9am-2pm Fri. Mar. 24

Nature Break for Kids

Gather your fledglings to celebrate birds and introduce your young ones to taking an active role in citizen science. Children age 4-7 must be accompanied by an adult. Spring Bird Count (Age 4–12) from 9–11:30 am; Spring Fling (Age 4–7) or Maple Magic (Age 8–12) at12:30–2pm.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Check website for pricing

Age: Ages 4 - 12

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 24

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 24

Revelations Studio Exhibit: Students of DeVona Brodt

Revelations Studio is a small private studio located between Chippewa Falls and Cadott Wisconsin. It is primarily an art academy where Devona Brodt continues with her life long passion of teaching others how to draw, paint, and find their creative voice. The artwork of Brodt’s students will be on display.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Mar. 24

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

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 3-6

10:30am Fri. Mar. 24

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

11am Fri. Mar. 24

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

11am-3:15pm Fri. Mar. 24

School's Out Open Skate

Session 1: 11am-1pm. Session 2: 1:15pm-3:15pm. Skate rentals are free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/session, $6 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Fri. Mar. 24

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Fri. Mar. 24

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (age 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (age 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. 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

1:30-2:30pm Fri. Mar. 24

Double Digit Days - Strawbee Catapults

Whose catapult can fling things the furthest? We'll design and build catapults with recycled plastic and straws, then test them out!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 10+

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Friday Family Night

Something for everyone, brought to you by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire. Includes a youth area with dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie and coloring, free popcorn, and more.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Family of two: $8, three: $12, four: $16, five or more: $20

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Bloomer High School Jazz: Mardi Gras Dessert and Dance

Middle School and High School Jazz Bands, plus Chippewa Valley Weapons of Brass Destruction playing Dixieland-rooted jazz while you enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and desserts in a festive Mardi Gras atmosphere. There'll be dancing and a photo booth with props to help capture the fun.

Bloomer High School 1310 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: VIP advanced adults $10, students $6, under 4 Free; General Admission adults $5, students $3, under 4 Free

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Snowbirds: A Musical Comedy Road Trip Script & Songs by Jerry Way

Lou and Beth Ralston and neighbors Ernie and Jo Ann Straw temporarily escape the cold Wisconsin winter of 1963 by driving to sunny Florida. Unexpected detours introduce them to southern hospitality along the way. Arriving at their vacation destination, a Tampa Bay resort hotel, they are treated to sightings of movie stars and cruise ships.

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

Cost: Show Only - Adults $14, seniors $13, youth $7, Dinner and Show on Fri/Sat -Adults $32, Seniors $31, Youth (under 13) $19

Age: All Ages

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