Volunteers needed for Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 24
Organizers of this year’s Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance are looking for volunteers to help design artwork, assist with various stations for children and prepare food. The event is May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Tony Bass gym. Volunteers interested in creating artwork or helping with a station for children can email firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers who would like to cook or prepare dishes can contact email@example.com or sign up at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c49aaaf2da0fa7-asian. Questions about the event, call (0611)143-546-5806 or (0611)143-546-5671.
Hainerberg presents The Lion King, May 17 and 20
Hainerberg Elementary will be performing three shows of the Disney musical The Lion King, May 17 at 1 and 6 p.m. and May 20 at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at the school. All community members are invited to attend this free show. Refreshments and souvenir items will be sold before each showing.
Concert on the Lawn, May 18
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. The U.S. Army Europe band presents a Concert on the Lawn from 5 to 7 p.m. May 18 at Kroesen Loop on Clay Kaserne.
Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, May 19
The 2017 U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and Dinner will take place on May 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Activity Center on Clay Kaserne. The event will celebrate the garrison’s dedicated volunteers and their contributions to the Wiesbaden military community and the host nation. It will feature a dinner, entertainment and the Volunteer of the Year Awards Ceremony. Free. Make reservations by May 12 by contacting Army Community Service.
Armed Forces Day 5k, May 20
The Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center hosts a five-kilometer run in celebration of Armed Forces Day. While the run is free, individuals can pay a registration fee to join the competitive side of the fun run. Registered runners will receive a race packet and have their race time provided at the finish line. Race packets include race bib with timing chip, race instructions and sponsor information — must be picked up at the fitness center. This is a STRONG B.A.N.D.S. campaign event. $5 for just the T-shirt (first 150 customers); $5 for the race bib (first 1,500 customers); $10 for a race bib and T-shirt. To register please complete the registration form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up on WEBTRAC at https://webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/Wiesbadenrectrac.html
(0611) 143-548-9830 or (0611) 143-548-9801.
Clinic offers youth physicals, May 26
The Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic is offering CYS physicals to all children not enrolled at the Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic, Friday, May 26 from 8 to 11 a.m. Please bring immunization records when coming in for physicals. The physicals are by appointment only. For appointments, call (06371) 9464-1303. Enrollees of WAHC can schedule CYS physicals at any time.
B.o.B in Concert, May 26
Armed Forces Entertainment is teaming up with Wiesbaden Family and MWR to present B.o.B. (alias Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.) in a free concert at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center May 26 at 7 p.m. The hip hop recording artist and producer from Decatur, Ga., is known for such hits as “Nothin’ On You,” “Magic” and “So Good.” Food and beverages will be available for purchase on site.
Memorial Day Murph, May 27
Compete in this functional fitness event aimed at remembering and celebrating the life of Lt. Michael Murphy who was killed during a mission in Afghanistan. The Memorial Day Murph event will include a one-mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, another one-mile run — all while wearing a 20-pound vest or body armor. The workout can be modified for a variety of fitness levels, and athletes can participate in partners or on teams. Individuals will be able to partition the pull-ups, push-ups and squats as needed (i.e. 5-10-15 reps for 20 rounds). On the start of “3-2-1-Go” individuals will start and finish with a mile run.
If athletes choose to wear a 20-pound vest or body armor they can; however, this will not be provided by MWR Sports and Recreation. Scaled versions of the “Murph” will be available for individual participants who cannot perform the prescribed rep scheme. The official host for this event is http://themurphchallenge.com. This is a STRONG B.A.N.D.S. campaign event. Cost is $20. Registration opens April 24 and closes on May 25. Register at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center front desk at (0611) 143-548-9830 or (0611) 143-548-9801.
No school, May 29
There will be no school for Wiesbaden-area DoDEA schools May 29 for Memorial Day.
FMWR events, May 2017
Download the May edition of MWRGo: https://wiesbaden.armymwr.com/files/8114/9087/1031/WI-Marketing-MWRGo0517.pdf
“Inside MWR” and “MWR Go” are produced by the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Family and MWR Marketing Office.
German-American Friendship Festival, June 29 – July 4
The 2017 German-American Friendship Fest will take place at the former Hainerberg Shopping Center Parking Lot June 29 through July 4. This six-day event will include amusement rides, dexterity games and other attractions for all ages. There will also be six days of live entertainment, bands, dancers, singers along with a grand fireworks display on July 4. The event will include a large beer garden and stage, a large variety of U.S. and European food and beverage stands throughout the fest grounds. There will also be military and civilian static displays. More information: https://wiesbaden.armymwr.com/europe/wiesbaden/wiesbaden-events/german-american-friendship-fest?eID=829695.
Next CIE is Aug. 22
The Community Information Exchange will be taking a break for the summer! The CIE will resume Aug. 22 at 9:30 a.m. at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center on Hainerberg. Come join the discussion to learn what’s happening in your community. Remaining CIE dates in 2017 are: Oct. 24 and Nov. 28. If you missed the last CIE, you can download the slide presentation here http://www.herald-union.com/community-information-exchange/
BOSS Commissary and Exchange Shuttle
Single and unaccompanied service members are invited to hop on board the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers free shuttle bus to go shopping at the Wiesbaden Commissary and/or Exchange. The shuttle runs the first and third Thursday of every month and departs from the Warrior Zone at 6 p.m. (Please arrive at least 10 minutes early so that the shuttle can depart on time).
Do you know what number to call in an emergency? For on-post emergencies call the Military Police at (0611) 705-114; for an ambulance or in case of fire on-post call (0611) 705-117.
For off-post emergencies call the German Polizei at 110 or for an ambulance/fire call 112. If you dial 110 or 112 from your cell or home phone on post it will go to a German dispatcher. To call the Military Police for non-emergencies dial (0611) 143-548-7777/7778 or 7779. To call the Clay Fire Station for a non-emergency call (0611) 705-5883 or 5315.
DFAC on Facebook
Looking for the daily dining facility menus? Follow the Strong Europe Café – Wiesbaden Dining Facility’s new Facebook page at www.facebook.com/strongeuropecafe to find out what’s cooking. Themed menus are being rotated throughout the month and include Mexican-style, surf and turf, Soul food and Mongolian barbecue, to name a few. Operating hours are Monday through Friday 7 to 8:30 a.m.; 11:30 to 1 p.m.; and 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday hours are 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for brunch; and 5 to 6:30 p.m. for supper.