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November 18, 2011

Volume 40, number 47


Holiday Edition

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Winter Wonderland Getaways, Page 6 Win great prizes, Page 7 Selecting a meaningful holiday gift, Page 10 Have you been naughty or nice, Page 21

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’Tis the Season of Giving by Katie F. Boltuch, Contributing writer

More than anything, the holiday season is known for kindness and giving. Showing one another how much we care often results in the form of gifts. And while it’s wonderful to give to those we know and love, there are millions of people who do not share the same advantages or luxuries. Many are separated from their loved ones, and some don’t even get to experience the same kind of thoughtfulness. It’s been said that no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. If you’re looking to spread joy or for some good karma, there are plenty of ways to give back to your community and the world at large this holiday season. AmazonSmile. If you’re not one for crowds and prefer to do all of your holiday shopping online, visit www.smile.amazon.com. With every purchase made, Amazon donates a portion of the total cost to the charity of your choosing. There are close to one million charities to pick from. You still receive all of the same discounts as you would on the original Amazon site, but by using AmazonSmile, you are not only giving to people you know but also to those you don’t. eBay for Charity. It’s never a bad time to clean out the closet to make room for new things. It is, after all, gift-giving season. If you have a bit of extra time on your hands and get around to removing the items you no longer use, consider selling your items on eBay. The site will donate anywhere from 10 to 100 percent — your choice on percentage — of the sale price to the charity of your choice. Visit http://charity. ebay.com to get the ball rolling. The process is simple: Create an account if you don’t already have one, select a charity, decide how much you’re going to donate and then list your item. It’s a win-win-win situation! Heifer International. In lieu of gifts, many people will ask that a donation or a purchase be made on their behalf to a charity. There are plenty of options out there, but one to consider is Heifer International. This nonprofit organization aims to end world hunger and poverty. By visiting www.heifer.org and selecting their “Gift Catalog,” donors can purchase gifts for different holidays, including Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. There are also sections to donate to animals, women empowerment, basic needs and sustainable farming. Adopt a family. Living overseas naturally takes us out of our home-town environment. If you’re familiar with The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign, then you know it’s an easy way to support those in need. But just because you’re living in Europe doesn’t mean you can’t help other families during the holidays. The Salvation Army also has a program where people can adopt a family to

help out with a few extra items they might not be able to afford during the holidays. Families create a wish list, and people who adopt the family receive the list early in the holiday season. Germany’s Salvation Army branch is located in Cologne. Visit their website at www.heilsarmee.de to see options to volunteer or donate this holiday season. Locally, many Family Readiness Groups and spouses groups are doing “Angel Trees” and accepting donations for families who might need a little extra help this holiday season. Make your groceries pull double duty. Buy groceries that give back. Not only can you collect Box Tops for Education, which can give back 10 cents to the school of your choice, but consider purchasing items in which all profits and royalties from those products go to charitable causes. Company’s such as Newman’s Own donate all of their profits to charity. Tom’s of Maine, Stonyfield and Ben & Jerry’s all donate up to 10 percent of their profits to local charities. Don’t forget to contact your local commissary to find out how you can contribute to their annual Feds Feed Families campaign. Last year, Defense Commissary Agency employees and patrons donated over a million pounds of food and personal hygiene items for local food banks and pantries. Efforts are still needed and appreciated for families in need. Small gestures. If you’re looking for smaller-scale activities, there are plenty of ways to earn those good karma points and spread holiday cheer! • Call a friend you haven’t talked to in a while. Catch up. Make each other laugh. • Pay for someone’s coffee, lunch, gas, etc. If they catch you in the act, simply ask that they “pay-it-forward.” • Give an unexpected generous tip to your server. • Bake some holiday cookies or goodies for your office or your neighbors. Not a baker? Just buy some cookies and decorate them nicely on a tray. They’ll never know the difference. • Smile at strangers. You’d be surprised how far a simple smile will go to make someone’s day. • Pay someone a genuine compliment. • Donate blood. • Donate to local food drives or clothing bins. • Shovel your neighbor’s driveway when it snows. • Work with your local units to donate time for gift-wrapping or a cookie drive.

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German Christmas traditions by Annie Valentine Tintle Contributing writer Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s or some other popular winter celebration, most people celebrate some version of the holidays between the months of November and January. But if you think Americans are the only people who know how to light a yule log, think again. Germans practically invented Christmas. This country pulls out stops even Kris Kringle doesn’t have time for. From the extravagant Christmas markets to the steaming glühwein, there is enough festive cheer to warm even the scroogiest heart. For Americans abroad interested in reading up on the local celebrations, here are a few German traditions that are worth delving into this holiday season.

ditional Advent wreaths with 24 little gifts attached, the month of December in Germany is all about the countdown. Many Germans put a fresh holly wreath with four red candles out at the beginning of the month — sometimes decorated with baubles and sweets — to mark the time until Christmas Eve. Each Sunday in December before Christmas, families gather to light a new candle on the wreath; the last candle is lit on Dec. 24. You can find Advent calendars for children at the local supermarkets, and keep an eye out for those wreaths!

Christmas Trees

If you love the smell of cookies during the month of December, you have come to the right place. Many Germans set aside multiple evenings throughout the month to bake traditional fruitcakes, called “Stollen,” and gingerbread cookies, called “Lebkuchen.” If you would like to incorporate something different into your holiday feast this year, consider goose instead of turkey and “Kartoffelsalat,” “potato salad,” in place of mashed potatoes. And remember, sausages are welcome at every holiday meal.

Germans were the first people to introduce the “tree of life” into their holiday traditions. Many Americans have trees up and running by Dec. 1, but Germans usually put their trees up on Christmas Eve. The adults banish the children from the room while they decorate the “Baum,” “tree,” with bells, candy, crafts and homemade ornaments made from “Christbaumgebäck,” a white dough molded into tree decorations. Instead of spending the week between Christmas and New Year’s undoing their decor, the Germans enjoy their trees until Jan. 1 or even Jan. 6, also known as King’s Day in Germany. Remember to set your trees outside for the council tree pick-up, which arrives sometime after Jan. 6 to dipose of your old tree.

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month of December like a sweet layer of marzipan. The holiday really takes off on Dec. 6, on Nikolaustag. On the eve of Dec. 5, children put a shoe or boot outside the door or shoes and socks on the window sill with letters and hopeful hearts. St. Nikolaus comes that night, bringing with him a big book of sins. He does the math and leaves treats for those who are good and twigs for those who are naughty. In some areas, he is accompanied by “Knecht Ruprecht” or “Krampus,” a big, horned monster that punishes naughty children. In other areas, he brings “Der schwarze Peter,” “Black Peter,” who carries a small whip. Children in this country better watch out because they will get more than coal for being naughty. Santa isn’t the only one who brings presents. Sometime during the evening of Dec. 24 after the tree is decorated, a bell jingles, signaling that the Christkind — a gorgeous girl or boy or big man, depending on what part of Germany you’re in — has successfully delivered the gifts. Some say it’s Santa. Instead of the nail-biting 12-hour wait for Santa Claus, children in Germany open their main course of gifts that night. Christmas Day is reserved for religious services and quiet family time instead of stockings and wrapping paper.


Dec. 26 is St. Stephen’s Day, when friends visit each other’s homes and declare “Ein schöner Baum!” or, “Nice tree!” before

moving on to the next house. While Christmas Day is for family, Dec. 26 is for friends and is considered an equally important part of the holiday celebration. Some Germans use this day as a time to help those in need.

Gift Exchanges

Sometimes in Germany, secret gifts are exchanged between classmates or co-workers. During school or work parties, a door is cracked open and all the gifts are thrown into the room and passed around until each finds it’s respective owner. It is considered bad luck to find out who sent you your present.


Sometime between Dec. 27 and Jan. 6, which is King’s Day, boys and girls take a day to dress up as kings and move through the village caroling. There are traditionally four children, three dressed as Magi and one carrying a star on a stick. They collect money and mark the houses they visit with white chalk. If you’ve seen the initials “C, M and H” or “B” plus a set of numbers inscribed over your door frame, now you know why — they are the initials of the three kings plus a record of the year. It is considered bad luck to wash the chalk away. Whether your holiday includes trips to Globus or brown paper packages tied up by Amazon, don’t forget to dig into the rich local heritage Germany offers during this Christmas season and celebrate with your friends — American and German style! Graphic by Kostenyukova Nataliya/Shutterstock.com


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Holiday alternatives to turkey by Thomas Warner Contributing writer If it seems like each holiday meal has become repetitive or if you simply want to try something a little different for your next big gathering, here a few recipes that can be used as alternatives to the standard turkey dinner. Turkey is traditional and maintains a familiarity with many of those who love to cook, but mixing things up can spark interest when families and friends gather during the holidays and can also be a source of good memories to reflect on in later years.

Lemon Pepper Mackerel

Start to finish: 1 hour Servings: 8 • 3 large mackerel fish • 2 tablespoons butter with infused basil • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning, mixed with crushed peppercorns • 1 jar hollandaise sauce Heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Rinse the fish and pat dry before lying them side-by-side on metal or glass baking trays. Spread butter evenly over both sides of each of the fish, then handsprinkle the lemon pepper mix atop both of the buttered sides of the fish. Place fish in the oven and bake 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, remove from the oven and liber-

ally spread the hollandaise sauce onto both sides. Replace in the oven and continue baking at 350 F for 20 more minutes. (Recipe submitted by Cindy Warner, New Orleans, Louisiana)

Chuck Roast

Start to finish: 2 1/2 hours, once thawed Servings: 8 • 5-pound roast • 2 whole garlic bulbs, chopped • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon pepper • 3 rosemary sprigs • 4 potatoes, chopped • 4 carrots, chopped Thaw and/or let roast set in a refrigerator for at least 24 hours, then set out for 30 minutes prior to preparation. Heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Carve small slices into the meat all around the exterior. Stuff each slit with pieces of chopped garlic. The garlic should be distributed evenly around and throughout the expanse of the roast. Once the meat is cut and infused with the garlic pieces, liberally sprinkle salt and pepper all over the top, then flip it over and do the same to the bottom side.

Flip the roast back upright and prepare to bake by placing inside a roasting bag. The roast can be cooked without a bag, but using one will create a gravy juice that can be poured over the meat when serving. Inside the bag, sprinkle a few rosemary sprigs all around the meat and add the cut potatoes and carrots before sealing the package. If you don’t use a roasting bag, simply follow the same steps and cook instead in the roasting pan. Place the roast in the oven. Using a meat thermometer to check temperature, bake the roast until the temperature of the middle of the roast is 160 F, approximately 1 to 2 hours. (Recipe submitted by Erica Holloway, Collinsville, Mississippi)

Spiraled Ham

Start to finish: 2 hours Servings: 8 • 5-pound spiraled ham • 1/4 cup cloves, ground or diced • 1/2 cup brown sugar • 1 can pineapples, sliced and circular Heath the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the ham in a baking pan and put scattered cloves inside the various layers of the spiraled ham. Next, sprinkle brown sugar on

top of the ham and pat all over the surface. Open the can of pineapple and pour the juice all across the entire ham, including into the various layers. Then cover the ham with the whole pineapple slices. Cook for 60 to 90 minutes, turning and basting periodically while it cooks so the ham doesn’t dry out. (Recipe submitted by Judi Vlassis, Santa Cruz, California)

Cornish Game Hens

Start to finish: 2 hours Servings: 8 • 4 cornish game hens • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon pepper • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Wash the hens well in a sink and pat dry with a paper towel. Hens need to be dried well before other ingredients are applied. Rub or brush each hen with olive oil. Sprinkle a light covering of seasoned salt, followed by salt, pepper and garlic powder, sparingly. Be sure to turn the birds over during preparation to ensure full covering with all the seasonings. Cook for approximately 70 to 90 minutes, checking to ensure the birds are cooking through completely and are not overcooking. (Recipe submitted by Lauren Reeves, San Antonio, Texas)

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Winter Wonderland Getaways Places to go for a weekend holiday with the family

by Azure Hall Contributing writer The winter holiday season is a popular travel period in Europe. Christmas markets in and around Germany draw large crowds from the KMC, but they are not your only options. Low-priced airfare and Europe’s interconnected rail system make many cultures and attractions well within your reach. Here are a few alternative destinations for your winter getaways that will not disappoint.

Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken is Switzerland’s “city between the lakes,” nestled in the Swiss Alps of the Bernese Oberland region of central Switzerland. The twin lakes, Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, sparkle as they reflect the surrounding mountains that hold numerous hiking and skiing trails. Interlaken also holds history in the form of its monastery, which was active from 1133 until 1528 but is still open to the public. Though small, Interlaken is the perfect place to rest up before or after the hectic holiday season.

London, United Kingdom

Each of London’s famous attractions, from Big Ben to the London Eye, looks even more attractive when the city is blanketed in snow. London Christmas markets also draw a crowd. “The Christmas markets in London are so different from the ones in Germany,” said Jasmine

Browne, wife of Staff Sgt. Cliff Browne. “My family and I try to make a trip there every year.” While Christmas markets are fun, the true culmination of Christmas in London is found in Trafalgar Square, home of the capital’s biggest Christmas tree. Christmas carol services envelope the tree for the entire month of December, and families are encouraged to attend.

enjoy performances of Christmas carols and the New Year Gala. The culmination of Vienna’s winter concert season is “The New Year’s Concert” at the city’s Golden Hall of the Musikverein. Vienna is the perfect place to introduce children to the world of arts and culture. Rather than attend another production of the Nutcracker, visit Volksoper Wien, Vienna’s most popular opera house, for Hansel and Gretel, the classic story by the Grimm Brothers. Children will be drawn in by the beauty of the production, and families can relive the experience when they read the fairy tale for bedtime afterwards.

Bruges, Belgium

Prague, Czech Republic

Bruges is the picture of a European fairy tale. Medieval buildings, cobbled streets and glistening canals come together to transport visitors into the past. Bruges is famous for the floodlighting of evening sunsets that emphasize the picturesque layout. If traveling in the winter, visitors have the city almost entirely to themselves, as it is the slow season for tourism. See the famous Belfort or any of the city’s museums without fighting the crowds during the holidays.

Vienna, Austria

Vienna is the perfect destination for arts fans of all ages. Classical music enthusiasts can attend concerts at the Vienna Concert House, where they will

Franz Kafka once said, “Prague never lets you go. This dear little mother has sharp claws.” This couldn’t be more true in the winter season. Prague is another city with minimal tourism during the winter, so heavy foot traffic won’t be an issue. The gas-lit street lamps and warm cafe hot chocolate more than make up for the cold. Visit Prague Castle, take the children ice skating in the city center or meander through Prague’s unique take on Christmas markets. Family fun waits around every corner. Any one of these destinations would make for an outstanding family holiday in Europe. Do not let the cold keep you shut up indoors!

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by Katie F. Boltuch Contributing writer The fall season is in full swing with winter rapidly approaching. The desire to stay put in your warm home on your comfy couch probably sounds more appealing than going out in chilly weather. Less daylight and colder temperatures tend to have most of us retreat inside accompanied by the latest Netflix series with some warm cocoa or Gluehwein. Sounds nice, right? Let’s face it, it’s just harder to get motivated and stay motivated this time of year. The sun rises later and sets earlier, which leaves most of us with either a dark morning workout or a dark afternoon workout. If you’re like me, waking up on cold mornings is not exactly your idea of a good morning, especially when it’s still dark. The sun isn’t awake, why should I be? I also hate leaving a perfectly warm bed. Add in the fact that the holiday season brings an excess of everything — food, drinks, etc. — and you’ve got yourself a perfect recipe for weight gain. So how can we avoid those dreaded extra pounds? Have no fear, some good ideas are here! Make time for your best time. At some point in the day, make time to exercise. According to the American Heart Association, it is best to not only make the time to work out but to also find the best time for you. Some people prefer to get moving first thing in the morning because they don’t have to sit around all day thinking about working out later. Others prefer that extra hour of sleep in the morning because they just can’t function until they’ve had their

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coffee. Either way, as long as you’re making time to get moving, you’re on the right track. Bonus Tip: If you do want to be an early morning exerciser, try adjusting the temperature in your bedroom a few degrees warmer to make it easier to leave the warmth of your bed. Brave the elements. Go outside! According to research published in Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, in cold temperatures race times are actually faster, and the quicker your pace, the more calories you’ll burn. Additionally, that harder, faster workout can spike your endorphin levels, which, according to a review in Environmental Science and Technology, are already increased just by you being outside. We’ve all heard that the best offense is a good defense, so prepare yourself for whatever is happening outside.

