Mark Your Calendar – Oct. 9, 2015


» October is Anti-Bullying Month. During the month of October, Rheinland-Pfalz Library encourages patrons to write down, anonymously or not, their feelings on bullying and what they would say to a bully if given the opportunity. The library will display all responses inside the front entrance to show the effects of bullying. Open to all ages. For more information, contact Landstuhl Library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.

» Donate to the 2015 Combined Federal Campaign and Improve the quality of life in the KMC, open through Nov. 20. Donations made to the Family Support and Youth Program go directly to CFC’s installation to fund local programs. To donate, visit or contact your unit representative.

» The Purple Gala is a free event to honor the victims of domestic violence and celebrate the lives of survivors from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Rheinlander Convention Center on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8085. The night will feature a guest speaker; heavy appetizers and drinks will be available for purchase. Space is limited; tickets may be reserved in advance by calling Army Community Service in Kaiserslautern at 493-4203/4331 or 0631-3406-4203/4331, or ACS in Baumholder at 485-8188 or 06783-6-8188. Child care is available at Smith Barracks Child Development Center for $18 per child. For more information, call Baumholder Parent Central Services at 485-7003 or 06783-6-7003.

» Vehicle Safety Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at Pulaski Barracks Automotive Skills Center, Bldg. 2859. Winter is coming and Pulaski Automotive Center is offering free vehicle safety inspections in celebration of Vehicle Safety Day. Make sure that your vehicle fits all of the safety standards to ensure that you stay safe on the roads. Mechanics will spend a minimum of 10 minutes per vehicle and review all components to ensure that your vehicle can properly pass an inspection and drive safely on the road. Open to all ID cardholders. For more information, call 493-4167 or 0631-3406-4167.

KMC Onstage

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 To reserve tickets, visit, visit KMC Onstage from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or call 483-6626 or 0631-411-6626.

» Introduction to Sewing: 1 to 3 p.m. every Saturday from Oct. 17 to Nov. 21. Decorated, experienced costume volunteers teach you how to sew. Cost: $75 per student; $50 if you use your own sewing machine. Open to ages 12 and older; children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

» KMC Onstage presents “Life Upon the Wicked Stage”: Featuring award-winning vocalist Jeanne Ragonese: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. A “Wine and Cheese” option is available which includes cheese, fruits and two beverages with advanced reservations and payment required no later than Wednesday.

» KMC Onstage presents “Dracula”: Show dates: 7 p.m. Oct. 23, 24, 30 and 31; 3 p.m. Oct. 25 and Nov. 1; space is limited; advanced reservations are recommended.

» KMC Onstage presents “Thom Pain (based on nothing)”: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and 7 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109. Rated for mature audiences only. Advance ticket purchase is 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.

» Hispanic Heritage Month: Latin dance competition: Oct. 17. The winning couple in each dance category (salsa, bachata and merengue) will receive $100. No fee to participate; sign-ups will be from 9 to 11 p.m. the night of the event.

» Not So Spooky Costume party: 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31. Family event features dance music, character meet and greet, candy stations and a light meal. Show off your costumes. Cost: adults, $14.95; children ages 3 to 12, $9.95; children 2 and under, free; special family package: family of four, two adults and two children, $45. Tickets available online via WebTrac or from any Java Cafe in the KMC. Purchase deadline: Oct. 23.

» Halloween party: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 31. The night will feature a live disc jockey and a costume contest with a $100 grand prize.

» 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.

» Oktoberfest: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Oct. 17 and 24. Free pretzels with every purchase while supplies last. Cover charge: $5. Wear a “Dirndl” or “Lederhosen,” Bavarian-style clothing, and get in free.

» Halloween party: 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Evening includeds live music, featuring Voice of Warning and Delta Stone. Cover charge: $5. Costumes are encouraged.

» 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 Nights: 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays. Dance lessons take place from 7 to 9 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge.

» K-town Coverall Bingo: 3 p.m. every Sunday play progressive bingo to win up to $7,500. New players get a free card with the purchase of a bingo pack or bring a new player and both players receive a free card with the purchase of any bingo pack.

» 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.


» A job opportunity for a dog obedience instructor position with Army Outdoor Recreation to teach in the Kaiserslautern area is currently available. If you are interested in applying, contact Steve Selvey at 493-4133 or 0631-3406-4133.

» A Rheinland-Pfalz Job Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at Kazabra Club on Vogelweh. The job fair will allow job seekers to make contact with employers who have open positions to fill. Local employers and Department of Defense contractors will be present. For more information, contact Pascalina Bonnin at 493-4029 or 0631-3406-4029.

Support Groups

» Baby Bumps series takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 and 28 and Nov. 4 and 18. Join the New Parent Support Program for this “Socialize and Learn” series for expecting women and meet other moms to be. The rotation allows you to come to any and all sessions that interest you. Taught by NPSP registered nurses. No registration required. For location details, call Army Central Service at 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

» Newborn Network meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday. Come and socialize in a coffee shop setting and meet other moms of newborns and infants up to age 1. Discuss ages and stages, community resources and other parenting related topics. No preregistration necessary. Newborn Network meets at Java Cafe on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 273. For more information, contact the New Parent Support Program at 493-4659 or 0631-3406-4659.


» The Rheinland Pfalz Quilt Guild monthly meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Ramstein Middle School. The program will be yard sale and swap meet. Clean and de-clutter your sewing room by bringing fabrics and notions to the meeting to sell or swap. Any items you don’t want to take home can be donated to the guild for next month’s program “Make It, Bake It, Fake It.”

»  Multicultural Spouses Club meets from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 21. 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. Club meets in the Yellow Ribbon Room on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2926. For details, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Classes and Training

» Team Ramstein Hispanic Heritage committee will sponsor a Hispanic cooking class and exposition from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ramstein Northside Chapel. The event features how to cook Latin flavors, Latin dancing instructions and a scholarship presentation.

» Personal Growth Series, Army Family Team Building II, takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 21 to 23. This class will focus on improving your communication, your ability to deal with conflict and problem solving. It also includes ways to overcome stress and how to win at time management. Class is held on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2917. For more information and to enroll, call 493-4203 or 0631-3406-4203.

Baumholder Events

» An Oktoberfest Celebration of Friendship event takes place from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Baumholder Library for children ages 4 to 12 and their parents. This Oktoberfest-themed event will include stories, music, crafts, games and a snack. Children who come dressed in a “Dirndl” or “Lederhosen,” Bavarian-style clothing, will receive a small prize. No registration required. For details, contact Baumholder Library on Smith Barracks,
Bldg. 8332, at 485-1740 or 06783-6-1740.

» Spooky Town Bash takes place 8 p.m. Oct. 31, 8 p.m. The Rheinlander Convention Center is turning into a haunted party for this zombie-themed ball. The night will feature ghoulish finger foods and beverages, a disc jockey and a costume contest. Open to adults, ages 18 and older. Reserve your ticket in advance. Cost: $20 in advance; $30 at the door. For details, contact Warrior Zone on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8106, at 485-7339 or 06783-6-7339; or the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation One Stop shop on Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8661, at 485-8215 or 06783-6-8215.