Vicenza and Darby Military Communities July 13, 2018 | Vol. 51 | Issue 14 www.italy.army.mil Whats Inside 2 Virtual kidnapping scam 3 Independence Day on Caserma Ederle 4 173rd to host 'Running of the Herd' 6 Garrison NCOs 7 Vacation Bible School 9 Amusement parks 10 Out & About 12 FMWR events, activities Facts about Friday the 13th Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western susperstition. It happens at least once every year but can occur up to three times in the same year. The fear of Friday the 13th is called friggatriskaidekaphobia or paraskevidekatriaphobia For a month to have a Friday the 13th, the month must begin on a Sunday. Friday the 13th is not universally seen as a day of misery. For example, in Italy, Friday the 17th is considered to be a day that brings bad luck. In fact, the number 13 is thought to be a lucky number. (From www.timeanddate.com) See BIRTH, page 7 By Capt. Joseph Legros 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Epi-pen shortage in US could aect you LANDSTUHL, Germany Due to a shortage of epinephrine autoinjectors (EpiPen, EpiPen Jr. and generic versions) through out the United States, Regional Health Command Europe has authorized a six-month extension to the pharmacy label expiration date for children attending Child and Youth Services programs or Department of Defense Educa tion Activity schools in Europe. We have a special agreement with CYS and DODEA regard ing this pharmacy label expiration ex tension to meet their requirements for children's prescriptions, said Matthew Nguyen, formulary manager, RHCE. Nguyen emphasized that this extension does not apply if the manufacturer's expi ration date has passed. Children with epinephrine autoinjec tors past the manufacturer expiration date will need to revisit their provider for a new prescription. For epinephrine autoinjectors kept outside a CYS or DODEA facility and stored in room temperature conditions, tients may retain and use the medica tion until the manufacturer's expira tion date, Nguyen said. Because there is a shortage, the pharmacy team recommends patients check the expiration date and plan ahead. Patients should begin trying to get a replacement about three months before expiration to allow for possible delays. Army military treatment facilities must prescribe only FDA-approved medications and are not permitted to purchase European medications, Nguyen said. If you have questions regarding your child's EpiPen, please contact your Army Military Treatment Facility pharmacy or the child's primary care manager. ( RHCE PAO) Birth registration process in Italy has many steps 'Sky Soldier' saves drowning man VICENZA It was a beautiful June day in Contr Pria. Families enjoyed a picnic together, and the refreshing water served as a welcome refuge from the heat and humidity of the last weekend leading into summer. It was Fathers Day in America, and cer with 173rd Airborne Brigade Com bat Team here, decided to take advanta ge of the weather to bring his grandsons to a popular nearby swimming hole. The tiny hamlet of Contr Pria is made up of a few houses that appear lost in the foothills of the Dolomite Mountains. The half-dozen houses follow the cour se of the Astico, a small river created by the melting snow of the mountains that deep chasms with frigid still waters that invite adventure seekers escaping the summer heat. When Hall and his family arrived ear ly on June 17, they were surprisingly greeted by Lt. Col. Jim Keirsey, com mander of 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infan try Regiment, and his family, who were picnicking and swimming with some friends in the remote swimming area. They introduced their children to each other who then played in the beach areas together. We noticed a few people jumping med a small canyon along the stream, said Halls wife, Laura. Jumpers would often pause for scuba divers in wet sui ts exploring the glacial waters that feed into the chasm below. This peaceful scene completely chan ged in the blink of an eye. See SAVES, page 8 (Photo by Spc. Josselyn Fuentes, 173rd Abn. Brigade PAO) VICENZA While Soldiers and fam ily members are celebrating a new baby, its important not to forget to take care of some required documentation so all legal paperwork is in order. Military Personnel Division on Caserma perwork needed to register the birth with Italian authorities. This is the way to obtain the Italian and international birth Registration should happen within 10 calendar days of delivery, said Tamara Elston, chief, Military Personnel Divi By Karin J. Martinez Outlook Editor sion, U.S. Army Garrison Italy. This means within two business days of the childs birth, at least one of the parents (if they are a married couple) must visit the MPD for assistance in preparing the documents to register the child. [Note: If the couple is not married, both parents must be in attendance.] Documents required at the time of the MPD visit include the following: Sponsors passport and Department of Spouses original no-fee passport Original birth statement (provided by the hospital) Letter of Lateness (if needed). The next step is the Italian birth reg istration. Registration takes place at the Comune di Vicenza and it is highly recommended that new parents use the Comunes online appointment system, https://prenotazioni.comune.vicenza.it/ qmsui-prebooking-client/inner/prebook ing.xhtml, to schedule the registration appointment. In the past, families were escorted downtown Vicenza to the ap pointments, but now families may go on their own. At least one parent (if the couple is married) and a translator must attend must accompany U.S. personnel to the Comune di Vicenza to translate the birth registration document in front of the Registrar. The Italian speaker must pro as a witness.
2 Outlook July 13, 2018 By Laura Kreider and Chiara Mattirolo Brianna Guay Invest my money so future generations could benet from generational wealth." Speak Out Giovanni Iannarelli I would quit working and move to the Bahama Islands. Silvia Pardini Travel the world. Spc. Phillip Hains I would buy my mother a house to pay back everything she has done for me. Karson Curtis e rst thing I would do is pay for college. Nancy Cespedes A long family trip. U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Christopher G. Cavoli Acting U.S. Army Africa Commander Brig. Gen. Eugene J. LeBoeuf USAG Italy Commander and Publisher Col. Erik M. Berdy USAG Italy Public Aairs Director James E. Brooks Outlook Editor Karin J. Martinez Public Aairs Sta Anna Ciccotti Laura Kreider Chiara Mattirolo Anna Terracino Mark Turney e Outlook is an authorized publication supporting the USAG Italy command information program as provided by AR 360-1. All editorial content of the Outlook is prepared, edited and approved by the USAG Italy Public Aairs Oce, Unit 31401, Box 10, APO, AE 09630, located in Bldg. 10 on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. Contents of the Outlook are not necessarily the ocial news of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Installation Management Command-Europe, U.S. Army Garrison Italy or U.S. Army Africa. e Outlook accepts submissions. Call the editor with questions at DSN 6378031, comm. 0444-61-8031, or submit via email at usarmy.vmc.pao@mail. mil. A submission does not guarantee publication. Submissions may be edited at the discretion of the Public Aairs sta. Table of Contents photo by Karin J. Martinez Follow us on our website, www.italy.army.mil, and on social media. www.facebook.com/VMCItaly www.pinterest.com/usagitaly www.ickr.com/photos/usagvicenza CASERMA EDERLE (Photo by James Brooks, USAG Italy PAO) LGBT observance Share your story, make a dierence VICENZA Share your story and help the Army Substance Abuse Program build a stronger, more resilient military community. Most people have faced or will face adversities and general life stressors at some point; knowing we are not alone in our experiences can help us cope with these challenges more easily. Do you have a story of perseverance of a child or family member, depression, substance abuse or dependency, suicidal thoughts, trauma or other life hardships? We'd like to hear your story. Being part of a military community comes with unique privileges and chal lenges that are sometimes best under stood through those who can personally relate. Sharing your story can help others navigate and overcome their own chal lenges leading to a healthier, happier community. Any community member whod like to share their story is asked to contact Sandra Class, ASAP program manager, at DSN 637-7245, or email sandra.class. email@example.com. CID: Beware of virtual kidnapping scam QUANTICO, Va. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Commands Computer Crime Investigative Unit is warning the Army community to be on the lookout for the virtual kidnapping hoax. The scam occurs when an unsuspect ing person receives a call and the caller immediately says, Ive kidnapped your kid. Send money or the kid dies, or some similar version of the call. Although this is not a new scam, it recently happened to a member of the to be a scam because the victim called the child was safe in class. Often, victims of the virtual kidnap ping fraud are chosen randomly. The person who answers the telephone is the victim, and no one has been kidnapped, nals target a block of telephone numbers sequential numbers until the call is an swered by someone they can shock into believing that their child has been kid napped. The callers approach is force ful, well scripted and can be very con vincing. When the kidnapper uses the childs name, it will cause the victim to panic and become more compliant. But keep in mind that the caller may have found the childs name on social media or the parent might have inadvertently told the caller the childs name during the course of the call. If you receive a phone call from some one demanding ransom for an alleged kidnap victim, consider the following: In most cases, the best course of action is to hang up the phone. or acknowledge your loved ones name. Try to slow the interaction. Request to speak with your family member direct ly by saying, How do I know my loved one is okay? Ask questions only the alleged kidnap victim would know, such as the name of a pet. Avoid sharing information about yourself or your family. Attempt to contact the kidnapped vic tim via phone, text, or social media, and request they call back from their own cell phone. To buy time, repeat the callers requests and tell them you are writing down the demand or tell the caller you need time to get things moving. If you suspect a real kidnapping is tak ing place, immediately contact the near enforcement agency. Remember that the fraudster relies on shock, speed and fear. Criminals know they have a small window of opportuni ty to extract a ransom before the victim realizes the scam or authorities become For more information about computer security, other computer-related scams and to review previous cyber-crime alert ers visit the Army CID website at http:// www.cid.army.mil/cciu-advisories.html.
