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activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9-11:30am Thu. Apr. 13

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…

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:15-10am Thu. Apr. 13

Lilypad Lab: Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 18mos-6yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move! Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle…

Lily Pad Lab
1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School)
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8

Age: Age 1.5-6

9:30-11:30am Thu. Apr. 13

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: Ages Birth to age 5

9:30am Thu. Apr. 13

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home…

Hope Lutheran Church
2226 Eddy Ln.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am-5pm Thu. Apr. 13

Chippewa Falls Area School District Student Art Exhibit

Artist Reception: Tuesday, April 4 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Artwork from the Chippewa Falls School district – elementary schools, middle school and high school – will abound at the Heyde Center for the Arts. The Heyde Center is committed…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Thu. Apr. 13

Liliy Pad Lab: ABC’s for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab
1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School)
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 2 & 3

11am-3:15pm Thu. Apr. 13

School's Out Open Skate

Session 1: 11am-1pm. Session 2: 1:15pm-3:15pm. Skate rentals are free.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3/session, $6 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Thu. Apr. 13

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (age 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (age 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. 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

5-7pm Thu. Apr. 13

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House
336 Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Apr. 13

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+

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 13

Parent Cafe

Enjoy an evening with your family, connecting with other parents and children in your community, sharing a meal and working together to build strong family foundations. Space is limited, registration is required. Call 715-720-1841 for…

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 13

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

6:30-9pm Thu. Apr. 13

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

6:30-7pm Thu. Apr. 13

Evening "PJ" Story Time

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

7:30-10pm Thu. Apr. 13

Jesus, Son of God: The Passion of the Christ

Fully man, yet fully God. How can this be? As Jesus walks the earth in everyday situations, we see how He deals with difficult people, angry crowds, and death itself. He is the example; He is wisdom personified; He is the God that lays down…

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Adult $18; Seniors $16; Student $8

The Chippewa Valley Family calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire