Mondays: Monday Night Football & Wings. 8 – 11 p.m. at the Beacon. Enjoy Monday Night Football on our 20ft screen! Grab a beverage at Loggerheads Pub and join us in the Tortuga Room for FREE wings every Monday starting at 8pm at the Beacon. Monday Night Football & Wings is open to all hands 18+ and Loggerheads is open to all hands 21+.
Tuesdays: Sewing Machine Basics. 9 a.m., 10 a.m., and 6 p.m. Get to know your sewing machine and what it can do for you. Students can bring their own machine (must provide all accessories and manual) or the instructor will provide one. Space is limited to 2 people per 50-minute class and is only $15. Sign up at Tickets and Travel two days prior to class!
Wednesdays: Military Appreciation Bowling Special. 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Every Wednesday at Mayport Bowling Center is “Military Appreciation Day.” Military and family members can enjoy $1 games and $1 shoe rental all day, as well as $1 hot dogs and $1 fountain drinks from 10:30 am-5 pm.
Thursdays: Thursday Night Football & Wings. 8 – 11 p.m. at the Beacon. Enjoy Thursday Night Football on our 20ft screen! Grab a beverage at Loggerheads Pub and join us in the Tortuga Room for FREE wings every Thursday starting at 8pm at the Beacon. Thursday Night Football is open to all hands 18+ and Loggerheads is open to all hands 21+. Get ready to have a good time!
Fridays: Mayport Movies. 6 p.m. at the Beacon. Pop some popcorn, ad bring the family out to the Beacon! Mayport Movies shows great movies every Friday on our 20 ft. screen for FREE!
Oct. 5: Incredibles 2 (PG)
Oct. 12: Hotel Transylvania 3 (PG)
Oct. 19: Antman and The Wasp (PG-13)
Oct. 26: Coco (PG)
Saturdays: Movies at Mayport. 8 p.m. at the Beacon. Grab a friend to watch a thrilling movie on our 20 ft. screen for FREE!
Oct. 13: Skyscraper (PG-13)
Oct. 20: The Catcher was a Spy (R)
Oct. 27: The First Purge (R)
Sundays: Sunday Funday Bowling Special. 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Make the weekend last as long as possible with Sunday Funday at the Bowling Center! The fun starts at 1pm and lasts until 7pm with $2 games, $2 shoes, and $1 soft drinks.
Oct. 5: Volunteer Opportunity: Feeding Northeast Florida. 11:30 a.m. Volunteers represent an integral part of Feeding Northeast Florida’s ability to help provide food to people in need in our community. Volunteers help ensure high quality, safe food is being distributed to clients by working with teams to inspect, categorize and package food items. For more information, visit www.feedingnefl.org. Van departs at 11:30 a.m. Sign up by the Monday prior to the event date.
Oct. 6: UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor. 8 p.m. at Loggerheads Pub. Enjoy a beverage and watch this pay-per-view event for FREE at Loggerheads Pub. Undercard starts at 8 p.m. and the main event starts at 10 p.m. Open to all authorized MWR patrons.
Oct. 7: Tybee Island Pirate Fest. The Liberty van leaves at 11am and will leave from the festival at 5pm. Tybee Island Pirate Fest will have live music, performers, and a parade for all “ye” pirates out there. This trip is open to all hands 18 and over. Sign up at the Liberty Center!
Oct. 9: Kids’ Story Time. 10 a.m. at Ribault Bay Community Center. Join MWR and NS Mayport Homes for Kids’ Story Time at the Ribault Bay Community Center (on Assisi Ln. off Mayport Rd.) at 10am on the second Tuesday of every month. Parents, bring your kids for a story and an activity for all kids of all ages.
Oct. 11: Basic Wire Wrapping Necklace. 9 – 11 a.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. Personalize your own wire wrapped necklace. You provide the design and we’ll provide the supplies for only $25. Sign up at Tickets and Travel by Oct. 9.
Oct. 14: Paintball. Have fun playing paintball with GTF and the Liberty Center. No gear? No problem! Rent all your equipment for $15 and make sure to bring extra cash for Paintballs. The van departs the Liberty Center at 9:00 a.m. Transportation is free. Stop by or call the Liberty Center to reserve your spot by the Wednesday before the trip. Open to all hands, 18 years and older.
Oct. 15: How to use the MWR Digital Library 24/7/365! 4 p.m. at the Mayport Beacon. FREE. All hands welcome. Sign up at the Liberty Center the day prior. We will assist you with logging on to the Digital Library for the first time and will help you navigate the program. Digital customers enjoy e-books and audiobooks, foreign language learning, test prep, and research resources that support lifelong learning, and professional and recreational reading. (All hands welcome, 18+)
Oct. 18: Autumn Embroidery. 9 – 11 a.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. Fall into the spirit of Autumn with your own embroidered piece. You provide the design and we’ll provide the supplies for only $18. Sign up at Tickets and Travel by Oct. 16.
Oct. 18: Surf Fishing. 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Learn how to surf fish! All equipment is provided but you must have valid FL Fishing License. The class is only $5, but you need to register at Outdoor Adventures by Oct. 16.
Oct. 20: WasabiCon. The Liberty van leaves at 8:30am for Jacksonville’s own WasabiCon. Join us as we celebrate cosplay, video games, anime, tabletop gaming, comics, and “all things geek.” This family-friendly event is open to all ages. Tickets cost $30 at the door. Sign up at Liberty by Oct. 18.
Oct. 20: Fall Fest. 12 – 4 p.m. at Sea Otter Pavilion. Autumn is right around the corner and we are celebrating with Fall Fest on October 20 from 12-4pm. Hop on the wagon for a hay ride along the beach, or transform into your favorite character at face painting. Find the biggest pumpkin in the pumpkin patch, and make sure to score some candy trick or treating. Plus, games, music, food, and more! Bring your family, your friends, and your favorite costume. See you then!
Oct. 25: Cross Stitch Holiday Ornament. 9 – 11 a.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. Get ready for the holiday season by creating your own cross stitched ornament. You provide the design and we’ll provide the supplies for only $18. Sign up at Tickets and Travel by Oct. 23.
Oct. 26: Volunteer Opportunity: Feeding Northeast Florida. 11:30 a.m. Volunteers represent an integral part of Feeding Northeast Florida’s ability to help provide food to people in need in our community.
Volunteers help ensure high quality, safe food is being distributed to clients by working with teams to inspect, categorize and package food items. For more information, visit www.feedingnefl.org. Van departs at 11:30 a.m. Sign up by the Monday prior to the event date.
Oct. 26: Halloween Bingo. 6:30 p.m. Put on your best Halloween costume and come out for our Bingo Halloween Party! We’ll have double payouts on all hard cards and a costume contest! Bring your favorite dish to share and we’ll provide the desserts!
Oct. 27: NAS Jacksonville Air Show. The Liberty Center will provide free transportation to the NAS Jacksonville Air Show. The bus leaves at 8am to watch some of the best military and civilian air demonstrations with the grand finale being a performance by the Blue Angels. Sign up at the Liberty Center now!
Oct. 30: Headpin Hunters Bowling League. 7:15 p.m. Join us for this great bowling league! Co-ed teams of 4 will play 3 games per week for 20 weeks. Sign up at the Bowling Center today!
Nov. 3: Holiday Market. 1 – 4 p.m. at the Beacon. Find the perfect gift, and get all of your holiday shopping done early! We are now taking applications for vendors.
Feb. 3: Saratoga Classic Half Marathon. 7am-12pm on Naval Station Mayport. In honor of USS Saratoga (CV-60), Naval Station Mayport’s first aircraft carrier, MWR Mayport will be hosting the inaugural Saratoga Classic Half Marathon on February 3, 2019. This event will be open to the public, bringing the Jacksonville and military communities together while providing a truly unique experience for all. The run will begin onboard Naval Station Mayport and then continue out the Main Gate towards HWY 116. The run will continue onto HWY 116 across the Wonderwood Bridge and then loop back to the base where runners will finish next to some of the Navy’s finest ships. Race registration will begin on September 1, 2018 to the public for only $40. Prices will increase incrementally until the final registration date of January 31, 2019. Learn more at: www.NavyMWRMayport.com/SaratogaClassic
Feb. 16: Bridal Show. 1 – 4 p.m. at Ocean Breeze. Are you a bride or a vendor in the wedding industry? Mark your calendars for our 2019 Bridal Show!