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House set Dec. 14 Admission to annual which is located just beyond the museum holiday event is free; entrance toward Casino Point; the.Har- tasting in Harbor Room bor Room will feature holiday beverages and a special tasting by Steve's Steak- included house. For three hours only, the Museum PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE Store will discount every item 10-50 CATALINA ISLAND MUSEUM percent off. This sale will include merchandise The Catalina Island Museum's annual from all of the museum's 2012 exhibi- Holiday Open House will begin at 4 p.m., tions, including the murals of the Ca- Friday, Dec. 14 at the Catalina Island sino building, the British (music) Inva- Museum. sion and William Wrigley Jr. Drawing The event Wi~il close at 7 p.m. from the museum's extensive collection For more information, call the muse- of ephemera, the Museum Store offers um at (310) 510-2414 or visit the website custom products that can't be found any- where else in the world. All merchandise Attracting large crowds during its relates to the Island: the Chicago Cubs, opening weekend, the museum's latest Hollywood celebrities, rock 'n' roll, pot- special exhibition, "First Line of De- tery and tile. fense: Catalina Island and World War II," Museum members will receive an ad- brings to life the struggles and sacrifices ditional 15 percent discount on all pur- of citizens and servicemen as Catalina chases in the Museum Store. Island was transformed nearly overnight The Catalina Island Museum is' Ava- from a carefree paradise into a Federal Ion's sole institution devoted to art, cul- Military Zone. turf and history. "First Line of Defense" willl runThe museum, its digital theater and through April 28, 2013. store are located on the ground floo: of During the Holiday Open House ad-Avalon's historic Casino and are caen Above: US Maritime Service 0ersonnel foi"a~rt~uOPhotoJ~'ibw:Right: ~JSMSmEirch~ ,~:!~ mission will be free.The open house will seven days a week, from 10 a.m. o 5 through Avalon. Photos courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum ~i~!~ feature a tasting in the Harbor Room, p.m. -~,~ Lancers come away with ankle At this point the Lancers couldhave thrown in the towel, since Alvarez is such a big part of ther success. However, sopho- more Danny Jimenez once again stepped up to the plate and with the h:lp of Daniel Paradisi and- freshnan Julio Hernandez, Avalon almos pulled it off. Uffortunately, Pacific Lutheran held on ,ftor a 55~47 victory. Al- though the Lancers lost the game they came away feeling good that Team wins three of ny Jimenez had 15 and Isaac Rids their younger players handled the four games supplied the tenacious defense and presstre and never gave up. generous passing. Wihout Gabe Hernandez for Rids is a senior who has been three of the four games and with BY STEVE HALL in the background but he is really Alvarez's injury in the champion- starting to show his worth. In game ship game, the Lancers feel that Although their goal was to win four of the tournament the Lancers if they can get all of their play- the tournament the Avalon Boys played against last year's Division ers healthy and present they have Basketball team came away with 6 finalist, Pacific Lutheran. a good team ready to compete for the second place trophy in their The Lancers were not intimi- a Catalina Classic Championship, annual trip to Huntington Beach dated in the least and played a a league championship, and ulti- to play in the Liberty Christian great game. Avalon took a 25 to mutely a playoff game. The team Beach Bash Tournament. 20 halftime lead and looked ready could:ertainly use your support. Avalon looked real strong in to extend that lead in the 3rd quar- the first three games of the tour- ter when its star player, Edgar AI- Ste~e Hall is the Lancers' nament behind the outstanding varez went down with a sprained coach Cat .aSna Island Medical Center's play of senior Edgar Alvarez and sophomore Danny Jimenez. Rehabilitative Care Program combines the The Lancers defeated Acacia- professionalism and competence of a wood Academy 47-27 in game one. It was a consummate team effort as fully-licensed acute care hospital the care and seven different players scored and support of y ,_ Island c~mmu~ty~ everybody contributed on the de- fensive end. In game 2 Avalon was ever better, scoring a 56-17 victory Rehabilitative care program for post orthopedic & over Crystal Cathedral behind the reconstructive ~gery and serous illness or injury. outstanding play Of Edgar Alvarez Theirapeufic and rehabilitative~services. ; and Danny Jimenez once again. Dedicated ntttse liaison to arr~ge tr~~ ortation Although these two players did a - ~ ~. 1 .... lot of the scoring it was the team from the m ainla nd and ensure continuity of Care. defense that was most impressive. The comfort and support of fd'ends and family. Senior center Daniel Paradisi -Andlhiry se ces include sf ate-of-the axt CT came alive on the defensive end .... of the court getting 5 steals that scanner and fully equipped laboratory. he converted into 10 points off of 2 baskets and 3 assists. Para- Call Nurse Liaison Santa Dominguez, RN, at disi is quite the hustler and it is (310) 510-0700 to learn more about,how CIMC beginning to rub off on the other players. In game three of the tour- can meet your rehabilitative care needs. nament the Lancers faced a little better competition in Padre Pio but (~10) 510-0700 still the Lancers were tenacious on defense and efficient on offense, 100 Falls anyon'Road coming away with a 57-22 victory. PO BOX 1563~ Avalon 90704 Once again this was a team vic- lsl Medi Center tory with everyl~ody contributing. Alvarez had 18 points while Dan- THE CATALINA iSLANDER December 54, 2052 ! 9