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Wed. Apr. 17

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

9:30-11am Wed. Apr. 17

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-5pm Wed. Apr. 17

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

10:30-11am Wed. Apr. 17

Super Small Science: Seed Bombs

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

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool Age

11am-1pm Wed. Apr. 17

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

11-11:30am Wed. Apr. 17

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

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 kiddo yoga with a certified children's yoga instructor from Wright Way Yoga.

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 Wed. Apr. 17

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. 17

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

4-7pm Wed. Apr. 17

Encore Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

Micon Cinemas is hosting a spaghetti feed for an evening of giving back to local heroes, Chippewa Falls Fire and Emergency Services. The spaghetti feed is open to the public to raise money for the Chippewa Falls Fire and Emergency Services to…

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls
475 Chippewa Mall Dr.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 Child, $7 Adult

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Wed. Apr. 17

Maple Syrup & Biscuits and Meatball Supper

Home made biscuits with real maple syrup, meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, corn, dessert and beverage. There will be a bake sale, too.

Jim Falls United Methodist Church
13883 County Hwy S South
Jim Falls

Cost: Adult $9.50; Child (ages 5-12) $5.00

Age: all ages

6-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 17

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

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 17

Your Journey Together

Your Journey Together is a 10-week parenting class for those looking to enhance their parenting experience. Space is limited, registration is required.

Family Support Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages