Events For 01/26/2017

Thu. Jan. 26

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

Thu. Jan. 26

"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

Thu. Jan. 26

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. 26

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. 26

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

5:30-6:30am Thu. Jan. 26

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-12:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

2017 Dementia Summit: Learning and Growing as a Community

The summit will share the results of our recent community survey, enhance learning about dementia, and identify community solutions to better support people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free

Age: Adults

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 26

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

9-10am Thu. Jan. 26

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-7pm Thu. Jan. 26

Paint-Your-Own-Face Station

Open every Thursday, visit this station to transform yourselves into creatures, animals, characters and more!

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

9:15-10:15am Thu. Jan. 26

Gentle Slow Flow Yoga w/ Heidi Dix

An hour of breathing, movement, and relaxation. Perfect for beginners, back health, mood management, arthritis, healthy aging and more. All ages and abilities

The Center EC 3701 Hwy 12 (E. Clairemont Ave), Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in or $64 for 8 week session

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 26

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

10am-4pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

10:15-10:35am Thu. Jan. 26

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

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 26

"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 Thu. Jan. 26

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

10:30-11:15am Thu. Jan. 26

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

11am-1pm Thu. Jan. 26

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. 26

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. 26

Ethics and Boundaries: Spirituality and Religion

Explore religion and spirituality as they interact with your ethical commitments to clients, the practice setting, and the profession.

Clarion Hotel 2703 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $89

12:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

1-2pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

1-6pm Thu. Jan. 26

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. 26

Write Your Obituary: You Get the Last Word

Thinking how to best have your last say? To write an obituary that includes necessary information—but is also personal, concise and memorable. Join this relaxed, hands-on class with an accomplished author and award-winning teacher.

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

Cost: $10 members; $15 non-members

1:10-2pm Thu. Jan. 26

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+

3:30-4pm Thu. Jan. 26

"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

4:15-5:15pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 26

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 26

Artist's Reception: Beth Peck

This exhibit examines original illustrations of Beth Peck from children's books. The work spans books from 1985 through 2010. Beth Peck was born in New York. She received a B. F. A. from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1979 and also studied at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design.

Janet Carson Gallery 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

5-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

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+

5-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

5:30-6pm Thu. Jan. 26

"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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

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+

5:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 26

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+

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 26

The Quest For The Cure Docu-Series Movie Night

Episode 3: Eliminate These "Dirty Dozen" To Prevent Cancer. This free docu-series presents many natural options to treat Cancer. Seating is limited, please call (715) 944-9707 to reserve your place.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Winter After Hours: January 26th (CANCELLED)

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. 26

Karma Yoga Series, Girls On The Run

For the yogi that wants to give back to our community. L44 offer a yoga class, you donate to a great cause. This month's cause is Girls On The Run, a nonprofit girls empowerment project. Girls On The Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

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

Cost: Donation

6:30-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Wreath Making Workshop

Workshop #2 of beating winter woes. Join us for a wreath making workshop that will send scents of eucalyptus, lavender + other fresh scents wafting through you home. Craft your wreath while catching up with new + old friends.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 per person; includes your handmade wreath + one-on-one instruction

6:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 26

Live Music: Brianna Kocka & Jimmy Barnett

Brianna Kocka has been part of various musical acts throughout the Twin Cities—most notably Sun Gods to Gamma Rays and CAETANI. Jimmy Barnett has been a Singer/Songwriter in the Twin Cities for over a decade and you can find him backing up Brianna when he’s not singing his own tunes.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

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+

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7:30-10pm Thu. Jan. 26

John Mueller's Winter Dance Party

John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party" is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper's final tour and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates.

Eau Claire State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $24 | $28

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Jan. 26

DJ Set: DJ Greaseburn

Catch some vinyl spinning from DJ Greaseburn at The Lakely.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

Ongoing Events For 01/26/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc