Taking an out-of-town trip during the holiday season?

If so, send The Southside Advocate photographs of your vacation or holiday adventure.

And, if old friends or relatives visit, send us photos of your local outings.

See below for information on where to send photographs.

BREC sets holiday hours

The East Baton Rouge Parish Recreation and Park Commission will close its administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Thursday and Friday for the Christmas holiday.

Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Monday.

All golf courses, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Cohn Arboretum and Magnolia Mound Plantation will close on Christmas Day.

Farr Park Equestrian Center will close Thursday and Friday, and Highland Road Park Observatory will be closed Wednesday through Friday.

BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery will close at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and remain closed on Christmas Day, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo and Independence Park Theatre will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and all recreation centers will close at noon on Christmas Eve and will remain closed on Christmas Day.

At BREC’s Perkins Road Extreme Park, the BMX track and Rock Climbing Wall will close Wednesday and Thursday, while the skate park will remain open on both days.

All BREC tennis centers will close at 4 p.m. Wednesday and remain closed through Friday. Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday.

For more information, call (225) 272-9200 or visit brec.org.

YMCA closes on holidays

The Paula G. Manship YMCA is closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. For information, visit ymcabatonrouge.org.

Contact Southside Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 336-6952 or (225) 603-1998; or email southside@theadvocate.com. Deadline: noon Monday.