Community Events

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 February at the Rheinlander Convention Center

Celebrate the end of the work week with a delicious cozy meal you can pick up and bring home with you! Every Friday, the Rheinlander Convention Center is offering No Cook Fridays with  new meal options each week! Feb. 5: Bella Italia, Feb. 12: Schnitzel Night, Feb. 19: Roast Night and Feb. 26: Grandmas Kitchen. To see all menu options and to place your order through Webtrac, visit or contact Rheinlander Convention Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8085, 531-2887, 0611-143-531-2887.

No Cook Fridays in February at Armstrong’s Club

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 options of XL schnitzels served plain with fries or with your choice of mushroom cream sauce or paprika sauce and spaetzel with breadcrumbs, roast beef with cabbage and traditional German dumplings, roasted salmon with vegetable rice and lemon sauce, and vegetarian lasagna with tomato sauce. Add a salad or Bavarian cheese spaetzel with fried onions 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 or contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036, 541-9115, 0611-143-541-9115.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

The Landstuhl Library has an adorable opportunity for your favorite stuffed animal to enjoy, a stuffed animal sleepover! You can drop off your stuffed animal at the Landstuhl Library on Thu, Feb. 11 by 5:30 p.m. for a library sleepover full of games and fun! Your fluffy friend will not want to miss this FREE event! After a night of fun with friends, your stuffed animal can be picked up on Fri, Feb. 12 between 1-4:30 p.m. This event is a drop-off event only. However there will be picture proof showing you just how much fun your stuffed animal had at their sleepover! For more information, contact the Landstuhl Library, Landstuhl Bldg. 3810, 486-7322, 0631-86-7322.

Painting with Emiliee in February

Create a new masterpiece and pick up some tips along the way when you paint your own artwork, all from the comfort of your home! This month, follow alongside Emilee online with a heart painting. Cost is $15.95 and covers supplies and materials as well as the link to the online class. For more information and registration (open Feb.15), contact the Arts & Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104, 531-2895, 0611-1433-531-2895.

Virtual German Hunting Course with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation

Don’t believe the rumors that you cannot pursue your hobby of hunting or owning firearms in Germany! Register today for the German Hunting Course with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation starting Feb. 20. Over the eight-week course you will cover all facets of hunting in Germany with material covering everything from land management, game disease, harvest plans as well as how you earn the right to hunt and own firearms in Germany with this lifelong certification. Course is open to U.S. ID cardholders ages 18 and over and will be required to pass background checks. For more information and to register, contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8167, 531-3401, 0611-143-531-3401.

Virtual Community Cooking with Stefan

Join Army Community Service Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. for a free cooking workshop from the comfort of your own home! Community Cooking with Stefan will feature two of our favorite local dishes to warm you up this February, traditional pork schnitzel and a hearty pumpkin soup. Please look for a list of ingredients on the official USAG Rheinland Pfalz ACS Facebook Page, so that you can prepare to follow along with Stefan and learn how to make these classic German dishes in your own kitchen. For more information, contact Army Community Service in Baumholder on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8746, 531-2850, 0611-143-531-2850 or in Kaiserslautern on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3210, 541-9000, 0611-143-541-9000.

Current 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, Wed & Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed between 1-2 p.m. for lunch. All the VAT Offices located in both Baumholder and Kaiserslautern have services Mon-Fri. on an appointment only basis. UTAP services on Kleber Kaserne are by virtual appointment only. For more information to include individual facility hours of operation and contact information to make an appointment, go to or

Sembach Java Café reopening for takeout

The Sembach Java Café reopened their doors for takeout Feb. 1. In honor of the occasion, they will be offering specials for the month of February. Early risers can take advantage of the Early Bird Specials (6:30 – 7 a.m.): Tall coffee for $.99 or a tall cappuccino or latte for $1.99. Add a Danish to either for $2. Avoid post-lunch drowsiness with the Afternoon Special from 1-1:30 p.m. offering a grande cappuccino or latte with a cookie for $2.99. For more information, go to for more details.

Aquatic Center closure for yearly maintenance

The Aquatic Center is currently 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 or call the Aquatic Center, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8897, 531-2901/2904,0611-143-531-2901/2904.

The Rheinlander’s Valentine’s Day Dinner to-go

Whether you are having a romantic dinner at home with just you and that special someone or you have the whole family coming together, make your Valentine’s Day dinner special and fuss-free when you pick up a three-course meal to-go from The Rheinlander! Serve a delicious meal of carrot ginger soup, homemade rolls, pork tenderloin with paprika sauce, carrots and peas in white sauce with thyme potatoes and an apple strudel with vanilla sauce for dessert. (2 servings: $45 or $55 with a bottle of wine, 4 servings: $88 or $108 with two bottles of wine, 6 servings: $125 or $155 with three bottles of wine.) Orders must be placed by Feb. 12 at any MWR facility or through Webtrac. For more information, contact Rheinlander Convention Center, Smith Bks, Bldg. 8085, 531-2887, 0611-143-531-2887.

Valentine’s Day meal to-go at Armstrong’s Club

Take your Valentine out while staying in and enjoy a three-course meal for two for $60 at home. With three meal options to select from, everyone can be happy! Choose between lemon chicken with roasted potatoes, a porcini mushroom cream sauce and caramelized carrots, baked fillet of Atlantic salmon with tomato-mango salsa, a rice pilaf with lemongrass infused sprouts and sugar snaps or vegetarian lasagna with tomato sauce and fresh parsley. Each meal includes a bottle of sparkling wine, caprese tomato mozzarella with aged balsamic and caipirinha jelly as well as a dessert of marbled mouse au chocolate, a strawberry tiramisu with ground coffee beans and four macarons. Orders are to be placed by Feb. 12 at any Java, MWR takeout menu or Webtrac. For more information contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036, 541-9115, 0611-143-541-9115.

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 pre-order 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 to the Baumholder Military Community, or 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 or 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.

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 rental 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: 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 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.