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9am-4pm Fri. May. 3

Spring Book Sale

Book Sale is sponsored by the Eau Claire School Library Friends. Hardcover and paperback books for children, teens and adults, as well as, textbooks, professional resources and educational materials will be for sale. Elementary paperbacks…

Eau Claire Area School District
500 Main St.
Eau Claire

9-11:30am Fri. May. 3

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

9:30-11am Fri. May. 3

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the…

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

10-10:30am Fri. May. 3

Parachute Games

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

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Fri. May. 3

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

11am-7pm Fri. May. 3

Food Truck Friday

Up to 8 food, snack, and drink trucks will be serving lunch and dinner on Phoenix Park along the Riverfront Terrace drive. Take a break from the office, grab some grub, and snag a patch of grass or a bench by the river - or bring the whole…

Phoenix Park
330 Riverfront Terrace
Eau Claire

Cost: Free to attend, consult food truck menus for prices

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 3

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to 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. May. 3

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. May. 3

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to 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

noon-8pm Fri. May. 3

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

3:30-5pm Fri. May. 3

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the…

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

4-9pm Fri. May. 3

Together Farms Burger Nights

Explore the grounds of Together Farms while eating gourmet burgers made from 100% grassfed beef. Serving beverages like beer & wine and other goodies. Gluten-Free and vegetarian options available. Relax by the bonfire, explore the hiking…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: $8-15

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. May. 3

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. May. 3

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

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 3

Bree Morgan at Together Farms Burger Nights

Bree Morgan is a country music singer and songwriter from Mauston, WI. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: Food priced $10-25

6-9pm Fri. May. 3

School of Art & Design Senior Show

Capstone projects by 100 graduating seniors will be on display, providing a chance to talk with the artists and designers. See projects in various art and design disciplines, such as graphic design, game design, interactive media, interior…

Applied Arts/Micheels Hall buildings at University of Wisconsin Stout
415 13th Ave E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Fri. May. 3

Encore!

Encore! will feature the best of Chi-Hi music, including top concert ensembles, Harmonics Show Choir, Wire Choir and Jazz Band as well as selected solo acts. A Pie Social featuring Main Street Pie will start at 6pm with the concert beginning…

Chippewa Falls Senior High School
735 Terrill St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages