1. Going around the world in 80 minutes (more of less):
The Museum of Science and Industry (5700 S. Lake Shore) hosts its annual presentation of Christmas Around the World, a collection of more than 50 trees decorated by various Chicago ethnic communities. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Admission: $9-$13; discount for Chicago residents. Information: (773) 684-1414 or online: www.msichicago.org
2. Making figure eights
The Millennium Park ice skating rink (Michigan Avenue between Washington and Madison) is open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. today. Free for those with their own skates, $10 to rent ‘em. Call: (312) 742-1168 or www.millenniumpark.org.
3. Attending a swap shop of sorts:
Faith and Whiskey (1365 W. Fullerton) is hosting a Crappy Christmas Gift Exchange party tonight from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5 Irish car bombs to sip on while you mutter collectively what the heck gift-givers were thinking. Call: (773) 248-9119
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