Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 10/31/2017

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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Tue. Oct. 31

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

9am-4pm Tue. Oct. 31

Oasis Fall Festival

Scavenger hunt maze, balloon maze, pumpkin lollipop game, Hula Hoop toss pumpkin game, gourd tic tac toe game, pumpkin bracelet or spider web decoration, pumpkin flavour filled with treats for kids, picture areas.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2 (Wear your costume and get in free)

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 31

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. 31

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

10:15am Tue. Oct. 31

Halloween Storytime

Break out your best Halloween duds for stories, songs, dancing, Halloween activities, and a costume parade. No registration is needed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 2-5 & caregivers

10:15am Tue. Oct. 31

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. 31

Tiny Scientists - Test Kitchen

During the Test Kitchen you and your little one(s) will use the 5 senses to explore the textures, tastes, colors, smells and sounds of food and find out what awesome things you can create and eat. No class Nov. 21.

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

Cost: $60

Age: Ages 2-5

10:30-10:50am Tue. Oct. 31

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. 31

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

11-11:30am Tue. Oct. 31

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

11:30am-noon Tue. Oct. 31

Super Small Science: Pumpkin Guts

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This program is free with Museum membership or admission and is just for kids ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 2-5

3-5pm Tue. Oct. 31

Bitty City Trick-Or-Treat

Show your best costume and make your way INSIDE the Children's Museum as your journey through Bitty City. From the Toddler Park Rangers to the BodySmarts Doctors, it's a FREE and magical trick-or-treat adventure with 10 stops at one location.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Children Welcome

3-5pm Tue. Oct. 31

Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Eau Claire

An afternoon of family-friendly trick or treating in Downtown Eau Claire. Businesses in the Water Street, South Barstow, North Barstow and West Grand Districts will be handing out treats.

Downtown Eau Claire
Water Street, South Barstow, North Barstow and West Grand Districts
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Tue. Oct. 31

Trick or Treat Downtown Chippewa Falls

Bring the kiddos downtown in their costumes for the annual Downtown Trick or Treat. Stop by participating downtown businesses for tons of candy, treats, and fun. Chippewa Falls downtown trick or treating 3-5pm and residential from 5-7pm.

Downtown Chippewa Falls
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 31

Trunk-or-Treat

Annual Trunk-or-Treat event. Get candy and vote on your favorite trunk - the winner gets a prize. If you'd like to get dressed up and host a trunk yourself, let us know - there's always room for more.

Faith Lutheran Church
733 Woodward Ave
Chippewa Falls

5-7pm Tue. Oct. 31

Oakwood Mall Trick or Treating

Ghosts, superheroes, fairy princesses and all scary and magical creatures in between can join the fun. Find the pumpkin sign in storefronts of participating stores and enter if you dare. A list of participating stores can be found online.

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Under 12 with an adult

5-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 31

St Mark Trunk or Treat

Head to a safe trick or treating event at the St Mark's parking lot. Trunks will be decorated and will be handing out candy. Get your picture taken with the school mascot, "Lenny the Lion". Free popcorn and hot chocolate will be provided.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:15-5:45pm Tue. Oct. 31

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. 31

Abstract Flower Paintings with Fluid Acrylics

Learn to create abstract flower paintings with fluid acrylics This is a fun way to create colorful designs and the best part about it is that anyone can do it. Create a fabulous piece of artwork. You’ll love the abstract designs that you…

Arts, Etc.
930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27
Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (materials provided)

Age: All Ages

6:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 31

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. 31

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

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 31

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn is a family ran haunted barn/corn maze. 5 miles east of Mondovi or 4 mile west of Eleva. Be sure to check the map on their Facebook page because GPS will probably not take you to the right location.

Spooky Hollow Haunted Barn
W141 Segerstrom Road
Mondovi

Cost: $8

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 31

Open Gym Volleyball

Open gym Volleyball. Tuesday nights at Northstar Middle School. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Northstar Middle School
2711 Abbe Hill Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person, or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Adults 18+

7:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 31

Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band

In 1976, Jeff Daniels (known for such blockbusters as The Divergent Series, Steve Jobs, The Newsroom, Dumb And Dumber) bought a Guild D-40. That guitar led to a creative outlet, became a solace, a road into the artist that he didn’t know…

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (first three rows in front of the stage) $35 per person; General Admission: Adults $29, Seniors $28, Youth $25.

Age: All Ages

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