Containing Your Green Thumb

Container gardening is a great way for kids to learn to grow plants

My daughter wants to plant snapdragons and shell peas again. Do you have to have space in your yard to garden with your kids? Absolutely not! If you have a place that gets at least 6 hours of sun a day where you can put a pot or two, you can garden and enjoy the literal fruits (or flowers) of your labors.

6 Ways to Stay Safe & Make a Splash!

Summer is water weather, make sure you plan ahead

As your family takes to the water – whether its boating, floating, swimming, or what have you – make sure to keep these five safety tips in mind.

How to Ensure Kid & Canine Cooperation

safety tips for parents and dog-owners alike

Just as the summer brings out families in search of fresh air, it brings out dog parents desperate to get the zoomies out of their pent-up pups.

A Plus for the Park

Boyd Park revitalization begins with brush removal

A vision to revitalize Eau Claire’s Boyd Park is becoming clearer thanks to local volunteer and fundraising efforts. Workers from Xcel Energy and Zielie’s Tree Service spent a Friday in late April ...

Springfest 2019 Offers Entertainment for All Ages

The Chippewa Falls Rotary Foundation presents Springfest, a weekend filled with activities, music, and events for the whole family. Throughout the weekend local bands and musicians ...

5 Can’t-Miss Wisconsin Spring Fests

In Wisconsin, spring festival season begins as soon as the ground thaws and the first bits of green begin peeking out of the ground. Whether you’re interested in rare mushrooms or maple syrup ...

Prepare Your Child (and Yourself) for Camp

For parents, the most heart-racing, adrenalin pumping moments happen when you let go and watch your child try something on his or her own. The moment the training wheels come off ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Camp

Camp has become a staple of the summer season. Each year, millions of children, youth, and adults head to the hills, lakes, valleys, and parks to participate in the time-honored tradition of camp ...

Is Your Kid Ready for Camp? Find Out.

It’s getting to be that time of year again: Gone are the days of negative degree weather, and slowly but surely, the temperature is creeping higher and higher. Warmer temperatures, combined ...

Make Some Time to Climb

Chippewa Valley climbing walls are fun for the whole family – regardless of experience level

With three options in the Chippewa Valley for climbing and bouldering, there’s are opportunities for every skill level.