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8am-3pm Sun. Apr. 9

2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships

The 2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships go way beyond the basement pastime many of us know. Experience the speed, power and athleticism of this Olympic sport firsthand as a spectator at the premier college table tennis event…

Cost: Single-day pass: $10 or $2 with valid UWEC student ID; 3-day event pass: $20 or $5 with valid UWEC student ID

Age: All Ages

8:30am-12:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Pancake Breakfast & Book Sale

Sacred Heart - St. Patrick Parish in Eau Claire is hosting a Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast and Book Sale. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, eggs, fruit cups or applesauce, coffee, juice & milk. Book Sale includes hundreds of titles…

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center
322 Fulton St
Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $5, Children (5-12) $2, Family Max $20

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Sun. Apr. 9

Cat Show

"Star Paws" theme. See purebred cats and household pets compete for awards. Daily raffle, shop cat themed merchandise, make ‘n take cat toy with admission, costume contest, and more. Food available from Goldsmith Coffee Bar. Two free raffle…

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St, Creative Arts Building C
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 GA, $2 ages 7 and under

9am-4pm Sun. Apr. 9

Govin's Lambing Barn

Come see and hold all the farm babies at Govin's. We have lambs, chicks, piglets, goats, alpacas and more. It may even be possible to see a birth while you are here. We also offer pony rides, face painting, wool spinners and crafts. Lunch &…

Govin’s Meats & Berries
N6134 670th St

Cost: $7.75/person & children under 24 months are free.

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sun. Apr. 9

"Swim with Caution - No Lifeguards" Rev. Julianne Lepp

There are times we take risks without any nets, lifeguards, or safety precautions. We venture off the marked road and enter into liminal, uncharted spaces. These risks and sojourns can be rites of passages, times of seeking or a chance for…

Unitarian Universalist Congregation
421 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 9

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Apr. 9

ACT Test Preparation

Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking…

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building
239 Water St
Eau Claire

Cost: $179 early bird (deadline of March 2) $199 standard (after March 2)

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 9

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

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

The Greek Mythology Olympiaganza

It is a full-length zany comedy which tries to cover the whole of Greek mythology in two hours

Eau Claire North High School
1801 Piedmont Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

ECCT Presents: Oliver!

This new London version of the musical theatre classic brings the streets of Victorian England to life as the orphaned Oliver escapes to London and joins Fagin's band of pickpockets and thieves. This show is filled with memorable songs like…

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

2pm Sun. Apr. 9

Chippewa Valley Concert Band Spring Concert

The Chippewa Valley Concert Band will present its Spring Concert.

Mayo Clinic Health System Auditorium
1221 Whipple St
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, $24 family max

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Masters of Soul: Tribute to the Groups of Motown

The Masters of Soul is a celebration of these artists, their music and style. The show features stylishly costumed and fully choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best…

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+