» A special shopping night will be offered from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday in Bad Duerkheim on the German Wine Street. The center of town will be immersed in special lights. Stores will stay open, and regional caterers and vintners will present their products. The annual vineyard nights will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. March 10 and 5 to 11 p.m. March 11. Local vineyards will be immersed in romantic lights, and all kinds of colors will be seen across the sky. A wine pass will be sold as the entrance ticket to the wine tasting along the trail in the vineyard. Cost is €20, including the wine glass to taste 14 wines. Wine passes for March 11 are sold out. Visitors arriving by car can park on the Wurstmarktplatz. Here they can buy the wine passes at a box office and find the entrance way to the trail. For details, visit www.weinbergnacht.de.
» International Potluck Breakfast will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. March 11 at Haus des Buergers, Am Neuen Markt 4, in Ramstein. The breakfast will include culinary delights from around the world. Bring a dish to pass. There will also be children’s activities. For more information, call the Jugendbuero at 06371-466-742.
» Mom2Mom KMC is hosting its fifth annual Spring Open House from noon to 2 p.m. March 12 at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court. This event will include a community fair, educational speakers on infant and child safety, photo booth, kid activities, light refreshments and fabulous prizes. Mom2Mom KMC is a local Air Force private organization specializing in breastfeeding support. Our event is geared towards pregnant women, new moms and families, but everyone is welcome. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
» Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses’ Club will be holding a Bingo event for members and nonmembers from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 20 at Armstrong’s Club. Cost is $15 for appetizers and bingo cards, additional cards $1 or $5. Prizes include a designer purse, RTT Travel voucher and more. There will be door prizes as well. RSVP by March 14 to email@example.com.
» Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites you to attend a community expo from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 16 at Kazabra Club. Meet local representatives from throughout the community, learn about Family and MWR services and programs, make new friends and become acquainted with your home. This readiness fair is aimed towards newcomers but is open to all ID cardholders in U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz. Strollers and children of all ages are welcome. Come to the expo for your chance to win $2,000 in European travel or child care and 25 other prizes valued from $20 to $350. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
» The Germany and BENELUX Citadel Clubs are sponsoring the 2017 European Citadel Muster and Corps Day celebration March 17 to 19 in Wiesbaden. There will be tours, dinner and on Sunday the annual Muster at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center, where our fallen will be honored. Supervised bowling will be available for children. More details for the weekend are available on the “Citadel Clubs of Europe” Facebook page.
KMC Onstage is located in Bldg. 3232 on Kleber Kaserne. For more information, contact Eric Danzeiser 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 “Legally Blonde: The Musical”: 7 p.m. today, Saturday and March 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25, and 3 p.m. Sunday and March 12, 19 and 26. Advance ticket reservations are recommended.
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.
» 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.
» St. Patrick’s Country Night: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 17. Celebrate like the Irish while listing to some good all-American Country music. Enjoy the great country atmosphere and take a spin on the mechanical bull. Cover charge: $5.
» 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.
» Grow Parenting Program is a five-week program covering skills such as simple ways to show love, strategies to encourage positive behaviors, how to help children eat healthy and be active, tips for teaching coping skills to children and how to discipline calmly. Classes begin March 29 and will be held on consecutive Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon at Kazabra Club on Vogelweh. Space is limited; register in advance. For more information, call Army Community Service at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
» An Emergency Placement Care informational meeting takes place from 1 to 2 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3210. Join Army Community Service for this informative discussion on becoming an EPC provider and learn about the program and its basic requirements. For details, call ACS at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
Classes and 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
- 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 12, Oct. 13 and Dec. 8
- 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, July 21 and Aug. 22.
Landstuhl Heaton Auditorium
- 9 to 11 a.m. June 23 and Oct. 20
Sembach Tiger Theater
- 9 to 11 a.m. March 24, July 18 and Nov. 17
Ramstein Hercules Theater
- 9 to 11 a.m. April 18, Aug. 18 and Dec. 12
- 9 to 11 a.m. May 12, Sept. 15 and 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.
» Ramstein Speakers Association presents Improving “Communication Skills for Climbing the Ranks” from noon to 1 p.m. March 21 at Southside Chapel on Ramstein. Whatever your public speaking skills, talents or aspirations are, it’s crucial that your message is received in a way that leaves a positive and lasting impression. Come and listen to competent communicator and leader Dr Gregory Evans, associate professor at University of Maryland University College.
» Chill Skills for Teens will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. March 21 at Wetzel Teen Center on Wetzel Kaserne, Bldg. 8875. In this class, teens explore what stress and anger are, how to identify them and tools to minimize the effects. For more information or to enroll, contact Army Community Service at 531-2850 or 0611-143-531-2850.
» Wiggles and Giggles meets from 1 to 3 p.m. every Monday and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. every Wednesday at the Army Community Service building on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8747. Parents with children under 5 years old are invited to come and play. This Family Advocacy Program playgroup is a great way to make new friends and learn more about the community. No registration required. For more information, contact 531-2850 or 0611-143-531-2850.
» Single Parent Support Group meets from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of every month in the Wiggles and Giggles room on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8747. Join Family Advocacy Program for this educational class to examine services and tools to aid in successful parenting. Feel free to bring a lunch. For more information, call Army Community Service at 531-2850 or 0611-143-531-2850.