Events For 02/28/2017

Tue. Feb. 28

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

7am Tue. Feb. 28

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 103 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

9-10am Tue. Feb. 28

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

9-10:30am Tue. Feb. 28

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

Cornell Elementary School 111 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: Age: Birth to age 5

9:30-10:30am Tue. Feb. 28

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+

9:30-11:30am Tue. Feb. 28

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

9:30-11am Tue. Feb. 28

ebay Focus on Shipping

This class will focus on shipping, packing do's and don'ts.

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

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

10am-4pm Tue. Feb. 28

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

10-10:30am Tue. Feb. 28

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 Tue. Feb. 28

Revelations Studio Exhibit: Students of DeVona Brodt

Revelations Studio is a small private studio located between Chippewa Falls and Cadott Wisconsin. It is primarily an art academy where Devona Brodt continues with her life long passion of teaching others how to draw, paint, and find their creative voice. The artwork of Brodt’s students will be on display.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Tue. Feb. 28

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales

Stories, songs and fun designed to ignite children's language and brain development.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 2-4

10:30am Tue. Feb. 28

Little Learners Storytime

Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading. Lasts 15-20minutes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-3 and caregivers

10:30-10:50am Tue. Feb. 28

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

10:45am-noon Tue. Feb. 28

The Young and the Restless

Indoor play time is an opportunity for kids to be active, develop motor skills and make new friends. Drop in and play with tunnels, balls, hoops and other equipment.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: For ages 0-5

11am-1pm Tue. Feb. 28

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Tue. Feb. 28

Growing Readers

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11:30am-1:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

WI Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon

Topic of discussion: How music plays into growth in the Chippewa Valley. Presenters include Zach Halmstead, co-founder of JAMF and owner of The Lismore, Nick Meyers, owner of Volume One, The Local Store, and partner in the Oxbow; Sean Carey, active participant in the Eau Claire music scene; and Jason Jon Anderson, production director of the Eaux Claires Festival and production manager of Bon Iver.

UWEC Davies Center, Dakota Ballroom University of Eau Claire Campus, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 student; $25 members; $35 non-members

noon-8pm Tue. Feb. 28

The Artist Eye Art Exhibit

Break winter’s humdrum by enjoying some fresh art at Galaudet Gallery’s first art exhibit of 2017 The Artist’s Eye. Over 1500 square feet of gallery space found in the four rooms of Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

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

12:30-2:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Greeting Card Make-n-Take Workshop

Greeting Card Make and Take workshop at the Augusta Senior Center.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: $3

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Postnatal Yoga with Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

Postnatal yoga assists with recovery and gently rebuilding the pelvic floor and abdominals following the birth of your baby. Your baby and partner are welcome to join the class as well. Please clear your visit with your doctor prior to joining. Pre-registration is required (2+ hours in advance).

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

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

3-4:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

4-7pm Tue. Feb. 28

22nd Annual Noah's Ark Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

In addition to a meal of pancakes, sausage, fruit and ice cream, there will have children's activities, and an art stroll A tithe from this event will go to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: Advance ticket prices are $8 for age 13 and over $5 for ages 3-12. Ticket prices at the door increase to $9 for age 13 and over

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Tue. Feb. 28

Wisconsin Virtual Learning - Open Enrollment and Information Session

WVL is a free public charter school of the Northern Ozaukee School District that serves grade students from across the state of Wisconsin with online education. This informational session will provide a face-to-face chance to learn about the program.

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

4:15-5:15pm Tue. Feb. 28

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

5-8pm Tue. Feb. 28

An Evening of French Cooking

Let Séverine and Dominique take you on a gourmet trip to southern France. The menu will consist of three courses: Pissaladière (an unusual pizza that originated in Nice), Scallops à la Provençale, Clafoutis (a traditional French baked dessert with fruit), flavored with Mediterranean savors. Active participation encouraged, please not that this is not a sit-down meal.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

5:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 103 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Feb. 28

Turbo Kick at Dragonfly

Get hooked on the Turbo Kick high with cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Classes are $5 a class, drop-ins welcome. This class is for all fitness levels, with modifications given for low impact and beginners.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Free Yoga

Yoga for everybody. Welcomes all levels, ages, and abilities to join a fun flow yoga class. They aim to help people live a healthy active lifestyle. Drop-ins welcome.

Eau Claire Fit Lab 1514 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

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+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Softball Open Gym Pitching

Join us for our Softball pitching open gym for some extra practice with Coach Wirz. Must have your own catcher.

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

Cost: $10 per participant

Age: All Ages

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Feb. 28

Buddhist Study Group

One half hour group meditation (personal instruction available) one half hour teaching by Lama Tsultrim Yeshe of Hay River Meditation Center, and one half hour group book discussion and questions. Currently reading Excellent At The Beginning by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. All are welcome at any session, come see for yourself. Please call for more info if needed.

Unitarian Universalist Church 421 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Initial Visits then $25 monthly contribution

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Feb. 28

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 information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6-8pm Tue. Feb. 28

Inkle Weaving Workshops

Discover the joys of weaving using an inkle loom with guest instructor Marcella Edmund. Learn to set up an inkle loom and work with colorful fibers to create a versatile long strap of colorful fabric in two sessions. Beginners welcome. All materials provided.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 General Admission, $35 for CVM members; Registration required

Age: 16+, Ages 7-15 with adult

6-7pm Tue. Feb. 28

Speed & Agility Class with Kyle Stelter

Train with coach Stelter to improve your speed and agility.

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

Cost: $10/class

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Tue. Feb. 28

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+

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Feb. 28

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

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Feb. 28

CREATE: An Expressive Art Group for Kids and Teens

This group will be using expressive art to help increase self-esteem and process feelings in a fun and creative environment. No experience necessary. Materials and a light snack will be provided. Ages 8-11 meet from 4:15 to 5:15, ages 12-15 from 5:30 to 6:30, and ages 16-18 meet from 6:45 to 7:45.

HopeTree Family Therapy 3521 London Rd, Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for all age groups

Age: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 28

Adult Open Volleyball

A drop-in program for the adult volleyball player.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7pm Tue. Feb. 28

Nature Nurture: A Celebration of Arts and the Environment

Join writers B.J. Hollars, John Hildebrand, Steve Betchkal and Dr. Kathie Schneider for an evening of reading and conversation on the importance of nature, art, and the convergence of the two for the benefit of both. All proceeds to benefit the Chippewa Valley's local chapter of the Sierra Club and Eau Claire Regional Arts Council. Book signing to follow.

Held in the State Theatre Lobby 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7-10pm Tue. Feb. 28

Fat Tuesday Dinner & Comedy

Celebrate Fat Tuesday at The Sheeley House Saloon with authentic New Orleans Cuisine and the very funny "Queen of New Orleans", Comedian Roz McCoy and feature Dan Hinnenkamp Expect delicious food, specialty drinks, Mardi Gras Beads, and a lot of laughs.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30; includes dinner & show

Age: 21+

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 28

Spring Painting Party hosted by the Cadott Class of 2017 Seniors

Gather your friends and head to the Frog Hop for a fun painting adventure. Steph Kempe-Anderson will walk you through, step by step, to create a painting. Let your creative energy flow & make it your own. All proceeds go to fund The Cadott 2017 Senior Class Lock-In.

The Frog Hop 23027 County Highway X, Cadott

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 02/28/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Serious Circuits

Every Tuesday, Saturday until Dec. 26, 9-9:30am; Every Saturday until Mar. 30, 9-9:30am

Events with Tickets