JOAN VENNOCHI The last First Night? The celebration needs to be kept alive — especially now ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File 1994 Sara Peattie leaned into the hat of a puppet that she was putting together. Jim Davis/Globe Staff/File 1996 Daniel Landry of Revere stopped to check out the giant blocks of ice in Copley Square. Bill Brett/GLOBE STAFF/File 1996 Keira Ostrom of Sunapee, N.H., was all ready for First Night in Copley Square. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File 1998 Rachel Dewey from Seattle blew her horn while wearing a festive hat. Tom Herde/Globe Staff/File 2000 Members of the Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association danced at the Hynes Convention Center. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/File 2004 Vendor Ray Dureault wore the 2004 glasses that he was selling along with other novelties at his stand in Copley Square. LISA POOLE/AP/File 2004 A crowd gathered to view "Ice Dragon," which was created by Steve Rose and David Patterson of Ice Effects. Globe File Photo Fireworks were on display at the 2009 First Night. Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff/File 2010 Anita Li of Newton delighted the audience with her performance. Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff/File 2012 Pat Oleszko (left) helped Osmar Ramos-Caballero of Holyoke with his costume of a BP employee being eaten by a shark. Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff/File 2012 Timothy Foley of Phillipston sat on his father's shoulders during the Grand Procession.