On Base Events June 18th - 24th

Monday, June 18th

Toddler Storytime 10:30: Toddler Storytime is a fun, FREE event for toddlers and their parents, full of stories, songs, puppets and crafts! Ages 24-36 months, no sign-up required. Rheinland-Pfalz Library Bldg 3810 Landstuhl

Magic the Gathering Group Tournament 15:30 - 16:30. Don't forget your lucky dice! Vogelweh Teen Center hosts a Magic the Gathering Group Tournament every Monday and Thursday after school for teens ages 13-18.

Parent & Child Pre Karate Tech Lessons 16:00 - 16:30. Parents get more involved in your child's development skills by promoting a healthy family lifestyle by introducing self confidence, self discipline and self defense skills in the Parent & Child Pre Karate Tech Class at the Vogelweh Community Center. First class is free and a monthly subscription is $55. This program is open to all ID card holders and for children ages 3-5. Contact the Vogelweh Community Center for more details and sign-up.

Tuesday, June 19th

Breastfeeding Support Group 13:00-14:30. Join Army Community Service (ACS) for a great opportunity to meet other moms, share breastfeeding experiences and other related topics, all while enjoying a comfortable atmosphere and great coffee at the Rheinland-Pfalz Library. Army Community Serivce - Geb. 3765, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Landstuhl 66849.

Karate Tech Kickboxing. 12:00-13:00.  Lessons will be held at the VCC from 12:00-13:00. Kickboxing is a high endurance full body workout that increases stamina, flexibility, strength and confidence. First lesson is free! Contact VCC for more information. Open to ages 13 and up and to all skill levels.  First instruction is free. Monthly subscription is $55.

Teen Art Club - Vogelweh 16:30 - 17:30.  Ramstein and Vogelweh Libraries present Monthly Teen Art Club on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Vogelweh and the 4th Tuesday at Ramstein.  Come to the library every month to do a structured art project. These projects are best suited for ages 12-18.

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Chill Skills for Teens  Date: Jun 19 2018, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.  Army Community Service (ACS) - Salingstraße 15 Kaiserslautern 67657Let Army Community Service (ACS) help your teen explore how to handle stress and anxiety!  This free class is offered to teens with the intention of introducing healthy tools to minimize the effects of stress.  In this class, teens will learn:  What stress and anger are. The symptoms of stress and anger, Healthy ways to express your feelings. How to feel calm in the face of everyday problems. Techniques to reduce and manage stress and anger.  Class meets either at Sembach Youth center/ Landstuhl Youth center call for more information.  Cost: Free.  Contact: Tel: +49 (0)611-143-541-9000; Military DSN Tel: (314)541-9000

Wednesday, June 20th

Pre-School Storytime, 10:30 a.m.  Pre-school Story time helps build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. It provides a fun atmosphere and safe environment for parent and child to bond and share time together at the library. Ages 3 and older. No sign-up required. Rheinland-Pfalz Library - Landstuhl Post Bldg. 381.

Story Time at the Vogelweh Library, 10:30 a.m. Join us for our weekly story time program at the Vogelweh Library every Wednesday to introduce your child to reading and language. There will be songs, rhymes, activities, crafts and stories! Best suited for Tots & Preschoolers!.

Parent and Child Pre Karate Tech. 16:00 - 16:30. Parents get more involved in your child's development skills by promoting a healthy family lifestyle by introducing self confidence, self discipline and self defense skills in our new Parent & Child Pre Karate Tech Class at the Vogelweh Community Center. First class is free and a monthly subscription is $55. This program is open to all ID card holders and for children ages 3-5. Contact the Vogelweh Community Center for more details and sign-up.

EFMP Vogelweh Playgroup Social 11:00 - 12:30.  Every third Wednesday of every month, the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) hosts a free, interactive playgroup at Vogelweh Community Center. Give your child the opportunity to socialize with other children and meet with other parents from the community.

EFMP Music Group 09:00 - 10:00.  Ramstein Library is opening their doors early every Wednesday from 09:00-10:00 for EFMP families. You are invited to an interactive music group for children to explore their passion for music by using musical instruments to work on motor skills, dancing and reading to help stimulate growth and development.

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EFMP PlayGroup  Date: Jun 20 2018, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Join Army Community Service (ACS) for this Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Playgroup and learn about EFMP community benefits and support options for a comfortable tour in Germany for you and your family.  This is a fun place for parents of toddlers to get to know each other and let their children learn to interact with others. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, exchange valuable information, share challenges and gain support for you and your Exceptional Family Member.  For non-school age children with special needs.  The EFMP Playgroup is held the first and third Wednesday of every month.  Cost:  No Cost.  Contact: Tel: +49 (0)611-143-541-9000. Military DSN Tel: (314)541-9000

Summer Skate 13:00 - 16:00. Schools out, but the fun rolls on at the coolest hangout in the KMC! Skate to the hottest music or hangout and take advantage of our complimentary WiFi. Cost is $8 per skater and includes admission and skate rentals.

EFMP Paintball Outing  Date: Jun 20 2018, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Army Community Service (ACS)EFMP will host an event for our teenage population that will provide support and educational services.  Event will be held at Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club Pulaski Bldg. 2960 Cost:  Free.  Registration Info: Registration not required, but appreciated.  Contact:  Tel: +49 (0)611-143-541-9025 or +49 (0)611-143-541-9000.  Military DSN Tel: 541-9025 / 9000

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Belay Class 17:30 - 19:30.  Learn the basics of knot tying, harness fitting, climbing equipment, commands and proper belay techniques at ODR’s indoor rock wall. After successful completion of the class, you will be able to test for your belay certification card, making you eligible to belay at the Ramstein indoor rock wall without supervision.
Do you already have previous experience belaying? If you are already competent at both belaying and climbing, you may skip the belay class and “test out” in the 15 minutes after every belay class.  Cost: $25 includes equipment, instruction, day pass and belay safety card.  Ages: 16+

Mom2Mom KMC meets every Wednesday from 10-12 at the RAB Youth Center, building 428. Open to everyone who is breastfeeding friendly, dads and older kids too. We have local CLCs available to help with any breastfeeding questions, but it's also a mom social group.

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Thursday, June 21st

Story Time at Ramstein Library, 10:30 a.m. Join us for our weekly story time program at the Ramstein Library every Thursday to introduce your child to reading and language. There will be songs, rhymes, activities, crafts and stories. Best suited for Tots & Preschoolers!

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Karate Tech 12:00-13:00.  Lessons will be held at the VCC from 12:00-13:00. Kickboxing is a high endurance full body workout that increases stamina, flexibility, strength and confidence. First lesson is free! Contact VCC for more information. Open to ages 13 and up and to all skill levels. Think your up to it Cost: First instruction is free. Monthly subscription is $55.

Summer Skate 13:00 - 16:00.  Schools out, but the fun rolls on at the coolest hangout in the KMC! Skate to the hottest music or hangout and take advantage of our complimentary WiFi. Cost is $8 per skater and includes admission and skate rentals.

Teen Board Gaming. Ramstein Library. 15:15-17:15. Gather with friends and meet some new ones at the Ramstein Library's Teen Gaming. Open to teens ages 13-18, come hang out, play board games and cards. Look forward to seeing you there!

Magic the Gathering Group Tournament, Teen Center Vogelweh, 15:30-16:30.  Don't forget your lucky dice! Vogelweh Teen Center hosts a Magic the Gathering Group Tournament every Monday and Thursday after school from 15:30-16:30 for teens ages

Belay Class 1730-1930.  Learn the basics of knot tying, harness fitting, climbing equipment, commands and proper belay techniques at ODR’s indoor rock wall. After successful completion of the class, you will be able to test for your belay certification card, making you eligible to belay at the Ramstein indoor rock wall without supervision.  Do you already have previous experience belaying? If you are already competent at both belaying and climbing, you may skip the belay class and “test out” in the 15 minutes after every belay class.  Cost: $25 includes equipment, instruction, day pass and belay safety card.

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Lyricism 101, Vogelweh Teen Center, 1700-1800, Are you passionate in the area of creating music? Lyricism 101 is for you! Joining this club won't just build skills in literacy and musical collaboration, but in your performance and rhyme creation as well! Don't miss out on the amazing creative opportunity! Meetings are every Thursday at the Vogelweh Community Center from 17:00-18:00 for teens ages 13-18. Be sure to check out the quarterly Talent Shows as well!

Single Parent Support Group  Date: Jun 21 2018, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Join the Family Advocacy Program and New Parent Support for this Single Parent Support Group.  Meet new friends while expanding opportunities for you and your child(ren). We understand how hard it is to be a single parent in the military. Through the sharing of ideas and support of other parents just like you, we hope you can overcome the many obstacles you face.  Cost:  Free.  Contact:  Tel: +49 (0)611-143-541-9000  Military DSN Tel: (314)541-9000

Weekly Drawing Class 1630. Learn how to draw! Vogelweh library hosts a weekly class open to anyone age twelve or older. We will teach drawing skills from the ground up starting with simple still life arrangements before moving on to nature studies, landscapes, and portraits. 
Drawing from life is a helpful skill for anyone in fields as varied as industrial design to cartooning. It is also an essential skill for fine artists and painters.  Please register at the Vogelweh Library circulation desk or contact us through the Ramstein & Vogelweh Facebook page.

Friday, June 22nd

Friday Night Magic. 16:00 - 18:00. Join your friends and tournaments playing volunteers at the new Youth Program's Magic the Gathering Club meeting every Friday from 16:00-18:00 in the Youth Programs Upstairs Lounge. In-house tournaments will be planned monthly with possibilities of card prizes for the winners. Future off-site trips for tournament play are in the making. Every Friday join the Club to not just learn the basics of game play, but develop new strategies to use against opponents as well as improve your deck building skills.

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Family Climbing Day, Outdoor Rec KMCC, Climbing provides a fun and exciting way to get some exercise for the whole family! Climbing can begin at just two years of age, but belayers must be 16 years or older and complete our belay class. Belayer not required; we have automatic belay stations and bouldering as an option as well! Cost is $2 and covers the cost of equipment, instruction and day pass.

Lifeguard Course - June 22nd 17:00 - 21:00. Put your sweet lifesaving instincts to work! Earn your American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate in only three days with the Ramstein Aquatic Center Lifeguard Course! Course is for anyone over the age of 15. Upon completion of this course participants will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate. Sign-up today and good luck!

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Night Hoops 20:00 - 23:59. Enjoy a night of basketball with friends at Ramstein Youth Program's Night Hoops, every fourth Friday of the month! Event is free and open to teens ages 13-18.

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Summer Skate 1300-1600.  Schools out, but the fun rolls on at the coolest hangout in the KMC! Skate to the hottest music or hangout and take advantage of our complimentary WiFi. Cost is $8 per skater and includes admission and skate rentals.

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After School Skate Session, 1500-1800, Crossroads Skating Rink Vogelweh, Crossroads Skating Rink now offers After School Skate Sessions every Friday from 15:00-18:00. Join us for a fun atmosphere filled with music, fun and skating.  Cost: $6 per skater (cost includes admission

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Saturday June 23rd Sunday June 24th

REC*ON 2018 Scuba Course. June 23rd 0800-1700  Don't miss this amazing deal in getting your PADI Open Water Certification with Aquatic Center's Scuba Course! Classes are Tuesday's, Wednesdays and two Saturday's to close out the course and get you your lifetime certification. Classes size is limited and fills fast so sign-up today!

Lifeguard Course - June 23rd and 24th 09:00 - 18:00.  Put your sweet lifesaving instincts to work! Earn your American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate in only three days with the Ramstein Aquatic Center Lifeguard Course! Course is for anyone over the age of 15. Upon completion of this course participants will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate. Sign-up today and good luck!

Child & Parent Cooking Class June 23, 10:30.  Do you enjoy sharing the kitchen with your little ones or maybe they want more skills to help you out with meals? Don't miss out on this great night you can share with your child! Child and parent teams are invited sign-up at Ramstein Community Center to reserve their spot to meet up with others at Martina's Cooking School in Kaiserslautern to spend an evening cooking and eating together. Class begins at 1030 and with limited space available you should sign-up today! Sign-ups close a week before the event.

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Family Bingo - Summertime Adventure Edition  Date: Jun 23 2018, 12 p.m. Kazabra Club - Vogelweh Bldg. 2057 Kaiserslautern 67661 Phineas and Ferb along with Perry the platypus have some great ideas for your summertime adventures! Come and celebrate the end of school with Kazabra Club on June 23 for your chance to win some exciting summer prizes at Family Bingo. You won’t want to miss this afternoon of fun!  Door Opens at 12 pm  Games begin at 1 pm  All ages are welcomed to play.  Must have a valid ID card to purchase bingo cards, play and collect cash.  Official game rules will be provided at the event.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Come out and join the community to see if you have the lucky card to win "BINGO"!  Cost:  Cards are $10 each, buy 5 and get 1 free.  Registration Info: No registration required.  Contact: Tel: +49 (0)6315-36-7261  Military DSN Tel: (314)489-7261

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Own the Road, Vintage Cars, Fests and Food Hikes!

Autofreies Wallhalbtal

Autofrei means the roads are shut down for vehicles and open for the public!  At the "Autofreies Wallhalbtal", you can follow along the route between Landstuhl via Wallhalben to Thaleischweiler-Froschen and let yourself be pampered by the local associations or the mill owners along the way. There are, for example, gyros with coleslaw and chips in Mittelbrunn, delicious fish dishes in Wallhalben, spit roast with potato salad on the Kneispermühle and delicious fitness and summer salads at the Landhotel Weihermühle and the Kleine Mühle in the Odenbachtal.  This is a family friendly event and kids can enjoy pony rides, e-car, bouncy castle and an adventure playground at the Weihermühle mill.  During the day, the route will be closed to traffic and cyclists will have it to themselves.  You may use the route from 0900-1800.  At two service stations in Mittelbrunn and Wallhalben, you can find out about cycling news, even test e-bikes in Mittelbrunn, the current trend in recreational cycling. Event takes place from 1000-1800 on Sunday, June 17th.  Nardinistrasse 30 Landstuhl, 66849

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Culinary Hike

Take a hike through the posted trails of Heimkirchen and enjoy a large variety of Palatinate specialities and culinary dishes.  No only will there be amazing views, but also nice musical entertainment.  There are two circular routes of either 5.5 km or 10 km offered.Hikers have the choice between two circular paths of either 5.5 km (3.4 miles) or 10 km (6.2 miles). Kids will be happy to reach point number 4 with face painting and a bouncy house.   The event will start at 1000 and ends at 1800.  Participation free!  Brunnenstrasse
Niederkirchen - Heimkirchen, 67700

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Festival of Cultures - Gartenschau

Sunday at 11 AM - 8 PM.  Musicians of international world music, street theater and walking acts with disabled and non-disabled artists as well as many cultural and culinary contributions of Kaiserslautern clubs and institutions make the garden show a colorful stage. Free with your Gartenschau Season Pass.  Program and additional info on http://www.gartenschau-kl.de/

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Kaiserslautern Classics

All car fans are cordially invited to experience a piece of auto history in the middle of Kaiserslautern. Thanks to the Kaiserslautern Classics and the seventh ADAC Rally Trifels Historic, the Barbarossa city will be a Mecca for classic car fans.  More than 200 historic cars and motorcycles, plus fire trucks and tractors will be there for your enjoyment in Kaiserslautern's city center.  Admission is free.  If you fancy a historic city tour with a vintage bus, then the Kaiserslautern Classics has the perfect opportunity, when at 10.30, 12.00, 14.00 and 15.30 o'clock a Neoplan from the year 1961 sets off for a one-hour drive through the Barbarossa city. Registration for the city tour is required at Tourist-Info KL (0631 / 365-4019).  The event takes place Friday from 1500-2000 and Saturday 1000-1600.  More information at www.kaiserslautern.de

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Head to the Seewoog

Head to the Seewoog Festival in Miesenbach this weekend.  The festival will have music, food and beverages for guests to enjoy and a fireworks display.  The fest begins Friday at 1800, Saturday at 1600 with fireworks at 2230, and Sunday at 1000.  Admission is free.  

Marktplatz Waldmohr

The village of Waldmohr will have a weekend festival starting at 1800 on Friday and 1100 on Saturday and Sunday.  There will be music, food and beverages.  Children can enjoy a varied activity program on Sunday afternoon from 1400-1800.  They will broadcast the soccer world cup match between Mexico and Germany on the big screen in the market square at 1700. Free admission! Am Marktplatz, 66914 Waldmohr, 66914

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Familientag - Family Day

Head to Otterberg this Saturday from 1000-1700 for a day of family fun.  Look forward to interesting lectures, free taster courses for all ages, all sorts of goodies and culinary delights, happy music, games and activities for all ages, our raffle with wonderful winnings and much more. We look forward to this happy day with you! Pack your neighbors, friends and family, come over and have a wonderful day!  Wiesenstr 41, 67697 Otterberg 

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