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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9am-noon Mon. Jan. 29

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

9am-4pm Mon. Jan. 29

Launching Your Food Truck Business

Learn about the culture of food trucks, requirements of your operational business plan, resources to help start a food truck business, develop a basic startup plan, food safety, and financial considerations.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education
103 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Mon. Jan. 29

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

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jan. 29

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. 29

Tea Cup Succulent Class

Back by popular demand. Fee includes succulents, potting mix, decorative rock, and moss. Create a charming succulent conversation piece. Bring your own tea cup or they will provide one to purchase ($2-$5).

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Mon. Jan. 29

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

10:15am Mon. Jan. 29

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. 29

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

11am-1pm Mon. Jan. 29

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Mon. Jan. 29

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 29

Chippewa Valley Youth Chorus

The Chippewa Valley Youth Chorus is a mixed-voice treble ensemble open to boys and girls in 2nd through 7th grades with no audition required. Directed by Cathy Reitz.

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $169 per semester

Age: Students grades 2 through 7

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 29

Beginner Rock Band Program Begins

Students will learn classic songs in a supportive environment as they work together toward a performance at Toy Car Studios. Playing in a band rapidly improves your musicality and is a fun way to build relationships with other musicians.

Pedals Music
307 S Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: $139

Age: Students grades 6 to 12

7-9pm Mon. Jan. 29

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class

This 8 week natural childbirth class series is a great fit for any expectant couple due this spring. Former Bradley Method Instructors, Amanda and Tim Gunderson, teach an in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering topics such as…

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Altoona

7-9pm Mon. Jan. 29

Open Gym Pickleball

Join us for open gym Pickleball. Monday and Wednesday nights at DeLong Middle School. No play 11/20, 11/22, 12/25, 12/27, 1/01, 1/22, 2/26, 3/19,and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Delong Middle School
2000 Vine St.
Eau Claire

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

Age: Adults 18+

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