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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Mon. Feb. 26

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

This year 81 artists from 22 communities submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit is Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Mon. Feb. 26

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-noon Mon. Feb. 26

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

9-11:30am Mon. Feb. 26

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. Feb. 26

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-5pm Mon. Feb. 26

Fire and Ice Exhibit - Alex Mooney Jones and LeAnn Nelson

Alexandria “Alex" Mooney Jones has always been drawn to experimental mediums and "thinking outside the box,” thanks in large part to her mother who was an art teacher. Her mother taught Alex to see artistic potential in everything. LeAnn…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Mon. Feb. 26

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. Feb. 26

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. Feb. 26

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

noon-8pm Mon. Feb. 26

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

2-5pm Mon. Feb. 26

Monday Matinees at the Chippewa Falls Public Library

Every Monday through March, Chippewa Falls Public Library will be playing a movie at 2pm. The movies are newer releases. Check their website or Facebook page to see what movie is playing.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

4-6pm Mon. Feb. 26

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

5:30-8pm Mon. Feb. 26

EC Connections Community Event

Eau Claire Connections group is gathering with the community to raise funds to help the local Feed My People Food Bank. All monetary donations accepted. Giveaways, vendor booths with information from local small businesses, networking, snacks…

Design West Salon
2110 Cameron Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE donations welcome

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Feb. 26

Auditions for The Maltese Falcon 1940s Radio Play

Audition for the WideSpot production of The Maltese Falcon, performed as a 1940's radio play. Crew is also needed. Schedule is TBA, performances are 3/23-3/25.

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Feb. 26

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: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Feb. 26

Sound of Soul Event by Eckankar The Path of Spiritual Freedom

Experience the Sound of Soul. Discover your inner guidance, healing for body, mind, and spirit, & a higher form of creativity by chanting the sacred sound of HU. Spiritual discussion & light refreshments afterward. HU, a sacred name for God,…

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

7-9pm Mon. Feb. 26

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

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