Jewish Singles Mingle... Get your groove on to kick off the Hanukkah festivities at the annual Rocky Mountain Chai Ball this Christmas Eve. Jewish singles and couples in their 20s, 30s, and 40s are welcome. Sat, 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. Club Rise, 1909 Blake St. Tickets $18; arrive before 10:30 p.m. and receive a VIP pass and free drink coupon. For more information, visit www.rockymountainchai.org. Last Chance Before You're Scrooged... Join everyone's favorite humbug for a holiday classic with a new musical twist: Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol shines with a little song and dance to bring on the Christmas cheer. Wed-Sat. Show times vary. Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1101 13th St. For more information or for tickets, call 303-893-4100 or visit www.denvercenter.org.
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It's Tea Time... You don't have to be English to enjoy tea on Hotel Boulderado's mezzanine. Cozy up with some tea and treats, listen to live music, and marvel at the 28-foot tall Christmas tree. Wed-Fri, 1-2:30 p.m. Hotel Boulderado, 2115 13th St., Boulder. Adults $19.95, children $15.95. For more information, call 303-442-4344 or visit www.boulderado.com. Just in Time for Christmas... Hyde Park Jewelers introduces new designer jewelry by Yossi Harari and Vera Wang. Glam it up with jewels the celebs have been raving about and meet the brains behind the bling, Yossi Harari. Wed, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Hyde Park Jewelers, 3000 E. 1st Ave. For more information, visit www.hydeparkjewelers.com. Relax for the Right Reasons... Have a seat, clear your mind, and grab some sponsors for Sit for a Change, a 10-day meditation marathon to benefit the Sierra Club, Amnesty International, Save the Children, and more. Wed through Dec. 31. For more information or to participate, call 303-250-0036 or visit www.sitforchange.org.