Events For 07/18/2017

Tue. Jul. 18

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

Tue. Jul. 18

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

6:45-7:30am Tue. Jul. 18

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-5pm Tue. Jul. 18

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 Tue. Jul. 18

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

8:30am-3:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

Adobe Photoshop Introduction

Learn to manipulate images for print, web, and photography and develop techniques for common tasks such as selecting and isolating objects, masking, and improving images with retouching and effects.

CVTC Chippewa Falla Campus, Room 103 770 Scheidler Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $99/person

Age: Adults

8:30am-3:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

Adobe Photoshop Introduction

Editing and retouching photos shouldn't be a daunting task! In this introductory class you will learn to crop and modify images, select and mask part of an image, use layers and blend modes, and more.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 222 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99/person

Age: Adults

9:15-10:15am Tue. Jul. 18

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

9:30-10:30am Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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

10-11am Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

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 Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

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. 18

"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. 18

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for all ages.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10am-noon Tue. Jul. 18

Vintage Vehicles Adventure

Take a short ride into the countryside to enjoy a self-guided tour of a private collection of classic cars, antique tractors, horse-drawn vehicles, and special memorabilia. Light refreshments included. Space is limited. Directions to location south of Eau Claire provided upon registration.

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

Cost: $20 per person

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Tue. Jul. 18

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

10-10:30am Tue. Jul. 18

Planetarium: Sky Stories

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Check out the new Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in the sky. Shows start promptly at listed times and space allows for only the first 25 guests.

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

Super Small Science: Slime

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

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. 18

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

noon-2pm Tue. Jul. 18

Summer Cookout and Bingo

Join Cornell Area Care Center in conjunction with Care Partners and Country Terrace Assisted Living for a day of fun. Summer cookout and play bingo.

Cornell Care Center 320 North 7th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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+

3-4:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

Teen Summer Program - Crafts for Cats

Summer events for teens happen weekly at the library. This week, make small play toys for cats that will be donated to the Humane Society.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-9pm Tue. Jul. 18

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)

5-7:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

Stardust Car Shows: Convertibles

Stardust Car Shows are classic car shows with a cause. Every show we raise money for a different community group.

The Classic Garage 2111 Third St., Eau Claire

5-7:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

Stardust Car Shows

Stardust Car Shows are classic car shows with a cause. Every show we raise money for a different community group.

The Classic Garage 2111 Third St., Eau Claire

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Jul. 18

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

6-9pm Tue. Jul. 18

UKE - Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

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

6-8pm Tue. Jul. 18

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 adults.

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

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

Age: 18+

6-7pm Tue. Jul. 18

Freezer Meal Prep Class

In this class you will learn tips and tricks to make freezer meals a breeze at home. Each participant will get three freezer meals and one smoothie. All food, supplies and seasoning will be provided.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $30/person

6:15-7pm Tue. Jul. 18

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

6:15-7:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

Mindful Horse Circles

A safe place to sit in silence with a hint of relaxing music while horses watch over a fence. A peaceful place where you can learn and practice being in the present moment.

Equine Inspired Wellness 21837 108th Ave., Cadott

Cost: $20/date

Age: 13+

6:30-9pm Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

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. 18

Tuesday Night Blues: Howard 'Guitar' Luedtke & Blue Max

One of the most versatile band's around, Howard "Guitar" Luedtke & Blue Max is a Western Wisconsin rock blues band famous for Howard’s talented slide guitar playing and the band’s rockin’ electric blues sound. Howard’s talented slide guitar playing and the band’s rockin’ electric blues sound.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

The Great American Eclipse-John Heasley Astronomy Educator

On August 21, the United States will experience a total eclipse of the sun for the first time since 1979. Learn all about eclipses and how you can be wowed by this one. Driftless Stargazing inspires participants of all ages by getting them wondering and leaving them knowing. John Heasley is an experienced teacher and stargazer who lets people discover their connection with the cosmos.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE and open to all

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

See a hometown baseball game with the Eau Claire Cavaliers baseball team. June 6, 7:30pm vs. Menomonie Eagles June 8, 7:30pm vs. Marshfield Chapparrals June 18, 12:30pm vs. Eau Claire Rivermen June 28, 7:30pm vs. Haugen…

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adults; $1 students 18 & under; children 5 & under FREE; season ticket options available

Age: All ages

7:45-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 18

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. 18

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 07/18/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am;

Events with Tickets