Causes

Sun. May. 1 9am-2pm

5th Annual Durand Spring Fling

Just in time for Mothers Day! Story Time with Elsa at 10:30 & Pictures 11-1. Many vendors and crafters. Concessions by Missouri Valley 4H Club. Bake sale. Proceeds going to the Durand Swim Club. (SOS-Save Our Swimming Pool).

Durand High School 604 7th Ave E,, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Sun. May. 1 10am-6pm

Autumn Harvest Winery and Orchard 2016 Opening Day

Autumn Harvest Winery opens for its 2016 season. Firewoods Traveling Pizzeria will be serving up their gourmet artisanal wood fired pizzas and musician Jerry Teclaw will be performing from 2-5pm. Runners from the Eau Claire Marathon will get a free glass of wine. There will also be a raffle for a pair of 3-day general admission passes to the Blue Ox Music Festival.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Words

Sun. May. 1 10-11am

“Walking with Ralph Waldo Emerson” Rev. Julianne Lepp

Walking in the path of Ralph Waldo Emerson, you encounter a great writer and theologian, a literary and social influence on national culture, a proponent of direct religious experience in nature and one of our most famous Unitarian forbears. Emerson wrote prolifically through many trials of grief and through his life experiences.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Fitness

Sun. May. 1 11:15-11:55am

Twisty Tots Yoga

The purpose of this class is to get your little one up and moving, while exploring some fun yoga poses to help increase flexibility, balance, strength, and mindfulness. Class is geared towards 3-6 year olds, but younger ages available too. Mats available.

The Center EC 3701 Hwy 12 (E Clairemont Avenue), Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for the 1st yogi/$3 for sibling yogis

Age: 3-6 years old

Causes

Sun. May. 1 noon-4pm

Bowling With Buddies

Bowling with Buddies pairs Special Olympics Athletes with local league bowlers. The public is welcomed to support this cause and take advantage of our special event pricing, raffles, and more. Proceeds from the event benefit The Special Olympics. The first 60 bowlers who team up with a Special Olympic Athlete and sign up ahead of time get FREE bowling, shoes, and pizza. Sign up via e-mail.

Bowl Winkles 1616 N Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for 3 games (shoes included) for 2 people

Music

Sun. May. 1 1-3pm

Concert: Choral Union

The concert will feature The Requiem Mass in D minor (K 626) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and will be performed by the University's Concert Choir, directed by Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff; Symphonic Choir, directed by Dr. Frank Watkins; and the University's Symphony Orchestra, directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Causes

Sun. May. 1 2-9pm

4th Annual "Beatles on the Chippewa" Benefit for Blues on the Chippewa

4th Annual "Beatles on the Chippewa" is a benefit to help fund Blues on the Chippewa, a local non-profit located in Durand, WI, founded to help local charities including the Pepin County Food Pantry and Brent Titus Music for Kids. Over 40 regional musicians will donate their time playing their renditions of popular Beatles tunes. Arrive early to get a good seat - Raffles - Food - Fun - Music

Corral Bar & Riverside Grill 318 W. Main St., Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Sun. May. 1 2-4:30pm

Andrews Sisters - Musical Charity Program

Musical program and desserts featuring songs and work by Academy Award winners and nominees. Free will donation of funds, granola bars, fruit snack, socks/underwear and personal hygiene items to support the local Plymouth Street Ministry.

Fellowship Hall, Lake Street United Methodist Church 337 Lake St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE will donations encouraged to help support the Plymouth Street Ministry

Age: All Ages

Music

Sun. May. 1 3-6pm

Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety including hits from Badfinger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Everly Bros., Buddy Holly, and more.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Fitness

Sun. May. 1 4:30-6:30pm

Latitude 44 Beginner Yoga Workshop

This workshop is designed for those new to yoga that are looking to set solid groundwork to grow their practice. Will discuss an array of topics such as: what to expect in a yoga class, typical class structure, developing a safe practice, breathing techniques, and meditation. Also practice yoga poses and flow.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: 16+

Visual Art

Every Day from May. 2 to May. 12, 10am-4pm;

Chippewa Falls Area School District Exhibit

The Heyde Center for the Arts is committed to collaboration with area schools to promote arts education. During the month of May, art from the Chippewa Falls elementary schools, middle school and high school will abound at the Center when it hosts the 2016 Student Art Show. An exciting exhibit that enables the children to receive recognition for their talents and allow the entire community to enjoy.

