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

Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

9:30-11:30am Tue. Apr. 23

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10-11:30am Tue. Apr. 23

Creative art and open play

Story time, songs, art activities, games and open play.

B’utiful kids Learning Center
502 Bay st
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 entry and $1 for each additional child

Age: 5 and under

10am-noon Tue. Apr. 23

Tech Tuesdays: Open Lab

Opening up a digital playground for you every week. Create and play with our coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox and more! Feel free to drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Tue. Apr. 23

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Tue. Apr. 23

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend…

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3 and up

12:30-2:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

Creative art and open play

Story time, songs, art activities, games and open play.

B’utiful kids Learning Center
502 Bay st
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 entry and $1 for each additional child

Age: 5 and under

2:30-3pm Tue. Apr. 23

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Tue. Apr. 23

Kids Adventure Tuesdays K.A.T.

Drop-in after school for games, activities, crafts & more.

Augusta Memorial Public Library
113 North Stone St
Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: school age children

4-6pm Tue. Apr. 23

Dabble Box Makerspace 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. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6pm Tue. Apr. 23

Young Artists Studio

Informative and interactive classes on all things art. Explore a variety of different mediums as you hone and develop your creative skills. These classes are sure to inspire the creative in you.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Apr. 23

Kitchen Basics for Teens

In this cooking class just for teens, participants will enjoy a social and fun environment in which to explore a variety of cuisine. Learn the basics any teen needs to know to find his or her way around a kitchen, but also delve into more…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 11-16

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Apr. 23

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Apr. 23

Explore! Junior STEM Institute

Designed specifically for elementary school students and will strive to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way. Work to creatively solve problems through experimentation and discover…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

7-10pm Tue. Apr. 23

Frog Fest 2019

An annual event throughout Wisconsin as the ponds begin to thaw. The Wisconsin Frog Fest circuit hosts 11 frog performers and 1 toad. Join a Reserve Naturalist to identify by sight and sound our local performers. Hike down to Beaver Creek’s…

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 Cty Rd. K
Fall Creek

Cost: Friends: Adult $5 Child $3; Nonmembers Adult $8, Child $5

Age: Ages 5+ & Adults

7:30-9pm Tue. Apr. 23

UWEC Symphony Band Concert

The Symphony Band, an ensemble comprised of music majors and talented non-music majors, is committed to the study and performance of the finest standard and contemporary works for band. This performance will feature UWEC Winds Division…

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center
UW-Eau Claire
Eau Claire

Cost: $2 student/faculty tickets, $5 senior citizens/youth, $7 general public. $1 processing fee added to each ticket.

Age: All Ages