Events For 02/02/2017

Thu. Feb. 2

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

Thu. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

"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. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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

9:15-10am Thu. Feb. 2

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

9:15-10:15am Thu. Feb. 2

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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

10:30-11:15am Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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

10:30-10:50am Thu. Feb. 2

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 Thu. Feb. 2

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

11am-1pm Thu. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

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+

12:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

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

1-6pm Thu. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

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

1-2pm Thu. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

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+

3-5pm Thu. Feb. 2

The Raising of America Screening

About the Signature Hour: This episode mixes scientific studies and stories of families struggling to raise children in a nurturing environment. It shows how social conditions and stressors can drip down to kids and put them on low developmental paths. It asks why our nation’s kids are faring poorly and asks how we can do better.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. Feb. 2

All You Can Eat Chicken Dinner

Join the Westgate Sportsman's Club on the first Thursday of the month for an all you can eat chicken dinner. A salad bar and dessert are included. Drink specials will be available each night. Reservations accepted but not required. Call or e-mail for more information.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 for adults; $8 for senior, student & military, $6 for kids (6-12), FREE for 5 and under

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. Feb. 2

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4:15-5:15pm Thu. Feb. 2

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

5-6pm Thu. Feb. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. Feb. 2

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

5-6:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

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+

5-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

Southview Elementary Playground Spaghetti Feed

Spaghetti feed and silent auction. Help them reach their goal of building a barrier free playground in our community so every child has the opportunity to play.

Southview Elementary School 615 A Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $7 adults ($6 in advance) $4 for Kids 11 & under ($3 in advance) Free for Kids 3 and under Max, of $30/family

Age: All ages

5-5:40pm Thu. Feb. 2

Tiny Ballerinas

Join Mrs. Deborah in a joyous and gentle story-telling ballet format for your little one's first introduction to ballet and creative movement.

Lafayette Town Hall 5765 197th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $115 for 10 week course

Age: Ages 2.5 - 4

5-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

Spaghetti Feed & Silent Auction to Benefit the Southview Community Playground Fund

Enjoy a meal of spaghetti, bread, salad, and dessert! Take out options are available. Help them reach the goal of building a barrier free playground in the community so every child has the opportunity to play.

Southview Elementary School 615 A Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $7 for adults ($6 in advance); $4 for Kids 11 & Under ($3 in advance); FREE for Kids 3 and under

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 2

200 Main Gallery and Studios Visiting Artist Reception

Visiting Artist, Bruce Warren joins us at 200 Main Gallery and Studios. Meet Bruce and view his photography. Also view our Visiting Artist, Susan Santee's beautiful watercolors.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 2

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

5:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

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+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

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. Feb. 2

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+

6-7:15pm Thu. Feb. 2

Bust a Move: Hip Hop

Come join in Hip Hop technique classes. Kids will experience proper technique of hip hop while creating new friends and great memories! 4-6 year olds dance from 6-6:30pm while 7-12 year olds dance from 6:30-7:15pm. To register or for more details, stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20 or $40/Resident of Altoona; $25 or $45/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-12 years old

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 2

Winter After Hours: February 2nd

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

6-6:45pm Thu. Feb. 2

Gentle Yoga

A gentle introduction to yoga in a class oriented for seniors, but all are welcome. Goals are to help each individual feel better and be happier. All will experience increased mobility and posture improvement. Bring your own mat.

Lafayette Town Hall Town Hall Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 10 class punch card $60

Age: Adults

6-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

Eviction and Poverty in the Chippewa Valley

Part of the "One Book, One Community" series of events covering the book "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City". This moderated panel discussion will focus on how eviction and homelessness impact the Chippewa Valley.

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

6:15pm Thu. Feb. 2

Menomonie Moose Lodge Bingo

Doors open at 6:15, Play begins at 7:30pm. Lunch served from 6:15 to intermission. Two alternating progressive Bingos.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

Cost: Play for as little as $4 for all 17 games

6:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 2

How to Remain Resilient in Times of Great Change

This introduction to the principle based Health Realization understanding will give you the basics for navigating life from the inside-out. The three sessions will include an introduction to these principles by Gary Johnson, along with insights from others in our community about this simple, yet powerful approach to living in a secure state of mind.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

Pourhouse Pub Trivia

Pourhouse Pub Trivia Winter/Spring season is back. New teams welcome. Come once, or come every week. Nightly prizes and seasonal prizes.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Feb. 2

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

7-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

Learn About the Free Clinic

Services at the Free Clinic are without charge to qualified individuals. If you are unable to afford insurance, without or in between jobs or in some other way unable to afford medical treatment please stop at the Free Clinic on Tuesday evenings and intake workers will help to determine if you are eligible for care.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

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+

7pm Thu. Feb. 2

Live Music: Mid Air + Fox and Swallow

Mid Air is a husband and wife team that met in Eau Claire. They've toured and appeared on college radio stations across the Midwest. Fox and Swallow are a folk band fused in harmony and vocal grunge. Their music consists of acoustic guitars, twangy banjos, flowing accordions, mellow mandolins, crazy cajons, and bubbly bass.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Feb. 2

Buffalo Fuzz

Toothy grit, hard lines, and heavy riffs, Buffalo Fuzz is a two piece heavy blues band from Minneapolis. Their music contains hard-hitting distortion and fuzz that packs a huge amount of punch into each song they write.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

8:30pm Thu. Feb. 2

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Baron Vaughn

Baron Vaughn series regular on Netflix’s Grace & Frankie in the role of “Bud.” He was on USA Network’s Fairly Legal, and has appeared in the films Black Dynamite, and Cloverfield. Baron has performed stand-up on Conan, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Comedy Central’s The Half Hour.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 in advance; $10 at the door

9pm Thu. Feb. 2

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9:30pm-1:30am Thu. Feb. 2

Live Music: The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose! We play a variety of music starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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

Ongoing Events For 02/02/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc