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Culpepper & Merriweather Circus

Colfax, WI Shows at 5:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Culpepper & Merriweather circus brings two action-packed 90 minute shows to Colfax on July 18! Truly affordable, family friendly entertainment. The show is really enjoyable for children of all ages! Bring the toddlers, kids, teenagers AND Grandparents!

Tickets in advance are $7 for children ages 2 to 12 and for those 65 and over and $10 for adults. The day of circus, tickets are $8 for children and senior citizens and $13 for adults.

Scott Gunnufson, (715) 828-776

UWEC STEM Day at the Fair

Eau Claire County Expo Center - Lorch Ave.-Across from from Metropolis & Action City
Hands on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math presentations and activities for kids of all ages. Watch the Rocket Launch at 10 a.m. and then build your own rocket! Free Admission and Free Parking. Food on the Grounds. For a full Fair schedule visit:

Sara Novotny, UW-Extension, 715-839-4712,

Movin' & Groovin'

River Source Family Center-403 High Street, Chippewa Falls, WI
Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. This class promotes language & play through the use of instruments, song & dance. No registration required, free to all families!

For more information go to: or call 715-720-1841

Bloomer Parent & Child Playgroup

Bloomer Area Aquatic & Recreation Center, 1731 17th Avenue, Bloomer, WI. The following Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 a.m.: June 15 & 29, July 13 & 27, August 10 & 24, September 14 & 28, 2016
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. Presented by River Source Family Center.

For more information call 715-720-1841 or go to

Intro to Engineering: 3D Printing

UW-Eau Claire Campus, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701
3D modeling and 3D printing are some of the fastest growing STEM fields. From engineering to industrial design and manufacturing, these technologies are at the forefront of product development. Discover 3D printing and how it is changing our future. In this course you will design an object on the computer and then 3D print it! You will learn elements of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and how 3D printers work. This course is intended for students new to CAD and 3D printing.

Adam Coolidge, 715-836-5637

Let's Jump, Stretch, and Wiggle

Tiny Tots Children's Playhouse, 320 S. Wisconsin Street, Fall Creek, WI 54742
Singing along to well known nursery rhymes while having fun copying simple exercise techniques. Stretching their bodies and learning the concept that exercise is good for their little bodies. Activities are FREE to join once you have paid the regular $3 per child all day entrance fee into the Playhouse. Adults are always free Hooray!

PLEASE NOTE: We do have a no shoe policy in the Playhouse. We do this for hygiene reasons,and to keep the carpet area's dry for the crawling babies. Please bring spare socks or slippers (home away from home) !!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

Sally Ellison

Dance Mix

Eau Claire YMCA, 700 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire, WI
Gain strength and flexibility while learning new dance moves and having fun! Participants will explore various dance styles and techniques through this 7-week introductory course. No experience or dance equipment required!
Ages 3-4: 4:15-5pm
Ages 5-6: 5:15-6pm
Fee: $48 Y Member | $72 Non-Member

Jen Zwicky,, 715-839-4637

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 play, interactive activities, and story time.

River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841

Movin' & Groovin'

River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with excitement and adventure. You will witness your child's developmental evolution in language, listening, and self-esteem. Watch all of this take place in an environment that promotes imagination and play through the use of instruments, song, and dance!

River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841

Easter Egg Drop

South Middle School
Easter Egg Drop benefitting Trinity Lutheran Food Pantry. The bunny will be flown in on a helicopter, drop eggs on the fields at South Middle school where children are gather to watch and then gather the eggs!

Alicia Schneider, 612-210-8309