9:30-11:30am Tue. Jan. 31

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

10-10:30am Tue. Jan. 31

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

10:15-10:45am Tue. Jan. 31

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales

Stories, songs and fun designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 2-4

10:30-11am Tue. Jan. 31

Melted Crayon Hearts

Did you know that heating crayons will cause them to melt? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, use crayon shavings and add some heat to create a beautiful heart to hang in your window.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Tue. Jan. 31

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Toddler Tales occurs every Tuesday at 10:30am. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:30am Tue. Jan. 31

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Lasts 15-20minutes.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-3 and caregivers

10:30-11:15am Tue. Jan. 31

Lily Pad Lab: Preschool Spanish

Join us to learn Spanish through music, stories, crafts and games. Guest instructor Anita Wahl will share her talent for teaching Spanish through her fun, unique Spanish songs and chants. Each student will receive Ms. Anita’s original CD to continue learning at home.

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

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

Age: Ages 1-5

10:45am-noon Tue. Jan. 31

The Young and the Restless

Indoor play time is an opportunity for kids to be active, develop motor skills and make new friends. Drop in and play with tunnels, balls, hoops and other equipment.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: For ages 0-5

10:45-11:15am Tue. Jan. 31

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 Tue. Jan. 31

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Tue. Jan. 31

Growing Readers

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11:30am-noon Tue. Jan. 31

Super Small Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments 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 2-5

3:30-4pm Tue. Jan. 31

Melted Crayon Hearts

Did you know that heating crayons will cause them to melt? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, use crayon shavings and add some heat to create a beautiful heart to hang in your window.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Tue. Jan. 31

LEGO Mindstorms

Build and program LEGO robots using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. Program software to solve weekly challenges including: navigating a maze, not falling off a cliff, avoiding obstacles and a final competition.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10-18

4:15-5:15pm Tue. Jan. 31

Artsplash - Painting

Creativity knows no bounds in this visual art class. Bring your imagination to life as we make new masterpieces each week. Students will have input on what projects they’d like to take on, so come prepared to create! Each session has its own special focus to help you delve deeper into specific skills.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 11-14

4:15-5:15pm Tue. Jan. 31

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 31

Junior Chefs - International Cuisine

Participants will get their hands dirty mixing, measuring, and rolling to create their own homemade treats. From learning about kitchen safety to preparing and tasting various foods, this program is a great experience for all involved! Each session has its own special culinary focus.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 31

Free Yoga

Yoga for everybody. Welcomes all levels, ages, and abilities to join a fun flow yoga class. They aim to help people live a healthy active lifestyle. Drop-ins welcome.

Eau Claire Fit Lab 1514 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 31

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

6-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 31

Basic Photography

Are you are interested in the world of digital photography and want to learn more about using your digital camera? The class is designed for those looking to learn more about digital cameras and to develop picture taking skills. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation office.

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

Cost: $5/Resident of Altoona; $10/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: teen-adult

6:30-8pm Tue. Jan. 31

Swan Lake Ballety Studio Winter Session - Ballet and Jazz Dance Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8 per class / $20-36 for 5 classes / $30-55 for 9 classes

Age: Various age groups from 3+

6:30-8pm Tue. Jan. 31

Learn to Jam with Others: Group Guitar Class

This 6-session group class builds basic hand strengths needed to play guitar with emphasis on learning to play by ear and with others by understanding basic music theory. Students bring their own acoustic or electric guitar or bass, and choose one song to analyze and learn to play.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 9+

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Jan. 31

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

7:30-9pm Tue. Jan. 31

Intermediate Photography

If you are interested in taking your photo skill to the next level, this class is for you! The majority of the time will be spent discussing the relationships between aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings. Some time will also be spent discussing lighting, including off camera flash.

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

Cost: $5/Resident of Altoona; $10/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: Teens & Adults

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