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9:15-10:30am Thu. Jan. 16

Thursday Morning Playgroup

A free, fun, play-based learning and socializing experience that children ages 0-5 and parents (or grandparents, or caregivers!) can enjoy together. Registration suggested.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Children ages 0-5

10am-5pm Thu. Jan. 16

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

11am-3pm Thu. Jan. 16

Pastel & Watercolor Exhibition

Art exhibition of Pastels by Andrea LaMorte Schaffer and Watercolors by Lindamerry Udell.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts
205 Main St. E
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Thu. Jan. 16

Art Class with Schaefer & Miles

An inspiring drawing and painting session for the artistic and not so artistic. Explore the painting or drawing media of your choice: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Pastels, Pencil, Charcoal, ink and colored pencil, this is your studio time with…

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road Suite 15
Eau Claire

Cost: $35-40 with Supplies

Age: Adult and Teen

5-8pm Thu. Jan. 16

Art Class with Schaefer & Miles

An inspiring drawing and painting session for the artistic and not so artistic. Explore the painting or drawing media of your choice: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Pastels, Pencil, Charcoal, ink and colored pencil, this is your studio time with…

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road Suite 15
Eau Claire

Cost: $35-40 with Supplies

Age: Adult and Teen

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 16

Pinehurst Winter Safety Day

Join Eau Claire Parks, Recreation and Forestry and Eau Claire Fire and Rescue for a day of winter fun. Promote winter safety at recreation facilities. Free s'mores and hot cocoa, fire pit, organized skating games, ski/snowboard helmet…

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 16

Winter After Hours

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation along with Volume One will again be presenting "Winter After Hours" at Pinehurst Park. There will be ice skating, snowshoeing, winter kubb, firepit, music and hot drinks.

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Jan. 16

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 16

Marvel Movie Trivia

Iron Man, Spiderman, Captain America, Thor, no matter which character is your favorite, you'll want to come down and try your hand at answering a few questions on any and all of the Marvel Movies. Free to play, prizes for the winners! Family…

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC
97 West Madison Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 16

Author John Hildebrand

John will talk about his latest book “Long Way Round – Through the Heartland by River.” The book is a literary record of his trip traveling the “round river,” a way of seeing Wisconsin and meeting people on a system of waterways…

200 Main - Art and Wine
200 Main St.
Eau Claire