Brighton Beach Memoirs (on campus)
7:30-9:30 p.m., Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9;
3-4 p.m., Dec. 10
Shoreline Campus Theater SCC’s theater department will be presenting the first of Neil Simon’s Eugene Jerome series, “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” Simon’s comedic, semi-autobiographical coming-of-age production explores his persona, Eugene Jerome, during the Great Depression. Ticket information is available on the SCC event calendar.
Toys for Tots
8 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 3, Pacific Raceway
Students can donate to Toys for Tots at two boxes on campus: one in the PUB and one in the FOSS building. The toys will be taken to where SCC’s Toyota Technical Education Network (T-TEN) program and the Marine Corps Reserve are gathering at Pacific Raceways in Kent to collect the toy donations and show off their cars.
Fall Choir Concert
7-9 p.m., Dec. 7, First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach
Shoreline Singers and Chamber Chorale will be presenting a choral concert featuring world- renowned musician Jeff Kashiwa performing the four movements of Vivaldi’s Gloria, considered sacred by choral composers, in collaboration with Edmonds Community College and Edmonds-Woodway High School. Kashiwa will also be performing compositions from local and foreign performers. SCC students can get in for $3. Ticket prices for general admission are available on the SCC event calendar.
End of Quarter Potluck (on campus)
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Dec. 8, PUB, Room 9301 (Multicultural Center)
The Multicultural Center’s End of Quarter Potluck recognizes and celebrates student achievements within clubs on campus. The event is free for everyone and gives curious students another chance to check out all of SCC’s established clubs — with free food.
Small Ensemble Recital (on campus)
12:30-1:30 p.m., Dec. 8, 800 Building, Room 818
All students are welcomed to SCC’s musical talent showcase, an event for musically-inclined SCC performers to show what they got. Students have been hand-picked by their musical instructors and will have the chance to perform their practiced pieces in front of their peers. The performances are priceless — no, literally, it’s free.
Piano Juries (free)
2:30 p.m., Dec. 8, Music Building 800, Room 818
Piano students taking private lessons will have an audience for their final exam- -and you can be part of it! They will perform solo pieces for their peers and for any community member interested in attending.
Breakfast with Santa
9-10:45 a.m., Dec. 9, Shoreline Senior Center
Santa is real and he’s parking his sleigh at the Shoreline Senior Center to enjoy the most important meal of the day: breakfast. There will be games and activities for family and friends and photos with Santa, with a complimentary photo and gift bag given for each photo taken. It’s $17 for adults and $12 for children.
Instrumental Juries/Vocal Juries (free)
10:30 a.m., Dec. 11, Music Building 800, Room 818
Another final exam/concert hybrid is open to the public. In these vocal performances, some students may be awarded Outstanding Performance Acknowledgment, or an Honorary Performance Acknowledgment. Students who receive the former will perform at the Honors Recital. Vocal Juries (free) 12:30 p.m. on the same day, in the same place, vocalists will compete.
Class Voice Recital (free)
7 p.m., Dec. 11, Music Building 800, room 818
Students registered for Voice Classes will perform a solo piece from present day composers to Early Baroque pieces.
Argosy Christmas Ship Visit
7:30-9:00 p.m., Dec. 13, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park
The annual Argosy Christmas Ship is coming to town. Gather round the bonfire on the beach, listen to local school choirs serenading you and your buddies and enjoy refreshments before the Argosy Christmas Ship arrives to spread holiday cheer.
By AZIA LUALHATI, Arts & Entertainment Editor