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9am-4pm Fri. Mar. 13

Chippewa Valley Watercolor Artists

The show features work from 25 local watercolor artists. A portion of all sales goes to Beaver Creek Reserve. An artist reception will be held from 9 am to 2pm on March 14 in conjunction with Beaver Creek's French Toast Breakfast.

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 13

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-6pm Fri. Mar. 13

Tina Ecker | Imressions Through a Local Lens

First solo exhibit of photography by local favorite Tina Ecker. "Taking a picture is so much more than pressing a shutter button. To me it's capturing the experience in a way that makes viewers feel as if they were there with me..."

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 13

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 Fri. Mar. 13

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

11-11:30am Fri. Mar. 13

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+

2-2:45pm Fri. Mar. 13

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+

4-6pm Fri. Mar. 13

Memorial High School One Act Play Festival

The Spring One Acts Festival is a collaboration of 9 plays, 3 of which are student originals, over 30 actors, and 7 directors. The first half of the show will be comedic sketches while the second half will be short dramas. Some material…

Memorial High School
2225 Keith St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 general public, free with a Memorial or North student i.d.

Age: 13 +

5-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 13

CANCELLED: 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

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 13

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

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Mar. 13

Winter Youth Yoga

This class helps your child develop their personal practice and glean yoga tools that help them find strength, confidence, flexibility, and a channel for energy.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center
320 Putnam St Ste 123
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 2-6

6:30-8pm Fri. Mar. 13

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 13

Live Music: Nick Anderson

Front man for Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers. Thursday is Family Night with open swim & live music. $20 for large pizza & pitcher of pop OR $25 large pizza & pitcher of beer.

Bridgewater Restaurant and Pub
1009 W. Park Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 13

Calan - A Celebration of Traditional Welsh Music

Fiddles, guitar, accordion, bagpipes and step dancing explode into life as Calan breathes fire into old traditional Welsh music with their infectious rhythms and high voltage routines before melting into some of the most beautiful and…

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

Cost: Adults $20, Seniors $19, Youth $13

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 13

Eau Claire Children's Theater: The Hobbit

Bilbo Baggins is asked to leave his large, roomy, and very dry home to lead an expedition to recover an important treasure. It’s the last thing that any sensitive Hobbit would want to do, but great benefit eventually results, not only for…

The Oxford
1814 Oxford Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Admission Information Online