Sunday, Apr. 29th, 2018

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 29

Mosaic Sunday's

Help create a permanent tile mosaic in the UW-Stout library while working with a mentor artist and UW-Stout students. Please dress in appropriate clothing for messy art making. Stop by to help out, see the project, and learn a little about mosaic installation.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+ with supervison

1-4pm Sun. Apr. 29

Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Book Sale

Choose from a wide variety of nonfiction, children’s, adult fiction, young adult books, audiobooks, music CDs, and DVDs. Adult paperbacks start at $1, hardcovers start at $2. Children and YA paperbacks start at $0.25 and hardcover at $0.50. Bag sale with special pricing on Saturday.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 29

ECCT Presents: Go Dog, Go!

Dogs, dogs, everywhere! Eating lunch, driving cars, building things. Barking, singing, dancing dogs. Blue dogs. Yellow dogs. Red dogs. And most importantly find out the answer to the burning question- "Do you like my hat?"

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sun. Apr. 29

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

4-6pm Sun. Apr. 29

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

6:15-8:15pm Sun. Apr. 29

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor 315 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

Monday, Apr. 30th, 2018

9-11:30am Mon. Apr. 30

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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9:30-10:15am Mon. Apr. 30

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & 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

11am-1pm Mon. Apr. 30

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Mon. Apr. 30

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, May. 1st, 2018

9:30-11:30am Tue. May. 1

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

10am-noon Tue. May. 1

Tech Tuesdays - Open Lab

CMEC is opening up a digital playground for you every week. Create and play with coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox and more. The experience is limited only by your imagination. Feel free to drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:45-11:45am Tue. May. 1

The Hillcrest Dog Walk

Join ChiroElite's clinic pup Surly on a casual 3 mile walk through the old Hillcrest golf course trail. The walk starts at ChiroElite in Altoona and follows a beautiful public walking trail along Otter Creek. All well mannered dogs are welcome to join. Please RSVP by phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Tue. May. 1

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Tue. May. 1

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

3:45-5pm Tue. May. 1

Teen Minecraft Club

Six laptops are available, but players are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible. 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

4-6pm Tue. May. 1

Teen Tinker Lab

Looking for something fun to do after school? Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The public library’s Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary winter afternoons.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

7-8:30pm Tue. May. 1

Children's Dyslexia Center Open House

Come see what the Children’s Dyslexia Center is all about. Tour the center, meet the tutors, and enjoy provided refreshments. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the wonderful experiences of teaching dyslexic students how to read, tutor training, and teacher education topics.

The Children's Dyslexia Center of Upper WI 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, May. 2nd, 2018

10:30-11am Wed. May. 2

Get Up & Go: Square Twister

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. May. 2

Super Small Science: Exothermic Reactions

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

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4pm Wed. May. 2

Menomonie Public Library Minecraft Club

2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 6th-12th 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 3rd-5th Limited number of laptops available or bring your own. Minecraft accounts are available.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

7pm Wed. May. 2

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original. The duo approaches the repertoire with respect for tradition, coupled with a drive to innovate.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Thursday, May. 3rd, 2018

9-11:30am Thu. May. 3

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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9:30-11:30am Thu. May. 3

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

10am-noon Thu. May. 3

Mini Makers with Chef Kent

We're cooking up a storm with Chef Kent this month, learning all about healthy snacks and basic food prep skills! Edible playdough is on the menu and you'll be able to take the tasty treat and the lessons home to your very own kitchen. Drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:45-11:45am Thu. May. 3

The Hillcrest Dog Walk

Join ChiroElite's clinic pup Surly on a casual 3 mile walk through the old Hillcrest golf course trail. The walk starts at ChiroElite in Altoona and follows a beautiful public walking trail along Otter Creek. All well mannered dogs are welcome to join. Please RSVP by phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Thu. May. 3

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

3-5pm Thu. May. 3

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. May. 3

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

4-10pm Thu. May. 3

Lifeguard Review

This class is intended for those who currently hold lifeguard certification and wish to renew.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 17+

4:30-5:30pm Thu. May. 3

Painting & Popcorn: May Flowers

Calling all pint-sized Picassos. Join us for our next Painting & Popcorn class. Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes provided to fuel that creative energy. Register online today.

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

Cost: $5 per child

Age: All Ages

4:30-5pm Thu. May. 3

Little Dancers Preschool

Little Dancers Preschool dance class + older dancers. Tap Ballet Creative dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 W Spring St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: Preschool 3 - 4 Yrs & older

Friday, May. 4th, 2018

9-11:30am Fri. May. 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. Please check their online schedule before going.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

10:30-11am Fri. May. 4

Parachute Games

Kiddos 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: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 4

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. 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

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 4

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. 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

1-6pm Fri. May. 4

Free Play Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you. Unstaffed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:30pm Fri. May. 4

Children's Book Week Story Celebration

Celebrate 99 years of Children's Book Week. Enjoy stories old and new, voting for the Children's Choice Book Awards, games, prizes and a book swap. If you can, bring a gently used book to swap - everyone goes home with a new-to-them book.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

5-9pm Fri. May. 4

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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. May. 4

Art and Amusement At The Acoustic With Intuitive Compass

Nora, Jean and Jason O'Dea will all be contributing to this evenings spectacle. The art on the walls is all a Mother/Daughter collaboration, the music provided will be by Jason Dea West(son&brother) and his band Intuitive Compass. Food and drink, possibly some wearable art and homespun music to boot, come on out and claim your loot.

Acoustic Cafe 102 Main St., Menomonie

Cost: Suggested donation $5

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 4

ECCT Presents: Go Dog, Go!

Dogs, dogs, everywhere! Eating lunch, driving cars, building things. Barking, singing, dancing dogs. Blue dogs. Yellow dogs. Red dogs. And most importantly find out the answer to the burning question- "Do you like my hat?"

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

Age: All Ages

Saturday, May. 5th, 2018

9-11am Sat. May. 5

Amazing Eau Claire Cleanup

Downtown Eau Claire partners with City of Eau Claire’s Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department to present Downtown’s largest community service project! Hundreds of volunteers spend the day cleaning up local river trails, roads, gardens and city lots.

Downtown, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:15am-2pm Sat. May. 5

CPR/AED/First Aid Training

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. The knowledge of what to do in an emergency, and perhaps even more importantly, what not to do could make the difference between life and death or permanent disability.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 15+

10am-3pm Sat. May. 5

Decorate a Flower Pot for Mom

Learn to mod podge a terra cotta pot by adding colorful prints, bring your own photos, and acrylic paint to decorate. Add ribbon and twine to finish your Mother's Day gift.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15; Register for a class time

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. May. 5

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

10am-3pm Sat. May. 5

Astronomy Day in the Chippewa Valley

Planetarium shows, activities and displays about astronomy for all ages. See a working radio telescope, meteorites, and telescopes. Learn about constellations, radioactivity, and examine the sun using a solar-filtered telescope.

UWEC campus, Phillips Science Hall near planetarium 101 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. May. 5

Go Paint Chippewa Valley - Youth Quick Paint and Awards Ceremony

Young painters will have 2 hours to paint the flora, fauna, and folks of Phoenix Park. Awards will be given out starting at 12:30pm. Cash prizes awarded to be awarded by Mel Sundby of Manyfires Art Studio. First Place: $50. Second Place: $30. Third Place: $20. Bring supplies or use theirs.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; but register by email

Age: 18 and under

11-11:30am Sat. May. 5

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. 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

11am Sat. May. 5

ECCT Presents: Go Dog, Go!

Dogs, dogs, everywhere! Eating lunch, driving cars, building things. Barking, singing, dancing dogs. Blue dogs. Yellow dogs. Red dogs. And most importantly find out the answer to the burning question- "Do you like my hat?"

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth/Student, $14 Seniors/Adult

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Sat. May. 5

Earth's Wild Ride (Planetarium Show)

Take a wild ride through the history of planet Earth. 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

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