Events For 08/15/2017

6-6:30am Tue. Aug. 15

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. 15

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. 15

Serious Circuits

30 minutes heart pounding HIIT circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow. Always fun music! Get your sweat on!

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9:30-10:30am Tue. Aug. 15

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. 15

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

9:30-10:30am Tue. Aug. 15

Yoga on a Budget

This class will focus on linking breath with movement. It is a moderately paced class that offers demonstrations and verbal cues. It is great for beginner practitioners as well as those looking to refresh their practice. The room will be heated using infrared heat panels to 90 degrees.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

10am-4pm Tue. Aug. 15

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. 15

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-5pm Tue. Aug. 15

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. 15

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. 15

"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. 15

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

10:30am Tue. Aug. 15

Elvis Dance Party Storytime

Get all shook up! Listen to stories about kings, hound dogs and teddy bears, plus a whole lot of rock and roll to get warmed up for a visit from the king himself.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

11am-3pm Tue. Aug. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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

12:30-3pm Tue. Aug. 15

Learn to Play FOO

Learn to Play FOO. It’s similar to Farkle and/or 10,000 only less complicated.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 15

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-4:30pm Tue. Aug. 15

Youth Theater Camp

Under the instruction of Michelle Meyer and Nancy Lund, students will enhance their on-and off-stage skills. No prior acting or drama experience is required - just a willingness to have fun.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $150

Age: Entering grades 5 - 11 in fall

2-7pm Tue. Aug. 15

Dabble Day: A Chippewa Valley Maker Fest

The Chippewa Valley Technical College Mobile Manufacturing Lab is a semi-trailer equipped with a FANUC Robot, Haas Vertical Mill, Realityworks welding simulator, laser engraver, and industrial 3D printer. It’s a party in the library and outside, too! Eau Claire Street will be restricted to foot traffic.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-3:15pm Tue. Aug. 15

Totality: Explore Eclipses! (Planetarium)

In honor of the Total Solar Eclipse happening August 21, the Museum planetarium show will feature the biggest star in the solar system, the sun. You'll learn about what happens to create a solar eclipse and get to see what the phenomenon looks like from a unique perspective. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. First come, first served.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Tue. Aug. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

Stardust Car Shows: Owner Restored

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. 15

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. 15

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

6-9pm Tue. Aug. 15

UKE - Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

Tuesday Night Blues: The Lucky Losers

Phil and Cathy's sound is blues americana at its best: a personalized spin on traditional forms of music. They are drawing from the American songbook—lyrical ideas and snatches of music from Johnny Cash, to Allen Toussaint, to Mavis Staples. It’s an eclectic sound firmly rooted in blues. 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. 15

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

6:30-8:40pm Tue. Aug. 15

Maker Fun Factory Vaction Bible School

Maker Fun Factory is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch, and even taste. Sciency-Fun Gizmos™, team-building games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats are just a few of the standout activities that help faith flow into real life.

Cornerstone Christian Church 310 W. Polk Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-11

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 15

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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 15

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+

6:30-8pm Tue. Aug. 15

A Journey Back-A Journey Forward, Birth Country Travel, The Big Picture

A heritage journey is one of the most significant factors in the identity building process of internationally adopted children. Bea Evans from the TIES Program will answer questions about how families can prepare, what adoption exploration is possible in country and how kids react before, during and after the trip.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Aug. 15

"The Widow's Garden" Reading & Signing

Join local author Jennifer Schulz-Johnston for a reading and signing of her recent title, The Widow's Garden. She will sign books and field questions about the story itself, the writing process, and the publishing process. Guests are welcome to share their favorite passage(s). Complimentary books will be available.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Tue. Aug. 15

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+

7:45-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 15

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

Ongoing Events For 08/15/2017

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