Events For 01/24/2017

Tue. Jan. 24

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

Tue. Jan. 24

"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

Tue. Jan. 24

Encaustic Painting - The Fusion of Hot wax and Mixed Media

Kay Geraghty's Encaustic is an ancient medium that Greek artists used back as long ago as the 5th century BC for portraits and panels. It consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap).

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30am Tue. Jan. 24

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

7am Tue. Jan. 24

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

8am-noon Tue. Jan. 24

Learn Microsoft: OneNote

No more leafing through legal pads looking for meeting notes. OneNote provides many of the same Microsoft editing tools we see in Word and Excel, and when you are using OneNote, you can easily access your notes from virtually anywhere. Students will learn to access, edit, and share notes across multiple devices.

CVTC - Business Education Center 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $89/person

Age: Adults

9-10am Tue. Jan. 24

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

9-10:30am Tue. Jan. 24

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

Cornell Elementary School 111 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: Age: Birth to age 5

9:30-10:30am Tue. Jan. 24

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+

9:30-11am Tue. Jan. 24

eBay Class

Learn how to buy or sell on ebay and do it safely. Pre-requisites for class are basic computer skills, some experience with Internet and have an email account.

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

Cost: $20 members; $30 non-members

9:30-11:30am Tue. Jan. 24

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 Tue. Jan. 24

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

10-10:30am Tue. Jan. 24

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 Tue. Jan. 24

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 Tue. Jan. 24

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

10:15-10:45am Tue. Jan. 24

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales

Stories, songs and fun designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 2-4

10:30-11:15am Tue. Jan. 24

Lily Pad Lab: Preschool Spanish

Join us to learn Spanish through music, stories, crafts and games. Guest instructor Anita Wahl will share her talent for teaching Spanish through her fun, unique Spanish songs and chants. Each student will receive Ms. Anita’s original CD to continue learning at home.

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

Cost: $50 for 6 weeks, Drop in $12

Age: Ages 1-5

10:30am Tue. Jan. 24

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

10:30-11am Tue. Jan. 24

"Sweet" Structures

Calling all candy engineers! Grab your gumdrops and muster up your marshmallows for this extra sweet construction challenge. Join our playologists all week to build a fort or castle fit for Hansel and Gretel.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Tue. Jan. 24

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Toddler Tales occurs every Tuesday at 10:30am. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:45-11:15am Tue. Jan. 24

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

10:45am-noon Tue. Jan. 24

The Young and the Restless

Indoor play time is an opportunity for kids to be active, develop motor skills and make new friends. Drop in and play with tunnels, balls, hoops and other equipment.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: For ages 0-5

11am-1pm Tue. Jan. 24

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am-3:15pm Tue. Jan. 24

School's Out Open Skate

Session 1: 11am-1pm. Session 2: 1:15pm-3:15pm. Skate rentals are free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/session, $6 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11am Tue. Jan. 24

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

11am-12:15pm Tue. Jan. 24

Beginning German

The eight sessions will focus on everyday topics such as greetings, family and leisure activities. AARP reports that learning a new language "can increase brain size, reduce memory lapses and even delay Alzheimer's disease." Class is intended for new learners.

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

Cost: $16 members; $24 non-members

11:30am-1:45pm Tue. Jan. 24

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (age 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (age 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. 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

11:30am-noon Tue. Jan. 24

Super Small Science

Attention all preschool scientists! Do you like to mix and squish, stir and pour, and be amazed? If so, then don’t miss out on Super Small Science, a hands-on science program with our very own Dr. Labcoat.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 1-5 and grown-ups

12:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

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

1:30-2:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Postnatal Yoga with Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

Postnatal yoga assists with recovery and gently rebuilding the pelvic floor and abdominals following the birth of your baby. Your baby and partner are welcome to join the class as well. Please clear your visit with your doctor prior to joining. Pre-registration is required (2+ hours in advance).

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

Cost: $15 drop-in (or membership, punch-card)

3-4:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

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., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

3:30-4pm Tue. Jan. 24

"Sweet" Structures

Calling all candy engineers! Grab your gumdrops and muster up your marshmallows for this extra sweet construction challenge. Join our playologists all week to build a fort or castle fit for Hansel and Gretel.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Tue. Jan. 24

LEGO Mindstorms

Build and program LEGO robots using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. Program software to solve weekly challenges including: navigating a maze, not falling off a cliff, avoiding obstacles and a final competition.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 10-18

4:15-5:15pm Tue. Jan. 24

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

4:15-5:15pm Tue. Jan. 24

Artsplash - Painting

Creativity knows no bounds in this visual art class. Bring your imagination to life as we make new masterpieces each week. Students will have input on what projects they’d like to take on, so come prepared to create! Each session has its own special focus to help you delve deeper into specific skills.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 11-14

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

5:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Jan. 24

Turbo Kick at Dragonfly

Get hooked on the Turbo Kick high with cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Classes are $5 a class, drop-ins welcome. This class is for all fitness levels, with modifications given for low impact and beginners.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Free Yoga

Yoga for everybody. Welcomes all levels, ages, and abilities to join a fun flow yoga class. They aim to help people live a healthy active lifestyle. Drop-ins welcome.

Eau Claire Fit Lab 1514 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

PiYo

PiYo an amazing combination of Yoga, Pilates, strength and movement that will get you results head to toe.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Junior Chefs - International Cuisine

Participants will get their hands dirty mixing, measuring, and rolling to create their own homemade treats. From learning about kitchen safety to preparing and tasting various foods, this program is a great experience for all involved! Each session has its own special culinary focus.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Jan. 24

Buddhist Study Group

One half hour group meditation (personal instruction available) one half hour teaching by Lama Tsultrim Yeshe of Hay River Meditation Center, and one half hour group book discussion and questions. Currently reading Excellent At The Beginning by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. All are welcome at any session, come see for yourself. Please call for more info if needed.

Unitarian Universalist Church 421 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Initial Visits then $25 monthly contribution

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Tue. Jan. 24

Business Plan Basics

Small business owners, entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners are invited to attend Business Plan Basics. Class participants will learn how to create a effective and engaging business plan that can be presented lenders and used to guide the launch and growth of a new business.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29, class materials included

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

The Rest that Works

The rest that works is a way to live a more loving mindfulness. Come join others as we support one another in learning to work with the Creative Forces of God and live in ways that are more aligned with love for ourselves and others. (Books and materials included in cost).

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Suggested donation: $120

6-8pm Tue. Jan. 24

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Lazy Monk Cribbage Tournament

It's time for another cribbage tournament at Lazy Monk! In the Prague Event room. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winners. Stop in and talk to the bartender as soon as possible. Advanced sign-up is required and spots are limited.

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

Cost: $10 entry fee (includes a tap bier)

6:30-8pm Tue. Jan. 24

Learn to Jam with Others: Group Guitar Class

This 6-session group class builds basic hand strengths needed to play guitar with emphasis on learning to play by ear and with others by understanding basic music theory. Students bring their own acoustic or electric guitar or bass, and choose one song to analyze and learn to play.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 9+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Intro to Wellness: Move Well

An in-depth look into the importance of movement throughout the day, how you should be moving to improve your health and give you tips to keeping you moving longer. This class is part of a series called “Move Well, Eat Well, Think Well” sign up for one or all.

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

Cost: FREE; Register online 48 hours in advance

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Tue. Jan. 24

Swan Lake Ballety Studio Winter Session - Ballet and Jazz Dance Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8 per class / $20-36 for 5 classes / $30-55 for 9 classes

Age: Various age groups from 3+

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Jan. 24

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

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Jan. 24

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 24

Adult Open Volleyball

A drop-in program for the adult volleyball player.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7pm Tue. Jan. 24

Winter Film Series: Florence Foster Jenkins

The true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite who pursued her dream of becoming a great singer. In her head, her voice was beautiful. To everyone it else it was hilariously awful. Her husband and manager, tried to keep her from the truth, but a performance at Carnegie Hall proved to be his biggest challenge yet.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Tue. Jan. 24

Manga Moot

Join this monthly manga book club. The current reads are: Horimiya, by HERO and Daisuke Hagiwara (Vol. 2); Norigami, by Adachitoka (Vol. 2); Sayonara Zetsubo-Sensei, by Kōji Kumeta (Vol. 2).

Gillette Room, Banbury Place Building 2, 4th Floor 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

Musician Gathering & Open Mic

Jeff White hosts this high quality open mic every Tuesday. Sign up at 7pm. Always a large variety of microbrews on tap. Food available.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Jan. 24

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

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

Ongoing Events For 01/24/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc