Friday, Apr. 5th, 2019

9am-3pm Fri. Apr. 5

Advance Care Planning: A Catholic Perspective

Meet local professionals to learn about supportive living options and talking with your family about your desires. Advance Care Planning advisors, priests, and legal professionals will discuss how to express and document your health care, personal and legal wishes at our event. FREE lunch. RSVP.

Holy Ghost Parish 412 South Main Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Fri. Apr. 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

11-11:30am Fri. Apr. 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

7pm Fri. Apr. 5

Unplugged at the Library

The Chippewa Falls Public Library and Converge Radio 99.9 FM are proud to host a brand new concert series on every other Friday in February through April. While this is a brand-new series, it’s loosely based on MTV Unplugged and VH1 Storytellers. Feb. 22: Broken Eights Mar. 8: Elvessa Mar. 22: Jim Pullman Apr. 5: Joyann Parker Apr. 19: Pit Wagon

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

Cost: FREE

9pm-1am Fri. Apr. 5

Live Music: 2nd X-It

A hard and heavy 5 piece rock band, louder than your average variety wedding and fun time bands. They'll be celebrating their lead singer Larry's birthday.

Rookies Pub 616 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Apr. 6th, 2019

10:30am-noon Sat. Apr. 6

Alcohol Ink Painting - Flower Painting or Set of Coasters

Create #2 5x7" matted flower paintings OR #4 coasters plus a trivet, no experience or artistic talent needed. Very fun technique with beautiful results.

Unleash the Artist Within 133 W Central St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

Age: 10+

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Apr. 6

Paint Pouring Class

Learn the fun new technique of acrylic paint pouring. Use the primary colors to paint a very colorful 12x12" painting OR a set of 4 coasters plus a trivet - pick your project (or do both for an additional $25). No experience or artistic talent needed.

Unleash the Artist Within 133 W Central St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

Age: 10+

5-9pm Sat. Apr. 6

Beyond Black and White - Savoring the Arts Fundraising Dinner

Pull out your favorite cocktail attire. This year’s theme for Savoring the Arts is Beyond Black and White. The evening commences with a social hour and the first ever, Bartender Battle Royale at 5pm. After the “gloves come off” enjoy a delicious sit-down dinner by Sweet Clarisse Catering, live entertainment, and a dance party.

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

Cost: $75

Age: Adult

9pm-1am Sat. Apr. 6

Live Music: 2nd X-It

A hard and heavy 5 piece rock band, louder than your average variety wedding and fun time bands. They'll be celebrating their lead singer Larry's birthday.

Rookies Pub 616 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Apr. 7th, 2019

noon-2pm Sun. Apr. 7

Opening Reception: 55th Annual Spring Art Show

Exhibits two and three-dimensional art pieces by local artists – young and old, novice to experienced. It is always a diverse and wonderful show. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, & other art.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Sun. Apr. 7

Wildlife Rehabilitation & Release Musicians' Fundraiser

Live music from some of the Chippewa Valley's best; silent auctions of goods donated by local merchants, large bake sale. Some of featured musicians: Howard Luedtke's Blue Max, Sue Orfield Band, Wolves at the Door. Family Friendly.

Lake Hallie Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Apr. 8th, 2019

9:30-10:45am Mon. Apr. 8

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

10am-5pm Mon. Apr. 8

55th Annual Spring Art Show

Co-sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association and the Chippewa Herald, the 55th Annual Spring Art Show exhibits two and three-dimensional art pieces by local artists – young and old, novice to experienced. Includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Mon. Apr. 8

Whiskey Dinner

A culinary excursion as Chef Adam creates a gourmet 5 course meal served with a selection of premium and speciality paired whiskies. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the dinner begins at 6:30 pm. Seats are limited. Tickets sold only in advance, online.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $40

Age: 21+

6:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 8

"Little Faith" Reading & Signing with Nickolas Butler

In this moving new novel, Little Faith, from celebrated author Nickolas Butler, a Wisconsin family grapples with the power and limitations of faith when one of their own falls under the influence of a radical church. There will be books available for purchase following the reading.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 8

Amp Quiz Trivia at River Inn Bar

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

River Inn Bar 10418 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Tuesday, Apr. 9th, 2019

9:30-11:30am Tue. Apr. 9

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

10-11:30am Tue. Apr. 9

Creative art and open play

Story time, songs, art activities, games and open play.

B’utiful kids Learning Center 502 Bay st, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 entry and $1 for each additional child

Age: 5 and under

10am-5pm Tue. Apr. 9

55th Annual Spring Art Show

Co-sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association and the Chippewa Herald, the 55th Annual Spring Art Show exhibits two and three-dimensional art pieces by local artists – young and old, novice to experienced. Includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages