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9-11:30am Fri. Nov. 1

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: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30am Fri. Nov. 1

Sign Language Preschool Class

Join us for an 8 week sign language class. At the end we will have created a book and know all of the signs to Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Eric Carle.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center
502 Bay St
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $35 for 8 weeks

Age: 2-8yrs old

10am-4pm Fri. Nov. 1

Valley Art Association Fall Art Show

Enjoy a beautiful display of art for sale by 51 various Valley Art Association artists.

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Fri. Nov. 1

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-10:50am Fri. Nov. 1

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Siblings are welcome!

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregiver

11-11:30am Fri. Nov. 1

Growing Readers Storytime

Features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an optional activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

noon-8pm Fri. Nov. 1

Ukiyo-e: Floating Fleeting Worlds

Discover the similarities and connections between three floating fleeting worlds: Japanese Edo Art, Art of and inspired by our night skies, Rockwell Kent's drawings for Walt Whitman’s poetry

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Nov. 1

Friday Family Nights

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Featuring Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Inflatables, Movies, Free Popcorn, and Special Entertainment.

YMCA Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

5-10pm Fri. Nov. 1

Knights of Columbus Progressive Bingo

Knights of Columbus 974 Progressive Bingo starting at 7pm, doors open at 5pm food and refreshments are available.

Knights of Columbus
236 Pumphouse Road
Chippewa Falls

7:30-8:30pm Fri. Nov. 1

UWEC Faculty Recital Series at the Pablo

UW-Eau Claire voice faculty will present a recital in the Clearwater Room at Pablo. Enjoy the talent of the faculty from the Music and Theatre Arts Department in the intimate and beautiful space of the Clearwater Room on the first Friday of…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $0.50 students and youth, plus ticket and facility fees

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:30pm Fri. Nov. 1

Menomonie Art Music Society Presents "Two For the Show"

Local musicians and music students present a program of Classical music in which performers will present two pieces by composers with the same first letter in the last name.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
910 9th St. E

Cost: Freewill donations accepted

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 1

Eau Claire Children's Theater: Pippi Longstocking

Pippi is outrageously unsupervised and proud of it. She has what she needs to get by and seems to get the best of everyone she meets, including the adults. It’s hard to imagine Pippi fitting in anywhere, unless you meet her, and then you…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online