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6-6:45am Mon. Aug. 12

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

8:30-9:30am Mon. Aug. 12

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

9am-3pm Mon. Aug. 12

Camp in the Community

Play games, create crafts, learn songs, make new friends, learn about God and the community. Camp Leaders are trained, high-energy, young adult staff from Wisconsin United Methodist Camps and are assisted by members of Trinity United…

Trinity United Methodist Church
201 W. Central Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 per Camper ($25 family maximum)

Age: Entering Grades 1-6

9am-noon Mon. Aug. 12

Science of Slime Camp

Maximize your curiosity. Spend time inside and out and will watch things grow, move, change and even explode. Play with science through chemical experiments, field studies, hikes, gardening, cooking, research, and making lots of slime.

Lily Pad Lab
2524 Golf ROad
Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Finished grades K-6

9:30-10:45am Mon. Aug. 12

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

10-11:30am Mon. Aug. 12

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library
154 Fourth Avenue
Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10am-1pm Mon. Aug. 12

Beginning Portrait Drawing with Devona Brodt

Learn the basic principles of portrait drawing in this three-hour class. The goal will be to learn techniques for drawing features of the face as well as techniques on shading, blending and proportion. All supplies provided.

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

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Mon. Aug. 12

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

3-5pm Mon. Aug. 12

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. 12

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+

5:30-6:15pm Mon. Aug. 12

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

6-8pm Mon. Aug. 12

Intro to Watercolor Tecniques

Sign up and join Sara as she will explore and experiment with basic watercolor techniques.

Arts, Etc
930 Galloway St, Suite #16
Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 12 +

6:30-8:40pm Mon. Aug. 12

Cornerstone Roar! VBS

Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and devour yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Wild Bible Adventures, and create fun crafts that they'll play with all year

Cornerstone Christian Church
310 W. Polk Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-11

6:30pm Mon. Aug. 12

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. 12

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. 12

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. 12

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