Fantober Comic Con: The USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Library and CYS are teaming up to bring a memorable Comic Con event for ages 11+ Oct. 5 from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Landstuhl Teen Center (Landstuhl Bldg. 93812). Enjoy everything from video gaming, Pokémon gaming & activities, Zombie Dodgeball, Con crafts as well as the Art of the Lightsaber 7 Jousting, Costuming & Comic Runway, a cosplay contest for two age groups with a prize for best costume and even Manga author/illustrator talks. For more information, contact the USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.
ELF the Musical Jr. Auditions: Don’t be a cotton-headed ninny muggins! ELF, the Musical Jr. will be the first ever kids show put on by KMC OnStage and you will not want to miss out! Auditions will be held at the KCAC on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109 on Oct. 14 & 15 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for ages 6-18 only. Be prepared for a cold read, vocal auditions and learning a short choreography. No experience necessary! Casting will be for multiple roles plus ensemble. For more information, contact KMC OnStage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and therewith Army Community Services will be hosting events throughout the community to raise awareness. Oct. 11 DVAM Date Night at 6 p.m., Oct. 1-4: Silent Witness Exhibition at the KMCC Food Court on Ramstein and the Baumholder Java Café, Oct. 1-31: The Clothesline Project at the KMCC on Ramstein and the Baumholder Java Café. For more information and registration, contact 541-9028; 0611-143-541-9028
Community Expo: Halloween Edition: Family & MWR invites you to trick-or-treat your way through our Community Expo, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 18 at the Kazabra Club on Vogelweh, Bldg. 2057. Speak with representatives from the community, learn about Family & MWR services and programs, meet new friends and become acquainted with your local area. Those who attend will also have the chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate for European travel through Army Outdoor Recreation, along with many other prizes. Not-so-spooky Halloween costumes encouraged. For more information, go to kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
Hidden in Plain Sight: In support of Red Ribbon month, the Army Substance Abuse Program will host two Hidden in Plain Sight workshops at 10:30 a.m. in both Kaiserslautern and Baumholder; Oct. 23 on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2886, and Oct. 29 on Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8743. These workshops include an amusing (and shocking) scavenger hunt in a life sized exhibit of a mock teenager’s bedroom full of “red flags” that may indicate alcohol or drug use. Attendees are challenged to find drug stashes, controlled substances, or other commonly abused household items. Open to all individuals who work with youth such as educators, law enforcement, unit leadership, parents, scout leaders, youth center employees, and any concerned adult community members. Space is limited, advance registration highly recommended. Open to adults only. For more information or to register, contact ASAP on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2886, 493-4909; 0631-3406-4909.
Young Frankenstein: The comedy genius Mel Brooks (creator of the record-breaking Broadway sensation “The Producers”) adapts his electrifyingly funny film of the same name into a brilliant stage creation. Be sure to catch the live performances on Oct. 18-20, 25-27; Nov. 1-3 and 8-10. Fri. and Sat. shows at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at KMC OnStage or any Java Café. For more information, contact KMC OnStage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.
Holiday Bazaar: It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Holiday Bazaar time! This year you won’t want to miss the Holiday Bazaar with over 100 vendors from around the world, your favorite food booths and of course, jolly ol’ St. Nick himself! Nov.1 & 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237 & 229. For up to date information on vendors and the event visit kaiserslautern.armymwr.com.
ACS Community Baby Shower: All expecting parents and families with infants up to six months old are invited to the ACS Community Baby Shower Nov. 5 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Armstrong’s Club on Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036. This ID cardholder event will feature everything you need to know that is available to you here in our local area with base and local vendor tables along with free classes that cover car seat safety, comfort measures, babywearing, and cloth diapering as well as the chance to win amazing prizes! For more information, contact New Parent Support in Kaiserslautern, 541-9028; 0611-143-541-9028 or Baumholder, 531-2850; 0611-143-531-2850.
Splash Days at the Aquatic Center: You won’t want to miss the Aquatic Center turning into an aquatic obstacle course for the day. Nov. 2 the new WiBit Track is getting blown up for everyone to enjoy from noon until 4 p.m. Entry is $3 per person. For more information, contact the Aquatic Center Manager at 531-2904; 0611-143-531-2904.
Halloween Spook-a-thon: Calling all little monsters! On Oct. 31 from 5-9 p.m., put on your Halloween costume and join us for a spooky fun-filled evening where participants can win tickets and redeem them for fun Halloween themed prizes at the Hall of Champions (Smith Bks., Bldg. 8105). Best costume competition throughout the evening in the age categories: 0-2 years, 3-11 years, 12-17 years and adults ages 18+. Food concessions will also be on site to feed your monstrous appetite! This free event is open to all ID cardholders and their families. For more information: 531-2912; 0611-143-531-2912.