Events For 07/11/2017

Tue. Jul. 11

Dreaming Big, Planning Big-Entrepreneurship Camp

Students will learn what it takes to own a business by receiving academic instruction in the field of business. They will learn the skills of goal making, innovation, and entrepreneurship through field trips, interactive games and activities, and meeting with local business owners.

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls

Cost: $325 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

Tue. Jul. 11

Fairfax Pool: Shark Week

Fairfax Maxx's favorite week of the season! Sharky fun and games throughout the week.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

6:45-7:30am Tue. Jul. 11

Hot YogaRoom Express Flow

This express class option is for you to still get in your practice with plenty of time to get ready for your day. You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop In, Punch card & Membership Available

8am-4:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

CornerHouse Forensic Interview Training

Investigate the world of forensic interviewing, fact collecting, mandated reporting and more. If you are a social worker, healthcare provider, forensic interviewer, prosecuting attorney, police officer, or any other professional involved in interviewing abuse victims or violent crime witnesses, this course is for you.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $699

8am-3pm Tue. Jul. 11

Summer Institute: Eau Claire

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning. From art to animals, math to music, stories to science and so much more, Summer Institute will make learning fun for your K-5 child.

Sam Davey Elementary 3000 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per class

Age: 5-10

8:25-11:45am Tue. Jul. 11

St. Mark STEM+ Camp

St. Mark's STEM+ Camp is a Summer camp that focuses on exploring the content areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with a focus on religion.

St. Mark Lutheran Church & School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Half Day: $60 ($50 Early Bird Through 5/31); Full Day: $85 ($60 Early Bird through 5/31)

Age: All students entering grades 3-8

8:25am-3:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

St. Mark STEM+ Camp

St. Mark's STEM+ Camp is a Summer camp that focuses on exploring the content areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with a focus on religion.

St. Mark Lutheran Church & School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Half Day: $60 ($50 Early Bird Through 5/31); Full Day: $85 ($60 Early Bird through 5/31)

Age: All students entering grades 3-8

9-9:30am Tue. Jul. 11

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9am-noon Tue. Jul. 11

Adventurers Youth Choir Camp

Join two of Eau Claire's most experienced music educators, Cathy Reitz and Traci Ohlmann, on a journey of global proportions. Students will improve their singing abilities and their appreciation for music in its many forms as explore music and instruments from around the world. A concert on the last day of camp will showcase what they have learned for family and friends.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 (additional siblings, $19)

Age: 1st through 8th grade

9am-noon Tue. Jul. 11

Love Eau Claire - Day Camp

Each day kids will play sports, make a cool craft, hear a story from the Bible, have snack, sing fun songs and even have a li'l time for reading.

, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration fee information available online

Age: Entering 3rd-5th Grade

9:15-10:15am Tue. Jul. 11

Mindful Healing Yoga Class

All ages and abilities welcome. Stretches and core strength,balance and coordination,breathing and relaxation, low back and joints problems and etc.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop class or pass

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Tue. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Tue. Jul. 11

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+

9:30-11:30am Tue. Jul. 11

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Tue. Jul. 11

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 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10am-5pm Tue. Jul. 11

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

10-11am Tue. Jul. 11

Kids Yoga at Carson Park

With yoga for kids, your child can learn to feel good in their body, self-care, muscle strengthening, ease frustration, practice mental focus, perfect posture and self-awareness, develop intuition, connect with nature, be spiritually aware, and more. Kids 4 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-16

10am Tue. Jul. 11

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Sing"

In a world of humanoid-animals Buster Moon, a Koala, owns a once-great theater that has fallen on hard times. Facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Tue. Jul. 11

RSFC Traveling Tuesdays: Klinger's Farm Market

River Source Family Center's morning playgroups are on the move. Head to Klinger's Farm Market at 10am or meet up at 9:30am at River Source Family Center to caravan. Traveling Tuesdays are the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays in summer.

Klinger Farm Market 12756 132nd St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2/child

Age: Ages 0-5

10am-5pm Tue. Jul. 11

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

10am-noon Tue. Jul. 11

Dabble Box Open Lab

Join the Summer Library Program at the Dabble Box Open Lab. Explore the library's new Makerspace with your family. Check out the cool tools and materials we have to offer, and make something neat to take home.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Tue. Jul. 11

"Building Bridges" Group Summer Art Show

Selected artists were invited to create art that relates to their personal concept of building bridges. The work displayed in this show will reflect each of the artist’s interpretation of that theme. The group summer show may be viewed during regular library hours.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Tue. Jul. 11

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for all ages.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10-11am Tue. Jul. 11

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

10am-5pm Tue. Jul. 11

Small Wonders by Marcella Edmund

The art exhibit features sculptural containers of architectural form that reflect their function, to hold specific collections of tiny treasures mined from history.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to members / $7 entry to museum

Age: All Ages

10-11am Tue. Jul. 11

Make a Snow Globe

It's winter in July thanks to this month's Artist-in-Residence, Amy Hahn. Several times this month your little ones will be able to craft their own, unique snow globe

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Tue. Jul. 11

Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Features stories, songs, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 & 3 year olds

10:30-11am Tue. Jul. 11

Summer Story Time

30 minutes of story time for ages 2-8 with a caregiver on Tuesdays during June and July.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 2-8

10:30-11am Tue. Jul. 11

Summer Family Storytimes

Bring the whole family for an active half hour of books, songs, rhymes and movement.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

11am-3pm Tue. Jul. 11

Beaver Creek Reserve's Butterfly House

Come out of your chrysalis and spread your wings. The Butterfly House provides an opportunity to see a variety of native Wisconsin butterflies in their natural environment.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Free for BCR members, Nonmembers: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2 - 15) $1

Age: All Ages

11:30am-6pm Tue. Jul. 11

Grandparents Tuesdays at Fairfax Pool

Grandparents get into Fairfax Pool for FREE with child's admission or season pass.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with children's admission

11:30am-noon Tue. Jul. 11

Super Small Science: Parachutes

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments with our very own Dr. Labcoat. The activity this week is parachutes.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 2-5

noon-8pm Tue. Jul. 11

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

1-4pm Tue. Jul. 11

Adventurers Youth Choir Camp

Join two of Eau Claire's most experienced music educators, Cathy Reitz and Traci Ohlmann, on a journey of global proportions. Students will improve their singing abilities and their appreciation for music in its many forms as explore music and instruments from around the world. A concert on the last day of camp will showcase what they have learned for family and friends.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59 (additional siblings, $19)

Age: 1st through 8th grade

1-3pm Tue. Jul. 11

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-3pm Tue. Jul. 11

The Paint Shack

Painting made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Ranges from $10-45 depending on class

2-3pm Tue. Jul. 11

Party in the Pages

Celebrate books you know and love like Captain Underpants, I Survived and Rainbow Magic, plus discover new favorites with book trailers, games, music and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age kids

2-4pm Tue. Jul. 11

Learn How to Paint in Acrylic

Professional Eau Claire artist Matt Philleo will teach you, step by step, how to paint beautiful portraits and landscapes in acrylic. You bring a photo to paint from and Matt will supply the paint, brushes, canvas, and expertise to help you create your own masterpiece.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost: $50 per 2 hour session; all materials provided. $200 for full 5 session course.

Age: Age: 18+

2-3pm Tue. Jul. 11

Bingo Night Fundraiser at Care Partners Assisted Living

Have fun while fundraising for the Walk to End Alzheimer's Chippewa Valley. Every dollar helps to advance the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association.

Care Partners Assisted Living - Menomonie 1902 Talen Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Tue. Jul. 11

Tech Tuesdays

Stop by to get free personal training on your e-reader, iPad, laptop, or tablet in the Dabble Box (behind Information & Reference area). They also offer one-hour appointments. To schedule an appointment either stop by or call Information & Reference.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

3-4:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

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

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

3:30-4:45pm Tue. Jul. 11

Summer Minecraft Club

Play Minecraft at the library. Teens going into grades 6-12 are welcome to play Minecraft every Tuesday in June and July starting at 3:30pm. Laptops available to use and the library has one Minecraft account someone can use if they don't have their own.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-6pm Tue. Jul. 11

Teen Dabble Box Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint and knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens 6th grade-High School

4-5pm Tue. Jul. 11

Tween Yoga

Have your tweens try Yoga. This yoga class is all about de-stressing, finding what you need to be happy in your body, and learning an amazing tool for dealing with all sorts of problems. Bring friends, do it side-by-side, and yet it's a solo practice to let the real you shine.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop in rate or Yoga Room Membership includes one free child per class.

Age: Geared toward 9-12 yr. olds

5-6pm Tue. Jul. 11

Teen Summer Program - Bad Art Show

Summer events for teens happen weekly at the library. This week they're having a Bad Art Show. Teens are invited to come to the library and make the tackiest, wackiest, and ridiculous piece of art they possibly can. Absolutely no artistic skill required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-9pm Tue. Jul. 11

Chip Carving Classes

Chip carving is a hobby where you use a knife to create designs on wood. You will learn old world style chip carving while doing a practice piece, then chip carving a small project, like a trivet or a box. Limited to 8. Contact by phone or e-mail to reserve your place in the class.

Address Available After Registration

Cost: $50 ($40 for for West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild Members)

5-8pm Tue. Jul. 11

Sports Camp

Kids learn sports skills taught by college athletes while also learning valuable lessons from the Bible. Sports include soccer, flag football, basketball, cheer, and Team 45 (sports skills for 4-5 year olds).

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: $15

Age: 4-12 years old

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Jul. 11

Turbo Kick at Dragonfly

Get hooked on the Turbo Kick high with cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Classes are $5 a class, drop-ins welcome. This class is for all fitness levels, with modifications given for low impact and beginners.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

6-9pm Tue. Jul. 11

QuickBooks

This class is hands-on using QuickBooks 2016 Premier and allows time for students to practice what they have learned. No prior experience with QuickBooks is necessary for this class, but attendees should have basic computer skills.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99, scholarships available to eligible individuals

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

Schultz's Country Barn Summer Music Series

Summer music concerts in the scenic Schultz's Country Barn every Tuesday in summer (except the Fourth of July) until August 15th. Check their website for a full and up-to-date schedule.

Schultz’s Country Barn 50996 N. Main St., Eleva

Cost: FREE

6-7:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

"Logging in Wisconsin" Book Release Reception

Celebrate the release of the newest title in the Images of America Series from Arcadia Publishing, a collaboration between the Chippewa Valley Museum and the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Jul. 11

Calligraphy Workshop

Rediscover the beauty of the written word by exploring the art of calligraphy and design. Learn techniques of the italic cursive style and create an attractive keepsake. This session is for children ages 12-17.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $28 per person for museum members, $33 for non-members.

Age: Ages 12-17

6:15-7pm Tue. Jul. 11

KettleBell AMPD

This is a 45 minute class choreographed to music using a 10lbs kettlebell.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

6:30-9pm Tue. Jul. 11

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 Tue. Jul. 11

Group Guitar for Beginners

For absolute beginners: This class will introduce you to the joy of making music with the guitar. Students will learn proper technique, chords, and scales as they play songs together as an ensemble. Taught by singer/songwriter Tim Litscher of the Evergreen Grassband. Appropriate for students age 13 and up who would like to learn how to play the acoustic guitar.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $64, free for current students of the ECMS

Age: Ages 13+

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

Tuesday Night Blues: Deep Water Reunion

The combined musical experience of the members of Deep Water Reunion equals several life times spent performing as side-men to the tops in the music industry. After Hours Blues Jam at the Plus until midnight.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

Tuesday Night Blues Concerts

The Chippewa Valley Blues Society hosts Tuesday evening concerts in Owen Park during the summer months. Features local favorites and a few from further flung locations. There'll be food vendors, great music, and an after party downtown at The Plus until 11pm. August 1st concert will be at Phoenix Park, not Owen Park.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Tue. Jul. 11

Adventures in History Book Club

Free history book club held at the Chippewa Valley Museum on the second Tuesday of each month. Books available for checkout at L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire. Discussing "The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero" by Timothy Egan.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Tue. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Express vs Waterloo Bucks

Get to Carson Park to watch the Eau Claire Express take on the Waterloo Bucks.

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Tue. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Express 2017 Season

Experience the excitement of live baseball as your hometown Eau Claire Express slug it out in historic Carson Park. June 3, at 7:05m vs. Mankato Moondogs June 4, at 5:05pm vs. Mankato Moondogs June 7, at 6:35pm vs. Rochester Honkers June…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 general admission tickets, $11 reserved grand stand tickets, $14 reserved box tickets, $28 fan deck tickets | multi-game packages and group discounts available

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Jul. 11

Bicycle Basics by SHIFT: Drivetrain Cleaning & Maintenance

Bicycle Basics by SHIFT is a series of basic bicycle maintenance clinics that will help you keep your bike running smoothly. Learn the basics of drivetrain maintenance so you can keep your chain clean and your gears shifting smoothly.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:45-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 11

Meditation Flow

Join Michelle Anthony for Meditation Flow. Group meditation can be a powerful place to grow your practice. In this 45 minute class we will open and release the body with movement and stretches and then sit for meditation. Each week will feature a unique technique or meditation practice.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop In, Punch Cards and Membership available

Age: All Ages

8pm Tue. Jul. 11

Ludington Guard Band

A community concert band that was officially organized in 1888 with roots going back to 1877. They play a variety of classical band music, marches, overtures, show tunes and novelty pieces.

Wilson Park - Band Shell Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Ongoing Events For 07/11/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc