Wanted: All Cowgirls & Cowboys: Put on your cowboy boots for a rootin-tootin good time at your Rheinland-Pfalz Library. Yeehaw! Grab your hat and have your Wild West portrait taken. Try some cowboy beans and franks. Tomorrow, there will be crafts, raffle, and old west stories. Don’t miss this party, events start at 10 am. Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 531-2841; 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.
Family and MWR Community Expo: Trick-or-Treat Edition: On Oct. 11, kick-off the Halloween season and spend your lunch hour with your friends at the Family and MWR Community Expo! Enjoy giveaways and the chance to win a dozen great prizes, including the grand prize of $1,000 in European Travel through Army Outdoor Recreation! Speak with local representatives from throughout the community, and learn about Family & MWR services and programs. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends and become acquainted with the local area. This event is geared toward newcomers, but all are welcome. Vogelweh, Bldg. 2057, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sweeney Todd: A KMC Onstage Production: This Halloween season, KMC OnStage Theater brings to life Sweeney Todd, a bloody theatrical treat that won 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in its Broadway debut. This is a revenge tale with an undercurrent of dark romance, as the title character goes on a killing spree to avenge a love he thought he’d lost. Featuring the most chilling soundtrack in the history of the stage, this masterpiece has thrilled and delighted audiences the world over. Dates: Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27 and Nov. 2, 3 at 7 p.m. Oct. 21, 28 and Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at all Kaiserslautern area Java Cafes, at the KMC OnStage Box Office, and on WebTrac. Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.
Not So-Spooky Halloween Storytime: On Oct. 31 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., put on your costume and get ready for not-so-spooky Halloween activities, including stories, crafts, and trick-or-treat! Open to children 36 months and older. For more information, contact the Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.
Holiday Bazaar: From Nov. 2 to 4, head to the Holiday Bazaar for all of your shopping needs! Vendors from all over Europe will showcase jewelry, furniture & home décor, rugs, cuckoo & grandfather clocks, wine, cheese & Belgian chocolate, holiday ornaments & decorations, Polish Pottery … the list goes on. You won’t want to miss this perfect opportunity to find unique, European gifts for friends, family or yourself. Also, don’t miss your chance to visit Santa! Open to U.S. ID cardholders. Dollars, Euros, credit cards, and debit cards accepted. Stroller-friendly and great for the entire family! Held at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237, Opelkreisel 11, Kaiserslautern 67663. Fri 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Directions: From A6, take Kaiserslautern West exit. Follow Opel/IKEA signs, exit round-about at Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Follow event signs! For more information, along with list of vendors, visit Kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or call 541-9058, 0611-143-541-9058.
Parent and Child Art Night Out: Join us for a night of painting with your kids. Have fun painting together for a night and take home a beautiful family keepsake to treasure forever! This parent and child painting class is designed for you and your child to have a night out together and have some fun. Absolutely NO painting skill is required. We will guide you throughout the whole process! $35.00 for one adult and one child age 5 to 18 (includes all supplies for painting). Bottled drinks & snack packs will be provided. Dates: Oct. 12 and 26, Nov. 9, 16 and 30, Dec. 14. Please register at least 2 days in advance in person or by phone at the Baumholder Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104. 531-2895; 611-143-531-2895.
“Sew & Tell” Classes: For a limited time, Baumholder Arts & Crafts Center is offering sewing classes. This is a unique opportunity to learn sewing techniques that can save you money and make your home more sustainable. Lisa will teach you to create fantastic eco-friendly household items that can be re-used time and time again and made with your favorite fabric and personal touch. Two separate classes will be offered per item. Friday classes are 11 a.m. to 1 pm., Saturday classes are 1 to 3 p.m. Items and dates are as follows: Oct. 12 and 13 Tooth Fairy Pillows. Nov. 2 and 3 Stockings. Dec. 7 and 8 Passport Holders. These are adult-only classes and must be signed up for in advance through the Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104. 531-2895; 611-143-531-2895.
Army Family Team Building: Come to ACS every second Thursday of the month from 10 to 11 a.m. to learn more about life in the Army. Rules, social norms and those never ending acronyms! Learn everything you wish you knew. Clinic Kaserne, Bldg. 8746. For more information, contact ACS: 531-2850; 0611-143-531-2850.
Grapes and Graffiti at Tavern on the Rock: Join us for an unforgettable evening of friends, wine, beer, and painting, hosted by the Arts and Crafts program at Tavern on the Rock. This adult only gathering is open to ID cardholder age 18 and above. $35 per person covers all supplies for painting. Beverages may be purchased separately from Tavern on the Rock. 2018 Dates: Oct. 25, Nov. 15 & Dec. 13. Please register at least 2 days in advance in person or by phone at the Baumholder Arts and Crafts Center, Smith Bks., Bldg. 8104. 531-2895; 611-143-531-2895.