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Tue. Nov. 6

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

9-10am Tue. Nov. 6

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

9:30-11:30am Tue. Nov. 6

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

10:15-10:45am Tue. Nov. 6

United Way Read to Me Storytime

Enjoy a special storytime event, featuring The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats, special guest meteorologist Monica Ott, and a snow-themed craft. Each family will receive a free book and literacy kit to take home. This event is in partnership…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:15am Tue. Nov. 6

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

10:30-10:50am Tue. Nov. 6

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Siblings are welcome.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to 3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Tue. Nov. 6

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

3-5pm Tue. Nov. 6

International Games Week: Retro Video Games

A part of International Games Week at the library, just for teens. Experience gaming like “back in the day.” Drop in to try the video game classics your parents grew up with.

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

Cost: FREE

4-6pm Tue. Nov. 6

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. Nov. 6

Young Artists Studio

An informative and interactive classes on all things art. Explore a variety of different mediums as you hone and develop your creative skills. These classes are sure to inspire and ignite the creativity in you.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

5-6pm Tue. Nov. 6

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. Nov. 6

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+

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Nov. 6

Explore! Junior STEM Institute

This program is designed specifically for elementary school students and will strive to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

7pm Tue. Nov. 6

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets starting at $28

Age: All Ages

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