GET OUT: Christmas church services, classics on TV and Fantasy Lights


Christmas Eve Candlelight Services: Family Candlelight Services, suitable for families with young children, childcare available, at 3 and 4:30 p.m.; Carols and Candlelight Services, 6 and 7:30 p.m., childcare at 6 p.m. service; Candlelight and Communion Service, 9 p.m., no childcare. Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church, 7700 Skansie Ave., Gig Harbor. 253-851-7779, chapelhillpc.org.

Christmas Eve Family Service and Children’s Pageant: All are welcome. 4 p.m. Thursday, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 7410 S. 12th St., Tacoma. 253-564-4402, saintandrewstacoma.org

Traditional Christmas Eve Worship: 5 p.m., Living Word Lutheran Church at Meridian Habitat and Recreation Center, 14422 Meridian E., Puyallup. 253-229-5353, livingwordlutheranchurch.com

Turn on the TV and take in some holiday classics Christmas eve:

“It’s a Wonderful Life” at 8 p.m. on Ch. 5.

“It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown” at 8 p.m. on Ch. 4.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” at 9 p.m. on Ch. 4.

Thursday — Jan. 3

Stay warm in your car and enjoy Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Lake Park, 14905 Bresemann Blvd. S, Spanaway. The lighted display is synched with music for a festive time for the family. It is open 5:30-9:30 p.m.