HARVARD -- Ring in 2019 at Harvard's acclaimed "2nd First Night" New Year's Eve party celebrating community, caring and all things local to benefit the Friends of the Harvard Council on Aging.

Returning after a sold- out first year, "2nd First Night" promises to be a sensational evening of socializing, music and dancing to be held on Monday, Dec, 31, from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Fellowship Hall, 7 Elm St.

The Bare Hill Band will headline the event this year.

The evening will feature delicious savory and sweet passed hors d'oeuvres and an abundant buffet of delectables all night long. It is a BYOB event. All proceeds benefit the FoHCoA.

Tickets to the event are $50 a person and are available at firstnightharvard.tix.com.

Donations may also be made there by clicking through to ticket purchase. Tickets are limited and will be sold on a "first-come, first-served" basis.

More information is found on the Friends' Facebook page, www.facebook.com/pg/FHCOA/events or by contacting Co-Chair Heidi Siegrist at firstnightharvard@gmail.com