Events For 06/20/2018

Wed. Jun. 20

Intercultural Leadership Summer Camp

The head meets the heart as meaningful encounters across differences empower students to see themselves as effective leaders, fostering relationships, consensus, maturity, and success. Games, collaborations, field trips, videos, and guest speakers expand students’ intercultural perspectives.

UW-Stout Campus

Cost: Day Camp $300 / Overnight Camp $450

Age: 8-12th grade

Wed. Jun. 20

Incredibles Week at the Pool

A week of Dash, Violet, Elastigirl, Mr. Incredible, and Jack-Jack themed activities to celebrate the release of Disney/Pixar's film "Incredibles 2".

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4.25/day or season pass

7:30am-1pm Wed. Jun. 20

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

8am-3pm Wed. Jun. 20

Summer Institute: Chippewa Falls

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.

Hillcrest Elementary 1200 Miles Street, Chippewa Falls

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

8am-4:30pm Wed. Jun. 20


This year the camp incorporates two primary themes: environmental sustainability and stewardship through the process of assessing alternative energy technologies (fuel cell, solar, and wind) to power electric cars as well as nanotechnology and its application in modern engineering.

CVTC Gateway Campus 2320 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40/camper (breakfast, lunch, snacks included)

Age: Entering grades 7-12

9am-4pm Wed. Jun. 20

Grant Proposal Writing for Beginners

This full-day session will give you the insights you need to begin the grant writing process with confidence using practices you can implement immediately.

Clarion Inn Campus Area 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $189

9am-noon Wed. Jun. 20

Great Pretenders

Let your child’s imagination run free in this high energy, dynamic, imaginative play and art class. Children will learn Bible stories, read great literature, build cooperative play skills, and use various art mediums to create items that will assist children with retelling stories.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $55

Age: Ages 3-7

9am-noon Wed. Jun. 20

Camp Tell the Good News

Children will learn creative communication skills as they work together to create short opening video segments to introduce the Bible story and theme of the day for Vacation Bible School. Students will also write opening and closing prayers to be shared—live—at VBS (July 23-27).

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $55

Age: Completed grades 4-6

9am Wed. Jun. 20

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

9:30am-noon Wed. Jun. 20

Nature Nuts

Designed to encourage the inherent curiosities of young nature-lovers. Daily activities are geared towards discovery of the natural world. Adventures may include things like adopting a tree, meeting a Rock Wizard, searching for the elusive pieces of the rainbow, and making creative art projects.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $55-65

Age: Ages 5-6

10-11am Wed. Jun. 20

Dance as Exercise

Use techniques developed by Martha Graham, to stretch and strengthen all muscle groups, and to renew the spirit. The workout is done almost exclusively on the floor. And, the class is open to beginners and dancers, alike.

Banbury Place Dance Studio 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Rm 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

10-11:30am Wed. Jun. 20

Camp Summer Crafts

It's back to basics with this creative camp. Design dream catchers, bracelets, painted rocks and more to take and display at home.

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

Cost: $70 Members / $80 Non

Age: 4K-K

10am Wed. Jun. 20

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 Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10-11am Wed. Jun. 20

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

10:15-10:35am Wed. Jun. 20

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Babies

11am-noon Wed. Jun. 20

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the gorgeous constellations in our galaxy. Then, stick around for a fun space-related activity after the show. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Wed. Jun. 20

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

11am-6pm Wed. Jun. 20

Menomonie Farmers Market

Features local produce, meats, breads, berries, herbs, desserts and baked goods, spices, handcrafted items, arts & crafts. Kids activities, hot lunches, and music performances.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Wed. Jun. 20

Sky Stories: Planetarium Show

Visitors will lie down under the stars and learn all about the gorgeous constellations in our galaxy. Then, stick around for a fun space-related activity after the show. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 20

Makerspace Week of Dabble

This class allows for expansion of the maker mindset by encouraging exploration and creativity through the use of a variety of materials in designated stations. This experience will give participants skills in critical and creative thinking.

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

Cost: $189

Age: Grades 6-9

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 20

Build-And-Learn Banjo Camp

Students will build their own mountain-style banjo under the direction of instructor Nick Poss and be introduced to a variety of playing styles. Students will also learn about the history of the banjo, listen to great performers, and explore the many ways the banjo is played.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $159 for non-students; $99 for students

Age: 5th grade and up

1-4pm Wed. Jun. 20

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 Wed. Jun. 20

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

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

1:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

In Capable Hands

Join the Reading Rock Stars Summer Library Program for Wednesday Performances. In Capable Hands is a comedy juggling duo for all-ages fun. Tickets are required for entrance. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

YouTube University

School-age kids will learn and explore new worlds through curated YouTube clips and a related activity or experiment.

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

Cost: FRE

Age: School age

4-8pm Wed. Jun. 20

Cultural Cuisine Night: Cuba

Tonight, try the foods of Cuba. Brought to you by the talented Hickory Kist chef, you won't want to miss out on these amazing flavors. Serving from 4-8pm or while food lasts. Please note that dogs will only be allowed on the patio during this time.

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

4-8pm Wed. Jun. 20

Ice Cream Social

Pies, ice cream, sundaes, soda floats, hot dogs, chili dogs, BBQ’s, potato salad, and baked beans.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church 417 W Street, Menomonie

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:15pm Wed. Jun. 20

Summer Dance Classes

Have FUN, exercise, and learn the art of dance! Enroll in 9 week summer ballet and jazz /lyrical series.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

5-5:45pm Wed. Jun. 20

Vertical Barre

All body weight exercises, along with the pole for balance and strength. Wear workout clothes and be ready to have fun.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

5:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

3rd Annual International Day of Yoga Celebration

Join Latitude 44 Yoga Studio for the biggest yoga party of the year. Enjoy yoga, face painting (for adults too), raffles, and more. No experience necessary to attend. This event is open to all levels of experience, all ages, and all abilities.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Jun. 20

Fitness Fusion - Session 1

If you enjoy being active and outdoors, this class is for you! We will combine fitness while exploring the beauty of River Prairie Park. This class will focus on cardio and strength. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. Jun. 20

Knit Club

Bring your fiber or beading project, sip Soul Brewed Coffee Roaster's coffee, share tips and tricks, and meet good people.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, under 16 supervised

6-7pm Wed. Jun. 20

Cardio Tennis

Are you ready for a heart pumping, full body, calorie burning workout that doubles as a fun group activity? Participate in the increasingly popular workout that can be enjoyed by all ages, fitness and skill levels. Participants please bring your own racquet if you have one; there will be some available on site for anyone to use.

Altoona City Park 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $40/session

6-8pm Wed. Jun. 20

Summer "Corks and Forks" at the Tasting Lounge

Enjoy an evening of four courses of delicious food prepared by Chef Michelle Thiede paired with Infinity Products in the Tasting Lounge Mezzanine. Reservations are required. Make your reservations by June 11th to reserve your spot.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 a person or $95 a couple

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. Jun. 20

Kubb Night at Irvine Park

Kubb every Wednesday (except for July 4th). They have 3 pitches ready for play at 6pm each week. All skill levels are welcome. Whether you're learning or an expert, all are welcome. Bring beverages to enjoy.

Flag Hill Pavillion, Irvine Park Bridgewater Ave, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Wed. Jun. 20

Lakely Loves: Hmong Cuisine

Chef Nathan Berg gets out of the driver’s seat and hands the wheel over to Lakely cook Tony Moua. Tony will be preparing a six-course dinner that will feature a number of traditional Hmong dishes, some just slightly tweaked to accommodate the ingredients available here in western Wisconsin.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per person

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Jun. 20

Par-Te-Rec: PTR Minute To Win It

Summer outdoor Par-Te-Rec program is for all individuals with varying abilities and exceptionalities, ages 18 and older. Participants will experience various activities, which focus upon socialization, aspiring to personal challenges, and building self-confidence.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 each night or Season Pass

Age: 18+

6-9pm Wed. Jun. 20

Wednesday Night Read-Ins

Join book lovers from the Chippewa Valley for sustained silent reading. Take some time for yourself each week to read a book, chat about book recommendations, and sip kombucha and cold brew. Every Wednesday this summer. (EXCEPT: June 27 and July 4).

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

6-7pm Wed. Jun. 20

Treatment Foster Parent Informational Session

Become a Treatment Foster Parent. Come for an informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office. You are under no obligation to become licensed as a foster parent by attending this event.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services 2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

Adult Grounding Group

30 minutes of bare feet connecting with the earth, or “earthing” can reduce inflammation in the body. Come ground with others in the community for a relaxing, social approach to wellness.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages(under 18 with adult)

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

Summer Rink Rat Hockey

Ever Wednesday April - August. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10) from 6:15-7:15pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14) from 7:30-8:30pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10 only

6:15-7:15pm Wed. Jun. 20

Mindful Horse Circles

Practice being in the present moment by observing the horses. Must call to register.

Equine Inspired Wellness, LLC 21837 108th Ave., Cadott

Cost: $20/date

Age: 14+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

Pure Water Paddlers Social Paddle: Riverview Park

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required. Check the website and facebook for any last minute changes.

Riverview Park 2800 Riverview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

Rock'N On the River Summer Concert Series

Every Wednesday night at the River Prairie park in Altoona you can enjoy live music. Shows start at 6:30pm and food trucks will be onsite.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

Ski Sprites Water Ski Show

A Wisconsin tradition, everyone should spend at least one night at the beach, watching the Ski Sprites perform on the water. Concessions available.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: FREE event admission, but a $5/car Eau Claire county parking permit is required

Age: All ages

6:35pm Wed. Jun. 20

Eau Claire Express vs Waterloo Bucks

The Eau Claire Express plays against the Waterloo Bucks. Eagles concert ticket giveaway. Buck night includes $1 hot dogs, $1 small sodas, $1 domestic beer for the first three innings, and $4 wine for the first three innings. 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

7pm Wed. Jun. 20

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Jun. 20

Writers Anonymous

Bring your own ideas or browse writing prompts. Settle in and join the quiet writing at SHIFT's back tables 7-8:30 pm. Feel free to socialize in the front area or at the bar. Wherever you sit, join the group debriefing at the back tables 8:30-9.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Jun. 20

Everything Zen (All Levels Restorative Style Candlelight)

Everything Zen is about incorporating everything you have available to create Zen in our life - yoga poses, bolsters, blankets, essential oils, sounds, breath, hot stones, soothing music, breath work and meditation all in a candlelit setting.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in rate

Age: 18+

7:30pm Wed. Jun. 20

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure. July 4th concert is at 3pm.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Jun. 20

Foxtrot Dance Lessons and Dancing

Foxtrot will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, $8 per Moose Members and Students with id

8pm Wed. Jun. 20

UWEC Summer Cinema: "Coco"

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. Activities begin at 8pm, movie begins at dusk.

Haas Fine Arts Center, West Lawn 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated PG

8pm Wed. Jun. 20

Name That Tune Trivia: Boy Band Edition

How well do you know your boy bands tunes? Put a team together and win some prizes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jun. 20

Adult Open Broomball

Helmets and sticks are available on first-come, first-serve basis.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: 18+

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