Kids

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from Jun. 25 to Jun. 28, 10:30-11:30am;

Canta y Mueva: Sing and Move Spanish Class

Learn Spanish with action songs, instruments, dancing, stories, outdoor games like Rojo light, Verde light. Write and illustrate a story about woodland animals. Learn sports, fruit, and we will have a picnic in the bosque (woods).

Contact for location information, Chippewa Falsl

Cost: $45

Age: Ages 2-10 years

Kids

Mon. Jun. 25 11:30am-noon

Pop Up Science: Stained Glass Windows

Museum Playologists have several fun and interactive science kits to break out with the kids and explore all things STEAM.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Jun. 25 to Jun. 29, 1-4pm;

The Adventurers: World Music Camp

Join two of Eau Claire’s most experienced music educators, Cathy Reitz and Traci Ohlmann, on a journey of global proportions. Students will improve their singing abilities and their appreciation for music in its many forms as they explore songs and instruments from around the world.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $74 for non-members; $24 for current students

Age: 1st-5th Grade

Kids

Every Day from Jun. 25 to Jun. 28, 1-4pm;

Camp Design & Build

From drawing designs to making models to trying 3D printing, this camp is a must for the up-and-coming architect. Get your hands on real tools of the trade and learn how to create a structure from start to finish.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $80 Members / $90 Non

Age: Grades 2nd-3rd

Hot Spots

Mon. Jun. 25 1:30-3pm

DIY Discovery: Mysteries of the Library

This is a drop-in series for families, featuring a different topic and activity each week. An interactive, choose your own adventure game that puts you in control of the story.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

Kids

Mon. Jun. 25 3:30-5pm

Marcrame with Kelsey Wenberg

Children will have the opportunity to learn how local artists use art to express themselves and try it on in these free workshops. Work will be displayed online. Space is limited, only one workshop per child (can be put on waiting list).

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam st., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 4th and 5th graders

Kids

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from Jun. 25 to Jun. 28, 4-5pm;

En La Playa: At the Beach Spanish Class

A fun, 80% Immersion Spanish class designed for those who have had some previous Spanish, but beginners are welcome to try it too. Learn with songs, games and stories, words for camping, boating, fishing and sea animals. Drink limonada, eat sandia (watermellon) and learn transportation words and places in our community.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $45

Age: Ages 5-10 yrs

Fitness

Every Monday from Jun. 25 to Aug. 27, 5-6pm;

All Levels Yoga

This class will break down the basics of some of the most common yoga postures in workshop-style classes. Great for beginner yogis or anyone wanting to build a stronger practice. Yoga mats and blocks available for use or feel free to bring your own.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

Words

Mon. Jun. 25 6-8pm

B.J. Hollars Author Event

Join B.J. Hollars for a reading and conversation from his new book, The Road South: Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders. Books will be available for purchase. No registration required.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Words

Mon. Jun. 25 6:30pm

Adult Summer Reading Program Book Club

Discuss "The Soloist" by Steve Lopez. It is the true story of Nathaniel Ayers, a musician who becomes schizophrenic and homeless, and his friendship with Steve Lopez, the Los Angeles columnist who discovers and writes about him in the newspaper.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Words

Mon. Jun. 25 8-9pm

Campfire Stories: A Night of Fact, Fiction, and Fire

A night of fact, fiction, and fire where local writers, storytellers, and songwriters will perform intimate taste of the local literary community. These performances take place on The Lakely patio (rain backup inside The Gallery) and are free and open to the public.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Tue. Jun. 26 9:30-11:30am

Lily Pad Lab Little Summer Camp

Three fun-filled days with the Lily Pad Lab. Spend time doing activities from all your favorite Lily Pad Lab Classes. Be ready for sensory fun, art, science, gardening, snacking, moving our bodies and making lots and lots of messes. Group activities, stations, story times, games and a healthy snack

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $25/day

Age: Ages 2-6

Kids

Tue. Jun. 26 1:30-3pm

Palm Pipes Workshop

Form a Palm Pipe band. Wondering what a palm pipe is? Come to the library to find out. No musical skills are required for this, but registration is. Call or stop by the library to register.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 9-11

Education

Tue. Jun. 26 5-8pm

Chippewa Valley Votes Summer Picnic

Volunteers from Chippewa Valley Votes, a non-partisan group, will host a summer social to launch a campaign for Automatic Voter Registration. Join CVV for food, music and community engagement. Families welcome.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, Families Welcome

Fitness

Tue. Jun. 26 6-8pm

Destination Yoga: Lake Hallie Golf

Adventure your way to Lake Hallie Golf for a yoga + golf pairing. An accessible 45 minute yoga class followed by an optional 1 hour group golf lesson with Troy Timm, Lake Hallie Golf Pro + a bucket of balls & time on the driving range. Optional $10 for 1 hour group golf lesson with a bucket of balls for the driving range.

Lake Hallie Golf Course 2196 110th St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Education

Tue. Jun. 26 6-7pm

Basic Photography

If you are interested in the world of digital photography and what to learn more about using your digital camera, this class is for you. This class will prepare you to take better photographs to share with your family and friends. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5 Resident of Altoona; $10 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 13+

Education

Tue. Jun. 26 6-8:30pm

Succulent Macramae Vase Holder Craft Night

A craft night featuring step by step instructions on how to make this Macramae Vase Holder. All materials included. Enjoy snacks and 2 featured drinks while crafting. Check in starts at 5:45, crafting starts at 6pm. Customize your project with choices of paint and string colors.

sideBAR on Grand 113 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $48/person ($52 with ticket fees)

Age: 21+

Education

Tue. Jun. 26 6-7pm

In-Season Strawberry Caramel Sauce

In this demonstration-style class you will learn to make a delicious strawberry caramel sauce. This Paleo/Dairy-free friendly version is a great recipe for early summer when strawberries are in season. It is a perfect topping for ice cream or dip for pretzels. Please register in advance.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $5

Age: 14+

Hot Spots

Tue. Jun. 26 6:30pm

Tuesday Night Blues: Tommy Bentz Band

An eclectic musician, Bentz totes history with the violin, oboe, saxophone, guitar, and bass. An ever-ambitious entrepreneur, Tommy owns and operates Brickhouse Music and is married to Broadway performer, Jen Burleigh Bentz and they keep a happy home in River Falls, Wisconsin.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Tue. Jun. 26 6:35pm

Eau Claire Express vs Duluth Huskies

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Duluth Huskies. Foam fingers will be given away to fans. Gates open at 5:30pm.

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

Education

Tue. Jun. 26 7-8pm

Intermediate Photography

If you are interested in taking your photo skill to the next level, this class is for you! The majority of the time will be spent discussing the relationships between aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings. Some time will also be spent discussing lighting, including off camera flash.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5/Resident of Altoona; $10/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 13+

Music

Tue. Jun. 26 7pm

Wisconsin Riffs: The History of Jazz in Wisconsin with Kurt Dietrich

Discover the Wisconsin musicians that made jazz great in the Badger State and around the world with Ripon College music professor Kurt Dietrich. He will share stories of swing-era big band leaders, legendary singers, contemporary jazz rock artists (like Sue Orfield) and hot jazz spots.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Tue. Jun. 26 8-9pm

Fun with Light Photography

This photography class will explore different and fun lighting techniques. Off-Axis lighting including flashlights, glow sticks, steel wool and Pixel Stick will be used to create unique images. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5 Resident of Altoona; $10 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 13+

Education

Wed. Jun. 27 9am-4:15pm

Nonprofit Innovation Conference

Building on the success of the Nonprofit Leadership Certificate series, this conference will bring together nonprofit professionals and volunteers to engage and learn for the day. The topic of Innovation will inspire attendees to shift their mindset and actions to stay relevant and impactful.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Wed. Jun. 27 10am

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Lego Ninjago"

The battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, also secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat the evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

Hot Spots

Wed. Jun. 27 1:30pm

Brian Richards

Join the Reading Rock Stars Summer Library Program for Wednesday Performances. Brian Richards is a magician with a delightful, interactive show. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Wed. Jun. 27 5:30-8pm

Filled Pasta Class: Ravioli, Tortellini and Agnolotti

Roll into summer with a class on artisan noodles and stuffed pasta. You will learn to make pasta dough from scratch and how to stuff your noodles with local, seasonal fresh ingredients at the peak of their harvest - promising the freshest pasta you have ever tasted.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 per person

Music

Fourth Wednesday from Jun. 27 to Aug. 22, 6-9pm;

Durand Music in the Park

Live music at Durand's Memorial Park Bandshell. Check out their website for developments on which bands are booked which dates.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Wed. Jun. 27 6-8pm

Par-Te-Rec: Sports Trivia Night

Summer outdoor Par-Te-Rec program is for all individuals with varying abilities and exceptionalities, ages 18 and older. Participants will experience various activities, which focus upon socialization, aspiring to personal challenges, and building self-confidence. Please wear sports attire.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 each night or Season Pass

Age: 18+

Education

Wed. Jun. 27 6-7pm

Succulent Planter Workshop

Create your very own succulent garden with the help of our dear friend Amy Schmitz. She will teach you how to arrange and care for your cute little succulents and you'll walk away with a garden you can call your own. Enjoy free coffee during the workshop. Seating limited.

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

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Wed. Jun. 27 6:30-8:30pm

Pure Water Paddlers: Wissota Edge

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required. Check the website and facebook for any last minute changes.

Lake Wissota-Old Abe Trail behind the Edge Pub & Eatery Elks Club Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Community

Wed. Jun. 27 6:30-8pm

Dunn County Democrats

Reports from the Democratic Party convention and meeting more of the ever-growing Blue Wave candidates for election in Dunn Co are on the agenda.

Alano Club of Menomonie 105 N. 21st. St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Wed. Jun. 27 7-9pm

Experience the Sound of Soul

Discover your inner guidance, healing for body, mind, and spirit, and a higher form of creativity by chanting the sacred sound of HU. Spiritual discussion and light refreshments afterward. HU, a sacred name for God, can uplift people of any religion, or walk of life. Chant, contemplate for a few minutes, & enjoy a spirit discussion.

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

Hot Spots

Wed. Jun. 27 8pm

UWEC Summer Cinema: "Rock Dog"

For the Tibetan mastiffs on Snow Mountain, a dog's life has a simple riff -- guard a peaceful village of sheep from the thuggish wolf Linnux and his rabid pack. Wanting to be a rock 'n' roll star, Bodi heads to the city to locate Angus Scattergood, a legendary musician who needs to write a new song. Activities begin at 8pm, movie begins at dusk.

Haas Fine Arts Center (west lawn) 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

Leisure

Wed. Jun. 27 8pm

This Is Us Trivia Night

Show off how much you know about This Is Us. No pre registration required. Just show with a team or solo and be ready to play. Surprises and prizes for the winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Every Day from Jun. 28 to Jul. 1;

Augusta Bean and Bacon Days

Events include Ms Augusta Pageant; charcoal chicken, bbq, brats, hot dogs; softball tournament, burnout tournament, dances, fireworks, Run for the Bacon 5k, craft & vendor fair, demolition derby, auto and truck show, parade, horse pull competition, and much much more.

City of Augusta

Cost: FREE for spectators, $7 for car entry

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Jun. 28 noon-7pm

Dollar Swim Day: Floatie Day

Anyone who brings a floatable device pays $1 admission.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1, Children 2 and under are FREE

Education

Thu. Jun. 28 1-4pm

CDC Career Festival

Join the L.E. Phillips Career Development Center's Career Festival to provide job interviews for individuals with disabilities or disadvantages. This event is free for employers. A lunch and tour of CDC will be provided. Register online.

L.E. Phillips Career Development Center 1515 Ball Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Hot Spots

Thu. Jun. 28 1:30-2:15pm

Thursday Demonstration Series: Science of Sound

Science of Sound with Peter Johnson. Learn cool things about sound, including how to turn a table into a big speaker. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

Hot Spots

Thu. Jun. 28 4-5pm

Perform-o-rama Teen Series: Intro to the Slam

Release your inner rock star at these performance events. Curious about poetry performance? This beginners workshop is for you!

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

Kids

Thu. Jun. 28 5:30-8:30pm

Burger King Classic Car Show - It's a Jeep Thing & Salute to Heroes

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is "It's a Jeep Thing" and "Salute to Heroes". Come honor our veterans with a military themed show - complete with vintage military vehicles.

Burger King 2752 120th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. Jun. 28 5:30-6pm

One Day Wonders - Red, White & Blue

During this parent/child class you will enjoy a themed book, craft and snack. Join the holiday fun by creating a patriotic craft. Pre-registration is required. Registration can be done online or by stopping by the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $10 Resident of Altoona; $12 Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 2-5 years old

Education

Thu. Jun. 28 5:30pm

The Women’s Giving Circle of Dunn County Education Panel

Subjects and themes include supporting and building stronger and more resilient families, increasing children's resiliency, working with children who have/are experiencing adverse childhood experiences, and trauma informed education and care. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar available.

Tanglewood Greens 2200 Crestwood Dr., Menomonie

Cost: $20

Fitness

Thu. Jun. 28 6-7:15pm

Beginner Yoga Workshop

This workshop is designed for those new to yoga that are looking to set solid groundwork to grow their practice. Discuss an array of topics such as: what to expect in a yoga class, typical class structure, types of yoga, breathing, and meditation. Practice yoga poses and flow for a portion of the class.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

Hot Spots

Thu. Jun. 28 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: CollECtive Choir + The Over Unders + Sage Leary

The CollECtive Choir is a group of people who are using soulful Gospel and hip-hop to pull people of Eau Claire into closer community. The Over Unders are a young band of brothers who are chasing the Rock N' Roll dream. Opener Guitarist/singer-songwriter Sage Leary has emerged as a powerful creative force on the music scene.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Thu. Jun. 28 6pm

HIIT the Taps

30 minutes of calorie burning body weight high intensity interval training followed by a Yoga inspired cooldown. It’s all levels friendly as modifications and advanced moves will be shown. Cost includes a beer inside the Lodge after class. No registration needed.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

Education

Thu. Jun. 28 6-7:30pm

Raising A Wild Child

This class covers all the information you’ll need to introduce your new baby (or older children) to nature in ways that are both fun and safe.

Scheels All Sports 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

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