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Sun. Feb. 18

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

Sun. Feb. 18

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. Feb. 18

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

10am-3pm Sun. Feb. 18

Bird Lover's Suet Feeder

Create a beautiful heart shaped Valentine feeder for the birds you love. Set Includes: twine & red yarn, 2- heart shaped forms, mixed berries, sunflower seed & suet.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 set for $10, 2 sets for $15

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sun. Feb. 18

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

11am-3pm Sun. Feb. 18

Winter Wedding Fair at the Lismore

Over 80 of the area's premiere wedding and event businesses on display in one location. Bride's bags, thousands of dollars in prizes, cocktail bar, entertainment, and much more. Featuring: bridal fashions, limousines, venues, photographers,…

The Lismore
333 Gibson Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Advance Tickets, $9 at the Door, 12 and younger FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Sun. Feb. 18

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC
N6093 84-th St
Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

noon-8pm Sun. Feb. 18

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

1-3pm Sun. Feb. 18

Mosaic Sunday's

Help create a permanent tile mosaic in the UW-Stout library while working with a mentor artist and UW-Stout students. Please dress in appropriate clothing for messy art making. Stop by to help out, see the project, and learn a little about…

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+ with supervison

1-3pm Sun. Feb. 18

Speed Friending Event

Join the UW-Stout Library and the Menomonie Public Library, in the Speed Friending Event. Meet your neighbor or other community members for the first time. This is a "Drop-In" event. All ages welcome. Share ideas, knowledge, or laughter.

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: Free, Snacks povided

Age: All Ages

1-7pm Sun. Feb. 18

Lifeguard Instructor Training

The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach the basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. Lifeguard Training (core classes: Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding and Aquatic Attraction…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $225, Community $315

Age: 17+

1:30-3pm Sun. Feb. 18

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

4-6pm Sun. Feb. 18

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

4-5pm Sun. Feb. 18

Prenatal Yoga

Designed to strengthen and support your changing body throughout your pregnancy as well as prepare the mind for the process ahead. Meditation, breath, and movement are utilized to foster the mind-body connection.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio
313 E. Madison St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

6:15-8:15pm Sun. Feb. 18

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 18

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+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 18

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+

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