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Fri. Feb. 7

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

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 7

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. Feb. 7

"Winter Life" Art Show

An exhibition featuring the artists of the Eau Claire Creatives group. Each artist has created work that depicts their interpretation of the theme "Winter Life". Come vote for your favorite.

Artisan Forge Studios
1106 Mondovi Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Fri. Feb. 7

The Creative Eye - Photography Exhibit

A very talented group of thirteen photographers will be displaying their photography. The subjects include wildlife, landscape, nature and architecture.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Feb. 7

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. Feb. 7

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+

11am-5pm Fri. Feb. 7

Quilt Show: Quilts of the Pinery

An exhibit of quilts by quilters from NW WI, an area from Menomonie to Bayfield and East to the Michigan border and logged by the Knapp, Stout & Company Co. over a century ago. Residents in this area are welcome to enter a quilt for this…

Russell J. Rassbach Heritage Museum
1820 Wakanda St. NW
Menomonie

Cost: Museum entrance fee on Fri. & Sat., FREE Sunday.

Age: All Ages

2-2:45pm Fri. Feb. 7

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+

4-9pm Fri. Feb. 7

Banbury Art Crawl

Art Crawl at Banbury Building 13 & 10. 100+ artists have their art for sale. Art activities, music and food. Fun for all ages.

Banbury Place
930 Galloway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Fri. Feb. 7

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

5-8pm Fri. Feb. 7

Memorial High School Orchestra Italian Dinner & Concert

Doors open 5pm. Dinner 6pm. Musicians include all MHS orchestra players. Maestro Nobu Yasuda will be the guest speaker. WEAU's Meteorologist Darren Maier will be the guest emcee. A silent auction and 50/50 raffles. Italian Dinner buffet;…

The Florian Gardens
2340 Lorch Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $25, Students $15, Children under 10 $10

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 7

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

5-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 7

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

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Feb. 7

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

6-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 7

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Please note that rental equipment is limited and may sell out.

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: $5-7 admission, $3 for snowshoe rental

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 7

Board Game Night

An evening of family friendly board games. Award winning games will be supplied to play.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar
615 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Feb. 7

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Please note that rental equipment is limited and may sell out.

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: $5-7 admission, $3 for snowshoe rental