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Inside the Gate, May 23, 2013


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Inside the Gate, May 23, 2013

  1. 1. May 23, 2013For the following tidbits of information and more, visit your news or event posted? Let us know.Send an email to or call 228-871-3662.Flag Placement Volunteers - The Biloxi National Cemetery Memorial Committee is asking for volunteers to placeapproximately 18,000 flags on the gravesides at Biloxi National Cemetery, 400 Veterans Ave., May 25 at 8 a.m. for Memorial Dayweekend. Military personnel do not need to be in uniform and family members are encouraged to participate. For more information,please call Liz Burchett at 228-871-2427 or 228-860-8678.Bee Wash Fundraiser Update - The Bee Wash benefiting the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) will take place June 5, 10a.m. - 1 p.m. on the NCBC Parade Field. Now’s the time to nominate your favorite cleaning crew member. All donations benefitSeabees, Sailors and Marines through NMCRS programs. To date the “lucky” scrubbers are: CDR Meyer, $76.37; CAPT Burgess,53.95; Mae Duke, $57; Rob Mims, $26; Ron Perry, $21; CMDCM Mark Thomas, $17.74; Mark Ashley, $17.50. To nominatesomeone, call 228-871-2610. Throughout May, we will keep you up to date on who is leading the charge for the scrub brushes.Five Love Languages encore - Due to an overwhelming demand, the Five Love Languages workshop is being offered June 5, 6 -8:30 p.m. at the NCBC Chapel Fellowship Hall. Free child care and dinner will be provided. Call Cmdr. Ruth Goldberg at 228-871-4906 to sign up.NCBC Gulfport site of 2013 Special Olympics volunteers needed - NCBC Gulfport will host the Area 3 Special Olympics June 8.Games will be held outside of the Fitness Center, near the softball fields, and will begin following a 9 a.m. opening ceremony. Anawards ceremony will happen immediately after the games conclude. A minimum of 200 volunteers are needed to set up, registerand accompany the athletes, cheer them on and tear down the site. Volunteer request forms will be available on each CommandQuarterdeck and will be collected on May 24. Uniform for military volunteers: service PT gear; civilians: appropriate athletic attire.Please direct inquiries to: MCC Ryan Wilber, 228- 871-3663 or employees facing Furlough are invited to an encore of Fleet and Family Support Centers, "Adjusting to the Economy anda Furlough" class, with two opportunities to attend: June 6, 11 a.m. - noon or June 17, 11 a.m. - noon. Please call FFSC at 228-871-3000 to reserve your space.Who remembers last hurricane season? - Were you ready? The 2013 Hurricane Season begins June 1. To help get ready, visit your popcorn and head for FREE Movies at the Training Hall! Stop by the Snack Bar on your way in to get that butteredmovie popcorn and those other goodies that help you get lost in the moment. Forget what was playing? No worries - put the moviehotline number in your phone, 228-871-3299 and call anytime!Friday: Bullet to the Head, R, 6 p.m.; Saturday: A Haunted House, R, 11 a.m.; The Last Stand, R, 1:30 p.m.; Stand Up Guys, R,3:30 p.m.; Sunday: Beautiful Creatures, PG13, 2 p.m., Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, R, 4:30 p.m.Fitness Center - Call 228-871-2668 for more information.~ Warm weather is here and the pool is open. Dive in for great exercise or bring the kids out for some fun in the sun. The pool isopen Monday – Friday from 5:30 – 8 a.m. for active duty military only. From 8 a.m. – noon, all other eligible patrons can enjoyswimming laps and from noon – 7 p.m., the pool is open to the entire family. Water aerobics is also back by popular demand onMondays and Wednesdays from 11 – 11:45 a.m.Read the latest edition of the Seabee eCourier here: Offerings - Call 228-871-2454 for more information.~Looking for a church? The Seabee Memorial Chapel holds services every Sunday to suit your needs. Protestant Services include aGospel Service at 8 a.m. and a Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Catholic Mass is at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays and the Chapel also holds aWeekly Mass, Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m.~ Seabee Pantry – The Seabee Pantry is a valuable resource for those military families needing a little extra assistance during themonth. Please donate as many canned goods and other nonperishable items as possible. Donation drop-off sites are located at theNavy Exchange, Chapel, Commissary, Fleet and Family Support Center and Armed Forces Retirement Home. The Seabee Pantry isfor Active Duty, Reserve, Retired and dependents of each.~ Praise and Worship - The Seabee Memorial Chapel is looking for new members for the Praise and Worship Team for the 10:30a.m., Worship Service and the Gospel choir at 8 a.m. If you can sing or play an instrument, you are invited to come share your gift.Auto Hobby - Call 228-871-2804 for more information.~ Don’t forget to pump up those sorry looking tires and change your oil at the Auto Hobby shop this week! Open Tuesday -Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and closed Sunday - Tuesday.
  2. 2. Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) on NCBC Water Quality - Important information about the quality of your drinking water isavailable in the 2012 Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) at: a copy of the CCR will not be delivered to you, you may obtain a hard copy from NCBC Gulfport’s Environmental Officelocated in building 322, room 103 or by emailing a request for a copy to PWD Environmental encouragesall customers with concerns or questions to contact them directly at 228-871-2373.Liberty Center - Call 228-871-4684 for more information.~ Friday check out downtown Gulfport with Liberty’s Dinner Dash at 6 p.m. Saturday is the Minor League Baseball MobileBayBears vs. Mississippi Braves game at 5 p.m., transportation is $5. On Sunday take a trip to the Gulf Islands Water Park at10 a.m., admission is $7. Win First place Wednesday night at 6 p.m., at the Call of Duty Black Ops II Tournament! Open to all singleSailors and geographical bachelors.Information, Tickets and Travel - Call 228-871-2231 for more information.On a budget? No worries! You can still afford to get away with ITT’s military discounted prices that aren’t available anywhere else– not even online. Design a fun-filled, high-quality custom trip for you and your crew. Whether you have a day or a week, there isfun around the corner at the local breweries, beaches and hotels. Mobile, New Orleans and Pensacola are only a short distance away.Stop by today to design your worry free adventure.Navy Outdoor Recreation - Call 228-871-2127 for more information.~ You can be sure to find the best prices around at NOR. Stop by and pick up a price list for all of your spring outdoor plansfrom boats and camping gear to party favorites like bounce houses. NOR’s pricing can’t be beat. NOR is open Monday, 8 a.m. – 1p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.The Grill - Call 228-871-2494 for takeout and avoid the wait.~ Impress your friends with how much you can eat by trying out our Battalion Burger this week. With THREE patties, bacon,lettuce, tomato, onion and secret sauce, this burger is sure to WOW you. Open Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a greatbreakfast or lunch.Youth Activities Center - Call 228-871-2251 to find out more about YAC.~ Join your friends Friday for Movie Night on the Big Screen while snacking on fresh popcorn from 6 - 9 p.m. for only $2!Then, on Saturday, take a trip to the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Bring $5 and a lunch. All programs willbe CLOSED for Memorial Day, May 27.**Outside the Fence Line**~ 12thAnnual St. Ann’s Catfish Festival, May 23-26, St. Ann Church Grounds, 23529 Highway 53, Gulfport. This festival is FUNfor the entire family - games, silent auction, live auction, prize bingo (during the day Saturday & Sunday), carnival rides, and ofcourse - FABULOUS FOOD. . . ESPECIALLY CATFISH, and more! Live entertainment performs throughout the festival! Call 228-832-2560 for more information.~ 35thAnnual Antique Auto and Engine Club of Mississippi Car Show, May 24 - 25, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. daily, D’Iberville City Hall,Automall Parkway, D’Iberville. Car show, swap meet, food, music and lots of family fun! Come out and enjoy these “treasures!” CarEntry Fee! Spectators Free!~ 3rdAnnual St. Clare Seafood Festival, May 24, 6 - 11 p.m., May 25, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., May 26, noon - 6 p.m. St. ClareCatholic Church, 236 South Beach Blvd., Waveland. Festival features fantastic food of all kinds and of course seafood. Alsofeaturing rides, live music, crafts, silent auction, raffle and much more! Dont miss this exceptional festival as it returns to the beach!~ 13th Annual Memorial Service Under the Oaks, May 25, 11 a.m., Diamondhead Country Club, 7600 Country Club Circle. Allare welcome.~ Sounds By The Sea Outdoor Concert, May 25-26. Two locations - Harrison County, May 25 at Jones Park, Highway 90,Gulfport; Jackson County, May 26 at Beach Park, Pascagoula. Festivities start at 6:30 p.m., nightly. Enjoy an open-air Memorial Dayconcert featuring patriotic selections, quality music, and fireworks! Bring your picnic baskets, blankets, lounge chairs, and enjoy themusic & show - all overlooking the Gulf of Mexico! Dont miss this Memorial Day outdoor tradition! Presented by the Gulf CoastSymphony! FREE!~ Jazz in the Pass, May 26, 1 - 7 p.m., War Memorial Park, Highway 90, Pass Christian. A FREE musical event featuring live musicechoing over the Mississippi Sound! Bring your lawn chairs or blankets!~ Biloxi National Cemetery Memorial Service, May 27, 9 a.m., 400 Veterans Avenue, Biloxi. Everyone is invited to attend.~ FREE admission to New Orleans Zephyrs AAA baseball game - In honor of Memorial Day (May 27), the New OrleansZephyrs are offering free admission to the Monday game for military (active, retired, reserve) and their families (up to four freetickets). To take advantage of this opportunity, just show your valid Military ID at the box office on the day of game and get up to 4tickets for free. The game begins at 1 p.m., with the gates opening at noon. For field location and more information on theZephyrs, visit Downtown Farmers Market Festival, May 30, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The City of Biloxi will kick off Downtown Farmers Market Festivalfeaturing many farmers’ market vendors, entertainment by DD Thunders Band, hourly giveaways such as plant, fruit and vegetablebaskets, cookbooks and homemade goods. Located under the 1-110 corner of Howard and Hopkins in Biloxi; this is sure to be afavorite of locals.*For a listing of all the events in and around South Mississippi, go to Disclaimer – these events arenot base events and are subject to change/cancellation without notice. It is advised to call before attending.