Tuesday, Oct. 16th, 2018

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 16

Quick Start Tennis 3

Children will continue to develop their skills they learned in Quick Start 2 while spending more time learning to play and apply rules of individual or doubles play, encourage and support others and continue their development of being a good sport.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $40 Resident/ $45 Non-Resident

Age: 7-12 years olds

6-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 16

Quick Start Tennis 2

Children will continue to improve on their form, tennis skills and fundamentals from Quick Start 1. Players will also begin to learn basic rules, keeping score and develop sportsmanship.

Altoona City Park 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $30 Resident; $35 Non-Resident

Age: 6-7 years old

6-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 16

Quick Start Tennis 1

This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

Altoona City Park 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $30 Resident; $35 Non-Resident

Age: 4-5 years old

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Oct. 16

Explore! Junior STEM Institute

This program is designed specifically for elementary school students and will strive to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Oct. 16

Kitchen Basics for Teens

Participants will enjoy a social and fun environment while they explore a variety of cuisine. Learn the basics any teen needs to know to find his or her way around a kitchen, while also delving into more specialized techniques.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 11-16

Wednesday, Oct. 17th, 2018

Wed. Oct. 17

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

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 17

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

9:30-10:30am Wed. Oct. 17

St. Mark Kids Power Hour

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5 and their caregivers

9:30-10:15am Wed. Oct. 17

Mommy and Me Yoga - Session 1

This class focuses on you, your child and what they want to do. Some classes will be different than others, but they will always be relaxing, fun and full of laughter.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 6 months-4 years and parent

10:15am Wed. Oct. 17

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

10:30-11am Wed. Oct. 17

Super Small Science: How Clouds Rain

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-6pm Wed. Oct. 17

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Wed. Oct. 17

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard. This week's activity is kiddo yoga with a certified children's yoga instructor from Wright Way Yoga.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Wed. Oct. 17

Young Writers Workshops: A Whole New World

Don’t miss this unique opportunity with author Mitali Perkins. This program was funded in part with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which administers the Library Services and Technology Act.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

Age: Ages 10-18

1-2pm Wed. Oct. 17

Writing Workshop with Mitali Perkins

Author Mitali Perkins presents her engaging writing workshop, “A Whole New World: Weaving the Magic Carpet of Place.” Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10-18

3-5pm Wed. Oct. 17

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

4-4:30pm Wed. Oct. 17

Swan Lake Ballet (Ages 2-5)

Have fun, exercise, and learn the art of dance. Swan Lake offers various different classes such as lyrical, jazz, choreography, and more with different age brackets. Consult their website online for more information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE sample class, consult with instructor for tuition prices

Age: Ages 2-5

5:45-6:30pm Wed. Oct. 17

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Includes Basketball, Volleyball, T-Ball, Soccer, Kickball, Football, and Track. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 17

Your Journey Together

Your Journey Together is a 12-week parenting class for those looking to enhance their parenting experience. Childcare is provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

Family Support Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 17

Meet the School Authors - Book Sale & Signing

Students, parents and the entire community are invited to create lasting memories by meeting award winning authors presenting in area schools during the Chippewa Valley Book Festival.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 17

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. Oct. 17

Sun Salutations Yoga - Session 1

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. Oct. 17

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Includes Basketball, Volleyball, T-Ball, Soccer, Kickball, Football, and Track. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

Thursday, Oct. 18th, 2018

Thu. Oct. 18

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 18

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

10:15am Thu. Oct. 18

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

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 18

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

1:30-3pm Thu. Oct. 18

Monster Mayhem

School's out early, head to the library for monstrously fun games, crafts and contests.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

3-5pm Thu. Oct. 18

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

4-4:30pm Thu. Oct. 18

Introductory Dance Tap + Ballet + Jazz + More

Introducing children who are interested in dance, to tap ballet song and dance and more. Gain strong muscles while learning dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 W Spring St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36 monthly

Age: 3-4 years +

4pm Thu. Oct. 18

An Introduction to Spoken Word Poetry by Guante

This session mixes performance, dialogue, and some writing in order to explore why spoken word is currently resonating with so many. Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre is an MC, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, activist and educator.

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

Cost: $10 registration fee

5-9pm Thu. Oct. 18

Open Mic Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Farm to Fork hosts an open mic on Thursday during its Wood-Fired Pizza Nights. Pizza nights offer wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 18

Intro to Safe Dating

What are your #relationshipgoals? Find out about dating do’s and don’ts at one of these introductory sessions on dating safely in today’s world. Open to teens (grades 6-12) and their parents. No registration required. Presented by staff from Runaway & Youth Services (RAYS).

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12 & parents

6-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 18

Bust A Move 1 - Session 1

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; $25 Non-Resident

Age: 4-6 years old

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Oct. 18

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 $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-7:15pm Thu. Oct. 18

Bust A Move 2 - Session 1

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; $35 Non-Resident

Age: 7-12 years old

7pm Thu. Oct. 18

Spoken Word Open Mic with Emcee Guante

A free, open mic to provide a safe space for artistic expression, experimentation and development across all genres. It is not a workshop nor a staged show. It’s the stepping stone in-between. It is open to artists of all mediums seeking to share their creative energy and unique perspective.

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

Cost: FREE; donations included

7-11pm Thu. Oct. 18

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. 19th, 2018

Fri. Oct. 19

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

8:30-9:30am Fri. Oct. 19

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)

9:30-10:30am Fri. Oct. 19

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-6pm Fri. Oct. 19

Valley Pasture Farm - Fall Pumpkin Festival

Celebrate fall with pumpkin picking, a hay maze, corn maze, lawn games, and mini-golf course. Food stands with produce available.

Valley Pasture Farm E7631 N County Road E, Elk Mound

Cost: $8.50/person, Age 2 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Oct. 19

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.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-10:50am Fri. Oct. 19

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 to 3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Fri. Oct. 19

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 3-6

1:30-3pm Fri. Oct. 19

Sock Monster Sewing

Turn stray socks into monsters, as silly or a scary as you like. Supplies including socks will be available, but feel free to bring clean stray socks to contribute.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

3:30-5:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

Teen Slime Fest

Teens are invited to come to the library to make slime and watch a Halloween movie. Feel free to wear your Halloween costume to this event. Registration is encouraged.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For Grades 6-12

5-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

St Mark Trunk or Treat

Come dressed up in your favorite Halloween costume to get candy from decorated cars We will also have a fun family event inside our gym at the same time. Free hot dogs, hot chocolate, lemonade, and popcorn will be served. Music will be playing in the gym too.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 19

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. No matter what, you’re sure to have fun in this high-energy course.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 19

Kyle Jorris

Known for his crazy talents like comedy, juggling, storytelling, puppetry, unicycling, and more, Kyle Jorris presents the Gospel in one of the most entertaining and truly unique way you have ever seen.

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; RSVP requested

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 10/16/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Young Artists Studio

Every Tuesday until Oct. 16, 5-6pm; Every Tuesday from Oct. 30 to Dec. 11, 5-6pm;

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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