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8am-5pm Mon. Jun. 11

Robotics Day Camp

Students will receive academic instruction in robotics and engineering related areas, team building activities, take engineering related field trips, and participate in other educational activities around campus and in the community.

Centennial Hall, UWEC
1698 Park Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Grades 6-12

9am-noon Mon. Jun. 11

Trinity Sports Camp

This camp will offer skills and instruction in various physical activities. Leaders will focus on teamwork, fair play, and Christian values.

Trinity Lutheran Church
1314 E. Lexington Blvd.
Eau Claire

Cost: $45

Age: Ages 3-8

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jun. 11

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: Birth to age 5

10am-5pm Mon. Jun. 11

Art Exhibit by Michael Haynes + Priscillamae Olson + Kristi Schumacher

A large collection of artwork by these artists will be exhibited at the Heyde Center for the Arts. Most of the artwork shall be available for purchase, and a price list will be provided to visitors.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Mon. Jun. 11

The Oxbow Hotel & The Lakely Artist in Residence

The Oxbow Hotel & The Lakely will host muralist Molly Z. from Chicago over 2 weeks while she creates a new mural on a massive downtown canvas – a 40’ tall by 80’ wide wall (3,200 square feet) – at the high-traffic intersection of…

The Oxbow Hotel
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Mon. Jun. 11

Summer Art Lessons: PreSchoolers

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Private, more intensive classes are available upon request, flexible scheduling and affordable prices. All materials are…

The Painted Lotus
Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: PreSchool Age (3-5)

10am Mon. Jun. 11

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Captain Underpants"

Two overly imaginative pranksters spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books. When their mean principal threatens to separate them into different classes, the boys accidentally hypnotize him into thinking that he's a ridiculously…

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire
3109 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10:15-10:35am Mon. Jun. 11

Lap Tots Storytime

For one- and two-year-olds. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30am-12:30pm Mon. Jun. 11

All Ages Open Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. A service of your public library and the first fee-free makerspace in the…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Mon. Jun. 11

Summer Lunch Break Open Skate

Cool off this summer at Hobbs Ice Arena's Summer Lunch Break Open Skate.

Hobbs Ice Arena
915 Menomonie St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch). Fee includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Mon. Jun. 11

Pop Up Science: Automata

Museum Playologists have several fun and interactive science kits to break out with the kids and explore all things STEAM. This week's activity is from the Frankenstein Kit: Building an Automated Device.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Mon. Jun. 11

10th Street Recreation Center Open Play

This drop in program has supervised activities for children kindergarten through eighth grade; children are allowed to come and go. While at the Recreation Center they will be encouraged to participate in ongoing activities. Should not be…

Altoona City Park Pavillion
10th Street West
Altoona

Cost: $50 for entire summer

Age: Grades K-8

1-3pm Mon. Jun. 11

Build a Ukulele

Build your own customized ukulele to take home or use in our Beginner Ukulele Camp, which begins the following day. The class will use Wolfelele soprano ukulele kits. These kits, made in Canada, are simple to assemble and don't require the…

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $59

1:30-3pm Mon. Jun. 11

LEGO Club

Summer LEGO club meets on Mondays in June and July.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-11

4-6pm Mon. Jun. 11

All Ages Open Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. A service of your public library and the first fee-free makerspace in the…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Jun. 11

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra - Summer Session

The Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra is an all-ages, all-abilities ensemble that plays arrangements of music ranging from traditional Hawaiian tunes to contemporary music.

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $24 for non-students; $10 for current students

5-7pm Mon. Jun. 11

Community Mural Celebration

Help celebrate Oxbow's inaugural Artist in Residence, Molly Z. Join the team from Visit Eau Claire along with Tangled Up in Hue, who will be on-site doing live screen-printing of mural posters. Molly Z. will be there to chat with community…

Downtown Mural
415 Galloway Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Mon. Jun. 11

44th Annual Parade of Homes

Tour 15 amazing home throughout the Chippewa Valley, presented by Great American Fireplace. Tickets available online, in advance at Royal Credit Union locations, or at the first home you visit.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room
4319 Jeffers Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $8 through June 8th, $10 June 9th - 16th

5:30-6:15pm Mon. Jun. 11

Fitness Fusion - Session 1

If you enjoy being active and outdoors, this class is for you! We will combine fitness while exploring the beauty of River Prairie Park. This class will focus on cardio and strength. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks &…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

6pm Mon. Jun. 11

En Avant School of Dance Recital

A diverse collection of original dance performances, from toddlers in tutus, to award winning competition pieces, including Blia's Story, with original music from local artists Dave Roll and Peter Phippen.

Memorial High School
2225 Keith St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $12 at the door Children 5 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Mon. Jun. 11

Love Builds Up: Nature Workshop

Come help build a GaGa ball pit and work on the church garden, plus cook-outs, bonfires, nature art, bird feeders, trails, exploring for wildlife, music and much more. Be spiritually nurtured through nature and community. Registration is now…

First Presbyterian Church
2112 Rudolph Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Mon. Jun. 11

Cardio Tennis

Are you ready for a heart pumping, full body, calorie burning workout that doubles as a fun group activity? Participate in the increasingly popular workout that can be enjoyed by all ages, fitness and skill levels. Participants please bring…

10th Street Park
Altoona

Cost: $40/session

6:15-7:15pm Mon. Jun. 11

Zumba with PS - Get Fit

All fitness levels are welcome and no experience is needed. Great way to get back to exercising or crank it up and push yourself even more.

Excite! Wellness Studio
107 N. Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: New, 3 classes/$5 or $5 drop-in or punch cards, 6 classes for $25

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Jun. 11

Yoga - Session 2

This is class is for anyone who wants to practice the fundamental principles of yoga. Each class starts and ends in Savasana and meditation. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

7pm Mon. Jun. 11

“Libraries Rock” Music History Series

Come on down to the library and learn more about these topics on musical legends: Forging Rock and Roll with Elvis, Motown & the Mainstream, Punk & Revisiting the Rock Rebel.

Altoona Public Library
1303 Lynn Ave.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Mon. Jun. 11

Animanga Extravaganza

Revel in what makes you do your happy dance. Enjoy snacks and geektastic activities: trivia, cosplay, and crafting. Take your anime and manga fandom to the next level. Try a manga-inspired craft, sample Japanese snacks, and geek out about…

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required