Events For 06/14/2017

Wed. Jun. 14

SportsMetrics ™ Jump Training Camp

Train with SportsMetrics™ to reduce your risk of injury and enhance competitive athletic performance. Learn proper injury prevention techniques along with jumping drills to gain new insight into fitness and athletic safety. Perfect for all student athletes.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $195

Age: Grades 6-12

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jun. 14

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-5pm Wed. Jun. 14

UWEC Robotics Day Camp

Students will receive academic instruction in robotics and engineering related areas, team building activities, take engineering related field trips, and participate in other educational activities around campus and in the community.

Centennial Hall, UWEC 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $150 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

9-10am Wed. Jun. 14

Dance Inspired Exercise

Dance Inspired Exercise for adults of all ages with no dance experience. A meditative experience that builds core strength while easing tension. The class consists predominantly of stretches on the floor. Based on Martha Graham technique.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

9am-4:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

STEM Race Camp

Introduces students to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math principles that will be applied to enhance 1/10 scale Radio-Controlled (RC) cars. Students will work in teams to apply STEM principles, and measure performance in a racing environment.

CVTC Gateway Campus 2320 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 (Breakfast, lunch, snacks included)

Age: High School Students

9am-noon Wed. Jun. 14

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Wed. Jun. 14

Watercolor Painting Class - Instructor Jeff Nelson

Beginner to advanced level artists are welcome. This class will cover techniques including washes, wet into wet, masking, hand cut stamps, rigger brush and gouache. By the end of class each person will be able to leave with a completed painting.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $50 tuition only, $60 tuition and materials

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Wed. Jun. 14

UW-Eau Claire Total Percussion Clinic

Take your percussion skills to a new level this summer. A challenging, fast-paced week of instruction in all areas of percussion including mallets, drum set, snare, timpani, concert, and world percussion. Focus on technique, musicianship, and ensemble playing.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $125 early bird by May 12th, after May 12th $150

Age: Grades 6-12

9:30am Wed. Jun. 14

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Time

introduces young students and their families the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (siblings under 2 are FREE)

9:30am Wed. Jun. 14

Music Makers: Water Music Series

Join Mari Carlson for a musical exploration of water: water instruments, water songs, water dances, and more. Each class will last about 45 minutes with time for free play afterwards.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 per family, free for families of current ECMS students

Age: Children 1-5 (+Families)

10am-4pm Wed. Jun. 14

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10-11am Wed. Jun. 14

Beginning Yoga

Classes are appropriate for beginners with an emphasis on the senior population. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Wed. Jun. 14

80 for 80: A Retrospective of the Work of Susan Phelps Pearson

Susan Phelps-Pearson's work utilizes a multitude of different techniques from traditional painting to large-scale assemblages. For this retrospective, Pearson has selected 80 pieces of art to reflect and celebrate her eighty years as an artist. No cost for admission. 

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Wed. Jun. 14

Kids Drop-In Art Discovery Centers

Multiple exciting art activity centers offered in our open-air studio space. All parents welcome to assist their children, parents must stay for children 6 and under. Activity changes due to weather and other circumstances may be necessary. Some activities require more than one visit to complete. Pendulum painting, Lego printmaking, weaving, glitter "painting", and clay.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $15/session, $65/5 sessions

10am-8pm Wed. Jun. 14

Eaux Claires Troix Happenings at Tangled Up In Hue

Before, after, and between music at the festival grounds, make your way downtown Eau Claire to see all that's going on at Tangled Up in Hue. Festival crown workshop on Wednesday, henna and music on Thursday, and a VIP party on Sunday. Check their website for a full schedule.

New Tangled Up in Hue Location 505 S. Barstow St. Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Wed. Jun. 14

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Rock Dog"

When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-10:30am Wed. Jun. 14

Dr. Labcoat's Exploratorium

Join Dr. Labcoat for demonstrations and experiments that are sure to entertain and amaze you.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11am Wed. Jun. 14

Artist in Residence: Make a Suncatcher

Thanks to this month's Artist in Residence, Amy Hahn, your little ones will be able to craft all kinds of abstract work to take home. Today's activity is Make a Suncatcher.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Wed. Jun. 14

UW-Stout End of the Year Juried Student Show

The End of the Year Juried Student Show will be up for the entire summer. This show consists of works in a variety of disciplines and media created by fine art majors from UW-Stout's School of Art & Design. The exhibit can be viewed during the venue's summer hours, by appointment and special events. The show will remain up until September 9th.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Wed. Jun. 14

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. Lap rhymes, songs, stories, parachute games, bubbles and social time for parents and tummy time for babies.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-12 months (pre-walkers)

11am-6pm Wed. Jun. 14

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: all ages

11:30am-noon Wed. Jun. 14

Super Small Science: Save the Egg

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments with our very own Dr. Labcoat. This program is free for kids 2-5 with parent or caregiver. Today's activity is Save the Egg.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Kids 2-5

noon-8pm Wed. Jun. 14

East Meets West Art Exhibit

Enjoy paintings, drawings, watercolors, crystals, jewelry, prints, photography, sculptures and music from 50 juried artists influenced by Eastern and Western healing modalities inspiring fun and health by seeing beyond what exists and into what could exist.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30-2pm Wed. Jun. 14

Vietnam Vet Tribute Unveiling Ceremony

Unveiling ceremony for the Augusta Senior & Community Center Vietnam War Veteran Tribute.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Wed. Jun. 14

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 14

Kids Collaborative Bowl Making on the Wheel

Try throwing clay on the wheel and then successfully create a bowl with instructor’s and student’s hands guiding the clay in tandem. Choose the glaze for your bowl and we will glaze it for you or return after bisque fire (2-3 weeks) and glaze it yourself.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $50 for one child per hour, $80 for 2 kids per hour

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 14

Epic Failsafe Camp: Making, Inventing & Robotics

If you can imagine it, you can create it! Throttle full STEAM ahead as you puzzle, tinker, build, engineer and maybe even invent the next greatest thing this town has ever seen.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $70 Members/$90 Non-Members

Age: 3rd-5th Grade

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 14

Afternoons of Inventioneering

A featured project will be presented at 1pm followed by open build invention time. Make hovercraft, launch jets, topple towers and more.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

1-1:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Cheese Tasting

Find out which cheese fits your fancy with a special taste test.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Wed. Jun. 14

Ukulele Camps

Affordable, portable, and fun -- the ukulele is a great way to start the lifelong practice of music making. Students will learn how to play melodies, chords, and songs, plus they’ll about the history of the ukulele and its big impact on American culture. Ages 8-12 at 3-4pm; Ages 13+ at 4:30-5:45.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $44 (additional siblings, $10); free for current ECMS students and families

Age: Ages 8+

4-4:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Cheese Tasting

Find out which cheese fits your fancy with a special taste test.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

4:30-5:45pm Wed. Jun. 14

Ukulele Camps

Affordable, portable, and fun -- the ukulele is a great way to start the lifelong practice of music making. Students will learn how to play melodies, chords, and songs, plus they’ll about the history of the ukulele and its big impact on American culture. Ages 8-12 at 3-4pm; Ages 13+ at 4:30-5:45.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $44 (additional siblings, $10); free for current ECMS students and families

Age: Ages 8+

4:30-7pm Wed. Jun. 14

Charcoal Chicken Dinner

Charcoal grilled chicken, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, beverage, and dessert. Carry outs are available

Jim Falls United Methodist Church 13880 County Hwy S South, Jim Falls

Cost: $9 for 1/4 chicken, $11 for 1/2 chicken; $4.25 for Children Age 5-12

5-9pm Wed. Jun. 14

43rd Annual Parade of Homes

The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association presents the 43rd Annual Parade of Homes. 16 different houses are featured throughout Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Altoona, Fall Creek, Mondovi, and Osseo. Tickets are on sale at Menards; Gordy’s Market locations in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, Augusta, and Osseo. Call for more information.

Cost: $8 if purchased before 6/9; $10 after 6/10

5-6pm Wed. Jun. 14

Uncovering your Hidden Thyroid Problem

Free workshop on how a unknown thyroid condition can be affecting your health. Free health screenings to all who attend.

Chippewa Valley Wellness 824 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Beginning Belly Dance

This beginning 8 week session is created for those who enjoy the 'fun factor.' Learn basic belly dance movements, use of finger cymbals (zils), and how to dance as a group. Level 1 classes are offered every Wednesday in a consecutive year-round series.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 1st 8-week session

Age: 16+

6-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Introductory Clay Class

Introduction to throwing clay on the wheel, extruding, slab building, hand-building and glazing pottery. Clay, glaze, use of tools and equipment, and two firings for approx. 5 pieces are included. Bring your ideas for projects or find some there.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $150 for 5 week course

Age: Adults & 10+ w/adult present

6-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Wearable Art

A workshop with friends and wine as you create your own painted scarf and learn a little bit about textile art. An instructor will guide you through the creation of your very own wearable masterpiece.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Nature Workshop: Connect

Cook-outs, bonfires, nature art, gardening, bird houses, trails, exploring for wildlife, caring for the earth and much more. The Nature Workshop Week is an opportunity to explore nature for all ages.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Jun. 14

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Campfire Songs with Victoria

Learn to make music with your friends and family around the warmth of a campfire. Bring along your voice or instrument (or both) and Victoria will lead the group through all the sing-a-long songs you'll need to get started. You'll learn chords and lyrics and work on singing while playing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24, additional friends or family members $10

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Wednesday Night Library Show for Kids

Wednesday nights are performance nights at the library in the summer! Shows include a Fantasy Corral Petting Zoo, Mixed Nuts Comedy Show, Tom Pease music concert, The Magic of Isaiah, "The Three Little Pigs" puppet Show, and a Duke Otherwise Music Concert.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Pure Water Paddlers Social Paddle: Dells Pond - Mt. Simon Park

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required. Check the Facebook page for any last minute changes for this event.

Mt. Simon Park 100 Addison Ave., Eau Claire

6:30-8pm Wed. Jun. 14

Musky Tank Mixer

The Musky Tank Mixer series finale will have information about regional sources of financing for startup and small businesses. Includes panelists Tobi LeMahieu, Fund Manager at Regional Business Fund; Beth Waldhart, Assistant VP at Charter Bank; and Jon Horne, Managing Director at Idea Fund.

Tanglewood Greens 2200 Crestwood Drive, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Paint Away Fundraiser

Paint away is partnering with the Cadott Community Association to help raise money for Cadott's local Nabor Day celebration. Paint fireflies and a mason jar on barn board. Grab your friends and come out for a night of painting, drinks and fun.

Halfway Hall 319 N Main St, Cadott

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Jun. 14

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Jun. 14

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Jun. 14

The Chippewa: Biography of a Wisconsin Waterway Book Release

Inspired by August Derleth's seminal book, "The Wisconsin," memoirist and paddler Richard D. Cornell travels the Chippewa River in Wisconsin from its sources south of Ashland to where it joins the Mississippi. This collection of river tales uncovers the heart of the Chippewa and chronicles the history of a northern waterway.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

7-8pm Wed. Jun. 14

Strategic Plan Follow-up

A presentation of the new Strategic Plan for the School District of Altoona.

Altoona City Hall - Community Room 1303 Lynn Ave, Altoona

7:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure.

Sarge "Boyd" Bandshell, Owen Park, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Eau Claire Bears Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Bears. June 11, 12:30pm vs. Cadott Red Sox at Stein Field June 14, 7:30pm vs. Whitehall Wolves at Stein Field June 17, 12:30pm vs. Stanley Slammers at Stein Field June 28, 7:30pm vs. Eau…

Bollinger Fields - Stein Baseball Field 3111 Eldorado Blvd, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8pm Wed. Jun. 14

Trivia Night at The Plus hosted by Clear Water Comedy

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy bring you a new trivia experience that's one part comedy show, one part pub quiz, one part game show. Free to play and all ages welcome.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9:30pm Wed. Jun. 14

Clear Water Comedy Trivia: True Crime Trivia

This trivia night will be all about infamous court cases, crimes, murders, and mysteries. Prizes will be awarded.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Jun. 14

UWEC Summer Cinema: "PeeWee's Big Adventure"

Based on the popular children's television show of the late 80s. When eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life. Activities at 8pm, movie at dusk.

Haas Fine Arts Center (west lawn) 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG-13

Ongoing Events For 06/14/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc