9:30am Wed. Jan. 4

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Time

Introduces young students the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through crafts, songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills. Meets three weeks each month. Drop-ins welcome. See full schedule online.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for 3 classes in advance, $8 weekly drop-in (discounts for siblings)

10:30-11am Wed. Jan. 4

Indoor Snowball Fight & Launch

You won't need your mittens for this indoor snowball fight. Engineer your very own "snowball" launcher, be it slingshot, catapult or tower. Then man (or woman) your battle stations and get ready to aim and freeze.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Wed. Jan. 4

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. Jan. 4

Super Small Science

Attention all preschool scientists! Do you like to mix and squish, stir and pour, and be amazed? If so, then don’t miss out on Super Small Science, a hands-on science program with our very own Dr. Labcoat.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 1-5 and grown-ups

3:30-4pm Wed. Jan. 4

Indoor Snowball Fight & Launch

You won't need your mittens for this indoor snowball fight. Engineer your very own "snowball" launcher, be it slingshot, catapult or tower. Then man (or woman) your battle stations and get ready to aim and freeze.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 4

Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirts (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm; Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 4

General Open Skate

Adult Skate Rental: $3 (or City Pass), Youth Skate Rental: Free

Hobbs Ice Center 915 Menomonie St, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Wed. Jan. 4

Open Mic Night - Host: Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke will be hosting an open mic night at Northwoods Brewing every Wednesday night this winter. Come down to practice, wow us, jam out, or enjoy other artists performing in your area. All are welcome. Bring your own instruments.

Northwoods Brewing 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire