Through Jan. 12
Youth soccer registration
Youth soccer for ages 5 to 15 starts Feb. 5; register now. For information, call 384-2514.
Elmendorf pool closure
The Elmendorf Fitness Center pool is closed for maintenance; for information, call 552-5353.
Single service members can visit the Skeet, Trap and Archery range for free ammunition and shooting. For information, call 384-1480.
Dorm/Barracks at Hillberg
Hillberg Ski Area offers free lift tickets and rentals every Thursday for those who live in the dorms or barracks. For information, call 552-4838.
Through Dec. 15
Duck the Halls
Visit the JBER Library to pick up your rubber duck, then decorate it as your favorite book character for a chance at a prize. Voting is Dec. 18 through 22.
For information, call 384-1640.
UFC at PermaFrost
Don’t miss the Holloway vs. Edgar matchup at the PermaFrost Pub. Doors open at 3 p.m.
For information, call 552-3669.
The Warrior Zone hosts this tournament starting at 2 p.m. with prizes for first, second and third places. For information, call 384-9006.
Tree lighting ceremony
Join JBER family and friends at the Frontier Theater for this 6 p.m. official lighting of the tree. Santa and his reindeer will be in attendance.
For information, call 552-3766.
Cold weather safety
Women in the Wilderness hosts this class at Eagleglen Fitness Park from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Learn to protect yourself and others from the elements. For information, call 552-4599.
Indoor rock climbing
Scale the climbing wall at the Outdoor Adventure Program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and get a belay certification you can use at Buckner Physical Fitness Center. For information, call 552-4599.
Winter camping class
Learn to safely camp all winter long with this class at the Eagleglen Fitness Park Lodge from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Course addresses clothing, food, shelter, travel, and more. For information, call 552-4599.
Get into the holiday spirit every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Dec. 24 at Christmas Towne off Camp Gorsuch Road in Chugiak. Cocoa, cookies, holiday lights, and all the sights and smells of the season are available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For information, visit christmastownealaska.com.
Through March, Jay Bear and his squad will be giving away cash and gift cards.
Look for the yellow T-shirts. For information, visit facebook.com/JBERLife.
Civil Air Patrol
Adult members of the Civil Air Patrol meet at the Aero Club Hangar the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Cadets meet every Saturday. For information, call 350-7951.
Each Thursday, youth are invited to the JBER Library to experiment and think about science subjects from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
For information, call the library at 384-1640.
Library Story Times
The JBER Library hosts Story Times Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 11 a.m. and Tuesdays 6:30 to 7 p.m.; Toddler story time is Wednesdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
For more information, call 384-1640.
The Military Society of Model Railroad Engineers meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday and 1 p.m. Saturday in the basement of Matanuska Hall.
Anyone interested in model railroading is invited.
They host an open house every third Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For information, call 552-4353, or visit trainweb.org/msmrre.
Wildlife Education Center
Learn more about Alaska’s wildlife and natural resources at this free on-base museum,
with interactive displays for kids. The center, at Building 8481, is open Mondays through Fridays, from noon to 4 p.m., subject to museum personnel availability.
For more information, call 552-0310.