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Events

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9-10:30am Tue. Aug. 27

Cornell 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.

First Presbyterian Church
211 South 4th Street
Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 27

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center
403 High Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-noon Tue. Aug. 27

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

10am-5pm Tue. Aug. 27

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

11-11:45am Tue. Aug. 27

Youth Yoga at Carson Park

Kids of all ages can come and experience yoga games and poses in the outdoors. Under 5 need adult to attend. Can bring a mat or borrow one of ours. Follow the signs – near the playground. Parents can stick around for some relaxation. No…

Carson Park Playground
100 Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-5pm Tue. Aug. 27

Government Center Farm Stand

The EC City/County Health Department hosts a farm stand for local farmers to sell their produce in the city. Support your community's farmers and grab some wonderful fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

Eau Claire County Government Center
Corner of Lake St and 2nd Avenue
Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Tue. Aug. 27

Sense of Place: THERE - Song of Myself

Galaudet Gallery takes you THERE, where you can experience local and global artists exploring questions about politics, rule breaking and self. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry and more in realism, figuration, abstraction,…

Galaudet Gallery LLC
618 South Farwell
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Tue. Aug. 27

Beginner Ukulele Class for Kids

The ukulele is an affordable and portable instrument that can be played alone or with others. It’s a great place to start for anyone who wants to learn how to make music. Our beginner uke class covers proper technique, playing melody and…

Eau Claire Music School
1620 Ohm Avenue
Eau Claire

Cost: $45

Age: 3rd through 6th grade

2:30-4:30pm Tue. Aug. 27

Riverfront Yard Games

The goal of this event is to encourage people to get outside, be active, and connect with each other. Riverfront Yard Games will be on Tuesdays throughout the summer, from 2:30-4:30 at the Chippewa Falls River Front Park.

Riverfront Park
Bridge St. and River St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Tue. Aug. 27

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

4:30-6pm Tue. Aug. 27

Family Night

Games, crafts, and more. Bring the family for an evening of fun.

B’utiful Kids Learning Center
502 Bay st
Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 + $1 additional child

Age: All ages

5-8pm Tue. Aug. 27

Sack Hunger & Pack Hope Tote Decorating Night

Help decorate The Community Table's Sack Hunger & Pack Hope meal time tote bags at Tangled up in Hue. Participants will decorate 2 bags - 1 to be sold in support of The Community Table's mission of ending hunger and 1 to take home. Snacks and…

Tangled Up in Hue
505 S. Barstow St., Suite B
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 27

Summer on the East Hill

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an evening of music by Jim Phillips and a great menu from The Smoke Stream Food Truck. An eclectic mix of current and classic material spanning five decades – a mix of folk rock, classic rock, alternative…

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Aug. 27

Youth Yoga - Session 4

Practice many yoga sequences through light, beautiful songs, stories and movements. This class is a great way to introduce your children to the basics of yoga in a fun and exciting way.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 5-8

6:15-7pm Tue. Aug. 27

Tween Yoga - Session 4

This class will incorporate discussion, yoga poses, relaxation and meditation. It leads through an inner journey as they discover the essence of themselves to provide confidence and more.

River Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place
Altoona

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 9-15

6:15-7pm Tue. Aug. 27

Pigskin Pals

Bring your little ones to learn the basics of flag football. We will go over throwing, catching, kicking, punting, hand-offs, positions and much more in a fun and laid back atmosphere.

Cinder City Park- Hagen Field
2300 Spooner Ave.
Altoona

Cost: Resident $30; Non-Resident $35

Age: Ages 3-5

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 27

Tuesday Night Blues: Tommy Bentz Band

Bentz's love of music gives him the flexibility to perform in rock, classical, jazz, blues, bluegrass and newgrass bandsThere'll be food vendors and plenty of fun.

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 27

Tuesday Night Blues Concerts

The Chippewa Valley Blues Society hosts Tuesday evening concerts in Owen Park during the summer months. Features local favorites and a few from further flung locations. There'll be food vendors, great music, and an after party downtown at The…

Owen Park
1st Ave. and Water St.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages