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PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- 45th Weather Squadron Change of Command 
The 45th Weather Squadron plans a Change of Command ceremony July 18 at 8:30 a.m. at The Tides. Col. Michael Bedard will relinquish command to Col. Andrew Boerlage. The commander of the 45th Operations Group, Col. Bernard Gruber is expected to officiate. Attire for military personnel is duty uniform and business attire for civilians. Please R.S.V.P. by today. For further information call 494-7051. 

A&FRC classes 
The Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting the following class, located at the A&FRC, Building 722: 
- Spouse Newcomers Orientation: Tuesday, 8:30-10:30 a.m. (at The Tides) 
- Pre-Separation: Wednesday, 9-10:30 a.m. 
- Smooth Move: Wednesday, 9-11:30 a.m. 
- Baby's First Sign Language: Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Coast Guard flotilla boat safety 
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 46 is offering a one-day boating safety course from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at Lee Wenner Park, Cocoa. The cost is $40/person and includes lunch and materials. It covers Homeland Security, State and Federal boating regulations, and much more. The course is National Association of Safe Boating Law Administration approved. For reservations call 453-7409 or email 

Lobster Mini Season 
Outdoor Recreation offers dive trips to Jupiter, Fla., July 25 and 26. The trips consist of a 6 a.m. two-tank dive followed by a 10:30 a.m. two-tank dive. Dives require a minimum of Open Water Certification. The trip includes round trip transportation and any gear rentals (excluding Nitrox tanks). If you need Nitrox tanks, Outdoor Recreation can provide them and have them on the boat for you (call for pricing). Outdoor Recreation has a limited amount of spots available. To register or pick up trip information sheets, stop by Outdoor Recreation, Building 345, or call 494-2042. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday. 

Retired Officers' Wives' Club Meeting 
The Retired Officers' Wives' Club plans to meet at 11:30 a.m. July 27 at The Tides. Cruise fashions from Coldwater Creek will be featured. Reservations for lunch will be taken until noon July 25. To make reservations call Dean Pittman at 777-3044, Renee Thomas at 724-4692 or Virginia Dingley at 637-7932. The club requests that no messages be left on answering machines. 

Deployed dependents dinner 
Riverside Dining Facility invites dependents of deployed servicemembers to eat dinner at the facility Fridays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. To take advantage of this offer, you must bring your military ID card and a copy of your servicemember's deployment orders. For further information, call Peter King at 494-3682/6398. 

Major League Soccer Camp 
Two professional soccer players will conduct a week-long soccer clinic for children ages 5-13. The camp will be July 30-Aug. 3. Ages 5-6 will meet 9-10:30 a.m., cost $45 for members, $55 for non-members; ages 7-13 will meet 9-noon, $65 for members, $75 for non-members. Register at the Youth Center Monday through Friday, 1:30-6 p.m. For more information, call 494-4747. 

Child Development Center openings 
The Child Development Center has immediate openings for full-time child care in the 2-year-old classrooms. Call 494-7028 for more information. 

Red Cross 
The Red Cross has opportunities for military family members ages 14 to 18 to earn community service hours. Pick up a flyer and request form at the information desk in the Patrick clinic or Satellite Pharmacy. 

Brevard Job Link 
A Veterans Employment Representative from the Brevard Job Link is available every Wednesday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Building 722. Services provided to military members and spouses include job search, job development, resume advice, referrals to training and supportive services, case management, labor market information and employability workshops. Call the A&FRC at 494-5676 or Jim Hicks at 394-0632 for more information. 

Plan My Move and Military Installations 
Two new relocation tools will come online to assist DoD personnel with their relocation needs and replace the Standardized Installation Topic Exchange Service: Plan My Move and Military Installations. Plan My Move and Military Installations will be available on both Military OneSource at and Military HOMEFRONT For additional assistance with your military move contact your Airman & Family Readiness Community Readiness Consultant at 494-5675/6. 

Bowling Center snack bar hours 
The snack bar at the Rocket Lanes Bowling Center is now open Mondays, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., for breakfast and lunch. This is in addition the snack bar's established hours, Sunday 1-5:30 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., and Saturday 1-10:30 p.m. For further information call 494-2958.