Exhibition: Art Brings Us Together! On Thursday, May 3 at 5 p.m. the Atlantic Academy will host the opening of the Art Exhibition Art Brings Us Together in the foyer of the city hall Kaiserslautern in cooperation with the Overseas Art Education Association, the German-American Community Office, and the state initiative “Welcome to Rheinland-Pfalz.” The annual DoDEA art show displays a variety of art works, all created by incredibly talented young students from overseas DoDD schools. Paintings, photographs, ceramics — you name it, the creativity of these young artists knows no limits. Admission is free — bring your friends and kids. For further information visit www.atlantische-akademie.de/dodea-art
The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir is now conducting a community-wide search for a replacement for the current director who will be PCS’ing this summer. This multi-cultural Choir is looking for an energetic and engaging American or international musical director to lead in English with high technical competence and musical professionalism. Applicants are asked to send their qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews with the Choir will be held in May. The RPIC rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7 pm to 9:15 pm in Kaiserslautern Erzhuetten. More information about the Choir can be found on their website, www.sing-rpic.de
DoDEA Europe East-District Schools are holding their 5th annual, K-12 end-of-year chess tournament on Saturday, May 12, 20018 at Kaiserslautern Elementary School. Registration runs from 8:30 to 9:20 a.m. in the school’s cafeteria (MPR). To pre-register or for more details, contact the tournament director: W. Jack Woodfork at email@example.com or call 0151-4664-9941. A $10 entrant fee is due on the day of the event which is scheduled to end by 13:30 p.m.
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.
Dads and daughters, join Armstrong’s Club for a magical night to remember on June 16, beginning at 2 p.m. This is a chance for a loving father (or guardian) to take his daughter out to a special ball made just for her. It is not just a ball, it is a show where every young lady gets to look and feel like a princess. Enjoy an evening filled with adventures, to include: dinner, father-daughter waltz, goodie bag, and photo opportunities with princesses. $69.95 per father-daughter pair, $24.95 for each additional child. Reservations are required. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at Armstrong’s Club, any KMC Java Café, or WebTrac. Tickets must be purchased by June 12. Recommended for 3 and up.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Armstrong’s Club. From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on May 5, the pub will transform with colorful decorations where you can spend the night dancing to the best Latin hits. Live DJ and drink specials. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Armstrong’s Club: Not sure what to do for Mom on Mother’s Day? Join Armstrong’s Club and enjoy an elegant brunch in our beautiful ballroom, featuring exquisite food options to satisfy your taste buds. Enjoy a delicious selection of food served on a fresh buffet with complimentary beverages and more. Adults, $21.95. Children (ages 4-16), $10.95. Children (under age 3), free. Offered May 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Armstrong’s Club, any KMC Java Café, or WebTrac.
Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Associ-ation: The KLSA Club gather every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Armstrong Club from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and social. All contracted, military, and civilian spouses welcome.
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.
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.
KMC Onstage is located at Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, at 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.
KMC Onstage Free Admission for Wounded Soldiers: KMC Onstage offers all programming free of charge to Wounded Warriors and their guests at the Fisher House. Check out the season poster for current programming and contact KMC Onstage for tickets. For Landstuhl patrons, transportation may be arranged. Please contact KMC Onstage before 2 p.m. on Friday if transportation is required for weekend shows.
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Join KMC Onstage for the classic Sherlock Holmes story, retold in comedic fashion! The show will be fun for the entire family. Evening performances at the KCAC on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109, on May 4 & 5, 7 p.m. Sunday matinee offered on May 6, 3 p.m. The show will open at the Razz-Ma-Tazz, Ramstein Community Center, Ramstein AB. Today & Saturday at 7 p.m. and Tuesday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8. No advance tickets necessary.
Baby Bumps: Passport to Parenting: Learn all about parenting in this ‘Social and Learn’ series for expecting parents with the New Parent Support Program through Army Community Service. This class meets the last two Wednesdays of each month. Join other expecting moms and dads to socialize and discuss various topics to include: pregnancy, labor & delivery, newborn care, life with a newborn, your growing baby, healthy pregnancy, relationships and support and other topics. For more information contact ACS at 541-9000; 0611-143-541-9000.
Breastfeeding Support Group: Every Tuesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Join other moms and dads for this informational class about breastfeeding! The class includes guest speakers such as lactation support from Beth Eastman, IBCLC and New Parent Support Program. Topics include breastfeeding, sleeping and normal newborn behavior. Class meets at Rheinland-Pfalz Library on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810. For more information, call ACS at 541-9000; 0611-143-541-9000.
Army Outdoor Recreation has to offer, contact them at Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2905, 493-4117; 0631-3406-4117 or visit us online at kaiserslautern.armymwr.com
Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8167, 485-7182; 06783-6-7182.
Trip Schedules Available: Outdoor Recreation travel schedules for April-July are available. Visit Iceland, London, Prague, and much more. Outdoor Recreation has a variety of thrilling excursions for you and your friends or family.
Sinsheim Technical Museum with Outdoor Recreation: On May 12, join Baumholder Outdoor Recreation at the Technical Museum Sinsheim. Embark on a journey through time and discover the milestones of technical history. You can also board the Concorde, a supersonic jet that moves at twice the speed of sound, in addition to other aircraft. There are hundreds of elegant vintage cars, motorcycles high in horsepower, racy sports cars, colorful dragsters, powerful agricultural machines, Formula-1 legends, nostalgic racing bikes, huge steam locomotives, extensive military, special exhibitions and vehicle conventions.
Mother’s Day at the Spa: On May 13, treat mom to a day trip to Caracalla Day Spa with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation. This spa features a dozen thermal hot springs to relax and rejuvenate her, in a bathing area designed to look like an ancient roman temple, inspiring her to feel like the mythical goddess you know she is! For a real treat, there is the option to purchase massages and delicious spa cuisine direct from the spa Wellness Lounge. For more information or to register for this trip, please contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8167, 485-7182; 06783-6-7182.
Exhibitions / Tours
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 state initiative “Welcome to Rheinland-Pfalz!” meets for its German-American Stammtisch at 6.30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Paradox restaurant in Ramstein-Miesenbach. The Stammtisch aims at facilitating the local German-American exchange and provides a great opportunity for Americans and locals to meet and get to know each other. The meeting is family friendly. For more details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0631-3661017.
The Kaiserslautern-Westpfalz Ski Club meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Bistorante Paradox in Ramstein-Miesenbach.
The Tannenbaum Ski Club meets 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month, at the Belgian Club, Bldg. 308 on Ramstein Air Base.
Ramstein Roadrunners will meet every third Tuesday of the month. Social time begins at 6 p.m., and the meeting starts 7 p.m. Meetings are held at Pizzeria Da Nino, Am Kiefernkopf 20, 66877 Ramstein-Miesenbach. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/RamsteinRoadrunners/
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 ceremonies 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.
Get Nabbed by BOSS: Do you dare? Turn over your weekend plans to Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers, and we take you on a complimentary day trip to a secret culturally-significant destination. These destinations will all be with-in Germany, so no passport is required. Bring some Euro for lunch and other expenses. The dates are May 5, June 30, July 21, August 25, and September 15. This trip returns back to Baumholder the same day. To find out where we’re going, contact the Warrior Zone, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8112. 531-2914; 0611-143-531-2914.