» The Kaiserslautern Cancer Benefit Group will sponsor their first annual Black and Purple Gala at 6 p.m. Saturday at the culture center, Haus des Buergers, in Ramstein-Miesenbach. The highlight will be a silent auction of items ranging from kitchenware to baskets of wines. Children’s artworks will be on display under the theme “Cancer can’t take our love away.” There will be live entertainment, a DJ and Irish dance performances. A dinner buffet will start at 8 p.m. Tickets including buffet cost €25. For details, visit www.relayforleben.com.
» The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir will present a concert at 5 p.m. Sunday in the Chatholic church in Queidersbach. Stephanie Benton will direct the choir for the last time before returning to the states. Dr. Justin Lewis, who also is a conductor of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, will be the choir’s new director. Additionally, the choir is looking for male singers to join. The choir rehearses from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Protestant community center in Kaiserslautern, Erzhuetter Strasse 68. For more information, visit www.sing-rpic.de or call 0631-3508625.
» The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club is hosting “Treasure Hunt Bingo,” a social event, at 9:30 a.m. April 20 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club. Reservations are required by Thursday. For details, visit www.ramsteinosc.org. To make a reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
» A Mother’s Day mini bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25 through 28 at Heaton Hall in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The bazaar will feature a variety of exquisite European gift ideas. Get your Mother’s Day shopping done in one spot. All prices will be in U.S. dollars. Cash, check and debit will be accepted. Open to ID cardholders only. For more information, call 493-4106 or 0631-3406-4106.
KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Nate Records at 483-6252 or 0631-411-6252 or via email at email@example.com. To reserve tickets, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.
» KMC Onstage presents “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”: 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and April 8 and 9; and 3 p.m. Sunday. Rated G and great for the entire family. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
» KMC Onstage presents “Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS”: 7 p.m. May 6 and 7 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. Reservations may be made in advance.
Armstrong’s Club Events
Armstrong’s Club is located in Bldg. 1036 on Vogelweh Family Housing. Call 0631-354-9986 for details. Unless otherwise stated, events have no cover charge and are open to all ID cardholders and their guests, 18 and over.
» Mother’s Day brunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8. The brunch will include a carving station with assorted meats, an omelet and waffle station and a delectable dessert buffet. In addition, moms will receive a special gift. Seating is limited; make reservations in advance. Tickets may be purchased online via WebTrac, from Armstrong’s Club between 5 and 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, or from any Java Cafe in the KMC. Prices: $19.95 for adults; $9.95 for children 5 to 16 years old; and free for children 4 and under.
» 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: 6 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday.
» Throwback Thursdays: 7 p.m. every other Thursday, listen to hits from the ’80s, ’90s and today.
» Karaoke Fridays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every Friday show off your singing skills and socialize in a fun environment.
» Latin Fusion Saturdays: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. every other Saturday.
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.
» Mother’s Day bingo: May 8. Doors open at 1 p.m.; games begin at 3 p.m. This special Mother’s Day event will feature various cash prizes, appetizers for participants and a gift for all mothers. Bingo packs start at $30.
» Country Karaoke: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every other Friday. Sing your favorite country hit and take a spin on the mechanical bull Tornado.
» Texas Hold ’em: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. Register and buy-in by 7 p.m.
» Country Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge.
» Sunday Sports: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays. Enjoy 50 cent wings and $1 hot dogs and take part in fun sports trivia.
» Private Sector Resume Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon April 13 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Looking for a job in the private sector and don’t know where to start? This class is designed to help prepare you in your career search. Learn important information about what an employer might look for on a resume. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Interviewing Techniques will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 13 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Learn the secrets to the perfect interview. This hands-on class will teach you different interview styles, standard questions, negative speech characteristics and the major do’s and don’ts in an interview. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Single Parent Support Group meets from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday in April. Join Family Advocacy Program for this educational class to examine services and tools that will aide in successful parenting. Feel free to bring a lunch. Class meets in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Spectrum Families Support Group meets from 5 to 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Vogelweh Library, Bldg. 2059. This support group is for anyone who is, has, loves or works with a person with a spectrum disorder, such as Autism, Aspergers, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder — Not Otherwise Specified. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Dads 101: A Crash Course for New and Expecting Dads meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. This is a class for dads, by dads. Learn from experienced dads in this informational class. Topics include preparing for fatherhood, surviving the first few weeks, caring for your new baby, ways to keep your baby safe and more. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» The Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club is holding a welcome coffee at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Starbucks in the KMCC. Whether you are new to the area or just want to try something new, come join for coffee and conversation. For more information, visit the ROSC website at www.ramsteinosc.org.
» Giggles and Giggles meets from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday in April at E-Street Cafe on Vogelweh. Parents with children under 5 years old are invited to come, play together and meet new people. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
Classes and Training
» Anger Management 1 and 2 will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. April 13 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. This two-part class explores what anger and aggression are and their differences. Learn how to recognize cues and triggers of anger, as well as how to appropriately express this emotion. Registration is required. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» ScreamFree Marriage 1 and 2 will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 and 26 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Learn how to have an honest, intimate relationship that turns your common conflicts into a deeper and more lifelong connection by calming down, growing up and getting closer to your partner. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Conversational German courses are offered in two levels: beginner and intermediate. Participants will gain a better understanding of the written and verbal German language. All course materials are provided to students free of charge. Classes run in eight-week semesters. Advanced registration is required. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Hilltop Theater presents “Lend Me a Tenor”: 7 p.m. today, Saturday and April 8, 9, 16 and 16. Tickets may be reserved in advance through Hilltop Theater on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8218, at 485-7244 or 06783-6-7244.
» Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Tavern on the Rock on May 7. This fun fiesta will include specials, themed games and karaoke. Doors open at 6 p.m.; karaoke begins at 9 p.m. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, contact Tavern on the Rock on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085, at 485-6941 or 06783-6-6941.
» Walk and Talk meets from 11 a.m. to noon the third Friday of every month at Baumholder Army Community Service on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8746. Do you want to get into walking for your physical health? Would you like to have someone to talk to for your mental health? Now, you can have both at the same time. For more information, contact 485-8188 or 06783-6-8188.
» Trivia Night is held every Thursday at Tavern on the Rock on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085. Compete solo or in a group and test your trivia skills for a chance to win a prize. Trivia begins at 7 p.m. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. For more information, contact 485-7345 or 06783-6-7345.