"Discover" MWR Monthly Newsletter - October 2022

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Trunk or Treat

29 October Open to everyone, 266-1355.

Zombie Run 31 October Open to everyone, 266-1443.

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“Discover” is a monthly publication of Morale, Welfare & Recreation programs at NSA Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, ­designed by the Souda Bay N94P ­Marketing Office.

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Community Recreation trips, activities, & classes

Every effort is being made for information to be accurate at all times, however be advised that information is ­subject to change at any time without notice.

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Library events

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Nights at the Bar

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Liberty events

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.

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: Saturday: Sunday & Holidays: DSN:

Fitness Center

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CLOSED 266 - 1355

Monday - Friday: 5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Weekends & Holidays: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 266 - 1443/1566 DSN:

Liberty Center

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

Library

Monday - Friday: Weekends & Holidays: DSN:

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

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

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

Monday - Friday: Weekend & Holidays: DSN:

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 266 - 1292

Monday - Sunday: Weekends & Holidays: DSN:

4:00 - 11:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. - midnight 266 - 1497

SPA Tours

The Anchor Restaurant The Anchor Bar

SOUDA BAY

266 - 1524/1291

10-11 October-at-a-glance 12-13 Liberty Halloween activities 14-15 Halloween Special Events 16-19 Fitness & Sports


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HIKING

Sunday 30 October

Kambos Gorge Hiking Trip Time: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (approx.) Where: Kissamos area Cost: $20, bring euro for lunch Register by: Wednesday 26 October at Community Recreation in bldg. 61

We will hike a beautiful gorge covered with lush vegetation, trees with thick shade, a small river flowing through it, and a beautiful beach at the end of the hiking trail.

Guided Snorkeling Trip

Saturday 15 October Time: 8:00 a.m. Cost: $72 Register by: Thursday 13 October at Community Recreation, bldg. 61

Enjoy a unique snorkeling tour during an exciting boat trip in the crystal blue waters of Chania!

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Sunday 16 October

Scuba Diving Trip

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cost: $104, includes all transfers, full equipment, and insurance. Register by: Friday 14 October at Community Recreation, bldg. 61.

Enjoy a day of diving in the crystal blue waters of Crete. Trip includes two separate dives and locations. Must be “Open Water” certified (at a minimum) to participate.

Saturday 22 October

Olive Oil Factory Trip Time: 10:00 a.m.

Cost: $15, includes transportation and entrance. Bring extra euro for lunch and to buy olive oil to take home. Register by: Thursday 20 October at Community Recreation, bldg. 61.

See the process of how olive oil is made!

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Thursday 20 October

Time: 8:00 p.m. Cost: Free, includes popcorn Get cozy on our loungers and watch a blockbuster movie on our giant screen at the softball field! Dress warm or bring a blanket as it’s sure to get chilly! Free popcorn will be available!

Greek Conversational Classes Wednesday 5, 12, 19 October

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Where: MWR Library Register at: Community Recreation Cost: $5 for U.S. active-duty personnel, $10 for everyone else

Cooking Class

Thursday 13 October

Time: 5:00 p.m. Where: The Anchor Cost: $10 Register at: Community Recreation by 11 October! Learn how to make Greek spinach pie!

Trivia Day

Wednesday 12 October

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Where: MWR Library All you have to do to win a brand new book is answer one question correctly!

Children’s Movie Event Friday 21 October

Time: 5:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Where: MWR Library Bring in your little ones to watch a children’s movie! We’ll provide the popcorn! Activities are open to everyone, and are free of charge. DI S C OVER ❒ MWR N S A S OUDA B AY ❒ O C TOBER 2 0 2 2

LIBRARY EVENTS

Outdoor BIG Screen Movie Night

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NIGHTS AT THE BAR 8-Ball Tournament Wednesday 5 October

Time: 7:00 p.m. Can you become the next Souda Bay champion?

Mini Basketball Shooting Skills

Wednesday 19 October

Time: 6:30 p.m. Will you bank or swish the shot? Think fast, the clock is ticking!

Each tournament’s winner receives an MWR gift card!

T.G.I.F.

Friday 14 October

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Enjoy a free appetizer buffet along with your favorite tunes!

Pizza Special

Friday 28 October

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Order any pizza and get a free soda!

Sunday Night Football

Every Sunday @ 8:00 p.m.

Watch the first game of the night on our big screen we’ll have assorted nuts and munchies around the bar!

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Bowling Tournament

Tuesday 18 October Time: 6:00 p.m. Strike out for a night of fun! Register your four-person team at the Liberty Center, first game is free! Trophy to the winner to display in their office until next month.

ARTS & CRAFTS SPECIAL DAYS

Anti-Stress Knitting Workshop

Football Season Weekly Pick’Em All

Time: 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. Learn a new hobby that is proven to be relaxing and an anxiety reducer!

Time: 5:00 p.m. Play football pick’em pool with us! Submit your picks in the Liberty Center, player with the most wins each week gets a prize!

Tuesday 4 October & Monday 17 October

Every Thursday

National Eat Fruit At Work Day Saturday 1 October

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Create and enjoy your own refreshing and yummy fruit salad for FREE in honor of National Eat Fruit At Work Day! Register for any of these activities in the Liberty Center (bldg. 62). All activities take place in the Liberty Center and are free of charge, and supplies are always provided, unless otherwise specified. Open to unaccompanied U.S. active-duty personnel only, call 266-1354 for more information. ­

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All Day Breakfast Monday 10 October

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. We’ll be making FREE breakfast goodies in the Liberty Center for our hard working sailors! LIBER T Y ON B A SE R E CR E ATION ❒ 8


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OCTOBER 2022 Sunday

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Climb Mt. Olympus October 1 - November 30

Monday

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BOO! Liberty Center Decoration Event 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday

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

Sunday Night Football

Sunday Night Football 8:00 p.m.

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All Day Breakfast 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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Halloween Candle Making 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Foam Roller Seminar 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

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SCUBA Diving Trip

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Greek Conver Classes 4:00 - 5: 8-Ball Pool To 7:00 p.m.

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8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Bowling Tournament 6:00 p.m.

Sunday Night Football 8:00 p.m.

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Trivia Day 10:0 Greek Conver Classes 4:00 - 5: Softball Tourn Coaches Mee

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Greek Conver Classes 4:00 - 5: Mini Basketb Skills 6:30 p.m. Rowing Chall

5:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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Sunday Night Football 8:00 p.m.

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Halloween Cupcake Decorating 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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Halloween Giant Outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Halloween Ar 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Jack O’ Lantern Floats 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Kambos Gorge Hiking Trip 8:00 a.m. Halloween Movie Marathon 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sunday Night Football

31 Halloween Zombie Run 6:00 p.m.

Halloween Softball Tournament TBD

8:00 p.m.

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Electronic schedule of events also available on our website at

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NFL Weekly Pick’em ALL Football Season Cooking Class 5:00 p.m.

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Spider Races 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Olive Oil Factory Trip 10:00 a.m.

Outdoor Big Screen Movie Children’s Movie Event 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Night 8:00 p .m.

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NFL Weekly Pick’em ALL Football Season

Halloween Laser Tag Tournament 5:00 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Pizza Special 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

COLOR KEY

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY CLASSES

LIBRARY EVENTS

Community Recreation x1355 Auto Skills Center x1312

MWR Library x1491

COMMUNITY TRIPS & ACTIVITIES

Fitness Center x1443

LIBERTY ACTIVITIES

The Anchor x1497

Community Recreation x1355 Liberty Center x1354

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Trunk or Treat Halloween Event 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Download our app on your smartphone!

FITNESS/SPORTS NIGHTS AT THE BAR

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Candle Making

Tuesday 11 October | Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. We’ll teach you how to make a beautiful set of Halloween-themed scented candles!

Liberty Center Decoration Event

Spider Races

Friday 21 October | Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Hurry to race your spider to the finish line first using only a straw! Winner will receive a prize!

Cupcake Decorating

Monday 3 October

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Lend us your own personal touch as we decorate YOUR Liberty Center, turning it into a haunted facility it’s going to be spooktacular!

Monday 24 October | Time: 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Enjoy decorating Halloween cupcakes as spooky as you can! Cupcakes, sprinkles and toppings will be provided - you just provide the creativity!

Jack-O’-Lantern Floats

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Giant Outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe

Tuesday 25 October | Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a fun night of GIANT Tic-Tac-Toe!

Arts & Crafts

Wednesday 26 October | Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Create your Halloween piece of art! Use our “craft corner” in the Liberty Center and make the spookiest masterpiece to decorate your space!

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Thursday 27 October | Time: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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

Laser Tag Tournament

Friday 28 October | Time: 5:00 p.m. | Register by: 26 October We’re turning your favorite facility into a Halloween battleground to challenge your department or friends to a competition of this unique sport.

Movie Marathon

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

Watch your favorite Halloween movies while enjoying popcorn and a slushy!

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

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SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. • NEX PARKING LOT

MWR will be leading this carnival style Halloween event known as “Trunk or Treat”! It is a great opportunity for childrens and adults to experience trick or treat onboard NSA Souda Bay!

You don’t want to miss this!

Register your vehicle at Community Recreation in building 61 by Thursday 27 October.

For more information please call 266-1355. SOUDA BAY

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H A L L O W E E N

MONDAY 31 OCTOBER

FITNESS CENTER • 6:00 p.m. Run for your life from flesh hungry zombies! Prizes will be awarded to the first three winners in both women’s and men’s divisions! First 50 participants will receive a free T-shirt! Open to everyone, only U.S. active-duty personnel are eligible to receive awards.

Register at the Liberty Center Bldg. 62, 266-1354 navymwrsoudabay.com SOUDA BAY

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