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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Mon. Mar. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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. Mar. 25

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

10am-noon Mon. Mar. 25

Mini Maker: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams; then take your masterpiece home with…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Mon. Mar. 25

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

10:15am Mon. Mar. 25

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

11am-1pm Mon. Mar. 25

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

1-3pm Mon. Mar. 25

Beat the Box

It starts with a story. It ends in a box. Follow the clues, break into the box, and find out how the story ends! May be played individually or in groups.

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

Age: Grades 6-12

1-4pm Mon. Mar. 25

Life-Sized Portraits

Make a super-sized self-portrait from butcher paper, fabric, markers, yarn, and much more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Mon. Mar. 25

Lifeguard Training

Provide participants with knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 15+

1:15-3:15pm Mon. Mar. 25

School's Out Open Skating

Head to the Hobbs Ice Center for skating when school's out.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions OR City Pass (1 punch/session)

3-5pm Mon. Mar. 25

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

5-7pm Mon. Mar. 25

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Mondays the group meets for a burger night…

Pine Meadow Golf Club
4324 Fairfax Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Age: 50+

6-8pm Mon. Mar. 25

Chippewa Falls Sesquicentennial Celebration Kickoff

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Chippewa Falls. Enjoy historical reenactments, browse through historic photographs, enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages, and talk with city officials and historians…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Mon. Mar. 25

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

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 25

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

7-11pm Mon. Mar. 25

Tuatha Dea at The Plus - Pure Appalachian Gypsy Rock

WHYS radio presents Tuatha Dea, Pure Appalachian Gypsy Rock from Gatlinburg, TN. Combining primal rhythms, melodic and ethereal ballads, screaming guitar riffs with an Appalachian/Celtic vibe this FAMILY born of a family drum circle delivers…

The Plus
208 S. Barstow St
Eau Claire

Cost: $12 Advance $15 Door

Age: All Ages