Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, 2019

10:30-11am Wed. Jan. 23

Super Small Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is germ science. Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Thursday, Jan. 24th, 2019

10am-noon Thu. Jan. 24

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. 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

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 24

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Friday, Jan. 25th, 2019

10am-2pm Fri. Jan. 25

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe Lab will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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. Jan. 25

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

Saturday, Jan. 26th, 2019

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

Chess Club

For children of all ages and mentoring adults. Meets the 4th Saturdays of the month. No sign up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Sat. Jan. 26

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe Lab will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Monday, Jan. 28th, 2019

6:30-8pm Mon. Jan. 28

Family Nights

Grab your son, daughter, niece, nephew or grandchild and check out YMCA Family Nights! Each night will feature a hands-on activity for parents and children to complete together. Leave the prep and clean up to us as you enjoy time well-spent with family.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $7 | Community $12

Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 2019

10am-noon Tue. Jan. 29

Tech Tuesdays: Open Lab

Opening up a digital playground for you every week. Visit the Failsafe Lab where you'll get to create and play with our coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox, and more. 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

Wednesday, Jan. 30th, 2019

9:30-10:30am Wed. Jan. 30

St Mark Power Hour: Growing Faith Farm

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Come and hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play. Please visit our website to pre-register or just show up.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 and caregivers

10:30-11am Wed. Jan. 30

Super Small Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is germ science. Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Thursday, Jan. 31st, 2019

10am-noon Thu. Jan. 31

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. 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

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 31

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Friday, Feb. 1st, 2019

9:30-11am Fri. Feb. 1

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

10-10:30am Fri. Feb. 1

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love 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

11-11:45am Fri. Feb. 1

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 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

noon-12:45pm Fri. Feb. 1

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 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

2:30-3pm Fri. Feb. 1

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. Feb. 1

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. Feb. 1

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

Saturday, Feb. 2nd, 2019

10-10:30am Sat. Feb. 2

Pop Up Science: Gravity Fail

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is learning about a gravity fail.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Sat. Feb. 2

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Feb. 2

Parents' Night Out

Bring your child to the YMCA for Parents' Night Out, a new event where you can go enjoy a few hours to yourself while your kids are having a blast here. The YMCA provides dinner for the kids, games, crafts and a movie in the pool.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Member, $5 Additional Child, $15 Community, $8 Additional Child

Age: Ages 5-12

Sunday, Feb. 3rd, 2019

2:30-3pm Sun. Feb. 3

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Monday, Feb. 4th, 2019

3-5pm Mon. Feb. 4

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 2019

10am-noon Tue. Feb. 5

Tech Tuesdays: Open Lab

Create and play with coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Osmo, Augmented Reality Sandbox and more. 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

2:30-3pm Tue. Feb. 5

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Tue. Feb. 5

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Feb. 6th, 2019

10:30-11am Wed. Feb. 6

Super Small Science: Oil Spill Cleanup

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is learning how to clean up an oil spill.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool Age

11am-1pm Wed. Feb. 6

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Wed. Feb. 6

Get Up & Go: Simon Says

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

2:30-3pm Wed. Feb. 6

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019

10am-noon Thu. Feb. 7

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade! They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. 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

2:30-3pm Thu. Feb. 7

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Feb. 7

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:15pm Thu. Feb. 7

Planetarium Show: Cosmic Colors

A wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color, like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 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

4:30-5:15pm Thu. Feb. 7

Planetarium Show: Cosmic Colors

A wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color, like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 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

5:30-6pm Thu. Feb. 7

Pop Up Science: Stomp Rockets

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is building stomp rockets.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 7

The Late Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 13+

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 7

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Friday, Feb. 8th, 2019

9:30-11am Fri. Feb. 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

10-10:30am Fri. Feb. 8

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love 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

11-11:45am Fri. Feb. 8

Planetarium Show: Cosmic Colors

A wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color, like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 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

noon-12:45pm Fri. Feb. 8

Planetarium Show: Cosmic Colors

A wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color, like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 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

2:30-3pm Fri. Feb. 8

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. Feb. 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. Feb. 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

6:30-8pm Fri. Feb. 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

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 8

ECCT Presents: Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons love all sorts of tacos - chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, teeny tiny tacos, all of them except spicy ones. Where there are tacos, there's salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa...oh, boy. When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 youth, $13 student, $20 senior, $24 adult

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 9th, 2019

10-10:30am Sat. Feb. 9

Pop Up Science: Stomp Rockets

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is building stomp rockets.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 1/22/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

School's Out Open Skating

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Dec. 31, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Dec. 31, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 to Mar. 29, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 to Mar. 29, 1:15-3:15pm;

Events with Tickets