8:30am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 1

Stepfamily Rx Conference

Calling all stepcouples, single parents, and couples planning on creating a stepfamily. Important information regarding co-parenting, smart phones, teen anxiety/depression, and more. Cost includes breaks, lunch, and FREE childcare up to 5th grade.

Peace Church 501 E. Fillmore, Eau Claire

Cost: $45 for 2, $25 for 1; Save $5 Early Bird by 3/22. Must register by 3/29

Age: Adults

9am-2pm Sat. Apr. 1

Chippewa Valley Homeschool Curriculum Fair

A gym full of new and used books, curriculum, toys, games and misc. educational resources.

Calvary Baptist Church 3036 Epiphany Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 1

Govin's Lambing Barn

Come see and hold all the farm babies at Govin's. We have lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more. It may even be possible to see a birth while you are here. We also offer pony rides, face painting, wool spinners and crafts. Lunch & snacks available.

Govin’s Meats & Berries N6134 670th St, Menomonie

Cost: $7.75/person & children under 24 months are free.

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 1

If The Shoe Fits Kids Dance Classes

Various dance classes from mommy and me to jazz and modern. Main focus is starting at the beginning, so no experience is required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-$45 per month

Age: Ages 3-13

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 1

Elk Mound Booster Club Spring Art & Craft Sale

More than 100 crafters and vendors will fill the high school gymnasium and hallways. Free admission and free babysitting are always a part of these shows. Concessions are available and proceeds go to support athletes in Elk Mound.

Elk Mound High School 405 University St, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Apr. 1

Foolin' Around with Robots!

Together with local high school robotics teams, kids can drive competition robots, participate in programming and mechanical design activities, play with electronic building kits, watch 3D printer demos and participate in a mini "Robot War" with small scale sumo robots that push each other into the Pit of Doom!

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

Cost: Free with Museum Membership or Admission ($6/person)

Age: Grade-Level Kids + Grown-Ups

10am Sat. Apr. 1

Electric Angel Takes Flight: Children's Picture Book Launch Party

Celebrate National Children's Book Day by listening to a reading of a hot-off-the-press picture book, Electric Angel, and meeting the creators: Eau Claire author Nanci Mortimer and Milwaukee illustrator Della Wells. Signed copies will be available for purchase. Bring the kids for refreshments, drawings, and prizes.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 1

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:55am Sat. Apr. 1

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+

10:15-10:45am Sat. Apr. 1

L.E. Phillips Library: Family Storytime

Stories, songs and fun for the whole family, designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-6

11am-3pm Sat. Apr. 1

Sugar Bush Maple Syrup Day

We will hike out to a remote side of camp and learn the process of making maple syrup, from tapping the trees to boiling down the sap. When we return from our hike we will enjoy pure maple syrup with a meal of pancakes and bacon.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Cost: Member $7, Family $20 | Community $10, Family $25

11-11:45am Sat. Apr. 1

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+

1:30-4pm Sat. Apr. 1

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

4pm Sat. Apr. 1

Citywide April Fools Pillow Fight

Volume One will revive its citywide April Fools’ Day Pillow Fight in downtown Eau Claire, Wis. The huge community pillow fight used to be an annual tradition, held each April 1 from 06-12 until the squishy brawl went on indefinite hiatus. It'll be "Five Minutes of Feathery Fury" starting precisely at 4pm. Grab a pillow, bring some friends, wait for the start whistle and start swinging!

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-11pm Sat. Apr. 1

Warmachine/Hordes Journeyman League

Warmachine/Hordes is a 30mm skirmisher war game set in the Fantasy/Steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. A Journeyman League is the perfect opportunity to try out or get into Hordes / Warmachine. Featuring a friendly, casual atmosphere, each week you will grow your force and learn new aspects of the rules. There will be door prizes and prizes for winning games, painting and best sportsmanship.

Eau Claire Games & Arcade 315 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for duration of the league (7 weeks)

Age: 10+

6-11pm Sat. Apr. 1

Warmachine/Hordes Journeyman League

Warmachine/Hordes is a 30mm skirmisher war game set in the Fantasy/Steampunk world of the Iron Kingdoms. A Journeyman League is the perfect opportunity to try out or get into Hordes / Warmachine. Featuring a friendly, casual atmosphere, each week you will grow your force and learn new aspects of the rules. There will be door prizes and prizes for winning games, painting and best sportsmanship.

Eau Claire Games & Arcade 315 Graham Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for duration of the league (7 weeks)

Age: 10+

6:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 1

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

7-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 1

WideSpot Players Present "Play On!"

A comedy about a theater group trying to put on a play in spite of the maddening interference of the haughty author. Bring your family & friends and see Community Theater at its best. Visit our website for show times, tickets, or call/email us too.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Adult Reserved, $10 Child Reserved. Door Prices $18/$13 until Sold Out

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Apr. 1

UW-Stout Presents: "Seussical the Musical"

See the magical world and characters come to life on stage, in this fantastical whimsical musical. Directed and choreographed by Paul Calenberg and musical direction by Michaela Gifford. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss and performed through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $12 for Adults, $6 Children under Twelve

Age: All Ages

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