Events For 07/12/2017

Wed. Jul. 12

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

Wed. Jul. 12

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

Wed. Jul. 12

Northern Wisconsin State Fair 2017

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

Wed. Jul. 12

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

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jul. 12

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-4:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

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

9-10am Wed. Jul. 12

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-noon Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

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

9am-noon Wed. Jul. 12

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

9-10am Wed. Jul. 12

BookBike at Downtown Farmers Market

The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels. You will be able to check out materials, sign up for a library card, get answers to your reference questions, learn how to download digital content and so much more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

9-10am Wed. Jul. 12

Discovery Days at the Family Resource Center

Come to the Family Resource Center on Wednesdays to discover some fun. Every Wednesday there will be featuring a new themed play group to help your little ones discover what's around them.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 2-7

9-10am Wed. Jul. 12

1 Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

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

Cost: FREE

10am-4pm Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Storks"

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am-5pm Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

"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 Wed. Jul. 12

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for all ages.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10am-noon Wed. Jul. 12

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

10am-5pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

10:15-10:35am Wed. Jul. 12

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)

10:30am Wed. Jul. 12

Reading Road Trip Summer Library Program: Pint Size Polkas

Join the Reading Road Trip Summer Library Program for Wednesday Performances. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

10:30-11:30am Wed. Jul. 12

Discovery Days at the Family Resource Center

Come to the Family Resource Center on Wednesdays to discover some fun. Every Wednesday there will be featuring a new themed play group to help your little ones discover what's around them.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 2-7

11am-6pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

11am-3pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

11am-2pm Wed. Jul. 12

Heritage Court Memory Care Food Truck Fundraiser

A Food Truck Fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Some of Eau Claire’s finest food trucks, including Davis Dogs and Summer Snow, will be selling their tasty treats in the Heritage Court parking lot.

Heritage Court Memory Care 3515 E. Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

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

12:30-1:20pm Wed. Jul. 12

Experiencing the Harp Classes

These classes allow interested people to explore basic technique for harp without the investment of purchasing an instrument. Harps and music are provided in classes. Students will play on various sizes of harps, learn history of the harp and hear various styles of music performed.

Serena O'Meara's Harp Studio 1842 Ruby Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: Kids 7+ and Adults

1-6pm Wed. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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

1-4pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

1:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

Corcoran Puppets Presents "The Three Little Pigs"

Find out how three talented pigs use their skills to outwit the Big Bad Wolf in a very surprising way.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

2-4pm Wed. Jul. 12

Coffee, Chocolate, and Canvas

Complete a 16 x 20 piece of artwork entitled “Mason Jar with Flowers”. An instructor from the Paint Shack will be here to instruct us on how to complete the painting. 10 people are needed to hold this class.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Wed. Jul. 12

Math Fun

Math fun for kids in grades K-5

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

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+

5-8pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

Beginning Belly Dance Classes

Enjoy the fun of ATS® belly dance with a great group of women in a casual learning environment. Learn the basic belly dance movement techniques as well as playing finger cymbals. Grab a friend and come have a blast sharing this fun activity with other like-minded women.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 1st 8 week session

Age: 16+

6-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

6-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

Dove Healthcare Summer Concert Series: Two Frets Up

Neither John Utphall & Larry Radle are new to music, both accomplished musicians, John with his fiddle & keyboard and Larry with vocals & guitar. John adds his jazz blues feel and sound to the violin and keys, and Larry his country soft rock, together making a unique full sound for a Duo.

Dove Healthcare 3656 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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

6:30-9pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

Matsiko World Orphan Choir

Hear the beautiful voices and songs of the Matsiko World Orphan Choir. Cookout at 6:30pm followed by the concert at 7:30pm. Bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, the event will be held inside. RSVP not required but appreciated. Sponsorship that Breaks the Cycle of Poverty.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Will Offering

Age: All Ages

6:35pm Wed. Jul. 12

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 Wed. Jul. 12

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

7pm Wed. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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

7:30pm Wed. Jul. 12

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. Jul. 12

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

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Jul. 12

Foxtrot Dance Lessons and Dancing

Foxtrot will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

8pm Wed. Jul. 12

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

8pm Wed. Jul. 12

UWEC Summer Cinema: "The Bucket List"

Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die. 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 07/12/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc