Things to do – January 29, 2015

Outdoor Recreation trips
Wiesbaden Outdoor Recreation offers a Kaprun, Austria ski and snowboard trip Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, Carnival in Venice Feb. 6-8, a Stubaital, Austria ski and snowboard trip Feb. 6-8, a President’s Day ski and snowboard trip in Saas Fee Almagell, Switzerland Feb. 12-16, a Black Forest ski and snowboard trip Feb. 16 and 21, Paris Express Feb. 28 and a ski and snowboard trip in Interlaken, Switzerland. Call civ (0611) 143-548-9801 for more information.

USO travel
Join the USO for trips on the Wiesbaden Magic History Walking Tour Jan. 31, Amsterdam Express Jan. 31, Milan Express Feb. 7, Aqualand Köln Indoor Water Park Feb. 7, Romantic Brugge & Antwerp Tour Feb. 14-15, Auerbach Castle Knights’ Banquet Feb. 14, Carnival in Schramberg: Boat Race and Parade Feb. 16, Paris Express Feb. 21 and Riesling Route Feb. 22. Stop by any area USO or call civ (0611) 143-548-5106 for more information.

Ham radio license
Interested in getting a ham radio license? Learn Federal Communications Commission rules and safety at a test session conducted by the American Radio Relay League March 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Buergerhaus in Giessen. Contact or visit for more information.

European military music and marching
Europe’s largest military and marching show comes to Frankfurt’s Festhalle Jan. 30. Complicated choreography, colorful uniforms and martial music will entertain guests. Tickets are €32. Visit for more information.

Wiesbaden concerts
Schlachthof Wiesbaden offers concerts ranging from hardcore punk to reggae to folk, as well as parties, flea markets and movie showings. Upcoming events include Cold Specks and Still Parade folk/neo-soul concert Jan. 30, post-hardcore concert Funeral for a Friend, No Bragging Rights and FJØRT Jan. 31 and world pop concert Amparo Sanchez Feb. 2. Visit for more information.