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8:30-9:30am Mon. Aug. 5

Summer Tween Dance Classes

Involves movement fundamentals to learn about the body's natural functions and to help restore natural balance to the body, expressive exploration to develop dance vocabulary organically and safely, and exposure to several music/dance styles…

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center
320 Putnam St Ste 123
Eau Claire

Cost: Donations

Age: Grades 3-8

9:30-10:45am Mon. Aug. 5

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. Aug. 5

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: Ages 0-5

10am-5pm Mon. Aug. 5

Ebb and Flow – Water

The 16 artists artists are a mix of some of the most recognized local artists and some new to the area.

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Mon. Aug. 5

Mosaic Garden Planter: a Two Day Workshop

This is a two day workshop make a colorful 12 inch terra cotta planter with a stone and glass mosaic pattern. If you wish, bring your own item to class to add some color and artistic interest.

The Heyde Center for the Arts
3 South High St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $65

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Mon. Aug. 5

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

3-5pm Mon. Aug. 5

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. Aug. 5

Love Eau Claire - Back to School Event

For families of the Eau Claire Area School District that are in need. Learn about resources that are available. Local families will have purchased supplies for families in need. Receive a warm meal, haircuts, games & prizes, groceries from…

Phoenix Park - Farmers Market
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Families/Children in the ECASD

5-6pm Mon. Aug. 5

How to Kick the Sugar Habit

Are you plagued with sweet cravings that keep you from attaining your health and wellness goals? In this Free seminar, learn how to kick the sugar habit without giving up sweetness, so you can experience a total transformation.

Visit Eau Claire Experience Center (Inside the Pablo Center)
128 Graham Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Mon. Aug. 5

Sports Camp

Bible lessons and songs are paralleled with spiritual lessons that are reinforced in sports. Sport Options: Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Outdoor Recreation – Fishing, Soccer, and Team 45 (sports skills for 4-5 year olds). Sports Camp…

Menomonie Alliance Church
502 21st St. N
Menomonie

Cost: $15 for the week

Age: Ages 4-12

5:30-6:15pm Mon. Aug. 5

Youth Soccer - Session 1

Learn the basic fundamentals of ball control and rules. A jam packed this session full of fun skills and drills to get your little soccer player ready to play.

Cinder City Park
2300 Spooner Ave.
Altoona

Cost: Resident $30; Non-Resident $35

Age: Ages 4-5

6-6:30pm Mon. Aug. 5

Silent Peace Walk

Be the Peace you want to see in our world as we walk peacefully together along the sparkling Chippewa River. We gather in the park by the roundabout and, after brief opening remarks, walk in mindful silence for about 20 minutes and close with…

Riverfront Park
Bridge St. and River St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Mon. Aug. 5

Nintendo Switch Tournaments

Hone your gaming skills and get ready to compete in gaming tournaments. 7/2: Splatoon 2, 8/5: Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire St
Eau Claire

Age: Grades 6-12

6:30pm Mon. Aug. 5

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

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Aug. 5

Youth Soccer - Session 2

Learn the basic fundamentals of ball control and rules. A jam packed this session full of fun skills and drills to get your little soccer player ready to play.

Cinder City Park
2300 Spooner Ave.
Altoona

Cost: Resident $35; Non-Resident $40

Age: Ages 6-8

6:30-7:15pm Mon. Aug. 5

Everybody Dance Now 2- Session 2

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: Ages 7-13

6:30pm Mon. Aug. 5

Everybody Dance Now 1- Session 2

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

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Aug. 5

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

6:35pm Mon. Aug. 5

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

6:35pm Mon. Aug. 5

Eau Claire Express vs Bismark Larks

The Eau Claire Express play against the Bismark Larks.

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