Wednesday, Feb. 20th, 2019

5:30-7pm Wed. Feb. 20

Free Youth Soccer Clinics - Eau Claire United Soccer Club

Eau Claire United is having free indoor open play time/clinics for all of those young soccer fanatics out there at Lakeshore Elementary. Interested players Aged 5 and 6 can join from 5:30-6:10, and players aged 7 and 8 can join from 6:15-7:00.

Lakeshore Elementary School 711 Lake Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-8

6:30-9pm Wed. Feb. 20

Family Open Swim and Gym

Stay active this Fall and winter at Family Open Swim and Gym. Equipment will be provided for the open gyms. Appropriate indoor shoes are required in the gym. Children 2 and under are FREE.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Feb. 20

Sun Salutations Yoga - Session 4

Practice these asana sequences and enjoy a cool down meditation. This asana flow can be used to slow down, focus inward, and transition from day to night. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: Adults and Teens 13+

6:35-7:20pm Wed. Feb. 20

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions. Includes basketball, volleyball, t-ball, soccer, kickball, football, and track.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members; $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

Thursday, Feb. 21st, 2019

8:30-9:30am Thu. Feb. 21

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)

9-11:30am Thu. Feb. 21

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 Thu. Feb. 21

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)

9:30-11:30am Thu. Feb. 21

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

9:30-10:15am Thu. Feb. 21

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. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student. Registration open any time during the course (fee prorated).

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2-4

10am-noon Thu. Feb. 21

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

10:15am Thu. Feb. 21

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. Feb. 21

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

11am-1pm Thu. Feb. 21

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

11:30am-12:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older not permitted to skate in Rink Rats. Ages 7-10 (11:30 - 12:30) Ages 11-14 (12:45-1:45)

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-10, 11-14

12:45-1:45pm Thu. Feb. 21

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older not permitted to skate in Rink Rats. Ages 7-10 (11:30 - 12:30) Ages 11-14 (12:45-1:45)

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-10, 11-14

1:15-3:15pm Thu. Feb. 21

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

2:30-3pm Thu. Feb. 21

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. 21

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

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

Painting & Popcorn

Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting. Plus, snacks and juice boxes are provided to fuel that creative energy.

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

Cost: $5 with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4:30-9:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

Lifeguard Review

Current Lifeguards can review knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over and prepare for final skills and written exams.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 17+

5:30-6pm Thu. Feb. 21

Pop Up Science: Ready Set Fizz

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 called Ready Set Fizz.

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. 21

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.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6-6:30pm Thu. Feb. 21

Bust A Move 1- Session 2

Are you ready to get your groove on? Join this unique class and learn a combination of dance moves all while making new friends and creating new memories. All are welcome and no experience is necessary; just a desire to dance and have fun.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20 Resident of Altoona; $25 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-6 years old

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Feb. 21

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-7:15pm Thu. Feb. 21

Bust A Move 2 - Session 2

Are you ready to get your groove on? Join this unique class and learn a combination of dance moves all while making new friends and creating new memories. All are welcome and no experience is necessary; just a desire to dance and have fun.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $30 Resident of Altoona; $35 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 7-12 years old

Friday, Feb. 22nd, 2019

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 22

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

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 22

Gymnastics Open Gym

Join us for gymnastics open gyms! Ages 5 & under have open gym at 9:00 AM, and the cost is member $3, community $5. Ages 5+ have open gym at 7:00 PM, and cost is member $4, community $6.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Fri. Feb. 22

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

10am-2pm Fri. Feb. 22

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. Feb. 22

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

10:15am Fri. Feb. 22

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime

A special “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” themed storytime with activities. The wiggler-ific storytimes will be in place of Preschool and Family Storytimes. A related drop-in craft activity and scavenger hunt will be available all-day Friday and Saturday.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Fri. Feb. 22

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

11am-1pm Fri. Feb. 22

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

11-11:30am Fri. Feb. 22

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

11:30am-12:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older not permitted to skate in Rink Rats. Ages 7-10 (11:30 - 12:30) Ages 11-14 (12:45-1:45)

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-10, 11-14

12:45-1:45pm Fri. Feb. 22

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older not permitted to skate in Rink Rats. Ages 7-10 (11:30 - 12:30) Ages 11-14 (12:45-1:45)

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-10, 11-14

1:15-3:15pm Fri. Feb. 22

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

2:30-3pm Fri. Feb. 22

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

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 22

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

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world! Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force!

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 22

Gymnastics Open Gym

Join us for gymnastics open gyms! Ages 5 & under have open gym at 9:00 AM, and the cost is member $3, community $5. Ages 5+ have open gym at 7:00 PM, and cost is member $4, community $6.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 23rd, 2019

Sat. Feb. 23

Chetek Winter Fest

Pancake breakfast, beer tent, bikini run, fun run, sleds, ATVs, motorcycles, NSSR sanctioned radar runs,

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Age: All Ages

8:30am-noon Sat. Feb. 23

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

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 23

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. Feb. 23

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. Feb. 23

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. Feb. 23

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime

A special “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” themed storytime with activities. The wiggler-ific storytimes will be in place of Preschool and Family Storytimes. A related drop-in craft activity and scavenger hunt will be available all-day Friday and Saturday.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Feb. 23

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. Feb. 23

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

11-11:45am Sat. Feb. 23

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

Ongoing Events For 2/20/2019

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