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Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation - Who we are!
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May - June 2014
The MWRlink magazine is a bi-monthly publication produced by the Marketing Office of USAG Bavaria, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Directorate. The appearance of sponsorship and/or advertising does not imply an endorsement by the U.S. Army. Information contained in this periodical was correct at the time of printing. Check with local activities for possible changes.
USAG Bavaria Garrison Commander COL James E. Saenz USAG Bavaria Family and MWR Director Audre L. Binder USAG Bavaria Family and MWR Marketing Marketing Manager DSN 475-8654, CIV 09641-83-8654
Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (Family and MWR) is a comprehensive network of quality support and leisure services that enhances the lives of Soldiers, Civilians, Families, military retirees and other eligible participants. Our vision is to be the driving force for programs and services that provide the foundation for the Army’s home by: - Increasing Soldier and Family resiliency - Restoring balance - Enhancing recruitment, readiness and retention for Soldiers and Families Our mission is to support Army Force Generation by enabling all Commanders by proving programs and services that result in a quality of life for Soldiers and Families commensurate with their sacrifice and service. Family and MWR programs, services and activities offer Soldiers and Families opportunities to enrich their lives culturally and creatively. Our programs relieve stress, build strength and resilience, and help the Army Family stay physically, mentally, and financially fit. - Child, Youth & School Services - Army Family Programs - Soldier Programs & Community Recreation - Family and MWR Business Initiatives The Army’s investment in delivering the highest quality programs and services – from family, child and youth programs to recreation, sports, and entertainment, travel and leisure activities – reflects its commitment to the Army Family Covenant. We are here for you! Audre Binder, EdM Director
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GARMISCH | LIBRARY
May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Join us at the Library in honoring the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched our history throughout the centuries. Our display features books, films and audio materials of interest on cooking, Asian culture, religion, historical personalities and more. If you’re traveling to Asia or the Pacific region sometime soon or just collecting ideas, check out our latest travel books to help make your journey more educational and simple to plan.
Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 9, Noon-5 p.m.
Show your support for military spouses and all the important contributions they make to the well being of service members and to our community. Stop by the Library to view our display that addresses issues of particular interest to military spouses and sample some tasty refreshments. Thanks to our generous sponsors, active duty and reserve spouses of all branches of service are eligible to enter a drawing to win prizes, including a spa treatment, a gift certificate at a local restaurant or coffee house. Spouses who cannot be present on Friday may stop by the Library any time during the week beginning May 7 to enter the drawing. *Sponsored by *No DOD, Army or Federal endorsement implied
Puppet Show “Anansi and the Treasure Map” May 22, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
DoD Summer Reading Program June 18 & 25
School will be out for the summer which means there will be plenty of time to “paws” to read. We’ve lined up a menagerie of fun story times, activities and crafts that reflect our theme. The program is simple: you read books and earn prizes! Wednesday programs are for children grades K-6. There will be separate independent reading programs for both preschoolers and teens. Sniff out the details at the Library and keep your reading skills sharp this summer. Children 5th grade and below must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and begins June 13. *Sponsored by
*No DOD, Army or Federal endorsement implied
New! Toddler Story Time
May 1, 15 & 29, 10:30 a.m.
It’s never too early to introduce your child to the wonders of books and reading. Stories, music and plenty of rhymes and movement adapted for toddlers. For children under 3 years of age with an adult.
Preschool Story Time
May 8 & 22, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs and crafts. Establish the reading habit for a lifetime of discovery and enjoyment of books. For children ages 3 and up with an adult.
Join us at the Library for an original puppet show based on a story by local storyteller Ernie Butler. Find out what happens in the jungle when Anansi the Spider gets his “hands” on a closely guarded treasure map. Fun for all ages. Children 5th grade and below must be accompanied by an adult.
StoryWalk ® “Mole Music” May 31, 2-4 p.m.
Don’t miss this opportunity to combine physical activity with literacy. The StoryWalk® is meant for people of all ages to get walking while reading a children’s picture book. Here’s how it works: pages of a book are laminated and then attached to signposts laid out on a path. Families and children of all ages follow the path and progressively read the story. The StoryWalk® kick-off will be held on Saturday, May 31. Celebrate the completion of the course with “mole dirt” cake, lemonade and live music. If you miss the kick-off event on Saturday, the Story Walk® course will continue to be available for community members to explore on their own during the month of June. StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.
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Mother’s Day Ceramics Class May 6 & 7, 4:30 p.m.
Let’s make a pretty vase, heart, flowerpot or jewelry bowl for Mom. Come in a week prior to pick your project. 2 sessions with instruction. Fee: $18
Beginner’s Scrapbooking Class: Photo Album
May 13 & 20, 5:30-8 p.m.
Create a lasting photo album to put all your photos in. Two 2.5 hour sessions. Fee: $39, includes all materials. $30, if you bring your own art paper.
Sewing Workshop and UFO
May 21 & 28, June 4, 5-6:30 p.m.
Finish your unfinished quilts and sewing projects or get started on a new project. Our sewing and quilting instructions will help you through your project and give you helpful hints. 3 sessions. Fee: $25
Ceramic & Pottery Instructor Wanted Crafts Tree is looking for an instructor for its ceramics and pottery studio. If you have the know-how and the time, please contact us.
Children’s Scrapbooking Class: Mini Photo Album
Beginner’s Scrapbooking Class: What’s cooking? Recipe May 18 & June 29, 3-4:30 p.m. Book Create a mini album. Create an album about your favorite pet, hobby or sport. Fee: $15 all materials included, just bring your photos.
Father’s Day Ceramics Class
June 24, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
We will make a beautiful folder to hold all you favorite recipes. One, 3 hour session. Fee: $30, all materials included or $25, bring 6 sheets of your own art paper.
June 10 & 11, 4:30 p.m.
We will make a Bavarian Beer Stein for Dad. Come in a week prior to pick your stein. 2 sessions with instruction. Fee: $15 - $35 (prices vary depending on size of stein).
Mom & Child Machine Sewing Class June 11 & 18, 4-5:30 p.m. Learn the basic stitches, set up and how to thread your machine. We will finish a small class project. Sign up fast, spaces are limited. 2 sessions. Fee: Adults $25 and Children $12.50
Music Lessons Adults and Children Piano and Violin Instruction Lessons are offered for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels, ages 5 to adult. Instruction takes place in the music practice room. Fee is $240 for a 2 month lesson package.
More Crafts Tree Classes: Wood shop basic safety class & other wood shop classes, knife making, framing, quilting, ceramic pouring, hand-built pottery, knitting and crocheting. Crafts Tree Services: Kodak picture print station, gifts and craft supplies on sale. Picture framing services, postermounting, furniture building, wood shop restorations and repair, upholstery and sewing/mending services.
GARMISCH | OUTDOOR RECREATION
Outdoor Recreation (ODR) provides many opportunities to you, your Family and friends to discover the wonders of living in Europe.
01 Erdinger Therme “Water Works”
May 1 & 29
The largest spa in Europe with 14 water slides, some of them longer than 3 American football fields added together, and 25 saunas. Not appropriate for children.
02 Walking Tour
May 7 & 28
This tour is packed with answers to all of your Garmisch questions and other fun facts. We may even have time for a beer and some food in one of Garmisch’s best restaurants.
03 Prosecco Hills
Immerse yourself in the verdant vineyards, where you will celebrate at a wine festival, visit small villages, castles and plenty of wine cellars.
Whiskey 04 Slyrs Distillery
Our “Brewery of the Month” series is back! Each month we’ll visit a different brewery to sample the wares and learn about the various types of brewcraft Germany has to offer.
05 Walking Tour
May 22, June 10
Highlights include the “Plague Chapel”, some great frescoes, the State School for Woodworking, the Partenkirchen Kurpark, and some wonderful stories about King Ludwig II, Henry the Lion, and St. Mark.
Night 06 Friday Torch Hikes
Explore the beautiful mountains of Garmisch and Oberammergau with a Friday night hike. Let us guide you to some of the lesser-known secret gems of the area. All our hikes are moderate and under 2 hours (1-way). We light our torches and hike back down.
07 Zipline Dolomites June 14
Breathtaking adventure in the Italian Dolomites! Drop 400 meters over 3 Kilometers! This is the steepest zipline in the world and is run by expert instructors. Bring your passport and Euros for snacks and/ or lunch. Dress comfortably, waterproof jacket, hiking pants or shorts, t-shirt, hiking boots or tennis shoes are recommended. Lockers are available on site.
On day one we will hike 6-8 hours through the Partnachklamm and Reintal valley and stay at the Reintalangerhuette, one of the most colorful huts in the Alps. Day two we continue up steeper slopes to the Zugspitzplatt, where the ski area is, where you can call it a day or scale up the rock “Klettersteig” to the cross.
For more upcoming trips and activites, refer to the Passport Travel Guide available online or stop by to pick up your free copy! 6
Come and visit our huge store â€“ over 20,000 square meters of sales space on five floors! We also have our huge Gift Shop which offers a wide range of Glassware Porcelain Home decor items Accessories and a beautiful Photo Gallery English speaking staff - Free delivery service - VAT forms accepted
OPENING HOURS: Mon - Wed: 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Thu & Fri: 9:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. . Sat: 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Need to have CYSS registration form on file and permission slip for each camp week.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
MegaFun field trip
Grades 1-4 Scavenger Hunt, using the trails at the Wild B.O.A.R. Grades 5-6 High Ropes Course at the Wild B.O.A.R. Other activities during the summer Creative Arts Club Cooking Club Soccer Club Bike Club Reading Club
Morning Camp: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. For trips, sign-ups are Friday before. Afternoon Facility Summer Hours: Monday- Thursday 1-7 p.m., Friday 1-9 p.m., every other Saturday 2-7 p.m.
Week 1, June 16-20
High Adventure Camp/Fitness Camp Indoor Climbing Wall, High Ropes Course, Boating/Canoeing Trip
Week 2, June 23-27
Arts and Crafts Studio/Basketball Camp Wednesday trip “Go-Carting”
Week 3, June 30 – July 3
Cooking Camp/Fitness Camp Wednesday trip Geiselwind Amusement Park
Contact Parent Central Services for more information.
ANNUAL HOHENFELS MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE May 10, 1 p.m. Join us for the Annual Hohenfels Mountain Bike Race with some of the best riding in the US Forces Europe Mountain Bike Championship Series. There will be multiple age categories for racers and a great post race party! There will also be an additional kids race at 10:30 a.m. and a beginner mountain bike race at 11:30 a.m. Call Hohenfels Outdoor Recreation for more information.
Cost: $30 per racer and includes, race admission, goody bag with custom arm warmers, post party food coupons and other freebies!
Group Mountain Bike Ride
“Get on your bikes and ride!” Saddle up and mountain bike different trails in the surrounding area. These rides are designed to accommodate all ranges of ability, but they can be physically demanding. Don’t have a mountain bike or worried your bike isn’t up for the challenge? You can rent one of ours for half price for the evening ride.
May 10, 9 a.m.
Not into mountain biking but still want to participate? On the morning of the mountain bike race we are hosting our annual Trail Run! Run some of the best onpost trails in Europe! Price: $25 per runner. Includes: race admission, goody bag with custom arm warmers, post party food coupon and other freebies.
How to Mountain Bike May 21
“It’s just like riding a bike.” How many times have you heard that? We know there is a little more to it and we’re here to help. Learn the skills that will take you from the sidewalk to the single track. Learn to handle obstacles, steep hills, drop offs and much more. This activity is for everyone.
Bicycle Maintenance Class June 4
Learn how to change tires, fix flats, adjust brakes, set your derailleur’s and true wheels. We have all the tools you need, just bring your bike.
Every Thursday till the end of October
Grafenwoehr Mountain Bike Ride
Every Monday till the end of September
Join us for Mountain biking! In our area there are many trail options. From hills to flat, from rocks to roots, our area is excellent for mountain bike rides. Ride lengths vary in duration. Good biking shape is needed to fully enjoy the experience. All Outdoor Recreation facilities provide many services other than trips and high adventure activities. For example bike rental, maintenance and classes for all levels. Contact us for more information.
GRAFENWOEHR | ARTS & CRAFTS
Mother’s Day. Memorial Day. Army’s Birthday. Father’s Day Kinder Crafts: Mother’s Day Theme May 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Kinder Crafts: Mother’s Day Card May 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ages 10 -12 Memorial Day Crafting, Make it and Take it May 23 & 24
Kinder Crafts: Father’s Day Theme June 4, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ages 6-9
French Beaded Flower: Daisy May 6 & 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 7 & 21, 5-7 p.m.
Sewing Class: Remote Holder May 8, 15, 22, 9-11 a.m. Ages 14 and up
Kid’s Sewing Class: Learn to Use the Sewing Machine and Make a Pillow Case May 8, 15, 11, 3:30-6 p.m. Ages 8-14
Watercolor Painting May 8, 1-3 p.m.
Kinder Crafts: Father’s Day Gift June 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ages 10-12
Cake Decorating: Cupcake Flower Bouquet
French Beaded Flower: Rose
May 13, 2-4 p.m.
June 3 & 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. June 4 & 18, 5-7 p.m.
Hot Chocolate Club
May 14 & June 11, 5-7 p.m.
May 15, 1:30-3 p.m.
UFO Beading and Quilting
Ages 14 and up
Kid’s Sewing Class: Learn to use the sewing machine and make a Reversible Tote June 5, 12, 19, 3:30-6 p.m.
Beginning Quilt Class Yellow Brick Road
Pinterest Project: Burlap Wreath
May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24 May 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25 & July 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Origami Crane Earrings
“Scrap & Chat” (Scrapbooking)
May 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
June 5, 12, 19, 9-11 a.m.
May 17 & June 21, 9 a.m.Noon
Pinterest Project: Burlap Banner May 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Army Birthday Flag Day June 10-14 Come join us for our Paper Flag Mural. All week you can come in and write down what the American Flag or the Army means to you. We’ll put it all together and display our Mural throughout the month. There will also be a mini flag for the little ones.
May 30, 9 a.m.-Noon
June 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
June 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
GRAFENWOEHR | LIBRARY
Summer Reading Program
Registration June 23 - July 4
The program will be held Mondays in Rose Barracks and on Wednesdays in Tower Barracks from 9:30-11 a.m. The program begins the week of July 14 and finishes with a final party on August 11. Registration will be limited to the first 100 children ages 3-15 at each location. More details to follow. *Sponsored by
*No DOD, Army or Federal endorsement implied
Mother’s Day Craft
Rose Barracks, May 7, 4:30-6 p.m. Tower Barracks, May 8, 4:30-6 p.m.
Dad’s will be encouraged to bring their children to the Library to make a craft mother’s day. There is no charge for the program. Pre-Registration required by May 4. Program is limited to 15 children. Ages 3-10.
Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 9
Military Spouses are invited to spin our Wheel of Appreciation for prizes, in Rose Barracks and Tower Barracks. Since 1984, the Friday before Mothers’ Day has been designated as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The Libraries use this day to say a big ‘Thank You’ to military spouses for supporting our nation’s troops.
Military History Group
May 14, Tower Barracks Post-WWII Europe
June 11, Tower Barracks
Algerian Insurgency 1954-1962
Father’s Day Craft
Rose Barracks, June 11, 4:30-6 p.m. Tower Barracks, June 12, 4:30-6 p.m.
Mom’s will be encouraged to bring their children to the library to make a craft for father’s day. There is no charge for the program. Pre-Registration required by June 8. Program is limited to 15 children. Ages 3-10.
Car Boot Sale
Rose Barracks, June 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tower Barracks, June 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Spring Cleaning Season is here! Registration for sellers for Rose Barracks is from June 2-13 and for Tower Barracks June 14-27. Spots are assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Open only to ID card holders.
GRAFENWOEHR | SPORTS & FITNESS
Boxing Invitational Event May 3, 7 p.m.
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Army Leisure Travel Services
WWW.CHASEMILITARY.COM/ARMY *No DOD, Army or Federal endorsement implied Rewards are earned as points, which can be redeemed for cash back. 1% cash back equals 1 point. If you choose to redeem for cash back, 1 point equals $0.01 cash back. For example, 2,000 points can be redeemed for a $20 check. You will earn 2 points for each $1 of net purchases on your enrolled account made at qualified Military Exchange, Commissary, MCCS, Army MWR, and Air Force Services merchant locations (excluding concessionaire purchases). You will earn 1 point for each $1 of all other net purchases. You will also earn an additional 1 point for each $1 of airfare and hotel accommodation net purchases when you book through our toll-free travel redemption number. You do not earn points on balance transfers, cash advances, cash-like charges such as travelers checks, foreign currency, and money orders, any checks that are used to access your account, overdraft advances, interest, unauthorized or fraudulent charges, or fees of any kind, including fees for products that protect or insure the balances of your account. There is no maximum number of points that you can accumulate in the program. No military or federal endorsement intended. See Rewards Program Rules and Regulations which will be mailed after your account is established. Accounts subject to credit approval. Restrictions and limitations apply. Army MWR MasterCard credit cards are issued by Chase Bank USA, N.A. See www.ChaseMilitary.com/Army for pricing and rewards details. 1
GRAFENWOEHR | SPORTS & FITNESS
USAG Bavaria Softball Officials Clinic May 5-8
If you love the game of softball but the game is starting to pass you by, it might be time to hang up the cleats. However, if you still want to be a part of the game then we may have something for you. There is a shortage of qualified officials for all sports and it would be great if you came out and gave officiating softball a try. You can be a part of the game and make some extra money on the side.
International Ice Hockey: Germany vs. USA May 6
Everyday is a great day for hockey. Donâ€™t miss the opportunity to be in Nuremberg Arena for the game. Outdoor Recreation will be taking a bus to the game the morning of. Price: $63 per person and includes transportation. Contact Wild B.O.A.R. Outdoor Recreation for more information.
USAG Bavaria Unit Level Softball League May 12-July 17
USAG Bavaria Unit Level Soccer Championships June 2-5, 6 p.m.
Come out and support the best teams in the garrison as they battle it out for their chance to represent USAG Bavaria at the IMCOM Europe championships in Wiesbaden. The top teams from Tower Barracks and Rose Barracks Unit Level Leagues will compete.
Graf Games (6.0) Functional Fitness Challenge June 7, Registration 8:30-9:30 a.m. Event starts at 10 a.m.
Come out and compete with the best! 5 Challenging discipline that will test your physical and mental limits. Sandbag Get Ups, Suicide Sprints, Tabata, Atlas Stone Lift, Ammo Can Carry, Burpees, Sit Ups, Pull-Ups, Tire Flips, Tire Jumps, Skedco Drag, Deadlift, Thruster Tire Sledgehammer Hit, Kettle Bell Swings, Sandbag Back Squat and much more fun like running up Netzaberg Hill with your IBA.
