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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8am-3pm Mon. Feb. 24

School's Out Day Camp

A drop-in style "School's Out Day Camp" event. Participants will spend the day exploring, learning, and playing in developmentally appropriate activities both indoors and outside in the winter wonderland at Beaver Creek Reserve.

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: $25 if payment submitted with registration; $35 if paid day of event

Age: Grades 1-5

9am-3pm Mon. Feb. 24

Middle School School's Out

A fun, enriching, and productive day for your middle school student on a scheduled day off from school. Drop them off at the Y for a day filled with leadership and team-building activities, games, volunteer work and more—they will even…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $45 member, $60 community

9am-noon Mon. Feb. 24

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. Feb. 24

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. Feb. 24

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

10am-5pm Mon. Feb. 24

Real Life – Matt Philleo

Matt Philleo’s goal as a realistic painter is to bring comfort, encouragement, and inspiration, especially to the discouraged and brokenhearted, so they can experience true and lasting peace. Galleries are open normal building hours and 1…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Mon. Feb. 24

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library
154 Fourth Avenue
Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10:15am Mon. Feb. 24

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

11am-3:15pm Mon. Feb. 24

School's Out Open Skating

Session One 11:00am-1:00pm and Session Two 1:15pm-3:15pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Mon. Feb. 24

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

School's Out Rink Rat Youth Hockey! Ages 15+ are NOT allowed to skate at Rink Rats. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Must have full equipment!

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

2-2:45pm Mon. Feb. 24

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+

3-7pm Mon. Feb. 24

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Mon. Feb. 24

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Mondays the group meets for a burger night…

Pine Meadow Golf Club
4324 Fairfax Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Age: 50+

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Feb. 24

Cardio Fix and Yoga

Are you feeling tired or sluggish? Come join our instructors for 30 minutes of your cardio fix and 30 minutes of yoga. The instructors will provide modifications for all exercises. All fitness levels welcome! Pre-register through Altoona…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 18+

5:45-6:45pm Mon. Feb. 24

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

6-7:30pm Mon. Feb. 24

Sing, Rap, Dance with the CollECtive Choir

Rehearse with EC's community Gospel and Hip Hop choir - the CollECtive Choir- for their spring concert event - "Stepping Out." The CC has been performing in parks, festivals, concerts, block parties, and churches for 5 years, "CollECtively…

Lighthouse Youth Center
310 E. Madison Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Mon. Feb. 24

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+