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Sat. Apr. 13

Easter Bunny at Oakwood Mall

There's an egg-ceptionally wonderful Easter Bunny headed to Oakwood Mall. Take the eggs-press lane and reserve your place in line online. Bring your pets to meet the Easter Bunny for Pet Night on 4/15. Hours are 12-8pm, and 11am-6pm on…

Oakwood Mall
4800 Golf Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: Package details information online

9am Sat. Apr. 13

13th Annual Puddle Jump 5k Fun Run/Walk

Proceeds will help fund Longfellow's After-School 21st Century Community Learning Center (C.L.C.) and student scholarships for community programs. Groups can register as a team and receive t-shirts with their team name printed on it. Register…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: Pre-registration: $15 adults, $5 child, $20 team member, $30 per Longfellow family // Day-Of Registration: $20 adults, $10 children

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 13

Lambing Time at Govin's Farm

Hold lambs, chicks, goats and piglets. With 100's of babies due, you might even be able to witness a birth of a farm baby. This is a great opportunity to learn about the farm and experience the farm animals. There is also face painting and…

Govin's Farm
N6134 670TH ST
Menomonie

Cost: $7.75 + tax

9am-noon Sat. Apr. 13

ACT Test Preparation

This holistic course provides a comprehensive review of the ACT test, but also focuses in on the specific subject matters that will be covered. Plus, this year they’ve added a section on overall test preparation based on feedback from past…

Cost: $199

9am-2:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

Babysitter Training

Prepares students in grades 6-8 safety skills for when they are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $45, Community $70

Age: Ages 10-15

9am-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

2nd Annual Little Bit of Everything Sale

Crafts, vendors, and thrift items. Booth spaces available for interested vendors. Lunch will be provided.

Dunn County Historical Society
1820 Wakanda Street
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Apr. 13

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Spring Book Sale with books and audiovisual materials for all ages. Bag sale on Saturda with first bag $5, second bag $3, and all additional bags $1.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Sat. Apr. 13

Community Rock Painting Party

Paint rocks to spread kindness and joy one rock at a time. Once the rocks are painted and cured, place them in various locations around Altoona. When the rocks have been found, post a picture of the rock and location. Once posted, rehide the…

Altoona City Hall- Community Room
1303 Lynn Avenue
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Apr. 13

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

10am-4pm Sat. Apr. 13

Menomonie's Unique Boutique Trunk Show

This show has unique small business vendors ranging from health & wellness, beauty products, jewelry, accessories, food & drink and more. Mood Boutique will donate 10% of their sales that day to The Bridge To Hope, an organization…

Mood Women's Boutique
230 Main Street East
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

10am-12:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

CPR Certify Eau Claire

CPR Certify Eau Claire is a community movement with the goal of sharing life-saving CPR & AED use, as well as, emergency choking procedures for Adults, Children, and Infants. This course is taught by Licensed Paramedics and State Certified…

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
1120 Cedar St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 (registration required)

10-10:30am Sat. Apr. 13

Pop Up Science: Rainbow Film

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is rainbow film.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Sat. Apr. 13

Story Time at Dotters Books

Guest readers will share two picture books with kids of all ages. Dotters will have donuts from Roadside Bakery and fresh brewed coffee for you to enjoy (donations for treats are welcome, but not necessary).

Dotters Books
1602 Hogeboom Ave.
Eau Claire

noon-4pm Sat. Apr. 13

Exhibit Opening Events: "Spirited: Prohibition in America"

The traveling exhibit "Spirited: Prohibition in America" opens with a day of family-friendly activities and presentations. Learn to speak 1920s slang, have a soda fountain treat in the museum's ice cream parlor, go on a scavenger hunt, see a…

Chippewa Valley Museum
1204 E. Half Moon Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adult; $4 children 4-17; free under 5 and museum members

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

Arm Knit Cowl Class

Learn to knit using only your hands - no needles required! Create a layered cowl with the guidance of our instructor, Maddie. People of all skill levels are welcome, no experience necessary. All materials included. Pre-registration is…

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 15+

12:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

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

12:30-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

Charlotte's Web Y-Rep Auditions

This advanced opportunity is ideal for those who have been in a Y-Rep play before or have other theatre experience and want to take on a more challenging play.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $65, Community $80

Age: Ages 11-15

1-2pm Sat. Apr. 13

Easter Egg Hunt and Raffle

An Easter egg hunt and raffle at the Legacy Community Center. Hunt for eggs, gather raffle tickets and then enter to win some amazing prizes from area businesses. Additional raffle tickets available for purchase.

Legacy Community Center
26 W. Grand Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Sat. Apr. 13

Free Fishing Fundamentals Clinic

Learn about safety, invasive species, knot tying, fish identification/handling, lure types/board, bait and rigging. Registration at 1pm, indoor clinic at the library at 1:30-3:30pm, and an outdoor clinic at lakeside park on Lake Menomin at…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE, Geared towards youthful anglers, accompanied by a parent

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

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

2:30-3pm Sat. Apr. 13

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

5pm Sat. Apr. 13

CVRD Presents: Ready Skater One!

A Roller Derby double-header, featuring the CVRD vs. Dead River Derby (Marquette) and MNRG Debutaunts (St. Paul). Doors at 5pm, first game at 5:30pm. 50/50 Raffle all night. Featured charity: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.…

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $9.20

5-8pm Sat. Apr. 13

Parents' Night Out

Are you in need of a night out? Bring your child to the YMCA on Parents’ Night Out, an event where you can go enjoy a few hours to yourself while your kids are having a blast here. They will provide dinner for the kids, pool time, games,…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $10, Community $15

Age: Ages 5-12

7pm Sat. Apr. 13

40th Annual Eau Claire Figure Skating Ice Show

This year's music and performances will take audiences all over the country. A chance for the figure skating club's youngest skaters to showcase their talents without being a competition. Also featuring guest skaters from the UWEC…

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10