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Events

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Tue. Mar. 3

Warmth & Whimsy Winter Art Show

Bring color and fun to your day while winter swirls around outside. Local artists will fill the 1,400 square foot Ayres Associates Gallery with art as, this is the time of the year when color, whimsy, and warm thoughts are most needed.

Chippewa Valley Museum
1204 E. Half Moon Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Adults, $4 Students, 0-4 and CVM Members Free

Tue. Mar. 3

Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group

Led by Lama Yeshe from the Hay River Buddhist Meditation Center in Ridgeland. Read, study and discuss Tibetan Buddhist teachings as presented in books by various authors. Meetings begin with a brief meditation followed by a review of the…

Unitarian Universalist Congregation
421 S. Farwell St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Free will donation

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Tue. Mar. 3

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-5pm Tue. Mar. 3

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

10:30am-10:50pm Tue. Mar. 3

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich stories, singing, finger plays, puppets, movement and bubbles, all of which foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading in children.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth - 3 and caregiver

10:30-11:30am Tue. Mar. 3

Ukulele Play-and-Learn

Learn ukulele by playing songs in a fun group setting. Each month will have a set of songs to share that are broken down into different levels of difficulty.

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 (Free for ECMS families)

11-11:30am Tue. Mar. 3

Growing Readers Storytime

Stories, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3+

12:15-1pm Tue. Mar. 3

Spanish with Music Class

Spanish with Music and Movement. Join Miss Anita in the restaurant behind the Mexican tienda to sing, move, play instruments and games, hear a story and learn Spanish. Immerse your family in Spanish and learn together.

La Misma Luna Supermarket and Resaurant
2824 London Rd
Eau Claire

Cost: $7/week, $4/sibling

Age: Ages 3-12

5:15-6:15pm Tue. Mar. 3

Young Artists Studio

Informative and interactive classes on all things art! Explore a variety of different mediums as you hone and develop your creative skills. These classes are sure to inspire and ignite the creativity in you.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 7-10

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Mar. 3

Youth Yoga- Session 5

This class is designed to introduce children to the basics of yoga in a fun and exciting way whether they are a first time yogi or have previous experience. Pre-register through Altoona Parks and Recreation.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: Age 5-8

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Mar. 3

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+

6-7pm Tue. Mar. 3

Youth Self Defense: Session 4

This class covers various martial arts and their philosophies to empower people to reach a higher potential and gain the confidence to take on the world or defend themselves in dangerous situations.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 8-15

6-9pm Tue. Mar. 3

Open Mic & Musician Gathering at Bridgewater Pub

Every Tuesday enjoy live music with your dinner & drinks, hosted by Jeff White. Quality sound & lights. BYO instrument or just come listen. Discounted hotel rooms w/indoor pool on Tuesdays for open mic players.

Bridgewater Restaurant & Pub at The Avalon
1009 W. Park Ave
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Mar. 3

Tween Yoga- Session 5

This class offers tweens an opportunity to safely learn about yoga through conversation, movement and pose alignment. Pre-register through Altoona Parks and Recreation.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: 9-17

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Mar. 3

Kitchen Basics for Teens

In this cooking class just for teens, participants will enjoy a social and fun environment in which to explore a variety of cuisine. Cover the basics any teen needs to know to find his or her way around a kitchen, but also delve into more…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 11-16

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 3

Explore! Junior STEM Institute

This program is designed specifically for elementary school students and will strive to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

7-8pm Tue. Mar. 3

Adult Self Defense- Session 4

This class covers various martial arts and their philosophies to empower people to reach a higher potential and gain the confidence to take on the world or defend themselves in dangerous situations.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 16+