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Mon. Apr. 9

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

9-11:30am Mon. Apr. 9

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. Apr. 9

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. Apr. 9

54th Annual Spring Art Show

Nearly 100 local artists - old and young, novice and experienced - submit their two and three-dimensional art works each year to this community exhibit. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, and other…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Mon. Apr. 9

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library
154 Fourth Avenue
Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

11am-1pm Mon. Apr. 9

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 Mon. Apr. 9

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

2pm Mon. Apr. 9

Barynya: Russian Dance Group

The premier Russian folk ensemble touring the US today. They will perform traditional Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian, and Gypsy Roma dancing, songs, and virtuoso performances on several traditional Russian instruments.

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

Cost: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5, Group (4 people) $25

Age: All Ages

3-9pm Mon. Apr. 9

National Library Week Button Challenges

Celebrate National Library Week. The amazing button maker will be out in Youth Services, so stop by all week. A new literary challenge will be available each day to prompt your creativity.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:45pm Mon. Apr. 9

LEGO Club

LEGOs are provided in the library's community room for imaginative play. Creations will be displayed in the library for a month. No sign up required. Meets the second Monday of the month.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-12

4-6pm Mon. Apr. 9

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

5:30-9:30pm Mon. Apr. 9

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 16+

6-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 9

Career Exploring for Students- Legal Careers

Exploring is partnering with the Chippewa County Bar Association to offer students a unique experience to learn about different career opportunities. Students will be on site at the Chippewa Falls court house learning about different careers…

Chippewa County Courthouse
711 North Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 for all 6 sessions

Age: Grades 6-12

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 9

The World Cultural Center Invites You To A Presentation of Egypt

One of the world's great civilizations, a unified kingdom which arose circa 3200 B.C. A series of dynasties which ruled in Egypt for the next three millennia. Home to the famous Nile, the longest river in the world. Their unequaled towering…

Spirit Lutheran Church
1310 Main St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 9

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+

7:30-9:30pm Mon. Apr. 9

Robert Baca with Menomonie High School Jazz Ensemble I

Robert Baca will perform with MHS’s premier jazz group, Jazz Ensemble I, comprised of 19 members selected by audition and directed by Jacob Karkula. Opening the concert is MHS Jazz Ensemble II.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts
205 Main St. E
Menomonie

Cost: $10, adults, $6, students & seniors

Age: All Ages

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