Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 03/01/2017

Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Wed. Mar. 1

Read Across America Book Drive Giveaway

Celebrate Read Across America Day with the Eau Claire YMCA! We will be accepting donations of new and gently-used children’s books (for ages from birth to teens) during the last two weeks of February in order to host a giant book giveaway…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-noon Wed. Mar. 1

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9-11am Wed. Mar. 1

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $35

9:30-10am Wed. Mar. 1

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Wed. Mar. 1

Revelations Studio Exhibit: Students of DeVona Brodt

Revelations Studio is a small private studio located between Chippewa Falls and Cadott Wisconsin. It is primarily an art academy where Devona Brodt continues with her life long passion of teaching others how to draw, paint, and find their…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Wed. Mar. 1

L.E. Phillips Library: Bouncing Babies Storytime

20 minutes of lap rhymes, songs, parachute fun and bubbles! Followed by play and social time for babies and parents.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-12 months

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 1

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Storytime

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 3- minute session.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

11am-1pm Wed. Mar. 1

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Wed. Mar. 1

The Artist Eye Art Exhibit

Break winter’s humdrum by enjoying some fresh art at Galaudet Gallery’s first art exhibit of 2017 The Artist’s Eye. Over 1500 square feet of gallery space found in the four rooms of Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2pm Wed. Mar. 1

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Storytime

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 3- minute session.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Beginning Belly Dance

This level 1, 8-week session is a continuous, cyclical class for those who enjoy the fun factor. Learn the basic movement techniques and use of finger cymbals (zils). Every Wednesday, consecutive year-round weekly Level 1 classes offered.…

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness
308 N Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for first 8 week session

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Beginning Belly Dance

This level 1, 8-week session is a continuous, cyclical class for those who enjoy the fun factor. Learn the basic movement techniques and use of finger cymbals (zils). Every Wednesday, consecutive year-round weekly Level 1 classes offered.…

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness
308 N Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for first 8 week session

Age: 16+

6-7pm Wed. Mar. 1

Speed & Agility Class with Kyle Stelter

Train with coach Stelter to improve your speed and agility.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse
2983 11th St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10/class

Age: All Ages

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirts (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm; Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

6:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

Indoor Open Swim

Children 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years of age in order to be admitted.

Delong Middle School
2000 Vine St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass, FREE for children 2 and under

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

General Open Skate

Adult Skate Rental: $3 (or City Pass), Youth Skate Rental: Free

Hobbs Ice Center
915 Menomonie St
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

Route 66 - A Musical Trip Down the Historic Road

Four snappy young pump jockeys take the audience to various stops along the historic “Mother Road” where a menagerie of characters sing and dance to timeless pop from the 60s. From the jazzy pop of Chicago, the two-stepping hoedown of…

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (first two rows): $25/seat, General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

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