Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 04/23/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Sun. Apr. 23

Here We Grow Again - Spring Children's Consignment Fair

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Make some extra cash by consigning your child's/teens…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

10am-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

54th Annual Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Show & Sale

A fun event for the entire family. Vendors will sell all sorts of rocks, fossils, minerals, jewelry, and other rock related stuff. There'll be food and fun things for the kids to do, too.

Eau Claire County Expo Center
5530 Fairview Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Sun. Apr. 23

Earth Day / Justice Sunday

This is not the time to despair about our future. Join us as we welcome Dan Zerr, a natural resources educator with UW Extension and co-founder of Eggplant Heroes. He will be speaking on a variety of environmental issues as well as his…

Unitarian Universalist Congregation
421 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

11am-5pm Sun. Apr. 23

Scheels Outdoor Expo

Check out the latest and greatest in camping, watersports, fishing, yard games, kayaks and stand up paddle boards, GPS, fitness trackers and much more! Enjoy food samples made by our in-house Chef, Ron Peters hot off the Traeger Grills and…

Scheels All Sports
4710 Golf Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

Reception: 53rd Annual Spring Art Show - Community Art Exhibit

Over 100 artists from the area submit two and three-dimensional art works each year. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics, and other creative art forms.

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

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

53rd Annual Spring Art Show - Community Art Exhibit

Over 100 artists from the area submit two and three-dimensional art works each year. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics, and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High Street
Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 23

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. 23

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. 23

Friends of the Menomonie Library Spring Book Sale

The Menomonie Public Library is bursting at the seams with books and media. Thousands of books for sale, most of which are $1 or less. DVDs of movies and TV series, music, audiobooks, puppets, record albums, and games. All money raised goes…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

ECCT Presents: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Everyone knows the story of the 3 little Pigs, but have you ever wondered if there was more to the story? Could one wolf really cause that much damage? In this musical adaptation of the popular children's story, Alexander T. Wolf takes the…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Apr. 23

Chippewa Falls High School Theater Presents: The Little Prince

The Chippewa Falls High School Theater Department presents their annual spring play, this time being a theatrical production of The Little Prince, adapted from the world famous French novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Chippewa Falls High School
735 Terrill Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for students, FREE for children 5 and under

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

Wakanda Whooper: The Curious Cinnamon Crane

Wakanda Whooper (Purple Dragonfly Book Award first place winner in 2016) is a magnificently illustrated story of one whooping crane, Wakanda, who, through her curiosity and questions to her parents, shares the story of an incredible species…

Dunn County Historical Society
1820 Wakanda Street
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

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

4-9pm Sun. Apr. 23

Float Fly Pie Triathlon and Beacon House Day

Join us on for the Float Fly Pie Triathlon to benefit the Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley. Float in the air on the trampolines, Fly on the go carts and eat Pizza Pie competing against other teams!! There is a Corporate Team Division and…

Action City
2402 Lorch Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Triathlon: $45/individual, Fundraiser: $30/person

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

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+

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