Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 04/19/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8:30am-4:30pm Wed. Apr. 19

Growing Up Transgender

Whether you work in healthcare, human service or education, or merely seek to learn for your own personal journey, we invite you to spend the day exploring the oft-misunderstood Transgender community. In this session you'll define, explore,…

The Florian Gardens
2340 Lorch Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: $119 per person

9:45-11am Wed. Apr. 19

Tinkergarten

Getting children back into nature with an outdoor early childhood learning environment. 18 months to 8 years old. Discounts for multiple children. Choose Wednesday or Saturday class.

Irvine Park
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $140

Age: 18 month - 8 years

10-11am Wed. Apr. 19

Lil’ Sprouts Preschool Cooking at Forage

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. …

Forage
930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for all 3 sesisons, $15 each class

Age: Ages 2-6

3:30-4pm Wed. Apr. 19

Seed Bombs

Using tissue, soil and seeds, squish, squeeze and place our bomb in a cup to dry. Then, as Spring warms into Summer, kids can tear away the cup, place the bomb in a small hole in the ground, cover it with soil and wait for it to sprout.

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

Cost: FREE with museum membership or admission

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Apr. 19

Lil’ Sprouts Preschool Cooking at Forage

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. …

Forage
930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for all 3 sesisons, $15 each class

Age: Ages 2-6

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Apr. 19

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+

6-7:15pm Wed. Apr. 19

Declutter Your Life & Breathe

Discover how organization promotes serenity & wellness. In this collaborative workshop Amy Segerstrom of The Healing Place teaches you mindfulness so you can get started without feeling overwhelmed. Nancy Rothwell, organizing guru, will teach…

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center
5872 33rd Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Wed. Apr. 19

Kids Series: DIY Seed Balls

Seed balls (or seed bombs, as they are sometimes called by gardeners who lob them over FENCES and into abandoned lots) are a great way to plant seeds of all sorts in places you can’t take close care of. This kids class is just in time to…

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

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 5-10

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 19

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. Apr. 19

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

6:30-9pm Wed. Apr. 19

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

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 19

Save the Boundary Waters: Bear Witness Screening

Join the Campaign the Save the Boundary Waters to watch Bear Witness, the short film documenting National Geographic Adventurers of the Year Dave and Amy Freeman's year-long adventure in the Boundary Waters. Staff from the Campaign will be…

UW-Stout Jarvis Hall Science Wing, Room 110
410 10th Ave East
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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