Sunday, Mar. 3rd, 2019

6:15-7pm Sun. Mar. 3

Introductory Dance: Hip Hop

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing children interested in ballet and jazz to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting. This program is great for those looking to test the waters before joining a more advanced studio.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 5-8

Monday, Mar. 4th, 2019

9-11:30am Mon. Mar. 4

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: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-10:45am Mon. Mar. 4

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter and fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10:15am Mon. Mar. 4

Lap Tots Storytime

For one and two-year-olds who are transitioning from baby to toddler. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby-Toddler

10:30-10:50am Mon. Mar. 4

Toddler Tales

20 minutes of songs, stories, and play time for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register for story times at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For children 18 months – 2 years

5:15-6pm Mon. Mar. 4

Sport Tykes ABCs

Every week has a different theme which emphasizes learning new athletic and motor skills along with following directions and learning rules to basic games. Parents may participate with children in this program, but it is not required.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $75members, $80 community

Age: Ages 3-4

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 4

Invention Convention

An advanced STEM program. Throughout this course, participants will be presented with a variety of topics in the STEM field. They will have the opportunity to explore these topics in a hands-on way as they design and carry out their own experiments.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 9-14

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 4

Invention Convention

Throughout this course, participants will be presented with a variety of topics in the STEM field. They will have the opportunity to explore these topics in a hands-on way as they design and carry out their own experiments.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 9-14

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 4

World of Art

In this art class, students will explore a variety of mediums such as painting, sculpting and textile arts, with the chance to work on more advanced projects. Participants will experience freedom to develop and work on more complex pieces over the span of several class periods.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 9-14

6:05-6:50pm Mon. Mar. 4

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shin guards are optional).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members, $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 4

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

Offers peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. A typical meeting includes informal topical discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging one another. Children are welcome.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 5th, 2019

9:30-11:30am Tue. Mar. 5

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: Birth to age 5

10:15am Tue. Mar. 5

Toddler Tales Storytime

For two-and three-year-olds. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Toddlers

10:30-10:50am Tue. Mar. 5

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

10:30-10:50am Tue. Mar. 5

Toddler Tales

20 minutes of songs, stories, and play time for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register for story times at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For children 18 months – 2 years

11-11:30am Tue. Mar. 5

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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3 and up

4-5pm Tue. Mar. 5

Teen Minecraft Club

Teens are welcome to join us in the community room to play Minecraft. Laptops are available to share or players may bring their own. The library has 1 Minecraft account that may be shared amongst players. If you do not have your own Minecraft Club Account, please be prepared to share.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12-18

5-6pm Tue. Mar. 5

Young Artists Studio

Informative and interactive classes on all things art. Explore a variety of different mediums as you hone and develop your creative skills. These classes are sure to inspire and ignite the creativity in you.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Mar. 5

Explore! Junior STEM Institute

This program is designed specifically for elementary school students and will strive to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Mar. 5

Kitchen Basics for Teens

Participants will enjoy a social and fun environment while they explore a variety of cuisine. Learn the basics any teen needs to know to find his or her way around a kitchen, while also delving into more specialized techniques.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 11-16

Wednesday, Mar. 6th, 2019

9:30-10:15am Wed. Mar. 6

Babies Make Music - Winter Session

The Music Rhapsody program addresses each age and stage of childhood development. In this 10-week course, caregivers and babies will learn rhymes, lullabies, floor and lap games, action songs and dances that stimulate your baby’s natural response to music.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Ages 3 months - 1 year

9:30-10:15am Wed. Mar. 6

Mommy and Me Yoga - Session 4

This class focuses on you, your child and what they want to do. Some classes will be different than others, but they will always be relaxing, fun and full of laughter.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 6 months-4 years old and parent

10-11am Wed. Mar. 6

Baby & Me

A new group for first time parents and their babies (0-11 months). There will be topics & resources each week as well as time to connect with other parents.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-11 months

10:15am Wed. Mar. 6

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants/babies

10:30-11:15am Wed. Mar. 6

Toddlers Make Music - Winter Course

Toddlers and caregivers learn songs, dances, and musical activities that focus on singing and keeping a beat to enhance timing, coordination, listening and language skills. Instruments, puppets, stories and colorful props are incorporated to make this a very special music time.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Ages 1-2

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 6

Preschool Story Time

This morning session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

1:30-2pm Wed. Mar. 6

Afternoon Preschool Story Time

This afternoon session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

3:30-5:30pm Wed. Mar. 6

Tween Scene

Tweens (grades 3-6) are invited to a new series in the Dabble Box makerspace. Each week will feature a new maker activity.

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

5:30-7pm Wed. Mar. 6

Free Youth Soccer Clinics - Eau Claire United Soccer Club

Eau Claire United is having free indoor open play time/clinics for all of those young soccer fanatics out there at Lakeshore Elementary. Interested players Aged 5 and 6 can join from 5:30-6:10, and players aged 7 and 8 can join from 6:15-7:00.

Lakeshore Elementary School 711 Lake Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-8

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 6

Your Journey Together

Your Journey Together is a 10-week parenting class for those looking to enhance their parenting experience. Space is limited, registration is required.

Family Support Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 6

Family Open Swim and Gym

Stay active this Fall and winter at Family Open Swim and Gym. Equipment will be provided for the open gyms. Appropriate indoor shoes are required in the gym. Children 2 and under are FREE.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

6:35-7:20pm Wed. Mar. 6

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions. Includes basketball, volleyball, t-ball, soccer, kickball, football, and track.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members; $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

Thursday, Mar. 7th, 2019

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 7

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: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-10:15am Thu. Mar. 7

Kids Make Music - Winter Course

In this 10-week class, kids and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Concepts such as high and low, soft and loud, up and down are developed through engaging games.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Ages 2-4

9:30-11:30am Thu. Mar. 7

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: Birth to age 5

10:15am Thu. Mar. 7

Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Babies

10:30-11am Thu. Mar. 7

Preschool Story Time

This morning session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

11am-7pm Thu. Mar. 7

Empty Bowls

Feed My People's annual benefit meal brings together community members for food and conversation, all while raising money for FMP and the many hunger-relief programs we serve. Locally made soup, bread, and dessert, and browse hundreds of hand-crafted bowls donated by local artists.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: Bowl & soup meal: $20; Soup meal only: $8; Kids 10 and under: Free

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. Mar. 7

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Mar. 7

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

Friday, Mar. 8th, 2019

Fri. Mar. 8

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 8

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: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11am Fri. Mar. 8

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

10:15am Fri. Mar. 8

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-10:50am Fri. Mar. 8

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. Mar. 8

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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3 and up

3:30-5pm Fri. Mar. 8

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 8

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Mar. 8

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world! Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force!

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-8pm Fri. Mar. 8

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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