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Dorchester Lions Santa Claus Day

Dorchester Village Hall, 188 S 2nd St, Dorchester, WI
Santa will be taking orders for Christmas gifts and giving out special bags of treats. Free Hay rides available. Sponsored by the Dorchester Lions. Dorchester Lioness will be serving Hot Chocolate

Dale Meyer


Play & Learn

River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Need to get out of the house and experience something new? Spend some time with your child at River Source Family Center during our Play & Learn sessions! This fun, and playful setting encourages learning through free play, interactive learning, activities, and story time.

River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841


Movin' & Groovin'

River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with excitement and adventure. You will witness your child's developmental evolution in language, listening, and self-esteem. Watch all of this take place in an environment that promotes imagination and play through the use of instruments, song, and dance!

River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841


Eau Claire Figure Skating Club Winter 2015 Learn to Skate

Hobbs Ice Arena, 915 Menomonie St, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Lesson Times: 3:00 – 3:30, 3:45 - 4:15, OR 4:30 - 5:00

Free Skate: 3:30-3:45 OR 4:15-4:30

Registration
Deadline: December 18th

Cost: $85 includes instruction, ice time, USFS
Basic Skills Book, USFS Basic Skills enrollment,
& USFS Badges

Who: Age 3 and above (incl. adults)

What Else: Professional skating instructors, 30 minute group instruction & 15 minute practice skating, complimentary badge upon completion of each level

To register and for more information please visit our website at www.ecfigureskate.org


Learn to Skate Coordinator: Lisa McIntyre, 715-723-6207


Hearts Galore

10th St. Recreation Center; Altoona
Parents bring your child ages 2-5 years old and enjoy a themed book, craft & snack. Love is in the air and you are sure to have a "hearty" good time creating this heart filled craft!
To register, stop by the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office located at 1904 Spooner Ave. or call 715.839.5188. Office hours are M-F 7:30am-4:00pm.
Registration fee: $10 for Residents of Altoona; $12 for Non-Residents of Altoona

Altoona Parks & Recreation Department
715.839.5188



Santa is Coming to Town

10th St. Recreation Center; Altoona
Parents bring your child ages 2-5 years old and enjoy a themed book, craft & snack! This time we will be continuing the holiday fun by creating Santa's flying helpers!
To register, stop by the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office located at 1904 Spooner Ave. or call 715.839.5188.
Registration fee: $10 for Residents of Altoona; $12 for Non-Residents of Altoona

Altoona Parks & Recreation Department
715.839.5188



Santa is Here !!!

TINY TOTS CHILDREN'S PLAYHOUSE. 320 S Wisconsin St, Fall Creek WI
That's right! Santa Claus himself will be waiting for you to visit him in his winter wonderland room. Santa would love to spread his cheery, holiday joy! Children will be able to visit with Mr. Claus to make sure he knows exactly what they want in their stockings come Christmas morning. Complete your visit by playing in our interactive playhouse.

Sally Ellison - Owner 715 267-6823 715 937-2417


Play N Learn Play Group

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Ephiany Lane Eau Clarire, WI 54703
Join us for our Play N Learn Play Group. All are welcome. Join this fun and free play group for pre-school aged children. You and your child will experience story time, hands on activities and lots of learning through play. Snack will be provided. Clothing closet and food pantry will be available. Please call to register! 715-852-3644

Sara Gunderson
715-852-3658



Little Scientists

River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Let's explore, create, and celebrate through the fun and mystery of science. We'll make a "scientific" snack, create formulas for fun, and invent until our heart's content.
No registration is required. For more information call River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841

River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841


The Best Christmas Pageant

The Grand Theatre Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild, 102 West Grand Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54703, 715-832-PLAY(7529)

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever takes the stage December 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th at 7:30pm and December 6th, 7th, 13th & 14th at 1:30pm at the The Grand Theatre, 102 W. Grand Ave, Eau Claire.

The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild proudly presents this holiday favorite based on the perennially popular children’s book by Barbara Robinson.

A couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids, probably the most inventively awful kids in history! You won't believe the mayhem, and the fun, when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! Hilarious fun for the whole family, including Grandma and Grandpa!

Individual tickets are $20/adults, $18/seniors, $10/students. (Organized groups may call for

special pricing.) For tickets or more information please call 715-832-7529, email

cvtgact@aol.com or visit www.cvtg.org.

For tickets or more information please call 715-832-7529, email

cvtgact@aol.com or visit www.cvtg.org




New Year's Eve Event

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with us at The Sports Center on Wednesday, December 31st from 5:00pm-9:00pm sponsored by RCU! Bring the whole family to this special event and enjoy DJ Entertainment, Huge Inflatables, Limo Rides, Face Painting, Balloon Creations, Prizes, and a HUGE Balloon Drop! Don’t miss out on the biggest children’s New Year’s Eve Party in the Chippewa Valley!!
$5 admission, children 2 and under are FREE!


Ashley Doda, 715-552-1200, marketing@ecsportscenter.com


Santa Day in Menomonie

Bremer Bank, 1500 N Broadway Street, Menomonie, WI
Santa is coming to town with a bag full of treats! Refreshments will be served. Compliments of Bremer Bank and The Colfax Menomonie Kiwanis.

Stacy Medin 715-962-3141


Santa Day in Colfax

Bremer Bank, NA 301 Bremer Avenue, Colfax
Santa is coming to town with a bag full of treats. Enjoy a hourse drawn wagon ride and caroling. Refreshments will be served. Compliments of Bremer Bank and the Colfax Menomonie Kiwanis Club.

Stacy Medin 715-962-3141


Family Fun Night!

Eau Claire YMCA
Bounce Out the Stigma ,,, Mighty Mike. Learn what it takes to be self driven and have a heart bigger than a basketball! "Mighty Mike" Simmel is a veteran of the Harlem Wizards professional entertainment basketball team who lives with the challenges created by epilepsy. Mike founded "The Bounce Out the Stigma Project" which condenses an interactive basketball show with the themes of goal setting, anti-bullying, confidence building, healthy living and disability awareness. Please register by 11/14 (to order shirts) by calling 715-834-4455. $10 per person. Includes t-shirt and photographs with Mighty Mike.

www.epilepsywesternwi.org


LEGO & Building Club

Fall Creek Public Library, Fall Creek, WI
Build away with our LEGOs, magnet blocks, wooden blocks, and more! Create, invent, and build structures and worlds. Snacks will be available.

Jenna, 715-877-3334, jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org


LEGO & Building Club

Fall Creek Public Library, Fall Creek, WI
Build away with our LEGOs, magnet blocks, wooden blocks, and more! Create, invent, and build structures and worlds. Snacks will be available.

Jenna, 715-877-3334, jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org


LEGO & Building Club

Fall Creek Public Library, Fall Creek, WI
Build away with our LEGOs, magnet blocks, wooden blocks, and more! Create, invent, and build structures and worlds. Snacks will be available.

Jenna, 715-877-3334, jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org


Tiny Tots Storytime

Tiny Tots, Fall Creek, WI
Join Jenna at Tiny Tots in Fall Creek for 15-20 minutes of interactive stories, poems, songs, and musical activities. This program does not require advanced registration. As always, this program is free to the public and everyone is welcome.

Jenna, 715-877-3334, jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org


Storytime & Playgroup

Fall Creek Public Library, Fall Creek, WI
Stories, songs, games, fingerplays, and more for ages 2-5 and their families. Following storytime, stick around for on-your-own and lightly guided crafts and activities. Visit our storytime page for more details.

Jenna, 715-877-3334, jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org


Homeschool Club

Fall Creek Public Library, Fall Creek, WI
Explore a variety of topics through crafts, games, activities, and gentle public speaking games. The theme will be heat versus chilled! Ages 5-12 are welcome.Please register at least two days in advance for this program. E-mail jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org, call us at 715-877-3334, or stop in. A minimum number of participants is required in order to have the program.

Jenna, 715-877-3334, jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org


Let it Go!

Eau Claire YMCA, 700 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire, WI
Do you want to build a snowman? We sure do! Join us for some good Olaf-fashioned fun as we celebrate the hit Disney movie, “Frozen!” We will make crafts, design snow globes, have a sing-along, and do all sorts of winter-related games and activities. There will also be plenty of delicious snacks! All participants must be pre-registered by Wednesday, December 10th in order to attend.
Ages: 6+
Fee: $10 Y Members | $12 Non-Members

Jen Zwicky, jen.zwicky@eauclaireymca.org, 715-839-4637


Storytime & Playgroup

Fall Creek Public Library, Fall Creek, WI
Stories, songs, games, fingerplays, and more for ages 2-5 and their families. Following storytime, stick around for on-your-own and lightly guided crafts and activities. Visit our storytime page for more details.

Jenna, 715-877-3334, jgilles@fallcreekpubliclibrary.org


Chippewa Valley Easter Egg Hunt

Carson Park, Eau Claire WI
The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is returning to Eau Claire. Fun for the whole family with games for kids and adults, and of course candy!!

Joe Larson 715-832-6671


Volume One's Holiday Claymation Classics: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey Street
Enjoy these holiday claymation classics on the big screen in the Volume One Gallery/theater inside The Local Store. In this 1964 classic, two misfits, the misunderstood reindeer Rudolph, and Hermie, the elf more interested in dentistry than in making toys, go on an adventure to find acceptance.

Cost: FREE admission

VolumeOne.org

(715) 552-0457



Saturday Morning Kids Series

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey Street
Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

VolumeOne.org

(715) 552-0457



Saturday Morning Kids Series

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey Street
Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

VolumeOne.org

(715) 552-0457



Saturday Morning Kids Series

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey Street
Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

VolumeOne.org

(715) 552-0457



Saturday Morning Kids Series

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St. Eau Claire, 54703 Sat. Dec. 6 10-11am Sat. Dec. 13 10-11am Sat. Dec. 20 10-11am
Each Saturday morning we will have a special guest on hand to read a story or two in the V1 Gallery. Afterwards kids can pick from a handful of local coloring pages to color here or at home and enter to win a $50 Local Store Gift Card. After kids turn in their drawings, they will be up on Volumeone.org/store for public voting.

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 4-12

715.522.0457, Volumeone.org, http://volumeone.org/sites/storegallery/events/2014/12/06/118063_saturday_morning_kids_series-1


Santa's House

Rutledge Charities Building, 404 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls
Come visit Santa after his arrival in Chippewa Falls and share all of your Christmas wishes. Santa will be at his house in the Rutledge Charity Building every Saturday until Christmas from 11am–3pm. Don’t forget to bring your camera.

Chippewa Falls Main Street
715-723-6661
teri@cfms.us



Santa's Arrival

BMO Harris Bank Parking Lot, 411 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls, WI
Santa Claus is coming to town! It is always a surprise to see how Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive in Chippewa Falls. Kids can sip on hot chocolate while enjoying the anticipation of Santa's arrival. All children will receive a special ornament made by Santa's elves and the residents of Chippewa Manor Nursing Home. After his arrival, visit with Santa at his house across the street. Santa's House is open from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. every Saturday after his arrival until Christmas.

Chippewa Falls Main Street
(715) 723-6661
teri@cfms.us



Dance Mix

Eau Claire YMCA, 700 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire, WI
Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun! Participants will explore various dance styles and techniques through this 7-week introductory course. No experience or dance equipment required!
Ages 3-4: 4:15-5pm
Ages 5-6: 5:15-6pm
Fee: $48 Y Member | $72 Non-Member

Jen Zwicky, jen.zwicky@eauclaireymca.org, 715-839-4637


Young Writers Program

Eau Claire YMCA, 700 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire, WI
The Eau Claire YMCA is proud to partner with National Novel Writing Month to provide the Young Writers Program, where students will choose their own word count goals and write their own novels! We will study writing techniques and strategies and end up having all written novels of our own.
Sundays, October 5th-November 30th, 4:30-6pm
Fee: $30 Y Member | $40 Non-Member
Ages: 13-18

Jen Zwicky, jen.zwicky@eauclaireymca.org, 715-839-4637


Play & Learn

River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Need to get out of the house and experience something new? Spend some time with your child at River Source Family Center during our Play & Learn sessions! This fun and playful setting encourages learning through free play, interactive activities, and story time.

River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841


Movin' & Groovin'

River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with excitement and adventure. You will witness your child's developmental evolution in language, listening, and self-esteem. Watch all of this take place in an environment that promotes imagination and play through the use of instruments, song, and dance!

River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841


Easter Egg Drop

South Middle School
Easter Egg Drop benefitting Trinity Lutheran Food Pantry. The bunny will be flown in on a helicopter, drop eggs on the fields at South Middle school where children are gather to watch and then gather the eggs!

Alicia Schneider alicia@logomos.com, 612-210-8309