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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9:15-10:15am Wed. Jan. 23

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 S2D
Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: Ages 2-6

9:30-10:15am Wed. Jan. 23

Babies and Toddlers Make Music - Winter

Caregivers and children will learn rhymes, floor and lap games, action songs and dances that stimulate your child’s natural response to music. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE…

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $120; 10-week course

Age: Age 3mo - 2yr

9:30-10:15am Wed. Jan. 23

Mommy and Me Yoga - Session 2

This class focuses on you, your child and what they want to do. Some classes will be different than others, but they will always be relaxing, fun and full of laughter.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 6 months - 4 years and parent

10-11am Wed. Jan. 23

Baby & Me

A new group for first time parents and their babies (0-11 months). There will be topics & resources each week as well as time to connect with other parents.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-11 months

10:15am Wed. Jan. 23

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 Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants/babies

10:30-11am Wed. Jan. 23

Super Small Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is germ science. Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

10:30-11am Wed. Jan. 23

Preschool Story Time

This morning session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

11-11:30am Wed. Jan. 23

Get Up & Go

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

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

Cost: Free with museum admission

1:30-2pm Wed. Jan. 23

Afternoon Preschool Story Time

This afternoon session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

3:30-5:30pm Wed. Jan. 23

Tween Scene

Tweens (grades 3-6) are invited to a new series in the Dabble Box makerspace. Each week will feature a new maker activity.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

5:30-7pm Wed. Jan. 23

Free Youth Soccer Clinics - Eau Claire United Soccer Club

Eau Claire United is having free indoor open play time/clinics for all of those young soccer fanatics out there at Lakeshore Elementary. Interested players Aged 5 and 6 can join from 5:30-6:10, and players aged 7 and 8 can join from…

Lakeshore Elementary School
711 Lake Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-8

6:30-9pm Wed. Jan. 23

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