Poetry Slam: Let your creative speech and thoughts flow at the Java Café on ROB July 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. with a Poetry Slam. This event is being put together in cooperation with Java Café, KMC OnStage and the BOSS program. Preregistration can secure you a spot but walk-ins will also be welcome. If you want to get a head start or some pointers, join a free Poetry Workshop at the ROB Java July 15 at 6 p.m. This free event is open to ID cardholders ages 18+. First prize will walk away with $100. For more information contact KMC OnStage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.
Independence Brunch at Armstrong’s Club: It is never too late to celebrate Independence Day with a bang! Enjoy our brunch featuring exquisite food options to satisfy your taste buds! Enjoy a delicious selection of food served on a fresh buffet with a complimentary mimosa and more. Adults are $22.95. Children ages 5-15 are $10.95. Children under the age of 4 are free, July 14, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Armstrong’s Club or your local Java Café. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, BLDG 1036; 0631-350-7919.
KMC OnStage Summer Drama Camps: This class is for the blossoming actor who wants to learn about singing, acting, dancing and theatre productions. We will use theatre games to build knowledge, skills, and confidence on stage and in life. We will also cover the basics of how to move on stage, theatre etiquette, vocal projection, breathing, group improv and working within an ensemble. There will be sessions on dance and singing as well. Camp is from July 22 to Aug 2. The class will culminate with a final performance variety show on Aug 9. Classes will be held at the KMC Onstage on Kleber Kaserne, BLDG 3232. The camp is open to ages 6-18. It is $75 to participate. Sign up on WebTrac or contacting Parent Central Services at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066; 0611-143-541-9065/9066/9067
Summer Reading Celebration: Celebrate the Summer Reading program with the Rheinland-Pfalz Library. On July 26 from 10 a.m.-noon, there will be bouncy castles, crafts and activities available. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.
Jazz Night at Armstrong’s Club: On July 27, relax and let the music take you on a ride at Armstrong’s Club Jazz Night. Enjoy Smooth Jazz, Funky Dance Music and dynamic R&B tunes performed by a live jazz band. Doors open at 9 p.m., show starts at 10 p.m. $8 cover charge, open to all I.D. cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. Food and drinks available for purchase. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036; 0631-350-7919.
Summer Reading Program Movies at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library: In celebration of the DOD-wide Summer Reading Program, “It’s Showtime at Your Library,” the main library on Landstuhl will be hosting Summer Movies for the community. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served July 20 for It’s Sharrrrk Time and Aug. 3 for The Beatles Go Under Water. All movies will begin at 10 a.m. For more information contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.
M is for Murder — Auditions: Come prepared for your cold read auditions at the KMC OnStage Theater performance of M is for Murder at the KCAC on Daenner Kaserne (Bldg. 3109) July 29 and 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.
Celebrate World Watercolor Month with the Arts & Crafts Center: July is World Watercolor Month and the Arts & Crafts Center on Smith Barracks has a whole month of amazing activities planned to celebrate! During normal business hours you can simply walk in and for $4 each, create a fan, lantern, boat or pinwheel project from painting to assembly. Watercolor painting projects available are butterfly, zebra, bird, leaf flowers and sea animals. Want to make it a family event? July 18 & 19 will be Family Night where the whole family (up to four people) will get to pick a project each for $12. For more information, contact the Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8104. 531-2895; 611-143-531-2895.
Hogwarts Party at the Baumholder Library: Summer might be coming to an end but we are not ready to stop having fun! Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with a Hogwarts Party at the Baumholder Library July 25 from 10 a.m. until noon where games, activities, prizes and magic await those of all ages! Both Potterheads and Muggles are welcome! For more information contact Baumholder Library, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, 531-2841; 0611-143-531-2841.
Luau at the Tavern on the Rock: What better time to break out your best flowery apparel than for the Tavern’s Luau Party on Aug. 17 starting at 6 p.m. Enjoy all your favorite island cocktails and food from BBQ chicken, kalua pig and of course, potato salad and egg roll. $10 gets you in and a plate of food as well! Karaoke fun will begin at 9 p.m. For more information contact Tavern on the Rock, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085, 531-2890; 0611-143-531-2890.
Bazaar on the Rock: For the first time ever we are bringing the bazaar experience to Baumholder. Mark your calendars for Aug. 23 to 24 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hall of Champions on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8105. Be sure to check out our website baumholder.armymwr.com for the most up to date information on vendors and more.