Ring in the New Year with family-friendly events and activities in your area.
Countdown to Twelve Times Square Style: Louie Miranda and the El Louie Show
Celebrate the New Year with a kid-centered New Year's party in the tradition of Times Square. Enjoy fun activities, a ball drop, musical dance party, musical concert by Louie Miranda and his band at 1:30pm, and a countdown at 4pm to ring in 2010. For ages 3 and up. December 31. Age: TOD, YE, TW. $10 admission. Long Island Children's Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City. 516-224-5800. www.licm.org.
Happy New Year at the Mid-Island Y JCC
Kids welcome in 2010 with a New Year's Eve Party. They'll enjoy singing, dancing, and playing organized party games. Snack included. December 31 at 12:30pm. Age: TOD. $35. Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview. 516-822-3535. www.miyjcc.org.