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when: Dec 30, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 at 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
where: Upper West Side, Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 W. 83rd St., New York, Ny
cost: $12/person; free for museum members and children under 1
Want to ring in the New Year but don’t want the kiddies staying up til midnight?! Head to the Children’s Museum where the ball will drop at Noon, 2 and 4 p.m. with a parade to follow. Revelers can also take part in New Year’s Eve Dance Party with DJ Chela, who will create a kid-friendly, dynamic mix of world rhythms to celebrate the eve of 2017. Expect Latin, afrobeats, hip hop, reggae, rock, funk, soul, disco, house and more from 2:30-4 p.m. There will be lots of festive crafts and activities happening all weekend long, including workshops to make noisemakers, special hats, and funny glasses.