More than 60 local agencies and private organizations set up information tables inside the Exchange Shopping Mall during the USAG Stuttgart Community Activities, Registration and Education Fair Aug. 18. The annual fair offered newcomers the opportunity to learn about programs, services and organizations in one location.
Archive for August, 2012
Aug. 24 — ParaNorman (PG) 6 p.m., The Expendables 2 (R) 9 p.m.
Aug. 25 — Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG) 2 p.m., ParaNorman
(PG) 4 p.m., The Odd Life Of Timothy Green (PG) 7 p.m., The Expendables 2
(R) 9 p.m.
Aug. 26 — ParaNorman (PG) 2 p.m., The Odd Life Of Timothy Green (PG) 4 p.m., The Expendables 2 (R) 7 p.m.
The Historischer Handwerkermarkt and Burg-Spectaculum, or historic arts
and crafts market and fortress spectacular, will run at the Hohen
Neuffen Fortress in Neuffen Aug. 25-26. On Saturday, the event will run
from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
This year’s annual “Stuttgarter Weindorf,” or wine village, will run
from Aug. 29 through Sept. 9 in downtown Stuttgart. The fest opens daily
at 11 a.m. and runs until 11 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, and until
midnight Thursday through Saturday.
Staff members and their families gathered to kick off the second annual AFRICOM Olympics, Aug. 10, 2012.
August has been designated as National Immunization and Influenza Vaccination Awareness Month.
The Department of Defense Education Activity is adopting the Common Core
State Standards into its curriculum, instruction, and assessment
programs. The CCSS initiative began more than two years ago as a collaboration
between state governors and education leaders to introduce consistency
in education systems across the nation. This initiative has garnered the
support of 46 states, two territories, and the District of Columbia to
date. All participants in the CCSS initiative are working together to
implement high quality standards in English Language Arts, Mathematics,
and Science for kindergarten through 12th grade. These curriculum
standards are research based, rigorous, relevant to the real world, and
reflect the knowledge and skills America’s students need for success in
college and careers.
College and graduate students with various disabilities gained both work
and travel experience this summer, thanks to U.S. Army Europe’s
participation in the Workforce Recruitment Program.
It’s hard to think about Germany without conjuring up images of Oktoberfest. After all, this country is famous for its beer and wine.
After serving the Mannheim, Heidelberg and Stuttgart military
communities for almost 20 years from Hammonds Barracks in Seckenheim,
then Coleman Barracks in Mannheim, the American Forces Network
Heidelberg station is scheduled to move to Robinson Barracks in
Stuttgart next year.
Aug. 10 — Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 5 p.m., Total Recall (PG-13) 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Aug. 11 — Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 4 p.m., Total Recall (PG-13) 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Aug. 12 — Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (PG) 2 p.m., The Avengers (PG-13) 4 p.m., Total Recall (PG-13) 7 p.m.
Some people may think that a terrorist attack can’t occur in Stuttgart,
but terrorism remains a threat everywhere, even here. In 2007, the U.S.
intelligence interception of suspicious communications between Pakistan
and Stuttgart led to the arrest of three suspected Muslim militants
accused of plotting massive car bomb attacks against Americans.