Thanksgiving events around Europe
November 24, 2008
■ In Rota, a traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be served from 2 – 5 p.m. at the galley. All single E-6 and below eat for free, courtesy of MWR. Also, MWR is providing free Thanksgiving desserts all night at Expeditions, the single sailor center.
■ At Souda Bay, Thanksgiving brunch and dinner will be offered. The chapel will sponsor a "Wii" video tournament for single sailors.
■ Sigonella: An American-style brunch will be held from 9 a.m. until noon at the Duomo on NAS II and in the atrium area in Midtown on NAS I.
■ Also on NAS I, free desserts all day, and free bowling and movies at the theater. Thanksgiving trivia and Guitar Hero Tournament at Take 5 club on NAS II. Free desserts will be offered starting at noon.
■ Naples: Thanksgiving Mass is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Support Site Chapel. In Naples, a traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be served from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the Capodichino Ciao Hall. The event is free to unmarried ID cardholders and $10 for non-cardholders.
The Ciao Hall and Liberty will also host a Texas Hold’em tournament from 6-9 p.m., along with a broadcast of the Tennessee Titans and Detroit Lions NFL game on a big-screen TV.
■ Gaeta: Free bus transportation will be provided to and from Capodichino. The bus departs Fleet Landing at noon and returns at about 7 p.m.
■ The NSA Gaeta Department is hosting a "Taste of Home" — free dessert and juice — for anyone visiting the Fleet Recreation Center from 1-8 p.m.
■ A "Host a Sailor" holiday dinner sign-up is available at the Fleet Recreation Center for members of the Gaeta community who want to host a single servicemember for a Thanksgiving meal with your family. For more details, contact the Fleet and Family Readiness Center in Gaeta at 077-170-9021.
■ RAF Lakenheath: The 48th Avenue Community Activity Center is pairing single airmen with local families for a hot holiday meal. Contact DSN 226-4884 for more information.
■ RAF Mildenhall: The Single Airmen Ministry is providing a home-cooked Thanksgiving meal in the day room in Dorm 210 at lunchtime. Call 238-7029 for more information.
■ RAF Alconbury: A Thanksgiving buffet will be served from at the Stuckley Club on base from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $16.95 for adults.