1. ENJOY A MOVIE NIGHT. The Marquis Cinema 10 at 2828 Richbourg Lane, Crestview will be open Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. For showtimes, see http://www.movieshowtime.net, or pick something entertaining on cable, online or in DVD form.
2. TAKE YOUR FIRST HIKE OF 2017 with the Florida Trail Choctawhatchee group. Members will tour the Timberlake Recreation area. It starts at 2 p.m. Jan. 1 at a kiosk on Ranger Road, and Lewis Turner Blvd., Fort Walton Beach. To RSVP, go to http://bit.ly/2iJtxvM. An Eglin permit is required. See https://eglin.isportsman.net/Permits.aspx for details.
3. CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS OR FAMILY MEMBERS with a puzzle-building session. The person to snap in the last outside frame piece gets bragging rights. (There are few local events this time of year, but this suggestion is oldie and goodie.)