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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9am-4pm Mon. Mar. 16

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

9am-noon Mon. Mar. 16

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. Mar. 16

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. Mar. 16

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

9:30-11:30am Mon. Mar. 16

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

April meetings will be virtual - see La Leche League of Eau Claire Facebook page for more information. Offers peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. A typical meeting includes informal…

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County
4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents/children/support people

10-11am Mon. Mar. 16

Freedom Rider Guest Speaker Presentation

The A Walk in their Shoes Foundation welcomes Charles Person to Central Wisconsin. Charles Person is an African-American civil rights activist who participated not only in the 1961 Freedom Rides, but also in the sit-ins and other Civil Rights…

Cadott High School Auditorium
426 Myrtle St.
Cadott

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Mon. Mar. 16

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

2-2:45pm Mon. Mar. 16

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+

5:45-6:45pm Mon. Mar. 16

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. Mar. 16

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

7-9pm Mon. Mar. 16

CANCELLED: The World Cultural Center: Ireland & St. Patrick

Ireland, the “Emerald Isle”, land of beauty and mystery. It has a turbulent history, that has birthed music, art, dance and literature. Discover Ireland with Church Choirs, Traditional Irish music and emotive poetry. Let’s…

Spirit Lutheran Church
1310 Main St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Mon. Mar. 16

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+

7:30-9pm Mon. Mar. 16

CANCELLED: Guest Artist: Matthew Bengtson, piano

Pianist Matthew Bengtson will give a fortepiano recital consisting of works by C.P.E Bach, W.F. Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, and Haydn.`

Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC
121 Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages