Saturday, Oct. 19th, 2019

1-2:30pm Sat. Oct. 19

WriteLab

This all-new program for middle school students allows for collaboration and idea-sharing as this group will help each other through the creative process by providing ideas and opinions while participating in fun and challenging writing activities.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 members, $30 community

Age: Ages 11-16

2pm Sat. Oct. 19

Menomonie Theater Guild: Newsies

Based on the real Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Ticket information online

2:30-8pm Sat. Oct. 19

9th Annual Bruise-A-Thon Mixer

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby's 9th annual Bruise-A-Thon Mixer will feature 4 exciting roller derby bouts.. Adult beverages and concessions will be available. Come cheer on your favorite skaters as CVRD mixes it up with skaters from neighboring leagues.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:15pm Sat. Oct. 19

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

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 19

Night Corn Maze

Bring your flashlights for fun in the night maze. Weather Permitting (check the Facebook page for updates). Last entrance at 9pm.

Leffel Roots Apple Orchard W2369 Maple Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for ages 13+; $5 for Ages 5-12

Age: Ages 5+

7-11pm Sat. Oct. 19

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

7-9pm Sat. Oct. 19

Lake Holcombe Haunted Trail

The Haunted Trail is ready to bring your biggest fears to life. Tickets and entrance will be at the football concession stand behind the Lake Holcombe School.

Lake Holcombe School 27331 262nd Ave, Holcombe

Cost: $6

Age: 12+

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 19

Menomonie Theater Guild: Newsies

Based on the real Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Ticket information online

Sunday, Oct. 20th, 2019

Sun. Oct. 20

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

10am-6pm Sun. Oct. 20

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

1-2:30pm Sun. Oct. 20

Teen Animanga Club

If you're enthusiastic about Anime and manga, this club is for you! Talk about favorite series, watch Anime, and more. Registration and parent permission slip required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Chippewa Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

2pm Sun. Oct. 20

Menomonie Theater Guild: Newsies

Based on the real Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Ticket information online

2:30-3pm Sun. Oct. 20

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

6:15-8:30pm Sun. Oct. 20

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

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Oct. 20

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

Monday, Oct. 21st, 2019

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

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11:30am Mon. Oct. 21

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

Offers peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. A typical meeting includes informal topical discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging one another. Children are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:45am Mon. Oct. 21

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

9:30-10:45am Mon. Oct. 21

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 Mon. Oct. 21

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 St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby-Toddler

3-8pm Mon. Oct. 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

4pm Mon. Oct. 21

Performing Arts School of Dance at the Heyde Center

Looking for an age appropriate, joyful dance experience for your child? All ages, including private en pointe lessons (with doctor's permission for strength)

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

Cost: $130 + $20 registration fee for Semester One

Age: Ages 2.5+

Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 2019

9-10:15am Tue. Oct. 22

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 Tue. Oct. 22

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 Tue. Oct. 22

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

10-10:30am Tue. Oct. 22

Learning Together Playgroup

Children attend with their parents and play together.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

10:15-10:35am Tue. Oct. 22

Toddler Tales Storytime

For two-and three-year-olds. All storytimes features 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: Toddlers

10:30-10:50am Tue. Oct. 22

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

10:45-11:15am Tue. Oct. 22

On My Own Playgroup

For children 3-5 to attend and play.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

11-11:30am Tue. Oct. 22

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

2-3pm Tue. Oct. 22

College and Career Navigation Sessions

Chippewa Valley Technical College is sponsoring FREE 1-hour sessions to cover topics including but not limited to College Navigation (all colleges-not just CVTC) and Career Navigation. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free, 1 hour sessions

Age: 16+

3-7pm Tue. Oct. 22

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

5:30-6:15pm 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

9:30-10:45am 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

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

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

6-7pm 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

6-8pm 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

6:15-8:30pm 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

Ongoing Events For 10/19/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

ACT Prep

Every Saturday until Nov. 16, 9am-noon

Kids Make Music

Every Thursday 10:30-11:15am Saturday 9:15-10am until Dec. 19

Events with Tickets