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10:25-11:30am Sun. Jun. 16

Blessing of the Animals Service

Service will be held on the church lawn. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Rain? All animals are welcome in the Fellowship Hall. Pets must be on non-retractable leashes or properly contained. An overall blessing as well as individual…

First Presbyterian Church
2112 Rudolph Road
Eau Claire, WI

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages and your animals

noon-5pm Sun. Jun. 16

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

12:30pm Sun. Jun. 16

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. Their primary location is Carson Park Stadium, but check their website for information and update about upcoming games.

Carson Park
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

1-5pm Sun. Jun. 16

Summer STEAM Experience

Students are invited to explore career paths with UW-Stout faculty experts while engaging in science, technology, engineering, art and math in a hands-on setting. Camp activities and career panels will provide well-rounded experiences.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center
221 10th Avenue E.

Cost: Overnight Campers: $450, Day Camers: $300

Age: 8-12 graders

2-4pm Sun. Jun. 16

Amp Quiz Trivia at The Lakely

Free to play, teams of any size, prizes for top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit 'Amp Quiz Trivia - Wisconsin' on Facebook for a picture hint.

The Lakely
516 Galloway St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6-8pm Sun. Jun. 16

Sustain Us! Nature Workshop for All Ages

First Presbyterian's 4th annual Nature Workshop. This year's theme is "Sustain Us!" Learn how you can live sustainably with the earth and also focus on a healthy, sustaining spirituality. Cookouts, Nature Education and Conservation, Wildlife…

First Presbyterian Church
2112 Rudolph Rd.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Sun. Jun. 16

Sunday Summer Concert Series at Riverfront Park

The inaugural season of this new concert series will be hosted on Chippewa Falls' new Riverfront Park. June 16: Dawn Marie June 23: Old Soul Society June 30: Dead Ringers July 14: Jeff White July 21: Cragers July 28: Joyann…

Riverfront Park
Bridge St. and River St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Sun. Jun. 16

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach
604 Beach Rd.

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages