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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8am-7pm Fri. Apr. 5

Here We Grow Again - Spring Children's Consignment Fair

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Make some extra cash by consigning your child's/teens…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

9-11:30am Fri. Apr. 5

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

10-10:30am Fri. Apr. 5

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Apr. 5

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. 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: Preschool

10:30am-noon Fri. Apr. 5

Young Explorers

Preschoolers and their parent/caregiver are invited to this series of hands-on exploration in STEM activities. A drop-in series.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-10:50am Fri. Apr. 5

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Fri. Apr. 5

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Gather at the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. Apr. 5

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3 and up

11:30am-noon Fri. Apr. 5

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Gather at the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Fri. Apr. 5

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

4-6pm Fri. Apr. 5

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc.
930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Apr. 5

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

The Famous Menomonie Knights of Columbus Fish Fry will be served from 4:30pm – 7:30pm in Charles Hall (basement) of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Go online for the menu and a free coupon.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Charles Hall -Basement)
910 Wilson Ave
Menomonie

Cost: See menu online for prices

5-9pm Fri. Apr. 5

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Apr. 5

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world. Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force. No matter what, you’re…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6-8pm Fri. Apr. 5

Pour Painting Easter Eggs

Bring the kids into Arts, etc and create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. We have blocked off times every Friday and Saturday till Easter. Light snack and beverages. Online pre-registration required.

Arts, Etc.
930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Fri. Apr. 5

Disney’s Aladdin Kids Dinner Theatre

When Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie inside it, he sees a whole new world filled with possibilities. With the Genie’s help, Aladdin must battle the evil Jafar for power and possession of the lamp and win the hand of the…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15 GA

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Apr. 5

New Moon Astrology Class For Healing And Moving Forward

Local shaman Jeanette Robbins will host a monthly class for each new moon phase. The classes encompass each new moon zodiac signs, archetypes, and planetary configurations, and how to use their energy for healing and moving forward with more…

Unity Christ Center
1808 Folsom St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: No Children

7-9pm Fri. Apr. 5

WideSpot Players Present: Dearly Departed

This drop-dead funny comedy set south of the Mason-Dixon line is community theater at its finest. Director Nancy Lund and the locally cast Players will tickle your funny bone and it is fun for the whole family.

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: $15 Adult/$10 Child (Ages 5-18)

Age: All Ages