Events For 4/27/2015

6am Mon. Apr. 27

PiYo Live - Low Impact/No Jumping

PiYo Live - an amazing work out that uses the best Yoga and Pilates inspired moves that will increase strength, endurance and flexibility - all with no jumping and low impact moves. PiYo Live is designed for everyone especially you. Try a class out - 1st class is free. Visit purefitness4you.com.

Eau Claire Fit Lab 1514 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8am-5pm Mon. Apr. 27

UWEC 24th Annual Mathematics Retreat

The students and faculty of the UWEC Department of Mathematics host the 24th annual Mathematics Retreat. In place of math classes, students make presentations, open the public, that have mathematical content. Talks are at the general,…

Cost: $0

Age: All ages

8:15-8:45am Mon. Apr. 27

Weekly Meditation

Students are encouraged & welcome to stop by the office at Old Library 2122, or call the office to find out more information and/or register for the groups of their choice. Mondays and Thursdays at Old Library 2122, UW-Eau Claire //…

8:30-9:30am Mon. Apr. 27

“Strong Bones” FREE Strength Training Program

An evidence-based program for men and women. Classes include weight training, flexibility & balance activities. Increase bone density and energy, improve mood, reduce falls, and arthritis symptoms. Get better sleep, and enjoy the company of others. RSVP at least one week prior to start.

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

Cost: FREE

9am-4pm Mon. Apr. 27

Patricia Mayhew Hamm: Magical Alcohol Ink on Yupo Workshop

Alcohol ink on Yupo paper is a new and exciting venue. Alcohol ink is the ink that stampers use to put on their stamp pads to get delicate images. When you drop alcohol ink directly onto Yupo the colors stay very bright and vibrant. Because of the nature of alcohol ink and its vivid unusual colors it makes a perfect foil for Yupo.

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

Cost: $170 for three days (50% down, the rest payable the first day of class); supply list will be provided upon registration

9:30-10:15am Mon. Apr. 27

Movin' & Groovin'

Each music and movement class is filled with laughter and fun. This class promotes language and play through the use of instruments, song, and dance. No registration is required.

River Source Family Center 403 High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

10-11:30am Mon. Apr. 27

Raising a Thinking Child Series

Are you a parent of a 4-7 year old and are interested in improving your child’s problem-solving skills and your parent-child communication? If so, join us for this 8 week workshop designed to decrease both impulsive and inhibited behaviors in young children. Register online.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

10:15-11:45am Mon. Apr. 27

Poetry of Family: A Discussion Series

Led by UW-Eau Claire professor of English and Wisconsin's 2013-2014 poet laureate. Registration required. Apr. 6: Traditional Elegies and Odes Apr. 13: Modern Poetic Reflections Apr. 20: Contemporary Voices Apr. 27: Original Poetry by the…

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

Cost: FREE

11am-1pm Mon. Apr. 27

Coffee & Canvas

Coffee & Canvas is a 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends in front of a canvas with coffee. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece.

Janet Carson Gallery 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

11:15am-noon Mon. Apr. 27

Chair Yoga

Experience all the benefits of yoga without the complex maneuvers and movements of a typical yoga class. Poses are adapted to a chair to offer individuals the opportunity to stretch and strengthen the body and calm the mind with more support.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in rate or all 5 classes for $40.

1-8pm Mon. Apr. 27

Relationship Check-Up

The Clinical Services Center at University of Wisconsin-Stout is offering another way couples can connect on a truly personal level. Take a closer look at their romantic bonds in the new Relationship Check-up program. All couples are welcome,…

Room 221 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Building, 221 10th Ave. E., Menomonie

Cost: $35 per couple — $10 for UW-Stout students

4-5:15pm Mon. Apr. 27

Spring Has Sprung Flowers

In this fun art workshop, kids will learn about Wisconsin wildflowers we might see growing during the spring season. After discussing line, color, space, and composition, kids will use basic color theory to create a 12X18 inch painting of wildflowers using warm and cool colors in their composition.

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

Cost: $15

Age: ages 8-10

4:30-6pm Mon. Apr. 27

Young Artists Studio

We invite you to join us as we explore our creativity. This visual art class is aimed at broadening your artistic horizons. We will complete different projects each week using a variety of mediums and styles.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Y Member $45 | Non-Member $60

Age: ages 8-12

5-6pm Mon. Apr. 27

Practicing Mindfulness

An education program for those who wish to learn more about meditation and prayer. This educational offering will focus on providing information on the practice of meditation and prayer. In recent years, science has confirmed that people who…

The Healing Place, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital 900 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:15-6:15pm Mon. Apr. 27

Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Latitude 44

Latitude 44 Yoga & Wellness presents their Vinyasa Flow Yoga Series at The Center. Open to students of all levels, the classes combine breath and movement. We flow through sun salutations, balancing postures, as well as core strength poses. It’s a fabulous stress reliever and all-over body workout.

The Center 3701 E Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

5:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 27

Six String Circle Guitar Club

Young and old, beginner and experienced, all guitar players welcome. An evening of sharing and playing music. If you are going to share, bring 20 copies please. Bring your guitar.

Pizza Plus 208 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

Free Yoga!

Join us for a free yoga flow class! We want working out to be fun and we provide a welcoming community for you to try new things! We also offer nutrition and wellness information! All ages and abilities welcome. For more info call or email kaliemc@yahoo.com.

Eau Claire Fit Lab 1514 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire

6-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

NAMI Family-to-Family Classes

Registration is required. Contact NAMI CV for more information.

Mayo Clinic Health System, 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

6pm Mon. Apr. 27

BREW U: A Fun Day Every Monday

Come. Drink. Learn. BREW U is a weekly celebration of beer. Who is invited? Anybody who is interested in learning more about the stuff that so many people love. It’s a relaxed and casual atmosphere where we discuss all things related to brewing and beyond.

The Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Mon. Apr. 27

Drawing as Meditation

Learn about drawing as a practice in meditation. Join us in learning the language of line, shape, value and texture. From fruits to vegetables, we will explore various approaches to drawing and how the pen or pencil can articulate what we observe in our daily lives, regardless of the end product.

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

Cost: $49

6-8pm Mon. Apr. 27

Darkness to Light-End Child Sexual Abuse

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Learn how you can protect the children in your life.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church 1915 Hogeboom, Eau Claire

Age: 14+

6:15-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

Joyful Yoga!

Join us as we use movement and breath to bring us to Joyfulness. Level: Intermediate+.

Dunamis Therapy & Fitness 836 Richard Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 /class

6:20pm Mon. Apr. 27

PiYo Live - Define EVERY Muscle with Low Impact Moves

PiYo Live - an amazing work out that uses the best Yoga and Pilates inspired moves that will increase strength, endurance and flexibility - all with no jumping and low impact moves. PiYo Live is designed for everyone especially you. Try a class out - 1st class is free. Visit purefitness4you.com.

Meadowview Elementary School 4714 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30-7:15pm Mon. Apr. 27

From Couch to 5K

From Couch to 5K is the perfect way to become that runner you have always wanted to be. Participants will be given a "homework assignment" to be completed over the weekend. This program will gradually take you from being a couch potato to a 5K runner in just 8 weeks. Class will conclude with an optional 5K run on Sunday, May 31st. To register call or visit Altoona Parks & Rec by Apr. 2.

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

Cost: $45

6:30-7:25pm Mon. Apr. 27

Water Fitness Class

On Mon/Wed., pick from shallow and deep water classes. Deep Water only on Tues/Thurs.

Monday and Wednesday evening classes held at North High School; Tuesday and Thursday classes held at DeLong Middle School

Cost: $44 for residents, $54 for non-residents

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

Practicing Mindfulness

An education program for those who wish to learn more about meditation and prayer. This educational offering will focus on providing information on the practice of meditation and prayer. In recent years, science has confirmed that people who…

The Healing Place, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital 900 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Mon. Apr. 27

Yoga for Endurance Athletes

Yoga for Endurance Athletes is aimed at triathletes, runners, bikers, swimmers, skiers whether training for their first 5K or preparing for an Ironman. The focus of the class will be on improving flexibility, balance, core strength, and…

Chippewa Valley YMCA 611 Jefferson Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Cost is included with membership or the daily drop in rate is $10

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 27

Pickleball Open Gym

Open Pickleball is open to adults of all skill levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced). 9 courts are available for play to service 36+ people each night. Pickleball is a great game that fosters great social, physical and community involvement.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3

Age: ages 18+

7pm Mon. Apr. 27

Amp Quiz Trivia at the River Inn Bar

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…

River Inn Bar 10418 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 27

Bradley Method Natural Childbirth 12 Week Class Series

Tim and Amanda Gunderson are Bradley Instructors who teach this 12 week natural childbirth class in their home in Altoona. Please see www.bradleybirth.com/amandagunderson for more info. about the course & to sign-up!

See contact info for location

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 27

Adult Pickleball Tournament

Adult pickleball tournament for Mixed, Men’s, and Women’s Divisions. All skill levels encouraged to participate. Contact Eau Claire Parks & Recreation at 715-830-5032 or pr@eauclairewi.gov for registration Information.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20/person

Age: ages 18+

7-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

Learn An Instant "Stress Buster" Technique with Hypnosis

Learn to de-stress in a matter of seconds. Richard Marano, B.S., C.H., Chippewa Valleys most experienced hypnotherapist from the Hypnosis Center of Eau Claire will guide you into a wonderful relaxed state and teach you a technique to De-Stress very quickly. Call him 715-861-5355 for more info.

Strum Public Library 114 5th Ave. South, Strum

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Mon. Apr. 27

The World Cultural Center Invites You to a Presentation of Africa

With focus on Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Algeria by photographer Jeanne Tabachnick and Robert Tabachnick. Bob and Jeanne lived and worked in several African countries and in Indonesia during his 37 year tenure at UW-Madison. Menu: A taste of Africa. RSVP requested.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 1310 Main St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Mon. Apr. 27

Community HU: A Special Invitation

Join people of all faiths and discover how singing HU, an ancient name of God, can open the heart to God's love. This Community HU song is offered free by Eckankar, Religion of Light and Sound.

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

7:30-9:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

Women's Chorus

See contact info for details.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: Contact the Service Center for tickets at 715-836-3727

7:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

Gentle Flow Yoga

Gentle flow yoga is perfect for individuals new to yoga or for those looking for a more gentle practice or a change of pace. The focus is on basic vinyasa style movement but allows for more challenging poses depending on your practice level.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 drop in rate or 5 class pass for $50

7:30pm Mon. Apr. 27

Chippewa Valley DJ Trivia at Playmaker's Bar

It's live-hosted trivia. Prizes for 1st through 3rd place. Play solo or bring your friends. Sign-up starts at 7pm. 50 cent wings and deep fried meatballs all day and night.

Playmakers Bar & Grill 101 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:45pm Mon. Apr. 27

Discovering Your Spiritual Purpose

Is life more than just a random walk? How can I find my true purpose or living? Are there clues hidden within my dreams? You are warmly invited to join us as we explore consciously living our spiritual purpose. Come share your stories and…

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

8-11pm Mon. Apr. 27

Live Band Karaoke with Jenny and the Jets

Jenny and the Jets is a karaoke band with Nick Foytik on guitar, Billy Angell on keyboards, Bentley Harder on bass, and John LeBrun on drums. These music veterans team up with Jennifer Hazen, for Eau Claire's unique live karaoke band. Come to Pizza Plus, get on stage and join in the fun.

Pizza Plus 208 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

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karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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