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9am-4pm Fri. Mar. 20

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. 20

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-7pm Fri. Mar. 20

Pour Painted Easter Egg workshop

Come into Arts, Etc and Pour Paint a dozen regular sized plastic eggs and 1 large plastic egg. Create/decorate you very own eggs that can be used for Easter bunny to hide treats.

Arts, Etc.
930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27
Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Fri. Mar. 20

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

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Mar. 20

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. 20

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. 20

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+

3-8pm Fri. Mar. 20

CANCELLED: 11th Annual Wisconsin Sport Show

160+ vendors in fishing, hunting, resorts and outdoor recreation businesses. Concessions, petting zoo for the kids, free parking, door prizes, seminars and presentations, live chainsaw carving demonstrations, and more.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center
5150 Old Mill Plaza
Eau Claire

Cost: $7 in advance or $10 at the door, 11 and younger free

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 20

CANCELLED: St Olaf Church Men's Club "All You Can Eat Fish Fry"

St Olaf Men's Club presents their "All You Can Eat" Fish Fry. Menu features two kinds of battered fish plus baked fish, French fries, baked potato, three kinds of vegetables, with coleslaw, salad bar and beverage.

St Olaf Catholic Church Parish Center
2407 North Lane
Eau Claire

Cost: $12 for Adults, $11 for seniors, $4 for children 5-12, FREE for kids 4

Age: All Ages

5-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 20

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. 20

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. 20

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 20

Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience

Ever heard of a big band covering Rihanna? Shaun Johnson splits the difference between the dulcet urbanity of Michael Buble and the campy yowl of the Stray Cats' Brian Setzer.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts
205 Main St. E

Cost: $30; $28 for students and seniors

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Mar. 20

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