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Events

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9-11:30am Mon. Nov. 4

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

9:30-10:15am Mon. Nov. 4

Mommy & Me Yoga

Bring your kiddos and experience yoga through songs, games, books and yoga adventures. This is a great way for you and your little yogi to strengthen coordination and body awareness. Register prior or onsite day of.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $5/time

Age: 6 mo.-4 yrs old and parent

9:30-10:45am Mon. Nov. 4

3k Mini-Preschool

Join us for a mini Preschool experience for children entering 4K next year. Parents attend siblings welcome for $1.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center
502 Bay St
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 3 &4 yr olds

9:30-10:45am Mon. Nov. 4

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter and fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-5pm Mon. Nov. 4

UW-Stout SOAD Faculty Show

The work of 20+ UW-Stout School of Art & Design faculty will fill both spaces of the Furlong Gallery with a vast range of medias and disciplines. Check the Furlong website for venue hours.

Furlong Gallery
178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Mon. Nov. 4

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

10-10:30am Mon. Nov. 4

Movement Monday

Dance, play, learn, and twirl with Miss Erin from Diamond School of Dance on the first Monday of every month. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers will all have fun exploring music and movement, while interacting with other kids.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County
4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-5

10:15-10:35am Mon. Nov. 4

Lap Tots Storytime

For one and two-year-olds who are transitioning from baby to toddler. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby-Toddler

10:30am Mon. Nov. 4

Giant Games Week

Try your hand at giant-sized family games, available on a drop-in basis all week.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-2:45pm Mon. Nov. 4

FREE Senior Fitness Classes

Building Balance, Strength & Flexibility to prevent falls and regain independence. Plus, meet other local seniors. All abilities welcome.

Milestone Senior Living
5510 & 5512 Renee Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

2pm Mon. Nov. 4

In Capable Hands

A modern vaudevillian act, Steve Russell and Kobi Shaw weave top-notch technique and quick-witted banter creating a show of genuine hilarity filled with flying pizzas, juggled canned meat, pink flamingos, vanishing bananas, impaled potatoes,…

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

Cost: Sunday: $13 adults, $12 seniors, $6 youth and assisted living, $34 family of four | Monday: $6 adult/senior, $3 youth, caregivers are FREE

4pm Mon. Nov. 4

Performing Arts School of Dance at the Heyde Center

Looking for an age appropriate, joyful dance experience for your child? All ages, including private en pointe lessons (with doctor's permission for strength)

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

Cost: $130 + $20 registration fee for Semester One

Age: Ages 2.5+

5:45-6:45pm Mon. Nov. 4

ABCs of ASL

Learning a new language can build self-confidence, empathy for others, and respect for new experiences. This program introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 non-members

Age: Ages 7-10

6-8pm Mon. Nov. 4

International Games Week - Intro to Cribbage

The library will host gaming events each day from Monday, November 4 through Saturday, November 9 in celebration of International Games Week. On Monday, drop in to play cribbage or learn how.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Mon. Nov. 4

The Practicing Photographer - Indoor Setting

Gain insight on how to take indoor pictures of people, places and things. Learn how different settings, uses of light, camera angles and positions can create a high quality image while taking pictures indoors. Pre-registration required.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Nov. 4

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

Offers peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. A typical meeting includes informal topical discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging…

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County
4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Mon. Nov. 4

The Practicing Photographer - Outdoor Setting

Learn how to take outdoor pictures of people, places and things. Learn how different settings, uses of light, camera angles and positions can create a high quality image while taking pictures outdoors. Pre-registration required.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $5

Age: 13+