Events For 03/15/2017

Wed. Mar. 15

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+

Wed. Mar. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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

9:30am Wed. Mar. 15

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. 15

Mommy Mingle: Explore with Lily Pad Lab

Get out of the house and mingle at the Museum! Enjoy free coffee, scones, childcare, and grown-up conversation with other parents. Miss Vanessa from Lily Pad Lab will be on site with special activities for you to try with your little one. Free with Museum membership or admission.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Wed. Mar. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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-1pm Wed. Mar. 15

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, some classes vary, check our website for more information

10am-5pm Wed. Mar. 15

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 Wed. Mar. 15

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

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

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. 15

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 Wed. Mar. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

Faculty Forum: The Possibility of Rejection: The Framers’ Constitutional Design for Supreme Court Appointments

An examination of the 1787 Constitutional Convention and subsequent ratification debates reveal that the Framers emphasized five factors when deliberating over the structure of judicial appointments: nominee quality, nominee political beliefs, nominee representativeness, presidential/Senate checks and balances, and public input and feedback.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Wed. Mar. 15

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+

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Mar. 15

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

3:30-4pm Wed. Mar. 15

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

4-7pm Wed. Mar. 15

Waldemar Ager Association Open House

Ager Association members conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager. Owned by the Agers during the first half of the 20th century, the house is a meeting place for members and the general public and is now the repository of a fully catalogued library for research on Nordic languages, cultures, and history.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4pm Wed. Mar. 15

15th Annual Oktoberfest Logo Unveiling Party

Enjoy entertainment with Crazy George, light refreshments, the unveiling of the 15th Annual Oktoberfest Logo, and a thank you to the Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest sponsors.

Cobblestone Hotel & Suites 100 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Mar. 15

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+

5pm Wed. Mar. 15

Another Look at the Electoral College

UW-Madison Professor Barry Burden, an elections expert, will explore the Electoral College designed by our country’s founders, how it represents voters, alternatives to it, and prospects of reform. Since the Electoral College winner has not…

Centennial Hall, UWEC 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30pm Wed. Mar. 15

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. 15

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+

5:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 15

Miscrosoft Excel Basic

In this hands-on class you will learn many functions to help make your job easy and your boss will love you for creating such things as impressive charts.

CVTC - Business Education Center Room 222 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $119/per person

Age: Adults

5:30-6:25pm Wed. Mar. 15

Strong by Zumba with Tara and Emily

Combines high intensity interval training with the science of synced music motivation. In every class, music and moves sync perfectly to push you beyond your limits. To maximize your experience, bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

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

Cost: $35 for 6-Week Session OR $7/class

Age: 16+

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

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the connective tissue to eliminate pain and restore motion.

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

Cost: $15

6-7pm Wed. Mar. 15

Co-op Camp Informational Presentation

Learn about the Wisconsin Farmers Union’s summer camp program. Affordable overnight sessions for ages 8–18 at Kamp Kenwood near Chippewa Falls feature co-op games, lessons, and the creation of a camp co-op store complete with board election, equity payment, etc—right alongside hiking, silly songs, and campfires.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Wed. Mar. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

"Old World Stories"- A Wisconsin Public Television Documentary

Discover what it was like to live in 19th-century Wisconsin. The pioneer spirit is richly represented in buildings, costumes and people's reenacted tasks of the period.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 15

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

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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+

7-7:30pm Wed. Mar. 15

"It Is I Who Was Wrong" Jim Rybicki, UWEC Professor and UUC Member

There is a rich history of great scientists being wrong. But what happens when they refuse to concede that they've made a mistake? We'll look at these instances in which the scientific community has been thrown out of balance and how they responded.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

7-8pm Wed. Mar. 15

Ask a Scientist - Ecological Aspects of our Changing Climate

Although climate change is happening on a global scale, the magnitude of the change varies by locale. Come to learn about the wide-reaching ecological impacts of climate change and hear how it has affected specific species and ecosystems.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Wed. Mar. 15

Gaelic Storm

Gaelic Storm is back with their Twelgth studio album, once again delivering the foot-stomping, eclectic mix of tunes that has established the band as one of world music's premier live acts.

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

Cost: Tickets $25-35; Students $15

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Mar. 15

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

7:30pm Wed. Mar. 15

UWEC Choral Collage

A UWEC music performance.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA, $5 for seniors and youth, $2 for UWEC faculty and students

8pm Wed. Mar. 15

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

8pm Wed. Mar. 15

Clear Water Comedy: Buffyverse Trivia

Clear Water Comedy hosts Trivia Night at The Plus every Wednesday Night at 8pm. Free to play and all ages, with surprises and prizes in store. Each show has a special theme.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

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. 15

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 03/15/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc