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MCPL at Harvest Fest

Oct 4, 2014 10:30am - 3pm

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau.
Celebrate Harvest Fest with the library on October 4, from 10:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. An autumn-themed story time will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by arts and crafts. Wausau Area Events will also set up an apple cider station in the library.
Harvest Fest is an annual celebration on the 400 Block, which features rides, live music, and a pumpkin patch. For more information about Harvest Fest, visit: http://www.wausauevents.org/events/harvest-fest/
The program is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Healthy Halloween Hoedown

Oct 24, 2014 5pm - 8pm

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
Put on your Halloween Costume and Join us Downtown at the Children's Museum for a night of Halloween Fun!

We will have LIVE Hoedown music, FUN Carnival games, MAD Science activities, SCARY Stories, TASTY Healthy Food, LIVE Critters, COOL Raffle prizes, CRAZY Face painting and MORE!

There will also be Trick-or-Treating with our downtown business neighbors from 5-7pm! Also, each child will receive a pail of goodies to take home!

The Healthy Halloween Hoedown is a safe and healthy way to enjoy the Holiday in a child/family friendly and fun-filled environment!

Tickets are available at the door for $5 per person and children under 1year are FREE.

If you have any questions, would like to donate money, time, supplies, or want to purchase group tickets in advance, please contact Joe Schoenberg at 715-344-2003 3# or joe@cwchildrensmuseum.org

Proceeds from this event directly benefit our community programming and educational exhibits.




For more information contact Joe Schoenberg at 715-344-2003 3# or joe@cwchildrensmuseum.org



Toddler Tuesday: Turkey Time

Nov 18, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Bring little ones, 18 months - 4 years, to sample turkey themed art making just in time for Thanksgiving celebrations. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art Babies : Fledgling Fun

Oct 31, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Musuem Wausau, WI
Bring your littlest ones, birth - 1 year, for learning-infused, multisensory fun and social interaction in the galleries and Art Park. Baby gear - prams, strollers, front packs, and blankets - are welcome. Please call or e-mail the Museum to register. 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Toddler Tuesday : All About Owls

Oct 21, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Whooo can you bring to this art-filled morning? Toddlers, 18 months - 4 years, accompanied by adults. Sample owl-themed art making during this free, monthly program.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Little Masters & Young Artists : Clay Day

Oct 23, 2014 4:30pm - 6pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Youngsters, 5 - 12 years, mold clay and learn the basics from George Bumann whose sculptures begin with careful observation of bird and animal subjects. Fee $5 Please call or e-mail the Museum to register. 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


KEEP (Kiwanis Enormous Equipment Playground)

Oct 4, 2014 10am - 4pm

Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, Marshfield, WI
Many local businesses bring equipment to the fairgrounds and children of all ages are given the opportunity to explore big equipment, farm equipment and vehicles unique to trades. Sit in the driver's seat. Also enjoy hands on activities such as sift for "gold", make a concrete "cake", build a wooden toy, stone painting and bounce houses. Admission is $3.00 ages 1-12 and $5.00 ages 13 and over. See website www.marshfieldwikiwanis.org

Not for publishing - Jackie Dillinger, 715-650-0432.


Moo, Who?

Sep 27, 2014 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library Wausau headquarters, 300 N. 1st. St, Wausau.
Moo, Who? Pre-school aged children can learn more about cows during this special cow-themed story time on September 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau headquarters, 300 N. 1st. St, Wausau.
During this special family story time, the library will offer stories, rhymes, riddles, and information about cows. We’ll laugh, learn and fall in love (all over again) with our state’s official domestic animal.
This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


WILDWOOD WILDLIFE PARK 8TH ANNUAL ZOO BOO EVENT

Oct 11, 2014 1pm - 5pm

10094 HWY 70 WEST MINOCQUA, WI 54548
Join us for our 8th Annual Zoo Boo Family-Friendly Halloween Event. Zoo Boo is a merry-not-scary Halloween celebration. Trick or treat your way around the zoo brought to you by local businesses with plenty of treats and sweets, while participating in games, crafts, music, and a costume contest at 3 P.M. sharp. This is a safe and unique Halloween party you won’t want to miss. All proceeds go toward Wildwood’s Animal Winter Feed Fund.
SPONSORED BY WILDWOOD WILDLIFE PARK FRIENDS OF THE ZOO AND NRG MEDIA.


Judy Domaszek 715-356-5588


LEGO-Palooza

Sep 23, 2014 Starting at 5:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. 1st. St, Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited for an evening full of LEGO® activities on September 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. 1st. St, Wausau! Kids can create LEGO® art using stamp pads and LEGO® blocks, build and race LEGO® balloon cars, and create a mask of their favorite LEGO® character.
After the activities, we’ll show “The LEGO® Movie” in the story room at 6:30 p.m. “The LEGO® Movie” is rated PG and runs approximately 100 minutes.
This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Trick-or-Treat Maze for Children Ages 6-10

Oct 26, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Willow Springs Garden, 5480 Hillcrest Drive, Wausau, WI 54401
A trick-or-treat maze for children ages 6-10. Come dressed in costume (or not) and collect candy from ghouls (not so scary!) in the maze. Cost is $3/child

Willow Springs Garden, 5480 Hillcrest Drive, Wausau,WI 54401


2014 Corn Maze

Sep 12, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014 Fridays 6pm - 10pm, Saturdays 10am -10pm, Sundays 10am - 6pm

Willow Springs Garden, 5480 Hillcrest Drive, Wausau, WI 54401
Children's Corn Maze and Challenging Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Barrel Train Rides, Hay Rides, Concessions, Games, S-more packages and campfire, Animals, Petting Zoo, Prizes and More. Come enjoy the petting zoo, campfire, and education tables for free.

Willow Springs Garden, 715-675-1171


Once Upon a Time

Sep 5, 2014 - Sep 26, 2014 1:30pm

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
Join us every Friday in September for a puppet show! Based on the book of the month, Nosy Noodles by Sue Purkapile. This program is free with admission and no pre-registration is required.

Sandy, 715-344-2003, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Smile Project

Oct 25, 2014 10:30am

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum,1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481




Learn about good oral health habits as well as ways of creating a smile chain reaction through acts of kindness. The program will include a presentation and activities for the whole family. Join us the fourth Saturday of every month. Sponsored by Delta Dental, this program is free with admission.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Smile Project

Sep 27, 2014 10:30am

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum,1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481




Learn about good oral health habits as well as ways of creating a smile chain reaction through acts of kindness. The program will include a presentation and activities for the whole family. Join us the fourth Saturday of every month. Sponsored by Delta Dental, this program is free with admission.


Sandy, 715-344-2003, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Barn Yard Fun

Sep 9, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014 10:30am

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum,1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
MOO! OINK! CLUCK-CLUCK! What is it like to live on a farm? What is it like to be an animal on a farm? You can find out Tuesdays and Wednesdays in September by pretending to be the animals in our stories and songs! This program is free with admission and no pre-registration is required.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Family Game Night

Nov 27, 2014 5pm - 7:30pm

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
Children will develop their fine motor, critical thinking and math skills all while having fun! Game Night is a family focused evening that is for kids and parents of all ages! Sponsored by Galaxy Comics, Games and More, this event is free (museum admission NOT included) and no preregistration is required.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Family Game Night

Oct 23, 2014 5pm - 7:30pm

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
Children will develop their fine motor, critical thinking and math skills all while having fun! Game Night is a family focused evening that is for kids and parents of all ages! Sponsored by Galaxy Comics, Games and More, this event is free (museum admission NOT included) and no preregistration is required.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Family Game Night

Sep 25, 2014 5pm - 7:30pm

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
Children will develop their fine motor, critical thinking and math skills all while having fun! Game Night is a family focused evening that is for kids and parents of all ages! Sponsored by Galaxy Comics, Games and More, this event is free (museum admission NOT included) and no preregistration is required.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Amazing Art

Sep 5, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 10am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
Your refrigerator has space for more masterpieces! Create something spectacular and participate in some fun and simple projects!

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Autism Night

Sep 8, 2014 - Dec 1, 2014 5pm - 7pm

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
According to a report published in the Washington Post, it is estimated that 1 in every 150 children in the U.S. has autism or a closely related condition.
The Central Wisconsin Children's Museum wants to be beneficial for every child, so we open the museum the 1st Monday of each month from 5-7pm exclusively for families that have children with Autism. The museum is available for parents and children to play together in a "less overwhelming" atmosphere. This program is free no preregistration required.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum


Toddler Music

Sep 4, 2014 - Oct 30, 2014 9:30am, 10am & 10:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point Wi 54481
Toddler Music (for children ages 18 months to 5 years). Toddler Music enhances early learning skills by introducing beginning musical concepts that are developmentally age appropriate—such as rhythmic patterns with instruments, rhymes, simple tunes, and movement—and provides the foundation for continued interest in the arts. Toddler Music is available to groups of more than 8 children by special arrangement for $25 per group.

(Class size limit: First 20 attendees)
*Tentative 10:30 Toddler Music-This class will only take place if the 10am class meets its 20 person capacity.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Infant Music

Sep 3, 2014 - Oct 29, 2014 9:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point Wi 54481
Infant Music (for children 0-18 months) will explore the role that melody and movement play in the intellectual and emotional growth of infants and their bond to their caregivers.
An exciting new class for our youngest visitors and their grown-ups!

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#, Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Baby Play

Oct 21, 2014 10am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
A class just for the little ones! It is shorter in length than our other classes due to the attention span of most infants, and babies participate as little or as much as they want. We bring a toy, instrument, game, or song each time for the babies to "try out" and we allow time for parents to network and swap strategies.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#. Sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Baby Play

Oct 14, 2014 10am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
A class just for the little ones! It is shorter in length than our other classes due to the attention span of most infants, and babies participate as little or as much as they want. We bring a toy, instrument, game, or song each time for the babies to "try out" and we allow time for parents to network and swap strategies.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#. sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Baby Play

Oct 7, 2014 10am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
A class just for the little ones! It is shorter in length than our other classes due to the attention span of most infants, and babies participate as little or as much as they want. We bring a toy, instrument, game, or song each time for the babies to "try out" and we allow time for parents to network and swap strategies.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#. sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Baby Play

Sep 30, 2014 10am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
A class just for the little ones! It is shorter in length than our other classes due to the attention span of most infants, and babies participate as little or as much as they want. We bring a toy, instrument, game, or song each time for the babies to "try out" and we allow time for parents to network and swap strategies.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#. sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Baby Play

Sep 23, 2014 10am

Central Wisconsin Childrens Museum, 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
A class just for the little ones! It is shorter in length than our other classes due to the attention span of most infants, and babies participate as little or as much as they want. We bring a toy, instrument, game, or song each time for the babies to "try out" and we allow time for parents to network and swap strategies.

Sandy, 715-344-2003 ext 4#. sandy@cwchildrensmuseum.org


Family Story Time at MCPL Stratford

Sep 10, 2014 - May 27, 2015 Wednesdays at 10:15am

400 North First Ave, Stratford
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 715-261-7209 for more information.


Family Story Time at MCPL Spencer

Sep 10, 2014 - May 27, 2015 Wednesdays at 10am

105 South Park St, Spencer.
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 715-659-3996 for more information.


Family Story Time at MCPL Rothschild

Sep 2, 2014 - May 28, 2014 Tuesdays at 10:30am & Thursdays at 1:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Rothschild Branch, 211 North Grand Ave, Rothschild.
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-359-6208.


Family Story Time at MCPL Mosinee

Sep 10, 2014 - May 27, 2015 Wednesdays at 10am

123 Main St, Mosinee.
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-693-2144


Family Story Time at MCPL Marathon City

Sep 4, 2014 - May 28, 2015 Thursdays at 10:30am

515 Washington St, Marathon City
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-443-2775


Family Story Time at MCPL Hatley

Sep 2, 2014 - May 26, 2015 Tuesdays at 10:30am

435 Curtis Ave, Hatley
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-446-3537


Family Story Time at MCPL Edgar

Sep 4, 2014 - May 28, 2015 Thursdays at 9:30am

224 South Third Ave, Edgar
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

715-352-3155


Family Story Time at MCPL Athens

Sep 2, 2014 - May 26, 2015 Tuesdays at 10am

Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St, Athens
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-257-7292


Family Story Time at MCPL Wausau

Sep 6, 2014 - May 30, 2015 Saturdays at 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau
Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 715-261-7230


Preschool Story Time

Sep 3, 2014 - May 28, 2015 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau
This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities. Children attend this story time without parents/guardians, but they should remain in the children’s area during story time. For children three- five years old.
MCPL Wausau: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Tales for Tots

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau
Enjoy books, songs, and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and educational story time! This program is designed to help 2 and 3 year olds acquire fundamental knowledge such as shapes, numbers and other early literacy skills. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
MCPL Wausau: Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Athens

Sep 18, 2014 - Dec 18, 2015 4:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St, Athens
Family LEGO Club will meet on the third Thursday of the month beginning September 18. Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. This will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of the month through December 18. Starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St, Athens

For more information, call 715-257-7292.


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Stratford

Sep 16, 2014 - Dec 16, 2014 3:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Stratford Branch, 400 North Fourth Ave, Stratford.
Family LEGO Club will meet on the third Tuesday of the month beginning September 16. Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. This will occur on the 3rd Tuesday of the month through December 16. Starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Stratford Branch, 400 North Fourth Ave, Stratford.

For more information, call 715-687-4420.


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Rothschild

Sep 13, 2014 - May 9, 2015 11:30am

Marathon County Public Library Rothschild Branch, 211 North Grand Ave, Rothschild.
Family LEGO Club will meet on the second Saturday of the month beginning September 13. Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using blocks. This event will occur monthly on the second Saturday of every month throughout the school year. Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. Starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Rothschild Branch, 211 North Grand Ave, Rothschild.

For more information, call 715-359-6208.


Family LEGO Club at MCPL Wausau

Sep 7, 2014 - May 31, 2015 Sundays at 1:30pm

Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau.
Family LEGO Club will meet every Sunday beginning September 7. Children of all ages and their families are invited to tap their inner creativity and build imaginative structures and other projects using blocks. All blocks will be provided. Starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Stations

Sep 10, 2014 - Aug 15, 2015 2nd Wednesday and Saturday of Each Month at 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st Street, Wausau
S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Stations will occur the 2nd Wednesday of every month and will be repeated the following Saturday. S.T.E.A.M. begins in September 2014 and runs until August 2015, with a break for the month of June 2015. Hands-on activities focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics will be provided for kids so that they can learn, discover, create and have fun. Starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-261-7230.
*Note: Story times scheduled for the second Wednesday and the following Saturday at MCPL Wausau will include S.T.E.A.M.-related stories and activities.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.



Hour of Code

Oct 7, 2014 - Jun 2, 2015 First Tuesday of Each Month at 3:45pm

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st Street, Wausau
Tweens can learn the basics of computer programming by working together on a variety of fun and intuitive projects! Free, and open to tweens only. First Tuesday of every month, with no meeting on September 2 since that is the first day of school. This event starts at 3:45 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Tween Club

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st Street, Wausau
Tweens (grades 3-5) will participate in a variety of crafts and activities each month, along with learning about new books and technology. Meets every third Tuesday starting in October. Starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to tweens.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Book Babies

Sep 1, 2014 - Sep 7, 2015 Monday at 9:45am & 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st Street, Wausau
Features 20 minutes of “lap sit” story time. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Older siblings may attend, but please be aware that this program is designed to meet the developmental needs of younger children. Board books, songs, puppets and other activities are used to enhance your child’s vocabulary and motor skills. For children from birth to 23 months old.

MCPL Wausau: Mondays, 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Play and Learn Story Time

Aug 27, 2014 - Sep 23, 2015 Every Wednesday at 10:30am

Marathon County Public Library in Mosinee
Children and invited to use their imagination and creativity! This fun-filled program features a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Children of all ages are welcome, and each child must be accompanied by an adult. This program is offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center. Free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-693-2144.


Play and Learn Story Time

Aug 21, 2014 - Sep 24, 2015 Every Thursday at 10am

Marathon County Public Library in Hatley
Children and invited to use their imagination and creativity! This fun-filled program features a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Children of all ages are welcome, and each child must be accompanied by an adult. This program is offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center. Free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-446-3537.


Play and Learn Story Time

Aug 22, 2014 - Sep 25, 2015 Every Friday at 9:30am

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st Street, Wausau
Children and invited to use their imagination and creativity! This fun-filled program features a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Children of all ages are welcome, and each child must be accompanied by an adult. This program is offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center. Free and open to the public.

For more information, call 715-261-7230.


Art Babies : Baby Birds

Sep 26, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Explore Birds in Art with your little one, birth - 1 year, through multisensory fun and social interaction in the galleries and Art Park, the Museum's interactive family gallery. Baby gear - prams, strollers, front packs, and blankets - are welcome. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Little Masters & Young Artists : Budding Birders

Sep 25, 2014 4:30pm - 6pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Children, 5 - 12 years, create a birding journal and then embark on an in-the-galleries adventure, examining artworks and learning birding principals. Participants can put their own knowledge to work during "Birding Building Blocks" on Saturday morning, September 27th. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Art Time for Tots: Busy Birdies

Sep 25, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Little ones, 1-4 years, and accompanying adults explore Birds in Art through stories, movement, and hands-on art making. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Autism Night

Jun 2, 2014 - Jun 1, 2015 5pm - 7pm

Central WIsconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St stevens Point, WI
According to a report published in the Washington Post, it is estimated that 1 in every 150 children in the U.S. has autism or a closely related condition.

The Central Wisconsin Children's Museum wants to be beneficial for every child, so we open the museum the 1st Monday of each month from 5-7pm exclusively for families that have children with Autism. The museum is available for parents and children to play together in a "less overwhelming" atmosphere. This program is free no preregistration required.

715-344-2003
www.cwchildrensmuseum.org



Family Game Night

Jun 26, 2014 - Jun 25, 2015 Fourth Thursday of Every Month

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St Stevens Point
Children will develop their fine motor, critical thinking and math skills all while having fun! Game Night is a family focused evening that is for kids and parents of all ages! Sponsored by Galaxy Comics, Games and More, this event is free (museum admission NOT included) and no preregistration is required.

715-344-2003
www.cwchildrensmuseum.org



Amazing Art

Jun 6, 2014 - Dec 26, 2014 Fridays at 10am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St Stevens Point
Your refrigerator has space for more masterpieces! Create something spectacular and participate in some fun and simple projects!

715-344-2004
www.cwchildrensmuseum.org