9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 12

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. 12

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

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 12

Lilypad Lab: Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 18mos-6yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move! Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle courses.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8

Age: Age 1.5-6

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 12

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

9:30am Thu. Jan. 12

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home…

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10-10:30am Thu. Jan. 12

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jan. 12

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move! Lap bounces, rhymes, songs and bubbles. Followed by social and play time for caregivers and babies.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 12-24 months

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 12

Bird Feeder Making!

Don’t forget about our feathered friends this winter. Join us for a bird feeder making extravaganza and craft your own way to feed the birds out of cardboard tubes, shortening, birdseed and ribbon. Take it home to hang outside and grab your binoculars.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 12

Liliy Pad Lab: ABC’s for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 2 & 3

10:45-11:15am Thu. Jan. 12

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

11am-1pm Thu. Jan. 12

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Thu. Jan. 12

Lily Pad Lab: Afternoon Adventures

Children are invited for a class designed to entertain, stimulate and exhaust your non-nappers. Have fun with art, sensory activities, do science projects, play with letters and numbers as well as provide large scale motor skills activities (obstacle courses, running games, balloon play, etc.).

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50 for 6 weeks, Drop in $12

Age: Ages 2-6

3:30-4pm Thu. Jan. 12

Bird Feeder Making!

Don’t forget about our feathered friends this winter. Join us for a bird feeder making extravaganza and craft your own way to feed the birds out of cardboard tubes, shortening, birdseed and ribbon. Take it home to hang outside and grab your binoculars.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe. Parents/caregivers of readers ages 11 and under may sign-up for 15 minute sessions starting Oct. 1st.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Age 11 and Under

4:15-5:15pm Thu. Jan. 12

The Play’s The Thing

This theatre intro-class troupe will work together to creatively express through playing games, learning theatre history, refining skills, and putting on skits.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

5-8pm Thu. Jan. 12

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

5:30-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

Date with Dad

A special time for dads and preschool-age kids to enjoy together. Explore the museum, create and play, enjoy hands-on activities and share a meal that will be provided at no cost. Please call or email Bee Vue to register.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool age children

5:30-6pm Thu. Jan. 12

Bird Feeder Making!

Don’t forget about our feathered friends this winter. Join us for a bird feeder making extravaganza and craft your own way to feed the birds out of cardboard tubes, shortening, birdseed and ribbon. Take it home to hang outside and grab your binoculars.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Cooking Creations - International Cuisine

Students will get hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique, and more. Each session has its own special focus to help you really delve deeper into specific cuisines and skills.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 11-14

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

Softball Hitting Camp with Coach Huntington

Develop that powerful swing with UWEC coach Huntington.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $140 for all 5 classes in December

Age: 8+

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 12

Winter After Hours: January 12th

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. 12

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 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

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

Age: 4-12 years old

6:30-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

Evening "PJ" Story Time

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Guys on Ice

Marvin and Lloyd are fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers from northern Wisconsin who share their unique and humorous insights on the secret world of ice fisherman. This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, Leinies, and ice fishing tips.  Dinner and a Show option also available.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Show/Dinner & Show: $14/30 Adults, $13/29 Seniors, $7/19 Youth

Age: All Ages

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