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Sun. Jan. 21

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule…

Chippewa Area Ice Arena
839 First Ave.
Chippewa Falls

8-11:30am Sun. Jan. 21

French Toast & Pancake Breakfast

You’re invited to enjoy a delicious Breakfast with French Toast, Pancakes, Sausages, Coffee, Juice, and Milk. Grab the kids and enjoy a great breakfast with fellowship. Every third Sunday except December.

Lake Street United Methodist Church
Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5.50, Kids & Students FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Sun. Jan. 21

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory…

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

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

11am-4pm Sun. Jan. 21

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:30pm Sun. Jan. 21

Chili Cook-off & Mac & Cheese Challenge & Dinner

Enter Your Favorite Chili and/or Mac & Cheese in the competition or attend, vote for your favorite, and enjoy all you can eat chili and mac 'n cheese, along with corn bread, tortillas, and all the 'fixins. To enter your chili or mac & cheese…

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center
322 Fulton St
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 all you can eat, $20 max per family, 5 and under free

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Jan. 21

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun time painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. Jan. 21

LEGO Club

Join fellow LEGO fans each month for free building and challenge yourself to our monthly themed build. No registration needed. A family drop-in program.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Jan. 21

ACT Prep Workshop

Ruth Harris, Director of the Northwest Reading Clinic, will present a free workshop for students to develop specific strategies for each section of the ACT. Reserve a spot by contacting Youth Services.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 8-12

2-3:30pm Sun. Jan. 21

Native Pride Dancer - Larry Yazzie

From the Meskwaki Nation in Tama, Iowa, Larry is a two-time World Champion Fancy Dancer and Eagle Dancer. His repertoire includes performances at the Olympics, The Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian Institute. Includes traditional stories,…

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

Cost: Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5, Family (2 adults, 2 youth) $25

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sun. Jan. 21

Together Farms Freezer Meal Workshop

This workshop allows you make as many freezer meals as you would like without having to do any of the meal planning, shopping, labeling, prepping and cleaning. You simply come to the workshop and follow easy meal "make" sheets with the…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: $50 deposit (additional cost depending on the meals you make)

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Jan. 21

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Jan. 21

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

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