Updated: January 24, 2014 6:13AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on Dec. 23.
Suggestions include Palos Heights, Flossmoor and Tinley Park.
“The Muppets Christmas Carol”: Palos Heights Public Library, 12501 S. 71st Ave., screens this film at 1:30 p.m. Rated G, the movie is 1 hour and 20 minutes. Info: palosheightslibrary.org or Debbie Larsen at (708) 448-1473.
Homewood-Flossmoor Ice Arena: The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District presents T’was the Night Before Christmas Skating Exhibition at 5:30 p.m. at the H-F Ice Arena, 777 Kedzie Ave., Flossmoor. Competitive skaters perform to holiday music. Admission is $3. Skate With Santa is at 7 p.m. Attendees should bring their cameras. Admission is $6. Skate rental is $4. Information: (708) 957-0100 or hfparks.com.
How To Play Settlers Of Catan: Tinley Park Public Library offers this program for ninth- to 12th-graders at 7 p.m. at 7851 Timber Drive. The first part of the program will be spent learning the board game’s rules, followed by a round of the popular game. Information: (708) 532-0160 or tplibrary.org.