Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 08/22/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 22

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. 22

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. 22

"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. 22

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. 22

RSFC Traveling Tuesdays: Chippewa Falls Public Library

River Source Family Center's morning playgroups are on the move. Head to the Chippewa Falls Public Library at 10am, or meet up at 9:30am at River Source Family Center to caravan. Traveling Tuesdays are the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays in summer.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10-11am Tue. Aug. 22

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. 22

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. 22

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. 22

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 Tue. Aug. 22

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

2:30-3:15pm Tue. Aug. 22

Totality: Explore Eclipses! (Planetarium)

In honor of the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21, the Museum planetarium show will feature the biggest star in the solar system, the sun. You'll learn about what happens to create a solar eclipse and get to see what the phenomenon…

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Tue. Aug. 22

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

4-6pm Tue. Aug. 22

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

6-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 22

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

6:15-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 22

Mindful Horse Circles

A safe place to sit in silence with a hint of relaxing music while horses watch over a fence. A peaceful place where you can learn and practice being in the present moment.

Equine Inspired Wellness
21837 108th Ave.
Cadott

Cost: $20/date

Age: 13+

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 22

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. 22

Tuesday Night Blues: Sue Orfield Band

The Sue Orfield Band writes and plays songs that resonate with blues, funk, rock, and countrified world-beat sounds. Their music grooves with high energy and unexpected improvisations, while their compelling melodies will move you, amuse…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Tue. Aug. 22

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