Events For 08/14/2018

Tue. Aug. 14

Eau Claire County Local Elections

For general information about voting, current office holders, election history, polling hours, local polling place, and more, you can check out myvote.wi.gov. Spring Primary is Feb. 20, Spring Election is Apr. 3, Partisan Primary is Aug. 14, Fall & Gubernatorial election is Nov. 6.

Your Local Polling Place, Eau Claire

9-10:30am Tue. Aug. 14

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

First Presbyterian Church 211 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 14

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

9:30-11:30am Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

Traveling Tuesdays: Beaver Creek Reserve

Tuesday morning playgroups are on the move. Travel to Beaver Creek Reserve. Field trip starts at 10:00 at Beaver Creek Reserve or meet at 9:30 at River Source Family Center to caravan.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $3.00/adults, $1.00 child

Age: Birth to age 5

10-11am Tue. Aug. 14

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: All Ages

10am Tue. Aug. 14

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "Ferdinand"

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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

10-11:30am Tue. Aug. 14

Camp Diggin' For Dinos

Excavate an adventure packed with fossilized fun. Uncover clues of the past as you embark on a prehistoric dino dig, learn about extinct animals and even cast your own fossils. ECASD and CFAUSD students eligible for free tuition.

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

Cost: $70 Members/$80 Non

Age: Grades 4K-K

10:30am-12:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

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

11-11:45am Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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

noon-4pm Tue. Aug. 14

Mini Monets Art Lessons

Come in and express your inner artist with our friendly staff who will guide you through the process of creating a finished painting. Mini Monets. Kid friendly instructions. Kids will paint on a 12x12 themed canvas. All supplies included. Beverages and smiles are always free.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25; Call ahead to reserve your spot. Advance payment not necessary.

Age: Kids Age 6+

12:30-4pm Tue. Aug. 14

Batik Workshop

This is a beginning or continuing workshop. Participants will go home with at least two completed batiks. Cotton fabric, waxes, dyes, and a sketched pattern for your first batik will be provided. Must register to attend.

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

Cost: $75

Age: Adults

1-4pm Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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

3pm-4:30am Tue. Aug. 14

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+

4-6pm Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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

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

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

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

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: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association Monthly Meeting

No matter who you are, you live in a watershed and your voice matters. Come introduce yourself to other watershed citizens at this month's TMLIA meeting.

Dunn County Fish and Game Clubhouse 1600 Pine Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Aug. 14

Essential Oils Basics - Session 5

Come and learn the basics of essential oils, how to use them, how they improve your health and wellness and why they are such a great natural alternative for your family. Pre-Registration is required. Registration can be done online or by stopping by the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5 Resident of Altoona; $10 Non-Resident of Altoona/session; Additional fee for products if you choose to purchase

Age: Adult

6-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

SABRE Pepper Spray Introduction

Be Smart - Be Ready - Be Safe. SABRE's Civilian Safety Awareness Program one-day class can help you learn how to identify threatening behaviors and be better prepared to escape dangerous situations safely.

Marc-On 4089 124th St., Lake Hallie

Cost: $35

Age: 18+

6-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

Kids Drop-In Art Discovery Centers

Introductory throwing and hand-building clay class using wheel, slab roller, and extruder. Clay, glazes and firing included. Student choice of projects with instructor guidance.

Meadowsong Studios E15501 County Road D, Fall Creek

Cost: $150

Age: Adults and Kids age 10+

6-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

Dracula - Auditions Menomonie Theater Guild

MTG's Dracula will be directed by Kate Brophy and performed at the Mable Tainter Center for the Arts. Performances scheduled for the middle of October. See our website for more information on characters and audition preparation.

Menomonie Theater Guild Studio 502 W. 2nd St., Menomonie

Age: Ages 20+

6:15pm Tue. Aug. 14

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

6:30-8pm Tue. Aug. 14

Family Night at the Y

Grab your son, daughter, niece, nephew, or grandchild and check out the newly designed YMCA family nights. Each night will feature a hands-on activity for families and children to complete together. Leave the prep and clean up to us as you enjoy time well-spent with family.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $7, Community $12

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

Tuesday Night Blues: Left Wing Bourbon

Left Wing Bourbon plays funk, blues, and feel good. Left Wing Bourbon mixes the season of experience with the zest of youth. Left Wing Bourbon sweats the blues out its skin and moves the room until you have no choice but to join in too.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

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

6:30-8:40pm Tue. Aug. 14

Cornerstone's Hero VBS

At VBS Hero Central, your students will enjoy an interactive, energizing, Bible-based good time as they discover their strength in God. They will become Heroes and explore how to serve God and God’s mission for their lives

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-11

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Aug. 14

IGNITE Nutrition Workshop: Diets?

Learn more about different types of diets, the the pro's and con's of each and which one can be sustainable for you.

IGNITE 40 S Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

Fun Home Auditions

Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Please have a prepared Broadway or pop solo. There will be readings from the script as part of the audition. Choreography will not be done as part of the audition.

The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild 102 West Grand Avenue, Eau Claire

7:30-8:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

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+

8:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

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 08/14/2018

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