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10-11am Wed. Aug. 24

Baby & Me Walk & Talk

This group is for parents and their babies (0-11 months of age), older siblings are welcome. Meet at Irvine Park (by the Duck Pond picnic tables) and take a walk in the park. Stroll along, connecting with other parents/caregivers and their babies.

Irvine Park (by the duck pond)
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-11 months

10am-6pm Wed. Aug. 24

Menomonie Farmer's Market

Support your local farmers, bakers, makers and artists. Live music, hot lunches and fun.

Wilson Park

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Wed. Aug. 24

Stuffed Animal Sleepover and Storytime

What kind of mischief will your stuffed animals get up to if left in the library all night? Drop off your stuffie friends Tuesday, then return on Wednesday for storytime and a slideshow featuring hidden camera footage of stuffed animal antics.

Chippewa Falls Public Library
105 W Central St.
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

6-6:45pm Wed. Aug. 24

Free Summer Zumba Series at Riverfront Park

Join local YMCA Zumba instructors Cindy Peterson, Tara Lemke, and Lauren Haack for some fitness fun under the sun. Be sure to bring your comfy dancing shoes, a bottle of water, sunscreen and shades. Sponsored by CF YMCA.

Riverfront Park
12 South Bridge Street
Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Aug. 24

Monumental VBS

Filled with Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, and touch. Fun crafts, team-building games, bible songs, treats, and more.

Cornerstone Christian Church
310 W. Polk Ave.
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-11

6-9pm Wed. Aug. 24

Durand Music in the Park

BYO lawn chair, and don't forget your dancing shoes. Homegrown Tomatoes in June, July TBA, and Whitesidewalls in August.

Memorial Park
2nd Avenue East

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Aug. 24

UWEC Summer Cinema

Movies screened outdoors in the Haas Fine Arts Lawn.

Haas Fine Arts Center, West Lawn
121 Water Street
Eau Claire

Cost: FREE