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 email@example.com.
The RPIC rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. in Kaiserslautern-Erzhuetten.
More information about the Choir can be found on their website, www.sing-rpic.de
Retire In Germany Briefing: The next 86 AW Retiree Activities Office Retire in Germany Briefing will be conducted on July 27 from 1 to 3 p.m., at Ramstein AB, Northside Chapel. Briefing is open to anyone wishing to attend. Customs Office, TRICARE Office, and VA Office representatives will be briefing their areas.
To register for the briefing, please call the RAO at 480-5486, 06371-46-5486, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Summer Bash Outdoor Party Join Armstrong’s Club for their Summer Bash on Saturday at 4 p.m. This outdoor party will include bar service and live music Open to all ID cardholders and their guests. Family friendly event. Only ages 18 and older may stay after 8 p.m. Dogs are welcome on a leash.
Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Association: 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.
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.
Kazabra PCS Marketplace: Whether you love finding a good deal, need to declutter, or have crafts you’d like to showcase, the PCS Marketplace is the place to be. Join us on Aug. 18 for the first-ever indoor flea market at Kazabra Club. Vendor spaces include 2 tables and 4 drink tickets for just $30. Setup for the event is 7:30 to 9 a.m. Shoppers are welcome at 9 a.m.
Texas Hold’em and Game Night: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $50. 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.
Kazabra Club Room Rental: Private rooms and meeting spaces are available for rent and can be modified to accommodate any special event at the Kazabra Club. The rooms are equipped with bar and audio/visual connections. No party is too big or too small! Room rental includes set-up and break-down. For more information, please visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or contact Kazabra Club.
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 Ramstein Chapel is accepting bids for an AWANA RE Program Coordinator Position, from 22 July – 10 August 2018. The contractor shall provide all personnel, labor, materials, and transportation to provide non-personal service in support of the AWANA RE Program as located in the KMC. The contractor shall serve the administrative needs of the AWANA RE Program as related to by the Statement of Work (SOW). Documented evidence of the following is preferred but not required: possess a minimum of 2 years of leadership experience, preferably in management or administration, and be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English in order to perform all responsibilities outlined in the Statement of Work (SOW). Bidder is subject to criminal history background checks and must complete a Child Care National Agency Check and Inquiries and Installation Records Check. The Request for Proposal and bid package can be picked up from the North Chapel on weekdays between 0730 and 1630. Packages must be returned no later than 1200 on Friday, 10 August 2018. Interviews will take place between 0800 and 1600 on Wednesday, 15 August, in the North Chapel. The contract will be awarded based on best value to the Government. For more information please contact the Contracting Officer at 480-6148 or 06371-47-6148.
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 email@example.com or call 0631-3661017.
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.
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.
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 within Germany, so no passport is required. Bring some Euro for lunch and other expenses. The dates are 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.
Baumholder Indoor Flea Market and Craft Fair: On August 18, clean out your closet and sell your treasures at the Baumholder Indoor Flea Market and Craft Fair. This is a great opportunity to clear some space or prepare for an upcoming PCS move. If you are new to the community, you might find something you need for your new home. If you sell handcrafted wares, bring them to share. Let the community support your local business. Sell or purchase items from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Bldg. 8105. Table rentals will be $15 each and must be reserved in advance through the Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8104. 531-2895; 611-143-531-2895.
“Sew & Tell” Classes: For a limited time, Baumholder Arts & Crafts Center is offering sewing classes. This is a unique opportunity to learn sewing techniques that can save you money and make your home more sustainable. Lisa will teach you to create fantastic eco-friendly household items that can be re-used time and time again and made with your favorite fabric and personal touch. Two separate classes will be offered per item. Friday classes are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday classes are 1 to 3 p.m. Items and dates are as follows: Aug. 18 & 31- Envelope Pillows, Sept. 14 & 15 – Pumpkins, Oct. 12 & 13 – Tooth Fairy Pillows, Nov. 2 & 3 – Stockings, Dec. 7 & 8 – Passport Holders. These are adult-only classes and must be signed up for in advance through the Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8104. 531-2895; 611-143-531-2895.