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Saturday, April 27 | 8:30 am - 1 pm Everyone with base access is invited to shop or sell at Eglin's base-wide Parking Lot Sale, held on Georgia Avenue. Look for the event at the two large parking lots across the street from the Eglin Conference Center and Exchange Mini Mall. Sellers may park in either lot and use adjacent parking spaces to display their wares. Space for sellers is FREE! Advance reservations are not required. And if you're a shopper, you won't want to miss this event! There's always an enormous selection and assortment of treasures to be found at this popular event—furniture, electronics, children's items, toys, movies, books, clothing, collectibles, sporting goods, home accessories and much more! Sellers must be in place and ready to sell at 8:30 a.m. sharp, when the event will be officially opened to shoppers. This is a perfect opportunity to raise some extra cash for your family, group, or organization—or to get some thrifty gift shopping done! Restrooms will be available at the Mini Mall. An event map can be found Online at www.eglinlife.com. We'll see you at the sale! (Please Note: Sellers are asked not to offer live animals or firearms for sale.) For more information, call 850-882-1482.

Summer Reading 2019

June 1 - July 31

"It's Showtime at your Library!" Join the Eglin Digital Library for their Summer Reading Program, with fun programs and incentives for all ages! More details are soon to come. Registration begins Monday, May 20, in-person at the Library or online at www.eglinlibrary.com. Don't miss the Kick-Off Party on Monday, June 3 from 10 am - 12 pm. Eglin Digital Library | 850-882-9308

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Parking Lot Sale

TUESDAY APR 16, 2019

QUICK CLICKS: RockFest Eglin Gate to Gate College Fair Match Play Championship

Sip & Paint Night

Friday, May 3 | 6 pm | The Bayview

Find your inner artist! Come and join us for a spring-themed session of Sip & Paint Night, hosted by Splash Paint Party Studio. Price is $15 for Eglin Bayview members/ $30 ......for non-members, and includes a personal cheese plate to snack on, a canvas, and all other painting supplies. Painters will also receive one drink of their choice — including a glass of wine, a pint of beer, or a non-alcoholic beverage. The bar will also be open for purchases. Must be 16 and up to participate. Reservation required and seats are limited! Lisa | 850-533-3632

Taco Bar at the Bayview Friday, May 17 | 3:30 - 6 pm

Come out and enjoy Chef Bill's Taco Bar at the Bayview! We’re celebrating Bayview Members with a FREE buffet for Bayview members and their immediate family. Admission is $5 for all others, ages 3 and up. The bar will be open for beverage purchases. Enjoy indoor games and activities, plus prize giveaways for Bayview members throughout the evening!

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Wednesday, May 1 | 9 am-3 pm | Eglin Fitness Center (Main Gym)

Join the Eglin Education Center for a College Fair, hosted by Team Eglin's 5/6 Club. Over 40 colleges and universities will be present at the Main Fitness Center. This event is open to all base personnel. Learn more about: CCAF, AU-ABC, Associates, Bachelors, and Masters Degrees, Advising, CLEP/DSST Testing, Financial Aid, AF COOL Contact the Education Office for more information. Eglin Education Center | 850-882-8141

• Military Spouse Appreciation Scavenger Hunt May 1 - 10

In honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, the Eglin Airman & Family Readiness Center is holding a Military Spouse Scavenger Hunt! Pick up your passport on Wednesday, May 1 and follow each clue to learn about what Eglin AFB can offer military spouses. Turn in passports on Friday, May 10 for a sweet surprise. A&FRC | 850-882-9060

• Homefront Heroes 2019

Saturday, May 11 | 2 - 3 pm Postl Point, East Pavilion

Eglin's Airman & Family Readiness Center is holding a special Homefront Heroes Award Ceremony to honor the spouses and children of currently or recently deployed personnel. There will be a medal and certificate presented to family members to honor and highlight the sacrifices and contributions made while their Military Member was answering our nation's call. The ceremony will be held at the East Pavilion at Postl Point and is open to all Eglin AFB, Duke Field, and 7th SFG, and Tyndall families who experienced a deployment between May 1, 2018, and April 30, 2019. Registration is required - please sign up by Friday, May 3 at https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=442551&k=0665400C7E56. A&FRC | 850-882-9060

• RockFest!

Saturday, May 11 | Postl Point

Eglin is set to host Air Force Entertainment's Live Stage Rock Festival featuring Grammy-nominated band Sum 41 with special guest band We The Kings at Postl Point on Saturday, May 11. The day will kick off with an opening ceremony at 2 pm followed by a food truck rally and beverage sales, a car show featuring Emerald Coast Exotic Cars of Destin, and an appearance by popular local band Swingtown. The main stage opens at 7 pm. with performances by We The Kings followed by Sum 41. Admission to the event is FREE and open to all DoD ID card holders and their guests. Audience members are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets for concert seating. Video or audio recording is not permitted. Backpack and large handbags are discouraged, and such items may be subject to immediate search upon request. The event is brought to you by Air Force Entertainment (AFE), a part of the Air Force Services Activity. AFE's ongoing mission is to provide installations with no-cost quality entertainment for Airmen and families.

• Eglin Match Play Championship Monday, May 20 | Eglin Golf Course

Do you have what it takes to win match play? Show off your skills at the Eglin Golf Club’s Match Play Championship! There are three divisions, Ladies Green Tee, Men’s Gold Tee (Age 64 & under), and Men's Silver Tee (Age 65 & up). A full handicap is required (GHIN only). Pairings will be drawn blindly, and the 18 hole matches will be double elimination. There is a $25 entry fee, not including Green and Cart fees. Registration deadline is Friday, May 17. Call or visit the Eglin Golf Club to sign up. Eglin Golf Course | 850-882-2949

Disney Salutes the U.S. Armed Forces

Walt Disney World is saluting the U.S. Armed Forces by offering specially priced Salute Tickets to eligible military members at an amazing savings! Tickets are available for purchase now at Eglin ITT, and are valid for use from January 1 to December 19, 2019. Armed Forces Salute Ticket prices are as follows: 4-Day Theme Park Hopper - $239 4-Day Hopper + "Fun & More" - $289 5-Day Theme Park Hopper - $255 5-Day Hopper + "Fun & More" - $305 Tickets are for use by Active or Retired U.S. and Foreign Military, National Guard, Active Reserves, or 100% Disabled, and must be activated by a military member or their present spouse. Full details, plus information on accommodations and dining packages are available at Eglin ITT. Eglin ITT | 850-882-5930

Hotel Deals

Great deals on hotels and lodging in countless vacation destinations are available to U.S. military personnel, with FREE discount program membership available to Active Duty, Retired, Reserve & Guard members! Eglin ITT | 850-882-5930

FITNESS CENTER Mystery Volleyball Friday, May 17 | 5 pm Do you like a good mystery? Do you like volleyball? The Eglin Fitness Center is hosting Mystery Volleyball. What is Mystery Volleyball? Well, if we told you, it wouldn’t be a mystery, now, would it? Show up and find out! Fitness Center | 882-6223

• Eglin Golf Course Summer Youth Golf Camps

Join the Eglin Golf Course for their Youth Summer Camps! It will be a fun-filled golf week led by our LPGA instructor. Kids will have fun while learning golf skills, values, and etiquette. Young golfers will work on their skills in a fun and encouraging environment, learning golf fundamentals while using age-appropriate equipment and exercises. If needed, clubs are available to borrow during camp hours. Experienced camp leaders will fit every junior for the appropriate U.S Kids Golf clubs. Registration is required, and participants must pre-pay for camps. Snacks and refreshments will be available, and there is an option to prepay and register for a discounted $5.00 lunch box every day. For more information, or to register, contact the Eglin Golf Course. Eglin Golf Course | 850-882-2949

MARK YOUR CALENDARS MAY 1 - College Fair Education MAY 3 - Sip & Paint Night Bayview MAY 11 - RockFest May 16 - Eglin’s Got Talent Finale May 27 - Gate to Gate Fitness

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