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Events

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10am-4pm Sun. Feb. 23

42nd Annual Home & Garden Show

Visit 125+ vendors and get help or inspiration with your next home project. Friday is Senior Day, Friday Night is live music and wine/beer tasting, Saturday is Demonstration Day & Sunday is Family Day.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center
5150 Old Mill Plaza
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 at the door, $6 through 2/20 at Festival Foods, Menards, Green Oasis

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Feb. 23

Duty Beyond the Battlefield

African American Soldiers Fight for Racial Uplift, Citizenship, and Manhood. Author Le’Trice D. Donaldson examines the often overlooked era between the Civil War and the end of World War I as the beginning of black soldiers’ involvement…

Rassbach Museum
1820 Wakanda Street
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

3-4pm Sun. Feb. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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. 23

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