Ring in the New Year during the day at these Will County events

Prairie Activity & Recreation Center, 24550 W. Renwick Road, Plainfield, seen on Thursday, June 16, 2022.

There are daytime programs throughout the area for families, children, teens and adults to celebrate the new year and welcome in 2024.

Noon Year’s Eve party: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, New Lenox Village Commons, 145-199 Veterans Parkway. Music, crafts, activities and massive balloon drop will be provided at this free, all-age event. Skate rentals and concessions will be available. For information, visit newlenoxparks.org/events/noon-years-eve-party.

Noon Year’s Eve celebration: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Joliet Public Library Ottawa Street Branch, Burnham Room 201. (Children of all ages with adult). Countdown to 2024 kid-style. Music and party favors will be awaiting your arrival complete with a countdown and grape juice toast at noon.

Build the tallest snowman: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Lockport, White Oak Library, 121 E. 8th St. Do you have what it takes to build the tallest snowman out of marshmallows? Visit the Lockport branch to see if you do. Tallest snowman will receive a prize. This program is intended for those in seventh through 12th grades.

Registration is required because of limited space. If you are not able to attend, cancel 48 hours in advance so the spot can be assigned to someone else. No-shows may be wait-listed for future programs. For information, call 815-552-4260, or email stotten@whiteoaklib.org.

Ringing in the New Year Las Vegas style: noon to 2:45 p.m., Friday, Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, 12294 Archer Ave., Lemont. The Lockport Township Park District is inviting you to enjoy a Las Vegas-style show with Jerry Armstrong, who brings the sounds of Frank Sinatra, the Rat Pack, Neil Diamond and more. The cost is $30 for park district residents and $35 for nonresidents. For information, go to www.lockportpark.org/mc-events/ringing-in-the-new-year-party/?mc_id=1410.

Noon Year’s Eve: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Prairie Activity and Recreation Center, 24550 W. Renwick Road, Plainfield. The Plainfield Park District invites children to ring in the New Year with music, games, crafts, inflatables, snacks and a giant balloon drop. Event is for ages 3 to 12. The cost is $15 for residents, $18 for nonresidents. Registration is required. For information, Go to www.plfdparks.org/event/noon-years-eve/.