Events For 9/29/2016

Thu. Sep. 29

Zumba with Emily

A total workout combining Latin music and todays hits. Be ready to shake it and burn lots of calories.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 8+

Thu. Sep. 29

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

Thu. Sep. 29

Stuart Klipper

Photographer, Stuart Klipper will show his landscape work in the north gallery. The south gallery will have a student showing of work from the Arctic Circle field trip with Klipper and UW-Stout Professor, Dr. Ursula Husted. Please check our website for venue hours.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30am-3:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

2016 Manufacturing Advantage Conference & Technology Showcase

The Manufacturing Advantage Conference provides a forum for manufacturers from across the region to learn best practices and participate in practical learning through interactive, hands-on breakout sessions, industry-expert keynote speakers and ample networking opportunities. We strive to carry on a solid tradition of providing impactful experiences to help manufacturers succeed.

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

Cost: See Website

Age: 18+

8am-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

Scarecrow Makin' Days & Contest

Bring in some old, funky clothes, hats and other fashion accessories to create a prized scarecrow. Post pictures of your scarecrow on our Facebook page for all to enjoy and be inspired. Limited supply of clothing will be available for sale if needed.

Down To Earth 6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per scarecrow, includes straw and burlap head. Bring your own clothing or choose from a limited number of pieces available for purchase.

Age: All Ages

9am-4:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

The Art of Community Supported Arts

The Eau Claire Regional Arts Council and its CSA shareholders have supported over 25 regional artists in their pursuit of careers in the arts. On display are selected works by our CSA artists past and present. This exhibit furthers the CSA's mission to support artists and collectors.

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

Cost: FREE

9am-2pm Thu. Sep. 29

Centennial Campus Market

Go local; head to the Centennial Campus Market for local food and art on the south side of Centennial Hall. Help grow the local food movement on the UWEC campus and in the Eau Claire community.

Centennial Hall, UWEC 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

9am-3pm Thu. Sep. 29

Church Basement Ladies Bus Trip

Includes: deluxe motor-coach transportation, buffet style lunch & matinee show, and a stop at Trader Joe's on the way home.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: $75; Register by 9/29

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Thu. Sep. 29

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Honest Roast Coffee

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Honest Roast Coffee at The Local Store. Get a FREE cup of coffee, prizes, and a Limited Edition coffee just for National Coffee day!

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:15-10:15am Thu. Sep. 29

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 3701 Hwy 12 (E. Clairemont Ave), Eau Claire

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

9:15-10am Thu. Sep. 29

Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 18mos-6yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move! Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle courses.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks; Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 18mos-6 yrs

9:30-11:30am Thu. Sep. 29

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: Children birth to age 5

9:30am Thu. Sep. 29

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. Sep. 29

All About Email

This 3 session class covers all aspects of Web-based email (using Windows computers): Mailboxes, Folders, Sending, Receiving, Attachments, Contacts and Settings. Prerequisites: Must have a current email address (Yahoo, Gmail, Charter, AT&T, etc.) and know your email password before coming to class. Note-this class does not cover Microsoft Outlook.

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

Cost: $15 members, $22.50 non-members

10-11:30am Thu. Sep. 29

Creative Doodling

Come and join us for an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Doodling increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10am-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

Valley Art Gallery

Ever changing exhibition of the work of local artists of the Valley Art Association. Paintings, prints, photography, mixed media, fiber/textiles, jewelry and more.

Valley Art Gallery 304 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Thu. Sep. 29

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

Bone Marrow Donor Drive

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio is hosting a Bone Marrow Drive to add members of our community to the donor registry list through Be The Match. Registration will take approximately 20 minutes. Arrive anytime between 10am and 6pm.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Thu. Sep. 29

Playin' With Pumpkins

Bring the kids for miniature pumpkin painting. Enjoy pumpkin cookies and hot apple cider in the café. Pumpkins available in a variety of shapes and sizes, straw bales, mums, gourds, and cornstalks for all of your fall decorating.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Purchase select pumpkins for $2

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Thu. Sep. 29

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

10:15-10:35am Thu. Sep. 29

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. Sep. 29

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Toddler Tales occurs every Tuesday at 10:30am. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:30-11am Thu. Sep. 29

Make a Clay Egyptian Cartouche

The ancient rulers of Egypt, called pharaohs, and their families wore necklaces that had their names carved into them using hieroglyphics. They were called cartouches. In this interactive clay program you sculpt your own cartouche

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Membership or Admission

Age: Kids (and their grown-ups)

10:30-11:30am Thu. Sep. 29

ABC’s for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks; Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 2-3

10:45-11:15am Thu. Sep. 29

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

11am-1pm Thu. Sep. 29

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Center 915 Menomonie Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Join us for locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Sep. 29

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 Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

noon-1:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

Lunch n Learn Social Seniors: Technology for Better Brain Health

With a little bit of knowledge, seniors and caregivers can easily leverage new technology that promotes safety, independence, and better brain health. Presented by Lisa Wells, ADRC Dementia Care Specialist.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Thu. Sep. 29

Eau Claire County Humane Association- Cat Adoption Event

"Name Your Price"- Cat Adoption Event. Adopt a cat and give a donation of any amount. With our wide variety of ages, breeds, and personalities, you are sure to find the "purrfect" companion for you.

