Dog Jog: The next Family and MWR Sports & Fitness fun run is all about the dogs of our military community, and the humans who love them! On Sept. 14, bring your furry family member to the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Event Center. Registration is open from 8-9 a.m., and the run will begin at 9:30 a.m. Dogs must be on a leash and friendly. Registration is $7 for adults, free for children and fur babies. The first 100 registrants receive a free t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for the top finishers in three categories of dog (small, medium, and large) and will receive a dog appropriate prize! This event is stroller friendly. Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237.
Rocky Horror Shadow Show Auditions: Be a part of the huge annual KMC OnStage Theater production of the Rocky Horror Shadow Show by auditioning for roles in the cult classic Sept. 9 & 10 from 6-8 p.m. at the KMC Onstage on Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232. Come prepared for a cold read and vocal auditions along with learning short choreography. No experience is necessary. Casting 15 roles to include ensemble. For more information contact KMC OnStage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.
Dial “M” for Murder: KMC Onstage Studio Shows presents Dial “M” for Murder, a classic murder story with the intriguing style of Alfred Hitchcock’s Film of the same name. Performances are at the KCAC on Daenner Kaserne, Bldg. 3109, on Sept. 20-22 and 27-29. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 pm. Sunday performances are at 3 pm. Tickets are $8 for adult and $5 for students/seniors. No reservations needed. For more information contact KMC OnStage, Kleber Kaserne, Bldg. 3232, 483-6626; 0631-411-6626.
Halloween Party at Armstrong’s Club: Mark your calendars and make sure you have the best costume of them all because Armstrong’s Club is hosting the biggest Halloween party in the area and there are cash prizes are to be won! Saturday, Oct. 26 doors open at 9 p.m. and the party will rage until 2 a.m. Open to all ID cardholders and their guests ages 18 and over. For more information, contact Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh Housing, Bldg. 1036; 0631-3406-3991.
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. 1: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kickoff at the KMCC Food Court on Ramstein beginning at noon to include a moment of silence. Oct.1-4: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Outreach at the KMCC Food Court on Ramstein, 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
College Night: Calling all high school students! Can’t get back to the states to tour college campuses? No problem! On Sept. 25 from 6-8:30 p.m., join 1,000+ of your peers from military installations around Europe to meet representatives from a diverse group of over 80 colleges and universities. Get first-hand accounts of what life is like on campuses all over the world. There is no fee to attend this event. Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237.
Community Expo: Halloween Edition: Family & MWR invites you to trick-or-treat your way through our Community Expo, 11:30 a.m.-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.
Splash Days at the Aquatic Center: You won’t want to miss the Aquatic Center turning into an aquatic obstacle course for the day. Sept. 28, 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.
Makermania: Beginning Sept. 14 come create, experiment, imagine and have a fun morning with the Baumholder Library every second Saturday of the month at noon. Each month will focus on a science, technology, engineering, art and or math theme. All ages are welcome as age appropriate activities are available from toddlers to adults. Some of the fun materials that will be featured include, 3D pens, Ozobots, Squishy Circuits, Makedo, Cubelets, Picasso Tiles, and modelling clay. For more information, contact Baumholder Library, Smith Barracks, Bldg. 8332, 531-2841; 0611-143-531-2841.