upcoming events

upcoming events

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weekly/monthly programs:

 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.

TUESDAYS: Tinker Tuesdays, 10:30 am Try, build, make and create and join us for some free thinking fun! Sponsored by Trane - Ingersoll Rand Graduate Training Program.

WEDNESDAY, March 13, 10:30 am: Stretch & Shine Yoga Join instructors from The Yoga Place for a playful yoga session that will nurture the inner spirit of each child and promote a love of movement and health. Ages 1-5 with adult. (Mats/Towels not required but are welcome)

THURSDAYS: Little Learners, 10:30 am. Make and take, learn and play...we have fun the toddler way! Join us for stories, crafts, games, and snack! Ages 1-5 with adult.

FRIDAYS: Wee Move, 10:30 am. Join instructors from Misty’s Dance Unlimited to sing, dance, giggle, and move! Ages 1-7 with adult.

First Fridays Open Late, 5 to 7:30pm Come to downtown La Crosse on the first Friday of each month (through November) for extended hours and special activities at many businesses. Get $5 admission after 5:00 on each First Friday at the Museum!

SUNDAYS, Kind Kids 1 to 3pm Learn, create, and consider what makes you sad, mad and happy through activities, crafts, and story time  in correlation with our traveling exhibit XOXO: Love and Forgiveness.


fun forecast: Included with museum admission/membership unless noted otherwise.
When pre-registration is required, do so online here or call 608-784-2652 with your VISA, MasterCard or Discover payment.
Cancellations 14 or more days before the event will be refunded via Childrens' Museum gift card. Cancellations within 13
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Saturdays, March 23, April 6 & 20: Meet Pet Therapy Dog, Mishka 10 to 11am
Saturdays, March 23 and April 13: Viterbo Service Saturday Join Viterbo Students for Service Saturday as they add extra fun to the Museum with games & activities.
It’s the grown-ups turn to play! Adult Recess: April 12. Celebrate the Children's Museum's 20th birthday and the fun of the 1990's as you get in touch with your "inner child" at the Children's Museum after hours. Age 21+ with ID.  90's attire encouraged but not required. $15 per person in advance, $18 per person day of event.  
· Access to the Museum’s three floors of interactive exhibits, including the XOXO: Love & Forgiveness” traveling exhibit and Luckey climber
· Souvenir glass to take home
· Opportunity to participate in an escape room activity
· Two beverages, then $1 to $5 per beverage (Pearl Street Brewery, WineBow, soda, water)
· Photo booth, temporary tattoos, "90's style" games and activities
· Live music by Stacy Hanson of Merry Weathers,
· and more silly smart fun
Easter EGG-Stravaganza. For ages 2-7 with adult. Join the Easter Bunny in an egg hunt, games, craft and more. Earn bunny money to purchase prizes. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.  $5 per child Members/$12 per child Non-Members and $1/adult. Friday, April 19, 8:30 to 10am (Museum open to public 10:00pm-5:00pm.) OR Friday, April 19, 5:30 to 7 pm OR Saturday, April 20, 8:30 to 10 am (Museum open to public 10:00pm-5:00pm.)
Friday, April 26: Inclusion Night, 5:30 to 7:30 pm. This special night is intended for children with disabilities and their adult caregivers to be able to enjoy the Museum without the extra stimulation of busy open hours. $2 per child Museum members , $8 per non-member child , $1 per adult. Pre-registration with payment requested but walk-ins welcome if not full (max. 100 attendees). Register online or call 608-784-2652.Made possible by: Children's Museum of La Crosse, La Crosse Area Autism Foundation and Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin, with help from master’s students of the UW-La Crosse Occupational Therapy program.
Sunday, April 28: Free Admission Day, Noon to 5 pm. Explore the special "XOXO: Love & Forgiveness" traveling exhibit and the rest of the Museum with FREE admission, find fun activities in the program room, and enjoy a refreshing drink from our ‘Lemons to Lemonade’ Stand. Sponsored by a grant from the La Crosse Community Foundation.
Camp Curiosity Summer Day Camps for ages 4-8. Morning & afternoon sessions.  Choose full week or single day/s. Themes include:  Building, Art, Space, Dinosaurs, Vehicles, Science, Animals, PLAY & more. Save $ when you register before May 13!

Firecracker 4 Mile Run/Walk: Thursday, July 4 in Riverside Park, La Crosse. Something for everyone: Participate / Volunteer / Sponsor.  Firecracker4Mile.com


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