Volunteers, donations needed
Landstuhl Elementary Middle School is looking for volunteers to help with the Parent Teacher Student Association Spring Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25 on Landstuhl, Bldg. 3830. Volunteers are needed for various activities and hours on the day of the carnival, including face painters, balloon animal creators, game and prize room helpers, and more. If you are able to volunteer your time on the day of the carnival, sign up at www.signupgenius.com/go/5080d4da5ac28a6fd0-landstuhl. If you would like to organize an activity at the carnival, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, donations for the silent auction and raffle baskets, used-book sale and stuffed animal walk are needed. All donations can be dropped off at the main office of LEMS in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3830. For more details, call 0611-143-545-1700 or email email@example.com.
LEMS Spring Carnival, Chili Cook-Off
Landstuhl Elementary Middle School hosts its Parent Teacher Student Association Spring Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 25 in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3830. Come and enjoy food, games, a silent auction and raffle baskets, prizes, face painting, used-book sale and more. The annual Chili Cook-Off will also be held during the carnival. For more information or to reserve a place at the Chili Cook-Off table, call 0611-143-545-1700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Highlight a Child
Highlight a Child is an event to highlight children and their talents in the community, as part of Child Abuse Awareness Month programming. The theme is, “Safer Communities, Safer Children.” Five groups of children will dance and sing from 6 to 8 p.m. April 28 at the Landstuhl Community Center, Bldg. 3780. There will be an art contest project for the schools, and the winning project will be displayed at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center main Exchange. For more information, call Army Community Service at 541-9000 or 0611-143-541-9000.
Summer Adventure Program
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs Summer Adventure Program enrollment opens May 1. Summer Adventure Program is open to any youth registered with Army Child and Youth Services who have completed sixth through 12th grade and want to enjoy fun day and weeklong trips at a great price. Past trips have included: Italy — Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre and the beach; Garmisch — Alpspix, Partnach Gorge, flatwater rafting and Galaxy Erding; and high-adventure and amusement park trips to various places in Europe — Disney Paris, Heide Park, Movie Park, Phantasialand, Europa Park, Homburg Ropes Course and Bostalsee. Space is limited, and enrollment closes one week before each trip. Sign up via Webtrac or at Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162. For full schedule and more information, call 541-9065 or 0611-143541-9065.
Kindermusik is a musical program that nurtures young children’s development in the areas of language, social, emotional and physical skills. SKIESUnlimited offers Kindermusik classes in three age categories: Cuddle and Bounce, ages 0 to 18 months; Wiggle and Grow, ages 18 months to 3 years; and Laugh and Learn, ages 3 to 5 years. Open to all branches of service. For details and to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Dance instructor needed
SKIESUnlimited is looking for a dance instructor to teach children all levels of dance, to include hip-hop, jazz, ballet, salsa and tap. They are looking for motivated professionals who can develop fun and productive dance programs and educate youth on various dancing techniques. For more information, call 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412, or email email@example.com.
Musical theatre dance classes
Do you love the show-stopping, toe-tapping numbers in a musical? Do you love to express yourself through stories and dance? Then musical theatre dance is for you! SKIESUnlimited offers lessons to youth ages 8 to 18 years old. The first half of class focuses on a good warm-up and jazz technique, and the second half teaches a routine in the style of musical theatre from your favorite songs and shows. Classes are offered on Pulaski Barracks and Landstuhl. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for Lapsit Storytime. This infant storytime is held at 10:30 a.m and 1 p.m. every Thursday. The event includes sensory crafts, songs, fingerplays and stories. Light refreshments are available for the parents. Because of limited space, sign-up is required for every storytime. A wait list is also available, in which parents are notified the Saturday prior if a space has become available. For more information or to register, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl hosts a storytime for toddlers ages 2 to 3 years old at 10:30 a.m. every Monday. This entertaining event includes stories, music, flannel board and activities for young children and their parents in order to promote educational development and reading readiness. No sign-up required. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
Tots and Tales Storytime
Tots and Tales Storytime at Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl is an entertaining event with flannel board fun, fingerplays, songs, activities and nursery rhymes. It promotes educational development and reading readiness in young children, ages 12 to 24 months. Tots and Tales Storytime is held at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Tuesday. Sign up in advance. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
The Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl hosts a storytime for preschool-aged children 3 to 5 years old at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. This entertaining event includes stories, music and crafts for young children and their parents. No sign-up required. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 6371-86-7322.
Did you know that children involved with theatrical arts programs outscore their nonarts student peers by an average of 65 points on the SAT and ACT? Theater provides a safe, secure environment where children learn skill sets including public speaking, coping mechanisms, reading comprehension, verbal and nonverbal communication, and more. SKIESUnlimited offers Intro to Theatre for ages 5 to 12 and Shakespeare Scenes for ages 12 and older. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Homework assistance for teens
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs provide a homework lab, tutoring and one-on-one homework assistance during Power Hour at the Youth Center, 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Homework contracts are available to clarify direction of help needed and to get the student, academic program manager and parents on the same page for daily or weekly goals and expectations. This is a great resource for youth that need additional help or just a quiet place to focus on their academics. If you are interested, contact Landstuhl Youth Center at 486-8658 or 06371-86-8658, or Sembach Youth Center at 545-1316 or 0611-143-545-1316.
Children ages 8 to 18 years old can now learn how to develop a strong, healthy singing voice with SKIESUnlimited voice lessons! Private lessons are offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Participants will be trained on breath control, music theory and vocal techniques. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Clubs at Landstuhl School Age Center
Landstuhl School Age Center offers several different clubs open to students, grades one to five? The different weekly clubs include theater, fitness, art, Lego robotics and film. Registration with Child, Youth and School Services is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. For more information, contact the Landstuhl School Age Center at 486-7281 or 06371-86-7281.
KMC Teen Shuttle
Child and Youth Services offer a KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up and drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein and Landstuhl. ID card, shuttle card and permissions slips are required to ride the shuttle. For more information and to apply for your shuttle card, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.