Celebrate the new year in the lane or on skates

It’s time to ring in the new year, so pick your poison.

Will you celebrate with some comedy or a trip to the casino? Do you prefer a skate night with the kids or perhaps a little moonlight bowling?

Whatever your pleasure, here’s a selection of New Year’s Eve events to choose from:

Imagine Children’s Museum: The museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett, is usually closed Mondays but will be open for daytime and nighttime New Year’s Eve activities:

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, activities include a 1:30 p.m. performance in the Lodge by the African drum troupe Gansango. Admission is $9.

Doors will open for the New Year’s Eve party at 6 p.m. Tickets must be shown at the door for entry to the evening event, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and includes a 40-foot ball drop, a DJ, a magician and art projects. Tickets are $15 general, $10 for museum members, and are available at the museum’s front desk and on the website, www.imaginecm.org. Tickets will be available at the door as available for $20 general, $15 for members.

Bowling alleys

New Year’s Eve Ball: Bowl for two and half hours in a “disco light” setting; party hats and noisemakers; $99.99 per lane for up to seven people; big screen televisions air Space Needle festivities; 9:30 p.m. Monday at Brunswick Majestic Lanes, 1222 164th St. SW, between Lynnwood and Mill Creek. Call 425-743-4422.

Moonlight Bowling: Party favors and four games with cash prizes; 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday, Evergreen Lanes, 5111 Claremont Way, Everett. Cost is $20, including shoes. Call 425-259-7206.

Moonlight Bowling Party: Sandwiches, party hats, party favors and four games of bowling; 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday, 9801 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Cost: $30 prepaid and $35 at the door. Call 425-776-2101.

New Year’s Eve: Two hours of bowling, lights, disc jockey and party favors such as hats and streamers; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday, Strawberry Lanes, 1067 Columbia Ave., Marysville. Cost $25. Call 360-659-7641.

Skate parties

New Year’s Eve Parties: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday; $7 or All Nite Skate: 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.; $25; prices include party favors at Everett Skate Deck, 9700 19th Ave. SE, Everett; 425-337-0202 or www.everettskatedeck.com.

New Year’s Eve All Night Skate: 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.; games and prizes all night; party for families includes hats and noisemakers at Skate Inn, 7313 44th Ave. NE, Marysville. Cost is $30 at the door. Call 360-659-3900 or www.marysvilleskateinn.com.

Theresa Goffredo: 425-339-3424; goffredo@heraldnet.com.

More in Life

This beefy ex-cop has a delicate hobby: intricate paper-cut art

You can see Tom Sacco’s creations at the upcoming Everett Art Walk.

Kamiak student Aidan Norris (center) drags Matthew Ninh into a scene as Mitchell Beard (left) reads his lines. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
Joy, disappointment at Kamiak High’s ‘Spamalot’ auditions

More than 80 students try out for 45 roles in the outrageous Monty Python musical comedy.

Arlington eagle fest wants your nature-themed artwork, haiku

Local residents of an artistic bent are invited to submit… Continue reading

What’s new for 2018 for travelers in Scandinavia

Sweden, Norway and Finland have embarked on many urban, cultural and transit projects.

Kia Rio subcompact takes a classy step up in 2018

A new design, roomier cabin, and better fuel economy are among the improvements on the 2018 Kia Rio.

Overcome your fear of death, in a book title at least

Three novels about death worth reading at Everett Public Library.

Dolores O’Riordan was lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries

The police force said the death was being treated as “unexplained.”

‘Trump saying something racist isn’t exactly news anymore:’ ‘SNL’

The week’s news was dominated by reports that Trump disparaged Haiti, El Salvador and all of Africa.

Bald eagle no longer listed as ‘sensitive species’ in the state

A recent study found that eagle numbers are strong throughout Washington.

Most Read