Events For 02/12/2017

Sun. Feb. 12

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

9am-noon Sun. Feb. 12

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+

9-10am Sun. Feb. 12

Red's Mercantile's Book Club Kick-Off

With an MFA in nonfiction writing and a background as a publisher for Book in a Box, Elizabeth de Cleyre - an EC newbie - will facilitate an intimate book club that meets once a month at the shop. The initial gathering will cover books considered for the club, and future meeting times.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sun. Feb. 12

Soccer Goalkeeper Clinic

Goalkeeper Clinic with UWEC alum and former Eau Claire Sport Warehouse trainer, Lucas Henderson.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 for one clinic or $80 for both

Age: Ages 13-18

10am-4pm Sun. Feb. 12

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

10:30-11:15am Sun. Feb. 12

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-3pm Sun. Feb. 12

Winter Wedding Fair at the Lismore

Exhibits and booths featuring entertainment, photography, bridalwear, decorations, flower, and venues. Live entertainment in multiple locations, lobby cocktail bars, bride’s bags, all-day bridal fashions, and more. Thousands of dollars of prizes will be given away during the event.

The Lismore Hotel 333 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Advance, $9 Door, 12 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

11am Sun. Feb. 12

Valentine's Salad Luncheon & Silent Auction

Salad Luncheon served at 11am. Silent Auction items out for bidding 1/27 to 2/14. Bidding ends at noon on 2/14.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 adults, $3 children 12 and under

Age: All ages

noon-1:15pm Sun. Feb. 12

Guided Yoga Nidra

A rejuvenating meditation to support your full self during a time of transition. Yoga nidra or “yogic sleep” is practiced lying down using props to support your body. Yoga Nidra stills your mind, releases physical tension in your body, and you will learn tools to take your home meditation practice to the next level.

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

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. Feb. 12

Open Belly Dance

Come for a great afternoon of dancing and socializing in a gorgeous setting. All belly dance styles and dancers from beginning to advanced levels welcome. If you've never belly danced before, give it a try in this fun, relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per person; children 12 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. Feb. 12

Author and Photographer Bruce Siebold

Bruce will share with us his new book, "Thank You Sun". A collection of 26 years of Eighty Acres sunsets The book also includes original poetry, chronicles the history of Eighty Acres and shares the author’s passion for celebrating and protecting the land for future generations.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All

1:30-3pm Sun. Feb. 12

Bruce Siebold: "Thank You Sun"

Local author Bruce Siebold talks about his new book, Thank You Sun a collection of sunset photos taken exclusively on “Eighty Acres” over the past 26 years. The land is located in northwest Wisconsin in Dunn County. The book also includes an original poem relating to the Earth Mother’s sunsets as well as narratives of the sunset photos.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

1:30pm Sun. Feb. 12

CVTG Presents: "Moon Over Buffalo"

Fading 1950's stars, George and Charlotte Hay, receive word that director Frank Capra is coming to see their matinee. Unfortunately, everything that could go wrong does go wrong. "The comedy has audiences rolling in the aisles. This has to be one of the most hysterical things ever put on stage" - Liz Smith, New York Post

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 Adults; $10 Youth / Active Military

2-3pm Sun. Feb. 12

Hearts in Harmony 8 An Afternoon of Barbershop Quartet Music

This is the eighth annual event highlighting the amazing harmonies of barbershop quartets from throughout the Chippewa Valley. We've got a great show coming up that we are sure everyone will enjoy. We are happy to announce that St. Croix Crossing, a four-time International Senior Medalist Quartet, is coming back again to perform in the show!

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

Cost: Adults $9, Seniors $8, Youth $4 

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Feb. 12

UWEC Film Series: "Wolf of Wall Street"

In 1987, Jordan Belfort takes an entry-level job at a Wall Street brokerage firm. By the early 1990s, while still in his 20s, Belfort founds his own firm, and becomes incredibly wealthy. While Belfort and his cronies partake in a hedonistic brew of sex, drugs and thrills, the SEC and the FBI close in on his empire of excess.

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

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

Age: Rated R

3:15pm Sun. Feb. 12

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

3:45-6pm Sun. Feb. 12

Red Cedar Buddha Sangha

Zen Mindfulness Practice Community. Each session offers meditation, and teachings, and often outdoor walking meditation in the beautiful wildlife area surrounding the meeting place.

Simply Dunn E4606 County Rd. C, Downsville

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

4-4:55pm Sun. Feb. 12

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

4:30pm Sun. Feb. 12

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. Feb. 12

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. Feb. 12

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)

5:05-5:35pm Sun. Feb. 12

Hip Hop Fit

30 minutes of Toning to todays Hits with certified trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

5:30-6:30pm Sun. Feb. 12

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

6-9pm Sun. Feb. 12

Bluegrass Jam Session

This Bluegrass jam session is held on the 2nd. Sunday of every month and hosted by different bands. All bluegrass pickers and singers are invited to participate and everyone can sit back, relax, and enjoy some great music.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:15-8:30pm Sun. Feb. 12

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. Feb. 12

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

6:30-8:30pm Sun. Feb. 12

Chippewa Valley Chapter of the ACLU Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Chippewa Valley Chapter of the ACLU is open to all interested persons. We discuss events & policies that affect the Civil Liberties of all people.

Little Niagara Room Davies Center UWEC, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age: High School & Up

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 12

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. Feb. 12

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+

Ongoing Events For 02/12/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc