Chess tournament for students
The Chess Westpfalz Grand Prix for youth will take place Saturday at the Dynamikum Museum in Pirmasens, Froehnstrasse 8. Registration starts at 9:45 a.m. Fee is €4. Admission for students and their parents is free. For details, call Ludwig Peetz at 0170-116-8549, email Ludwig.Peetz@t-online.de or visit www.westpfalz-grand-prix.schachjugend-pfalz.de/index.php/ausschreibung.
Thomas the Tank Engine program
Join Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl for the Thomas the Tank Engine program from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24. The event will have fun Thomas the Tank Engine activities, crafts, stories and more. The program is open to all ages; no registration required. For more information, contact the library, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
USAG Rheinland-Pfalz Family and MWR and Ramstein High School present College Night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. Learn about education opportunities available from over 80 accredited colleges and universities from the U.S. and across Europe. Food and beverages will be available while supplies last. Open to all U.S. ID cardholders. Due to high attendance and potential traffic, carpooling is highly recommended. No backpacks allowed. For more information, call 493-4123 or 0631-3406-4123.
Kaiserslautern High School is currently searching for enthusiastic, knowledgeable mentors to help support their technology department. Specific mentors needed include: space science and rocketry mentors for the StellarXplorer National Competition, cyber defense/system hardening mentors for the CyberPatriot National Competition, robotics engineering mentors for the First Tech Challenge, ethical hacking mentors, biotechnology mentors, and Linux and Security Plus instructors. For more information or to become a mentor, email Ken Robinson at Ken.Robinson@eu.dodea.edu.
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.
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. 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.
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 Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.
KMC Teen Shuttle
Child, Youth and School 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 Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2898, at 493-4516/4122 or 0631-3406-4516/4122.
Clubs at Landstuhl School Age Center
Did you know that Landstuhl School Age Center has several different clubs open to students, grades one to five? The different weekly clubs include cooking, sewing, 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.