Events For 08/08/2017

Tue. Aug. 8

Camp Wabi

Camp Wabi incorporates healthy living into the traditional camp experience in a partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System to support youth with obesity. The information gained at Wabi is a life-changing experience for the whole family.

Camp Manitou 27960 137th Street, New Auburn

Age: Grades 6-10

Tue. Aug. 8

Fairfax Pool: Book Week

Reading is for everyone! In celebration of National Book Lover’s Day on August 9, join Fairfax Maxx all week with book themed activities based on some of your favorite books

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/Day or Season Pass

6-6:30am Tue. Aug. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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-2pm Tue. Aug. 8

Lifeguard Training

Open to everyone ages 16+, learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: 16+

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 8

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Tue. Aug. 8

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. 8

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

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 8

Hitchhiker Shawl Class

A quick one-time class, to make a beautiful summertime triangular shawl. Choose between the ever-popular Hitchhiker Shawl (asymmetrical) and Hitchhiker Beyond (symmetrical)--both beautiful, both made largely with easy-breezy garter stitch. In this class, we will discuss adding stripes into a pattern, so bring multiple colors of yarn.

Stitch Supply Co. 913 South Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: $15

10am-4pm Tue. Aug. 8

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. 8

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

10-11am Tue. Aug. 8

RSFC Traveling Tuesdays: New Chippewa Falls Fire Station

River Source Family Center's morning playgroups are on the move. Head to the new Fire Station in Chippewa Falls at 10am, or meet at 9:30am at River Source Family Center to caravan. Traveling Tuesdays are the 2nd and 4th Tuesday in summer.

Fire Station 1301 Chippewa Crossing Blvd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10am-5pm Tue. Aug. 8

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. 8

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. 8

"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. 8

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 Tue. Aug. 8

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

11am-12:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Babysitter Training

This class will provide participants with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children. Participants will learn and practice skills in these six critical areas: leadership, safety, age-appropriate activities, basic care, First Aid, and professionalism.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $40, Community: $60

11am-3pm Tue. Aug. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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. 8

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 8

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 Tue. Aug. 8

Kids YOGA Camp

Give your child the opportunity to experience yoga and mindfulness in this fun and unique 1/2 day summer camp. Through yoga, arts and crafts, games and creative movement your camper will learn coping skills to de-stress, develop awareness of their many different emotions, and cultivate the practice of ahimsa (kindness/compassion).

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $149 for members $169 for non-members (deadline is 7/29)

Age: Going into 2nd-5th grade

1-4pm Tue. Aug. 8

Kids Yoga Camp

This summer, give your child the opportunity to experience yoga and mindfulness in this fun and unique 1/2 day summer camp. Each day your child will get to move, explore, and create different tools to add to his or her mindfulness tool kit. Crafts include scented eye pillows, meditation necklaces, mindfulness glitter jars, and more.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $149-$169 (Signup by 7/29)

Age: Ages 8-11

2-4pm Tue. Aug. 8

Tech Tuesdays

Stop by to get free personal training on your e-reader, iPad, laptop, or tablet in the Dabble Box (behind the Information & Reference area). We also offer one-hour appointments. To schedule an appointment either stop by or call Information & Reference.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18+

3-4:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Aug. 8

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

5:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Pearl Street Brewery Craft Beer Dinner

A delicious, upscale 5 course craft beer dinner hosted by the local Pearl Street Brewery. Meal includes: Italian lettuce wraps, homemade beer cheese soup, spinach and arugula salad, 8 oz. fresh steak, and finally a Chambord infused chocolate bread pudding. Hand selected craft beers paired with each course.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $45/person or 2 for $79

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

6-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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 Tue. Aug. 8

Tuesday Night Blues: Armadillo Jump

Armadillo Jump is a Twin Cities/Minnesota based Rockin Rhythm and Blues band that has taken the music they love, rockin blues, and cranked it up. After Hours Blues Jam at the Plus until midnight.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

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

6:30-8pm Tue. Aug. 8

Adventures in History: Book Club at the Chippewa Museum

Free history book club held at the Chippewa Valley Museum on the second Tuesday of each month. Readers, high school age and older, are invited to participate. Books are available for checkout at L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. The book for discussion in August is "Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill" by Candice Millard.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: free

Age: high school age and older

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

7-9pm Tue. Aug. 8

The Keith/Larson Duo: Madness & Memories

The concert showcases Argentinean tangos, Japanese soundscapes, and breathtaking new music by emerging American composers. Described as “sophisticated musicians with a deeply authentic commitment to contemporary music,” the Keith/Larson Duo brings their technical precision and musicality to Eau Claire for one night only.

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

Cost: $10

7-9pm Tue. Aug. 8

Chippewa Valley Roller Derby Meet and Greet

Your chance to learn about roller derby. CVRD will be hosting meet and greet sessions with the team. On skates or off skates, they have a place for you. They'll have extra gear for people to test out - just RSVP to make sure they have the right size.

National Guard Armory 1730 North Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

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

7:30-9:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

The Tamburitzans: A Fantastic Dance and Music-Filled Journey

Via the ensemble's signature flair, 'PASSAGES' - The Tamburitzans new 2017-18 production - will captivate and delight, as entrancing music and alluring dances from a dozen traditions fill the stage with brilliant currents of color, movement and sound.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20/advance; $25/door

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Tue. Aug. 8

Tamburitzans Dance Show

In their 81st season with a show entitled 'Passages', the Tamburitzans will celebrate the world cultures brought to our country through immigration. The celebration includes songs and dances from Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Greece, Austria, Slovakia, Poland, Slovenia, Spain and Latin Countries and Eastern European Roma Culture.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

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

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. 8

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 08/08/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc