Events For 03/08/2017

Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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

9am-noon Wed. Mar. 8

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

9:30-10:30am Wed. Mar. 8

St. Mark Kids Power Hour

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Hear bible stories, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Kids 0-5 and their caregivers

9:30-10am Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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)

9:30-11am Wed. Mar. 8

Bloomer 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.

Bloomer Area Aquatic & Recreation Center 1731 17th Avenue, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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

10am-5pm Wed. Mar. 8

Charles Matson Lume "I Do Not Have To See In Order To Believe"

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Professor, Charles Lume will have the reception for his sabbatical exhibition, I Do Not Have to See to Believe (for W.S. Merwin) an installation of various objects and mediums that manipulate light.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 8

Art Class: Acrylics

Join our March Artist-in-Residence Kristine Crowe for a lesson in acrylic painting!

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Wed. Mar. 8

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. Mar. 8

Super Small Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments with our very own Dr. Labcoat.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 2-5

noon-8pm Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

Faculty Forum: Poetry in the Era of Transnational Democracy

This talk addresses the impact of poets of color, and transnational poets who display a dissatisfaction, contestation, and/or outright ambivalence towards the cultural archives through which an American poetry, lyric in particular, is reified as the collective voice of an American people.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Wed. Mar. 8

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 Wed. Mar. 8

Tips & Tricks: Early Spring Planting

This class will cover starting seeds, early spring planting and container planting.

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

Cost: $1 members / $1.50 non-members

1:30-2pm Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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

2:30pm Wed. Mar. 8

Research Vignettes from Lithuania

This presentation will highlight UWEC research results while on a research expedition in Lithuania during the summer of 2016. This week we will highlight results from the Baltic Coast, Neolithic Sites & our continuing work in and around Vilnius.

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

Cost: FREE

3:30-4pm Wed. Mar. 8

Constellation Scopes

It’s so fun to look at stars and constellations at night, but what about during the daytime? Make your very own constellation scopes, and you’ll be able to look at your favorite star pattern any time you want.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Mar. 8

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+

5-7pm Wed. Mar. 8

Artist Reception, Charles Matson Lume, I Do Not Have To See In Order To Believe

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Professor, Charles Lume will have the reception for his sabbatical exhibition, I Do Not Have to See to Believe (for W.S. Merwin) an installation of various objects and mediums that manipulate light. There will be refreshments served at the reception.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Wed. Mar. 8

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

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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+

6-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 8

Wine & Whimsy

Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. If you have always wanted to learn to paint, but don't know where to begin, this is the experience for you.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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

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

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. 8

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

6:15pm Wed. Mar. 8

PiYo

PiYo an amazing combination of Yoga, Pilates, strength and movement that will get you results head to toe.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

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

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. 8

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. 8

"Our Birds, In Wisconsin Special": A Wisconsin Public Television Documentary

This documentary explores more than 2,000 miles of the journey Wisconsin's migratory birds make every year, looking at the perils faced by our migratory birds and how people in Wisconsin and Latin America are working to save them.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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. 8

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+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 8

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Mar. 8

Waltz Dance Lessons

Learn to dance the Waltz. Beginning foundational steps followed by intermediate steps will be taught along with leading and following skills. Join in the fun and try dancing. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

8pm Wed. Mar. 8

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

8-11pm Wed. Mar. 8

Lakely Special Event: Pete McCann Quartet

With an eclectic approach to his music-making (previous projects have encompassed straight-ahead jazz, Latin, fusion and contemporary classical), McCann now presents jazz/rock cornucopia Range, its title a metaphor for the breadth of his colorful musical career as well as the diversity of the sound.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

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

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. 8

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+

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

Ongoing Events For 03/08/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc