Monday night, the sailors and seamen will head out to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood) for their official welcome party, All Hands on Deck. From 6 to 10 p.m., you can check out entertainment by the Navy Band, watch light- and water-works shows, and party with the some 2,500 crewmembers expected to be in attendance. Its a great way to show our armed forces we care, even if our shitty government chooses to exploit their goodwill on a regular basis. And its free! For a detailed breakdown of Fleet Week events, visit bnd.terapad.com.
Heres another way to do your part: DVDs4vets.org, a non-profit service, is collecting your used DVDs for injured and needy veterans. All you have to do is mail your movies to the address listed on the website or use their locator to find the nearest VA hospital or center, and theyll make sure your flicks bring some joy to our returned servicemen and women.
April 28-May 2, 2008