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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9am-4pm Fri. Nov. 8

Fall Book Sale

The Eau Claire School Library Friends will be holding a book sale. 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

Age: All ages

9-11:30am Fri. Nov. 8

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

10am-5pm Fri. Nov. 8

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-4pm Fri. Nov. 8

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. 8

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

10:30am Fri. Nov. 8

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

10:30-10:50am Fri. Nov. 8

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. 8

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

2-2:45pm Fri. Nov. 8

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+

4-7pm Fri. Nov. 8

St Olaf Church Men's Club All You Can Eat Fish Fry

St Olaf Church Men's Club presents their famous "All You Can Eat Fish Fry". The menu features two flavors of batter-fried fish, plus baked fish, baked potato, French fries, vegetables, coleslaw and salad bar, plus beverage. Carry-outs are…

St Olaf Catholic Church Parish Center
2407 North Lane
Eau Claire

Cost: $12 adults, $11 seniors, $4 ages 5-12, FREE for 4 and under

Age: All Ages

5-10pm Fri. Nov. 8

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

5-9pm Fri. Nov. 8

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

6:30-8pm Fri. Nov. 8

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Fri. Nov. 8

Disney's "The Little Mermaid" FCHS

Based on the wildly popular animated film, Disney's "The Little Mermaid" brings all of your favorite characters to life.

Fall Creek High School
336 E. Hoover Ave
Fall Creek

Cost: $7 Adult, $5 Student/Senior Citizen, $1 Children 5 and under

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Nov. 8

Memorial High School Theater: Shrek the Musical

Based on the hit 2001 animated film, Shrek the musical is the story of a hulking green ogre with a sour attitude on a quest to get his home back by rescuing a princess.

Memorial High School
2225 Keith St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, FREE for ECASD students

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

Menomonie High School presents "Badger"

In 1944, at the height of WWII, five women form an unlikely bond working together at Badger Ordnance Works near Baraboo. They represent more than 5 million women who overcame disadvantages and hardships to help their nation win a crucial war…

Menomonie High School
1715 5th St. W.
Menomonie

Cost: $5 GA, $3 Seniors and Students to Grade 12

Age: Not suitable for small children

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 8

Stout Theatre: The Elephant Man

Inspired by life of John Merrick, a story of transcending humiliation with dignity and compassion.

Harvey Hall Theatre
3rd Street East, UW-Stout
Menomonie

Cost: $15 GA, $12 for ages twelve and under

Age: 13+