Friday, Jun. 23rd, 2017

3-5pm Fri. Jun. 23

AR Sandbox

This is not your regular playground sandbox. Dig into an augmented reality sandbox that helps teach topography and geology in a unique and hands-on way. As you move the sand, the elevation levels change in real time, thanks to an Xbox Connect and high-tech projector.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Fri. Jun. 23

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jun. 24th, 2017

9am Sat. Jun. 24

Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:45am Sat. Jun. 24

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-12:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Sat. Jun. 24

Artist in Residence: Rubber Band Painting

Thanks to this month's Artist in Residence, Amy Hahn, your little ones will be able to craft all kinds of abstract work to take home. Today's activity is Rubber Band Painting.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

2:30-3:15pm Sat. Jun. 24

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Painting & Popcorn

Create a one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes provided to fuel the creative energy. Register online.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Sat. Jun. 24

Make Your Own Butter

Churning isn't only for those on the farm! CMEC will be making our their spreads all week at the Museum.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Jun. 25th, 2017

9am Sun. Jun. 25

Colfax Free Fair

Entertainment, food, carnival rides, bean bag gournament, petting zoo, 4-H, and FFA exhibits. Fireworks on Friday night.

Colfax Fairgrounds, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Sun. Jun. 25

2nd Annual Family Fun Day Irvine Park

Fundraiser for a good cause with a fun filled day at the park enjoying some delicious food & live music entertainment, activities including bouncy house inflatable, animal exhibits, vendor show, games, balloon artist, face painting, hair styles & colors, and more.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5/person or $15/family of 4; $3 for each additional child

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Sun. Jun. 25

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3

Monday, Jun. 26th, 2017

9am-noon Mon. Jun. 26

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

10-10:45am Mon. Jun. 26

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am Mon. Jun. 26

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Ice Age: Collision Course"

In the fifth installment of the Ice Age franchise, Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

1-1:30pm Mon. Jun. 26

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Mon. Jun. 26

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jun. 27th, 2017

10am Tue. Jun. 27

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Ice Age: Collision Course"

In the fifth installment of the Ice Age franchise, Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

11:30am-noon Tue. Jun. 27

Super Small Science: Magical Hot & Cold Water

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments with our very own Dr. Labcoat. This program is FREE for kids 2-5 with parent or caregiver. Today's activity is Magical Hot & Cold Water.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Kids 2-5

1-1:30pm Tue. Jun. 27

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Tue. Jun. 27

Party in the Pages

Celebrate books you know and love like Captain Underpants, I Survived and Rainbow Magic, plus discover new favorites with book trailers, games, music and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age kids

4-4:30pm Tue. Jun. 27

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11pm Tue. Jun. 27

RSFC Traveling Tuesdays: Eagle Point Park

River Source Family Center's morning playgroups are on the move. Head at Eagle Point Park at 10am, or meet them at 9:30am at River Source Family Center to caravan. Traveling Tuesdays are the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays in summer.

Eagle Point Park 14802 State Hwy 124, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

Wednesday, Jun. 28th, 2017

9am-noon Wed. Jun. 28

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

10am Wed. Jun. 28

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Secret Life Of Pets"

Packed fully of famous actors voicing rambunctious pets, this new animated film explores what pets do when we leave them alone at home.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10:30am Wed. Jun. 28

Meet the Band with Nick Poss

Join the Reading Road Trip Summer Library Program for Wednesday Performances. 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: Youth

11:30am-noon Wed. Jun. 28

Super Small Science: Magical Hot & Cold Water

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments with our very own Dr. Labcoat. This program is FREE for kids 2-5 with parent or caregiver. Today's activity is Magical Hot & Cold Water.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Kids 2-5

1-1:30pm Wed. Jun. 28

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 28

Afternoons of Inventioneering

A featured project will be presented at 1pm followed by open build invention time. Make hovercraft, launch jets, topple towers and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

4-4:30pm Wed. Jun. 28

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Jun. 28

Wednesday Night Library Show for Kids

Wednesday nights are performance nights at the library in the summer! Shows include a Fantasy Corral Petting Zoo, Mixed Nuts Comedy Show, Tom Pease music concert, The Magic of Isaiah, "The Three Little Pigs" puppet Show, and a Duke Otherwise Music Concert.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Jun. 28

UWEC Summer Cinema: "Moana"

Moana, an adventurous teenager, and Maui, a formerly great demi-god, sail across the open ocean battling monsters and impossible odds to save her island village. Activities at 8pm, movie at dusk.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

Thursday, Jun. 29th, 2017

Thu. Jun. 29

HSHS Summer Safety Day at Community Pools

Nurses from HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals will be at area pools to share free summer safety information and sunscreen

Bernard F. Willi Community Pool Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9am-noon Thu. Jun. 29

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

10am Thu. Jun. 29

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Secret Life Of Pets"

Packed fully of famous actors voicing rambunctious pets, this new animated film explores what pets do when we leave them alone at home.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-10:30am Thu. Jun. 29

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Thu. Jun. 29

Artist in Residence: Face Magnets & Emoticon Bottle Art

Thanks to this month's Artist in Residence, Amy Hahn, your little ones will be able to craft all kinds of abstract work to take home. Today's activity is Face Magnets & Emoticon Bottle Art.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Thu. Jun. 29

YouTube University

Expand your horizons. School- age kids will discover what is awesome, wild or downright weird about our world from curated YouTube clips, then explore a related activity or experiment.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School-age

1:30pm Thu. Jun. 29

Ultimate Performance Gymnastics and Cheer

Join the Reading Road Trip Summer Library Program for Thursday Demonstrations. 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: Youth

3-4pm Thu. Jun. 29

HSHS Summer Safety Day at Community Pools

Nurses from HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals will be at area pools to share free summer safety information and sunscreen

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-4:30pm Thu. Jun. 29

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jun. 30th, 2017

Fri. Jun. 30

43rd Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Saturday features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies and s'mores, golf tourney, pancake breakfast, parade, beach party, fireworks, and more.

, Chetek

10-10:45am Fri. Jun. 30

Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out their new Planetarium for an out-of-this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Jun. 30

Parachute Games

Kids ages 3 and up will enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

1-1:30pm Fri. Jun. 30

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Fri. Jun. 30

AR Sandbox

This is not your regular playground sandbox. Dig into an augmented reality sandbox that helps teach topography and geology in a unique and hands-on way. As you move the sand, the elevation levels change in real time, thanks to an Xbox Connect and high-tech projector.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Fri. Jun. 30

Make a Beanie Baby

Watch the birth of a seedling for this project.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jul. 1st, 2017

Sat. Jul. 1

43rd Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Saturday features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies and s'mores, golf tourney, pancake breakfast, parade, beach party, fireworks, and more.

, Chetek

Sunday, Jul. 2nd, 2017

Sun. Jul. 2

43rd Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Saturday features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies and s'mores, golf tourney, pancake breakfast, parade, beach party, fireworks, and more.

, Chetek

noon-5pm Sun. Jul. 2

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic, half-mile train ride located in Eau Claire's premier Carson Park presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. A coal-fired steam engine pulls one train, a G-16 gasoline powered-streamliner pulls the other.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Under 2 years old FREE, ages 2-12 $2, ages 12+ $3