ARMY 10 MILER
The USAG Bavaria Unit Level Softball Leagues will start on May 12 and run through July 17. Games will be played on Mondays and Tuesdays starting at 6 p.m.
USAG Bavaria will host the 2014 U.S. Forces Europe Army Ten Miler Qualifier at Tower Barracks. Open to all Units, Soldiers, Family members, and Civilian employees who are over 18 years. Contact local Physical Fitness Center for more details.
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GRAFENWOEHR | WARRIOR ZONE
The Warrior Zone is a Soldier Recreation Center that partners with the BOSS Program to enhance quality of life of Single Soldiers, Wounded Warriors and bona fide guests.
Join us from 6-10 p.m. We have something going on every evening.
Madden Xbox 360
Texas Hold Em’
Themed Movie Night
Magic: The Gathering
3D Movie Night
Karaoke/Open Mic Night
Enjoy 3D movies, 3D glasses and popcorn available.
Magic: The Gathering Booster Drafts
May 7 & June 18, 7 p.m.
May 13 & June 4, 7 p.m
Karaoke with on screen lyrics.
May 22 & June 8, 3 p.m.
Check Mate! Try out our monthly chess tournament and be crowned USAG Bavaria’s top chess master!
Spin to Win
Spin the Wheel and land on staff selected number to win a selection of prizes. Prizes range from glass cups or prizes from other MWR facilities.
May 24 & June 28 May 23 & June 27
“Throwback Thursday” NBA Jam Tournament (Super Nintendo) May 29
Join us for NBA Jam Tournament on the Super Nintento Console. Come in and test your skills with your team of choice in the ultimate Throwback Thursday Gaming Style! Trophy will be given to 1st Place Winner. Format: 1 VS 1, Double Elimination.
FIFA 14, Xbox Tournament, 1 VS 1, Double Elimination June 7, 2 p.m.
The Warrior Zone will be showing all FIFA World Cup Matches that are available on AFN during hours of operation.
GRAFENWOEHR | BOWLING
Are you looking for a place to hold a birthday party, FRG night or other event? Want to find out about upcoming events? Contact your local Bowling Center today!
Rose Barracks PBA Thursdays
On every Thursday of the month we will have a different PBA shot each week.
May 5 & 19, June 4 & 18, 6-9 p.m.
BOWLING LUNCH SPECIAL
Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Java Cafe’ Bar & Grill Tower Barracks Order any lunch special and make it a combo, you’ll receive two free games of bowling valid same day. Shoes not included.
Come on out ladies! All ladies bowl for free. Now’s your chance to unwind and have a little fun.
May 7 & June 2, 4-6 p.m.
EFMP members bowl free when accompanied by their respective guardian/parent.
Mother’s Day May 9
Mom’s bowl free when accompanied by their child.
Penny a Pin Bowling
May 12 & 26, June 12 & 26
Another affordable opportunity to have a great time and socialize.
9 Pin No Tap Tournaments May 31 & June 13
10 pins usually mean a strike but in this tournament knock down 9 and you receive credit for the strike. We have the individuals bowl three games using this scoring means. Fee: $20 per entry, multiple entries allowed, winners can only place once.
Tower Barracks Family Day Bowling
Every Sunday, 2-8 p.m.
Come out and have some family fun with us. Children bowl for $1 and adults bowl for $2.25.
GRAFENWOEHR | DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
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GRAFENWOEHR | DINING & ENTERTAINMENT
Customer Appreciation BBQ
June 28 We will be firing up the grills to tell our customers thank you! There will be musical entertainment with DJ’s and live music. *Sponsored by
*No DOD, Army or Federal endorsement implied
Langenbruck Center Rose Barracks, Bldg. 607
May 3, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6,13, 20, 27 Sing and let your voice be heard! Choose from our extensive selection of music and perform for others to enjoy!
It’s BINGO time!
May 1 & 15, June 5 & 19 Play America’s favorite game at the Tower View* and win Big! Doors open 5 p.m., Early Bird starts 6 p.m. and regular Bingo starts 7 p.m. Would you like to have dinner while playing? We have our regular lunch menu available for you to order! *Tower Barracks, Bldg .209
Looking for a place to enjoy Italian cuisine while on lunch break? We got you covered! Conveniently located near the Health Clinic and Army Lodging, ristorante Rosalia’s features authentic Italian cuisine at affordable prices with its lunch menu. For example, some mouth-watering items are: - L4. CHICKEN PARMESAN PANINI for $7.95; comes with a side salad. - L7. ROSALIA’S PASTAS* for $7.95 - L9. PASTA FOR KIDS with your choice of sauce for only $4.50. - 11. Pizza MARGHERITA with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil for $8.95 - 27. TRE FORMAGGIO with three different cheese mix and tomato sauce for $9.95 or our new 18” PARTY PIZZA (28.) with tomato sauce, two type of cheese and pepperoni for only $18.95 Join us Wednesday - Friday and try our newest lunch special! Every week something different. Don’t wait - visit us in Bldg. 227 on Rose Barracks and taste some great Italian cuisine. We’re open Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. * Choose from our selection of home-made Penne, Spaghetti, Linguine, Fettuccine or Gnocchi. Your choice of Pesto, Alfredo, Pomadora, Marinara or Meat Sauce.
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HOHENFELS | CHILD, YOUTH & SCHOOL SERVICES
May 16 & June 13, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Child Development Center For children infant through 6th grade and must be registered with CYSS one week prior. Price: $20
CYSS Training Day May 23
CYSS facilities will be closed for mandatory staff training.
Fall Sports Registration June 1-30
Fall Sports offered are: flag football, tackle football, cheerleading, soccer and bowling. Register at Parent Central Services or on CYS Services Online at https:// webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/hohenfelscyms.html. Volunteer coaches needed. Volunteer and your child(ren) may qualify to play for FREE.
Do you have the Time, Talent and Passion to work with children? If so, then you should join the SKIESUnlimited Team! CYSS is looking for people who want to share their time and talent with the children in our community.
School Age Summer Camp Grades 1-6
Week 1, June 16-20
Jewelry Woodworking Fitness Create-O-Lego Field trip to Geiselwind Amusement Park
Week 2 , June 23-27
Woodworking Photography Fitness camp Create-O-Lego Field trip to Bavarian Filmstadt and Sea Life in Munich
Week 3, June 30 - July 4
Kinder Summer Camp
For children who have completed Kindergarten
Bike Week Everything to do with bikes Field trip to Legoland
Week 1, June 16-20
Theme: Olympics Movie: Happy Feet Field Trip to Geiselwind
Week 2, June 23-27
Theme: Art Movie: Finding Nemo Field Trip to Filmstadt/Sea Life
Week 3, June 30 - July 4 Theme: Boulders & Building Movie: Wall-E Field Trip to Legoland
Summer Kick off Grill Party June 12, Noon-5 p.m.
Celebrate the last day of school and start the summer break!
Europa Park Trip June 13
Get to Europa Park before the German Youth are out of school! The lines will be short!
HOHENFELS | LIBRARY AND ARTS & CRAFTS
Mother’s Day Crafts
Read to a Dog program (thru May 29)
Dad’s will be encouraged to bring their children ages 3-10 to the Library to craft a gift for mother’s day. There is no charge for the program and the children will have a mother’s day gift to take home. Pre-registration required by May 4. Program is limited to 15 children at each location. Ages 3-12
Wednesdays & Thursdays
Dogs don’t judge - they just listen and love. Sign up your child age 6-12 to improve their reading ability and read to a dog! Limited space available, so sign up today at the Library.
May 7, 2:30-4 p.m.
Family Friendly Movie
May 20 & June 17, 5-7 p.m.
Low-key and relaxed, this is a great way to enjoy a movie with your little ones.
Eclectic Book Club
May 27 & June 24, 5-6 p.m.
Great reads and even better company! Ages 18+ can join us to read a diverse selection of books and discuss them together.
Father’s Day Crafts
June 11, 2:30-4 p.m.
Show your dad how much you love him by making a cool craft for his special day. Ages 3-12
Come play or learn chess. We have a great Chess Club that meets in the back of the Library. Hone your skills, have fun, and you can meet new people. Open to all levels of chess experience, or even just starting out (Free to learn!). We have two strong players that can give you that boost. Inquire at front desk for additional information.
Summer Reading Kickoff June 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kicks off the 2014 Summer Reading Program, “Paws to Read” with games, prizes and lots of fun! All Youth are invited to attend. *Sponsored by
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Lapsit Story Time
Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m.
Join us for a story time designed especially for our younger crowd. We’ll have plenty of rhythm and rhyme to share through stories, music and play. Your little ones will have a chance to meet up with their tiny peers and you’ll have a chance to visit with other parents. Ages 0-2
Thursdays 10 a.m.
Bring your little one to the library and listen to stories read aloud by our wonderful library staff. What better way to spend your day, than to be in the imagination of a child and a good book. Ages 2-5
Pet Photo Contest May 1-27
Bring us your best photo of your pet and be a winner! Pick up entry forms with details starting May 1. All entries due by May 16. Public voting week of May 20. Of course your pet is the cutest!
Arts & Crafts Advanced Beginner Crochet May 15, 5-7 p.m.
Come make another washcloth with us, this time in a fancy stitch. Fee: $15, includes yarn and instruction for the project.
Intermediate Crochet May 29, 1-3 p.m.
Come learn the art of Amigurumi. We’ll be making a fun little toy. Only skills needed are chaining, single crochet, and the ability to count. Fee: $20, includes the yarn, stuffing and instruction for the project.
Absolute Beginner’s Crochet June 25, 1-3 p.m.
No experience needed. Fee: $20, includes the yarn for the project, two crochet hooks and instruction.
HOHENFELS | ENTERTAINMENT
Community Activity Center Painting with Friends June 13, 6:30 p.m.
Sign up starts the week of the event. Ages 18 and older. Fee: $20, include light refreshments, painting equipment and fun.
Painting with Family
June 14, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, 3-10:30 p.m.
Sign up starts the Week of the event at the Java Café. Project includes light snacks, drinks, painting equipment and fun! Ages 3 and older with a parent. Fee: $10 per child and adult.
Come on out ladies! All ladies bowl for absolutely free. Now’s your chance to unwind and have a little fun.
Friends, Family, Fireworks, Entertainment, Food and Beverages
The lights are going out and the pins, floor and bowling balls are lighting up. Join us in the fun.
May 8 & 15 and June 5 &19, 4-9 p.m.
May 10 & June 7, 6-11 p.m.
Sing like the pro’s. Adults 18 and older.
May 14 & June 18, 3-8 p.m.
After school bowling games are $2.50 per game and this includes free shoes and drink. Ages 13-17.
EFMP Bowling Night
May 21 & June 25, 3-8 p.m.
Exceptional Family Members bowl free when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Zone Pool Tournament May 2 & June 6
Compete in a classic bar pastime with our free pool tables. Entry fee: $10 per person
Texas Hold’em Tournament
May 9 & June 13, 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Try your luck with some Texas Hold’em. Play for fun or compete for the grand prize. Buy in is $25, rebuys are $25. Come join us for a great night of poker!
May 16 & June 20, 7 p.m.
All of your karaoke favorites can be found. Bring your best (or your worst) singing buddies with you for a great night out!
Country Music Night
May 23 & June 27, 7 p.m.
April 30-May 4
Hohenfels Military Community will host its 43rd Volksfest at the Festplatz located across from the Airfield. Held to celebrate our partnership with our German host nation and surrounding communities, this five day event is perfect for the entire family! Carnival rides are available every day during opening hours. With rides, music, attractions and delicious food and drinks, the Volksfest will provide a fun, exciting, memorable experience. Opening times are: April 30, 3-11 p.m. May 1, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. May 2, 3 p.m.-Midnight May 3, 11 a.m.-Midnight May 4, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
BOSS Community Trunk Sale and Bike Safety check June 21, 9-11 a.m. Setup, 8-9 a.m. Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join us at the Hohenfels Fest Platz. BOSS will be hosting this event for the community. Parking spots will be $10 per car. Tables will be available for those who need. Bring your childrens bike for a beginning of Summer safety check. The Hohenfels Radlers bike team will be checking brakes, resizing your child’s bike and putting on reflective stickers. Stop by for a chance to earn prizes.
Country Music Night! Kick it with country night. Drinks with your friends and line dance the night away.
HOHENFELS | SPORTS & FITNESS
Hilzhofen Golf Course June 26
The entry fee for each tournament is $75 per player and is open to 4 person teams. For more information and to sign up, contact the Hohenfels Post Gym, Bldg. 88 DSN 466-2883/2868, CIV 09472-83-2883/2868
*Sponsored by *No Federal endorsement implied
Unit Level Softball Registration Thru May 5
Looking for teams to participate in the upcoming Unit Level Softball program. Register your team to participate in our league which will begin May 13.
Unit Level Soccer Registration May 1-30
Sports and Fitness is looking for teams to participate in the upcoming Unit Level Soccer program.
Softball Officials Clinic May 5-8, 6 p.m.
We are currently looking for officials of all skill levels to officiate and keep score for our upcoming unit level softball program. Along with many other aspects of becoming an official, you will learn about the rules and mechanics of officiating softball. The clinic is free for all participants. The Softball Officials clinic will be conducted at the Post Gym, Bldg. 88, room 4.
Softball Coaches Meeting May 12, 5:30 p.m.
Coaches will receive the Softball Bylaws and the regular season schedule. The meeting will be conducted in Bldg. 88, room 4.
Softball Season Begins May 13
Unit Level Softball season begins all registered team will compete in a round robin format to determine the top 2 teams that will advance to the IMCOM Softball Championships August 1-3 at Tower Barracks.
Soccer Officials Clinic June 2-5, 6 p.m.
We are currently looking for officials of all skill levels to officiate and keep score for our upcoming unit level soccer program. Along with many other aspects of becoming an official, you will learn about the rules and mechanics of officiating Soccer. The clinic is free for all participants and will be conducted at the Post Gym, Bldg. 88, room 4.
Join us for one of the following White Water RAfting Trips with Faszinatour Adventure and Sports! Austria Whitewater rafting June 21-22, July 5-6, 26-27, September 13-14 Outdoor Weekend in Garmisch May 23-26 Austria White Water Rafting & Klettersteig Weekend August 23-24 *No DOD, Army or Federal endorsement implied
Contact Wild B.O.A.R. Outdoor Recreation for more information
Java Café Bar & Grill Tower Barracks, Bldg. 612
Java Café Rose Barracks, Bldg. 607
Library Tower Barracks, Bldg. 445 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 2222
DSN 475-1740 DSN 476-1740
Child, Youth & School Services CYS Services Coordinator, Bldg. 250 DSN 440-2393 Parent & Outreach Services, Bldg. 723 DSN 440-2284 Child Development Center, Bldg. 723 DSN 440-2684/2723 School Age Center, Bldg. 715 DSN 440-2654 Youth Center, Bldg. 723 DSN 440-2600 Youth Sports & Fitness, Bldg. 715 DSN 440-2599
NAF Civilian Personnel, Bldg. 539
Performing Arts Center Tower Barracks, Bldg. 103
Physical Fitness Center Tower Barracks, Bldg. 170 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 323
DSN 475-9007 DSN 476-2214
Library, Bldg. 725
Mueller Fitness Center, Bldg. 119 (Sheridan Kaserne)
ristorante Rosalia’s DSN 476-3699 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 227
Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 250, Room 104
Special Events Coordinator Rose Barracks, Bldg. 607
Value Added Tax (VAT) Office, Bldg. 250 Room 106
The Zone Sports Bar Rose Barracks, Bldg. 607
Tower View Conference Center Tower Barracks, Bldg. 209
Family and MWR Admin Office Bldg. 250, Room 201
Army Lodging, Bldg. 258
Arts & Crafts - The Crafts Tree, Bldg. 263
Automotive Skills Center, Bldg. 256
GRAFENWOEHR COMMUNITY Family and MWR Directorate Tower Barracks, Bldg. 539
Value Added Tax (VAT) Office Tower Barracks, Bldg. 539
Army Lodging Tower Barracks, Bldg. 619 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 275 - Kristall Inn
DSN 475-1700 DSN 476-1700
Warrior Zone Tower Barracks, Bldg. 153 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 607
DSN 475-4309 DSN 476-2942
Arts & Crafts Shop Tower Barracks, Bldg. 607
Automotive Skills Centers Tower Barracks, Bldg. 528 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 711
Wild B.O.A.R. Bavaria Outdoor Adventure & Recreation Tower Barracks, RC 600
DSN 475-6239 DSN 476-2521
BOSS Better Opportunities for Single Soldier Tower Barracks, Bldg. 150
Bowling Center Tower Barracks, Bldg. 612 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 2201
DSN 475-6177 DSN 476-2576
Child, Youth & School Services Parent Central Services Rose Barracks, Bldg. 224 Child Development Center Tower Barracks, Bldg. 260 Netzaberg, Bldg. 9010 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 2234 FCC Provider Coordinator Tower Barracks, Bldg. 539 School Age Center Netzaberg, Bldg. 9010 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 2237 Youth Center Netzaberg, Bldg. 9080 Rose Barracks, Bldg. 1706 School Liaison Officer Tower Barracks, Bldg. 539 Youth Sports & Fitness Tower Barracks, Bldg. 547
DSN 476-2760 DSN 475-7180 DSN 475-9478 DSN 476-2651
Family and MWR Admin Office, Bldg. 317
Army Lodging, Bldg. 63
Arts & Crafts, Bldg. 18
Automotive Skills Center, Bldg. 392A
BOSS - Better Opportunities for Single Soldier Bldg. 317
Bowling Center & Lane 17, Bldg. 14
Community Activity Center, Bldg. 40 Java Cafe, Kid’s Zone
Child, Youth & School Services CYSS Admin Office, Bldg. 317 Central Registration, Bldg. 10 Child Development Center, Bldg. 111 School Age Center, Bldg. 112 Youth Center, Bldg. 72 Youth Sports, Bldg. 317
DSN 466-4718 DSN 466-2078 DSN 466-4706 DSN 466-2822 DSN 466-4492 DSN 466-2488
DSN 475-9393 DSN 476-3144
Library, Bldg. 49
NAF Civilian Personnel, Bldg. 317
Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. H15
Post Gym. Bldg. 88
Special Events, Bldg 317
Tax Relief Office, Bldg. 10
Warrior Zone, Bldg. 150
DSN 475-7684 DSN 475-9490 DSN 476-2556
Hunting, Fishing & Sports Shooting Camp Algier, Bldg. 2440 Contact the Wild B.O.A.R. Outdoor Recreation
Tower Barracks 09641-83-xxxx Rose Barracks 09662-83-xxxx Garmisch 08821-750-xxxx Hohenfels 09472-83-xxxx
Family and MWR Phone Directory
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