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Time for a Hullabaloo!

The Great Big Hullabaloo will return with another dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun on Saturday, May 30, at the Pablo Center at the…

Happy “Noon” Year!

Ringing in the new year with a lot of singing, shouting, and fireworks at midnight just isn’t a good fit for everyone. Some of us like to get to…

Sensory-Friendly Santa

Considering the crowds, loud noises, the touching and bumping into people, visiting with Santa Claus at the mall may not be for everyone. The health…

Trolling for Whimsey

As early as next spring, visitors may stumble across a trio of trolls in Altoona’s River Prairie Park. These won’t be adorable, brightly colored…

The Play’s the Thing

I admit, I was playing the long game. In the summer of 2015, I took my family to see the Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild’s production of Joseph and…

Summertime Souvenirs

We went searching for gold, and we came home with a rock. It was the classic Wisconsin family road trip – the longest that my family would ever take…

Diamond Dreams Fulfilled

Alicia Knopps had a big dream when she was 14 years old. She had a love for dance and she wanted to share her passion with others by opening her own…

Ten Years of Play

“For these kids, it’s NOT just a stage!” That is the motto for the Red Cedar Youth Stage company in Menomonie. For the past 10 years, the…