A & FRC programs

Classes And Training

» Ramstein Family Advocacy offers the following winter classes: How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk/Jerkette, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Ramstein Health and Wellness Center; Active Parenting of Teens, 11:30 a.m. to

1 p.m. Tuesday and Feb. 19 and 26 at Family Advocacy, Bldg. 2121, third floor; and Stress Management, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Family Advocacy. For details and to register, call 479-2370 or 06371-46-2370.

» The following free music workshops for children with two to three years of experience will be offered: a pop, rock and jazz workshop for piano and keyboard, 11 a.m. Feb. 16; a classical workshop for piano players, 11 a.m.

Feb. 23; and a workshop for brass instruments (trumpet, baritone, trombone),

11 a.m. March 9. Classes will take place at Erfurter Strasse 95, Kaiserslautern. For more information and to register, call Karl Graef at 0157-74236887.

» Couples Communication is a two-part series course being offered through Family Advocacy. In this class, learn the keys to better communication, effective listening and understanding taught in a fun learning atmosphere. Take the stress out of your relationship by enrolling today. Classes take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every first and second Thursday of the month in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. To register or for more information, call 0631-3406-4203.

» Did you know that anger is directly related to symptoms associated with survival instincts? Learn about how anger is triggered, ways to monitor and associate patterns of anger with thought processes and, most importantly, how to control anger in Anger Management Class, a three-part educational learning experience. Join the ACS Anger Management Class by registering for a session, offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Bldg. 2917 on Pulaski Barracks. For more information about this class, call 493-4062 or 0631-3406-4062.

Chapel News

» The Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids for the contract position of Ramstein contemporary service religious education director. This person serves as the director, coordinator, resource person, teacher, facilitator and organizer of the RCS religious education program for ages 1 through adult. The director consults and coordinates with and is monitored by the RCS chaplain. The program is multifaceted and requires a high degree of coordination and cooperation with military and civilian activities and authorities. Bidder is subject to criminal history background checks and must complete a Child Care National Agency Check and Inquiries and installation records check. The chapel will be accepting bids until 4 p.m. today. The statement of work and bid documents can be picked up from the Ramstein North Chapel, Monday through Friday. Bidders are invited to attend the bid opening at 9 a.m. Monday at the Ramstein North Chapel, Bldg. 1201. If required, bidders will have to participate in a qualifying interview. For more information, call Petra Rausch at 480-2499 or 06371-47-2499.

» Join other young, single adults (ages 18 and up) from bases across Europe in the Austrian Alps! Take part in Austrian Adventure 2013 from Saturday to Feb. 15 in Millstatt, Austria. We’ll be staying at Schloss Heroldeck, skiing/snowboarding Badkleinkirchheim, touring the surrounding villages, sledding along the trails and being encouraged each evening with messages and worship. For details and registration information, email Rick or Kathy Deppe at deppemilitarynav@gmail.com.

» St. Alban’s Episcopal Congregation will hold its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Feb. 12 from 6 to 7p.m. at Ramstein’s Northside Chapel. This event is open to everyone in the KMC.  At this “Mardi Gras” meal, which represents the last feast before Lent, you can have all the pancakes (and more!) you can eat. Admission is free.  For more information, please contact Tonya Parham at 06375‑5579.

A&FRC programs

The Ramstein Airman & Family Readiness Center offers the following programs:

» MONDAY « Ramstein Spouses Orientation, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC

» TUESDAY « Reintegration Briefing, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., IDRC; Pre-Deployment Briefing, 1 to 4 p.m.,  IDRC

» WEDNESDAY « Base Intro, 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Bldg. 2402

» THURSDAY « ABC’s of PCS’ing, 9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC Pre-Separation Briefing9 a.m. to noon, A&FRC. What is What? 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., A&FRC

» FEB. 15 « No classes; Monday to Feb. 15, Transition Assistance Program, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  Bldg. 2118