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Everyday Heroes!

Altoona Public Library, Altoona WI
Meet Altoona's Police, Fire,and EMT Personnel. This is an outdoor event located behind the library.

Altoona Public Library

Find the Superhero in YOU! Science Show with Jim Lenz

Altoona, WI
Magic and Science Guy Jim Lenz will share his story of heroism and take you on a journey of engaging science exercises, listening games, and magical surprises. Kids will be chosen from the audience to perform amazing stunts and tricks. You will be inspired to be your own superhero!

Altoona Public Library

St. Pat's Summerfest

St. Pat's School, 100 S. L Street, Sparta, WI
This fun-filled family event starts with the chicken dinner at 10:30 AM. Other events include bingo, mini golf, kids' games and train rides, music, food & refreshment stands, bake sale, arts & crafts sale and much, much more. An all-school reunion will also be part of this event.
Cost of the chicken dinner is $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, and $4.50 for kids' 4-12.

St. Pat's Rectory

Family Fun Run

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr, Eau Claire, WI
Early registration by May 22nd: $15/$25 for family*
5K, ¼ mile kid run, family fun activities, healthy snacks, & PRIZES!
Day of event: $20/$30 for family* (*up to 5 people)
Questions? Contact:
Allie Pherson (
Amber Borton ( or 715-852-5102)
Registration forms available on school webpages and in main offices
Proceeds support student programs in both schools

Amber Borton 715-852-5102

Summer Adoption Get-Together

Fairfax Outdoor Pool, Eau Claire
There will be free admission for adoptive families at the Fairfax Pool on 6/28 from 6-8pm. Families must pre-register by 6/23/15
and children must be accompanied by an adult at this celebratory event. The pool party is sponsored by Catholic Charities Post Adoption Resource Center. To register, call 715-832-6644 x1520 or email

Catholic Charities, 715-832-6644 x1520,

Father/Son Fishing Retreat

Lake Ellen Camp, 212 Narrow Way, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
Get ready and come to Lake Ellen for the Annual Father-Son Fishing Retreat. Enjoy a weekend filled with fishing, fun, and time relaxing by the fire with your father/son(s). May 22-25, 2015. For more information visit us online at, call 906-542-3529, or email us at

Hannah Kohtala

Feeding Your Family on a Budget

Family Resource Center, Oakwood Malls, Sears Wing
Do you think healthy foods are too expensive for your family? Come to learn about ways to feed your family healthy foods, and stick to your budget! We will share tips and tools for smart shopping, meal planning, and reading food labels. Register online at or call 715-833-1735.

Family Resource Center


Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Surfacing July 10th-12th, the first annual Subfest! The Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Rahr West Art Museum, and Capitol Civic Center will be hosting this event. There will be plenty to do, such as new exhibits at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum and Rahr West Art Museum, classic WWII submarine movies at the Capitol Civic Center, outdoor vendors, fireworks, family activities, and more! Check out our website for a schedule of events and more information!

Karen Duvalle, 920-684-0218x105,