Holiday times and events for bases in Japan
SaseboJingle Bell 5K run/walk, Dec. 21, 11:30 a.m., at the Fleet Fitness Center. Toy donations will be accepted for a local children’s home.Kids’ Christmas party, Dec. 22, noon at the Hario Community Center. Gift drop-off at 10 a.m. For more information, call 090-5723-1319.General Protestant Christmas Eve service, Dec. 24, 5 p.m., at the Hario chapel with choral presentation by Seiwa High School choir.Liturgical Protestant Christmas Eve service, Dec. 24, 6 p.m., at the main base Community and Education Center auditorium.Seiwa High School choir Christmas presentation, Dec. 24, 7:40 p.m., at the Main Base Community and Education Center auditorium.Roman Catholic Christmas Eve mass, Dec. 24, 8 p.m., with contributions by Seiwa High School choir at the main base CEC auditorium.Anglican/Episcopalian/Lutheran Christmas Eve service, Dec. 24, 6 p.m., at the main base chapel in the Community and Education Center. Episcopalian and Lutheran liturgy, with sanctus bells and incense. Seeking acolytes for the service, please contact Chaplain Munoz at MunozF@LPD10.navy.mil if interested.Christmas dinner at the galley, Dec. 25, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Shogun Café.Roman Catholic Christmas Day Mass, Dec. 25, at the Hario chapel.Christmas buffet at the Harbor View Club, Dec. 25, noon-7 p.m. Pictures with Santa Claus from 2-6 p.m. Adults are $15.95, children 4-10 are $6.95 and children under 3 are free.Liberty Center Christmas dinner, Dec. 25, noon to 7 p.m., at the Liberty Center. Free dinner for unaccompanied sailors.Viva Las Vegas New Years Eve at the Harbor View Club, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., includes dinner, casino gambling, movie, Elvis costume contest and midnight toast. For advance tickets, call 252-3965.New Year’s Eve Texas Hold’em poker tournament, Dec. 31, 6 p.m., at the Liberty Center. Admission to the tournament is free.Roman Catholic Mass, Jan. 1, 9 a.m., at the main base Community and Education Center auditorium.
IwakuniCatholic Sinbang Gabi gift Mass, Dec. 20-21, 7 p.m., at the small base chapel. For more information on services, call the Station Chapel at 253-3371.Catholic Christmas vigil Mass, Dec. 24, 5 p.m., at the base chapel.Protestant Christmas Eve service, Dec. 24, 6:30 p.m., at the base chapel.Catholic midnight Mass, Dec. 24, at the base chapel.Catholic Christmas Day Mass, Dec. 25, 9 a.m., at the base chapel.Protestant “Watch Night” service, Dec. 31, 10:30 p.m., at the base chapel.Catholic Mass, “Mary, mother of God,” Jan. 1, 9 a.m., at the base chapel.Jingle Bell Jog 2007, Dec. 21, 10 a.m., check-in at IronWorks Gym.Single Marine Program orphanage toy delivery, Dec. 22, the bus departs the Hornet’s Nest at 10 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m. Toys will be delivered to orphanages in the community. For more information, call 253-3585.Holiday paintball tournament, Dec. 22, 10 a.m., at the base paintball range. Teams must pre-register at the IronWorks Gym or the Hornet’s Nest by Wednesday [DEC. 19]. $18 per player due at check-in. For more information, please call 253-3822 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Children’s Christmas crafts classes, Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., at the Artizen Craft Store. Cost is $7 per person.Children’s Christmas crafts classes, Dec. 24, 1:30 p.m., at the Artizen Craft Store. Cost is $7 per person.Single Marine Program Christmas Eve buffet, Dec. 24, 4 p.m., at the Hornet’s Nest.Christmas Eve party, Dec. 24, 8 p.m., at Club Iwakuni ballroom, admission is free and includes live band and DJ.Single Marine Program New Year’s Eve party, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., at the Hornet’s Nest.
MisawaGrissom Dining Facility Christmas Day meal, Dec. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. All active duty, retirees, and DOD civilians and their dependents are welcome.Walmsley Bowling Center annual children’s Christmas party, Dec. 22, noon-4 p.m. The bowl-one get-one free program with free rental shoes applies to kids ages 16 and under. Door prizes will be drawn throughout the afternoon, and at 2 p.m. Santa will make an appearance. Call DSN 222-7731 for more information.Family holiday bingo, Dec. 22, 5-8 p.m., at Lunney Youth Center Gym. Call DSN 226-3220 for more information.Ring in the New Year dance, Dec. 29, 7-10 p.m., at the Lunney Youth Center. Call DSN 226-3220 for more information.Breakfast with Santa at Misawa Collocated Club, Dec. 22, 8-10 a.m., at the Tohoku Dining Room. Call DSN 226-2016 for more information.Tops in Blue, Dec. 29 in Hangar 971. Show starts at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show is free. Call DSN 226-4128 for more information.
AtsugiJingle Bell Jog 5K Run, Dec. 21. Sign-up on 10th tee at Whispering Pines golf course at 11 a.m. Race starts at noon. Call 264-3560 for more information.Winter Wonderland, Dec. 22, 9 a.m., at Club Trilogy. Gingerbread decorating with Mrs. Claus, games, prizes and performances by Spontaneous Combustion and Clown Rockets. Call 264-3736 for more information.Christmas dinner at the Officers Club from 3 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call 264-3621 for more information.“Let it Snow” winter reading program, Dec. 27-Jan. 31. Read 10 easy books or five youth/adult books to earn a Cinema 77 movie pass. Pick up a reading log from the library. Call 264-3776 for more information.“Pirates of the Caribbean” New Year’s party at the Officers Club, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. Buffet, cocktails, casino games and a grand prize of two round-trip tickets to Vegas. Call 264-3620 for more information.New Year’s Eve toga party, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., at Club Trilogy. Call 264-3736 for more information.The following are all at the Atsugi base chapel:Roman Catholic children’s Mass, Dec. 24 at 4 p.m.Contemporary Protestant candlelight service, Dec. 31 at 7 p.m.Traditional Protestant Christmas Eve service, Dec. 24 at 9 p.m.Roman Catholic Festival of Lessons and Carols, Dec. 25 at 11 p.m.Roman Catholic Midnight Mass, Dec. 25.Roman Catholic Christmas Mass, Dec. 25 at 7:30 a.m.Roman Catholic Christmas Mass, Dec. 25 at 10:30 a.m.Roman Catholic Mass, Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.Roman Catholic New Year’s Eve vigil, Dec. 31 from 8 to 11:59 p.m.Roman Catholic Midnight Mass, Jan. 1; another Mass at 10:30 a.m.
YokosukaFamily Jingle Bell 3K Walk, Dec. 22, 9 a.m., across from the Golf Driving Range near the seawall. Call DSN 243-5398 for more information.Ring in the New Year dance, Dec. 29, 7-10 p.m. at the Lunney Youth Center. Call DSN 226-3220 for more information.Christmas lunch and dinner, Dec. 25, noon-7 p.m. at the Yokosuka Officers Club Kosano Dining Room. One-hour reservations are highly recommended. Call DSN 243-5030 for more information.Christmas day champagne dinner, Dec. 25, 3-9 p.m. at the CPO Club. Call DSN 243-5506 for more information.Sharky’s Hip-Hop Holiday with Rhythm and Rhyme Throw-downs, Dec. 21, 8 p.m.–midnight. Call DSN 243-3000 for more information.Christmas day buffet, Dec. 25, 5–9 p.m. Club Takemiya in the dining room. Call DSN 246-8075 for more information.Christmas day meal, Dec. 25, at noon at the Negishi Club. These are turkey dinners to go with all the fixings and a pumpkin pie — enough to feed eight people. Call DSN 242-4151 for more information.Christmas day bowling special, Dec. 25, 10:30 a.m. Includes three free games with shoe rental. Call DSN 243-5158 for more information.“PS3 Madden” tournament, Dec. 27, at the Fleet Recreation Center’s Spectrum Center starting at 7 p.m.Karaoke night, Dec. 28, 6 p.m. at the Fleet Recreation Center’s Spectrum Center.New Year’s Eve celebration, Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-3 a.m. at the Fleet Recreation Center’s Spectrum Center.Yokosuka Chapel of Hope eventsRoman Catholic services
Christmas vigil and party, Dec. 24, 5 p.m.Midnight Mass, Dec. 24Christmas Mass, Dec. 25, 10 a.m.
Animal blessing and service, Dec. 23, 4:30 p.m. on the chapel front lawnChristmas Eve candlelight service, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.Christmas Eve worship service (Filipino Christian Fellowship) at Ayame Heights at 8 p.m.Gospel Praise “Watch Night” service, Dec. 31, 10 p.m.
YokotaDial-a-Story 24 hours a day on automated line, DSN 225-2004:Dec. 20-21: “The Night Before Christmas”Dec. 22-28: “Snowball’s Christmas Eve”Dec. 29 to Jan. 4: “New Year’s Day”Christmas with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus at the base library, Dec. 20, 5:30-7 p.m. Christmas stories, treats and surprises for children. For information, call DSN 225-7490.Youth Sparkling Winter holiday party at Taiyo Recreation Center, Dec. 22, 6-9 p.m. Music, games, dancing, prizes and fun. A local Japanese orphanage also will take part in event. Open to ages 6-12. Sign up at your youth center by Dec. 21. Members $5, nonmembers $10. Call East Youth Center (DSN 225-7422) or West Youth Center (DSN 225-6397) for information.Christmas lunch at Samurai Café, Dec. 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The facility is open to all enlisted personnel and TDY-status active-duty military members.New Year’s Eve party at the Yokota Enlisted Club, Dec. 31, 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, including carving and pasta stations, midnight champagne toast and a breakfast buffet will be served. Call DSN 227-8820 for information.New Year’s Eve celebration at Yokota Officers Club, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Open to club members only and their guests. Call DSN 225-8526 for more information.New Year’s Eve party at Hillcrest Lounge in Tama Hills Lodge, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, breakfast, traditional Japanese New Year’s food, party favors, games and door prizes. Call DSN 224-3421/3422.Traditional Chapel schedule:Catholic masses
Christmas Mass vigil, Dec. 24, 5 p.m.Christmas Midnight Mass, Dec. 24; choir music, 11 p.m.Christmas Day Children’s Mass, Dec. 25, 10 a.m.New Year’s Day Mass, Jan. 1, 10 a.m.
Dessert Theatre — Christmas contemporary musical at Taiyo Recreation Center, Dec. 20-21, 6:30 p.m.Christmas cantata, Dec. 23, 11 a.m.Combined Protestant Christmas Eve candle light service, Dec. 24, 7 p.m.New Year’s Eve “Watch Night” service, Dec. 31, 10 p.m.Call DSN 225-7009 for information.
Camp ZamaChristmas buffet at Camp Zama Community Club, Dec. 23, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call DSN 263-4547 or 046-407-4547.New Year’s Eve party at Camp Zama Community Club, Dec. 31:Ballroom doors open at 6:30 p.m. Buffet 7-9 p.m. Live band and old-school music with DJ starts at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20.Firelight Lounge doors open at 8 p.m. Hip-hop DJ and hors d’oeuvres, 9-11 p.m. Tickets: $15.Breakfast will be served in the USA Dining Room, midnight to 1:30 a.m. Call DSN 263-4547 or 046-407-4547 for information.
Camp FujiNo information provided.
Stars and Stripes reporters Vince Little, Jennifer Svan, Travis Tritten and Chris Fowler contributed to this report.