3 Outlook July 13, 2018 US (Photo by Mark Turney, VMC Public (Photo by Mark Turney, VMC Public (Photo by Laura Kreider, (Photo by The Fourth of July event on Caserma Ederle brought together Americans and Italians as thousands of visitors enjoyed the day's festivities.
4 Outlook July 13, 2018 Make home preparations before returning stateside WIESBADEN, Germany Peo ple scheduled to move to the United States this summer should start prepar ing now by separating things that are homes for them. It is also a good idea to apply early for import permits on restricted items, Prohibited items include meat and meat products such as sausage, pt and salami, as well as plants, plant products and all destructive devices, said Tim Sellman, director of the U.S. European Commands Customs and Border Clearance Agency. Explosive caps, tear gas projectiles, examples of destructive devices, he added. arms, ensure you have proof that you owned them in the States or have an import permit, he went on. Sellman also said that other import By Robert Szostek USACA-E PAO ant points to remember are: Owners of vehicles not made to U.S. standards have to ship them through commercial importers registered with the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency. However, vehicles more than 25 years old are exempt from this rule. Most mopeds and motorcycles must also meet U.S. safety and pollu tion standards, and all vehicles must be free of dirt, insects and vegetation. Wine collections can only be shipped with advance approval from Endangered species items such as ivory and some furs may only be shipped if owners can prove they were previously owned in the U.S., or are antiques over 100 years old. State attorneys general must ap prove imports of gambling devices. These devices must be registered with the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. Need more details? Stop by your lo out the customs website at www.eur. army.mil/opm/customs/uscustoms.htm. Transporting pets? Customs weighs in on rules WIESBADEN, Germany People moving stateside this summer may take most types of pets with them if they plan ahead. However, endangered species laws pre vent people from taking some turtles, birds and reptiles to the United States. Dogs must be free of disease and be vaccinated against rabies at least 30 days before they reach the USA, said Tim Sellman, director of the U.S. European Command's Customs and Border Clear ance Agency. Puppies younger than three months and dogs in rabies-free ar eas such as the United Kingdom may be exempted, however. It varies by state, but generally unvac cinated dogs will be inoculated on arrival expense. Cats must show no signs of dis By Robert Szostek USACA-E PAO (Courtesy photo) ease and rabies vaccination is required in most states. People wanting to ship pet birds should consult the U.S. Department of Agricul ture website for the latest information on shipping birds as procedures can change at short notice. The address is: www. aphis.usda.gov/wps/portal/aphis/ourfo cus/importexport Arrangements to ship pet birds to the U.S. must be made 120 days in advance of the PCS. Hawaii is the only place in the U.S. that is permanently free of rabies. Person nel moving to the Aloha State should check the Hawaii Department of Agri special quarantine requirements for pets at www.hdoa.hawaii.gov/ai/aqs/. For more information on shipping pets and endangered species legislation, visit a itary customs website at www.eur.army. mil/opm/customs/pets.htm. Italy Exchange expands layaway ITALY Exchange The Army & Air Force Exchange Service at Italy Exchange is helping military families go back to school while sticking to a budget by extending its layaway program to include computers and tablets. From July 1 to Aug. 31, just in time for back-to-school season, military shoppers can use layaway at the Italy Exchange to hold computers, notebooks, tablets and iPads items that are not typically eligible for the layaway program. Using up-to-date technology is vital to succeeding in the classroom, said General Manager Susana Sobrino. The extended layaway program helps parents and students manage their budget for back-to-school expenses. A $3 service fee and a deposit of 15 percent are required to hold items on layaway. Items must be picked up by Aug. 31. Shoppers can visit Exchange customer service for complete details. 173rd Airborne Brigade to host 'Running of the Herd' By Maj. Chris Bradley 173rd Airborne Brigade PAO VICENZA Sky Soldiers, family members and all members of the Vicenza Military Community are invited to Caserma Del Din July 17 at 11 a.m. for the "Running of the Herd." The run is an annual 24-hour long race that allows the 173rd Airborne Brigade to pay tribute to all previous generations of fallen Soldiers from 173rd Airborne Bri gade through a daylong relay event. It is important to remember the fallen because to re member is to be thankful. I think the best way we can Mike Basie, acting brigade chaplain. The Running of thankful. It also reunites us with Gold Star families and so many of our Italian friends who have been such good hosts. The event is open to all members of the U.S. and Ital ian military units. To register for the run, American and Italian Soldiers must go online no later than July 15 to the 173rd Association Page at www.CHAPTER173.com and click on the tab for Running of the Herd. will be awarded based on the category in which a team participates. The categories are: team greatest distance achieved (light/without ruck) and team greatest distance achieved (heavy/with 35-pound ruck). The 24 hour race begins at 11 a.m. on July 17 at the the Entering Herd Country sign that will be located between the parking garages. The event culminates with a closing ceremony and awards presentation near the Del Participants must have a valid Department on by an ID cardholder to enter Caserma as spaces will be limited during the day of the race. On July 18, the 173rd Airborne Brigade will also host a Bayonet Organizational Day beginning at 8 a.m. for all paratroopers and family members of the brigade. Bayonet Or ganizational Day will feature fun, competi of the brigade, tours of new facilities on Del children of all ages hosted by the brigades Family Readiness Groups. Caserma Del Din will also be home to the newest USO lounge, starting July 18 at 10 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the 54th Brigade Engineer Battalion day room. Free food will be provided nearby at the for sale. Bayonet Organizational Day also features two races: a 5K run/walk and a 17.3 mile run for those not participating in the Run ning of the Herd. Both races start at 8 a.m. at the Warrior Zone. To register for the 5K or 17.3 mile race, register on the 173rd As sociation Page at www.CHAPTER173.com and click on the tab for Running of the Herd. The tab will allow participants to select which event or race they would like to run. Both the 5k and 17.3 mile races are free to enter; how ever, commemorative shirts are available for a fee. Ad ditionally, prizes will be awarded to the top male and The Running of the Herd began during the Global War on Terrorism in Afghanistan to pay tribute to the Sky The race now honors all fallen Sky Soldiers, no matter
5 Outlook July 13, 2018 The Outlook accepts submissions and wants to hear what readers want in your community newspaper! Email content for consideration: firstname.lastname@example.org; call for deadline. Anyone with questions about submissionsor comments/concerns should contact the Outlook Editor IMCOM welcomes two new executive leaders By Nate Allen IMCOM Public Aairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas The U.S. Army Installation Management Com mand has two new tier-two Senior Exec utive Service leaders within its headquar J. Randall Robinson and Delia Adams strategies and operations that enable the command to support Army readiness ini tiatives and priorities into the future. Robinson will serve as the executive deputy to the commanding general, and Adams will serve as the commands se nior contracting executive. Robinson has held positions within the installation management community, to include garrison plans and operations These roles provided him the opportuni ty to understand how IMCOM directly contributes to mission readiness. Rob inson also served as an IMCOM region director, and later as the principal deputy assistant Secretary of the Army for Instal lations, Energy and Environment. At a recent ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston Theater, welcoming the two new SES leaders to the command, IMCOM Commander Lt. Gen. Kenneth Dahl said Robinsons experience with the tactical, operational and strategic workings of in stallation management will help the ex ecutive deputy improve how IMCOM serves the Army. Were asking (the executive deputy) to strengthen and build those necessary relationships at the strategic level at Headquarters, Department of the Army. Its also strengthening relationships lat erally with the other service providers at the installation level. The third piece is strengthening relationships with the com Dahl. As IMCOMs senior civilian, part of Robinsons job is helping the commands more than 50,000 civilian employees grow professionally to better serve at Army installations all over the world. Robinson said his passion for profession al development and service to the Army meetings. to improve the lives of Soldiers and their family members, and I ask them to look in the mirror and say, today Im going to do my best, said Robinson. As IMCOMs senior contracting exec utive, Adams is responsible for an annu al $4.5 billion portfolio of appropriated and nonappropriated contracts and pro announcements for the position yielded unfavorable results. I started asking the other senior people in this business why no one wanted to come to San Antonio and they said, that talent doesnt exist, youre looking for a unicorn, said Dahl. But the general found the unicorn in Ad ams. Adams resume displayed the procure ment and acquisition experience needed for the position, from execution, to policy level positions. She began her contracting career with the U.S. Air Force as a vice presidential intern. Later, she transitioned to advising pro curement and contracting policy through private industry for the state government of Pohnpei in Micronesia. Adams went on to gain greater insight of the Armys Army Europe, where she deployed to the Balkans as an emergency essential civil ian. Later, her assignment as a senior pro curement analyst gave her experience the Secretary of Defense. Most recently, Adams served as the director of Service Administration. Adams says she looks forward to work ing with IMCOM and its mission partners in developing the commands contract ac quisition strategy, but she will have to add a new hobby to her resume. Im going to have to start collecting unicorns now; I like that analogy, she said. 101 critical days of summer: children in hot cars CAMP DARBY While all accidents and injuries are unfortunate, some can be prevented by spreading awareness and teaching ourselves certain preventative behaviors. For example, 16 children have already died this year more than 600 since 1998 from vehicular heatstroke deaths, and those fatalities didnt have to happen. Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of death among children. Unfortunately, even the best parents can forget a child in the back seat. Other risks include caregiv ers who arent used to driving children or if a routine suddenly changes. Always look before you lock Make it a habit to look before you lock, and try these tips to avoid putting children at risk of heatstroke: Always check the back seats of your ve hicle before you lock it and walk away. in your childs car seat when its empty, and move it to the front seat as a visual reminder when your child is in the back. If someone else is driving your child, or your daily routine has been altered, al ways check to make sure your child has arrived safely. Keep in mind sensitivity to heat Infants and young children are sensitive rely on other people to keep them cool and hydrated. (Courtesy photo) In 10 minutes, a cars temperature can rise more than 20 degrees. Even at an outside temperature of 60 degrees, the temperature inside a car can reach 110 degrees. A child dies when his/her body tempera ture reaches 107 degrees. Never leave infants or children in a parked car, even if the windows are open. Understand potential consequences Severe injury or death Being arrested and jailed for child en EMERGENCY NUMBERS VICENZA FIRE AND MEDICAL EMERGENCY DSN 117 Comm. 0444-71-7117 24 hours POLICE EMERGENCY DSN 112 / 114 / 115 Comm. 0444-71-7115 24 hours DARBY FIRE AND MEDICAL EMERGENCY DSN 117 Comm. 051-54-7117 24 hours POLICE EMERGENCY DSN 115 Comm. 051-54-7115 24 hours Anywhere in Italy O Post Fire 115 Ambulance 118 Carabinieri 112 Police (local) 113 dangerment A lifetime of regret People who walk by a vehicle and see a child alone on a warm day can help pre vent tragedies. Notify Emergency Ser vices or Carabinieri (see box). Prudent action should be taken to safe guard the child, above all else, while Much of this information is also true for pets. Never leave pets in a parked car (DMC SAFETY)
6 Outlook July 13, 2018 Story and photos by Mark Turney VMC Public Aairs Oce VICENZA Many of the Soldiers on this trip had visited this place before. They had walked the ground and fought on some of the very mountaintops they were on during this visit. They walked on hard scrabble slopes and fought to de fend the heights. But they had done it in Finally, they were walking for real on the very ground and learning about the three infamous World War I battles that took place more than 100 years ago on top of Monte Grappa, a mountain in the Veneto prealps. Headquarters and Headquarters Compa ny, United States Army Garrison Italy, left Caserma Ederle June 17 for the twohour trip to Monte Grappa as part of a Development program. The adventure was spearheaded by Command Sgt. Maj. Mason L. Bryant, command sergeant major, USAG Italy, NCOs traverse mountaintop in steps of WWI Soldiers and participants were treated to on-site lectures by author and Professor Paolo Pozzato and Edoardo Maggian, retired Italian Army brigadier general, and for mer Italian Base Commander here. We have such a unique opportunity while stationed here in Italy, said Bry ant. Not only are we able to develop our NCO Corps with outings like this, but we also get to actually walk the ground battles took place on while listening to experts explain the importance of the ground we are on. Austrians tried many times to conquer Monte Grappa during battles that took place there for almost one year, begin ning November 1917, and ending with a That battle began Oct. 24, 1918, when Italian forces committed nine divisions tions on Monte Grappa and ended with the general retreat of the Austro-Hungar ian forces Oct. 28, 1918.
7 Outlook July 13, 2018 Children immerse themselves in 'sea of beauty' at VBS Story and photo by Laura Kreider VMC Public Aairs Oce VICENZA During a warm summertime, what is better than plunging into the sea to enjoy the view of its creatures? This year, marine creatures like dolphins, corals and cation Bible School, whose theme was Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. Almost 140 children in the Vicenza Military commu Elementary/Middle School multipurpose room June 2529 thanks to the support of some 90 volunteers, includ ing Soldiers, parents and teens. Children from 5 to 11 years old, were divided into crews and they created crafts, learned songs and inter acted with other participants throughout several stations such as Imagination Station; Bible Discovery; Tropical Treats; KidVid Cinema and ShipRec Games. Children started the morning with Castaway Sing and Play and then rotated through stations, where the message was the same, Jesus Rescues, said Julie Hicks, Protestant Religious Education coordinator. Hicks explained she began planning for this year's VBS in January alongside Paola Addison, Catholic Religious Education coordinator. We began meeting regularly with volunteers in Feb ruary. Its been wonderful to work with so many talent ed people willing to give this generously of their time to one of our VBS volunteers. None of this would have been possible without them. Were also thankful to the Red Cross for supplying us with volunteers and for all the Soldiers and our chaplains who assisted with VBS, Hicks continued. According to Addison, who was fully involved as a ticipants were all positive. Just after daily mass, a mom thanked me for the amazing time her son had during VBS week. She said he continues to ask her when he can go again, said Ad dison. Volunteers were happy to hear that children got excit ed about the program after going into the multipurpose area and seeing all the decorations. Last but not least, volunteers also planned snacks Three brothers ranging in age from 4 to 8 years old were really enthusiastic. Nolan Lockerbie, 8, really liked Tropical Treats, while his 6-year-old brother William said, I liked when we made the boats and wound them up and they paddled in the water. Logan, the youngest brother, 4, said he loved all the songs. When asked during closing celebration, Lilyana Sampson, 5, said, My favorite thing at VBS was Bi ble Discovery when we talked about The Lost Coin be them. My favorite song was when we sang My Light House. According to U.S. Army Garrison Italy Chaplain (Maj.) Mark McCorkle, Family Life Chaplain, RSO, this years VBS program touched many of the families in the Vicenza Military Community, and they said that VBS is such a blessing. The families have also said that their children had the opportunity to learn about God and really enjoy the wor ship time of singing and arm movements to the songs. Patricia Shelton is the creative person who turned our area into a sea of beauty, Veramente Bello . Our heart's desire is to please God and we all, as a community, worked to achieve a wonderful week for our young children that has created memories that will last a lifetime, he added. McCorkle also mentioned Chaplain Steven Smith and his wife Susan who showed great leadership with this years VBS. The training and teaching portions that were so suc cessful are directly connected to them leading and tak ing on responsibilities that were above and beyond the expectations, he said. Amongst the volunteers, some were also participants parents. One of them was U.S. Army Africa Sgt. 1st Class Ha wathar Jones, who works in DCSENG (the engineer cell of USARAF). I had two children participating in this years pro gram. My daughter Akeyla is a teen helper for the tod dlers, and my son A'Jay was a participant in VBS, he said. Jones has been here three years and is a deacon in the Gospel service. I volunteer for wherever they need me to be. I am usually one of the behind-the-scenes persons who helps with the audio and vision system, making sure every thing is working correctly. At the Gospel service, Chap lain Smith, my pastor, asked me to play a role with him and I said okay. He said to play the role of Jesus as he narrates the story of Jesus praying in the Olive Grove, he explained. Jones added that it was a humbling experience to see how children react to you when you play in certain roles. Seeing the smiles on their faces as they learn about Christ is so heartwarming. Hearing them just saying Jesus, Jesus as I walk by. This will be something that they will remember for a long time, he added. By tradition, at the end of each day, all participants and volunteers gathered at the multipurpose room for the Grand Finale. We are so thankful for all of the people who sacri community through VBS, said Nicole Stewart, volun teer and parent. I had three children participate and one volunteer this summer and it was such a blessing to listen to them singing the songs and sharing the Bible verses they were learning. We cant wait for next years VBS. Social media websites provide access to lifeline VICENZA There may come a time when you encounter an individual who is expressing thoughts of suicide on a social media site that you use. Individuals may be surprised to learn that they can help by posting a messa ge encouraging the person to call the Crisis Line in Europe. The phone num ber is 00800-1273-8255 or DSN 118; or the Lifeline at Suicide Lifeline (800) 273-TALK (8255). People can also help by contacting the safety teams on the various social media sites. On Facebook, a person can anony mously report someone as suicidal by going to Report Suicidal Content. Facebooks safety team will send the individual an email with the Lifeline number. Individuals can also use Face book to support someone in a suicidal crisis. On Twitter, go to the Help Center and Select Self-Harm to send an email to Twitter reporting an individual who is suicidal. Twitter will send a direct message to the individual with the Lifeline number. On Instagram, go to the Help Center and report the individual who shared the suicidal content. under a video and select Harmful Dangerous Acts and then Suicide or Self-Injury. YouTube will review the video and may send a message with the Lifeline number. On Tumblr, go to the help page and write an email to Tumblr about an indi vidual who is suicidal. Include as much information as possible, including the URL of the Tumblr blog. Tumblrs sa fety team will send the individual an email with the Lifeline number. Take the time to familiarize yourself with these processes now, so that if the time comes when you may encounter an individual who is suicidal, you will know how to report the individual and get him/her help. For more information, feel free to contact Sandra Class at DSN 637-7245 or comm. 335-777-5520. (Army Substance Abuse Program) BIRTH (Continued from page 1) Italian, they may make their own ap pointment and take that person with them to the Comune , Elston said. The online appointment system is easy to use and step-by-step instructions are provid ed in a brochure they can pick up at our However, if assistance is needed mak ing and attending the appointment, someone is available to assist in booking translator services. Personnel should see Laura Dalla Vecchia at Army Commu nity Service here, to assist in booking a translator. The fee is for the translator. If a family is unable to pay the fee, there may be an American Red Cross volunteer available. If using this volunteer service, clients are asked to be cognizant of the translators time and not be late for the appointment. Elston said additional translator assis tance is always needed. If anyone knows speakers of Italian who would like to volunteer, we are al ways looking for additional translators who can meet parents at the Comune to assist with translating the registration documents, she said. In that case, contact ACS or the Red Cross. Once the Italian and international birth getting the babys Consular Report of Birth Abroad, passport(s), Social Secu rity card, Soggiorno DEERS enrollment and command sponsorship. Also, dont forget to update your Cost of Living Al lowance. Anyone with questions should contact the Military Personnel Division. Hours are Monday through Friday, 1-4 p.m. Call DSN 637-7467/7468/7490, comm. 0444-61-7467/7468/7490. To contact ACS, call DSN 634-6192, comm. 0444-71-6192. Hours are Mon day through Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursday, 1-5 p.m. reached at Bldg. 333 on Caserma Eder le, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Call DSN 637-8918, comm. 044461-8918.
8 Outlook July 13, 2018 News briefs Outlook to go digital Beginning Oct. 1, the Outlook newspaper will go digital. Due to budget and manpower constraints, the printed version of the newspaper will be online questions may contact the editor at email@example.com. Mosquito spraying The U.S. Army Garrison Italy Directorate of Public Works Operations & Maintenance Division will spray for mosquitos with ULV fogger. Spraying will take place July 19 & 20, 7-11 p.m., on Caserma Del Din. In the case of inclement weather, the spray will be postponed until the next day. Community members are asked to not walk on the streets unless absolutely necessary for about an hour after the treatment to give the spray time to dissipate. Anyone with questions should call DSN 634-8236/8237. Estate claim Anyone having any claims on or Krasean L. Clayborn, formerly of 54th Brigade Engineer Battalion (Airborne), should contact the summary court 388-257-1496 or DSN 637-4167, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register children now for preschool Sure Start Preschool Program that is modeled after Head Start in the United States. The full-day, high-quality preschool for four-year-olds targets children who may potentially be at risk for not be ing ready for kindergarten the following year. There is a mandatory parent education component that includes scheduled home visits, quarterly parent meetings and par ticipation in the classroom. The program is designed for children of sponsors who rank E4 and below, but cation. There are two classes of 18 chil dren each, and applications are accepted all year. If classes are full, applicants are put into a waiting pool and when there selected by the steering committee. Considerations for enrollment may in clude one or more of the following con ditions: Child must be four years old by Sept. 1 Child had a low birth weight, below 5.5 pounds Child has parent/s whose primary lan guage is not English child was born Parent/s did not graduate from high school Child lives in a single-parent home The childs sponsor is currently de ployed or will be soon deployed The child has an older sibling with a disability At home there are three or more chil dren close in age If interested, stop by Vicenza Elemen tary School to get an application, or call 0444-61-8640 for more information Government travel card changes All holders of a Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) must SmartPay3R card through CitiManager now. The current SmartPay2R GTCC contract will expire Nov. 29, and the new contract will begin Nov. 30. Current SmartPay 2 cardholders eligible for a new SmartPay 3 account will receive their new card in late summer/early fall 2018. New cards will have new account numbers and expiration dates. Anyone with questions should contact their Agency Program Coordinator. Open gym for fall sports Vicenza High School will have tryouts and open gym for fall sports, Aug. 1315 and Aug. 20, 3-6 p.m., at the high school. Boys and girls are welcome. VHS will also play host to a volleyball camp Aug. 16-18. See p. 12 for more information. Skyscraper (Rated PG-13) Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Ford now assesses security for skyscrapers. He's on assignment safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family, which is trapped inside the building, At the movies *both in 3D A dm ission 3D rst run: Adult $8.50/Under 12 $5.75 3D second run: Adult $8/Under 12 $5.50 First run: Adult $6.50/Under 12, $3.75; Second run: Adult $6/Under 12 $3.50 Schedule is subject to change without notice. The boys were taking a break from the cold water when I decided I would vers were exploring, Hall said. Just as they swam away, four Italian men, probably somewhere in their twenties, appeared above the river on the opposi other to jump. Two immediately jumped and then challenged their friends. One chose not to jump at all, while the other hesitated, but after a few minutes I saw him falling through the air. Hall said that when the man hit the SAVES (Continued from page 1) deep, frigid water, he began to thrash about, yelling for his friends to help as he repeatedly went un der water. The two men who jumped in earlier leapt from rescue, but as they swam up to him, the scene turned into what appeared to be match in the water. Hall could see from his vantage point on that the struggling man was drowning, and would possibly drown his companions, as they all began to go under water together. ly wrapped my arm around the chin of the drowning man and pulled him onto pulling at us and one another. Once we pulled him around, and placed his hands on the rocks. One of the mans friends swam over to help Hall hold him in place while he caught his breath. The men swam toward the waters edge, but the group was still in deep water without a fo othold. Exhausted and in shock, the man was unable to work his way along the rocky face to reach the shallow waters. As they both clung to the rock face, Hall indicated to him that he would help him climb and push him up to safety. Once he was safe, I swam over to a rocky outcropping and climbed to verify that he was ok, Hall said. Still shaking from the experience, the man turned and gave me a hug. John Hall will claim he was just in the right place at the right time to save that guy's life, and that may be partially true, Keirsey said. But it really takes the right person to recognize somebody is in jeopardy and then have the courage to do something about it. ping to amuse our grandsons who were watching. When I saw him swim into a group of splashing men and pull one out, it was then that I realized that he was saving the man, Laura said. I was surprised that someone who couldnt swim well would jump into those waters, but I wasnt surprised that John helped him, she said. Thats just John. I am just so glad that someone was there to help him. After it was over, I couldnt help thinking it was Fathers Day, Hall said. No man should lose his son on Fathers Day. Looking for information and resources? U.S. Army MWR can connect you with a network of resources at Army OneSource www.myarmyonesource.com Opportunity to improve GT score July 30-Aug. 21
9 Outlook July 13, 2018 Out & About by Anna Terracino, VMC Public Aairs Oce Aquafollie Water Park Caorle (Venezia), Via Aldo Moro 1; open through Sept. 9; 10 a.m. p.m.; admission: for adults and children taller than 51.18 inches; for children up to 51.18 inches. Discounts for families and free for children up to 39.37 inches; aer 2 p.m., and http://www.aquafollie.it/ Aqualandia Jesolo (Venezia), Via Buonarroti, 15; open through Sept. 9; 10 a.m. p.m.; water games, extreme sports, water gym, animators and clowns for children; bungee jumping. Tickets: reduced for children up to 39.37 inches and senior citizens older than 65. http://www.aqualandia.it/en/ Antiche Terme di Giunone /Junos Roman baths Caldiero (Verona), Via Delle Terme 1. Open through Sept. 2, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; tickets: Mondays-Saturdays, ; reduced for children aged 4-14 and senior citizens over 65; Sundays and Italian holidays: ; reduced ; the thermal waters of Caldiero have been famous since Roman times; the SPA set in a large park, combines old structures and modern facilities for bathing and leisure. https://www.termedigiunone.it/ BoscoPark Parco Avventura Bosco Chiesanuova (Verona), Via Aleardi. Open through Sept. 9, daily 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sept.Oct. Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; tickets vary ( to ) according to the diculty level of the obstacle course. https://www.boscopark.it/ CanevaWorld Resort Lazise sul Garda (Verona), Fossalta 58. Open through Sept. 16; Sept. 22-23; Sept. 29-30; Movieland Studios, AquaParadise, Medieval Times, and Rock Star theme areas. For more details about opening times and prices in English, visit http://www.canevaworld.it/home-eng Cavour Water Park Valeggio sul Mincio (Verona), Localit Ariano. Open through Sept. 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission: ; reduced for children aged 3-10 and senior citizens older than 65; free for children younger than 3. http://www.parcoacquaticocavour.it/ Italia in miniatura/ Italy in miniature Viserba (Rimini); Via Popilia 239. Open through Sept. 30, open on weekends in October; 9:30 a.m.6:30 p.m.; entrance fee: ; reduced is park displays hundreds miniatures of famous Italian and European buildings and oers special entertainment and attractions during the holiday season. http://www.italiainminiatura.com/en Gardaland Castelnuovo del Garda (Verona), Via Derna 4. Open through Sept. 30. For detailed information on opening times and reduced tickets online in English, visit http:// www.gardaland.it/park/index-en.php Gulliverlandia Lignano Sabbiadoro (Udine), Via San Giuliano 13. AMUSEMENT/ADVENTURE PARKS VENETO Open through Sept. 9; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. If features an aquarium, a Volcano Rapids Area, medieval entertainment, a Buttery Museum, and many more attractions; admission: ; reduced for children ages 3-8. http://www.gulliverlandia.it/inglesetoto/ secondaita/indice2.htm Minitalia Leolandia Park Capriate San Gervasio (Bergamo), Via Vittorio Veneto 52. Open through Sept. 10, and from Sept. 15-Nov. 18 on weekdays. Experience Italy from North to South by visiting the most important monuments in miniature, a multimedia museum dedicated to Leonardo, carnival rides, a reptile house terrarium with lizards, spiders, and snakes and much more. For detailed information on opening hours and to buy discount tickets, visit https://www.leolandia.it/public/pdf/2017/ Calendario_2017.pdf Padovaland Water Park Padova, Viale della Regione Veneto, 6. Open through Sept. 4, 10 a.m.:30 p.m.; wave pool, water slides for children and adults, playground built on piles, restaurant, and game rooms. Admission: all day pass and from 3 p.m. to closing; all day pass for children (2-12) and from 3 p.m. to closing. http://www.parcopadovaland.it/ Park Jungle Adventure San Zeno di Montagna (Verona), Via Pineta Sperane. Open through Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tickets vary (-34) according to the diculty level of the obstacle course. http://www.jungleadventurepark.com/Default. aspx?lang=ENG Villabella Water Park Villabella di San Bonifacio. Open through Sept. 9, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. For more information, visit http://www. parcoacquaticovillabella.it/03-villabella-informazioni. html. AMUSEMENT/ADVENTURE PARKS TUSCANY AMUSEMENT/ADVENTURE PARKS TUSCANY Acqua Village Park Cecina (Livorno), Via Tevere 25. Open through Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; one of the main attractions is the Intrigo super slide; there is a variety of swimming pools with interactive water games, water massage, a playground with slides, waterfalls, an aqua bubble, a childrens pool with two small slides, and a wave pool with animation and games. For prices and more details, visit http:// www.acquavillage.it/en/tarie/prezzi Acqua Village Park Follonica (Arezzo), Via R. Sanzio. Open through Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For prices and more information, visit http://www.acquavillage.it/en/tarie/prezzi or http://www.acquavillage.it/en/attrazioni/scivoli. Canyon Park Bagni di Lucca (Lucca), Via Scesta S.S. del Brennero. Open through Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Entrance fee: and for children ages 10-14. For more information in English and booking online, visit http:// www.canyonpark.it/en/prezzi/. Il Cavallino Matto Marina di Castagneto (Livorno), Via Po 1; 21-22. Open through Aug. 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Aug. 11-26, 10:30 a.m.7 p.m; Aug. 27-Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. ere is a Shocking Tower, which shoots visitors to a height of 55 meters in only 1.8 seconds and RocknRoll, a ride that has ve arms and 25 swinging cars. e park has a number of dierent eateries and a picnic area for those who would rather bring a homemade lunch. Tickets: ; reduced for children not taller than 51.18 inches; free entrance for children not taller than 39.37 inches and for persons with disablities. http://www. cavallinomatto.it/?lang=en Il Giardino Sospeso Parco Avventura Hanging Garden Adventure Riparbella (Pisa), from 10 a.m. to three hours before sunset through Sept. 15; Sept. 16-Nov. 30, open on weekends and Italian holidays. e park oers acrobatic tree top trails that include xed and suspended platforms linked by crossings through the tree tops of varying lengths and degrees of diculty. Before attempting the courses, everyone has to go through a brieng and a little test provided by park instructors; visitors are supplied with all necessary equipment. Tickets: ; reduced: children shorter than 55.11 inches; instinctive archery lessons, http://www. ilgiardinosospeso.it/site_eng/PInglese.htm Parco Avventura/ Adventure Park Fosdinovo (Massa Carrara), Via Cucco. Bungee trampoline, mountain bike course, and six dierent levels of obstacle courses ranging from childrens courses to an acrobatic course for adults, with suspended obstacles, wings and ladders while safely connected to a steel wire. Open through Sept. 15, daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; last access is two hours before closing time. Tickets: ; for children younger than 18; children only for specic children routes. http://www. parcoavventurafosdinovo.it/nirvana/?page_id=111 Parco Avventura il Gigante/ The Giant Adventure Park Vaglia (Florence), Via Bolognese. Open through Sept. 15, daily 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 16-Oct. 30, weekends and holidays, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Last access is three hours before closing time. is is one of the largest adventure parks in Italy, with a choice of more than 10 high rope courses, suitable for all ages; free entrance for spectators. Entrance fee: ; reduced for children ages 3-5 and for children ages 6-12. For more details and to purchase your ticket online, visit http://www.parcoavventurailgigante.it/ biglietti/?lang=en Parco di Pinocchio/ Pinocchios Park Collodi (Pistoia), Via S. Gennaro 3. Open through Sept. 23, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sept. 24-Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; last access is 45 minutes before closing time. Pinocchios tale was written by the Florentine writer Carlo Lorenzini, known under the pseudonym of Carlo Collodi (the name taken from his mothers native village). Walking through this park, youll nd all the main protagonists of the story. Tickets: ; reduced ; buy your ticket online and save http://www.pinocchio.it/ Parco Avventura Cielo Verde Adventure Park Green Sky Marina di Grosseto, Via della Trappola 180. Open through Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; outdoor adventures include swinging through tree tops, sliding through the air on a zipline, balancing on trunks and more. Tickets: ; reduced for children ages 7-12 years; for children ages 3-6 years. Fee includes equipment rental and mandatory safety training; an entrance fee is valid for two hours and a half of activity. http://www.parcoavventuracieloverde.it/?lang=en Saltalbero Adventure Park Rapolano Terme (Siena), Localit Fontemaggio 25. Games and attractions for children of all ages and adults; horse riding courses, acrobatic courses; mini golf. Open through Sept. 16; weekends Sept. 22-Oct. 28. Entrance and Sundays and holidays; free for children younger than 13; for acrobatic courses ; children ages 5-13 years; children ages 3-4 years. http://www.saltalbero.it/en/ *Editor's note: Look for natural parks, zoos and gardens in the July 27 issue of the Outlook Il Cavallino Matto, Livorno
10 Outlook July 13, 2018 Out & About VENETO & NEARBY Hoga Zait /Cimbric Festival rough July 22, Roana, about 37 miles north of Vicenza. Hoga Zait in Cimbric language means time to celebrate. e inhabitants of many mountain towns of the province claim to be descendants of the ancient Cimbrian of Scandinavia origin. e Cimbrian language is no longer in use but is still reected in the nicknames of many local families and old traditions together with ancient legends of gnomes, fairies and other woodland creatures. Many local participants will wear their traditional Cimbrian costumes; live folk music and dancing. Sagra del Redentore e Parata Storica Our Savior Festival and Historical Parade July 13-17, Ponte di Barbarano, Viale Crispi 2, about 13 miles south of Vicenza. e festival dates back to the end of the XVII century, when it was rst celebrated in the park of Villa Pedrina-Rigon. It was organized by the villas owners, the Sangiantofetti family, as an addition to the Venetian Redentore Parade. Carnival rides; painting exhibit; charity rae; food booths featuring bigoli, gnocchi, grilled meat, sausage and bacon, fried sh and the local dessert Doges bread. Open daily at 7 p.m.; live music and dancing starts at 9 p.m.; July 17, at midnight, musical reworks. Woodstock Xperience July 13, 7 p.m.-midnight, July 14-15 10 a.m.-midnight, Isola Vicentina, Parco Rizzi, Via S. Antonio 13. Live music, Hare Krishna Village of Peace; vintage auto exhibit; wellness area with yoga, Tai Chi, Shiatsu, and meditation workshops; food booths. Entrance fee: Sagra del Pesce /Fish Festival July 13-22, 7 p.m., Chioggia (Venice), Corso del Popolo, Piazza Vigo and Porta Garibaldi, downtown streets and squares, about 51 miles east of Vicenza. Food booths feature a great variety of seafood specialties; live music and shows from 9:30 p.m. in Piazza Vigo and Porta Garibaldi. Free entrance. Feste Marinare /Fish Festival July 13-14, July 27-28; Aug. 10-11, and Aug. 17-18, from 6:30 p.m., Cortellazzo (Jesolo), Sport Center, Via Amba Alagi 47. A variety of sh specialties; music and dancing. Bassano City of Jazz July 13, from 9 p.m., live jazz concerts downtown Bassano del Grappa. Free entrance. Festa del Redentore /Our Savior Festival July 14-15, Venice, Piazza San Marco (St. Marks Square). One of the best events in Venice, as it combines a religious theme with a spectacular celebration that attracts thousands of visitors every year. e festival celebrates the citys redemption from a terrible plague in 1576 when, in a desperate attempt to ward o the worst, the Senate decreed that if the city were to be saved, a temple would be built in honor of Christ the Savior. e city survived and the Redentore Church was built. Since then, a pilgrimage has been held every year. July 14, 7 p.m., hundreds of decorated boats will gather in the Giudecca Canal and in front of St. Marks Square; 11:30 p.m. reworks in St. Marks Bay; July 15, 4 p.m., traditional regatta. XXVI Mostra scambio, auto e moto Vintage cars and motorcycle exhibit and sale July 14, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; July 15, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Dueville, Piazza Monza. Exhibit and sale of vintage vehicles, motorcycles, and spare parts. Entrance fee: ; reduced Venezia Jazz Festival July 16-17, July 19, and July 25, live jazz at various locations in Venice. For schedule in English, visit http://www.venetojazz.com/en/programma/ ; tickets available online at www.ticketone.it, www.vivaticket. it, www.iconamusic.it and www.geticket.it Jamrock Festival July 18-22, Vicenza, Parco Farini, Via Farini. Live music, shows, street food and cra beer, street art. Entrance fee: until 9 p.m.; aer 9 p.m. by Anna Terracino, VMC Public Aairs Oce Brudstock Three days of peace, love, and music July 20-22, Vigonovo di Fontanafredda (Pordenone). Live music, motor show with vintage cars, motorcycles and trucks from the s; vintage items exhibit and sale; food booths. Free entrance. July 20: Happy Jacks (Italy); C.S.N. & Y Hommage; Atomic Rooster (UK); Fabio Stevie Ulliana & O Limits Band (Italy) July 21: Screaming Eagles (Italy); e Shamans Blues (Italy); Hundred Seventy Split (UK); Tres Hombres (Italy) July 22: Young bands Contest Costozza Wine Art July 21, from 6 p.m., Costozza, Longare, Piazza da Schio and Via Volto. Local wine and food tasting; stonecutters, photo and art exhibits; wine tasting tours and live music. Palio delle Zattere /Raft Race July 22, 2-8 p.m., Valstagna, about 34 miles north of Vicenza. is annual competition takes place on a panoramic stretch of the Brenta River in commemoration of the terrible ood of 1966. Parade starts at 3 p.m., the ra race at 5 p.m.; entertainment with ag-throwers, live Venetian folk music and traditional trade exhibit in Piazza San Marco; food booths feature fried trout and other specialties. Free entrance. Killing Cangrande Mystery guided tour July 22, 8:30-11 p.m., Castelvecchio, Verona, Corso Castelvecchio 2. Discover medieval Verona and play the role of a detective to solve a murder case from 700 years ago. Ticket: ; free for children under 12 accompanied by two adults; reserve by sending an email to email@example.com. Bark in Festa /Local Fair July 27-29, 7 p.m.-midnight, San Pietro in Gu, Via Barche 29. Food booths feature gnocchi, steak, grilled meat, beer and local wines; live music and dancing start at 9 p.m. Estate al Parco /Summer at the Park Free outdoor tness classes rough Aug. 31, Vicenza, Parco Querini, Viale Rodol. Mondays Tai chi: July, 7-8:30 p.m., Palco del Tempietto. Ancient Chinese exercises, described as meditation in motion, which promote serenity through gentle, owing movements. Do-in: July, 7-8 p.m., La Radura. Exercises for physical and mental well-being. Fit and Motion: July, 7-8 p.m., at Porta Papa; music tness workouts that include cadiovascular activity, toning and stretching. Tuesdays Jazzercise: July, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Palco del Tempietto. Krav Maga: July, 7-8 p.m., La Radura. An eective, modern and dynamic self-defense and ghting system. Open Air Dance: July 24, 7:30 8:30 p.m., Palco del Tempietto. Flamenco; belly dance and modern dances. Super Tone 360: July, 7:308:30 p.m., Parlo Porta di Papa. Exercises to invigorate your muscles and shape your body. Wednesdays Taij and Qi gong: July, 6:30-8 p.m. La Radura. Chinese ancient exercises that integrate physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation. Yoga: July, 6:45-8 p.m., Palco del Tempietto. Ethnic Dances: July 4, July 11, and July 17, 8-8:45 p.m., Palco del Tempietto. ursdays Taij and Qi gong: July, 9:30-11 a.m. La Radura. Hatha Yoga: August, 7-8:30 p.m. Palco del Tempietto. Exercises that include physical postures, purication procedures, poses, breathing and meditation. Bioenergy Workout: July 12 and July 18, 7:30-8:30 p.m., La Radura. Aikido: July, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Palco di Porta Papa. Aikido is a form of self-defense and martial art that uses lock, holds, throws and the opponents own movements. Fridays Jiu jitsu: July, 7-8:45 Palco del Tempietto. Jiu jitsu is a Japanese art of unarmed combat and physical training that develops self-control and self-esteem. Saturdays Kung Fu: July, 6-7 p.m., La Radura. Sundays Tai chi: July, 9-10:30 a.m., Palco del Tempietto. Chinese ancient exercises, described as meditation in motion, which promote serenity through gentle, owing movements. Self-defense workshops: August, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Palco del Tempietto. Camminamento di Ronda Walk along fortress walls of Cittadella rough Aug. 31, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Cittadella, (Padova), about 16 miles northwest of Vicenza. Entrance from the tourist oce, Via Porte Bassanesi; last entrance one hour before closure. e walls and fortications were built in 1220 to protect the town from territorial attacks; from the walls you can experience views of downtown and of the Dolomite Mountains on a clear day; ticket: David Chippereld Architect Works rough Sept. 2, Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.8 p.m., Vicenza, Palladian Basilica, Piazza dei Signori. Contemporary architecture exhibit; entrance fee: ; reduced La Partita a Scacchi a personaggi viventi Live Chess Game Sept. 7-9, Marostica, Piazza degli Scacchi, about 18 miles north of Vicenza. Grand opening Sept. 7 at 9 p.m., Sept. 8-9, 9 p.m. is chess match commemorates the historic chess match of 1454. e game is a reenactment of the match that Lord Taddeo Parisio held to determine the marriage of his daughter. Purchase tickets well in advance online at http://www. marosticascacchi.it/it/partitaascacchi/ticket.html#1 Sculture di Sabbia /Sand Sculpture Festival rough Sept. 9, Jesolo, Piazza Brescia. is years theme is "Sand Raptors." International artists take part in this special event by competing in shaping every kind of artistic gure with ne golden sand. Free entrance. Egitto. Dei, faraoni e Uomini Egypt. Gods, Pharaohs and Men rough Sept. 18, Fridays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Jesolo, Via Aquileia 123. is exhibit oers a display of Egyptian artifacts coming from the most important collections of Italian and foreign museums. Entrance fee: ; reduced: (senior citizens older than 65; students and people with disabilities); (children aged 6-12); free for children younger than 6. Tickets include audio guide. Venice Secrets Crime & Justice Exhibit rough Sept. 30, open daily, 10 a.m.-10 p.m, Venice, Palazzo Zaguri, Campo San Maurizio. In a Venetian palace, through a ve-story route divided into 36 rooms, visitors will see a secret side of the city. e display is divided in four sections: justice and torture; prisons and prisoners; capital executions; Inquisition and Holy Oce. Entrance fee: ; reduced for senior citizens older than 65 and children ages 6-14. VENETO MARKETS Verona: July 14, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Piazza S. Zeno (about 100 vendors) Abano Terme (Padova): July 15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza Caduti 1 (about 80 vendors) Cittadella (Padova): July 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown squares and streets (about 100 vendors) Este (Padova): July 15, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Maggiore and Via Matteotti (about 60 vendors) Padova: July 15, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., in Prato della Valle and Via Umberto I (about 180 vendors) Soave (Verona): July 15, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza Antonio Marogna and Corso Vittorio Emanuele (about 110 vendors) Spresiano (Treviso): July 22, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza Luciano Rigo (about 100 vendors) Valeggio sul Mincio (Verona): July 22, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Carlo Alberto and downtown streets (about 120 vendors)
CONCERTS/SPORTS James Blunt July 13 Pistoia; July 17 Rome Steve Hackett July 14 Pistoia Anastacia July 14 Genoa Joss Stone July 15 Verona Lenny Kravitz July 16 Verona; July 18 Lucca Iron Maiden July 17 Trieste LP July 17 Padova Roger Waters July 17-18 Assago Nick Cave and e Bad Seeds July 17 Lucca Kasabian July 17 Ferrara; July 18 Lignano Sabbiadoro (Udine); July 19 Genoa Pat Metheny July 18 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 20 Rome James Taylor July 20 Lucca; July 22 (Pompei, Naples); July 23 Terme di Caracalla (Rome) King Crimson July 22-23 Rome; July 25 Lucca; July 27-28 Venice Scorpions July 23 Verona Norah Jones July 24 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 26 Lucca (with Marcus Miller) Marcus Miller July 25 Gardone Riviera (Brescia) Sting July 28 Rome; July 29 Verona; July 30 Naples Eminem Sept. 7 Milan Europe Oct. 2 Bologna U2 Oct. 11-12; Oct. 15-16 Assago (Milan) David Garrett and his band Oct. 17 Rome; Oct. 19 Florence; Oct. 20 Assago (Milan) e Musical Box Oct. 28 Rome; Oct. 30 Florence; Oct. 31 Milan; Nov. 1 Padova Maneskin Nov. 14 Florence; Nov. 15 Padova; Nov. 17-18 Bologna; Nov. 24 Milan Liam Gallagher Nov. 15 Conegliano; Nov. 16 Rome Dire Straits Legacy Nov. 20 Assago (Milan); Nov. 21 Padova; Nov. 23 Brescia; Nov. 24 Florence Elton John May 29-30, 2019, Verona ITALIAN ARTISTS Francesco De Gregori July 13 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 25 Florence; Aug. 14 Asiago Gianna Nannini July 13 Mantova; July 16 Pistoia; Aug. 13 Follonica (Grosseto); Aug. 14 Forte dei Marmi (Lucca) Francesca Michielin July 14 Forte di Marmi; Sept. 2 Treviso Fabrizio Moro July 16 Marostica Vinicio Capossela July 21 Gardone Riviera (Brescia); July 28 Forte dei Marmi (Lucca); July 31 San Gimignano (Siena) Ermal Meta July 28 Villafranca (Verona) Laura Pausini Oct. 7 Florence; Oct. 9-10 Padova Claudio Baglioni Oct. 16 Florence; Nov. 16-17 Padova; Nov. 20-21 Montichiari (Brescia) Luca Carboni Oct. 18 Padova Mario Biondi Dec. 13 Florence; Dec. 19 Padova SPORTING EVENTS ACI CSAI Racing Weekend July 14-15 and Oct. 2728 Scarperia (Florence) Coppa FMI Velocit Aug. 25-2 Scarperia (Florence) MXGP OF ITALY Oct. 29-30 Imola (Bologna) WWE Live Nov. 9 Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna); Nov. 10 Rome Tickets are available in Vicenza at Media World, Palladio Shopping Center, or online at www.ticketone. it and www.geticket.it. 11 Outlook July 13, 2018 Out & About TUSCANY Mercantia /International Street Theatre Festival rough July 15, Certaldo (Florence). One of the best street theatre festivals in Europe, featuring acrobats, puppeteers, ventriloquists, magicians, illusionists, reeaters, dancers, street actors and bands; July 11-12, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., 10, reduced .50; July 13, 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m., reduced ; July 14, 6 p.m.-1:30 a.m., reduced ; July 15, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., reduced ; reductions are for children aged 7-14 and for people with disabilities. Sagra della Paella e della Sangria Paella and Sangria Festival rough July 15, Buti (Pisa), Villa dei Limoni, Via Rio Magno. Food booths featuring Spanish and Tuscan specialties open at 6 p.m.; live music and dancing nightly at 9 p.m. Sagra del Cavatello /Cavatello Fair July 13-15, Castelfranco di Sotto (Pisa), Via Romeo Biagi 6. Cavatelli is a local specialty of pasta that comes in various tubular forms, including small shells with rippled edges. Food booths featuring cavatelli in a variety of sauces and other local specialties; open at 7 p.m.; live music and dancing from 8 p.m. Sagra del Pesce /Fish Festival July 13-15, Quattro Strade (Bientina, Pisa), Parco delle Sughere. Food booths feature a great variety of sh specialties, vegetables, meat and local wine. Entertainment for children; live music and dancing start at 8 p.m. Festa della Birra /Beer Festival July 13-15 and July 20-22, from 7:30 p.m., Latignano (Cascina, Pisa). Food booths feature local specialties and dra beer; entertainment, live music and dancing. Sagra degli Strozzapreti /Strozzapreti Festival July 13-15, Sticciano Scalo (Grosseto), Via Vecchia. Strozzapreti (literally, priest chokers) is a local handrolled pasta. ere are several legends to explain this name. One is that priests were so enthralled by the pasta that they ate too quickly and choked themselves; another is that wives would make the pasta for churchmen as partial payment for land rents, and their husbands would be so angered, that they wished the priests would choke while eating them. Yet another legend is that the pasta resembles a clerical collar, commonly referred to as priest choker. Food booths featuring local specialties open at 7:30 p.m.; carnival rides; local products and cras exhibit and sale; live music and dancing nightly at 9 p.m. Free event. Eetto Venezia /Venice Eect summer festival July 25-29, Livorno. Eetto Venezia (literally Venice Eect) is the most important event organized in Livorno during the summer. Its name derives from the district where it takes place, La Venezia. e area is crossed by canals built by the Medici family to facilitate transport of goods into the city. During this event, there will be entertainment, performances, live music and cultural initiatives; food booths featuring many local specialties including the cacciucco (a typical sh soup from Livorno), and fried sh. Exhibit and sale of cras and antiques. Festival Medievale /Medieval Festival July 27-28, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Laterina (Arezzo). Actors and musicians recreate a medieval atmosphere; re and falconers shows; jesters and re-eaters; historical parades and medieval battles reenactments; medieval market and food. Free entrance. Medioevalia /Medieval Festival July 27-29, 6 p.m.-midnight, Momigno (Marliana, Pistoia). Street artists, jesters, re-eaters, and medieval music. Food booths open at 6 p.m. Sagra del Fungo Porcino /Porcino Mushroom Fair July 27-29 and Aug. 3-5, Cascine di Buti (Pisa). Food booths featuring many dierent mushroom dishes and other local specialties open at 7 p.m.; live music and dancing. BeerRrenai /Music Summer Fest rough Aug. 5, 5 p.m.midnight, Signa (Florence), Parco dei Renai, Via dei Renai. Food booths feature local specialties and 12 local beers; shows and entertainment for children; nightly live music. Free entrance. Festa dellUnicorno /Unicorn Festival July 27-29, Vinci (Florence). Comic book lovers and performers gather in this little town, which comes alive with re shows, live music, banquets, markets and people dressed up as fairies, knights, kings, goblins and many other characters. Entrance fee: reduced (children aged 11-16 and visitors wearing a medieval costume); free for children under 10. Sagra del Pesce e Patate /Fish & Chips Festival July 27-Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Barga (Lucca). Food booths feature sh & chips and many local specialties and wines. On Aug. 5-6, Aug. 11-13, and Aug. 15-17 gluten-free meals available; 9 p.m. music and dancing; free event. Man Ray Wonderful Visions rough Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., San Gimignano, Modern Art Gallery, Via Folgore da San Gimignano; 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. through Sept. 30; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Oct. 1-7. On display More than 100 photos by Man Ray, one of the most important photographers of the XX century. His photographic works encompass fashion, portraits, and technical experimentation. Entrance fee: reduced for children ages 6-17 and for senior citizens older than 65; free access for children younger than 6. Our Savior Festival, Venice TUSCANY MARKETS Certaldo (Florence): July 15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Boccaccio and Via Cavour Lucca: July 14-15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Antelminelli, Piazza S. Giovanni, Piazza San Giusto, Via San Giovanni, Corte Bertolini (about 230 vendors) Marina di Grosseto (Grosseto): July 14-15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Via XXIV Maggio and Via Cadorna Quarrata (Pistoia): July 15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza Risorgimento Siena: July 15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza del Mercato Bientina (Pisa): July 22, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Piazza Vittorio Emanuele (about 140 vendors) Castiglion Fiorentino (Arezzo): July 22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Piazza Del Municipio San Gimignano (Siena): July 22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Piazza delle Erbe Viareggio (Lucca): July 21-22, 9 a.m. p.m., Piazza DAzeglio Venice Effect, Livorno
12 Outlook July 13, 2018 Music Caf July 13, 7:30-11 p.m. ODR, Caserma Ederle Music Caf nights are casual improv jam nights for music lovers by music lovers. Great music and amazing community talent await at the next Music Caf, celebrating its 8th year. Entry is free and refreshments will be available for purchase. Bowling Check the FMWR calendar e Arena, Caserma Ederle Bowl at the Arena. ere is daytime bowling, Two for Two Tuesday, Sunday bowling specials, hourly and evening bowling, and family movie nights. Stop by the Arena for more information, or go online at https:// italy.armymwr.com/calendar to get dates, times and cost. Turin and the Egyptian Museum July 21, 6 a.m.-9 p.m., $90/$55/$35 ODR, Caserma Ederle Turin, Torino was the head of Italian parliament in the 1800s and is the home to some of Italy's most prestigious universities. Well known for "e Shroud of Turin," the cloth that covered Jesus Christ aer his Crucixion, this city has much to oer. e Turin Egyptian Museum has one of the most complete sets of ancient artifacts in the world, second only to the museum in Cairo. e museum boasts the statue of Ramses II and more than 4,000 years of Egyptian history. Enjoy a guided tour of the city followed by free time to eat or explore. Aerward, we will head to the Egyptian Museum and view the collection of Egyptian artifacts. Wakeboarding and Beach Trip July 21, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $85 ODR, Caserma Ederle Join Outdoor Recreation for an adventurous day of wakeboarding in nearby Treviso. Cost includes transportation, facilitator, guide, entrance fee, board rental and membership to the park; lunch not included. Don't forget your swimsuit. Portoroz, Slovenia Beach Day July 22, 6 a.m.-9 p.m., $75/$45/$25 ODR, Caserma Ederle What better way to enjoy summer beach weather than on the coast of Slovenia? Outdoor Recreation will take participants to Slovenia to spend time on the beach in Portoroz, an Adriatic seaside resort and spa town located in southwestern Slovenia. Hit the beach or check out the town. Passport required. Mt. Pasubio Hike July 22, 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m., $45 ODR, Caserma Ederle Hike the 52 tunnels, also known as the Strada delle 52 Gallerie an important part of World War I history. Built in 1917, the road was used to provide lateral lines of communications and supplies to the Italian V Corps in the Pasubio area. e gallerie were needed to quickly move troops and equipment along a line out of sight and artillery re of Austrian and Hungarian enemy forces. Ages 16 years and older only. Darby Trip: Gardaland Amusement Park July 28, 5 a.m.-11 p.m., $55 Camp Darby Head to the shores of Lake Garda for a fun-lled day at the Gardaland Amusement Park. Enjoy rides and attractions during this day of fun in the sun. Minimum participants required: 25 people. Sign up by July 20 Make payments at the snack bar in Building 305 during regular hours of operation. Tarzaning July 28, 5 a.m.-7:30 p.m., $100 ODR, Caserma Ederle Explore along a creek during this exciting activity that is lled with swings, ropes, Tibetan bridges, Tyrolean crossing and other incredible things that are sure to make for a fun day. Ages 16 years and older; register at Outdoor Recreation in person or over the phone, DSN 634-7453, comm. 0444-71-7453. Cost includes transportation, equipment, instruction and facilitator. BOSS Del Din Car & Bike Show July 28, 6-11 p.m. Warrior Zone, Caserma Del Din Head to the road alongside the Warrior Zone on Caserma Del Din for a BOSS Car & Motorcycle Show at the rst Vicenza Summer Meet 1.1. To participate, register at the Auto Skills Center on Caserma Ederle by July 18; cost is per vehicle, free to be a spectator. Categories are: Best in Show, Best Suuper Car, Best American, Best JDM, Best European, Best Classic, Best Paint/Wrap, Best Wheels and Best Sleeper. Motorcycle categories are Sport, Touring and Custom. A trophy will be awarded for rst place in each category. ere will be music provided by DJ Capo, photographers/videographers, and a food vendor on site. A bouncy house will be available for children. Get more information at the Auto Skills Center. ENTERTAINMENT & TRIPS CLASSES & WORKSHOPS Family & MWR Interviewing Skills July 17, 9:30-1:30 a.m. ACS, Bldg. 108, Caserma Ederle Learn eective strategies so you will be prepared to make a great rst impression, answer questions eectively and land your next position. Takes place every third Tuesday. Sign up no later than two days before the class by calling DSN 634-6884, comm. 0444-71-6884. Resiliency Through Art Midday July 17, 24 & 31, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Arts & Cras Center, Caserma Ederle Enjoy this lunchtime program that focuses on the process of personal expression through art in a smallgroup setting. Participants will nd art naturally therapeutic in this facilitated program. No previous art experience is needed. Each session is limited to eight individuals. First two facilitated sessions are free; following sessions will be based on a studio time fee. Free for active-duty Soldiers. Kids Craft Club July 17, 24 & 31, 1:30-3 p.m., $5 Arts & Cras Center, Caserma Ederle Head to the Arts & Cras Center and enjoy a spacious room and an increasing supply of craing materials. e center will have three to four dierent activities available that will encourage children to explore their inner creativity while having fun. Activities are set up for ages 3-16 years. Register in advance, as space is limited. Romp-N-Stomp Playgroup July 18 & 25, 10-11:30 a.m. SKIES Unlimited, Bldg. 308 Caserma Ederle Every Wednesday (except holidays), Romp-N-Stomp playgroup is a time for learning through play. Parents with children ages birth to three years old are invited to this weekly playgroup. Working parents are encouraged to drop in and spend time with their families during their lunch hour. Call DSN 634-7500, comm. 0444-71-7500. Bringing Baby Home July 19, 3:30-5:30 p.m. ACS, Bldg. 108, Caserma Ederle is class is provided by the New Parent Support Program. Second time parents are encouraged to attend, as with every birth you become a new parent and no two children are alike. Learn practical tips about newborn behavior, sleep, SIDS, how to soothe a crying baby and much more. Call to register at DSN 634-7567, comm. 0444-71-7567. Resiliency Through Art Evening July 19 & 26, 5-6:30 p.m. Arts & Cras Center, Caserma Ederle Enjoy this evening program that focuses on the process of personal expression through art in a smallgroup setting. Art provides great relief for anyone dealing with separation, anxiety, depression or anger. First two facilitated sessions are free; following sessions will be based on a studio time fee. Free for active-duty Soldiers. Sign up in advance. Infant Massage Class July 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m. ACS, Bldg. 108, Caserma Ederle Join the New Parent Support Program for this exciting chance to bond with your infant. Instruction is available to parents of children 5 weeks old to crawling. Learn techniques of infant massage to help baby sleep longer, enhance bonding, improve circulation and more. FITNESS & SPORTS BOSS Kickarounds! July 18 & 25, Ederle Turf Field July 19 & 26, Del Din Soccer Field Single and geographically separated bachelors/ettes are invited to hit the elds to kick some goals and hone your soccer skills. Practice will take place on both installations, 6-8 p.m. each night. BOSS Morning Bike Rides July 20 & 27, 6-7:30 a.m. ODR, Caserma Ederle New and experienced riders are invited to join; no registration is required for weekly morning bike rides. Bring road bicycle, helmet, spare inner tube, and water and snacks as needed. Call for information, DSN 637-2712, comm. 0444-66-2712. Darby PiYo Live July 27, 11 a.m.-noon July 31, 8:30-9:30 a.m., $5/10 for $35 Fitness Center, Camp Darby PiYO Live is an intense, low impact cardio workout. A unique total-body conditioning workout that combines the muscle-sculpting, core-rming benets of pilates with the strength and exibility training of owing yoga movements, all in one class. A fat burning, low-impact workout. For more events, see the monthly calendar at www.italy.armymwr.mil. Volleyball camps available in August for 6th-graders & up VICENZA Three Department of De fense Schools volleyball camps for boys and girls will take place this summer in Germany and Vicenza. Each camp will include three skill levels: basic, interme diate and advanced. The Basic Skill Development Group will cover all basic skills of volleyball, to include serving, passing, attacking, blocking and digging. This group will provide a fun, yet challenging, atmo sphere for beginners and less skilled players to learn fundamentals required to play volleyball at a competitive level. The Intermediate Skills Group is de signed for players who have had experi ence on middle school, junior varisty or who have played in clubs in the United States at the intermediate level. Coaches will ensure basic skills are well executed and work to correct any errors. More ad vanced skills will be introduced. The Advanced Skills Group is designed for the advanced volleyball player look ing for a more intense experience. This tion in passing, setting, attacking, serv ing and individual defense, but will also defense. It is recommended that athletes in this camp be experienced and have played at least one to two years on a var sity or junior club team. All athletes must bear in mind that self selection is not the only means of group ing; camp directors and coaches reserve the right to move players to other groups as necessary. Guest coaches and clini cians are Katie Charles and Eric Hodg son, who bring a wealth of experience from various levels of the sport. The camp in Ramstein, Germany, will take place Aug. 9-11; in Vilseck, Germa ny, Aug. 13-15; and in Vicenza, Aug. 1618. Cost is $60 for beginners and $115 for intermediate or advanced players. The fee includes a camp T-shirt and a volleyball. Pick up a brochure about the camps at the high school here. Register online and get all forms needed at https://tinyurl. com/DoDEAVBCamp. Those with questions are encouraged to get in touch with camp administrators: (Ramstein) Erin Markus, erin.markus@ student.dodea.edu; (Vilseck) Brian Sw enty, firstname.lastname@example.org; (Vicenza), John Kohut, email@example.com or (cell) 347-218-0322.