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2013 Denver New Year’s Eve Celebrations for Families

Looking for something to do on New Year’s? Here’s your guide!

Bovine Metropolis Theater

Annual “On the Spot New Year’s Eve” game-based improv shows begin at 4 (for families), 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the 4 p.m. show, $30 for the 7:30 and 10 p.m. shows. 1527 Champa St., 303-758-4722, bovinemetropolis.com

The Celtic Tavern

The Ancient Order of Hibernians and Fr. Joseph Carrigan Division (AOH) present the fourth annual Irish New Year’s Celebration with music, food and family entertainment, 2-7 p.m. Festivities, honoring the Dublin, Ireland, time zone at 5 p.m., include a special toast, bagpipe salute and party favors. $10 suggested donation at the door. Proceeds benefit the Catholic Samaritan House and St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. 1801 Blake St., 303-308-1795, theceltictavern.com

Children’s Museum of Denver

Activities include storytelling with Lars the Polar Bear, arts and crafts, music, confetti and more, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The New Year’s Eve Ball drops every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Included with regular admission of $9 ages 2-59, $7 age one and 60+, free for members and guests under age one. Rides on Vern’s Mini Train are $2. 2121 Children’s Museum Drive, 303-433-7444, mychildsmuseum.org