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1-4pm Sun. Jan. 12

Art Class with Schaefer & Miles

An inspiring drawing and painting session for the artistic and not so artistic. Explore the painting or drawing media of your choice: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Pastels, Pencil, Charcoal, ink and colored pencil, this is your studio time with…

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road Suite 15
Eau Claire

Cost: $35-40 with Supplies

Age: Adult and Teen

1pm Sun. Jan. 12

Teen Animanga Club

If you're enthusiastic about Anime and manga, this club is for you! Talk about favorite series, watch Anime, and more. Registration and parent permission slip required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

2-3:30pm Sun. Jan. 12

Chris Fascione

Nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances. Full of energy and humor, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting,…

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

Cost: Adults $9, Seniors $8, Youth $5, Family of Four $24

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Sun. Jan. 12

Introductory Dance: Ballet/Jazz

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing children interested in ballet and jazz to beginner technique in a relaxed class setting.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 5-8

3-5pm Sun. Jan. 12

Stress-Free Suppers: Freezer Meal Workshop

Head to Together Farms to create a number of slow cooker freezer meals. Meals use TF meat and are gluten free and dairy free.

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: $25 deposit

Age: All Ages

4:15-4:45pm Sun. Jan. 12

Dance Mix

Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun! Participants will move around plenty while exploring various dance styles and techniques through this introductory class. No experience or dance equipment required.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $30 members, Community $40

Age: Ages 3-5

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Jan. 12

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+

6:15-7pm Sun. Jan. 12

Introductory Dance: Hip Hop

No prior experience is required to enroll. Introducing children interested in hip hop to beginner techniques in a relaxed class setting.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $56 non-members

Age: Ages 5-8

6:15-8:30pm Sun. Jan. 12

Evening Rink Rat Hockey

Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Ages 15 and older are not permitted to skate in Rink Rats! Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm. Pewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Jan. 12

Evening Open Skate

Every Wednesday and Sunday this Fall/Winter. No skate on 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/22. Youth Skate Rental is free.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages