upcoming events

upcoming events

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weekly programs:

Every week (schedule changes in summer and holiday weeks--see calendar for excluded dates), 1-7 year olds and their adults are invited to join us for these special programs, each FREE with paid admission or membership. Registration is not required for these programs but classes may fill due to room capacity and limited supplies. Please plan to arrive a few minutes early. Parental involvement is expected.

Silly Sundays: Special activity 12:30-1:30 and 3:00-4:00 pm.

Tuesdays at 10:30 am: Spanish with Señora Jenny  (Next session starts April 13)

Thursdays at 10:30 am: Little Learners Story, craft and snack

Fridays at 10:30 am: Wee Move Music & movement, led by Misty's Dance Unlimited

fun forecast: When pre-registration is required, do so online here or call 608-784-2652 with your VISA, MasterCard or Discover payment.

Saturday, March 3: Fun with UW-La Crosse Physics, 10:00 am and 12:30 pm. Free with admission.

Sunday, March 4th: Dr. Seuss Day with the Lions Club, Noon-4:30 pm. Free with admission.

Saturdays, March 10 & 24, April 7 & 21: Meet pet therapy dog, Mishka, 10 to 11 am. Free with admission.

Saturday, March 10: UW-L Japanese Students, 10:00 am to Noon. Learn about and try O-dori (traditional dance), Shodo (calligraphy) and Origami. Free with admission.

Saturday March 17th: Wee Bit O’ Fun, 10 am to 4:30 pm. St. Patrick’s Day themed activities and crafts. FREE with admission. Watch the 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade on Main Street, starting at noon (details at irishfestlacrosse.org—Bring a food donation for The Hunger Task Force and get a Children’s Museum coupon).

Saturday, March 24 1 to 2 pm: SMART SAVERS. Verve staff will lead an interactive session about saving, spending and sharing. Each child will get a $5 saver card! Bring a container (sturdy box or coffee cans) to make your own bank. For ages 5-11 with adult. FREE with Museum admission, but pre-registration is required (limited to 20 participants)

Saturdays, March 24 & April 14: Viterbo Service Saturday, 10:00 am to Noon. Volunteer-led fun for all ages. FREE with admission.

March 30 & 31: Easter EGG-Stravaganza for ages 2-7 with adult. Fri, March 30, 8:30-10:00 am or 5:30-7:00 pm OR Sat., March 31, 8:30-10:00 am. Join the Easter Bunny in an egg hunt, games, crafts and more. Earn bunny money to purchase prizes.   $5 per child Members, $12 per child Non-Members, $1/adult. Registration and pre-payment required.

Sunday, April 1: MUSEUM CLOSED – HAPPY EASTER (and Happy April Fools Day!)

Saturdays, April 7 & 28: Math & More with UW-L, 10:30 am, 12:30 & 2:00 pm. Free with admission.

Sundays, April 8 & 22: Math & More with UW-L, 12:30 & 3:00 pm. Free with admission.

Friday, April 13:  Inclusion Night, 5:30-7:30 pm. After-hours play geared toward children with sensory issues. Led by UW-L SCEC Student Council for Exceptional Children. $2/member child, $8/non-member child, $1/adult. Pre-registration and pre-payment required (maximum 50 attendees).

Sunday, April 15: Girl Scout Grossology (Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, & Cadettes), 1:00 to 5:00 pm.  Explore the good, the bad and the downright ugly about how your body works throughout the Grossology Traveling Exhibit. Create projects, play throughout the three floors of the Museum, earn the Children’s Museum Badge and enjoy a snack. $14 scout/$1 adult. Register by April 9: on-line at https://sales.funmuseum.org/performancecalendar.aspx or call (608) 784-2652.

Saturday, April 21: Physics Fun with UW-L, 10:00 am & 12:30 pm.