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Mar 28 – Infant Massage Class

9-11am | Desert View Housing Community Center | Building 363
Join us for the first workshop in this five-week series where we begin to learn massage techniques, the benefits of infant massage therapy which promotes attachment and bonding between the caregiver and child. Workshops are designed for parents of infants ages 0-1. Parents of toddlers and with multiple children are welcome. Registration is recommended but not required. For more information, please call 577-6533.

Mar 28 – Easter Egg Hunt & Roll

2:30-5:30pm | McTureous Hall | Building 218
Family Photo Booth! Prizes! Bring Your Own Easter Basket! To kick off Child Abuse Awareness month, the Prevention & Education Department will host the 4th annual Eater Egg & Roll at McTureous Hall.

Mar 29 – Baby Boot Camp – Part 1

9-11am | Desert View Housing Community Center | Building 363
Information on becoming a parent, newborn appearances, feeding, attachment and bonding, safe sleep, holding the baby, and self-care will be provided.

Mar 30 – Sugar Loaf Social

4-9pm | Sugar Loaf Hill Bar | Building 38
Come on down and have fun with your friends and co-workers at happy hour from 4-6pm! Snacks like mozzarella sticks, nachos, chicken tenders and fries, and more are available for purchase as well as darts, pool, and more fun. Hope to see you there!

Apr 3 – Child Abuse Awareness Month – Information Bags

6:30-8:30am | NEBO Main Gate
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Together, we join a national effort to protect America’s children and as you pass through the NEBO Main Gate you will be receiving an information bag with helpful Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month resources you can use to support this national effort.

Apr 9 – Child Abuse Awareness Month
Pinwheels For Prevention

2:30pm | Child Development Center | Building 372Participants will plant a pinwheel garden outside of the CDC in honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month. All MCLB Patrons are encouraged to attend and participate. For more information, please call 577-6533.

Apr 11 – Child Abuse Awareness Month
Guest Speaker – Ms. Dawn Herring

8:30am | Major General James L. Day Conference Center | Building 38
Child Abuse Awareness Month Guest Speaker Ms. Dawn Herring will give us tips and tools to and encourage us to not be bystanders in order to combat Child Abuse and neglect in our communities at the Major General James L. Day Conference Center from 0830-1030. Open to all MCLB Patrons. For more information, please call 577-6533.

Apr 25 – Child Abuse Awareness Month – KidFest

3:30-7pm | McTureous Hall | Building 218

Support the eradication of child abuse and neglect in our community by attending the annual Child Abuse Awareness Month Kidfest! We’ll have Kids activities, stories & crafts, a cake walk, food truck and so much more! For more information, please call 577-6533.



This year will mark the second annual presentation of MCLB Barstow’s Volunteer of the Year Awards. The award recipients will be revealed at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony on 12 April 2018. If you know an exceptional volunteer associated with MCLB Barstow, either Civilian or Active Duty, you are encouraged to nominate them for this prestigious award. Anyone is welcome to submit a nomination. The nomination form, requirements, and guidelines can be found by clicking here. Submission deadline 1600 on Friday, 9 March 2018. No scanned, faxed or handwritten documents will be accepted no exceptions. For more information, please call 577-6675.

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