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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.


Learn To Skate With Mosinee Silverblades

Sep 9, 2014 6:30pm

10 week program begins on October 9, 2014 at the Mosinee Recreactional Center
Mosinee Silverblades Figure Skating Club would love to teach you and/or your child/children to skate. The 10 week program is designed for 4 year olds to adults and will begin on October 9, 2014. Please visit our website at www.mosineesilverbladesfsc.org

Shari Gajdosik


Youth Soccer Challenge

Sep 6, 2014 9am

PCYS Soccer Complex, Stevens Point
Youth soccer challenge for all boys and girls ages 9-14 (as of 9/1). Prizes for Boys and Girls, age groups 9-11 and 12-14. No cost for eligible youths.

Brian Wagner
715-340-8725



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


Toddler Tuesday : Bountiful Birds

Sep 16, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Little ones, 18 months - 4 years, and accompanying adults explore the shapes and colors of birds through hands-on activities galore.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


World Traveler Night

Aug 23, 2014 6pm - 7pm

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum. 1100 Main Street, Stevens Point, Wi 54481
What was your favorite part about summer? Did you go somewhere new? Meet someone new? Or, maybe you just have a super fun story to tell! On August 21st Come prepared to share your own summertime adventures while we play the musical chair storytelling game. This program is free (museum admission not included) and no pre-registration is required.

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


School Night For Scouting

Sep 18, 2014 6pm - 8pm

All local Elementary Schools
Join Cub Scouts (boys grades 1-5) at your local elementary school on Thursday September 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Adam Freund, Samoset Council Field Director
1-715-409-9415



Art Babies

Aug 29, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

Woodson Art museum Wausau, Wi
Bring your littlest ones, birth - 1 year, for multisensory fun and social interaction in the galleries and Art Park. Baby gear, including prams, strollers, front packs, and blankets, welcome. Please call 715.845.7010 or email museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art Time for Tots

Aug 28, 2014 9:30pm - 10:30pm

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


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, 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



Toddler Music

May 29, 2014 - Aug 28, 2014 Thursdays at 9:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St Stevens Point, WI 54481
Toddler Music (for children ages 18 months to 5 years) 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.

715-344-2003
cwcm@cwchildrensmuseum.org
www.cwchildrensmuseum.org



Infant Music

May 28, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014 Wednesdays at 9:30am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St Stevens Point, WI 54481
Infant Music (for children 0-18 months) explores the role that melody and movement play in the intellectual and emotional growth of infants and their bond to their caregivers.

715-344-2003
cwcm@cwchildrensmuseum.org
www.cwchildrensmuseum.org



Baby Play

May 27, 2014 - Aug 26, 2014 Tuesdays at 10am

Central Wisconsin Children's Museum 1100 Main St 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.

715-344-2003, www.cwchildrensmuseum.org