what to do with the kids on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day 2020!



Tuesday, December 31, 2019: New Year’s Eve

The annual New Year’s Eve Party at the Children’s Museum in Easton is today from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The team at the museum is “glitterally” ending the year with a bang! A festive day packed with glitter tattoos, professional face painting, magic shows, cookie decorating, glow in the dark dance party, fortune telling, hat making, and confetti blasters! The cost is $10 per person and $5 for Museum members who will receive a special thank you gift for helping to ring in the neew year). The full event schedule is online: https://www.cmeaston.org/events/new-years-eve-party/


The Duxbury Free Library is hosting their “Noon” Year’s Eve party today from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with dancing, crafts, and stories as they count down to the new year! Open to all ages and their families – registration is appreciated: http://www.libraryinsight.com/horzcal.asp?jx=mz


Another “Noon” Year’s Eve party, this time in Whitman at the Public Library from 11:00 a.m. – noon complete with a photo booth, dancing, games and crafts. These activities are best for kids ages 8 and under but all ages are welcome.


The Ventress Memorial Library in Marshfield is also celebrating “Noon” Years Eve from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Perfect for families with younger kiddos, they will have crafts, games and a countdown clock as you gear up for noon! No registration required. 


Wednesday, January 1, 2020: New Year’s Day

First Day Hike to celebrate the New Year at World’s End in Hingham! Register now to feel the chilly air refresh you as you set positive intentions for the coming year and celebrate another trip around the sun with wonderful company! The cost is $5 for adult members, member kids are free, $10 for non-member adults and $5 for non-member kids. Pre-registration required: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/south-of-boston/event-49644.html

The North and South Rivers Watershed Association hosts their 24th annual New Year’s Day Walk from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Driftway Conservation Park in Scituate. Celebrate the kick-off of the NSRWA’s 50th Anniversary with their Annual New Year’s Day Walk! Discover the history of the NSRWA through a fun and interactive walk. This event will be unlike ones in the past because it will be “choose your own adventure”. The NSRWA will have informative and interactive stations set-up throughout the park. Participants can go to which ever stations they choose and in whatever order they’d like. Stations will highlight the NSRWA’s 50 years of hard work and success. For example: To protect the water quality of the North River, the young NSRWA filed a lawsuit to enforce compliance with the Clean Water Act. An illegal outflow pipe bringing untreated sewage from the wastewater treatment plant to the edge of the river was found in this park. Thanks to the efforts of the NSRWA, the town of Scituate has upgraded its treatment facilities and no longer discharges raw sewage into the river. As a result, previously polluted shellfish beds are now thriving and open seasonally for harvesting! This success story is just one of many that will be discussed at the walk on New Year’s Day. Join the NSRWA as they look back at 50 years of hard work to protect our waters! Park and meet at Widow’s Walk Golf Course 250 Driftway, Scituate. This walk is free and open to the public, families welcome. Dogs are welcome at this event. They must be kept on leash, under control, well behaved, and picked up after at all times (disposable bags are available onsite). https://www.facebook.com/events/2557023004394240/

Ice to see you! Ha! That’s the language on the Cohasset 250th New Year’s Day Family Skating Party Facebook page. The event is on New Year’s Day from 1 – 3:30 p.m. at the Cohasset Common Historic District at Meetinghouse Skating Pond. You can print your own commemorative 250 scarf with Goodwin Graphics, there will be ice sculptures and demonstrations, figure skating demonstrations, walking tour of the historic buildings on the common, music and of course, family skating. https://www.facebook.com/events/403120897277307/



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