Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 2019

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Oct. 22

Youth Yoga - Session 2

This class is designed to introduce children to the basics of yoga in a fun and exciting way whether they are a first time yogi or have previous experience. Pre-register through Altoona Parks & Recreation.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: Ages 5-8

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 22

Silk Wearable Scarf

Using silk dyes and a paintbrush you will create interesting textures and designs with bubble wrap and plastic wrap under the silk.

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

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Oct. 22

Tween Yoga - Session 2

This class provides tweens an opportunity to slow down, focus, balance and gain strength and flexibility through mindful sequencing. Pre-register through Altoona Parks & Recreation

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: Ages 9-17

Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, 2019

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 23

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8:30-9:15am Wed. Oct. 23

My Baby and Me Class

This is an interactive class for babies and parents. Singing, dancing, craft project and more. Open Discussion at the end of class.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 1 and under

9-10:15am Wed. Oct. 23

Weekday Morning Playgroups

A free, fun, interactive experience that children and parents or other caregivers can enjoy together.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

9:30-10:15am Wed. Oct. 23

Babies Make Music

Classes are filled with songs, musical activities, and instruments to stimulate your child's natural response to music. Families learn rhymes, songs, floor and lap games, and dance to build developmentally appropriate skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 per month

Age: Infants to walking

9:30-10:45am Wed. Oct. 23

3k Mini-Preschool

Join us for a mini Preschool experience for children entering 4K next year. Parents attend siblings welcome for $1.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 3 &4 yr olds

10:15-10:35am Wed. Oct. 23

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. All storytimes features 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: Infants/Babies

10:30-11:15am Wed. Oct. 23

Toddlers Make Music

Classes are filled with songs, musical activities, and instruments to stimulate your child's natural response to music. Families learn rhymes, songs, floor and lap games, and dances to build developmentally appropriate skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 per month

Age: Ages 1 to 2

10:30-11am Wed. Oct. 23

Super Small Science: Brain Jello

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's experiment involves brain jello.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool age

3-8pm Wed. Oct. 23

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 Wed. Oct. 23

Evening Open Skate

Every Wednesday and Sunday this Fall/Winter. No skate on 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22. Youth Skate Rental is free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 23

Riverside Machine and Engineering Career Exploring

Exploring is partnering with Riverside Machine & Engineering to offer students hands-on career experiences in the field of machines and engineering. Participants will get a behind the scene look at the process of manufacturing their very own yo-yo.

Riverside Machine and Engineering 2445 Alpine Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $34 for all sessions

Age: Ages 12-18

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 23

Evening Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older are not permitted to skate in Rink Rats! Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm. Pewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

Thursday, Oct. 24th, 2019

9-11:30am Thu. Oct. 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: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9-10:15am Thu. Oct. 24

Weekday Morning Playgroups

A free, fun, interactive experience that children and parents or other caregivers can enjoy together.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

9:30-10:30am Thu. Oct. 24

Terrific Two’s

A class for two year olds. Story time, dancing, free choice and crafts. Parents attend. Siblings may attend for $1.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: Ages: 2

9:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 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

10:15-10:35am Thu. Oct. 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

10:30am-noon Thu. Oct. 24

Pigeons and Princesses Party

Mo Willem's Pigeon is in a new book! Pigeon has to get on the bus, but not to drive it - to go to school. Join the library for a party featuring pigeons and princesses, plus popcorn, punch and more fun featuring Pigeon's favorite letter.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10:30-11:15am Thu. Oct. 24

Kids Make Music

Classes are filled with songs, musical activities, and instruments to stimulate your child's natural response to music. Families learn rhymes, songs, games, and dances to build developmentally appropriate skills in a fun and engaging environment.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 per month

Age: Ages 2 to 4

11am-3:15pm Thu. Oct. 24

School's Out Open Skating

Session One 11:00am-1:00pm and Session Two 1:15pm-3:15pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Thu. Oct. 24

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

School's Out Rink Rat Youth Hockey! Ages 15+ are NOT allowed to skate at Rink Rats. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Must have full equipment!

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 24

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

1:30pm Thu. Oct. 24

Carpenter Nature Center Raptor Show

Observe and learn about live raptors with the Carpenter Nature Center at the public library! This event is part of Raptor Week; be sure to check out the library's website for more activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids & Families

2:30-3pm Thu. Oct. 24

Pop Up Science: Stomp Rocket

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

3-6pm Thu. Oct. 24

Wisconsin Chiropractic Kids Day

An afternoon of fun celebrating WI Chiropractic Kids Day. FREE Nervous System Scans for children up to age 18, Superhero kids yoga, games, and healthy snacks.

Carlson Chiropractic Clinic 3119 Golf Road, Ste 103, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-18

3:30-5pm Thu. Oct. 24

Tween Scene

Come, create, and hang out with other tweens (grades 3-6). Tween Scene is a weekly drop-in series featuring a different activity each week, from art to technology and beyond.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 3-6

5:30-6:15pm Thu. Oct. 24

Kids Rock Band

Students learn specially composed songs while receiving instruction on playing guitar, keyboard, and drums, as well as singing. All materials provided. Amazing concerts, t-shirts, posters, and more. New students are invited to set up a free preview class before registering.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 per month

Age: 4 to 6

6:30pm Thu. Oct. 24

Little Dancing Stars - Fitness Dance Classes

Get up and get moving building strong muscles and bones, enjoying music song and dance. While following direction taking turns yet building their confidence. The classes are structured for the dancers to gain many uses threw their years of school events and more.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 West Spring Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36 each month

Age: Starting age 3 years and older

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 24

Fright Night Haunted Barn

Be prepared to be haunted by your favorite horror films at the annual Haunted Barn. Proceeds go to Eau Claire 4-H, and Feed my People Food Bank.

Rockin' T-R Ranch 8020 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 per person, or $6 with a nonperishable food item

Age: Accommodate to all ages

7-11pm Thu. Oct. 24

Ski Sprites Haunted House

The Ski Sprites are hosting their annual Haunted House. A scary walk-thru with interactive haunts, changing scares and a thrill around every corner. Not for the timid.

Ski Sprites Haunted House 415 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door, $9 with a non-perishable food donation, $8 in advance

Age: All ages, 12+ recommended

Friday, Oct. 25th, 2019

9-11:30am Fri. Oct. 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: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30am Fri. Oct. 25

Sign Language Preschool Class

Join us for an 8 week sign language class. At the end we will have created a book and know all of the signs to Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center 502 Bay St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $35 for 8 weeks

Age: 2-8yrs old

9:30am-3:30pm Fri. Oct. 25

School's Out Drop Off Camp

For half of the day your kiddo will have the chance to chop, cook, and prepare food in our Let’s Get Cooking Kitchen. After a play break or two in the museum exhibits, they’ll head to Mini Makers where they have the chance to make anything they can imagine.

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: K-2nd grade

10am-6pm Fri. Oct. 25

The Pumpkin Patch at Valley Pasture Farm

Bring the whole family to the farm and participate in over 25 engaging activities to celebrate fall including wagon rides, corn maze, farm animals, pick-your-own pumpkin patch, and more!

Valley Pasture Farm E7631 N County Road E, Elk Mound

Cost: $9/person - save $1 with a non-perishable donation for our local food pantry

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Fri. Oct. 25

Cardboard Construction

A fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Stop in anytime to join 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

10:15-10:45am Fri. Oct. 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. Oct. 25

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. Siblings are welcome!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregiver

11am-3:15pm Fri. Oct. 25

School's Out Open Skating

Session One 11:00am-1:00pm and Session Two 1:15pm-3:15pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Oct. 25

Growing Readers Storytime

Features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an optional 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 3-6

11:30am-1:45pm Fri. Oct. 25

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

School's Out Rink Rat Youth Hockey! Ages 15+ are NOT allowed to skate at Rink Rats. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Must have full equipment!

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

1-3pm Fri. Oct. 25

Owl Pellet Dissection

Drop in to dissect an owl pellet, and ask a naturalist from Beaver Creek Reserve all of your feathered-friend related questions. This event is part of Raptor Week at the public library; be sure to check out the library's website for more details.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: Free

Age: Grades K-5

1-4pm Fri. Oct. 25

Games Unplugged

Beat your librarian at Bananagrams, fend off Bugs in the Kitchen, visit Candyland and more - drop in all afternoon for games galore!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Fri. Oct. 25

Teen Nailed It!

Inspired by the hit show, teen participants will try their hands at creating elaborate snacks to rival the prettiest photo. Whether they nail it or fail it, the outcome will be simply delicious. While supplies last, first come, first served.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-7pm Fri. Oct. 25

Trunk or Treat

Come for some fun and games. Music, a chance to win some prizes, and plenty of candy.

Stokes, Prock and Mundt Funeral Chapel 535 S Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona

Age: Allages

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 25

Spook Night

A kid friendly Halloween “Spook Night” full of fun and excitement. DJ entertainment, huge inflatables, face painting, games and prizes. The Haunted Tunnel, Sea of Spiders and Touch and Feel Guessing Game are just a few of the spooktacular activities that your kids will love.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person, FREE for kids 2 and under

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Oct. 25

Friday Family Nights

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Featuring Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Inflatables, Movies, Free Popcorn, and Special Entertainment.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

5-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 25

Anti Bullying Seminar

The goal of this program is to minimize the effects of predatory behavior in grade school and middle school - aged children. Accomplished through role playing, small group discussion and empathy training. Some physical techniques will also be covered. Online registration required.

Visit Eau Claire Experience Center (Inside the Pablo Center) 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5 & up

Ongoing Events For 10/22/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets