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Fri. Feb. 14

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. 14

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. 14

"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. 14

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. 14

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. 14

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. Feb. 14

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+

5-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 14

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. Feb. 14

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

5:30-8pm Fri. Feb. 14

A Special Valentine's Night at the Museum

Parents can get 2.5 hours to celebrate Valentine's Day while kiddos enjoy some fun at the Children's Museum. Pizza and a movie featuring "Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown." Crafts to take home, "sweet" science, and treats.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire
220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $10 members, $15 non-members

5:30-6:30pm Fri. Feb. 14

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. Feb. 14

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

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 14

ChiHi Big Band Bash - Valentine's Day

Chi-Hi's annual Big Band Bash featuring high school jazz ensembles along with Troppo Big Band Jazz Orchestra will play after the Chi-Hi Jazz Ensembles. Dance to the music of big band and jazz favorites. Half the ticket proceeds will be…

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

Cost: Adults $8, Seniors $7, Youth $4

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 14

Dylan Martinson Valentines Dinner Show

Up & coming crooner/guitar player/singer from Chetek, WI. Dylan has opened for Chris Kroeze and has the voice of a seductive angel. Live music every Tues, Thurs & Fri at Bridgewater Restaurant & Pub.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 14

Eau Claire Children's Theater Presents: Frozen Jr.

A story of the powerful bond and love between sisters, this new musical features all the memorable songs from the animated film plus five new songs. Loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Disney's Frozen Jr. brings Elsa, Anna,…

Pablo Center at the Confluence
120 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $24 adults, $20 seniors, $14 students/13+, $10 for youth 12 and under