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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Mon. Jan. 22

Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin

View this traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society! Comprised of 16 panels, the exhibit features an interactive kiosk that allows visitors to track the movement of glaciers, follow changes made to local rivers over time, or…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Mon. Jan. 22

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9am-noon Mon. Jan. 22

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jan. 22

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-2pm Mon. Jan. 22

Mason Jar Herb Class

Grow your own herbs! Bring your own mason jars or jars available to purchase. Glass rock, potting mix, chalk paint and herb seeds will be provided. While the chalk paint dries we can talk about cooking and medicinal uses of herbs. There will…

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10-15

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Mon. Jan. 22

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

10-11:30am Mon. Jan. 22

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library
154 Fourth Avenue
Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10:15am Mon. Jan. 22

Lap Tots Storytime

For one- and two-year-olds transitioning from baby to toddler storytime. Stories, songs, and parachute games.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 1 & 2 year olds

10:30-10:50am Mon. Jan. 22

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

1-4pm Mon. Jan. 22

Recycled Art

What can you create with odds and ends from the library craft closet? Drop-in for open craft time and let your imagination run wild. While supplies last. No registration needed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:15-6pm Mon. Jan. 22

Sport Tykes ABC’s

Youth can feel free to run until their heart’s content. Several activities are planned according to the letter of focus for that week. (Aa = animal walks, aim, airplanes, etc.) Children learn how to take turns, follow directions, and make…

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $80

Age: Ages 3-4

6:05-6:50pm Mon. Jan. 22

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shin guards are optional)

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $80

Age: Ages 4-6

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