"We have lots of families in the areas and lots of little ones that may not necessarily want to stay up until midnight on New Year's", Knight said, "and I think it's a fun way to bring families into the library to celebrate the new year in a safe, fun atmosphere".
There were over 500 people gathered for the highlight of the event, a balloon drop at high noon.
Daijah Watterson, 5, of Hyde Park, was running around the room, scooping up balloons and stuffing them under her arm.
"This is one of our favorite celebrations of the entire year", she said. "It's an affordable and fun event where the kids get to participate in a ball drop without having to stay up until midnight".
Rosie Majka, of Eldersburg, also said the event was great for kids who won't be able to stay up late to ring in the new year.
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For the second straight week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are without wide receiver DeSean Jackson and defensive end Robert Ayers . It was the kind of game which will provide some degree of hope for a 5-11 team, which is bringing back coach Dirk Koetter .
Dirk Koetter will return to coach Tampa Bay Buccaneers next season
We spend so much time together - me, him, (quarterbacks coach Mike) Bajakian and those other quarterbacks - it's like a family. With that said, the Glazers and Licht felt it was appropriate to give Koetter another year. "He came in - then he was the OC".
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The Children's Museum says some activities will be moved inside due to the cold weather but advise attendees to dress for the outdoors just in case.
The event is happening December 31st, from 6:00pm-8:00 p.m. with a countdown.
The event at Durham Museum is created to ring in the new year with fun, but the museum also wants to keep traditions alive.
Two-year-old Simone Frascarelli and her 5-year-old brother Filippe Frascarelli were fascinated with a station in which a stream of air lifted pink cylinders of foam.
"It's nice because we can just sit here", mother Melissa Frascarelli said, "and they can run all over".