“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” — Rainer Maria Rilke
It’s almost time to ring in the new year. New Year’s Eve is celebrated around the world on December 31st with a variety of traditions and events. In the United States there are parties with family and friends, fireworks at midnight and many public events ranging from the iconic Ball Drop in New York’s Times Square to Boston’s First Night celebration, which has inspired similar events across the country. For many, New Year’s Eve is also a time for reflection and making resolutions for the coming year.
Find ideas for celebrating the start of 2017 on our page of links.