What: Countdown to 12!
Celebrate the New Year in the tradition of New York’s famous Times Square with this animal-themed party in honor of the opening of the newest gallery Feasts for Beasts! The day will be filled with fun activities, crafts, a ball drop, live music, a dance party and a preview of Feasts for Beasts.
Where: Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY
When: Noon- 4:30 pm
How Much: With normal museum admission
What: Fishes & Wishes
A family New Year’s Eve celebration with cocktail hour, dinner buffet DJ, entertainment and kids activities.
When: 6:30-11 p.m.
Where: LI Aquarium & Exhibition Center, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead.
How Much: $85 adults, $49 kids – Update: As of now it’s sold out!!
Contact Info: http://www.longislandaquarium.com/visitor-specialevents.html#newyears
Let’s Celebrate the New Year
Explore the geometry of the Times Square ball and design one! Also on New Year’s Day.
When: 1-5 p.m.
Where: Maritime Explorium, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson.
How Much: $5.
Contact Info: http://www.maritimeexplorium.org/
Watch The Bowling Ball Drop
Perfect for the whole family. Packages include bowling and shoe rental, a pizza buffet and a sparkling cider toast to 2012. Pricing starts at $21/person.
When: 3-6 p.m
Where: 300, 895 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville.
How Much: $21
Contact Info: Reservations recommended. Call Vanessa at 631.271.0051 or email at email@example.com. http://www.threehundred.com/long_island_whats_happening.html