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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8am-10pm Sat. Jan. 26

20th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition

20th Annual show choir competition at Altoona High School featuring 18 teams from Wisconsin and Minnesota. Preliminaries begin at 8:00am. Finals begin at 7:00pm. Altoona HS and MS show choirs will also perform.

Altoona High School
711 7th Street West
Altoona

Cost: $12 Prelim Only, $12 Finals Only, $16 All Day, Five and under FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Free Floorball Clinic

Floorball includes all elements of basketball, soccer, hockey and lacrosse with minimal body contact allowed. Learn the format of the Floorball game, basic rules, as well as how to stickhandle, shoot and score.

Delong Middle School
2000 Vine St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 12+

8:30am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

Artology

Spruce up your child’s Saturdays. See your child's creative side come alive through art. This 8-week program covers a variety of techniques that are good for learners of all levels.

Haas Fine Arts Center
121 Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: Ages 5-13

9am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be…

UW Eau Claire Campus
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

10am-2pm Sat. Jan. 26

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe Lab will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures. Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on the lower level of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Choose from a wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, & young adult books, as well as audio books, music CDs &…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

Centershot Youth Archery

No prior archery experience is needed and bows are supplied. If you have your own bow, you are encouraged to bring it.

Chippewa Valley Bible Church
531 East South Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10+

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

Chess Club

For children of all ages and mentoring adults. Meets the 4th Saturdays of the month. No sign up required.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Sat. Jan. 26

Family Storytime

For ages two to six, but can be enjoyed by the entire family. All storytimes feature 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: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Jan. 26

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. They'll have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books
1602 Hogeboom Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

ACT Test Preparation

Help your student ease their worries and get better prepared by signing them up for an ACT prep course. This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be…

UW Eau Claire Campus
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

2-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: Presents The Composer Is Dead

"The Composer Is Dead" is a murder mystery written for and about the orchestra by Lemony Snicket and Nathanial Stookey. This very funny piece is designed to introduce children to the orchestra. Narrated by Nick Poss, owner of Eau Claire…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Sat. Jan. 26

Science of the Chakra

Dr. Santji Dharamananda, Himalayan Monk and Holistic Ayurvedic Chef, will present The Science of the Chakra, the second event in a lecture series on Human Development, followed by an authentic seven course Indian Dinner. Attend for a lecture,…

Christ Episcopal Church
624 Bay Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Donations appreciated

Age: All Ages