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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9-11:30am Mon. Jan. 14

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-10:45am Mon. Jan. 14

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter and 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

10-11:30am Mon. Jan. 14

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library
154 Fourth Avenue
Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10:15am Mon. Jan. 14

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 Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby-Toddler

10:30-10:50am Mon. Jan. 14

Toddler Tales

20 minutes of songs, stories, and play time for toddlers and their caregivers. Please register for story times at the library.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For children 18 months – 2 years

10:30-11:30am Mon. Jan. 14

First Friendships

Bring your newborns and tiny babies to a class to meet other parents, learn about baby development, find support and ask lots of questions.

Lily Pad Lab
2524 Golf Road S2D
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants

3-5pm Mon. Jan. 14

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

3:30-4:45pm Mon. Jan. 14

LEGO Club

LEGOs are provided in the library's community room for imaginative play. Creations will be displayed in the library for a month. Recommended for children ages 4-12. No sign up required.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-12

4:30-6:30pm Mon. Jan. 14

Youth Safety: The Ultimate Guide to Staying Home Alone

Feel confident and prepared to tackle the responsibility of staying home alone. This class will teach you safety basics like kitchen/cooking safety, what to do in case of varying emergencies, and how to handle tough situations regarding…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members; $45 community

Age: Ages 8-13

4:30-6:30pm Mon. Jan. 14

Youth Safety: The Ultimate Guide to Staying Home Alone

Feel confident and prepared to tackle the responsibility of staying home alone. This class will teach you safety basics like kitchen/cooking safety, what to do in case of varying emergencies, and how to handle tough situations regarding…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $30, Community $45

Age: Ages 8-13

5-6pm Mon. Jan. 14

Tiny Scientists- Frozen Lab

A 5 week, parent/child class where you and your little one(s) can explore everything winter has to offer through art, science and literacy. It is never too early to expose your child to science and exploration.

Lily Pad Lab
2524 Golf ROad
Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: Ages 2-6

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 14

Ebb & Slow Flow Yoga - Session 4

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: $25

Age: 13+