Mark your Calendar — May 11, 2018


Events

2018 Holocaust Remembrance Day on May 24. Mrs. Joan Salter will speak on her and her family’s experience during and after WWII. All KMC Personnel are invited to attend the event at the Ramstein Officer’s Club at 1 p.m., May 24.Joan Slater was three months old when Belgium was invaded. After her father was arrested, her mother travelled to Paris before eventually escaping into Spain with two daughters. Joan was evacuated to America and fostered before reuniting with her parents in 1947.

The Rheinland-Pfalz International Choir is now conducting a community-wide search for a replacement for the current director who will be PCSing 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 contact@sing-rpic.de. Interviews with the choir will be held in May. 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


DoDEA Europe East-District Schools are holding their 5th annual, K-12 end-of-year chess tournament on Saturday, May 12, at Kaiserslautern Elementary School.  Registration runs from 8:30 to 9:20 a.m. in the school’s cafeteria (MPR).  To pre-register or for more details, contact the tournament director: W. Jack Woodfork at jack.woodfork@eu.dodea.edu or call 0151-4664-9941.  A $10 entrant fee is due on the day of the event which is scheduled to end by 1:30 p.m.

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.

Dads and daughters, join Armstrong’s Club for a magical night to remember on June 16, beginning at 2 p.m. This is a chance for a loving father (or guardian) to take his daughter out to a special ball made just for her. It is not just a ball, it is a show where every young lady gets to look and feel like a princess. Enjoy an evening filled with adventures, to include: dinner, father-daughter waltz, goodie bag, and photo opportunities with princesses. $69.95 per father-daughter pair, $24.95 for each additional child. Reservations are required. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at Armstrong’s Club, any KMC Java Café, or WebTrac. Tickets must be purchased by June 12. Recommended for 3 and up.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Armstrong’s Club: Not sure what to do for Mom on Mother’s Day? Join Armstrong’s Club and enjoy an elegant brunch in our beautiful ballroom, featuring exquisite food options to satisfy your taste buds. Enjoy a delicious selection of food served on a fresh buffet with complimentary beverages and more. Adults, $21.95. Children (ages 4-16), $10.95. Children (under age 3), free. Offered May 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Armstrong’s Club, any KMC Java Café, or WebTrac.

Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses Associ-ation: 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.

KMC Onstage

KMC Onstage is located at Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, at 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.

KMC Onstage Free Admission for Wounded Soldiers: KMC Onstage offers all programming free of charge to Wounded Warriors and their guests at the Fisher House. Check out the season poster for current programming and contact KMC Onstage for tickets. For Landstuhl patrons, transportation may be arranged. Please contact KMC Onstage before 2 p.m. on Friday if transportation is required for weekend shows.

Classic Radio Drama: Two original 1940s sci-fi radio scripts will be performed as if for a studio audience. Actors create the sound effects and character voices for each script. Come be a part of the live, studio audience and watch the stories come to life. Evening performances at the KCAC on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109, on June 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. Sunday matinees offered on June 17 and 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8. No advance tickets necessary. For more information contact KMC Onstage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.

Support Groups

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.

Job fair

Child and Youth Services Hiring Fair: Are you looking for a job? We are having a Child and Youth Services Hiring Fair on Tuesday at the Landstuhl Youth Center, Bldg. 93812. The fair will start at 9 a.m. and go until 12 p.m. Tentative job offers will be made on the spot! We are hiring Child & Youth Program Assistants for Child Development Centers, School-age Centers, and Youth Centers. Full time, part time, and flexible work is available. Entry level salaries start at $11.07 per hour. Applicants should bring their resumes, passports and Social Security Cards. Please also bring immunization records if available. Interviews, selections and tentative job offers will be made on the spot! No registration required. For more information, contact Child and Youth Services at 541-9062, 0611-143-541-9062.

Outdoor Recreation

Army Outdoor Recreation has to offer, contact them at Pulaski Bks., Bldg. 2905, 493-4117; 0631-3406-4117 or visit us online at kaiserslautern.armymwr.com

Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8167, 485-7182; 06783-6-7182.

Sinsheim Technical Museum with Outdoor Recreation: On May 12, join Baumholder Outdoor Recreation at the Technical Museum Sinsheim. Embark on a journey through time and discover the milestones of technical history. You can also board the Concorde, a supersonic jet that moves at twice the speed of sound, in addition to other aircraft. There are hundreds of elegant vintage cars, motorcycles high in horsepower, racy sports cars, colorful dragsters, powerful agricultural machines, Formula-1 legends, nostalgic racing bikes, huge steam locomotives, extensive military, special exhibitions and vehicle conventions.

Mother’s Day at the Spa: On May 13, treat mom to a day trip to Caracalla Day Spa with Baumholder Outdoor Recreation. This spa features a dozen thermal hot springs to relax and rejuvenate her, in a bathing area designed to look like an ancient roman temple, inspiring her to feel like the mythical goddess you know she is! For a real treat, there is the option to purchase massages and delicious spa cuisine direct from the spa Wellness Lounge. For more information or to register for this trip, please contact Baumholder Outdoor Recreation, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8167, 485-7182; 06783-6-7182.

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.

Meetings

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 constance@atlantische-akademie.de or call 0631-3661017.

The Kaiserslautern-Westpfalz Ski Club meets 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Bistorante Paradox in Ramstein-Miesenbach.

The Tannenbaum Ski Club meets 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month, at the Belgian Club, Bldg. 308 on Ramstein Air Base.

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.

Baumholder Events

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 June 30, 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.