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

Cost: Donations will be appreciated

Leisure

Mon. May. 2 5:30-7pm

2016 Wisconsin Innovation Awards Kickoff Event - Eau Claire

Join business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators from around Wisconsin to kickoff the 2016 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. The Awards, happening on August 16, celebrate and inspire innovation around the state. The kickoff event will have a short program laying out the plans for the 2016 Wisconsin Innovation Awards. Event is free, but space is limited - RSVP at wisconsininnovationawards.com

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Nightlife

Mon. May. 2 6pm

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Sign up on Facebook by message, at the website, or text your name, date, and location of event.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $35

Music (all ages)

Mon. May. 2 6-7:45pm

Elvessa and The Torch Sisters

Elvessa, featuring local singer/songwriter Lizzy Diane, and the Torch Sisters add their unique blend of grace, fire, and music as they open for Jenny and the Jets.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Mon. May. 2 6:40-7:40pm

Zumba® with PS- Get Fit, LLC

Zumba with PS-Get Fit, LLC and get a great workout while having fun with great people. No experience needed and all fitness levels are welcome.

Excite! Wellness 107 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: First Class is free, $5 drop in, no membership required and punch cards available

Age: All Ages

Music

Mon. May. 2 7:30-9pm

UWEC Concert: Percussion Ensemble

These ensembles are an extension of the percussion studio, offering students an opportunity to study and perform music in a wide variety of percussion instrumentations. The Percussion and Marimba Ensembles present a public on-campus concert each semester. An ensemble focusing on African drumming techniques also is offered in conjunction with Percussion Ensemble.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music (all ages)

Mon. May. 2 8-11pm

Jenny and the Jets

Jenny and the Jets returns! Jenny and the Jets is a live band karaoke featuring front woman, Jennifer Hazen with Billy Angell on keyboard, John LeBrun on drums and Bentley Harder on bass. Connect with your inner rock star and come sing with us!!

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Tue. May. 3 10:30-11am

Children's Museum: Make a Cinco de Mayo Pinata!

Bienvenido a Mexico! This week, join our Museum play-ologists as we begin our travels in Mexico by crafting and decorating our very own pinatas to celebrate Cinco-de-Mayo!

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

Cost: FREE with children's admission

Age: Kids and their grown-ups!

Education

Every Tuesday, 1:30-2:30pm;

Postnatal Yoga with Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

Postnatal yoga assists with recovery and gently rebuilding the pelvic floor and abdominals following the birth of your baby. Your baby and partner are welcome to join the class as well. Please clear your visit with your doctor prior to joining us.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in (or membership, punch-card)

Fitness

Tue. May. 3 3pm

Savvy City Cycling

Route planning, safety tips, and information about your cycling rights and responsibilities. Presented by Jeremy Gragert.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Kids

Tue. May. 3 5:30pm

Bowl for Kids Sake! Bowling Fundraiser

This signature Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin fundraiser raises 40% of its annual budget. The theme is “Hollywood: Strikes! Camera! Action!” Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite celebrity or character on the big or small screen as they compete in games and contests for prizes, all while helping to raise money for a great cause.

Wagner's Lanes 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per team

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Tue. May. 3 5:30-7:30pm

Evening Bird Hikes

Join a Reserve Naturalist for an after-dinner walk to see who we can find on the trails. All levels of bird enthusiasts are welcome. These hikes are designed for adults to upper elementary-aged children. These are two separate hikes so register for one or both.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 (per hike) Nonmembers $5 (per hike)

Age: 12+

Music

Tue. May. 3 6-7:30pm

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra Spring Auditions

The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra announces auditions for: all sections but specifically looking for principal trumpet, bassoon, bass clarinet, trombone, tuba, percussion, violin, viola and double bass with availability for the 2016/2017 season.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Fitness

Tue. May. 3 6:40-7:40pm

Zumba® with PS-Get Fit, LLC.

Zumba with PS-Get Fit, LLC and get a great workout while having fun with great people. No experience needed and all fitness levels are welcome.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: First class is free, $5 drop-ins, no memberhip required

Age: All Ages

Music

Tue. May. 3 7:30pm

Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience

The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience (BBE) is the only group taking big band music, fusing it with modern day mixes of all genres, and making the act of giving "cool."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 Adult, $15 Student

Age: All Ages

Music

Tue. May. 3 7:30pm

Concert: University Band

The University Band is open to all UW-Eau Claire students regardless of major. The band is comprised of talented musicians from many academic disciplines as well as music majors, some of whom choose to perform on a secondary instrument.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Kids

Wed. May. 4 10:30-11:15am

Picture Book Party

Join us as we celebrate Children's Book Week. We'll play Musical Books, read some picture book classics and some we think will be, put together some picture book puzzles and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Fitness

First Wednesday from May. 4 to Oct. 5, noon;

Noon Trailblazers - Mayo Health Program

Hit the trails for a happier, healthier you with a new Parks and Recreation program in partnership with Mayo Clinic Health System: Noon Trailblazers. Join a health care provider for a walk on a local trail while learning about important health topics. Participants choose their own distance and walk their own pace.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, no registration requried

Visual Art

Wed. May. 4 1-4pm

Tracy Lea Landis Hand-Dyed Yard Flag Tapestry

Local artist Tracy Lea Landis will display her large fiber reactive dye on cotton muslin tapestry called "Yard Flags" at the Arts Coming Together Gallery thru the month of May. Rich color artfully and permanently bonded to the fiber of these beautiful pieces in layers, like a watercolor painting that doesn't wash out. These tapestries can be used in many decorative ways. All works are for sale.

Arts Coming Together Gallery 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wellness

Every Wednesday from May. 4 to Jun. 22, 5:30-6:20pm;

Beginner Belly Dance with Lasa Anahata Tribal

Bringing out the liveliness and fun in everyone, Lasa Anahata Tribal shares our love of American Tribal Style® belly dance in class during this 8 week session. Trough a unique teaching style and open, encouraging environment, you are empowered to explore how this dance fits on you.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 8-week session, monthly rates thereafter

Age: 16+ with parental consent

Education

Wed. May. 4 7-8pm

Author Jane Glenz

Fall Creek resident and author Jane Glenz will speak about her new book, The Photograph. The book is about four families from Fall Creek that went to North Dakota and Canada to homestead early in the 1900s. One of the profiled families includes Glenz's grandparents.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Wellness

Wed. May. 4 7-8pm

Open Interfaith Devotions and Meditations

Anyone of any faith (or no particular faith) is welcome to share in a casual gathering for promoting peace and positive thoughts. Bring a prayer, devotional reading, poem, song, or musical instrument if you’d like to share. Or just come to absorb a spirit of friendship and unity.

The Center Studio 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Words

Wed. May. 4 7-9pm

10th Annual International Poetry Reading

The 10th Annual International Poetry Reading is a celebration of world languages and cultures through the form of poetry. This year over 30 languages will be represented, so stop by for an incredible experience!

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Education

Wed. May. 4 7:30-9:45pm

Rumba Dance Lessons and Dancing

Learn to dance the Rumba. A fun night of dancing. There will be a Rumba lesson at 7:30 PM followed by dancing at 8:30 PM. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

Music

Wed. May. 4 7:30-9pm

Concert: BASSically Brass

A tuba-euphonium ensemble at UWEC. This ensemble is an extension of the tuba-euphonium studio and offers students the opportunity to perform both original and transcribed pieces for their instruments. BASSically Brass performs an on-campus concert each semester and sponsors the annual low brass concert series, OctubaFest.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Wed. May. 4 7:30pm

Sierra Club Presentation: Area Solar Power Options

Steve Terwilliger, local solar advocatem will speak at a meeting of the Chippewa Valley Sierra Club will describe options available to those who wish to incorporate solar into their power mix. He has been instrumental in organizing local solar power education workshops for the past two years.

