» The Fire Wings, KMC Firefighters on Motorcycles, will offer their first tour to Madenburg castle ruins in Eschbach, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Sunday. Interested motorcycle drivers will meet at 10 a.m. at the big parking lot near the intersection leading to Ramstein West Gate. The second tour this year is scheduled to go to the Skywalk at Johannisberg May 7.
» The city of Kaiserslautern will sponsor its annual 11th Kaiserslautern Classics June 16 and 17. Motorists owning vehicles older than 20 years, can present them in the vintage vehicle display. To register, email email@example.com or call 0631-365-3423.
KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Eric Danzeiser at 483-6252 or
0631-411-6252 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To reserve tickets, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.
» KMC Onstage Presents: Peter and the Star Catcher
Peter and the Star Catcher is a play for the whole family. This Tony award-winning script upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair… and the bonds of friendship, duty and love. Performances are 3 weekends: Today, Saturday and Sunday, April 28, 29 & 30. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:00 pm. Sunday shows are at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $10 per person. For more information, please contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.
Armstrong’s Club Events
Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.
» A Taste of Germany: 5 p.m. every Monday at Castello’s Snack Bar inside of Armstrong’s Club. Indulge in traditional and delicious German meals for $5 per plate. The meals vary each week; menus available at www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
» Women and Wine: 6 to 10 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month. This get together allows women to make friends and form a social network in a fun environment. Food and beverages available for purchase.
» Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials.
» Trivia Wednesdays: 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday.
» Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment.
» Latin Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every first and third Saturday of the month.
Kazabra Club Events
Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call
489-7261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.
» Texas Hold ’em and Game Night: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy in by 7 p.m. Other games available for play include dominoes, cornhole and table pong.
» Country Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. There is a $5 cover charge.
» Country and Western Dance Classes: 7:30 p.m. the first Saturday of every month. No cover charge.
» Sunday Bingo: 3 p.m. every Sunday. Doors open at 1 p.m. Bingo packs start at $30. Prizes will be based upon participation. Play the progressive game for a chance to win up to $5,000.
» Grow Parenting Program is a five-week program covering skills such as simple ways to show love, strategies to encourage positive behaviors, how to help children eat healthy and be active, tips for teaching coping skills to children and how to discipline calmly. Classes begin Wednesday and will be held on consecutive Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon at Kazabra Club on Vogelweh. Space is limited; register in advance. For more information, call Army Community Service at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
» Single Parent Support Group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month. Join Family Advocacy Program for this educational class to examine services and tools that will aid in successful parenting. Feel free to bring a lunch. Class meets at Halftime Sports Bar, Landstuhl Community Club, Bldg. 3780. For more information and to enroll, call 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
» Dads 101: A Crash Course for New and Expecting Dads meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month. This is a class for dads, by dads. Learn from experienced dads in this informational class. Topics include preparing for fatherhood, surviving the first few weeks, caring for your new baby, ways to keep your baby safe and more. Locations vary. For more information and to enroll, call Army Community Service at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
» Speakers association meets: Ramstein Toastmasers will meet every first, second and third Tuesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. at the Ramstein South Chapel, Bldg. 2403.
Individuals who want to develop their public speaking skills, are welcome to visit the meetings free of charge. Participants can prepare for board interviews, promotional ceremoies or leadership roles. Public speaking skills or aspirations can be advanced and enhanced. For more information, visit ramstein.toastmastersclubs.org or www.facebook.com/ramsteintoastmasters.
» An Exceptional Family Member Program playgroup meets from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Wednesday of every month at Vogelweh Community Center, Bldg. 2059. This playgroup is a great way for parents of toddlers to get to know each other and teach their children to interact with others. Open to nonschool-aged children with special needs. For more information, call Army Community Service at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
Classes and Training
» Pillowcase Project: The American Red Cross will sponsor an hour long Disney program called the Pillowcase Project for homeschoolers grades 3 to 5. The free class will teach how to be prepared in case of a fire or emergency at home. Classes will take place 2:30 p.m. May 8 and 10:30 a.m. May 25 at the exchange community room of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center on Ramstein. To sign up, send a note to email@example.com.
» BRS training: Service members from all branches of service and their spouses can attend Blended Retirement System training offered by the Airman and Family Readiness Center. It is highly recommended that attendees complete the online Opt-In Training prior to attending to have a better understanding of material being presented. Opt-In Training is located on Joint Knowledge Online website and ADLS, Blended Retirement System Opt-In, Course number ZZ133146, under Selected Force. BRS training will be held at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein the following times and dates: 1 to 3 p.m. May 4 10 and 25; 10 a.m. to noon June 6 and 20; 1 to 3 p.m. June 14; 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 29 and July 7; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. July 11; 1 to 3 p.m. July 19; and 10 a.m. to noon July 25. Sign-up is not required.
» Advanced BRS training: The Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System will offer advanced BRS training for service members from all branches of service and their spouses at the following locations, dates and times:
Baumholder Wagon Wheel Theater
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 12; Oct. 13; Dec. 8
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 6; July 21; Aug. 22.
Landstuhl Heaton Auditorium
9 to 11 a.m. June 23; Oct. 20
Sembach Tiger Theater
9 to 11 a.m. July 18; Nov. 17
Ramstein Hercules Theater
9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 18; Dec. 12
9 to 11 a.m. May 12; Sept. 15; Jan. 19, 2018
Attendees should complete the online Opt-In Training prior to attending this workshop. For details, call Army Community Service at 531-2850 or 0611-531-2850 or stop by the ACS office, Bldg. 8746 on Clinic Kaserne in Baumholder; or call 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000, or stop by the ACS office on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3210.
» Breastfeeding Support Group is held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8747. Join other parents for breastfeeding support and to share experiences. New Parent Support’s lactation counselor, Beth, will be present to answer any questions and concerns. Many topics are covered, including breastfeeding, sleeping and normal newborn behavior. No registration required. For more information, contact Army Community Service at 531-2850 or 0611-143-531-2850.
» Comfort Measures and Relaxation for Childbirth takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the Army Community Service building on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8747. Take part in this interactive class. Bring a partner or friend, water and wear comfortable clothes. Topics include: massage and acupressure, positions for labor, use of tools such as the birth ball, meditation and focusing techniques, aromatherapy, and hot and cold therapies. Registration required. For more information, contact ACS at 531-2850 or 0611-143-531-2850.
» Army Family Team Building takes place from 10 to 11 a.m.
every second Thursday of the month on Clinic Kaserne,
Bldg. 8746. Learn more about life in the Army, including rules, social norms and those never ending acronyms. Learn everything you wish you knew. For more information, contact Army Community Service at 531-2850 or 0611-143-531-2850.
» Clean out your closet and sell your treasures at the Baumholder Indoor Flea Market! This is a great opportunity to clear some space or prepare for an upcoming PCS move. If you are new to the community, you might find something you need for your new home. Sell or purchase items on May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Bldg. 8105. Table rentals will be $15 each and must be reserved in advance. To reserve your table, please contact 531-2887 or 0611-143-531-2887.