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Events

activities • classes • festivals • storytimes • workshops

8am-3pm Mon. Jun. 24

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

9-11am Mon. Jun. 24

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’…

Mitscher Park
3507 Sharon Drive
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jun. 24

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

9:30-10:45am Mon. Jun. 24

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

10am-noon Mon. Jun. 24

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. 24

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

10-11am Mon. Jun. 24

Preschool Kids In the Kitchen Camp

This cooking camp is for the youngest chefs and their guardians. Chop, pour, stir, and create yummy, healthy snacks. Spend time learning about kitchen food safety and how to use simple kitchen tools. Read stories, play games, and have fun…

Lily Pad Lab
2524 Golf ROad
Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per day

Age: 2-6 years

10:15am Mon. Jun. 24

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

1-3pm Mon. Jun. 24

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. 24

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. 24

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

5-7pm Mon. Jun. 24

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Mondays the group meets for a burger night…

Pine Meadow Golf Club
4324 Fairfax Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Age: 50+

5:30-8:30pm Mon. Jun. 24

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

6-6:30pm Mon. Jun. 24

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. 24

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