Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2017

9am-noon Thu. Feb. 23

Babysitter Training

This class will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children. Participants will learn and practice skills in these six critical areas: leadership, safety, age-appropriate activities, basic care, First Aid, and professionalism.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 Members; $60 Community

Age: Ages 10-15

9-11:30am Thu. Feb. 23

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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:30-11:30am Thu. Feb. 23

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: Ages Birth to age 5

10-10:30am Thu. Feb. 23

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Feb. 23

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

10:15-10:35am Thu. Feb. 23

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move! Lap bounces, rhymes, songs and bubbles. Followed by social and play time for caregivers and babies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 12-24 months

10:30-11am Thu. Feb. 23

Fly Your Feelings

Have you ever been really mad or really sad or really happy. Today you can fly your feelings all over the multi-purpose room. We will be making paper airplanes, tucking a feeling inside and letting them fly. Engineer your plane and let your feelings soar.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Thu. Feb. 23

Story Time at Family Christian Stores

This week's featured book is "Good Good Father" by Chris Tomlin with Pat Barrett.

Family Christian Stores 2916 London Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Thu. Feb. 23

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Toddler Tales occurs every Tuesday at 10:30am. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:45-11:15am Thu. Feb. 23

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

11am-3:15pm Thu. Feb. 23

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 Thu. Feb. 23

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 Thu. Feb. 23

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

3:30-4pm Thu. Feb. 23

Fly Your Feelings

Have you ever been really mad or really sad or really happy. Today you can fly your feelings all over the multi-purpose room. We will be making paper airplanes, tucking a feeling inside and letting them fly. Engineer your plane and let your feelings soar.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-5:40pm Thu. Feb. 23

Tiny Ballerinas

Join Mrs. Deborah in a joyous and gentle story-telling ballet format for your little one's first introduction to ballet and creative movement.

Lafayette Town Hall 5765 197th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $115 for 10 week course

Age: Ages 2.5 - 4

5:30-6pm Thu. Feb. 23

Fly Your Feelings

Have you ever been really mad or really sad or really happy. Today you can fly your feelings all over the multi-purpose room. We will be making paper airplanes, tucking a feeling inside and letting them fly. Engineer your plane and let your feelings soar.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Feb. 23

Gentle Yoga

A gentle introduction to yoga in a class oriented for seniors, but all are welcome. Goals are to help each individual feel better and be happier. All will experience increased mobility and posture improvement. Bring your own mat.

Lafayette Town Hall Town Hall Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 10 class punch card $60

Age: Adults

6-7:15pm Thu. Feb. 23

Bust a Move: Hip Hop

Come join in Hip Hop technique classes. Kids will experience proper technique of hip hop while creating new friends and great memories! 4-6 year olds dance from 6-6:30pm while 7-12 year olds dance from 6:30-7:15pm. To register or for more details, stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 10th Street West & Bartlett Avenue, Altoona

Cost: $20 or $40/Resident of Altoona; $25 or $45/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-12 years old

8-10pm Thu. Feb. 23

Warehouse Eyes

Warehouse Eyes is an alternative-pop band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They formed in June of 2012 and have been creating music since. With their first official release “Prisms”, you will feel entrenched in a spacey-pop sound. Following “Prisms” is their most recent single, “Without You or Me”.

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017

Fri. Feb. 24

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

8am Fri. Feb. 24

UWEC Trumpet Festival

Aims to educate high school students in the greater Eau Claire area. Students have the opportunity to perform in a large group trumpet choir, smaller chamber ensembles, and learn from esteemed professors of trumpet Professor Robert Baca of UW-Eau Claire and Dr. Amy Schendel of the University of Iowa.

Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8am-4pm Fri. Feb. 24

Chetek Winter Fest 2017

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9am Fri. Feb. 24

Winter Camp

Winter Camp is a great opportunity for youth to spend their February break enjoying winter activities at camp, like snowshoeing, tubing, drinking hot chocolate, and playing classic snow games. We provide transportation to and from camp.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Age: Grades 2-7

9am-noon Fri. Feb. 24

Babysitter Training

This class will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children. Participants will learn and practice skills in these six critical areas: leadership, safety, age-appropriate activities, basic care, First Aid, and professionalism.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 Members; $60 Community

Age: Ages 10-15

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

10am-4pm Fri. Feb. 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. Feb. 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

10:30-11am Fri. Feb. 24

Fly Your Feelings

Have you ever been really mad or really sad or really happy. Today you can fly your feelings all over the multi-purpose room. We will be making paper airplanes, tucking a feeling inside and letting them fly. Engineer your plane and let your feelings soar.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30am Fri. Feb. 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-3:15pm Fri. Feb. 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-noon Fri. Feb. 24

Parachute Playtime

Join us for 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: Kids ages 4+

11am-1pm Fri. Feb. 24

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Feb. 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

11:30am-1:45pm Fri. Feb. 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

3:30-4pm Fri. Feb. 24

Fly Your Feelings

Have you ever been really mad or really sad or really happy. Today you can fly your feelings all over the multi-purpose room. We will be making paper airplanes, tucking a feeling inside and letting them fly. Engineer your plane and let your feelings soar.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

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

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

MTG Presents: "Secret Garden, The Musical"

This enchanting classic of children's literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $18 student/senior; $20 Adults

8pm Fri. Feb. 24

Volleyball after Dark Open Gym

Volleyball after dark open gym at the Eau Claire Sport Warehouse from 8PM-Midnight. A night of volleyball or turf fun. Turf available for those who want to shoot some goals or start mini flag football games.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 25th, 2017

Sat. Feb. 25

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

8am-4pm Sat. Feb. 25

Chetek Winter Fest 2017

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Feb. 25

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-noon Sat. Feb. 25

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Feb. 25

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

10-11am Sat. Feb. 25

Kid’s Series: DIY Bath Bombs

These DIY bath bombs are fun to make and even cooler to use, kids will go home with some bath bombs that they create themselves in this class. Parents are welcome to attend with their children, but I’m sure you’ll appreciate the time to grocery shop more!

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $5; Register up to 48 hours in advance

Age: Ages 5-10

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 25

Healthy Heart Fair

Each February, more than 1,000 people attend the annual Mayo Clinic Health System Healthy Heart Fair for free screenings, health education information and fun events for kids. Cholesterol and blood pressure screenings are offered by professional health care workers.

Mayo Clinic Health System kiosk at Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Sat. Feb. 25

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

10:15-10:55am Sat. Feb. 25

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+

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire