Events For 07/17/2018

8am-3pm Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Institute: Eau Claire

Summer Institute has a 40-year tradition of teaching and delighting children across the Chippewa Valley. Your kids will love the variety of activities, and you will appreciate the small classes that promise high quality learning.

Sam Davey Elementary 3000 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per class for Eau Claire district students and those who live in the district; $85 per class for all other students.

9am-noon Tue. Jul. 17

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.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $189

Age: Students entering grades 6-10

9am-noon Tue. Jul. 17

Love Eau Claire Day Camp

Send your kids for mornings packed with sports, team building games, crafts, Bible stories, singing, snacks and even a li'l time for reading.

Cameron Park 1601 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: Families pay based on annual income

Age: Entering 2nd-5th grade

9:30-11:30am Tue. Jul. 17

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: Birth to age 5

9:30-11:30am Tue. Jul. 17

Traveling Tuesdays: Blaeser Farms

Tuesday morning playgroups are on the move. Travel to Blaeser Farms. Please remember to wear shoes. Field trip starts at 10:00 at Blaeser Farms or meet at 9:30 at River Source Family Center to caravan.

Blaeser Farms 21274 30th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am Tue. Jul. 17

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Paddington 2"

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. When a thief steals his present for his aunt's 100th birthday the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Tue. Jul. 17

Preschool Kids in the Kitchen

This cooking camp is for the youngest chefs and their caregiver. Chop, pour, stir and create yummy, healthy snacks. Spend time learning about kitchen and food safety and how to use simple kitchen tools. Read story, play games and have fun. Register online.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per day

Age: 2-6 years

10-11am Tue. Jul. 17

Free Kids Yoga at Carson Park

Can bring a mat or borrow one of ours. Follow the signs – near the playground. ​

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids all ages

10-11am Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Storytime

Summer storytime and activities for children birth-5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

10am-noon Tue. Jul. 17

Tech Tuesdays: Open Lab

A digital playground for you every week. Create and play with coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox, and more.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Tue. Jul. 17

Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year olds. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11am Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Story Time

Summer Story Time! Every Tuesday in June and July.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: For ages 2-8

10:30-11am Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Family Storytime

Bring the whole family for an active half hour of stories, music, rhymes and movement.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

10:30am-12:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

All Ages Open Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. All ages open labs offer time for self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Tue. Jul. 17

Spanish Woodland Adventure Camp

An 80% Immersion Spanish class using Miss Anita's learning songs, props, visual arts, stories, and lots of outdoor games. Walk in the bosque like Goldilocks, learn words for camping, sea life, places in the community, drink limonada and eat sandia (watermelon) and much more. A fun, engaging class.

Contact for Location Info

Cost: $55 for the session or $15 per day

Age: Ages 5-10

11-11:45am Tue. Jul. 17

Chill on the Hill Youth Art Classes

CVCA/Heyde Center provides an early introduction of children to the arts and culture through the offering of forty-five minute presentations of various arts and cultural activities at the Heyde Center during the summer.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-10

11am-1pm Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Lunch Break Open Skate

Cool off this summer at Hobbs Ice Arena's Summer Lunch Break Open Skate.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch). Fee includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

11:30am-12:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling Clay, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

noon-7pm Tue. Jul. 17

Grandparent's Day

Every Tuesday, grandparents free with child admission, $4.25 or Season Pass.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: Grandparents free with child admission, $4.25 or Season Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Tue. Jul. 17

Government Center Farm Stand

The Eau Claire City County Health Department is opening up a new location for local farmers to sell their produce. Come and support your community's farmers and grab some wonderful fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers.

Corner of Lake St. & 2nd Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Tue. Jul. 17

10th Street Recreation Center Open Play

This drop in program has supervised activities for children kindergarten through eighth grade; children are allowed to come and go. While at the Recreation Center they will be encouraged to participate in ongoing activities. Should not be considered an alternative to individual child care.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $50 for entire summer

Age: Grades K-8

1-3pm Tue. Jul. 17

ARTmobile

The ARTmobile connects children with the visual arts. Children are invited to work on art projects with staff from the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center ARTmobile.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Jul. 17

Camp Good to Grow

Follow food from the farm to the fork, as you plant your own produce and harvest healthy ingredients. ECASD and CFAUSD students are eligible for free tuition.

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

Cost: $80 Members/$90 Non

Age: Grades K-1st

1:30-3pm Tue. Jul. 17

No Sew Fleece Blankets

The library will provide all the materials to make these easy fleece blankets. The best part? The blankets the kids make will be donated to the Eau Claire County Humane Association.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 9-11

1:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Boogie in the Barnyard

Get ready to trot like a turkey, cha-cha like a chicken and polka like a pig with musician and author John Duggleby.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

2:30-3:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

En La Playa / At the Beach Spanish Class

Learn lots of Spanish with music, stories, games, snack time, and visual arts. Act out Goldilocks, play Rojo light/Verde light, ask for snacks in Spanish.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 for the session or $20 per day

Age: Ages 6-10

3pm-4:30am Tue. Jul. 17

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

3-4pm Tue. Jul. 17

Movement Over Menomin: Kids Yoga

Kids kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to bring their friends and join us on the lawn of the Menomonie Public Library for some fun exercise and movement. This week's event is Kids Yoga.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

