Events For 03/01/2017

Wed. Mar. 1

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

Wed. Mar. 1

Read Across America Book Drive Giveaway

Celebrate Read Across America Day with the Eau Claire YMCA! We will be accepting donations of new and gently-used children’s books (for ages from birth to teens) during the last two weeks of February in order to host a giant book giveaway on March 2nd! All books will be given out at the giveaway completely free of charge.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Wed. Mar. 1

UW-Stout Emeritus, Rob Price

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Emeritus, Rob Price will show charcoal/pastel drawings from images of his recent travels across the U.S..Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9-10am Wed. Mar. 1

Dance Inspired Exercise

Dance Inspired Exercise for adults of all ages with no dance experience. A meditative experience that builds core strength while easing tension. The class consists predominantly of stretches on the floor. Based on Martha Graham technique.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

9-10am Wed. Mar. 1

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

9-11am Wed. Mar. 1

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

9am-noon Wed. Mar. 1

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9:15-10:15am Wed. Mar. 1

All Levels Yoga

An hour long class designed for yoga practitioners of all levels, even beginners. In All Levels Yoga we will start with the most gentle and simple version of each posture and build on that as you feel comfortable, making it easy for you to choose your own level of intensity during class.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10am Wed. Mar. 1

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

9:30am Wed. Mar. 1

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Time

introduces young students and their families the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (siblings under 2 are FREE)

10am-4pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

10-11am Wed. Mar. 1

Beginning Yoga

Classes are appropriate for beginners with an emphasis on the senior population. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

10:15-10:35am Wed. Mar. 1

L.E. Phillips Library: Bouncing Babies Storytime

20 minutes of lap rhymes, songs, parachute fun and bubbles! Followed by play and social time for babies and parents.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 0-12 months

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 1

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Storytime

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 3- minute session.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

10:30-11:30am Wed. Mar. 1

Food Share Bingo

Contact for additional details.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Wed. Mar. 1

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Mar. 1

Faculty Forum: Metaphor in Art: Contemporary Translation of the Sedna Creation Story

This presentation will give an overview of the Sedna story and discuss the artwork created for the exhibition From the Belly of our Being: Art by and about Native Creation, hosted by the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning UWEC Old Library, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30-1pm Wed. Mar. 1

Mobile Library Visit

Bring your library card to the Center and check out books from a variety of selections that our Librarian, Leslie brings for us to peruse. She tells us about a few of them as we eat or lunch. If you have a certain genre or book that you’d like to check out, just let her know.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Wed. Mar. 1

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+

1:30-2pm Wed. Mar. 1

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Storytime

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs, and fingerplays. For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 3- minute session.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Beginning Spanish

If you are intrigued by the idea of learning a little Spanish, in a friendly group of equals, this class is for you. You will be amazed at how quickly you will begin to understand spoken Spanish through the methodology of TPR Storytelling. !Vámonos! - Let's go!

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

Cost: $45 members / $67.50 non-members

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

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+

5:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Barre Express

30 minute barre workout that will get your legs shaking and in toning action.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Strong by Zumba with Tara and Emily

Strong by Zumba is a high intensity, music driven fitness class that will push you beyond your perceived limits. The music was crafted to drive intensity in a challenging progression that provides a total body workout.

Danz Kraze 800 Wisconsin Street Bld 4/6 Suite 205, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 for 6-week session OR $7 drop-in

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Beginning Belly Dance

This level 1, 8-week session is a continuous, cyclical class for those who enjoy the fun factor. Learn the basic movement techniques and use of finger cymbals (zils). Every Wednesday, consecutive year-round weekly Level 1 classes offered. Jump in at any time.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for first 8 week session

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Beginning Belly Dance

This level 1, 8-week session is a continuous, cyclical class for those who enjoy the fun factor. Learn the basic movement techniques and use of finger cymbals (zils). Every Wednesday, consecutive year-round weekly Level 1 classes offered. Jump in at any time.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for first 8 week session

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 1

Watercolor Pencils

Learn to draw, color and paint an image or scene using both colored pencils and watercolor. The pencils are designed to work with water and when combined with watercolor on brushes create many different effects.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $40

Age: Adult

6-7pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

6-10pm Wed. Mar. 1

UW-Stout Emeritus, Rob Price

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Emeritus, Rob Price will show charcoal/pastel drawings from images of his recent travels across the U.S..Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

6:15-7pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

6:20-7:05pm Wed. Mar. 1

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports including basketball, volleyball, T-ball, soccer, kickball, football, track, by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

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

6:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

Indoor Open Swim

Children 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years of age in order to be admitted.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass, FREE for children 2 and under

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

"A Farm Winter with Jerry Apps"- A Wisconsin Public Television Documentary

Historian Jerry Apps remembers country winters spent on his family’s farm during the Great Depression and World War II. Apps recalls a time before electricity on the farm, when farmers milked cows by hand and "making wood" was a major part of winter's work.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-9:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Wednesday Wine with William

A monthly wine class with "The Eau Claire Wine Guy" William Bernier. Enjoy food and wine parings created by our very own Chef-in-Residence Michelle Thiede.

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

Cost: $35

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

Adult Open Basketball

A drop-in coed program for the adult basketball player.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

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+

7pm Wed. Mar. 1

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7pm Wed. Mar. 1

Pourhouse Dart League

Laid back atmosphere, lots of great people, and regulars and new players each season. $15/person for season fee (plus game cost). All levels welcome, must register by Jan. 9th. 2 person teams. Call to register or stop-in.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Mar. 1

A Day Hiking in the Chippewa Valley to Clear Your Head

Stressed out? Try one of the many Chippewa Valley day hiking trails and restore your inner equilibrium. Author Rob Bignell, author of Day Hiking Trails of the Chippewa Valley, will speak at a Sierra program on Wednesday, March 1. His guidebook will be on-hand for purchase as well.

Unitarian Social Hall 421 S Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

Route 66 - A Musical Trip Down the Historic Road

Four snappy young pump jockeys take the audience to various stops along the historic “Mother Road” where a menagerie of characters sing and dance to timeless pop from the 60s. From the jazzy pop of Chicago, the two-stepping hoedown of Texas and the beach-bumming car jams of California.

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (first two rows): $25/seat, General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Mar. 1

Trivia Night at The Plus hosted by Clear Water Comedy

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy bring you a new trivia experience that's one part comedy show, one part pub quiz, one part game show. Free to play and all ages welcome.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Mar. 1

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 Wed. Mar. 1

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+

10:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

All Levels Tai Chi

These weekly 1-hour classes will cover basic tai chi warmups, also known as “qi gong,” in a mellow, beginner-friendly setting. Benefits to mind and body include states of calm, deepened breathing, improved physical and emotional balance, and greater vitality.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Ongoing Events For 03/01/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc