May 16, 2013
Military families are invited for an exclusive tour of the tall ship Unicorn on May 26 when the ship will be docked in Lunenburg . Drop in between 2-4 PM. This is an exclusive offer for military families. Please bring your military family ID or military ID.
The Unicorn is the only all-female crewed tall ship in the world, Unicorn sails the sea with proven leadership programs for teenage girls and women. Unicorn partners with Sisters Under Sail, a New Jersey based non-profit corporation dedicated to helping teen girls and women build confidence, develop leadership skills, and witness first-hand what women can do together when focused on a common goal. In partnership with the MFRC, four CF youth from across Canada will participate in Sisters Under Sail this year.
For more information on the Unicorn click here: http://www.tallshipunicorn.com/
Annual General Meeting and free BBQ
June 19 BBQ 4:30-5:30 pm meeting 5:30-6:30 pm Shearwater site All military members and their families are invited to attend.Casual child care is provided during the meeting. Please RSVP for childcare only by calling 427-7788 by June 13.
Walk or Run to Support Military Families in the Blue Nose Marathon
Support “The Resourcinators” in the Blue Nose Marathon!
Between May 1-17, consider supporting the H&R MFRC Team “The Resourcinators” with a donation. To make a pledge call Darren Brackley @ 427-7208, drop by one of our sites or on line at http://bit.ly/ZXOdji .
PSSSST!!!! Don’t feel like running or walking the Blue Nose? Pick a spot along the race routes and cheer on our team! Go Resourcinators, GO! Let us know if you want a sign supporting them!
Shearwater Children’s Centre Part Day Preschool Registration for September 2013Part Day Preschool Mass Registration day is May 21, 2013 at 8:30am
2 Day program Tue/Thurs – $85/month
3 Day program Mon/Wed/Fri – $105/month
Programs hours are 8:30-11:30am from Sept-June
Summer daycamp is back (both sites): for age: 5-12 years. Limited spaces remain. Click here.
Temper Tantrums Workshop - Shearwater site. Wednesday, May 22, 9:30-11:30 Register by: Friday, May 17. Click here for more info.
Saturday Casual Care (Shearwater) Saturday, May 25, Click here for info.
Standard First Aid and CPR Level “C” (English) Shearwater Site. Learn or brush up on your First Aid. May 25 and 26, 8:00am-4:00pm Cost: $35/military family participants. Register by: Tuesday, May 21. Details here.
Flea Market and Shearwater Community Yard Sale
Saturday, June 1, 8:00am-2:00pm (doors open at 7am and close at 3pm for sellers) Click here for info.
DEPLOYMENT is ANY WORK RELATED SEPARATION (i.e. away on courses, training, IR, short and long deployments). Visit the Deployment Activities page.
Deployment Café Halifax Site. Experiencing a work-related separation due to IR, courses, exercises or short-term deployment? Casual care available for children 5 and under, activities for school age children. Sunday, June 2, 4:30-7pm No cost to participate. Register by Wednesday prior to event by 4:00pm. Click here for more info.
HMCS Toronto CO’s Briefing/BBQ and Dessert Potluck at the Halifax Site Sunday, May 26, 4:00pm – 6:30pm. Register by May 22, 4:00pm. Click here for info.
Parents Helping Children through Deployment Workshop (English & French) at the Halifax Site. Sunday June 9, 2:00pm-4:00pm. Register by June 5.
Reunion Workshop – Halifax Site June 11. Click for details
Defensive Driving Courses Defensive Driving Courses are available for families of CFB Halifax and 12 Wing Shearwater’s military and civilian community, certified by Canada’s Safety Council and is recognized by Access Nova Scotia. There is no cost,please donate a non-perishable food item for the Metro Food Bank. English only.
CFB Halifax, WillowPark, WL-22: 25 May 2013@0900-1700 hrs. Contact Call Heather Hynes @722-4410.
CFB Shearwater Bldg 32: 25 May 2013@0900-1700 hrs. Contact Cpl Suley @ 720-3037.
Personnel Support Programs
CF Appreciation Please visit: www.cfappreciation.ca and discover how to save.
Check out our calendar http://www.halifaxmfrc.ca/calendar/
Victoria Day Holiday Hours: Monday, May 20th The Halifax Site MFRC Building will be open for reduced hours: 8AM – 6PM
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Registration Information: Programs at the Halifax Site are located in the Piers Military Community Centre, Bldg 106 Windsor Park. Programs at the Shearwater Site are located in the Hampton Gray Memorial Bldg. Please pre-register for MFRC programs, including childcare. Registration is not complete until participants have paid. Debit/Visa/MC available for transactions over $5. To register, please call 427-7788.
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