Events For 01/25/2017

Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

"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

Wed. Jan. 25

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 Wed. Jan. 25

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

9am-4pm Wed. Jan. 25

Launching Your Food Truck Business

This course will focus on starting a food truck business in the Chippewa Valley, with information sources specific to the area. You will also learn how to seek out local contacts, conduct research on area regulations and find nearby business assistance.

Clarion Inn Campus Area 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $99; includes refreshments and materials

9-10am Wed. Jan. 25

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., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

9-10am Wed. Jan. 25

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

9:15-10:15am Wed. Jan. 25

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

9:30am-noon Wed. Jan. 25

Tree and Shrub ID in Winter

Winter offers a special time to appreciate trees and shrubs in a totally different way. This program will point out unique bud and bark characteristics of many of our native trees and shrubs, making identification possible even in winter. Bring warm clothes and boots. Register by Jan. 23

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

Cost: $5 Friends; $8 Nonmembers

9:30-10:30am Wed. Jan. 25

St. Mark Kids Power Hour

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Hear bible stories, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids 0-5 and their caregivers

9:30-10am Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Time

Introduces young students the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through crafts, songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills. Meets three weeks each month. Drop-ins welcome. See full schedule online.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for 3 classes in advance, $8 weekly drop-in (discounts for siblings)

9:30-11am Wed. Jan. 25

Bloomer 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.

Bloomer Area Aquatic & Recreation Center 1731 17th Avenue, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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

10:30-11:15am Wed. Jan. 25

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

10:30-11am Wed. Jan. 25

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Storytime

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 3- minute session.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

10:30-11am Wed. Jan. 25

"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

10:30-11:30am Wed. Jan. 25

Standing Guard: Protect What You’ve Worked For

Your focus may begin to shift from building your financial foundation to protecting the financial resource you've created for you & your family. Learn proactive ways to address key risks you may encounter & strategies to help prepare for the unexpected.

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

Cost: FREE

11am-1pm Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

Seminar: How to do Business with the Government

The purpose of this workshop is to educate area businesses or entrepreneurs who are considering becoming a supplier for the government.

29 Pines - 5872 33rd Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

11:30am-noon Wed. Jan. 25

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

11:30am-1pm Wed. Jan. 25

How to Do Business with the Government

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) will present attendees valuable information that would aid them in pursuing the process of getting government contract work. The Wisconsin Procurement Institute is a nonprofit organization established in 1987.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

12:45-3pm Wed. Jan. 25

Reddy Teddy Potluck and Cards & Dice Party

Reddy Teddy Potluck and Cards & Dice Party from 12:45-3pm at the center. Please call ahead to reserve your spot.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Wed. Jan. 25

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+

1:30-2pm Wed. Jan. 25

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Storytime

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 3- minute session.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

3:30-4pm Wed. Jan. 25

"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 Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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+

5-10pm Wed. Jan. 25

Mid Winter Fun Night

Fund raiser for the Chippewa Falls Lions Club. Fun night of raffles to raise funds for various Lions Club projects. Majority of funds raise go directly back to the Chippewa Falls community.

Fill-Inn Station 104 W. Columbia St., Chippewa Falls

5:30pm Wed. Jan. 25

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

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Jan. 25

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shinguards are optional). Choose Monday or Wednesday group.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Jan. 25

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

6-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 25

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

6-8pm Wed. Jan. 25

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

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

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

6:15pm Wed. Jan. 25

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

6:15-7:15pm Wed. Jan. 25

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

Seminar is presented in a very laid back no pressure environment. A learning tool for many first time home buyers to help sort through the information you're reading and figure out what's the most reliable and what works for you.

Chippewa Valley Property Management 1827 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6:20-7:05pm Wed. Jan. 25

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports including basketball, volleyball, T-ball, soccer, kickball, football, track, by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 25

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

6:30-9pm Wed. Jan. 25

Indoor Open Swim

Children 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years of age in order to be admitted.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass, FREE for children 2 and under

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:15pm Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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

7pm Wed. Jan. 25

Pourhouse Dart League

Laid back atmosphere, lots of great people, and regulars and new players each season. $15/person for season fee (plus game cost). All levels welcome, must register by Jan. 9th. 2 person teams. Call to register or stop-in.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 25

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

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 25

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. 25

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. 25

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

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

Ongoing Events For 01/25/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc