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9-11:30am Mon. Apr. 8

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…

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-10:45am Mon. Apr. 8

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. Apr. 8

Mini Makers: Open Lab

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, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. Drop in anytime during the…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Mon. Apr. 8

55th Annual Spring Art Show

Co-sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association and the Chippewa Herald, the 55th Annual Spring Art Show exhibits two and three-dimensional art pieces by local artists – young and old, novice to experienced. Includes original…

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Mon. Apr. 8

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

3-5pm Mon. Apr. 8

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

3:30-4:45pm Mon. Apr. 8

LEGO Club

LEGOs are provided in the library's community room for imaginative play. Creations will be displayed in the library for a month. Recommended for children ages 4-12. No sign up required.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-12

5-7pm Mon. Apr. 8

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+

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Apr. 8

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 the 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

6-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 8

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. Apr. 8

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class Series

Former Bradley Method Instructors, Amanda and Tim Gunderson, teach an in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering topics such as prenatal nutrition & exercise, stages of labor & positions, the coach's role, complications,…

Contact for address

7:30-9pm Mon. Apr. 8

Kenni Holmen with Menomonie High School Jazz Ensemble I

Professional saxophonist Kenni Holmen joins the Menomonie High School Jazz Ensemble I for an evening of great music at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts. Kenni Holmen is one of the most active recording and touring musicians from the…

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts
205 Main St. E
Menomonie

Cost: $6 for students/seniors, $10 for adults

Age: All Ages