Davies Center, Council Oak Room 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Thu. May. 5 8:30am-4pm

Supervisor Training: Critical Conversations

A fundamental skill for all effective leaders is the ability to facilitate difficult conversations. The more difficult a conversation is for you personally, the less likely it is that you will effectively facilitate it. We will discuss what makes conversations difficult for you, and how that influences your ability to participate in and facilitate those types of conversations.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

Age: 21+

Education

Thu. May. 5 8:30-11:15am

Managing Conflict, Finding Meaning: Supporting Families at Life's End

Hospice Foundation of America's award-winning Living with Grief series continues with a film addressing methods, strategies and practices that can be used to provide psychosocial and other support to terminally ill patients and their families as they cope with impending death.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: 21+

Wellness

Every Thursday from May. 5 to Jul. 1, 9:15-10:15am;

Gentle Slow Flow Yoga w/ 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 EC 3701 Hwy 12 (E. Clairemont Ave), Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

Kids

Thu. May. 5 10am-8pm

Just Between Friends Community Kids Sale

Everything for kids & more: furniture, strollers, high chars, carseats, ride-em toys, bikes, toddler beds, exersaucers, infant items, bedding, kids, teen & maternity clothing, costumes, shoes, DVDs, electronics, books, and toys. Learn more about shopping and selling with JBF online.

Altoona Hobbs Sports Center 2300 Spooner Ave, Altoona

Cost: $2 Donation - First Day only

Age: All Ages

Education

Thu. May. 5 10:30am

Sacred Habits of the Heart: Enthusiasm

A monthly series to guide, challenge, comfort and encourage you. Enthusiasm provides us with energy for living. Learn how to improvise and engage in life with enthusiasm.

The Healing Place 1010 Oakridge Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

Every Thursday from May. 5 to May. 26, 2:30-3:30pm;

Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement: "Rolling to Free Your Back"

Learning to roll over and from side to side in harmony, you enhance your movement intelligence for every other function in life. Moving with less effort makes daily life easier. Improve the quality of movement, and improve the quality of life itself.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: 4 class series for $50 or $15 to drop-in. Cash or Check only. Space limited, sign up by email or phone: MovementHarmony56@gmail.com or 715-514-2472.

Age: All Ages

Education

Thu. May. 5 5-8pm

Spring Open House - Merric Plastic Surgery

Refreshments, hors d'oeurves, door prizes & drawings, product basket, discounts on treatments. Meet & greet with Dr. Merrick and his staff, Deb Markham, and Betsy. RSVP with contact information.

Merrick Plastic & Hand Surgery 659 W. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

Visual Art

Thu. May. 5 5:59pm

Glass Class at Glaze N' Glass Creations

2 projects to choose from to work on ~ a 6" square glass piece called Striped Pebble Dish $25 and a 10" Round Fish and Wave Plate $40. Register now and pick which project you would like to work on. Picture of both projects on Glaze N' Glass Creation's Facebook page.

2155 EastRidge Center 2155 EastRidge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: $25-$40

Age: all - under 13 needs an adult

Visual Art

Thu. May. 5 6-9pm

Glass Class at Glaze N' Glass Creations

2 different glass projects to work on. A Striped - Pebble Dish or a Fish and Wave Plate. Register now and pick which project you would like to work on. See pictures on Volume One Website and Glaze N' Glass FaceBook page.

Glaze N' Glass Creations 2155 EastRidge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 13+

Music

Thu. May. 5 6-8pm

Live Music by Cap'n Seabeard

Ride the music waves with Cap'n Seabeard, an original old-style country and folk musician. Playing mostly original music, and also a few covers, this dynamic show will open with a set by Zyrru.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Leisure

Thu. May. 5 6:30-8:30pm

Cinco de Pablo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Cheers Pablo. We will be painting "Moonlit Paris" and will have complimentary chips & salsa and $3 margaritas. Register online or call by phone.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. May. 5 7-9pm

Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way

Todd Bartlett (trumpet, fleugelhorn) & Jerry Way (vocals, guitar) improvise on jazz standards by Jelly Roll Morton, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis and more.

Valleybrook Cafe 412 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Music

Thu. May. 5 7-9pm

Liscio Quartet

Liscio Quartet is a subset of the larger group Liscio. While the larger group tends to focus on older jazz and New Orleans style jazz, the quartet concentrates on the American Songbook and other jazz standards. Some might call it easy listening. Liscio is an Italian word meaning “smooth.”

From the Vine Wine Room 2526 Golf Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

Thu. May. 5 7-9pm

Brady Didion

A recent transplant to Eau Claire, Brady Didion is returning to his Wisconsin roots after spending several years in the wild woods of Vermont. As an instrumental guitarist with over 18 years of experience, Brady’s songwriting explores lively, evocative melodies married with percussive elements.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 10/29/2012

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc