Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 10/03/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Tue. Oct. 3

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

Tue. Oct. 3

Fall Ballet Classes

Taught by a great team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance. Check online schedule for breakdown of schedule, pricing, and age brackets.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8 per class / $20-36 for 5 classes / $30-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 5-7, 7-9, 10-14

Tue. Oct. 3

Teen Art Show

Check out the amazing art that teens created over the summer. Bring the whole family to see the teen-created art adorning the walls of the Young Adult Lounge.

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

Cost: FREE

9:15am-noon Tue. Oct. 3

CVTC Career Tours

Curious about college? Career Tour participants will tour CVTC’s campuses and explore programs of interest through classroom/lab visits and talking with instructors and current students.

Chippewa Valley Technical College (Business Education Center Auditorium)
620 W. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:15-10am Tue. Oct. 3

Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 1-5 yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move. Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, group movements and obstacle courses.

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

Cost: $40, Drop in $8

Age: Ages 1-5 yrs

9:30-10:30am Tue. Oct. 3

St Mark Children's Power Hour

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play. Visit the website to pre-register or just show up.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School
3307 State Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 and caregivers

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 3

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

10-10:30am Tue. Oct. 3

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 Tue. Oct. 3

Hugh Mandelert Retrospective - Art and Addiction

This exhibit is a retrospective of the artwork of Hugh Mandelert, which has been generously loaned to the Heyde Center from the private collections of community members. The theme of the exhibit “Art and Addiction” serves as a catalyst…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Tue. Oct. 3

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Features stories, songs, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 & 3 year olds

10:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 3

Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab

During Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab you and your child will share in learning about what it means to be a scientist by raising and releasing Monarch Butterflies. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science…

Morning Class: Lily Pad Lab, 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School) | Evening Class: Beaver Creek Reserve

Cost: $60, Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

10:30-10:50am Tue. Oct. 3

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

10:45-11:15am Tue. Oct. 3

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

11am-1pm Tue. Oct. 3

Lunch Break Open Skate

Go ice skating during the Lunch Break Skate at Hobbs Ice Arena. Monday through Friday.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person; Includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Tue. Oct. 3

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

noon-8pm Tue. Oct. 3

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:45-5pm Tue. Oct. 3

Teen Minecraft Club

Six laptops are available, but players are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible. The library has 1 Minecraft account that may be shared amongst players. If you do not have your own Minecraft Club Account, please be prepared to…

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12-18

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 3

Y Arts Week: Fall Crafts & Activities

From arts and crafts to cookie decorating and more check out the Y for everything fall.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 3

Harvest Meatball Supper Extravaganza

The absolute finest Meatball Dinner, the finest Quilts, the finest Crafts and the yummiest Baked Goods all found on the west hill of Chippewa Falls. Carryouts available and Handicap Access.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
1300 Mansfield St
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $10; $4 Children 5-10

Age: All Ages

5:15-5:45pm Tue. Oct. 3

Ballet Classes (Age 3-5)

Classes hosted by a team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per class/$20 for 5 classes/$30 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-5

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 3

Pin Loom Weaving Workshop

Learn to design flat, smooth fabric squares on a portable hand loom with instructor Marcella Edmund. Single swatches are ideal for making coasters and multiples can be sewn together for larger projects. All materials provided. Advance…

Chippewa Valley Museum
1204 E. Half Moon Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 museum members, $40 non-members

Age: 16+ or kids 7+ with adult

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 3

Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab

During Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab you and your child will share in learning about what it means to be a scientist by raising and releasing Monarch Butterflies. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science…

Morning Class: Lily Pad Lab, 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School) | Evening Class: Beaver Creek Reserve

Cost: $60, Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

6:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 3

Ballet Classes (Age 3-5)

Classes hosted by a team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per class/$20 for 5 classes/$30 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-5

6:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 3

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

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