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Tue. Apr. 24

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

9-10:30am Tue. Apr. 24

Cornell 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.

First Presbyterian Church
211 South 4th Street
Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

9:30-11:30am Tue. Apr. 24

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 Tue. Apr. 24

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 Tue. Apr. 24

Tech Tuesdays - Open Lab

A digital playground for you every week. Create and play with our coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox and more. The experience is only limited by your imagination. Feel free to drop in anytime during the two-hour…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:45-11:45am Tue. Apr. 24

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

11am-1pm Tue. Apr. 24

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-7pm Tue. Apr. 24

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC
N6093 84-th St
Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

noon-8pm Tue. Apr. 24

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

1-2:30pm Tue. Apr. 24

Home School Club

Calling all Homeschool families. During this casual meeting you and your students can expect reading incentives, educational programs, and activities. A great place to make connections and see what the library has to offer your family.

Fall Creek Public Library
122 E Lincoln Ave
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Tue. Apr. 24

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

4-6pm Tue. Apr. 24

Teen Tinker Lab

Looking for something fun to do after school? Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The public library’s Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary winter…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6-8pm Tue. Apr. 24

Acrylic Pour Painting Workshop

Create two 8x10 acrylic pour paintings on canvas. All materials are provided, plus snacks, and sips. Adult beverages are also available to purchase for 21 & older. Preregister, seats are limited for the workshop.

Art on the Ridge
525 Park Ridge Court
Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 24

Advancements in Diabetes Technology

Learn how exciting new advancements in technology can help you achieve better glucose control. Hear from patients about their personal experience with insulin pump therapy.

HSHS Sacred Heart Hosptial (Monsignor Edmund Klimek Auditorium)
900 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 14+

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