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.
Job openings at CY Services
If you are interested in working with children and youth, apply online for Child and Youth Services positions at www.usajobs.gov. Search for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (entry, skill and target level) CY-01/02. Positions are available at Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.
Computer-assisted piano class
SKIESUnlimited is offering a computer-assisted piano class to help students learn how to play piano. Students receive both a 30-minute individual lesson and a 30-minute interactive piano lesson at a workstation with a stand-alone computer. Students are asked to bring piano books and other teaching materials they may have from previous piano lessons. The class is offered Mondays and Thursdays on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Open to all branches of service for children ages 4 to 18 years old. To register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Installation Management Command Europe is proud to announce the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for high school students in Europe. The program has been made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the “Fahrlehrerverband,” the German National Federation of Driving Instructors. For more information and 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.
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.