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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8am Mon. Aug. 6

Camp Wabi

This partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System incorporates healthy living into the traditional camp experience and supports youth with obesity. Although some campers are nervous coming in, they often report it as the highlight of their…

Camp Manitou
27960 137th Street
New Auburn

9-10:30am Mon. Aug. 6

Musical Playground

Musical Playground is a week of fun, free activities, games and instrument making for children K-5th grades. Led by UWEC music educators. Priority registration by Aug 3rd.

Owen Park Bandshell
1st Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Children grades K-5

9:30-10:15am Mon. Aug. 6

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. Aug. 6

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. Aug. 6

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. Aug. 6

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Peter Rabbit"

When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter -- a resourceful…

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire
3109 Mall Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10:30-11am Mon. Aug. 6

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Kids 3+

10:30am-12:30pm Mon. Aug. 6

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

11am-1pm Mon. Aug. 6

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. Aug. 6

Pop Up Science: Ready, Set, Fizz

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Mon. Aug. 6

Camp Construction

When everyone works together, the outcome can be bigger and better than you ever dreamed. Be a part of this collaborative construction camp and you'll be surprised at what you learn and what you create. ECASD and CFAUSD students eligible for…

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

Cost: $80 Members/$90 Non

Age: Grades K-1st

1-4pm Mon. Aug. 6

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

2-4pm Mon. Aug. 6

Kids Class - Learn to Crochet

Learn the basics of crochet. They will learn about different types of yarn, what hooks to use and how to do the basic stitches to create their own cozy crafts! Each seat purchased is for the child learning, parents can stay and help, or…

Blue Boxer Arts
416 S Barstow Street
Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 10+

4-6pm Mon. Aug. 6

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. Aug. 6

Butts and Guts

Are you ready to jump-start your fitness with a full body, calorie burning workout? Create your own intensity while receiving a full body workout with extra focus on abs and legs. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: 16+

6-6:30pm Mon. Aug. 6

Silent Peace Walk

Gather at this beautiful park on the Chippewa River. After brief opening remarks, walk together in mindful silence for about 20 minutes, then close with a community wish for peace. Please, no political signs, buttons, or clothing.

Riverfront Park
Bridge St. and River St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Mon. Aug. 6

Teen Finale Party

Celebrate the end of the Summer Library Program and rock out with food, music, games, and door prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Aug. 6

Yoga - Session 4

This class will practice the traditional principles of yoga. Each class will start and end with 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+

6:35pm Mon. Aug. 6

Eau Claire Express vs Willmar Stingers

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Willmar Stingers. Gates at 5:30pm.

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

6:35pm Mon. Aug. 6

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

7:30-10pm Mon. Aug. 6

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