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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 17

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

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 17

Friends of the Library Book Sale

A wide variety of non-fiction, children's, adult fiction, & young adult books, audiobooks, music CDs & DVDs. A bag sale on Saturday and Sunday will feature discount pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 17

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 Fri. Jan. 17

Preschool Storytime

All storytimes feature an assortment of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, flannels, music, and movement. No registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 3 and 4-year-olds and caregivers

11am-3pm Fri. Jan. 17

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

2-2:45pm Fri. Jan. 17

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+

5-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 17

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

Age: All Ages

5pm Fri. Jan. 17

Fierce Freedom 2020 Candlelight Vigil for Human Trafficking

Please join Fierce Freedom for a candlelit evening of quiet contemplation and prayer to lift up those trapped in bondage to trafficking and exploitation. All ages welcome.

St. James Catholic Church
2502 11th St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Jan. 17

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.

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

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 17

Katie Rothbauer Live Music

Enjoy a Friday Fish Fry & hear 18 year old artist Katie Rothbauer from Bloomer, WI perform her acoustic set.

Paradise Shores
26364 CTH M
Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Jan. 17

134th Annual Silver Mine Invitational

The 134th Silver Mine Invitational is an exciting international ski jumping competition. Watch top skiers from the US, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Canada & other countries. Full schedule available online.

Silver Mine Ski Jump
2900 Silvermine Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 at the door; 12 & under is FREE

6-8pm Fri. Jan. 17

Board Game Night

An evening of family friendly board games. Award winning games will be supplied to play.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar
615 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages