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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9am-12:30pm Mon. Jul. 30

Superhero Training - Vacation Bible School

Grab your cape and mask and learn what being a superhero is really all about. Kids will enjoy crafts, singing, outside activities, skits, story time and Bible lessons. Also offering a free nutritious lunch.

Cornerstone Apostolic Church
110 Independence Drive
Elk Mound

Cost: Good Will Offering

Age: Ages 4-12

9am-noon Mon. Jul. 30

Science Camp

This summer maximize your curiosity.Spend time inside and out and will watch things grow, move, change and even explode. Play with science through chemical experiments, field studies, hikes, gardening, cooking, research, more.

Lily Pad Lab
1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School)
Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Grades k-5

9am-noon Mon. Jul. 30

Love Eau Claire Day Camp

Send your kids for mornings packed with sports, team building games, crafts, Bible stories, singing, snacks and even a li'l time for reading.

Cameron Park
1601 11th St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Families pay based on annual income

Age: Entering 2nd-5th grade

9am-noon Mon. Jul. 30

ACT Prep Summer 2018

A full program that walks you through each exam section. Full subject reviews Refresh your memory in reading, writing, math, English and scientific reasoning with a full class on each ACT subject area taught by expert instructors. You’ll…

UW-Eau Claire Campus: HHS
239 Water Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Age: Youth

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jul. 30

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

10-11:30am Mon. Jul. 30

Camp Mini Makers

Get your hands on basic building. They'll provide the tools and supplies, you bring your imagination. The next great invention awaits.

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

Cost: $70 Members/$80 Non

Age: K-1st

10am-5pm Mon. Jul. 30

Chippewa Valley Photographers Exhibit - Curated by Lloyd Fleig and Claude Schilling

Curated by Lloyd Fleig and Claude Schilling, this exhibit features the artwork of seven local photographers Lowell Stevens, Beverly Wickstrom, Lloyd Fleig, Claude Schilling, Adam Schilling, Ashley Gasser, and Jeff Gutsch. No cost for…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Mon. Jul. 30

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. Jul. 30

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Sherlock Gnomes"

After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of their missing friends and family.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire
3109 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10:30am-12:30pm Mon. Jul. 30

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. All ages open labs offer time for self-guided exploration with staff on hand to…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Mon. Jul. 30

Parachute Games

Enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

11am-1pm Mon. Jul. 30

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. Jul. 30

Pop Up Science: Hide & Seek Moon

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related. This week's activity is a hide and seek moon.

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. Jul. 30

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

4-6pm Mon. Jul. 30

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. All ages open labs offer time for self-guided exploration with staff on hand to…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:15pm Mon. Jul. 30

Fitness Fusion - Session 2

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

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

6:15-7:15pm Mon. Jul. 30

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. Jul. 30

Yoga - Session 3

Whether you're yoga curious or have already introduced yourself to the practice, come flow with me. This class with practice the traditional principles of yoga. Each class will start and end with Savasana and meditation. Pre-register online…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

6:35pm Mon. Jul. 30

Eau Claire Express 2018 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Mon. Jul. 30

Eau Claire Express vs Thunder Bay Border Cats

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Thunder Bay Border Cats. Gates at 5:35pm.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park
702 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Jul. 30

Kids from Wisconsin

Kids from Wisconsin features fantastic entertainment by some of Wisconsin's most talented performers ages 15-20. This year's show theme, "Shine the Light", will showcase music performed since the inception of the Kids from Wisconsin. To…

The State Theatre
316 Eau Claire St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Students (18 and under), $20 Adults

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Mon. Jul. 30

Eau Claire-area Game Developers

Join local game developers in playtesting each other's digital and analog games while discussing game design and development. Open to everyone regardless of background or experience.

D20 Gaming LLC
2158 EastRidge Center
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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