Events For 07/20/2017

Thu. Jul. 20

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

Thu. Jul. 20

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

Thu. Jul. 20

Country Jam 2017

Country Jam USA is the outdoor music festival that you won’t want to miss this summer. It’s a weekend full of friends, fun, and the best live country music. Big stars, big hits, big fun.

Country Jam Grounds, 3443 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $185 three day admission, $150 three day student/military admission, $105 one day general admission, plus reserved seating, VIP experience, ultimate VIP, party pit, and skybox tickets also available

6:45-7:30am Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

Excel Advanced Comprehensive Session

This seminar is intended for an intermediate to advanced user who is comfortable with Excel on a daily basis. Learn Pivot Tables & LookUp functions, Exporting and importing data, run macros to automate spreadsheets, data validation, financial, text, and data functions, and more.

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

Cost: $119/person

Age: Adults

8:30am-3:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

Microsoft Excel Advanced - Comprehensive Session

In this extensive approach to advanced training you will become skilled in using pivot tables & LOOKUP functions, exporting and importing data, and running macros to automate spreadsheets.

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

Cost: $119

Age: Adults

9-9:55am Thu. Jul. 20

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

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

9:15-10:15am Thu. Jul. 20

Gentle Yoga for Health, Longevity, and Happiness

Health is necessary in order to pursue any of the 4 aims of life: purpose, wealth, enjoyment or freedom. Therefore, you must know it. Meditation combined with physical activity is a powerful formula to address clarity of mind, feeling energetic, avoiding illness, and strength. Results of yoga practice often include naturally occurring peace, joy, and happiness.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

"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 Thu. Jul. 20

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for all ages.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10am-5pm Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

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 Thu. Jul. 20

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. Interactive rhymes, parachute games, songs, stories, bubbles, and social time for parents and children.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: 6-18 months

11am-3pm Thu. Jul. 20

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

11-11:30am Thu. Jul. 20

Dr. Labcoat's Exploratorium

A science show for ALL ages. Join Dr. Labcoat for demonstrations and experiments that are sure to entertain and amaze you.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-7pm Thu. Jul. 20

Dollar Swim Day: Feed Our Community

Anyone who brings in one non-perishable item gets in for $1.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or season pass, 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Jul. 20

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+

noon-6pm Thu. Jul. 20

200 Main: Jo Burke + Jody Balow + Lissa Siedow

Gallery and Studios in downtown Eau Claire. Featuring artwork for purchase by Jo Burke, Jody Balow and home decor by Lissa Siedow, we also host local visiting artists and frequent receptions to celebrate the arts in our community.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

noon-6pm Thu. Jul. 20

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jul. 20

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

noon-8pm Thu. Jul. 20

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-5pm Thu. Jul. 20

200 Main Gallery Showing 'Four Accomplished Gents'

200 Main Gallery will host 'Four Accomplishe dGents', featuring works of Bob Gehrke, Mel Sundby, John Lawler and Andy Shafer. Their work - sculpture, painting and ceramic - can be seen nation and world-wide. We are very fortunate to have gathered these unique and talented gentlemen.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

12:15pm Thu. Jul. 20

“Lacey Says”

Lacey from Dunamis will host a short presentation. This month’s topic will be strengthening.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Thu. Jul. 20

Start a Small Business in 8 Steps

Topics covered include: are you an entrepreneur, honing an idea, business feasibility legal structure, permits & zoning marketing, record-keeping, business plan, and funding. After the class, attendees may request free, one-on-one assistance from Western Dairyland's Business Development Specialists including preparing a business plan with financial forecasting to present to lenders.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29 includes materials. Scholarships available for income-eligible individuals.

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Thu. Jul. 20

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+

1-3pm Thu. Jul. 20

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

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

"Dress a Butterfly" with Beaver Creek Reserve

Join the Reading Road Trip Summer Library Program for Thursday Demonstrations. 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

1:30-3pm Thu. Jul. 20

YouTube University

Expand your horizons. School- age kids will discover what is awesome, wild or downright weird about our world from curated YouTube clips, then explore a related activity or experiment.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School-age

4-7pm Thu. Jul. 20

Wine Chill & Grill Nights at Cottage Winery & Vineyard

Every other week starting in summer and ending in October, the Cottage Winery will have grill out nights. Food trucks including Captain PJs BBQ and The Hub from Stout Ale House will be sell their foodstuffs.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

Cost: Consult menus for food prices once there (cash only)

4-5:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

Water Games

We’ll be outside with water balloons and water guns to play with. Come rain or shine.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Age: Kids Ages 12-18

5-5:55pm Thu. Jul. 20

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

5-6pm Thu. Jul. 20

High 5 Free Yoga

Enjoy free yoga all summer long. No experience necessary. A gentle, all-levels accessible practice, so makes for a great place start your yoga journey. Meet at the area around the Great Dane statue in front of the RCU building.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

Restart - 5 Week Summer Nutrition and Detox Program

A 5-week program with a 3-week sugar detox built in. It is part nutritional class, part sugar detox, and part support group. Give your body a break from sugar while feasting on the fresh produce of the summer season.

Vitalistic Protocol, LLC 616 S Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost information available online (Pre-register by Jul 1)

Age: 21+

5-7pm Thu. Jul. 20

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

5:30-6pm Thu. Jul. 20

Fit in 30

Join this high energy, full body workout and see the benefits for yourself! Fit in 30 will meet every Tuesday & Thursday from 5:30-6:00pm starting July 6 and running through July 27. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation office.

Prairie Event Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $32/Resident of Altoona; $42/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: Adult

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

Burger King Classic Car Show - Beach Party

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Beach Party. Bring your sunny clothes and your lawn chairs because we are partying like it’s a retro beach night.

Burger King - Menomonie 544 Main St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

The Chippewa: Biography of a Wisconsin Waterway, Author Event

Rich Cornell will talk about his book that includes tales of historical figures and of ordinary people, showcasing the heart of the Chippewa and the river itself. Cornell will be at the bookstore during Ladies Night Out.

Bookends on Main 214 E. Main St., Menomonie

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

Dinner Jazz: Julian Manzara

Join Julian Manzara (guitar) for an evening of tasteful jazz standards. Julian Manzara is an up-and-coming guitarist and composer based in Minneapolis and will be performing in the 2017 Twin Cities Jazz Festival.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Jul. 20

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

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 20

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

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 20

Open Mic Hosted by The Rock Creek Song Dogs

bring your talent or come to listen Farm to Fork wood-fired pizza starts at 5 open mic from 6 to 9 indoor and outdoor seating dogs are welcome too

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

6-7:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

BookBike at Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

Look for the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library BookBike at the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series on Thursdays in Phoenix Park, as well as other special events, weather permitting. Check the library’s website for more information. The BookBike is a very small library branch on wheels.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Jul. 20

Habla en la Cabra Language Exchange

Practice Spanish with the help of native speakers and return the favor! All levels welcome. Shortened summer hours. Provided by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Jul. 20

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 20

Panels and Frames

The menu for discussion this month: Anime: I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying (full series - short form), Another (season 1). Manga: Mushoku Tensei (volume 2), Blue Exorcist (volume 2).

Books a Million 4030 Commonwealth Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 20

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Open House

Meet Toastmasters members and learn about what they do. Grill warm at 6 PM and regular meeting will held at 7 PM. Bring your own food to grill (if any), a dish to pass, your own drinks, your own plates, eating utensils,…

Dells Pond Boat Launch - Mt. Simon Park 1100 Addison St., Eau Claire

Age: 18+

6:30-9pm Thu. Jul. 20

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

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Them Coulee Boys + Byways w/ Nick Anderson

Them Coulee Boys are sure to kick down an equal dose of punk-folk calamity and Americana balladry, 4-part harmonies learned in dive bars and church basements, and a banjo stomp. Byways' music is a product of the members' personal experiences with the roads less traveled, physically and otherwise. Nick Anderson plays reflective music that digs deep into the emotion of the millennial dreamer.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 20

Music Over Menomin: Take2Day Quartet

Take2Day includes Patrick Pesek-Herriges on piano, Barbara Lyon on vocals, Dale Freberg on guitar(s) and David Kile on drums. Enjoy unique arrangements of originals, jazz, standards and crossovers.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Jul. 20

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9pm Thu. Jul. 20

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Dave Gborie

Originally from Seattle, David honed his comedic skills in his hometown, Denver, and now lives in the Bay Area. He has appeared on Conan, Flophouse, Earwolf podcasts, and in comedy clubs and festivals around the country.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

9-11pm Thu. Jul. 20

Vinyl Nights: Jon Shemick

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. Sit back and enjoy a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 07/20/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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