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Tue. Oct. 23

Dino Week

Dinosaur-themed activities all week in Youth Services. Challenge yourself to a dinosaur scavenger hunt; snuggle up and read in a dinosaur reading nest; try a dinosaur craft and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Tue. Oct. 23

Toddler Tales Storytime

For two-and three-year-olds. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Toddlers

11am-noon Tue. Oct. 23

Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia

Learn more about Alzheimer's and Dementia from the experts. This program covers the basics of Alzheimer's and dementia to provide a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems
1221 Whipple St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Tue. Oct. 23

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 23

Teen Tinker Lab

Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary afternoons.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-6pm Tue. Oct. 23

Little Artists

This class focuses on early development of artistic techniques, art history, and enhanced motor skills. Every week we will focus on a new subject and complete a project to take home. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate in class,…

Lily Pad Lab
1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School)
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 7-13

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 23

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

A Zumba dance party class hosted by Z. Vida Fitness. Bring some flat-soled shoes, a water bottle, and a sweat towel if needed and plan to have a great time moving and grooving to hit music from all around the world.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center
3701 East Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 drop-in, $25 for 5-class card, $35 unlimited month

Age: 7+

6:30pm Tue. Oct. 23

Paint to Benefit Junior Achievement

A Benefit for Junior Achievement. Paint a scenery on a Wisconsin sketched canvas. All ages and abilities welcome to paint for this special event. Register online.

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages

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