Events For 01/09/2014

Check Venue For Hours Thu. Jan. 9

Merry Mulch

Located in the Carson Park parking lot is free Christmas tree recycling. Mulch from the trees will be available for the public in the Spring.

Carson Park Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

9am-4pm Thu. Jan. 9

Bridges to Healthcare Academy

The next Healthcare Academy will be held at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire at the Health Education Center. Apply by going to www.workforceresource.org and clicking on job seekers application. Click on the Bridges2Healthcare logo and complete the application. You will be contacted to set up an appointment to register.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with registration

9-10:30am Thu. Jan. 9

Calligraphy Continued

This class is only if you have participated in Lucianne’s 1st class.

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

Cost: $20 members, $30 nonmembers

9-10am Thu. Jan. 9

Yoga Center/Lily Pad Lab 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 2524 Golf Rd S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $90 (includes adult yoga class as well as kid's club)

9am Thu. Jan. 9

Beginning/Continuing Yoga

Suited to beginning and continuing students, this class combines core strengthening, beginning yoga poses, quiet sitting and introductory breathing techniques into a balanced yoga practice.

Yoga Center of Eau Claire, 2524 Golf Rd, 2F, Eau Claire

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 9

Snowshoe Hike for Elder Explorers

Come join a Beaver Creek Naturalist for a snowshoe hike this winter. It's a great chance to explore the winter woods and get some exercise too. Participants should expect a moderately strenuous outing, over uneven terrain, with a 3/4 to one mile hike. Wear winter clothes and boots. Snowshoes provided. Register & pay by Jan. 6 and Feb. 10.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5, snowshoe rentals $3

Age: ages 55+

9:30-10:30am Thu. Jan. 9

St. Mark Power Hour

We'll share Bible stories, sing songs, make crafts and have a snack! We offer a unique learning experience for both parents and children. A parent, grandparent, or caregiver attends with the child. Go ahead, tell your neighbors and friends, everyone is welcome.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: ages up to 5

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 9

River Source Family Center: Play & Learn

Need to get out of the house and experience something new? Spend some time with your child at River Source Family Center during our Play & Learn sessions! This fun and playful setting encourages learning through free play, interactive activities, and story time.

River Source Family Center 403 High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

10-11:30am Thu. Jan. 9

Basic Shuttle Tatting: Learn the Lost Art of Tatting

This class will teach you the basics of classic shuttle tatting. Some of the skills you will learn are rings, reverse work, slip joins and lock joins. Supplies Needed: 1 tatting shuttle (JoAnn Fabrics) or may be purchased from Instructor on first day of class.

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

Cost: $30 members, $45 nonmembers

10am Thu. Jan. 9

ABCD’s of Medicare

This is a 1-hour presentation providing a foundational understanding of the four elements of Medicare – Part A-Hospital; Part B-Medical; Part C-Medicare Advantage; and Part D-Prescription. Information will be provided on initial enrollment and additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.”

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

Cost: FREE

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 9

Record Rodeo

Kristen Berger will guide children through a variety of songs, stories and physical fitness activities straight from children's records of the 70s and 80s - the era before video took its toll on the radio star. In case of a snow day, please check our ECMS Facebook page for the status of this class.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 per child for each class

Age: ages 2-5 with parents

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 9

Tiny Scientists - Winter Lab

Winter Lab is a 5 week, parent/child class where you and your little ones can explore everything winter has to offer while being warm and cozy in the Lily Pad Lab. Examine snowflakes, identify pine trees, learn about animals that love the cold, play with lots of white sensory materials and make lots of wintry white art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Rd S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: 2-6yrs

11am-1pm Thu. Jan. 9

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 915 Menomonie Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 (fee includes skate rental)

noon-1:15pm Thu. Jan. 9

Mayo Clinic Health System: Diet Class

10-week series. Choose from: 6:15-7:30pm Wednesdays Jan. 8–March 12; noon-1:15pm Thursdays, Jan. 9–March 13; 3:45-5pm Mondays, Jan. 13–March 17; or 11am-12:15pm Tuesdays, Jan. 14–March 18. Call 715-838-6731 to register.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

Cost: $110

1-7pm Thu. Jan. 9

Christmas Vacation Oudoor Skating

1pm-7pm through Jan. 1 (Pinehurst, Putnam Heights, Demmler, Sam Davey and Roosevelt Parks). 1pm-9pm through Jan. 1 (Boyd Park).

1-9pm Thu. Jan. 9

Christmas Vacation Oudoor Skating

1pm-7pm through Jan. 1 (Pinehurst, Putnam Heights, Demmler, Sam Davey and Roosevelt Parks). 1pm-9pm through Jan. 1 (Boyd Park).

3-6pm Thu. Jan. 9

UW-Eau Claire Surplus Store sale

UW-Eau Claire's Surplus Store takes items from campus and resells them for a great price. Trying to keep as many items out of the landfills as we can, we welcome to public to come and look around.

UWEC Maintenance & Central Stores Building 651 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-7pm Thu. Jan. 9

Ladies Night

Drink specials, hourly drawings, and 5% discount on any bottle purchase.

Cottage Winery & Vineyard N7391 County Road F, Menomonie

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 9

Western Wisconsin Childbirth Coalition

Public Board Meeting 5:30-6:30, followed by parent education topic 6:30-7:30pm. The WWCC is an organization founded to improve the quality of maternity care and the health of mothers and newborn babies by promoting transparency in healthcare and connecting women with birth and parenting options.

Camille's Sidewalk Cafe 1120 122nd St., Chippewa Falls

5:45-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 9

Tiny Scientists - Winter Lab

Winter Lab is a 5 week, parent/child class where you and your little ones can explore everything winter has to offer while being warm and cozy in the Lily Pad Lab. Examine snowflakes, identify pine trees, learn about animals that love the cold, play with lots of white sensory materials and make lots of wintry white art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Rd S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: 2-6yrs

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 9

CANCELED: Winter After Hours

This event is canceled due to inclement weather and will not be rescheduled. Volume One and Eau Claire Parks & Rec invite you to enjoy a ton of cool winter action for adults and kids alike. Enjoy cheap, chilly fun with ice skating,…

Boyd Park on Eau Claire's Eastside Hill (just off Main Street)

Cost: FREE admission; rental costs are usually a couple bucks

Age: all ages

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 9

Z.Vida Zumba Class

Join us for an exciting and energizing hour of Zumba fitness with Cindy Peterson & Monika Waloway. Class is just $5 - and we sell 10-class punch cards for $45. Bring comfy workout clothes, a water bottle and an open mind for a great time. Z.Vida is your home for all things Zumba.

The Center, 3701 East Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30-7pm Thu. Jan. 9

PJ Story Night at the Altoona Public Library

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. Children are welcome to come in their pajamas and bring along their favorite stuffed animal. No registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 2-7

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 9

North of Dixie Bluegrass Band

North of Dixie is a 5 piece band that plays an eclectic mix of original songs, bluegrass, old time jazz/swing and anything else that “feels good”.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 9

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias is a comedy/drama about the bond among a group of women. The story takes place in a beauty parlour and is filled with hilarious repartee and humorously revealing verbal collisions. The play draws on the underlying strength and love of these friends. Great fun for groups of women and couples. Presented by CVTG.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors, $10 Students, $8 Youth

8pm Thu. Jan. 9

A Carol of a Christmas

Our hero Rudy finds out that he is supposedly related to Ebenezer Scrooge. His wife valiantly tries to point out that Scrooge is a fictional character, but Rudy is undaunted and is visited by the Ghost of Sitcoms Past. Rudy is taken on a wild…

Fanny Hill 3919 Crescent Ave, Eau Claire

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