» Outdoor Recreation travel schedules for June, July, and August are available. Visit London, Amsterdam, Prague, Venice, Paris, Brussels and much more! Outdoor Recreation has a variety of thrilling excursions for you and your friends or family. For more information on what Army Outdoor Recreation has to offer, contact them at Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117 or visit us online at kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
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.
» Comedy Show at Armstrong’s Club: Join Armstrong’s Club for a night of fun and laughter at the Comedy Show on July 29, 9 p.m. Comedians include: I am prelow, Johnny Hollywood, and Vince D. Doors open at 7 p.m. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Open to ID cardholders and their guests, ages 18 and older. Cover charge: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online via WebTrac, at Armstrong’s Club or at any Java Café in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. Join us for the after party downstairs in the pub until 2 a.m. featuring DJ Chilly E. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036 at 0631-350-7919.
» A Taste of Germany: 5 p.m. every Monday at Castello’s Snack Bar inside of Armstrong’s Club. Indulge in traditional and delicious German meals for $5 per plate. The meals vary each week; menus available at www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
» Women and Wine: 6 to 10 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month. This get together allows women to make friends and form a social network in a fun environment. Food and beverages available for purchase.
» 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: 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday.
» 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.
» Texas Hold ’em and Game Night: 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday. Buy-in is $25. 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.
» Single Parent Support Group meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month. Join Family Advocacy Program for this educational class to examine services and tools that will aid in successful parenting. Feel free to bring a lunch. Class meets at Halftime Sports Bar, Landstuhl Community Club, Bldg. 3780. For more information and to enroll, call 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
» 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. 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. Locations vary. For more information and to enroll, call Army Community Service at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
» KMC-PFLAG (a support group for LGBTQ youth, families, friends and allies) meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month. KMC-PFLAG offers a fun, safe and welcoming environment for those who may be coming out, those who are seeking advice on supporting an LGBTQ friend or family member, and those who have experience to share with others. Group meets on Ramstein at the KMCC food court, in the meeting room adjacent to the Kid Zone. For more information, contact Kellie at
0151-19 64 38 34.
» Ramstein Catholic Faith Community Pastoral Coordinator: The contractor shall provide all personnel, labor, materials, and transportation to provide non-personal service in support of the Ramstein Chapel for the Ramstein Faith Community Pastoral Coordinator as located in the Kaiserslautern Military Community. The Coordinator is responsible for overall calendar development and programming, budget development and tracking, data management, publicity for all ministries and the Liturgies of the CFC. The Coordinator must have experience working with Catholic liturgical law and sacramental records and be able to express clearly the detail of basic Catholic doctrine and liturgical law. Documented evidence of the following is preferred but not required: a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Information Management and two years of experience in management, or five years’ experience in administration and personnel management. The contractor is subject to criminal history background checks and will accomplish the Ramstein Chapel Contractor in-processing checklist upon award of the contract. The Request for Proposal and bid package can be picked up from the North Chapel from 23 June 2017 – 7 July 2017 from 0730-1600. Bids are due by 1600 on July 7. Interviews will take place on July 11 beginning at 0800 at Ramstein North Chapel. The contract will be awarded based on Best Value. For more information, please contact TSgt. David Holt at 480-6148 or 06371-47-6148. Note: The information contained in this announcement is required by AFI 52-105 Para 6.6 and shall be publicized in its entirety without any modifications.
» Ramstein Toastmasers 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 ceremoies or leadership roles. Public speaking skills or aspirationscan be advanced and enhanced. For more information, visit ramstein.toastmastersclubs.org or www.facebook.com/ramsteintoastmasters.
» An Exceptional Family Member Program playgroup meets from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Wednesday of every month at Vogelweh Community Center, Bldg. 2059. This playgroup is a great way for parents of toddlers to get to know each other and teach their children to interact with others. Open to non-school-aged children with special needs. For more information, call Army Community Service at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
Classes and Training
» BRS training: Service members from all branches of service and their spouses can attend Blended Retirement System training offered by the Airman and Family Readiness Center. It is highly recommended that attendees complete the online Opt-In Training prior to attending to have a better understanding of material being presented. Opt-In Training is located on Joint Knowledge Online website and ADLS, Blended Retirement System Opt-In, Course number ZZ133146, under Selected Force. BRS training will be held at the Hercules Theater on Ramstein the following times and dates: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and July 7; 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. July 11; 1 to 3 p.m. July 19; and 10 a.m. to noon July 25. Sign-up is not required.
» Advanced BRS training: The Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System will offer advanced BRS training for service members from all branches of service and their spouses at the following locations, dates and times:
Baumholder Wagon Wheel Theater
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 21; Aug. 22.
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13; Dec. 8
Landstuhl Heaton Auditorium
9 to 11 a.m. June 23; Oct. 20
Sembach Tiger Theater
9 to 11 a.m. July 18; Nov. 17
Ramstein Hercules Theater
9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 18; Dec. 12
9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 15; Jan. 19, 2018
Attendees should complete the online Opt-In Training prior to attending this workshop. For details, call Army Community Service at 531-2850 or 0611-531-2850 or stop by the ACS office, Bldg. 8746 on Clinic Kaserne in Baumholder; or call 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000, or stop by the ACS office on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3210..
» Comfort Measures and Relaxation for Childbirth takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the Army Community Service building on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8747. Take part in this interactive class. 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. Registration required. For more information, contact ACS at 531-2850 or 0611-143-531-2850.
» Craft Instructors Needed! The Arts and Crafts Center is looking for help from fellow crafters! Positions include cake decorating, painting, drawing, sewing, pottery, knitting, and scrap-booking. Positions can be volunteer or contracted. For more information, call or visit the Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8104 at 531-2895 or 0611-143-531-2895.
» Canoeing: Mosel Valley: Canoe down the Mosel River from the town of Kesten to Bern-kastel-Kues, passing steeply sloped vineyards and quaint castles as we make our way downstream. After we get off the river we will make a stop at a local winery for some wine tasting. The shops and stores in Bernkastel-Kues will be open. Children may attend but must be at least 5 years old and able to swim on their own. Upcoming trip dates are July 1, Aug 6, Sept 10. For more information or to register for this trip, please contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8167 at 485-7182 or
» Comic-Con Germany in Stuttgart: On July 1, join Baumholder Outdoor Recreation on a day trip to the COMIC-CON Germany in Stuttgart. You will find comic artists and publishing houses, anime, cosplay, exhibits, walking acts, movie props, and more. Get autographs from our Hollywood actors, listen to them on stage or get your photo taken with them in our photo studio. Cost: $85 per adult, $65 per child age 6-12. Price includes entrance fee and transportation. Bus departs Baumholder at 6 a.m. and leaves Stuttgart at 6 p.m. For more information contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8167 at 485-7182 or 06783-6-7182.
» ATV and UTV Tours with Outdoor Recreation: Explore the great outdoors with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation on an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) or UTV (Utility Task Vehicle)! Taking an ATV or UTV tour is a great way to see beautiful scenery while having fun. Riding with a guide who knows where to go can make the experience even better! Tours can be tailored to your personal preference. You can go on winding back roads through scenic villages and country sites as well as on relaxing nature rides along local rivers to some of the greatest sites in the area. Available on select Saturdays throughout 2017. Departure: 9 a.m. Return: 4 p.m. For more information contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8167, 485-7182; 06783-6-7182.
» Paint Your Own Ceramic at Baumholder Arts and Crafts Center: Looking to have some fun and get creative? Visit the Ceramics Room at Baumholder Arts and Crafts to paint your own masterpiece. Raw ceramics are priced between $5 and $20, and painting and firing them in our kiln is included in the price. A group of 5 or more can book the ceramics room for a private party, or come mingle with other artistic community members any time the Arts and Crafts Center is open! Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8104.
» Summer Safety Day at the Automotive Skills Center: Performing a basic car safety inspection is proven to help extend the life of your vehicle and prevent possible performance issues while driving. On June 7th, Family and MWR is offering you an opportunity to receive a FREE vehicle safety check to inform you of possible repairs or maintenance that your vehicle may need in preparation for Summer road trips. All you pay is the bay fee, which is $6 per hour. Safety check includes: tire pressure, tire tread and spare tire inflation, engine fluid levels, all exterior lights in working condition, first aid kits, safety vest, and warning triangles, license plates properly mounted, horn properly working, window shield cracks and head light cracks and much more… If your vehicle requires necessary repairs, our mechanics will notify you on the spot and recommend setting up an appointment to have them fixed. Smith Barracks Bldg. 8438.