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Events

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6-6:45am Mon. Jun. 17

Gentle Yoga for Everybody

45 min. of breathing, movement, and relaxation. This class is perfect for beginners, back health, mood management, arthritis, healthy aging, and more. Appropriate for all ages and abilities. The health benefits are profound and vital energy…

The Center
3701 E Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire

Cost: $10

8am-3pm Mon. Jun. 17

Summer Institute: Chippewa Falls

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning. Students…

Halmstad Elementary School
565 E. South Ave.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Age: K-5

8:30am-6pm Mon. Jun. 17

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.
Menomonie

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

Age: 8-12 graders

9-11am Mon. Jun. 17

Park Pop-Up Play

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library staff invites you to pop in and play at park locations this summer! Try a variety of activities, including LEGO bricks, crafts, snacks, yard games, an obstacle course, a reading corner, and good ol’…

Pinehurst Park
3523 Delbert Road
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:45am Mon. Jun. 17

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter and 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

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jun. 17

Mommy & Me Yoga - Session 2

Bring your kiddos and experience yoga through songs, games, bools and yoga adventures. This is a great way for you and your little yogi to strengthen coordination and body awareness.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 6 mo.-4 yrs old

9:30-11:30am Mon. Jun. 17

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

Offers peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. A typical meeting includes informal topical discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging…

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County
4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:45-11:45am Mon. Jun. 17

Tadpole Toddler Camp with Beaver Creek Reserve

Now you and your smallest explorers will have a chance to join in all the fun at Beaver Creek Reserve! Get ready for a morning of music, movement, meaningful messes, munching and lots of exploration of our natural world!

Beaver Creek Reserve
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek

Cost: Single Day Pricing: Friends - $12, Nonmembers - $15; Full Week Pricing: Friends - $55, Nonmembers - $65

Age: 2-4 years

10am-noon Mon. Jun. 17

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. Feel free to drop in anytime…

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Mon. Jun. 17

Maker Mondays

Drop in for a new creative project each week.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10:15am Mon. Jun. 17

Lap Tots Storytime

For one and two-year-olds who are transitioning from baby to toddler. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby-Toddler

noon-7pm Mon. Jun. 17

Toy Story Week

A week of fun with Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and Zurg to celebrate the release of Disney/Pixar's film "Toy Story 4".

Fairfax Pool
4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

Cost: $4.50 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Mon. Jun. 17

LEGO Club

Free build with LEGO bricks and a weekly challenge for you to try. They supply the LEGO bricks, you supply the imagination.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room
400 Eau Claire St.
Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Mon. Jun. 17

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

3-5pm Mon. Jun. 17

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

5:30-8:30pm Mon. Jun. 17

T-Ball 1

This program is designed to teach 4-5 year olds the fundamentals of the game, increase hitting and fielding skills and get in to some game play! Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team on the first night of practice.

Devney Park
Devney Dr.
Altoona

Cost: Resident $55; Non-Resident $65

Age: Ages 4-5

6-7pm Mon. Jun. 17

Teen Maker Mondays

All materials provided, while supplies last. June 17: Splatter Art. Load up your paint brush, warm up your wrist, and get ready to flick and fling paint on canvas. July 22: Bad Art Night. Create something ghastly! Talented artists need not…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6-8pm Mon. Jun. 17

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

6-6:30pm Mon. Jun. 17

Everybody Dance Now 1- Session 1

Come join this fun dance class where you will learn basic dance techniques all while making new friends and creating memories.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center
2303 Garfield Ave.
Altoona

Cost: Resident $25; Non-Resident $30

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30-7:15pm Mon. Jun. 17

Everybody Dance Now 2- Session 1

Come join this fun dance class where you will learn basic dance techniques all while making new friends and creating memories.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center
2303 Garfield Ave.
Altoona

Cost: Resident $30; Non-Resident $35

Age: 7-13

6:35pm Mon. Jun. 17

Eau Claire Express vs La Crosse Loggers

The Eau Claire Express play against the La Crosse Loggers.

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. Jun. 17

Eau Claire Express 2019 Season

Catch a local baseball match featuring the Eau Claire express. Full of activities for kids, food, beverages, and more. Check out their website for details about nightly promotions.

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