April 4, 2013 Summer Opportunity for Youth: Become a Lifeguard / Swim Instructor MWR is looking for lifeguards (at least age 16) and swim lesson instructors (at least age 17) for the upcoming summer season. Those interested must register for one of the lifeguard training courses scheduled for April 5-11, May 8-14, or May 21-June 6. The registration deadline for the April 5-11 training course at Capo FitZone Pool and Playoff Pool in Pozzuoli has been extended to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5. For more information, call the Capo FitZone Pool at DSN: 626-4254 or 081-568-4254. Note: The price has been reduced for training course participants. It is now $95 per participant, including all materials. Training classes are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after school hours, when school is in session. The May 8-14 course includes weekend classes.
Deadline Extended for Annual Utility/Recurring Maintenance Survey The annual Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) Utility and Recurring Maintenance Survey for Italy is now open through Monday, April 15. Service members residing in private housing off base are eligible to take the online survey and will be asked to report average monthly costs for utilities and routine maintenance expenses incurred over the last 12 months. Find the survey at https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/marutil.cfm. Data provided will directly impact the Utility/Recurring Maintenance allowance paid to service members who regularly receive OHA in Italy. Reminder: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center Open The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center is now open. Both the one-on-one program and the self-help clinic are by appointment only. Community members must call DSN: 626-4576 or 081-568-4576. The VITA center is located at Capo on the first level of the Admin I building. The center will be open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If your command has on-site tax support, look for information posted in your workspace. Reminder: No Financial Transactions at Capo Post Office in April Capo Post Office will suspend all financial transactions, April 1-26, due to closure of the customer service area during renovation. Customers will not be able to purchase stamps, postage, or money orders. However, post office staff will continue to conduct mail call and accept official mail. Mail with pre-paid postage (i.e., Click 'N Ship) will also be accepted. To ease the impact of the Capo officeâ€™s limited service, Support Site Post Office will extend its April hours on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Capo Post Office at DSN: 626-5371 or 081-568-5371. Reminder: Gaeta Drinking Water Declared Non-Potable Drinking water at Gaeta Fleet Landing and Olde Mill Inn is declared non-potable and not fit for consumption. All affected are advised to use bottled water for drinking, food preparation, cooking, brushing teeth, making ice, and feeding pets. For more information,
see the complete notice posted at www.facebook.com/NSANaples on February 25 and/or contact the U.S. Naval Hospital Preventive Medicine office at DSN: 629-6299 or 081811-6299. April 4: ICE System Down for Scheduled Maintenance The Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) system will be down for scheduled maintenance starting at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. The system will be back up and available for community member use at 2 a.m. on Friday, April 5. A direct link to the NSA Naples page is here: http://ice.disa.mil/index.cfm?fa=site&site_id=163. If you have a question, suggestion or concern about a wide range of services offered at NSA Naples, try using ICE. It’s the fastest way for community members to obtain a direct response from a service provider, if a response is desired. Customer satisfaction ratings and comments from community members can also be submitted to NSA Naples anonymously through ICE. April 5: Submarine Birthday Ball Best Ball Golf Scramble Community members are invited to participate in the Submarine Birthday Ball Best Ball Golf Scramble at Carney Park on Friday, April 5 at noon. Sign-ins will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Gift certificates will be awarded for “Closest to the Pin,” “Longest Drive,” and “Longest Putt.” For more information, contact ET1 Ryan Helms at DSN: 626-4152 or 081-568-4152. April 6/7: Free Magic and Comedy Show at NEX Food Court Kernel Popcorn will perform a family-friendly magic and comedy show in the Navy Exchange Food Court at Support Site on Saturday, April 6 at 1 p.m. He will again perform in the food court on Sunday, April 7 at 1 p.m. All community members are invited to these free shows. For more information, contact MWR at DSN: 626-4894 or 081-568-4894. April 8: Play Auditions for “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” Approximately 50 roles are open to students in grades 1-12 for the production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” by Child and Youth Programs and Missoula Children’s Theater. Those auditioning should arrive at the Naples Middle/High School cafeteria no later than 10 a.m. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition period. The play performance is scheduled for Friday, April 12 at 6 p.m. and is free to all community members. For more information, contact the MWR Youth Center at DSN: 629-4722 or 081-811-4277. April 9: Free Comedy Show at Support Site Movie Theater Tommy Davidson is scheduled to perform a family-friendly comedy routine on Tuesday, April 9 at the Support Site movie theater (Reel Times 2 Cinema). The show begins at 7 p.m. and all community members are invited. For more information, contact MWR at DSN: 626-4894 or 081-568-4894. April 10: Spouses Day Out On Wednesday, April 10, the USO is offering spouses a 10 percent discount card and roundtrip transportation to “La Reggia” Designer Outlet in Marcianise, the largest shopping outlet in Southern Italy. There is a €3 bus fee. Trip attendees should plan to depart Support Site by 9:45 a.m. and return no later than 2 p.m. For full details and to sign up, contact the USO at DSN: 629-4903 or 081-811-4903.
April 12: Girl Scouts Camporee Registration Deadline All girls (including non-Girl Scout members in grades K-12) in the Naples community are invited to register for the Girl Scouts 2013 Camporee at Carney Park. The registration deadline is Friday, April 12; the camping trip is scheduled for April 19-21. Activities will include lessons on camping skills, first aid and fire safety. For more information, email the event coordinator at email@example.com. April 13: Support Site Power Outage Scheduled (Industrial Loop) A power outage is scheduled from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Support Site on Saturday, April 13. It will impact most non-housing facilities and enable the completion of required maintenance. Industrial buildings including the Navy Exchange, Commissary, library, community center, Fitness Forum, Navy Lodge, Mini Mart, bowling center and Auto Hobby Shop will be impacted. Senior Officer Quarters will also be impacted. For more information on how the outage might affect specific offices, stores, or services, see the Announced Services/ Limited Services section of PAO Notes or contact the locations directly. April 15/16: Author Lisa Fantio’s Book Signings The author, Lisa Fantino, is scheduled to greet fans and sign autographs at the Navy Exchange from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 15. She’ll also appear at the Support Site library from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. Those attending a signing will have a chance to purchase a copy of her new book, “Amalfi Blue: lost & found in the south of Italy.” For more information, call DSN: 629-4004 or 081-811-4004. April 17: Self Defense Demonstration at Capo A registered instructor from the British Combat Association is scheduled to conduct a self-defense demonstration, Wednesday, April 17, as part of a series of events coordinated by the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The demonstration will be held at noon at Capo FitZone. An additional demonstration will be held at noon on Saturday, April 27 at Support Site’s Central Park. For more information, contact FFSC’s Mark Malogrino at DSN: 629-6545 or 081-811-6545. April 18: Baby Basics Class A monthly class on newborn care (bundling, diapering and bathing), feeding, baby health, and safety is scheduled to be held Thursday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to noon. The class is open to U.S. military and NATO ID cardholders and will be held in the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) office located in room G-16 of the Admin II building at Capo. To register for the class and for more information, call NMCRS at DSN: 626-3913 or 081-568-3913. April 18: Navy College Office to Administer ACT The Navy College Office is scheduled to administer the ACT on Thursday, April 18. The college office offers a version of the ACT that does not require an essay. The test will also be administered on Thursday, May 23. The SAT will be administered on Thursday, June 20. Test scores are typically returned to Naples six to eight weeks after the test date. For more information, call the college office at DSN: 626-6678/6681 or 081-5686678/6681. You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 19: Earth Day Celebration NSA Naples will celebrate Earth Day 2013 in Village Forum Square at Support Site on Friday, April 19. Festivities are scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will include a bounce house and activity booth for kids as well as a recycled art exhibit. MWR will sponsor 1-mile and 5K fun runs; participates will be able to register at 4:30 p.m. The Earth Day celebration will also feature a variety of food options (e.g., hotdogs, hamburgers, burritos, Filipino cuisine, baked goods, etc.). For more event details and to enter art work in the recycled art exhibit, contact the NSA Naples Environmental Division at DSN: 626-6706/1669 or 081-568-6706/1669. April 19: The Submarine Birthday Ball The Submarine Birthday Ball is scheduled for Friday, April 19 in Baia. All U.S. military and NATO ID cardholders are welcome to attend. The uniform for the event is Dress Blues with full medals or better. Cocktail hour will commence at 6 p.m. followed by the opening ceremony at 7 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m. Tickets cost €40 per person and may be purchased from ET1 Ryan Helms (email@example.com) before April 7 or ET1 Andrew Santamaria (firstname.lastname@example.org) thereafter. Round-trip bus transportation will be available from Support Site. For more information, contact Helms at DSN: 626-4152 or 081-568-4152. April 20: Spring Fling Festivities at Carney Park A series of community events and activities are scheduled to be held for this year's Spring Fling on Saturday, April 20. The MWR Fitness Challenge winner will be awarded, WRA will sponsor a home-safety workshop, and the Youth Sports Spring League will conduct Opening Day. In addition, the day will feature a flea market. Community members can purchase a flea-market space and table for $10 by calling Carney Park at 081-526-1579. April 22: NOSC Class on Sign Language for Baby/Toddlers Naples Overseas Support Club (NOSC) will host a class titled, “Using Sign Language for Baby/Toddlers and YOU,” at the Support Site library starting Monday, April 22. This free class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the children's room every Monday, through May 13. The class is open to parents and babies/toddlers who are at least 1 year but no older than school age. Spots are limited, so register immediately by visiting www.noscitaly.com. April 23: International Children's Day Festival at JFC The 34th annual UNESCO`s International Children's Day Festival will be held Tuesday, April 23, on the soccer field at JFC’s headquarters in Lago Patria from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Elementary students from NATO nations are scheduled to sing, dance, and receive awards for an art contest. The festival is open to all NATO and U.S. military community members with valid ID for base entry. The festival will be held at the community center in the event of rain. For more information, contact JFC Public Affairs at 081-721-2437. April 23: Community Town Hall Meeting at Support Site NSA Naples Commanding Officer Capt. Scott Gray will hold a town hall meeting at the Support Site movie theater on Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. The meeting is open to all community members and there will be an opportunity for questions. Light refreshments will be available at 5:45 p.m. For more information, contact the NSA Naples Public Affairs office at DSN: 629-5912 or 081-568-5912.
Scheduled Strikes in Italy April 8: Local public transportation personnel are scheduled to strike for four hours. Specific times will be determined locally. April 8: Meridiana airline personnel are scheduled to strike from noon to 4 p.m. April 12: Trenitalia personnel are scheduled to strike from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19: Alitalia Cityliner flight attendants, pilots, baggage handlers are scheduled to strike for 24 hours. April 22-23: Trenitalia support services (mostly cleaning) are scheduled to strike from 9 p.m. on April 22 to 9 p.m. on April 23. Announced Closures/Limited Services Date
Closed All Day / No Service
-Naples Elementary School -Naples Middle and High School -Naples Elementary School -Naples Middle and High School
(Teacher Work Day)
April 8-12 (Spring Break)
Early Closure / Limited Service
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Schedule April 5: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. April 8: Neapolitan Espresso, 10 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. April 9: Easy Italian, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. April 9: Employment Opportunities in Naples: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Support Site FFSC. April 9: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 9: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC April 10: Credit and Debt Management, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Support Site FFSC. April 10: Choices (Managing Your Anger), 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 11: Smooth Move, 8 a.m. to noon, Support Site Community Center. April 11: Ombudsman Assembly Meeting, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 15–19: Transition GPS (TAP) Workshop – Pre – Separation, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 15: Cultural Tips, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Support Site TLA Coffee Shop. April 16: Easy Italian, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. April 16: Nurturing Touch - Infant and Child Massage, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 16: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 16: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 17: Choices (Managing Your Anger), 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 18: Ceramic Studio, 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Meet at TLA Reception area/carpool. April 18: Saving and Investing, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Support Site FFSC. April 18: Communications Skills, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 18: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 19: Legal Assistance, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (appointments only), Support Site FFSC. April 19: Campania Mall, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meet at TLA Reception area/carpool. April 23: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 23: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 25: Becoming a Love & Logic Parent, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Support Site FFSC. April 30: Easy Italian, 9 a.m. to noon, Support Site FFSC. April 30: Al-Anon Support Group, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC.
April 30: Alateen Support Group (ages 12-18), 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Support Site FFSC. *To register for these listings or for more information, call DSN: 629-6372 or 081-8116372. USO Schedule Note: In observance of “Month of the Military Child” in April USO Naples will cover the costs of a maximum of two children per family for the tours underlined below.
Daily Tours April 5: Wine Tasting and Demijohn Shopping. April 6: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. April 10: Papal Audience in Rome. April 12: Mother and Daughter Afternoon at the Spa. April 13: Make Your Own Neapolitan Pizza. April 14: Zoo Marine Theme Park in Rome. April 19: Sorrento by Night. Weekend Tours April 11-14: Venice and Verona. April 27-28: Weekend under the Tuscan Sun (Pisa and Lucca). May 11-12: Mother’s Day in Perugia and Orvieto. May 24-27: Memorial Day Getaway to Pietrableu Resort. *For tour information, call the USO at DSN: 626-5713 or 629-4903 or visit uso.it. Additional MWR Updates Child and Youth Programs and the Missoula Children’s Theater production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” are looking for a pianist. The pianist would be needed Wednesday, April 10 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; and Friday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to noon and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, contact the MWR Youth Center at DSN: 629-4722 or 081-811-4722. April (every Tuesday): Parents are invited bring their kids to the bowling center from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Kids will bowl for free in celebration of “Month of the Military Child.” Call DSN: 629-6796 or 081-811-6796 for more information. Now-April 15: Parents can register with the Support Site Child Development Center for a “Parents’ Night Out” that is scheduled for April 20 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cost per child is $4 per hour. For more information on child eligibility criteria, call DSN: 629-4390 or 081-811-4390. April 6: Carney Park is offering open-play paintball Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon and group play from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Navy Outdoor Recreation at DSN: 629-4947 or 081-811-4947. ITT Day Trips April 5: Naples in the Evening. April 7: Naples Underground. April 8: Pompeii 3 Amphitheater & Cameo Factory. April 9: Island of Capri with Lunch. *For more information on day or extended trips with ITT, visit www.mwritt.org or call DSN: 626-4471 or 629-7906.