» The Kaiserslautern fire station will hold an open house to celebrate its 60th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. There will be live music with the band Full House, children’s activities, displays, guided tours, barbecue specialties and pea soup. Visitors can park at the Toom store and use the free shuttle bus. The fire station is located An der Feuerwache, Kaiserslautern.
» The 2015 Summer Reading Program has kicked off through July 24. This fun and educational program encourages reading throughout the summer months. Read and earn prizes. Registration is open throughout the entire Summer Reading Program. An end-of-summer party will take place from 10 a.m. to noon July 24 at Landstuhl Library. Event inlcudes a bouncy castle, face painting, crafts and refreshments. Open to all ages. For more information, call Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810 at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
» A hunters’ and collectors’ flea market will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Jagdhaus near the road coming from Ramstein East Gate toward Einsiedlerhof (turn left near car dealer and insurance company and drive about 650 feet into the forest). Hunting and recreation items will be offered; food and beverages will be available; and an auction will start 3 p.m. Profits will be donated to the Aid Initiative for Kids with Cancer. For details, call 06371-50221.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To reserve tickets, visit http://kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or by calling 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.
» Open auditions for Junie B. Jones will be at 7 p.m. July 21 and 22. Need an adult and child cast, ages 8 and older. Wear clothing that is comfortable to move in. A song will be taught at auditions and participants will be asked to cold read. Performances are Aug. 28 to 30 and
Sep. 11 to 13.
» KMC Onstage Summer Theater Camp: The “Heroes, Myths and Legends” Summer Theater Camp will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 17. This camp is for children or youth wanting to get involved with theater at KMC Onstage. The theater camp will teach playwriting, design, acting and stage movement skills, and in the process, give the kids a chance to create, build and present their very own show. The performance will be held on July 18. Open to youth, ages 8 to 18. Cost: $250 per student; $175 for additional family members. Space is limited; sign up 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.
» Comedy Show: July 25. Features celebrity guest host Reginald “Bruh Man” Ballard and comedians Cerrome Russell, Jokestar Niem Lyon and Julius Carter. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show begins at 9 p.m. Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Purchase tickets in advance at Armstrong’s Club, any Java Cafe in the KMC or online via WebTrac.
» Beer Fest: 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 14 and 1 to 9 p.m. Aug.15. Taste beers from around the world, try traditional German and Bavarian food and bring home a commemorative beer mug. Exclusive beers will be available for purchase. Cost: $19.95 per person/per day; $34.95 per person/2 days. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. To purchase a ticket in advance, visit the Pulaski shoppette, Armstrong’s Club, any Java Cafe in the community or purchase online via WebTrac.
» Karaoke Superstar 2: Competition rounds begin at 9 p.m. every Friday during the month of July for a chance to win money. Each week two winners receive $50 and move forward to the finale, July 31 for a chance to win $300 and a trophy.
» 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.
» Poker tournament: July 19. Doors open at 1 p.m.; tournament begins at 3 p.m. There is a minimum $1,000 guaranteed payout. Buy-in: $80 in advance or $95 at the door; re-buy-in: $50. Free finger food for participants. Space is limited; register in advance online via WebTrac or through Kazabra Club.
» 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 Nights: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge.
» K-town Coverall Bingo: 3 p.m every Sunday play progressive bingo to win up to $7,500. New players get a free card with the purchase of a bingo pack or bring a new player and both players receive a free card with the purchase of any bingo pack.
» 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.
» USA Jobs Workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to noon July 24. Want to learn more about finding a government job? Get the one-up on competition with hands-on instruction and assistance from a training Employment Readiness expert. RSVP required. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks., Bldg. 2917. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Newborn Network meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Socialize in a coffee shop setting and meet other moms with newborns and infants up to age 1. Discuss ages and stages, community resources and other parenting related topics. No preregistration necessary. Newborn Network meets at Java Cafe on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 273. For more information, contact New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.
» Comfort Measures and Relaxation for Childbirth takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. the third Friday of every month. Come to this interactive class and bring a partner or friend, water and wear comfortable clothes. Topics include: massage and acupressure, positions for labor, use of tools such as the birth ball, meditation and focusing techniques, aromatherapy, and hot and cold therapies. Class meets at Vogelweh Fitness Center in the Spin Room. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.
» Expectant Parent Orientation meets from from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Landstuhl Learning Center in Bldg. 3718 on Wilson Barracks. This is an informational meeting about pregnancy and newborns. For more information, call the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.
» An Emergency Placement Care informational meeting is from 1 to 2 p.m. every third Wednesday of every month at Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Are you interested in providing a valuable resource for our community? Join Army Community Services for this informative discussion on becoming an EPC provider and learn about the program and its basic requirements. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
Classes and Training
» Basic Training for New Parents class takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday. Get all the tools you need to be the best parent you can be. Enjoy special guest speakers and receive all of the latest information on infant safety, feeding a newborn, soothing methods, infant CPR and more. Class meets at Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Host Nation Orientation class takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 17. If you’re new to the KMC, Join Army Community Service for this free two-day class. The first day covers an overview of Rheinland-Pfalz, German culture and customs. On the second day, enjoy a special insider’s tour of K-town, or Kaiserslautern. Class meets on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2891. For more information, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Army Community Service’s 50th Birthday Celebration takes place July 24. Community members are invited to join ACS for free cake and coffee (while supplies last) at the Baumholder Java Cafe from 8 a.m. to noon and at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Java Cafe from 1 to 5 p.m. A photo gallery of ACS photos highlighting years of service from staff members and volunteers will be displayed at both locations. Enjoy the grand opening and a ribbon cutting at the new Baumholder ACS Community Information Center located in the same building as the Java Cafe. For more information, contact ACS Baumholder Java Cafe, Smith Barracks., Bldg. 8661 at 485-6439 or 06783-6-6439; or ROB Java Cafe, Rhine Ordnance Barracks., Bldg. 273 at 493-4203 or 485-8188; or 0631-3406-4203 or 06783-6-8188.
» The Get Fit & Eat Right Challenge phase 1 takes place through July 28 at the Mountaineer Fitness Center. This six-week challenge is designed to help you achieve your health and fitness goals. The following will be offered: a variety of fitness classes designed to blast fat and build lean muscle; weekly weigh-ins and body composition measurements; weekly support sessions every Tuesday; nutritional guidance given by a licensed dietician; access to a certified personal trainer; and prizes. Cost is $25. For details, call the Mountaineer Fitness Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8220 at 485-7418 or 06783-6-7418.