Events For 07/07/2016

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 7

Love Eau Claire Day Camp

Bring your kids for a summer packed with sports, team building games, crafts, science activities, Bible stories, singing, snacks and even a li'l time for reading. Register online.

Cameron Park 1601 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: See registration information online.

Age: kids entering 3rd-5th grade

9-10:30am Thu. Jul. 7

Taste the Marieke Gouda Tour Experience

Enjoy a 1.5 hour guided tour of our barn, milking parlor and cheese making process. Sample 3 award winning Marieke Gouda cheeses at the end of the tour. 10% discount on all purchases in our store (excl. café). No appointments necessary. Same tour starts also at 1 pm every day except Sundays

Marieke Gouda and Penterman farm 200 W Liberty Drive, Thorp

Cost: $10/adults; $5/kids 6-12; FREE for kids 5 and under

Age: All Ages

9:15-10:15am Thu. Jul. 7

Gentle Slow Flow Yoga with Heidi Dix

An hour of breathing, movement, and relaxation. Perfect for beginners, back health, mood management, arthritis, healthy aging and more. All ages and abilities. The health benefits are profound and vital energy will feel amazing.

The Center 3701 Hwy 12 (E. Clairemont Ave), Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in OR 8 weeks for $64

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 7

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: Children birth to age 5

10-11:15am Thu. Jul. 7

Lap Swim

6 lanes available for the morning group, and 2 lanes for the evening shift.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

10-11am Thu. Jul. 7

Shallow Water Aerobics

Call the Parks & Recreation cancellation line at (715) 839-2913 to find out if a particular class has been cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Thu. Jul. 7

Wood Carvers and Wood Turners

This exhibit features the work of members from The Chippewa Valley Wood turners Guild (CVWG) & The West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild (WWWCG) along with opportunities to learn more about carving and turning.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am Thu. Jul. 7

Micon Cinemas Summer Kids Shows: Chicken Run

This engaging stop-motion, claymation adventure tells the story of an American rooster who falls in love with a gorgeous hen on a British farm. The couple decides to run away from the farm, but they must first contend with the evil farmer who is intent on keeping them under her control. The chickens decide to attempt an escape so they don't get turned into chicken pot pies.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $0.25

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Jul. 7

UW-Stout School of Art & Design End of the Year Juried Student Show

The UW-Stout School of Art & Design End of the Year Juried Student Show is an exhibition of student fine art from various disciplines. The show was juried by Professor Emeritus, Paul Delong and will remain up until September 16th.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jul. 7

Little Movers Playtime

For babies who love to move. Interactive rhymes, parachute games, songs, stories, bubbles, and social time for parents and children.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 12-24 months

10:30am Thu. Jul. 7

Sacred Habits of the Heart: Gratitude

A monthly series to guide, challenge, comfort and encourage you. This session will help you reconnect with gratitude for the simple things in life.

The Healing Place 1010 Oakridge Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

11am-3pm Thu. Jul. 7

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, Non-members: Adults $3, Kids (ages 2-15) $1

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Jul. 7

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Join us for 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-8pm Thu. Jul. 7

The New Medicine Art Exhibit

This New Medicine restores vigor and vitality and is one continuous round of pleasure with 40 marvelous artworks from 10 artists. This medicine goes down easy with over 40 artworks from 10 juried artists speaking about healing and rebellion against negative connotations to medicine through sheer beauty and truth.

Galaudet Gallery 618 S. Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jul. 7

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-9pm Thu. Jul. 7

42nd Annual River Falls Days

Head to the 42nd River Falls Days and celebrate Adventures on the Kinni—July 7 – 10. This annual event kicks off with the region’s largest parade on Friday evening and features a 10 K/2 Mile/ Kid’s Fun Run, carnival, kid’s activities, an Arts, Crafts & Antiques marketplace, eating contests, various food vendors, live music, beer garden, and more plus Sunday’s Car Cruze-in. The event wraps up with fireworks on Sunday at dusk. Complete schedule and entertainment available online. Sponsored by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau.

Heritage Park & Maple St. Bridge 232 W. Maple St., River Falls

Cost: FREE; $5 Adult; $3 Children under 12 for the Main Stage performances

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Thu. Jul. 7

Maxx's Splash Bash: Pirates Plunge

Join us for music, games, and inflatable fun.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/person or Season Pass; Children 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:15pm Thu. Jul. 7

Remarkable Reptiles with Jim Gerholdt

Learn about and see live reptiles. Free tickets are required for entrance and are available one week in advance of performance.

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

Age: Ages 6-12

1:30-3pm Thu. Jul. 7

Altoona Public Library: Children's Movie

Join us for a children's movie every Thursday! June 9: Zootopia June 16: Finding Nemo Rated June 23: The Good Dinosaur June 30: Kung Fu Panda 3 July 7: The Peanuts Movie Rated July 14: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip July 21: Space Jam

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: G-PG

1:30-3pm Thu. Jul. 7

Mom and Me

A support group for women and youth survivors of domestic violence. This support group is free and confidential, all ages of youth are welcome. 24-hour advanced registration required for each session, which is needed for snack, activity and childcare preparation. Attend as many sessions as you would like.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

Youtube University

School-age children will explore a world of knowledge - each week we'll begin by watching a short YouTube clip or two and then do a related activity or experiment.

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

Cost: FREE

2-3:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

MakerCamp

Hang out, play around, make stuff and different tech tools, toys, and crafts.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 10-17

3-6pm Thu. Jul. 7

UWEC Surplus Sale

The UWEC surplus department is selling an enormous variety of furniture, electronics, office supplies, computers and other interesting things that were put out of service by the university and are now available to the public. Stock is sold at well below market value.

UWEC Surplus Store 651 University Dirve, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

Ruby's Pantry

The best place to store surplus food is in people’s stomachs. To qualify, they only need to be able to eat. Participants receive an abundance of food. Often families will leave with over $100 or more worth of groceries. Please bring $20 cash donation and two laundry baskets to receive food in.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 donation

4-7pm Thu. Jul. 7

Lap Swim

6 lanes available for the morning group, and 2 lanes for the evening shift.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25 or Fairfax Season Pass

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Thu. Jul. 7

Play It! Minecraft Mania

For grades 6-12. 1 Book Review = $1 to Crossroads Community Center. Donation will be made by Fairmount Santrol. The reader who turns in the most book reviews will win a Kindle Fire.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-6pm Thu. Jul. 7

High 5 Free Yoga

No experience necessary. Connect with the Chippewa Valley Yoga community. We offer a gentle all levels accessible practice. Bring a mat, a towel or feel free just to practice on the fresh grass. Thank you to Volume One & Tangled Up in Hue's Artists market.

Phoenix Park - In front of the RCU building, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

Tai Chi in the Park

Tai Chi in the Park, instructor Carol Rudd. Every Thursday May thru August, weather permitting. Park location changes every month. Come and join in the fun, no experience required.

Riverview Park (on the island) 2800 Riverview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

Zumba Classes with Z.Vida Fitness

Cindy & Emily are dedicated to bringing you the best Zumba classes in the area. All ages and fitness levels are welcome - and no RSVP is needed - so stop by and check out Z.Vida, then come back with your friends.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 East Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

Paint and Sip @ Cheers Pablo

A social art event where you paint a canvas selected for that class. Classes generally last 2 to 3 hours. Come alone, bring a friend, or fill an entire class with friends. No experience necessary. Selected canvases for each class available online, or choose one from the gallery.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

Sounds like Summer Concert Series: Weapons of Brass Destruction + Jayson Collins Septet + Eduardo Rafael

Billed as The Street Band of the Chippewa Valley, Weapons of Brass Destruction have launched a New Orleans-style brass band right into the heart of the Eau Claire music scene. This supergroup of horn players and percussionists brings a parade-worthy party wherever it plays. Local saxophonist and composer Jayson Collins writes inventive and spirited modern jazz with a sense of playfulness. Unique interplay between horns, odd meters, and a refreshing variety of styles make this show a treat for any jazz fan. Current local and native Brazilian Eduardo Rafael sings bluesy-pop songs with a touch of classic bossa nova influence.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Jul. 7

Zumba Adoption Fundraiser for Amy (Howard) Krause & Family

PS-Get Fit is donating all class proceeds and accepting donations to give to the Amy & Adam Krause (and family) as they are soon to add a 5th member to their family from Korea. Event will be held outside, but will move to Pinehurst Fitness in the case of rain.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5- all proceeds going to the Krause family

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Jul. 7

Amp Quiz Trivia at Bug Eyed Betty's

First through third teams win substantial bar cash. Get a FREE answer for each night's game and sign up FREE for the state league for at www.ampquiztrivia.com. Get there early to stake out your spot. Most locations offer a FREE pitcher to the…

Bug Eyed Betty’s, 1920 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

7pm Thu. Jul. 7

Music Over Menomin: Wheelhouse

Enjoy live music over Lake Menomin. Live music from Menomonie's Wheelhouse, a 5-piece ensemble that plays a true variety band whose repertoire encompasses classic rock, swing, blues, jazz, funk and modern pop.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Jul. 7

Eau Claire Cavaliers Baseball

Come see a hometown baseball game. May 22, 1pm vs. Haugen Knights May 25, 1pm vs. Whitehall Wolves May 28, 7:30pm vs. Tony Hayshakers May 29, 1pm vs. Coon Valley Blues  May 30, 1pm vs. Sparta Miller June 10, 7:30pm vs. Prescott…

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

7pm Thu. Jul. 7

Eau Claire Bears Baseball

Come see a hometown baseball game. May 15th, 12:30pm vs. Tilden Tigers May 20th, 7:30pm vs. Brill Millers @ Carson Park May 28th, 12:30pm vs. Jim Falls Sturgeons June 26th, 12:30pm vs. Bloomer Woodticks June 29th, 7:30pm vs. Hallie…

Bollinger Fields 990 West Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

7-10pm Thu. Jul. 7

Summer Music on the Patio: Paul Bonstrom

Enjoy the music of Paul Bonstrom while dining or having a beverage on the beautiful patio at the Fill-Inn Station. Indoors if weather dictates. Favorite ballads and songs from 60s-today; bridging country, folk, rock, Americana.

Fill-Inn Station 104 W. Columbia St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Jul. 7

Keith Allynn

Keith Allynn from Branson, MO will entertain you with an exciting musical tribute to Neil Diamond. Come enjoy the show and experience the feel of Neil. Moose members and guests welcome.

Family Moose Center 3606 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 tickets

7:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

ECCT Presents: Game Show

Set during a live broadcast of a long-running TV game show, Game Show places the audience in the role of the TV studio audience, where members are picked as the contestants to play the trivia-based game and win actual prizes. The audience will even see the behind the scenes back-stabbing antics that go on during the commercial breaks.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Jul. 7

Keri Johnsrud Smooth Jazz Quartet

A highly appealing jazz singer with a quietly expressive voice and a deep understanding of the lyrics that she interprets, Keri Johnsrud has been an important part of the Chicago jazz scene for the past 15 years.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $15 General Admission

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Jul. 7

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. Jul. 7

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Dave Lossoand & Christie Buchele

Dave Losso’s tireless DIY work ethic has landed him all over the country and sharing the stage with such acts as Kyle Kinane, Ari Shaffir, Ben Kronberg, Sean Patton, Johnny Pemberton, Josh Fadem, Ryan Singer and Brooks Wheelan. Christie Buchele made a name for herself through Denver's open mic scene, but has recently gained wider attention at a variety of contests and festivals. Doors @ 8.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (includes FREE drink)

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

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