Events For 07/17/2017

Mon. Jul. 17

MakerSpace Summer Camp

Tinker, build, and play in this dynamic MakerSpace blending art, technology, engineering and science. Explore creativity and innovation in a collaborative space showcasing projects and ideas. Use critical thinking to step outside your comfort zone.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $169 Early Registration; $189 Standard Fee

Age: Students entering grades 6-9

Mon. Jul. 17

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

Mon. Jul. 17

Blugold Beginnings Exploring Art, Language and Culture

Students will receive academic instruction in liberal arts (theatre, photography, creative writing, journalism, arts, language) related areas, team building activities, and participate in other fun activities around campus and in the community.

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls

Cost: $325 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

8am-5pm Mon. Jul. 17

WiFAB Retreat

A retreat for educators, innovators and makers. Understand how a fab lab can be used for multi-disciplinary learning, experience the engineering design process in solving real-life problems, Inspire your students with modeling and simulation, and Create design thinking curriculum that meets standards.

University of Wisconsin-Stout Applied Arts Building 132 415 13th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: Cost information online

Age: 21+

8am-3pm Mon. Jul. 17

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

9am-noon Mon. Jul. 17

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 Mon. Jul. 17

Community Yoga at Menomonie Public Library

Free community yoga on the library lawn, weather permitting, otherwise in the library meeting room. Designed to accommodate practitioners of all levels. Covers postures, philosophies and guided relaxation. Teresa Kruger, a 200 certified yoga and meditation instructor will be leading the class.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jul. 17

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age Birth to age 5

9:30-11:30am Mon. Jul. 17

La Leche League

For the past 60 years, LLL has offered mother-to-mother support to anyone who wants to breastfeed. LLL-EC is dedicated to helping moms meet their breastfeeding goals.

Hope United Methodist Church 2233 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Mon. Jul. 17

Wool Applique Class

learn a basic picture of how to do a wool applique art instructed by Deb Sutton. You may want to bring a pair of very sharp scissors and a thimble.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Mon. Jul. 17

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 Mon. Jul. 17

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Secret Life Of Pets"

Packed fully of famous actors voicing rambunctious pets, this new animated film explores what pets do when we leave them alone at home.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am-5pm Mon. Jul. 17

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 Mon. Jul. 17

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 Mon. Jul. 17

"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

10am-5pm Mon. Jul. 17

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 Mon. Jul. 17

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 Mon. Jul. 17

Lap Tots Storytime

For one- and two-year-olds transitioning from baby to toddler storytime. Stories, songs, and parachute games.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 1 & 2 year olds

11am-3pm Mon. Jul. 17

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

noon-8pm Mon. Jul. 17

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 Mon. Jul. 17

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

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra

Each meeting features lesson time for beginning and advanced students as well as a rehearsal as an ensemble. New members at all levels welcome. Students who have never played ukulele before should schedule an introductory lesson before attending.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 drop-in, $30 3-pass punchcard, $25 one-time registration fee

5:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

Prenatal Yoga at Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

This class is designed to strengthen and support your body throughout your pregnancy. Meditation, breath, and movement are used to focus on awareness and muscles that are key to a healthy pregnancy and labor. Connect with your body's innate wisdom and other moms-to-be in the area.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in (or membership, punch-card)

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

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+

5:30-7:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

Cornell Parent Cafe: "Powerful, Purposeful Play"

This free family event includes a family-style meal, craft time for you and your child, and an adult facilitated discussion. Childcare is provided. Tonight's topic is "Powerful, Purposeful Play", and is presented by River Source Family Center Parent Educators. Space is limited, registration is required.

First Presbyterian Church 211 S. 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

Handgun Training for the Experienced Gun Owner

This course is for adults with experience in the operation of a handgun to expand their skills further in marksmanship and handling. 4-hours of training will include review of basic shooting techniques, barricade shooting, shooting while moving, malfunction drills, and low light shooting.

CVTC West Campus, Emergency Services Education Center 3623 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $100/person

Age: Adults

6-7:15pm Mon. Jul. 17

Summer Yoga

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and steadier pace. Reduces stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body, and increase positive energy. Learn how to do poses, breathing techniques and relaxation practice.

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

Cost: Friends $66, Nonmembers $75 (6 week session)

6-8:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

Paint Bowls for Feed My People

An evening of bowl painting, wine, conversation and fun. Bring all your creative energies, decorating ideas and sense of whimsy and get ready to spend the evening decorating bowls for Feed My People's Empty Bowls event next March. There will be a cash bar and a brief instruction on bowl painting.

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

Cost: $5 suggested Donation

6-8pm Mon. Jul. 17

July String Art/Palette Sign Workshop with BCAS

For this workshop, artists will be combining string art with a painted phrase. Begin with the Stencils for the lettering and the state of your choice and finish with some fun and funky string art patterns to overlap the shape of the state.

Blue Canvas Art Studio 930 Galloway Street - Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 16, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

Beyond Ukulele Basics

This series will introduce moveable chord shapes that will allow you to play in more keys and add new sounds to your musical vocabulary. We will also explore techniques like fingerstyle playing, advanced strumming patterns, and creating solo arrangements using melodies and chordal accompaniment.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24

6:30pm Mon. Jul. 17

26 Hikes in the Chippewa Valley (and More)

Rob Reid and his wife Jayne have explored over 80 hiking trails throughout northern Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota in the last 3 years. Rob will focus on 26 trails right here in the Chippewa Valley and a few more within an hour’s drive of Chippewa Falls/Eau Claire. Many trails are easy for the casual walker, and some a bit more challenging. Family friendly trails will also be discussed.

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

6:30-8pm Mon. Jul. 17

Lectio Eucharist

Join Father George for a 3-week study, "Lectio Eucharist," July 9-23.Deepen your understanding of the mystery and wonder of the Eucharist. Attend on Sundays or Mondays.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

7-8pm Mon. Jul. 17

Community Crystal Grid

EC Energist is bringing her crystal energies to grid the labyrinth at Phoenix Park. Sit inside the grid while Hilary provides Reiki infused sound therapy with her pipe chimes. Bring personal items to charge in the grid. No experience needed.

Phoenix Park Labrynth, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, donations welcome

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 07/17/2017

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