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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Mon. Mar. 18

The Pen Project Multi-Media Exhibit

Paintings, drawings, poetry and testimonies submitted to The Pen Project magazine will be on display during this month-long exhibit, showcasing the talent that lives inside America's correctional system.

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Mon. Mar. 18

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists Celebrate 25 Years

The Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists will be celebrating their 25th Annual Show at Beaver Creek Reserve. The exhibit will feature the work of more than 25 local artists.

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

9-11:30am Mon. Mar. 18

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

9:30-11:30am Mon. Mar. 18

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

Offers peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. A typical meeting includes informal topical discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging…

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County
4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:45am Mon. Mar. 18

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

10:15am Mon. Mar. 18

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

3-5pm Mon. Mar. 18

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

3:15-4:15pm Mon. Mar. 18

Read with Rado

Rado the therapy dog loves to be read to - readers of all ages and skill levels can share their favorite book with him.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

5:15-6pm Mon. Mar. 18

Sport Tykes ABCs

Every week has a different theme which emphasizes learning new athletic and motor skills along with following directions and learning rules to basic games. Parents may participate with children in this program, but it is not required.

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $75members, $80 community

Age: Ages 3-4

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 18

Invention Convention

Throughout this course, participants will be presented with a variety of topics in the STEM field. They will have the opportunity to explore these topics in a hands-on way as they design and carry out their own experiments.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 9-14

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 18

World of Art

In this art class, students will explore a variety of mediums such as painting, sculpting and textile arts, with the chance to work on more advanced projects. Participants will experience freedom to develop and work on more complex pieces…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 9-14

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 18

Invention Convention

An advanced STEM program. Throughout this course, participants will be presented with a variety of topics in the STEM field. They will have the opportunity to explore these topics in a hands-on way as they design and carry out their own…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 9-14

6-7:30pm Mon. Mar. 18

CollECtive Choir Rehearsal Run Invite

The CollECtive Choir invites you to join for 7 Monday rehearsals and a big spring concert at the Metro in downtown Eau Claire on April 14th. Come see why this growing Gospel/Hip Hop community is so contagious. Asking a minimum commitment of…

Lighthouse Youth Center
310 E. Madison Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:05-6:50pm Mon. Mar. 18

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shin guards are optional).

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members, $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 18

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack
2524 Golf Road Suite 2c
Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages