Events For 12/01/2016

Thu. Dec. 1

Derk Hansen

One Man Show for German-born landscape and wildlife artist Derk Hansen.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Thu. Dec. 1

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

9:15-10am Thu. Dec. 1

Lily Pad Lab: 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 (6 weeks), Drop in $8 (Call Ahead)

Age: Ages 18 months - 6 years

9:15-10:15am Thu. Dec. 1

Gentle Slow Flow Yoga with 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 Center EC 3701 Hwy 12 (E. Clairemont Ave), Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Drop In OR 8 weeks for $64

9:30-11:30am Thu. Dec. 1

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

10am-4pm Thu. Dec. 1

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

10am-7pm Thu. Dec. 1

Community Book Sale

Beautiful new books for sale. Buy one get one free! All proceeds go to literacy projects in the community. Sponsored by MHS Teen Literacy Initiative.

Memorial High School Library 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Thu. Dec. 1

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. Dec. 1

Lily Pad Lab: 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 (6 weeks), Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-3

11am-1pm Thu. Dec. 1

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Thu. Dec. 1

Making Memories with Santa

Santa will be at Oakwood Mall daily. Santa’s house is located in the Sears wing. Santa may take occasional breaks to feed the reindeer throughout the day, so be sure to check his schedule online. Time flies, except when you're in line, so go online to make a reservation and get to see the big guy on time!

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

1-6pm Thu. Dec. 1

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+

1-2pm Thu. Dec. 1

Lily Pad Lab: Afternoon Adventures

Children are invited for an adventurous afternoon, a class designed to entertain, stimulate and exhaust your non-nappers. 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: $50 (6 weeks), Drop in $12 (Call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

4-6:30pm Thu. Dec. 1

Ruby's Pantry

The best place to store surplus food is in people’s stomachs. To qualify, they only need to be able to eat. Participants receive an abundance of food. Often families will leave with over $100 or more worth of groceries. Please bring $20 cash donation and two laundry baskets to receive food in.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 donation

4-8pm Thu. Dec. 1

All You Can Eat Chicken Dinner

Join the Westgate Sportsman's Club on the first Thursday of the month for an all you can eat chicken dinner. A salad bar and dessert are included. Drink specials will be available each night. Reservations accepted but not required. Call or e-mail for more information.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 for adults; $8 for senior, student & military, $6 for kids (6-12), FREE for 5 and under

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. Dec. 1

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4:30-5:10pm Thu. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

Winter Wreath Workshop

Design your own winter wreath this Christmas season. Start with a base wreath and go over different ways you can “spruce” it up.

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

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

5-6pm Thu. Dec. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Dec. 1

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

5-5:45pm Thu. Dec. 1

Lily Pad Lab: 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 (6 weeks), Drop in $8 (Call Ahead)

Age: Ages 18 months - 6 years

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 1

Catya's Trio at The Lakely

Catya’s Trio features singer-songwriter Catya (vocals & guitar), Sue Orfield (tenor saxophone), and Randy Sinz (bass & vocals). They’ve been entertaining enthusiastic audiences at clubs, restaurants, and festivals since 2005. At The Lakely, they will play original and traditional Jazz, Swing, and Blues.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

6-8pm Thu. Dec. 1

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+

6-7pm Thu. Dec. 1

Lily Pad Lab: Tiny Scientists – Loose Parts

In this class we will play with both natural and synthetic materials, as well as food and art supplies, set up in multiple stations around our room. Children can design and redesign how they would like to play with the materials in tons of different ways making each class period unique and always unexpected.

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

Cost: $50 (5 weeks), Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2 – 6

6-8pm Thu. Dec. 1

Meet the Artist's Reception: Holiday Art Fair

A reception where you can meet the artists for the Holiday Art Fair; a display of unique & affordable gifts by local artists. There will be a Gallery Reading presented by Bruce Taylor, from 5-6pm, as well as refreshments during the reception.

Janet Carson Gallery 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6pm Thu. Dec. 1

World AIDS Day

Hear from a longtime survivor of HIV as they tell about what it was like being diagnosed before the advent of lifesaving treatments, and what life is like for someone living with HIV in the Chippewa Valley now. No registration required.

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

Cost: FREE

6-7pm Thu. Dec. 1

The Quest For The Cure Docu-Series Movie Night

The first in an 11 Episode series, Episode 1: Modern Medicine & The Cancer Pandemic. This free docu-series presents many natural options to treat Cancer. Presented by Classic Acupuncture.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:15pm Thu. Dec. 1

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 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

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

6:30pm Thu. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

Christmas Sing-a-Long

Sing your heart out with friends and family at a community-wide singalong as Cathy Reitz and members of the Chippewa Valley Community Chorus lead you through an evening of some of the most loved Christmas carols and favorite songs of the season.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 1

The Maker Market

Join us in the Volume One Gallery for a chance to "Meet the Makers" of goods offered at The Local Store and beyond. Mingle with local woodworkers, craftspeople, and creators that call the Chippewa Valley home. Complimentary cocoa and cider available.

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

Cost: FREE admission

Age: All ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 1

Gifts of Love Essential Oil Class

Create 2 personal blends for Gift Giving. Information how 15+ essential oils raise your vibration. Handouts, essential oils, and all materials included. Bring a friend to this interactive, fun class. Interested children are invited for 1/2 price, but must be registered.

The Center 3701 Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $20; Pre-register online

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Dec. 1

Zumba® with PS- Get Fit, LLC

Zumba with a great group where all fitness levels are welcome and no dance experience required.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: First class is FREE, $5 drop-in and punch cards are available.

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Dec. 1

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

7-10pm Thu. Dec. 1

A Motown Christmas

Stars The Motown Experience, a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols. This very special evening includes all of the classic Motown Hits combined with many of your seasonal favorites performed in that memorable, soulful Motown Style.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $39-49

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Dec. 1

Slow Flow Restorative Yoga

Unwind and feel nourished as you mindfully move, breathe & deeply relax into nuturing, supported poses. This evening practice is appropriate for all levels and a great place to start if you are new to yoga.

The Center EC 3701 Hwy 12 East, Eau Claire

Cost: $40/5 weeks, $10 drop-ins

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 1

Acoustic Thursdays: D.B. Rouse

A migrant musician, D.B. and his guitar, Meal-Ticket, have worked as a lounge singer on a cruise ship, a singing ranch hand near Austin, TX, and as a hobo musician for the Grand Canyon Railway, all the while writing and refining his original songs and performances.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Dec. 1

Art + Science

UW-Eau Claire faculty and students from English, Theatre, and several science programs will present an evening of dramatic readings and informative presentations that showcase humankind's creative journey of discovery—whether on a canvas, or a stage, in a laboratory, or in the field.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Dec. 1

Tiny Moving Parts

Minnesota’s Tiny Moving Parts (Triple Crown Records) can be described as emo/math-rock with hints of pop punk. They have shared the stage with The Front Bottoms, Free Throw, Modern Baseball, State Champs and The Wonder Years.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-9pm Thu. Dec. 1

Dance Fitness

Dance Fitness is a group fitness class that is all about fun and creative exercises. This class meshes Latin American dancing with the fiery songs from the Latin culture that is sure to get your heart pumping.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (First class free)

Age: 12+

9pm Thu. Dec. 1

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. Dec. 1

DJ Set: Scott Morfitt

Get to The Lakely tonight and relax with a live DJ set from Scott Morfitt.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10pm Thu. Dec. 1

The4onthefloor + Jim Pullman Band

The 4onthefloor is setting out to stomp on in the footholds of rock’n’roll and light the fires where they need to be lit. Rock’n’roll is alive and well in this band. It's Rock 'n roll in the 21st century. They'll be joined by the Jim Pullman, an energetic rock, pop group. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

10pm Thu. Dec. 1

Live Music: Charlie Parr

Charlie Parr has traveled the world with his four instruments; his guitar, his banjo, his voice and his foot. Many reviewers have referred to Charlie as one of the last few traditional bluesmen. From the grit in his voice to the stop of his feet, Charlie makes music true to his heart and the origins of blues. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 1+

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

Ongoing Events For 12/01/2016

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Charles Wimmer

From Nov. 7 - Dec 17; Check Venue for Hours of Operation