April 11, 2013
CNE Band Performing Concert Series at Lunch Each Wednesday Various groups from the Naval Forces Europe Band have begun performing free concerts on the Capo spine every Wednesday. A New Orleans style brass band called "Topside" kicked off the series in front of the new food court April 10. Future concerts will occur on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Ensign Chris Cornette at DSN: 626-6730 or 081-568-6730. Reminder: 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: 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 office’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. April 12: Youth Performance of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” More than 50 children in grades 1-12 are scheduled to perform in a production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” by Child and Youth Programs and Missoula Children’s Theater. The play will start at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at the Naples High School cafeteria. This event is free for all community members. For more information, call Youth Activities at DSN: 626-4722 or 081-811-4277. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 16: Toastmasters Meeting at Support Site The Toastmasters Naples Italy is scheduled to meet in the Support Site community center at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. This local club helps community members develop public speaking and leadership skills. Anyone interested and at least age 18 is welcome to attend. Meetings are regularly held on first and third Tuesdays of the month. For more information, visit: naplestoastmasters.wix.com/toastmastersnaples. April 17: Self Defense Demonstration at Capo A registered British Combat Association instructor 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 email@example.com. 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: Pizza Night Trip for Single Service Members / Bachelors All single service members and geographical bachelors are invited to join the Liberty Center for “Pizza Night in Naples,” an excursion to a Neapolitan pizza shop from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Service members must sign up at the Liberty Center, and free transportation will be provided. Attendees will need to bring money for food. For more information, call the Liberty Center at DSN: 626-4896 or 081-568-4896. 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 full Dress Blues 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 Andrew Santamaria (firstname.lastname@example.org). Round-trip bus transportation will be available from Support Site. For more information, contact ET1 at DSN: 626-4352 or 081-568-4352. April 20: Italian Trash Cleanup Effort Outside Support Site An Italian non-profit environmental organization called “Fareambiente” has scheduled a trash cleanup around the perimeter fence of Support Site on Saturday, April 20, in observance of Earth Day. All community members are invited to participate and should plan to meet in the Housing Office parking lot at 9:15 a.m. Please wear leather gloves and bring hand sanitizer. For more information, contact Pasquale Franco at cell number 335132-1342. 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: 'ADHD for the 21st Century and Beyond' Presentation Dr. Atkins, a developmental pediatrician, will be guest speaking at a meeting held Tuesday, April 23 in room 223 of Naples Elementary School. This Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Parent Support Group meeting starts at 5 p.m. and is open to all. For more information, contact Nurse Coleen Byrnes at email@example.com. 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. April 24: AFN Naples Radiothon AFN Naples will host a radiothon from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, to help raise money for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society 2013 Active Duty Fund Drive. Listeners will have an opportunity to request a song in exchange for a pledge to donate at least $2. For a pledge of $100, a listener (department or organization) can request the indemand “Repeater Song” – a song that gets played every hour until someone who pledges more bumps it. For more information, visit AFN on www.facebook.com/AFNNaples. To make a donation during the event, call 629-6920 or 081-811-6920. You can listen to the radiothon on 106.0 FM The Eagle, AFN decoder channel 182, or on-base AFN channels 12 or 47. April 28: Free Bingo at Support Site USO Naples is scheduled to host a free Bingo event on Sunday, April 28, in the Naples High School cafeteria. Doors will open at 3 p.m. and the game will start at 3:30 p.m. Bingo prizes will include home appliances, electronics, and gift baskets. All U.S. ID cardholders are invited to participate. For more information, contact the USO at DSN: 626-5713 or 081-568-5713. Scheduled Strikes in Italy 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. May 3: Blue Panorama flight attendants are scheduled to strike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14: Alitalia flight attendants are scheduled to strike for 24 hours. Announced Closures/Limited Services Date
Closed All Day / No Service
Early Closure / Limited Service
-Naples Elementary School -Naples Middle and High School -Motor Vehicle Office at Capo -Vehicle Processing Center at Support Site -Motor Vehicle Office at Capo -Vehicle Processing Center at Support Site
-Personal Property Office (limited service) -Motor Vehicle Office at Support Site (limited service) -Personal Property Office (limited service) -Motor Vehicle Office at Support Site (limited service)
April 25 (Italian Holiday)
May 1 (Italian Holiday)
Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) Schedule 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 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 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 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 13: Navy Outdoor Recreation’s trekking program is offering a hiking trip in the Campania region. It is open to community members age 15 and older. Hiking experience is not required. The trip costs $30 per person. For more information, call DSN: 629-4947 or 081-811-4947. April 17: The Navy Outdoor Recreation (NOR) Center at Support Site is offering an introductory Kayak paddling workshop. The workshop costs $35 per person and is for ages 12 and up. No experience is required. Attendees will meet at 3 p.m. in the Support Site NOR Center. For more information, call DSN: 629-4947 or 081-8114947.
ITT Day Trips April 12: Vesuvius Experience. April 13: Time Elevator in Rome. April 15: Limoncello Factory in Sorrento. April 16: Coffee Factory. *For more information on day or extended trips with ITT, visit www.mwritt.org or call DSN: 626-4471 or 629-7906.
NSA Naples PAO Notes April 11, 2013