Thursday, Jul. 19th, 2018

9am-noon Thu. Jul. 19

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 Thu. Jul. 19

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 Thu. Jul. 19

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

10-11am Thu. Jul. 19

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 Thu. Jul. 19

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. You get to take your masterpiece home with you.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am Thu. Jul. 19

Micon Summer Kids Shows: "The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature"

Surly the squirrel and his animal friends find out that the corrupt mayor of Oakton plans to bulldoze their beloved Liberty Park to make way for an amusement park.

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

Cost: $0.25

Age: Rated PG

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jul. 19

Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

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

Cost: Free

Age: Babies & their caregiver

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 19

Boomwhacker Orchestra

Join a collective orchestra and learn to play the world's easiest instrument - if you know your colors, you can play it.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School - age

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jul. 19

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

10:45-11:45am Thu. Jul. 19

The Hillcrest Dog Walk

Join ChiroElite's clinic pup Surly on a casual 3 mile walk through the old Hillcrest golf course trail. The walk starts at ChiroElite in Altoona and follows a beautiful public walking trail along Otter Creek. All well mannered dogs are welcome to join. Please RSVP by phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Jul. 19

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 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

noon-7pm Thu. Jul. 19

Dollar Swim Day: Feed Our Community

Anyone who brings in one non-perishable item gets in for $1.

Fairfax Pool 4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $1/person or season pass, 2 & under are free

Age: All Ages

12:30-3:30pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

1-3pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

1-4pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

1:30-3pm Thu. Jul. 19

Children's Movie

The library will show a children's movie on Thursdays in June and July. Check in with the library closer to the date to find out more details.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 11 and under

1:30-2:15pm Thu. Jul. 19

Thursday Demonstration Series: Ask a Scientist

Ask a Scientist with Dr. Erick Hendrickson. Demonstrations of some cool science experiments. Free tickets are available one week in advance of each program.

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

Cost: FREE, Registration required

2:30-3:30pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

3-5pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

3:30-4:15pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

4-7pm Thu. Jul. 19

Family Game Night

Our collection has something for everyone with more than 80 games to choose from.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. Jul. 19

Uke It Up: Intro to Ukulele

Perform-o-Rama: Uke It Up encourages you to release your inner rock star. Get started playing the world's friendliest instrument, the ukulele. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Jul. 19

4th-8th Grade Summer Painting Lessons

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Techniques, Beginner Painting, Intermediate Painting, Art, Acrylic, WaterColor, Tempera, Modeling Clay, and Art History.

The Painted Lotus 930 Galloway St Building 13 Suite 209, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 4th-8th Grade (9-14)

5-9pm Thu. Jul. 19

Wood Fired Pizza Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Offering wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden. Fully stocked bar, featuring local and micro brews, wines and spirits. Open Mic every Thursday from 6-9. Gather around the fire pit, enjoy walking trails, play disc golf, yard games, and more.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: Free to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 19

Burger King Classic Car Show - Beach Party

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family. This week’s theme is Beach Party. Bring your sunny clothes and your lawn chairs because we are partying like it’s a retro beach night.

Burger King - Menomonie 544 Main St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Jul. 19

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: picard + Stare Across + DeKam & Johnson

picard emerged from Eau Claire’s hardcore scene as a space without boundaries for lead singer Jason Ulwelling to try something new. Stare Across take the audience on an epic journey of melodic sounds and ear crushing riffs. Dekam & Johnson provide a soundtrack for your life, blending aspects of blues, R&B, country, funk, and rock.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jul. 19

Ordinary Magic Art Classes For Kids of All Ages

Drawing, weaving, crochet, painting, architecture design & Having Fun. Your child will discover, explore, imagine & create works of art.

Ordinary Magic 1812 Brackett Ave. Suite 6, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per student

Age: K-15

6-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 19

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm. Multiple food vendors will have food for sale. Pets are allowed at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

7-8pm Thu. Jul. 19

Music Over Menomin: Jim Herrick and Friends

Jim Herrick and Friends is a band from Colfax, WI. Their specialty is the Blues, and they cover a wide range of musical styles. Includes Jim Herrick, Scott Housenga, Tom “Fred” Wittek, Mike Mullen, Josh Entzminger, and George Entzminger. Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin. Bring a picnic and a favorite beverage to enjoy during the performance.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jul. 19

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 16.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Jul. 19

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

Friday, Jul. 20th, 2018

Fri. Jul. 20

American Barnstormers Tour

Join the Barnstormers of the American Barnstormers Tour for three days of open cockpit biplane rides, vintage biplane static displays, and daily aerobatic demonstrations. Featuring some of the rarest and most beautiful biplanes in the USA.

EAA Chapter 509 Clubhouse, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: Free admission, Biplane Rides $80/passenger

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Fri. Jul. 20

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

10-11:30am Fri. Jul. 20

Camp Painting & Popcorn

Paints, snacks and a blank canvas. Budding artists will complete a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to take home, while munching on treats to fuel the creative energy.

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

Cost: $25 Members/$35 Non

Age: 1st-2nd

10-11am Fri. Jul. 20

Summer Art Lessons: PreSchoolers

Classes are divided by age groups and include weekly curriculum designed for each student’s artistic development. Private, more intensive classes are available upon request, flexible scheduling and affordable prices. All materials are always provided, students may. Finger Painting, Color Wheel, Color Mixing, Tempera, Finger Paint, Modeling Clay, Creating Shapes, Crafting.

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

Cost: $10

Age: PreSchool Age (3-5)

10:15-11am Fri. Jul. 20

Musical Storytime

For three- and four-year-olds. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. This storytime is supercharged with special musical guests each week. 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 Fri. Jul. 20

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

10:30-11am Fri. Jul. 20

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork that can carry home to your own backyard. This week's activity is kiddo yoga with a certified children's yoga instructor.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Fri. Jul. 20

Story Time - Bibbity Bobbity Boo

Guest reader will be reading fairy tales and kids are encouraged to dress-up, if they'd like. Guest Ms. Luane Baker with Events by Design. She plans parties and all sorts of amazing murder mystery parties.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique 129 N. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am Fri. Jul. 20

Y Rep Presents: Fractured Fairy Tales

Sit back and relax as the Y-Rep Productions cast entertains you with their versions of classic children’s stories. You’ll recognize some familiar elements and also discover a whole new side of the show.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Jul. 20

Super Small Science: Mini Terrariums

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is mini terrariums.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Fri. Jul. 20

Free Play 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 or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you. Unstaffed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Fri. Jul. 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

2pm Fri. Jul. 20

Y Rep Presents: Fractured Fairy Tales

Sit back and relax as the Y-Rep Productions cast entertains you with their versions of classic children’s stories. You’ll recognize some familiar elements and also discover a whole new side of the show.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

3-4pm Fri. Jul. 20

Teen Summer Book Club

Come to the June meeting having already read "A Study in Charlotte" by Brittany Cavallaro. Discuss the book and choose the books for the rest of the summer.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens going into grades 6-12

4:30-9pm Fri. Jul. 20

Family Fun Friday at the Farm

Open yard for play, bean bag toss, horse shoes, 9 hole Frisbee golf, walking trails along the buffalo river and more. Bring your furry family members too, dogs are welcome here. Kitchen/bar will be open, wood-fired pizza & a great selection of local beer/wine available.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Jul. 20

Wood Fired Pizza Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Offering wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden. Fully stocked bar, featuring local and micro brews, wines and spirits. Open Mic every Thursday from 6-9. Gather around the fire pit, enjoy walking trails, play disc golf, yard games, and more.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: Free to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Fri. Jul. 20

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

Ongoing Events For 7/19/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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