» The spring-summer Special Olympics will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Southside Fitness Center track and field on Ramstein. The Special Olympics is an international program of athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The event holds a variety of Olympic-type sporting events, giving all participants the opportunity to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience the joy by participating in events with other Special Olympic athletes in the community. Come out and support the 80 to 150 anticipated competing participants.
» Shop until you drop at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Summer Bazaar today through Sunday. The bazaar features a large variety of European vendors selling treasures, paintings, jewelry, wine and much more. Food and beverages will be available on site. Times and dates: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. U.S. dollar, euro, credit and debit payments accepted, no checks.
» Celebrate the Army’s 241st birthday! U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation offers free cake, while supplies last, June 14 at every Java Cafe location and at Army Community Service. Be sure to also enjoy a special discount — $2.41 for the 241st — on a tall latte, this day only. In addition, a special cake-cutting ceremony will take place at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks and Baumholder dining facilities at 12 p.m. June 14. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
» The 10th Kaiserslautern Classics displaying vintage vehicles and unique cars will take place June 18 in the center of town. Stores will be open until 8 p.m., and a special musical program will be presented. The event also includes a rally starting at 3:30 p.m. June 17 on Stiftsplatz and 9:30 a.m. June 18 in front of Pfalzgalerie Museum. Anybody interesting in displaying a special vehicle older than 20 years or driving in the rally should register at www.kaiserslautern.de or email email@example.com. More information is also available by calling 0631-3653423.
» The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir is looking for male singers, especially tenors, to join. The choir rehearses from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Protestant community center in Kaiserslautern, Erzhuetter Strasse 68. For more information, visit www.sing-rpic.de or call 0631-3508625.
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 www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.
» KMC Onstage presents “Avenue Q”: 7:30 p.m today, Saturday and June 10 and 11; and 3 p.m. Sunday and
June 12. Cost: $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. This musical is rated for mature audiences only.
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: June 18. Come out to Armstrong’s Club for a night of fun and laughter at the comedy show. This event will feature host Lee Marvin Adams and comedians Jason Thompson and Munchie. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at
9 p.m. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Purchase tickets in advance at Armstrong’s Club, any Java Cafe in the KMC or online via WebTrac.
» Father Daughter Fairytale Ball: 3:30 to 7 p.m. June 25. Dads, take your daughter out for a special night she’ll always remember. The night will be filled with music, dancing, bonding and fun. Cost: $59.95 per father-daughter couple and $14.95 per additional child. Ticket price includes a plated meal, keepsake photo, gift bag and princess meet and greet. Deadline to purchase tickets is June 20. Come in formal attire. Military dress uniforms are encouraged but not required. Tickets are available online via WebTrac, from Armstrong’s Club Mondays through Fridays or from any Java Cafe in the KMC.
» 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.
» Father’s Day Bingo: June 19. Celebrate Father’s Day at the Father’s Day Bingo event with appetizers, games and opportunities to win cash. Doors open at 1 p.m. Games begin at 3 p.m. Bingo packs start at $30.
» 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 Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge.
» 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.
» 10 Steps to a Federal Job will be held from 10 a.m. to noon June 22 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. This class provides information and tips regarding the federal hiring system. It is designed for people who are considering applying for a federal job and who are not familiar with the process. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Interview Techniques takes place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. June 22 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Learn the secrets to the perfect interview. This hands-on class teaches the different interview styles, standard questions, negative speech characteristics and the major do’s and don’ts in an interview. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Anger Management 1 and 2 will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and June 15 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. This two-part class explores what anger and aggression are and their differences. Learn how to recognize cues and triggers of anger, as well as how to appropriately express this emotion. Registration is required. For more information and to register, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Basic Training for New Parents will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 13 at Landstuhl Learning Center, Bldg. 3718. 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, bonding and attachment and more. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Multicultural Spouses Club will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. June 15 in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks,
Bldg. 2926. Join fellow spouses for a fun and interactive club that promotes diversity and networking. Feel free to bring a dish to share with the group. For more information and to register, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
Classes and Training
» Treasurer training will be held form 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. This training is to develop an accurate and working knowledge of how to fulfill the duties of treasurer for Family Readiness Groups. It is for those appointed as FRG treasurer or for those considering becoming one, as well as a great tool for all FRG teams. For more information and to register, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Leadership Development (AFTB II) will take place from
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and June 10 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. Examine your leadership style and improve your communication as a leader. You will spend time learning how to create a great team dynamic and resolve conflicts as well as the best ways to coach and mentor your employees. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.
» Youth Learn-to-Swim sessions offered by Baumholder Indoor Swimming Pool will be held Tuesday to June 23. Registration will be open through Monday. Levels offered include: Parent and Child Class for ages 12 months to 3 years old, Preschool Aquatics for ages 3 to 5 years old, and Learn-to-Swim levels one through four for ages 6 and older. Space is limited; advance registration is required. Cost: $45 per session. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services at 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003.
» Join Baumholder Library for a Summer Reading Program kickoff party June 16. The party begins at 11:30 a.m. and will include “Read for the Win” activities and games, popcorn and beverages. The Summer Reading Program encourages reading throughout the summer months for readers of all ages. Free T-shirts are available to the first 100 participants to register for the program. For more information, contact Baumholder Library on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, at 485-1740 or 06783-6-1740.
» Wetzel Teen Center hosts a Color Fun Run/Walk to celebrate the end of the school year at 1 p.m. June 16. Hot dogs and beverages will be available to participants after the race. Open to teens and their families. No registration is required for this free event. Wear white for the full color effect. For more information, contact Wetzel Teen Center on Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8875, at 485-6810 or 06783-6-6810.