Lifestyle

courtesy photosThe Easter egg market in Siegelbach presents Easter eggs made of various materials.

Easter markets bring family fun

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Easter markets with Easter egg displays, decoration items and special activities are scheduled to take place in the coming weeks.

March 5, 2015 ×
Courtesy photoPfennig Bazaar at GartenschauThe German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern holds its annual flea market, Pfennig Bazaar, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the event hall of the Gartenschau Kaiserslautern. All profits will be donated to German and American charities. For details, visit www.gaiwc.com.

Was ist los? – events around the KMC

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby. Dates are subject to change.

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Community Corner – events on base

Events on base in the Kaiserslautern Military Community

March 5, 2015 ×

Mark Your Calendar – events in the KMC

Event calendar for Kaiserslautern Military Community on base events, updated weekly, covering Ramstein, Kaiserslautern (Kleber Kaserne and Vogelweh), Landstuhl and Baumholder.

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Members of the KMC take part in the world premiere and free screening of the new Disney movie, “McFarland, USA,” Feb. 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Heaton Hall Auditorium. Jim Caldwell, senior vice president of Walt Disney Communications, introduced the movie, saying it was an honor to premiere it in the KMC.

Disney world premiere hits home for local family

by Ronnie Schelby
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Members of the KMC were invited to view the world premiere and free screening of the new Disney movie, “McFarland, USA,” Feb. 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Heaton Hall Auditorium. About 30 people viewed the film.

February 26, 2015 ×
Maj. Matthew Boyd (right), 86th Airlift Wing chaplain, arranges donated clothing for the less fortunate in the local community Feb. 21 in Kaiserslautern. Boyd continues his long lineage of serving in the military as a chaplain offering guidance and contentment for those in need.

A chaplain’s story of legacy, life, love

Story and photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Stefanko
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

As a young boy growing up in West Palm Beach, Florida, Matthew Boyd understood he was destined to serve. With two granddads in World War I and a father’s return home after World War II, he simply knew he was born a warrior.

February 26, 2015 ×
Shoppers will find toys, books, leather items, clothing, household appliances and more at the annual Pfennig Bazaar March 6 to 8 in the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau event hall.

Club collects donations for Pfennig Bazaar

Story and photo by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 54th annual Pfennig Bazaar, sponsored by German-American and International Women’s Club Kaiserslautern under the patronage of Kaiserslautern’s Lord Mayor Dr. Klaus Weichel, will take place March 6 to 8 at the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau event hall.

February 26, 2015 ×
Courtesy photoTo say goodbye to winter, a pile of wood will be burned on Oberberg, near the sports field in Olsbrücken, Saturday night.

Olsbrücken says goodbye to winter with bonfire

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The community of Olsbrücken will observe a special custom Sunday after Fasching — the burning of winter.

February 19, 2015 ×
Capt. Elvis Oyola, an Airman with the 435th Contingency Response Group, competes in the “Battle of the DJs” finale Feb. 1 at the Kazabra Club.

Top military DJs ‘do battle’ at Kazabra Club

Story and photo by Brandon Beach
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

After three preliminary rounds of head-scratching turntable competition in the KMC, the stage was set at the Kazabra Club for three of the KMC’s top disc jockeys to “battle” one last time Feb. 1. Capt. Elvis Oyola, an Airman with the 435th Contingency Response Group, out-“spun” his competition to win […]

February 12, 2015 ×

Fasching parade comes to Ramstein Tuesday

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Fasching, Germany’s “crazy season,” will continue through Tuesday with masquerade balls, dances, children’s parties, funny sessions and colorful parades.

February 12, 2015 ×