August 6, August 13, September 17. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. The Heyde Center is partnering with the Valley Art Association to offer different types of classes for an art experience you will not forget. Register early as class sizes are limited to 12 people! Payment must be made in advance and is not refundable; however, if someone is unable to attend the class he/she signed up for, he/she can choose a class on another date. For more information, contact the Heyde Center at 715-726-9000 or register online.
at the Chippewa Valley Family YMCA, 9am - 2 pm Callto make an appointment, please call 800.733.2767 or log onto www.redcrossblood.org and search by ZIP CODE 54729. Driver's license or blood donor card is required! 16 year olds are now eligible to donate with Red Cross parental consent form.
Ladies Evening Extravaganza
At the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 S. High Street, Chippewa Falls. Join us for the 7th annual Ladies Evening Extravaganza to benefit the Family Support Center.
When Possibility Meets Welcome and Watercolor Artists
at the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. Exhibit runs from Tuesday, September 2 to Wednesday, September 24 Artist Reception: Friday, September 5 from Fertile Ground is an exhibition of artwork at the Heyde Center for the Arts in September 2014, composed of work from some of the award winning and influential artists currently connected to Christ Church Cathedral, photographer Hope Greene, sculptor Catelyn Mailloux and painter Constance Denchy. No cost for admission.
11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. at Irvine Park - Main Pavilion. United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley invites you to beautiful Irvine Park for a Community Block Party, brought to you by Associated Bank, Mason Companies and WESTconsin Credit Union. Education, Income and Health Zones feature games and activities for kids, plus information and services including FREE health assessments, FREE money management and home budgeting seminars, and much, much more.Learn more about United Way, its program partners, and what makes our community stronger.Please park in Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Share your giving spirit with those in need. Give Blood, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home, 2175 E. Park Avenue in Chippewa Falls. 10am-3pm. For an appointment log onto redcrossblood.org and search by sponsor code 0178016 or call 800-733-2676. Drivers license or blood donor card is required.
7-8:30 pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. September is National Hispanic Heritage Month and the Heyde Center is pleased to present the award-winning Spanish flamenco production "EviscerArt" starring dancer Vanesa Aibar, guitarist Eduardo Pacheco and pianist and singer Cristian de Moret. Admission: Adults $18, Seniors $17 and Youth $10.
Musical line-up: Savanah Smith, 11:30-2:30pm, RJ Haanstad, 3-6pm on September 13, James Ignacio 11:30-2:30pm, Jeff White 3-6pm on September 14.A charity event held rain or shine featuring live music both days, concessions, free wine tasting, door prizes, and family activities. For information call 715-720-1663.
An award winning songwriter based in the Boston area, Meg Hutchinson’s lyric-based folk-pop has been artfully documenting the human condition for eighteen years. Her awards include winning the New Folk competition at the Kerrville Folk Festival in 2000 with music that has been described “as powerful as it is gentle.” Meg’s personal journey has led her to explore how the intersection between mental health, wellness, healing, spirituality and music can converge to make the world a better place. 7:30pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street in Chippewa Falls.
Yellowstone Cheese and Serenity Fitness & Tan are hosting the 2nd Annual Farm Field Walk for Alzheimer's. It will be a 2 mile walk on the farm in the morning, watch for more information about registration.
Mental health is a difficult topic to grasp. Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership and Chippewa Valley Cultural Association are teaming up to offer an eye-opening opportunity to the public.Three Rooms, Three Stories offers an opportunity for the public to listen, ask questions and learn about bipolar disorder from the experiences of three people from the Chippewa Valley.Listen to the stories of these three people who are facing the effects of bipolar disorder in their lives. The event is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls. A variety of area resource organizations will be available with more information. Admission is free.
A Moving Sound
3 pm at Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. A marriage of Taiwanese traditional sounds and Western pop experimentation, "A Moving Sound" fuses its original, contemporary compositions together with the traditional instruments of China and Tibet. The internationally acclaimed group's lead singer, Mia Hsieh, uses her dreamy, hypnotic voice and dance moves to enhance the Pan-Asian music experience. The group is stopping in Chippewa Falls after performing at the World Music Festival in Madison as part of its three continent tour in 2014. Admission: $16 Adults, $15 Seniors, $6 Youth. 715-726-9000.
Audiences watch spellbound as Geoff Akins does the most amazing things with ordinary soap and water. Bubble Wonders is full of amazing bubble tricks including the bubble caterpillar, volcano bubble, gigantic dancing bubble, bubbles inside of bubbles, Kid in a bubble and much more! Woven into the show is the show's theme: "Anything is possible!" During the course of the show there's a running gag where Geoff and the audience try to create a square bubble! He fails time and time and yet never gives up. Yet through persistence and learning from mistakes, Geoff discovers a way to successfully create a square bubble! Admission: adults $8, seniors $7, youth $3, family of four $20. 2pm at the Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street in Chippewa Falls.
Business After Hours at Avalon Hotel and Conference Center
Chippewa Falls Chamber members join us at Avalon Hotel from 5-6:30pm to meet and network in a casual setting outside of normal business hours. This months BAH (Business After Hours) co-sponsor's include EO Johnson Office Technologies and The Joy Booth. Cost is $5/member or $35 for an annual pass. Non members cost is $10 annual pass not available. Call us for more information at 715-723-0331.
Age of Opportunities Job & Volunteer Fair
Presented by the Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire and Menonmonie Chambers of Commerce and the Citizens of Employment & Training, and the Aging & Disability Resource Center. 9 am to noon at Oakwood Mall. For more information contact Scott Rogers at the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce at 715-858-0616.
7:30 pm at Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls. An evening of great music, hilarious true stories with a focus on Wisconsin life, audience participation, and great local prized await you at The Wayside. With the feel of an old-time Big Tip Chautauqua show, The Wayside offers everyone a good time through songs and stories. Email: email@example.com
1 pm at Flag Hill Pavilion, Irvine Park, Chippewa Falls,Rain or shine…Registration at noon, lunch will be provided. Best Dressed male and female dogs. Dog Bone Guess. Youngest and oldest. For more information or to pre-register contact Lake Wissota Animal Hospital at 715-726-8811. All proceeds go to Chippewa Humane Association. $20 per person or $40 per family..free t-shirts to all participants who pre-register by September 1. Limit 2 per family ($10 each additional shirt).
3-6pm at Autumn Harvest Winery located at 19947 County Hwy J, Chippewa Falls. Wine down with us…live music, specials and great commeraderie. New this year, Firewoods Traveling Pizzaria will be joining us each month serving up fresh pizza! This is an outdoor event, seating is limited…feel free to bring a chair.
11:00 at Loopy's 10691 CTH X-Bus 29. 1st Annual Chippewa Valley Loop de Loopy will take you on a three mile run through beautifully wooded trails, followed up by a moderately challenging 17 bike course that takes you through Chippewa Falls where you will end up on the Chippewa River for a quick 3.5 mile canoe/kayak. Following the event will be music, food, and lots of fun at the after party which is free to contestants. For more information call 715-723-5667 or visit www.active.com