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Sun. Feb. 11

Bread and Roses

Inspired by Rose Schneiderman who said, “The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too." encouraging everyone to think beyond just survival and to believe we should have art too. Enjoy illustrations by fashion designers like…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sun. Feb. 11

Abstract Wall Art Glass Class

A one-hour abstract wall art class. You will be provided with a white sheet of glass and you will decorate it however you would like using the colorful glass accents provided. Fused projects available for pick up starting Feb. 16th.

The Glass Orchard
130 Deerfield Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Class Fee: $75/parent and child, two children or couple and $35/additional child.

Age: 5+

10-10:50am Sun. Feb. 11

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. Feb. 11

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

noon-3:30pm Sun. Feb. 11

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: Ranges from $10-40 depending on the class

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Feb. 11

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1pm Sun. Feb. 11

Sierra Club outing: Snowshoe/Hike in Lake Menomin Park

Join the Chippewa Valley Sierra Club for a group snowshoe or hike in beautiful Lake Menomin Park, followed by wood-fired pizza and beer at Lucette Brewing Co. (Please bring your own snowshoes and equipment.) Contact Lisa Ludwig for meeting…

Lake Menomin Park
Domain Dr.
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3:30pm Sun. Feb. 11

Snowshoe Hikes

Explore the trails up at Camp Manitou, traveling by snowshoes through the winter snow. Head through the backwoods to a beautiful and secluded part of camp. Warm up by a campfire before returning back to camp. Snowshoes are provided but you…

Camp Manitou
27960 137th Street
New Auburn

Cost: Member FREE, Community $5, Family $10

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Feb. 11

Hearts in Harmony 9

Features the music of local quartets including CHIPS, ClearWater Connection, After Dark Quartet, and the Northern Lights Chorus with some of the proceeds going to support the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

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

Cost: Adults $9, Seniors $8, Youth $4

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Sun. Feb. 11

5th Annual Taste of Kerala, India

Social Hour at 4pm, Dinner at 5pm. Authentic Indian Cuisine including: Chicken Biryani, Fish Curry, Achingya Thoren (green beans), Carrot Mezhukuperatti, Tapioca (seasoned root vegetable), Raita (yogurt sauce), Naan (Indian flatbread), and…

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

Cost: $20 Per Person/$75 Max Per Family (RSVP by 2/2)

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Sun. Feb. 11

Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor (WSI class) is an American Red Cross training that teaches participants how to lead swimming lessons. This class includes classroom and water-based instruction on how to teach swimming techniques and water safety.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $225, Community $275

Age: 16+

6:30-7:30pm Sun. Feb. 11

Youth High Adventure Open House

A new Co-Ed program for all youth 13 years and older is starting up here in the Chippewa Valley. This program will focus on outdoor leadership and High Adventure programs focusing on great activities and programming.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
1120 Cedar St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 13 years and up

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 11

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. Feb. 11

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