9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 5

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9am-7pm Thu. Jan. 5

Paint-Your-Own-Face Station

Open every Thursday, visit this station to transform yourselves into creatures, animals, characters and more!

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 5

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 Thu. Jan. 5

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Thu. Jan. 5

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

4-5pm Thu. Jan. 5

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-8pm Thu. Jan. 5

Winter After Hours 2017

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St. (just off of Main Street), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

5:30-6pm Thu. Jan. 5

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

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 5

Winter After Hours: January 5th

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-7:15pm Thu. Jan. 5

Bust a Move: Jazz

Come join in jazz technique classes. Kids will experience proper technique of jazz while creating new friends and great memories! 4-6 year olds dance from 6-6:30pm while 7-12 year olds dance from 6:30-7:15pm. To register or for more details, stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 10th Street West & Bartlett Avenue, Altoona

Cost: $20 or $40/Resident of Altoona; $25 or $45/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-12 years old

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