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December 29, 2017

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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saits sing Christmas carols to members of the Avalon community. Courtesy photo FOR THE ISLANDER Following their Christmas Eve worship services, 14 mem- bers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including 11 from Avalon, went Christmas caroling at the Avalon hospital, the Senior Citizen House, Cartopia and Knuckles in an effort to bring Christmas cheer to the com- munity. This mini-choir of adults, youth and children sang tra- ditional carols such as "Silent Night" and "We Wish You a Merry" Christmas and others in English and Spanish. Weekly church services are held on Sundays at 12:30 p.m. in the upstairs confer- ence room in the US Bank Building. Visitors are wel- come to attend. Wishing all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018. The advertisement above promted the "Sargent Book Shop" as a source of reading material in Avalon. Courtesy photo Paradise From page 1 white steamer ships, luxury St. Catherine Hotel, and the Big Bands who entertained throngs of young people in the Casino Ballroom. This era brought more focus on air travel. Naturally images of sea planes and the excitement of air travel options were vividly illustrated. The final segment of the exhi- bition looks to the 1970s and 1980s when photographic imag- es become more widely used than artist renderings. Visitors to the exhibition will surely get a kick from pictures of the people and the places selected to portray an idealistic island experience. Nostalgic and fun, when taken as a whole "Destination Paradise" provides a fascinating overview of advertising trends as well as 100 years of documenta- tion that will appeal to maritime and air vessel enthusiasts, lovers of fashion, architecture and his- torians of all kinds. "Destination Paradise: 100 Years of Catalina Advertising Design" will be on view from Dec. 30, 2017 through April 22, 2018. The Catalina Island Museum offers the best in art and history exhibitions, music and dance performances, lectures by guest speakers from all over the world, and the finest in silent, docu- mentary and international film. The museum is ipen seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m except New Year's Day, Independence Day;Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building is locat- ed in the heart of Avalon at 217 Metropole Ave. For more information, call the muse- um at 310-510-2414 or visit ENJOY THE ISLE IN STYLE a I~memb~ - I.d lm=r Iml~i masmw ~ ~ Im "l=~=mt 8mr J !'1 Want to have your PET featured in - / / The Catalina Islander?, Send submissions to or drop them by our offic/e at 635 Crescent Avenue Suite A, Avalon, CA 90704. Please include your pet's I phbto' name, age and breed: Also include your pet's city of residence and a phone case we have questions. Only one picture per pet wil be pub shed THE CATALINA ISLANDER Friday, Dec. 29, 201715