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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9:15-10:15am Wed. Feb. 6

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. Feb. 6

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

10-11am Wed. Feb. 6

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. Feb. 6

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. Feb. 6

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

10:30-11am Wed. Feb. 6

Super Small Science: Oil Spill Cleanup

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is learning how to clean up an oil spill.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool Age

11-11:30am Wed. Feb. 6

Get Up & Go: Simon Says

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 membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Wed. Feb. 6

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

noon-8pm Wed. Feb. 6

Choix Fleurs Art Exhibit

Continuing the exploration of choice flowers is the art show Choix Fleurs following the wonder of last year’s roses into the gardens of many different types of flowers.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2pm Wed. Feb. 6

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

2:30-3pm Wed. Feb. 6

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5:30pm Wed. Feb. 6

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

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Feb. 6

Sun Salutations Yoga - Session 4

Practice these asana sequences and enjoy a cool down meditation. This asana flow can be used to slow down, focus inward, and transition from day to night. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: Adults and Teens 13+

6:30-9pm Wed. Feb. 6

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

6:35-7:20pm Wed. Feb. 6

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions. Includes basketball, volleyball,…

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members; $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5