Eau Claire Family Friendly Events Calendar For 08/25/2017

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

Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9am-3pm Fri. Aug. 25

CDC Summer Sale

CDC is cleaning out the closets. They have items for purchase and will be selling pizzas and playing games.

L.E. Phillips Career Development Center
1515 Ball Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE unless purchase items

Age: All Ages

10-11am Fri. Aug. 25

Family Resource Centers Fun Friday

Each Friday will feature a new theme for fun interaction with your child.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County
4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 1-5

10am Fri. Aug. 25

"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

10-10:45am Fri. Aug. 25

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

10am-5pm Fri. Aug. 25

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

11am-3pm Fri. Aug. 25

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

noon-5pm Fri. Aug. 25

200 Main Gallery Showing 'Four Accomplished Gents'

200 Main Gallery will host 'Four Accomplishe dGents', featuring works of Bob Gehrke, Mel Sundby, John Lawler and Andy Shafer. Their work - sculpture, painting and ceramic - can be seen nation and world-wide. We are very fortunate to have…

200 Main - Gallery & Studios
200 Main St.
Eau Claire

noon-8pm Fri. Aug. 25

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 Fri. Aug. 25

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 Fri. Aug. 25

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

5-9pm Fri. Aug. 25

United for Justin: Cancer Benefit for Justin Schaller

Friends and all community members are invited to come and support Justin Schaller and his family at this cancer benefit featuring great food, raffles, and a silent auction. All money raised will directly help Justin and his family. Details of…

Peace Lutheran Church
501 E. Fillmore Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission + raffle and silent auction

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. Aug. 25

Eau Claire Curling Club Pre-Season Party

The curling season is fast approaching and the Winter Olympics are on the horizon. Whether you are an experienced member or have never curled before, gather with the curling club to talk about the upcoming year, meet club members and discover…

K-Point Brewing
4212 Southtowne Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-9pm Fri. Aug. 25

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

7-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 25

WideSpot Junior Theater Camp Presents: MmmBeth by Allison Williams

Support the Widespot's Junior Theater Campers as they perform a wacky retelling of the Shakespeare classic. This family-friendly comedy spoofs the classic play, and with witches named Haggy, Naggy & Twit, loads of laughs await you.

Widespot Performing Arts Center
N2030 Spring St.
Stockholm

Cost: FREE, Donations at the door

Age: All Ages

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