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Events

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Sun. Apr. 22

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

noon-8pm Sun. Apr. 22

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

12:30-3pm Sun. Apr. 22

Y Rep Auditions: The Little Mermaid

The little mermaid is fascinated by the world above her familiar ocean floor, but will it all prove too dangerous? This introductory acting opportunity is perfect for both those who are new to the stage and those who have some theatre…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Age: 8-14 Years Old

1-6pm Sun. Apr. 22

Fishing Fundamentals Clinic

1-1:30pm Register at Menomonie Public Library; 1:30 pm–3:30 pm Indoor Clinic at Menomonie Public Library; 4-6pm, Outdoor Clinic at Lakeside Park on Lake Menomin. Geared towards youthful anglers, many gifts and prizes for attendants under…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

1-5pm Sun. Apr. 22

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

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 22

Mosaic Sunday's

Help create a permanent tile mosaic in the UW-Stout library while working with a mentor artist and UW-Stout students. Please dress in appropriate clothing for messy art making. Stop by to help out, see the project, and learn a little about…

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+ with supervison

1pm Sun. Apr. 22

Sierra Club Outing: Earth Day Hike

Join the Chippewa Valley Sierra Club and Hike Leader Rick Remington, Director of the West Wisconsin Land Trust, for an Earth Day hike! We'll meet at the Youth Forest in the Town of Union. After the hike we'll head to the Lazy Monk for a…

Town of Union Youth Forest

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. Apr. 22

LEGO Club

Join fellow LEGO fans each month for free building and challenge yourself to our monthly themed build. No registration needed. A family drop-in program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Sun. Apr. 22

Chad Lewis

Chad Lewis will be talking about Wisconsin's gangster past-turning the badger state into the crime state.

Colfax Municipal Building
613 Main Street
Colfax

Cost: $10 general seating admission

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 22

Beginners Kombucha Brewing Class

Kombucha info session and brewing demo by local brewer. Watch the process, ask questions, assemble your own kit (including a SCOBY), and feel confident in brewing at home. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Light snacks provided. Beer/wine…

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Apr. 22

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

2:30-3pm Sun. Apr. 22

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 Sun. Apr. 22

A Call To Asian Artists

A meet-and-greet reception for Asian artists to foster friendships, network and collaborate. Asian artists are an important part of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Valley community and have unique perspectives and passions to share. Kgam Studio…

Kgam Studio
515 Wisconsin Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Sun. Apr. 22

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

5pm Sun. Apr. 22

UWEC Women's Concert Chorale

Specializes in the study and performance of music written specifically for treble ensembles. The group is comprised of female students from many scholastic disciplines within the University.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire

Cost: $2-7

5-8pm Sun. Apr. 22

kNOw More

Family Support Center aims to increase awareness of sexual assault, hold a resource fair and host live performances from musicians Caitlin McGarvey and Soren Staff [of Them Coulee Boys], along with dancers from Lasa Anahata, and feature…

The Plus
208 S. Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-8:15pm Sun. Apr. 22

Canvas Sunday's

Join a fun and energetic painting class using step-by-step instruction where children and parents each come away with a completed whimsical painting after two hours. Supplies included.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - Second Floor
315 10th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5+

7pm Sun. Apr. 22

Frigg Concert

UW-Eau Claire will host the Finnish folk group, Frigg, as part of the university’s ongoing musical, scholarly & international programming. Frigg fuses western folk with Nordic folk music and bluegrass influences. The concert, which is free…

UWEC Schofield Auditorium
105 Garfield Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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