Community Events: April 30, 2021

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.

Cooking with Command

Cooking with Command is a new virtual series aimed at bringing the community together and uniting families with a fun evening of cooking and storytelling. For the upcoming segment, the focus is on two very important events in May, Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Mother’s Day. The event will center on family-related discussion between a special guest and the chef as they work together to create a delicious meal worthy of the amazing women in our lives. Registration is required by May 5 at 12 p.m. for this free virtual event, May 5 at 5:30 p.m. via MS Teams. To register, contact Family Advocacy Program, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3820, 541-9028, 0611-143-541-9028.

Virtual Wine Tasting-Italy

Did you miss out on the original Italian Virtual Wine tasting with Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation? Or did you just enjoy it so much you want to do it again? Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation has partnered with Soicieta’ Agricola Spada from Verona, Italy, to bring the sweet life to you for a second time on May 14 at 7:30 p.m.! Your local guide will help you experience 4 different Italian vintages with the appropriate palate cleansing delights, all while describing the various products and unique details of the wine country near Verona. Registration is required by Apr. 30. To register, contact Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2905, 493-4117, 0631-3406-4117.

Virtual wine Tasting-French Wines

Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation has partnered with Bourse aux Vins, to bring more French Joie de Vivre to you. Join them on May 29 at 7 p.m. for an online evening filled with delicious French wines and specialty sausages and cheeses from the safety and comfort of your own home. Presented in a virtual environment, your local guide will help you have an all new experience with 3 French dry reds, a dry white, 2 specialty sausages and palate cleansing cheeses, all while explaining the unique characteristics of French wine. Registration is required by May 14. To register, contact Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2905, 493-4117, 0631-3406-4117.

Mother’s Day Special at Sembach Community Activity Center

On May 9, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., treat the special mom(s) in your life to an elegant meal offered by the Sembach Community Activity Center, Bldg. 220 (SCAC). Enjoy some mid-morning, early afternoon favorites, with a wide selection of brunch-style favorites. Order your favorite selections to-go from these various menu choices offered: pot roast, grilled lemon chicken, sautéed shrimp and pasta, made-to-order eggs, omelets, sausage & cheese breakfast casserole, pancakes, bacon, variety of sausages, roasted potatoes, fresh steamed green beans, fresh asparagus & feta pasta salad, cheesecake with strawberry topping, blueberry coffee cake, coffee & tea. The short order grill is open to breakfast options only. RSVP by May 3 via the Sembach Community Activity Center Facebook page or by calling: 541-9111 or 0611-143-541-9111.

No Cook Fridays in April at the Rheinlander Convention Center

Celebrate the end of the workweek with a delicious meal you can pick up and bring home with you! Every Friday, the Rheinlander Convention Center offers No Cook Fridays with two new meal options each week! Today: Bacon cheeseburger, or a veggie burger, steakhouse fries, coleslaw and gorgonzola dip. 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.

Escape from Lockdown Bazaar: The bazaar is back with vendors from across Europe!

If you miss shopping for all the great items that Europe has to offer, or just need to get out of the house, we have the solution! Shop the Escape from Lockdown Bazaar, May 14-16, and take advantage of this safe and convenient tax-free shopping experience for eligible patrons. Conveniently located at the Pulaski Motor Pool, Bldg. 2902 (right above the Pulaski Park), 2 large outdoor tents and 3 buildings filled with great items await you and your family! There will be a multitude of vendors offering everything from pottery, antiques, wine, cheese, jewelry, and so much more. Health and safety mitigations will be in place and enforced. All prices are in U.S. Dollars, with Euros, debit and credit cards accepted. Open to U.S. I.D. cardholders only. Strollers are welcome inside the two large tents, and stroller parking will be available while you shop inside the three buildings. Hours of shopping are as follows: May 14-15 (Fri and Sat), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and May 16 (Sun), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit or contact 541-9106, 0611-143-541-9106.

Mother’s Day Lunch to go at the Rheinlander

Treat the special mom(s) in your life with an elegant Mother’s Day lunch that doesn’t require any clean-up! This Mother’s Day, May 9 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. satisfy your taste buds with a delicious meal to go featuring: Wild garlic cream soup, homemade bread rolls, chicken breast fillet with a curry fruit sauce, basmati rice, house salad with yogurt dressing and to top it all off, a fruit quark for dessert! Servings include single ($25), four ($95) or six ($140) people. Preorder is required by May 8 on Webtrac. For more information, contact Rheinlander Convention Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8085, 531-2888, 0611-143-531-2888.

Mother’s Day Lunch to go at Armstrong’s Club

Treat the special mom(s) in your life with an elegant Mother’s Day lunch that doesn’t require any clean-up! This Mother’s Day, May 9 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. satisfy your taste-buds with a delicious meal to-go featuring starters of smoked salmon with dill mustard sauce and horseradish, anti-pasta vegetables, ham and melon. Entrees include chicken breast fillet with mushroom crème sauce and rosemary potatoes with honey glazed carrots, two beef rouladen in red wine sauce with broccoli atop of hollandaise sauce and tagliatelle noodles. Top it all off with dessert featuring succulent semolina pudding with wild berry sauce and two brownie cakes! Servings include portions for two ($40) or six ($100) people. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036, 541-9114, 0611-143-541-9114/9115.

Aquatic Center now open for active duty only!

The Baumholder Aquatic Center is now open (for active duty members only). Their new hours of operation are: Tuesday/Thursday from 6:30-8:30 a.m. (Unit PT and lap swim) and 2:30-7 p.m. (Recreational swim and lap swim). Wednesday 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Unit PT/Trainings and lap swim). Friday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Recreation swim and lap swim). Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Recreation swim and lap swim). Health and safety mitigation will be in place including a maximum capacity of 25 patrons (15 in the water and 10 on the pool deck). For more information, contact the Aquatic Center, Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8897, 531-2901, 0611-143-531-2901/2904.

Fitness centers now have extended hours

Active duty members can now take advantage of the extended hours of operation at the Sembach, Kleber, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Landstuhl, Hall of Champions and Mountaineer Fitness Centers with their doors now being open Mon-Fri: 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat and Sun: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and federal and training holidays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Please go to or for more details.

Spring Vehicle Safety Day

Head over to the Pulaski Automotive Skills Center, May 14 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. where they are offering a FREE automotive inspection for their Spring Vehicle Safety Day! Pull up for a bumper-to-bumper vehicle checkup by a professional mechanic with no cost to you. This service is open to service members, family members, and civilians with a m ilitary ID card and a USAREUR registered vehicle. For more information, contact Pulaski Automotive Skills Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2859, 493-4167, 0631-3406-4167.

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, observed each April, is a campaign that aims to increase awareness about the causes and risk factors for sexual assault and empowers individuals to take steps to prevent it in their communities. Army Community Service and the SHARP Program are teaming up with the USAG-RP Libraries to raise awareness about sexual violence. This month, each library will have a special collection of books on display that addresses rape culture, management of trauma, prevention and intervention within various demographics. Let’s all get on the same page! For more information contact the SHARP Program, Landstuhl Bldg. 3820, 541-9029, 0611-143-541-9029.

Painting with Emilee

Each month you can create a new masterpiece and pick up some handy tips along the way when you paint your own artwork with Emilee, all from the comfort of your home! Each month will offer a fresh new design that ties in with that month. Cost will vary and covers the cost of the supplies and materials as well as the link to the online class. For more information and registration, contact the Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104, 531-2895, 0611-1433-531-2895.

Arts and Crafts reopening

If you’re feeling crafty, head over and grab some art supplies from Arts and Crafts Too as they are now open! Next time you pick up your mail or have a VAT appointment, stop in and see what they are offering! Arts and Crafts Too is open Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sat, Sun, training and federal holidays. For more information contact Arts and Crafts Too, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8661, 531-2849, 0611-143-531-2849

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.

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. Automotive 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. For more information, contact Pulaski Automotive Skills Center, Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2859, 493-4167, 0631-3406-4167.