Recreation

Wed. Apr. 23

Open Swimming

No swimming March 19. Children 8 or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years old. For more information contact Eau Claire Parks and Recreation, 715-839-5032.

Northstar Middle School

Cost: $3/individual or City Pass punch card

Education

Check Venue For Hours Wed. Apr. 23

Apples to Androids: Using Cool New Technology to Create Consumer Buy-In

New popular technology gadgets such as the iPad/iTouch/iPhone, Kindle, and Droid present endless possibilities to positively impact people's lives. This course will provide an overview of each type of device and some of the applications most relevant to individuals with disabilities.

Cost: $200

Education

Check Venue For Hours Wed. Apr. 23

Physical Disabilities

This course will provide an overview of the most common physical disabilities of people served in vocational rehabilitation and special education.

Cost: $200

Kids

9-11am Wed. Apr. 23

Tots Open Play

Music, dance and toys for the kids, coffee and conversation for the adults.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: $3 per kid; adult admission is FREE

Kids

9:30am Wed. Apr. 23

Fall Creek Public Library: Wednesday Storytimes

Make friends, learn about exciting authors, and check out books to take home with your family. All our youth programs are free. A craft or activity follows the storytime. Parents must be present.

Fall Creek Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 0-5 and families

Education

9:30-10:30am Wed. Apr. 23

Let’s Talk about Medicine

Do you have questions about your prescription medications & would like to learn more about taking prescription medications safely? Join Health Literacy Wisconsin to learn more.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: FREE

Uncategorized

10-11:30am Wed. Apr. 23

Wednesday's Coffee Talk

New to time banking? Need a refresher? Have questions or ideas? Join me, Cheryl, the Chippewa Valley Timebank Coordinator, for an informal information

Mom’s Kitchen

Cost: FREE

Fitness

10:30am Wed. Apr. 23

Yoga at The Center With Amelia Daniels RYT

Offering Tuesday 5:30am beginners yoga and also a Wednesday 10:30am Intermediate yoga. Contact Amelia for more information mealsdaniels@aol.com.

The Center Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in fee or an 8 punch card for $64

Recreation

11am-1pm Wed. Apr. 23

Lunch Break Open Skate

No skating Nov. 28, Dec. 24-25, Jan. 1. For information: Eau Claire Parks and Recreation, 715-839-5032.

Hobbs Ice Center

Cost: $3 (fee includes skate rental)

Fitness

1-2pm Wed. Apr. 23

Zumba Gold

Zumba is the world's most popular Latin inspired dance workout. Zumba is not a dance class nor an aerobics class, but a combination of both. In this class, you will not only exercise, but learn the basic steps and origins of Merengue, Salsa,…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $15m/$22.50nm

Education

1-2:30pm Wed. Apr. 23

Creativity and Well-Being

Explore your potential for creativity and its connection to your personal Wellness & Energy.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $4 members, $6 non-members

Wellness

3-4pm Wed. Apr. 23

Chinese Eighteen Postures ... A Form of QiGong

Qi Gong consisting of a unique sequence of gentle stretching exercises that combine with slow and measured breathing techniques. It is a proven method of training the body, the breath, the mind, and the Qi to improve health and longevity. You will learn a practice that takes just 20 minutes.

The Center

Cost: Preregistration: $52

Food & Drink

4-8pm Wed. Apr. 23

Cocoa Cabal (Chocolate Martini Night)

Every Wednesday iB Artisan Winery & Distillery will feature an array of chocolate martinis and cocktails whipped up using Legacy Chocolate's delicious chocolate sipping sauce. Numerous flavors will be rotated. You'll even be able to request your own flavor concoctions (at your own risk, of course!).

Infinity Beverages Artisan Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Education

4:15-5:45pm Wed. Apr. 23

Writer's Voice

This national Y program is designed for students looking to expand their reading & writing skills. Through a series of workshops, structured writing sessions, and guest speakers, participants will gain a new appreciation for the written & spoken word and gain confidence in their work and themselves.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $20 Y Member | $30 Non-Member

Age: ages 12-18

Education

5:30-6:20pm Wed. Apr. 23

Belly Dance American Tribal Style(R) Beginner Classes

Lasa Anahata Tribal is an instructional and performance troupe, eager to share the multitude of rewards ATS(R) belly dance has to offer; no experience required! Contact Dana Dachel via mobile at 715-577-2830 or email at dana@lasaanahatatribal.com for any questions or to register today.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: Full 8 week registration and payment of $9/class, total of $72.00 upon first Class Attendance (cash or check only). Contact Dana in advance for 'bring a friend' rates

Age: 18+

Education

6-7pm Wed. Apr. 23

Writer's Voice, Junior!

A version of the Writer's Voice program designed specifically for 3rd-5th graders. We will work on writing our own poems, creating our own stories, and listening to and discussing popular books while also hearing from guest speakers and giving a public performance of our work.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $15 Y Members | $25 Non-Members

Age: ages 10-12

Education

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 23

American Indian History: Poster Presentations

Students from Chippewa Valley Technical College will present posters about the history of American Indians from 6-8:00 p.m. in Room 103A/B. The community is invited to view the poster displays and chat with the students who will be explaining their research projects. Refreshments will be served.

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Education

6-7:30pm Wed. Apr. 23

Paper Crafting - Flowers

Come and learn how to make make paper flowers using the Big Shot die cut machine and various papers. All supplies and container included.

The Center

Cost: $20

Age: ages 10+

Recreation

6:15-7:15pm Wed. Apr. 23

Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10) : 6:15-7:15pm Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14) : 7:30-8:30pm.

Hobbs Ice Center

Cost: $3

Age: ages 7-10 and 11-14

Recreation

6:30-9pm Wed. Apr. 23

Indoor Open Swim

Join us at Northstar Middle School every Wednesday through May 7.

Northstar Middle School

Cost: $3 per person

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Apr. 23

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails: Amp Quiz Trivia

A fun night of trivia. This isn't your "look at the TV screen" trivia. This is DJ-read trivia. Submit your answer before the song is done. Two rounds with half time and final questions for extra points. Free pitcher of beer for the best team…

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Apr. 23

Ray's Place: Amp Quiz Trivia

A fun night of trivia. This isn't your "look at the TV screen" trivia. This is DJ-read trivia. Submit your answer before the song is done. Two rounds with half time and final questions for extra points. Free pitcher of beer for the best team…

Ray's Place

Age: 21+

Nightlife

7pm Wed. Apr. 23

Every Buddy's Bar: Amp Quiz Team 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 half time for "Best Team Name."

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Education

7-8pm Wed. Apr. 23

Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?

Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? is a 2010 documentary exposing the effects of plastic bags and other plastic merchandise, and its effects on land ecosystems, the marine environment and the human body. Content is appropriate for those in fourth grade and older.

Fall Creek Public Library

Cost: FREE

Full Slate

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 23

Wednesday Night Jazz Session

Josh Gallagher and guest artists continue our Wednesday Night Jazz Sessions that take place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Café. Josh Gallagher plays Piano, Jeremy Beottcher plays Bass and Mike Malone plays Drums. They will be joined by other local guest musicians each show.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Education

7pm Wed. Apr. 23

A Fierce Green Fire Film

A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle for a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. A part of the Student Office of Sustainability's Earth Week events.

UWEC Woodland Theater Davies Center

Cost: FREE

Recreation

7:30-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 23

Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10) : 6:15-7:15pm Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14) : 7:30-8:30pm.

Hobbs Ice Center

Cost: $3

Age: ages 7-10 and 11-14

Music

7:30-9pm Wed. Apr. 23

Skyline

An aboriginal native from Australia named Allooloo takes the audience on a walkabout through the continuum of time and history that spans Edwin Booth and Laura Keene's visit to Sydney and Melbourne in 1852 and lands in Manhattan for a ground Zero cleansing ritual post 9/11.

Riverside Theatre

Cost: $14 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens (62 or older), $10 for youth (under 18), $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, and $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff

Full Slate

7:30pm Wed. Apr. 23

UW-Eau Claire Forum Series feat. Angela Davis: How Gender, Race and Socioeconomic Status Define Equality for All

Through her activism and scholarship over the last decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in our nation’s quest for social justice. Her teaching career has taken her to San Francisco State University, Mills College, UC Berkeley,…

Schofield Auditorium, Schofield Hall

Cost: $8 General Public; $6 UW System Faculty/Staf/ages 62 & Over, $4 UW System Students and ages 17 & Under; Student tickets are $2 until the day of the event

Nightlife

8pm Wed. Apr. 23

Ladies Night/Karaoke Night

Ladies Night every Wednesday at The Plus! Karaoke Night with Nick Arnold of Rock It Out Entertainment with discounts on glasses of house wine, mega Margaritas and daiquiris, plus half price appetizers and tap beers from 10-midnight.

The Plus

Cost: FREE admission

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