Kids Concert Series Back for Another Spin Around the Park

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo kids concert series

For three Saturday mornings this summer – during the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market and the Artist Market of Eau Claire – Chippewa Valley Family will again host FREE live music on the Phoenix Park labyrinth in downtown Eau Claire.

Craft Time: Volcano Egg Painting

a foamy, fun way to color your Easter eggs

There’s just something about the reaction between baking soda and vinegar that can keep kids entertained for hours.

Holiday Triple Play

December offers three chances for Christmas spirit on stage

Get the holiday hype up by attending some community theater productions of Christmas classics and new holiday favorites. The Menomonie Theater Guild, Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild, and Eau Claire Children’s Theatre are each producing wintry plays for families and children to enjoy ...

You do WHAT for Christmas?

Chippewa Valley families share their favorite holiday traditions

Whichever holidays families celebrate this time of year, they inevitably develop traditions: Religious or secular, serious of silly, maintained for generations or created just for today’s generation ...

Holiday triple play

December offers three chances for Christmas spirit on stage

The Eau Claire Children’s Theatre is bringing A Little House Christmas to the Oxford Theatre. Running Dec. 7 and 15 at 7:30pm and Dec. 8, 15, and 16 at 1:30pm

Let Some Art Fall into Your Kids’ Lives

A creative autumn idea for you and your children from the ARTmobile

Child will draw a basic leaf shape in pencil, then outline in marker. Then draw veins in the leaf to create separate sections...

Favorite Kids Books for Grown-ups

Some great books you may want to share with your own children

We asked some local parents what books they loved when they were kids, and what they are sharing with their own children today!

Lifting up Young Voices

Chippewa Valley Boys Choir emphasizes youthful talent

Last year, Eau Claire Male Chorus member Marty Pederson assembled a team of youngsters in order to revive the Chippewa Valley Boys Choir. Nearly 10 years after the group disbanded, a few members of the Male Chorus were reminiscing and wondering aloud whether such a project would have success today

5 Uses for Apples (other Than Food)

If your family is anything like OURS, autumn is time for apples – lots of apples – and sometimes you end up with more than you know what to do with. If you’re tired of making applesauce and apple pie, here are some ways to use apples that don’t involve putting them on your plate.

The Cure for Boredom Is at Your Local Library

Learn something, have some fun, be yourself

The fight against summer boredom has never been easier to win. There’s a lot for families to do in the Chippewa Valley during these warmer months. There’s no better summer hangout than your local library, and Chippewa Valley libraries have got you completely covered for learning, fun, and A/C.

Take a Ride with Student Artwork

Art on the Bus program bedecks city buses with kids' creations

This wasn’t the beginning of a field trip; instead, the students filed on and off the buses to check out the art inside – art they had created themselves that was displayed as part of the Art on the Bus program ...

Get Your Dancing Shoes Ready for the Hullabaloo!

Chippewa Valley Family & Prevea offer music series

For three Saturday mornings this summer – during the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market and the Artist Market of Eau Claire – Chippewa Valley Family will host FREE live music on the Phoenix Park labyrinth ...