Things to do

Hildegard von Bingen exhibit
Examine ancient documents in the Hildegard von Bingen Exhibition at the Kloster Eberbach (Eberbach Abbey) daily from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sept. 29.

Sun and Fun Day
The USO hosts a Sun and Fun Community Appreciation Day Sept. 7 from noon to 6 p.m. at the USO Pavilion in Hainerberg Housing. Enjoy free face painting, a barbecue, games, tug-o-war, basketball and beach volleyball.

Operation Rising Star
Are your talents waiting to be discovered? Audition for Operation Rising Star at events Sept. 6, 20, Oct. 4, 11 and 18 at 7 p.m. at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center. Visit for more information.

Jazzy Night
The Cappuccino Casino at the Hainerberg Shopping Center hosts Jazzy Nights Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Nov. 23 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Call civ (0611) 411-4444 for details.

Outdoor Rec trips
Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation features trips to Brussels Sept. 7-8, Amsterdam Sept. 14-15 and the Munich Oktoberfest Sept. 21-22. Call Outdoor Rec at civ (0611) 705-5760 for details.

Learn to sew
Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts features Learn-to-Sew classes on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $25 including all materials. Call civ (0611) 705-5449.

Irish Pub music
Wiesbaden’s Irish Pub (Michelsberg 15) features the following live music: Young Soul Aug. 30, Bobby Brown Sept. 5, Declan Daly Sept. 7, Steven McGowan Sept. 12, Benrix Sept. 13 and Timmy Rough Sept. 14. Visit

USO tours
Head to Disneyland Paris Aug. 31, Auerbach Castle for dinner and a knights’ tournament Aug. 31, Paris Sept. 7, St. Goar Sept. 7, Rüdesheim Sept. 8, Antwerp Sept. 14, Weimar and Buchwald Sept. 14, Bad Orb Sept. 15, London Sept. 20 and Cologne Sept. 21. Call civ (0611) 4080-106 or stop by any area USO office for more information.

Horse riding tournament
If you like horses and horse riding, stop by the Rüsselsheim Horse Riding Tournament at Reitanlage Raab (Am Alten Raunheimer Weg 8, 65428 Rüsselsheim) Aug. 29 to Sept. 1. Admission is free. Visit