Ring in the new year in NYC!Find the top things to do this month with kids in the NYC area in our Calendar of Events
Laughin' Rockin' New Year's Eve 2018
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 31 , 6pm
WHERE: Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Enjoy the music and stories of Sinatra and Bennet, played by the great sidemen of the era, plus top notch comedians.
WANT TO GO? See website. 516-323-4444. madisontheatreny.org.
Behind the Screen
WHEN: Jan. 1- Dec. 31 , Wednesday-Thursday, 10:30am-2pm; Fridays, 10:30am-8pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11:30am-7pm
WHERE: Museum of the Moving Image, 35-01 35th Ave., Astoria
WHAT: This is a one-of-a-kind experience that immerses visitors in the creative and technical process of producing, promoting, and presenting digital entertainment.
WANT TO GO? $15; $11 seniors; $7 children ages 3-17; free for children younger than 3. 718-777-6888. movingimage.us.
FREE New Year's Eve Fireworks in Prospect Park
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 31 , 10:30pm-12:30am
WHERE: Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park West and Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
WHAT: This event includes live entertainment, followed by fireworks at the stroke of midnight.
WANT TO GO? 718-965-8945. prospectpark.org.
New Year's Eve (Day) Party!
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 31 , 1-3pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum , 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
WHAT: Welcome 2019 with games, crafts, refreshments, a performance by Music with Patrick, and a balloon drop finale!
WANT TO GO? $8. 718-273-2060. sichildrensmuseum.org.
FREE Story Time and Yoga Workshop
WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 11:30am
WHERE: Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St., Fort Greene
WHAT: This special event features yoga teachers reading yoga-themed books and an activity where young yogis will learn kid-friendly yoga poses.
WANT TO GO? 718-246-0200. greenlightbookstore.com.
Coney Island Circus Sideshow - New Year's Day
WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2-6pm
WHERE: Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island
WHAT: The World Famous Coney Island Circus Sideshow will perform on New Year's Day (right after the Polar Bear Swim) at Sideshows By The Seashore!
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 for children younger than 12. 718-372-5159. coneyisland.com.
FREE New Year's Day Hike: Prospect Park
WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Prospect Park, 101 East Drive, Brooklyn
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: This hiking program features intensity levels ranging from light to moderate to vigorous. Our light hikes feature a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths.
WANT TO GO? 718-421-2021. prospectpark.org.
Main image: A past New Year's craft event at Wave Hill.
Courtesy Wave Hill