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Shopping on Sunday in Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern as a city of short distances — paired with the individual flair and the charm of a manageable city — is the service and shopping metropolis of the Western Palatinate. The lively city center attracts shoppers with its attractive shopping landscape. Strolling, looking and shopping in peace and quiet at the next Lautrer Kerwe Sunday, May 22, is the order of the day. The stores in the city and in the commercial areas will open their doors for one Sunday afternoon, between 1 and 6 p.m. Shop stress-free and take advantage of the gastronomic diversity of K-town city. Many offers are waiting for you: Find the latest collections of the fashion world, current technical trends and much more. There is something for every taste. In addition to the excellent shopping offer, there is also the traditional “Lautrer Mai Kerwe” (May 20-30) — May Festival — which will take place on the fairground Messeplatz, Kaiserslautern with free entrance.
Experience everything your heart desires in one day. As every Sunday, the public parking spaces in the city are free of charge. To create additional parking capacity, the parking lots of the former Maxschule (opposite K-town Rathaus) and in Meuthstraße can also be used free of charge by visitors.
Join Family & MWR for the Summer Bazaar from Friday, June 3, to Sunday, June 5, at the Kleber Kaserne Fitness Center, Bldg. 3235. Hours of shopping are Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a multitude of vendors offering everything from pottery, antiques, wine, cheese, jewelry, and so much more. All prices in U.S. dollars, with Euros, debit and credit cards accepted. Open to U.S. ID cardholders only. Strollers are welcome. For details, check out kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
Color 5K Fun Run
The Hall of Champions Fitness Center and Army Community Service are hosting a Color 5K Fun Run May 21 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the center, Bldg. 8105 on Smith Barracks in Baumholder. Registration starts 8 a.m. Medals for First, Second and Third place will be awarded in the following categories: Adult male and female; youths 11 and younger male and female; and, youths 12 and older male and female. First place medals will also be awarded for runners with strollers and runners with dogs. At certain places throughout the run participants will be throwing color powder at runners. For more information, visit baumholder.armymwr.com.
Friday Night Pool Tournament
The Landstuhl Community Club and the Halftime Sports Bar are hosting a free pool tournament May 20 at the club, Bldg. 3780 on Landstuhl Post. Sign-up is at 6 p.m., with the tournament beginning at 6:30 p.m. Contestants must be 18 years or older. First-place winners receive $50, second place receives $25, and third place receives $10. For more information, call the Landstuhl Community Club at 06371- 86-7244 or visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
Summer Camp “The Great SAC Adventures”
The program offers 10 weeks of care services from June 13 to Aug 19. Registration is open now. To add your child to the Kaiserslautern or Baumholder School Age Programs Summer Camp waiting list, visit https://www.militarychildcare.com and select the respective week of care. For more information, please call: Parent Central Services, Kaiserslautern Rhine Ordnance Barracks, at 0611-143-541- 9065, 9066 or 9067 or 541- 9065, 9066 or 9067; or, Parent Central Services, Baumholder, Wetzel Kaserne, 0611-143-531- 531-3441, 3440 or 3437or 531-3441, 3440 or 3437.
BOSS Normandy 78th D-Day Anniversary Tour
The Kaiserslautern Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Program is offering a Normandy 78th D-Day Anniversary Tour June 3 to 7. Must be a BOSS Soldier to participate. Cost is $56 and must be paid to Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation to reserve a seat. For more information, call the KL BOSS President Sgt. Landon MacPherson at 0611-143-541-9060, and email firstname.lastname@example.org with the required documents. Find out the required documents needed by visiting kaiserslautern,armymwr.com.
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) Performance
KMC Onstage presents “The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)” Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Bldg. 3109 on Daenner Kaserne. The show features three overachievers attempting to perform all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in 90 minutes. Fast-paced, witty and physical, it’s an evening of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and even, haters. For more information, call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626 or visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
Strong B.A.N.D.S. Campaign
The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Strong B.A.N.D.S. Campaign will showcase events for the Baumholder and Kaiserslautern Military Communities until June 4. STRONG B.A.N.D.S. – STRONG Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination and Strength – promotes healthy, active lifestyles for Army communities. It helps motivate Army Soldiers, Families, Retirees and Civilians to get and stay fit. Stayed tuned to baumholder.armymwr.com and kaiserslautern.armymwr.com to view and join garrison fitness and wellness opportunities.
Adult Swimming Classes
“Adult Learn to Swim” will be held every Saturday at 10 to 10:50 a.m. at the Aquatic Center, Bldg. 8897/95 on Wetzel Kaserne in Baumholder. Registration will be at the Baumholder Aquatic Center until May 28. Cost is $50. The Aquatic Center no longer accepts cash. For any questions, call the Baumholder Aquatic Center at 531-2904 or 0611-143-531-2904 or visit baumholder.armymwr.com.
Regular full-time and part-time lifeguard positions are available at the Baumholder Aquatic Center, Bldg. 8895/8897 on Wetzel Kaserne. Jobs are now listed on www.usajobs.gov. Benefits include logistical support, retirement plan, 401K option available, paid annual and sick Leave, paid federal holidays, nationally recognized certificate, and, professional development training opportunities. Find out more at baumholder.armymwr.com.
Baumholder May and June Trip Schedules Available
The Baumholder Outdoor Recreation travel schedules for May and June are available under the “Calendar” section of baumholder.armymwr.com. Go on express trips to several exciting destinations and visit the Dortmund Hunting and Fishing Expo, Koblenz Beer Festival and Cologne Beer Festival. The Baumholder Outdoor Recreation is hosting an open house June 18. Find out all that Baumholder Outdoor Recreation has to offer by visiting baumholder.armymwr.com or call 0611-143-531-3401.
Kaiserslautern SKIES 2022 Class Listing
The Kaiserslautern SKIES Unlimited Program announces the 2022 Class Schedule. The listing is available on kaiserslautern.armymwr.com. All participants must be registered with Army MWR Child and Youth Services. Enrollments can be made thru https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil or over the phone with Parent Central Services at 541-9065/67 or 061-143-541-9065/67. Parent Central Service is located in Bldg. 162 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks.
CYS Now Hiring
Child and Youth Services needs additional Child and Youth Program Assistants for the Rheinland-Pfalz Military Community to expand programming. Starting salary is $16.70. Earn benefits such as funding for college credits, vacation, health insurance, and much more. Even earn a FREE Child Development Associate or Youth Practicum Credential through CYS. To apply visit www.usajobs.gov. For more information, visit baumholder.armymwr.com or kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
Music Friday Nights at Baumholder Warrior Zone
The Baumholder Warrior Zone is hosting a Music Friday Night with genre-themed music May 20 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Warrior Zone, 8218 on Smith Barracks. There may be volunteers to teach dance styles that fits the genre music. For more information, call the Baumholder Warrior Zone at 531-2912 or 06111435312912, or visit baumholder.armymwr.com.
Friday Night Karaoke at Armstrong’s Club
Sing your favorite songs during Karaoke Night May 20 at 9 p.m. at the Armstrong’s Club, Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Housing. Singers must be ages 18 and older. For more information, visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com
Karaoke Saturdays at Tavern on the Rock
Sing your heart every Saturday night at Tavern on the Rock! Come out starting at May 21 at 9 p.m. and show off your skills. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, call the Rheinlander Convention Center, Smith Barracks BLDG 8085, at 531-2890 or 0611-143-531-2887.
Storytime at the Baumholder Library
The Baumholder “Iron Works” Library hosts storytimes at Bldg. 8332 on Smith Barracks. Baby Storytime, for infants to 18 months, is Tuesday, May 24, at 10:30 a.m. Toddler Storytime, for ages 18 months to two years, is Wednesday, May 25, at 10:30 a.m. Pre-school Storytime, for ages three to six years, is Thursday, May 26, at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 531-2841 or 0611-143-531-2841 or visit baumholder.armymwr.com.
All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet at the Rheinlander
The Rheinlander Convention Center, Bldg. 8085 on Smith Barracks in Baumholder, has an “All You Can Eat Lunch Buffet” May 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. To find out the cost, menu or more information, call 0611-143-531-2888 or 531-2888 or visit baumholder.rmymwr.com.
Financial “Jiu Jitsu”
The U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Program and Army Community Service Financial Office are providing a free financial class on the last Wednesday of the month, starting May 25. This class will help Soldiers learn about financial topics. Soldiers must register by either emailing SGT MacPherson at email@example.com or texting him at +49 (0)152-277-18085.
Thursday Night-Burger and Pizza Night at Tavern on the Rock
Thursday just got better! Enjoy a burger, fries and coleslaw for $15, or a pepperoni and cheese pizza for $11, May 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. While there, join in on the fun and play a round of trivia at Trivia Night, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tavern on the Rock (Inside Rheinlander convention Center) Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085. For more information, visit baumholder.armymwr.com.
Thursday Night Trivia at Tavern on the Rock
Do you have an uncanny ability to remember dates, names, places, and other random knowledge? Assemble your team and head to the Tavern on the Rock May 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. to win bragging rights and a prize. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, call the Rheinlander Convention Center, Smith Barracks BLDG 8085, at 531-2890 or 0611-143-531-2887.