Play & Learn
River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Need to get out of the house and experience something new? Spend some time with your child at River Source Family Center during our Play & Learn sessions! This fun and playful setting encourages learning through free paly, interactive activities, and story time.
River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841
Planetarium Show: Cultural Constellations
L.E. Phillips Planetarium, UW-Eau Claire, 101 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire, WI
UW-Eau Claire's L.E. Phillips Planetarium announces a special program offerings for the month of November.
The planetarium an opportunity to learn more about space, the solar system and the stars in the night sky. During the show, a planetarium presenter will discuss the night sky and help you learn to identify constellations. Following are the shows scheduled for November:
"Cultural constellations," Tuesdays at 7 p.m.: A discussion of some of the myths associated with constellations. Different cultures often view star patterns in similar ways, but with varying stories. Americans are most familiar with the Greek mythology associated with constellations. This program will feature views from other cultures including stories from Japan and Native American tribes. \
"Cricket and Friends see a Comet," Saturdays at 11a.m. (no show on Thanksgiving weekend): Audience members will learn about comets, stars and planets in the night sky in a timely presentation that coincides with Comet ISON's visit to our solar system. Comet ISON is expected to be the brightest at the end of the year when it is positioned in the evening sky. Currently, Comet ISON is in the morning sky near Mars and can only be seen with a powerful telescope.
Public shows at the planetarium begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays for adults and children 12 and older. Shows for children ages four through 12 are presented at 11 a.m. on Saturdays and last 45-60 minutes. Group shows and school field trips can be arranged.
Admission to the presentations is $2 at the door. Visitors are encouraged to arrive ten minutes before the event begins. The L.E. Phillips Planetarium is located in Phillips Science Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus. Free parking is available during weekends and evenings.
Lauren Likkel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Weight Management Orientation
5:30 to 7 p.m.
lower level Luther Building Atrium conference room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St.
Weight Management Services offers several weight management programs including the HMR (Health Management Resources) program that specializes in preventive health care. The focus of these programs is on health risk prevention through lifestyle change. Improvements made in just one area of health can help control high blood pressure, manage cholesterol and diabetes, and reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease. If you are committed to pursuing a healthier lifestyle, one of our programs may be for you. Attend a one-session orientation from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, 12, 18 and 26, in the lower level Luther Building Atrium conference room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St. This is a free service. Call 715-838-6731 to register.
Call 715-838-6731 to register.