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  • Halloween Events

    The following are scheduled Halloween events for Spangdahlem Air Base and Bitburg Annex: - Oct. 29: There will be a Children's Costume Party 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Club Eifel. The event is free for members' children. The cost is $6.95 for adult members, $3.95 for non-members' children and $7.95 for adult non-members. There will be games, food and
  • Stamp collecting hits the Eifel

    October is National Stamp Collecting Month. The United States Postal Service founded this program in 1981 as a way to introduce children 8-12 years old to the hobby of collecting stamps. The program is aimed at increasing awareness about the recreational benefits of stamp collecting for all ages and to appreciate the artistry that goes into
  • A&FRC provides relationship retreat for couples

    As Airmen, there is one focus - the mission. Yet, there are countless pieces that make up the mission. Airmen constantly hear: Deployments. Do more with less. Priorities. High operations tempo. Redeployment. Reintegration. After seeing servicemembers getting weighed down, the Airman & Family Readiness Center stepped forward to see how they could
  • Tops in Blue Announcement

    Tops In Blue, an all active-duty Air Force unit of amateur performers, will perform here Oct. 14 in the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center gymnasium. The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The event is free. This year's theme is "To Dream." Tops In Blue is an expeditionary entertainment unit that provides
  • Revamped layaway program provides "Shop Now, Pay Later" option

    The Bitburg Main Store and Spangdahlem Powerzone Real Sports Store are reintroducing and, in some cases, expanding layaway options. Clothing, handbags and shoes are still eligible for 30-day layaway, but full payment on many other items can be put off for up to 60 days when shopping at the exchange. This extra time means families at Bitburg and
  • Spangdahlem to host Fire Prevention Week activities

    More than 200 people died in a massive fire about 130 years ago that also left many devastated and homeless. The massive blaze that left a once-booming city in ruins is now commonly known as the Great Chicago Fire. The fire burnt from Oct. 8-10, 1871, destroying homes, offices, public buildings and land. Forty-nine years later, then President
  • Zumba provides alternative work out

    About 80 people came to the Skelton Memorial Fitness Center to experience Zumba, a new fitness dance craze, Sept. 25. Zumba is a mixture of Latin, hip-hop and reggaeton. It incorporates dancing and fitness, allowing its users to burn between 700 to 800 calories an hour. Zumba began about seven years ago and is being taught at more than 40,000
  • Active-duty Sabers to receive flu vaccination

    Active-duty Sabers who missed the Sept. 29 mass flu vaccination in building 103 will have another chance to get immunized between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Oct. 6-7 at the same location. While this round of vaccinations is for active-duty members only, additional Department of Defense ID cardholders may receive flu vaccinations later in October. The