GREENFIELD — Kids ages 3 through 6 can ring in the New Year early at the Hancock County Public Library’s Greenfield branch, 900 W. McKenzie Road. Hear a story, make a craft and play games starting at 11:30 a.m. until a noon countdown. Then toast the “Noon Year” with grape juice and catch balloons falling from above.

INDIANAPOLIS — Pat McAfee presents “A Ridiculous New Year’s Eve” at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Murat Theatre at the Old National Center, 502 N. New Jersey. The show features McAfee and several guest appearances before moving to the Egyptian Room to ring in the new year with music and dancing. Visit oldnational to order tickets.

INDIANAPOLIS — The city of Indianapolis will ring in 2016 on Dec. 31 with the IndyCar drop at midnight, viewable from Georgia Street. Last year’s inaugural event drew 22,000 people to this event that features family-friendly activities, live music and fireworks. Visit for more information.

INDIANAPOLIS — Celebrate a Family New Year’s Eve from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St., with a family-friendly, alcohol-free celebration in the Governor Frank & Judy O’Bannon Great Hall. Activities include face-painting, arts and crafts, games, door prizes and a special musical performance by the Indianapolis band, The Tides. A balloon drop at 8 p.m. allows little ones to celebrate the New Year in style. Reservations recommended at