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Mark Your Calendar – Aug. 28, 2015

Events » The Back to School Exceptional Family Member Program Fest will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pulaski Park. The fest will include free food, games and face-painting. The event is designed for families with special needs and professionals who work with EFMP families; open to the […]

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Historical village market in Dannenfels 
Dannenfels, a village north of Steinbach at the foot of Donnersberg hill, will revive old traditions Saturday and Sunday during its historical village market. Visitors can experience how life was in former times. They can watch people in traditional costumes presenting former craftsmanships such as spinning, weaving and threshing. Animals on display include horses, goats, sheep and chickens. The market opens 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.donnersberg-touristik.de.

Was ist Los – KMC Cultural Highlights – Aug. 28, 2015

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change. Performing arts: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • Summer break continues to Tuesday. A theater fest starts the new play season on Sept. 12. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. Kammgarn […]

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The historical part of Sankt Wendel is the stage for an arts and crafts market 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

St. Wendel offers unique arts

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The city of St. Wendel will host its annual arts market, Sankt Wendeler LebensArt, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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Bands will perform on stage in front of Stiftskirche during Kaiserslautern’s Barbarossa fest Thursday through Sept. 5.

Kaiserslautern swings during Barbarossa fest

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Kaiserslautern’s annual “Swinging Lautern,” Barbarossa fest, will take place Thursday through Sept. 5 in the center of K-town.

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The Mom/Dad has Cancer association is looking for a name for its mascot. The baptism ceremony takes place after the charity run on Sunday.

Cancer society sponsors charity run, looks for mascot name

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The cancer association, Mom/Dad has Cancer, a part of the Cancer Society Rheinland-Pfalz, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a charity run Sept. 6 in Kaiserslautern under the auspices of Lord Mayor Dr. Klaus Weichel.

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Back to school vaccines

Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Health Office

Back-to-school season is here, meaning it’s time for parents to make sure their kids are up to date on their vaccines. Getting children all of the vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s immunization schedule is one of the most important things parents can do to protect […]

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Prevent larceny at home, on vacation

by Airman Larissa Greatwood 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Theft is prominent all year-round, and it’s important to secure homes and vehicles whether traveling or staying in the local area.

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Mark Your Calendar – Aug 21, 2015

Events » The Back to School Exceptional Family Member Program Fest will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at Pulaski Park. The fest will include free food, games and face-painting. The event is designed for families with special needs and professionals that work with EFMP families; open to […]

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Car-free on German Wine Road Aug. 30 
Hikers, bikers and skaters can enjoy the 30th car-free day along the German Wine Road from Bockenheim in the north to Schweigen in the south from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 30. More than 30 communities along the 80 km route offer musical presentations, children’s activities, exhibitions and eating and drinking specialties. For more information, visit www.erlebnistag-deutsche-weinstrasse.

Was ist Los – KMC Cultural Highlights – Aug. 21, 2015

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change. Performing arts: Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern: • Summer break continues to Sept. 1. A theater fest starts the new play season on Sept. 12. For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de. […]

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Munich: one of Europe’s great cities

by Karl Weisel U.S Army Garrison Wiesbaden Marketing Office

Some Americans on whirlwind tours of Europe make it a point to visit the classic cities such as Rome, Paris and London while stationed in Europe. But many overlook one of the truly great cities not so far from home — Munich. Bavaria’s capital may have a reputation as home […]

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