Selected Community Events

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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.

Movie: “God's Not Dead”

Sep 12, 2014 - Sep 18, 2014 7pm Nightly, 1pm & 3:30pm Matinees on Saturday and Sunday

Cosmo Theater in Merrill
The movie “God's Not Dead” will show at the Cosmo Theater in Merrill from Friday, September 12th through the 18th at 7PM with matinee's Saturday and Sunday at 1 and 3:30pm. This thought-provoking movie is FREE and open to the public. So plan to come and enjoy an evening of free entertainment with your family and friends.

Karen Krombholz, 715-536-5255

Back to School Bracelets

Aug 28, 2014 2:30pm

Marathon County Public Library, 300 N. 1st Street, Wausau
Teens are invited to create the perfect back to school accessory: the bracelet! This teen-only event starts at 2:30 p.m. on August 28, at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau.
Teens are encouraged to create different bracelets based on the directions provided. There will be plenty of opportunities to create a unique bracelet with the wide variety of bracelet making supplies.
This event is free and open to teens only. All supplies are provided.

For more information, call 715-261-7230

Art Part Open Studio

Sep 6, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Explore watercolor pencils and create a still life with avian flair. It's the opening day of Birds in Art; bring the whole family for this free, drop-in activity.

Visitor Services, 715.845.37010,

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#,

Parisi Speed School Cat Club Challenge

Sep 19, 2014 4pm Friday (9am Saturday Open House)

Riverside Athletic Club 500 South Center Avenue Merrill WI
You are invited to our FREE Cat Club Challenge on Friday, September 19 at 4PM and FREE Open House on Saturday September 20 at 9AM. Make sure to bring a friend and get a prize. Call now to register for both events! Have fun while enjoying FREE food, prizes, games, bounce house and so much more! We also will be having chances to win FREE Parisi sessions.

Riverside Athletic Club 715-536-2481

United Way Community Fest

Sep 20, 2014 9:30am - 3pm

Marathon Park, Wausau
Second annual United Way Community Fest features free, family friendly activities including crafts and games, music, food vendors and the United We Can food sculpture competition. Bring a canned food item to vote for your favorite.

Sue Haupt, United Way of Marathon County

Family Fest : Print Palapalooza

Aug 21, 2014 9am - 4pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Drop by the sculpture garden to explore different print mediums. Family Fest is part of First Lady Michelle Obama's national initiative to encourage families to practice healthy habits together. Printmaking is the theme of this years Family Fest. Free

Visitor Services

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 to register. Free

Visitor Services, 715.845.7010,,

Tiny Tots Closet

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 10am - Noon

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
FREE diapers for those in need. *Bring picture ID & proof of parent or guardianship of a diaper-age child. (Birth Certificate, Crib Card, or WIC card preferred). Limit: 2 dozen diapers/visit. Limit 1 visit/month.

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733

Neighborhood Meals

Mar 11, 2014 - Dec 30, 2014 Tuesdays 4:30pm - 6pm

St. Paul's UCC, 426 Washington St., Wausau WI 54403
Each week a local business, church, or family sponsors a meal that is prepared and served hot to hungry members of the Wausau Community. *No ID or income verification needed. Simply show up and eat- no questions asked!

Tania Grisham (715) 842-3733