Baby & Me
River Source Family Center's Parent Educators connect with parents and their new baby at the hospital. During the visit, we provide the new family with support, information, and referrals to community resources and services.
This program is a collaboration between River Source Family Center and St. Joseph's Birthing Center.
Movin' and Groovin'
Monday mornings from 9:30 to 10:45 at River Source Family Center in Chippewa Falls.
Each music and movement class is filled with laughter and fun!
This class promotes language development and strengthens the parent-child bond through instruments, song, and dance!
9:30-10:15am Music and movement, 10:15-10:45 Free play
This is a free family event offered in a three-part series each spring and fall at River Source Family Center in Chippewa Falls.
In addition, we offer Family Café events in greater Chippewa County during the summer.
Please check the Parent Café page on our website for more information.
Play & Learn
Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 at River Source Family Center in Chippewa Falls.
Come and spend quality time with your child during our Play & Learn Playgroup!
This fun and playful setting encourages learning and development through unstructured, child-directed play, learning activities, snack and story-time.
On national holidays, or in the event of inclement weather that causes the Chippewa Falls Area United School district to be closed or delayed,
all Chippewa Falls based programing will be cancelled and no make-up day will be scheduled.
Rural Parent & Child Playgroups
Each of our Parent & Child Playgroups offers an opportunity for families to build community connections and access parenting and family resources through:
- Interactive Playtime - Parent Connections
- A Fun & Playful Setting
- Healthy Snacks - Meeting New Friends
- Craft Activities - Music & Story Time
- 1 Free New Book each month per Family to Promote Early Literacy
- No Registration Required!
On national holidays or in the event that inclement weather causes the local school
district to be closed or delayed, the Parent & Child Playgroup will not be held and no make-up day will be scheduled.
Bloomer Parent & Child Playgroup is held at the G.E. Bleskacek Family Memorial Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday mornings of each month, from 10:00 to 11:30.
Cornell Parent & Child Playgroup is held at the Cornell First Presbyterian Church on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings of each month, from 9:00 to 10:30. *Starting September 10, we will move to a new location: New Hope Assembly of God in Cornell*
Stanley Parent & Child Playgroup is held at the D. R. Moon Memorial Library on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, 10:00 to 11:30.
Traveling Tuesdays: Seasonal Field Trips!!
Tuesday Morning Playgroups are on the move during the Summer!
Field trips start at 10:00 a.m. at field trip sites
Meet at River Source Family Center at 9:30 to caravan.
June 4 Fill-Inn Station July 16 Fire Station
104 W. Columbia St Chippewa Falls 1301 Chippewa Crossing Blvd Chippewa Falls
make a group pizza and enjoy a small snack! Use the parking lot next to the "fire danger" sign
June 11 Olson's Ice Cream July 23 Irvine Park
611 N. Bridge St. Chippewa Falls Meet at the Splash Pad for some water fun!
Enjoy a small sample of freshly made ice cream!
June 18 Klinger's Farm Market July 30 Chippewa Candy Shop
12756 132nd St Chippewa Falls 322 N Bridge St. Chippewa Falls
Cost: $2/child (adults free) Cost: $3/per craft made
June 25 Irvine Park August 6 River source Family Center
meet at the duck fountain to visit the animals! Meet a Police Officer!
July 2 4th of July Party! August 13 Chippewa Falls Library
River Source Family Center 105 W Central St. Chippewa Falls
plan to be outside!
July 9 Blaeser Farms August 20 Connell's Family Orchard
21274 30th Ave Chippewa Falls 19372 Cty Hwy OO Chippewa Falls
Wear shoes that can get dirty! If a fieldtrip is cancelled because of bad weather, regular playgroup time will be available to families. Please call with any questions during bad weather or visit our FaceBook page to stay updated!
If a fieldtrip is cancelled because of bad weather, regular playgroup time will be available to families.
Please call with any questions during bad weather or visit our FaceBook page to stay updated!