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Events

activites • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9:30-10:15am Mon. Aug. 27

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. Aug. 27

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library
154 Fourth Avenue
Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10am-5pm Mon. Aug. 27

The Chetek Gang: CJ Conner, Bruce Marsh, Don Olson and Nancy Dutmer

It must be something in the water. Chetek, Wisconsin is home to some of the best and most eclectic artists in western Wisconsin. This exhibit will feature the work of four Chetek-based artists. No cost for admission. Artwork will be available…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Mon. Aug. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

Pop Up Science: Nano Pants

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

1-4pm Mon. Aug. 27

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

4-7pm Mon. Aug. 27

10th Annual Chippewa Falls Happy Tails Dog Park Dog Swim

This event will benefit volunteer operation and maintenance of the dog park. Dog friendly vendors on site. Proof of current rabies vaccination required. Dog swim suit competition judging at 6pm.

Bernard F. Willi Community Pool
Bridgewater Avenue
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 per dog per day

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Mon. Aug. 27

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

4-6pm Mon. Aug. 27

Community Mural of Birds with Joe Maurer

Children will have the opportunity to learn how local artists use art to express themselves and try it on in these free workshops. Work will be displayed online. Space is limited, only one workshop per child (can be put on waiting list).

Da Vinci Workshop
930 Galloway St, Bldg 13, Ste 103
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: K-5th graders

5:30-6:15pm Mon. Aug. 27

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+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Aug. 27

Confident Birth Childbirth Class Series

This 8 week natural childbirth class series is a great fit for any expectant couple due this fall (Oct-Dec). An in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering topics such as prenatal nutrition & exercise, stages of labor & positions, the…

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6:30-7:30pm Mon. Aug. 27

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+

7:30-10pm Mon. Aug. 27

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