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Wed. May. 9

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

9:30-11am Wed. May. 9

Bloomer Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks.

Bloomer Area Aquatic & Recreation Center
1731 17th Avenue
Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years

10am-3:30pm Wed. May. 9

Mother's Day Succulent Rose Bowl

Create mom a sweet succulent gift. Class Time: 10-11:30 am, 1-1:30 pm, and 2-3:30 pm Please call to register for class time. Includes: (1) glass rose bowl, (3). 2" succulents, potting mix, moss, glass rock, and ribbon.

Green Oasis Gardens
1403 122nd Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

10am-9pm Wed. May. 9

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

10-11am Wed. May. 9

Story Time at Fall Creek

Bring your littles and enjoy exciting stories, songs, activities, and more. Help your child develop a life-long love of reading by showing them just how fun it can be!

Fall Creek Public Library
122 E Lincoln Ave
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 year olds

10:30-11am Wed. May. 9

Get Up & Go: Balloon Tennis

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room.

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 Wed. May. 9

Super Small Science: Cardboard Roll Shuttle Rocket

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Wed. May. 9

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

3-5pm Wed. May. 9

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

4pm Wed. May. 9

Menomonie Public Library Minecraft Club

2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 6th-12th 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 3rd-5th Limited number of laptops available or bring your own. Minecraft accounts are available.

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

6-7:30pm Wed. May. 9

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Wednesdays the group meets for a burger night…

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall
2233 Birch St
Eau Claire

Age: 50+

6-8pm Wed. May. 9

Knit Club

Bring your fiber or beading project, sip Soul Brewed Coffee Roaster's coffee, share tips and tricks, and meet good people.

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, under 16 supervised

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