Kids

4am-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Halloween Week at Action City

Celebrate Halloween all week at the Metropolis Resort with specials and free activities. Wear your costume on 10/28 and receive one free pass through our new laser maze attraction. Enter our costume contest and receive $5 off Wristband Wednesday on 10/29. Visit our website for more details.

Action City

Education

8am-4:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Tax-Exempt Organization Workshop

The introductory workshop is designed to help administrators, representatives, volunteers, and students of nonprofit management understand their tax compliance responsibilities and maintain their organizations' tax-exempt status.…

Fitness

9am Thu. Oct. 30

Beginning/Continuing Yoga

Suited to beginning and continuing students, this class combines core strengthening, beginning yoga poses, quiet sitting and introductory breathing techniques into a balanced yoga practice.

Education

9am Thu. Oct. 30

Zumba

A Latin based shake your booty aerobic workout for any level. Instructor: Emily Balow.

Cost: $5

Fitness

9-10am Thu. Oct. 30

FREE Yoga

See contact info for details.

Brio Nutrition

Cost: FREE

Fitness

9:15-10:15am Thu. Oct. 30

Gentle Yoga

See contact info for details.

The Center/ Mindful Motions Yoga

Cost: FREE

Fitness

9:15-10:15am Thu. Oct. 30

Slow Flow Yoga with Heidi Dix

Join us for an hour of breathing, movement and relaxation. This class is perfect for beginners, mood management, back health and more. Every Body is welcome.

The Center/ Mindful Motions Yoga

Cost: $10/drop in OR $64 for 8 week session. FREE to Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces.

Kids

9:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 30

River Source Family Center: Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play followed by a snack. The remainder of the time will be devoted to structured interactive learning activities, songs, and books. Come and experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center

Cost: FREE

Education

10am-noon Thu. Oct. 30

We Make Downsizing (AKA Rightsizing) Easy

Somewhere between touring new homes, sorting through your possessions, choosing a new place to live and deciding what to take and what to leave, it suddenly hits you, downsizing is a lot of work. Simplifying your life should leave you…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: FREE

Kids

10:15am Thu. Oct. 30

L.E. Phillips Memorial Library: Little Movers

For babies that love to move. This 20-minute program consists of interactive rhymes and parachute games, songs, a story read in unison, and our ever-popular bubbles. Follow this up with a social time for parents and children featuring a…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Words

10:15am Thu. Oct. 30

Halloween Storytimes

Join us for fun stories, songs, dancing, activities, costume parade, and other Halloween fun. Oct. 30 event for ages 0-2, Oct. 31 event for ages 2+.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Leisure

11am-7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Paint Your Own Wine Glass

Paint your own wine glass while enjoying delicious wines, and gorgeous views. No reservation required, stemware included.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard

Cost: $6

Education

11am-noon Thu. Oct. 30

Beginning Spanish

For beginners who are interested in learning basic conversation and some basic grammar. Instructor is a native Spanish speaker, who has experience teaching kids, adolescents and adults in various settings. Music, poems and art will be used as…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $42, $28 members

Food & Drink

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 30

Downtown Eau Claire Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, art, coffee, and more. An Art Market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Kids

noon-3pm Thu. Oct. 30

Drop in and Play

Need a change of scenery? The Family Resource Center has a wonderful play area which is open for parents and children to enjoy together.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County

Cost: FREE

Education

1-3:15pm Thu. Oct. 30

Conversational Spanish Continued

This is for relaxed conversation and 'no pressure' storytelling & discussion of news of the day. We'll clarify those grammar points that you have questions about & use a variety of materials provided by the instructor.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $35 member, $52.50 nonmember

Age: 55+

Education

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Computer Level Two

This is 8-sessions and addresses many of the same topics covered in Level I, but in greater detail. The focus is on these general headings: The Desktop, The Control Panel, Windows Features, Saving and Organizing Files, Internet Explorer, Browsing and Searching the Internet, Internet Security, and Email.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $30 member, $45 nonmember

Age: 55+

Education

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Beginning Water Colors

If you have never painted in watercolor and have always wanted to learn how, this is your chance. The very basics of this art medium will be explored and beautiful creations will happen. Come and experience a new adventure in art and have fun…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $30, $20 members

Education

3-4pm Thu. Oct. 30

Let's Get Social

Social media isn’t just for the tech savvy teen or the business guru. It’s a way to stay connected with your far-flung friends and on-the-go family. If you’re over 50 and feel intimidated by social technology every 7 weeks Bloomer Public Library will bring you new Social tips and tricks.

Bloomer Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 50+

Food & Drink

4-7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Ladies Night

Drink specials, hourly drawings, and 5% discount on any bottle purchase.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard

Fitness

4-5:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Yoga Classes for Beginners through Intermediate

Easy flow poses work you through whole body for range of movement, flexibility and strength. Modifications with the chair are shown and used to aid in balance. Classes end with various forms of relaxation including meditation, progressive…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $5 per class for members and $7 for nonmembers. First class is FREE

Education

4:30-5:10pm Thu. Oct. 30

Dance for Joy

Performing Arts School of Dance and Ballet offers classes for ages 3 to 10 to develop grace, confidence, coordination and creativity while having fun in a non-competitive environment. Call or email deborahmlang@gmail.com. Ages 3-5: 4:30-5:10pm; ages 6-8: Thursdays 5:15-6pm (at least two years prior dance); ages 8-10: 6-6:45pm (at least three years prior dance). Visit our website at: http://webpages.charter.net/chippewadance

Lafayette Town Hall

Cost: 76 for a series of 10 classes

Age: ages 3-10

Education

5pm Thu. Oct. 30

Zumba

A Latin based shake your booty aerobic workout for any level. Instructor: Emily Balow.

Cost: $5

Education

5-7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Habla en la Cabra

Looking for a way to connect with other Spanish language speakers and learners in the area? Habla en la Cabra is the perfect way to keep up your Spanish and challenge yourself in a relaxing atmosphere. All levels and ages are welcome. Just show up and start practicing. Nos vemos!

The Goat Coffee House

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

5-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Tutto Bene's Final Hurrah for 2014

You enjoyed our pizza all summer at the VolumeOne Sounds Like Summer Concert Series, so this is your last chance to have our pizza in 2014! After all, what goes better with great pizza, than Lazy Monk's great beer! See you there!

Lazy Monk Tap Room

Fitness

5:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

The Grind Fitness Factory Boot Camp

High intensity cardiovascular workout consisting of timed drills and plyos at individual stations, taught by a skilled motivational instructor. Only 35 minutes-but works every muscle. Beginners and athletes encouraged to attend.

Cost: First class is always FREE; punch cards and memberships can be purchased for a fee after

Fitness

5:30-6:15pm Thu. Oct. 30

Zumba Toning at Z.Vida Fitness!

Join us for Zumba Toning, new at Z.Vida Fitness. Zumba with the use of Zumba Toning Sticks (or light weights), helps you focus on specific muscle groups, so you (and your muscles) stay engaged. This is a crazy great time of burning calories while dancing among friends.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center

Age: ages 7+

Kids

5:30-6pm Thu. Oct. 30

First Steps in Music

Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this 5 session infant/toddler music class (ages 6-24 months, one child per adult please!) is focused on folk/traditional songs and rhymes. Experience activities that will prepare children for the development of musical sensitivity and skills. Registration is required. No class Oct. 23.

Eau Claire Music School

Cost: $35, $30 in advance

Age: 6 mos-2 yrs

Education

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 30

Comic Collective

Draw, share, geek about comics. Open studio, last Thursday of every month. Feel free to come early.

The Hundredth Monkey

Cost: $5 suggested donation for the space

Full Slate

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Wine and Whimsy

Eau Claire's paint and wine experience! Wine and Whimsy is a 2.5-hour workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. If you have always wanted to learn to paint, but don't know where to begin, this is the experience for you.

State Theatre

Cost: $35 (includes a glass of wine and light munchies)

Education

6-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

It Takes Two To Tango – Beginning Tango

This fun introductory dance class will cover the basic steps, patterns, and techniques of the Tango. Discover the pure passion of the dance with this special three week session! No previous dance experience required.

Voyagers Community Learning Center

Cost: $30/Individual, $50/Couple

Fitness

6-6:45pm Thu. Oct. 30

Power Yoga

Join Rachel Funk-Johnson for Power Yoga! Get you sweat and your POWER on with this dynamic and fun class. We will move you through some rockin' beats and get your yoga practice and strength to new heights.

Excite! Wellness Studio

Cost: $10

Music

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Layne Yost

Acoustic singer/songwriter covering the likes of John Prine, Neil Young, and John Denver. Come enjoy the music while relaxing with a glass of very fine wine in hand.

Bye the Willow

Cost: FREE

Fitness

6:10-6:45pm Thu. Oct. 30

Insanity Workout

INSANITY is a cardio class based on max interval training. This class will push you past your limits with athletic/plyometric drills mixed with intervals of strength, power, resistance, and core training. No equipment or weights needed. You…

Cost: FREE during the month of August; otherwise: $5 (30 mins), $6 (50 mins)

Causes

6:15pm Thu. Oct. 30

Menomonie Moose Lodge Bingo

6:15pm doors open, hot and cold lunch served, 7:30pm games Start. 17 games total including Progressive Bingo. All proceeds after expenses donated to charitable causes and scholarships. Under 18 must be accompanied by legal guardian.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 1584

Fitness

6:15-7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Z.Vida Fitness ZUMBA Classes

Join us for an exhilarating and fun Zumba fitness class. Classes are geared to accommodate all ages and fitness levels. Throw on some comfy workout gear, grab a water bottle, and get ready for a crazy great time of burning calories while dancing among friends. Need not be coordinated to attend.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center

Cost: $5

Age: ages 7+

Music

6:15-7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Lovenotes: A Prenatal Music Program

The Lovenotes(tm) program is a unique five session course developed to use music as a bonding language with your unborn child. Tuition includes a CD and handout of the songs and rhymes taught in class. No class on Oct. 23. Registration required.

Eau Claire Music School

Cost: $35, $30 in advance

Halloween

6:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Ann Noser Book Signing: How to Date Dead Guys

How to Date Dead Guys is the debut fantasy novel from author Ann Noser, and the first in the Under the Blood Moon series. Set on the UWEC campus, the book tells the story of Emma Roberts, a college sophomore who stumbles upon a way to raise…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Education

6:30-8pm Thu. Oct. 30

Myers Briggs Personality Inventory Four-Part Workshop

In part one, participants will complete the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. Parts two through four will provide additional tools for identifying and applying our life gifts in our relationships, careers, volunteer service and retirement. Pick…

The Healing Place, Sacred Heart Hospital

Cost: $10 donation encouraged

Nightlife

6:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Koyote’s Den: Amp Quiz Trivia

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. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at…

Leisure

6:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Pourhouse Pub Trivia w/ Cush

Pourhouse Pub Trivia is back! Join anytime. New teams are always welcome, singles want to play, stop in, we're a friendly bunch, we'll find you a team. Nightly prizes, as well as seasonal prizes for top winner. Come join Cush for some fun questions and test all your random knowledge.

The Pourhouse

Cost: FREE

Nightlife

7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Bug Eyed Betty's: Amp Quiz Trivia

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. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at…

Leisure

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 30

Planetarium Show

The planetarium re-opens on Thursday nights this year. Learn about the current constellations and planets and catch up on some astronomy in the news. Free parking available behind Phillips Hall after 3pm. (Children's shows on Saturday mornings).

UW-Eau Claire Planetarium

Age: ages 11+

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way: "Jazz on Bridge St."

Todd & Jerry present a relaxed evening of trumpet, guitar, & vocal improvisations on the great jazz standards of the first half of the 20th Century. Refreshments are available.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Education

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 30

More Than Meets the Eye

Learn the differences between using the naked eye, binoculars, and small telescopes to view celestial objects, including prominent star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. A live host will also show constellations and planet locations so you can learn your way around the night sky. Free parking behind Phillips Hall after 3pm, as marked.

UW-Eau Claire Planetarium

Cost: $2

Education

7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Homesteading

Learn about the homesteading movement as well as practical tips to live a more sustainable lifestyle.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Nightlife

7pm Thu. Oct. 30

The Edge Pub & Eatery: Amp Quiz Trivia

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. Some locations offer a FREE pitcher at…

The Edge Pub & Eatery

Stage

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Glassworks Improv

Glassworks Improv consists of Alex Raney, Elliott Heinz, and Mack Chambers. Authentic. Powerful. Funny.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Jazz on Bridge Street

Come down and enjoy jazz with Todd Bartlett and Jerry Way a very smooth duo playing a whole lot of music.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Wellness

7:15-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Yoga for Healing: A Four Week Series

Gentle yoga, sound therapy, intention setting and permission to pause Thursday evenings. Join Aveen for this four week series.

The Center

Cost: $45 for the four week series

Music

8pm Thu. Oct. 30

Open Stage

Hosted by local songwriter Greg Fox with a ten piece band ready for you to pick up and play. Available instruments include drums, hand drums, bass guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboard, mandolin, plus four microphones. Happy hour…

Stones Throw

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Fitness

8-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation - Deep Water Fitness

A totally non-impact workout using flotation belts that free the arms and legs for a challenging work out. Participants must be confident in Deep Water. Drop-Ins are welcome on a space available basis. Drop-In users must use the Eau Claire City pass. Each visit uses 2 punches.

Delong Middle School

Cost: Program Fee: $54 / City Resident Discounted Fee: $44.00

Music

9-11:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Jazz Night

Jazz is back every other Thursday night in downtown Eau Claire, featuring some of the area top musicians. Whether you're a budding high school jazz player or seasoned veteran, bring your horn and sit in if you feel inclined.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

9pm-1am Thu. Oct. 30

DJ & Karaoke

DJ/Karaoke Every Thursday w/ Guy & VSE. Come sing, dance, and have fun. Get your practice in to prepare for the 3rd "Chippewa Valley Voice" contest. Enjoy the talent.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

63 total

Sponsored Events

Ongoing Events For 10/30/2014

Daily or Weekly Events (galleries, classes, etc)

Kurt Buetow: Looking Upstream

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Nov. 1, 10am-5pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until Nov. 1, 10am-5pm;

Furlong Gallery

Cost: FREE

Barbara Shafer, Movement

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 9am-4:30pm;

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE