Sponsored Events

Recreation

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 29

Winter After Hours

Enjoy ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a fire pit, music, and hot drinks. Skate rentals will be available. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Boyd during this season. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised.

Boyd Park

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Education

9am-4pm Thu. Jan. 29

Addressing Ethical Issues in Language and Culture

It’s important to understand and address the ethical, systemic and practice issues that can arise when serving individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP), and this program will help do that.

http://www.uwec.edu/CE/programs/ethics-boundaries.htm

Check Website for Prices.

Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center

Cost: $159 adults

Kids

9-10am Thu. Jan. 29

Yoga Center Kids Club

Kids can join us at the Lily Pad Lab while their parent or caregiver enjoys a class at the Yoga Center. Kids will be having fun playing games, doing crafts, reading books, singing, and much more. Check the Yoga Center class description for…

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $35 kids club; Yoga class fee is $60 and can be paid to the Yoga Center on first day of class

Education

9-10:30am Thu. Jan. 29

Mac Basics For Beginners

Learn the basics of navigating your way through the very user-friendly Macintosh operating system for Apple computers. In this class we will explore how to effectively use the Mac computer for everyday use, such as email, web browsing,…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $37.50, $25 members

Wellness

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

Gentle Yoga with Heidi Dix

Join us for an hour of breathing, movement and relaxation. This class is perfect for beginners, back health, mood management, arthritis, healthy aging and more. Appropriate for all ages and abilities. The health benefits are profound and vital energy will feel amazing. No Class Thursday Feb. 19th.

The Center/ Mindful Motions Yoga

Cost: Cost: $10 drop-in, $64 for 8 week session, FREE to all SERVICE MEN & WOMEN returning from Active Duty!!

Education

9:30am-noon Thu. Jan. 29

Magic Loop Knitted Socks

Do you love hand knitted socks but find double pointed needles difficult? Learn to knit a sock on a single, very long circular needle. Try the "Magic Loop" technique to knit socks. Skills: Sock knitting experience desirable. You must know…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $18, $12 members

Kids

10:15am Thu. Jan. 29

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

Enjoy a short storytime including songs, finger plays, and rhymes, a story read in unison, parachute activities, and bubbles. Storytime is followed by a playgroup, a socializing time for babies and caregivers. Age-appropriate toys are provided.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Cost: FREE

Fitness

10:15-10:45am Thu. Jan. 29

Gentle Exercises

Keep your joints and muscles limber in spite of the cold. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday.

Augusta Senior and Community Center

Cost: FREE

Kids

10:30-10:50am Thu. Jan. 29

Altoona Public Library's Thursday Toddler Tales

Join us for 20 minutes of fast paced stories and songs. This program is geared toward parents with toddlers. Official registration is January 2-17. Please call the library if registering after January 17.

Altoona Public Library

Cost: Free

Age: 18 mos-2 yrs

Kids

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

Tiny Scientists - Frozen Lab

A five week, parent/child class where you and your little one(s) can explore everything winter has to offer while being warm and cozy in the Lily Pad Lab. We’ll examine snowflakes, learn about animals that love the cold, play with lots of white sensory materials and make lots of wintry white art.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $50, 20% sibling discount

Age: ages 2-6

Kids

1:30-2:30pm Thu. Jan. 29

Tiny Scientists - Frozen Lab

A five week, parent/child class where you and your little one(s) can explore everything winter has to offer while being warm and cozy in the Lily Pad Lab. We’ll examine snowflakes, learn about animals that love the cold, play with lots of white sensory materials and make lots of wintry white art.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $50, 20% sibling discount

Age: ages 2-6

Education

3:30-4:30pm Thu. Jan. 29

Computer Class: Internet Basics

Learn the basics of using the internet, including how to search and basic internet terms. Learn how to use a search engine to navigate to a website, create bookmarks and evaluate your search results. Registration required - visit the library or call 715-839-5029 to sign up.

Altoona Public Library

Cost: FREE

Education

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Habla en la Cabra (Talk at The Goat)

Looking for a way to connect with other Spanish language learners in the area? Habla en la Cabra is a great supplement to college Spanish classes, or the perfect way to keep up your Spanish if you have no other way of practicing. All levels welcome.

The Goat Coffee House

Fitness

5:30-6:15pm Thu. Jan. 29

Zumba Toning with 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.

Cost: $5

Causes

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 29

Relay For Life of Eau Claire County: Let's Talk Before We Walk

Join us to learn more about the American Cancer Society Relay For LIfe movement. Pizza and soda will be provided. All proceeds from the new laser maze will be donated back to the Relay. Make sure to bring your family and friends so they can join in on all the fun.

Metropolis Resort

Cost: FREE

Kids

5:45-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 29

Tiny Scientists - Frozen Lab

A five week, parent/child class where you and your little one(s) can explore everything winter has to offer while being warm and cozy in the Lily Pad Lab. We’ll examine snowflakes, learn about animals that love the cold, play with lots of white sensory materials and make lots of wintry white art.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $50, 20% sibling discount

Age: ages 2-6

Education

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 29

Treats for Your Sweetie - Valentine Candy Making

Would you like to make some tasty homemade treats for your sweetie for Valentine’s Day? Learn to make Valentine’s Day-inspired treats for such an occasion! In this introductory class, participants will learn to make unique candy creations from a true master. Register by Jan. 22.

Voyagers Community Learning Center

Cost: $14

Recreation

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 29

Winter After Hours

Enjoy ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a fire pit, music, and hot drinks. Skate rentals will be available. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Boyd during this season. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised.

Boyd Park

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Kids

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Family PJ Night

Join us for a night of PJ fun. Come dressed in your PJs for stories around the campfire, a snack and more. Register online or call.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County

Cost: FREE

Fitness

6:15-7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Z.Vida Fitness ZUMBA Class

Join us for an exhilarating hour of fun Zumba fitness. 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.

Cost: $5

Education

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 29

Eau Claire County Citizen Police Academy

Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office Citizen Academy 2015 Curriculum Thursday January 8th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm – Orientation & Introductions *MEDIA DAY Thursday January 15th, 6:30 pm – 8:30pm – Facility Tours Thursday January 22nd,…

Eau Claire County Law Enforcement Center

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Nightlife

6:30pm Thu. Jan. 29

Pourhouse Pub Trivia

Pourhouse Pub Trivia, New teams welcome each week. Weekly prizes and seasonal winners! Come once or come every week! Singles, teams welcome. Come early, happy hour until 6pm. BEST TRIVIA EMCEE AROUND, Cush Patrow! Free to play!

The Pourhouse

Cost: FREE

Nightlife

7pm Thu. Jan. 29

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

Kids

7-8pm Thu. Jan. 29

Prenatal Yoga

A gentle class designed to support you and your baby. Practice with moms-to-be, maintain strength, release tension, and create support for labor and delivery. 4-week series. No experience necessary. Preregister with Kathy at causesofhappiness@gmail.com.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire

Cost: $40/four classes

Music

7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Live Concert for the Sue Orfield Show, featuring Greg Herriges

The Sue Orfield Show is filmed in front of a live studio audience at Fanny Hill and is hosted by saxophonist Sue Orfield. Greg Herriges is a guitarist, bouzoukist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer of international recognition. He plays a mix of original and traditional world musics.

Fanny Hill

Cost: $12, In Advance: $10

Music

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 29

Ian Alexy

Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Ian Alexy performs as a solo artist and a member of Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. He has eight releases on his own label CIC Records and has played hundreds of shows all over the country touching down on almost all of the lower 48 states.

Raw Deal

Cost: FREE

Music

7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Jourdan Myers

Minneapolis singer/songwriter Jourdan Myers released her sophomore album, Ruin Me With Love, in September 2014. The album is a complex work that showcases Myers’ signature sound, drifting from alternative to avant-garde with her lilting voice, layered lyrics, and haunting melodies.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Greg Herriges with Sue Orfield

Orfield’s guest is guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, and award-winning composer Greg Herriges and his New Whirled Band, combining ancient and modern, East and West, in an eclectic mix of original and traditional "whirled" music. Another joyful collaboration!

Fanny Hill

Cost: $12 at the door, $10 in advance

Education

7-8pm Thu. Jan. 29

Stardate: Ancient Horizons

“Stardate: Ancient Horizons” is a fast paced show that discusses ancient Egyptian astronomy and associations with the sky and constellations. You will also learn some of the constellations seen in the current night sky. Free parking…

UW-Eau Claire Planetarium

Cost: $2/person

Age: ages 15+

Nightlife

7-10pm Thu. Jan. 29

Jazz on Bridge Street

Join Jerry Way and Todd Bartlett as they Jazz it up on Thursday Night. Wine and appetizers and Craft beer specials. Bring your instrument and jam along, always room for one more.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Music

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 29

Cabaret XXXVII: Community

The show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale and jazz ensembles, as well as various small acts and solo performers. Ensembles will perform a variety of songs that are associated with…

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UWEC campus

Cost: See contact info for cost

Visual Art

7:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 29

Artist Reception: Lyrical Meditations

Rather than reflecting specific ideas or narrative content, Clarence Morgan’s paintings, prints and collage drawings speak more to the language and spirit of abstraction, particularly the lyrical form.

Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC

Music

8pm Thu. Jan. 29

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+

Music

8pm Thu. Jan. 29

Graveyard Club + NO/NO

Minneapolis' Graveyard Club band draws influences from 50's crooners, 80's new wave and modern day dream-pop bands. There is also a heavy dose of spooky nostalgia, inspired in part by an unlikely source: Ryan Gosling's underrated band, Dead…

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm Thu. Jan. 29

PROF + St. Paul Slim + Sayth

Twin Cities rap and hip hop artists PROF and St. Paul Slim hit the House of Rock with local boy Sayth. Sayth is the moniker of rapper, producer, and promoter Eric Wells. His stage presence, sample library, and ruthless work ethic form a…

House of Rock

Cost: $12 advance tickets, $14 at the door

Age: 21+

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Sponsored Events

Winter After Hours

Boyd Park

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Ongoing Events For 1/29/2015

Daily or Weekly Events (galleries, classes, etc)

Barbara Shafer, Movement

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Jun. 1, 9am-4:30pm;

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE