Events For 01/06/2017

Fri. Jan. 6

Christy Skuban - Wall Sculptures

Christy Skuban is a local multi media artist who received her formal training in Chicago and New York City. She describes her jewelry as colorful and fun little wearable sculptures. She continued to develop her skills in felt making and mixed media wall hangings and sculpture.

Tangled Up in Hue 416 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Fri. Jan. 6

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

8:30-10:30am Fri. Jan. 6

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, coaches included.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Fri. Jan. 6

Adult Open Stick & Puck

Open shooting time with nets and pucks for the adult hockey player. Must have own equipment, helmets with full cage required. Goalies skate free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

9am-9pm Fri. Jan. 6

Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibition

The Vatican International Exhibition of the Eucharistic Miracles of the World will be in Eau Claire in January. The exhibit is free and all faiths are welcome.

Sacred Heart of Jesus - St. Patrick Parish Center Cafeteria 322 Fulton Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-10am Fri. Jan. 6

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9am-9pm Fri. Jan. 6

First Friday at the Local Store: Buy One Get One Half Off All Apparel

On the first Friday of each month, businesses in downtown Eau Claire stay open later and have special deals. This month, buy one get one half off all apparel. Items must be of equal or less value. Plus up to 40% off holiday and overstock items.

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

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 6

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

9:30-11am Fri. Jan. 6

Play N Learn Play Group

Join this fun and free play group for preschool-aged children. You and your child will experience story time, hands on activities and lots of learning through play. Snack will be provided. Community resources and food pantry will be available.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschoolers and parents

9:30-10:30am Fri. Jan. 6

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

10am-4pm Fri. Jan. 6

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

10-11:15am Fri. Jan. 6

Yoga Class

Continuing level yoga class appropriate for people new to yoga and for people who have practiced for a long time. Beginning with a short meditation, the class moves into poses based on the interests of the class drawing from an intelligent approach to the body.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 per class

Age: Ages 18+, Kids with a parent

10:30am Fri. Jan. 6

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Lasts 15-20minutes.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-3 and caregivers

11am-1pm Fri. Jan. 6

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Fri. Jan. 6

Growing Readers

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

1-6pm Fri. Jan. 6

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+

2-4pm Fri. Jan. 6

The Raising of America

This signature hour documentary mixes scientific studies and stories of families struggling to raise children in a nurturing environment. It shows how social conditions and stressors can drip down to kids and put them on low developmental paths.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Fri. Jan. 6

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

4-7pm Fri. Jan. 6

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fry

The St Olaf Men's Club will be holding their famous All You Can Eat Fish Fry in the Father Agnew Parish Center. The Menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee and milk.

St. Olaf Church 2407 North Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $4 children 5-12, free up to age 5, carryout $9

5-9pm Fri. Jan. 6

Friday Family Night

Something for everyone, brought to you by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire. Includes a youth area with dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie and coloring, free popcorn, and more.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Family of two: $8, three: $12, four: $16, five or more: $20

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 6

Dinner Jazz: The Ruckus

The RUCKUS is Directed and Founded by Drummer Rodney Ruckus from Miami, FL, a Berklee Alumni living in the Twin Cities now where he met pianist, Javier Santiago from Minneapolis, MN and Cellist/Bassist, Greg Byers from Rochester, NY.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 6

Christy Skuban Artist Reception and First Friday Event

Christy Skuban is a local multi media artist who received her formal training in Chicago and New York City. She describes her jewelry as colorful and fun little wearable sculptures. She continued to develop her skills in felt making and mixed media wall hangings and sculpture.

Tangled Up in Hue 416 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

7pm Fri. Jan. 6

Chippewa Valley WellFEST Fall Speaker Series: Mental Health

A special monthly speaker series hosted by Chippewa Valley WellFEST. The speaker series, presented by area experts, covers serious topics about health and wellness, and leads up to WellFEST 2017 in February. There will be a forum, followed by a Q&A, coffee, tea, dessert, and additional conversation.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 4 month series; $25 for individual seminar

7pm Fri. Jan. 6

Infernal Altar + Pestifere + Uhtcearu + Scathed

Blasphemous black metal band Infernal Altar returns with a new dark ritual. Pestifere will bring their take on melodic death/black metal. Uhtcearu is somewhat folky, very melodic black metal. Scathed is crusty metal. There may also be a surprise special guest.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Jan. 6

Tuning Into Your Intuition

Do you ever have a gut feeling and find out it was right? Do you feel like your Guardian Angels are trying to tell you something or giving you signs? Then join us in a guided session to learn and practice Tuning Into Your Intuition.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation based; RSVP requested by phone or e-mail

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 6

Catya's Trio

Catya’s Trio features Catya on vocals, guitar, & fiddle, Sue Orfield on tenor Saxophone, Randy Sinz on bass, guitar, & vocals, Catya's Trio performs a mix of original and traditional blues, swing, jazz, and contemporary acoustic music.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 6

Bottomless Noodles Jazz Combo

Bottomless Noodles is a jazz combo putting their own spin on the great jazz standards of the past, while staying true to their roots. Featuring Jack Knowlton (Sax), Tanner Binczak (Trombone), Luke Nijhawan (Trumpet), Michael Graese (Bass), and Anne Kaldijan (Drums) Bottomless Noodles is sure to bring you an energetic night that will leave you wanting more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 6

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 6

ECCT Presents: Freak the Mighty

Thirteen-year-old Max has a learning disability and is big for his age. Fellow eighth grader Kevin is a genius with a birth defect that affects his growth. When Kevin moves next door to Max, the two strike up an unlikely friendship, embarking on quests and discovering that being "different" isn't always so bad.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 6

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

9pm Fri. Jan. 6

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 Fri. Jan. 6

DJ Set: Scott Morfitt

Scott Morfitt has been DJing in many senses of the word for the last 20 years. His sets mix between warm and familiar and music nerdery.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

9-11pm Fri. Jan. 6

Gallery Friday: The Pines

The Pines craft their music with a filmmaker's keen eye for detail and framing, blending celestial, ethereal atmospherics with rich, warm vocals and earthy acoustic instruments. It's a gripping brew that demands your total presence, transporting you into vividly painted musical and lyrical snapshots.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Cover

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Jan. 6

Rattle Can Red

Enjoy some live music at O'Leary's from Rattle Can Red, a new band on the block.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 01/06/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc