Due to host nation regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some community events may be cancelled or postponed. Please verify the status before making plans to attend a community event.
No Cook Fridays in January
Take the load off yourself, family or friends after a long week with No Cook Fridays! Get your weekend started right with a delicious meal this Friday night that you didn’t have to plan, prepare, cook and clean up after. This month’s menu gives you a variety of options! Have something new each week with a chicken sandwich, pulled pork or beef brisket BBQ sandwiches with coleslaw, XL schnitzels served with fries or spaetzel with breadcrumbs, roasted beef with cabbage and traditional German dumplings, roasted salmon with vegetable rice and lemon sauce. Add a salad or fries as an additional side to any dish. Meals can be picked up between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Register and pay through WebTrac or any MWR facility is required by the close of business the Thursday before. For more information go to kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036, 541-9115, 0611-143-541-9115.
Virtual 5K Sweetheart Run/Walk
Take your partner, family member, or your best friend and join USAG RP Fitness, Athletics and Aquatics for a Virtual 5K Sweetheart Run/Walk! Complete your 5K anywhere you would like between Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6:00 a.m. and Sunday, Feb. 14 at 6:00 p.m. and post a picture of your and your partner’s time in the Facebook Sports & Fitness group’s event. You and your partner’s combined distance needs to be 10 km. (Must participate in pairs. You cannot count your dog as a partner, sorry!) First 15 partners who submit their times will get a free T-shirt! (1 t-shirt per person, partners under eight years old will receive a medal.) Additionally, 1 pair of participants will be randomly chosen to receive a $25 gift certificate for each participant! To be eligible to win, participants must post a picture of both of their running times. Must be an ID cardholder to be eligible to win. For more information, contact the Pulaski Yoga and Massage Studio, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2899, 493-4156, 06313-406-4156.
Valentine’s Day balloon delivery
Don’t be caught off guard this year, now is the time to plan a great surprise for your loved ones when you preorder your gifts Feb. 2-12. Arts & Crafts is your place to go to make your Valentine feel loved with everything from balloon bouquets to personalized cards, even red and white roses and chocolates. (Flower orders must be made before Feb. 9 to ensure availability.) Make your surprise even bigger by having your surprise delivered not just to the Baumholder Military Community, but within the Kaiserslautern Army Military Community as well! (Daenner Kaserne, Kleber Kaserne, Landstuhl, Pulaski Barracks, ROB, Sembach and Vogelweh.) Can’t make it to the store? Find your gift online at Baumholder.armymwr.com or Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. To place your orders, order online, stop by or call the Arts & Crafts Center Tue-Fri from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. or Sat 12-5 p.m., Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104, 531-2895, 0611-143-531-2895.
Win a Valentine’s Day balloon bouquet at the Arts & Crafts Center
Try and win your Valentine a balloon bouquet by guessing how many kisses Arts & Crafts has for you… in the jar! Stop by the Arts & Crafts Center Tue-Fri from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. or Sat 12-5 p.m. until Feb. 5 to pick up your homeschooling supplies and crafting fun. While you are there take a guess at how many kisses are in the jar for a chance to win a balloon bouquet for your favorite Valentine! The three closest guesses will win a balloon bouquet valued at $14.50-$23.50. For more information, contact the Arts & Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104, 531-2895, 0611-143-531-2895.
Valentine’s Day balloon delivery — Baumholder
Don’t be caught off guard this year. Now is the time to plan a great surprise for your loved ones when you preorder your gifts Feb. 2-12. Arts & Crafts is your place to go to make your Valentine feel loved with everything from balloon bouquets to personalized cards, even red and white roses and chocolates. Make your surprise even bigger by having your surprise delivered! (Within the Baumholder Military Community.) To place your orders stop by or call the Arts & Crafts Center Tue-Fri from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. or Sat 12-5 p.m., Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104, 531-2895, 0611-143-531-2895.
Aquatic Center closure for yearly maintenance
Jan. 25-Feb. 21 the Aquatic Center will be closed for yearly maintenance. The facility will reopen on Feb. 22 with the original operating hours of Mon-Fri from 6:30 a.m-2 p.m. For wave times and cleaning closures please visit https://baumholder.armymwr.com/programs/baumholder-indoor-swimming-pool or call the Aquatic Center, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8897, 531-2901/2904,0611-143-531-2901/2904.
Updated VAT services and locations
Take advantage of the convenience of the newest VAT office on Vogelweh Housing at Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036! Open Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed 1-2 p.m. for lunch. All VAT Offices located in both Baumholder and Kaiserslautern have services Mon-Fri. on an appointment-only basis. For more information to include individual facility hours of operation and contact information, go to Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or Baumholder.armymwr.com
UTAP services available
Service with the Kleber and Baumholder UTAP offices is now available Mon-Fri. Please note, no more than three customers are allowed in the Baumholder office at a time and only one at a time at the Kleber Location. UTAP in-briefs require an appointment and are limited to five customers. For more information, contact the Baumholder UTAP Office, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8661, 531-2896, 0611-143-531-2896 or the Kleber UTAP Office, Kleber Kaserne Bldg. 3245, 541-9086 / 9091, 0611-143-541-9086 / 9091.
Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation seasonal rentals
Don’t be caught off guard this winter! Rent all the equipment you need for your next ski and snowboard trip from Outdoor Recreation and keep it until the first weekend in May! Seasonal rentals for adult skis or snowboards is $169 and for children ages 12 and under is $139. Contact Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2905, 0631-3406-4117.
Halftime Sports Bar now offering takeout only
The Halftime Sports Bar is open for takeout only Mon-Thu, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Fri, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m., Sat, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m., closed on Sundays. Enjoy great burgers, Reubens and classic bar food at home or at work when you take it to-go! The menu can be found at: Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com/programs/landstuhl-community-club. Call in your order ahead of time, or stop by! 486-6107 or 06371-86-6107.
Order from Hideaway Bistro & Grill
Head over to Armstrong’s Club (Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036) where the Hideaway Bistro & Grill is now serving a menu of American classics with delicious meals from salads to burgers, bar food classics, even pizza and tacos! Offering delivery to Vogelweh Housing during hours of operation, Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5-10 p.m., Sat 5-10 p.m., closed Sundays. Currently all orders are for takeout or delivery. Take a look at the menu by going to Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com and calling 0157-3049-2529 to place your order.
Shawingz for takeout and delivery
Take a break and get takeout or delivery with Shawingz! The Baumholder location is open daily, seven days a week from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. Shawingz, located in the Kazabra Club in Kaiserslautern is open Mon-Thu from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., Sat from noon until 9 p.m. and Sun from noon until 8 p.m. For more information or to call in orders, Shawingz Baumholder, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8105, 531-2833, 0611-143-531-2833. Shawingz Vogelweh, Bldg. 2057, 489-7261, 06315-36-7261.
Baumholder Outdoor Recreation Services available
Borders might be closed and travel and outings as we know them might look different right now but Baumholder Outdoor Recreation is still offering great ways to keep busy and have fun! Rentals by phone reservation are still available for most items such as bikes (mountain and E-bikes), limited day passes for the fishing pond, fishing rod rental, as well as storage unit rentals. Be ready to roll out when trips start back up when you purchase a trip voucher for $20, $50 or $100! Retail shop is open Mon-Fri from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment only. For more information and to make your rentals and reservations, contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8167, 531-3401; 0611-143-531-3401.
Army Community Service by appointment only or online
The Baumholder (Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8746) and Kaiserslautern locations (Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3210) are available to you. To maximize social distancing, please call in advance for an appointment. Appointments can be made at both the Kleber and Baumholder offices by calling Mon-Wed & Fri from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thu from 8 a.m.-12 p.m., closed all holidays. For more information, please contact Kaiserslautern ACS on Kleber Kaserne at 541-9000, 0611-143-541-9000 or Baumholder ACS on Clinic Kaserne at 531-2850, 0611-143-531-2850.
Libraries in Kaiserslautern and Baumholder
The USAG RP Libraries, Landstuhl, Kleber Kaserne, and Baumholder offer call-in/email book orders and pick-up service. Returned items are promptly checked in after a quarantine period. To place a book order by email for Kleber Library, email email@example.com. Landstuhl email orders can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and Baumholder orders can be sent to email@example.com. Hours of operation for each facility are as follows: Kleber Branch, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3205, 483-1740, 06314-11-174, Mon-Fri from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Landstuhl Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322, 06371-86-7322, Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Fri 1-4 p.m.; Baumholder, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8332, 531-2841, 0611-143-531-2841, Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All facilities are closed on all holidays.
Bisque and Ceramic Painting at the Arts & Crafts Center
Enjoy creating one-of-a-kind gifts and keepsakes at the Arts & Crafts Center by making a reservation for a two-hour ceramic bisque painting session! Choose from a large variety of mediums and paints and get creative at any age. Perfect for a personal project, family outing, holiday décor and more! For more information and to make your reservation, contact the Arts & Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104, 531-2895, 0611-143-531-2895.
USAG Rheinland Pfalz Automotive Skills Centers by appointment only
Take advantage of the Automotive Skills Centers in your area. Car Wash operation is also open and staff will be disinfecting wands and vacuum cleaners several times a day for your safety. Auto Skills Centers are open with each bay limited to one customer at a time. Current hours of operation are: Baumholder, Tue-Sat from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Landstuhl, Mon-Sat from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Pulaski, Mon-Sun from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Landstuhl Automotive Skills Center, Wilson Bks., Bldg. 3800, 06371-493-1628, Pulaski Automotive Skills Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2859, 0631-350-2323 or Baumholder Automotive Skills Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8438, 531-2949, 0611-143-531-2949.
Pulaski Automotive Skills Center Speedy Lube now open on Saturdays by appointment only
Does it feel like you don’t have enough time in the week to get all your to-dos done? Now open Saturdays, the Speedy Lube on Pulaski is making it even easier to get your vehicle’s services done! Perfect for the changing seasons, get your oil and tires changed, and remember, you need to have those winter or all-season tires mounted as soon as possible! For more information, contact Pulaski Automotive Skills Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2859, 493-4167, 0631-3406-4167.