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Mon. Nov. 5

Giant Games Week

Celebrate International Games Week with GIANT games at the library. Try super-sized versions of Guess Who?, Jenga, Tic-Tac-Toe, and more. Games will be available in Youth Services after storytime during regular library hours.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:15am Mon. Nov. 5

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10:15am Mon. Nov. 5

Lap Tots Storytime

For one and two-year-olds who are transitioning from baby to toddler. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby-Toddler

11am-1pm Mon. Nov. 5

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

2-3:30pm Mon. Nov. 5

The Fabulous Chinese Acrobats

The Fabulous Chinese Acrobats are bringing new acrobats straight from the Cirque du Soleil circuit in Las Vegas. These talented athletes tumble and flip, twist and bend in mesmerizing ways, demonstrating how practice, concentration and hard…

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12 adults, $11 seniors, $6 youth/adults in assisted living residences, $30 family of four.

Age: All Ages

4:30-5pm Mon. Nov. 5

Swan Lake Ballet (Ages 2-5)

Have fun, exercise, and learn the art of dance. Swan Lake offers various different classes such as lyrical, jazz, choreography, and more with different age brackets. Consult their website online for more information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE sample class, consult with instructor for tuition prices

Age: Ages 2-5

5-6pm Mon. Nov. 5

Tiny Scientists - Test Kitchen

You and your little one(s) will use their 5 senses to explore the textures, tastes, colors, smells and sounds of food. Each class will begin with a Sensory station, a STEM Station, a Literacy Station and a Craft station, then create a yummy…

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

Cost: $60

Age: 2-6yrs

5:15-5:45pm Mon. Nov. 5

Swan Lake Ballet (Ages 2-5)

Have fun, exercise, and learn the art of dance. Swan Lake offers various different classes such as lyrical, jazz, choreography, and more with different age brackets. Consult their website online for more information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio
Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE sample class, consult with instructor for tuition prices

Age: Ages 2-5

6-7pm Mon. Nov. 5

The Practicing Photographer - Indoor Setting

This class will give you incite on how to take indoor pictures of people, places and things. In a classroom setting, we will discuss and look at how different settings, uses of light, camera angles and positions can create a high quality…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $5 Resident of Altoona/ $10 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 13+

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Nov. 5

Ebb & Slow Flow Yoga - Session 3

This practice of asana and breathing exercises help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body to build flexibility and strength while minimizing the chance of injury. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $30

Age: 13+

7-8pm Mon. Nov. 5

The Practicing Photographer - Outdoor Setting

This class will give you incite on how to take outdoor pictures of people, places and things. In a classroom setting, discuss and look at how different settings, uses of light, camera angles and positions can create a high quality image while…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $5 Resident of Altoona; $10 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 13+

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