Events For 01/29/2017

Sun. Jan. 29

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 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Sun. Jan. 29

"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

Sun. Jan. 29

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 (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-noon Sun. Jan. 29

TWIN Winter Wolf Ecology Workshop

The Timber Wolf Information Network (TWIN) will hold a two-day winter wolf ecology workshop at Beaver Creek. TWIN members discuss wolf ecology, population biology, management issues and field study techniques including winter tracking field trip into wolf territory. Register by Jan. 16.

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

Cost: Friends $65, Nonmembers $70 ($13 per night for lodging)

9am-noon Sun. Jan. 29

If The Shoe Fits Adult Dance Classes

Classes in dance basics ranging from basic movement and strengthening to ballet and tap fundamentals. These classes are ideal for adults who never took classes when they were younger, but still want to learn how to dance. No experience required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $50-$90 per month

Age: Age 17+

9-10:30am Sun. Jan. 29

La Croix + Leather Tags Workshop

Travel plans during the winter doldrums? Create a one-of-a-kind leather tag to keep your luggage tied to its owner. While you craft, sip on your choice of La Croix – pamplemousse, passion fruit + lime.

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

Cost: $30 per person; includes leather tag + unlimited La Croix

9am-5pm Sun. Jan. 29

Reiki Level II Course

During this course, you will learn the Reiki symbols including what they represent and how to call upon them. You will also learn how to send distance healing. The class includes a workbook, hands-on training, an attunement, lunch and certificate. Reiki Level I is a prerequisite for this course.

2411 N Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: $150

10am-4pm Sun. Jan. 29

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 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10am-4pm Sun. Jan. 29

Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games

ATV races, live music, ice fishing contest, softball, hot air balloon flotilla, fun run, vollyball, ice hockey, Ice games, family fun, fireworks and more.

Lake Altoona County Beach 604 Beach Rd., Altoona

Cost: 3 Day Admission - $5, VIP and Pit Passes also available

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Jan. 29

Why Spiritual Practice?

Join Lama Yeshe, a monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, to explore the significance of spiritual practice. Learn beginner and advanced practices and techniques to increase your peace of mind. Basic meditation instruction for beginners. Features a vegetarian potluck.

Hay River KTC Meditation Center N14085 County V V, Ridgeland

Cost: $40 suggested donation. No one turned away if unable to pay

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:15am Sun. Jan. 29

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 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

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

Age: Ages 1-5

11:30am-12:30pm Sun. Jan. 29

Foam Rolling Workshop

Explore all the benefits of self-myofascial massage in this 1-hour session. Self-myofascial release is a fancy term for self-massage to release muscle tightness using trigger points. You will be guided to work with a foam roller and tennis balls to find more comfort. Sign up online.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 Drop In or $10 for Yoga Room Members

2-4pm Sun. Jan. 29

African Drum and Dance

Direct from Senegal, the African Drum and Dance group will educate and entertain you with traditional drumming, dancing, folklore, acrobatics, and African history. Drums hold a special place in the history of Africa. This interactive show will not only delight but also educate kids ages five to ninety five.

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

Cost: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5, Family (2 adults, 2 youth) $25

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Jan. 29

McDonell High School Presents: "BIG The Musical"

"Big the Musical" is the musical stage adaption of the 1998 film with Tom Hanks. A 12 year old boy, upon a wish, becomes a 30-year old man.

McDonell Area Catholic High School 1316 Bel Air Blvd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Tickets are Adults $12 and Students $6

2pm Sun. Jan. 29

UWEC Film Series: Beauty & The Beast

The Disney animated classic. An arrogant noble man is turned into a beast and in order to break the spell he tries to win the love of a village girl, Belle.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for film series membership; $14 for family membership

Age: Rages G

2-4pm Sun. Jan. 29

Miracle League Informational Open House- Eau Claire

An opportunity for families and volunteers interested in becoming part of the Miracle League of the Chippewa Valley to meet other families and volunteers and have questions answered. Miracle league gives kids with cognitive or physical disabilities the ability to play baseball on a safe field.

Steven Hensley Baseball 331 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages; Family-friendly

3:15-4:15pm Sun. Jan. 29

Introduction to Hockey

Interested in the sport of hockey? This is the perfect opportunity for young players with limited skating experience to be introduced to hockey through guided play on indoor ice. Participants will be divided into teams each night and allowed to play. Instructors will give minor instruction as the games progress. Participants will need hockey skates, stick, and helmet.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: Program Fee: $40; City Resident Discounted Fee: $30

Age: Ages 5-10

4:30pm Sun. Jan. 29

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

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Jan. 29

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best Zumba classes in the area.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+

5-6:15pm Sun. Jan. 29

Learn to Skate Winter 2017

30 minute group instruction & 15 minute practice skating. Skaters must bring their own equipment. Parents must be present during practice. Lessons from 5-5:30pm OR 5:45-6:15pm, with a 15 minute practice open skate intermission from 5:30-5:45pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $85 includes instruction, ice time, Learn to Skate USA Basic Skills Book, Basic Skills enrollment, & Badges

Age: Age 3+ (adults)

5:30-6:30pm Sun. Jan. 29

Men's Yoga

Join Jimmy for a men's only yoga class targeted to both beginners and those with some experience. Practice in a comfortable space, learn about postures, breath, and how to make the most out of the time on your mat. No flexibility required!

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

Cost: $15 per class, $75 for 6 week series

Age: All Ages

6:15-8:30pm Sun. Jan. 29

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

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Jan. 29

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

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Jan. 29

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 Sun. Jan. 29

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+

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