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Events

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Fri. Apr. 20

Here We Grow Again - Spring Children's Consignment Fair

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Make some extra cash by consigning your child's/teens…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

9-11:30am Fri. Apr. 20

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-6pm Fri. Apr. 20

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-2pm Fri. Apr. 20

Earth Day Dreamcatchers

Drop-in to use a wide variety of recycled and natural materials to weave wishes for the future of our earth or gratitude for its abundance into a one-of-a-kind dreamcatcher.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Fri. Apr. 20

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11am Fri. Apr. 20

Storybook Hiking Trail

An engaging, guided tour of the Storybook Hiking Trail followed by a fun spring activity. Explore seasonal-themed songs, interactive stories, movement activities, and crafts that encourage your children to think about the ever-changing world…

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 per child Nonmembers $5 per child No charge for assisting adults.

Age: Kids ages 3-8 and their families

10am-4pm Fri. Apr. 20

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

11am-2pm Fri. Apr. 20

Building Bridges Pho-raiser

Forage is partnering with the Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association to benefit the Building Bridges youth program and Kaj Siab days Elder program. The proceeds will help raise awareness about sexual assault and domestic…

Forage
930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 a bowl

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Apr. 20

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. 20

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. 20

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

2-3:30pm Fri. Apr. 20

Rally Against Gun Violence in Eau Claire

Rally to build awareness and bring people of all ages, faiths, races, and ethnicities together to work toward reducing gun violence and building a more peaceful community. Find out what you can do to help reduce gun violence in Wisconsin and…

First Presbyterian Church
2112 Rudolph Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Fri. Apr. 20

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

4-7pm Fri. Apr. 20

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fry

The St Olaf Men's Club will be having their famous "All you can eat fish fry". The menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee and milk.

Father Agnew Parish Center
2407 North Ln.
Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adult, $10 seniors (65 and older), $4 children 5-12, 4 and under free, carryouts $10

5-9pm Fri. Apr. 20

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

7pm Fri. Apr. 20

Chippewa Falls High School Theater Presents: Miss Nelson is Missing

The Chippewa Falls High School Theater department is proud to announce their annual Spring play production based on the children's book "Miss Nelson is Missing!"by Harry Allard.

Chippewa Falls High School
735 Terrill Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for Students/Children

Age: All Ages

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