Events For 08/01/2017

Tue. Aug. 1

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

Tue. Aug. 1

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

Tue. Aug. 1

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.

6-6:30am Tue. Aug. 1

Butts & Guts

Come experience a workout designed to shape and tone your lower body and mid-section without traditional crunches or high impact pounding. 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: Adults

6:45-7:30am Tue. Aug. 1

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

9-9:30am Tue. Aug. 1

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9am-noon Tue. Aug. 1

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 Tue. Aug. 1

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-12:15pm Tue. Aug. 1

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

9:30-10:30am Tue. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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 Tue. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

"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 Tue. Aug. 1

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

10:30-11am Tue. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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

noon-8pm Tue. Aug. 1

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

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 1

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 1

Read Off Your Fines

Calling all kids to come to the library and read off your fines as part of the Summer Library Program. Read for 15 minutes to knock $1 off of your fines. Check with Youth Services for details.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Youth

2-3pm Tue. Aug. 1

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

3-4:30pm Tue. Aug. 1

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

4-6pm Tue. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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

5-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 1

Stardust Car Shows: Ladies' Night

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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

5:31-8pm Tue. Aug. 1

National Night Out

A community event that brings citizens together to get to know our neighbors and local police while celebrating the united stand that we take as partners against crime and disorder in our community. Carnival games, dunk tank, popcorn, inflatables, hot-dogs, chips, balloons, fingerprinting, music, and prize giveaways. The BookBike will be there too!

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

6-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 1

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

6:15-7pm Tue. Aug. 1

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

6:30-9pm Tue. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

Tuesday Night Blues: Tommy Bentz Band

Bentz's love of music gives him the flexibility to perform in rock, classical, jazz, blues, bluegrass and newgrass bands. This week's concert held at Phoenix Park rather than Owen Park. After Hours Blues Jam at the Plus until midnight.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 1

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

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 1

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun evening of painting made easy and exciting. A social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Sing up by Facebook (via message) or on their website.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 check Facebook or website for more details

7:45-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 1

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. Aug. 1

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 08/01/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc