For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities, good cheer and newly practiced traditions. What few of us consider to realize is that the holiday season is a time of year when there is an increased risk of home fires.
The waste management office of the Kaiserslautern County Administration asks KMC residents to properly recycle their Christmas trees.
For planning purposes, the following is a list of German holidays in 2015: Jan. 1 – New Year’s Jan. 6 – Three Kings’ Day (official holiday in Bavaria, Sachsen and Baden-Württemberg only) Feb. 16 – Rose Monday (no legal holiday) Feb. 17 – Shrove Tuesday (Fasching – no legal holiday) […]
As a way to avoid accidents, each German community has rules regarding the removal of snow and ice on sidewalks. Residents living off base should check their rental contracts to find out about these obligations. The rental contract clearly states who must keep sidewalks free of ice and snow.
The Kaiserslautern Christmas market will end Tuesday, but for those who are not ready to let go of that special holiday atmosphere, the market will reopen Dec. 27 to 30 as a New Year’s market.
The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby. Dates are subject to change.
Events on base in the Kaiserslautern Military Community
Event calendar for Kaiserslautern Military Community on base events, updated weekly, covering Ramstein, Kaiserslautern (Kleber Kaserne and Vogelweh), Landstuhl and Baumholder.
This is the time to look for a Christmas tree to put up and decorate for the holidays. Many Germans like to cut their own tree in the forest. Some local forestry offices offer special tree cutting dates.