Events For 03/14/2017

Tue. Mar. 14

Crafted: A Craft Beer + Art Show

Beer-inspired watercolor art by local artists Dez Lezotte and Sarah Eileen Smith. Lezotte's work colorfully exposes the plants behind the beers we drink while Smith's playful pieces are a a collision of the worlds of fashion illustration and craft beer.

The Eau Claire Fire House 202 Gibson St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Tue. Mar. 14

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+

6:30-7:30am Tue. Mar. 14

Action City Airobics

AIRobics offers a low impact workout that can improve your balance, coordination and circulation. You can can also burn up to 1,000 calories an hour. AIRobics is open to men and women of all ages and skill levels. Space is limited (first come, first serve).

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person, or $39.99 for 5 classes

7am Tue. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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

9-9:30am Tue. Mar. 14

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow or Josh Bafford. Tuesdays are FREE until the end of March 2017

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9:30-11:30am Tue. Mar. 14

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Tue. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

eBay Practice

If you have taken the Beginner ebay Class from the Senior Center, have previous ebay buying or selling experiences, need time to practice under the supervision of an experienced ebay seller & have an email account, consider this class.

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

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

10am-4pm Tue. Mar. 14

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

10am-5pm Tue. Mar. 14

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 Tue. Mar. 14

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

10am-5pm Tue. Mar. 14

The Art of Hugh Mandelert - A Retrospective

Retrospective showing of original artwork of Chippewa Falls-born artist Hugh Mandelert including fabric design swatches, early portraits, and landscape paintings. Private collection. Select pieces available for purchase through B-Framed Galleries.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:45am Tue. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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

10:30-11am Tue. Mar. 14

Stomp Rockets

Kids can stomp their feet and shoot rockets into the sky. Join us all week long to engineer a stomp rocket and send it soaring.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Tue. Mar. 14

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am Tue. Mar. 14

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-noon Tue. Mar. 14

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-12:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Abs on Fire

30 Minute of Ab intensity with personal Trainer Josh Bafford or Emily Balow.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

noon-8pm Tue. Mar. 14

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

12:20-1:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Detecting Medicare Fraud

A presentation on how to detect and stop medicare fraud.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

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

1:30-2:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

3:30-4pm Tue. Mar. 14

Stomp Rockets

Kids can stomp their feet and shoot rockets into the sky. Join us all week long to engineer a stomp rocket and send it soaring.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-6:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Indigenizing the Academy Spring Film Series: "Highway of Tears"

The Highway of Tears case consists of numerous unsolved murders and disappearances of women on Highway 16, with a majority of the victims being Aboriginal. After viewing the film there will be time for a discussion after.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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

5:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

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

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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

5:30-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

New Beginnings, New Energy

Join Healing Choices Oasis to welcome their newest massage therapist Myles and celebrate the coming spring. There will be free chair massages, free food, and a free informational seminar.

Healing Choices Oasis LLC 2711 Pleasant St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Mar. 14

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

6pm Tue. Mar. 14

Chippewa Valley Corvettes Meetings

A club for the Corvette enthusiast, owner or not. A non-profit that donates to charities every. Drive, dine, sightsee, attend car shows and parades, and discuss the Corvette brand. Gatherings consist of a dinner at 6pm and a meeting at 7pm.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

6-8:45pm Tue. Mar. 14

Entrepreneurial Training Program

Wondering how to start your own business? Do you need help writing a business plan? Do you want to know basic business fundamentals? Then this class is for you. 10 week course.

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: Contact for cost information

6-7pm Tue. Mar. 14

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

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Rug Hooking Workshops

Join McGown Certified instructor Dorothy Huse for another engaging series featuring a dragonfly motif. Students are asked to bring their own hook, frame, and scissors, if they have them. Otherwise, these items will be provided by instructor.

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

Cost: $55 General Admission, $50 for CVM members

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Rug Hooking Workshops

Join McGown Certified instructor Dorothy Huse for another engaging series featuring a dragonfly motif. Students are asked to bring their own hook, frame, and scissors, if they have them. Otherwise, these items will be provided by the instructor.

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

Cost: $50 for CVM members, $55 for non-members; Advance registration requried

Age: Adults

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Consoling the Heart of Jesus

A 10-week, small-group retreat that delves into the simplicity and grandeur of Consoling spirituality. This retreat is based on the popular book by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, "Consoling the Heart of Jesus." Tuesdays, March 14-May 16.

St. Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for book, plus free will offering for handouts

Age: 16+

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Trending - Outdoor Living Spaces

Want to learn how to create a retreat in your own back yard and add resell value to your home at the same time? With the help of local experts, Julie and Lloyd Stunkel from The Natural Touch Landscaping, you will learn how to determine size and functionality & choose the right materials for your outdoor space.

Builders Crossing 4319 Jeffers Road, Suite 200, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person - Each attendee will receive a voucher for FREE admission to the 2017 Parade of Homes ($10 Value)

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Intro to Vegetarianism

Whether you want to become a vegetarian or just want to eat less meat regularly, this class will provide you with info, recipes, and resources to get you started.

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

Cost: FREE; Register online or in store 48 hours in advance

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Tue. Mar. 14

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+

6:30-8pm Tue. Mar. 14

Adventures in History Book Club

Books available for checkout at L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire. On March 14 the group will discuss "The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl" by Timothy Egan.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 14

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Mar. 14

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 rate and punch cards are available, 6 classes/$25

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Mar. 14

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+

7-9pm Tue. Mar. 14

Extreme Bingo

Extreme Bingo is a free music based bingo. It's free to play as long as you are utilizing the bar.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8:45pm Tue. Mar. 14

Spring Film Series: Nocturnal Animals

An unhappily married woman receives a manuscript from her ex-husband causing her to reexamine her life and reawaken long-lost feelings. Starring Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated R

7pm Tue. Mar. 14

Eau Claire Buddhist Sangha Meditation Group

Meets for meditation and discussion every Tuesday. Thirty minutes of meditation followed by discussion. Monthly visits by a teacher, Santikaro of Liberation Park. Cushions and chairs are available.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Freewill offering

7-10pm Tue. Mar. 14

Panels and Frames

A monthly anime/manga meet up and discussion. Anime: MY love STORY Episodes 5 - 8; Sweetness & Lightning Episdoes 1 - 4; Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers Episodes 1 - 4. Manga: My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, As I Expected (VOLUME 2); In/Spectre (VOLUME 2); The Demon Prince of Momochi House (Volume 2).

Gillette Room, Banbury Place Building 2, 4th Floor 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Mar. 14

Musician Gathering & Open Mic

Jeff White hosts this high quality open mic every Tuesday. Sign up at 7pm. Always a large variety of microbrews on tap. Food available.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 14

Dervish - Irish Folk Musisc

Dervish concert performances are a myriad of tones and moods ranging from high energy tunes, played with fluidity and intuitiveness, to beautifully measured songs, from charming lyrics of life and love, to inspiring melodies that lift audiences from their seats.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Mar. 14

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

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

Ongoing Events For 03/14/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc