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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 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’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.

Protestant services

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.

Protestant services

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.


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