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Sun. Nov. 11

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

10am-4pm Sun. Nov. 11

Menomonie Holiday Shopping Expo

Kids2Camp, Ltd is hosting the Menomonie Holiday Shopping Expo at UW-Stout's Field House. Will feature artists, crafts, authors, area businesses and direct sales vendors. 70+ booths plus face-painting and an ornament making station. Door prize…

UW-Stout
302 10th Ave.
Menomonie

11am-6pm Sun. Nov. 11

11th Annual Spaghetti Spectacular

This is more than a fabulous all-you-care-to-eat spaghetti meal served to you by our students. There will be a physics demonstrations and school open house from 1-3pm, bucket raffle theme baskets valued at $200 are created by each grade, and…

McDonell Area Catholic High School
1316 Bel Air Blvd.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Meal is $7 (ages 12 to adult), $4 (ages 11 to 4), ages three and under free, $30 maximum immediate family.

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Nov. 11

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

noon-2pm Sun. Nov. 11

3rd Annual Freedom Boutique & Donation Drive

Includes beautiful, gently-worn, clothing, shoes and accessories for both men and women. Also holding a donation drive for victims and survivors of trafficking - which includes basic toiletry needs like soap, toothpaste, and shampoo.

Fierce Freedom Offices
2519 N Hillcrest Pkwy Suite 100
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1pm Sun. Nov. 11

FCHS Musical Production of "Bye Bye Birdie"

A loving send-up of the early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss.

Fall Creek High School Auditorium
336 E. Hoover Ave
Fall Creek

Cost: $7 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors, $15 and under

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Nov. 11

Chi Hi's Fall Play: No Mother to Guide Her

Boo the villain and cheer the hero in this Victorian-era melodrama with lots of fun modern twists. The over-the-top action brought to you by: a heroine with amnesia, a dastardly villain, a butler with a record, an overbearing matron, and many…

Chippewa Falls High School
735 Terrill Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 students, $5 adults

Age: All ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Nov. 11

Children's Concert

In this collaborative performance, faculty from across the UWEC Music and Theatre Arts Department will entertain and challenge younger (as well as mature) audiences with classics, but also experimental works.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater
128 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for adults, $3.50 for students

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Nov. 11

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introduce children interested in ballet and jazz to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting. This program is great for those looking to test the waters before joining a more advanced studio.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 5-8

4:45-5:45pm Sun. Nov. 11

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+

5-8pm Sun. Nov. 11

African Dinner 2018: "Africa to the World"

Join UWEC's African Student Association for a cultural night celebrating the different African cultures through food, music, fashion, and more.

Davies Center (Ojibwe Ballroom 330), University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Cost: Adult: $12, Children: 12 and under: $6

Age: All Ages

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