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Wed. Apr. 3

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

9:30-10:15am Wed. Apr. 3

Mommy and Me Yoga - Session 4

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 old and parent

9:30-11am Wed. Apr. 3

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and…

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 Cty Rd. K
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

10am-2pm Wed. Apr. 3

Wellness Fair

UW-Stout's Wellness Fair is free and hosts over 50 community vendors. The fair is open to everyone. The event will be in the Multi Purpose Room. Free Parking in Lot 29 and 34.

UW-Stout Sports & Fitness Center
220 13th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Wed. Apr. 3

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. Apr. 3

Super Small Science: Dancing Popcorn

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is dancing popcorn.

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. Apr. 3

Get Up & Go: Line Walking

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard. This week's activity is line walking.

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. Apr. 3

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-1:30pm Wed. Apr. 3

Living Well with Dementia

This class presents some brain wellness strategies and the evidence behind them to improve overall health and well-being for individuals with memory loss and/or dementia and their care partner. Registration is required.

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room
1405 Truax Blvd
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, lunch included

Age: Adults

2:30-3pm Wed. Apr. 3

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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. Apr. 3

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. Apr. 3

Women Writers on Wednesday with Allyson Loomis

Allyson is an L.A. turned Midwesterner, a locavore with expensively dyed hair, a travel enthusiast afraid of flying. A study in contradictions, Ms. Loomis is also an English professor, the mother of two children and a writer. Her work has…

200 Main - Art and Wine
200 Main St.
Eau Claire

Age: All ages

6-6:45pm Wed. Apr. 3

Organic Lawn Care DIY

Free class to learn the benefits of organic lawn care and how to do it yourself without the hazards of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. 30 Min presentation followed by Q&A. Space is limited. Meet in Chippewa room down the front…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 3

Family to Family Education Program

A 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. An evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of…

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration.

Cost: FREE; Call to register

Age: Adults

7-7:45pm Wed. Apr. 3

Organic Lawn Care DIY

Free class to learn the benefits of organic lawn care and how to do it yourself without the hazards of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. 30 Min presentation followed by Q&A. Space is limited. Meet in Chippewa room down the front…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages