Community Notes

Hispanic heritage
This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month observance is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. There will be food, music and dance.
CIF closure
The Wiesbaden Central Issue Facility will be closed Oct. 21-25 for annual inventory. Emergencies will be handled on a case-by-case basis. All out processing Soldiers should plan accordingly to avoid any delays.
Soldiers can contact CIF for any questions at DSN 546-6030.
SPEARS course
A one-day course titled Safeguarding Privacy and Enhancing Army Records Systems will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 23, Oct. 11, Nov. 1 and Nov. 25 in the Digital Training Facility, Bldg. 01638 on Clay Kaserne. The class is ideal for a records manager, who is appointed in writing and serves as the point of contact for the Army Records Information Management System. To sign up, go to, click “Login” in the top right, acknowledge the user-agreement and create a new account. For more information, call DSN 537-6422.
CLS course
Soldiers stationed at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden are invited to apply for a Combat Life-Saver course. Classes will be held in the Dragon’s Lair in Bldg. 1004 on Clay Kaserne. For more information, contact Sgt. Justin Chance at DSN 537-0048; or Sgt. Sean Hamilton at DSN 537-0061; Courses are Oct. 21-25 and Nov. 18-22. Interested Soldiers are asked to sign up no later than a week before the class as spots are limited.
Customer appreciation
All Wiesbaden Family and MWR patrons are invited to MWR Customer Appreciation Day from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center. Community members can enjoy free pizza and soda, bowling, arts and crafts, sporting events, putting, inflatables, vehicle auctions and more.
Fall Bazaar
Get a head start on your holiday shopping during the annual Fall Bazaar Oct. 25-27 at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center. Shop for tax-free international goods such as furniture, pottery, carpets, wine and lots of other items. Prizes will be given out throughout the bazaar weekend, including a two-night Edelweiss Lodge and Resort getaway. The bazaar will be open Oct. 25 from noon to 7 p.m., Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
AFAP conference
Delegates from throughout U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden will gather on Nov. 14-15 at the Army Community Service cafeteria for the annual Army Family Action Plan conference. Call ACS at (0611) 143-548-9201 if interested in volunteering.
Take Back the Night
Help raise awareness about Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention during the Take Back the Night 1K/5K/10K event at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center at 6 p.m. Oct. 3. Register online at or on the day of the event starting at 4 p.m.
AFTB instructor course
Learn the art of instructing adults and public speaking during Army Community Service’s free Army Family Team Building Instructor Trainer Course on Oct. 8-10. Call (0611) 143-548-9201.
‘Disney’s Frozen Jr.’
The Amelia Earhart Playhouse presents “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” Oct. 4 and 5 at 7 p.m.; Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. Purchase tickets at the Playhouse or Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts Center.
Grocery shopping
Army Community Service’s Relocation Readiness Program invites community members on a grocery shopping trip to help newcomers familiarize themselves with Wiesbaden shopping on the economy. Sign up at ACS or call (0611) 143-548-9201.
SHARP Clothing Swap
Community members can bring their gently used and/or new clothing to exchange for other items at the Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention Clothing Swap at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center on Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.
Wiesbaden Walking Tour
Learn how to navigate around the city during this free Wiesbaden Walking Tour, hosted by Army Community Service’s Relocation Readiness Program on Oct. 17. Bring euros for public transportation and any personal purchases. Call ACS at (0611) 143-548-9201 to sign up.
Blood drive
The Armed Services Blood Program, with support from the Wiesbaden Red Cross, will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at the fitness center. Skip the line and make an appointment at using the sponsor code: Wiesbaden.
Movie Night
Service members are invited to the Warrior Zone (Bldg. 1214 on Clay Kaserne) on Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. for a free movie. Make new friends and enjoy the movie on a seven-foot screen.
Trivia Nights
Join the fun at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center Lounge on Oct. 9 and 23 at 7 p.m. during Trivia Night. Join a team (or bring your own) and show off your trivia knowledge.
There’s an artist in everyone
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.
Host Nation Orientation
Army Community Service sponsored Host Nation Orientation is a great 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 Army Community Service at (0611) 143-548-9201 for more information.