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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. While every effort is being made for information to be accurate at the time of printing, 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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March At-A-Glance

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Liberty Off-Base

14-15 Fitness & Sports

For more information about MWR please visit our official website at navymwrsb.com

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Auto Skills Center

Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday/Sunday CLOSED Holidays: CLOSED DSN: 266 - 1312

Argonaut Fleet Recreation Center Monday - Sunday: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Holidays: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Phone: 28210-83890

Community Recreation Monday - Friday: Weekends & Holidays: DSN:

Fitness Center

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. CLOSED 266 - 1288/1355

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

Liberty Center

Monday-Friday: Weekends & Holidays: DSN:

11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 266 - 1354

Library

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

Souda Coffee Bar

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. CLOSED 266 - 1491

Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Weekends: CLOSED Holidays: CLOSED DSN: 266 - 1292

Shipmates

Monday - Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Holidays: Regular Hours DSN: 266 - 1495

SPA Tours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sunday & U.S. Holidays CLOSED DSN: 266 - 1524/1291

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Omalos Day Trip Sunday 8 March

Cost: $10 for U.S. active-duty personnel, $15 for everyone else. Bring euro for lunch. Register by: March 4 at Community Recreation, 266-1288. Join MWR for a ride up to the “White Mountains” and the entrance of the Samaria Gorge. Enjoy a day of exploring the Omalos plateau and sit down to a traditional Cretan meal.

Cretan Cooking Class Saturday 21 March 9:00 a.m.

Cost: $5, transportation will be provided from base. Register by: March 18 at Community ­ Recreation, 266-1288. Cretan food is full of wild herbs, high-quality olive oil, dairy products made mainly from goat milk, olives, tasty fruit and vegetables, wild greens, goat meat, and thyme-honey. Participants will spend four hours preparing and tasting a five-course meal.

Imbros Gorge Hiking Trip Sunday 22 March 8:00 a.m.

Cost: €39, price includes transportation, guide and entrance fees. Register by: March 19 at Community Recreation, 266-1288. One of the deepest and narrowest gorges in Crete, the 8km hike begins in the mountains and ends in the tiny village of Komitades.

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Make & Take Craft Thursday 5 March 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Artsy Journal

Thursday 26 March 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Where: Library ● FREE Where: Library ● FREE Patterned paper, paint, ink, trinkets, Pop in anytime and spend a few minutes gemstones, pearls, glitter - all waiting to make spring bunny bunting. for you to dress up (or down) a 6x8 chipboard, 2-ring binder full of Wednesday 11 March handy pockets and pages.

Story Time 4:00 p.m.

Where: Library ● FREE Rainbow themed stories and craft. COM M U N ITY

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Road Trip Class

Saturday 28 March ● 10:00 a.m.

Where: Auto Skills Center ● Price: $5 Prepare for your next road trip and prevent roadside emergencies. Class will include preventitive maintenance tips and what to pack in your emergency kit.

Paint & Sip Night Saturday 28 March 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where: TBA Cost: $25. Supplies will be provided. Price also includes one beverage. Register by: March 25 at Community ­Recreation, 266-1288. No painting experience is needed. Follow along with our step-by-step painting instructor to create a canvas painting you can take home.

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Shamrock Frappuccino $2.75 Coffee, mint syrup, whipped cream, sprinkles.

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Leprechaun Smoothie $4.00 Strawberries, milk, spinach, banana.

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Trivia Night

Tuesday 3 March & Tuesday 10 March 9:00 p.m.

Show off the crazy, random knowledge your brain has stored up over the years! $10 MWR gift card awarded to the winner!

Pizza Special March 3, 10, 17 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Where: Shipmates

Music Video Night

Friday 6 March ●9:00 p.m. Enjoy your favorite music videos playing throughout the evening along with a free assortment of appetizers.

T.G.I.F.

March 6, 13, 20 ● 7:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Shipmates

Enjoy a FREE assortment of appetizers along with your favorite tunes!

Order a pizza and receive a FREE side salad!

8-Ball Pool Tournament Thursday 12 March ● 9:00 p.m. Are you the next pool shark of Souda Bay? Join us and prove your skills! $10 MWR gift card awarded to the winner!

St. Patrick’s Day Party Tuesday 17 March ● 7:30 p.m. Shipmates Event highlights: Who’s the greenest?

Who can peel the most potatoes in two minutes? Pot of Gold Toss, Bingo and free mini appetizers.


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Rethymno Carnival Trip

Omalos Day Trip

Yoga Workshop Paintball Tournament

Imbros Gorge Hiking Trip

Ski/Snowboard Trip Basketball Tournament

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Racquetball Tournament

Massage Therapy Green Flower Planting Shamrock Shake - FREE! Lucky Seven Full Body Workout

Knitting

Ski/Snowboard Trip Knitting

Massage Therapy Shopping Trip Pizza Special Trivia Night

Massage Therapy Pizza Special Trivia Night Racquetball Tournament

Shamrock Glow Run Massage Therapy Shamrock Shake - FREE! St. Patrick’s Day Party Pizza Special

Crockpot Cooking Class

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Anti-stress Coloring Program 8-Ball Pool Tournament Racquetball Tournament

National Oreo Cookie Day T.G.I.F. Night Shuttle Adventure League Dungeons & Dragons Music Video Night

Super Smash Bros Tournament

T.G.I.F. Night Shuttle Racquetball Tournament

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Artsy Journal Movie Night

Ski/Snowboard Trip Basketball Tournament Super Smash Bros Tournament Spanish Paella Day Night Shuttle

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Coloring Contest Night Shuttle Cretan Cooking Class

Ski/Snowboard Trip Basketball Tournament Road Trip Class Night Shuttle Paint & Sip

FITNESS & SPORTS

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COMMUNITY CLASSES COMMUNITY TOURS & TRIPS

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COFFEE SPECIALS

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Community Recreation x1288 Auto Skills Center x1312

LIBERTY

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LIBRARY EVENTS

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SHIPMATES

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Scrapbooking

Thursday 5 March 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Learn artful ways of preserving old family pictures, memorabilia and documents within the ­pages of a beautiful scrapbook! Supplies are provided or feel free to bring your own!

National Oreo Cookie Day Friday 6 March ● 5:00 p.m.

In honor of National Oreo Cookie Day enjoy a free glass of milk and an assortment of Oreo cookies! Dunk, twist, or just take a bite of America’s favorite cookie!

Adventure League Dungeons & ­Dragons Friday 6 March & Friday 20 March 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy the fun and adventure that is D&D! All player skillset, from novice to veteran are welcome!

All activities take place in the Liberty Center and

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Saturday 7 March 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Come watch your favorite DC movie while enjoying a bowl of your favorite cereal in honor of National Cereal Day!

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Friday 13 March & Friday 27 March 6:00 p.m.

Your favorite “game from the future” is back and greater than ever imagined! Help your ­favorite Nintendo characters, while enjoying a smashing night!

Anti-stress Coloring Program National Potato Chip Thursday 12 March 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Coloring books are not just for kids! Join the latest craze - adult coloring which is relaxing and stress-relieving! All supplies are provided!

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Saturday 14 March ● 5:00 p.m. Grab some chips ‘n’ dip while watching a movie in the Liberty Center! Movie TBD.

Green Flower Planting Monday 16 March ● 5:45 p.m. A special flower planting workshop in anticipation of spring weather!

Shamrock Shake - FREE! Monday 16 March & Tuesday 17 March 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

A sweet and GREEN twist on the classic! It’s a mix of ice cream, milk, and mint blended to creamy perfection.

Coloring Contest

Saturday 21 March ● 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Join this contest on International Color Day. The most colorful drawing wins a $10 MWR gift card. We’ll provide supplies. You supply the imagination.

d are free of charge, unless otherwise specified.

rmation and registration please visit the Liberty Center or call 266-1354.

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Monday 23 & 30 March ● 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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

Night WHAT’S Waffle & Jenga Tournament COOKING Wednesday 25 March ● 5:00 p.m. WITH Cooking Class LIBERTY? Crockpot Tuesday 24 March ● 5:00 p.m. Test your block stacking skills and avoid crashing the stack. Check out the waffle making station while you’re there.

Learn how to cook a sausage and peppers dish in a slow cooker. We’ll show you the technique and provide you with all the supplies!

National Spanish Paella Day Friday 27 March ● 5:00 p.m.

In honor of National Spanish Paella Day, stop by Liberty to enjoy a serving of this famous Spanish dish. Stick around to play Super Smash Bros!

Puzzle Night

Tuesday 31 March ● 6:00 p.m. Join us in the Liberty Center for a night of puzzle fun and taters in honor of National Tater Day.

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


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Shopping Trips

Tuesday 3 March & Thursday 5 March 11:00 a.m. Where: Chania • Cost: FREE

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Sunday 15 March 11:00 a.m.

Where: Paintland Chania Register by: February 29 & March 3 Cost: FREE for the first 12 Get your dress or tuxedo and accessories people who register at the Liberty Center. for the Seabee Ball! Can’t make these trips, try the Friday or the Saturday night Register by: March 12 Liberty shuttle to Chania.

Leave base for a fierce competition! First 100 paintballs are free, all ­extra paintballs will be at your own ­expense!

Movie Night

Thursday 26 March Time TBA

Where: Mega Place Ster Cinema Cost: FREE for the first 12 people who register at the Liberty Center Let MWR take you to the movies at the Mega Place Ster Cinema! Movie and time will be announced by March 25.

Ride is FREE!

More information and schedules available at the Liberty Center. Space is limited - first come, first served!

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Rowing Challenge Wednesday 4 March

Yoga Workshop

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

Sunday 15 March 8:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Compete in the 5,000 Meter Rowing Challenge. The best overall time will win a $10 MWR gift card.

Space is limited!

Register by: March 3

Where: Fitness Center Instructor: Dimitri Register by: March 13

Racquetball Tournament

Monday 9 - Friday 13 March Register by: March 5

Are you ready to be the next NSA Souda Bay Racquetball Tournament Champion? Tournament will also decide the seeding on the Racquetball Ladder. Winner will receive a trophy.

Lucky Seven Full Body Workout Monday 16 March 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Register by: March 15. Limited seats available. Join the MWR Fitness team in a one-hour fun circuit of fat burning exercises. Participants will receive a box of Lucky Charms cereal

Shamrock Glow Run

Tuesday 17 March â—? 6:30 p.m. Register by: March 16

Wear green and join us in this festive 5K. Join us at Shipmates for the after party with free snacks!

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Thursday 19 March 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Register by: March 18, limited seats available.

Join the MWR Fitness team for a two-hour high calorie-burning cardio workout.

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Friday 27 - Sunday 29 March 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. Register by: March 26

It’s basketball competition time. Register now for your chance to be the champion.

Foam Roller Clinic Wednesday 25 March

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11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Session 2:

5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Register by: March 24

Learn how to use a foam roller to increase flexibility, blood flow and range of motion as well as decrease the chance of injury and post workout recovery time.

Mission Nutrition

Tuesday 31 March ● 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Register by: March 30 Where: Fire Department Training Room

Don’t miss this standardized, science based course focused on improving your nutritional knowledge and awareness. Topics include grocery shopping, weight control and balance, fueling for performance, the effects of emotional eating and many other relavant subjects for discussion. Sign up for all events at the MWR Fitness Center, 266-1443.

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