Events For 07/19/2017

Wed. Jul. 19

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

Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

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

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jul. 19

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. Jul. 19

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 Wed. Jul. 19

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-4pm Wed. Jul. 19

Supervisory Management: Maximizing Talent and Motivation

Understand individual skills and team abilities to maximize organizational talent. Learn best practices in talent matching, goal-setting, and employee roles to lead others to success. This elective course focuses on developing teams and individuals.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $300

Age: All Ages

9-10am Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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

10am-4pm Wed. Jul. 19

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

10-11:30am Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Ice Age: Collision Course"

In the fifth installment of the Ice Age franchise, Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am-5pm Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

"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. 19

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for all ages.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10am-noon Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

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 Wed. Jul. 19

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

10-11am Wed. Jul. 19

Safety Scouts

Summer is the best time to get outside and play. Do you know how to stay safe in the sun and heat? Join Nurse Kim and Nurse Mary from Mayo Clinic Health System to learn helpful summertime safety tips and become a Museum Safety Scout. This program is limited to 20 kids. Online registration required.

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 Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

Reading Road Trip Summer Library Program: Duke Otherwise

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. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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-noon Wed. Jul. 19

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 Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

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

1-4pm Wed. Jul. 19

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. Jul. 19

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

1-3pm Wed. Jul. 19

Kid's Crafts: An Introduction to Art for Kids

Kids can drop in and make a project to take home. A different project each week. The first will be a Laurel Burch cat. Adults invited to create with a child.

Valley Art Gallery & Gifts 304 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-14

1-5pm Wed. Jul. 19

Journalism Exploring with WEAU 13 News

Career Exploring offers opportunities for youth in the Chippewa Valley to work with sponsoring businesses and organizations to offer hands on career experiences from real world professionals. Topics of this event include WEAU, news stories, A/V technology, weather, and social media.

WEAU 13 News 1907 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for Eau Claire youth, $40 for youth from other communities

Age: Grades 8-12

4-7pm Wed. Jul. 19

Waldemar Ager Association Open House

Ager Association members conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager. Owned by the Agers during the first half of the 20th century, the house is a meeting place for members and the general public and is now the repository of a fully catalogued library for research on Nordic languages, cultures, and history.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Wed. Jul. 19

Summer Fun

Summer fun activities for kids in grades K-5.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Jul. 19

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+

4:30-8pm Wed. Jul. 19

Just Us for Justice Run/Walk

Raises money for Fierce Freedom, fighting human trafficking and bonded slavery in the Chippewa valley and beyond. Kids' race at 6pm, 2 and 5 mile races at 6:30pm. A family-friend event- kids' activities, food for purchase, and vendor booths promoting justice causes. Registration online or at 4:30pm.

Oak Pavilion, Carson Park 814 Pavilion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Suggested Donation: $28/individual, $20/kids, $75 family of 4+ discount.

Age: All ages

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Jul. 19

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+

5:30-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 19

Horses in Action

Make your horses leap right off the page. Work in either acrylic or pastel,your choice. Instructor Becky Strand. Three session class.

School of the Arts/Arts Coming Together 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $35

6-7pm Wed. Jul. 19

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

6-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 19

Civil War Book Release

Author Dustyn Dubuque will hold an official book release, "Newell Burch: Surviving Andersonville, One of the First to Arrive and Last to Leave." Dubuque will speak on the journey one man took in the Civil War. From his farm in New York, to Gettysburg, to surviving 21 months as a prisoner of to, to moving to Menomonie, WI.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

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

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 19

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $3/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

7pm Wed. Jul. 19

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

7-11pm Wed. Jul. 19

Live Music at Tailgate's Sports Bar: Bear Creek Band

The Bear Creek Creek Band brings extreme variety and serious fun to Tailgate's Sports Bar & Grill in Eau Claire for an outdoor show featuring their excellent female vocalist Nicole Thomas and covering popular tunes ranging from Lady Antebellum to Lady GaGa.

Tailgates Sports Bar & Grill 1505 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

7:30pm Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

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

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Jul. 19

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. 19

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. 19

UWEC Summer Cinema: "The Princess Bride"

The classic romantic fantasy adventure film adapted from the book of the same name. A fairy tale about the brave, charming, and roguish Westley as he journeys to rescue his love, Princess Buttercup, from the odious Prince Humperdink. Activities at 8pm, movie begins at dusk.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

8pm Wed. Jul. 19

Robert Baril Comedy Album Release Show

Robert Baril recorded his new album, "Sex & Politics", at the Plus. Come celebrate its release. A philosophy and political science major in college, Robert uses his sharp wit to cut through the most dense and divisive issues of the day. Robert also draws on his experiences as a substitute teacher for his scathing material on the educational system, children, and society at large.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

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