Community notes

American Indian Heritage observance

An observance at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 26 in the Tony Bass Auditorium will recognize American Indians for their respect for natural resources and the Earth, having served with valor in our nation’s conflicts and for their many distinct and important contributions to the United States.


The Wiesbaden Education Center will host briefings on the Army Credentialing Program to address eligibility, funding options, Army Cool’s role and the application process. Attend a briefing Dec. 17, Jan. 7, 2020, Feb. 4, 2020 or March 10, 2020 to learn more about the program and how it can help with achieving education and career goals. For more information, call (0611)143-548-1302 or email


The Combined Federal Campaign will take place through Dec. 13. For more information on donating, contact Capt. Justin P. Brooks at (0611)143-548-0401 or; or 1st Sgt. Lori A. Soto at (0611)143-548-0402 or

CYS Special Opening

Wiesbaden Child and Youth Services will hold a Saturday child care opening Dec. 14 from 6 p.m. to midnight for children ages six weeks to fifth-grade (must be CYS registered). Make reservations at Parent Central Services or call (0611) 143-548-9350.

Car classes

The Wiesbaden Automotive Skills Center holds a Basic Car Care Class from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 1. Cost is $15. A Brake Service Class will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Dec. 15. Cost is $15. Call (0611) 143-548-9817 to register.

BOSS highlights

Wiesbaden’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers heads to the Ramstein Mall Dec. 6, goes ice skating Dec. 7, hosts Taunus movie nights Dec. 13 and 21, and goes go-karting Dec. 14. Stop by the Warrior Zone or call (0611) 143-548-9816 for details.

‘Beauty and the Beast’

The Amelia Earhart Playhouse presents “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” with performances on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, Jan. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m.; Dec. 8, 15, Jan. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. Purchase tickets at the playhouse or Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts Center.

Love and Money

Enhance your financial literacy during this free class, “Love and Money: Financial Education for Couples,” on Dec. 3 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Welcome Center (Bldg. 1023 West, Room 7) on Clay Kaserne. Call Army Community Service at (0611) 143-548-9201 to register.

Mommy and Me Art

The Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts Center holds Mommy and Me Art on Dec. 13 and 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sign up for the free activity at the Arts and Crafts Center.

Trivia Nights

Join the fun at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center Lounge on Dec. 4 and 18 at 7 p.m. during Trivia Night. Join a team (or bring your own) and show off your trivia knowledge.

Baby Story Time

Come to the Wiesbaden Library for Baby Story Time on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 10-10:30 a.m.  — for children from birth to age 3 along with their caregivers.

Spouse Orientation

Army Community Service hosts another Spouse Orientation at 9 a.m. Dec. 18. All spouses are invited to learn about the many benefits, programs and resources available — and to network with other new spouses. Free child care is available if arranged a week in advance by calling (0611) 143-548-9201.

Movie Night

Service members are invited to the Warrior Zone (Bldg. 1214 on Clay Kaserne) at 6 p.m. Tuesdays for a free movie. Make new friends and enjoy the movie on a seven-foot screen.

Art classes

The Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts Center offers Art Classes on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Call (0611) 143-548-9838 for details.

Preschool Story Time

Children up to age 6 are invited to the Wiesbaden Library on Thursdays at 10 a.m. for a fun hour of stories, crafts and songs.

SFL-TAP workshops

The Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program offers the following classes and mandatory workshops. MY Transition from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Dec. 2 and 9; MOS Crosswalk from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 2 and 9; Financial Planning from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 2 and 9, VA Benefits and Services from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and 10; DOL Employment Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 11-13; Continuum of Military Service from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Participants must be registered and have completed initial counseling to attend workshops. For more information call (0611)143-548-1318/1319/1320.

Host Nation Orientation

Army Community Service sponsored Host Nation Orientation is a way for newcomers to learn about German culture, language, public transportation, and tips about living in our community.  Host Nation Orientation is held every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center. Call (0611) 143-548-9201 for more information.

Play Morning

Play Morning is a play group for children ages 12 months to 3 years that meets Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. in Bldg. 7780 on Hainerberg. Call (0611) 143-548-9201 for more information.

Auto Skills can help

The Wiesbaden Automotive Skills Center offers services including a wheel alignment service, tire pressure monitor system repair, basic maintenance class for spouses and more. Stop by to find out about these services.