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9-11am Mon. Jul. 1

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’…

Kessler Park
105 Walnut St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:45am Mon. Jul. 1

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

10-10:30am Mon. Jul. 1

Movement Monday

Dance, play, learn and twirl with Miss Erin from Diamond School of Dance on the first Monday of every month. Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will all have fun exploring music and movement, while interacting with other children.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids age 0-5

10am-noon Mon. Jul. 1

Mini Makers: Open Lab

They 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. 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

10am-2pm Mon. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

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

3-5pm Mon. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

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. Jul. 1

Silent Peace Walk

Walk peacefully together along the sparkling Chippewa River. Gather in the park by the roundabout and, after brief opening remarks, walk in mindful silence for about 20 minutes, then close with a community wish for peace. Bring your children,…

Riverfront Park
Bridge St. and River St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:30pm Mon. Jul. 1

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

6:30pm Mon. Jul. 1

Kickin' it Country Summer Concert Series

Weekly in July and August at the Prevea Ampitheater you can get your hoedown on down. Food trucks will be on site. July 1: Bonafide July 8: Bear Creek Band July 15: Electric Barn Boys July 22: North of Dixie July 29: Buffalo…

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:15pm Mon. Jul. 1

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

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Jul. 1

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