Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 08/08/2017

Your guide to family events, stories and news in Western Wisconsin.

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

Tue. Aug. 8

Fairfax Pool: Book Week

Reading is for everyone! In celebration of National Book Lover’s Day on August 9, join Fairfax Maxx all week with book themed activities based on some of your favorite books

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/Day or Season Pass

Tue. Aug. 8

Camp Wabi

Camp Wabi incorporates healthy living into the traditional camp experience in a partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System to support youth with obesity. The information gained at Wabi is a life-changing experience for the whole family.

Camp Manitou
27960 137th Street
New Auburn

Age: Grades 6-10

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 8

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

10am-5pm Tue. Aug. 8

Small Wonders by Marcella Edmund

The art exhibit features sculptural containers of architectural form that reflect their function, to hold specific collections of tiny treasures mined from history.

Chippewa Valley Museum
1204 E. Half Moon Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to members / $7 entry to museum

Age: All Ages

10am Tue. Aug. 8

"Building Bridges" Group Summer Art Show

Selected artists were invited to create art that relates to their personal concept of building bridges. The work displayed in this show will reflect each of the artist’s interpretation of that theme. The group summer show may be viewed…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Tue. Aug. 8

Dabble Box Open Lab

Join the Summer Library Program at the Dabble Box Open Lab. Explore the library's new Makerspace with your family. Check out the cool tools and materials we have to offer, and make something neat to take home.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Tue. Aug. 8

RSFC Traveling Tuesdays: New Chippewa Falls Fire Station

River Source Family Center's morning playgroups are on the move. Head to the new Fire Station in Chippewa Falls at 10am, or meet at 9:30am at River Source Family Center to caravan. Traveling Tuesdays are the 2nd and 4th Tuesday in summer.

Fire Station
1301 Chippewa Crossing Blvd
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10-11am Tue. Aug. 8

Kids Yoga at Carson Park

With yoga for kids, your child can learn to feel good in their body, self-care, muscle strengthening, ease frustration, practice mental focus, perfect posture and self-awareness, develop intuition, connect with nature, be spiritually aware,…

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-16

11am-3pm Tue. Aug. 8

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 Cty Rd. K
Fall Creek

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

11:30am-6pm Tue. Aug. 8

Grandparents Tuesdays at Fairfax Pool

Grandparents get into Fairfax Pool for FREE with child's admission or season pass.

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with children's admission

noon-8pm Tue. Aug. 8

East Meets West Art Exhibit

Enjoy paintings, drawings, watercolors, crystals, jewelry, prints, photography, sculptures and music from 50 juried artists influenced by Eastern and Western healing modalities inspiring fun and health by seeing beyond what exists and into…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Tue. Aug. 8

Kids Yoga Camp

This summer, give your child the opportunity to experience yoga and mindfulness in this fun and unique 1/2 day summer camp. Each day your child will get to move, explore, and create different tools to add to his or her mindfulness tool kit.…

The Yoga Room
2839 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $149-$169 (Signup by 7/29)

Age: Ages 8-11

1-4pm Tue. Aug. 8

Kids YOGA Camp

Give your child the opportunity to experience yoga and mindfulness in this fun and unique 1/2 day summer camp. Through yoga, arts and crafts, games and creative movement your camper will learn coping skills to de-stress, develop awareness of…

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire's Yoga Studio
2839 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $149 for members $169 for non-members (deadline is 7/29)

Age: Going into 2nd-5th grade

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 8

Read Off Your Fines

Calling all kids to come to the library and read off your fines as part of the Summer Library Program. Read for 15 minutes to knock $1 off of your fines. Check with Youth Services for details.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

4-6pm Tue. Aug. 8

Teen Dabble Box Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint and knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, The Dabble Box
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens 6th grade-High School

4-5pm Tue. Aug. 8

Tween Yoga

Have your tweens try Yoga. This yoga class is all about de-stressing, finding what you need to be happy in your body, and learning an amazing tool for dealing with all sorts of problems. Bring friends, do it side-by-side, and yet it's a solo…

The Yoga Room
2839 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop in rate or Yoga Room Membership includes one free child per class.

Age: Geared toward 9-12 yr. olds

6:30-8pm Tue. Aug. 8

Adventures in History: Book Club at the Chippewa Museum

Free history book club held at the Chippewa Valley Museum on the second Tuesday of each month. Readers, high school age and older, are invited to participate. Books are available for checkout at L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. The book…

Chippewa Valley Museum
1204 E. Half Moon Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: free

Age: high school age and older

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Tuesday Night Blues Concerts

The Chippewa Valley Blues Society hosts Tuesday evening concerts in Owen Park during the summer months. Features local favorites and a few from further flung locations. There'll be food vendors, great music, and an after party downtown at The…

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Tuesday Night Blues: Armadillo Jump

Armadillo Jump is a Twin Cities/Minnesota based Rockin Rhythm and Blues band that has taken the music they love, rockin blues, and cranked it up. After Hours Blues Jam at the Plus until midnight.

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Tue. Aug. 8

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

7:30-9:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Tamburitzans Dance Show

In their 81st season with a show entitled 'Passages', the Tamburitzans will celebrate the world cultures brought to our country through immigration. The celebration includes songs and dances from Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania,…

McDonell Area Catholic High School
1316 Bel Air Blvd.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

7:30-9:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

The Tamburitzans: A Fantastic Dance and Music-Filled Journey

Via the ensemble's signature flair, 'PASSAGES' - The Tamburitzans new 2017-18 production - will captivate and delight, as entrancing music and alluring dances from a dozen traditions fill the stage with brilliant currents of color, movement…

McDonell Area Catholic High School
1316 Bel Air Blvd.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20/advance; $25/door

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. June 6, 7:30pm vs. Menomonie Eagles June 8, 7:30pm vs. Marshfield Chapparrals June 18, 12:30pm vs. Eau Claire Rivermen June 28, 7:30pm vs. Haugen…

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

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