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Wed. Apr. 4

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

Wed. Apr. 4

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

10am-2pm Wed. Apr. 4

UW-Stout Wellness Fair

Annual U.W.-Stout Wellness Fair. Open to students, staff, faculty and community members. More than 50 health and wellness vendors. Blood drive, fitness activities, chair massages, food and product samples, and much more Bring a reusable bag…

Multi-Purpose Room, Sports and Fitness Center,
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Wed. Apr. 4

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. Lap rhymes, songs, stories, parachute games, bubbles and social time for parents and tummy time for babies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-12 months (pre-walkers)

10:30-11am Wed. Apr. 4

Get Up & Go: Scooter Races

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room. This week's activity is scooter races.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. Apr. 4

Super Small Science: Cubetto & littleBits

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is experimenting with Cubetto and littleBits.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Wed. Apr. 4

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 Wed. Apr. 4

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

4pm Wed. Apr. 4

Menomonie Public Library Minecraft Club

2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 6th-12th 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 3rd-5th Limited number of laptops available or bring your own. Minecraft accounts are available.

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 4

Knit Club

Bring your fiber or beading project, sip Soul Brewed Coffee Roaster's coffee, share tips and tricks, and meet good people.

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, under 16 supervised

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 4

Par-te-Rec (Specialized Recreation)

This program is for adults with varying abilities and exceptionalities. Activities include: dancing, table games, bingo, card games, theme events days, and conversation. Registration is recommended. Meets most Wednesday nights. 9/27-4/25. …

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person (Pre-Registration Recommended)

Age: Adults 18+

7pm Wed. Apr. 4

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original. The duo approaches…

Acoustic Cafe
505 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 4

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+

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 4

Adult Open Basketball

Open gym basketball. Wednesday nights at South Middle School. No play 11/22, 12/27, and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

South Middle School
2115 Mitscher Ave.
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