Eau Claire County Humane Association 3900 Old Town Road, Eau Claire

Cost: no charge

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Thu. Sep. 29

Max Your Mind

This 5-week brain building class will be based on presenters’ new book, which is included in class fee. Learn about Brain, Body, Spirit and Relationships.

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

Cost: $40m/$60nm

1-2pm Thu. Sep. 29

Afternoon Adventures

Children 2-6yrs old are invited for an adventurous afternoon, a class designed to entertain, stimulate and exhaust your non-nappers! We will have fun with art, sensory activities, do science projects, play with letters and numbers as well as provide large scale motor skills activities (obstacle courses, running games, balloon play, etc.).

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50for 6 weeks, Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Age 2-6

1-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

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+

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

Computer Class II

This 6 session general computing class covers these general topics: Start Menu, Desktop, Control Panel, Windows Features, Saving and Organizing Files and Folders, Safely Using the Internet and Internet Security.Note-this class does not cover Email. Prerequisites: Level I Class or experience using the mouse, keyboard and internet on a Windows computer.

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

Cost: $25m/$37.50nm

2-8pm Thu. Sep. 29

Supplier & Product Pitch Day at The Local Store

Calling All Makers. Do you make any finished products you think would be a great addition to The Local Store? Or do you have the skills and the tools, but are open to ideas for what to create? We want to talk to you! By appointment only. Sign up by March 25. At your appointment, please have basic pricing, cost, and production time information ready to share, as well as samples of work to leave behind.

The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

3-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

UWEC Surplus Sale

The UWEC surplus department is selling an enormous variety of furniture, electronics, office supplies, computers and other interesting things that were put out of service by the university and are now available to the public. Stock is sold at well below market value.

UWEC Surplus Store 651 University Dirve, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Thu. Sep. 29

Make a Clay Egyptian Cartouche

The ancient rulers of Egypt, called pharaohs, and their families wore necklaces that had their names carved into them using hieroglyphics. They were called cartouches. In this interactive clay program you sculpt your own cartouche

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Membership or Admission

Age: Kids (and their grown-ups)

4-5pm Thu. Sep. 29

Goals Group Coaching

A 10 week intensive Goals Coaching Group to area high school students. Groups will consist of up to 10 students and meet weekly. It is time to take control of your life, manage your stressors, and improve your effectiveness and communication at home, school and work. Learn to identify activities and practices that support your well-being.

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $250 for 10 week program

Age: Ages 14-18

4:30-5:10pm Thu. Sep. 29

Ballet / Creative Movement

Have a blast swirling and whirling, leaping and learning into dance.

Lafayette Town Hall Town Hall Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $115 per 12 week session, $20 registration fee

Age: Age 4-6

5pm Thu. Sep. 29

Terrarium Workshop

Discover why terrariums are growing so popular and how they are a great way to get kids excited about gardening. A simple glass container can be transformed into a self sustained tropical oasis. A perfect growing environment for plants, and adds life to your office desk, the nook in your kitchen or a child’s room.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

5-7pm Thu. Sep. 29

Building with Biology Event

Learn about the emerging field of synthetic biology by meeting scientists and students from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Biology Department! Participate in hands-on activities—design a “super-organism,” extract DNA from wheat germ and discuss future technologies in biology.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 7+

5-6:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend.

Menomonie Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar 2321 Stout Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18 +

5-5:45pm Thu. Sep. 29

Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 18mos-6yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move! Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle courses.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks; Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 18mos-6 yrs

5-7pm Thu. Sep. 29

Practice Spanish with Habla en la Cabra

Where native English speakers of all levels gather to practice Spanish, and vice-versa. Grab a cup of café and meet new people in the community to practice with! Brought to you by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, suggested $2 donation

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Sep. 29

Artists Reception, Stuart Klipper, A Concise Gazetteer of Some American Places

International photographer, Stuart Klipper will show his American landscapes in the north gallery. The south gallery will have a showing of student work from the Arctic Circle field trip with Klipper and UW-Stout Professor, Dr. Ursula Husted. Refreshments will be served.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

Make a Clay Egyptian Cartouche

The ancient rulers of Egypt, called pharaohs, and their families wore necklaces that had their names carved into them using hieroglyphics. They were called cartouches. In this interactive clay program you sculpt your own cartouche

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Membership or Admission

Age: Kids (and their grown-ups)

5:30-6pm Thu. Sep. 29

Weight Loss Challenge (6 Week Program)

Join for support, education, accountability, fun, and get started to a healthier you with a chance to win some money. Contact for more information.

Eau Claire Fit Lab 1514 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (all money paid back to winners)

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

Karma Yoga Series: Be The Match

For the yogi that wants to give back to our community. Donate as much or as little as you are comfortable doing and in exchange, we offer you a free (Level 1) yoga class. Karma Yoga classes occur once per month. Please pre-register to reserve your space and for faster check-in.

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

Cost: Donation Based

6-8pm Thu. Sep. 29

The Science of Music: Listening with Both Sides of Your Brain

Beginning with the question "What is Sound," this course will cover how musical sounds are produced and perceived. The emphasis will be on how the various parts of each instrument work together to produce its characteristic sound. The class will be enlivened with computer simulations of musical concepts and many physical demonstrations of acoustic phenomena.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for one person

6-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

Family to Family Classes

NAMI Family-to-Family is for families, caregivers and friends of individuals with mental illness. The course is designed to facilitate a better understanding of mental illness, increase coping skills, and empower participants to become advocates for their family members.

Lake Hallie Goodwill Community Room 2759 Prairie View Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

6-7:15pm Thu. Sep. 29

Bust a Move: Ballet

Come join in ballet technique classes. Kids will experience proper technique of ballet while creating new friends and great memories! 4-6 year olds dance from 6 - 6:30pm while 7-12 year olds dance from 6:30 - 7:15pm. To register or for more details, stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

10th Street Recreation Center 9th St. & Bartlett Ave., Altoona

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

Age: 4-6 yr olds; 7-12 yr olds

6-7pm Thu. Sep. 29

Flag Football

The flag football program is designed for the players to have fun while learning more about the game of football through practice and organized games. Games will be officiated by the coaches and no score will be kept. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Cinder City Park 2300 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: $45/Resident of Altoona; $50/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 1st & 2nd Grade

6-6:45pm Thu. Sep. 29

Fall Fitness

Are you ready for a heart pumping, full body, calorie burning workout? You create your own intensity levels and breaks. The instructor will provide modifications for all exercises. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

10th Street Recreation Center 9th St. & Bartlett Ave., Altoona

Cost: $40

Age: Adult

6-8pm Thu. Sep. 29

Adult Tap Dance Class

If you've ever wanted to try tap dance, now is the time. Beginner at 6pm, Intermediate at 7pm. No commitment required; pay as you go.

Menomone School of Dance

Cost: $7

Age: 18+

6:15pm Thu. Sep. 29

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 1584 720 19th Ave. E, Menomonie

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

6:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

Paint and Sip @ Cheers Pablo

A social art event where you paint a canvas selected for that class. Classes generally last 2 to 3 hours. Come alone, bring a friend, or fill an entire class with friends. No experience necessary. Selected canvases for each class available online, or choose one from the gallery.

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

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

6:30-8pm Thu. Sep. 29

Parenting and Self Care

Enhance your health and well-being, manage your stress, improve your effectiveness at work and home. Learn to identify activities and practices that support your well-being as a professional and as a parent to help you to sustain positive self care in the long term.

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 per week for 6 week course

Age: Parents/guardians of any age

6:30-9:30pm Thu. Sep. 29

Eau Claire Parks and Rec Fall Ultimate Frisbee League

Join a highly spirited and fun crew of Chippewa Valley-an's in one the worlds fastest growing sports. This season is 100% based on a draft so YOU get to meet a bunch of awesome people. If interested, e-mail Caleb Gerdes for the link to the web form.

Carson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: Approximately $20 for Six Weeks

Age: 18+

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Sep. 29

Zumba® with PS- Get Fit, LLC

Zumba with PS-Get Fit. No experience. Join a great group who support one another in their quest to get fit.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: 1st class is FREE, $5 drop-in

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Sep. 29

Amp Quiz Trivia at Bug Eyed Betty's

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. Most locations offer a FREE pitcher to the…

Bug Eyed Betty’s, 1920 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 29

Acoustic Café Showcase

One-night only, catch Acoustic Café employees as they sing and dance for you. Be sure to see Gage, Alex, Darrion, Olivia, Collin, Revay, Tim and more as we take off our aprons and exchange them for the stage.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Sep. 29

Superman to Woodticks

ecWIT (Eau Claire Women in Theater) proudly presents the art form of Dramatic Reader’s theater. They spotlight a love of reading in a variety of genres through interactive characterizations without props, set or costumes.

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

Cost: FREE

9pm Thu. Sep. 29

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. Sep. 29

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Hoo Ha Comedy

Hoo Ha Comedy is an all-female stand up collective that hosts shows in Chicago and performs throughout the country. Hoo Ha was named by the Red Eye and The Reader as one of the best shows in Chicago and TimeOut declared it "Best Show to See." Touring cast includes Lainie Lenertz, Heidi Butler, Carly Ballerini and Melody Kamali. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

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

Ongoing Events For 9/29/2016

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc