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9am-5pm Fri. May. 10

Fancy Day at CMEC

Join the CMEC staff in a fun fashion tradition. Once a month, they'll be posting a new dress-up day to take part in on your visit to the Museum. This month's theme is fancy day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. May. 10

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may…

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:30-11am Fri. May. 10

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the…

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

10-10:30am Fri. May. 10

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love 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: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 10

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 10

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. May. 10

Naked Flowers: Poetry Revealed

See inside X-Rayed Flowers; read a Poem Flower; enjoy abstracted and Americana flowers along with other floral inspired sights during their spring show.

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Fri. May. 10

Mother's Day Tea

Grace Lutheran Communities is hosting a tea party in honor of Mother's Day. An afternoon of entertainment, treats and tea to show our moms how much we love them.

Grace Lutheran Communities
206 N. Wilson Dr.
Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Fri. May. 10

16th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for…

Allen Park
S. Bridge St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 or $15 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. May. 10

4K Space Camp

Travel the galaxy in this 5-week camp for 4K kids! Put on your space helmets, enjoy planetarium shows and come back to Earth with a whole new appreciation for the night sky. Camp includes 5 sessions beginning Friday, May 3. Choose between the…

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

Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members

Age: 4K

4-9pm Fri. May. 10

Together Farms Burger Nights

Explore the grounds of Together Farms while eating gourmet burgers made from 100% grassfed beef. Serving beverages like beer & wine and other goodies. Gluten-Free and vegetarian options available. Relax by the bonfire, explore the hiking…

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: $8-15

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. May. 10

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center
3456 Craig Road
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 10

G'man at Together Farms Burger Nights

G'man is an acoustic singer-songerwiter. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms
W93 Norden Rd
Mondovi

Cost: Food priced at $10-25

5:30-6:30pm Fri. May. 10

Active Play

Learn how to stay active while becoming part of a different world. Each week of active challenges boasts a new theme. First, you might be a pirate sailing the high seas—next, a Jedi learning to harness the force. No matter what, you’re…

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6-9pm Fri. May. 10

Music in the Park Fundraiser

Three music groups will perform: The Jake Arnold Big Band; Audacious; and the UWEC Varsity Band. Students will use the tax deductible donations to purchase school and music supplies for Lakeshore Elementary, our campus community grade school.

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: Donations to Lakeshore Elementary

Age: All ages

6-8pm Fri. May. 10

Mother Son Rodeo Roundup

Calling all Cowboys and Cowgals! The evening will start off with dinner and be followed by rodeo activities and dancing. Come dressed in your favorite western outfit and join us for a rootin' tootin' good time!

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: Resident $20/couple; $10 each plus one | Non-Resident $25/couple; $10 each plus one

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Fri. May. 10

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA
700 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE