Wednesday, Jun. 13th, 2018

11am-noon Wed. Jun. 13

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the gorgeous constellations in our galaxy. Then, stick around for a fun space-related activity after the show. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Wed. Jun. 13

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the gorgeous constellations in our galaxy. Then, stick around for a fun space-related activity after the show. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Wed. Jun. 13

Beginning Ukulele Camp

Flynn Elementary School music teacher, Liz Ahrens, and Nick Poss, owner of the music school, will lead this introduction to the ukulele. Students will learn how to play melodies, chords, and songs, plus they’ll about the history of the ukulele and its big impact on American culture.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $69 for non-students; $19 for current students

Age: 3rd grade - 6th grade

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 13

10th Street Recreation Center Open Play

This drop in program has supervised activities for children kindergarten through eighth grade; children are allowed to come and go. While at the Recreation Center they will be encouraged to participate in ongoing activities. Should not be considered an alternative to individual child care.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $50 for entire summer

Age: Grades K-8

3-4pm Wed. Jun. 13

Music of the Mississippi

Blues with the Everett Smithson Band (with bonus free harmonica and lesson for kids courtesy of the Minnesota Blues Society).

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Wed. Jun. 13

All Ages Open 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. A service of your public library and the first fee-free makerspace in the Chippewa Valley.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4pm Wed. Jun. 13

Menomonie Public Library Minecraft Club

2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 6th-12th 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 3rd-5th Limited number of laptops available or bring your own. Minecraft accounts are available.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

5:30pm Wed. Jun. 13

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 4-5

6-7pm Wed. Jun. 13

Cardio Tennis

Are you ready for a heart pumping, full body, calorie burning workout that doubles as a fun group activity? Participate in the increasingly popular workout that can be enjoyed by all ages, fitness and skill levels. Participants please bring your own racquet if you have one; there will be some available on site for anyone to use.

10th Street Park, Altoona

Cost: $40/session

6-8pm Wed. Jun. 13

Par-Te-Rec

Summer outdoor Par-te-Rec program is for all individuals with varying abilities and exceptionalities. Experience various activities, which focus upon socialization, aspiring to personal challenges, and building self-confidence. Some of the planned activities will include: dances, games, crafts and much more.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or Season Pass

Age: 18+

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 13

Summer Rink Rat Hockey

Ever Wednesday April - August. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10) from 6:15-7:15pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14) from 7:30-8:30pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10 only

6:30pm Wed. Jun. 13

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 4-5

6:30pm Wed. Jun. 13

Rock'N On the River Summer Concert Series

Every Wednesday night at the River Prairie park in Altoona you can enjoy live music. Shows start at 6:30pm and food trucks will be onsite.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 13

Jack & Kitty Family Night Music Performance

Jack and Kitty perform “organic, vaudeville acoustic folk” and have been called “one of the most entertaining acoustic groups in the Midwest” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A rich musical stew forms the blend of Jack and Kitty’s Emmy Award-winning artistic approach. It’s laid-back with positive vibes. Free Refreshments will be served after the show.

Durand Community Library 604 7th Ave.E., Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Jun. 13

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure. July 4th concert is at 3pm.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Jun. 13

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Cinder City Park Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 4-5

8pm Wed. Jun. 13

UWEC Summer Cinema: "High School Musical"

Two high school star-crossed lovers must struggle to make it to auditions for the high school musical while also meeting their existing obligations to the basketball team and the academic decathlon. Activities begin at 8pm, movie begins at dusk.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

9pm Wed. Jun. 13

UWEC Summer Cinema Series

Each week will have a special theme in conjunction with the film. Enjoy giant lawn games, free popcorn & beverages, and food vendors. BYO blankets and chairs. Learn about summer events on campus and programs at the public library. Activities at 8pm, film at 9pm. Film lineup available online.

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

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Jun. 14th, 2018

Thu. Jun. 14

21st Annual Mehara Shrine Circus

The biggest show in town. Tickets on sale now at Gordy's County Markets in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and Lake Wissota.

Dunn County Ice Arena 620 17th Street SE, Menomonie

Cost: $16 adults, $14 children 12 years and younger

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 14

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

9:30am Thu. Jun. 14

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

10am-noon Thu. Jun. 14

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am Thu. Jun. 14

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Despicable Me 3"

Instead of returning to a life of crime, Gru decides to remain retired and travel to Freedonia to meet his long-lost twin brother for the first time. The reunited siblings soon find themselves in an uneasy alliance to take down the elusive Balthazar Bratt, a former 1980s child star who seeks revenge against the world.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jun. 14

Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: Free

Age: Babies & their caregiver

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jun. 14

Boomwhacker Orchestra

Join a collective orchestra and learn to play the world's easiest instrument - if you know your colors, you can play it.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School - age

10:45-11:45am Thu. Jun. 14

The Hillcrest Dog Walk

Join ChiroElite's clinic pup Surly on a casual 3 mile walk through the old Hillcrest golf course trail. The walk starts at ChiroElite in Altoona and follows a beautiful public walking trail along Otter Creek. All well mannered dogs are welcome to join. Please RSVP by phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 14

Cartoon Day

An afternoon of celebrating all of your favorite animated characters from Bugs Bunny to SpongeBob. Cartoon themed games and activities will be offered.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Thu. Jun. 14

Beginning Ukulele Camp

Flynn Elementary School music teacher, Liz Ahrens, and Nick Poss, owner of the music school, will lead this introduction to the ukulele. Students will learn how to play melodies, chords, and songs, plus they’ll about the history of the ukulele and its big impact on American culture.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $69 for non-students; $19 for current students

Age: 3rd grade - 6th grade

1-4pm Thu. Jun. 14

10th Street Recreation Center Open Play

This drop in program has supervised activities for children kindergarten through eighth grade; children are allowed to come and go. While at the Recreation Center they will be encouraged to participate in ongoing activities. Should not be considered an alternative to individual child care.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $50 for entire summer

Age: Grades K-8

1:30-3pm Thu. Jun. 14

Children's Movie

The library will show a children's movie on Thursdays in June and July. Check in with the library closer to the date to find out more details.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

3-5pm Thu. Jun. 14

All Ages Open 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. A service of your public library and the first fee-free makerspace in the Chippewa Valley.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

4th-8th Grade Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Techniques, Beginner Painting, Intermediate Painting, Art, Acrylic, WaterColor, Tempera, Modeling Clay, and Art History.

The Painted Lotus 930 Galloway St Building 13 Suite 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 4th-8th Grade (9-14)

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Quick Start Tennis

This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and engaging atmosphere

10th Street Park, Altoona

Cost: $30-40 resident; $35-45 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-12

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Burger King Classic Car Show - Everything GM

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week's theme is all things GM.

Burger King - 94 Exit at Hwy 12 6124 North Crossing Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Summer Rock Band Experience: Advanced

This program is led by two outstanding local musicians who are also experienced educators. Students will learn classic songs in a supportive environment as they work toward performing at Phoenix Park as part of the Family Day Downtown.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for non-students; $49 for students

6pm Thu. Jun. 14

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Red Tide + Resonant Rogues + Intuitive Compass

The Resonant Rogues style includes Appalachian old-time, Balkan folk music, Swing Manouche, and early New Orleans Jazz. Red Tide plays soulful listening inspired by the ebb and flow of the ocean. Opener: Intuitive Compass is the talents of songwriter/guitarist pioneer Jason Dea West twith old time circus freak and accordionist Aurelia Anne Cohen.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Tabletop Games

Drop in for Game Night at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library’s Dabble Box makerspace.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm. Multiple food vendors will have food for sale. Pets are allowed at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:15-7pm Thu. Jun. 14

Sports Jamboree

The goal of this program is to provide an introduction to the basic skills of basketball, soccer, t-ball, & tennis and a few fun games. This will be strictly instructional, with no competition involved.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $30 resident; $35 non-resident

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

6:30-7pm Thu. Jun. 14

PJ Story Night

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays. Children are encouraged to come in their PJs with a favorite stuffy in tow. Recommended for families with children ages 2-7. No sign-up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

6:35pm Thu. Jun. 14

Eau Claire Express vs St. Cloud Rox

The Eau Claire Express plays against the St. Cloud Rox. Express T-shirts 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

6:35pm Thu. Jun. 14

Eau Claire Express 2018 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

Music Over Menomin: Jayson Collins Septet

The Jayson Collins Septet is a high energy jazz group playing a mix of energetic and eclectic original tunes with the likes of Thelonious Monk and Dave Holland. Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin. Bring a picnic and a favorite beverage to enjoy during the performance.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jun. 14

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 16.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Jun. 14

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

Friday, Jun. 15th, 2018

9am-3pm Fri. Jun. 15

Camp Kid Business

Take your lemonade stand to the next level in this hands-on business camp. Tour downtown businesses, meet local entrepreneurs and pitch your very own product or idea to a panel.

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

Cost: $25 Members/$35 Non

Age: Grades 4th-5th

10-11am Fri. Jun. 15

Summer Art Lessons: PreSchoolers

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Private, more intensive classes are available upon request, flexible scheduling and affordable prices. All materials are always provided, students may. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Tempera, Finger Paint, Modeling Clay, Creating Shapes, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: PreSchool Age (3-5)

10-11am Fri. Jun. 15

Storybook Hiking Trail

An engaging guided tour of the Storybook Hiking Trail and a fun summer activity. Explore seasonal-themed songs, interactive stories, movement activities, and crafts that encourage children to think about the ever-changing world around them and their role in it. Dress for the weather as majority of the program will be held outdoors.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 per child, Adults free, Nonmembers $5 per child, Adults free

Age: Ages 3 - 8, plus adult

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