Events For 01/12/2017

Thu. Jan. 12

Beginner Mat Pilates

People of all ages, fitness levels, and body conditions can benefit from Pilates. Join in and improve your posture, gain whole-body toning, and enhance your body awareness.

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

Cost: $60; Call, text, or e-mail to register by 1/6

Thu. Jan. 12

Intermediate Mat Pilates

People of all ages, fitness levels, and body conditions can benefit from Pilates. Join in and improve your posture, gain whole-body toning, and enhance your body awareness. Class will be taught by Anna King, certified Pilates instructor since 2003.

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

Cost: $60; Call, text, or e-mail to register by 1/6

Thu. Jan. 12

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

Thu. Jan. 12

"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 Thu. Jan. 12

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

9-10am Thu. Jan. 12

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 Thu. Jan. 12

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

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 12

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. Jan. 12

Lilypad 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 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8

Age: Age 1.5-6

9:30am Thu. Jan. 12

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home…

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 12

Snowshoe Hike for Elder Explorers

Join a Beaver Creek Naturalist for a snowshoe hike! 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 one mile hike. Wear your winter clothes and boots. Rent snowshoes for $3/pair.

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

Cost: Friends $3/session; Nonmembers $5/session

Age: 55+

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 12

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: Ages Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Thu. Jan. 12

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. Jan. 12

Friends of the Chippewa Falls Public Library Book Sale

Books as well as audiovisual materials will be available for children as well as adults. A bag sale will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 14.

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

10-10:30am Thu. Jan. 12

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

10am-5pm Thu. Jan. 12

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 Thu. Jan. 12

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 Thu. Jan. 12

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. Jan. 12

Liliy 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 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 2 & 3

10:45-11:15am Thu. Jan. 12

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 Thu. Jan. 12

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Jan. 12

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+

12:15-4:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Ethics and Boundaries: End of Life Care

With the skills you learn in this program, you'll be able to assist clients and families through challenging psychosocial issues and positively impact the quality of your clients' living and dying.

UW-Eau Claire Campus Davies Center 110, Eau Claire

Cost: $89

12:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

PiYo Express

30 minute PiYo workout a great way to get it in during your lunch break.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

1-6pm Thu. Jan. 12

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. Jan. 12

Lily Pad Lab: Afternoon Adventures

Children are invited for 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 for 6 weeks, Drop in $12

Age: Ages 2-6

1:10-2pm Thu. Jan. 12

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

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

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

3:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe. Parents/caregivers of readers ages 11 and under may sign-up for 15 minute sessions starting Oct. 1st.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Age 11 and Under

4:15-5:15pm Thu. Jan. 12

The Play’s The Thing

This theatre intro-class troupe will work together to creatively express through playing games, learning theatre history, refining skills, and putting on skits.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

5-8pm Thu. Jan. 12

Winter After Hours 2017

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St. (just off of Main Street), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

5-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Restart - 5 Week Nutrition and Detox Program

The Restart Program is a 5 week program with a 3 week sugar detox built in to it. Part nutritional class, part sugar detox, and part support group.

Vitalistic Protocol, LLC 836 Richard Drive (formerly the Eau Claire Free Clinic), Eau Claire

Cost: $149.99

Age: 21+

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

"Fabulous Florals and Fine Art" Artists Reception

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.

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

5:15-7:15pm Thu. Jan. 12

Advance Your Asana

The Advance Your Asana workshop provides the opportunity to take a closer look at your yoga practice - poses, sensations, mindset, breath. Find the balance between strength and softness, effort and ease. Feel stronger, protect your joints, and elevate your practice. We will explore routine poses as well as new poses.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (member discount available)

5:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Pound Fitness Class

Pound is an amazing FUN group fitness class that is inspired by drumming. Come rock out and work out at the same time.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

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

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Cooking Creations - International Cuisine

Students will get hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique, and more. Each session has its own special focus to help you really delve deeper into specific cuisines and skills.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 11-14

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also makes you think.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

Date with Dad

A special time for dads and preschool-age kids to enjoy together. Explore the museum, create and play, enjoy hands-on activities and share a meal that will be provided at no cost. Please call or email Bee Vue to register.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool age children

6-9pm Thu. Jan. 12

Business QuickBooks

No prior experience with QuickBooks is necessary for this class, but attendees should have basic computer skills. The class is hands-on using QuickBooks 2016 Premier and allows time for students to practice what they have learned.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: All Ages

6-7:15pm Thu. Jan. 12

Bust a Move: Jazz

Come join in jazz technique classes. Kids will experience proper technique of jazz while creating new friends and great memories! 4-6 year olds dance from 6-6:30pm while 7-12 year olds dance from 6:30-7:15pm. To register or for more details, stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20 or $40/Resident of Altoona; $25 or $45/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-12 years old

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 12

Winter After Hours: January 12th

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

The Quest For The Cures Docu-Series Movie Night

Episode 2: Your First Line Of Defense. This free docu-series presents many natural options to treat Cancer. Seating is limited, please call to reserve your place.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

Softball Hitting Camp with Coach Huntington

Develop that powerful swing with UWEC coach Huntington.

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

Cost: $140 for all 5 classes in December

Age: 8+

6-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Wine & Whimsy

Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. If you have always wanted to learn to paint, but don't know where to begin, this is the experience for you.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Jan. 12

Writers Read - Inauguration & Resolution

Bring your original prose or poetry to read aloud for up to 5 minutes. Mark the inauguration of the 45th President, or ring in the new year with a seasonal theme. Listeners are welcome. Hosted by Max Garland, Eau Claire Writer-in-Residence and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 12

Action in Action! by Blue Sky Financial

Come join us as we celebrate the close of 2016 and reflect on the impact we had in our community. Both with volunteer hours and monetary gifts, the Thrivent has had a big impact on the Chippewa Valley! We would like to showcase Action Teams…

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

6:15pm Thu. Jan. 12

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

6:30-7pm Thu. Jan. 12

Evening "PJ" Story Time

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

6:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

WERQ Dance Fitness

Hip Hop dance class that will have you wanting more!

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Pourhouse Pub Trivia

Pourhouse Pub Trivia Winter/Spring season is back. New teams welcome. Come once, or come every week. Nightly prizes and seasonal prizes.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Jan. 12

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and we welcome all fitness levels for a 1-hour Zumba workout.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 drop-in; 6 classes for $25

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Restart - 5 Week Nutrition and Detox Program

The Restart Program is a 5 week program with a 3 week sugar detox built in to it. Part nutritional class, part sugar detox, and part support group.

Vitalistic Protocol, LLC 836 Richard Drive (formerly the Eau Claire Free Clinic), Eau Claire

Cost: $149.99

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 12

Live Music: Tim Quarberg

Tim Quarberg is a compellingly honest and heartfelt songwriter whose songs will lighten your spirit and refresh your soul. His songs give voice to a broad spectrum of human experience and form a bridge between the spiritual and material worlds.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Thu. Jan. 12

Artist Reception: "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

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 12

Local Trout Streams Disussed

DNR fish manager Joseph Gerbyshak will discuss local trout streams and habitat projects at the January meeting of Clear Waters Trout Unlimited.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Guys on Ice

Marvin and Lloyd are fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers from northern Wisconsin who share their unique and humorous insights on the secret world of ice fisherman. This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, Leinies, and ice fishing tips.  Dinner and a Show option also available.

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

Cost: Show/Dinner & Show: $14/30 Adults, $13/29 Seniors, $7/19 Youth

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

CVTG Presents: Doubt

Set in 1964, the principal of a Catholic school casts suspicion (without proof) on a priest in this gripping story about making assumptions, gossip, and moral certainty. Winter of the Pulitzer Prize and Best Play Tony Award

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults/Seniors $22; Youth/Students/Active Military $10

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Jan. 12

Cate Lucas + Sean Jordan

Cate Lucas of Red Tide and Sean Jordan bring an easy-listening acoustic blend to Caffe TEMPO.

Caffe Tempo 508 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 Cover; 12 and under free.

Age: All Ages

8:30-10pm Thu. Jan. 12

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Shane Mauss

Originally from Wisconsin, Shane Mauss caught his first break when he was awarded ‘Best Stand-Up” at The HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in 2007. This led to his TV debut and first of five appearances on Conan. Since then he's been on Kimmel, Showtime, Comedy Central, had a Netflix special, several podcasts and has released a well-received iTunes album.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Tickets

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

9pm Thu. Jan. 12

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. Jan. 12

DJ Set: Nathan Berg

Join us for a special night where Lakely head chef, Nathan Berg, comes out of the kitchen and takes the stage to spin some of his favorite records.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 01/12/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc