Community notes, Aug.15, 2013

Pancake breakfast fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 65 will hold a pancake breakfast on Aug. 18 from 9 to 12:30 p.m. in the Army Community Service cafeteria to raise money to help the troop purchase new camping equipment and to cover fees for different events the troop participates in around Europe. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, orange and apple juice, and coffee. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

AFTB instructors

Army Community Service seeks Army Family Team Building instructors. AFTB is a series of training modules that helps community members cope with and enjoy the military lifestyle. Call Earl McFarland at civ (0611) 4080-254.

Relocation tours

The Relocation Readiness Program hosts tours in the coming months including to Castle Eltz  Sept. 27, shopping on the economy Oct. 18, the Frankfurt Christmas Market Dec. 3 and the Mainz Christmas Market Dec. 17. Call civ (0611) 4080-254 or stop by Army Community Service in Hainerberg Housing Building 7790 to register.

Girl Scout volunteers

The Wiesbaden Girl Scouts seek volunteers to serve as troop leaders and co-leaders for the 2013-2014 registration year. Short-term volunteers for community events are also needed. Contact to get involved.

Red Cross classes

Babysitter training and pediatric first aid/CPR classes will be taught Aug. 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 284, Building 1023E on Clay Kaserne. Cost is $55. It’s open to adolescents ages 11-17. A standard first aid/CPR (plus infant CPR) class will be offered Aug. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn how to become a dental assistant through the Red Cross Dental Assistant Program with classes starting Sept. 16. Register Aug. 1-23. Call civ (0611) 705-1760 or stop by the Wiesbaden Red Cross Office to sign up.

Community Open House

The Wiesbaden military community invites everyone to stop by the Wiesbaden Fitness Center Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Community Open House. Pick up information, giveaways and enjoy various demonstrations from service providers throughout the community.

‘American Girl’ social

An “American Girl” social for girls ages 6 and above will be held every third Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Wiesbaden Library on Clay Kaserne. Girls should bring their American Girl dolls with to the social. Activities will include the reading of an American Girl book, artwork, discussion of etiquette, tea and cookies. Make reservations (as space is limited) by calling the library at civ (0611) 705-1740 or Joyce Schloesser at civ (06128) 489 202.

Roving ice cream truck

A roving ice cream truck (AAFES concessionaire) with freshly made Italian ice cream now serves patrons on Clay Kaserne with stops at the Post Office loading dock from noon to 1:30 p.m., Clay Housing from 1:30-3 p.m.; Directorate of Public Works Compound 3-3:30 p.m., parking garage 4-6:15 p.m. and Clay Housing 6:30-7 p.m.

Learning English

Wiesbaden’s Relocation Readiness Program hosts an English as a Second Language (Ingles como Segundo Idioma) class Thursdays from 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 10 to Dec. 19. To register call mil 335-5254 or civ (0611) 4080 254.

Play in the Park

The New Parent Support Program, Educational and Developmental Intervention Services, and Women, Infants, and Children invite parents with toddlers and preschoolers for some “Play in the Park” time from 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 30 in Aukamm Housing. Activities include bubbles, parachute games, water tables and an obstacle course. Call civ (0611) 4080-330/331 for more information.

Designated parking for survivors

U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden has designated parking for the surviving families of fallen Soldiers in front of Army Community Service in Hainerberg Housing. The designated parking honors their sacrifices while providing easy access to ACS where Survivor Outreach Services is located. For more information call Irma Sneed at mil 335-5254 or civ (0611) 4080-254.