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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9am-noon Mon. Jan. 6

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Mon. Jan. 6

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…

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-10:45am Mon. Jan. 6

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

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jan. 6

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

10am-5pm Mon. Jan. 6

The Creative Eye - Photography Exhibit

A very talented group of thirteen photographers will be displaying their photography. The subjects include wildlife, landscape, nature and architecture.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Mon. Jan. 6

Lap Tots Storytime

All storytimes feature an assortment of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, flannels, music, and movement. This storytime also includes parachute play. No registration is required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 1 and 2-year olds & caregivers

2-2:45pm Mon. Jan. 6

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+

5:45-6:45pm Mon. Jan. 6

ABCs of ALS

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 of…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 non-members

Age: Ages 7-10

5:45-6:30pm Mon. Jan. 6

Beginning Ukulele for All Ages: First Class

A fun and easy introduction to the basics of playing ukulele. No prior musical experience or knowledge needed! They'll have you playing and singing songs the very first day. This class is specially designed to accommodate both children (ages…

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $52

Age: Ages 8+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Jan. 6

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 discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging one…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents/children/support people

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 6

Vinyasa Yoga Flow - Session 4

This class focuses on integrating movement with breath. This style of yoga builds heat, flexibility, and strength. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $15/session

Age: 16+

7-8pm Mon. Jan. 6

ASL For Teens & Adults

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 teen and adult students who have little or no…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 14+