New Year’s Eve festivities
Bases on Okinawa are planning a number of New Year’s Eve festivities. Events are free unless otherwise noted.
9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — The Globe & Anchor Club will host a party. Prizes will be awarded every hour, and a ball is slated to drop at midnight. For more information, call 645-3666 and 645-4842.
8 p.m. to 1 a.m. — The Butler Officers’ Club at Plaza Housing is holding a 1970s black and white party. Guests must be 20 years or older and must wear black and white ’70s attire to gain entry. Jeans are not allowed. Raffle drawing will be held every hour and free hors d’oeuvres will be available. For more information, call 645-3273.
Marine Corps Air Station Futenma
9 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Thirsty’s E Club will have a party with food and live music. For more information, call 636-3046.Camp Courtney
8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. — The Bayview Club will hold its New Year’s Eve Blowout. The event will include a horseshoe tournament, complimentary champagne or sparkling cider, raffle prizes and a DJ. For more information, call 622-9300.
8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — The Courtney Senior NCO Club will host a party. Free finger foods and complimentary champagne will be served. For more information, call 622-9583
6 p.m. to midnight — A marathon eight-game bowling tournament will be held at the bowling center. Fee: $40. Cash prizes will go to the top three winners. For more information, call 622-7365.
8 to 9:30 p.m. — A rock band tournament will be held at the BeachHead Club’s enlisted Lounge. Sign-ups begin at 7 p.m. Prizes for the top three winners. Free finger foods available. For more information call 625-2053 or 625-2051.
8 p.m. to 1 a.m. — The Palms enlisted Lounge will hold its New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. Assorted finger foods and complimentary drinks will be available. For more information, call 623-4375 or 623-4447.
Kadena Air Base
7 p.m. — The Banyan Tree Club will host a New Year’s Eve masquerade. Hors d’oeuvres and a buffet from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets at the door cost $25. For more information, call 634-0644.
7:30 p.m. — The Rocker NCO Club will hold a celebration. Party favors, hors d’oeuvres, dancing, and champagne and breakfast served at midnight. Advance tickets are required and can be bought at the customer service desk. Cost: $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information, call 634-0740.
7 p.m. — The Kadena Officers’ Club will host a party. R&B and dance music in the ballroom. Hors d’oeuvres served from 8 to 11 p.m. Breakfast buffet begins at 12:30 a.m. Cost: $20 members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information, call 634-3663 or 632-7596.
6 p.m. Wednesday and noon and 6 p.m. Thursday — The Air Force’s Tops in Blue entertainment troop will perform its "Deja Blue" show at Kadena’s Keystone Theater. All three shows are free. Anyone interested in volunteering to help set up the shows or needing more information, should call 634-0694 or 634-0365.