Events For 01/11/2017

Wed. Jan. 11

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

Wed. Jan. 11

"Approaching the Mystery" Cameron Anderson

Although he was trained as a painter, Cameron Anderson now considers himself more of a "maker". He works with wood, steel, amber shellac, and spray paint.

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

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:30am Wed. Jan. 11

Bootcamp with Jodi

Join Jodi for a great morning workout Monday through Friday every week. Check out the website for more information and register with us to stay updated.

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

Cost: $5 a class, first class is FREE!

Age: All Ages

8:30am-3:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

Microsoft Excel Basic

Today, most jobs require basic Excel skills. Gain skills in entering and editing text and values, modifying worksheets, creating charts, inserting graphics, and using functions.

CVTC - Chippewa Falls Campus Room 103 770 Scheidler Road, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $104/person

Age: Adults

9-10am Wed. Jan. 11

Dance Inspired Exercise

Dance Inspired Exercise for adults of all ages with no dance experience. A meditative experience that builds core strength while easing tension. The class consists predominantly of stretches on the floor. Based on Martha Graham technique.

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

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

9-10am Wed. Jan. 11

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-4:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

Fabulous Florals and Fine Art

Inspired by the national arts phenomenon Art in Bloom, the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center presents Fabulous Florals & Fine Art featuring teams of visual and floral artists. Meet the Artists' Reception: Thursday, January 12, 5-7pm.

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

9:15-10:15am Wed. Jan. 11

All Levels Yoga

An hour long class designed for yoga practitioners of all levels, even beginners. In All Levels Yoga we will start with the most gentle and simple version of each posture and build on that as you feel comfortable, making it easy for you to choose your own level of intensity during class.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10am Wed. Jan. 11

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30am Wed. Jan. 11

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Time

introduces young students and their families the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (siblings under 2 are FREE)

10am-4pm Wed. Jan. 11

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

10-11am Wed. Jan. 11

Beginning Yoga

Classes are appropriate for beginners with an emphasis on the senior population. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind.

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

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Wed. Jan. 11

Works in Progress: Kayla Johnson & Alexandra MoeHagen

Alexandra MoeHagen works with ink, graphite, watercolor, acrylic, and spraypaint, often mixing together several to create the finished piece. Kayla Johnson is a self-taught photographer who finds amazing beauty in the world around her.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Wed. Jan. 11

More than Meets the Eye: Patricia Mayhew Hamm and Students

Patricia Mayhew Hamm, an experimental artist, has developed her own style through 40 years of study with the use of dramatic color, strong contrasts and sound composition. The exhibit will feature the artwork of several of her students.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Wed. Jan. 11

L.E. Phillips Library: Bouncing Babies Storytime

20 minutes of lap rhymes, songs, parachute fun and bubbles! Followed by play and social time for babies and parents.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-12 months

10:15-10:45am Wed. Jan. 11

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

11am-1pm Wed. Jan. 11

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Wed. Jan. 11

SBDC: Creating a Business Plan for Obtaining Financing or Starting Your Business

This workshop has been designed for startup businesses or those businesses needing a business plan to obtain financing. The cost includes the workshop, lunch, and materials. Scholarships are available.

Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation Office 770 Technology Way, chippewa falls

Cost: $10

1-6pm Wed. Jan. 11

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+

4-5pm Wed. Jan. 11

Little Scientists

Is your child curious about how things work…and does he or she like to make a mess in the process? This program will immerse young participants in the world of scientific discovery through interactive play, entertaining demonstrations, and fun simple experiments. Let your child experience the thrill of discovery.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Commmunity

Age: Ages 3-6

4:15-5:15pm Wed. Jan. 11

Explore! Junior STEM Institute - Coding

This program will strive to teach key STEM topics in a fun, hands-on way. Together, we will work to solve problems and perform experiments. Each session a specific focus area to enable you to concentrate on what interests you the most.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

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+

5-7pm Wed. Jan. 11

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.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

Introduction to Yoga

The Introduction to Yoga Series is for those who have never tried yoga or would like to revisit a practice from long ago. The 8-week series will prepare new students in beginning poses and the fundamentals of yoga. A great idea for a Christmas gift for yourself or others. Watch for details on the Eau Claire Yoga Center website for classes starting in January.

Eau Claire Yoga Center 2524 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: TBA

5:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

Barre Express

30 minute barre workout that will get your legs shaking and in toning action.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

Writer’s Voice, Junior - Fan Fiction

Writing is a lifelong skill that can be incredibly fun to do! In this program, we will work to develop both a deepened love for the written word as well as technical skills. Each session has its own dedicated focus area to enable you to concentrate on what interests you the most.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $24 Members; $36 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirts (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm; Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

6:15-7pm Wed. Jan. 11

PiYo

PiYo is a FUN group fitness class that use yoga and Pilates inspired moves while incorporating strength and movement all with no jumping and low impact moves that will get you results from head to toe.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

General Open Skate

Adult Skate Rental: $3 (or City Pass), Youth Skate Rental: Free

Hobbs Ice Center 915 Menomonie St, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Wed. Jan. 11

Musky Tank Mixer

Built a better mousetrap? Come to the Mixer, enjoy a Lucette handcrafted brew and house pizza, and learn how to make a concept into a reality. The discussion will include prototyping and intellectual property.

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

6:30-7:15pm Wed. Jan. 11

Bootcamp with Tess

Wind down after a long day with a good workout with our trainer, Tess, at the Eau Claire Sport Warehouse. Sign up for a memberships to have unlimited access to all of the camps and classes.

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

Cost: $5 a class, first class is FREE!

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 11

Adult Open Basketball

A drop-in coed program for the adult basketball player.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 11

Adult Open Pickleball

A drop-in coed program for the adult pickleball player.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7pm Wed. Jan. 11

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-10pm Wed. Jan. 11

Open Mic Night - Host: Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke will be hosting an open mic night at Northwoods Brewing every Wednesday night this winter. Come down to practice, wow us, jam out, or enjoy other artists performing in your area. All are welcome. Bring your own instruments.

Northwoods Brewing 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 11

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Jan. 11

Salsa Dance Lessons

Learn to salsa dance. Beginning foundational steps followed by intermediate steps will be taught along with leading and following skills. Join in the fun and try dancing. Bring casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

Age: 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 11

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player. Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Must have full equipment. Goalies skate free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 11

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed activity for adult broomball players. Players divide into teams for pick-up games. Must have own helmet, sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

10:30pm Wed. Jan. 11

All Levels Tai Chi

These weekly 1-hour classes will cover basic tai chi warmups, also known as “qi gong,” in a mellow, beginner-friendly setting. Benefits to mind and body include states of calm, deepened breathing, improved physical and emotional balance, and greater vitality.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 01/11/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc