1 The Southern Oklahoma Library system will kick off the new year in style with a special showing of Winnie the Pooh, A Very Merry Pooh Year at 11 a.m. Saturday.

2 ZZ Top takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday at the Winstar World Casino. The  bearded blues-inspired band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee have been touring and making music since 1969,  amassing 11 gold, seven platinum and three multi-platinum records.

3 Are you dreaming of a wild Christmas? You’re in luck, the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park will be open today at 11:30 a.m. and  2:30 p.m. for tours.

4 Celebrate New Years in style by not taking a chance. Once again, AAA will be offering its Tipsy Tow service. If you plan to partake in any of the numerous after-hours events taking place in Ardmore for the New Year, plan ahead so you don’t end up in jail or worse. If you need a safe ride home, call 1-800-AAA-HELP.

5 Bowl season kicks into high gear this week with 3-4 games each day beginning at noon and running into Prime Time. The College Football Playoff begins at 4 p.m. next Monday when  the No. 2 Oklahoma Sooners face the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs in the Rose Bowl.