Sundays, 2pm;


Petanque is the new French lawn game in town. Beginners can learn how to play easily.

Wilson Park
Eau Claire

Every Wednesday, Sunday until Mar. 29 2020, 6:15-8:30pm

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
Eau Claire

Every Wednesday, Sunday, 8:45-10:15pm

Adult Open Broomball

Drop-in coed program for the adult players (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up games. Must have own helmet. Sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena
Eau Claire

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11am-1pm

Lunch Break Open Skating

A great way to meet new friends and get some exercise.

Hobbs Ice Arena
Eau Claire

Every Monday until Dec. 30, 5-6pm

Gentle Yoga

A slower gentle yoga class with a focus on mind, body, and breath connection for stress and tension reduction. Beginner friendly. Yoga mats and blocks available to borrow for class or bring your own. This class is currently being taught and is ongoing.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op

Every Wednesday, Sunday until Mar. 29 2020, 6-8pm

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
Eau Claire

Saturday Oct. 26 8:30-10:30pm

Northern Saw-whet Owl Banding

Beaver Creek Bird banders will once again open the banding station to allow you to see these charismatic night flyers. They cannot guarantee that a bird will be caught during your visit; but you will be able to learn about the birds, their migration, and the banding process.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Every Sunday until Mar. 29 2020, 8:45-10:15pm

Adult Open Hockey

Drop-in coed program for adult hockey players (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free.

Hobbs Ice Arena
Eau Claire

Saturday Oct. 19 8am-noon

Haunted Hustle 5k Run/Walk

A family friendly, Halloween-themed run/walk benefiting area non-profit organizations! Event attendees will also enjoy kids' activities, onsite vendors and a silent auction. Sponsored by the Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire.

Owen Park
Eau Claire

Saturday Oct. 19 10am-10pm

McDonell Alumni Assoc. 5K & Fun Run and Adult Prom

The McDonell Alumni Association is holding their inaugural 5K/Fun Mile Run starting at 10am. Later that evening 7pm they will be holding an Adult Prom (21 year old and up event) with an 80s theme. Both events are open to all the public.

McDonell Area Catholic High School
Chippewa Falls

Thursday Oct. 24 11am-3:15pm

School's Out Open Skating

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

Hobbs Ice Arena
Eau Claire

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

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
Eau Claire

Saturday Oct. 26 9:30am-noon

Adventures in Geocaching

Participants will learn basic GPS use and have a chance to practice their new skills during this class. Pricing is per group of 2-4 people. Registration due October 18.

Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Saturday Oct. 26 1-3pm

Treats on the Trail

Join the Dunn County Historical Society at the Lions Club Game Park Trail in Wakanda Park to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and gather Halloween treats along the way. Walk the beautiful nature trail, collect candy along the way, and take your own pumpkin home.

Lions Club Game Park Trail

Tuesday Oct. 29 7-8pm

National Eagle Center Ambassador Visit

The National Eagle Center is bringing an Ambassador for a visit to Beaver Creek Reserve. A great program about eagles, featuring one the educational eagles from the NEC. Preregistration required.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Wednesday Nov. 6 8am-1pm

Bird Banding 101

This workshop is for those with little or no bird banding experience. Participants will learn how to safely capture and release birds; techniques to hold, band, and take measurements on birds in the hand; as well as the benefits of bird banding and bird identification. Register by October 30.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Saturday Nov. 9 10am-4pm

Ski Swap

Bring in your unwanted skis, snowshoes, or snowboard gear, and Spring Street Sports will sell it the day of the swap. Get cash for your gear or buy yourself gear, with 15% of all sales going to the EC Ski Striders for trail development in the Chippewa Valley.

Spring Street Sports
Chippewa Falls

Thursday Nov. 14 7-8pm

Snakes of Wisconsin

Join a naturalist as we learn interesting facts about one of Wisconsin’s most misunderstood creatures and discover why snakes are so important to our state! You will even have a chance to meet a live snake that lives here at Beaver Creek. Register required by November 13.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
Fall Creek

Thursday Nov. 28 8am

12th Annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot

Participate in either a 5-mile run or an untimed 2-mile fun run/walk and is ope to everyone of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite cuddly companion for the 2-mile Dog Jog. Meant for the whole family, not just seasoned athletes. Up-beat music, free long-sleeved shirts, and pumpkin pie.

Hobbs Ice Arena
Eau Claire

Saturday Nov. 30 2:45pm

8th Annual Run for the Lights 5K/1M

A family orientated 5k and 1 Mile Run/Walk through the Irvine Park and the Christmas Village. Proceeds go to the Christmas Village. Chip timed 5k. There will be awards, refreshments, and treats after the race.

Irvine Park
Chippewa Falls

Saturday Dec. 7 10am-noon

Frigid 8 and Thermal 3

Indianhead Track Club's 50th Anniversary Frigid 8 and Thermal 3 run/walk. First 200 registrants will receive a 50th Anniversary Hoody! Plenty of food, hot beverages and cold beverages are available after the race, and of course, runners can have their fill of home-cooked chili.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
Chippewa Falls

Tuesday Dec. 31 6-9pm

Rock'N New Year's Family Skate

Open Skating, DJ, Balloon Drop with Prizes, Skating Obstacle Course, Boot Games, and Hot Chocolate Bar! Includes skate rental. Limited number of skates available. Participants encouraged to bring own skates.

Hobbs Ice Arena
Eau Claire

Every Thursday from Jan. 2 2020 to Feb. 27 2020, 6-8pm

Winter After Hours

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation along with Volume One will again be presenting "Winter After Hours" at Pinehurst Park. There will be ice skating, snowshoeing, winter kubb, firepit, music and hot drinks.

Pinehurst Park
Eau Claire

Friday Mar. 20 3-8pm

11th Annual Wisconsin Sport Show

160+ vendors in fishing, hunting, resorts and outdoor recreation businesses. Concessions, petting zoo for the kids, free parking, door prizes, seminars and presentations, live chainsaw carving demonstrations, and more.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center
Eau Claire

Friday Sep. 11 3-8pm

2nd Annual Wisconsin Game Fest

Dogs friendly. Dock diving dogs, live trophy deer, hunting and fishing retailers, RVs, ATVs, blinds and treestands, food trucks, beer garden, seminars and presentations, live chainsaw carving, trophy scoring, air rifle and pistol trials, archery trials, axe throwing, door prizes, petting zoo, dog stage, and more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
Chippewa Falls