Fri. Feb. 16

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 16

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. Please check their online schedule before going.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

10am-6pm Fri. Feb. 16

Stuffed Animal Sleepover & Pajama Storytime

Children are invited to leave one of their stuffed animal friends to “sleepover” at the library on Friday night (drop-off 10am-6pm). On Saturday morning, everyone can enjoy a pajama storytime and short picture slideshow of what the animals did during their “sleepover.”

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Fri. Feb. 16

Arctic Circle! (Planetarium Show)

Join us in our inflatable Planetarium to explore the changing arctic landscape. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Fri. Feb. 16

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

10:15am Fri. Feb. 16

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

For children who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11am Fri. Feb. 16

Arctic Circle! (Planetarium Show)

Join us in our inflatable Planetarium to explore the changing arctic landscape. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Feb. 16

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. 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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Fri. Feb. 16

Growing Readers Storytime

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. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers, but parents are asked to remain in the children's area in case they are needed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11:30am-noon Fri. Feb. 16

Parachute Games

Kids will enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: 3+

2-6pm Fri. Feb. 16

Kids from Wisconsin Auditions for the 50th Tour

The KIDS from Wisconsin have begun their search for the most talented performers. Instrumentalists and vocalists/dancers should apply online for a spot at the annual February auditions. Seeking 35 Performers including singer/dancers, and instrumentalists (percussion, piano/synth, guitar, bass, trombones, trumpets, and woodwinds).

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free for college students or $20/applicant

Age: 15-20

5-8pm Fri. Feb. 16

Pour Painted Easter Eggs

Create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. Light snack and beverages.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 16

Friday Family Nights

Basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie & color, free popcorn. In the youth area: dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks. Sponsored by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 per person; Family of 5+ $20 Max

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor (WSI class) is an American Red Cross training that teaches participants how to lead swimming lessons. This class includes classroom and water-based instruction on how to teach swimming techniques and water safety.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $225, Community $275

Age: 16+

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 16+

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 16

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

6-9pm Fri. Feb. 16

Mini Golf at the Chippewa Falls Public Library

The Chippewa Falls Public Library is holding an indoor mini golf fundraiser. This year’s theme is “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking PBS show. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library.

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

Cost: Students (K-12), $4 Adults, $5

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Feb. 16

Chippewa Falls High School Jazz Jam

This is the annual big band dance put on by the Chi-Hi Jazz Department of the Chippewa Falls Senior High School as a fundraiser for the Chippewa Falls High School Music Department. The dance features classic and modern big band music by the Chi-Hi student and alumni jazz ensembles (including Troppo Big Band Jazz Orchestra).

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

Cost: Adults $7, Seniors $6, Youth $4

Age: All Ages

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