Events For 08/03/2017

Thu. Aug. 3

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

Thu. Aug. 3

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

Thu. Aug. 3

Bloomer Community Fair

Live music, carnival, 4-H and FFA exhibits, merchant displays, demo derbies, tractor pull, and more. Parade on Sunday.

Bloomer Community Fairgrounds 9th Ave., Bloomer

Thu. Aug. 3

Gentle Yoga for Health, Longevity, and Happiness

Learn yoga and meditation practice techniques to address clarity of mind, feel more energetic, improve health, and build strength.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All

6:45-7:30am Thu. Aug. 3

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

9-9:55am Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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 Thu. Aug. 3

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

9am-noon Thu. Aug. 3

Wellness Fair

Wellness Fair includes free hearing screening, free memory screening, and free falls assessments. Many local vendors will be there.

Dunn County Community Services Building 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Lego Batman: The Movie"

There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10am Thu. Aug. 3

"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 Thu. Aug. 3

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

10am-noon Thu. Aug. 3

Children's Drawing Class

Learn to draw a variety of subjects. We will study line, form, tone, perspective and more. Drawing supplies furnished, but please bring your own drawing paper or pad at least 8"x`10." Instructor Vicki Casper

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

Cost: $15

Age: 8-12

11am-3pm Thu. Aug. 3

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-2:30pm Thu. Aug. 3

Silver Spring National Mustard Day

Eat free brats, ice cream, and drinks. Enjoy some carnival attractions, sign-up for prizes, and trade in any bottle of non-Silver Spring mustard for a free one of theirs. Bring a donation and support the Feed My People food bank.

Silver Spring Foods 2424 Alpine Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-1pm Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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

1-6pm Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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

1-4pm Thu. Aug. 3

Maxx's Splash Bash: Water Olympics

Music, games, and inflatable fun.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/person or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Thu. Aug. 3

Children's Drawing Class

Learn to draw a variety of subjects in this three session class. Study form, line, tone, perspective, and more. Drawing supplies furnished, but please bring your own drawing paper or pad at least 8"x10". Instructor Vicki Casper

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

Cost: $15

Age: Ages 13-18

1:10-2pm Thu. Aug. 3

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

1:30-3pm Thu. Aug. 3

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

4-5pm Thu. Aug. 3

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-5:30pm Thu. Aug. 3

Bad Art Show

Bad Art Show, NO art skill required for this fun event. You're challenged to make the most ridiculous, tacky, ugly piece of art you possibly can. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

5-5:55pm Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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 836 Richard Drive, Eau Claire

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

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Aug. 3

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 3

Burger King Classic Car Show - Mustang Magic

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Mustang Magic. Celebrate the iconic Ford and other classic cars with a showcase of Mustangs.

Burger King Classic Car Shows 6124 N Crossing, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 3

Dinner Jazz: Joe Policastro Trio

While firmly rooted in jazz, the band's open-minded, inclusive nature also brings rock, soul, funk, Brazilian, and free jazz to the surface while keeping the aesthetic of an acoustic jazz trio intact. Their upcoming third album, Screen Sounds (JeruJazz Records), is a collection of the trio's re-workings of movie/TV music and will be released August 11.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Aug. 3

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

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

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

6:30-9pm Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

CANCELLED - Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Pat Keen + Sniffle Party w/ Lizzy Diane

Eau Claire native Pat Keen is an experimental pop artist with a new album on the way. Sniffle Party has released some of the dreamiest summer electro-pop Eau Claire has ever seen. Two Castles is lo-fi electronic pop for the future. Lizzy Diane plays a delicate blend of haunting vocals, intricate "spider finger" guitar stylings, and a dash of wry humor.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 3

Music Over Menomin: Chasing Mabel

Chasing Mabel is a local favorite at Music Over Menomin. Chasing Mabel plays a wide variety of your favorite songs from the 90s to today.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Aug. 3

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Meeting

The Toastmasters are a mixed group of people who exercise public speaking skills through both prepared and impromptu speeches at every meeting. The mission of a Toastmaster club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills.

Lake Hallie Goodwill Conference Room 2759 S Prairie View Road, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE for Guests

Age: 18+

9pm Thu. Aug. 3

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. Aug. 3

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Red Letter Grant Comedy Night

Donations to the Red Letter Fund (which raises money for women in business and entrepreneurship) will be collected during the night, and a portion of each ticket will be donated. Lainie is a dynamic young comic with a song in her heart and a bee in her bonnet. Known for her sharp wit and irreverent storytelling, she delivers a live show with equal doses of reality and tomfoolery.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for GA; $3 for students; ticket comes with free rail, domestic tap, or soda

Age: All Ages (18+ Suggested)

9pm Thu. Aug. 3

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 our late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage. Local Jon Shemick joins us on the Lakely stage to play an eclectic range of his favorites and yours.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 08/03/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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