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Fri. Apr. 13

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

5am-10pm Fri. Apr. 13

Family Friendly Fridays and Flick & Float

On the second Friday of every month, members can bring a community member to the Y for free all day long. Community members are welcome to enjoy the Flick & Float movie in the small pool (6:30 PM) and try a family activity in Hobbs Gym…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Apr. 13

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

10am-4pm Fri. Apr. 13

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

11-11:30am Fri. Apr. 13

Super Space Quest (Planetarium Show)

Check out the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets…

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 Fri. Apr. 13

Super Space Quest (Planetarium Show)

Check out the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets…

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 Fri. Apr. 13

Parachute Games

Kids ages 3 and up will enjoy jumping, dancing, moving, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

noon-8pm Fri. Apr. 13

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

1-6pm Fri. Apr. 13

Free Play 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. Unstaffed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Fri. Apr. 13

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 Fri. Apr. 13

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

5-9pm Fri. Apr. 13

Friday Family Nights

Basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie & color, free popcorn. In the youth area: dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks. Sponsored by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 per person; Family of 5+ $20 Max

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Apr. 13

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+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Apr. 13

Live Music: Marcus Lere

Marcus Lere performs solo acoustic and in the rock band Waves Collide out of the Twin Cities. You can expect to hear everything between Matchbox Twenty to Tool. Collective Soul, Weezer, Third Eye Blind, Goo Goo Dolls, Green Day, Smashing…

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill
50819 West St.
Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages with parent

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 13

Eau Claire Male Chorus Annual Spring Sing

Attend the Eau Claire Male Chorus's annual Spring Sing event at Regis High School in the Auditorium.

Regis High School
2100 Fenwick Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $10 Advance, $12 at the Door; Under 18 Free

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 13

JigJam: Traditional Irish music and Bluegrass

JigJam is a multi-award winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as “CeltGrass,” their onstage energy along…

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

Cost: Admission: Adults $18, Seniors $17, Youth $6

Age: All Ages