The Lykens Valley Children’s Museum, 33 S. Market St., Elizabethville, is getting ready to celebrate the New Year with a party that will kick off at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, with special STEM and art activities plus all of the museum’s winter-themed, hands-on exhibits.

At 3 p.m., there will be a countdown to New Year’s with a ball drop and balloon drop. The party will end at 4 p.m.

All are welcome. The event is made possible thanks to Giant and Mid Penn of Halifax. For more information, call 570-809-6379 or go online to