Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 08/21/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9-10am Mon. Aug. 21

Community Yoga at Menomonie Public Library

Free community yoga on the library lawn, weather permitting, otherwise in the library meeting room. Designed to accommodate practitioners of all levels. Covers postures, philosophies and guided relaxation. Teresa Kruger, a 200 certified yoga…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

9am-noon Mon. Aug. 21

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

9:30-10:15am Mon. Aug. 21

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age Birth to age 5

10am-5pm Mon. Aug. 21

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 Mon. Aug. 21

"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 Mon. Aug. 21

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

11am-1pm Mon. Aug. 21

Downtown Block Party: A Solar Eclipse Extravaganza!

Gather for a downtown block party, complete with food trucks, balloon animals, face painting, Nano science, building blocks and more. And don't miss "TOTALITY: Explore Eclipses," a special show occurring in our Planetarium multiple times…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-3pm Mon. Aug. 21

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-2:30pm Mon. Aug. 21

Eclipse Viewing Party on the Menomonie Library Lawn

On August 21 the first total eclipse of the sun since 1979 will occur in the U.S. While we won’t see a total eclipse here in Menomonie, it will be 85% eclipsed and still exciting to watch. The moon starts its passage between the sun and us…

Menomonie Public Library
600 Wolske Bay Rd
Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Mon. Aug. 21

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

1-4:30pm Mon. Aug. 21

Youth Theater Camp

Under the instruction of Michelle Meyer and Nancy Lund, students will enhance their on-and off-stage skills. No prior acting or drama experience is required - just a willingness to have fun.

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: $150

Age: Entering grades 5 - 11 in fall

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Aug. 21

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra

Each meeting features lesson time for beginning and advanced students as well as a rehearsal as an ensemble. New members at all levels welcome. Students who have never played ukulele before should schedule an introductory lesson before…

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $12 drop-in, $30 3-pass punchcard, $25 one-time registration fee

5:30pm Mon. Aug. 21

Prenatal Yoga at Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

This class is designed to strengthen and support your body throughout your pregnancy. Meditation, breath, and movement are used to focus on awareness and muscles that are key to a healthy pregnancy and labor. Connect with your body's innate…

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio
313 E. Madison Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in (or membership, punch-card)

7-9:30pm Mon. Aug. 21

Confident Birth Childbirth Class Series (Bradley Method)

This 8 week natural childbirth class series is a great fit for any expectant couple due this fall or early winter! Former Bradley Method Instructors, Amanda and Tim Gunderson, teach an in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering…

7-8pm Mon. Aug. 21

Community Crystal Grid

EC Energist is bringing her crystal energies to grid the labyrinth at Phoenix Park. Sit inside the grid while Hilary provides Reiki infused sound therapy with her pipe chimes. Bring personal items to charge in the grid. No experience needed.

Phoenix Park Labrynth
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, donations welcome

Age: All Ages

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