The Wounded Warrior Project and Red Cross will offer “Heroes, Horses and Hounds,” noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Rothenbergerhof in Kaiserslautern. Participants will learn about equine therapy and how service dogs support military members. The event is free, for government ID card holders ages 16 and older and part of disability awareness month. For details, email email@example.com or visit www.rothenbergerhof.de.
The German Shepherd Dog Club Kaisers-lautern will offer a night hike for dogs and owners at 6 p.m. Saturday at their clubhouse, Kniebrech 1 in Kaiserslautern. On the trail, hikers and dogs will meet numerous scary figures such as monsters and witches. Dog owners will see how their pets react. After the hike, participants will meet in the clubhouse, share their experience and enjoy food in a spooky atmosphere. Tickets for the hike cost €7 without costume and €5 with costume. For details, visit www.schaeferhunde-kl.de or call 0176-23910411.
Shabach International Outreach Ministry will sponsor a benefit concert, “Harvest of Praise,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Landstuhl Stadthalle. Entry fee is donations of coffee, cans of food, baby items. Donations will support the Kaiserslautern Homeless Shelter and the Landstuhl Red Cross. For details, email Sandra Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guided tours of the Abbey Church in Otterberg, in German, will be offered the first Sunday of each month. Interested participants will meet at 2:30 p.m. at the main entrance of the church. The one-hour long tour costs €3.
The old smithy in Otterberg, Kirchstrasse, will be open to the public at 4 p.m. every first Saturday of the month. Admission is free.
The museum in Otterberg, which is located in the tourist information office, Hauptstrasse 54, is open during 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, and 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.
The Rheinland Pfalz International Choir has begun a drive to bring 15 new singers into the choir, both men and women, by the end of September. The choir will perform the Brahms Requiem Nov. 26 in the Fruchthalle, a Choralforum Concert Dec. 3 in the Marienkirche, and the USAFE Band Christmas Concert Dec. 8 in the Fruchthalle. Singers who are interested in joining the choir should examine its website, www.sing-rpic.de/about choir-en-html.
GHOST STORY THEATER: On Nov. 3 and 4, KMC Onstage invites you to join us as actors tell ghost stories around the campfire. This is an event for the whole family; however, younger children may be frightened by the nature of the event. Tickets are $8, no advanced purchase necessary. This show will be held at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Bldg. 3109, on Daenner Kaserne. For more information, contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, at 483-6626 or
Seussical: If you love Dr. Seuss, you’ll love this fantastical family musical that is based on his books, including favorites like “Horton Hears a Who!”, “Horton Hatches the Egg” and “Miss Gertrude McFuzz.” Evening performance dates are Dec. 8, 9, 15 and 16, and Jan. 5, 6,12 and 13 at 7 p.m. Sundays matinees offered Dec.10 and 17 and
Jan 7 and 14 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10-15 for adults and $7-12 for children and seniors, depending on seat selection. Tickets available at KMC Onstage, online through WebTrac and at all Kaiserslautern Java Cafe locations. For more information, contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, at
483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.
Armstrong’s Club Events
Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-3406-3993 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.
Rocktoberfest at Armstrong’s Club: From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, wear pink, enjoy a live rock band and rock out in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Liquid Hot Magma is a local band with a set list that includes Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kings of Leon, The White Stripes, Bon Jovi and more!
Dia De Los Muertos: On Nov. 4 from 9 p.m. to
2 a.m., celebrate Dia De Los Muertos at Armstrong’s Club! Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Costumes encouraged. There will be a $50 cash prize for best face paint. No cover charge. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older.
Thanksgiving Brunch: Celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends at Armstrong’s Club. An unforgettable feast will be held on Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy traditional roast turkey, seafood, salads, side dishes and desserts, and let someone else do the cooking. Open seating; make reservations for groups of six or more. Cost is $21.95 for adults, $12.95 for children ages 5 to 16 and free for children ages 4 and under.
Ugly Sweater Party: On Dec. 23, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., celebrate the holidays at Armstrong’s Club in your ugliest sweater for a chance to win some cash. A $150 cash prize will be awarded to the most spectacular sweater. Dance the night away to a live DJ mixing the best music of the holidays with popular hits. Enjoy holiday drink specials, with other food and beverages available for purchase. No cover charge. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older.
A Taste of Germany: 5 p.m. every Monday at Castello’s Snack Bar inside Armstrong’s Club. Indulge in traditional and delicious German meals for $5 per plate. The meals vary each week; menus are available at www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
Women and Wine: 6 to 10 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month. This get together allows women to make friends and form a social network in a fun environment. Food and beverages available for purchase.
Small Tab Tuesdays: 5 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday. Play a game of pool or pick your favorite jam on the jukebox while enjoying specials.
Trivia Wednesdays: 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday.
Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday. Show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment.
Latin Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every first and third Saturday of the month.
Kazabra Club Events
Kazabra Club is located in Bldg. 2057 on Vogelweh. Call 489-7261 or 0631-636-7261 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.
Texas Hold’em and Game Night: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy in by 7 p.m. Other games available for play include dominoes, cornhole and table pong.
Country Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. There is a $5 cover charge.
Country and Western Dance Classes:
7:30 p.m. the first Saturday of every month. No cover charge.
Sunday Bingo: 3 p.m. every Sunday. Doors open at 1 p.m. Bingo packs start at $30. Prizes will be based upon participation. Play the progressive game for a chance to win up to $5,000.
Single Parent Support Group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month. Join Family Advocacy Program for this educational class to examine services and tools that will aid in successful parenting. Feel free to bring a lunch. Class meets at Halftime Sports Bar in Landstuhl Community Club, Bldg. 3780. For more information and to enroll, call 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
Rheinland Pfalz Quilt Guild will meet for its monthly guild meeting Wednesday in the KMCC multipurpose room (adjacent to food court). Social time will be 5:30 p.m., the program with guild business, Show and Tell, and free motion quilting… Where to begin!” Part II class will start at 6 p.m. Anyone and any skill level interested in quilting are welcome. No pre-registration is required. For details, visit http://rheinlandpfalzquiltguild.org/index.html
Ramstein Toastmasters will meet every first, second and third Tuesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. at the Ramstein South Chapel, Bldg. 2403. Individuals who want to develop their public speaking skills, are welcome to visit the meetings free of charge. Participants can prepare for board interviews, promotional ceremoies or leadership roles. Public speaking skills or aspirations can be advanced and enhanced. For more information, visit ramstein.toastmastersclubs.org or www.facebook.com/ramsteintoastmasters.
Classes and training
Advanced BRS training: The Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System will offer advanced BRS training for service members from all branches of service and their spouses at the following locations, dates and times:
Baumholder Wagon Wheel Theater
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today; Dec. 8
Landstuhl Heaton Auditorium
9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 20
Sembach Tiger Theater
9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 17
Ramstein Hercules Theater
9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 12
9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 19, 2018
Attendees should complete the online Opt-In Training prior to attending this workshop. For details, call Army Community Service at 531-2850 or 0611-531-2850 or stop by the ACS office, Bldg. 8746 on Clinic Kaserne in Baumholder; or call 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000, or stop by the ACS office on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3210.
Children’s Halloween Carnival: On October 31, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Baumholder Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation presents a Children’s Halloween Carnival in conjunction with Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers. Enjoy 13 booths with spooky activities for only $0.25 per ticket, or 10 tickets for $2. Feast on nachos, cotton candy, popcorn, and witches brew, or try your luck at winning a sweet treat in our cakewalk. Compete in our pre-carved pumpkin contest, with divisions for children 5 to 11 and 12 to 18. Be crowned the winner of the scariest, prettiest, or most creative costume. This community event is open to children of all ages and their parents. Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8105.