We get our nighttime party, let's plan something fun for our littles during the day. The Discovery Center has planned the perfect virtual event. And, it's free.

2020 is about to the get the 'send-off' of all 'semi-offs', and it's just for our kids who need something super fun to be a part of, with kids from all around the state.

Museums throughout Illinois and Indiana are joining together to throw an amazing New Year's dance party, but at a time more appropriate for kids. It's the Noon Year's Eve Virtual Dance Party. The party happens, live and online, from 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Thursday, December 31st.

And, it's totally free.

The live stream ends with a celebration at noon. “The Awesome Squad” plays your favorite kids’ music hits. The squad will even check in with other museums during the celebration.

You'll need to sign up beforehand to get the link to attend the virtual party. You can sign up here.

You can even buy one of these party kits below.


Click here to pick up a cool Noon Year's Eve party kit that includes stuff to make hats, noisemakers, confetti poppers and more. Kits are $5 for non-members and $4 for members.

Steve Shannon is host of The Steve Shannon Show on 97ZOK. On the air weekday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m. and a special 'Rewind' show, featuring favorite moments from previous shows, on Saturday mornings from 5 to 7 a.m.. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and like his page on Facebook.

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