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Events

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Tue. Apr. 3

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

Tue. Apr. 3

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

9:30-11:30am Tue. Apr. 3

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-noon Tue. Apr. 3

Tech Tuesdays - Open Lab

A digital playground for you every week. Create and play with our coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox and more. The experience is only limited by your imagination. Feel free to drop in anytime during the two-hour…

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Tue. Apr. 3

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Features stories, songs, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 & 3 year olds

10:45-11:45am Tue. Apr. 3

The Hillcrest Dog Walk

Join ChiroElite's clinic pup Surly on a casual 3 mile walk through the old Hillcrest golf course trail. The walk starts at ChiroElite in Altoona and follows a beautiful public walking trail along Otter Creek. All well mannered dogs are…

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab
1219 10th St. W
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Tue. Apr. 3

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, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Tue. Apr. 3

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

2:30-3pm Tue. Apr. 3

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

3-6pm Tue. Apr. 3

Celebrating Service and Drive for ECASD Homeless Program

Join local AmeriCorps Members in celebrating National Service Recognition Day. Learn about AmeriCorps positions in the area and bring items to support the ECASD Homeless Program such as snow boots, gloves, earbuds, and other personal items.

The Plus
208 S. Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:45-5pm Tue. Apr. 3

Teen Minecraft Club

Six laptops are available, but players are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible. The library has 1 Minecraft account that may be shared amongst players. If you do not have your own Minecraft Club Account, please be prepared to…

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12-18

4-6pm Tue. Apr. 3

Teen Tinker Lab

Looking for something fun to do after school? Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The public library’s Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary winter…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:30-8pm Tue. Apr. 3

Learn to Jam With Others: Group Guitar Class

Builds basic hand strengths needed to play guitar with emphasis on learning to play by ear and with others by understanding basic music theory. Work on building a chord vocabulary and improving methods of study at all levels.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts
lgarddner123@outlook.com
Menomonie

Cost: $75

Age: 9+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 3

Teen Litwits Book Club

Join us for Teen Litwits, where you can talk about books you love (or hate) without fear of non-readers getting you down. Teens will vote on and talk about a different book each month. Registration is required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12