Wearing layers is your best offense. The American Osteopathic Association recommends starting with a thin synthetic material, such as polypropylene, to draw sweat away from your body. Your second layer should be an insulating layer, preferably a fleece, which will keep you warm but also allow water vapor to pass through. Your final layer should be a waterproof, breathable outer layer to protect you from the winter elements. Use technology. My father is a gadget guy. He always has the latest gizmo. So when he bought a step counter to track how many steps he was taking on a daily basis, he said it encouraged him to do more. Not only can technology be cool, but it can also hold you accountable. It will also help if you make your goals known to friends, family, strangers, etc. Tell people you are going to work out on Facebook, Twitter, a blog or even an online community. This should strengthen your resolve, especially since you already told everyone your plans to workout. Can’t back out now, right? A d d i t i o n a l l y, technology can help motivate you through your workout. Many phones offer a variety of tracking and pacing apps. Tracking apps help keep a schedule that will give you something to look forward to. Music to move to. There are times

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when I just do not want to go out during the winter. It’s cold. It’s usually damp. The couch is comfy, and those episodes of “Friends” are not going to watch themselves! One thing that always gets me motivated is putting together a playlist with music that makes me want to move. Can’t think of any good music? Ask friends or family for suggestions. You can also turn to the internet for playlist ideas. You are sure to find plenty of suggestions. Turn your home into a gym. If you can’t get yourself to the gym, you can always exercise at home. Between DVDs, MP3s, TV, online workouts — many of which are free — and podcasts, you really have no excuse. Starting small with just a few pushups, lunges, squats and crunches can help get you going. If that doesn’t work, try to recruit your family or spouse to workout with you. Having someone else to motivate you can also give you that extra push. You can also get your whole family involved by challenging them with fitness-focussed video games. This for that. During the holidays, I tend to follow a rule that usually helps to keep me in check with my eating and exercising. It basically goes like this: If I eat these three slices of pumpkin pie — which, believe me, I can and will do — then I have to do something to get myself moving later or tomorrow. It sounds silly, but it definitely keeps me from overindulging, especially when I know I don’t want to workout the next day.

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by Katie F. Boltuch Contributing writer Maybe this is your first Christmas market season in Germany or maybe you feel like you’ve visited every one you can handle. What if I told you about one that is underground? When I say underground I don’t mean it’s a secret. I mean it is literally in caves! About six weeks before Christmas, the small Dutch town of Valkenburg, Netherlands, transforms its famous Velvet Caves called “Fluweelengrot” into a Christmas market and Santa’s residence. These passageways date back to the 12th century and are directly below the remains of the city’s castle. They are lined with lights and decorations where you can shop at more than 60 stalls offering unique handmade crafts and traditional holiday food. It is the oldest, largest and most visited underground Christmas market in Europe. In 2015, CNN’s website named Valkenburg one of fifteen top places to visit for the Christmas season. The Huffington Post United Kingdom’s online travel section named Valkenburg one of nine totally unique Christmas markets last year, as well. Now in its 31st year, visitors can enjoy galleries and sculptures while listening to the echoing voices of carol singers below the famous Cauberg hill. Strolling through the caves, you might catch a glimpse of the many beautiful murals lining the walls. The Velvet

Caves are home to sculptures dating back to Roman times. There is even an 18th century chapel. If you’re just a window shopper, there are plenty of other activities to keep you busy. Within the caves are informative tales about marlstone and the history behind the sculptures. There are films and interactive tablets for patrons to observe. For a more in-depth look, be sure not to miss the special film created by the marlstone wizard, Mergeltovenaar, where he’ll sketch the Christmas story into the stone! You’ll even be able to create your own souvenir made from marlstone. When you’re in need of some fresh air, there are a variety of activities above ground, including a sand sculpture display, Sinterklaas Village and a Christmas parade every Wednesday and Saturday evening in the town center. Kids will enjoy the Fairytale Forest, where the can meet the forest’s inhabitants, explore the inside of the Dangerous Dragon Cave and watch an indoor puppet show. Cost is €7.50; children under 2 years are free. For more information about the Fairytale Forest, check out their website at www.sprookjesbos.nl/ activiteiten/. If you’re more interested in wine and food tasting, don’t miss out on the Route D’Amuse. This walk takes you through Valkenburg, all while

enjoying delicious food from five renowned restaurants. Cost is €11.50 per person. Information for the walk is available on their website at www.route-damuse.nl. Valkenburg is the perfect option for a day trip. The drive is about three hours from the KMC area. The Christmas market is open

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through Dec. 23. Sunday through Thursday it is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday it is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. On the final day of the market, Dec. 23, hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The market costs €7 for adults 12 and older, €5 for children 5 to 11 years old, and children

under 5 years old are free. Dogs are not permitted during the Christmas market, with the exception of guide or assistance dogs. The entire trail is wheelchair accessible. All proceeds benefit Foundation Valkenburg Castle. For more information, visit www.kerststadvalkenburg.nl.

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Selecting a meaningful holiday gift by Katie F. Boltuch Contributing writer

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The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get your spouse or loved ones. If you’re like me, you have that one family member who is simply impossible to buy for. Does “I don’t need anything this year, just you” sound familiar? One thing I’ve always been good at, if I may brag a bit, is selecting gifts for friends and family — even for people like my father who seem to have everything. If you haven’t purchased any holiday gifts or are totally at a loss as to what to get for your significant other or loved ones, I’d like to share some personal tips as well as ideas from others on how to select that perfect and meaningful present.

Know your audience. More often than not, we select a gift for others based on what we would want rather than what they would want. Take a step back and really think about the person. Have they already mentioned something they would want? If not, the next thing to do is to think about that person — what are their interests, hobbies, etc.

What are their interests? What do they enjoy? Although it seems logical, we don’t always consider the hobbies of our loved ones. Does your spouse like to fix things? Maybe there’s a tool they’ve wanted for a while or they need a new tool chest. Have they mentioned something they might be interested in starting, such as fishing or scrapbooking? A subscription to magazines or even a beginner book on the subject could help. For example, when my sister was learning how to knit, I bought her a how-to book as well as a few different kinds of yarn. This gave her an opportunity to learn more about the various styles of knitting, the fabric and how to design new items.

Give them an experience. The actual gift doesn’t always have to be tangible. “If they have tons of stuff then try to do an

experience — a pass to the zoo, a sports game, etc.,” suggested Katie Reynolds from Miesenbach. Do they like music? Maybe their favorite musician or band has a concert or event coming up they might enjoy. Do they like art or history? Buy them tickets to a museum they’ve always wanted to go to but haven’t had a chance. Do they love watching sports? Instead of getting them a jersey or another element of sports paraphernalia, maybe think about a subscription to a magazine or sport network, such as NFL Ticket. You could also consider sending them on a scavenger hunt for their gift. The search for the gift can add to the adventure and make the experience memorable.

Sometimes simple is the best option. Thanks to websites like Pinterest and Etsy, you are all but sure to find simple answers to your dilemma. Do your in-laws have a favorite vacation destination or location they love to visit? Think about framing a picture or drawing of some of these places. What about a formal family picture? No need to break the bank on this one either. Ask a friend to help with pictures, upload the picture to a user-friendly website like Shutterfly to edit photos, make canvas prints or create a picture album. It’s a heartfelt gift that never goes out of style.

Do it yourself. The holidays can get a bit busy so this may not be a great option, but if you have the time and resources, sometimes the most meaningful gifts are the ones we make ourselves. Referring back to Pinterest, there are boards for everything and anything you can think of with regards to DIY gifts. From creating a family scrapbook, mounting pictures in a frame or even creating a cookbook of all your family recipes as a keepsake, help is there for you! Additionally, you can also find some great ideas if you can’t think of any yourself.

Home is where the military sends us. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? One of the things my husband and I do is send trinkets from each new location we live. Karlie Gaspard from Birkenfeld agreed, explaining that since she’s been living in Germany, her and her husband have been sending German-themed gifts to family and friends. Of course, if you’ve been in Germany for more than a year you may have already thought of this, but you should also consider gifts from the places you visit while you’re living overseas. If you’re planning a vacation soon or are about to go on one, think about things that your family or loved ones might enjoy that you can only get in those destinations.

Consider gift cards. I shudder at the thought of this because I’ve always thought of these as impersonal, but sometimes they can be very thoughtful. “Last year we got my parents a Home Depot gift card cause they needed to get work done on the house,” explained Brooke Sands from Bann. Does that special someone really need a break? A gift card or certificate for a massage or spa day would be appropriate. What if you know a store the person likes to shop at but you aren’t quite sure what to get them? This is when a gift card would be appropriate.

Use the internet. There are a variety of great websites that can help with selecting a gift. One of my go-to sites is www.uncommongoods.com. This site not only has awesome gift suggestions, but you are also likely to find some of the most unique presents you’ve ever seen. Another site is www.gifts.com/finder. When you visit this site, you’ll be prompted to answer a few questions based on the personality of the person you’re shopping for. Do the short quiz and peruse their suggestions. If all else fails, check to see if they’ve made an Amazon Wish List. Simply go to www.amazon.com and search for their name or email under the Wish List section. Graphic by WEN WEN/Shutterstock.com

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Throwing the Perfect Party New Year’s Eve Edition by Azure Hall Contributing writer New Year’s Eve, or “Silvester” as the Germans say, is a popular holiday for celebrations around the world. However, the combination of post-December holiday exhaustion, a late night out, champagne drinking-induced dehydration and midnight snack cravings can ruin a good party faster than the Times Square ball can drop. Here are some helpful tips to keep your guests hydrated, fed and happy. Jessica Dulkis, self-proclaimed “party professional” and wife of Staff Sgt. Evan Dulkis, has thrown successful holiday parties for years. Her first piece of advice is to start early. “Proper planning is the key to any successful party,” Dulkis said. “I start jotting down party ideas and making shopping lists almost as soon as Thanksgiving is over.” With all of the other stresses throughout the holiday season, the last thing that you will want to do is try to make all of your preparations in the narrow time slot between Dec. 26 and 31. Choosing a party theme makes every other decision easier. Food, decoration and activity ideas are narrowed down once a theme is chosen. While planning your New Year’s Eve party, take into consideration what your guests want. Come up with three to five theme ideas and ask guests to vote on which theme they think would be most enjoyable. “I attended a Great Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve party once, and the theme really made the party,” Dulkis said. “We danced to the movie soundtrack and acted out scenes from the book.” Another important aspect of party prep is giving notice to your neighbors. No one likes to be kept up all night by the sound of a party they didn’t attend. “You don’t want to ruin a long happy relationship with your neighbors by disregarding their feelings,” Dulkis said. Alerting neighbors is especially important when throwing a party in Germany. Quiet hours in this country are from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. on weekdays, and while New Year’s Eve falls on a Saturday this year, not everyone will be in a partying mood. Young children still have bedtimes, and not everyone plans to be up until midnight. Be sure to include activities. Gone are the days of childhood when attending a party is an activity in itself. Games and contests keep guests busy and help the minutes until midnight fly by. Costume contests, for example, let the party fun begin before the night even starts. Refrain from focusing the night solely around drinking alcohol to keep everyone safe and present. Don’t forget to feed your guests. Setting out a decent spread of food will keep the champagne from going to guests’ heads and keep designated drivers from getting disgruntled. “There is nothing that ruins a good party faster than hungry guests,” Dulkis said. Provide vegetarian and lighter options along with traditional party foods, such as a vegetable tray or fruit salad, to avoid heavy food overload. If the cost of feeding a larger number of guests is a concern, ask that guests bring a dish to share. Potlucks provide diversity of food and keep host’s expenses low. Most important of all, have a plan for any guests that may be drinking alcohol at your party. Allow guests to spend the night, ensure the presence of designated drivers, provide phone numbers of taxi services or make use of a driving service. Armed Forces Against Drunk Driving provides designated driving services out of Ramstein and can be found at www.ramstein. af.mil/ari/index.asp. Have a safe and happy New Year’s Eve! Image by muuraa/Shutterstock.com


Salmon Roast Ingredients (for 4 people)

2 pounds potatoes 1 jalapeno, optional 12 shallots or small onions Less than one cup of poultry broth 6 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 10 stalks parsley chopped 7 stalks tarragon 1 cup dried tomatoes 1 cup black olives, without stones Zest of ½ lemon 2 salmon filets without skin and without bones 8 slices bacon 4 laurel leaves String to hold the salmon and ingredients together Peel potatoes, cut them in ¼ inch slices. Prepare jalapeno by removing seeds and slicing finely. Peel shallots/small onions and finely dice. Mix all of the above together and put in oven on a baking tray. Add chicken broth and oil, salt and pepper. Mix well. Put in oven

at 180 degrees, no convection, and on the second shelf. Let it sit for 30 minutes. Stir every 10 minutes so that the potatoes don’t get dry. For the stuffing for the salmon filets, chop parsley, cut tomatoes in thin slices and chop olives. Put in bowl and add lemon zest. Slightly salt and pepper the salmon filets. Use 4 16-inch-long binding string. Overlap 2 pieces of bacon approximately 1 ½ inch on each piece of string. Place string 1 inch apart. Lay one salmon filet on top of all 4 pieces of bacon. Add ¾ of stuffing mix on top of the salmon filet. Add the second filet on top of the stuffing. Tie each piece of string. Add a piece of laurel under each knot. Put the salmon on top of the potatoes. Allow it to cook over the potatoes for 20-25 minutes. Take out of oven. Cut the salmon into 4 equal pieces. On warm plates, place a bed of potatoes, add salmon on top. Drizzle the remaining stuffing on top. Nice side dishes are a carrot salad or a lettuce salad.

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Nearby Christmas markets by Katie F. Boltuch Contributing writer It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays are upon us and approaching quickly. The good thing is, when it comes to Christmas and the holidays, Germany has got you covered. Christmas is one of its biggest holiday seasons. It’s so big and special, they actually start celebrating anywhere from four to five weeks ahead of the actual day. Because Germans celebrate Advent, most of the “Weihnachtmarkts,” or “Christmas markets,” start around the end of November. It can be overwhelming to try and decide which ones you should visit, so to simplify the process, we’ve come up with a list of plenty of options that provide times, dates and particular highlights that might catch your fancy. Most of these are within and hour or two of the KMC area, so they are close enough for a day trip.



Nov. 23 to Dec. 23 Set in the heart of the town against the backdrop of the Old Castle, this Christmas market offers more than 280 decorated stalls. As one of the oldest and largest holiday markets in all of Europe, the festive illuminations create a joyful atmosphere for millions of visitors each year. Daily concerts take place in the Renaissance inner courtyard, not far from the wooden huts offering an overwhelming range of gifts.

Nov. 24 to Dec. 23 The cobblestone streets provide the perfect setting for the town to transform into a Christmas city. Be sure not to miss the chance for a horse-drawn sleigh ride that will allow you to see all of the wonderful attractions on display. The market resides on Friedrichsplatz. Not far away, at the Schlossplatz near the Grand Duke Karl Friedrich Memorial, is an ice skating rink called “Stadtwerke Eiszeit” where visitors are encouraged to skate or take their chances at the game of curling. Families and kids alike won’t want to miss their chance to see the flying Santa Claus as he soars with his sleigh over the crowd. If that isn’t enough, venture over to the Karlsruhe Palace where visitors are brought back to the Middle Ages while watching jugglers, musicians, sword fights, crossbow shooting and a fantastic fire show.



Nov. 21 to Dec. 22 As the oldest town in Germany, Trier’s Christmas market should be on your list of definite places to visit. With more than 95 festively decorated wooden huts in front of the mighty cathedral in the Hauptmarkt square, you can hear traditional Christmas carols being played by brass bands and trumpeters.



Nov. 21 to Dec. 30 This market begins with a traditional stage performance of a very special winter’s tale showcasing the Christ Child and numerous little angels in front of the Kurhaus. St. Nicholas makes his appearance on Dec. 6 when he floats through the air in a hot air balloon, landing directly in front of the Kurhaus to hand out presents to the children. Stroll through this 2,000-year-old city and enjoy the festively illuminated town while exploring its unique boutiques and elegant shops.

Nov. 19 to Dec. 21 Although this festival begins in November, one of the more exciting highlights for visitors is the swimmers plunge on Dec. 5. Locals and visitors alike can test their courage by jumping into the freezing cold waters of the Mosel River. The following day, patrons can watch the arrival of Saint Nicholas while he hands out chocolates and gifts to children.

Nov. 21 to Dec. 22 Extending over five historical market squares, Heidelberg offers more than 140 stalls yielding crafts, delicious food and unique gifts. There is also a Craft Palace Christmas market that is open for two long weekends in December. Just below Heidelberg Castle lies the popular attraction “Christmas on Ice.” Found on Karlsplatz, visitors and residents can skate on the open-air rink while listening to some of their favorite Christmas songs.


Nov. 23 to Dec. 22 This Christmas market dates back as early at 1393. As one of the oldest Christmas markets in Germany, you definitely won’t be disappointed. Traditionally opened by the town mayor, there is always a surprise musical guest as well as some of the most elaborate and creative decorations you’ll find in Europe. With more than 200 different stalls to catch visitors’ attention, you are sure to find that special something for that special someone. Throughout the day you can hear the chiming of the church bells from 10 of the city’s churches. Everyone can meet Santa Claus on Dec. 6 on the Romerberg stage near city hall. There is also a guided walk around the market, offering visitors a stunning view from the tower of the Old St. Nicholas Church.

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Nov. 25 to Dec. 31 Since 1570, Strasbourg, France, has continued its traditions of being called the “Capital of Christmas.” This year, the city welcomes Portugal as its guest country, offering a Portuguese village for visitors. With about 300 stalls spread over 12 locations throughout the city center, holiday guests will find handmade craftwork, traditional Alsatian Christmas decorations and a variety of food and drink. Strasbourg offers a variety of experiences from its Market of Christmas Treats to the Market of the Three Magi and even a market of the Carre d’Or wine producers.

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Nov. 22 to Dec. 23 Taking place on the Schlossplatz, between the Rathaus and Stadtschloss, Wiesbaden’s Christmas market is known as the Twinkling Star Christmas Market. More than 130 stalls offer hundreds of goodies for visitors to discover and taste for four weeks. The 10-meter-high lilly, a symbol of the city’s coat of arms, is brightly lit to point the way into a world full of art, craftsmanship, ceramics and culinary treats. For a unique view, hop on the ferris wheel to see the various holiday shoppers and exciting scenery. The Eswe Eiszeit, an 800-square-meter ice rink that also houses two curling rinks, is a major seasonal attraction that is open through Jan. 8.

Dec. 3 to Dec. 11 As one of the more famous Christmas markets in the Rheinland-Pfalz area, Sankt Wendel is known for the medieval atmosphere based around its town hall and cathedral. While this market is only open for about a week, it is well worth the visit. The entire market is decorated for the medieval time period. Tradesmen and craftsmen wear historic clothing to take visitors on a trip through time. Every afternoon, a train of camels ridden by the Three Wise Men, accompanied by musicians and fire eaters, makes its way through town. There is also a large version of Father Christmas’ sleigh pulled by reindeer for children to ride as well as a treasure hunt and a tent to do archery.


Nov. 21 to Dec. 23 Saarbruecken’s Christmas market is located in the historical St. Johanner Market Square. With more than 200 vendors to peruse, visitors will find themselves immersed in attractions that include a traditional alpine hut, a huge Advent wreath, a bell tower and life-sized Christmas characters. Similar to Mainz, there is a large 9-meter hand-crafted Christmas pyramid. Every Saturday and Sunday between 2 and 4 p.m. there is a traditional puppet theater performance. Be sure not to miss the daily visit from Father Christmas at 7 p.m. when his reindeer sleigh hovers over the market on a high wire while telling the story of Rudolph.


Nov. 24 to Dec. 23 If you’re looking for a Christmas market with a bit more global appeal, Ruedesheim am Rhein will bring you some satisfaction. On a stroll down the popular Drosselgasse lane, consumers will find more than 120 stalls offering Christmas presents and customs from more than 12 different countries. Some of the more popular items are samplings of food from places like Finland and Mongolia. For a romantic experience, explore the Upper Middle Rhine Valley on a river cruise, where guests learn about German fairytales, legends and Christmas traditions. Ruedesheim is also home to Europe’s largest Nativity scene with life-size figures.


Nov. 24 to Dec. 23 A stroll through the center of town will find you near the more than 1,000-year-old St. Martin’s Cathedral. Here you will discover homemade gifts from showmen and craftsmen such as Advent garlands, tree decorations, wooden toys and carvings, ceramics and candles. In front of Gotthard Chapel is a representation of the Christmas story that includes a hand-carved crib. In the center of Hoefchen square you will find a wood-carved 11-meter-high Christmas pyramid from the Ore Mountains in eastern Germany.


Nov. 23 to Dec. 23 Just a five-minute walk from the central railway station, the Mannheim Christmas market is one of the most easily accessible. More than 200 booths are located at the city’s most famous landmark, the “Wasserturm,” or “water reservoir.” Young and old can experience the holiday spirit while riding one of the two antique merry-go-rounds. While walking amidst thousands of lights, visitors can hear regional choirs performing and see various dance groups on the entertainment stage.

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The Drink of the Season by Nicole Karsch-Meibom Contributing writer In a few plain words, glühwein is a mulled wine — a wine combined with spices and typically served warm. And those who have tried it know how to enjoy it: outside with friends on a wintry evening, when the air is crisp, daylight has gone early and a scent of cinnamon and cloves fills the air. When the drink’s sweet heat saturates your body, you know that Christmas is right around the corner. Whatever the national name — Nordig Glögg, British mulled wine or Romanian Vin Fiert — glühwein has a long tradition. One of the oldest cookery books, “De Re Coquinaria,” of Ancient Rome, shows how to prepare “Conditum Paradoxum,” a spiced wine served hot. The Austrian versions are called “jager tea” and “punsch.” Though the latter actually originates from an Indian beverage made from sugar, spices and water, jager tea is an Austrian speciality prepared with rum and has become a popular apresski drink in the Alps. Fortunately, there are many versions of glühwein, even some without alcohol, so everybody can enjoy this seasonal drink. Once the winter season has arrived, many people flock to the nearest Christmas market to enjoy a glass of glühwein. On average, a cup of glühwein costs €2, which doesn’t include the additional €2 “pfand,” or deposit, that is charged on each mug. The deposit is returned to you after you return the glass. If you prefer to drink this treat at home, check out these recipes. The simple and original version is quick and easy: Mix 3/4 liter of red

wine and 1/4 liter of water, three cloves, two cinnamon sticks, and two pieces of star anise and heat it up slowly without boiling. Cut one lemon and 1/2 orange into slices and add them. Leave the heat on for one hour, then remove the fruits and spices and finally season it with sugar to taste. This recipe can be adjusted to personal taste. Some people add one liter of water and one liter of red wine with 1/4 liter brandy, two angostura bitters and one spoon full of cardamon, instead of star anise and lemon. ✶✶✶ You can also purchase the pre-mixed glühwein and add a bit of rum and amaretto, seven cloves, two sticks of cinnamon and slices of orange. ✶✶✶ Another option is to combine one liter of dry white wine with the contents of a vanilla stick, 50 grams of dried cranberries or sour cherries and four spoons of maple sirup. ✶✶✶ For “kinder glühwein,” the non-alcoholic version for kids, there are also many versions: Mix 1.5 liter of fruit tea (e.g. cherry tea) with 3/4 liter of grape juice, then add two cloves, a bit of cinnamon, two spoons of lemon juice and sugar. If cooking isn’t your cup of glühwein, there is always help around the corner. Most supermarkets will offer bottles of glühwein with or without alcohol or “glühfix,” an infusion bag with a mixture of spices. Just heat the wine or juice, add the bag and let it simmer. Finally, don’t forget to drink it outside; there is nothing like a warming cup of glühwein when it’s freezing cold outside.

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by Azure Hall Contributing writer Living abroad can be complicated. Shopping, traveling and working overseas can be vastly different from life in the United States. One way to simplify the transition is knowledge and understanding of local and national holidays in Germany. Many German holidays are based on religious or traditional beliefs. While some overlap with American holidays, others may be unfamiliar. Here is a list of upcoming 2017 German national and RheinlandPfalz-specific holidays. January 1: New Year’s Day While New Year’s Eve is observed as a silent day in Germany, New Year’s Day is the day that shoppers need to be aware of. It is a national holiday and many businesses around the country will be closed. April 17: Easter Monday As in America, Easter Sunday is celebrated as Easter day in Germany, but in the form of a silent day. Since many businesses around Germany are already closed on Sundays, the

holiday is also celebrated nationally on the following Monday, when businesses will stay closed. May 1: Labor Day Labor Day is a celebration of the international labor movement and workers’ rights. It is a national holiday observed across all German states. Businesses will be closed on this day. May 25: Ascension Day On the national holiday of Ascension Day, Christians across Germany attend special church services to celebrate Jesus ascension into heaven after the crucifixion. Ascension Day is also known as Men’s Day or Father’s Day in certain areas of Germany. In these regions, groups of male friends or relatives spend the day together, usually participating in outdoor activities such as hikes or bike rides. Ascension Day is a national holiday across Germany, and all business will be closed. June 5: Whit Day Whit Monday, also known as Monday of the Holy Spirit, is the national holiday celebrated the day

after Pentecost, which is a movable religious feast in the Christian calendar. The date changes each year because it is determined by Easter. Businesses will be closed on this day. June 15: Corpus Christi Day Corpus Christi Day is a regional religious German holiday that is celebrated in Rheinland-Pfalz. This holiday is celebrated with a special church service on Corpus Christi and the sacrament blessing. All businesses in the area will be closed. October 3: German Unity Day German Unity Day is the nation’s main holiday. Celebrated annually on Oct. 3, this holiday memorializes the anniversary of Germany’s national reunification in 1990. German unity was a goal of the nation initiated in the 1800s and recognized on this date over a century later. Businesses will be closed to observe the holiday. October 31: 500 years Reformation Day Martin Luther nailed his “95 Theses” to the door of a Roman Catholic Church on Oct. 31, 1517,

highlighting the church’s practice of allowing pardons from sin to be bought. This sparked a larger public debate, resulting in many Christians breaking from the Roman Catholic Church. With 2017 being the 500-year anniversary of the start of this reformation, Oct. 31 will be observed as a national holiday across Germany. Businesses will be closed on this day. November 1: All Saints Day All Saints Day, also known as All Souls Day or All Hallows, is a Roman-Catholic holiday that commemorates those deemed by the Catholic Church to have attained full sainthood in Heaven. All Saints Day is a local silence day celebrated in Rheinland-Pfalz, with business closed in observance. December 25 and 26: Christmas Day and Second Christmas Day Just as in America, Germans celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Dec. 25. However, they extend this to a two-day celebration through Dec. 26. Businesses on the economy will be closed on both days.

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A Fighting Family: Two cultures become one Story and photo by Azure Hall Contributing Writer Military service overseas leads to the intermingling of cultures, culture shock and sometimes love. Finding love was the case for one Air Force couple stationed in Germany, and it has led to quite a few fights between the two of them. Staff Sgt. Jon Garrett and his wife, Daniela — Dani for short, first met a little over seven years ago. Daniela was a taekwondo fighter for the German national team, and Jon was an Airman in the United States Air Force, recently stationed at Ramstein. Mutual friends brought the two together for a blind date, and sparks began to fly. Dani had a well-established life here in her home country of Germany. She fought for the German national team for six years, winning over fifty awards from competitions all around the world. The most prestigious of her accomplishments was winning Junior European Champion for the German national team. Her career, friends and family were all here. Jon, on the other hand, was just beginning his life in Germany. He had left the United States behind. Newly here on orders, his first tour in Germany, he was trying to meet people and get himself settled abroad. Military life can be both rewarding and demanding, and he was quickly rising to the pressures of his role here. Fast forward a few months and the two are going steady. Similar personalities and a growing love carried them through the various tumults of cultural differences, including an early language barrier.

Just when things were getting comfortable, Dani presented Jon with an ultimatum. “I won’t choose between my love for fighting and my love for you,” Dani said. When asked about her decision to do so, Dani replied, “I knew that it was something that I had to let him know early on. It wasn’t going to be easy to maintain my professional fighting career and be wife and mother to a family.” Jon quickly accepted her conditions for a continued relationship and began conditioning of his own. His childhood martial arts experience allowed him to easily transition into the life of a fighter. The next few years were full: a wedding, the birth of a child, their first permanent change of station to New Mexico, a long year apart while Jon was in South Korea, and a renewal of vows. Today, both of the Garretts are double blackbelts as well as business owners, with a school of martial arts of their own right here in Rheinland-Pfalz. His voluntary year in South Korea allowed Jon to choose Germany as his next base, bringing Dani and their multicultural daughter, Leyla, home to her country. The two then began to build a life in Germany once again, this time together. “Opening our own martial arts school was a big part of that,” Dani said. “Jon helped me to live my dreams while remaining active duty, and now we can do it together.” Jon and Dani currently offer a wide range of classes, including taekwondo and mixed martial arts, through their small business, Legacy Sports School, operated out of HealthFit24 in Mackenbach, just a short drive from Ramstein.

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The duo strives to serve military members and their families while living in Germany. “We saw a need in the military community and wanted to give back our passion and love for the sport,” Jon said. “Martial arts is especially good for kids as it provides a place to learn important tenets of life, like courtesy, integrity,

perseverance, self-control and indomitable spirit.” These are all qualities that will serve military children well as they adapt to the unique challenges of growing up in a military home. The one piece of advice Jon and Dani offer to people moving to Germany, or any overseas base, for the first time is to “always be open

to trying new things. Don’t be afraid to travel and see the world with the ones you love.” Speaking from her own experience, Dani added, “It is harder to find friends in a new place than it is when you’re home. Make the effort to meet new people and cherish the limited time that you have with them.”

Staff Sgt. Jon Garrett and his wife, Daniela, pose with students at their martial arts school, Legacy Sports School, in Mackenback. Jon and Dani currently offer a wide range of classes, including taekwondo and mixed martial arts.

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by Ashley Dobson Contributing writer It’s winter squash season in Germany. Known as Kürbis, the same German word used for pumpkin, you can find several varieties filling the baskets at any local grocery store or commissary and lining the stands at the famers markets around town. Winter squashes are distinguished from summer squashes not because of the time of year they are grown and sold but because of when they are best to eat. Right now they have matured fully and their skins have developed a tough rind. This rind protects them and allows them to be stored throughout the winter, thus “winter squash.” While there are some winter squashes common in America that can’t be found in Germany, we are particularly lucky because two of the most delicious squashes are the most prevalent over here — hokkaido squash and butternut squash. Butternut squash is sweet and nutty with a firm texture similar to that of a potato. Hokkaido squash, also known as Red Kuri, looks like a mini pumpkin and is sweet, moist and dense. The skin is edible and does not need to be peeled. Both of these squashes are versatile and can be used in a variety of recipes to enjoy all winter long. Spiced Hokkaido Squash Soup You can’t spend a holiday season in Germany without having at least one bowl of hokkaido squash soup. This is a bit labor intensive, but every spoonful will be worth it. Start to finish: 60 minutes Servings: 6 • 1 medium onion, chopped • 3 tablespoons olive oil • 1 hokkaido squash, de-seeded and cut into pieces • 2 small potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces • 2 cloves garlic, chopped • 2 teaspoons curry powder • 1 teaspoon ground coriander • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon • 6 cups chicken stock • Salt and pepper, to taste Over medium heat, gently saute chopped onions with olive oil in a large saucepan until soft. Add the chopped hokkaido squash, potatoes, garlic and the four spices to the pan. Cook for about 10 minutes. Pour in the chicken stock. Begin by just covering the top of the hokkaido pieces with the stock. If you feel it is too thick, you can add in more later. Cover and simmer until the squash and potatoes are tender and soft. This should take about 10 to 12 minutes. Using a hand blender in the pan, puree the squash and potatoes until smooth and creamy. Add in more chicken stock to achieve desired soup texture. Add salt and pepper to taste. Ladle the soup into bowls. You can garnish with creme fraiche and croutons if you so choose. (Recipe from www.LePetitOgre.com)

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Southwestern Stuffed Hokkaido Squash Now you can mix the taste of home with this German specialty squash. This recipe is also easily converted to a vegetarian dish just by taking out the ground turkey. Start to finish: 90 minutes Servings: 4 • 2 hokkaido squashes • 1 pound ground turkey • 1 small onion, chopped • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped • 1 clove garlic, minced • 1 tablespoon chili powder • 1 teaspoon ground cumin • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, chopped • 15-ounce can black beans • 1/2 teaspoon salt • Hot red pepper sauce, to taste • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit or 190 degrees Celsius. Lightly coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray. Cut the hokkaido squashes in half horizontally. Scoop out and discard seeds. Place the squash cut side down on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until tender, between 30 and 45 minutes. While the squash is cooking, lightly coat a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add the ground turkey and cook until lightly browned. Add onion and bell pepper to the skillet, stirring often, and cooking until softened. Stir in garlic, chili powder and cumin for about 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes, beans, salt and several dashes of hot sauce. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until the tomatoes are broken down. This should take between 10 and 12 minutes. When the squashes are tender, take them out of the oven. Fill the squash halves with the turkey mixture and top with cheese. Place them back in the oven until the filling is heated through and the cheese is melted, about 5 to 8 minutes. (Recipe adapted from www.EatingWell.com) Curry Beef Stuffed Hokkaido Squash This incredibly filling squash makes for an excellent weeknight meal. The flavors seem counterintuitive, but they blend together nicely in this dish. Start to finish: 45 minutes Servings: 2 • 1 hokkaido squash • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1/2 onion, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 cups mushrooms, chopped • 1/2 pound ground beef • 2 teaspoons curry powder • Salt, to taste • Ground black pepper, to taste • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit or 190

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degrees Celsius. Lightly coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray. Cut the hokkaido squash in half horizontally. Scoop out and discard seeds. Place the squash cut side down on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until tender, between 30 and 45 minutes. Meanwhile, heat two tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and add the onion, garlic, mushrooms, beef, curry powder, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until vegetables are cooked and beef is browned. Add the spinach and cook until it’s just wilted. Once the squash is tender, remove it from the oven. Scoop the filling into the squash halves and serve. (Recipe adapted from www.CookItUpPaleo.com) Twice-Baked Butternut Squash This creamy delight will make your tastebuds and your stomach incredibly happy. Every bite feels decadent despite the dish’s health factor — the perfect treat. Start to finish: 80 minutes Servings: 2 • 2 butternut squashes • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter • 1 yellow onion, chopped • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • 8 large sage leaves, finely chopped • 1/2 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit or 220 degrees Celsius. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper. Slice the stems off the butternut squashes and cut each squash in half lengthwise. Scoop out and discard the seeds. Place the squash halves cut side down on the lined baking sheet. Roast until the cut side of the squash is tender when pierced with a fork. This should take about 35 to 45 minutes. While the squashes are roasting, melt the butter in a nonstick pan over low heat. Add the onion and salt and saute until browned at the edges. Stir in the chopped sage and saute another 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and set aside. When the squashes are tender, remove them from the oven and turn the cut sides up. Set aside until cool enough to handle. Keep the oven on. Once the squash is cool enough to handle, the insides need to be scooped into a large bowl. With this recipe, we are only refilling two squash halves. On these two, leave a 1/2-inch border so they retain their shape. The other two halves can be completely scooped out and their skins discarded. With a potato masher, mash the roasted squash. Add in the cooked onions and sage, ricotta cheese, Greek yogurt, parmesan cheese and pepper and thoroughly combine. Scoop the mixture into the two remaining squash halves and return to the oven until the tops begin to brown. This should take about 20 minutes. Serve immediately. (Recipe from www.CoffeeandQuinoa.com) Photo by sebastianosecondi/Shutterstock.com

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POC for Miesau, Landstuhl and Daenner is the USAG R-P Chaplains Office in Bldg. 3213 on Kleber Kaserne. DSN 541-2105, civ. 0611-143541-2105 Miesau Chapel (Bldg. 3175) Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Spanish Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays Worship: 11:00 a.m. Saturdays Small Group: 6:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesdays Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Worship: 11:00 a.m. Sundays Children’s Youth Church: 11:00 a.m. Sundays Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg. 3150) Chapel Next Worship Worship: 10:00 a.m. Sundays Children’s Church: 10:30 a.m. Sundays Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Contemporary Service: 11:00 a.m. Sundays Ramstein South Chapel (DSN 480-5753, civ. 06371-47-5753) Liturgical Services: 9:00 a.m. Sundays Liturgical Sunday School: 11:00 a.m. Sundays Traditional Service: 11:00 a.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Gospel Service: 11:00 a.m. Sundays. Protestant education classes are available for all ages at Vogelweh, Ramstein, Landstuhl and Daenner. For information, call DSN 480-2499/489-6743 or civ. 06371-47-2499/0631-536-6743. PWOC - Protestant Women of the Chapel Thu 9:00-11:30 a.m., Kapaun Chapel Mon 6:30-8:00 p.m., Vogelweh Chapel Tue 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Ramstein North Chapel Conference Room Tue 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ramstein South Chapel

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Daenner Community Chapel (Bldg 3150) Confession: 11:30 a.m. Sundays (Jun-Aug) Sunday Mass: 12:00 p.m. (Jun-Aug) Confession: 12:00 p.m. Sundays (Sep-May) Sunday Mass: 12:30 p.m. (Sep-May) Landstuhl Community Chapel (Bldg. 3773) Confession: 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. Ramstein North Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Daily Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Confession 4:00-4:45 p.m. Sundays Vogelweh Chapel (DSN 480-6148, civ. 06371-47-6148) Confession: 4:00-4:45 p.m. Saturday Mass: 5:00 p.m.

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Ramstein South Chapel Jewish Shul Area Bldg. 2403, Friday Kabbalat Shabbat and Oneg following, 19:00. Holiday Services: Contact North Chapel for Schedule 06371-47-6148

“‘A Christmas Story’ — It’s pretty much everybody’s favorite, about a little kid who wants a BB-gun for Christmas, and his parents don’t want him to get it. It goes through different things with the kid at school and funny things that happen to him. It reminds me of when I was a kid, and I was the youngest brother. We’d always shoot BB-guns and do that sort of stuff. It’s a funny movie, but it also reminds me of my childhood, as well.”

Senior Airman Anthony Oldham “‘Elf’ — With Will Farrell realizing he’s not actually an elf, so he goes to find his real dad and bring the spirit of Christmas to everyone. I guess I love it because me and my siblings back home in Arizona have always watched it every year. It’s a good time. My parents like to watch it too. It’s always funny.”

Islamic Services

Ramstein South Chapel Mosque Area Bldg. 2403 (DSN 480-5753) Friday Jummah prayers 1:00 p.m. Daily Prayers: Monday - Saturday 7:30 a.m. Fajr Monday - Thursday 1:30 p.m. Dhuhr Monday - Friday 3:00 p.m. Asr Religious Education/Fellowship : 1st and 3rd Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Kaiserslautern Youth of the Chapel All students grades 6-12 Wednesday Evenings, 1800-2000 Pulaski Chapel, Bldg 2869 For more information, follow us on Facebook @ K-Town Youth of the Chapel or email at KtownChapelYouth@gmail.com Program POC is CH (CPT) Chris Rice at Christopher.m.rice38.mil@mail.mil Protestant Youth of the Chapel PYOC Middle School Ministry Thursdays 3:30-5:30 p.m., Main Exchange (food court) PYOC High School Ministry Tuesdays 6:30-9:00 p.m., North Chapel Info: www.ramsteinpyoc.blogspot.com Contact: ramsteinpyoc@googlemail.com AWANA awanaramstein@gmail.com Sundays, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Youth Center

Airman 1st Class Daniel Stromatt “‘Santa Claus’ — It’s a funny movie with Tim Allen, and I like all of Tim Allen’s comedies. He really makes me laugh, and that’s a great movie to watch around Christmas.”

Valerie Rashid “‘Home Alone’ — It’s a great family movie, and I really enjoy watching with my children or with my husband. And it’s really funny.”

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Universalist Service, 1:30 p.m. second and fourth Sundays (Sept.-May), Kapaun Chapel


Saturdays 7:00 p.m., Kapaun Annex

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Ramstein North Chapel (Conference Room) 10:30 a.m. every 1st Saturday Daenner Chapel 3rd Thursday Noon For more info: ktownsgibuddhism@gmail.com

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Frank Miranda “‘A Christmas Story’ — It’s very comical and reminds me of when I was little and how things were. The whole thing — the parents are just out there, and the kids are just experiencing life. It’s told by a little kid, and I think that’s just wonderful.”

Spc. Katlyn James “‘A Christmas Story’ — It’s my favorite movie personally because it was kind of a tradition growing up. It was my mom’s favorite Christmas movie, and every Christmas Eve they play the 24-hour marathon, so we literally watch it over and over all day long. It’s, like, amazing!” Graphic by Attitude/Shutterstock.com

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Have you been naughty or nice? by Annie Valentine Contributing writer

Children all over the world are counting the days until Santa Claus makes his big appearance. But more importantly, they all know he is watching. Santa sees everything. We recently interviewed a group of children in the KMC to find out a little more about what they consider naughty and what is nice. They gave us the insider scoop on good and bad behavior and the best ways to get what you want for Christmas. So what is naughty? “Pinching!” said Josh, 7. “Punchin’ people in the face,” said Rex, 8. “Saying you’re going to kick somebody in the eye,” said June, 5. “Sometimes I choke people in the car,” said Cole, 4.

“That’s really naughty.” The group agreed that hurting other people in any way is a sure fire way to get yourself on Santa’s naughty list. It seems children had better watch out and keep their hands to themselves or Santa probably won’t deliver. “Not doing my chores at home,” said Shayla, 7. “And disobeying your parents,” Josh said. The children agreed that during the month of December it’s best to follow directions at home and do what your mom or dad ask without causing problems. “One time when I was little at Christmas I opened everybody’s presents,” June added. “Santa thought that was pretty bad, so I don’t do that anymore.” Right behind chores and disobeying their parents came not eating their dinner. “Like, when you don’t eat your vegetables, like broccoli, fruit, all that kind of food,” said Jake, 10. They all agreed eating healthy food is important to Santa, and children should try

hard to eat their dinner every night. “You should eat Thanksgiving turkey,” Rex added. “That’s good. But don’t eat it when it’s cold or you’ll get worms.” Worms can really ruin Christmas. Santa doesn’t just want children to avoid being naughty during the year; he wants them to practice being nice. So, we asked, what does a kid have to do to get on Santa’s nice list? The first suggestion was looking out for others who are sad. “If you’re at the playground and somebody is sad that nobody wants to play with him or her,” June said, “you could, like, go over and say, ‘Do you want to play with me? What games do you want to play?’” Santa likes everyone to have friends, and he does not like bullying. The children all agreed being friends with children who are lonely would definitely get you on Santa’s good side. “Sharing your school supplies is nice,” Josh said. Toys, treats and school supplies — they all said it’s important to Santa that they take turns and share with others.

Helping out at home and school was another popular suggestion. “I do the silverware,” Cole said. The children thought going above and beyond what your parents ask will put you right at the top of Santa’s list. “Making breakfast on Mother’s Day or Father’s Day is nice,” said Harrison, 10. “Or Veterans Day,” Jake added. “I help my mom with the dog,” Shayla said. The entire group agreed that taking care of pets was very important. “When your parents aren’t home or they’re asleep, you

Ramstein Air Base Chapel Holiday Schedule - December 2016 Orthodox Community

Saturday, 24 December Matins & Liturgy for the Nativity of Christ Kapaun Chapel, 2000

Episcopal Service Saturday, 24 December Christmas Eve Service Kapaun Chapel, 1800

Jewish Community Friday, 16 December Hanukkah Festival Meal South Chapel Synagogue, 1830 Saturday, 24 December Hanukkah Celebration, South Chapel Synagogue, 1630

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could wash the dog for them,” Harrison said. “And if they’re not in your family, you can still wash their dog,” Cole added. Helping people with dogs was definitely at the top of the nice suggestion list. However, it’s probably best to ask an adult for help or permission before attempting to wash anyone’s dog. This is the time of year to remember that Santa is paying close attention to how children treat others and behave at home, so you’d better watch out! The countdown has begun, and he is coming this way!

Saturday, 17 December Yule Ritual and Potluck Kapaun Chapel, 1900

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Monday, 12 December Advent Confessions Ramstein North Chapel, 1600-1900 Thursday, 8 December Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Masses Masses - Holy Day of Obligation Ramstein North Chapel 0700, 1130 & 1730 Saturday, 24 December Christmas Vigil Mass Ramstein North Chapel, 1700 Christmas Midnight Mass Pre-Mass Caroling, 2330 Ramstein North Chapel, 2400 Sunday, 25 December Christmas Morning Mass Ramstein North Chapel, 0900

Saturday, 31 December Mary, Mother of God Vigil Mass Vogelweh Chapel, 1700 Sunday, 1 January Mary, Mother of God Masses Ramstein North Chapel, 0900 & 1700

Protestant Community Saturday, 24 December Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Ramstein North Chapel, 1930 Sunday, 25 December Christmas Services will be at regular times: Traditional Service Ramstein South Chapel, 0930 Contemporary Service Ramstein North Chapel, 1100 Gospel Service Vogelweh, 1100 Saturday, 31 December New Year’s Eve Watch Night Service Vogelweh Chapel, 2300

Ramstein Christmas Tree Lighting 28 November 2016, 1630

Vogelweh Christmas Tree Lighting 29 November 2016, 1630

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS: North Chapel (Bldg 1201) 480-6148 • 06371-47-6148

South Chapel (Bldg 2403) 480-5753 • 06371-47-5753

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Holiday crafts for the whole family to enjoy by Azure Hall Contributing writer Arts and crafts are a great way for families to bond over wholesome fun. There is no better time to create together than the holiday season. Children get the chance to make gifts to give to loved ones, parents get pieces of art that symbolize lasting memories and the whole family gets in quality time together. Use these craft ideas to bring your family together this winter.

Picture Frame Wreath

These wreaths will look great hanging on a front door or standing on a mantle. Create them for your own home or to give as a gift. » 8-by-10-inch picture frame » Paint brushes » White priming paint » Red or green craft paint » Wired ribbon » Hot glue gun and hot glue » Thin white ribbon » 3 miniature Christmas tree ball ornaments Paint frame with white primer and allow to dry. Paint with craft paint and allow to dry. Tie wired ribbon into a bow and hot glue to the top front of the picture frame. Cut white ribbon into three separate 8-inch strips, fold in half, loop and tie through balls. Hot glue the knots of the white ribbons to the top back of the frame, allowing clubs to hang over the top front of the frame. Hang and enjoy. (Craft submitted by Azure Hall)

Mason Jar Memory Globe

This photo globe makes a great seasonal gift for family members and can be used for years to come. » Cotton balls » Mason jar » Silver glitter » Photos » Clear tape » Festive ribbon » Glue Pull apart cotton balls until they are wisps. Place cotton into the bottom of the mason jar and sprinkle in glitter. Adhere the back of the photo with tape to the inside back of the jar, so the photo faces into the jar. Glue ribbon to the circumference of the top of the jar. (Craft adapted from www.craftionary.net)

Candy Cane Reindeer

These edible reindeer can be used to decorate your Christmas tree, to give to friends and family, or for children to hand out to classmates and teachers. » Brown pipe cleaners » Candy canes » Craft glue » Googley eyes » Red buttons Cut pipe cleaners into 6-inch strips. Wrap strips around the base of the candy cane in a spiral, then remove. Glue googley eyes to the front of the curve of the candy cane, like eyes on a face. Glue button below eyes to look like a nose. Wrap pipe cleaner around the top of the curve of the candy cane as antlers. Enjoy yourself and share with friends. (Craft adapted from www.crafts-for-all-seasons.com)

Hand-Painted Holiday Village

Rather than purchase a pre-made holiday village, create one with your family. Children choose their favorite white porcelain houses and buildings, usually for about a dollar apiece, and paint their own table-top town. Add new trinkets, such as a mirror lake, each year. » Newspaper » White porcelain buildings » Craft paint, multiple colors » Paintbrushes » Cotton balls Cover tabletop in newspaper. Paint buildings with craft paint and set out to dry. While paint is drying, pull apart the cotton balls until they are wisps. Once the buildings are dry, arrange in desired order on top of the cotton wisps to create a wintery display. (Craft submitted by Staff Sgt. Heather Stark)

Gumdrop Snowflakes

This simple craft is the perfect treat for your child to take into class. It is simple and sweet, two important ingredients for crafts with kids. » Colored toothpicks » Craft glue » Sugared gumdrop candies » String Glue two toothpicks together in the shape of a cross. Glue two more toothpicks together in the shape of an X. Glue all four toothpicks together in then shape of a star. Allow all glue to dry. Line the toothpicks with gumdrops. Tie string around the center in a loop to be able to display snowflakes before enjoying as a snack. (Craft adapted from www.thesitsgirls.com)

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NOW SHOWING Editor’s note: The movies listing was the most current at the time of publication. Dates are subject to change. For the most up-to-date schedule, check with Reel Time Theater at www.aafes.com/ exchange-stores/Movie-Guide/showtimes-Ramstein-AB.htm.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them *3D* (PG-13) 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Moana *3D* (PG) 10:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:45 p.m. Allied (R) 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 6:45 p.m. Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) 1 p.m. Doctor Strange (PG-13) 10 a.m., 4 p.m. Almost Christmas (PG-13) 8 p.m. SATURDAY Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them *3D* (PG-13) 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9:15 p.m. Moana *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. Allied (R) 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 5:45 p.m. Doctor Strange (PG-13) 3 p.m., 8:45 p.m. Almost Christmas (PG-13) 9:45 p.m. SUNDAY Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Moana *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Allied (R) 11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5:15 p.m. Almost Christmas (PG-13) 2:15 p.m. MONDAY Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:15 p.m. Moana *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Allied (R) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m. Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Almost Christmas (PG-13) 8 p.m. Jack Reacher 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m. TUESDAY Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:15 p.m. Moana (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Allied (R) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m. Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Keeping Up With the Joneses (PG-13) 2 p.m., 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:15 p.m. Moana *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Allied (R) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m. Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Almost Christmas (PG-13) 8 p.m. Jack Reacher 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m. THURSDAY Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them *3D* (PG-13) 11:30 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:15 p.m. Moana *3D* (PG) 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Allied (R) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m. Rules Don’t Apply (PG-13) 11 a.m., 5 p.m. Almost Christmas (PG-13) 8 p.m. Jack Reacher 2 (PG-13) 2 p.m. FRIDAY

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In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the

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Have fun with the locals SAARBRÜCKEN CHRISTKINDL MARKET Tue, Nov 22 – Fri, Dec 23 Saarbrücken, St. Johanner Markt

The Christmas market in Saabrücken offers something special time and time again. The flying Santa. The market is open from November 22 to December 23 and takes place at the beautiful baroque marketplace St. Johanner markt. Flying Santa is 30m above the ground telling, the story of Rudolf the reindeer. More than 70 stands, daily cultural program, shopping right around the corner in big warehouses and small attractive shops, await you every Saturday and Sunday children can enjoy a Christmas fun filled program from 2 to 4 p.m. For further information go to www.saarbruecker-christkindl-markt.de Photos by Spectral-Design / Shutterstock.com

EVENTS Christmas on Ice – Skating Mon, Nov 21 – Sun, Jan 8 Heidelberg, Karlsplatz Spend the day or evening ice skating at Karlsplatz, at the base of Heidelberg Castle, you taking in the sites of the Heidelberg Christmas Market! The skating rink will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. until January 8, with some exceptions on German Holidays. A 90 minute session is €4 for adults and €3 for children. Skates for rent are €3. For more info see www. heidelberg-marketing.de Tattoo convention Fri, Nov 25 – Sun, Nov 27 Mannheim, ZRM Zorwald AG The 10th Tattoo Convention Mannheim will take place on the premises of the motorcycle dealer ZRM Zorwald from November 25 to November 27. See the works of more than 120 international tattoo artists at several live contests and enjoy dancing shows as well as live concerts. Open Fri - Sat from noon to midnight and Sun from noon to 8 p.m. Tickets are €10. For more information go to www.tattooconvention-mannheim. com Advent im Park Sat, Nov 26 – Sun, Nov 27 Mannheim, Luisenpark Dress warm for the Christmas party “Advent im Park” (Advent in the park) at the Luisenpark Mannheim on November 26 and 27 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Find anything from a Christmas market, concerts, delicacies from

Glühwein (mulled wine) to BBQ and an extensive children’s program in the festively decorated park. For more information about the event go to www.luisenpark.de Sunday shopping Sun, Nov 27 Trier, city center Quick, the shops are open today! Get your Christmas list out and check it twice. In the city of Trier the shops will be open on November 27. Find great Christmas offers in various stores. To find out more and which shops are open go to www. einkaufserlebnis-trier.de Late night shopping Fri, Dec 2 Zweibrücken, The Style Outlets The Style Outlets Zweibrücken will open its doors on December 2 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. for all shopping lovers. Find special offers in more than 100 designer stores such as Armani, Calvin Klein, Adidas and Swarovski. For more information go to www.zweibrucken.thestyleoutlets.de Toxicator Sat, Dec 3 Mannheim, Maimarkthalle Looking to party the night away but don’t know where to go? Come to a party where hardcore, hard style & hard techno music is played all night long. Toxicator is at Maimarkthalle Mannheim on December 3 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. More than 30 DJs and live acts are making this night and unforgettable night. Ticket price is €41.80. For more information go to www.toxicator.de

Homburg Christmas village Wed, Dec 7 – Fri, Dec 30 Homburg, Christian Weber Platz The Homburg Christmas village will be from December 7 to December 30 at the Christian Weber Platz. Thirty houses will be filled with vendors selling Christmas items, including wooden toys, Christmas ornaments, candles, ceramic, glass and so much more. Gingerbread, mulled wine and everything surrounding Christmas will be offered. The market is open Mon – Wed from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thu – Sat from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sun from noon to 8 p.m. The market will be closed on Dec 25 and 26. For more information go to www.homburger-weihnachtsdorf.de CONCERTS Pet Shop Boys Fri, Dec 2 Frankfurt, Jahrhunderthalle The Pet Shops Boys are back and live in Frankfurt on December 2 at Jahrhunderthalle, performing songs from their new album and of course hits from the 80s and 90s, delivering a show of a life time. Show starts at 8 p.m. Ticket price is €63.10. For more information go to www. petshopboys.co.uk Bastille Tue, Jan 31 Luxembourg, Rockhal Bastille is an English indie rock band and have won the audience with their song “Bad Blood,” See them live on January 31 in Rockhal Luxembourg.

Shows starts at 8 p.m. Ticket price is €39. For more information go to www.rockhal.lu Armin Van Buuren Fri, Mar 17 Köln, Lanxess Arena Trance DJ Armin Van Buuren is setting up his decks on March 17 in Lanxess Arena in Köln. Hear new tunes as you groove the night away. Show starts at 22 p.m. Ticket price starts at €32.10. For more information go to www.eventim.de SPORTS Christmas market run Sun, Nov 27 Landstuhl, city center Take part in the 28th traditional Weihnachtsmarktlauf (Christmas Market Run) in Landstuhl starting from the Sickingensporthalle at 11 a.m. on November 27 with the distribution of the competition numbers. The route of the main run is 7.6 km long and starts at 1 p.m. At 12:30 p.m. a Schülerlauf (junior’s run) over 1.3 km will start from the same location. For registration and more info see www.llg-landstuhl.de Soccer Sun, Nov 27 Kaiserslautern, Fritz-Walter-Stadium 1FC Kaiserslautern are playing against Karlsruher SC on November 27 at Fritz-Walter-Stadium. The game starts at 1:30 p.m. For more information and tickets go to www.fck.de

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Selling my daily driver a 1986 classic mini cooper 1000. This is a left hand drive model with rare automatic transmission. The mini has its original 998 engine and interior. This mini can be shipped to the U.S. The mini has pass inspection and also has a green 4 emission sticker. A very fun little car that has been well maintained over the years. The automatic transmission makes the mini fun to drive in cities. It is a four speed auto transmission that can be also be changed manually.Some of the features Radio with 2 speaker set up in the back.A power socket has been install so you can connect and charge a gps, ipod, mp3 player, ect Walnut Wood dashboard.Chrome wheel arches and trim as well as chrome peaks on the headlamps. Matches well with the light blue color of the mini giving it a smart look to it. Size 12" mini light rims. $7000 or best offer email at zadi185@hotmail.com Mitsubishi Cosama, 1.6ltr, green, 4-door, 5-speed, ABS, power stearing, German TÜV till Jan 2017, my phone is 0175-3213199, $1500, ddundkk@hotmail.de

CHILD CARE All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com The 86th Force Support Squadron at Ramstein has licensed providers on and off the installation. Providers who provide more than 10 hours a week of care must be licensed. Please use good judgment when choosing child care services. For more information please contact DSN 478-7420 or civ 06371405-7420 or email 86FSS.FCC@ramstein.af.mil My wife and I are looking for an energetic, full-time babysitter or nanny to watch our 11-month old daughter. We just moved to the Kaiserslautern area - I am in the Air Force and my wife has been offered a job at Ramstein so we need someone who can start immediately. Child care would be either at our home or yours, Monday through Friday and roughly 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. We're on a waiting list for base childcare, so this job would be at least 3 to 6 months with the potential to become permanent. Pay is certainly negotiable, and we are willing to pay rates commensurate with education and certifications/experience if applicable. If you are interested please call 01523 2734453 or 01729 629804, or email us at hokiejosh08@gmail.com

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CHILD CARE All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com Play Academy ChildCare. I am a licensed & certified child care provider. I live in Rodenbach, 10 min Vogelweh & 10 min RAB. I have years of experience & references. My home is warm & cozy. Warm home cooked Lunch is provided for the children every day. Your child will have its very own indoor playground & fenced in backyard for the summer as well as weekly field trip outings. If you are in need, I am here for you MondayFriday. Age 2-5, Mon-Fri 7-5. 0176-83550843

Kaiserslautern American Computer Screen., €50 Euros, phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@hot mail.com

Livestrong Elliptical LS10.0E Trainer. Paid $999.00, used it twice, then got PCS orders. It got packed up and now our new houElectric guitar, 6 string, 9110 mo- se has no room for it. Perfect, like del no. Serial no 1767, hard case, new condition. $785.00/785 Euro OBO email: bbmh4eva@out €700. 06372-806497 look.com Electronic drums with headphones, $250.00, email: richnstephs@ yahoo.com

Step Machine, €15.00, phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@hotmail.com

Foot Massage Bath. 5 Massage Settings. With Heating. Massageball + Massagebrush. 3.3ltr. 100 Watt.220V. User Guide. Orig. Box. $15. chefsteven2015@gmail.com

Treadmill - Proform 635 CW, $249, timboney_52@hotmail.com, well maintained/functioning treadmill. Adjusts for speed & slope. Cross fit ski poles adjustable for tension. Emergency situation stop.

All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com

Grand-class HI-Fi System Nakamichi Dragon Auto Reverse Cassette Deck, inclusive Remote Control, black, 3800 €The best classy and innovative Cassette Deck which has been ever built.K+H Telewatt HIGH FIDELITY Stereo Tuner, FM 2002 (Radio), 1500 €67434 Neustadt Germany, email:hml.ziegler.nw@gmail.com

1 ea small elec. Heater 10 Euro, 1 ea water cooker 5 Euro, 1 ea elec. Hand mixer 10 Euro, 1 ea toaster 5 Euro, 1 Coffee Machine 10 Euro, 1 coffee grinder 5 Euro, 2 ea AEG 220v Vacuum cleaners ea 40 Euros, 1 fan stand 8 Euro, zirkela2016@gmail.com

Grand-class HI-FI SYSTEM, Treshold Tuner Model FET One silver, 1500 €Nakamichi CD-Player, 1000mb Music Bank, Acoustic Isolation System, 2.500€, inclusive Remote Control 1000mb, 500€, email: hml.ziegler.nw@ gmail.com


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Panasonic BluRay DVD Player, 1080p resolution video, digital audio outputs, KTown Germany, $50, phone: 01623305535, email: brethelenius@googlemail.com Pioneer Kuro PDP-6020FD 60" Plasma, $999.00, email: tay lor.jeffrey@hotmail.com Portable AC Unit, Air conditioner portable AC unit, $250, phone: +491711803501, email: mcmurryjo dy@gmail.com

Stamm Bodyfit Meteor 100 arm and leg pedal home trainer for sale. Put it under the table and work Ikea Kitchen Exhaust, €200.00, out while sitting. Top condition, Autak Oven from IKEA, €200, email: benson.thomas51@ya asking $45. Contact Tom at 0173 email: benson.thomas51@ya hoo.com 7746849 hoo.com IKEA Microwave, €150.00, pho- Steam Iron Philips. Easy Glide. Cardio Home Trainer Bike, ne: 017680713097, email: ben Scratch Resistant. Durable. Easy to Clean. Anti Calc. Drip Stop. $150.00, email: ben son.thomas51@yahoo.com Microscope, Lomo MB-10 stereo 2.5m Long Power Cord.Self son.thomas51@yahoo.com microscope with variousparts and Clean. Cable Holder. Vertical. Ikea Dishwasher, €300.00, email: lenses included. Excellent conditi- 220V. Orig. Box. Great Working. benson.thomas51@yahoo.com bethmary100@gmail.com on. €150.00, jcambr@yahoo.com

The perfect system to watch satellite programs in English or German Sony Bravia LCD flat screen color TV and Atemo AM 500 HD Satellite receiver selling as a complete set. $195. for both, al@mer witz.com

FOR SALE All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com Caution: Some Classified ads have become a target for scams. Please be cautious if potential buyers offer you payment methods other than cash. 2 each 120V Cisco Wireless-G Internet Home Monitoring Cameras Model WV54GCA, with manual and CD. $40, spvendor@ gmail.com

TVs, Voltage Regulators, €250, 2 Egg Ring Flower.Nonstick.Duracbpohlman@aol.com ble.4.5"Handle folds for easy stora Whirlpool front loader washing ge.NEW.bethmary100@gmail.com machine for sale, €150, ysamek@ googlemail.com, German 220V. 2 Egg Ring Heart. Nonstick. DuraPlease call after 1700 hrs. 0163- ble. 4.5"x3.5".Handle folds for easy storage. NEW. bethmary100@ 8853574 gmail.com White leatherette case for IPAD 2 Food Storage Container. mini W/removable bluetooth keyRound. Glass with Blue Lid. Made board, $45.00, firm. al@mer in Germany. 19cm High, 11cm witz.com / 06371-60179 Diameter. Stackable. White Mini IPAD. Infrequently bethmary100@gmail.com used. No scratches or blemishes. 220V restored jukebox from the Latest IOS installed.$169.00. 60s, jukebox collectable, Einsied06371-60179 lerhof 67661 Kaiserslautern GerWii Family Edition in New condition, $75.00, phone: 017643960244, email: spvendor@ gmail.com Router, Belkin N150, jcambr@yahoo.com

many, $999 obo, phone: 01743075784, email: 100prozentfun@ gmx.de

4 Large Bag Clips: 2 Blue, 2 $10, Black. bethmary100@gmail.com Elf Hat. bethmary100@gmail.com


Micha’s Autoservice August-Süßdorf Str. 12 66877 Ramstein Phone 06371/614824 www.michasautoservice.de Repairs - all makes & models Tune-ups, Brake service USAA accident repairs Free towing Ramstein Area Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 – 17:00 hrs Saturday according to agreement

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4 Food Storage Container. Round. Glass with Blue Lid. Made in Germany. 13cm High, 11cm Diameter. Stackable. All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com bethmary100@gmail.com 5 Memory Foam Pillows, 25.00 Euros., phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@ hotmail.com AeroPilates® with Free-Form Cardio Rebounder, $150.00, email: battersbyr@hotmail.com Balloon Pump. bethmary100@ gmail.com Belt Black. Leather. For Waistline 2 puzzles and soft toys., €10 Eu- up to 32". LEE. bethmary100@ ros., phone: Home number: gmail.com 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@ Chess Figurine Set 32pc. Wood. hotmail.com bethmary100@gmail.com

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Balinese pots and Van Cough coffee coasters. 8 Euros., €8.00, phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@hot mail.com Belt Black.Top Grain Cowhide. For Waistline up to 32". Made in USA. Dickies. bethmary100@ gmail.com Belt Brown, Belt Brown, Germany, $5, email: Belt Brown. For Waistline up to 32". bethmary100@gmail.com Black knitted pullover. Size XS but fits also for size M. €5. See www.finditguide.com for pictures. Janina.Wuttke@gmx.de Book: Sophie Kinsella "Confessions of a shopaholic" in good condition, $3, 0175-6298926, pick up in Hochspeyer or on Kleber Braun Epilator. Made in Germany. User Guide. Cleaning Brush. Orig. Box. bethmary100@ gmail.com Coat Brown with no Labels and Tags, bethmary100@gmail.com Garmin 360 Navigation, $50, spvendor@gmail.com

Box of photo frames and mounts. Good condition. 20 Euros., €20.00 Euros., phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nanny reg@hotmail.com

Coat Hooks, €5 Euros., phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@hotmail.com Coin Album 14 x continuation sheet, clear for every 5x Eurocoin set incl. blue divider 14 x protective sheets clear, 43 pieces perfect condition.bethmary100@ gmail.com Cooks 10 Eggs at Once, Nonstick 4egg Poaching Tray, 3egg Omelet Tray, Brush. Stainl.Steel Lid, On/Off Switch, Audible Alert, Standby Mode, Easy Cleanup, 2Egg Holders, Beaker with Piercing Pin, User Guide, Orig. Box, chefsteven2015@gmail.com




Collection of leather bound, signed by the author, 1st edition books, mint cond. Over 100 different books. Authors include: Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley, Joseph Heller, Elie Wiesel, Donald Mc Dunne, John Updicke, Tom Wolfe, etc. $ 15.000 - serious inquiries only! Call: 0631-940213 or 0151-270-19822 Dark green Roxy Jeans. Size 30. Find pictures at www.finditgui de.com €10. janina.wuttke@ gmx.de Disney Cars Kids Office Swivel Chair Lightning McQueen *Back to School* Gently used only $20, call/text/iMessage 0152-0444505 Equipment Inspector Wanted, phone: 00353879272718, email: djkelly@ironplanet.com ESPRIT Curtains 19Euro each in very good condition, Pick up in Hochspeyer or on Kleber Kaserne Cell 0175-6298926 Fissler Skillet Non-Stick. 24cm Diameter. Fissler, Germany. Like New. bethmary100@gmail.com Foldable Dolly. Very Sturdy. Used twice. bethmary100@ gmail.com For That Special Collector a Beautiful The United States Commermorative Presidential Collection, spvendor@gmail.com Garten Fence, $200.00, email: benson.thomas51@yahoo.com Heart Shaped Tin 3pc. Nestable. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com



Haupstr. 17 • 66849 Landstuhl

TEL. 06371- 2177

Open at 5pm • Saturday closed


Asia Now taking reservations for Christmas parties! Separate room seating up to 80 people.

Hours: Mon-Thu 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 – 11:00 p.m. Fri + Sat 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 – 11:30 p.m. Sun 11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Mainzer Strasse 105 • 67657 Kaiserslautern

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NEW WMF Knife Set with Storage Block (Wood).9 Pieces.Blades made from Forged Special Blade Steel.Made in Germany.Orig. All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com Box.Unwanted and Unused Gift. French antiques - Brittany bench bethmary100@gmail.com + matching pair of wedding chairs Org. Thomas Sabo Charm, price 1900E; French embroidered fire- new was 49€, never used, was a place cover 150E 06374-991073- bday present, selling price €20, for pics please see classleave message German Beerstein. Kaiserslau- world.com, s.vogl75@web.de tern and famous German Cities Original MEDELA Pump power Design. Pewter Lid. 9.5 High. Bot- supply, with German plug tom is a little chipped (don't see it (Model9207016) Output 9V, Input if Displayed Only). Euro 30. 230V, only €10, call or text 0152chefsteven2015@gmail.com 04445052 German upright piano in good Oversized Cardigan from Recondition, recently tuned to sell view. Black and white stripes. For for 490 $, phone 0152 339 283 10 pictures visit www.finditgui Heart Rate Monitor with Chest de.com. €10. janina.wuttke@ Strap. Polar.0537. bethmary100@ gmx.de gmail.com Paper Cutter. Cuts Paper, Carton Highchair, €45, phone: and Photos. Very Sturdy. Orig. 017699999996, email: Box. bethmary100@gmail.com jas1976dav@yahoo.com Porcelain dolls, over 100 to chooHollister strapless top. White cose from, all dressed. Price Obo lor, size M. With ribbons to tie a Call: 0176-90796039 bow on the back. €15. For pics see www.finditguide.com. Con- Rock Climbing Shoes Size 10 1/ 2, *like new* $40 Model: Climb X tact janina.wuttke@gmx.de Large Flower picture, 72 cm wi- Rockmaster. Call: 0152-04445052 de x 105cm long, €25, email: Sheriff Star California. 2". isabell_1_98@yahoo.com or call bethmary100@gmail.com 017622987498 Like New Poker Chips with carryingcase, $20.00, spvendor@ gmail.com Like New, Used only once: Kitchen Aid Food Processor KFP 13330B.13 Cup. Black. bethmary100@gmail.com


Razor Ground Force Drifter gokart2 years old New high performance battery ($60.00) Added "headlights" and reflective decals for all sides. 150 lb. weight capacity A blast to ride for boys and girls!100-120v charging $299.00 new Sell for $175.00 Emailpquick8816@aol.com Santa Claus Christmas Boxer Shorts & Hat. Red.100% Polyester. Size M. New. bethmary100@ gmail.com Set of three pink vases, different shapes but matching in color, perfect for shabby-chic feature or to upcycle. €10, jenniferwilking@hot mail.com

Size: L Color: Green Material: 100% Cotton Condition: New Made in El Salvador bethmary100@ gmail.com Skechers USA Men's Size 7 Casual Sneaker, open box never been worn!, Retail over $50, here only $25. Call 0152-04445052 Super Mario kart lunch cooler, $8,017622987498 Super Mario Kart Wii Reversible throw. Fitted sheet pillow case and lining. Never used. Paid over $100, asking $65,017622987498. Tripod, Mackenbach Germany, $10, email: sikari@aol.com

Shopping Bag/Mega Shopper Set. 29"Highx26"Widex13"Deep. 2 Handle. Zipper. Very Sturdy. Orig. Packed. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Short, black mink coat 225E; various winter/loden coats - different prices; leather boots size 11 never worn - different prices 06374-991073 leave message Signature Stamp (Melanie). NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Stationary bike, $$50.00, email: jimbetzjimbetz@yahoo.com


Bauernstube German Schnitzel at its best! … and more! Open: Wed.-Sat. 6-10 pm, Sun 11 a.m. - 10 pm Flexible opening hours for groups from 15 people.

Make your reservation for weekends.

Moorstraße 11 ■ 66909 Matzenbach : 06383 / 235 or 06383 / 99 91 67

Man's Bicycle, €65.00, phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@hotmail.com Mens suite Size: 48Color: Black Condition: Like New (worn only once) bethmary100@gmail.com Microfiber Floor Mop. All purpose floor dust mop can be used wet or dry. Great for hardwood, tiles and other floor surfaces.Steel handle with hanger hook. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Microwave Dish Set 9pc. Glass Dish 0.5,1.0 and 1.5ltr. Each with Glass and Plastic Lids.Orig. Box. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Must sell 65 year old flawless solitaire .45 carat diamond ring set in white gold. Asking best offer $700. Will accept $ or €. Call: 06332-41560 from 9 - 18:00. NEW 2 Muffinform/Cupcake Trays, Muffinform Cupcake Tray, Germany, $20, email: bethmary100@gmail.com New never worn fitted caps, New York Mets. The price is $10 ea, caps sizes 7 3/8 and 7 3/4, will mail vial APO brethelenius@google mail.com New with tags boy-clothes Size 5/ 6,4 € each Pick up in Hochspeyer or on Kleber Kaserne, mela nie.prinz@yahoo.de Old Sewing Machine, $150.00, phone: 017684658955, email: spvendor@gmail.com Santa Claus Hat. bethmary100@ gmail.com

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Small storage containers with drawers. 5 Euros., €5 Euros, phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@hot mail.com Winter Hat. Without Labels and Tags. bethmary100@gmail.com

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FOR SALE All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com Swarovski Pegasus - From the 1998 "Fabulous Creatures" Series. Retired in 1998, Asking $500.Ph. 06374/944828 Tall Buddha Statue, buddha home decorations statue, Am Vogelgesang 67657 Kaiserslautern Germany, $89 obo, phone: 01743075784 Tank Top USA Size: S Material: 100%Polyester Condition: New Brand: Nike bethmary100@ gmail.com The Swarovski Pierrot measures 8". This is the first edition of "Masquerade" series. Retired in 1999. isabell_1_98@yahoo.com Tie Red. Tie Dark Blue. Orig, Packed. New. bethmary100@ gmail.com Tools, €15.00 Euros., phone: Home number: 06371 9466724, email: nannyreg@hotmail.com Total Gym XLS - Universal Home Gym for Total Body Workout, $150.00, email: battersbyr@hot mail.com UNITED AIRLINES Original Stainless Steel Travel Mug! **NEW** VERY RARE, with car plug to keep drinks hot, Great for cars, boats and caravans, Spill + drip proof lid design! Fits all standard cup holders! €10, call/text 015204445052 Unwanted Gift: WMF Bottle Stopper. Metal. Durable. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com

Kaiserslautern American Unwanted Gift: Jewelry / Gift Box. Native American. Handcrafted. Leather. 4". NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Unwanted Gift: Necklace. 27" Adjustable Strap. Native American. NEW. bethmary100@ gmail.com Unwanted Gift: WMF Latte Macciato Glass with Stainless Steel Holder. Orig. Box. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Various size new gym bags $10.00 each, spvendor@ gmail.com Villeroy & Boch Dish Set, V+B Glass Dish Set, Germany, $14, email: bethmary100@gmail.com Villeroy & Boch Large Cup. No Cracks, No Chips. bethmary100@ gmail.com Wallet Black. Leather. Several Compartments. 5"x3.5". NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Western Leather Belt. For Waistline up to 32". bethmary100@ gmail.com Window Panel 50"x84". Heavy Quality. Caramel Brown.Orig. Packed. NEW. bethmary100@ gmail.com WMF 6 Lids for Glasses with hole for straw.2 Blue, 2 Yellow, 2 Orange. Orig. Box. New. bethmary100@gmail.com WMF Chef's Knife. Blade: Forged Special Blade Steel. Handle: Stainless Steel. Made in Germany. Orig. Box. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com WMF Flexi Whisk with Silicone. Stainless Steel. Hanging Loop. 27cm. NEW. bethmary100@ gmail.com

WMF Mini Shaker. Glass with Stainless Steel Shaker Lid.2" High. Orig. Box. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com WMF Spatula. 13". Heat Resistant up to 270C.Hanging Loop. NEW. bethmary100@gmail.com Wood Box Lid.11"x3.5". gmail.com

with Slide bethmary100@

X-mas Tin 3pc. 10", 9" and 6.5". Nestable. NEW. bethmary100@ gmail.com

FURNITURE All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com 2 Ikea lamps, 220 volt €10, email: isabell_1_98@yahoo.com or call 017622987499 2013 pair of lazy chairs, leather white. €230 for both chairs. Like new condition. Please contact Nathalie at macarthurnathalie@ gmail.com 3 & 2 Seat Couches, €500.00, parwk@superkabel.de 3 Barstools, wood with fabric-covered seats, $150.00, email: ter ri.vincent@hotmail.com 6 Drawer Dresser. silver imitation. Lots of Storage Space.55"W. x 17.5"D. x 33"H. Great Condition. bethmary100@gmail.com Antique English Book Case, $75, 45 inches high, 11 inches deep, 29 inches wide. Curved Door with Glass Insets. Side Panels with Glass Insets, 2 Glass Shelves. Buyer Must Pick Up. Please Call 0159 0297 6140.


November 25, 2016 Antique French Louis XIV Couch Set, Huetschenhausen Schrank $650. Call 06374-991073 Germany, $750.00, phone: 0175/ 8404606, email: joeciocca@ya pls leave amessage. Antique table with corner seat hoo.com and secrtary cabinet, Antique ta- Drawer wicker Tower Marrone/ ble old secretary cabinet, Hoeh- Beige 37 (W) x 37 (T) x 94 (H) cm strasse 86 66887 Jettenbach Ger- 5 drawers high quality wickermany, €2.000- €, phone: 0049- look drawers ist 30(W) x 31 (L) x 151-18213905, email: pe 15 (H) cm high bethmary100@ gmail.com ter.jentzsch@steuler-kch.de E-Center with Sideboard and Bedroom set, Maple wood, SinHighboard, $750.00, email: joecioc gle, canopy four poster bed. 2 ca@yahoo.com or telephone 0175/ dressers, one tall and one low 8404606 or 0151/26961333 with mirror. $250. call or email for pictures. shelgenu@yahoo.com, Elegant entry way table with beveled glass top, entryway table 063039995061 columns glass, Triftstrasse 67663 Brown Corduroy Upholstered Kaiserslautern Germany, $85, Chair, $25, Buyer Must Pick Up. phone: 0174-3075784, email: Please Call 0159 0297 6140, 100prozentfun@gmx.de Cabinet with 5 Adjustable Shel- Elegant large glass + metal ves. Lots of Storage Space. couch / sofa table, furniture 44"H.x42"W.x14.5" Deep. couch table sofa table glass table, $65 obo, phone: 0174-3075784, bethmary100@gmail.com Carved Oak Schrank, Spesbach email: 100prozentfun@gmx.de 66882 Huetschenhausen Germa- French wrought iron picture ny, $300.00, email: joeciocca@ya stand 80E; 2 matching cherry hoo.com or telephone 0175/ brown teak sideboards -1500 E each; African masks/artwork; Thai 8404606 or 0151/26961333 and Indonesian Buddhas - vaChildren's room light oak w/desk rious prices 06374-991073 leave and twin bed and mattress for 50 message Euros. My email is zirkela2016@ German Wall Unit, 66879 Kottweigmail.com ler-Schwanden Germany, Complete German Water Bed $300.00, email: terri.vincent@hot Luna- 12 Years Old, May need mail.com one of two new water mattres- Glass Door Clothes Schrank, ses.It's disesembled. Must Pick Spesbach 66882 Huetschenhauup. Please contact: sen Germany, $200.00, email: joe goworko_99505@yahoo.com ciocca@yahoo.com or telephone Couch (sleeper) and Loveseat 0175/8404606 or 015126961333 set, Rust colored with wood trim. Living Room and Dining Room, $200.00, phone: 063039995061, €1000, email: sr.livingston@ya email: shelgenu@yahoo.com hoo.com

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Page 38 Living Room Schrank €500; Table & 6 Chairs €200; China Cabinet (High) €250; China Cabinet (Low) €250; Coffee Table €50;TV All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com Stand €30. All solid natural pine. Sold separate or as set €1200, Glass Door Storage Schrank, OBO. Call Scott 01622972951 $100.00, email: joeciocca@ya hoo.com or telephone 0175/ Love Seat, $75, Warm Gold Fa8404606 or 0151/26961333 bric, Clean and Cozy. Buyer Must Kids' Bed Kelkheim, IKEA Pick Up. Please Call 0159-0297 children's reversible bed KU- 6140. RA. Can easily be converted from Loveseat Brown. 5ft. Hardly a regular bed with a high frame (to used, but got little damaged on add a curtain or net around it for the side throughout shipping. the princess bed look) to a high bethmary100@gmail.com bed (six years and up). Is made from pine, panels are white/blue One Each 2&3-Seat Couches, and can be flipped to show the €500.00. Like new from smoke & desired color. Excellent shape! pet-free home, anthracite-colored Sold without mattress, bedding or cloth front & back. New price decorations. Product dimensions: 1450€ asking 500€. Pick up in SieLength: 78 3/8 " Width: 41 3/8 " gelbach. Call 06301-7988092 afHeight: 45 5/8 " phone: 06195 ter 8PM. parwk@superkabel.de 9875381 email: daniela truben Race Car Bed, Twin, solid wood, bach@gmail com color blue, Length: 234 cm/92.13" Landhaus (Country Style) Closet / Width: 102 cm/40.16" Height at Schrank / Wardrobe Ideal for Ent- highest point: 63 cm/24.80" fits rance Lobby or Guest Bedroom mattress size 200 x 90 cm, buyer Modern Production - 2 Years Old must be able to pick up. $75 obo Natural Glazed Wood Size: 56 x Call/text 015204445052 150 x 180 cm Ready for Viewing Reading lamp and cane chair, and Collection Mainz-Kostheim both bronze, lamp $80 obo and 4 €250 ono, crozier@arcor.de chairs $100 obo. Please call Large 4 Section Closet (Schrank), 01793298375 after 4 p.m. $250, 7ft 4in by 11ft 5in (3 sections are 3ft 3in wide, 1 section is Recliner couch loveseat leather, 1ft 8in wide). Two Clothes Han- $390, stefandsanya@gmail.com, ging Rails, Many Shelves. We will real leather black, works great not help take apart. Buyer Must Pick often used, very comfy, back pillows come off easy to carry, cell Up. Please Call 0159 0297 6140 0152-06786080 La-Z-Boy Rocker Recliner, $75, Dark Green Fabric, Clean and Co- Red computer stool, €5, email: zy. Buyer Must Pick Up. Please isabell_1_98@yahoo.com or call 017622987498 Call 0159 0297 6140.


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Selling Art-noveau style furniture, approx. 100 years old. 2 beds, bedside tables, dressing table, 3 door wardrobe, with matching chairs and hanging cupboards. 10 All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com pieces in good condition, restoration needed on some parts. Dog Groomer / Wash Helper, $1500 obo. Please call Part-Time, at BarkAvenue Dog01793298375 after 4 p.m. Grooming Salon, JOB Helper Groomer Pet, 450, phone: 06373/ Shoe closet, white with mirror. 8929766, email: schmidt-matava@ €45, email: isabell_1_98@ya gmx.de hoo.com or call 017622987498


Small Utility Schrank, $80.00, email: joeciocca@yahoo.com or telephone 0175/8404606 or 0151/ 26961333

Frameshop, the Frame galerie on Einsiedlerhof. We are looking to increase our team and need a Sales and Consultant people. €450 basis job. On the job training. Tel. 0631-51100 Mon - Fri, 10 - 18

Solid rustic oak dining room, €500, (or make offer) cabinet 3,80m long, table 2m long with 8 https://careers-envistacom.icims.com/jobs/1048/serchairs. Hel-Sus80@gmx.de ver-storage-break-fix-specialist/ Tall Storage Cupboard / Cabi- job net.2 Doors.5 Adjustable Shelves. imitation silver. 194cm H. x 72cm Summit Technical Solutions, W. x 36cm D.Lots of Storage LLC is looking for an Network Space. Great Condition. Support Technician in Mannheim bethmary100@gmail.com Germany. US Secret Clearance and TESA required. Find full desWall Clock from KARE Design, cription and apply at: www.sts$80.00, phone: 017684658955, llc.com/careers email: spvendor@gmail.com White IKEA Twin Trundle Beds w/ US Tax Preparer, Full-Time, at Mattresses, $175, Buyer Must Charles S. Austin CPA, email: pe Pick Up. Please Call 0159 0297 tra@charlieaustin.com 6140. Wanted: Experienced orthodonWhite luxus designer couch, 37in tic or general dental assistant for W X 82in L, asking $875.00 or busy American practice. If interesBO. Excellent condtion. More in- ted, please send resume to ram fo, please after 1700 hrs. Cell steindentalofficemanager@ 01638853574 gmail.com.

Help wanted. Looking for a receptionist for H&R Block at the KMCC on Ramstein airbase. This is a full time position. Email Mr. Clemons at eclemons@ hrblock.com or call 061455490684. Support Staff wanted for manufacturing of aircraft tools, tool makers turners cutting machine operators, good written and spoken German and English (also technical), experience in manufacturing of aircraft tools. Knebel Metalltechnik GmbH, Walnussweg 1, 60433 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, email: buchhaltung@knebelmetalltechnik.de. www.knebel-me talltechnik.de

MOTORCYCLES All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com 2001 Red Suzuki SV650 Motorcycle (Euro Spec), Ramstein area. MUST SEE! Garaged, like new. 20,051km. $2500, phone: 01625622955, email: shanapitt man@hotmail.com All Weather Motorcycle Jacket, $50.00, phone: 017643960244, email: spvendor@gmail.com Lookin for Sportster parts or a bike ( Ironhead too ) which needs some work, basket case or sittin longer time too. BT Ultra Classic perhaps too. Just make me your offer what you have and we will see. 2wheelmechanic@web.de

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American-German dating service: local women are looking to date YOU with US military or government in Wiesbaden and beyond. Jessica@uslovewiesba den.com / www.uslovewiesba den.com l am a sympathe good looking woman who want to find the right man., friendship fun. woman, Heidelberg Germany, email: mau reen.finjap@yahoo.com Lookin for friends, female/male who likes harleys, works on them, who are into Rock music, good food, havin fun, BBQ, beeing outside and enjoying a good time together. Just email me and we will see when we can meet.2wheelmechanic@web.de WM, 2wheelmechanic@web.de, Looking for female from 40 + for friendship or more. Like BBQ, mc drivin etc.

Dog Grooming Salon - certified all Breed Groomer -, Dog Doggrooming Dog Grooming grooming, phone: 06373/8929766, email: info@barkavenue.de German Shephard Pups, Ramstein-Miesenbach Germany, €1500, email: rashaad081306@ya hoo.com

There have been reports of pets being sold from breeding facilities that are not managed at the highest professional standards. Please choose your pet carefully. Make sure you check the credentials of the people selling the pet, and get proper paperwork showing shots and/ or other proof of healthy condition. For further advice, consult your Veterinarian.

Hamster cage 017622987498



Heavy duty dog crate, $400, email: richnstephs@yahoo.com House cat, Kaiserslautern Germany, $Free, email: sedonasun set@web.de

Cat tree, new, Stacked set of 3 pivot-able boxes with cubby holes, 48" tall, cubbies are 13", 16" and 18" cubed, costs 150-Euro at Fresnapp, cats just don't like it, soft fluffy inside fabric, part of outside is scratching pads. Asking: 115$ Text 0162-923-78-82 or Email apple_pye2@hotmail.com

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K9 Nosework! The most natural activity for any age and breed of dog. It is a perfect activity to give your dog the perfect natural outlet. Visit us at www.americank9nosework.com. Pure fun for your dog and you. Pet carrier - small to medium size. excellent condition, 15" x 15.5" x 21" approx, used a few times for car travel, airline authorized but we never flew with it, no cracks or chips, few scuff marks. Please text 0162-923-78-82 or by Email to apple_pye2@hotmail.com

Beautiful holiday party platters for: 5 persons - €35 10 persons - €70 Special wishes can be granted! Please order 1 day before! 0631 – 624 8670 Fackelrondell 1 (K in Lautern) | 67655 Kaiserslautern 06359 – 808 484 Daimlerstr. 23 | 67269 Grünstadt (in Globus)

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com Professional Services are offered by registered businesses as well as private people. To ensure a satisfactory service experience, please always ask for credentials and deny payments up front. For cleaning services, arrange for payments after a final walk-through and inspection of the clean house.

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Kinder Art. Creative and classical hands-on art instruction combined w/ exposure to various musical generes. 90 minute classes weekly. Contact Snhch@hot mail.com Permanent hair removal/tattoo removal by phil-cosmetics - Ramstein since 15 years - 01714933369

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Scan your selected products as you do your shopping by pressing and holding the scan button to record the barcode printed on the product. Press the + button to increase the quantity. Some items don’t have a barcode. In this case, please scan the barcode positioned next to the product. Simply look out for Selly – She’ll show you where the barcode is.

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Emily Christ Photography and Art, Out/Indoor Shooting on Location / at Home Advertising shot Offers for new customers can be found on my web page: http:// www.emilychrist.photos/Contact mail: emilychrist@gmx.dephone: 0176 / 93101186

German all levels, A1-C2 according to the European frame work of languages, 1:1 or small groups, Ramstein, email: eb-vollmer@start Ballet Dimension / Sobir Uta- mail.com., www.deutschvoll baev, Kinderballet starting age is mer.de 5, Contemporary (adult / children), Classic ballet, Ballet for adults Get rid of your Mommy tummy with stretching, Ballet with pointe with Shape It Up - Personal Traishoe, Repertoire, Single sessions ning by Stefanie, personal training also available. Call 017624127318 training workout mom fit fitness sports pronatal postpartum traior 06314145856 ner shape, Wiesbaden Germany, Certified Translations by a sworn €500, phone: 017683149715, translator, translations certified email: stefanie.meinhardt@gmx.de birth certificates marriage certificates divorce decrees rental con- Joshua Hatley Personal Injury Latracts driver's license German wyer, Personal Injury Lawyer AcciEnglish, €0.15/word, phone: dent Lawyer, phone: 210-49006272 513 0699, email: dorber 4357, email: Joshualawyer345@ gmail.com translations@gmail.com

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Come to Globus and enjoy. Globus Handelshof St. Wendel GmbH & Co. KG Betriebsstätte Kaiserslautern Merkurstraße 57, 67663 Kaiserslautern Telephone: 0631 53 58-0 (Gesellschaftssitz: Am Wirthembösch, 66606 St. Wendel)

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Emerio Multi cooker SC110627 with sous vide function


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Rabatt an derdeducted Kasse at abgezogen. sind alle Werbewaren KWor48, gültig vom 27.11.–03.12.2016, *Discountwird will bedirekt automatically the ceck-out. Ausgenommen Excepted are promotional goodsaktuellen (Globus brochure of CW48), (Faltblatt already reduced out of stock goods, products of Tchibo, „RoomsGlobus-Spezial by Depot“, books, magazines, i-Tunes cards and und mobilebereits phone credit. Discountsowie cannot be combined with other promotional offersvon or discounts. images are samples. Only valid on Sunday Nov. 27, 2016 at Globus Kaiserslautern. Weihnachten) reduzierte nicht vorrätige Ware, Artikel TchiboAll und Rooms by Depot, Zeitschriften, Bücher, Handycashund i-TunesKarten. Nur am Sonntag, 27.11.2016 im Globus Kaiserslautern gültig. Alle Abbildungen sind Musterbeispiele.

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Globus Handelshof St. Wendel GmbH Our opening hours: & Co. KG Betriebsstätte Kaiserslautern Monday to Saturday Merkurstraße 57, 67663 Kaiserslautern fnet! Uhrtogeöf 0 am ist ab 12.0 omie tron Gas Die 8:00 10:00 pm Telephone: 0631 53 58-0 Buntes n (Gesellschaftssitz: Am Wirthembösch, 66606 St. Wendel) www.globus-kaiserslautern.de Adventsbrate mit Butterspätzle Hühnerfrikassee und Rotkraut



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Violin, Viola and Piano Lessons offered in Kaiserslautern area by professional concert violinist with many years of teaching experiAll ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com ence. Lessons for all ages from 4 to adult and all ability levels welOld Europe Clocks! We are the come. Please call 0179 1662828. specialists! We repair... we Please do not email clean... we restore primarily European Grandfather, Wall and Table Clocks. View our products online at www.finditguide.com Old Europe Clocks. Handelsstrasse 4 All ads & pics on www.FindItGuide.com 69214 Eppelheim Germany, phone: 0157-35244654, email: info@ Real Estate Services are offeoldeuropeclocks.com. red by registered businesses Polish/Russian/German via Skyas well as private people. To pe. Levels A1 - C2., Polish Russiensure a satisfactory service an German Skype online tuition experience, please always courses, $10, email: marion.abra ask for credentials and deny movich@gmail.com payments up front.

November 25, 2016 Weilerbach apt 60sqm, 1BR liv/ dinrm BIK bath storage, energy efficient patio park spot, quiet area, avail now €420+util, 01605566379



Translator / Interpreter Certified KL, near Vogelweh. Reasonable rates. Call: 0631-54440

Kaiserslautern West Furnished appartment, washing machine, Internet Access, all Incl.utilities, 44 qm, 1 bd, 1 bth, 44 sq meters, 5 min from Kleberkaserne, 10 min from Vogelweh, 15 min from Ramstein-available immediately for short term leasing, Assenmacherstrasse 67659 Kaiserslautern Germany, 495 EU, phone: 6313704922, 015125621211 email: cnhs@gmx.de



Violin Lessons. Professionally trained musician. Also able to come to your home., violin, lessons, *Landstuhl City, 88sqm, 2-level classes, music, email: baseltheodo Furn Apt BIK liv/dinrm 1BR w/ kingbed 2bath prkng & stor quiet ry@gmail.com area 10min RAB&5min LRMC. Housing approved. 06371-3744/ 0176-54390436

Brüchmühlbach, 12km to RAB, 8km to LRMC, side road, quiet street, livrm, 1bedrm, BIK, bathrm, storagerm, car spot, full furn, internet connection, €517 incl util+€400 dep, avail now, no pets, non smoker, perfect for single person, 0151 - 41953663

65 sqm big Apt in Kindsbach, ideal for transitional - or short term. Warm and fully furn, with dishes supply. €715 incl util. 0637114124 or 0176-50946485 ange la.egelhof@t-online.de

Apt in Landstuhl, close to all American bases, 2BR, brand new BIK, porch, quiet area, €420+util+one month rent, perfect for single person, Call Mrs. Weber 0160-1676478 or 06371-913438

Apt in Steinwenden 86sqm 2BR 1bath bik w/din livrm balc basmt carpk €550+utl 06371-51894 or 06371-57358

Apt. in Rodenbach (5 min.east gate), sacius layout, high seelings, newly ren., 2 bd, 1 bth, bik, balc, gar, 100 sq meters, 67688 Rodenbach Germany, € 650 call Nico 0176-31373451 (english spoken) * Awesome Apartment with bal- utilities are estimated cony close to RAB 880€/month All incl., Fully furnished and equipped, Housing approved, Call Awesome Apartment 84sqm with Frank: 0163-9758909 balcony close to RAB. Fully furn.



A plus apartment in downtown Kaiserslautern, 2 bd, 1 bth, 100100 sq meters, 67657 Kaiserslautern Germany, 1056, phone: 0160/99327090, email: schneider_christine@gmx.de



and equip. Beautiful area. Perfect for bike riding, jogging etc. 750€/ month incl. util. except electr. + 1 month rent deposit. Housing office rental also possible with all incl. rent. Phone: 0163 975 8909

Furnished apartment 110 sqm centrally located in Ramstein Village available €1,210 short or long term, all utilities and amenities included.Contact George Huber email info@kmc-services.de or phone 0176-36448968

Relax Station China, Japan & Thai massage * Wed & Thu 60 min massage


Michi & Maxi —Hair & Cosmetics—

Weaving, Braids, Cornrows, Senegalese Twist, Kids hair etc.

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Im Haderwald 19 - Kaiserslautern OPEN: (next to Pulaski Gate - Vogelweh) Mo - Fr 10.00 - 19.00 09.00 - 17.00 Phone: 0631 - 351 69 55 Sa www.hollywood-kaiserslautern.com Wednesdays closed Specializing in MiliTaRY cUTS and STRaighT RazoR cUTS


Ramstein Village: Nice 2 Bedroom fully furnished & equipped apartment 110 sqm available for Please call Yoko for an appointment long term rent €1,200.00 including 01 76 • 62 19 77 28 utilities. Housing approved, nonsAkazienstrasse 1a • 66849 Landstuhl-Atzel moking, no pets. 5 min.drive to base, 5 min. walk to town center. Contact George Huber Email in fo@kmc-services.com or call Relax Station • Shiatsu • Ayurveda 0176-36448968


Philipp-Reis-Str. 9 66849 Landstuhl Please call for appointment


Schönenberg APT for rent, 154sqm, 2BR, liv/dinrm, BIK, basement, courtyard, 950€, schlem mer@fruchtgummiladen.de; 01714269249

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Apartment in Trippstadt, 115 sqmt, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 balconies large bik, living room, storage space, park in front of house, beautiful views of forrest, town pool, tennis, bike trails, hiking, 25" Ramstein, 20" to Vogelweh, 3 bakeries, small super market, 3 restaurants, very quiet..eur 5 Bedroom Apartment In Den 750,- tel after 16:00 06306-2791 Doerrwiesen 9 66879 Oberstauor 01717579465. Now available fenbach, 5 bd, 2 bth, 201 sq meters, 1, phone: 06304416481, email: joachimmichel@arcor.de Furnished Apartment in Bann! NO FINDER'S FEE!, 3 bd, 2 bth, 94 sq meters, Bann Germany, €1034, phone: 06371 46504, 0160-1065196, email: ramstein@gi billpay.com



Landstuhl: Apartment For Rent HOUSING APPROVED 107sqm, Appartment Property, Berliner Str. 40 66849 Landstuhl Germany, Otterbach, apartment, 1320 sqf, €700€ + €250 utilities, phone: 3 BR, Liv-Din, bik, 1.5 baths, utili+4917643629459, email: anokisa@ tyroom, souuthside balcony, pagmail.com tio, large backyard, carport, quiet neighbourhood, house is in the end of a cul-de-sac.€900+util. Private Luxury residential accomCall 01726791108 modation, LuxuryDigs aims to provide you the best possible accommodation with your budget. We provide the highest possible maVery nice 170sqm, new build apt, nagement service to our tenants, 3BR, BIK, guest WC, beaut view, rapidly dealing with any issues 20min to RAB, fully furn, that arise during a tenancy. pho€980+util, avail now, 0171- ne: 441904 692 232, email: luxury 7471766 digsDM@gmail.com.

Very nice apartment for rent in Neunkirchen am Potzberg, The apartment is in a farmhouse styled house ready to move in!, €610, phone: 06385-993870, email: info@petras-homecompa ny.de

HOUSES / APTS FOR SALE House/Sale €399.000: Geothermal; cul-de-sac; 5 min. RAB/Mackenbach; white/grey house/9yrs; 4-bds/2 full bath; garage; 2fences+landscaping +Japanese garden/NO LAWN; attic;gallery foyer/entrance w/ spiral staircase;2 closets/ 20 small closets : Msg: 06374-991073 Steinwenden / Obermohr - wellgroomed 2 family house, 2 baths, garage, 175sqm living space, 378 sqm property, Build year 1979, 231,2 kWh / (m² * a), Oel, Selling price, €199,000, no realtor fee. http://www.immotas.de/immo bilien.xhtml?id[obj0]=2469, info@ immotas.de


5+ BEDROOMS ! A 215 sqm wonderful freestanding house for rent near Sembach+KL+Ramstein, 5 bd, 2 bth, 215 sq meters, 1280 € rent phone: 015773740252 email: willen ra@gmx.de

Page 43 ## A Nice 5 Bedroom House freestanding in 67677 EnkenbachAlsenborn##, 5 bd, 2 bth, living-dining-room-area, fenced yard 600sqm, 215 sq meters livingspace, 1500 € rent cold, phone: 015773740252

Beautiful House in quiet Oberneheim -- 10 min from Ramstein 5 min from Landstuhl, 5 bd, 4 bth, 280 sq meters, Obernheim-Kirchenarnbach Germany, 2200, email: obernheimhome@ gmail.com

Freestanding house for rent near Sembach/ Kaiserslautern, 5 bd, 2 Beautiful 3 story home in the bth, 215 sq meters, 1400, phone: quiet/safe neighborhood of Obern- 015773740252 email: willenra@ heim. A 2800 sq ft house w/5BR, gmx.de 4bathrms--including one in each bedrm upstairs, AC in master Freestanding House in Krickenbedrm & jacuzzi tub in master bach, 5 bd, 3.5 bth, 330 sq mebath, cable hook-ups in all rms, ters, 2 garages, direct by the multi-LNB satellite dish, central wood, 2380 EUR, phone: 06371 vacuum, huge kitchen w/ applian- 915077, Handy: 0160 8086332, thomas.bonnert@kabel ces, dble-door fridge w/ in door email: ice & water, laundry rm, utility rm, mail.de game rm, exercise rm w/ sauna & spa-type shower, lots of storage House in Rothselberg 15min to & more. Floor heating throughout RAB, 185sqm, 7 bedrms, new the house, wood & tile floors BIK, 2.5baths, yard, garage, Tel. 06304-992724 throughout, open wood-burning fi- €1160+utl replace, wireless alarm system w/ (Engl) or 06308-1680 (from 3pm) cell phone connection to call you if sensors are set off, cable & high- Kaiserslautern / Hochspeyer sespeed internet ready, 2 car gara- midetached house 198,50sqm for ge w/automatic dr opener, loft sto- rent, yard 700sqm, 4 flors, 6 berage in the garage, four-car drive- drooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 guest toiway, automatic energy saving se- let, 2 built-in kitchens, living-dicurity lighting w/ large terrace, ning 1, Studio, 2 balconies, availalocking gate & house entrance to ble for rent December 2016, call 10,000 sq ft yard w/ in-ground o171-7690069 or 0176-99999996 swimming pool. 5min to Land- or email jas1976dav@yahoo.com stuhl, 10 min to Ramstein--the perfect home for military or GS ci- Kaiserslautern-Hohenecken, 5 vilians. Pets are welcome. €2,200 min to Vogelweh, 20 min to RAB, euros.Serious inquiries only plea- 5 bedrooms, 2,5 bathrooms, liv/ se. E-mail: ObernheimHome@ din area, terrace, 2 private pargmail.com or if you are in the king spots, € 1030 + util., email States text 323-892-5432. Availa- eva.felske@web.de or call 0160ble for immediate move-in. 4449696


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5+ BEDROOMS Large private house (189 sqm) for temporary living in the Melkerei Landstuhl Auf der Pick for rent. Two kitchens, three bathrooms, 45 bedrooms (one of them is a master bedroom), one garage, small garden for rent. 1950 Euro a month with all utilities. info@land stuhlvet.de

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Ramstein school dist. House in Reuschbach, Zum Grund 8,220sqm, terrace, family rm, dinrm, BIK, laundry, 2full baths, 4BR, private patio area in the back.Very quiet area, 6miles to RAB westgate, kids and pets welcomed.Total renovated in 2009.€1750+util.Avail now. Call Ramstein - school district: Older, Owner 06364-175436 stylish freest. House, 7 BR, 3 Bathrms, Liv/Dinrm, BIK, 280 HOUSES FOR RENT sqm, Basement, 3 Garages, large Garden, €1850+Util 0162 1800500

Christmas in the country, 2 story renovated historic farmhouse for rent, with meadow and small creek, in romantic farming village, quiet location, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, guest toilet, fully furnished kitchen, living room, dining room, winter garden, separate laundry, central gas heating, garage, carport (2 cars), large garden, pets welcome, 15 min to RAB (Autobahn A62), Tel: 06508-918160 or 0049 176 785 71 203 after 17:00h

Small Castle (House), a 2family house w/ 120m²each, apt on the 1st flr has a lrg tower rm.The apt on the 1st flr will be vacant on Nov 1,16, the apt on the grd flr will be on Jan 31,17. The house is located in a preferred residential area, dead end street (Kohlhof) & you can reach Ramstein in 20min, close to the uni clinic Homburg. The house is a low energy house (+solar system), energy proof is avail. 2 parking spaces, 2 garages & a pavilion to the house, garden measures approx. 800m². 1st flr has 2BR, large liv/dinrm, livrm is sep. by a staircase, BIK, HWR, large bathrm w/tub & shower, Upper flr: 3BR (1 lrg towerrm, lrg liv/dinrm, BIK, HWR, lrg bathrm w/tub & shower, GWC, storerm, wood stove (suit. for cooking). BBQ, Pets allowed It´s being renovated (exterior&interior).€2500, sandrailg@t-online.de

1.8 Acre Horse Property - 3 Bd, 1.5 bth 1325 square feet, sauna, grill house, two stall stable and creek. Stegwieserweg 2 66871 Dennweiler-Frohnbach Germany, 185000 EUR, phone: 015170325507, email: pe tra.bourn@gmail.com. 15 minutes from Baumholder, 25 minutes House for rent in 66904 in from Ramstein HOUSES FOR RENT Brücken, Kübelberger Straße 9,220sqm, 3BR, lrg loft, 3BDR house for rent in Katzwei- 3bathrms, liv/dinrm, BIK, launler near ROB, 1.5 baths, BIK, li- dryrm, 2 basementrms, dble garaving/dining room, partly furnished, ge. Property is 1563sqm & in a 4 bd, 2.5 bth, 1 sq meters, 1, pho- balcony, garage, avail Dec 1 very quiet area. €1700+util. Tel: ne: 06383 9266059, email: weber- 2016, €830+util, For appt call 017620206906 a-64@gmx.de. mobile-phone 0175-9372538 0173 8360166

Restored barnhouse from 1860, 5 bd, 3 bth, 185 sq meters, Hauptstrasse 46 66871 Koerborn Germany, 1350, phone: 015170325507, email: pe tra.bourn@gmail.com

House in Einsiedlerhof, 3BR, w/ 2bathrm, big balc, firepl, gas heaBeautiful house with garden, ting, 5min to East gate, monthly rent 1100 € (two-car gara- €1200+util, 0173-8727043 ge and utilities included). 4 bd, 2.5 bth, 130 sq meters, patio, big garden, quiet area. 15 min K- Beautiful duplex house in Walluf Town, 30 min Ramstein. Phone: for rent, 3BR, 2.5bathrm, yard, ga063062037, email: j.k.schmitt@t- rage, €1550+util, pets welcomed, online.de alina048@gmail.com


Ramstein-school district: Older, stylish freest. House, 7 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Living/Dinigroom, Builtinkitchen, 280 sqm, Basement, 3 Garages, large Garden, 1850 € +Utilities 0162 1800500


House for rent in Obermohr, 1130 € monthly rent, 30 € for Garage und 20 € other fees .The house has a kitchen, liv/dinrm, 3 BR and 1,5bathrm. 3 Balconies, attic, basement and large garden with fruit trees.Only 5 km to Autobahn or to Airbase Ramstein. Telephone: 06371 50813 or 0151 15915443

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3 BEDROOMS House in Heltersberg, avail Dec 1,175sqm, liv/dinrm, BIK, storagerm, 1.5bathrm, 3BR, bathrm, studio with showerrm, garage, small garden. €1200+utl+€40 garage. Call: 06333-60006 or 01739982635 Nice DPLX house from private in Oberstaufenbach. DPLX house ( 156 sqm) with 3 bedrooms, laundry room, kitchen, 1,75 bathrooms, yard, garage for two cars. 1100 Euro rent. + Deposit/ call 0152-01011888 or E-Mail: heil_1979@email.de

So close to RAB! Townhouse in KL-Erfenbach Come take a look at this nice townhouse available for move-in Sept. 28th! 154 sqm/ approx. 1660 sqft Large living/dining area 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, BIK, patio/garden Quiet residential area but still less than 5 min to Vogelweh/10 minutes to RAB Address: Jakob-Blenk-Str. 21, Kaiserslautern (-Erfenbach) Sorry, no pets allowed Call 0174-3075784 (English spoken)


November 25, 2016 !!!!!1-5 bed luxury apts & houses for TLA/TDY personnel in Ramstein/Mackenbach/Bruck muhlbach.2min to RAB.Short walk to shops/restaurants. 100% equipped, TV, AFN, English satellite, free phone, high speed internet, free calls to USA and Eur.good library and movie selection.Pets welcome.Off street secured parHouse for Sale or Rent in 67742 king.Call Jennie 0171-2679282. Herren-Sulzbach, Ringstrasse 3 OR luxuryapts09@yahoo.com (30 minutes to Baumholder, 40 minutes to Kaiserslautern).Built in Luxury 3 bedroom detached hou1974, 178 sqm, lrg balc, pellets se at TLA rates. Off street parking heating. 1st floor 3 rooms, kit- in central quiet area of Ramstein 2 chen, bathroom. 2nd floor 3 minutes from Ramstein Air Base. rooms, kitchen, 2 bathrooms. Are- Walk to shops & restaurants. AFN al 831 sqm, doublegarage, recrea- TV, free phone & WiFi. To book tion ldge, garden w/equipment. email: euroant@t-online.de or phoCall Juergen, phone: 0151- ne 0171 6924536, www.face 26850643 book.com/LuxuryTLA

Dream House In Weinstrasse - 30 Min From Ramstein, 2 bd, 1.5 bth, HOUSES FOR RENT 180 sq meters, Swimming Pool, Beatutiful Yard, New Construction, 67273 Weisenheim am Berg Germany, €2100, phone: 01623305535, email: bretheleni Free standing House 150 qm, 20 min to Ramstein or Vogelweh. us@googlemail.com Pets are allowed .Bathroom new renovated.heiser-h@t-online.de


House for rent KMC Area 2 BR 2 Bath - 8 min Sembach - 15 min K`Town- 20 min RAB- LRMC 30 min.av. now 2045 qm, 1.410 € inkl. Garage + utiles, Telefon: +49 178 98 38 711more pics: www.mein-wellness-ferien haus.de/countryhouse/index.html


Nice house in Mackenbach for rent, € 1440, Telefon: 0176 83584166, E-Mail: nosabraun@ gmx.de

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20 min.to RAB in 66885 Altenglan, House. new with 160spm 2bedr. 1,5 bathr, BIK, sep room. openfire. Floorheet.Gas, Fast InVisit our website for success at ternet, big Jard, €990+util, call Dowww.petras-homecompany.de ris 06381 3510 or 0175 2011139 or call us at 06385-99 38 70 mailto: doriswendelgeil@t-onli House for rent, 10 min to RAB or 0171-2 03 82 70 Hütschenhausen, BIK, 2 Bdrm, liv/ ne.de din rm, small yard, 2carports, storage rm. €925+util. Tel 0160U.S. & GERMAN ATTORNEYS 90114513 or msuchan@t-online.de US & German Divorces • Support Issues FULL SERVICE LAW FIRM


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