3:30-4:45pm Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Minecraft Club

Come play Minecraft at the library Tuesdays in June and July. Laptops will be available to use. The library has an account that players can also use.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens going into grades 6-12

3:30-4:15pm Tue. Jul. 17

Canta y Mueva / Sing and Move Spanish Class

Sing, move, play instruments, hear stories and learn lots of Spanish together with your children in this engaging class. Class includes Miss Anita's Spanish CD. Children play with the animals they learn about, ask for the snack using Spanish, dance with scares to her popular freeze dance and have lots of fun.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $45 - or pay $13 per session

Age: Ages 2-6

3:30-6pm Tue. Jul. 17

Book Bug

Each of these sessions will include games, reading, activities, and more. Stay for a short time or the whole thing, attendance will earn each child a free book to keep. If a child attends 3 weekly programs they will earn a free ticket for a field trip to the Great Lakes Aquarium on Aug. 23.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

4-6pm Tue. Jul. 17

Teen Dabble Lab

Hang out, play, and explore everything the Dabble Box makerspace has to offer from gaming to coding, crafting to creating. Use 3D pens, art supplies, button makers, a 3D printer, and much more. There's something for everyone!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-5:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling Clay, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

5pm Tue. Jul. 17

Teen Summer Program

Activities include Teen Iron Chef, Harmonica Lessons, Carpool Karaoke, Rock Band, Tech Day, Music Trivia, and Late Night Lock In (special sign-up required). Check weekly schedule online.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-8pm Tue. Jul. 17

Sports Camp

Bible lessons and songs are paralleled with spiritual lessons that are reinforced in sports. Sport Options: Soccer, Flag Football, Basketball, Dance, Team 45 (sports skills for 4-5 year olds), and Outdoor Recreation – Fishing. Includes a Friday Family Day with former NFL wide-receiver Jared Abbrederis! Register at machurch.net.

Menomonie Alliance Church 502 21st St. N, Menomonie

Cost: $15

Age: 4-12

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

6-9pm Tue. Jul. 17

U.K.E. - 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

6-8pm Tue. Jul. 17

Pound N Pour

Pound the Pavement and pack the parking lot in a music driven workout. Relax and recuperate afterwards in the Bier Hall or on the patio with an amazing Lazy Monk Bier. All fitness levels welcome. Cost includes price of the class and a Lazy Monk bier of your choice.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15/person

Age: 21+

6:15pm Tue. Jul. 17

Teen Litwits Book Club

Talk about books you love (or hate) with other teens. Pizza and fizzy beverages will be served. Top teen books will be raffled off at each meeting. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

6:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

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

6:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Tuesday Night Blues: Howard 'Guitar' Luedtke and Blue Max

Howard "Guitar" Luedtke & Blue Max is a Western Wisconsin rock blues band, that performs all over Wisconsin and Minnesota. Many who have seen Howard and Blue Max have become fans of Howard’s talented slide guitar playing and the band’s rockin’ electric blues sound.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups Confirm age groups online. All materials are always provided, students may bring their own if they wish. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Beginner Painting, Shapes, Tempera, WaterColor, Modeling Clay, Crafting.

The Painted Lotus Banbury Place Building 13, Suit 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $35, $45

Age: K-12th Grade

6:35pm Tue. Jul. 17

Eau Claire Express vs Waterloo Bucks

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Waterloo Bucks. Gates at 5:30pm

Eau Claire Express Stadium - Carson Park 702 Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $9 GA, $11 Reserved Grandstand, $14 Reserved Box, $28 Fan Deck; Season Tickets Available

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Jul. 17

Zumba with PS - Get Fit

All fitness levels are welcome and no experience is needed. Great way to get back to exercising or crank it up and push yourself even more.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: New, 3 classes/$5 or $5 drop-in or punch cards, 6 classes for $25

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Jul. 17

Summer Open Mic Series

Free to attend and all ages. The Venue (back room of The Plus) is proud to host a weekly early evening open mic. Come see and meet performers in the Chippewa Valley Sign up for performers begins at 7pm. Show starts at 730pm

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Jul. 17

“Monsters in the Hallway” Reading by Jim Kosmo

Join local author Jim Kosmo for reading of his award winning book "Monsters in the Hallway", a murder mystery set in 1950s Eau Claire.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Candlelight Yoga

Candlelight Yoga is a slow paced, meditative, relaxation class. Great for beginners and all levels.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Drop-in

Age: 12+

7:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

T-Ball

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of the game and increase hitting and fielding skills. Everyone will receive a schedule for his/her team those nights.

Devney Park Devney Dr., Altoona

Cost: $55 Resident; $70 Non-Resident

Age: Ages 6-8

7:30-8:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

Moms Only Yoga

Get the quiet you need in a super calm space, with a yoga practice designed just for moms to work out the crazies and rejuvenate for tomorrow. Be ready to roll right into bed. Pregnant moms welcome. Sorry, no kiddos. Please sign up ahead. Limited to 10.

Tuning Tree Healing Services 515 South Barstow St Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/class or $30/4 classes

8pm Tue. Jul. 17

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

8:30pm Tue. Jul. 17

After Hours Blues Jam

Tuesday night is Blues Nights in the Chippewa Valley. Every Tuesday, a different host musician will entertain you, followed by an open jam. Come enjoy the fun or bring your instrument and join in.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 07/17/2018

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