Where?/When?: Mt. Lebanon Ice Center, 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday
Why Go?: This program is for preschool through kindergarten aged children accompanied by at least one adult on skates and siblings of the pre-school and kindergarten aged child.
Pricing: $4.25 per person. Skate use is included.
Where?/When?: Pittsburgh Zoo, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: It's like Time's Square only family friendly! Countdown to noon and watch the "ball" drop, sign the New Year's ReZOOlution banner and dance yourself silly with Radio Disney!
Pricing: $10/adult, $9 for children and seniors
Where?/When?: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, 11:30 a.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Kids are welcome to a bedtime-friendly New Year's Celebration with lots of fun activities and an exciting show by local magician Jason Hurdy.
Pricing: Adult $12, children 2-18 $11, senior citizen $11, members guests $10, children younger than 2 are free.
Where/When: Downtown Pittsburgh, Saturday, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m.
Why Go?: Highmark First Night Pittsburgh is a unique, family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration focused on the arts. Held in more than 200 cities worldwide, the festival is a wonderful way to bring in the New Year in an uplifting, alcohol-free atmosphere. Centered in the Cultural District, First Night Pittsburgh has something for everyone, from children’s activities and performances by nationally-known musicians, to installations by local artists and a spectacular fireworks finale. Click here to a full schedule of events.
Where?/When?: , 7 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Why find a babysitter when you can bring your children to the JCC. They will not be feeding them supper; however, there will be plenty of snacks throughout the night as well as breakfast on Sunday morning. Activities will include swimming, gym games, crafts, movies, story telling a midnight toast and some sleep. Noise makers, silly hats and balloons will be provided. Call 412-278-1975 to register.
Pricing: $50/per child - $40/per sibling