Events For 01/30/2017

Mon. Jan. 30

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

Mon. Jan. 30

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

Mon. Jan. 30

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

Mon. Jan. 30

"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

Mon. Jan. 30

Group Piano for Children - Beginner Level

This group class in beginner piano introduces students to musical concepts, instrumental technique, and the enjoyment of making music with others. There are no prerequisites, but students should have a keyboard or piano available at home for practicing. 30-minute lessons.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $109 (including lesson books)

Age: For 2nd-4th Grade

Mon. Jan. 30

New Ballet/Creative Dance Classes

Children ballet and creative movement, and teen choreography and jazz classes at the beautiful Heyde Center for the Arts. Dancing on stage is experienced several times during the semester. Enroll anytime and classes will be pro-rated. Check website for details and enrollment form.

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

Cost: $115; 10 sessions

Age: Ages 3-12

Mon. Jan. 30

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 Mon. Jan. 30

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 Mon. Jan. 30

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

9-11:30am Mon. Jan. 30

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

9:30-10:15am Mon. Jan. 30

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Mon. Jan. 30

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

10-10:55am Mon. Jan. 30

Pilates Equipment Class

This class will use the Pilates apparatus called "the chair." Class is for experienced Pilates practitioners. Goal of practice is to increase overall strength, with an emphasis on the deep core muscles.

PRAJNA Pilates 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30, or punch card

Age: 18+

10-11am Mon. Jan. 30

Lily Pad Lab: Littlest Lab

Activities each week geared towards your child's development; songs and rhymes, busy bags, simple crafts and sensory play. We will also share skills useful during these first two years; sign language, baby yoga, feeding baby, family health and wellness, etc. Special location: Children's Museum of Eau Claire.

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 0-2

10am-5pm Mon. Jan. 30

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 Mon. Jan. 30

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 Mon. Jan. 30

L.E. Phillips Library: Lap Tots Storytime

A storytime especially for one and two-year-olds filled with stories, songs, and parachute games.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 1-2 year olds

10:30-11:15am Mon. Jan. 30

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

10:30-11:30am Mon. Jan. 30

Melody Time

This class will combine music and movement activities into a musical jamboree! Focusing on your child’s natural love for music and song, this class will encourage all to play simple instruments, sing, clap, tap, and more! Participants will enjoy musical pretend-play activities which encourage creativity, individuality, and expression.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Member; $48 Community

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-1pm Mon. Jan. 30

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11:15am-12:15pm Mon. Jan. 30

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+

1-6pm Mon. Jan. 30

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+

2-3pm Mon. Jan. 30

Horizons Book Club, Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library Horizons Book Club, or simply "Horizons", strives to expand readers' interests and exposure to literature.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

4:15-5:15pm Mon. Jan. 30

Young Artists Studio - Painting

We invite you to explore your creativity! This art class is aimed at broadening your artistic horizons. Each session has its own focus to help you delve deeper into specific skills.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 7-11

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Jan. 30

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra

Each meeting features lesson time for beginning and advanced students as well as a rehearsal as an ensemble. New members at all levels welcome. Students who have never played ukulele before should schedule an introductory lesson before attending.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 drop-in, $30 3-pass punchcard, $25 one-time registration fee

5-6:30pm Mon. Jan. 30

Beaver Creek Book Club

“Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place” follows the personal family trauma of the author while also diving into the evolution of the Great Salt Lake and the birds that call the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge home. Read chapters 1-7 for the first meeting.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, but must purchase own copy of the book

5:10-5:45pm Mon. Jan. 30

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+

5:15-6pm Mon. Jan. 30

Sport Tykes ABC’s

Youth can feel free to run to their heart’s content. Several activitieses are planned according to the letter of focus for that week. (A = animal walks, aim, airplanes, etc.) Children learn how to take turns, follow directions, and make friends.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80

Age: Ages 3 & 4

5:30pm Mon. Jan. 30

Prenatal Yoga at Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

This class is designed to strengthen and support your body throughout your pregnancy. Meditation, breath, and movement are used to focus on awareness and muscles that are key to a healthy pregnancy and labor. Connect with your body's innate wisdom and other moms-to-be in the area.

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

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

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Jan. 30

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+

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Jan. 30

Discover! STEM Institute - Coding

This program is designed to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way. We will work together to creatively solve problems through originality and experimentation. 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: $36 Members; $48 Community

Age: Ages 11-14

5:45-6:25pm Mon. Jan. 30

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+

6-7:15pm Mon. Jan. 30

Gentle Yoga

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower, steadier pace. It helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible and increase positive energy. Learn poses, breathing techniques and relaxation practice. Dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket and a water bottle.

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

Cost: $80 Members / $100 non-members for 10 sessions; $10 Members / $12 Nonmembers per session

6-9pm Mon. Jan. 30

Mat Cutting 101

Enhance the beauty of your photos, paintings, poster and artwork in this class designed to teach participants the tools, equipment and techniques in mat cutting. See how simple it is to cut your own mats. Bring a photo or picture no larger than 8x10 to be matted. Register by Jan. 25.

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

Cost: $6 Friends; $9 Nonmembers

6-8pm Mon. Jan. 30

Learn How to Paint in Acrylic

Professional Eau Claire artist Matt Philleo will teach you, step by step, how to paint beautiful portraits and landscapes in acrylic. You bring a photo to paint from and Matt will supply the paint, brushes, canvas, and expertise to help you create your own masterpiece you can be proud to display.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 per 2 hour session; all materials provided. $200 for full 5 session course.

Age: 18+

6-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 30

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+

6-7pm Mon. Jan. 30

Straighten-Up Organizing with Nancy Rothwell

Learn to start organizing your space with Nancy Rothwell's techniques. Nancy owns Straighten-Up Organizing, a service based in Eau Claire wisconsin that helps people learn how to organize their homes.

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

6:05-6:50pm Mon. Jan. 30

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

6:15-7pm Mon. Jan. 30

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

6:30-9pm Mon. Jan. 30

Eau Claire County Sheriffs Office Citizen Police Academy

The citizen police academy will be a 12-week program that will focus on classroom training, as well as give the attendees a fun, yet educational hands-on experience into some police practices.

Eau Claire County Law Enforcement Center 721 Oxford Ave #1400, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; Encouraged to attend at least 10 of 12 sessions

Age: 18+

6:30-8pm Mon. Jan. 30

Beginning Sign Language 2

This introductory class is for those with little or no sign language experience. Learn the basics of the manual alphabet and conversation. Practice both receptive and expressive skills, and learn about deaf culture.

Human Science and Services, UWEC 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for one person

6:30-7:15pm Mon. Jan. 30

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

6:40-7:40pm Mon. Jan. 30

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and we welcome all fitness levels for a 1-hour Zumba workout. $5 drop-in rate and punch cards are available, 6 classes/$25

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Jan. 30

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+

Ongoing Events For 01/30/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc