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8am Sun. Feb. 2

Powder Keg Snow Shoe and Fat Bike Race

Includes a 5k/10k snowshoe race, a 1 hour or 2 hour fat bike race, and combined events. Registration includes a finisher's trophy, and chili feed. $10 for a branded t-shirt.

Eau Claire Expo Center & Lowes Creek Co Park
5530 Fairview Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30 advance, $40 day of, $15 youth 18 or under

Age: All Ages

11am Sun. Feb. 2

Last Will & Testament Murder Mystery

You are cordially invited to this special memorial dinner in honor of our dearly departed brother, step-father, employer, companion and friend, Jonas Carmody. The heirs apparent are in for a big surprise when they gather together with his…

Paradise Shores
26364 CTH M
Holcombe

Cost: $40

Age: 16+

1-4pm Sun. Feb. 2

LEGO Club

They provide the LEGOs, you bring your imagination! A family drop in program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Feb. 2

ACT Prep Workshop

Stuck on the ACT? Students are invited to attend this free workshop to develop specific strategies for each section of the ACT. Students will learn how to analyze directions, how to pace yourself, and when and what to “guess.” Required…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

2-4pm Sun. Feb. 2

McDonell High School Musical: Guys and Dolls

A large and talented cast presents the classic Broadway musical comedy featuring New York gamblers and show girls as they are confronted by a Save-A-Soul Mission. This show marks 39th consecutive annual stage production at McDonell.

McDonell Area Catholic High School
1316 Bel Air Blvd.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $12 Students $6

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Feb. 2

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing children interested in ballet and jazz to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 5-8

4:15-4:45pm Sun. Feb. 2

Dance Mix

Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun! Participants will move around plenty while exploring various dance styles and techniques through this introductory class. No experience or dance equipment required.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members, Community $40

Age: Ages 3-5

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Feb. 2

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program that has been wildly popular since the '90s. Join the awesome and energetic crew of instructors from Z. Vida Fitness in bringing the fun back into fitness. Bring some flat-soled shoes, a water…

The Center
3701 E. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $6 drop-in, $25 for 5-class card, $35 unlimited month

Age: 7+

6:15-7pm Sun. Feb. 2

Introductory Dance: Hip Hop

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing children interested in hip hop to beginner techniques in a relaxed class setting.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 non-members

Age: Ages 5-8

6:15-8:30pm Sun. Feb. 2

Evening Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older are not permitted to skate in Rink Rats! Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm. Pewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Feb. 2

Evening Open Skate

Every Wednesday and Sunday this Fall/Winter. No skate on 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22. Youth Skate Rental is free.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages