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Events

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Wed. Nov. 7

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

10:15am Wed. Nov. 7

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants/babies

10:30-11am Wed. Nov. 7

Super Small Science

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 Admission

11-11:30am Wed. Nov. 7

Get Up & Go: Learning At Home Activities

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

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

Cost: FREE with Admission

noon-8pm Wed. Nov. 7

Dancing with the Dawn

Enjoy rhythm, discovery, and explore Ed Abbey’s ideas about the wilderness inside and outside. Rhythm artworks show dancing and dawn and the idea of discovery is found in NASA’s current Dawn Mission to Ceres.

Galaudet Gallery
618 South Farwell Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Wed. Nov. 7

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

4-4:30pm Wed. Nov. 7

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

6-8pm Wed. Nov. 7

Designing Little Boxes

Learn the basics of solid modeling by designing a decorative storage box. This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of TinkerCAD. Presented by Hans Mikelson from CVTC. All materials provided.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-8pm Wed. Nov. 7

Your Journey Together

Your Journey Together is a 12-week parenting class for those looking to enhance their parenting experience. Childcare is provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

Family Support Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Wed. Nov. 7

Tasha Schuh Speaking Event

Tasha Schuh will be speaking about Overcoming Obstacles and her two books: My Last Step Backward and My Next Move Forward. Also, she will be talking about bullying prevention. The event is sponsored by Xcel Energy Foundation.

Durand Community Library
604 7th Ave.E.
Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Nov. 7

Family Open Swim and Gym

Stay active this Fall and winter at Family Open Swim and Gym. Equipment will be provided for the open gyms. Appropriate indoor shoes are required in the gym. Children 2 and under are FREE.

South Middle School
2115 Mitscher Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Nov. 7

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original.

Acoustic Cafe
505 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

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