Thursday, Jan. 24th, 2019

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 24

Little Language Lab

A class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities. This class is a mix of structured circle time and free choice stations.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Ages 1-2 years

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

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. 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

10:15am Thu. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 24

ABC's for 2's and 3's

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Age 2-3 years

3-5pm Thu. Jan. 24

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

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

6-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 24

Beginner Ukulele for Children

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 3rd through 7th grade

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Cool, Calm & Connected

Uninterrupted playtime with your child. Learn what helps you and your child regulate. This class is designed to assist parents to form cool and calming connections with their children, while learning and practicing strategies to take home.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 4-7 years

Friday, Jan. 25th, 2019

8:30-9:30am Fri. Jan. 25

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

9-10am Fri. Jan. 25

Cool, Calm & Connected

Uninterrupted playtime with your child. Learn what helps you and your child regulate. This class is designed to assist parents to form cool and calming connections with their children, while learning and practicing strategies to take home.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 4-7 years

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 25

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

9:30-10:30am Fri. Jan. 25

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

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

10:15am Fri. Jan. 25

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. Jan. 25

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

10:30-11:30am Fri. Jan. 25

ABC's for 2's and 3's

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Age 2-3 years

11-11:30am Fri. Jan. 25

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

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

7-9pm Fri. Jan. 25

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Two Frets Up, a Duo that plays a wide variety of music from Country, Country Rock, Trop Rock, Bluegrass, Rock and Oldies.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jan. 26th, 2019

8am-10pm Sat. Jan. 26

20th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition

20th Annual show choir competition at Altoona High School featuring 18 teams from Wisconsin and Minnesota. Preliminaries begin at 8:00am. Finals begin at 7:00pm. Altoona HS and MS show choirs will also perform.

Altoona High School 711 7th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $12 Prelim Only, $12 Finals Only, $16 All Day, Five and under FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

Artology

Spruce up your child’s Saturdays. See your child's creative side come alive through art. This 8-week program covers a variety of techniques that are good for learners of all levels.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: Ages 5-13

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

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

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

Centershot Youth Archery

No prior archery experience is needed and bows are supplied. If you have your own bow, you are encouraged to bring it.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church 531 East South Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10+

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

10:15am Sat. Jan. 26

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. 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: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 26

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. They'll have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. Jan. 26

Toddler-Parent Movement Development Class

Help your toddler move through the developmental stages of movement and increase their capacity for learning, help them tire those bodies and use their creativity, and see your child in a new light! With BaredFeet, Co.

Anandaworks Wellness and Education Center 320 Putnam St Suite 123, EAU CLAIRE

Cost: Donations

Age: Ages 1-5 with adult

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Sunday, Jan. 27th, 2019

11am-4pm Sun. Jan. 27

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3:15pm Sun. Jan. 27

Koo Koo Kanga Roo

The dance-a-long comedy show from Bryan and Neil, two friends who set out to experiment with live music and make it more fun. Armed with an iPod, two mics, one giant rainbow and some gold sneakers, Koo Koo Kanga Roo puts on an all-ages dance party that invites everyone to join in.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA, $15 VIP

3-4pm Sun. Jan. 27

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introduce 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

6:15-7pm Sun. Jan. 27

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, Jan. 28th, 2019

9-11:30am Mon. Jan. 28

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. Jan. 28

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

10-11:30am Mon. Jan. 28

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library 154 Fourth Avenue, Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10:15am Mon. Jan. 28

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. Jan. 28

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

10:30-11:30am Mon. Jan. 28

First Friendships

Bring your newborns and tiny babies to a class to meet other parents, learn about baby development, find support and ask lots of questions.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants

3-5pm Mon. Jan. 28

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

5-6pm Mon. Jan. 28

Tiny Scientists- Frozen Lab

A 5 week, parent/child class where you and your little one(s) can explore everything winter has to offer through art, science and literacy. It is never too early to expose your child to science and exploration.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: Ages 2-6

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Jan. 28

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

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Jan. 28

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

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

9-10:30am Tue. Jan. 29

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

First Presbyterian Church 211 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

Ongoing Events For 1/23/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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