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Fri. Apr. 26

Springfest

Activities will include live music all weekend, Springfest 5k Fun Run, kubb tournament, family-friendly fun & activities, food & drinks, over 55 local vendors & exhibitors offering specials on everything spring & summer, and much more.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds
225 Edward St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: One Day $10, Three day $20

Age: All Ages

9am-6pm Fri. Apr. 26

DCHS Spring Rummage & Bake Sale

There is always something for everyone at this huge thrift sale. Be sure to come out and see what treasures they have found this time.

Foxhole Bar
E4710 County Road BB
Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Apr. 26

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

10am-noon Fri. Apr. 26

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

10am-2pm Fri. Apr. 26

Cardboard Construction

Failsafe Lab will convert into a fort-building space, full of cardboard, MakeDo Kits and all of the necessary items to create some huge structures! Feel free to stop in anytime to join in the architectural fun!

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Fri. Apr. 26

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

10-10:30am Fri. Apr. 26

Story Time Classes

Storytimes consist of stories, songs, and fingerplays and typically last for 30 minutes. An age appropriate craft will follow.

Augusta Memorial Public Library
113 North Stone St
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 1/2 years - 5 years

10am-5:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Fri. Apr. 26

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. 26

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

noon-8pm Fri. Apr. 26

Naked Flowers: Poetry Revealed

See inside X-Rayed Flowers; read a Poem Flower; enjoy abstracted and Americana flowers along with other floral inspired sights during their spring show.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Fri. Apr. 26

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

4:31-8pm Fri. Apr. 26

Indoor Thrift Sale

Joint Thrift Sale: Alano Club and Unitarian Society of Menomonie. Clothing, household items, books, toys, tools, small electronics--from garages, cupboards and closets. Baked sale, too.

Alano Club - Unitarian Society of Menomonie
105 NE 21st Street
Menomonie

5-9pm Fri. Apr. 26

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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30-7pm Fri. Apr. 26

Eau Claire Area School District Art Show

The students in the Eau Claire Area School District have been creating some amazing artwork. Check out the opening night of this exhibition, which will be hanging on the walls of the school district building until the end of May.

Eau Claire Area School District
500 Main St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-10:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

Cedarbrook's Mission Possible Family Fun Night

A fun night of bowling, bingo, raffles, games, and fun. Limited to 48 bowlers each time slot but there will be plenty of other activities for both kids and adults.

Viking Bowl
N8590 WI-40
Colfax

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

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. 26

Father Daughter Hoppin' Hoedown

Yee-Haw! Kick up you boots and have some fun! Put on your favorite western outfit and come on down! The night will start off with a farm themed dinner and will be followed by fun, excitement and dancing! Put on your favorite western outfit…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: Resident $20/couple; $10 each plus one--Non-Resident $25/couple;$10 each plus one

Age: All Ages