Events For 07/31/2017

Mon. Jul. 31

Summer Writing Camp

Tap into your writing talents with this exploratory camp for students. Learn creative techniques, interactive storytelling, technology tips, and tricks from experts as you uncover your writing potential. Learn how to uncover your own writing voice, interactive storytelling techniques, genre-specific lessons, collaborative writing activities, and creative storytelling processes.

UWEC Campus

Cost: $169 Early Registration; $189 Standard Fee; Register by July 31

Age: Students entering grades 6-10

Mon. Jul. 31

Biomedical and Kinesiology Camp

Students will have the opportunity to explore biology, anatomy and physiology, and kinesiology. Students will visit with professionals in bio-medical and kinesiology fields to learn more about careers. Students will also have the opportunity to complete experiments and study health and wellness concepts

Overnight in UWEC Residence Halls

Cost: $325 per student

Age: Grades 6-12

Mon. Jul. 31

Eau Claire County Fair

A youth and family-centered fair with animal judging, 4-H exhibits, low cost games and activities for children, educational exhibits and moderately-priced concessions including homemade pies. Check out antique tractors, cowboy mounted shooting contests, baking contests, charcoal chicken dinners, crafts & merchant displays, a collector car show, and more.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE Admission, FREE Parking

Age: All Ages

Mon. Jul. 31

3rd Annual Midwest Craft Brewers Conference

This three-day event provides valuable knowledge and information for those in the craft brewing industry. Topics include beer tasting and food pairing, hop health, trademark law, finding contaminants in draught systems, microbiology behind brewing, brewery and distillery Partnerships, and more.

Professional Education Programs and Services 221 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: Registration information available online.

9-9:55am Mon. Jul. 31

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 Mon. Jul. 31

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 Mon. Jul. 31

ACT Test Preparation

Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints for each section of the test.

UW-Eau Claire Campus (Room TBD) 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $179 early bird, $199 standard

Age: Grades 10-12

9am-noon Mon. Jul. 31

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

9am-12:15pm Mon. Jul. 31

3rd Annual Nordic Summer Camp

Sponsored by the Waldemar Ager Association and Museum. Enrolled kids can learn language, geography, art, music, and games. Limited to 20 campers.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 7-12

9-10am Mon. Jul. 31

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. 31

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

10am-4pm Mon. Jul. 31

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

10-10:55am Mon. Jul. 31

Pilates Equipment Class

This class will use the Pilates apparatus called "the chair." Class is for experienced Pilates practitioners. Goal of practice is to increase overall strength, with an emphasis on the deep core muscles.

PRAJNA Pilates 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am Mon. Jul. 31

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 Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am-5pm Mon. Jul. 31

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. 31

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. 31

"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. 31

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

11am-3pm Mon. Jul. 31

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

11:15am-12:15pm Mon. Jul. 31

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-8pm Mon. Jul. 31

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

1-6pm Mon. Jul. 31

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+

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Jul. 31

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. 31

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. 31

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+

5:30-9:30pm Mon. Jul. 31

Handgun Co-Ed Training Introduction

Couples, boyfriends and girlfriends will enjoy this introductory 4-hour training. Great for first time handgun owners. This course is designed for men and women who have not received formal training. The course includes basics of handgun safety and handling, operation and maintenance of the weapon, 50 rounds of live fire at the CVTC indoor range.

CVTC Emergency Services Education Center 3623 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $100/person

Age: Adults

5:30-6:15pm Mon. Jul. 31

Free XEC Workout

Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire, along with area wellness partners, are offering free 45 minute workouts every week through August 9. Each workout is 45 minutes long. No equipment or experience necessary. Make sure to bring your own water. Sign up through the link.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Jul. 31

Spoken Word Workshop & Open Mic - Standup, Storytelling, and Poetry

Join members of Clear Water Comedy, the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, Downstage Left and Twig magazine for a spoken word workshop and writing session followed an open read and live performances in the V1 gallery. Get some feedback, work on your writing, and fine tune your spoken word skills in a friendly, no-pressure setting with guidance from experienced writers, poets, and comedians.

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

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Mon. Jul. 31

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

7-9pm Mon. Jul. 31

Cedarbrook Summer Concert Series

The second in Cedarbrook Church's Summer Concert Series brings the sweet soul and gospel music of Emilie Menz & Company. Bring your chairs or blankets, or grab a bench, and spend the evening outside for a fantastic evening of music.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:45pm Mon. Jul. 31

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

Ongoing Events For 07/31/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc