Fairy Tales at your Library
On April 28, celebrate all things fairy tales and magical creatures with a puppet story time, crafts, and more. Everyone is encouraged to dress up. All ages are welcome to attend. No admission fee. No registration required. 10 a.m. to noon. Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 531-2841; 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.
Children ages 9 and older are invited to learn the craft of knitting. Children may take classes solo or accompanied by parents. Classes are progressive from beginner to easy, intermediate, and experienced. Learn various stitches, how to read a pattern, binding, seaming, fun historical facts about knitting, and so much more. Classes are offered monthly. All knitting supplies will be provided. Students only need to show up with their desire to learn. Our instructor has 15 years experience in the fiber arts and is a certified knitting instructor through the Craft Yarn Council. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.
Children will be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering. Students will have an opportunity to build electrical engines, working draw-bridges, fully functioning cranes and basic gear boxes. Students will also be introduced to engineering concepts using pneumatic principles and equipment. All of this is done using the registered brand of Fischertechnik materials. Worksheets will be handed out so that children can expand their understanding of learned concepts outside of the classroom. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.
Theater Instructor Needed
SKIESUnlimited is looking for a theater instructor to teach children and youth about the wonderful world of Theater. We are looking for motivated professionals who have prior experience teaching theater to youth and can develop fun, engaging theater classes as an after school program. For more information, please contact SKIESUnlimited at 486-5412; 06371-86-5412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know that children involved with theatrical arts programs outscore their non-arts student peers by an average of 65 points on SAT/ACT tests? Theater provides a safe, secure environment where children learn skill sets including public speaking, coping mechanisms, reading comprehension, verbal/non-verbal communication and more. SKIESUnlimited offers “Intro to Theatre” for ages 5 to 12 and “Shakespeare Scenes” for ages 12 and older. For more information or to register, please contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.
Homework Assistance for Teens
USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs provide a homework lab, tutoring and one-on-one homework assistance during Power Hour at the Youth Center, 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday-Friday. Homework contracts are available to clarify direction of help needed and to get the student, Academic Program Manager and parents on the same page for daily or weekly goals and expectations. This is a great resource for youth that need additional help or just a quiet place to focus on their academics. If you are interested, please contact Landstuhl Youth Center, 486-8658; 06371-86-8658 or Sembach Youth Center, 545-1316; 0611-143-545-1316.
Clubs Available at Landstuhl School Age Center
Did you know that Landstuhl School Age Center has several different clubs open to students, Grades 1 to 5? The different weekly clubs include Theater, Fitness, Art, Lego Robotics and Film! Registration with CYSS is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. Contact the Landstuhl School Age Center for more information, 486-7281; 06371-86-7281.
KMC Teen Shuttle
Child and Youth Services offer a KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up / drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein, and Landstuhl. ID card, shuttle card and permissions slips are required to ride the shuttle. Apply for your Shuttle Card at Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Bks., Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9066.