Events For 3/23/2017

Thu. Mar. 23

UW-Stout Emeritus, Rob Price

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Emeritus, Rob Price will show charcoal/pastel drawings from images of his recent travels across the U.S..Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-7:30am Thu. Mar. 23

Action City Airobics

AIRobics offers a low impact workout that can improve your balance, coordination and circulation. You can can also burn up to 1,000 calories an hour. AIRobics is open to men and women of all ages and skill levels. Space is limited (first come, first serve).

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person, or $39.99 for 5 classes

9-10am Thu. Mar. 23

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9-9:55am Thu. Mar. 23

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 23

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:30-11:30am Thu. Mar. 23

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: Ages Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Thu. Mar. 23

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10am-5pm Thu. Mar. 23

Revelations Studio Exhibit: Students of DeVona Brodt

Revelations Studio is a small private studio located between Chippewa Falls and Cadott Wisconsin. It is primarily an art academy where Devona Brodt continues with her life long passion of teaching others how to draw, paint, and find their creative voice. The artwork of Brodt’s students will be on display.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Mar. 23

Charles Matson Lume "I Do Not Have To See In Order To Believe"

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Professor, Charles Lume will have the reception for his sabbatical exhibition, I Do Not Have to See to Believe (for W.S. Merwin) an installation of various objects and mediums that manipulate light.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Mar. 23

The Art of Hugh Mandelert - A Retrospective

Retrospective showing of original artwork of Chippewa Falls-born artist Hugh Mandelert including fabric design swatches, early portraits, and landscape paintings. Private collection. Select pieces available for purchase through B-Framed Galleries.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Thu. Mar. 23

Caregiver Grief and Stress

This presentation will show how to manage grief, stress and daily routines as caregiver caring for your loved one.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

10:15-10:35am Thu. Mar. 23

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move! Lap bounces, rhymes, songs and bubbles. Followed by social and play time for caregivers and babies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 12-24 months

10:30-11am Thu. Mar. 23

Paint a Starry Night

There is nothing more beautiful than a clear, starry night. All week at the Museum, kids can create their own starry night painting using watercolors and salt.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Thu. Mar. 23

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am-3:15pm Thu. Mar. 23

School's Out Open Skate

Session 1: 11am-1pm. Session 2: 1:15pm-3:15pm. Skate rentals are free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/session, $6 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Thu. Mar. 23

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (age 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (age 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

11:30am-noon Thu. Mar. 23

Art Class: Watercolor + Yupo

Join the CMEC's March Artist-in-Residence Kristine Crowe for a lesson in watercolor and yupo painting.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Mar. 23

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

noon-8pm Thu. Mar. 23

The Artist Eye Art Exhibit

Break winter’s humdrum by enjoying some fresh art at Galaudet Gallery’s first art exhibit of 2017 The Artist’s Eye. Over 1500 square feet of gallery space found in the four rooms of Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Mar. 23

Resistance and Transformation: Brown Bag Lunch Series

Bring your own lunch and join in a productive discussion on both historical and current issues. Led by UUC Minister, Rev. Julianne Lepp. Thursday 3/9 “The Women’s Movement” and 3/23 “ Activism in the 21st Century”

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

noon-12:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Art Class: Watercolor + Yupo

Join the CMEC's March Artist-in-Residence Kristine Crowe for a lesson in watercolor and yupo painting.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Mar. 23

200 Main: Jo Burke + Jody Balow + Lissa Siedow

Gallery and Studios in downtown Eau Claire. Featuring artwork for purchase by Jo Burke, Jody Balow and home decor by Lissa Siedow, we also host local visiting artists and frequent receptions to celebrate the arts in our community.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

12:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

PiYo Express

30 minute PiYo workout a great way to get it in during your lunch break.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

12:30-1pm Thu. Mar. 23

Art Class: Watercolor + Yupo

Join the CMEC's March Artist-in-Residence Kristine Crowe for a lesson in watercolor and yupo painting.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Thu. Mar. 23

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

1:10-2pm Thu. Mar. 23

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Beginning Watercolors

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 while making new friends.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 menbers /$30 non-members

1:30-2:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Bingo

Play Bingo and win prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Thu. Mar. 23

Paint a Starry Night

There is nothing more beautiful than a clear, starry night. All week at the Museum, kids can create their own starry night painting using watercolors and salt.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Thu. Mar. 23

Family Free Night: Lost in Spaaaaaace!

Thanks to Group Health Cooperative, it’s free Museum admission for everyone! Join us for a night that’s outta this world. Activities include showings in the brand new inflatable Planetarium. You might even get to try some astronaut ice cream.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-6pm Thu. Mar. 23

Reading with Rover

Reading with Rover features adoptable pets from the Eau Claire County Humane Association. All ages and reading levels are welcome to attend. Bring your favorite storybook from home or choose one of ours. Parents must accompany their children and sign a waiver to participate. Reading times will be first come, first serve.

Pet Food Plus 2819 Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 23

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-5:55pm Thu. Mar. 23

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

5:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Pound Fitness Class

Pound is an amazing FUN group fitness class that is inspired by drumming. Come rock out and work out at the same time.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best Zumba classes in the area.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+

5:30-6pm Thu. Mar. 23

Paint a Starry Night

There is nothing more beautiful than a clear, starry night. All week at the Museum, kids can create their own starry night painting using watercolors and salt.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Dinner Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-Eau Claire's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

5:30-8pm Thu. Mar. 23

Suds & Sustenance 5 Course Beer Dinner

Broaden your horizons with a five-course beer dinner at K Point Brewing. Five courses, six brews. Each course will be paired with a K Point beer, including the not-yet released barrel-aged stout and our barrel-aged red ale. Tickets available online.

K Point Brewing (Inside Coffee Grounds) 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $35/person

Age: 21+

6-7:15pm Thu. Mar. 23

Dance Routine Class

Are you ready to put those skills to the test? It's time to learn a Hip Hop Funk routine and perform it for loved ones at the end of the session! Prerequisite: child must have been in at least 1 technique class. To register or for more details, stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 10th Street West & Bartlett Avenue, Altoona

Cost: $20 or $40/Resident of Altoona; $25 or $45/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-12 years old

6-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Wine & Whimsy

Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional 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.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Mar. 23

Speed & Agility Class with Kyle Stelter

Train with coach Stelter to improve your speed and agility.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10/class

Age: All Ages

6:15pm Thu. Mar. 23

Menomonie Moose Lodge Bingo

Doors open at 6:15, Play begins at 7:30pm. Lunch served from 6:15 to intermission. Two alternating progressive Bingos.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

Cost: Play for as little as $4 for all 17 games

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

WERQ Dance Fitness

Hip Hop dance class that will have you wanting more!

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Pourhouse Pub Trivia

Pourhouse Pub Trivia Winter/Spring season is back. New teams welcome. Come once, or come every week. Nightly prizes and seasonal prizes.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Bedtime Book Forts

Wear your PJs, bring a blankie and the CFPL for bedtime stories followed by building reading forts between the books.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

6:30-9pm Thu. Mar. 23

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

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

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Mar. 23

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and we welcome all fitness levels for a 1-hour Zumba workout.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 drop-in rate and punch cards are available, 6 classes/$25

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Mar. 23

Weekly Meditation

Lama Yeshe, an ordained monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will show how meditation and mindfulness can improve peace of mind. Our habits of worrying about the past and speculating about an imagined future shift our focus away from the present moment, the only time we really have.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 23

Live Music: Company Express

Company Express is comprised of husband and wife duo David and Jessica Yentsch along with cellist Carter Clay. Their music has rich vocal harmonies backed by acoustic guitar, keyboard, and soaring cello lines. They perform several originals, as well as covers of songs by artists such as the Civil Wars and Glen Hansard.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. Mar. 23

Snowbirds: A Musical Comedy Road Trip Script & Songs by Jerry Way

Lou and Beth Ralston and neighbors Ernie and Jo Ann Straw temporarily escape the cold Wisconsin winter of 1963 by driving to sunny Florida. Unexpected detours introduce them to southern hospitality along the way. Arriving at their vacation destination, a Tampa Bay resort hotel, they are treated to sightings of movie stars and cruise ships.

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

Cost: Show Only - Adults $14, seniors $13, youth $7, Dinner and Show on Fri/Sat -Adults $32, Seniors $31, Youth (under 13) $19

Age: All Ages

8-10:30pm Thu. Mar. 23

Kris Kristofferson

His renown as a songwriter triggered Kristofferson's successful career as a performer and that, in turn, brought him to the attention of Hollywood, leading to his flourishing career as a film actor. Kristofferson has acted in more than 70 films.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $35-55

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 23

In Search of Solace

In Search of Solace is a heavy melodic-metal/hardcore band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Incorporating heavy riffs, grooves, and melodic harmonies accompanied by meaningful lyrics and dynamic vocals, In Search of Solace is surely a band you won’t want to miss. Founded in 2010, they have played many shows and worked incredibly hard to have the following they do.

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Mar. 23

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9pm Thu. Mar. 23

Vinyl Night: DJ Cooper's "Spring Break Set"

DJ Cooper will be taking you to the islands.. or floribama.. or somewhere warmer than here with a mix of "island" themed songs from reggae to Jimmy Buffet and maybe Volcano Choir? (They have a song "Island, IS", you know...)

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway 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 3/23/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc