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9am-noon Wed. May. 31

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse
320 S. Wisconsin St.
Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9:30am Wed. May. 31

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Time

introduces young students and their families the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills.

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (siblings under 2 are FREE)

9:45-11am Wed. May. 31


Getting children back into nature with an outdoor early childhood learning environment. 18 months to 8 years old. Discounts for multiple children. Choose Wednesday or Saturday class.

Irvine Park
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $140

Age: 18 month - 8 years

10am-5pm Wed. May. 31

Bringing Words to Life - Chippewa Valley Local Authors

Connecting reading and books with other arts, the Chippewa Valley Local Authors presents a long weekend of fun-filled interactive activities for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Learn, laugh, and play with high energy fiction, history,…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:45-11:30am Wed. May. 31

Lily Pad Lab: Littlest Lab

Enjoy a special time each week with your baby as he or she discovers an engaging and rich environment. Each week we will have songs and fingerplays and stations/activities geared especially for this age group.

Lily Pad Lab
1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School)
Eau Claire

Cost: $40, Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Babies at crawling age

11am-6pm Wed. May. 31

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past…

Menomonie Market Food Co-op
814 Main St. East

Age: all ages

11:30am-12:30pm Wed. May. 31

Make n' Take Pizza Lunch Workshop

No need to leave the Museum at lunchtime. Learn how to make your own delicious pizza pie from scratch, straight from the experts at Toppers. Registration is required for this event.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Wed. May. 31

Open Mic Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Open Mic Night at Farm to Fork Retreat. Share your musical talents. Wood-fired Pizzas, beer, and wine offered.

Farm to Fork Retreat
S1-93 County Road BB

Cost: FREE to Play; Pizza & Beverages extra

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Wed. May. 31

Introductory Clay Class

Introduction to throwing clay on the wheel, extruding, slab building, hand-building and glazing pottery. Clay, glaze, use of tools and equipment, and two firings for approx. 5 pieces are included. Bring your ideas for projects or find some…

Meadowsong Studios
E15501 County Road D
Fall Creek

Cost: $150 for 5 week course

Age: Adults & 10+ w/adult present

6:30-9pm Wed. May. 31

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo
2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A
Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

The Chippewa Valley Family calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire