & Recreation programs at NSA Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, ­ designed by the Souda Bay N9 ­Marketing Office. Every effort is being made for information to be accurate at all times, so please be advised that information is ­subject to change at any time without notice. Advertisements or listings in this publication do not express or imply the endorsement of commercial sponsors, businesses, or ­products by MWR, NSA Souda Bay, the U.S. Navy or any other part of the ­Federal Government.

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October At-A-Glance Community Recreation Off Base Community Recreation On Base Liberty On Base Liberty Halloween Activities Liberty Off Base Community Classes Library Events Fitness & Sports

MWR DIRE C TO R Y

Auto Skills Center

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: Saturday: Tuesday/Thursday/Sunday & Holidays DSN:

12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CLOSED 266 - 1312

Argonaut Fleet Recreation Center

Monday - Sunday & Holidays: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Phone: 28210-83890

Community Recreation

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sunday & Holidays: CLOSED DSN: 266 - 1355

Fitness Center

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Weekends & Holidays: 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. DSN: 266 - 1443/1566

Liberty Center

Monday-Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Weekends & Holidays: 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. DSN: 266 - 1354

Library

Monday - Friday: Weekends & Holidays: DSN:

SPA Tours

Monday - Friday: Saturday: Sunday & U.S. Holidays DSN:

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CLOSED 266 - 1491 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CLOSED

266 - 1524/1291

The Anchor

Monday - Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Holidays: Regular Hours DSN: 266 - 1292 SOUDA BAY


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OCTOBER 2021 Monday

Tuesday

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5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Anti-stress Knitting Workshop 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

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Billiards Tournament

Billiards Tournament

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Billiards Tournament 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Wood Burning Event

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Paintball Tournament

Bowling Tournament 6:00 p.m.

Halloween Cu Decorating 5:0

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Anti-stress Knitting Workshop 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Halloween Mason Jar Craft 5:00 - 7:00 p.m

Departmenta Trivia Challen Paint By Num 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Liberty Halloween Movie Marathon All Day Jack ’O’ Lantern Floats All Day

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BOO! Liberty Center Decoration Event All Day Jack ’O’ Lantern Floats All Day

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Spider Races

Jack ’O’ Lante

Jack ’O’ Lantern Floats

Halloween Pu

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. All Day

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FITNESS & SPORTS COMMUNITY CLASSES COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES LIBERTY

Community Recreation x1355 Auto Skills Center x1312 Community Recreation x1355

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Fitness Center x1443

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Punch Card Bookmarks Running until 30 October

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RC Racing Competition 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Liberty Center x1354

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Paint By Numbers & Frappe Day All Day NFL Weekly Pick’em ALL Football Season By 5:00 p.m.

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Chess Tournament All Day

Road Trip Preparation Class 10:30 a.m. RC Racing Competition 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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NFL Weekly Pick’em ALL Football Season By 5:00 p.m. Wood Burning Event

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Goodbye Summer Beach Party Noon - 4:00 p.m.

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10:00 a.m.

Scuba Diving Trip 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Liberty Movie Night TBA Walking S’Mores All Day NFL Weekly Pick’em ALL Football Season By 5:00 p.m.

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Olive Oil Factory Trip

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Anti-stress Coloring Program All Day

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Palace of Knossos Tour 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Scuba Diving Trip 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

Trick or Treat 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Ghoul It Up!!!

umpkin Hunt

NFL Weekly Pick’em ALL Football Season By 5:00 p.m. Jack ’O’ Lantern Floats

Jack ’O’ Lantern Floats

Jack ’O’ Lantern Floats

5:00 p.m

All Day

4:00 p.m. All Day

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Olive Oil Factory Trip Saturday 16 October 10:00 a.m.

Cost: $15, includes transportation. Bring euro for lunch and to buy olive oil to take home. Register by: Wednesday 13 October. See the process of how olive oil is made.

Scuba Diving Program Saturday 16 & 23 October 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: TBD, includes transportation to and from base, boat transfer, full equipment, and insurance. Register by: Two days prior to event date, must be Open Water Certified (at a minimum) to participate. Enjoy a day of diving in the crystal clear waters of Crete! The dive will include two separate dives and locations.

Palace of Knossos Tour Saturday 23 October 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cost: �39, includes transportation, entrance fees and guided tour of the palace. Bring extra euro for lunch of your choice in the capital city of Heraklion after the tour. Register by: Wednesday 13 October. Visit the largest bronze age archaeological site on Crete that is also believed to be Europe’s oldest city, and see the excavations of the palace as well as the treasures and findings of the Minoan civilization!


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Billiards Tournament 3/10/17 October

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. The Anchor | FREE

Enjoy an evening of friendly 8-ball competition! Free appetizers and pizza will be provided. Winner will receive an MWR gift card.

Radio Controlled Car Racing Competition Saturday 2 & 9 October

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Softball Field Cost: FREE, space is limited.

Challenge your friends in a race to prove you are the top racer of Souda Bay! Our radio-controlled cars can travel up to 40 mph and will provide some exciting racing competition! MWR gift certificates will be awarded to the first two winners.

Paint By Numbers

Wood Burning Event

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. | The Anchor

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. | The Anchor Patio

Wednesday 20 October

Cost: FREE, all supplies will be provided. Register by: Monday 18 October. Have you dreamt of painting like a pro? Here’s your chance with our paint by numbers kit! Join the latest craze, which is relaxing and stress relieving!

Thursday 14 October

Cost: FREE, open to adults only. Register by: Tuesday 12 October, all required supplies will be provided.

Choose from and decorate a variety of projects such as wooden plaques and boxes while enjoying some fresh fruit in honor of National Eat Fruit At Work Day.

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k c i Tr -orr-eat T FRIDAY 29 OCTOBER

4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. • Softball Field MWR will be heading this carnival style Halloween event using canopies with LOTS of candy, competitions and even Karaoke! It is a great opportunity for everyone to experience Halloween onboard NSA Souda Bay!!!

You don’t want to miss this!

Open to U.S. ID card holders and family members only, FREE of charge!

Register your department or your association at Community Recreation in bldg. 61 by Wednesday 27 October.

For more information please call 266-1355. SOUDA BAY

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Anti-stress Knitting Workshop Monday 4 & 18 October 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

We’ll provide all the supplies to learn a new hobby that is proven to be relaxing, a stress reliever and an anxiety reducer!

Wood Burning Event Tuesday 5 October 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Choose from and decorate a variety of projects such as wooden plaques and boxes while enjoying some fresh fruit in honor of National Eat A Fruit At Work Day!

Paint By Numbers & Frappe Day

Thursday 7 October | All Day You will look like a PRO! Join the latest craze which is relaxing and stress relieving while enjoying an iced frappe coffee in honor of National Frappe Day!

Chess Tournament

Saturday 9 October | All Day Do you have what it takes to be the Souda Bay Grandmaster? Come to the Liberty Center and prove it!

Anti-stress Coloring Program

Friday 22 October | All Day Coloring books are not just for kids. Perfect for relaxing and to relieve some stress while celebrating National Color Day!

Department Monthly Trivia Challenge Wednesday 20 October

Your department is challenged to this general knowledge trivia quiz comprised of 10 random questions. Winner will get to display the trophy in their office spaces until the following month when asked to defend the title. Winner will also receive a $25 MWR gift card and of course most importantly of all: BRAGGING RIGHTS. All questions must be answered in person – no electronic devices allowed!

MWR/USO Walking S’mores

Thursday 21 October | All Day Got a craving for s’mores but don’t have access to a heat source? No problem! We’re offering quick and easy walking s’mores that will satisfy the inner child in you!

Football Season Weekly Pick’em ALL

Every Thursday in October

Submit your predictions every Thursday by 5:00 p.m. at the Liberty Center. Player with the most wins will receive a prize!

All activities take place in the Liberty Center and are free of charge, unless otherwise specified. Supplies will be provided in all events. ­ Open to unaccompanied U.S. active-duty personnel only, call 266-1354 for more information.

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Halloween Cupcake Decorating Wednesday 13 October | 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy decorating Halloween cupcakes as spooky as you can! Cupcakes, sprinkles and toppings will be provided.

Halloween Mason Jar Craft Tuesday 19 October | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

We’ll show you the techniques to paint a mason jar in a creative Halloween-themed way! All supplies are provided.

Jack-O’-Lantern Floats

October 25-31 | 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

A sweet and spooky twist on the classic! Come by for a free float made with orange soda and vanilla ice cream!

BOO! Liberty Center Decorating Event Monday 25 October | 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

We will be decorating YOUR Liberty Center all day, turning it into a haunted facility. Come by and lend it your personal touch - it’s going to be spooktacular! All activities take place in the Liberty Center and are free of charge, unless otherwise specified.


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Open to unaccompanied U.S. active-duty personnel only. For more information please visit the Liberty Center or call 266-1354.

Spider Races

Tuesday 26 October | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Hurry to race your spider to the finish line first using only a straw! Winner gets a prize!

Halloween Pumpkin Hunt Wednesday 27 October | 7:00 p.m.

Head over to the Liberty Center for a “night hunt” of prizes. Flashlights will be provided!

Pumpkin Carving Contest Thursday 28 October | 5:00 p.m.

Unleash your magical axes, psi blades, claws and other creative cutlery to carve up Halloween-themed jack-o’-lanterns!

Ghoul It Up!!!

Saturday 30 October | 5:00 p.m.

Going out for Halloween? Let us do your makeup with some crazy make up effects! Zombies, ghosts, vampires, clowns, you name it we’ve got you covered! No pun intended.

Halloween Movie Marathon

Sunday 31 October | 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Paintball Tournament Monday 11 October

11:00 a.m. | Paintland Chania

Cost: Free for the first 12 to register, includes transportation and first 100 paintballs. Leave base for a fierce competition!

Goodbye Summer Beach Party Friday 15 October

Noon - 4 p.m. | Marathi Beach

Cost: Free, includes transportation. Say farewell to the summer season! Activities include SUP, beach volleyball, FREE B.B.Q.-style food and live DJ music!

Bowling Tournament

Liberty Movie Night

6:00 p.m. | Mega Place

Time TBA | Mega Place

Sunday 21 October

Tuesday 12 October

Cost: Free, includes transportation and first game. Strike out to the Mega Place bowling lanes for a night of fun! Trophy will go to the winner to display in their office until next month.

Cost: Free for the first 12 to register, includes transportation. Movie and time will be announced by Wednesday 20 October.

PLEASE NOTE:

We will be required to adhere to all current local COVID regulations for off-base activities, to include all patrons being fully vaccinated in some cases.

Navy endorsement not implied.


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Road Trip Preparation

Saturday 9 October | 10:30 a.m.

Register by: Wednesday 6 October. Where: Auto Skills Center. Cost: $5. Prepare for your next road trip and prevent roadside emergencies. Class will include preventitive maintenance tips for your vehicle and what to pack in your emergency kit. L IBR AR Y E VEN T S

Punch Card Bookmarks October 1 - 31

Where: MWR Library One month reading challenge: 1 book=1 punch! Pick up a bookmark punch card from the MWR Library, keep track of your books and stop by the Library weekly to receive your bookmark punches. Once you have five punches stop by the Library to receive your reward! Complete the entire card and receive an MWR gift card!

Souda Bay Book Club Thursday 28 October

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. | The Anchor Join the club on the fourth Thursday of each month to enjoy a relaxing time with your fellow book lovers. Free snacks will be available during the event. Free copies of this month’s book to sign out are available at the Library desk.

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FIT NE S S

FITNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Bike 1000K/600 miles anywhere you can, and get a free T-shirt! Must check in at the Fitness Center every 50 miles. Open to U.S. ID card holders only, free of charge. Please follow social distancing guidelines/restrictions when participating. For more information please call 266-1443.

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FITNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM

JOG Run or jog 160K (60m) outside or inside on our machines in the Fitness Center and get a free T-shirt! Must check in at the Fitness Center every 20 miles. Open to U.S. ID card holders only, free of charge.

Please follow social distancing guidelines/restrictions when participating. For more information please call 266-1443.

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F I T NE S S

FITNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Log your daily activity, complete 90 workouts and get a free T-shirt! Must check in at the Fitness Center every 30 workouts. Open to U.S. ID card holders only, free of charge.

Please follow social distancing guidelines/restrictions when participating. For more information please call 266-1443.

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PUSH UP and CRUNCH CLUB

3000 PUSH UPS • 3000 CRUNCHES • Participate anywhere you can (reservations required and you must bring your own exercise mat for use in the Fitness Center)

• Log your daily activity • Check in at the Fitness Center every 500 pushups and 500 crunches • MWR staff will contact you to arrange pick-up of your free t-shirt Open to U.S. ID cardholders only. Please follow social distancing guidelines/restrictions when participating.

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Earn a FREE t-shirt!

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For more information, call 266-1443.

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