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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8am-7pm Thu. Apr. 19

Mother and Daughter Tea Party

Enjoy complimentary tea, scones, and snacks together. They'll be introducing their newest tea selection along with delicious samples. Many in store shopping specials available as well.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Thu. Apr. 19

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. Apr. 19

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-9pm Thu. Apr. 19

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists Group Show

This collective show features artwork from members of the Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists group, showcasing techniques that range from traditional watercolor, to experimental and mixed media. These area artists bring different backgrounds…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Thu. Apr. 19

Mini Makers - Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Apr. 19

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

10:45-11:45am Thu. Apr. 19

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

noon-8pm Thu. Apr. 19

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 Thu. Apr. 19

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

3-5pm Thu. Apr. 19

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

4:30-5pm Thu. Apr. 19

Little Dancers Preschool

Little Dancers Preschool dance class + older dancers. Tap Ballet Creative dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance
31 W Spring St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: Preschool 3 - 4 Yrs & older

5-7pm Thu. Apr. 19

Language Exchange: Habla en la Cabra

Practice your second language with us, English or Spanish. We sip coffee and help each other practice conversational English and Spanish. Bring the family, all levels and ages are welcome. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa…

The Goat Coffee House
336 Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 19

Two Rivers at The Foster Cheese Haus

Sue Orfield, Randy Sinz and Gregg Wheeler. Country, Blues, Swing a little of this and that.

Foster Cheese Haus
E10934 County Hwy HH
Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 19

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher + Jeremy Boettcher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. Joined by good…

The Lakely
516 Galloway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 19

Reception for Hmong Fiber Arts at Tangled Up in Hue

Celebration and display of Hmong Fiber Arts. Co-hosted by humanKIND which up lifts the importance of diversity within the Eastside Hill Neighborhood of Eau Claire and throughout the Valley. Proceeds from the sale of "welcoming T-Shirts"…

New Tangled Up in Hue Location
505 S. Barstow St. Suite B
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-10pm Thu. Apr. 19

Thursday Bingo at the Moose Lodge

Doors open 6:15. Games start at 7. Regular and Progressive Bingo. 50/50 Raffle, All proceeds after expenses go to Charity. Food and Drink served. Lunch Served before play and at intermission. 17 games played for as low as $4. Different…

Menomonie Moose Lodge
720 19th Ave.
Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All, under 18 must have Guardian

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 19

Shaun Johnson's Big Band Experience

The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience fuses a big band spirit with an inventive edge. At once more risky than Buble, more modern than Sinatra. Shaun, an Emmy award-winning crooner (and lead singer of the internationally known vocal group,…

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages